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Stories from Thursday, May 28, 2009

World No Tobacco Day challenges smokers to quit (05/28/09)
World No Tobacco day is recognized and organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) every year, usually in May. This year, May 31, 2009 is observed as World No Tobacco Day. The theme is "Tobacco Health Warnings." Tobacco Health Warnings appear on packs of cigarettes and are among the strongest defenses against the global epidemic of tobacco...
Information going out for Census 2010 (05/28/09)
Norm Crampton, partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, spoke with Putnam County Commissioners earlier this month about finding key players to serve on a sub committee geared toward getting Census 2010 information out to the public...
Putnam County grads to perform in recital (05/28/09)
Four 2009 Putnam County graduates will be featured performers in a Dance Arts Academy recital slated for June 6. Cecilia Capps, daughter of Jeff and Nancy Capps, is a 2009 graduate of Cloverdale High School. She has nine years of dance experience in jazz and tap...
McCloud Nature Park hosts Astronomical Society event (05/28/09)
McCloud Nature Park is welcoming guests of all ages to join the Indiana Astronomical Society for their monthly "First Quarter Moon Stargazing" event on Saturday with a presentation at 7:30 p.m. on the celestial sights of the evening followed by stargazing at dusk...
Wreck halts traffic on U.S. 231 (05/28/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- An overturned semi at the corner of US 231 and CR 850N had traffic stopped on 231 for more than four hours Wednesday afternoon. A northbound pickup truck was being followed by the 18-wheeler owned by Heritage Transport in Indianapolis, when the driver of the pickup pulled to the right shoulder as if to make a right turn...
Library showing circulation increase (05/28/09)
Putnam County Public Library had an increase in its activities for the month of April. Library director Alice Greenburg told board members during the monthly meeting Wednesday, circulation was up by five percent; the bookmobile was up by 18 percent with the same number of stops; and Internet use was up by 30 percent...
GFD hosts scramble (05/28/09)
The Greencastle Fire Department is looking for hole sponsors and teams for its 10th Annual Golf Scramble on June 6 at Old Hickory Golf Course. Title sponsor for the event is Carpenters Local 859. Funds from the charitable event are donated to the Hoosier Burn Camp...
Chocolates, diamonds, electronics part of PCCF meeting (05/28/09)
Three downtown Greencastle businesses are making a difference to the Putnam County Community Foundation in a unique way. Treasures On The Square owner Lynda Dunbar is donating 150 boxes of homemade chocolates. Mason Jewelers owner Steve Mason is donating a diamond necklace. Shuee and Sons owners Bill and Brent Shuee are donating a new blu-ray disc player...
Wal-Mart celebrates grand re-opening, gives to local organizations (05/28/09)
It took a little more than three months to remodel the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Greencastle. The results are a store with a new layout, wider aisles, low-profile shelving, enhanced lighting and easy-to-read signs. Wednesday morning the Supercenter celebrated the remodel with a grand reopening ceremony. They gave out over $8,900 in donations to local organizations during the event...
Cash is money for South Putnam (05/28/09)
SPEEDWAY -- The only thing raining down at the Speedway baseball sectional Wednesday was hits from South Putnam. The Eagles collected eight extra base hits en route to their 11-1 decision over Covenant Christian. "We hit the ball awfully well, we hit the ball well," South Putnam head coach Troy Burgess said. "I think playing yesterday was kind of a blessing. We swung the ball very well yesterday against a very good pitcher and it just carried over today for us. I'm excited about that."...
Eagles season ends at sectional (05/28/09)
LIZTON -- It won the West Central Conference and Putnam County Championships this season, and was the favorite to win the sectional; but on Wednesday the South Putnam High School softball team learned a hard lesson -- that nothing is guaranteed. The Lady Eagles watched their perfect season come to an end at the hands of the Cascade Cadets by a final score of 3-0 in game three of the Tri-West Sectional...
Klotz, Arnold win at Center Grove (05/28/09)
GREENWOOD -- Megan Klotz and Tabitha Arnold's season continues after the duo claimed the Individual Doubles Sectional championship Wednesday. Klotz and Arnold defeated Stefanie Smith and Sara Rasnick of Morristown 6-3 and 7-6 (7-2). "Extremely proud of Megan and Tabitha playing their best tennis at the best time," South Putnam head coach Johnnie Briones said. "Morristown duo fought hard, would not give up easily...
North Putnam, Cloverdale sectional game postponed (05/28/09)
LIZTON -- Game four between North Putnam and Cloverdale at the Tri-West Softball Sectional was postponed until 5:30 p.m. today. The game is currently in the bottom half of the sixth frame with Cloverdale leading 2-1 with two outs in the frame. Kristen McCammon scored the first run of the game after reaching on a bunt single stealing second and third then plated herself on a Cougar throwing error to third...
Clovers fall to Bulldogs (05/28/09)
The Cloverdale boys golf team fell by three strokes to Monrovia Wednesday 170-173. Cloverdale's Chris Arnold earned medalist honors with a low round of 35. Mike Wellington added a 45, Gary Williams a 46 and Sam Jordan a 47. Keith Hathorn carded a 48 and Ryan Book rounded out the Cloverdale golfers with a 55...
Dama Ellen Porter (05/28/09)
Dama Ellen Porter 88, of Roachdale died Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born Feb.13, 1921 to Culley and Inez Toole Wilson at Raccoon. She was a member of the Roachdale Presbyterian Church and Delta Theta Tau Soriety. She worked at Wilson Greenhouse for many years and also the Tri County bank at Roachdale...
Marvin L. Bullerdick (05/28/09)
Marvin L. Bullerdick, 73, of Crawfordsville, formerly of New Market, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at the Williamsburg Healthcare in Crawfordsville. Born May 14, 1936 in Greencastle, he was the son of Ross T. and Ruth Pitts Bullerdick. He was a 1954 graduate of Bainbridge High School and attended Purdue University for two years...
Sophie Frazee (05/28/09)
Sophie Frazee, 87, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, May 26, 2009. She was born in Parke County on March 10, 1922. Mrs. Frazee is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles D. Frazee; two children, Katherine Ehresman of Indianapolis and David Frazee of Avon; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Helen Etta Sutherlin (05/28/09)
Helen Etta Sutherlin of Naples, Fla., formerly of New Maysville died Sunday, May 24, 2009. She was the daughter of James Miller and Ethel Jeffries, a 1939 graduate of Bainbridge High School and the wife of Harold Robert Sutherlin of Roachdale. Mrs. Sutherlin was survived by her two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steve and Helen Gene Sutherlin of Naples and Jim Sutherlin of Tampa, Fla.; four grandsons, Stephen, James, Chris and Brian, all of Florida; and four great-grandchildren, CJ, Madison, Caitlin and Jack, all of Florida.. ...
Putnam Scanner May 29 (05/28/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department An accident at US 231 and CR 850N had traffic halted on 231 for more than four hours Wednesday. Mark Lang of Crawfordsville was traveling north on 231 at 1:35 p.m., when he approached a vehicle traveling north near CR 850N. The second vehicle, driven by Brian Market of Hillsdale, was pulled over on the right side of 231 attempting to make a turn left turn onto the county road...
Putnam Scanner for May 28, 2009 (05/28/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department A vehicle was stolen sometime after 10 p.m. Friday from a residential driveway on CR 300N near Fillmore. The vehicle's owner didn't discover it missing until Saturday night. At approximately 11:50 p.m., a call was placed to the 911 dispatch center stating a silver 2009 Chevrolet HHR was missing from the driveway. The owner admitted to leaving the keys in the vehicle overnight...
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