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Stories from Friday, June 5, 2009

NP names new superintendent (06/05/09)
North Putnam Community School Board President Debbie Sillery introduced Dr. Mary Lovejoy as the corporation's new superintendent Thursday evening. Lovejoy is leaving her position as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for Monroe County Schools in Bloomington...
New members and officers of Tri Kappa (06/05/09)
IBM retirees' annual picnic set for June 14 (06/05/09)
The IBM Retirees' Organization annual family picnic is set for June 14 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1550 in Greencastle. Food will be catered by the Putnam Inn and will be served from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Guests and non-club members are welcome at $10 per person...
Wal-Mart Transportation raising funds for Children's Miracle Network (06/05/09)
Blake Schowe, General Transportation Manager at Wal-Mart Transportation surprised Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray by appearing in her office dressed like a turkey Thursday morning.
First lady of Greencastle Post Office retires (06/05/09)
Patrons of the Greencastle Post Office have likely noticed something missing during the last week. Sure, all the stamps and packing supplies are still available, but gone is the friendly smile and playful laugh of window clerk Cathy Mullis. Mullis retired last Friday after 30 years of working in Greencastle's facility. While there have been a number of women come and go over the years, Mullis has the distinction of breaking the gender barrier at the Greencastle Post Office...
Great American Campout is June 27 (06/05/09)
Remember when life was simple and real fun meant catching fireflies while camping out with friends? The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is encouraging everyone to re-live that simple life for a night with their kids and grandkids by taking part in the Great American Backyard Campout on June 27...
Right onTrack (06/05/09)
GHS edges Clovers; Arnold cards a 74 (06/05/09)
CLOVERDALE -- With the sectional less than a week away, area golfers are putting the finishing touches on their swings and for Greencastle, things couldn't be looking any better. The Tiger Cubs cruised by the Clovers, 318-328 on Thursday at the Clover Meadows golf course with Wade Huber and Luke Crimmins leading the charge with a 78 each. ...
Blake Allen Batchelor (06/05/09)
Blake Allen Batchelor, 16, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, June 2, 2009 in rural Putnam County. He was born Oct. 22, 1992, the son of Richard B. and Paula Hemingway Batchelor. Blake was a student at North Putnam High School, having just completed his freshman year. He was a member of St. Malachy Catholic Church, St. Augustine Episcopal Church, the North Putnam football and wrestling teams and Boy Scout Troop #302. He was an avid reader and weight lifter...
Putnam Scanner for June 5, 2009 (06/05/09)
Putnam County Jail Billy Jones, 32, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation. Chad McDonald, 41, Brazil, was booked at 12:23 a.m. Thursday for driving while intoxicated, public intoxication and refusing to submit to a chemical test...
Some comments on the Chrysler bankruptcy (06/05/09)
To the Editor: When I opted to seek the office of treasurer of state, I never intended to be a part of a national news story. Neither did I expect that I would ever see the United States government act in a way that would take money away from retired Hoosiers but it has done so...
Effort made move-out weekend a success (06/05/09)
To the Editor: The coordinated effort between DePauw University and the Greater Greencastle community for move-out weekend was successful. As students completed their finals and moved home for the summer, they dropped off unwanted items at strategic locations on campus. ...
Peace Lutheran School was great for a child (06/05/09)
Dear Editor: We would like to take this time to personally thank Mrs. Hoffmann and the wonderful, loving staff at Peace Lutheran School. For the past seven years, our son Alex has attended Peace. He started there in kindergarten and graduated from the sixth grade this year. We can't think of a better place we would have wanted him to be learning and growing in these most precious and important years of his life...
Thief stole memories as well (06/05/09)
To the Thief who helped themselves to all of my personal belongings from my truck in the middle of the night, on Fairway Drive: I really hope you enjoy the camera. After 5 years my daughter had graduated from college and every memory of that event was on the camera, as I had just returned from the event. Those can never be replaced...
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