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Stories from Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Enhancing quality of life (06/17/09)
Tutoring, mentoring, computer instruction/availability and job fairs are some of the things offered by the Family, Youth and Community Development program in Greencastle. Never heard of it? For six years, the not-for-profit organization has made maintaining the integrity of the community and enhancing the quality of life of local residents its primary focus. Important people in its history include DeWayne Norris, who is the founding executive director...
Owens tells of county's savings (06/17/09)
Putnam County Deputy Treasurer and Treasurer-elect Sharon Owens told county commissioners Monday changing the way the county's main operating account was set up resulted in added revenue last year. Owens got some advice from local bankers about setting up trust accounts for the main operating account and cash management trust for the county. This resulted in an additional $209,731 for the county...
DPU faculty members to perform at Gobin (06/17/09)
Members of the DePauw School of Music voice faculty will be the featured artists in the fourth concert of the 2009 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. DePauw faculty pianists John Clodfelter and Amanda Hopson will be accompanying, and faculty members Nicole Brockmann, viola, and Eric Edberg, cello, will perform as well...
Treasurer preparing tax bills (06/17/09)
Treasurer-elect Sharon Owens told the Putnam County Council the treasurer's office began printing tax bills Tuesday. She said people could expect to see tax bills in the mail at the first part of July. The first installment will be due July 24 with the second installment due Nov. 11...
Chief's celebrates first anniversary (06/17/09)
For the past year, Chief's restaurant has been "keeping Greencastle funky." To celebrate the restaurant's first anniversary, owner Steve Geabes and manager Indy New are planning a street fair, which will take place Saturday and cap off a week of specials at the restaurant...
Bond revoked for Kratt (06/17/09)
The bond of a Coatesville man charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with Class B felony burglary and Class D felony theft has been revoked. Judge Matthew Headley ordered Thomas R. Kratt, 23, held in the Putnam County Jail without bond on the charges...
Sentencing continued for Honey (06/17/09)
Sentencing for a man accused of several felonies connected to an alleged child molesting report has been continued. William R. Honey, 31, of Fillmore was slated to be sentenced in Putnam County Circuit Court on July 9, but that date has been pushed back to July 23 at the request of Honey's court-appointed attorney Melinda Jackman-Hanlin...
Frederickson sentenced to 2 years for sexual offense (06/17/09)
A Bainbridge man has been sentenced to a two-year Indiana Department of Correction sentence on a Class D felony charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley gave Vernon N. Fredrickson, 52, until noon on July 13 to begin serving the executed portion of that sentence, which is to include 150 days at the Putnam County Jail and one year on electronic home monitoring. The balance of the sentence was suspended, and Fredrickson will spend it on probation...
Man denied program entrance (06/17/09)
A request has been denied for a Cloverdale man serving a prison sentence for methamphetamine possession to be released into a community transition program. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley sentenced Michael L. Kolesar, 26, in January to a five-year Department of Correction sentence with 21 months served in jail, three months served on home detention and the balance of the sentenced served on probation...
Putnam Scanner for June 17, 2009 (06/17/09)
Sheriff's Department Wesley Ellis III, Holly, Mich., was traveling on Interstate 70E at 10:40 a.m. Friday, when he exited the interstate to find a hotel because he had been driving for eight hours. Ellis stated his head was hurting and must have passed out at the time of the accident. His vehicle struck the right rear tires of a semi tractor-trailer driven by Howard Cooper of Terre Haute, which was stopped on the exit ramp at US 231...
School funding should truly 'follow the child' (06/17/09)
To the Editor: I recently read with interest Rep. Michael's comments about her self ascribed biggest issue, education and funding. Having been involved as a school board member at Greencastle Community Schools for 14 years, I would like to give my own perspective about funding schools in general and the effects of the State supported General Fund Grant "following the child."...
Taking shots at marshal is unfair (06/17/09)
To The Editor: This letter is in regards to the Speak Out letters on our town marshal. First of all, if you have a concern, just go to Mike and voice your concern to him. If you don't feel you get a resolution from him, then you can go to his peers instead of taking the coward's way out and putting in Speak Out...
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