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Stories from Thursday, June 18, 2009

'Spirit of Philanthropy' alive in county (06/18/09)
Ken Eitel received the Spirit of Philanthropy Award at the 24th annual meeting and dinner of the Putnam County Community Foundation Wednesday evening. The award is the highest honor bestowed by board members of the community foundation and recognizes outstanding philanthropic achievement within the Putnam County community...
Children celebrate birthdays by giving back to community (06/18/09)
Traditionally, children's birthday parties tend to be all about cake, balloons and presents. As one group of Putnam County moms started thinking about their children's summer birthdays, they decided to try to change their children's ways of thinking...
Area 30 signs lease with Head Start (06/18/09)
Jo Ann George (06/18/09)
Jo Ann George, 69, of Greencastle died Sunday, June 14, 2009 at her residence. She was born March 6, 1940, the daughter of Russell S. and Dorthy R. Kenney Myers. She was a graduate of the Mercer County High School in Harrodsburg, Ky. and received her Nursing Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She married James Earl George, and he preceded her in death in 1995...
Max E. Herriott (06/18/09)
Max E. Herriott, 97, of Greencastle died Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. He was born in Putnam County on July 13, 1911, the son of Jessie and Nettie Ruble Herriott. In 1921 he moved with his family to Benton County, Indiana, where his father had a business. He graduated from Freeland Park High School in 1929...
Callie B. Renfro (06/18/09)
Callie B. Renfro, 93, of Cloverdale died Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at the Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on May 23, 1916 in Hampshire, Tenn. and was the daughter of the late Arch and Angie Love Patton. She was married to Robert Estill Renfro, on Sept. 23, 1934, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1967...
Howard Benton Burkett (06/18/09)
Howard Benton Burkett, professor of chemistry at DePauw University from 1945 to 1986, died at Asbury Towers on June 15. He was 93 years old.
Putnam Scanner for June 18, 2009 (06/18/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Office There was a minor car accident Sunday that sparked some controversy between two drivers. At 9:37 p.m., Matthew Jackson of Monrovia and David Roose of Reelsville were traveling north on CR 300W, when Roose struck the back of Jackson's vehicle...
Do we not care about children? (06/18/09)
To the Editor: We have become a society of non-thinkers that places more importance on a fly buzzing around the head of our president or rabbits that end up in the freezer of an Oregon lady than we do about the unborn children of human beings. What kind of society gives more press to the death of a common housefly than it does to the killing and aborting of hundreds of unborn children each and every day? Where are our priorities?...
Let's clean up the airwaves (06/18/09)
To the Editor: What is America coming to when men -- I am going to take that back -- when scum like David Letterman go on television and say the stuff he said about the Palin girl? I think it is time to clean up the airwaves and TV. He showed he was an uncouth, vulgar, poor excuse for a human being...
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