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Stories from Friday, June 19, 2009

Habitat looking for volunteers (06/19/09)
Habitat for Humanity is looking for groups and individuals to help with the construction of their newest home in Roachdale. "This week we'll be trying to get some work done and get the house closed in," reported board member Barb Hill. "The best thing to do is to call us if you can volunteer. You have to sign a waiver before you can begin working," said Hill...
Putnamville inmates complete PLUS program (06/19/09)
Fifty inmates at Putnamville Correctional Facility were honored recently for completing the Purpose Living Units Serve (PLUS) program. PLUS is part of the Indiana Department of Correction's "Roadmap to Re-Entry." It is a faith- and character-based initiative that focuses on teaching inmates lessons in compassion, generosity, honor, justice, self-control, tolerance, truthfulness, respect, integrity, accountability and responsibility...
Greencastle, Cloverdale fire departments receive DNR grant (06/19/09)
The Greencastle and Cloverdale fire departments were among departments from 48 Indiana departments across the state that were recently awarded grants through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Volunteer Fire Assistance grants program. Greencastle's grant was for $4,547; Cloverdale's was for $4,987...
Youth Theatre Workshop Tames the Shrew (06/19/09)
The first production of this season at Putnam County Playhouse was "Kiss Me Kate," a popular musical re-telling of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." The Youth Theatre Workshop will present its own versions of the popular tale on June 27. The middle school age performance will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 for ages 12 and up, those younger are admitted free. Tickets will only be available at the door when the box office opens at 6 p.m. that evening...
Goldsberry honored at PCM open house (06/19/09)
Putnam County resident Robert Goldsberry was honored during an open house featuring his hand carved works Thursday afternoon at the Putnam County Museum. Goldsberry's grandfather began giving him carving lessons when he was 10 years old. He has been carving toys every since...
Mitchener's motion for dismissal denied (06/19/09)
A motion to dismiss one of the charges against a Roachdale woman accused of stealing more than $56,000 from local special education cooperative Old National Trail has been denied. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley denied the motion, filed by Tammy Y. Mitchener's attorney Robert C. Perry, on Thursday...
Pride's last school board meeting short and sweet (06/19/09)
North Putnam Community School Superintendent Murray Pride's last board meeting was short and sweet Thursday evening. Pride told the group he appreciated the opportunity to serve students, parents, patrons, staff and board members for the past 15 years...
Youth honored by Fillmore council for good deed (06/19/09)
FILLMORE -- When Marilyn Terhune found herself in need of help recently, she had no choice but to depend on the kindness of strangers. Two very young strangers. Terhune, 62, was walking on Hendrickson Street on May 30 when she lost her balance, tripped and fell, hitting her head on the pavement. Unable to get back on her feet, she laid in the road for a time, cars whizzing past her...
Local family joins fight in adoption crisis (06/19/09)
A national adoption crisis hit close to home, as it has directly impeded the lives of a Greencastle family. Tammy York, a kindergarten teacher at Central Elementary School, lives with her husband Rob, owner of York Chevrolet Pontiac Buick in Brazil, and their three boys. Wanting a girl, York sought out adoption options...
Senior Center sponsors chili cook-off and auction (06/19/09)
Volunteers from the Putnam County Senior Center know how to keep things spicy. They are sponsoring a chili cook-off and white elephant auction June 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. With all proceeds going to the senior center, cost to come and help choose the best chili is only $5...
Sentencing continued again in molestation case (06/19/09)
Sentencing for a Cloverdale man charged with sexual misconduct with a minor has been continued for a second time. William E. Norlin, 53, was arrested Jan. 22 and charged with two counts of Class C felony child molesting, Class C felony sexual misconduct with a minor and Class D felonies child seduction and performing sexual conduct in the presence of a minor...
Public offered opportunity to dine in historic locations (06/19/09)
The public is invited to join Historic Landmarks' Western Regional Office in Greencastle on July 10 for a moveable feast and annual meeting, offering tempting cuisine in historic sites. The event opens with appetizers at 6 p.m. in the rotunda of the Putnam County Courthouse in downtown Greencastle. Treasures on the Square will provide the appetizers...
Dixie Chopper production goes back to Fillmore roots (06/19/09)
"Back to Basics" has become a popular rallying cry for American manufacturers battling the current economic situation. And Dixie Chopper is no exception. In fact, the local lawn mower manufacturing company has been running an advertising campaign that states: "While other companies get back to the basics ... we never left."...
Mill Pond hosts food drive (06/19/09)
Mill Pond Health Campus hosted a food drive to benefit the Putnam County Food Pantry. The "Spring for a Meal" food drive was held through the end of May. All Mill Pond Health Campus employees were encouraged to donate food, cash or personal time off to this worthy cause...
Wendell Wayne Thomas (06/19/09)
Wendell Wayne Thomas, 94, Greencastle died Thursday, June 18, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born Feb. 20, 1915 in Parke County the son of Frank S. Thomas and Hazel Fern Wood Thomas. He served his county during World War II as a 1st Class Seabee and was discharged in 1946. On January 19, 1947, he married Irma Lorean Stallcop Thomas and she survives...
Charles L. Butler (06/19/09)
Charles L. Butler, 81, of Greencastle died Thursday, June 18, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Dec. 28, 1927 in Hendricks County, the son of Hansil and Maude (Farrow) Butler. He attended Stilesville High School. On Sept. 24, 1945, he married Betty J. (McGuffey) Butler and she survives...
Eleanore Irene Robinson (06/19/09)
Eleanore Irene Robinson, 80, of Greencastle died Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 22, 1929 in Clinton Falls, she was the daughter of Tommy and Ester VanVactor Wright. She attended Greencastle Schools. She married Bobby Gene Robinson in 1946 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1983...
Putnam Scanner for June 19, 2009 (06/19/09)
Sheriff's Department There were two accidents reported by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently. Jeremy Hathaway, Union City, Ohio, was traveling southwest on CR 525N at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, when his vehicle downshifted causing it to hydroplane into a vehicle driven by Kyle Deyoung of Coatesville...
Kindness was appreciated by retiree (06/19/09)
To the Editor: To my family, fellow workers, and to my customers -- I can't thank you enough for being so giving of thoughts and of gifts and flowers with my retirement from the Postal Service. It has been truly my pleasure over the years to have been a part of your lives. I have seen many come and go over the years and remember lots of occasions. You have helped me grow and I truly am grateful for the friendship and commemorated through out the years...
Cutting it Up at the Skate Park (06/19/09)
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