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Stories from Monday, June 29, 2009

Search warrant yields meth lab (06/29/09)
Officers from the Greencastle Police Department were dispatched to serve a search warrant for possible stolen items at a home at 609 Primrose Lane Monday afternoon, which led to the discovery of a working methamphetamine lab, GPD Chief Tom Sutherlin said. ...
Foundation names three new directors (06/29/09)
At the 2008 Putnam County Community Foundation annual meeting held at the DePauw University Student Union Building on June 24, members of the foundation elected three new directors for the organization. These members of the board are Eleanor "Ellie" Ypma, Karen Nelson Heavin and Mark Legan...
Convergence jazz trio at Parkfest Tuesday (06/29/09)
Convergence jazz trio returns to Robe Ann Park Tuesday for an evening of music from The Great American Songbook played in classic jazz style. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. at the park's band shell. The concert series is co-sponsored by the Greencastle Civic League and Greencastle Parks and Recreation...
Park to host Pinewood Derby (06/29/09)
The Celebrate "4" Committee and Greencastle Cub Scout Pack 99 and Boy Scout Pack 99 will present the Red, White and Blue Pinewood Derby and Car Show at 1 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park Shelter #2. Race divisions include Putnam County Cub Scouts, youth open class and adult open class. ...
Church Milestone (06/29/09)
The Putnamville United Methodist Church hosted an event celebrating its 175th anniversary on Saturday.
New Rotary Board (06/29/09)
A changing of the guard took place at last Wednesday's Rotary Meeting at the Walden Inn, with Murray Pride taking over for Eric Wolfe as the club president for 2009-10. The full Rotary board for the next year includes (front, from left) Program Chair Cindy Schrader, Co-Membership Chair Evelyn Brown, Treasurer Ginger Scott, Secretary Tom Graffis, board member Darlene West, Co-Membership Chair Anne Clark, (back) Public Relations Chair Elaine Peck, Foundation Chair Shannon Norman, Service Project Chair Kevin Hutcheson, Past President Wolfe, President Pride, Vice President Don Vandemoere, (not picture) President-Elect Robert Green, International Chair David Bohmer and Newsletter Editor P.T. Wilson.
Food for Fines (06/29/09)
The Putnam County Public Library held its first Food for Fines program June 1-13. The program allowed adults with fines to bring in a food item and have $1 per item taken off their library account. The food brought in by patrons was donated to local food pantries. PCPL Director Alice Greenburg, left, and Margot Payne, director of communication at PCPL, present this collection of food to Jeff Fordice with Two Fish Food Pantry in Bainbridge along with Frances Washburne and Alice White, both with Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry in Greencastle. The Food for Fines program will be coming to the library again.
Casey's holds grand opening in Roachdale this weekend (06/29/09)
ROACHDALE -- A new convenience store opened in Roachdale this weekend. Residents in this small town now have easy access to Casey's well-known homemade pizza and delicious doughnuts. The chain markets itself toward smaller communities. Most Casey's stores sell their own freshly made pizza and doughnuts (according to Casey's, over 27,000 pizzas and over 269,000 doughnuts per day) in addition to gasoline and other convenience store products...
Malcolm L. Berry (06/29/09)
Malcolm L. Berry, 87, of Greencastle died Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born June 1, 1922 in Parke County, he was the son of John P. and Cora Snow Berry. He was a 1941 graduate of Union Township High School in Parke County. He married Bonnie Mount on April 11, 1942 and she survives...
Kenneth E. Rader (06/29/09)
Kenneth E. "Kenny" Rader, 70, of Greencastle died Saturday, June 27, 2009 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 3, 1939 in Putnam County, he was the son of Ernest V. and Mary Elizabeth Alvord Rader. He was a 1957 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Barbara Jean Boswell on July 17, 1960 and she survives...
Janet May Lewis (06/29/09)
Janet May Lewis, 71, of Avon died Saturday, June 27, 2009. She was born April 26, 1938 in Belle Union to Raymond and Mary McCammack. Mrs. McCammack was a cafeteria worker for Avon Community Schools for several years. Survivors include her husband Freddie L. Lewis; daughter Marsha L. Harrison; son Dale G. Lewis (Lora); grandchildren Greg, Mandy, Olivia, Sara and Savana Harrison and Andrew and Adam Lewis; brother Earl Gene McCammack (Joyce); and sister Karen Allen (Sam)...
Adult Style Show pre-judging July 6 (06/29/09)
As the countdown to the 2009 County Fair continues, the first item on tap for Adult Open Class competition is the Homemakers' Style Show pre-judging, which is slated for Monday, July 6th in the Courthouse Annex. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Extension Office classroom...
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