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Stories from Thursday, July 2, 2009

Local man instrumental in preserving and restoring cemeteries (07/02/09)
If you want to bring a sparkle to Larry Tippin's eyes just ask him about his restoration efforts in Putnam County's pioneer and local cemeteries. The Roachdale resident became interested in the county's burial grounds while doing genealogical research on his family...
Post office to close early for holiday (07/02/09)
The retail counters of most central Indiana post offices, including those in Putnam County, will close at noon today to enable employees to spend more time with their families. Noon will be the last collection for mail deposited in blue collection boxes that day. All collection points that have a regularly scheduled collection time prior to noon on Friday will be collected as scheduled...
Farmers' Market to feature acclaimed jazz musician Randy Salman (07/02/09)
The Greencastle Downtown Farmers' Market continues to grow as a community gathering centering on local food and culture. In addition to an expanding variety of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables coming to harvest, this Saturday's market features a special Independence Day celebration with internationally recognized jazz musician, Randy Salman...
County receives disaster funds (07/02/09)
Putnam County is one of nine counties to receive money from the 2008 Indiana Natural Disaster Fund. The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWDC) received a grant of $161,150 to correct flood damage in the Big Walnut Creek Water Shed Alliance...
Dixie Chopper Air plane wins college portion of air race (07/02/09)
An air race covering more than 2,300 miles has ended in victory for a plane owned by Dixie Chopper Air and based at the Putnam County Airport. Piloting the Diamond DA40 aircraft in the June 23-26 contest were Indiana State University senior Jessica Campbell and ISU faculty member Victoria Dunbar. Sponsored by Dixie Chopper Air, they captured first place in the collegiate division and second overall among 32 entrants in the all-female 80th Annual Air Race Classic...
Property stolen from Parks Dept. (07/02/09)
At Wednesday's Greencastle Park Board meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk told the board of some problems the parks department has had with thefts in recent weeks. Along the Greencastle-Fillmore People Pathway, 25 metal fenceposts that supported trees along the trail were taken. The incident has happened twice...
July is Parks Month (07/02/09)
Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, center, signed a proclamation Monday, declaring July to be Park and Recreation Month in the city.
Unseasonal Temperatures (07/02/09)
Summer temperatures may have disappeared Wednesday, but warmer weather has been promised for the Fourth of July weekend.
Betty Geraldine Randall (07/02/09)
Betty Geraldine Randall, 84, of Cloverdale died on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born on April 20, 1925 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Gerald E. and Lucy Bewley Dillon. She was married to Robert J. Randall on May 22, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2007...
Lucille M. Evans (07/02/09)
Lucille M. Evans, 90, of Coatesville died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. She was born in Putnam County on Oct. 9, 1918, the daughter of Francis Marion and Lettie R. Hurst Cline. She married Philip O. Evans on March 25, 1939 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2006...
Ann Durham Weinrichter (07/02/09)
Ann Durham Weinrichter, 87, died on Monday, June 22, 2009 at The Sequoias, Portola Valley, Calif. She was born in Greencastle on April 11, 1922, the daughter of the late Senator Andrew E. and Aura Sawyer Durham. Ann was supposed to be a son and named after her father. The name Ann was a nice girl's name, so the problem was solved by naming her Ann Drew...
Robert Louis Sutherlin (07/02/09)
Robert Louis Sutherlin, 85, of Mt. Meridian died on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at his residence. He was born June 17, 1924 in Greencastle, the son of Andrew Forest and Ethel Ladona Langdon Sutherlin. Mr. Sutherlin was married to Mildred Mitchell on April 28, 1945 and she survives. He was a farmer and attended the Belleville Church of Christ...
Putnam Scanner for July 2, 2009 (07/02/09)
On Monday, a young boy fell from the high diving board at Greencastle Aquatic Center onto the concrete below. Putnam County Operation Life transported him to Putnam County Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries. Greencastle Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk said it was reported to the department Wednesday the boy suffered bumps and bruises from the fall...
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