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Stories from Saturday, July 11, 2009

Clark takes Miss Putnam County crown (07/11/09)
It took the judges nearly an hour of deliberation to do it, but at the end of the 2009 Putnam County 4-H Fair Queen Contest Saturday night, they chose Chelsea Clark as the winner of the crown. "Wow, this is big for my head," she said, trying to balance the tall, sparkling tiara. "I'm grateful, though. Really, really grateful."...
Plaques dedicated and added to Heritage Wall (07/11/09)
Greencastle's Heritage Wall, located on the west side of Vine Street just south of Washington Street, grew by two names following the dedication of plaques honoring Handy's Dairy and the recently turned 175-year-old Putnamville Methodist Church. Members of the Heritage Preservation Society hosted the dedication of the plaques Friday evening just prior to the Historic Foundation of Western Indiana's progressive dinner...
Goul charged in attempted robbery (07/11/09)
A Greencastle man was formally charged Friday in connection with an attempted armed robbery at College Inn in Greencastle. Richie A Goul, 20, is facing charges of Class B felony attempted armed robbery and Class D felony attempted theft. According to court documents, Goul pulled a knife on a night auditor at College Inn late Wednesday night and demanded money...
Law strengthened for teen drivers (07/11/09)
The law recently passed by Indiana legislators should strengthen the guidelines for teen drivers. It became effective on July 1. Graduated driver licensing is a three-stage process designed to ease new drivers into the experience. It begins with a learner's permit requiring supervised driving at all times. Next is a probationary license that allows unsupervised driving with restrictions and concludes with a full-privilege license...
Greencastle resident heading back to New Orleans (07/11/09)
Indy New is passionate about helping rebuild homes and the lives of people in New Orleans following the devastation from Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The Greencastle resident is preparing to head to New Orleans for her third year volunteering for a week with Americorps and the St. Bernard Parish project...
Court dates set for Seketa (07/11/09)
An evidentiary hearing for a Greencastle man accused of violating his probation has been set for Nov. 6 -- the same day the accused is to appear for bench trials in two other causes. Stephen E. Seketa, 29, served prison time in connection with a 2003 incident at the Putnam County Jail in which he was convicted of beating and injuring another inmate so badly that the man's kidney had to be removed. ...
Speaker inspires ResCare youth (07/11/09)
Manoj Rana recently spoke to youth at ResCare residential home during the facility's monthly awards ceremony. Rana, 26, was at Purdue Calumet as part of an exchange program from India when a fire gutted his Hammond apartment on July 2, 2005. He sustained burns over 95 percent of his body, while three others in the apartment perished...
Changes afoot at PC museum (07/11/09)
There are changes afoot at the Putnam County Museum which guarantee visitors will be treated to at least one new exhibit each month. "Four Corners" is the name being given to the new approach which involves four rotating exhibits: Founding Families, spotlighting the history of a founding Putnam County family; The Art Walk, continuing to display the art works of children and other individuals and groups; Historic Businesses, featuring businesses from all over the county that have played a unique role in development; and Community Curators, giving local organizations an opportunity to showcase their contribution to the quality of life in Putnam County.. ...
Frazier named MVP (07/11/09)
Former Cloverdale Elementary student Konner Frazier, son of Kent Frazier, just finished his first high school baseball season at Lake Travis High School in Lakeway, Texas. Konner won MVP, Best Defensive Payer, Best Ball Hit and Mental Attitude Award. Konner's team finished their season with 28-2 record. Kent was a former athlete at Cloverdale High School and Greencastle High School in the 1970s. Konner's grandfather, Garland Frazier, was inducted into Football Hall of Fame in the 1980s and was also football coach at Wabash College in the 1960s. Garland was also president of Cataract Water Corp. in the 1970s. Konner is also nephew of Cloverdale High School graduate Phil Haas and his mother is Annett Haas.
Santos-Carter Engagement (07/11/09)
Daiana Dos Santos, Recife, Brazil and Casey Donnel Carter, Reelsville, will be married on July 25 at 5 p.m. at the First Christian Church with the Rev. James Walter officiating. Daiana is the daughter of Jorge and Iracilda Pimentel, Recife, Brazil and is attending nursing school at Florissant Valley College. She is also a flight attendant for Trans State Airlines...
Duncan 25th Anniversary (07/11/09)
Bruce and Robyn (Coffey) Duncan of Coatesville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on July 21, 2009. The Duncans were married at the Coatesville Christian Church by the Rev. Frank Bunn. They are the parents of Bryan and Brandon Duncan and the grandparents of Haley Duncan, all of Coatesville...
Family gathers five generations (07/11/09)
Members of the Higgins family recently gathered for a five-generation photo. Pictured are, seated, great-great-grandmother Frances Higgins holding great-great-grandson Kyle Scott, and standing, from left, mother Erica Robertson, grandmother Nichole Robertson and great-grandmother Jackie Grayson.

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