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Stories from Thursday, July 16, 2009

New North Putnam School Superintendent holds first meeting (07/16/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- The first school board meeting with new North Putnam Superintendent Dr. Mary Lovejoy was fast and efficient. In less than an hour, board members approved minutes, heard reports, OK'd contracts, heard about a new recycling program at Bainbridge Elementary and met the new high school boys varsity basketball coach...
Judge rejects plea in Norlin case (07/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The plea agreement for a Cloverdale man charged with sexual misconduct with a minor has been rejected by the Putnam County Circuit Court Judge. Instead, William E. Norlin, 53, will face a jury trial in October for 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...
Tax statements in the mail (07/16/09)
Putnam County Treasurer Janet Deaton announced recently that all property tax statements have been mailed. Anyone who does not receive their statement may call the treasurer's office at 653-4510 to inquire about their statement. Failure to receive the statement will not relieve the property owner of taxes and/or penalties that may be due...
South Putnam schools announce back-to-school schedule (07/16/09)
South Putnam Community School will open the 2009-2010 school year on Aug. 13 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. All kindergarten students must be five years old on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll. Students will be in attendance all day on the 13th and lunch will be served. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate and immunization records. Proof of legal guardianship may be required...
Cloverdale schools announce back-to-school schedule (07/16/09)
Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 in the Cloverdale Middle School cafeteria. Registration for kindergarten and new students will be Aug. 6 and 7 in the individual buildings. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate and immunization records. ...
Life is puzzling: Roachdale group puts it all together (07/16/09)
ROACHDALE -- When Pat Allen's husband died four-and-a-half years ago, she needed something to help keep her mind off her grief and keep her hands busy. The Allens owned Allen's TV Sales & Services in Roachdale for 50 years when Bob Allen died. "People thought I'd give up the shop, but I didn't," Allen said. "I read somewhere that doing (jigsaw) puzzles kept your mind sharp."...
Building continues to await new business to fill it (07/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A large building at 2540 E. CR 50S was erected nearly two years ago in hopes of bringing new business to the city. Unfortunately, the downturn of both the economy and the commercial real estate market have played roles in the shell building still being vacant...
New businesses prepare to open in Russellville (07/16/09)
RUSSELLVILLE -- Main Street in Russellville will be alive with businesses again soon. There will be a new restaurant, grocery store and saloon opening at the beginning of August. Mike Sorrels of Waveland has leased an entire block across from Town Hall to house his new businesses. He was present at the town council meeting Wednesday to introduce himself...
Brock earns beautification award (07/16/09)
ROACHDALE -- Carrie Brock learned to garden from her mother. Her green thumb is very apparent from the lovely flower garden she has around her home in Roachdale. Earlier this year, residents in Brock's neighborhood were presented with gardening tools and plants. Student volunteers from DePauw University came out and helped homeowners clean up and beautify their lawns...
Fashion Review features all kinds of styles (07/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The 2009 Putnam County 4-H Fashion Review featured all types of fashions from pajamas to eveningwear. Below is the list of participants in the Consumer Clothing Division and Fashion Review: Consumer Clothing -- Grand champion is Ashley G. Smith and reserve grand champion is Kayla N. Chadd...
Gregory A. Clodfelter (07/16/09)
Gregory A. Clodfelter, 58, of Indianapolis died on Sunday, July 12, 2009. He was born March 16, 1951 in Indianapolis to Floyd R. Clodfelter and the late Dorothea J. Wood Clodfelter. Raised in Putnam County, he was a 1969 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Alvin 'Clay' Warren (07/16/09)
Alvin "Clay" Warren, 71, Reelsville, died Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at his residence. He was born April 29, 1938 in Casey County, Ky., to Johnny and Mazie (Watson) Warren. Mr. Warren was a 1956 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Lisa Pittman on June 25, 1983 and she survives...
Donald L. Winings (07/16/09)
Donald L. Winings, 73, of Roachdale died Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1935 to Vernon and Etta Caldwell Winings. Mr. Winings had been a welder for Union Local 440 for 40 years. An army veteran, he had also been president of the Indiana High School Rodeo Association, the Bainbridge Saddle Club and had played in several country and western bands as well as being a member of the Greencastle (Fillmore) Masonic Lodge...
Donald L. Winings (07/16/09)
Donald L. Winings, 73, of Roachdale died Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1935 to Vernon and Etta Caldwell Winings. Mr. Winings had been a welder for Union Local 440 for 40 years. An army veteran, he had also been president of the Indiana High School Rodeo Association, the Bainbridge Saddle Club and had played in several country and western bands as well as being a member of the Greencastle (Fillmore) Masonic Lodge...
Gregory A. Clodfelter (07/16/09)
Gregory A. Clodfelter, 58, of Indianapolis died on Sunday, July 12, 2009. He was born March 16, 1951 in Indianapolis to Floyd R. Clodfelter and the late Dorothea J. Wood Clodfelter. Raised in Putnam County, he was a 1969 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Roy Gayle Boling (07/16/09)
Roy Gayle Boling, 75, of Patriot died on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. He was born in Riley Township, Vigo County on Aug. 7, 1933 to Roy Franklin and Mattie Ellis Boling. He was raised in Vigo County and was 1951 graduate of Blackhawk High School. ...
Anne Marie Lanie (07/16/09)
Anne Marie Lanie, was born and passed on to heaven Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Carmel. Anne Marie was the only child of Jason Saunders Lanie and Alison Marie Hutchens Lanie of Zionsville. Also surviving are maternal grandparents Debra Alcorn Lanie of Greencastle and Robert Hutchens of Carmel; paternal grandfather John Lanie of Greencastle; uncles Chris Hutchens and wife Jennifer of Louisville, Kentucky and Jeff Hutchens of Carmel; and maternal great grandparents Harold and Joan Shonkwiler Alcorn; and several cousins.. ...
Curtis G. Norman (07/16/09)
Curtis G. Norman, 82, of Greencastle died Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at the St. Vincent Hospice facility in Indianapolis. Born Sept. 14, 1926 in Parke County, he was the son of Grover Cleveland and Goldie Cricks Norman. He married Ruth Littrell on Sept. 14, 1944, and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for July 16, 2009 (07/16/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Lance Shelton of Greencastle was stopped on US 231N near Greencastle to make a left turn on CR 25N, when a vehicle driven by Debra Haskett of Terre Haute topped the hill and was not able to stop in time, causing it to hit the back of Shelton's vehicle...
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