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Stories from Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wade to serve prison time (07/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- After more than seven hours of testimony Wednesday, special Judge Thomas Milligan reinstated the total suspended 2 1/2 --year sentence of a Greencastle woman convicted of violating the terms of the home detention she received after being convicted of Class D felony theft...
Mitchener receives 5-year sentence (07/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Roachdale woman who stole more than $56,000 from a local special education cooperative said at her sentencing hearing Thursday she was sorry for what she'd done -- but Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley wasn't buying her apology...
Young pony owner Beasley realizing her dream in 4-H (07/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Walt Disney once said, "All your dreams can come true, if you have the courage to pursue them." At 5, Katie Jo Beasley had only one dream -- to own a pony. Today, at the age of 11, her dream has come true. It didn't come without work. After she dreamed of owning a pony, she pursued it by dropping clues to her parents Jim and Char Beasley...
Eagan running young and long for local shelter animals (07/23/09)
Although Cathi Eagan is not a Putnam County resident, her name is well known here. She is the person behind the many transports of adoptable shelter dogs in Putnam County to states in New England. "Throughout the New England states, the spay/neuter message has been heard over the past 15 years so that their shelters are in need of adoptable dogs," said Eagan in an e-mail message to members of the Putnam County Humane Shelter board...
United Way seeks golf sponsors (07/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The United Way of Putnam County needs sponsors for their upcoming 29th Annual Golf Outing fundraiser on Aug. 7. "This is the organization's largest fundraiser of the year," said David English, Executive Director of the local United Way. "We need hole sponsors at $50 if they already have a sign. For $85 we'll make the signs and use them for the next year's outing reducing the sponsor's fees to $50 for next year," he added...
Woman sentenced for trafficking with an inmate (07/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- An Indianapolis woman has been sentenced to jail time for trafficking with an inmate at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley ordered Lynette L. Lauderdale, 22, a two-year Indiana Department of Correction Sentence with 270 days executed and the remainder spent on probation...
South Putnam schools in session Aug. 13 (07/23/09)
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...
Michael "Mikie" W. Kester (07/23/09)
Michael "Mikie" Wayne Kester, 26, of Harmony died Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis following a battle with cancer. He was born in Clay County on July 28, 1982, the son of Charles Michael and Georgia Lawrence Kester...
James William Parrish (07/23/09)
James William "Jim" Parrish, 89, died July 20, 2009. He was born April 9, 1920 in Spencer to Anne Evelyn Carpenter-Parrish-Rapp-York and Walter Lee Parrish. He was the oldest of seven children. Mr. Parrish grew up in Greencastle, and on Feb. 17, 1942, at the age of 22, joined the Army and was part of the ground forces. He was stationed in Ogden, Utah as an MP, where he met his wife of 66 years Violet S. Hildre. They were married October 7, 1943...
Eugenia Faye Shinn (07/23/09)
Eugenia Faye Shinn, 81, of Greencastle died Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born April 29, 1928 in Harmony, she was the daughter of Robert Herndon and Edna L. Wilson Irwin. She was a 1946 graduate of Greencastle High School and had attended Indiana State University. She married Conard L. Shinn on Sept. 12, 1950, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2004...
Putnam Scanner for July 23, 2009 (07/23/09)
Putnam County Jail An Indianapolis woman was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail for trafficking with an inmate. Thirty-year-old Elizabeth Strong was booked at 12:13 p.m. Wednesday for trafficking and possession of cocaine. Michael Johnson, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday for probation violation...
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