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Stories from Friday, July 24, 2009

Jones is Supreme Showman (07/24/09)
Tommy Hendricks, right, presents Brock Jones with the Grand Champion Showman trophy Thursday night during the Putnam County 4-H Fair. The family of Tom Hendricks Sr. was the 2009 4-H Supreme Showman donor. Tom Sr. showed a love for sheep and exhibiting at fairs nearly 70 years ago. It was his passion until his death in 1974. For several years, Tom was secretary and later president of the Putnam County Fair Board. He was a great supporter of the 4-H program and the work ethic it developed in kids like Jones. Brock, the son of Steve and Brenda Jones of Roachdale, has been participating in 4-H for nine years. The 18-year-old North Putnam senior has future plans of attending Ball State University for communications and sports broadcasting. His 4-H activity is sheep. Brock's extra-curricular activities include basketball, football, baseball, SADD and FCA.
Fair's best-kept secret is something to crow about (07/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- People near the Putnam County Fair on Thursday morning could hear a mix of roosters crowing interspersed with human attempts to keep them crowing. This contest is one of the best-kept secrets of the local fair. Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, along with several adults helping out their 4-H'ers took part in the 30-minute contest where participants count the number of times their rooster crows...
Group raising money for trip to New Orleans (07/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Local resident Indy New is heading to New Orleans in a little over a week to help with the rebuilding of New Orleans. This is the third year New, along with several friends, has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in the city that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina...
Cougars earn top county honors (07/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The night belonged to the North Putnam Cougars. In the 2009 Putnam County 4-H Fair Cheerleading competition, the Cougars earned a third-place finish in the varsity division and their lively and upbeat crowd helped them capture the Spirit Award. North Putnam finished behind first-place Mooresville and second-place Tri-West...
Outstanding (07/24/09)
Putnam Scanner for July 24, 2009 (07/24/09)
Putnam County Jail The following individuals were booked into the Putnam County Jail Thursday: Timothy Miller, 39, Greencastle, was booked at 12:39 a.m. for public intoxication. Larry Benford, 57, Terre Haute, was booked at 10:51 a.m. for forgery and identity deception...
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