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Stories from Friday, July 31, 2009

Putnam County EOC expands training (07/31/09)
It's been nearly a year since the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center moved into its new home. Not only is the center up and running, but Emergency Operations Center director Dave Costin and Putnam County Emergency Management director Kim Hyten are continuing to add value to the center...
Daughter wins father's seat on town council (07/31/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Cathy Tipton is the newest member of the Cloverdale Town Council. She was elected to fill the vacancy following the death of councilman Glen Vickroy -- who was Tipton's father. "I am honored to have been elected to fill the position of a council member, which was held by my father," said Tipton...
Shop With A Cop receives donation (07/31/09)
Back to school budget shopping (07/31/09)
Living with a downturn in the economy makes preparing for back to school more difficult for many families in Putnam County. Paying school fees and buying supplies leaves little money for clothes shopping for many Putnam County residents who are struggling just to keep food on their tables...
Students shine at national competition (07/31/09)
Shock. That was what Sarah Cheatham, Emma Young, Nicole Hurst, Jessica Maginity and Ellen Richardson felt when they earned bronze and gold medals at the 2009 National Leadership Conference for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America in Nashville, Tenn...
Senior center announces raffle winners (07/31/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Over 900 tickets were sold for the Putnam County Senior Center raffle at this year's county fair. The event was a fundraiser for the Center. Karen Wood, Greencastle, had her name pulled out of the basket by Lily Richardson. She got a phone call from Senior Center Director Kyle Hutchison telling her she was the quilt winner on her 54th anniversary...
Local agencies band together to present at risk conference (07/31/09)
Concern for the youth of Putnam County has prompted three local agencies to band together to present a conference focusing on addressing at risk behaviors. The Putnam County United Way, Putnam County Hospital and Putnam County Chaplains have taken on the task of putting together a conference for local educators, organizations, parents and children on Oct. 27...
Chamber presents half-day seminar (07/31/09)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will host a half-day seminar on Aug. 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Walden Inn. The program will be on networking and e-mail marketing and will be presented by Ron Leslie, Founder of RBL and Associates, and Heather Penney, SBDC...
Mary Allison Golf Scramble winners (07/31/09)
The Mary Allison Children's Trust recently hosted its annual golf outing. The first place team in the tournament was the Dixie Chopper team consisting of Darren Hughes, Greg Dean, Jeff Haltom and Todd Zellers.
SWCD holds cover crop field day (07/31/09)
Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding a Multi-County Cover Crop field day on Aug. 21. The event will be hosted by Ames 4K Farms. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with registration at the Ames 4K Farms. The group will then travel en mass to two demonstration plots for field sessions...
Pierce-Herd (07/31/09)
Brittany M. Pierce and Justin L. Herd, both of Greencastle have announced their engagement and approaching marriage on October 17 at The Storehouse Church. Brittany is the daughter of Troy A. Pierce and the late Rebecca D. Pierce. She is a 2004 graduate of North Putnam High School...
VanArsdale/Freije (07/31/09)
Cecil and Christina VanArsdale, Greencastle wish to share the engagement of their daughter Brandi Su VanArsdale to Matthew Thomas Freije, son of Robert and Martha Freije, Brownsburg. The couple plans to be married Sept. 5 at the Greencastle Christian Church. A reception will follow at the church...
Whitaker (07/31/09)
Ken and Janet Whitaker recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a dinner party held at the Walden Inn. Their children and grandchildren, Jim, Kelly, Abby and Drew Whitaker, Dave, Jolene, Misti and Courtney Whitaker and Cheryl, Tim, Ashley and Chris Arnold, hosted the party...
Sparks (07/31/09)
Carl Douglas "Doug" Sparks married Sarah Louise (Kelly) Tincher on Aug. 15, 1964 at the Brick Chapel United Methodist Church. The Rev. C.H. Loveland officiated. To the union the bride brought two young daughters and a young son. They settled their new family in Bainbridge, where they completed their family with another daughter...
Becks celebrate 50th anniversary (07/31/09)
Gerald and Lana (App) Beck, Bainbridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6. The Becks were married at Bainbridge Christian parsonage by Rev. Roger Lehman. They are the parents of Eddie and Mitch Beck and Beth Pinney. A celebration is being held Aug. 8 from 2-5 p.m. at their daughter's home at 4583 W. C.R. 350N, Greencastle...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 1, 2009 (07/31/09)
A motorist traveling down the wrong side of the road causes an accident. Alexander Saydjari of Crawfordsville was traveling north on US 231 near Cloverdale at 7:19 p.m. Wednesday, when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by William Wood of Brazil...
Putnam Scanner for July 31, 2009 (07/31/09)
Greencastle Fire Department Crews were dispatched to 750 S. Fillmore Road at 4:29 a.m. Thursday for a fire alarm, but were disregarded before leaving the station. They were back in service at 4:31 a.m. Putnam County Jail Bobby Standifer, 19, Poland, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 10:42 a.m. Thursday for burglary and theft...
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