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Stories from Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Officials discuss Dunbar Rd. (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck and Jim Baird were looking for a more effective solution to building a bridge and road that won't flood on Dunbar Road at their Monday morning meeting. The project will realign 2,000 feet of the road west of SR 231 and includes bridges 104 and 105. The area lies in a flood plain from Big Walnut Creek...
County storm damage limited (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The thunderstorm which passed through Putnam County around noon Tuesday was apparently a lot of bark with little bite. Winds topped 50 mph in some spots, power was interrupted in a number of locations and rain fell in sheets. Considering the fierceness of it all, though, damage was limited...
Man of La Mancha comes to Putnam County Playhouse (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The 2009 season of Putnam County Playhouse continues in August with a production of the musical Man of La Mancha. It will be onstage Aug. 6-9 and 12-15. Sunday, Aug. 9, is a 3 p.m. matinee. All other performances are at 8 p.m. All tickets are $9. ...
Cellist Marlatt performs (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Classical musicians from the Lafayette area "invade" Greencastle tonight, as cellist Margot Marlatt and pianist Shellie Johnson perform a program of Bach, Brahms and Schumann in the eleventh concert in the 2009 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival. The Festival presents free events at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday night through Aug. 19, with funding coming from donations. Chief's Restaurant of Greencastle is sponsoring Marlatt's performance...
Second Ward hosts meeting (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- At 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13, the city of Greencastle and Councilor Mark Hammer will host the Community Forward Second Ward Neighborhood Meeting at Deer Meadow School, located at 1000 Deer Meadow Lane in Greencastle. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss progress made since the 2008 Community Summit and to survey Second Ward residents on the health, safety and quality of life in their neighborhoods. ...
Breastfeeding Week Festival set (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A local event to be held in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week is set for Thursday. The World Breastfeeding Week Festival will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park in Greencastle. Food, activities for all ages and prizes will be featured...
Resident questions safety of ATVs on county roads (08/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Safety and the age of kids riding all terrain vehicles (ATVs) on county roads was a concern brought before the Putnam County Commissioners Monday morning by Mary Williams. "I don't live in Greencastle and I drive here every day. I see kids riding these ATVs all over the road. A lot of them are under the age of 16 and somebody is going to get badly hurt," said Williams...
Martinsville man allegedly linked to local crimes (08/05/09)
MARTINSVILLE -- Several felony charges have been filed against a Martinsville man in connection with Putnam County crimes. Donald E. Lowe III, 27, has been charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with Class B felony burglary, Class D felony theft and two counts of Class D felony auto theft. ...
Phillip M. Wingler (08/05/09)
Phillip M. Wingler, 59, of Danville died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. Mr. Wingler was a sales representative for Danville Chrysler. He was a member of the Coatesville United Methodist Church, Bridgeport Masonic Lodge, honorary member of Plainfield and Belleville Masonic Lodges, and was a Kentucky Colonel...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 5, 2009 (08/05/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Derek Knowling, Roachdale, was traveling southwest on CR 200E at 9:06 p.m. Saturday, when his vehicle slid into a second vehicle driven by Carl Everts of Fillmore due to the wet roadway. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages...
Family, Friends and Fun Extension Club thankful for support (08/05/09)
To the Editor: The Family, Friends and Fun Extension Homemakers Club wants to extend our heartfelt gratitude for the support we received during the food drive held at this year's county fair. It started as a simple, little idea ... since we had chosen the theme of "Christmas at the Fair" for the Family Fun Day, then why not sponsor a food drive, in an effort to help bring the spirit of giving alive?...
Unmowed roadsides are a hazard (08/05/09)
To the Editor: The State Highway Department has mowed on SR 42 only one time this summer. And if you notice, a lot of the landowners have had to do their own roadsides. They have only been on mowers with no weed eating getting done at all. I am assuming that the state employees are not allowed to weed eat because of it being actual work. Maybe someone could send some of our prisoners out with a weed eater, or is that too much for them also?...
Thanks from some new poultry farmers (08/05/09)
To the Editor: Our 8-year old daughter just completed her first year as a 4-H member. She showed poultry; seven chickens and one duck. With just becoming "poultry farmers" three months ago, we were totally clueless about how to raise a chicken or a duck, let alone show them at the fair. As days turned into weeks and the cute little babies quickly outgrew their brooder box, than outgrew the horse stall, our coop was complete...
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