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Stories from Monday, August 10, 2009

Hanlon, Canal honored by realtors (08/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Board of Realtors held its annual dinner and meeting at Windy Hill Country Club on Aug. 6. Over 60 members and guests attended the event, which culminated in the announcement of the realtor and affiliate of the year. Each year the local Association of Realtors takes nominations from its membership for a local realtor of the year candidate. The local winner then goes on to compete for the state realtor of the year award...
Chronicling the struggle with lupus (08/10/09)
It was her "ruthless enemy" for months. This "mere disease" wasn't going to slow her down because she wouldn't let it. Sara Gretter Gorman was battling the severe joint pain and fatigue of systemic lupus. When diagnosed, she was only 26, married for less than six weeks and was soaring in her career in television production. She had plans for her future -- just not lupus...
CSX proposes speed increase (08/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- At 6 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the monthly meeting of the Greencastle Common Council, the city will host a public discussion with officials from CSX Railroad about proposed changes in the city. The railroad has proposed an increase of speed limit for trains passing through the city as well as closing Jacob St. at its crossing...
Master Gardener classes begin (08/10/09)
A new Master Gardener class will be starting on Aug. 18. All people interested in becoming Master Gardeners should contact Ann Delchambre soon so she can set aside a place in the class. The purpose of the Purdue Master Gardener Program is to teach people more about growing plants and to more effectively extend information related to plants...
Putnamville inmate receives additional 10-year sentence (08/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Putnamville Correctional Facility inmate has had 10 more years tacked on to a five-year sentence he was serving. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley ordered that Charles E. Archey, 23, be sentenced to 10 years on a Class B felony dealing in a schedule I controlled substance charge, and that those 10 years be served consecutively to Archey's original sentence...
Staying Cool at the Pool (08/10/09)
Children enjoy the mushroom waterfall at the Greencastle Aquatic Center Saturday afternoon as a way to stay cool. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Sunday. A heat advisory means a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Girl Scouts host pool party (08/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Northern Putnam County Girl Scouts will have a pool party at Robe-Ann Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Cost to attend the pool party is $3 per person. Family members and friends are invited to join the fun. Any girl scout bringing a friend to register for scouts will receive a small prize...
Helicopter crashes in Martinsville (08/10/09)
MARTINSVILLE -- Indiana State Police and Martinsville City Police responded to a report of a helicopter crash Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on the west side of Martinsville behind Spring Lake apartment complex, located on Lake Shore Drive. When officers arrived, they were met by the pilot, Mark O. McDaniel, 50, of Martinsville, walking away from the wreckage. McDaniel was examined at the scene by medical personnel and released...
Glen McCarty Furr (08/10/09)
Glen McCarty Furr, 95, of Cloverdale died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 at the Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born Sept. 12, 1913 in Cloverdale Township of Putnam County, he was the son of Cornelius McCarty and Nancy Elizabeth Evans Furr. He was a 1930 graduate of Cloverdale High School and attended Indiana State Teachers College for two years. He married Eileen M. Hadley on July 4, 1933 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 12, 2005...
Alice June McGaughey (08/10/09)
Alice June McGaughey, 89, of rural Roachdale died on Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital following an extended illness. She had been a resident of Mill Pond Health Campus for four years. She called Mill Pond "home," as she greatly appreciated the wonderful people who cared for her there...
Now is time to enjoy and preserve local produce (08/10/09)
The fair is over and families with children are already turning their thoughts to getting ready for back-to-school, which makes us think of fall, while in truth, we have many weeks of summer left in Indiana. The local farmers' market has been open since late spring, but now is when the bulk of summer produce is available and at it's best. Whether you grow your own produce or enjoy the harvests of others, now is a great time to enjoy wonderful locally grown tomatoes, corn, green beans and more...
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