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Stories from Saturday, August 15, 2009

Team Spirit (08/15/09)
Teachers at Central Elementary were ready for the first day of school Thursday in their "team" shirts. This year's motto is at Central we get kids off the bench and into the game. It was reportedly a great first day at the elementary school.
Quincy man murdered in his home (08/15/09)
This home in Quincy just south of the Owen-Putnam county line was the scene of a Thursday night shooting that left a man dead. Sgt. Curt Durnil of the Bloomington Indiana State Police Post said Stanley Smith, age unknown, was killed after shots were fired during a reported "domestic situation." Angela Carmen, 57, was arrested in connection with the incident. ...
Community vegetable garden a success (08/15/09)
With tough economic times hitting all around Putnam County, a group of innovative Bainbridge residents have come up with a way to help feed the members of their community. When the Bainbridge Improvement Society (BIS) met last spring they decided to act on a suggestion given to them by Bainbridge Town Clerk Jason Hartman to create a community garden...
Lilly funds for crop damage (08/15/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWDC) received a grant of $161,150 to correct flood damage in the Big Walnut Creek Water Shed Alliance. It is one of nine Indiana counties to receive money from the 2008 Indiana Natural Disaster Fund. These grants were established with a $45 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to the Indiana Association of United Ways...
Open house set for new superintendent (08/15/09)
An Open House to welcome Dr. Mary Sugg Lovejoy, North Putnam Community School's new superintendent will be held on Aug. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the North Putnam Middle School Commons. Hosted by the Board of School Trustees, hot dogs, chips, baked beans, cookies, cake and drinks will be served...
Holly Jo Bills (08/15/09)
Infant Holly Jo Bills of Greencastle died the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Aug. 12, 2009 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Jeremiah and Kari (Vanatti) Bills. Survivors include her parents; one brother, Andrew Bills; two sisters, Andrea and Adrienne Bills; paternal grandparents, Bob Bills and wife Mary; maternal grandparents, Randy Vanatti and wife Penny; paternal great-grandparents, Bob Bills and wife Shirley; maternal great-grandparents, Jack Brown and wife Darlene; and two uncles Josh Bills and Aaron Vanatti.. ...
James A. Miles (08/15/09)
James A. Miles, 86, of Greencastle passed away Thursday, Aug.13, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. A memorial service is pending. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.
Dale-Boyce (08/15/09)
Jim and Donna Dale are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Amber Dale, to Trea Boyce, the son of Shawn and Traci Boyce. The couple plans to be married Sept. 5 at the Cloverdale Christian Church, with a reception to follow at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Painter-Query (08/15/09)
Danielle Painter and David Query, both of Reelsville are planning an October 3 wedding at their home at 2:30 p.m. Painter is the daughter of Jim Painter, Bainbridge. She is a stay at home mom. Query is the son of Rick and June Query, Reelsville. He is a graduate of South Putnam High School and is the Grocery Manager at Kroger in Avon...
King (08/15/09)
The Rev. Norris and Ruth King request the honor of the presence of friends and family at their 65th wedding anniversary celebration on Aug. 23 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Putnam County Municipal Airport. The Kings were married at the Friends Church in Westfield by Rev. Copeland on Aug. 19, 1944...
Sutherlin (08/15/09)
Larry and Sally (Hall) Sutherlin are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Aug. 23, 1959 at the Stilesville Baptist Church. Larry is retired from Rexnord and Sally is retired from Roadway Express. The Sutherlins are the parents of three children, sons Keith (Lindsey) Sutherlin, Bill (Karen) Sutherlin and daughter Lori (Jeff) Craft. ...
Neil and Leora (Symmonds) Green (08/15/09)
Neil and Leora (Symmonds) Green will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 22 at a 1950s themed outdoor dinner party at their farm east of Bainbridge. Family and friends are encouraged to attend. The Greens were married at Mt. Olive Methodist Church in Ben Davis on Aug. 22, 1959. Neil graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1954 and Leora "Odie" graduated from Ben Davis in 1957...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 15, 2009 (08/15/09)
Putnam County Jail Paul Carter, 46, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at midnight Friday for domestic battery. Aaron Jarrell, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 4:11 a.m. Friday for violation probation and possession of alcohol by a minor...
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