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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Rainy day fund gets $1.2 M boost (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- There is slightly more than $1.2 million sitting in the county's Children's Psychiatric Residential Treatment Services fund. The fund was used for child services, such as removing a child from an unsafe home environment. Individual counties handled the fund until the spring of 2008, when the state took it over...
Commissioners give OK for grant application (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In a public hearing held prior to their regular meeting Monday night, Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck, Jim Baird and Kristina Warren gave the OK to grant administrator Terry Jones to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Assistance Disaster Recovery money for damages from the June 2008 flood...
New Face in Town (08/19/09)
North Putnam Community Schools hosted an open house for new Superintendent Dr. Mary Lovejoy, right, Tuesday evening in the middle school commons. The event served as a chance for staff, students, parents and citizens to meet the new superintendent. Above, Dr. Lovejoy discussess some issues with school board member-elect Mark Hoke.
Festival finale to benefit non-food pantry (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Virtuoso pianist and DePauw music professor May Phang will perform works by Mozart, Schubert, Liszt, and Gershwin/Wild in the final concert of the 2009 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival. Dr. Phang's performance has been underwritten by Chief's Restaurant of Greencastle...
Alleged molester going to trial (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Fillmore man facing seven felony counts in connection with alleged incidences of child molestation will face a jury in Putnam County Circuit Court on Aug. 26. Lee Alan Murphy, 35, is charged with two counts of Class A felony child molesting, two counts of Class B felony sexual misconduct with a minor, Class C felonies child molesting and sexual misconduct with a minor and Class D felony dissemination of matter harmful to a minor...
Landowners with flood damage invited to field day (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Landowners who experienced flood damage or were impacted by last year's flood are invited to attend a half-day field day with the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District on Friday. Sue Crafton with the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District reminds residents that a Multi-County Cover Crop Field Day will be held this Friday beginning at 9 a.m. at the Ames 4K Farms...
Public welcome to 'Taste of South Putnam' (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Parents and interested patrons are welcome to the second annual "Taste of South Putnam" open house program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the South Putnam gym. Interested patrons need only to arrive at South Putnam before 6:30 p.m., register and then be treated to a wide variety of food items prepared by the Eagle teaching staff, office staff and administration. Come to meet the teachers and administration at South Putnam while enjoying fellowship and great food...
Business After Hours is Aug. 25 (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Hanson Aggregates will be the host for this month's Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, Aug. 25 at Almost Home. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m.
ISP seeking Kessler (08/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana State Police are providing an updated photo of the suspect wanted for the alleged assault of Indiana State Police Trooper Ginger Marshall that occurred around 12:22 a.m. Monday on the south side of Indianapolis. Michael L. Kessler, the named suspect, is a 48-year-old white male, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, 185 pounds with sandy brown hair. He may or may not still have a goatee or other facial hair...
Tiger Cubs tame Bulldogs in overtime (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In their first outing on the pitch in 2009, the Greencastle boys' squad had to use all 80 minutes and then some to defeat Monrovia 2-0 Tuesday. Greencastle's lack of scoring wasn't for lack of effort. The Tiger Cubs fired 27 shots in the contest, but head coach Dave Lilly wasn't too thrilled with shot selection following the game...
Cougars open season with loss to Panthers (08/19/09)
MONTEZUMA -- The North Putnam volleyball team fell in five games to Riverton Parke Monday. After dropping the first set 25-12, the Cougars rallied to take the second 25-22 and the third 27-25. North Putnam fell 25-13 in the fourth set and lost the match after losing the fifth set 15-8...
GHS golfers fall to Chargers 200-224 (08/19/09)
The Greencastle girls' golf team fell to the North Montgomery Chargers Monday 200-224. For Greencastle, Chelsea Samuels and Katie Hedge led the way with a pair of 49s, followed by Diane Wokoun with a 56 and Makenzie St. Marie with a 70. Morgan Pettit captured medalist honors to lead North Montgomery with 44, with Caitlin White adding a 48 and Sam McAlister a 50. Kayley Sarjent carded a 58 and Kennedy Knecht finished with a 59...
Eagles win in five over West Vigo (08/19/09)
The South Putnam volleyball squad opened their season with a five set win over West Vigo Tuesday. The Eagles lost the first set 25-20, but won the second set 25-21 and the third set 25-23. West Vigo captured the win in the fourth set 25-19, but the Eagles were able to power through and win 15-10 in the fifth and final set...
GHS girls' soccer defeated by Bruins (08/19/09)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team fell to Tri-West Tuesday 4-2. Whitney Brotherton accounted for both GHS goals on the night. Greencastle will travel to North Putnam on Thursday for a 5 p.m. start.
Northview hands Tiger Cubs loss (08/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Every coach knows that the first game of the season can be rough, but that doesn't make it any easier to swallow. Greencastle fell to the Northview Knights in three sets Tuesday, 25-7, 25-18, 25-12. "Honestly when you consider where we were this time last year, I knew this was going to be a hard game," GHS coach Trish Lowe said. ...
Bryant wins title (08/19/09)
Briana Bryant, winner of the Church Bowling League single elimination tournament, displays the traveling trophy presented weekly to the top Church team during its regular bowling season. The Church Bowling League will start this fall on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. ...
NEEDTOBREATHE brings energetic live set to Indy (08/19/09)
With their third release The Outsiders set to hit records stores and the Internet on Tuesday, southern rockers NEEDTOBREATHE will take to the road this weekend to begin a national tour. After opening the tour in Madison, Wis. on Friday, the band will play Radio Radio in Indianapolis at 9 p.m. Saturday...
Pauline Trump McAvoy (08/19/09)
Pauline Trump McAvoy, 99, of Greencastle died Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was born on Aug. 4, 1910 in Putnam County, the daughter of Pearl Arthur and Louanna Eggers Trump. She married Brian McAvoy in 1939, and he preceded her in death in 1956...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 19, 2009 (08/19/09)
Putnam County Jail Joseph Taylor, 30, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:22 p.m. Friday for invasion of privacy. James Koch, 45, Bainbridge, was booked at 1:50 a.m. Saturday for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon...
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