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Stories from Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Endowment to benefit Hope Haven (08/26/09)
Chris Wells loves going to Hope Haven. His sister Jill also loved the organization because it did so much for her brother. In Jill's honor, their aunt Pam Rossok founded the Jill LeAnn Wells Endowment for Hope Haven at the Putnam County Community Foundation...
Stop signs coming to more city railroad crossings (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- With CSX Railroad raising its speed limit in Greencastle from 10 to 25 mph, the city is taking steps to erect stop signs at four more non-signaled crossings. The Greencastle Common Council passed the first reading of an ordinance to put up eight new stop signs during its special meeting Tuesday evening...
Appeal filed in Baker case (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The attorney representing a Cloverdale man convicted in June of Class A felony child molesting has filed an appeal on his client's behalf. James Recker filed the appeal in the case of Jeffrey L. Baker, 51, with the Putnam County Circuit Court...
Fall Festival Sept. 12 (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A fall festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Putnam County Museum. Enjoy art and craft vendors such as photography, painting, jewelry, pottery, textiles and more. An antique tractor will be on display along with Dover Rollin' Smokehouse barbecue serving up food...
Lawson to chair two commissions (08/26/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) Monday appointed State Sen. Connie Lawson (R-Danville) as chair of both the Commission on Developmental Disabilities and the Commission on Mental Health. Long also tapped Lawson to serve as a member of the Census Data Advisory Committee, Committee on Child Care, the Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Interagency Coordinating Council and the Medicaid Work Incentives Council...
Dine with a Doc today at Hickory Creek (08/26/09)
GREENASTLE -- Senior Education Ministries, Inc. in partnership with Hickory Creek at Sunset has scheduled Dine With a Doc on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at Hickory Creek at Sunset at 1109 S Indiana St. Greencastle. The August Speaker is Dr. Robin Mendelsohn M.D., who practices Orthopedics in Greencastle with Putnam Surgical Specialties. She received her medical degree from University Of Miami School Of Medicine, Miami Florida...
Restaurants participate in DPU program (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University students can use a portion of their meal money in Greencastle restaurants with a simple swipe of a card, under a new program being implemented for the 2009-10 academic year. The new "DePauw Tiger Express" card will allow students to use DPU Plus dollars ($150 per year of fees which are included in the University's meal plan that can also be used for meals, vending and copy machines and laundry) or Tiger Dollars (funds they put on their card separate from meal plan) at ten nearby restaurants.. ...
Eagles come up short against Speedway (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE --When a volleyball team can't attack the net, it makes it hard to win a match and South Putnam found that out Tuesday night against Speedway. The Eagles lost in three sets, 25-12, 25-17, 25-13. "They caught us on our heels right away and we never fully got on the attack and you can't win games playing defense," SPHS coach Lindsey Blackman said. "You have to be able to attack them, so give props to Speedway...
Cloverdale falls in straight sets to Clay City (08/26/09)
CLAY CITY -- A valiant effort in a pulse pounding second game wasn't enough to put an end to the early season struggles of the Cloverdale volleyball team. The Clovers fell to 0-4 on the young season, losing a 3-0 decision to a very good Clay City team on the road Tuesday...
Pinney powers Cougars past Patriots (08/26/09)
SPENCER -- The North Putnam girls' soccer team defeated Owen Valley 4-1 Tuesday. Sophomore Maggie Pinney scored all four goals for the Cougars, with senior Elsiana Crosby providing two assists. The Cougars will travel to Southmont Thursday at 5 p.m.
Bruins handle Cougars in three sets (08/26/09)
LIZTON -- North Putnam dropped a three set match to the Tri-West Tuesday night. The Bruins won 25-8, 25-13 and 25-10. "We have no confidence as a team," NPHS coach Jill Schreiber said. "We have not played enough with each other to have that confidence, but we are improving little by little each game."...
Tiger Cubs rounded up by Mounties (08/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The GHS volleyball team's struggles continued Tuesday as they fell to Southmont in three sets to move to 0-3 on the season. The Tiger Cubs lost 25-15, 25-16 and 25-21. Chelsea Samuels helped power the GHS squad with 30 digs, six blocks, three kills, one aces and two stuffs, while Kayla Nobles had 20 digs, three kills and one ace. Hannah Cochran recorded eight blocks, two stuff blocks; two kills and was six-for-six serving...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 26, 2009 (08/26/09)
Putnam County Jail Joshua Cook, 21, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 6:15 p.m. Friday for mischief. Ashley Osborne, 28, Quincy, was booked at 2:14 a.m. Saturday for failure to appear. Phillip Sosebee, 37, Greencastle, was booked at 1:55 a.m. Sunday for possession or use of legend drug or precursor and domestic battery...
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