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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

UPDATE: Accident results in two fatalities (09/03/09)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Autopsies were in the process of being conducted on two accident victims Wednesday morning. The autopsies were being conducted by Dr. Roland Kohr at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Indiana State Police and others responded to the double fatality at approximately 8:22 a.m...
New disc golf course unveiled (09/03/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Park Board met at a special location Tuesday, as the board members got their first look at the new disc golf course at Big Walnut Sports Park. After opening the meeting in the central shelter at the sports park, Park Director Rod Weinschenk took the board on a small tour of one of the nearby disc golf "holes."...
Local agencies band together to raise funds for phone cards (09/03/09)
Putnam County medical personnel have a special invitation to a free fish fry Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hickory Creek at Sunset. The event is sponsored by HCS along with the Putnam County Hospital and the Putnam County Red Cross. Donations will be taken to purchase phone cards for military personnel overseas...
Registration for after-school enrichment program begins (09/03/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Elementary students needing help with reading can sign up for reading tutoring at Gobin United Methodist Church, located on the campus of DePauw University. Registration for the after-school enrichment tutoring will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and will continue at the same times Sept. 9 and 10 at the church...
Friends offering spots for covered bridge (09/03/09)
With the annual covered bridge festival fast approaching, spots for vendors are being snatched up. The Friends of the Park Russellville (FOPR) are offering sites to interested vendors at the Bainbridge Community Center. "We have space for over 100 vendors in the outside area of the center," said Dianna Gorrell, president and events coordinator for FOPR...
Michael placed on two study committees (09/03/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) announced Wednesday that she has been appointed by House Speaker B. Patrick Bauer (D-South Bend) to serve on two legislative study committees. Study committees convene during the interim between legislative sessions to give lawmakers time to research policy issues in earnest before offering a bill for consideration. ...
Rotary Donation (09/03/09)
Greencastle Rotary Club President Murray Pride, right, presents a check to District Governor Judy Hollander, center, and Assistant Governor Wilma Shackleton during their recent visit to the local club. The $1,000 donation will support the district's project of a matching grant and partnership with Heifer International, which brings food production and pure water to Third World countries.
Warriors take advantage of GHS (09/03/09)
GREENCASTLE --Even though the Tiger Cubs lost their match to Turkey Run, 4-1, on Wednesday, they learned something about themselves. "I am always surprised every match we play," GHS coach Sara Zirnheld said. "I see different players improve on different things."...
South Putnam to dedicate football field to Wildman tomorrow (09/03/09)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam will rename its football field Wildman Field at tomorrow's game against Rockville. The field will be christened Wildman Field in honor of Indiana Football Hall of Fame coach Mark Wildman. In his time at South Putnam, Wildman recorded 140 wins and brought to Putnam County its only state football championship back in 1986...
Eagles place third at Edgewood (09/03/09)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The South Putnam girls' golf team placed third behind Indian Creek and Edgewood Tuesday. Indian Creek was first with a 176, Edgewood was second with a 195 and the Eagles' were third with a 196. Heather Hughes earned medalist honors and paced the Eagles' squad with a 39. She was followed by Cierra Perry's 46 and Caitlyn Boyce's 53. Kelsey Searles shot a 58, Robbie Urton and Jessie McKean carded a 60 and Madison Cash fired a 64...
Drive-By Truckers match wits again on The Fine Print (09/03/09)
At their best, Drive-By Truckers albums have been an exchange of ideas. With multiple lead singers, the listener gets a number of perspectives on a number of subjects with each album. It's a sort of roots rock "Meet the Press." And so it is with The Fine Print (A Collection of Oddities and Rarities 2003-2008), released Tuesday on New West Records. ...
Betty K. Kaley (09/03/09)
Betty K. Kaley, 87, of Greencastle died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009. She was born on Jan. 9, 1922 in Greencastle to Thomas and Millie Cricks Newgent. Mrs. Kaley was a 1940 graduate of Clinton Center High School and was employed at Essex Wire in Plymouth and RCA in Indianapolis...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 3, 2009 (09/03/09)
Putnam County Jail Christopher Chester, 40, Frankfort, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday for check deception. Edward Hilbert, 42, Palm Springs, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 8:29 p.m. on Tuesday for intimidation, disorderly conduct and public intoxication...
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