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Stories from Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Commissioners discuss county home (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The recently closed Putnam County Home, "Green Acres" remains a hot topic for Putnam County Commissioners. The home, which closed last month, remains an enigma for the county. The current plan is to auction off items in the building as well as land parcels surrounding the building. What to do with the building itself is still a puzzle...
Coats for Kids ready to start its 10th annual campaign (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Coats for Kids kicks off its 10th annual campaign this fall with a goal of collecting over 750 coats for the youth of Putnam County. Yellow boxes began appearing at all county's elementary, middle and high schools, including Area 30 Career Center, Ivy Tech Community College and DePauw University Student Union Building September 8'...
Council votes no on alley vacation (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- While the vacation of alleyways in the city has been looked into as a source of savings for the city, the Greencastle Common Council moved Tuesday night to keep at least one of the city's alleys. An ordinance was before the council to vacate the alley that runs from Madison to Jefferson streets between Columbia and Franklin streets...
Roachdale announces budget numbers (09/09/09)
Roachdale Town Council members approved the first reading of the 2010 budget Tuesday, which is estimated to be $520,000. A second reading will take place at next month's meeting. "It may get cut by the state, but this is the estimated budget," said Town Clerk Martha Louk...
Heritage Lake homeowners still seeking help with roads (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Heritage Lake homeowners are still hoping for some help from Putnam County Commissioners and commissioners are looking to hear from more homeowners before they consider taking the risk of paying for an engineering study of the lake area roads...
More authors announced by PCPL (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library is offering patrons the chance to travel through time during Festival of the Book from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. Storyteller Stephanie Holman will be capturing the audience with her program "Ghost Stories and Tales of the Supernatural." Holman has been traveling the state with her ghost tales of the supernatural for the past 20 years...
Identification made of I-70 crash victims (09/09/09)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- The Indiana State Police and Putnam County Coroner's Office recently identified two victims from a fatal crash, which took place Sept. 2, near the 29-mile marker of Interstate-70. The victims were thrown from their vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene after their eastbound vehicle crossed the median and was struck broadside by a westbound tractor-trailer...
Greencastle blanks Mounties for win (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- It's all starting to come together for the Tiger Cubs soccer team -- at least head coach Dave Lilly hopes so. Greencastle pounded the visiting Southmont Mounties 7-0 Tuesday night Dee Monnett field and Lilly was impressed to say the least...
Local golfers take to the links (09/09/09)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam girls' golf squad placed second Tuesday against Northview, Rockville and South Vermillion. The Eagles' 203 was 11 shots off Northview's winning 192. Heather Hughes paced South Putnam with a 42, while Grace Aker carded a 48. Cierra Perry came to the clubhouse with a 56, with Kelsey Searles adding a 57 and Robbie Urton a 61...
USSSA Champ (09/09/09)
Greencastle splits with Cascade Monday (09/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle seventh grade volleyball teams hosted the Cascade Cadets on Monday. The A-team lost 25-22, 25-16, while the B-team won 25-18, 25-18.
GHS girls place fourth at Terre Haute (09/09/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team competed at the Terre Haute State Preview Saturday. The Tiger Cubs placed fourth overall with 88 points. "The girls ran good times and against the best in the state," GHS head coach Garry Anderson said. "This is the second time we have run on this course and our times improved significantly from the first time."...
'Land of the Free' is slipping away (09/09/09)
To the Editor: Over the last few decades we have witnessed the loss of our country's manufacturing base! Companies have felt the increased cost to do business in our country has increased to the point that they feel it is cheaper to manufacture overseas and pay the cost of transportation to ship the products back here for sale. When you make purchases, look where the product is made...
Farmer's market great way to buy local (09/09/09)
To the Editor: Chief's wishes to thank Steve Setchell and Cathryn Ensley of the Friends of the Farmers' Market for including us in the DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET. The Farmers Market is such a cool thing because (besides great fresh, local goods and produce) it acts as a microcosm of how all community economics should work. ...
Help is at hand for Alzheimer's (09/09/09)
To the Editor: If a person has encountered a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease for oneself or a friend or family member, there is help at hand locally. While a cure still seems to lie in the future, the Putnam County Alzheimer's Support Group has been helping area people to understand and deal with the many possible problems involved...
Flaws of 'Cap and Trade' legislation (09/09/09)
To the Editor: The national debate on healthcare has raged for several months while a bill continues in Congress that could impact our nation's economic health. The United States Senate will be voting on legislation that would negatively impact America's competitiveness and put a disproportionate burden on all Hoosiers...
Mental Health America thanks walk/run sponsors (09/09/09)
Dear Editor, Mental Health America of Putnam County would like to thank the following sponsors of the Mind Your Health Walk/Run held on July 25th at the DePauw Nature Park: DePauw University Cross Country Team Asbury Towers Almost Home Autumn Glen Big Walnut Baptist Church...
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