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Stories from Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sept. 23 is Friendship Day in Greencastle (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation Wednesday naming Sept. 23 as Friendship Day. Approximately 4,000 roses in dozens will be given away free of charge on one condition: "You can keep one rose to enjoy for yourself, but you must give the other 11 roses to 11 different people," said Tammy Amor, executive director of the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce...
Green presents 2010 budget to school board (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Green presented the 2010 budget at Wednesday's school board meeting. Like most schools and municipalities, the GCSC budget will remain tight in the coming year. All funds will operate on minimal increases in the coming year. The general fund for 2009 is $12,395,000 and the proposed number for 2010 is $12,767,818...
Bainbridge Town Council approves golf cart ordinance (09/10/09)
Bainbridge -- Town Council members Richard Cope and Naomi Barker signed an ordinance ar Wednesday's meeting allowing residents to drive golf carts on town streets. The ordinance will allow the use of golf carts on the streets and alleys of the town of Bainbridge with the exception of S.R. 36. It defines a golf cart as a four-wheeled motor vehicle designed to transport one or more individuals and golf clubs for the purpose of playing the game of golf on a golf course...
Travel through time with other events at Festival of the Book (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The time travel continues with activities during Festival of the Book from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Putnam County Public Library. Children and adults are invited to participate in a living history museum without walls. Festival of the Book will present two workshops with the Freetown Village Inc...
Transition program denied for Roche (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man sentenced to prison time for his role in an attack on another man has been denied release into the Indiana Department of Correction Community Transition Program. Frank Adam Roche, 19, was convicted of Class C felony battery resulting in bodily injury in connection with the June 2008 beating of John Sanders of Greencastle...
Benefit events set for Saturday (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Robe-Ann Park will be bustling with activities Saturday, all of which will be to benefit local causes. The 12th annual Bike and Car Show, third annual food drive for the Putnam County Senior Center Food Drive and the second annual Cause 4 the Paws benefit for the Putnam County Humane Society will all be going on simultaneously...
Gerard, Spencer grab lone GHS win (09/10/09)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- On Wednesday, the GHS boys' tennis team hosted Northview and the youthful team struggled with the Knights. Greencastle lost the match 4-1, with its lone win coming in the No. 2 doubles match. Greencastle head coach Sara Zirnheld was optimistic following the match. Despite her team's loss, she sees the desire they have to improve and knows eventually that commitment will translate into positive things for the Tiger Cubs...
Greencastle downed in three sets by Warriors (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle volleyball team struggled out of the gate and ultimately lost to North Montgomery in three sets Wednesday. The Tiger Cubs were defeated 25-4, 25-18 and 25-14. "This was a horrible start for us," GHS head coach Trish Lowe. "I was so excited about our play on Saturday against some quality opponents and I thought we could play well against North (Montgomery)."...
Greencastle golfers fall to Quakers (09/10/09)
MOORESVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' golf team was defeated by Mooresville Wednesday 189-220 on the road. Chelsea Samuels and Katie Hedge led the way with 50s, while Diane Wokoun shot a 54 and Makenzie St. Marie added a 66. Taylor Neumann carded a 70 for GHS...
Cougars girls' golf defeats Bulldogs (09/10/09)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's girls golf squad defeated Monrovia Tuesday at Deer Creek. Josie Parent and Valerie Scott both shot 58, with Ellen Wilborn adding a 64. The Cougars will be back at Deer Creek for the West Central Conference meet, beginning at 11 a.m...
Eagles cross country edged by Warriors (09/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam girls' cross country team fell one point shy of Danville Wednesday. The Eagles were edged 27-28 at home. Kaelynn Cox led the Eagles with a third place finish in a time of 25:32. Amanda Lund followed in fourth with in a time of 26:17 and Lyndsie Beasley was fifth in 26:45...
CMS volleyball falls to Sparkplugs (09/10/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Middle School volleyball teams fell to Speedway Tuesday evening. The seventh grade team fell 25-21 and 25-15, while the eighth graders lost in two sets as well. The "Star Player" for the seventh grade match was Bailee Stevens. She had the most points for her serves and the fewest errors...
This ain't Grandpa's string band (09/10/09)
At the mention of string bands, many sets of eyes begin to roll back in heads. People don't want to hear old music on banjos and mandolins. If there's anything the movement of young string bands in the last few years has taught us, it's that while this music may be played on acoustic string instruments, it's indeed not old music...
Rhoda M. Salyers (09/10/09)
Rhoda M. Salyers, 62, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born March 27, 1947 in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of Charles and Lucy Merida Hendrickson. She married Donald V. Salyers on November 11, 1966, and he survives...
Myron E. McCammack (09/10/09)
Myron E. McCammack, 85, of Coatesville died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. Arrangements are pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 10, 2009 (09/10/09)
Sheriff's Department Khristopher A. Tomasino of Cloverdale was traveling northbound on U.S. 231 north of C.R. 700 S near Cloverdale, when he slowed down for traffic in front of him. Tomasino's pickup was rear ended by a pickup driven by Christopher Gerlach of Quincy. Gerlach said he was not aware that Tomasino was slowing down and was unable to avoid collision...
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