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Stories from Saturday, September 19, 2009

First relief fund grant goes to non-food pantry (09/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation announced the first grant from the Putnam County Relief Fund has been awarded to the St. Andrews Episcopal Church's non-food pantry. The $1,500 grant will be used to purchase non-food items such as paper products, cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items for needy families in Putnam County...
Changes coming for public defender's office (09/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Jan. 1 will bring big changes to the public defender program in Putnam County. Earlier this week, the budget the Putnam County Commissioners finalized and sent to the Indiana State Board of Accounts contained major cuts to the program -- so major that public defenders will no longer have office space at the courthouse, will no longer be offered health insurance as incentive to be part of the program and will no longer be provided with support staff...
Bainbridge CC to celebrate 150th anniversary (09/19/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Christian Church has 150 reasons to celebrate this weekend. At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the church will be celebrating its 150th anniversary with a time of worship celebrating the origins of the church. In 1844, Higgins Lane moved to Bainbridge from Kentucky. He was a Christian who was a part of a new movement that had arisen from the Cane Ridge Revivals that began in 1801...
Bainbridge man dies in Tippecanoe County accident (09/19/09)
LAFAYETTE -- The investigation into a Thursday motorcycle-truck crash that killed a Bainbridge man is continuing. Tippecanoe Sheriff's Office Deputy Chuck Shumard said it is still not known if Jerry Hilburn, 59, who was driving the motorcycle and died in the accident, was wearing helmet, and that results of drug and alcohol tests are still pending...
Horizons announces fall classes (09/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Horizons adult enrichment program will begin another round of classes the week of Oct. 4. Registration for the seven courses being offered will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the Putnam County Public Library...
Tigers fall to Centre in home opener (09/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw Tigers struggled at Blackstock Stadium Saturday against visiting Centre. The Tigers mounted a comeback, scoring 21 points in the final quarter, but fell to Centre 34-24. Backup quarterback Michael Engle spurred the Tigers' charge, completing 14-24 for 196 and 2 touchdowns. Alex Koors caught six catches for a staggering 146 yards and two touchdowns. Brayden Dahlstrom led the team with 10 receptions for 73 yards...
Cascade defeats Clovers in final minutes (09/19/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Little mistakes always seem to add up to one big problem. On Friday, those minute mistakes plagued Cloverdale and ultimately were the catalyst for the defeat, 14-8. With 4:21 glowing on the scoreboard, the Cloverdale Clovers looked well on their way to notching their second straight win. At 4:19 that all change...
Zimmerman tosses two TDs in South Putnam's 31-0 win (09/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Anyone of the opinion that South Putnam has only one weapon in its offensive arsenal may be thinking differently after Friday's game. The Eagles, coming off a disappointing 27-7 loss last week at North Putnam, proved they can do more than just hand the ball to Drew Cash --they can pass it to Cameron Chestnut as well...
Jerry R. Hilburn (09/19/09)
Jerry R. Hilburn, 59, Bainbridge, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 in Lafayette, after a motorcycle accident. Arrangements are pending at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.
James Carl 'Twiggy' Twigg (09/19/09)
James Carl "Twigger" Twigg, 69, Greencastle, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 at his residence. He was born March 13, 1940 in Putnam County to Durwood G. and Elsie E. Porter Twigg. Mr. Twigg was a 1959 graduate of Greencastle High School and was an active member of the class of 1959 reunion planning committee...
Mary Smith (09/19/09)
Mary Smith, 95, Plainfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at the Plainfield Health Care Center. She was born May 1, 1914 in Warren County, Ky. and was the daughter of the late Ottie and Hattie Long White. She was married to Harvey D. Smith and he preceded her in death...
Wagner/Arvin (09/19/09)
Christina L. Wagner of Coatesville and Paul T. Arvin of Bedford announce their engagement and approaching marriage on Sept. 26 at the Heritage Lake Club House. Christina is the daughter of Donna and Mike Wallace and Brett Wagner. She is a 2003 graduate of North Putnam High School...
Quigg (09/19/09)
Wayne and Wilma Quigg will celebrate their golden anniversary on Oct. 3 with an open house at New Market Baptist Church from 2 to 4 p.m. hosted by their children and their families. Wayne and the former Wilma Robbins were married Oct. 3, 1959 in the Mt. Olivet Barnard Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Faulkner officiating...
Alexander (09/19/09)
Melvin Harvey and Florence (Martin) Alexander celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 8. The Alexanders currently reside at 7475 W. C.R. 75S, Greencastle. Harvey is retired from Lonestar and Florence is retired from Asbury Towers. They are the parents of four children, sons Ron (Jenny), James (Debby) and Jerry (Jo Ellen) Alexander and daughter Janice Neumann. They have several grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Jones (09/19/09)
Ron and Martha Jones will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception September 26 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Ron married the former Martha Ewbank of Patricksburg on September 19, 1959 with the Rev. Don Conner officiating at Patricksburg United Methodist Church...
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