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Stories from Thursday, September 24, 2009

No answers for Heritage Lake (09/24/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- An overflowing crowd packed the Bainbridge Community room Wednesday night to get information about an option being presented to improve the roads in Heritage Lake. Homeowners at the private lake were asked to consider invoking the Barrett Law in order to obtain a bond to pay to resurface the roads at the lake. This meeting was an attempt to supply information about the Barrett Law and how it will affect property owners...
Rokita speaks to Greencastle Rotary (09/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita is passionate about how the state's voting districts are divided. He hopes the majority of Hoosiers are with him on this topic. Rokita's office is currently promoting the "Rethinking Redistricting" program, whose aim is "re-drawing legislative districts to better represent people, no politics." Rokita was at the Walden Inn Wednesday afternoon to speak to the Greencastle Rotary Club about the issue...
County couple named finalists for Young Farmer Achievement Award (09/24/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A Cloverdale couple was announced today to be among three finalists for the Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award Finalists. Joe and Angela Mann were named finalists, along with Paul Rumple of Adams County and Orville and Jessica Haney of Kosciusko County...
Circulation stays steady at Putnam County Public Library (09/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library has had steady circulation with books down just slightly. PCPL Director Alice Greenburg told board members during the regular meeting Wednesday the bookmobile is up by 10 percent and Internet usage is up by 30 percent...
Happy Friendship Day (09/24/09)
Dr. Isaac Case picks up a dozen roses from Greater Greencastle Chamber Executive Director Tammy Amor early Wednesday morning. Over 4,000 roses were given out during the annual "Friendship Day." The day is one of friendship and all citizens were asked to be good neighbors to strangers and friends by presenting them with a rose.
Foundation gives boost to Peeler book (09/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation recently presented a $1,000 grant to the Putnam County Museum to help with efforts to publish a book about Peeler Pottery. The grant will be pooled with gifts from other donors to cover the full cost of publishing the coffee table-quality book on local artists Richard and Marj Peeler and their pottery...
Miners oust Tiger Cubs in tennis match (09/24/09)
LINTON -- The Greencastle High School boys' tennis team fell to Linton Wednesday by a score of 5-0. In singles action, Kenny Buchanan lost to Chase Rhoten in the No.1 singles match, 6-2, 7-5 while Joey Kass lost to Seth Herndon 6-0, 6-2 in the No. 2 singles match. In the No.3 singles match between Landon Miller and Kris Shipman, Linton came out on top as Shipman dispatched Miller 6-1, 6-0...
North Putnam bids farewell to WCC foe Speedway with a shutout loss (09/24/09)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam High School girls soccer team took on West Central Conference foe Speedway for the last time Wednesday night. Wednesday was the last time the Cougars and Sparlplugs would meet up at conference foes, as Speedway is leaving the WCC after this year...
Ronald "Roland" L. Brown (09/24/09)
Ronald "Roland" L. Brown, 68, of Reelsville, formerly of Evansville, died on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009. He was most recently a resident of Mill Pond Health Campus. Born Dec. 11, 1940, he was the son of John and Mary Brown. He was a U.S. Army veteran, Shriner, Freemason and a Christian...
Randall Hollis Staggs (09/24/09)
Randall Hollis Staggs, 78, of Brazil died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 17, 1931 in Ferndale, the son of Clarence P. Staggs and Elizabeth F. Coombs Staggs. He was a 1949 graduate of Union High School in Bellmore. He was married to Ocie Phipps in Greencastle on Oct. 11, 1981...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 24, 2009 (09/24/09)
Putnam County Jail Kenneth Croney, 20, Idalou, Texas, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday for failure to appear. Charles Wood, 28, Greencastle, was booked at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday for contempt of court. Jacob Dale, 18, Greencastle, was booked at 5 p.m. Tuesday for battery...
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