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Stories from Friday, October 16, 2009

Fillmore Fire Department up and running for over 50 years (10/16/09)
FILLMORE -- Joe Giddings at 89 years young still remembers the start of the Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department over 50 years ago. At the time, he lived with his family in Fillmore after moving to the area from Hancock County in 1936. He arrived in Putnam County on the Interurban Railway; his father L.B. Giddings ran the train. L.B. was a World War II veteran who joined the Greencastle Police Department and eventually retired from it. At the same time, he farmed land near Fillmore...
North Putnam board discusses ISTEP scores (10/16/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putman Community School Board members received information from Superintendent Dr. Mary Lovejoy and Assistant Superintendent Kevin Emsweller about the school corporations test scores. "We have a huge amount of potential at North Putnam. Our principals and assistant principals really care about the success of our students," Lovejoy told the board...
Indiana Street Reopens (10/16/09)
Roachdale Celebrates the reopening of Indiana Street with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning. Brad Hay with Hannom, Wagle & Cline Engineering joined Roachdale Town Council members Jack Jones and Barbara Scott for the ribbon cutting. The nearly $1 million project took just under six months to complete. According to Jones, the stripping is the only thing not finished and he expected that to be done shortly. Traffic on the street was stopped for a few moments as the ceremony took place.
Chamber Bowling Scramble Winners (10/16/09)
Greencastle Chamber of Commerce and Taylor Made Awards and Promotions in Greencastle co-sponsored the semi-annual bowling scramble Wednesday at Alex Alleys.
Greencastle resident to teach at basket weaving convention (10/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Marla Helton has been selected to teach a Pottery Vase w/Tapestry Weave, Sculptural Tower, and Funky Fiber Pins at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association of Michigan Basketmakers. The convention will be held at the McCamly Plaza Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., running from Oct. 21 through 25...
GHS closes season with win (10/16/09)
MONTEZUMA -- The Greencastle volleyball team ended the regular season Thursday with a five-set win over Riverton Parke. The Tiger Cubs won 16-25, 25-16, 15-25, 25-22 and 15-13. Chelsea Samuels helped lead the Tiger Cubs charge with 34 digs, 13 blocks, 13 kills and two aces, while Kayla Nobles added 41 digs, five aces and two kills. Kandice Phillips had 21 digs, 20 assists, two aces and one kill for GHS, with Jordyn Lewis adding 14 digs, 37 sets, three kills and one ace...
Alex Alleys announces updated GGUSBC standings (10/16/09)
GGUSBC Standings (As of 10-4-08) Commercial (Thursday) High team scratch score -- Muffler Connection 998 High team scratch series -- Muffler Connection 2,910 High individual game -- J.T. Chadd 258 High individual series -- J.T. Chadd 711 Automotive (Tuesday)...
Jack Binetti Jr. (10/16/09)
Jack Binetti Jr., beloved husband of Shelley Binetti (nee Shaw), lost his battle to cancer, after fighting a good fight for almost three years, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. He was surrounded by his devoted family as he quietly fell into a tranquil sleep...
Elizabeth Joyce Jones (10/16/09)
Elizabeth Joyce Jones, 68, of Roachdale, known by her friends as Joyce, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born April 23, 1941 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of John and Carmella Lena-Teresa Lamendola Parsons. She married Bobby A. Jones on April 20, 1963, and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 16, 2009 (10/16/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department George Templeton of Roachdale was traveling south on CR 250E at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday when his vehicle struck a deer. The deer was not located after the accident. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages. His vehicle was not towed...
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