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Stories from Monday, October 19, 2009

H1N1 vaccine available to South Putnam students (10/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam School Corporation Superintendent Bruce Bernhardt discussed the instant alert message sent to parents Monday regarding the availability of H1N1 flu vaccine for students. During the regular school board meeting Monday, Bernhardt said any parent who wishes for their child to receive the shot can do so free of charge by returning the permission slip sent home with students...
Health Dept. prepares for H1N1 (10/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- State health officials said Friday there have been two more deaths in Indiana (Morgan County and Tippecanoe County) due to complications from H1N1 Influenza A, formerly known as Swine Flu. To date, there have been seven H1N1 flu-related deaths in the state -- even though Indiana was one of the first states in the nation to begin vaccinating against it...
Table Talk founder gives tirelessly of himself (10/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Thirty years ago, Bill Hutson was working construction when a friend talked him into becoming an over-the-road trucker. Three decades on, Hutson is still driving a truck 70 hours a week, but he also spends 30 to 40 additional hours working -- what else -- construction, as the President of Table Talk Ministries...
Extension clubs host sock hop (10/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Don't be square, join the Putnam County Extension Homemakers Thursday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building for a cruise down memory lane for a good cause. The Putnam County Indiana Extension Homemakers Association (IEHA) Membership committee will host "Rock & Roll Movie Night and Sock Hop" to raise money for Putnam County Coats for Kids. They will also be kicking off a yearlong fundraising effort for the Putnam County Fair called "Pennies for the Fair."...
Hacker enters seven sheep at NAILE (10/19/09)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Katie Hacker of Cloverdale has entered seven head of sheep in the Junior Romney division of the 36th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). The NAILE is recognized as the world's largest purebred livestock show, with more than 22,000 entries and nearly $700,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 7-20, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville...
Ellsworth to host Tele-town Hall for seniors (10/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- AARP Indiana will host a live Tele-town Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 20 with 8th District Congressman Brad Ellsworth and thousands of AARP members from Ellsworth's congressional district. The live telephone event from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT will allow AARP members to hear directly from Ellsworth about federal health reform legislation and ask him questions about health policy. June Lyle, AARP Indiana state director, will host the event and present AARP's principles for health reform...
Baird invited to elite Quarter Horse competition (10/19/09)
AMARILLO, Texas -- Rockin For Certain, a 2002 bay American Quarter Horse gelding, owned by Beau Baird of Greencastle, is one of 54 contenders for the Featherlite Superhorse Award at the 2009 FedEx Open competition at the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show, Nov. 6-21 in Oklahoma City, Okla...
Going the Distance (10/19/09)
Greencastle wraps up XC season at Ben Davis (10/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2009 cross country season will be one for Greencastle to remember -- for the boys' and the girls' teams. Both teams were crowned the county and West Central Conference champions, while the Lady Tiger Cubs recorded the lowest team score in school history in the WCC meet en route to their first conference championship in six years...
Earl H. Sloan (10/19/09)
Earl H. Sloan, 98, of Greencastle, formerly of Indianapolis, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born on June 21, 1911 in Boone County, he was the son of Roy and Pearl Edith Hysong Sloan. He married Dorothy May Rose on Aug. 6, 1930, and they lived in Pike Township for 37 years. ...
John William Anderson (10/19/09)
John William Anderson, 88, of Avon died at his residence on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009. He was born at Paris, Ill. to Luther and Bertha Black Anderson. He married Pearl B. Miller on Feb. 11, 1942 at Greencastle. She preceded him in death on July 12, 1998...
John Slagmolen (10/19/09)
John Slagmolen, 47, died at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Fla. on Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009. He was born on Oct. 18, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah and graduated Lincoln High School in Stockton, Calif. Mr. Slagmolen's profession was an electrician as well as working at Leer in Greencastle...
John A. "Bud" Hubble (10/19/09)
John A. "Bud" Hubble, 76, of Coatesville died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Danville Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 23, 1933 in Coatesville to Albert and Mary Walton Hubble. Mr. Hubble had been a union carpenter as well as a farmer, farming in Hendricks County...
Roger G. Vickous (10/19/09)
Roger G. Vickous, 66, of Indianapolis died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009. He was born June 20, 1943 in Indianapolis. Mr. Vickous is survived by his mother Marjorie Owens; two daughters Wendy Lair and Jennifer Vickous; brother Gary (Patricia) Vickous; sister Susie (Larry) McMains; grandsons Wesley Peyton III, Aaron Edwards and Jason Edwards; and granddaughter Summer Vickous...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 19, 2009 (10/19/09)
Harvest season issues (10/19/09)
Fall harvest has been slow this year. The weather doesn't seem to want to cooperate with harvest aspirations. And, as if the weather wasn't frustrating enough, reports are coming in from all over the state about two funguses being found on the grain that has been harvested...
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