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Stories from Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Lawmakers discuss 2010 session (11/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Local residents had a chance to talk to a pair of their elected representatives Tuesday evening at Greencastle City Hall. While Sen. Connie Lawson and Rep. Nancy Michael were on hand to discuss a number of topics, the conversation took an expected turn -- to taxes...
Reelsville barn fire results in several explosions (11/04/09)
REELSVILLE -- A Monday night barn fire resulted in several explosions and dozens of responders from local agencies. Reelsville Fire Department was dispatched at 7:12 p.m. to a barn fire at 7316 S. CR 625W, the property of Steve Burk. The fire department was on the scene in about five minutes...
A Step Forward (11/04/09)
Workers from Reelsville-based Supercrete are busy replacing the steps on the west side of the Putnam County Courthouse. County Planner Kim Hyten said the work, which began late last week, should be completed by the end of next week. Supercrete was awarded the job last April after submitting a bid of $13,250.
Commissioners prepare for sale of County Home (11/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- On Nov. 11, Auctioneers will sell off parcels of land surrounding the old Putnam County Home. Putnam County commissioners Gene Beck, Jim Baird and Kristina Warren looked over final plans for the auction that will begin at 6 p.m. at the Dixie Chopper Convention Center at the Putnam County Airport...
Town-gown debate part of Arts Fest (11/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Relations between Greencastle and DePauw were depicted in several performances presented by the Greencastle Service Theatre, an improvisational performance group made up of both DePauw and Greencastle community members, on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Department of Communication and Theatre for Art Fest 2009, the group performed several possible scenarios that involved interaction between students, faculty and town folk...
Commissioners hear savings suggestions (11/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Commissioners received a preliminary walk-through of county facilities and suggested savings by a company called Perfection Group on Tuesday. The company helps customers identify energy savings opportunities by conducting an Energy Usage Analysis to help understand a facility's utility consumption profile. They design, install and support building automation and energy management systems...
Emerald Command completes successful season (11/04/09)
The Cloverdale Emerald Command finished a very successful marching band season recently by winning the Martinsville Fall Foliage Festival parade contest. The students combined excellence in marching and playing to outdistance the other competing groups...
Donations requested for FOP (11/04/09)
The Putnam County Fraternal Order of Police will be delivering gifts again this year for Christmas. In December, Santa Claus will deliver the gifts to children. Santa will have local police officers assisting him in delivering the gifts. With the growing number of request the FOP is asking that anyone wanting to donate new unwrapped gifts drop them off at the Greencastle Police Department. ...
2009 CHS Letter Jacket Recipients (11/04/09)
All-State Honor (11/04/09)
Frances C. Ellis (11/04/09)
Frances C. Ellis, 83, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was born in Greencastle on April 30, 1926, the daughter of Samuel Edward and Margret Mace Brown. She married Lloyd M. Ellis on Feb. 10, 1946 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1990. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother Russell Brown...
Inez Sims (11/04/09)
Inez Sims, 95, of Greencastle, former longtime Mooresville resident, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 in Autumn Glen Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 26, 1914 in Morgan County, the daughter of Harry Simpson Sr. and Josephine Collins Simpson. She was a 1932 graduate of Monrovia High School...
Beverly C. Williams (11/04/09)
Beverly C. Williams, 65, of Cloverdale died on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at her residence. She was born on March 24, 1944 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Roy Francis and Dorothy Lucille Mansfield Rich. She married Thomas L. Williams III on June 24, 2005 and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 4, 2009 (11/04/09)
Putnam County Jail Thomas Steinmetz, 38, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:11 a.m. Friday for petition to revoke probation. Keith Rogers, 31, Greencastle, was booked at 10:34 a.m. Friday for trespassing and mischief. Gregory Grigsby, 24, Brazil, was booked at 1:16 p.m. Friday for petition to revoke probation...
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