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Stories from Friday, November 6, 2009

Mitchener seeks change of placement (11/06/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The attorney for a Roachdale woman convicted in July stealing more than $56,000 from the special education cooperative for which she worked has filed a motion for change of place of confinement on behalf of his client. Greencastle attorney Robert C. ...
Ivy Tech dedicates new Greencastle facility (11/06/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In 2008, Brenda Odean received her LPN degree from Ivy Tech Community College. She was proudly wearing her nursing pin at the dedication at Greencastle's new Center for Workforce and Economic Development. "In 2002, I started taking one class at a time," Odean told the overflowing crowd gathered at the dedication ceremony...
Taking Aim (11/06/09)
Allison Schimpf, 7, tries her hand at Lily Pad Golf Thursday night at Ridpath Elementary's annual pancake supper.
Cougars, Bulldogs tangle in sectional final (11/06/09)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam will look to bring another sectional championship home tonight when it faces Monrovia, an opponent it faced in early October. The first time around, the Bulldogs got the win. This time, the Cougars have a different outcome in mind...
Area soccer players compete in Post Your Talent All-Star game (11/06/09)
By DAN SHELTON Sports Writer ROACHDALE -- Success. Some players measure it their win-loss record while some measure it by the amount of points or goals that they had scored. But for some, success isn't measured by the wins or losses their team had or by the amount of points or goals that they scored. It is measured by their achievements after the season, like it was for a trio of soccer players from North Putnam...
Playoff berth within grasp of DPU Tigers (11/06/09)
GREENCASTLE -- It's been a year of firsts for the DePauw University football team. It defeated Trinity for the first time in school history two weeks ago. It defeated Millsaps for the first time in several years and on Saturday. With a little luck, it will earn its first playoff bid in the Division III tournament in program history...
Carrey a surprising delight as Scrooge (11/06/09)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Disney's latest assault on the approaching holiday market is the CGI extravaganza A Christmas Carol, starring Jim Carrey and directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film is one of at least 20 film versions of the Charles Dickens tale and you might be surprised where this flick ranks among them...
David Wayne Cheatham (11/06/09)
David Wayne Cheatham, 50, of Indianapolis and formerly of Greencastle, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 in Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 30, 1958 in Indianapolis, the son of Mitchell and Lois Campbell Cheatham. His mother preceded him in death. Mr. Cheatham was a Heavy Equipment Operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 103 in Indianapolis...
Richard Alec Baker (11/06/09)
Richard Alec Baker, 30, of Coatesville died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009 at his place of residence. He was born Dec. 2, 1978 in Saginaw, Mich. to Leroy Baker Sr. and Bonnie Joslin Baker. Mr. Baker had been a truck driver for Ray's Trash Service. Surviving are his wife Holly Fischer Baker of Coatesville; daughters Hannah Marie Baker and Joyce Mae Baker of Coatesville; son Richard Baker II of Coatesville; mother Bonnie Baker of Michigan; brothers Leroy Baker Jr. ...
Rebecca Allen Hughes (11/06/09)
Rebecca Allen Hughes, 59, of Yellville, Ark. died at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. on Oct. 19, 2009. She was born June 26, 1950 in Greencastle, the daughter of Eugene B. Hughes Jr. and Martha A. Wamsley Hughes. Ms. Hughes was an assembler at Mallory Capacitor Corporation in Greencastle, where she resided until she moved to Arkansas six months ago...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 6, 2009 (11/06/09)
Putnam County Jail Dustin Tippin, 34, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:10 a.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. Daniel Crowder, 29, Brazil, was booked at 10:34 a.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. Greencastle Fire Department...
Daisy Buttery (11/06/09)
Daisy Buttery of Greencastle will celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 14. Daisy was born in 1919 in London, Ky. She married Silas Woodson Buttery on Dec. 26, 1938, in London. They have spent most of their lives in the Fountain and Putnam County areas...
Museum looking for County Home stories (11/06/09)
To the Editor, Oh, what tales the walls of Green Acres could tell us about the Putnam County Home -- now empty and silent. So we have to rely on you to share your stories with us as the Putnam County Museum prepares an exhibit keynoting the history of that local landmark...
Volunteers make the museum possible (11/06/09)
To the Editor: Doubtlessly, you are already aware of how wonderful, how important, it is to preserve our past. It has been said that knowledge of our history, our heritage, is what makes us human, what gives depth to our lives. A small museum like the Putnam County Museum cannot exist, though, without volunteers like you!...
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