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Stories from Friday, November 13, 2009

Stockton installed as new Greencastle postmaster (11/13/09)
Greencastle's new postmaster Darrell Stockton was installed at a ceremony held at the post office Friday morning. He replaces Jeff Adams, who retired in February. Raised in Putnam County, Stockton is a graduate of North Putnam High School. He began his postal career as a city carrier at the Plainfield Post Office in September 2000. He worked in several other towns before coming back to Greencastle as a city carrier...
Kinton charged in robbery (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man was arrested early Friday after he attempted to break in to a Greencastle business. Greencastle Police Department Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins said GPD Capt. Charles Inman and Officer Chris Helmer responded to an alarm call from the Speedway gas station on Indianapolis Road at 12:55 a.m...
Bainbridge insurance agent arrested for theft (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- More than a year after an investigation into his business dealings was launched, a Bainbridge insurance agent has been arrested and charged with five felonies. A warrant for the arrest of Bradley K. Buchanan, 43, of Greencastle was issued Thursday afternoon, and Buchanan was taken into custody just before 11 a.m. today...
Panel to discuss modern bullying (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- For as long as there have been schoolyards, there have been bullies in them. With the advent of technological advances such as text and instant messaging and e-mail, there are even more ways for bullies to inflict their behaviors on others -- which makes it more important than ever for parents and their children to learn how to cope with the situations should they be affected...
DAR Project Patriot Day is Saturday (11/13/09)
On Saturday, the Washburn Chapter NSDAR will be sponsoring DAR Project Patriot Day in order to purchase phone cards for the military patients hospitalized at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center located in Germany and for those Hoosiers being deployed overseas from Indiana's Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center. The chapter will be having a bake sale/funds collected at the Tri-County Bank and Trust in Bainbridge on Saturday...
Town to buy weather siren (11/13/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- Town Council members approved a resolution to accept ownership and maintenance of the severe weather siren located inside the corporate limits of the town. The siren is currently owned and maintained by the Monroe Township Trustee and advisory board, but the town provides property insurance and electricity to the siren...
Putnam County Hospital promotes diabetes month (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Diabetes now affects nearly 81 million Americans, approximately one in four people. Today, 24 million Americans are known to be living with diabetes. Diabetes is a disease associated with high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production and/or insulin resistance that causes sugar to build up in the body...
Local rivals join forces for toy drive (11/13/09)
The Cloverdale and South Putnam high school student councils have once again joined forces to host a toy drive for children in Putnam County. The toy drive will supply each child with two toys, a hat, one pair of gloves and a stuffed animal.
Lions Club Donation (11/13/09)
The Greencastle Lions Club donates $1,200 to the Lions District 25 C Governor for the 2009 State Projects. Present for the donation are, from left, Jay Lowe, Martha Murphy, Trish Lowe, Paula LoPossa, District Gov. Nick Xinopoulos, President Gary Murphy, Marion Goodman, Renee Hill, LT Taylor, Patrick Hill, Joe Tucker and Sherri Tucker.
Sheriff's Dept. collecting for families in need (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- It's that time of year again. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department will be collecting names of families to receive help with Christmas dinner. Through donations of money, turkeys, hams, canned goods, candy and stockings, there were 36 families in Putnam County helped last year. All the baskets were packed by PCSD employees and delivered by deputies before Christmas Eve...
Lady Mustangs overpower South Putnam (11/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- All it takes is one bad quarter and a winnable situation turns into a non-winnable situation. For South Putnam that was the start of the second half. The Lady Eagles trailed Edgewood by nine at halftime, and within the first few minutes of the third period they were down 19...
Clovers fall to Bulldogs (11/13/09)
DUGGER -- The Cloverdale girls baketball team dropped a close contest to Union Dugger Thursday night, 41-31. Ashley McCallie led the Clvoers offense with nine points while Samantha Rightmyer chipped in six. At Dugger CLOVERDALE (31) -- Rightmyer 2 2-4 6, McCammon 2 1-2 5, Woodworth 1 0-0 2, Wiley 1 0-0 3, Anderson 2 0-0 4, Langdon 0 0-4 0, McCallie 3 2-2 9, Detken 0 2-4 2. Totals 11 7-16 31...
Cougars come up short against Danville (11/13/09)
ROACHDALE -- Jim Brothers said after Tuesday night's loss to Crawfordsville that his Lady Cougars had to find a balance of offense and defense to be successful. Thursday night, the North Putnam girls' basketball squad found that balance -- it was just late in doing it...
James R. "Jim" Estell (11/13/09)
James R. "Jim" Estell, 74, of Mooreland, died Thursday evening, Nov.r 12, 2009 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 14, 1935 in Henry County, to the late John Henry and Nona Bell Jackson Estell. Mr. Estell was a shop foreman and retired in 1993 from Lift-A-Loft Industry in Cowan after nearly 30 years...
Donald Brouse "Doc" Brattain (11/13/09)
Donald Brouse "Doc" Brattain, 87, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, Nov.12, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Dec. 2, 1921 in Liberty of Union County, he was the son of Hilbert Lee and Lesta "Opal" (Highley) Brattain. He was a graduate of College Corner High School Class of 1939, and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in 1944...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 13, 2009 (11/13/09)
Putnam County Jail Richard Ruble, 33, Laurel, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:52 a.m. Monday for petition to revoke probation. Donald Lowe III, Reelsville, was booked at 4:20 p.m. Monday for theft, auto theft and burglary. Falene Cotten, 42, Crawfordsville, was booked at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday for violation of probation...
Daughter grateful for kindnesses (11/13/09)
To the Editor: As I continue to receive cards and notes regarding Mother's passing, I am reminded once again that her life has been a gift to so many. The priceless handmade items she made and shared with so many, the crocheted names, bedspreads, tablecloths and other articles are her legacy of love given to each of us...
Reader thanks Ellsworth for vote (11/13/09)
To the Editor: Dear Brad Ellsworth, I'd like to thank you publicly for voting in a positive way for health care reform. Since you declared yourself as "blue dog" Democrat on one of your recent newsletters, I was concerned that you would side with the for profit health care industry's lies and deceit. ...
HMOs have decreased in quality, increased in price (11/13/09)
To the Editor: HMOs have been around since the 1970s. At first, they were adequate; however, the original level of care has continually decreased, while price has risen. Rep. B. Ellsworth voted correctly on the house bill (HR3962) this weekend. Now the bill goes to the senate to be passed...
Speeds around Heritage Lake are excessive (11/13/09)
To the Editor: Welcome to all to visit Heritage Lake. It is unlike any other place I have lived. The stop signs here mean yield, merge or slow. People either do not understand the word stop or are just in too big a hurry. All the roads are double yellow lined, which I believe means no passing...
Veteran remembers sacrifices of those before him (11/13/09)
To the Editor: It's easy to get excited about Veteran's Day for me, as I myself am a veteran. Because I am a veteran does not leave me exempt from appreciating the sacrifices that the soldiers that walked in boots before me made -- it actually means a little more...
Students, adults moved by cermony (11/13/09)
To the Editor: Last week there was an editorial in the Indianapolis Star indicating how sad it was that grade school students were in class on Veterans' Day. They did not have the opportunity to participate in the parades and other celebrations for the day...
Retired dentist has fond memories (11/13/09)
To the Editor: A few days ago it occurred to me that I have been a citizen of Greencastle for one-half century. Yes, 50 years ago (1959) in the first week of October, I opened a dental practice on Hanna Street. With lots of help from family members, I had converted a house at 508 E. Hanna into a two-chair dental office with living quarters upstairs. Marie Borer was my next-door neighbor, and she was my first dental assistance in Greencastle...
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