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Stories from Monday, November 23, 2009

Fenwick receives maximum sentence (11/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman accused of stealing over $350,000 from the church where she worked as a financial and administrative secretary has been given the maximum executed sentence allowed by Indiana statute. Melynda J. "Mindy" Fenwick, 37, was convicted of six counts of Class C felony forgery and six counts of Class D felony theft. ...
Local couple honored by Farm Bureau (11/23/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Joe and Angie Mann of Cloverdale are the winners of the 2009 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award. The announcement came Nov. 21 at IFB's state convention in Fort Wayne. The Young Farmer Achievement Award recognizes young farmers whose farm management techniques and commitment to their communities set a positive example for those involved in production agriculture...
United Way temperature rising this holiday season (11/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Just about one year ago, the state of Indiana tracked 22,002 homeless people in the state, and 4,332 were under the age of 18. During a one-year period 29,000 Indiana students are homeless at some point during their school year. "These statistics apply to people in Putnam County just as much as any other place in the state. ...
CMS students win Lugar essay contest (11/23/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Putnam County Farm Bureau, Inc. recently selected Deena Hesselgrave and Joe Littiken, both eighth-grade students in Katie McLaughlin's class at Cloverdale Middle School, as winners of the Lugar Essay at the county level. The 2009 essay theme was "Farmers Looking at a Bright Future." Writers were instructed to consider the growing global demand for food and energy resources and then creatively describe how they envision farm life for future generations...
REX now funneling natural gas through Putnam County (11/23/09)
PUTNAM COUNTY--The Rockies Express pipeline that Putnam County watched being built over the past year is now complete, and natural gas is running from Wyoming and Colorado to eastern Ohio. On Nov. 12, the final 195-mile section between Warren and Monroe counties in Ohio was finished. The $6.8 billion pipeline carries 1.8 billion cubic feet of gas, enough to heat 4 million homes, and took three years to complete. It is 1,700 miles long...
Shelton's Outdoor Power celebrates ribbon cutting (11/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Lance and Joni Shelton celebrated their new business opening with a Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting last week. The couple opened Shelton's Outdoor Power Equipment last summer. Shelton sells Husqvarna outdoor power equipment and parts. He also offers All Terrain Vehicles, as well as parts and services at his new business...
Local food is topic of annual meeting (11/23/09)
The Putnam County Extension Advisory Council will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Julian Science and Math Center, located at 602 S. Indiana Street in Room 251. The program will feature a panel of individuals involved in various capacities of locally grown food. ...
Sean Lee Barnhart (11/23/09)
Sean Lee Barnhart, 32, of Cory died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 18, 1977 in Vigo County, the son of Mark and Judy Plagge Barnhart. He graduated from Northview High School in 1996. Growing up, he attended with his parents and was confirmed in the First United Church of Christ in Clay City. ...
Charles H. Rhea (11/23/09)
Charles H. Rhea, 88, Eminence died on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Mooresville. He was born on Dec. 19, 1920 in Morgan County, the son of the late Elva Sligar and Hallie Belle Dorsett Rhea. Mr. Rhea was a 1938 graduate of Eminence High School, a 68-year member of Local #841 of the International Union of Operating Engineers; Masonic Lodge #440, F. ...
Patricia Ann Riley (11/23/09)
Patricia Ann Riley, 65, of Greencastle, died on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health Campus in Danville. She was born July 7, 1944 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Donald and Wilhelmina Hoste Riley. Her parents preceded her in death...
Andrew L. Shepherd (11/23/09)
Andrew L. Shepherd, 14, of Bainbridge died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 12, 1995 in Danville, the son of Michael and Paula Fish Shepherd. Andrew was an eighth grade student at North Putnam Middle School, where he played football. He also played basketball in the Special Olympics...
Back to the Table cooking class (11/23/09)
After teaching Dining with Diabetes classes for over five years, Extension Educator, Jackie Baumann, and Sharon Black, RD from the Putnam County Hospital, have decided to offer some basic cooking classes for the general public. The first class, which is being called "Back to the Table", is set for 6:30 p.m. ...
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