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Stories from Monday, December 7, 2009

Former sheriff arrested for DUI (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Former Putnam County Sheriff Mark T. Frisbie was arrested late Friday. Frisbie, 38, was booked into the Putnam County Jail and charged with misdemeanors operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication, Sgt. Rich Myers of the Putnamville Post of the Indiana State Police said...
More details released in Frisbie case (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- More details have come to light concerning the Friday night arrest of former Putnam County Sheriff Mark T. Frisbie. Indiana State Police troopers stopped Frisbie Friday night at U.S. 231 and Tennessee Street after Frisbie, 39, was observed driving a 1985 Chevy pickup truck erratically...
Flood of '08 remains a nightmare (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- For one Putnam County family, the flood disaster in June 2008 is still a nightmare. A family living near the Parke County line recently discovered problems with mold throughout their house. It is the residual effect of the 2008 flood...
Reelsville weather observer logs 15 years with NWS (12/07/09)
REELSVILLE -- A decade-and-a-half after he first began collecting data for the National Weather Service, Joe Sadler is still a dedicated volunteer. Sadler was honored recently at his home for his dedication to the NWS Cooperative Observer Program -- an initiative described on the NWS Web site as "the nation's weather and climate observing network of, by and for the people."...
Area 30 donates to food pantry (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A number of families in Putnam County will enjoy Thanksgiving dinner thanks to students at the Area 30 Career Center. The school held its sixth annual food drive over the past two weeks to benefit the Senior Center Food Pantry in Greencastle. Student Council representatives coordinated the drive and asked students to donate as many nonperishable items, such as canned goods or boxed meals...
Mitten Tree (12/07/09)
Nancy Trader, left, Sondra Bowen and Danielle Neese, all registered nurses with Putnam County Hospital's emergency room, decorate its tree with donated gloves, mittens and scarves. PCH is currently accepting children's mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for the tree. The items will be handed out the week of Christmas at the ER. Any remaining items will be distributed through the four Putnam County school districts. Donations can be brought to PCH.
Waynetown museum is unexpected pleasure in middle of nowhere (12/07/09)
WAYNETOWN -- Unexpected pleasures are not always easy to define, but the perfect example of one is the Mid Town Museum of Native Cultures in downtown Waynetown. This small hidden treasure lies about 40 miles north of Greencastle in a spot that gets barely more than a passing glance...
Community Cantata Choir presents 'The Mystery and the Majesty' Sunday (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A community cantata choir representing nine churches will be giving two performances of "The Mystery and the Majesty" by Joseph Martin. The first performance is on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Greencastle Presbyterian Church. The second performance is Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. Length of the cantata is 45 minutes...
Santa Claus is back in town (12/07/09)
Yuji Mozawa of Greencastle was honored at last week's Greencastle Park Board meeting for taking second place in the 5 to 10 year division of the 2009 Holiday Brickmania Challenge. Not present at the were 5 to 10 winner Alex Weliever and third place Peter Urban as well as Chad Stevens and Nathan Gobert, who took the top two spots in the 11 to 17 year division.
Back to the Table (12/07/09)
Jamie Downen, left, and Sharon Black, both registered dieticians with Putnam County Hospital, prepare for the "Back to the Table" cooking class featuring soups. The class will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at PCH. There is a $5 registration fee prior to the class. Contact Jackie Baumann, Purdue Extension educator, at 653-8411 to register for the class, which is co-sponsored by PCH and Purdue Extension Service Putnam County.
GC Galleria now open in downtown Greencastle (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A new art galleria has opened on the downtown square. GC Galleria is located in the same building as Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, 16 S. Jackson St., and celebrated its grand opening Thursday. "I am really excited we were able to put this together so quickly," said Amy Doan, president of Greencastle Projects Ignition...
Tiger Cubs drop third straight (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE--Greencastle's girls basketball team played a high-quality opponent Saturday, falling to Edgewood 59-42 in a nonconference game on the Tiger Cubs' court. It was the sixth straight victory for the Mustangs (6-1). The Tiger Cubs (4-3) lost their third straight...
Cougars get first win; Eagles drop to 0-4 after tournament (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- When two teams that are winless face off, there are two things that can be guaranteed -- one team is going to gets it's first win, the other is going to be asking questions. "It was closer than we wanted it and we obviously have some things that we need to work but overall this team played its butt off," NPHS coach Martindale said after the Cougars defeated South Putnam 45-43 Saturday night in the consultation round of the Putnam County Classic at McAnally. ...
Clovers clinch first Classic title in 5 years (12/07/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Seniors. It's the one group of players every coach looks towards to lead his team to the promise land, to hit the clutch shot at the buzzer, to step up and defend the opponent's all-star player. For Cloverdale it was seniors who won the 2009 Putnam County Classic Saturday night at McAnally...
Albums of the Decade: 2001 -- The Strokes, Is This It (12/07/09)
This is part two of a 10-part series on Jared's favorite albums of each year of the decade. The series will conclude with his top 10 albums of 2009. As the millennium turned, guitar music was ill. Grunge had long since died its slow death. Alt-country never really became the commercial force it was supposed to be...
Beth Sears (12/07/09)
Beth Anne (Rather) Sears, 48, of Greencastle died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health Center in Danville. Beth was born, Sept. 21, 1961 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Clyde and Margaret Louise (Young) Rather. She was a graduate of Greenwood High School and was a member of the New Life Baptist Church...
Richard Innes Bingham (12/07/09)
Rick Bingham, 84, passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 5, 2009 in Greencastle. Born in Wellesley Farms, Mass. to William John Bingham and Florence Patee Bingham, Mr. Bingham was a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims John Alden and Priscilla Mullins Alden. ...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 7, 2009 (12/07/09)
Putnam County Jail Jesse Witt, 26, Poland, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:42 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and violation probation. Putnam County Sheriff's Department Mary Barcus of Cloverdale was traveling on US 231S near Greencastle at 6:04 p.m. Thursday when her vehicle struck a deer. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages...
Free ag college credit (12/07/09)
Ivy Tech Community College is once again pleased to offer AGRI 100, Introduction to Agriculture. And once again it will be a "Take a Course on Us" resulting in an opportunity for free college credit! AGRI 100 will be offered at the Terre Haute campus and for the first time will also be taught at the new Ivy Tech in Greencastle! While the college credit will be Ivy Tech, there is also a Purdue connection as Purdue Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator, Jim Luzar will be the instructor for AGRI 100 at the Greencastle campus location during the spring 2010 semester. ...
Legislators getting head start on 2010 (12/07/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- As we close in on the final weeks of 2009, I am happy to report that members of the General Assembly are working behind the scenes in preparation for an intense 2010 session at the Statehouse. Dec.14 is the deadline for lawmakers to request language for bills to be considered in the 2010 session. After this date, the Legislative Services Agency (LSA) will prepare our proposals in a format that will meet the criteria for introducing or changing Indiana law...
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