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Stories from Friday, December 11, 2009

Wade files for change of sentence (12/11/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The attorney for a Greencastle woman currently serving prison time for a theft conviction has filed a petition for sentence modification on behalf of his client. Darrell E. Felling filed the petition for Tamera S. Wade, 46. Wade was convicted of Class D felony theft and sentenced last December to a 2 1/2-year sentence, 18 months of which was to be served on home detention...
Lund to represent county in DAR competition (12/11/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Every year, the faculty members of the Putnam County schools select one member of the senior class to represent their school in the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen county competition. This year's county winner is Amanda Lund from South Putnam High School...
NPSC assists in protection of forest (12/11/09)
One of the last things retired North Putnam Superintendent Murray Pride did before ending his term last summer was to get approval for the swap of 24 acres of natural ground for 20 acres of fallow agricultural ground. The swap took place with the Indiana Nature Conservancy, which already controls the Big Walnut Nature Preserve that is part of a larger project called Big Walnut Natural Area. This includes Big Walnut and Hall Woods Nature preserves plus extensive privately owned land tracts...
SWCD receives further assonance with Big Walnut (12/11/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has been awarded a second round of funding from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) for conservation practices along the Big Walnut Corridor. The Big Walnut watershed begins with the headwaters in Boone County and meanders through Hendricks County before entering into Putnam County. ...
Chamber Supports GPI, Inc. (12/11/09)
Tammy Amor with Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, left, makes a donation to Amy Doan, president of Greencastle's Project Ignition, Inc. GPI is a newly formed entity to promote small business growth and retention in the greater Greencastle area. It is located at 16 S. Jackson St. GPI was incorporated Oct. 15. Also pictured is chamber board member Ruth Schroeder holding Will Bowers; Amber Bowers, chamber board member; Jake Bonifield, GPI board secretary; and Laurie Hardwick, chamber board member.
Wolfe selected for committee (12/11/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Community Foundation Director of Community Development Eric Wolfe has been named to represent community foundations on the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana's State Steering Committee. Wolfe joins a group of nine other corporate, government and non-profit leaders from around the state in advising on the strategic direction and goals for the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana...
Margaret "Peggy" Day (12/11/09)
Margaret "Peggy" Danhour Day, 87, of Brazil died Dec. 8, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following a vehicle accident. She was born Aug. 13, 1922 in Owen County to Alvine and Hatty Douglass Piso. She graduated from Quincy High School in 1941. Peggy married David Danhour on Nov. 29, 1941. She worked at Finley's Grocery Store, in Harmony for 13 years...
Elanor Joyce Siegmund (12/11/09)
Elanor Joyce Siegmund, 82, of Cloverdale died Dec. 8, 2009 at the Summerfield Health Care Center in Cloverdale. She was born Oct. 9, 1927 in Russellville and was the daughter of the late James Nicholas and Gladys Bernadine Williamson Woodall. She married William Chester Siegmund, and he preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 11, 2009 (12/11/09)
Putnam County Jail Melissa York, 41, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday for operating a motor vehicle and never receiving a license. Dale Huber, 58, Greencastle, was booked at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday for theft...
The thing that goes 'bump' in the night (12/11/09)
When you aren't a homeowner, people are always saying what an outstanding investment buying a home can be. "Why would you want to pay rent? You're just throwing away your money." You know what they fail to mention? They don't throw in all the reasons owning a home can be a royal pain in the rear end. In your first months of homeownership, you're bound to come across at least two or three kinds of stupidity...
What's wrong with CO2? (12/11/09)
To the Editor: On Dec. 7, 2009 your EPA declared carbon dioxide to be a danger to public health. The EPA is alleging CO2 contributes to global warming. In light of the facts below, this declaration of the EPA is astonishing! Throughout my years as a student in public education, I was taught of the miracles of photosynthesis and respiration. ...
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