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Stories from Saturday, December 12, 2009

Sweet Traditions (12/12/09)
NSDAR presents first historic preservation award (12/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Retired DePauw professor and author John Baughman was honored Monday by the Washburn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution with the organization's first ever award for historic preservation. "This year, I want to start a tradition to honor some of the people in Putnam County who have actually done something to preserve our history," said DAR member Jinsie Bingham...
Relief fund needs help (12/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- With unemployment in Indiana reaching double digits, the Putnam County Community Foundation reported friends and neighbors in Putnam County are in need of help. "People volunteering at our food pantries are telling us they have never seen the need so great." said Elaine Peck, executive director...
PCPL gets CASSIE system (12/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- CASSIE or Computer Access Software Solution is the Putnam County Public Library's new computer and printer management software. Beginning Dec. 21, this integrated software product will assist staff with control of public access to the computers and printers in the library...
CHS gets win on last second bomb (12/12/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Christmas came early for fans at Cloverdale Friday night. The host Clovers pulled out a one-point overtime victory over Greencastle in the teams' first West Central Conference battle of the season. The Clovers defeated GHS less than a week ago for the county championship and won 62-61 Friday on the strength of a Brandon Moon three-point bomb with 2-seconds left in the overtime period...
GHS ends Cloverdale's streak with 52-24 victory (12/12/09)
CLOVERDALE -- It took the Lady Tiger Cubs three quarters to realize they were playing basketball, but once they did it was all over for Cloverdale. Greencastle chopped down the Lady Clovers 52-24 in its first West Central Conference of the season Friday night...
Cadets march over South Putnam (12/12/09)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam Eagles boys' basketball team traveled to Cascade Friday night, hoping to earn their first victory of the season against the Cadets in the first West Central Conference game of the year. The Eagles lost to the Cadets, 38-59...
Cascade clips Lady Eagles in WCC opener (12/12/09)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam Eagles girls' basketball team traveled to Cascade Friday night, playing their first West Central Conference game of the season against the Cadets. South Putnam fell to Cascade, 48-62. The Eagles (2-5, 0-0 WCC) travel to Spencer Tuesday night to play the Owen Valley Patriots. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m....
Elmer Earl 'Cab' Callaway (12/12/09)
Elmer Earl "Cab" Callaway died in Venice, Fla. on Nov. 15, 2009. He was born on April 29, 1923, in Greencastle. He was the son of Joseph Elmer Callaway and Helen Phelps Callaway. Cab grew up in Greencastle during the Great Depression, and spent much of his youth in the out of doors hunting, camping, and fishing. He became a self-taught naturalist...
Floyd Russell 'Clody' Clodfelter (12/12/09)
Floyd Russell "Clody" Clodfelter, 84, Greencastle, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 18, 1925 in Crawfordsville, the son of Lonnie and Addie (Wilson) Clodfelter, he was raised in the Russellville area. Mr. Clodfelter was a 1943 graduate of Russellville High School and a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering...
Noble Lee Bowen (12/12/09)
Noble Lee Bowen, 79, Plainfield, died Dec. 10, 2009. Formerly of Stilesville, he was born to Dennis Bowen and Leota Zeiner Bowen on June 5, 1930 in Fillmore. Mr. Bowen graduated from Fillmore in 1948 and went on to serve a year in the US Navy. Upon his return, he met and married the love of his life, Ruth Anne Marley Bowen on Sept. 15, 1950...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 12, 2009 (12/12/09)
Putnam County Jail Richard Huber, 53, Quincy, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:42 p.m. Thursday for possession of paraphernalia and theft. Marshall Waller, 33, Brazil, was booked at 12:07 a.m. Friday for harassment. Greencastle Fire Department...
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