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County workers will be paid this week (01/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- County employees will be paid this week despite issues in the county treasurer's office. According to County Commissioner Kristina Warren, who is also claims deputy in the auditor's office, "There will be paychecks one way or another. Sharon (Owens) really spoke out of turn about that."...
New Year Baby (01/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- He was the first baby born in Putnam County in 2010 and will be the last baby in the Cross family. Dr. Charlie Ho delivered Garett Cross at 8:28 a.m. Monday by cesarean section at Putnam County Hospital. He arrived weighing in at 6 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long...
Purdue Club again offering scholarships (01/06/10)
The Purdue Club of Putnam County is again offering three scholarships for Putnam County students who will be attending Purdue University in the fall of 2010. Additionally, the Barbara and Edward Brookshire Purdue Scholarship, for a county student to attend Purdue, will be administered by the Purdue Club...
Food pantry, humane society to benefit from holiday fundraising at Mill Pond (01/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Mill Pond Health Campus has chosen Putnam County Food Pantry & Humane Society of Putnam County as recipients of their 2009 Holiday Fundraising efforts. Mill Pond Health Campus recently donated $2,215.13 to the non-profit agencies. Mill Pond Health Campus was able to raise this amount by hosting events such as basket auctions, bake sales, candle sales, etc.; in addition, all employees were encouraged to donate to this worthy cause...
Mission Accomplished (01/06/10)
The 5th grade class of Fillmore Elementary decided it would like to help the community this year at Christmas. The students all brought in canned goods the last two weeks before Christmas break. Their goal was to collect over 100 cans. They succeeded by collecting approximately 130 canned goods. They donated them to the Fillmore Methodist Church food pantry. The class, led by teacher Mrs. McCammack, has approximately 30 students.
Advocate Hospice seeking volunteers (01/06/10)
Advocate Hospice, a locally owned and operated hospice agency, has a need for hospice volunteers in Avon, Brownsburg, Danville, Plainfield, Greencastle, Lebanon and Greenwood. "The support hospice volunteers provide to terminally ill patients and their caregivers and families is greatly needed and appreciated," said hospice president Linda Richardson. ...
Michael encourages youth to act as pages (01/06/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) has made it a priority to improve the involvement and educational opportunities available to the citizens of Indiana about the governmental process in the State of Indiana. For that reason, she encourages students within Clay, Parke, Putnam and Vigo counties to apply for the Indiana House Democrats Page Program...
OHCC set to host Jan. 11 meeting (01/06/10)
SPENCER -- The annual business meeting for the Owen County Heritage and Culture Center has been scheduled for Jan. 11. The social program will begin at 6 p.m., with the meeting to start at 6:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public as a way to introduce the center to all who might be interested in the work that is being done there. The center is in the Carnegie Library building, located at the southeast corner of the courthouse square at 110 E Market St., Spencer...
Greencastle cuts down Northview (01/06/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' basketball team used early outside shooting and a solid press break to earn an impressive 55-41 road win against Northview Tuesday night. Tiger Cub junior guard Mallory Miller lit up the Knight defense in the first half, scoring 18 of her game-high 25 points. Miller did great damage from behind the arc, hitting four three-pointers in the first two quarters of play...
Clovers begin new year with loss (01/06/10)
CLOVERDALE -- 2010 started out a little rough for the Lady Clovers on Monday when they dropped a 67-36 decision to Clay City. Cloverdale kept it competitive in the first quarter, staying within a few points of the Lady Eels and only trailed by eight, 18-10, at the start of the second quarter. After that it was a whole other story...
Theodore J. Nispel (01/06/10)
Theodore J. Nispel, 90, of Greencastle and formerly of Waveland died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health Center in Danville. He was born Aug. 3, 1919 to William M. and Rose Bogner Nispel in York, Pa. He married Opal Frazier on Nov. 18, 1945 in Rockville, and she died Dec. 22, 2004...
Roy Ed "Eddie" Clearwater (01/06/10)
Roy Ed "Eddie" Clearwater, 69, of Stilesville died Jan. 3, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Hospital. He was born in Stilesville on Nov. 15, 1940, the son of Robert and Dorothy Rogers Clearwater. Mr. Clearwater worked as a printer for Howard Sams Inc. for 30 years...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 6, 2009 (01/06/10)
Putnam County Jail Tyler Vieke, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 12:09 a.m. Friday for possession of alcohol as a minor and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Andrew Birt, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 1:56 a.m. Friday for possession of alcohol as a minor, violation of probation and possession of marijuana...
A smile goes a long way (01/06/10)
I try to be positive. Some days it works, some days it doesn't. I'm a big believer in the notion that whatever you put out into the universe will come back to you, so I do my best to be nice, to treat people fairly and to concentrate more on what I do have than what I don't have...
Leadership making reader uneasy (01/06/10)
To the Editor: During my lifetime I have been governed by 17 different presidents, starting with Woodrow Wilson and ending with Hussein Obama. Never have I been so insecure about what is happening to our country. Capitalism is gone and socialism is rearing its ugly head. Where Obama is taking us will lead us to total bankruptcy...
January is National Stalking Awareness Month (01/06/10)
Dear Editor, During January 2010, communities across the country will observe National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states including Indiana. One in 12 women and one in 45 men will be stalked in their lifetime, for an average duration of almost two years, and most victims are ordinary Americans. ...
Sponsors made event a success (01/06/10)
To the Editor: We of the Folck-Hill Fundraising Team and Table Talk Foundation for Better Living want to give thanks to all of the people who helped us celebrate Lunch with Santa on Dec. 12 at the Greencastle National Guard Armory. This includes all the volunteers, of which there are too many to list. A special thanks goes to Santa...
Trustee, board members extend thanks (01/06/10)
To the Editor: A big thank you goes out to Sheriff Steve Fenwick, staff and inmates for maintaining the Hanna Street Cemetery in the spring through fall of 2009. Due to a shortfall in funds, this was very much appreciated. Job well done. Thelma Bumgardner, Township Trustee, Karen Ambler, Charles Miles and Marilyn Clearwaters, Advisory Board Members...
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