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Stories from Friday, January 8, 2010

Former sheriff challenges his arrest (01/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The state has filed a response to former Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie's challenge to the probable cause that led to his Dec. 4 arrest. Frisbie was arrested after being stopped by Indiana State Troopers on U.S. 231 in Greencastle. Court records said officers stopped Frisbie because he was driving erratically...
County not likely candidate for $15 million grant (01/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County community is likely not eligible for a $15 million Health Information Technology (HIT) grant being offered through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A community group that included members of the Putnam County Commission, Putnam County Council, Putnam County Health Department, Putnam County Emergency Management, Economic Development, Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray and State Rep. ...
Lovely Weather (01/08/10)
Cold temperatures bring health risks (01/08/10)
Today's local forecast calls for a chance of flurries with temperatures barely reaching the upper teens. Tonight will bring a low of zero, but wind chills dipping into the negative digits. The current cold temperatures can make staying warm and dry a challenge. State health officials are urging Hoosiers to take steps to avoid prolonged exposure to the cold...
Local motorists avoid major problems (01/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Winter weather blew into the county Thursday without creating any major problems for motorists. "We have just had minor slide offs," said Putnam County Sheriff Steve Fenwick. Amanda Seniour with Seniour's Wrecker Service said their tow trucks were busy Thursday morning with slide offs throughout the county...
Sleigh Ride Together (01/08/10)
Gabby Selvia, front, and Alisha Hickey, both of Greencastle, spent part of their day off from school on Thursday sledding. All Putnam County schools were closed Thursday due to snow and icy road conditions.
City in the black despite $165,000 shortfall (01/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Shortfalls in tax draws from the state are not spelling doom for the city of Greencastle, but an uncertain future is calling for continued creativity from city officials. While city officials knew fairly early in 2009 the tax draws were going to be both late and low, they didn't know the exact amount. With the final draw now in, there is a shortfall of $165,501.77 from the original approved budget...
Council approves grant proposal (01/08/10)
CLOVERDALE -- For about a decade, the town has been working to improve the Doe Creek lift station through phases. But the time has come for a new station to be built. "The station has been a problem for a number of years and has continued to deteriorate," said Lori Young, an engineer with Robert E. Curry & Associates in Danville during the Cloverdale Town Council's special meeting Thursday...
Area hoop action delayed by strong, wintry blanket (01/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The wintry blanket the swept across Putnam County Thursday has caused tonight's ball games to be postponed. South Putnam The South Putnam Nostalgia Game being held at the Fillmore gym tonight to commemorate the 40th anniversary has been moved until tomorrow. The junior varsity tips off against Eminence at 1 p.m. and the 1969-70 team will be honored between games...
Arthur Ray Bridgewaters (01/08/10)
Arthur Ray Bridgewaters, 53, of Cloverdale died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 at Regional Hospital following complications from a stroke. He was born in Brazil on Nov. 24, 1956 to Raymond and Ethel (Frazier) Bridgewaters. Art graduated from Brazil High School. Following high school, he worked at the Terre Haute Airport as well as at Lear Corporation, Blue Lightening Express, and Townsend Tree Service...
Ernest Lee Enlow Jr. (01/08/10)
Ernest Lee Enlow, 64, Coatesville, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 at his residence. Born July 5, 1945 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ernest Lee and Edna Enlow Sr. He was a graduate of Ben Davis High School and received training in fire and rescue. He married Patricia A. Price Enlow on June 5, 1971 and she survives...
Donald Ellis Grimes (01/08/10)
Donald Ellis Grimes, 86, Rockville, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was a retired farmhand with Harbison Farms. He was born Feb. 26, 1923 in Putnam County to the late Lawrence Grimes and Sarah Lydia Elkins Grimes. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Kathleen Belle Pierce Grimes, whom he married March 22, 1947 and died March 27, 1988...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 8, 2009 (01/08/10)
Putnam County Jail Michelle Camarino, 37, Mooresville, was booked at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday for petition to revoke probation. Robert Bussing, 43, Cloverdale, was booked at 6:27 p.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle per se and public intoxication...
Still a kid in the snow (01/08/10)
Since purchasing my home in August, I'd been dreading this day: the first snowfall of the winter. I've always had a love for playing in the snow, but it's not about playing anymore once you own a sidewalk, a driveway and porches. It's work. So I went to bed last night looking forward to the serene scene to which I would awake. However, I dreaded the labor it would bring...
2009: A year of challenges, creativity and cooperation (01/08/10)
2009 provided the City of Greencastle, the State of Indiana, the United States and the world with the most difficult economic times since the Great Depression. We have had to work more creatively and identify new partnerships to try and keep up with uncertainties and decreased revenue, while still providing much-needed services. ...
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