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Stories from Friday, January 22, 2010
NP School Board elects new officers (01/22/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Andy Beck was elected president of the North Putnam School Board after two tie votes of two to two. Both Beck and Debbie Sillery were nominated, but board members had to take three votes with Sillery eventually voting for Beck and breaking the tie. There was little discussion and no other nominations made...
Pie in the Eye (01/22/10)
The Discovery Academy at New Providence Baptist Church recently completed a reading incentive program called "Reach for the Stars. Two children, Samuel Gray and Candace Hall, were honored for reading the most minutes. Candace read a total of 960 minutes over a two-week period, and Samuel read 956 minutes. As a result of the reading the most minutes, Candace got to throw a pie in the face of their teacher, Karin Jester, above.
'Midwinter Warmup' is Sunday (01/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The second and final "Midwinter Warm Up" concert, presented by the Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival, will be presented this Sunday 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. Admission is free, with donations accepted for 2010 summer series, which will begin in late May...
Robinson withdraws petition (01/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- An Indianapolis woman convicted in May of trafficking with an inmate at the Putnamville Correctional Facility has withdrawn a petition to modify her sentence. Tonya Denise Corley Robinson, 35, was given a 10-year prison sentence on May 28. ...
Sentencing set for Florida woman (01/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley has taken a plea agreement for a Florida woman charged in connection with an alleged trafficking incident at the Putnam Correctional Facility under advisement. Judy A. Gary, 52, of Tarpon Springs is charged with Class C felony trafficking with an inmate and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana. ...
Helton receives award (01/22/10)
Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley elementary education graduate Caitlyn Helton was recently awarded an Indiana Career & Technical Award for Excellence in the postsecondary student category. The award was sponsored by the Indiana Commission on Career and Technical Education, and is awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate scholarship, character, leadership, and technical proficiency in their area of study...
Ivy Tech offers helping hand to Girl Scouts (01/22/10)
Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana are teaming up so that local Girl Scout troops in the Wabash Valley can earn merit badges. Through this new partnership, Ivy Tech will provide educational programs so that the Girl Scouts can fulfill requirements for several specialty badges...
Successful Campaign (01/22/10)
Thanks to the generous support of TCU members and staff, this year's TCU Christmas Clothe-A-Child campaign on behalf of Mental Health America of Putnam County raised $800. TCU has partnered with MHAPC every year in December since 2005 and in light of the economy and unemployment issues so many are facing, anticipated a less than stellar show in donations this year. ...
DPU women look to extend streak (01/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw basketball teams will return to the Lilly Center this weekend to play a pair of SCAC games against Trinity on Friday and Southwestern on Saturday. Both teams are riding winning streaks into this weekend's conference matchups and hope to continue their winning ways...
Lemasters leads Tigers into weekend (01/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DPU men's basketball team welcomes Trinity and Southwestern for some January SCAC battling at the Lilly Center. The Tigers will play Trinity on Friday and Southwestern on Saturday. Steve Lemasters and Sean Haseley are leading DePauw with 14.3 and 12.9 points, respectively. Both are averaging more than 40 percent from behind the arc, to give the Tigers a big time threat from outside...
Linda E. Jones (01/22/10)
Linda E. Jones, 61, of Greencastle died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at her residence. Born April 5, 1948 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of John B. & Thelma Morphew Beasley. She married Billy Jones in 1988, and he preceded her death on May 28, 2002...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 22, 2009 (01/22/10)
Putnam County Jail Gina N. Ballenger, 22, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:11 p.m. Tuesday for petition to revoke probation. Donald C. Newlin, 36, Plainfield, was booked at midnight Wednesday for petition to revoke probation...
A few months too late (01/22/10)
This week held an all-too-real reminder of how bittersweet life can be. As my wife and I make more plans to welcome new life into this world, we had to pause to say goodbye to another. The deceased man is Miles Kennedy, possibly the warmest, kindest soul you'd ever wish to cross your path. The child my wife carries -- on the coin flip chance it's a boy -- is to be named Miles Jernagan...