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Stories from Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Subdivision's roads in legal limbo (02/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- No one seems to know for sure who is responsible for the upkeep of the roads in the Lazy Acres Estate subdivision. On Monday, a group of residents from Lazy Acres, which is located about 6 miles east of Greencastle on C.R. 675E, questioned the Putnam County Commissioners about the roads...
Meet the Candidates (02/03/10)
North Putnam High School Homecoming candidates are preparing for Friday night's game against South Putnam High School. Both the varsity boys and girls will play. This year's candidates are: (seated) seniors Tyler Davies and Kyle Adams; sophomores Tyler Shorter, Kolten Everts and Stephen Freund; junior Tyler Watts; freshmen Zach Green, Trevor Smith and Brian Quates. Not pictured are senior Cameron Callan, and juniors Colton Smith and Josh Hunt.
Save a Life Today (02/03/10)
Dave Lilly of Greencastle donates blood Tuesday during a blood drive at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. The drive was sponsored by the church and the Knights of Columbus. Also pictured is Mindy Rutledge, a phlebotomist from the Indiana Blood Center. Lilly, who called himself a "fairly regular" blood donor, has type O negative blood -- which is always in demand because it can be given to people with any blood type.
More flu clinics to come (02/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Health Department, in partnership with the Putnam County Hospital, will conduct H1N1 flu vaccine clinics from 1 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11 and 18 at the heath department, 209 W. Liberty St. Both the H1N1 "nasal mist" vaccine and the H1N1 "shot" vaccine will be available during the clinics. Walk-ins are welcome. Call the Putnam County Health Department at 653-5210 to schedule an appointment or for any questions...
Gobin UMC presents check to Mary Allison Children's Trust (02/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Mary Allison Children's Trust makes it possible for students at local schools to have gym shoes, winter clothing, medicine and glasses. Thanks to the members committee at Gobin United Methodist Church, the fund will have an additional $1,007 to work with this year...
NP schools seeking input (02/03/10)
North Putnam Community School Corporation is looking at how it can better serve its parents and students. This year, in preparation for an accreditation visit from North Central Association, the schools are reaching out to all members of the community for input...
Free no-till breakfast offered by SWCDs (02/03/10)
SPENCER -- Owen, Greene, Monroe and Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring a free no-till breakfast in the Oak Room at The Canyon Inn, located in McCormick's Creek State Park from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 16. Barry Fisher, state agronomist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Dr. ...
DePauw faculty recital to take place Sunday (02/03/10)
The first faculty recital for spring semester will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall at the Green Center for the Performing Arts on the DePauw University campus. The recital will feature Dr. Matthew Markham, baritone, Barbara Pare', soprano and John Clodfelter, pianist. ...
Putnamville launches meth recovery program (02/03/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Putnamville Correctional Facility recently implemented a methamphetamine recovery program that enables offenders to be housed in a community environment within the prison and provides offenders with techniques to promote positive, constructive thinking, and a drug free lifestyle...
Eagles defeat Eels on senior night (02/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- From the opening tip, South Putnam displayed an upbeat, vocal approach to Tuesday's contest and it worked to its advantage. The Eagles defeated Clay City 51-38 to move to 5-14 on the season. South Putnam head coach Debbie Steffy was pleased with the effort her Eagles displayed on Tuesday...
Eagles, Cougars fall to Bruins (02/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With the girls' swimming season racing toward Thursday's sectional action, the boys squads remain in the midst of their regular seasons. Hosting North Putnam and Tri-West Tuesday evening, the South Putnam boys finished second in the three-way meet with 106 points. The Bruins won with 139, while North Putnam was third with 71...
North Putnam falls to Sparkplugs (02/03/10)
SPEEDWAY -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team fell to Speedway Tuesday 47-22. Carlye McGaughey and Megan Robinson led the way for North Putnam with seven points each, while LeeAnn Davis added four points. North Putnam head coach Jim Brothers commented that the team suffered from a sluggish offensive performance...
Eagles will face Cougars for title (02/03/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The South Putnam eighth grade basketball team beat Greencastle Middle School last night 41-35 in a packed gym. The Eagles eighth grade team would like to thank their student fans for coming and supporting the team during the county tournament. They provided our kids with an edge...
David Earl Duff Sr. (02/03/10)
David Earl Duff Sr., 65, of Greencastle died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born in Lincoln County, Ky., the son of Earl L. and Eula M. Sandlin Duff. Mr. Duff was a US Army Veteran and a member of the Greencastle Church of God. He was a laborer with Local 204...
Donald B. Phelps (02/03/10)
Donald B. Phelps, 62, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. He was born in Martinsville on June 10, 1947, the son of Darius and Mildred Wilson Phelps. Mr. Phelps was a truck driver for Humpreys Outdoor Equipment for 13 years, retiring in 2008. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Short Phelps; daughters Angie Lane and husband Artis of Kentucky, Lana Shoemaker and husband Richi of Greencastle and Tanya Collier of Greencastle; Donald Phelps and wife Roxanne of Coatesville and Joseph Morgan and wife Shelly of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother Ronald Phelps and wife Angel of Cloverdale.. ...
Donna C. Duncan Ellis (02/03/10)
Donna C. Duncan Ellis, 56, of Cloverdale died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010. Mrs. Ellis was a bank officer in check processing for J.P. Morgan Chase. She was a member of American Pool Players Assoc., VNEA and the Billiard Congress of America. She is survived by husband Jay Ellis; son Gregory Ellis; mother Mary "Maggie" Duncan; sisters Brenda Brickler, Karen Earhart, Paula Medjeski and Stephanie Woodson; brothers Rick Duncan, Steve Duncan, Donnie Duncan, Doug Duncan and Craig Duncan; and many nieces and nephews.. ...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 3, 2010 (02/03/10)
Putnam County Jail Jesse P. Polston, 36, Spencer, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 10:16 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle with a suspended license. Coralee R. Arnold, 27, West Lafayette, was booked at 3:27 p.m. Friday for failure to appear...
Happy Birthday to My Dad (02/03/10)
My dad would have been 70 years old today. He died in June of 2001 after battling heart disease for several years. My dad fought the good fight, but finally just got too tired to do it anymore. My dad -- William "Bill" Lemke Sr. -- taught me a lot of very important life lessons. ...
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