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Stories from Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ellsworth in Greencastle Wednesday (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Congressman Brad Ellsworth will be at Greencastle City Hall from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Congressman will speak to citizens and officials, as well as answering their questions about the issues facing Indiana and the nation.
No end in sight for winter weather (02/16/10)
Presidents Day turned out to be yet another snow day for Putnam County school children. Snow began falling before the start of rush hour, and for those who had to work it was another slippery commute similar to the one last Tuesday that saw numerous accidents around the county...
Commissioners honor Millspaugh as Dispatcher of the Year (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Erin Millspaugh is Putnam County's Dispatcher of the Year. Millspaugh was presented with a plaque commemorating the honor Monday night at a meeting of the Putnam County Commissioners. "Erin's been with us for about six years," said Putnam County Emergency Operations Center director Dave Costin. "In all our jobs, we've had temporary or little jobs come up here and there, and sometimes it can be hard to find anyone to do them. Erin has always stepped up to do those jobs."...
Sustainable Greencastle to pursue new projects (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Participants in this evening's Sustainable Greencastle meeting at the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics will pursue new initiatives after gaining creative insights from the facility's architect. The meeting will run from 6 to 8 p.m. CSO Architects' lead designer and project manager Randy Schumacher was the architect of record for the Prindle Institute and the Bartlett Reflection Center, both LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) New Construction GOLD-certified buildings located in the DePauw University Nature Park.. ...
Sharing with Friends (02/16/10)
Residents at Asbury Towers had a colorful array of quilts, dolls and handmade items that they shared with friends Monday afternoon at their "Presidents Day/Valentine Hey Hey" celebration. Bernice Minnick, Lucile Burkett, Helen Knauer and Winifred Yant showed off some of their prized possessions. The blue quilt in the center was a 50th anniversary present from friends. Every square has a quote from one of her friends on it. The red, white and blue quilt was a wedding present to Bernice Minnick's parent made by her grandmother Nancy Nichols in 1915. Bea Allen made the doll in the background.
Quail Unlimited banquet set (02/16/10)
The 22nd annual West Central Indiana Quail Unlimited banquet and fundraiser is scheduled for Feb. 27 in the Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport, located off U.S. Hwy. 240 at Ballard Lane in Greencastle. Dixie Chopper is the corporate sponsor of the event...
Pizza King dining room reopens (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When Greencastle Pizza King founder John Purvis died in early January, employees of the local restaurant wanted the newly designed and recently opened dining room to be a tribute to him. The beautiful Italian décor and new menu items reflect the Sorrento restaurant that Purvis enjoyed...
Final Approach launches restaurant Feb. 22 (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Final Approach Restaurant and Pub will open Feb. 22 with a new menu, new schedule and new proprietor. Located in the Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport on Greencastle's East Side, The Final Approach opens with a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and a seven-day-a-week schedule...
Curves of Greencastle hosts food drive (02/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Curves of Greencastle is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive. And, even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering compelling incentives for both existing and potential members who participate...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 16, 2010 (02/16/10)
Putnam County Jail Michael S. Roush, 46, Bainbridge, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:13 p.m. Thursday for non-support of a child. Mark E. Williamson, 47, Staunton, was booked at 2:49 p.m. Thursday for failure to appear. Kenneth M. Carson, 53, Poland, was booked at 3:57 p.m. Thursday for failure to appear, child molesting, habitual offender and operating a vehicle as a habitual offender...
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