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Stories from Thursday, February 25, 2010

A quarter century of service (02/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When she was appointed Greencastle Township trustee in December 1984, Thelma Bumgardner never would have guessed she would stay in office for 25 years. Bumgardner was appointed to fill a vacancy when the previous trustee resigned, and went on to be elected to six terms in the office...
Homework Time (02/25/10)
Children make use of "homework time" Wednesday during the YMCA after-school program at Ridpath. The program is offered to children in kindergarten through sixth grade from after school until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children have homework time with help available and free time to play games or sports and on Fridays make crafts.
Library to change DVD collection (02/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library will be revamping its DVD collection through some reorganization. The board voted Wednesday night during its meeting to purchase new shelving units to store the DVDs. Currently the DVDs are stored behind the circulation desk in metal drawers. Due to constant opening and closing, the draws have deteriorated, explained PCPL Director Alice Greenburg...
Rotary Speech Contest (02/25/10)
North Putnam senior Laura McGaughey, fourth from left, is the 2010 winner of the Greencastle Rotary Club Speech Contest. This year's theme is "Service Above Self." McGaughey will now represent the club at the district competition. Pictured are, from left, speech contest chairperson LauraLee Baugh; Cloverdale senior Brice Tomlinson, second place; South Putnam sophomore Sam Gould, third place; McGaughey; club president Murray Pride; and speech contest judge Jennifer Soster. Not pictured are judges John Scamahorn, Sharon Bone and Tammy Amor.
Nurse practitioner joins healthcare office (02/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital has recruited nurse practitioner Windy Watt to join the North Putnam Family Healthcare office in Bainbridge. Watt is available to patients on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "I am very excited to be working in this office," Watt said. "I am thrilled that we are able to provide the services needed to those in this area."...
Rady wins 700th (02/25/10)
EMINENCE -- Cloverdale coach Pat Rady won his 700th game as a varsity coach Thursday night, as the Clovers defeated Eminence 89-77 in their final regular season game. Rady is just the fourth coach in Indiana High School basketball history to reach the landmark.
GMS swimmers defeat South Putnam (02/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The swim teams from Greencastle and South Putnam battled Tuesday, with Greencastle coming away with victories in both the boys' and girls' events. The GMS boys won 102-62, picking up eight wins on the night. Winning for Greencastle were Isaac Harms (200, 100 freestyle), Nash Firebaugh (100 IM, 50 butterfly), Elijah Brattain (400 freestyle) and Nathan Gardner (100 breaststroke). ...
Gordon brings complex sounds to Greencastle (02/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Local music fans were rewarded by staying right here in our humble little city on Saturday night, as Branch Gordon brought his live set to the Swizzle Stick for a three-hour show. Gordon offered an engaging, energetic set, showcasing his talents as both an arranger and performer of poppy, bluesy indie rock...
'Everybody's Fine' a personal journey for viewers (02/25/10)
The movies that seem to affect us most are the ones that speak to us on a personal level. The ones that mirror the events of our lives and help bring a perspective that we might have overlooked as we've watched our own movie called life play out. Robert De Niro's latest film "Everybody's Fine" is just such a film...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 25, 2010 (02/25/10)
Putnam County Jail Christina M. Legrand, 29, Lafayette, was booked at 12:24 p.m. Tuesday for failure to appear and non-support of a child. Troy V. Roberts, 21, Indianapolis, was booked at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday for petition to revoke probation. John E. Dowd, 38, Rockville, was booked at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday for a court order...
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