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Stories from Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Michael seeks State House again (03/31/10)
State Rep. Nancy Michael of Greencastle has announced she will seek re-election as 44th District representative in the Indiana House. The district includes all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Parke and Vigo counties. "Serving District 44 has been a pleasure and great privilege, particularly at such a challenging, important time in our state's history," Michael said...
Hot Under the Collar (03/31/10)
This vehicle overheated Tuesday and was pushed to side of the roadway on the west side of the Putnam County Courthouse. Crews from Greencastle Fire Department were dispatched to the scene at 8:50 a.m. and returned to service seven minutes later.
Two more vying for 2010 dancing crown (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Twelve Putnam County celebrities will take to the dance floor April 9 as part of the second annual Dancing With the Putnam County Stars, a fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. The event will closely resemble "Dancing With the Stars," the popular ABC television show.
The local stars have been working for weeks with professional dance partners...
Bandit on courthouse ledge (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A four-legged bandit spent the day on a ledge at the Putnam County Courthouse Monday before being captured and taken out of the city. It all began when County Planner Kim Hyten got a call early Monday morning from the staff in the Putnam County Auditor's office telling him there was a raccoon on the second floor window ledge outside their office window...
April is Child Abuse Prevention month (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Commissioners and Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation at Monday night's meeting declaring the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. By doing so, they have called upon all citizens, community agencies, religious organizations, medical facilities and businesses to increase their participation in the county's efforts to prevent child abuse by strengthening the community...
Census Day is Thursday (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With Census Day just a day away, the Census Bureau has reported a positive response in the state. Indiana's participation rate, as of Monday, was 40 percent, compared to the national average of 34 percent. However, the Census Bureau shows Putnam County with a 39 percent participation rate for the 2010 census. When compared with other counties its size, Putnam has a slightly lower participation rate...
Cloverdale man charged in Greencastle robberies (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Brock M. Sage, Cloverdale, has been arrested on burglary, theft and harassment charges, a news release from the Greencastle Police Department said. This arrest was the result of a joint investigation between officers and investigators from the Greencastle Police Department and the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. ...
Town considers appealing recent audit (03/31/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Indiana Department of Revenue has audited the town recently and found a few issues. Cloverdale has the opportunity to appeal the audit by April 8 and may exercise its right. During a special meeting Monday night, the town council voted to allow its attorney Alan Yackey to contact a "tax expert" on behalf of the town at a cost not to exceed $1,000...
Cloverdale opens season with win (03/31/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The 2010 season started off on a high note for the Cloverdale baseball team Tuesday as it faced a tough Southmont team and picked up the win 9-8. Senior Jeff Dale got the nod on the mound and put in six powerful innings to help the Clovers defeat the Mounties at home...
Stevens will be on WGRE's Putnam County Primetime (03/31/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Brad Stevens, a '99 DePauw grad and current head coach of the Butler Bulldogs, will be featured on this week's edition of WGRE's Putnam County Prime Time. His interview with WGRE Sports Director John Herrick will air during the program...
Greencastle wrestling club begins practice (03/31/10)
The Greencastle Wrestling Club had their first practice Tuesday and will be having practices every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. The Club will be attending freestyle and folkstyle wrestling meets as the year progresses. The Greencastle Wrestling Club is available to any student of Greencastle schools...
Roy Stanley Keith (03/31/10)
Roy Stanley Keith, 73, of Greencastle died Monday, March 29, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital. Roy retired from Public Service Indiana and DePauw University. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his two sons, Terry Keith of Greencastle and John Keith and wife Christene of Greencastle; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, sister Dorothy Boswell and husband Claude of Tennessee; and companion of several years, Gail Lyon of Greencastle...
Putnam Scanner for March 31, 2010 (03/31/10)
Putnam County Jail Amber J. Mangus, 26, Bainbridge, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 6:02 p.m. Friday for neglect of a dependent. Scott Pitchford, 42, Jamestown, was booked at 12:38 a.m. Saturday for disorderly conduct and public intoxication...
Emergency personnel greatly appreciated (03/31/10)
To the Editor: Our daughter was involved in a terrible accident on Sunday night on Melrose Avenue. We want to say a sincere thank you to all the emergency personnel that responded to this accident: Operation Life, Greencastle Fire Department and to Greencastle Police Officers Charles Inman and Eastman and anyone else who assissted...
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