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Stories from Thursday, April 1, 2010

Fire destroys rural Greencastle home (04/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A charred skeleton of a house is what remains of the Steven Custis residence on Manhattan Road after a Wednesday evening fire. Reelsville Fire Department, assisted by several departments, was dispatched to the blaze at 4:59 p.m. and found the structure at 4730 C.R. 325W (Manhattan Road) fully involved. According to Reelsville Fire Chief John McPherson, Thursday's weather, coupled with the house's construction, likely made the fire spread quicker than expected.
Sutherlin to run for recorder (04/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Opal Sutherlin has announced her candidacy on the Republican ticket for Putnam County Recorder. Sutherlin said she believes we are at a time when we need county government to be at its best, its most dynamic, its most innovative and its most effective. She has a passion for county government and is committed to serving the people of Putnam County with efficiency and accountability...
PCH lifts age restriction (04/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital has lifted the age restriction put in place last October. "Dr. Heavin and the local board of health feel confident that we are safe to lift the age restriction at this time, not that 'flu season' has passed," said Joni Perkins, RN, director of nursing at PCH...
Heavy Lifting (04/01/10)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located on E CR 300S, gets its new steeple Wednesday as part of its building expansion. The steeple was built and delivered by Kentucky-based Campbellsville Industries, Inc. -- a company in the Guinness Book of World Records for the world's largest prefabricated steeple at First Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., standing at 229 feet. Misco Crane Service out of Terre Haute placed the 41-foot steeple at the top of the Greencastle church. It will stand 71 feet in the air.
Two Fish Food Pantry set to mark first anniversary (04/01/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Two Fish Food Pantry has experienced success since opening a year ago April 4 at Bainbridge Christian Church. "We didn't know what to expect," said Wendy Pearl, one of the organizers of the food pantry. "But it's been an exceptional year."...
Cloverdale students compete in ImagiNation regional (04/01/10)
On March 6, two Cloverdale Elementary teams competed in Destination ImagiNation Regional in Noblesville. Destination ImagiNation(DI) is unlike other academic competitions. DI is the largest creative problem-solving competition in the world that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork in a timed setting...
'Toy Story' looking good in new combo packs (04/01/10)
Woody, Buzz and the rest of the Toy Story crew are back again with the release of the Blu-ray and DVD Disney packs that just hit shelves. Of course, the two flicks come out in support of the upcoming "Toy Story 3" that's slated to hit theaters on June 18...
NeedToBreathe cranks up the live set (04/01/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In interviews, the members of rock band NeedToBreathe often return to the subject of how they've built their audience over the years. A decade of almost constant touring has built their fan base in a much more personal way than have the three studio albums they've released on Atlantic since 2006...
Citay mixes brings diverse elements to Bloomington (04/01/10)
BLOOMINGTON -- What's better than the chance to take in a live show from a truly quality band in an intimate setting? Perhaps the chance to share a laid back evening with the band with a few drinks and the chance to talk to them about music, movies, zombies, comic books or just about anything else...
Shirley A. Brown (04/01/10)
Shirley A. Brown, 66, of Bainbridge died at her residence on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. She was born on Feb. 1, 1944 in Indianapolis to Albert E. and Doris May Barr Johnston. She married William G. Brown on June 4, 1966 in Indianapolis, and he preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for April 1, 2010 (04/01/10)
Putnam County Jail Drew M. Evens, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday for petition to revoke probation. Cory Scobee, 29, Fillmore, was booked at 3:53 p.m. Tuesday for petition to revoke probation. Timothy L. Miller, 40, Greencastle, was booked at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday for petition to revoke probation...
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