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Stories from Friday, April 23, 2010

A crash course in Asian cuisine (04/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- About 30 cooking students at Greencastle Christian Church Thursday night got not only a lesson and a three-course meal, but also a lot of laughs and an all-around fun evening. The church hosted the Asian cooking class instructed by Phung Ly of Terre Haute's Asian Market...
Scary Ride (04/23/10)
The driver of this Pontiac Grand Am GT, Heather Nipper, was traveling west on Rangeline Road at approximately 4 p.m. Friday, when she lost control of her car coming around a sharp corner and spun 180 degrees before it came to rest in the ditch on its driver's side. Nipper, who had to climb out of the passenger door, was not injured in the accident. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene...
Land moves for dismissal (04/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man accused of battering his mother last May has filed a motion for release from custody and dismissal of all charges. Seth Land, 22, is charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with two counts of Class B felony aggravated battery, each punishable by a maximum of 20 years in prison...
Mock disaster teaches sobering lesson (04/23/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Two fatalities, one arrest and five injured students were a frightening reality check for North Putnam students Tuesday afternoon as county emergency personnel trained during a mock disaster at the school. Kyle Adams, Shawn Diebold, Carlye McGaughey, Nikki Hamilton, Kayla Poole, Daryl, Madison and Autumn McClellan volunteered to be the victims in a two-car accident staged in front of the school...
Deer Meadow earns $5,000 in Duke Energy Challenge (04/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Students at Deer Meadow Elementary School not only learned a lot about energy conservation, they also earned $5,000 for their school. They are the winners of the Duke Energy-sponsored Energy Challenge. Coordinator for the event was Greencastle School Corporation's "Energy Czar" and Sustainability Commission member Mike Schimpf. He told students how proud he was of their hard work...
City council accepting school board applications (04/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle City Council has an appointment to the Greencastle Community School Board it will be making at its June meeting. It is a four-year term that will commence on July 1, 2010 and continue until June 30, 2014. Applications are available at city hall and also at the cityofgreencastle.com website. They will be accepted at city hall until 5 p.m. May 18...
'A Midsummer Nightmare' (04/23/10)
The South Putnam Drama Club will present a modernization of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night's Dream," only this time, it's titled "A Midsummer Nightmare" on Saturday and Sunday in the school cafeteria. The adaptation is written by South Putnam junior Jessica Maginity. In this version, Puck (Matt McKinney) catches site of and becomes enchanted with the narrator (Nicole Hurst), to whom he pledges his love and devotion...
Pond Field Day set for April 26 (04/23/10)
A Pond Field Day sponsored by the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation and Purdue University is scheduled to take place Monday from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Kevin Hutcheson's pond. Bob Werhman will talk about why pond aeration is important to the health of a pond. Scott Wagner will discuss what to think about during the construction of the pond and Carole Lembi will comment on pond care and common problems...
Rotary Presentation (04/23/10)
The Greencastle Rotary club recently made a $2,000 presentation to Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church to help offset transportation costs for the church's summer enrichment program. Pictured are Rotary past president Eric Wolfe, summer enrichment board members Carolyn Houck, Gayle Hansen and John Schlotterback and Rotary president Murray Pride.
Smith named to U.S. Olympic Development Program (04/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Indiana Youth Soccer recently announced its 2010 U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) Teams. Evan Smith of Greencastle is one of 18 boys named to this year's state team roster for boys born in 1995. The team will attend the Region II soccer camp in Kansas this July along with teams from 12 other states...
South Putnam tennis falls to Edgewood (04/23/10)
The South Putnam tennis team came up short against Edgewood Thursday 3-2. The Eagles were able to scored wins at No. 1 singles as Megan Klotz defeated Hannah Douglas 7-5 and 6-2, and at No. 3 single with Kendra Latham defeating Samantha Lewis 6-1 and 6-4...
South Putnam golfers defeat Cougars (04/23/10)
South Putnam's boys' golf team remains perfect on the season after downing North Putnam Wednesday. Dylan Gilbert paced the Eagles with a 38 and was followed closely by Mike Nichols. Dean Varvel added a 42 and Alex Eickhoff recorded a 44. South Putnam will host Rockville Monday at 4:30 p.m...
Eagles gets 12th win against Pioneers (04/23/10)
The South Putnam softball team picked up its 12th win of the season after defeating Mooresville 3-0 Monday. Brooke Boetjer was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. She also pitched a complete game two-hit shutout and recorded seven strikeouts. Krystal Welch and Jenny Thompson were 2-for-3 at the plate...
Carolyn Lee Reed (04/23/10)
Carolyn Lee Reed, 77, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and devoted and loving wife of Dick Odle Reed for 59 years, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010. She was born on Nov. 9, 1932, the second daughter of Byron and Mary Kivett Plummer, sister of Marjorie Jean Plummer Davidson (deceased), Charles Byron Plummer, and Mary Kathleen Plummer Woods...
Kathy Ann Sutherlin (04/23/10)
Kathy Ann Sutherlin, 59, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2010 evening at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle. Kathy was born October 26, 1950 in Greencastle, the daughter of Emmett George Sutherlin and Mary Lucille Morgan Sutherlin. She was previously employed as a bartender in Putnam County...
Putnam Scanner for 4-24 (04/23/10)
Greencastle Police Department Roger Reed II of Greencastle was traveling west on Indianapolis Road at 8:58 a.m. April 16, when he struck the back of a vehicle driven by Manuel Lavaris of Chula Vista, Calif. Damages were estimated between $2,501 to $5,000...
A little good news (04/23/10)
A friend and former co-worker sent me an e-mail this morning that he and his wife are expecting. It's funny how where you stand in your own life affects your thoughts on this news. Of course, I would always have been happy for the two of them, but now that Nicole and I are awaiting the birth of our first child, it's more of a smile and a knowing "Welcome."...
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