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Stories from Thursday, April 29, 2010

Buis charged with voluntary manslaughter (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Van Bibber Lake man was formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday with a Class A felony count of voluntary manslaughter. Matthew Buis, 39, stands accused of shooting to death Clifford Hulse, 57. Hulse was killed Tuesday...
Teen charged for role in student's overdose (04/29/10)
BRAZIL -- On Monday, a male juvenile was formally charged for his alleged involvement in the Fentanyl overdose of a 17-year-old Clay City girl on New Year's Day. According to Clay County Circuit Court records, Judge Joseph Trout waived Cody Levi Sebade, 17, Clay City, into adult court on allegations he was involved in the death of Haley Bryan. ...
PCPL eyes expansion (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library is looking to extend its branches into the northern and southern parts of the county. Through the Putnam County Community Foundation Envision 2011 grant, PCPL is hoping to create a branch in Bainbridge and Cloverdale...
Operation Life celebrates 35 years of service (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As officials from both Greencastle and DePauw continue to talk about ways to promote "town-gown relations," one organization in the community has been combining them seamlessly for three-and-a-half decades. Putnam County Operation Life celebrated 35 years of service to the county Saturday night with its annual banquet. While the actual 35th anniversary came last fall, the active and alumni employees used the evening as a chance to reflect on the organization's history...
City accepting sidewalk repair applications (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The city recently passed a resolution establishing a sidewalk improvement program and is encouraging property owners to partner with the city in this matching funds program. The program is designed to encourage the reconstruction, repair and replacement of sidewalks within the Greencastle corporate limits. With ever-decreasing public funds available for public works projects, it is imperative to make every dollar count...
Progress Continues at PCH (04/29/10)
Putnam County Hospital is moving along in its construction upgrades on the original 120,000 square-foot building, which was built in the late 1970s. Crews with Weddle Brothers Construction Company have been removing the 80,000 bricks and will eventually replace windows and the roof for more energy efficiency. The project is also part of the US Department of EnergySmart Hospital initiative to help new and existing hospitals reduce energy consumption and operating costs. The project is slated to be completed by the end of the year.
Greencastle Rotary Club welcomes new members (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Two new members were recently inducted as the newest members of the Greencastle Rotary Club. Dr. Mary Sugg Lovejoy, Superintendent of North Putnam Community Schools, is married to Kim Brian Lovejoy, a professor of linguistics, rhetoric and composition at Indiana University School of Liberal Arts. They have two children, Rebecca, 25 and Joseph, 23 and his wife Marsha...
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GHS finishes second in three-way meet (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday, the Greencastle girls' track team hosted Terre Haute North and West Vigo. The Tiger Cubs (72.5 points) finished second behind the Patriots (117.5 points), while West Vigo was third (9). "We ran into some real tough competition tonight in Terre Haute North," GHS head coach Garry Anderson said. "The girls enjoyed running against them and West Vigo. We were hoping that this kind of meet would bring out better times and distances from our team."...
Greencastle looking for fall coaches (04/29/10)
Greencastle High School has a few coaching openings available for the 2010 fall season. GHS is looking for head coaching positions for: girls' head soccer coach, girls' assistant soccer coach, boys' head tennis coach and assistant volleyball coach. For more information or questions about the positions, contact GHS athletic director at 653-9711 ext. 213...
South Putnam defeats Tri-West (04/29/10)
LINTON -- The South Putnam softball team improved to 15-1 on the season after defeating Tri-West 3-0 Wednesday. Starting pitcher Brooke Boetjer recorded eight strikeouts, while allowing just two hits. At the plate, Boetjer was 2-for-4 with two triples, an RBI and a run...
South Putnam downs Cougars, 17-4 (04/29/10)
The South Putnam baseball team defeated North Putnam 17-4 Tuesday. Grant Zimmerman was 3-for-3 at the plate with a double and a home run, while Brayden Freeman was 3-for-4 with a double and home run. John Spencer also recorded a home run.
York Chevy Buick GMC Goes To Bat for Greencastle Youth Baseball (04/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- York Chevy Buick GMC to provide Greencastle Youth Baseball with new equipment, monetary donation, instructional clinics; Additional funds via Chevy Vehicle Giveaway Greencastle (April 26, 2010) -- York Chevy Buick GMC announced today it will be investing support in Greencastle through a partnership with Greencastle Youth Baseball. ...
'Clone Wars' finale tomorrow (04/29/10)
To say the second season of Cartoon Network's "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" has been impressive would be a colossal understatement. Supervising director Dave Filoni and crew have taken our beloved galaxy far, far away and reinvented it and gave it new life few could have dreamed of...
Trio of music teachers put talents to good use (04/29/10)
Think back to your grade school music class. Remember all those weird instruments the teacher had stored in the back of the room? Sure, it was fun to play the autoharp or the bells or the pan pipes, but what were these instruments really used for? Nobody on MTV was playing them...
Luke Perry the best 'Good Intentions' has to offer (04/29/10)
Sometimes a mind-numbing comedy is just what the doctor ordered. Other times it's not and with "Good Intentions" you get a little bit of both. It's a lackluster film that blends hilarious moments with a core plot that is one of the most ridiculous I've seen in a long, long time...
David Samuel 'Sam' Hostetter (04/29/10)
David Samuel Hostetter, 90, of Bloomington, formerly of Roachdale, was born May 8, 1919 and died on Monday, April 19, 2010 in Bloomington in the presence of his family. Sam graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1937 and enrolled in Indiana University. ...
Jack B. Barnette Sr. (04/29/10)
Jack B. Barnette Sr., 75, of Brazil, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at Regional Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Amo, January 15, 1935 to Malum and Stella Hood Barnette. Jack joined the United States Army and served during the Korean War, where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He met Bertie Bemis while working at the Putnam County Hospital. They married October 21, 1961. Bertie passed away April 6, 2010 after 49 years of marriage...
Putnam Scanner for April 29, 2010 (04/29/10)
Wooley D. Campbell, 35, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday for battery. Daniel J. Cull, 28, Cloverdale, was booked at 7 p.m. Tuesday for violation of probation. Carrieann L. Lefary, 36, Indianapolis, was booked at 2:23 p.m. Wednesday for failure to appear...
PCYDC thanks community for support (04/29/10)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, we extend our genuine appreciation to the entire Putnam County community. Words cannot begin to express our gratitude for the way our second annual "Dancing with the Putnam County Stars" event was embraced. ...
Students benefit from health, safety fair (04/29/10)
To the Editor: On April 16, Cloverdale Elementary and Middle Schools hosted a Health and Safety Fair. Throughout the day students visited a variety of stations offered by American Red Cross of Wabash Valley, Putnam County Youth Development Commission, Purdue Extension Services, Area 30 Allied Health, AHEC, Tim Bookwalter, Dr. ...
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