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Stories from Friday, April 30, 2010

Hitting Home: 'Buy Locally, invest locally' is Chamber's message (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Buy locally. Invest locally. It's a message the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce wants the community to receive. The message is not one that is unique to the Chamber; it is a message local businesses have been promoting for years...
Helping the Earth (04/30/10)
Contributed photo Greencastle High School students in the Environmental Science Club recently volunteered their time to do some river cleanup along the Big Walnut. The group didn't mind getting a little dirt on their clothes Saturday while loading a large dump truck with trash and fallen tree limbs. ...
Area 30 inducts 31 members into NTHS (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Area 30 Career Center inducted 31 new members into the National Technical Honor Society recently. NTHS is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. These students were identified as top performing students in academics, career and technical education, leadership and community service...
May is Mental Health Month (04/30/10)
Looking on as Mayor Sue Murray signs a proclamation declaring May Mental Health Month in Greencastle are, from left, Mental Health America of Putnam County board members Barbara South of The Waters of Greencastle and Pam Lage of TCU Financial Services and MHAPC Executive Director Eileen Johnson...
Buis charged with voluntary manslaughter (04/30/10)
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...
20th Annual Golf Scramble (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will present its 20th annual golf scramble May 14 at Old Hickory Golf Club. Registration and lunch sponsored by Walmart Distribution will be at 10:30 a.m., followed by a noon shotgun start. Cost is $55 per player and includes golf, cart, lunch and more. It will be an 18-hole Florida style scramble that includes the chance for $10,000 courtesy of North Salem State Bank for a hole-in-one on hole number 9...
Crowe, Pryor face more charges (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Additional charges have been filed against two men already in jail for their alleged roles in an April 5 incident in which shots were fired at a Putnam County Sheriff's Department deputy. Keven Dale Crowe, and Michael Scott Pryor, both 18, have now been charged with Class B felony burglary and Class D felony. ...
Bainbridge Elementary celebrates Earth Day (04/30/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Earth Day was celebrated in a big way at Bainbridge Elementary. Students enjoyed a guest speaker from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and many other activities. Jennifer Woolson-Hilgel, environmental education coordinator from the Office of Pollution Prevention and Technical Assistance with IDEM, spoke to students about the three R's -- reduce, reuse and recycle. She also talked about composting and shared many items made from recycled materials...
Woman arrested for theft of drugs (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Fillmore woman was formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court on Thursday for allegedly stealing a box full of prescription drugs from her place of employment. Kimberly S. Hanks, 30, faces a charge of Class D felony theft. According to court documents, the alleged theft occurred on Monday. A report was made Tuesday...
Cherish the Children (04/30/10)
On Monday, the Child Abuse Prevention Month Committee held their Cherish the Children Walk in recognition of April being Child Abuse awareness month.
Tiger Cubs breeze past Quakers by 1 (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Thursday, Greencastle's home course Windy Hill more than lived up to its name. Golfers from GHS, Cloverdale and Plainfield spent a few hours playing victim to strong winds and watched as most everyone turned in elevated scores. The Tiger Cubs outlasted Plainfield 174-175 to win the match, with Cloverdale finishing third with a 194 total. Greencastle' Jimmy Wheeler and Cloverdale's Chris Arnold shared medalist honors after firing 40 each...
Eagles place second in three-way meet (04/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam Junior High boys' track team placed second behind Cascade Wednesday night. The Cadets won the meet with 65 points, followed by the Eagles with 61 and Eminence with 19 Tyler Neumann (110 hurdles, 400), Noah Taylor (800) Nathan Criss (shot put, discus) and Ben Fiest (200, high jump) picked up first place finishes on the night. The relay team of Taylor, Neumann, Hunter Barr and Zane Yon won the 1,600 relay...
Naomi Victoria Williams Rector (04/30/10)
Naomi Victoria (Williams) Rector, 90, Covington, died on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at her daughter's residence surrounded by her loving family. Naomi was born on Oct. 28, 1919, in Asheville, NC. She was the daughter of Charles Bernard and Maude Blanch (Ramsey) Williams. ...
E. Ann Beaman (04/30/10)
E. Ann Beaman, 76, formerly of Plainfield, died peacefully in Muncie after an extended illness on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. She was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 22, 1933. She retired from the Indiana Boys School in 1992. Ann was a loving and wonderful mother and is survived by her son J. Mark Beaman of Muncie; daughter Laura A. McHugh and husband Kevin of Athens, Ga.; and two wonderful grandsons, Michael K. McHugh and Daniel C. McHugh...
David Geary (04/30/10)
David Geary, 80, of Poland, formerly of Kokomo, passed away at his residence Thursday, April 29, 2010, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 23, 1930 in Cleveland to Mervin Geary and Florence Schafer Geary. David graduated from West Middleton High School in 1948. He worked at Schiff Shoes and was the manager for several years. Most recently, he owned and operated 'Geary's Surplus' in Kokomo and Brazil. He married Amaryllis "Amy" Kinney on March 12, 1950...
Putnam Scanner for April 30, 2010 (04/30/10)
Carrico was attempting to pull out of the station's parking lot and travel north on Jackson at the time of the crash. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages. Waddell's vehicle then collided with a vehicle driven by Candace Barger of Greencastle...
Constitution is worth reading again (04/30/10)
To the Editor: A constitutional convention was held in Philadelphia on May 25, 1787. Fifty-five delegates met to revise the Articles of Confederation. On Sept. 17, 1787, they completed their work, and of the 55 delegates, 39 stayed to the end and signed the United States Constitution...
May is Mental Health Month (04/30/10)
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