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Stories from Monday, May 10, 2010

Foundation to host fraud prevention workshop (05/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On May 24, the Putnam County Community Foundation, with sponsor TCU, will host a workshop on how to prevent fraud and mismanagement and teach participants financial best practices in nonprofit governance. Phil Purcell, attorney and vice president of the Ball State Foundation, will teach this session, which is a part of the Putnam County Community Foundation's Non-Profit Learning Series for community members who staff or volunteer with non-profit organizations and wish to build capacity in areas of fundraising, governance, marketing and more. ...
On Cloud 9 (05/10/10)
Cora Frederick jumps in the big bounce house with the help of her father Kirk Frederick Saturday during Reelsville Elementary spring carnival sponsored by the PTO. Children could enjoy a variety of games, which required a ticket to play, and win prizes. Domino's Pizza and soft drinks were on hand along with cotton candy.
Emergency Food Pantry finds a new home (05/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Beginning April 1, the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry has been operating at their new location at 620 Tennessee Street. They celebrated the opening of the new location with a ribbon cutting on May 5. The food pantry was located in the Putnam County Senior Center on the downtown square for many years, but board members determined the organization needed more space and easier parking for both volunteers and participants...
RHS distributes new containers (05/10/10)
On May 10, RHS will begin delivering waste containers to all residents of Greencastle. Each household will receive two containers, one for trash, which will have a blue lid, and one for recyclables, which will have a yellow lid. Each home will receive an information packet at delivery. Anyone with questions may call 1-800-234-6881...
Rebuilding Together (05/10/10)
A team of volunteers work on a new roof and vinyl siding for the garage at a home on Manhattan Road Saturday, as part of Rebuilding Together Owen Putnam. The project also included yard clean up. This year, six homes throughout Putnam County were selected to receive work through RTOP. Projects included new roofs, front steps, boiler work, bathroom repairs and exterior painting. Rebuilding Together does the repairs at no cost to the homeowner, and is mostly funded through corporate grants and a fund housed at the Putnam County Community Foundation. For more information on RTOP, visit www.rtop.info.
Fun at the Carnival (05/10/10)
Nine-year-old Helen Eaglin plays skee ball during the spring carnival at Reelsville Elementary, hosted by the PTO.
PCH celebrates nurse's week (05/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- National Nurse's Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurse's Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Health care is a top national priority and is likely to remain one for the foreseeable future. ...
ACRE/DCP June 1 enrollment deadline quickly approaching (05/10/10)
INDIANAPOLIS --Roger Bailey, County Executive Director of USDA's Putnam and Hendricks counties' Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that June 1 is the deadline for enrolling in the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP)...
Mill Pond appoints caregiver preceptors (05/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Officials at Mill Pond Health Campus announced recently that Trista Dilley and Kayla Buchanan have been selected to serve as caregiver preceptors. Caregiver preceptors were selected by the President and C.E.O. of Trilogy Health Services Randall Bufford based on letters of recommendation from a supervisor and co-worker. Criteria for selection included attendance, length of service and customer service skills exhibited on the job...
Cougars win pair over Turkey Run (05/10/10)
The North Putnam softball squad won a pair of contests against Turkey Run Saturday. In the first game, the Cougars won 4-3 and in game two they won 11-1. It took a late inning rally for the Cougars to come away victorious in the first game. Kensey Asbell recorded her first home run of the season to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh and then Katie Welch knocked in the game winning run to earn the win...
Michael B.Wood (05/10/10)
Michael B. Wood, 46 of Cloverdale passed away May 5, 2010 at his home. Michael was a self-employed electrostatic painter. Michael was a very involved parent with the South Putnam School System. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, Shanna (Schmidt), parents, Judy and George Wood of Pittsboro; children Dustin, Britani, Ciera, Andrea, Michael, Evan, Aaron, Allysia, and Siera; grandson Kameron; sister Ginger (Carl) Dawes of Pittsboro, Brother Greg (Lisa) Wood of Rockville; nieces Erica, Jessica Nephews Mark and Ben.. ...
Mildred Irene Bunten Barnett (05/10/10)
Mildred Irene Bunten Barnett, 105, Plainfield, formerly of Greencastle, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in Plainfield. The daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Flora Etta Ruark Bunten, she was a native of rural Fillmore in Marion Township.
Cindy J. Goebel (05/10/10)
Cindy J. Goebel, 58, of Indianapolis departed this life May 10, 2010. She was born June 21, 1951 in Indianapolis to Jack and Joan (Boyd) Cochran. Cindy touched many people through her years with countless acts of kindness and love. She was a wonderful example of dedication, faith and love to everyone she knew...
Claude T. Leonard (05/10/10)
Claude T. Leonard, 78, of Cloverdale passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 8, 2010. He was the son of the late Roy and Alta Pearl Bales Leonard. He was a press operator and technician for IBM in Greencastle and was a member of IWCF Woodworking...
Is Your Family Ready? (05/10/10)
As Channel 8 Meteorologist Randy Ollis said when he spoke at the Putnam County Extension Homemakers Spring Dessert last month, it is now tornado season and Indiana is part of what is known as "tornado alley." So the first important question to ask is, are you and your family ready in the event of a tornado or other emergency?...
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