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Stories from Thursday, May 13, 2010

Schools expect another set of cuts (05/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The news isn't getting any better for the financial situations of Indiana's public schools. At Wednesday's meeting of the Greencastle Community School Board, Superintendent Dr. Bob Green presented the board with a memorandum from Lance V. Rhodes, Chief Financial Officer of the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)...
National Nursing Home Week going strong (05/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Residents and staff from Hickory Creek at Sunset, along with numerous guests, enjoyed a delicious barbecue lunch Monday afternoon in celebration of National Nursing Home Week. With music playing, staff members dancing and everyone eating, the afternoon meal was a hit. Members of the community, including Operation Life, Mayor Sue Murray, Chamber Director Tammy Amor, Senior Center Director Kyle Hutcheson and numerous others, enjoyed the kick-off to the annual celebration...
IDEM grants lift of ban (05/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Indiana Department of Environmental Management has granted the town's request to lift the sewer connection ban effective April 28. The commissioner terminated the ban, which was imposed in July 2006, after data submitted by Cloverdale indicated the hydraulic overload condition that existed was corrected...
Norman explains city's complaint process (05/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- City Planner Shannon Norman used Tuesday's meeting of the Greencastle Common Council as a chance to remind residents of the enforcement process in regards to property maintenance, including grass mowing, weeding and the removal of trash and junk...
Bainbridge looking at disaster recovery grant money (05/13/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Town council members voted to have Town Clerk Jason Hartman pursue a grant from disaster recovery monies to rehabilitate the water tower. The grant would be for $800,000-$900,000 and work would include stripping the lead-based paint from the outside of the water tower and rehabbing it. It also includes updating the electric in the water plant and providing fixed base water meters throughout the town...
Cloverdale adjusts graduation requirements (05/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Beginning with the freshman class of 2014, Cloverdale High School will require fewer credits to graduate. During the regular school board meeting Monday, CHS principal Sonny Stoltz said it would take a minimum of 43 credits instead of the 45 credits currently required to graduate...
Making a difference (05/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation and the Youth Philanthropy Committee announced two youth philanthropy grants were recently awarded to the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Troop No. 10059 and First Christian Church on behalf of Boy Scout Troop No. 99...
2 future teachers awarded scholarships (05/13/10)
Two lucky South Putnam High School graduates received a scholarship through Putnam County Retired Teacher's Association.
Helping Hand (05/13/10)
Member of the Putnam County 4-H Council, Jim Bowling, left, accepts a $500 grant from David English, director of Putnam County United Way. Bowling said the money will be used for an electronic tag reader for sheep and cattle.
Cougars struggle against Chargers (05/13/10)
ROACHDALE -- The early morning Wednesday showers wouldn't damper plans for the North Putnam boys' baseball team from playing against North Montgomery later that evening. By 6:30 p.m., the field conditions were ideal for a night baseball game. However, only the visiting Chargers brought the lumber to the ballpark, as the Cougars were unable to mount any offense in a 7-0 loss. Cougar batters were only able to muster six hits scattered over the seven-inning affair...
Cloverdale softball edged by Warriors by 1 (05/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- After the first inning Monday in Cloverdale, it looked like the Clover softball team was in command of the contest. Ahead 3-1, the Clovers looked like they were in a position to take the game over and win comfortably, especially as they had gotten runners on in the bottom of the second...
Signups for SP swim team and lessons set (05/13/10)
South Putnam will have signups for its summer swim team and swim lessons Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The signups will take place at the South Putnam commons area. For information on swim lessons, contact Emily Coers at 653-3148 or the summer swim team contact Jill McCammack at 246-2301...
Another solid effort from Canadian indie rockers (05/13/10)
Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once famously said of obscene material that he could not define it, but "I know it when I see it." In musical terms, the same might be said of power pop. What exactly defines the genre? It's hard to say, but I know it when I hear it. There's just something that seems to unite music from Big Star, through Cheap Trick and on up to Fountains of Wayne...
'Daybreakers' a vampire flick for grownups (05/13/10)
With today's landscape of vampire films mainly comprised of elements that cater to a very young market and are more romance than fright, "Daybreakers," starring Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill is a refreshing, bloody good time. Literally. In this flick, you're not going to find to young lovers staring longingly into each other's eyes. Instead, you're going to find exploding bodies, mutated blood suckers and so much blood it would make Herschell Gordon Lewis proud...
Clarence A. 'Bud' Cromer (05/13/10)
Clarence A. "Bud" Cromer, 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. He was born in Gettysburg, Pa., the son of Clarence F. and Nelle R. Cromer. In 1946, he married Bernice E. Calkins, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 17, 1998. He retired from IBM in 1985 after 44 years of service, 28 years in management...
Billie Marie Guerrettaz (05/13/10)
Billie Marie Guerrettaz, 66, of Cloverdale passed away in her home on Monday, May 3, 2010. She was born June 6, 1943, in Flora, Ill., the daughter of William and Opal Parish. She married Robert "Bob" Guerrettaz June 23, 1962. Besides being a supportive wife and mother, Billie was a teacher's aid, a Mary Kay director and a dental office receptionist. She enjoyed playing tennis, gardening and above all she loved the Lord...
Deana M. Harper (05/13/10)
Deana M. Poe Harper, 81, of Greencastle died Thursday, May 6, 2010. Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Conkle Funeral Home in Speedway. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery. Calling will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Gary Dean Little (05/13/10)
Gary Dean Little, 50, of Delphi died Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Clarian West Medical Center in Avon. He had been a patient there since Monday and died unexpectedly. He was born Jan. 5, 1960, to the late Joseph A. and Judith K. Sutherlin Little. His marriage was to Joyce A. ...
Putnam Scanner for May 13, 2010 (05/13/10)
Putnam County Jail Nikki R. Allen, 38, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 6:30 p.m. Monday for violation of probation. Kenneth Byrd, 43, Brazil, was booked at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday for violation of probation. Kerry D. Collins, 48, Greencastle, was booked at 1:53 p.m. Monday for violation of probation...
Public Record for May 13, 2010 (05/13/10)
The following cases were filed May 6-12 in the Putnam County Courts:...
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