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Stories from Friday, May 14, 2010

INDOT awards county for 2 bridge projects (05/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has chosen Putnam County to receive $688,000 in federal monies for two bridge projects. The two awards were among eight Crawfordsville District projects selected for Local Public Agency (LPA) Bridge Program funding targeted for 2013 construction...
A Job Well Done (05/14/10)
Putnam County Hospital honored its nurses Wednesday with a luncheon and chair massages, as part of National Nurses Week and on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing. Nurses pictured are Crista Miller, RN; Mary Andrews, RN; Becky Hunsinger, RN; Jenny Dobson, exercise specialist; Lou Fordice, LPN; Betty Fleener, LPN; Brandi Groves, LNA; Sondra Bowen, RN; Rhonda McCammack, RN; Waneta Bassett, RN; Jan Stearley, RN; Julie Norlin, RN; Deborah Miller, RN; Melissa Mitchell, RN; and Joni Perkins, director of nursing.
Red Cross honors donors at breakfast (05/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The 14th annual Save the Day campaign kicked off in March in Putnam County. On Wednesday, donors were honored during a breakfast sponsored by Wabash Capital and First National Bank. The money raised in the campaign goes to help fire victims in Putnam County...
First National Bank supports Mary Allison golf outing (05/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With the donation of $500, First National Bank became a Trust Patron for the Mary Allison Children's Trust Fund. The money was donated to the annual golf outing set for July 9 at Old Hickory Golf Course. Funds raised from the annual event go to support the Mary Allison Children's Trust Fund, which provides medical and educational assistance to all Putnam County elementary students. It was established more than 100 years ago...
BIS to host open house May 23 (05/14/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Improvement Society will hold an open house to reveal items acquired through its preservation efforts on May 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Community Building, 201 North Grant Avenue. Residents and anyone interested in the history of Putnam County are invited to look through the items now housed in two custom-made oak display cases. Included are photos of people and places, former merchant advertising and Bainbridge High School memorabilia...
Special Delivery (05/14/10)
Judy Miller and Frances Washburne with the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry help postal carrier Janie Briones unload some of the over 4,000 pounds of food collected by U.S. Postal Carriers last Saturday. Members of South Putnam High School and Central Elementary School collected this batch that Briones was delivering to the pantry. The count isn't final yet, with amounts not recorded yet from Bainbridge, Roachdale and other county post offices. But the numbers are up this year from last. Some of the food collected will also go to Two Fish Food Pantry in Bainbridge. For information about the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry call 301-4431 or 653-1365.
Tiger Cubs win county by 10 strokes (05/14/10)
CLOVERDALE -- On Thursday, the heavens opened up on the golfers participating the 2010 Putnam County Golf tournament. Fortunately, the heavens poured down sunshine instead of rain, and the tournament went off without a hitch. Behind the power of Jimmy Wheeler's medalist round of even-par 36, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs were crowned the champions, beating out the host Clovers by 10 strokes, 161-171. South Putnam was third with a 183 and North Putnam was fourth with a 198...
Eva M. Smith (05/14/10)
Eva M. Smith, 101, Cloverdale, passed away on May 13, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on Dec. 7, 1908 in Owen County and was the daughter of the late Curry B. and Emma Twomey Hart. She was married to Harold H. "Banty" Smith Sr., and he preceded her in death. She was a member of the former Quincy Methodist Church. She was a homemaker, farmer and co-owner of Smith Implement and the Cloverdale Hardware and Lumber Company...
Miller, Luckhaupt (05/14/10)
Meredith Miller, Greencastle and Joshua Luckhaupt, West Harrison are planning a May 29 wedding in Plainfield. Miller is the daughter of Ray and Bonnie Miller, Greencastle. She is attending Ivy Tech Community College for special education and sign language...
Ziegelman (05/14/10)
Robert Ziegelman and Elinor Brooks, Cloverdale will celebrate their 60th anniversary on June 3. The couple was married in 1950. They are the parents of two children Patti (Ed) Truax, Cloverdale and Pamalee Kendall, Greencastle. Anyone who would like may send cards to the couple at 102 W. Poplar Street, number 310, Greencastle...
Deszi (05/14/10)
Louis and Carol Deszi now residing in Deerfield Beach, Fla, will be returning home to a 50th wedding anniversary celebration. The couple's three children are hosting a party honoring their parents on June 5 at 2 p.m. at the Windy Hill Country club in Greencastle...
Putnam Scanner for May 15 (05/14/10)
Putnam County Jail Clay J. Berry, 19, no city listed, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 12:15 a.m. Friday for theft. Joshua K. Cook, 21, Indianapolis, was booked at 1:20 p.m. Thursday for violation of probation. Chris S. Dean, 39, Brazil, was booked at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
Returning to the links (05/14/10)
Most serious golfers pulled out their clubs and took to the course a month or two ago. Given that I've never taken the game terribly seriously, I'll be playing today for the first time since last July. As most of you read this, I'm at Old Hickory for the Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble...
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