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Stories from Friday, May 21, 2010

TZ student council helps raise funds for museum (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Student council members at Tzouanakis Intermediate School understand that it takes a lot of hard work to raise money. The group recently presented the Putnam County Museum with a check for $1,100 that was raised with a school-wide walkathon...
Helping out (05/21/10)
DePauw Dining Services General Manager Steve Santo, food pantry representatives Geraldine Jolliff and Margaret Bruner and Civic Fellows President Daryl Mowrey delivered items to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry recently. Since 2007, Civic Fellows and Sodexo have been partnering to provide support to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry. ...
National Road part of county's history (05/21/10)
Putnam County contains pieces of one of our nation's proudest symbols -- the historic Old National Road (US 40). This road runs across the center of the state of Indiana and stretches from one end of Putnam County to the other. All together, it covers 156 miles in the state from Richmond to Terre Haute...
National Register: What it means (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- There will be a meeting about what a National Register listing means and does not mean at the First Christian Church at 6 p.m. on May 25 presented by the Heritage Preservation Society of Greencastle. Speaker for the evening will be Paul Diebold with the Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology (DHPA)...
Honorary Veteran (05/21/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Each year around Memorial Day, Vance Tillotson sees to it that the veterans buried in the Bainbridge Cemetery have American flags placed at their gravesites. It is a show of respect that is important to Tillotson -- so important that he has done it for five decades...
Everybody in the pool! (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Aquatics Center public pool is slated to open on Saturday. Session I of swimming lessons will run June 7-18; session II will run June 21-July 2; session III will run July 5-16; Water Babies session I will run June 15-26 and session II will run July 6 -17...
DePauw commencement set for Sunday (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It's been a wet week in central Indiana, but forecasters are calling for things to dry out and warm up in time for DePauw University's 171st annual commencement on Sunday. It's expected Saturday and Sunday will both be dry, with Sunday's high predicted to be in the mid 80s...
Local man charged in toddler's beating (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man has been charged with Class D felony battery resulting in bodily injury in connection with an incident involving an 18-month-old boy. Anthony M. Cox, 22, was arrested Wednesday. He was released from jail after posting 10 percent of a $5,000 bond...
Dean to receive Shelter Foundation scholarship (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Emily Dean, who will be graduating from Greencastle High School, will receive a $1,500 scholarship from the Shelter Insurance Foundation. The award is sponsored and partially funded by local Shelter Agent Dustin Rumple. The scholarship recipient may apply the $1,500 award toward tuition, fees, room and board for any course of study beginning the fall after high school graduation and leading to an academic degree at any accredited college or university...
Area 30 recognizes contributions to its Law Enforcement program (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Area 30 Career Center recently recognized generous contributions of local supporters to the Law Enforcement program. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently donated a retired police cruiser to the career center. The retired patrol car was given a fresh new appearance by way of custom paint and decaling designed, donated and performed by Hutch's Body Shop...
Volunteers complete ramp construction (05/21/10)
Greencastle Presbyterian Church volunteers completed construction of a handicap ramp for Terri Scott, a resident of Greencastle, on May 19. Scott, who has great difficulty walking and uses a power wheelchair, has been semi-confined to her home for a number of years. Due to the steps leading to her front porch she has been unable to utilize her power wheelchair outside of her home...
Youth theater workshop set (05/21/10)
This June, the Putnam County Playhouse will be offering its 2010 Youth Theatre Workshop for middle school and high school students who have a passion for the stage, for Shakespeare, or for just having fun. This summer's workshop will focus on "Twelfth Night."...
10 county athletes on to track regional (05/21/10)
PLAINFIELD -- The night got off to a soggy start for the 2010 Plainfield Boys' Track Sectional and didn't improve much from there. Steady rains continued throughout the night, but the show went on and what a show it turned out to be. Each county school will have an athlete making the journey to the Lafayette Jefferson Regional next Thursday at 5:30 p.m...
Lady Tiger Cubs fall to Knights (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Northview and Greencastle's girls' tennis teams didn't get the opportunity to square off during the regular season, as rain canceled their only slated meeting during the Northview Invitational. However, the two teams put on quite a show in a taut battle that came down to the final match at No. 2 doubles...
South Putnam swept by OV (05/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Northview girls' tennis sectional took to the shelter of Depauw University's Indoor Tennis and Track Center on Thursday after inclement weather made playing outdoors a non-viable option. The indoor tennis action kicked off as South Putnam fought valiantly against Owen Valley, but was unable to pick up any wins as the Patriots advanced to the sectional final 5-0...
Larry Jay Gilliam (05/21/10)
Larry Jay Gilliam, 50, died unexpectedly in Hamilton, Ohio on Sunday, May 16, 2010. He was born in Indianapolis on Nov. 13, 1959 to Darlene (Hancock) Gilliam Eaton, and was adopted by James Hubert Gilliam. He grew up in Belle Union and was a 1979 graduate of South Putnam High School...
Harry Dalton Moore (05/21/10)
Harry Dalton Moore, 82, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 in Frankfort, having moved there to be near his family. A resident of Greencastle and Putnam County for 50 years, Harry began his life in Danville, Ill., the son of Dr. Jean Wall Moore and Marjorie Spring Moore, as their second child and oldest son. Harry is survived by his sister Jeanine Moore Brown and brothers Ed, Larry and Robert Moore...
James C. Scott Jr. (05/21/10)
James C. Scott, Jr., 87, Mitchell, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis. Born Jan. 20, 1923, in Atkins, Ark., he was the son of James C. and Minnie Scott. He married Venita Lawrence Oct. 4, 1947. He had been employed at General Motors Powertrain and was a member of UAW Local 440. James was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. He also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps...
Arthur W. Smith (05/21/10)
Arthur W. Smith, 104, of Greencastle passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Jan. 27, 1906 in Marion County, he was the son of Lewis Arthur and Charity Ellen Richardson Smith. On May 25, 1928 he married Dorothy Neiman, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2003...
Putnam Scanner for May 22 (05/21/10)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Kimberly L. Mason of Greencastle was traveling north on US 231 at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel. Her vehicle left the road and traveled into a ditch. It continued north and struck a telephone pole and box, concrete base of a business sign and a second telephone pole, which broke in half...
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