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Stories from Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Expo offers information for seniors (05/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- From a free lunch to hearing about the sweeping changes of the new national healthcare plan, senior citizens were invited to attend a free information expo Tuesday at the DePauw Campus Green Center. The joint event was sponsored by DePauw University and the Putnam County Senior Center. ...
Frisbie sentenced for DUI (05/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- What was supposed to be a trial for former Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie turned into a sentencing hearing Tuesday when Frisbie entered a guilty plea to a charge of Class A misdemeanor operating a vehicle with at least .15 grams of alcohol in .210 liters of breath...
Greencastle switches to invoice utility billing (05/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Beginning today, Greencastle Municipal Utilities customers will be seeing a change in the way their bills are delivered. The city has switched from postcard billing to full-statement billing, so this month's bill will be arriving in a windowed envelope, not the familiar colored postcards. The full invoice will feature expanded information as well as a tear-off section at the bottom...
GFD Scramble (05/26/10)
Dave Wells, a service representative of title sponsor Carpenters Local 859, left, gives a donation to Christy Glass and Jeff Elkins with the Greencastle Fire Department for its 11th annual golf scramble. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. ...
North Putnam to host alumni banquet (05/26/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Alumni Association will recognize the classes of 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000 during the inaugural Blue and Orange Banquet to be held June 19 at the high school. Alumni, former students and current and past employees of the North Putnam School Corporation are invited to attend...
Tiger Cubs close season with tough loss to Edgewood (05/26/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- When the draw for the girls' softball sectional at West Vigo was presented, Greencastle appeared to have gotten the short straw. Given five-time defending sectional champion and class 3A No. 4 ranked Edgewood, many people might be forgiven for thinking that the contest would be little more than a walkover for the Mustangs Tuesday night...
Big 7th inning puts Eagles in semifinal (05/26/10)
LIZTON -- Being out of action for 10 days, it took South Putnam a few innings to get warmed up, but once they did, they torched the host Tri-West to advance in the sectional tournament. The Eagles scored seven late runs to take control and win 11-2...
Cougars semifinal bound after taking down Bulldogs (05/26/10)
LIZTON -- North Putnam pitcher Taylor Judy limited Monrovia to four hits, allowed one walk and struck out 10 in a 3-0 victory in first round sectional softball game Tuesday at Tri-West. "She's (Judy) really good and she was especially good today," North Putnam coach Jim Brothers said. "She was really focused. She had good location and was really solid and we backed her up in the field."...
Clovers' injury-plagued season ends in sectional opener (05/26/10)
LIZTON -- For the first half of the first inning Monday night, it looked as though Cloverdale might makes some noise much the same way they did last season en route to their sectional title. However, this season was plagued by injury, which thrust young players into starting positions, and on Monday, that youth showed itself...
Ruth Naomi Chew Aubrey (05/26/10)
Ruth Naomi Chew Aubrey, 89, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the home she had lived in since 1948 and had shared with her daughter and caregiver Paula Jane for the past six years. She was born in Brazil to Lacy M. and Almyra Hutcheson Chew. She married Paul E. Aubrey on Aug. 6, 1944. He preceded her in death on April 27, 2001. She lived in Putnam County most of her life and graduated from Reelsville School in 1939...
Putnam Scanner for May 26, 2010 (05/26/10)
Donnie R. Coffman, 39, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:16 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. James C. Cox, 73, Greencastle, was booked at 11:30 p.m. May 19 for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Eric Dickerson, 25, no city listed, was booked at 2:18 a.m. Tuesday for violation of probation...
Public Record for May 26, 2010 (05/26/10)
The following were filed May 19-24 in the Putnam County courts: Traffic and Other Infractions...
Memorial Day reflections (05/26/10)
I love Memorial Day. While most people count the usual suspects such as Christmas and Thanksgiving as their favorite holidays, mine are Memorial Day and Independence Day. I just love what those days stand for. I love the atmosphere. Where on Christmas and Thanksgiving we all kind of retreat to our own corners and celebrate quietly with our families, Memorial Day and Independence Day are opportunities for entire communities to come out and get together and celebrate not only our freedom, but the men and women who served and sacrificed so that we can have it and enjoy it.. ...
Call lawmakers to demand clean water (05/26/10)
To the Editor and Taxpaying, Water Drinking Hoosiers: Indiana's www.Cafowatch.org requests emails urging IDEM to prohibit transfer of a dairy ownership in Huntington County on June 4. Unaddressed, environmental concerns such as body parts and manure storage problems are contaminating nearby Salamonie Reservoir since 2006. The owner was asked to leave the state...
Fair Book on its way (05/26/10)
To the Editor: The 2010 Fair Book on its way! The 2010 Putnam County Fair Book has been sent to the printers and will be available early in June due to the efforts of many devoted volunteers. I would like to thank John York, Jamie Barrand, Laura Earley, and all the fair board members along with those non-fair board members who provided input of some type for this year's book...
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