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Stories from Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Hello, Dolly! (06/02/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The 49th season of Putnam County Playhouse will open on Thursday when the musical "Hello, Dolly!" takes the stage at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre. It will run June 3-5 and June 9-12. Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office daily from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 653-5880. All shows begin at 8 p.m. and all tickets are $9...
Bainbridge awarded $115,000 in EECBG (06/02/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Town of Bainbridge has received two Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants in the amounts of $54,081 for building lighting retrofits and $61,270 for traffic light and streetlight LED retrofits. These funds will be used for building lighting retrofits in the town as well as for lighting for both the Bainbridge Volunteer Fire Department and the North Putnam Community School Corporation. The second grant will be used to replace all the streetlights in Bainbridge...
Downton Farmers' Market returns Saturday (06/02/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Downtown Farmers' Market returns this Saturday for a weekly celebration of local food and community on the square. Building on its growth in 2009, this year's market welcomes back returning vendors while also featuring a number of new faces...
12th annual Purdue Open is June 23 (06/02/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The twelfth annual Purdue Open Golf Scramble, hosted by the Purdue Club of Putnam County, will be played June 23 at Old Hickory Golf Course. Purdue guests for both the scramble and the dinner following include Women's Head Basketball Coach Sharon Versyp, Assistant Football Coach Lou Anarumo, Gold & Black Illustrated Sportswriter Kyle Charters and Purdue Alumni Association Director of Young Alumni Programs Brandi Nichols Farrer...
Recital Set (06/02/10)
Sarah Dory, daughter of Bill and Kathryn Dory and a 2010 graduate of Greencastle High School, has studied at Dance Arts Academy for two years and will perform her finale recital on June 5. In the fall Sarah plans to attend University of Evansville to study Technical Theatre. The recital will be held at Cascade High School, and will begin at 3 p.m. Admission to the recital is open to the public, and free. The event is expected to last approximately two hours, doors will open at 2 p.m. In addition to Dory, 50 other students from the Dance Arts Academy, under the tutelage of Deborah Grammel, will perform. Grammel has taught at DePauw University since 1979 and has instructed preparatory classes to ages 4 to 23 for over 30 years. Pictured from left are Kelsey Grzesiek, Dory, Tess Handy, Bethany Simpson and Alexie Brown.
WVGS holding cemetery restoration workshop (06/02/10)
The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will be hosting a Cemetery Restoration Workshop on June 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayette Township. The Cemetery Restoration Workshop will be conducted by Brad Manzenberger. Brad is owner of the Stone Revival Cemetery Restoration of Franklin and has been doing cemetery restoration projects since 2004...
Purdue Club announces scholarship recipients (06/02/10)
The Purdue Club of Putnam County announced its scholarship recipients for 2010 as well as the recipients of the Barbara and Edward Brookshire Purdue Scholarship. Purdue Club President Ron Birt noted that the club is in its ninth year of presenting scholarships, $600 each this year, to Putnam County students who are attending Purdue University...
Creatures of the Not-So-Deep coming to McCloud Park (06/02/10)
Are you wondering what types of creatures inhabit our Indiana wetlands and waterways? To find out, join us at McCloud Nature Park June 19 for an exciting day of aquatic study at our frog pond. Water shoes, rubber boots, or waders are encouraged. Study and observation stations will be set-up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...
South Putnam falls at regional (06/02/10)
LINTON -- In a game that featured more plot twists than a classic Alfred Hitchcock film, the Class 2A No. 1 Linton-Stockton Lady Miners handed No. 3 South Putnam a 6-5 loss in the Regional 23 title game at Linton. The game was a testament, not only to the Lady Miners' resiliency that has trademarked them all season, but also to the gritty determination of both squads to earn a berth in Saturday's Forest Park Semistate against the winner of the Regional 22 matchup between North Posey and Brownstown Central.. ...
GHS defeats SP (06/02/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys' golf team defeated South Putnam 155-168 at Oak Ridge Tuesday. Jimmy Wheeler led the Tiger Cubs with an even-par 35, followed by Brad Haussin's 38 and Eric Embry's 40. Tyler Hopkins and Raymond Stinson carded a pair of 42s, while Derek Thomas shot a 50...
Chestnut signs with LTC (06/02/10)
U.S. Youth Soccer Indiana names Olympic pool teams (06/02/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- US Youth Soccer Indiana Soccer is pleased to announce the names of players named to the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Pool Teams. These players represent the top players in Indiana Soccer and will vie for a position on the US Youth Soccer Region ODP Region No. 2 roster, in applicable age groups...
British Soccer Camp coming to town (06/02/10)
The No. 1 youth soccer company in the United States, Challenger Sports, will hold their fifth annual British Soccer Camp at Big Walnut Sports Park hosted by the Putnam County Youth Soccer. The camp will run June 21-25 and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger's British coaching staff flown to the United States exclusively to work on these programs. ...
Robert Franklin Parrish Sr. (06/02/10)
Robert Franklin Parrish Sr., 81, of Indianapolis, formerly of Putnamville and Greencastle, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following an extended illness. Born Dec. 1, 1928, he was the son of Robert Joseph Parrish and Mildred Lorene Alvord Parrish. His stepmother was Lola Margaret Hardman Parrish...
Virginia M. Runyan (06/02/10)
Virginia M. Runyan, 83, Greencastle, passed away on June 1, 2010 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on September 16, 1926 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late Ross and Dessie Myrtle Smith Hood. She was married to Dallas Finis Runyan on March 17, 1946, and he preceded her in death on June 21, 1990. She was a member of the Greencastle Church of Christ and was retired from the food service staff at DePauw University...
Putnam Scanner for June 2, 2010 (06/02/10)
Dapheny L. Allen, 19, Terre Haute, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:14 p.m. Friday for operating a vehicle with a suspended license and on outstanding warrants. Alan Bierbaum, 28, no city listed, was booked at 11:45 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle with a suspended license...
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