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Stories from Thursday, June 3, 2010

Shoppers finding bargains along US 40 (06/03/10)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Shelly Bowers filled her van with friends from Irvington and headed out US 40 this morning. The group was bargain hunting during the 7th Annual Historic US 40 Yard Sale. "We are going from here to Terre Haute today no matter what the weather. Tomorrow we are going on as far as we get and on Saturday we are working our way back on the other side of the highway," said Bowers...
Town investigates sewer fund shortfall (06/03/10)
CLOVERDALE -- You could hear a pin drop in town hall Thursday night during a special meeting of the Cloverdale Town Council. Council members have been dealing with a serious shortfall in the sewer fund. Since clerk-treasurer Patti Truax alerted the council to the issue last month, a freeze has been placed on the fund...
Save the Day (06/03/10)
Save the Day Chair Bob Beasler presented the Putnam County Red Cross Save the Day team of Tracy Maynard, Cindy Schrader, Ginger Scott (co-captain), Lisa Clark and Kathie Skeel (co-captain) with an award during the Red Cross Annual Meeting held in Terre Haute recently. Not pictured are committee members Ken Heeke and Chastity Wood.
Grant will fund new lighting at Greencastle Fire Dept. (06/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Fire Department should soon see some serious energy savings after the announcement of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) earlier this week. Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced the state's award of 58 EECBG grants to 47 Indiana cities, towns and counties. Among these was a $38,370 to Greencastle for building lighting retrofit for the fire department...
Terre Haute State Police Post to consolidate with Putnamville (06/03/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Thursday, Indiana State Police Superintendent Paul Whitesell held a Command Meeting with department command personnel from across the state to announce the planned consolidations of State Police Posts. Along with the consolidations, several existing state police posts will have counties added to or removed from the present district boundaries. The changes announced affect the internal operation of the state police and will have no impact on the services provided to the public...
PCPL: Make a splash at your library (06/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Make a splash at your library this summer by participating in the summer reading program at the Putnam County Public Library. Summer reading participants bring a reading log to receive a prize. After the fourth visit, a certificate of completion and free book will be presented to each child. Visit the library, 103 E. Poplar St., or the bookmobile for a record log or download one at www.putnam.lib.in.us...
Big Winners at GHS (06/03/10)
Greencastle High School students earned prizes Thursday as part of the school's new CUBS program. In its inaugural year, the program focuses on character building -- good attendance, general behavior and good grades. GHS junior Alycia Love, second from right, won $1,500 donated by Balfour, a company known for its high-quality fraternity and sorority jewelry. Balfour representative Monty Reed was on hand to present the $1,500 prize. Hannah Dixon, left, Rachael Winters and Makenzi Bushong each won a 32GB iPod Touch. Gifts, including the iPod Touches, tickets from St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds, Holiday World and Indiana Beach were donated by various statewide organizations. The high school hopes CUBS will soon become a communitywide program.
Resting on Field Day (06/03/10)
Resting between races at Tzouanakis Intermediate Schools Field Day Wednesday were Sean Ramey, Preston Headley, Tyler Swartz, Bret Sosbee, Dakota Jackson, Josh Hinkle and Tucker Hirt. The group of boys was waiting for the next activity during the annual end of the year competitions held at DePauw University's Tennis facility.
Roachdale toddler recovering (06/03/10)
RAMSEY, Ill. -- Children are resilient and adaptable. One child, 18-month-old Sandra May Dawn Miles of Roachdale, is proving that beyond a shadow of a doubt. The toddler -- known called "Sandy" by her family -- lost her left foot on May 19 as the result of a lawnmower accident...
Modification denied for Wade (06/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman currently serving a prison sentence at the Indianapolis Women's Work Release Center has been denied placement into a community corrections program. Tamera S. Wade, 47, was handed a 2 -year sentence by Judge Thomas Milligan in December 2008 after being convicted of one count of Class D felony theft. Milligan ordered that Wade would spend 18 months of the sentence on house arrest and the balance on probation...
Master Gardeners Hosting June 12 Tour (06/03/10)
The Putnam County Master Gardeners will sponsor a Garden Tour on June 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. The tour will feature six local gardens. One of the gardens will feature a wide variety of evergreens, hardwoods and flowering shrubs, as well as 11 beds containing a mix of perennials and annuals...
Public Record, June 3, 2010 (06/03/10)
The following filings were recorded in the Putnam County courts May 25-June 1: Criminal Cases Traffic and Other Infractions Small Claims Civil Claims Estates Real Estate Transfers Marriage Licenses Divorces...
Love 'em or hate 'em... Officials have the final word in today's sports (06/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- They are the lawmen of the game. Referees and umpires are the yin and the yang, the hated and the beloved, but most of all they are the voice that keeps our sports in check. It's a high-pressure position that calls for quick decisions, a calm mind and nerves of steel...
Clovers place second (06/03/10)
The Cloverdale golf team placed second behind Terre Haute South and in front of White River Valley Wednesday. The Braves won with score of 141, the Clovers were second with 167 and WRV was third with 225. Chris Arnold and Gary Williams led the Clovers with rounds of 39, while Tyler Deakin shot a 42 and Sam Jordan a 47. Colte Tomlinson shot a 51 and Ryan Book carded a 54...
Softball lessons being offered this summer (06/03/10)
Greencastle softball head coach Robin Knapp will be offering summer softball lessons. The fast pitch lessons will focus on pitching, hitting and positional work. For more information on summer lessons, such as times and rates, contact Knapp at 630-5777 or 653-3175...
Virginia Griffis (06/03/10)
Virginia Belle Bagwell Griffis was born Dec. 7, 1920, to Clinton R. Bagwell and Edna Virginia Lewis Bagwell in Roy, New Mexico. When she was three years old, the family moved to East Los Angeles, California, where Virginia lived until her marriage in 1942...
Colleen Weatherford competing at IHSAA State Finals (06/03/10)
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