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Stories from Saturday, June 5, 2010

South Putnam advances to regional final (06/05/10)
LINTON - South Putnam defeated Class 2A No. 6 ranked Evansville Mater Dei 7-6, with a five home run game, two of which were two-run homers and will advance to the Linton-Stockton Regional Championship tonight at 7 p.m. South Putnam led 6-3 most of game, with Mater Dei tying the game at 6-all in the top of the 7th on home run and a South Putnam error. In the bottom of the 7th, South Putnam won 7-6 with a home run on the first pitch to the first batter Brayden Freeman, the team's fifth home run of the day...
Running for A Cause (06/05/10)
A group with Putnam County Comprehensive Services greets Greencastle Police Captain Charles Inman Jr., and four other Greencastle officers at a stop for water Friday during the 2.3-mile Special Olympics torch run. Inman and his running partners Chris Jones, Darrell Bunten, Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins and Michael Collins began carrying the torch at Area 30 Career Center and crossed the finish line at Putnam County Comprehensive Services. Putnam County FOP hosted the run...
Foundation announces $100K in grants (06/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The ultimate goal of the Putnam County Community Foundation is to help improve the quality of life and strengthen the sense of community in Putnam County through the administration of funds and award grants. Toward that end, the foundation awarded more than $100,000 in grants to 18 community organizations for its spring grant cycle...
Big Dog ride benefits K9 teams (06/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The American Mantrailing Academy is sponsoring their third annual Big Dog Benefit Ride in support of K9 rescue dog and trainer teams today. The more-than 100-mile ride starts at U.S. 40 and S.R. 231 (South Putnam High School) and concludes at beautiful Quarry Lake in Putnam County. All bikes are welcome...
Greencastle man wanted for questioning in runway case (06/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Greencastle man police say hampered their attempts to locate a juvenile runaway. Anthony M. Cox, 22, has been charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with false reporting or informing. Cox has a charge of Class D felony pending against him in the same court. He was arrested on that charge on May 19, and was released from jail after posting 10 percent of a $5,000 bond...
Summerfest is on the way (06/05/10)
ROACHDALE -- Years ago, an annual Fourth of July event made Roachdale the place to be. It was a summer festival complete with a parade and children's activities. The local Lions Club was involved and even an infamous Roach race was held. When the Lions Club disbanded, the event faded away...
Weatherford concludes freshman season with 19th place finish at state finals (06/05/10)
BLOOMINGTON -- It was a big stage, and though it might not have been the time she was looking for, GHS freshman Colleen Weatherford has one state finals meet under her belt. The Greencastle distance runner placed seventh in her heat and 19th overall with a time of 2:20.59...
DePauw to host hoops camp June 14-16 (06/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Boys and girls in kindergarten through 10th grade are invited to attend the DePauw Basketball Camp. The June 14-16 camp will be at the Lilly Center, and campers can choose to attend the fundamentals session (9 a.m.-noon), the shooting session (1-4 p.m.) or both sessions (9-4). If campers attend both sessions, they will be supervised during lunch...
Film explores the loss of local culture (06/05/10)
In the classic model of a good music "scene," we tend to focus on the venues -- bars, clubs, coffee houses. A good music scene has to have good places to go and actually hear live music. But there has always been another element to it. There are those places we can go to discover new, unfamiliar music, even when it isn't Saturday night...
Mary Frances Doty Strain (06/05/10)
Mary Frances Doty Strain, 86, formerly of Mulberry and Greencastle, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 in Heltonville. Mary Frances, as she was known to her friends, dedicated her life to serving the people of Greencastle through her tireless work in political, cultural and civic organizations. ...
Putnam Scanner for 6-5 (06/05/10)
Putnam County Jail Francis T. Dare, 20, New Carroll, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:50 a.m. Friday for resisting law enforcement. David D. Day, 46, Eminence, was booked at 10:44 p.m. Thursday on a warrant from Boone County. Putnam County Sheriff's Department...
The power of a good name (06/05/10)
Each year at Williamsport Elementary School, three big awards are handed out to the graduating sixth graders -- top girl, top boy and the citizenship award. I'm not sure how long the awards have been being handed out at my alma mater, but it goes back far enough that the Jernagan family has benefitted from it more than once...
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