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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Gun permit applications can now be done online (06/09/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Applying for a personal protection firearm license or a handgun permit can now be done online. The process allows applicants to complete an application from home or any public Internet site and then visit either the Greencastle Police Department or Putnam County Sheriff's Department, depending on location of residence, to pay fees and have the application finalized with a criminal check...
City appoints new school board member (06/09/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With the selection of three candidates who all council members seemed to consider worthy, the Greencastle Common Council chose its appointee to the Greencastle Community School Board Tuesday evening. Monica Fennell will serve the community on the school board for the next four years. The council chose Fennell by a 4-1 vote over Jeffrey Boggess and Wesley Sampson...
Cloverdale lifts spending freeze (06/09/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The town lifted its spending freeze on the sewer fund during the town council meeting Tuesday. After going negative by nearly $50,000, the fund is back in the black. "We can't operate and put department's spending on hold," said council member Terry Puffer...
Riding for a Cause (06/09/10)
Riders from The Illini 4000 stopped in Greencastle Monday afternoon to take a break from a cross-country bike ride. The Illini 4000 is a non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against cancer, the support of those affected by cancer, and the documentation of how cancer impacts the lives of Americans.
Motorist strikes child on bicycle (06/09/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle boy is believed to have escaped serious injury after being struck by a car late Monday afternoon. A report from the Greencastle Police Department said Glenn K. Hollis, 33, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Bloomington Street just after 4 p.m. when a 14-year-old male riding his bicycle eastbound on Anderson Street rode into Hollis' path...
Friends of GFD donate to prevention education (06/09/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department organization was formed in the spring of 2001 and is comprised of people in the community who want to increase awareness of the Fire Department. Members of the Friends include the city's mayor, clerk-treasurer, a minister, the president of DePauw University and other community leaders and business people. Its mission is fire prevention and education and has raised awareness of the fire department in the community...
New Tri Kappa Members (06/09/10)
Tri Kappa sorority inducted the following new members: Brenda Johnson, seated left, and Dessa Frank; back row, Kaitlyn Murtagh, Grace Aker and Sarah Dory.
Van Bibber residents concerned about derelict properties (06/09/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Derelict properties at Van Bibber Lake are not just a concern for the county, but for the people who live near those properties. On Monday, Van Bibber Lake resident Bill Dixon came before the Putnam County Commissioners at their regular meeting to ask who was responsible for getting those properties cleaned up...
Facelift for the Aquatics Center (06/09/10)
Friends of the Park Association and the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department recently partnered with Area 30 Career Center landscaping students to reinvent the Greencastle Aquatic Center landscape at Robe-Ann Park.
Wheeler, Arnold move on to golf regional (06/09/10)
MARTINSVILLE -- A break in the humidity meant cool breezes and almost pristine skies greeted golfers at the IHSAA Martinsville Sectional Monday. For two local golfers, Monday proved the be just the beginning for their 2010 state tournament Greencastle' Jimmy Wheeler and Cloverdale's Chris Arnold will move on to tomorrow's regional at Center Grove after posting scores of 71 and 73, respectively...
GHS cross country sets conditioning for June 14 (06/09/10)
The Greencastle girls cross country team will begin their fall conditioning on June 14. Any girls entering or enrolled at GHS and would be interested in participating in cross country in the fall should contact the athletic director's office at 653-9711 ext 213 or head coach Garry Anderson at gra624@yahoo.com...
Midwest Youth Team Tennis program begins June 21 at DePauw University (06/09/10)
Collins places 23rd (06/09/10)
Chad Collins finished tied for 23rd at The Memorial this past weekend. Collins fired a 4-under for the tournament. On Tuesday, he failed to qualify for the U.S. Open. Collins posted a 72 in the first round at Memphis, but withdrew in the second round...
Carl K. Morlan (06/09/10)
Carl K. Morlan, 86, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's. His family was at his side in California. Carl and his wife Norma Bond Morlan, who survives him, had been married for 64 years. Carl was a former resident of Reelsville, where he was a school bus driver for a number of years and was also known for his auctioneer career...
James V. Sutherlin (06/09/10)
James V. Sutherlin, 68, of Belle Union passed away on Monday, June 7, 2010 at Clarion Health/Methodist Hospice, Indianapolis. He was born on July 2, 1941 in Cloverdale and was the son of the late Verly Delbert and Hazel Pauline Laudig Sutherlin. He was married to Kathy E. Sutherlin on Aug. 17, 1962 and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for June 9, 2010 (06/09/10)
Martin D. Gaw, 28, Indianapolis, was booked at 1:30 a.m. Saturday for possession of a controlled substance. Derrick Grimes, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday for public intoxication and consumption of alcohol by a minor. James R. Hanger, 55, Greencastle, was booked at 7:02 p.m. Friday on a local warrant...
Public Record for June 9, 2010 (06/09/10)
The following were filed June 2-8 in the Putnam County courts: Estates Marriage Licenses Divorces...
Alone again ... unnaturally (06/09/10)
I love my family, but I have to admit I really like my solitary time. My husband and I sometimes don't understand one another when it comes to spending time alone. My husband's grandparents were married more than 60 years before Grandpa passed on a couple of years ago, and his parents just celebrated their 40th anniversary last yea. It seems the blueprint for their successes are rooted in a simple concept -- Do everything together...
Give Kids a Smile was great success (06/09/10)
To the Editor: On April 30, my staff and I were able to provide some needed dental services to several children in the Putnam County area. Eighteen children received comprehensive dental care and were restored to as healthy a condition as possible. Those that were not able to be completed will be followed up on subsequent visits...
Support made scout's project possible (06/09/10)
To the Editor: My name is Alexander Hazel and recently I was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout for Boy Scouts of America. One of the final requirements to earn Eagle is to plan, fund and implement a community service project. I am writing this letter to publicly recognize the local businesses and people who helped in donating items, expertise and labor I needed for my service project...
Don't leave garbage cans sitting out (06/09/10)
To the Editor: Although we feel that the new cans are too colorful for words, and we realize that not everybody has a place back out of sight to put them, we are finding ease and convenience in using them. We live on a main city street, in an older neighborhood. One set of neighbors up the street has never moved their cans from when they first were delivered. They are not sitting on the parking either, but were smack in the middle of the city sidewalk in front of their house...
Humane Society extends thanks (06/09/10)
To the Editor: The Humane Society of Putnam County would like to thank everyone who made our annual garage sale a big success. Proceeds from the sale are used to help the hundreds of animals that call our shelter their temporary home every year. We would like to acknowledge the following people/businesses for going "above and beyond" to help us: Banner Graphic, Kwik Mart (231/40 location), WalMart Distribution, Greencastle Heavy Equipment Rental Inc., Putnam County Fairgrounds staff and board, Clark Station, Trish and Bradley Schraeder, the Fulford Family, the Scott Family, John Brennan, the Warren Family, Janet Jane, Terry Noble, Tom Willette, Charles, Mavis and Freedom Broadstreet, Patricia Hutson, Betty Bruner, HSPC board and staff and everyone who donated. ...
Putnam County blessed with local talent (06/09/10)
To the Editor: On June 3, I took relatives from Terre Haute, Rochester and Delphi to see "Hello, Dolly!" at the Putnam County Playhouse. They were very impressed with the performance of local talent. These relatives have season tickets to performing arts in their local areas and feel Greencastle is blessed to have such great plays at a nominal price...
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