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Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2010

Training site rededicated to honor Page (06/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Alfred "Doc" Page has been a leader in Greencastle and the Putnam County community since 1969. It is hard to speculate how many lives he has touched through his many years of training as a firefighter. Doc became very involved in teaching advance first aid and CPR all over Greencastle and Putnam County. ...
National Night Out (06/24/10)
Plans are being finalized for the fourth annual National Night Out, scheduled for Aug. 3 from 6-9 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park in Greencastle (rain date is Aug. 5). Volunteers will be located around the park directing families to the registration tables to pickup bracelets and receive information about free refreshments and participation in activities and raffles. The bracelets will also serve as free passes for swimming at the Greencastle Aquatics Center from 7-9 p.m...
Newman to visit Dixie Chopper facilities Tuesday (06/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, winner of 14 Sprint Cup races, including the 2008 Daytona 500, will visit Dixie Chopper facilities in both Fillmore and Greencastle on June 29. Newman, who drives the No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, will also make one public appearance locally on Tuesday...
PCPL circulation declining in 2010 (06/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Since the beginning of the year, the Putnam County Public Library has been experiencing a slow decline in circulation. "It seems to be all across the board," said PCPL Director Alice Greenburg. May showed some improvement, Greenburg reported, with less of a decline than in previous months. In addition, June has been a hectic month for the library with an increase in door count...
Haley Bain Open still looking for participants (06/24/10)
The South Putnam Haley Bain Memorial Open will take place July 16-18 at South Putnam High School. The Open begins at 9 a.m. on July 16. The tournament is being spearheaded by Bain's teammate Kendra Latham and her mother Rita and will benefit the Haley Bain Memorial Scholarship...
'Lincoln' gives insight into 16th president's life (06/24/10)
LINCOLN CITY -- I couldn't tell you when I became aware of Abraham Lincoln. It seems like I've known about him my whole life, and I can rattle off the basic facts about him. He was the 16th president of the United States. He was tall, had a beard and wore a stovepipe hat. His birthday was in February. He freed the slaves and wrote the Gettysburg Address. His wife was Mary Todd Lincoln...
Tributes do justice to catalogues of Silverstein, Prine (06/24/10)
The dual title of singer-songwriter is a troublesome one. While the two duties would seem to go hand in hand, they actually serve quite opposite purposes, in a sense. A singer's job is to put his stamp on the song, make it his own. At his best, he performs it in a way no one else could...
Philip A. Pittman (06/24/10)
Philip A. Pittman, 69, of Cloverdale passed away on June 22, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on Feb. 13, 1941 in Jasonville and was the son of the late Martian Pittman and Naomi Stone Pittman Arthur. He married Carolyn S. Denton on Sept. 5, 1959. He was a loving husband of 50 years, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...
Putnam Scanner for June 24, 2010 (06/24/10)
Eury David-Rodriguez, 24, Pleasantville, N.J., was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 7 a.m. Wednesday for forgery and counterfeit currency. Zachary S. Hayman, 45, Cloverdale, was booked at noon Tuesday for violation of probation. Fredrick McCammon, 49, Cloverdale, was booked at 10:39 p.m. Tuesday for violation of probation, public intoxication and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia...
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