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Stories from Friday, June 25, 2010

Lunch Bunch prepares for parade (06/25/10)
ROACHDALE -- Each Thursday when the Lunch Bunch meets at the Roachdale Park, they complete some sort of craft project. This week's project, though, was much bigger than normal and will be seen by many. The group spent part of Thursday morning coloring the banner they will carry in Saturday's SummerFest Parade. The children and adults involved in the program will be bearing the banner featuring the names of "Lunch Bunch and Friends of the Park."...
Youth present 'Twelfth Night' at PCPL (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The 2010 Putnam County Playhouse Youth Theatre Workshop will culminate in two productions on Saturday. The programs -- both versions of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" -- will begin at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are only available at the door on the night of the performance. Admission is $3 for ages 12 and up. Admission is free for those under 12 years of age. The box office will open at 6:15 p.m...
Pair charged with money laundering (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Two men were formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday with Class C felony money laundering. Eury David Rodriguez of Atlantic City, N.J. and Israel Ramos Ortega of Philadelphia, Pa. were arrested by Putnam County Sheriff's Department Deputy Dwight Simmons early Wednesday during a traffic stop on I-70 westbound in Cloverdale...
Garage sale supports growing church (06/25/10)
ROACHDALE -- Since coming to the Roachdale Presbyterian Church five years ago, lay minister Alan Small has concentrated on opening the doors of the church to the community and encouraging his congregation to be a part of that community. "In a small town like this it is important to be a part of the community," he said...
Bond revoked for New, sentencing continued (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Terre Haute man is in jail after his bond was revoked and his sentencing was continued Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court. Maxwell T. New, 21, was arrested and formally charged on Jan. 16, 2009 with Class B felony burglary and two counts of Class D felony theft. His bond was originally set at $30,000 cash only, but he was released on his own recognizance on Feb. 25, 2009...
Hornaday's sentence modification request denied (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Claiming his being on house arrest has made it nearly impossible for him to find work, convicted batterer Jared L. Hornaday, 20, was in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday, where he asked Judge Diana LaViolette to grant him a sentence modification...
Jackson case going to trial (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman charged with four counts of felony battery will go to trial on July 28. Treva J. Jackson was in court Thursday for a final pretrial conference. Prosecutors and Jackson's attorney, James Holder, have been unable to reach a compromise with regard to a plea agreement...
Scholarship Winners (06/25/10)
Parke County REMC/TWN presented eight $500 college scholarships, payable in two semesters, to children of members of Parke County REMC who will be attending accredited colleges as first-year students in the Fall of 2010. Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) during the first semester of their senior year. Recipients pictured are Ashley Holmes, Greencastle; Laura McGaughey, North Putnam; Brianne Mendenhall, Riverton Parke; Jaclyn Linton, Northview; Alise Harper, Rockville; Tiffany Marshall, Turkey Run; and Susan Ward, Southmont. Grace Aker, South Putnam, was not present for the photo.
Hamilton Center recognized (06/25/10)
Each year, the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA) recognizes remarkable rural health individuals and/or programs with awards presented during the Association's Annual Conference. The Indiana Rural Health Association's mission is to enhance the health and well being of rural populations in Indiana through leadership, education, advocacy, collaboration, and resource development. In accordance with their mission, awards are being given in those categories...
Grants available through PCCF (06/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced the availability of grants for groups of youth in Putnam County conducting charitable service projects, including school and church groups, scouting organizations, 4-H clubs, and any other youth group...
Will this be the year for the Pacers? (06/25/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Coming off a season where the team won a woeful 32 games and finished 10th in the Eastern Conference, there's literally nowhere to go but up. On Thursday, the Pacers hope they began to put the pieces together that will form a picture of a team with winning aspirations...
GMS having open gym dates (06/25/10)
Greencastle Middle School girls' basketball coach Matt Welker is holding a series of open gym dates for incoming GMS girls interested in playing. The open gym dates will be on July 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Lainey Poor earns CCIW honors at Milikin (06/25/10)
DECATUR, Ill -- Greencastle grad Lainey Poor was honored as a member of the 2009-10 Winter Sports CCIW Academic All-Conferece team. Poor will be a sophomore at Millikin University and is majoring in nursing and earned her distinction in swimming. To earn Academic All-Conference, an athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student...
Supporting Local Sports (06/25/10)
Daniel B. Setlak (06/25/10)
Mr. Daniel Bruno Setlak, 65, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville. Born February 18, 1945 in Gary, he was the son of Bruno & Sophia Wilczyski Setlak. He was a 1963 graduate of Lew Wallace High School. He married Dorothy "Dottie" Burdelow on May 26, 2001, and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for June 25, 2010 (06/25/10)
Maxwell T. New, 21, Terre Haute, was booked at 11:03 a.m. Thursday for bond revocation. Bryan M. Tyler, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 10:43 a.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Crews were dispatched to Veteran's Memorial Highway at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday for a fallen tree in the middle of the road. They were back in service at 11:50 p.m...
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