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Stories from Wednesday, June 30, 2010

New Maysville residents show real meaning of 'Love Thy Neighbor' (06/30/10)
By JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor ROACHDALE -- We hear time and again that tough times will reveal people's true identities -- their best and their worst. If we take it to be true, then the residents of the New Maysville area are some really good folks...
Newman visits Dixie Chopper employees (06/30/10)
FILLMORE -- With NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Ryan Newman in Putnam County to film some promotional pieces for Dixie Chopper, it wasn't simply a matter of secretly flying in, taking care of business and flying out. Instead, Newman took some of his time to eat lunch with the employees of Dixie Chopper in Fillmore and answer a few questions. An owner of four Dixie Choppers, Newman took a number of questions from the men and women who make "The World's Fastest Lawnmower."...
Cymerman and Kramer-Lapin perform at Gobin (06/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University faculty pianists Claude Cymerman and Katya Kramer-Lapin will perform the 21 Hungarian Dances of Johannes Brahms and Gabriel Fauré's "Dolly Suite" as the 2010 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival continues Wednesday June 30...
Convergence to play at Parkfest (06/30/10)
Parkfest will continue July 6 with a 7 p.m. performance at Robe-Ann Park by Convergence. Convergence plays as a jazz trio or quartet -- playing classic standards, blues, bossa, bop and ballads. The group has been performing for more than 10 years. It has been featured at jazz festivals, park concerts, casino events and fine-dining venues such as Eddie Merlot's, Rick's Boatyard, the Skyline Club and Sullivan's Steakhouse...
Grant will fund 'Shakespeare in the Schools' initiative (06/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University is among four of Indiana's independent colleges and universities which have been selected as the 2010 winners of the Ball Brothers Foundation Venture Fund competitive grant program. DePauw and Franklin College, Hanover College, and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will share seed funding for campus start-up initiatives aimed at stimulating creativity and innovation and fostering competition and collaboration among the state's 31 independent campuses...
Host families sought (06/30/10)
Non-profit exchange program STS Foundation is inviting Putnam County families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year. The teenage students come from over 30 countries and will attend local high schools during their stays...
Community event set for July 3 (06/30/10)
Pancakes for Parks and Pathways will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. on July 3 at Robe-Ann Park Shelter No. 1 in Greencastle. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. The all-you-can-eat event is a celebration of Greencastle's city parks and People Pathways...
Boetjer named Player of the Year (06/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- This season proved to be a banner year for the South Putnam Eagles. They had a 1-loss regular season, won the sectional title and for the second straight year, Eagle pitcher Brooke Boetjer has been named the 2009-10 Banner Graphic Player of the Year...
Ryan Newman's drive goes well beyond NASCAR (06/30/10)
It's not everyday you get to spend lunch with a NASCAR Sprint Car driver, but that's how I spent my Tuesday. Ryan Newman came to visit the employees at Dixie Chopper and while the questions revolved around the sport, my interest in Newman lie elsewhere...
Bumgardner wins wild finish in UMP Modified battle over Kenny Wallace (06/30/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The last month of June has been one to remember for Martinsville native Don O'Neal. "The Real Deal" has earned his moniker over the last week by winning three of his four starts during the DIRTcar Summernationals. O'Neal came in with wins on Friday at Farmer City Raceway in Illinois followed by a victory on Sunday at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt. ...
Greencastle Youth Football having sign-ups today (06/30/10)
Greencastle Youth Football will have registration today and July 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Greencastle Youth Football will is available to any child living in the Greencastle Community School district from grades K through 6th. For questions, call Matt Helmer at 720-9505...
Marvin Lee Query (06/30/10)
Marvin Lee Query, 72, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at the Mill Pond Health Campus. He was born on April 16, 1938 in Putnam County and was the son of the late Chester Frederick and Mary Helen Cox Query. He was married to Sally A. ...
Bruce A. 'Tony' Churchill (06/30/10)
Bruce A. "Tony" Churchill, 60, of Greencastle died on Friday, June 25, 2010. He was born on July 23, 1949 in Greencastle to Howard Churchill and Virginia l. Sligh. Tony was a graduate of Greencastle High School and Vincennes University. He had been employed at Lear, now I.A.C...
John Edward Crosby (06/30/10)
John Edward Crosby, 81, of Roachdale died at his residence on Tuesday, June 30, 2010. He was born on Sept 15, 1928 in Roachdale to Robert Stanley and Jean Heighway Crosby. He was a 50-year member or the Roachdale Masonic Lodge, a member and deacon and elder of the Roachdale Presbyterian Church. He served on the first School Board of North Putnam Schools. He farmed in the Roachdale area all his life...
Putnam Scanner for June 30, 2010 (06/30/10)
Anthony W. Burnett, 19, Fillmore, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 7:50 p.m. Monday for theft. Michelle A. Capps, 26, Greencastle, was booked at 9:21 p.m. Saturday for probation violation. Curtis A. Deem, 35, Cloverdale, was booked at 12:01 a.m. Sunday for possession of marijuana and residential entry...
Public Record for June 30, 2010 (06/30/10)
The following were filed June 22-28 in the Putnam County Courts: Criminal Cases Infractions Small Claims Civil Claims Mortgage Foreclosures Marriage Licenses Divorces Real Estate Transfers...
Tips for shopping smarter (06/30/10)
I was reading an article in U.S. News & World Report the other day about things one should never buy new, and it got me thinking about how many things I own are secondhand. I very rarely buy anything new, and if I do it's on sale (usually clearance)...
Statehouse Report (06/30/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The start of summer is upon us. It's a great time to catch up, especially as we come together to celebrate our nation's independence. I thought it would be timely to review some of the new laws that were passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly...
Young reader worried about national security (06/30/10)
To the Editor: As a young adult in our Greencastle community I grow ever more worried about our national security. We depend far too much on the oil that we are getting from the Middle East. At any time we can be held hostage by foreign countries simply because our major fuel source comes from that area. We need to transition into more sustainable types of energy in order to shore up our national security...
Veterans, community servants to be honored (06/30/10)
To the Editor: We have over 3500 veterans in Putnam County according to the Putnam County Veterans' Affairs office. I was amazed at the number. Greencastle Christian Church wants to honor our veterans and community servants at a special worship service at 10 a.m. on July 4 in the band shell at Robe-Ann Park...
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