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Stories from Wednesday, July 7, 2010

'Blithe Spirit' opens at PCPH (07/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- No'l Coward's ghostly comedy "Blithe Spirit" opens this week at Putnam County Playhouse in Greencastle. It will be presented onstage at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre this Thursday through Saturday, and again July 14,15,16,17. Tickets are $9 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 653-5880 between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All performances are at 8 p.m...
Truax resigns as Cloverdale clerk-treasurer (07/07/10)
CLOVERDALE -- After 16 years of service, Patti Truax has resigned from her post as clerk-treasurer for the Town of Cloverdale, effective July 1. She cited an illness as the reason for the resignation. "I've made many friends during my tenure," Truax said. "I appreciate all the support that was given to me."...
Crosby, Wiley to vie for crown (07/07/10)
Seven young women from across Putnam County will compete for the title of Miss Putnam County July 17 during the Putnam County 4-H Fair Queen Contest. The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the community building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
National Night Out (07/07/10)
Putnam County Commissioners, from left, Kristina Warren, Gene Beck and Jim Baird signed a proclamation on Tuesday declaring Aug. 3 National Night Out in Greencastle. Pictured back row from left are National Night Out Committee members Dominique Gibson, Patti Harmless and Linda Merkel.
Commissioners approve request from BOAC (07/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Commissioners unanimously agreed on Tuesday to allow the Putnam County Board of Aviation Commissioners to fund taxiway-apron and runway improvement projects at the Putnam County Airport using money from the county's Economic Development War Chest Fund...
Trio Amabile continues classical music festival (07/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Trio Amabile, featuring violinist Alfred Abel, violist Colette Abel and cellist Margo Marlatt, will be joined by cellist Marjorie Lange Hanna in this week's Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival free concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church in Greencastle...
Local ISP commander graduates from FBI Academy (07/07/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Lieutenant Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville District, was recently graduated from the 241st session of the FBI National Academy. Lieutenant Jones was among 259 other law enforcement leaders from 49 US states, 25 international countries, four military organizations and four civilian organizations...
Why the Pacers need a Shaq (07/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With NBA free agency in full swing, it's hard not to look around the league and see what the needs are. Some teams need guards, some need a point guard, but what the Pacers truly lacking is character. If you look up bland in the dictionary, you would find oatmeal and the Indiana Pacers. ...
Florence Ware Arnold (07/07/10)
Florence Ware Arnold, 86, of Greencastle and formerly of Mooresville, passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was born on June 15, 1924 in Morgan County to Benjamin and Lizzy Marie Ware. Surviving are her children Ben Arnold and wife Barb of Cloverdale, Bill Arnold and wife Patsy of Gosport and Glenna Stapert of Greencastle; a brother, Bill Ware and wife Norma of Plainfield; five grandchildren, Brad Stidd and Dawn Buis of Greencastle, Sherry Green, Cindy Arnold and Greg Arnold; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Putnam Scanner for July 7, 2010 (07/07/10)
Raymond Bailey, 41, Blaine, Wash., was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:43 a.m. Monday for the sale of marijuana. Randall J. Brinker, 45, Indianapolis, was booked at 3:44 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
Let's work hard to fix two big problems (07/07/10)
To the Editor: As someone that has grown up all my life right here in an agricultural community I've learned my fair share about hard work. There's no doubt that we as a country have some very hard work ahead of us in tackling the climate change crisis and the soaring unemployment numbers...
Thanks to all who made weekend a success (07/07/10)
To the Editor: This past weekend, Robe-Ann Park was filled with activities, family moments, good food and entertainment, temperatures in the 90s (with no rain, for a change), and a most festive, colorful fireworks display. We worked to prepare and gathered to celebrate our country's birthday and the many men and women who have and continue to give of themselves to protect our freedoms and families...
4th of July Fireworks (07/07/10)
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