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Stories from Monday, July 12, 2010

Three arraigned on drug-related charges (07/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Three people were formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court Monday afternoon on drug-related charges stemming from a Friday afternoon bust. Michael A. Johnson, 26, has been charged with Class C felonies dealing in marijuana and possession of a controlled substance and Class D felony maintaining a common nuisance...
Summer Sliding (07/12/10)
Kaiden Tomasino enjoys a Sunday afternoon at Robe-Ann Park. With sunny skies and temperatures reaching 87 degrees Sunday, the park was full of families enjoying a Hoosier summer day swimming, walking, playing tennis or having a picnic.
Volunteerism on the rise (07/12/10)
An American television journalist best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News for more than two decades once said, "It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference." As a volunteer, you can make a difference. It is an opportunity to change a life, including your own...
Teen-only concert at Robe-Ann features TGL (07/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- During the months of long days and heat, it seems teenagers are glad to be out of school, yet still find themselves bored. One member of Friends of the Park wanted to do something about the problem. As part of Friends of the Park's celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month, Jan Firebaugh decided to put together a teen-only concert, set for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Robe-Ann Park...
Rally for the Cure set for July 18 (07/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Ladies Golf Association of Greencastle will host its annual Rally for the Cure 18-Hole Golf Scramble at 1 p.m. July 18 at Windy Hill Golf Course to celebrate those who have won the battle against breast cancer, to remember those who have lost the battle and to fight back against the disease...
Aquatic Center landscaped at Robe-Ann Park (07/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Friends of the Park Association and the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department partnered with Area 30 Career Center landscaping students this spring to reinvent the Greencastle Aquatic Center landscape at Robe-Ann Park. Under the direction of Area 30 landscaping instructor Kami Hyde, the students were challenged to reconfigure the landscape by using the already existing plants...
Dye and Csicsery-Ronay bring 'mongrel' music to Parkfest (07/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Concert-goers and farmers market shoppers will be treated to the music of the Mongrel Dogs from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Robe-Ann Park band shell. The Mongrel Dogs -- Istvan Csicsery-Ronay and Ron Dye -- have been playing music as a duo together since 2007. The two singers and guitarists have a repertoire of songs drawn from a wide range of music genres, from old-time country and country blues to contemporary folk and soul, among others...
Inglert Cuts Ribbon (07/12/10)
Inglert Builders cuts the ribbon, as new members of the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, in front of their office at 1101 S. Bloomington St., also part of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate building. Formerly A+ Homes, Inglert moved to its location in the fall of 2009 and has been doing business in Putnam County for the past decade. Owner Jason Inglert, center, stands with his family, Tiffany, on the left, Laurisa, Jason II, Trenton and baby Trinity. The family owned and operated business does new construction and remodeling. For a free estimate, call Inglert Builders at 653-5500 during business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Gaines claims fourth LPS feature win (07/12/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway has quickly garnered a reputation for thrilling, tight racing this season and Saturday was no different, as 113 cars were in the pits with each driver in search of the checkered flag at the end of the evening. One driver who has found his way to victory lane a few times already is Dickie Gaines, who came into the weekend with three wins to his credit at LPS...
Della Rickey Marie Parker (07/12/10)
Della Rickey Marie Parker, 90, of Ladoga died Sunday, July 11, 2010 Lane House in Crawfordsville. She was born Sept. 7, 1919 to Charles & Gertie Miller Parker in Tate, Tenn. She married George Cunningham on June 1, 1946. He is deceased. She was a member of Roachdale VFW Ladies Auxiliary and North Salem Christian Church and attended North Salem Schools. She was a waitress and bar tender at several restaurants and was employed at Crestline Window Company at Ladoga...
Shirley M. Mullins (07/12/10)
Shirley M. Mullins, 57, of Poland passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010 at her residence. She was born on Feb. 10, 1953 in Marion County and was the daughter of the late Smith Thomas and JennieVee Grubb Carr. She was married to Reggie Mullins on September 12, 1969, and he survives. She was employed in customer service for Kroger in Greencastle and was a member of The New Beginning Church in Plainfield...
Gretlein-Johnson (07/12/10)
Jennifer Gretlein and Chris Johnson proudly announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will be married on June 11, 2011. The wedding will take place in Worthington, and the reception will be held in Linton. The prospective bride is the daughter of Larry and Susan Arnt. Her fiance is the son of Lena Johnson and the late JW "Pee Wee" Johnson...
Wade - 70th (07/12/10)
Malcolm and Beatrice "Bee" Wade will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on July 27. They were married in Lockland, Ohio on July 27, 1940, and immediately moved to Fillmore, where they resided until 1991. They have since lived at Prestwick in Avon.
Fine - 50th (07/12/10)
Darrell and Barbara Fine will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 10. Darrel and the former Barbara Luther were married in the Bainbridge Methodist Church by the Rev. Verl Winslow on Sunday, July 10, 1960. The Fines are the parents of Lisa Rogers (Mark) abd Robb Fine (Victoria)...
Gobert - 60th (07/12/10)
Don and Rhema Gobert of Greencastle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 2. They were married at the First Christian Church in Martinsville in 1950. Rhema is a retired school teacher, having taught at Paragon, Stilesville, Reelsville and South Putnam High School. Don worked ay I.B.M. in Greencastle from shortly after it opened until it closed in 1987...
Gilbert - 50th (07/12/10)
Red and Shirley Gilbert of Greencastle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary by having a cookout with family and friends at 12:30 p.m. on July 17. This celebration will take place at Greencastle Church of the Nazarene. Their children are Cheri Biggs of Greencastle, Debbie Betts of West Monroe, La. and Tim Gilbert of Colorado Springs, Colo. They have nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
O'Neal - 50th (07/12/10)
Phil and Wanda O'Neal of Greencastle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at the First Church of the Nazarene, 580 S. C.R. 100E, Greencastle, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 1. Phil O'Neal and the former Wanda Smithers were married in Greencastle on Aug. 13, 1960...
Putnam Scanner for 7-12 (07/12/10)
The following tickets have been issued recently: Melinda Dewees, 36, Carmel, was stopped on Round Barn Road at 9:48 a.m. Thursday and cited for speeding -- 45 mph in a 30 mph zone. Brandon J. Query, 23, Greencastle, was stopped on Indianapolis Road at 10:55 p.m. Thursday and cited for false and fictitious registration...
Reuse-Remake-Restyle-Recycle-Renew (07/12/10)
The 2010 Putnam County Fair is less than two weeks away now, so most of the PLAN-ing is done and it is time for the DO-ing. Fair Books and fair passes are available at the Extension Office and local banks. While many people enjoy going out for a night of socializing and indulging in fair food, like most things in life the fair is more fun and exciting when you go to the extra effort of participating rather than just observing or being a spectator. ...
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