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Stories from Friday, July 16, 2010

Plotting a course for frisbee flying fun (07/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When it came time for Dylan Hayes to construct his Eagle Scout project in the spring of 2009, he had a chance to not only build something to serve his community, but also something he could enjoy personally. Hayes chose to make his project a nine-hole disc golf course on the grounds of Central Elementary School and South Putnam High School...
Cummings turns passion into business (07/16/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Growing up with large gardens tended by her mother, Pat Cummings fell in love with gardening and is a constant student, learning all she can about plants, flowers and tomatoes -- especially tomatoes. To enhance her knowledge of gardening and all its techniques, Cummings took the Master Gardner and Living off the Land courses through the Putnam County Extension office...
Art program to craft clay, ceramics (07/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Students who have completed kindergarten through the seventh grade are invited to take part in Play in Clay Replay, presented by the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department on July 19 through 23. The program is open to any students in the given age range interested in working with clay and creating a ceramic work of art. Children will learn the basics of ceramics, as well as where clay comes from and what can be done with it...
Couch pleads guilty; sentencing set for September (07/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- One of four co-defendants allegedly involved in an April shooting incident has pled guilty to two of the five charges against her. Lacey Ann Couch, 24, of Greencastle has been charged with Class C felonies assisting a criminal and Class D felonies receiving stolen property, resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and neglect of a dependent...
After Hours to host radio personalities (07/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Crossroads Communications invites Chamber of Commerce members to The Inn at DePauw for the July Chamber Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. ESPN SportsRadio's "SportsTalk With Stephen Paul and Jim Osborn" will be broadcasting live, and there will be time to enjoy food and fellowship...
State auditor plans visit to local luncheon (07/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The chief financial officer for the state will be visiting the city as a speaker at Greencastle Greater Chamber of Commerce's quarterly luncheon. Tim Berry, who was elected as Indiana's 54th state auditor in November 2006, will discuss the state's fiscal outlook Aug. 3 at Dixie Chopper Business Center. Auditor Berry has stated he is a "committed fiscal conservative" who keeps taxpayers first in recognizing they deserve a government equipped to do more with less...
Star gazing comes back to McCloud Nature Park (07/16/10)
NORTH SALEM -- The New Astronomer's Group Meeting (NAG) and the Indiana Astronomical Society (IAS) will meet at McCloud Nature Park on July 24 at 8 p.m. The purpose and intent of NAG is to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the night sky. McCloud Nature Park provides an ideal spot to star gaze, as the light pollution is minimal and the setting is beautiful...
Donating for safety program (07/16/10)
Hickory Creek at Sunset hosted a fish fry recently to help raise funds for the Greencastle Police Department's child safety seat program "Permanent Fitting Station." Darci Hendershot, one of three trained safety seat technicians with GPD, accepts the donation from Hickory Creek's Colleen Matthews. Present for the donation are, from left, Jennifer Evans, GPD Chief Tom Sutherlin, Hendershot, Matthews, Chris Klinger, Luanne Walker, Lisa Dodson, Carol Beaman and Michelle Aikins. The Permanent Fitting Station helps provide anyone with small children traveling in their vehicles the opportunity to have the safety seat inspected to ensure it is properly installed. Qualified parents can also receive a child safety seat at no charge.
Putnam Patter for July 16 (07/16/10)
Cloverdale Masonic Lodge No. 132 of the Free and Accepted Masons will confer the F.C. Degree July 19 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the meeting. Call FC and MMs are welcome. Lunch will be served at the Greencastle Masonic Temple on July 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m...
Miller showcases talent for statewide audience (07/16/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- For anyone who's paid attention to West Central Conference girls' hoops in recent years, it isn't news that Greencastle's Mallory Miller can play ball. One of the best shooters around, the two-time Banner Graphic Putnam County Player of the Year has been taxing defenses for three years at the varsity level...
Enough already (07/16/10)
I was quick out of the gate to throw my two cents in on the whole Tiger Wood infidelity fiasco, but this is getting ridiculous. The handling of questions by the English media is over the top and not needed. Did you know that the British Open kicked off Thursday? No? Well, did you know that Tiger Woods was grilled by the British media about his infidelity and private life? Betcha did...
Putnam Scanner for July 16 (07/16/10)
Emily M. Blondell, 36, Martinsville, was booked at 3:56 p.m. Wednesday for violation of probation. Jeffrey Guehn, 41, Avon, was booked at 10:53 a.m. Thursday for violation of probation. Michael A. Ferguson of Plainfield was traveling west on US 40 at 2:35 p.m. Monday, when "something" in the roadway caused his vehicle to leave the road. Ferguson stated he overcorrected and lost control, causing his vehicle to strike a parked tractor owned by Bill Stahl...

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