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Stories from Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Brother, sister duo act as 4-H arena helpers (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Shirts clung to backs, sweat beaded on the audience's brow, but not a person seemed to move as the Beef Champions Parade commenced in sweltering conditions Tuesday night. At the night's end, Lauren Greeson and Grant Colvin earned Grand Champion, while Cody Beck and Makenzie Taylor were named Reserve Grand Champion...
Poultry champion award a tribute to 4-H'er's legacy (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Poultry Barn was without a favorite face at the 4-H Poultry Show Monday, but even without his physical presence, J.D. Miller's memory was well received. Miller died in December after a two-year battle with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and was an active member of 4-H, even years after he was too old to compete...
Accident sends woman to hospital (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Plainfield woman was transported to the Putnam County Hospital Monday morning after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 240. Greencastle Police Department Officer Ed Wilson said Amanda Freriks, 21, was driving eastbound on U.S. 240 just before noon when her vehicle was struck by a car driven by Russell Keck III, 27, of Roachdale. Keck was driving southbound on Warren Avenue when he pulled out and struck Freriks' car on the driver's side...
Feelin' Froggy (07/28/10)
Megan Earley, left, portrays Jade opposite Paxton Wells' Frog Prince during Saturday's Putnam County Playhouse Youth Theatre Workshop's performance of "The Frog Prince." Twenty-seven local youth in grades one through five participated in the workshop, which was directed by Caroline Good and Alisa Isaacs-Bailey. Banner Graphic/ANDY BARRAND
Serious showmanship at Grand Swine Drive (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Monday night was the Swine Grand Drive in which the champions, reserve champions, grand champions, reserve grand champions and showmanship champions were named. There were 25 classes of gilts, 33 classes of barrows, and four classes of litters...
Bakers' Best (07/28/10)
Thursday is the day for the Annual Bakers' Best Contest in the Adult Open Class exhibit hall. The featured flavor is citrus. Entry forms and complete rules are available at the exhibit hall and at the Greencastle Kroger Store, which is major sponsor of the contest...
Putnam Scanner for July 29, 2010 (07/28/10)
Brandi M. Behning, 23, Indianapolis, was booked at 3:54 p.m. Monday for failure to appear. Delbert E. Boswell Jr., 36, Cloverdale, was booked at 12:40 a.m. Friday for violation of probation. Joseph A. Hagan, 20, Indianapolis, was booked at 9:45 p.m. Saturday on a warrant issued out of Marion County...
Patricia L. Nicholson (07/28/10)
Patricia L. Nicholson, 73, of Plainfield passed away Sunday, July 25, 2010 at her residence. Born April 3, 1937 in Greencastle, the daughter of Chester L. and Edna M. (Sutherlin) Goodman. She was a 1955 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Charles L. Nicholson and he survives...
Alberta Mae Brown Thomas (07/28/10)
Alberta Mae Brown Thomas, 81, of Greencastle has left her earthly home for her new home in heaven. Bert, or Bertie, as she was known to her friends, was born in Putnamville Nov. 16, 1928. She was the middle of five children born to Samuel Edward and Margaret Louise Mace Brown, who preceded her in death...
Failure to stop on I-70 leads to 1 arrest (07/28/10)
MORGAN COUNTY -- A driver of a sport utility vehicle speeding west on Interstate 70 was arrested Tuesday morning after failing to stop for law enforcement. Indiana State Police Master Trooper David Furnas clocked a 2004 Acura sport utility vehicle traveling 83 mph in a 70 mph zone, heading westbound on Interstate 70 near mile marker 50 in Morgan County at 7:56 a.m. Tuesday...
Crossfire heats up the stage Monday night at fairgrounds (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Crossfire played Monday night at the fair. This fall, the band, which was started by Allen Gilbert of Greencastle, will celebrate nine years together Gilbert is originally from Mississippi and moved to Indiana as a child. Band members Craig Doty, Kenny Copper and Kyle Laney comprise the rest of the band...
Putnam Patter for July 28, 2010 (07/28/10)
The Waters of Greencastle presents attorney Karen Temple, who will speak on "Advance Directives and Power of Attorney: What You Need to Know" at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle, 1601 Hospital Drive. Light refreshment will be served. RSVP by calling 653-2602...
'Quartet for the End of Time' next up in Classical Music Fest (07/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Three DePauw music professors will be joined by violinist Allison Guest Edberg at 7:30 p.m. tonight for a performance of Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time" as the Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival continues in the sanctuary of Greencastle's Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Athletics place second in Putnam County Tourney (07/28/10)
The Athletics of North Putnam Youth Baseball Rookie Division placed second in the Putnam County Tournament in Greencastle recently. The team, lead by Chris Davies of Bainbridge, had an outstanding season record of 11-4. The season was off to a slow start by losing the first two games but soon turned around to a 10-game winning streak leading into tournament play. The next two losses were to the tournament champions...
Greencastle girls' golf practice begins Friday (07/28/10)
The Greencastle girls' golf team will have its first practice on Friday at 9 a.m. at Windy Hill. Any girl who will be enrolled at GHS this coming year can join. A physical must be on file with the athletic director's office before a player can participate in practice...
GHS football practice begins Aug. 2 (07/28/10)
Greencastle High School Football will be beginning varsity practice Aug. 2 at Harbison Stadium. This is open to any interested Greencastle High School students in grades 9 through 12. Practice will run from 6 to 9 a.m. and resume 6 to 9 p.m. until the start of school. Physicals must be on file with the Greencastle High School Athletic Department. There will also be a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. in McAnally Center Aug. 2...
A few moments of silence (07/28/10)
As I write this, it's quiet in the house, for once. My new baby boy is asleep on Grandma's shoulder in the rocker in his room. Aunt Katie is asleep in the guest bedroom. The new Momma, who is feeling a lot worse than she'd like, is sleeping fitfully in our bed...
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