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Stories from Friday, July 30, 2010

Porter awarded Supreme Showman (07/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- After three years of competing for Putnam County's top honor at the 4-H Fair, Garrett Porter finally came away with the trophy. Standing in front of a packed show arena Porter, along with the five other senior showmen, waited anxiously before hearing his name called as Supreme Showman...
They've got spirit (07/30/10)
The 2010 Putnam County Fair Cheerleading Competition had a red, white and blue theme, with emcee Jim Hardwick blaring patriotic-themed music and leading the crowd in chants of "U.S.A." But the night belonged to the Crimson and Gray, as the Danville cheer squad won the overall title on the night. North Putnam was named the best All-County squad, while Greencastle was honored with the Best Spirit award. GHS also won the freshmen division of the cheer contest as well. Members of the North Putnam All-County squad include Cara Stanley, Altera Harris, Morgan Christy, Hannah Williamson, Caroline Byrd, Audrey Healey, Jenna Holtze, Ashlyn Clark, Caitlin Abdon, Halsey Foltz, Lauren Human, Jenny Upleger, Autumn McClellan, Adria Bracken, Ciara Cope, Kayla Miller, Jordan Strow, Tatum Straziscar, Darion Polly, Kayla Moore, Nellie Asher and Lauren Green. Green was also honored as Outstanding Senior Cheerleader for 2010.
10-year 4-H'ers honored, 5 get scholarship at ceremony (07/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Forty-nine 10-year 4-H members were honored Thursday night in the Inside Arena at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Five 4-H members were also awarded scholarships during the awards ceremony. Denise Sigworth, President of the Putnam County Community Foundation, addressed the crowd at the beginning of the evening and informed the audience of the impact their generosity has had on the community. ...
Host family shortage reported in Greencastle (07/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A former Greencastle resident working as a community coordinator for placing foreign exchange students with local family reports there is a shortage of placements in the area. As a community coordinator for the Program of Academic Exchange (PAX), Theresa Robbins acts as liaison between host families and potential exchange students in high schools in both placement matching and supervision...
181st Intelligence Wing hosting salute ceremony (07/30/10)
The 181st Intelligence Wing will hold its first Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony honoring 237 Airmen and their families in Terre Haute on Aug. 8. The event will be held at 10 a.m. at the Air National Guard's 181st Intelligence Wing located at Hulman Field...
Suspect surrenders self (07/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A suspect wanted by the Indiana State Police for charges of sexual misconduct and theft has been located. Jason A. Jordan, 27, formerly of Terre Haute turned himself in to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department at around 1 p.m. Thursday...
Owens lands in Cincy... kinda (07/30/10)
So, a new era for Terrell Owens is set to begin in Cincinnati, but if Thursday was any indication, it looks like we might be getting the same ol' T.O. There's no better way to make an impression on a new team than missing your flight to make your debut in its colors. You've struggled to find a team all off-season and now on the brink of signing your contract, you choose to go to a movie and eventually miss your flight to a reported $2 million contract...
David E. 'Brownie' Brown (07/30/10)
David E. "Brownie" Brown, 67, of Monrovia passed away July 25, 2010. He was born in Indianapolis on April 7, 1943, son of Herbert and Edna Dauby Brown. He was a 1961 graduate of Amo High School and a graduate of Indiana Barber College. He had owned Brownie's Barber Shop in Amo, was the general manager of 76 Truck Stop in Clayton for 23 years, owned the Wilbur Corner Shop for 10 years, owned Brown's Market in Coatesville for four years and had been a freight handler at FedEx for four years. ...
Daniel G. Pleake (07/30/10)
Daniel G. Pleake, 58, of Carbon passed away at Maple Ridge Care Center in Lincoln, Ill. July 28, 2010 following a battle with Guillain-Barre' Syndrome. He was born Dec. 17, 1951 in Putnam County, the son of Daniel and Eloise (McCammack) Pleake. Danny graduated from South Putnam High School in 1969. ...
Putnam Scanner for July 30, 2010 (07/30/10)
Nicholas Starkey of Greencastle was traveling north on Manhattan Road at 8:10 p.m. Sunday, when his vehicle traveled off the roadway and into a ditch after he took his eyes off the road "for a second," the accident report stated. Starkey's vehicle struck a culvert and mailbox before coming to a stop...

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