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Stories from Friday, August 6, 2010

Shopping with Cops (08/06/10)
Members of the Putnam County Fraternal Order of Police conducted its annual Shop-with-a-Cop in Greencastle recently. During the 12th annual event, officers from the Putnam County area shopped with 35 children in need of back to school supplies and clothing. Officers from the Greencastle Police Department, Indiana Excise Police, Cloverdale Police Department, Morgan County Sheriff's Department and the Indiana State Police were on hand for the event. (Pictured) Sgt. Charlie Hallam of the Cloverdale Police Department helps a child try on shoes at Walmart.
Average House Band plans upcoming reunion shows (08/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Any local music fans looking for an "Average" music experience can look forward to Aug. 20 and 21 at The Inn at DePauw. Average House Band, staples of the local music scene in the 1970s and 1980s, is planning its fourth annual reunion, dubbed the Long Road Home Tour...
Reader thankful for Rally for the Cure success (08/06/10)
To the Editor, The Rally for the Cure golf scramble sponsored by the Ladies Golf Association of Windy Hill raised a total of $937 that was donated to the Susan B. Komen Foundation to help fight breast cancer. The team of Shannon Evans, Joanie Earl, Marla Corbin and Cindy Hendricks tied with the team of Mary Watts, Jill Vietor and Karen Glock for first place. Other winners were Kathy Bridgewater who was closest to the pin, Peggy Wood for longest putt and Sandy Allen for closest to the line...
Putnam County 4-H Fair Dairy Results (08/06/10)
Expert Showman -- Garrett Porter Reserve Showman -- Ross Oliver Rookie -- Jackson Parmley Junior -- Preston Porter Senior -- Ryan Stevens Champion -- Alex Lesko First -- Colton Bunten, Trevor Bingman, Jonathon Hidge, Alizza Jackson, Michael O'Hair, Cody Sillery, Gabriel Smith, Wes Lesko, Alex Lesko...
Young Farmer's gathering planned for Aug. 14 (08/06/10)
All Putnam County residents ages 18-35 and their families who have an interest in agriculture are invited to attend a Putnam County Farm Bureau Young Farmer's gathering at the Legan resident on Aug. 14. Planned activities will include an optional farm tour at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., an agricultural speaker, fishing, canoeing and fellowship...
ISP launches Twitter, Facebook pages (08/06/10)
The Indiana State Police has joined the ranks of public and government organizations utilizing social networking services to provide information to the media and public. The department has announced the official launch of their Facebook® and Twitter™ social network sites:...
Garage sale raises money for local cancer patients (08/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Bargain hunting and supporting local cancer patients can go hand in hand this Saturday, as the Granny Ride will sponsor a garage sale to raise funds for the cause. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot beside the Eagles Lodge, on Elizabeth Street in Greencastle...
Golf carts now legal on Fillmore streets (08/06/10)
By JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor FILLMORE -- After months of discussion and speculation, it is now legal to operate golf carts on Fillmore streets. In a 3-0 vote Thursday night, councilmen Alan Jones, Jeff Osborn and Wes Terhune passed Ordinance 2010-8, which allows for the operation of golf carts and similar vehicles in the town limits...
Danville wins Clover Invitational by 53 strokes (08/06/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A day after blistering conditions and rain, local golfers found almost ideal conditions greeting them for Thursday's Cloverdale Invitational. For the second straight year, Danville walked away with the team win, posting a score of 366. They also had the medalist of the round in Kendra Lucky, who shot an 87...
GHS girls place 13th at McCutcheon (08/06/10)
LAFAYETTE -- The Greencastle girls' golf squad placed 13th at the McCutcheon Invite Thursday after posting a score of 440. Katie Hedge paced the Tiger Cubs with an 87, while Diane Wokoun shot a 99. Kay Wood and Makenzie St. Marie added a pair of 127s...
Richard E. Wait (08/06/10)
Richard E. Wait, 72, of Quincy, formerly of Martinsville, passed away at his residence on Aug. 5, 2010. He was born on April 11, 1938 in Nashua, Iowa and was the son of the late Howard O. and June Violet [Ferch] Wait. He was married to Rita [Bowling] Wait on Nov. 21, 1980 and she survives...
Ruby Elizabeth Martin (08/06/10)
Ruby Elizabeth Martin, 83, of Greencastle died at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle Thursday. She was born in Indianapolis to Homer and Ritta Meltabarger Martin on Oct. 19, 1926. She is survived by two sisters, Naoma Nelson of Brownsburg and Mildred Booker of Roachdale, and brother Spencer Martin of Lizton...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 6, 2010 (08/06/10)
Armstrong was entrapped with serious bleeding from his head. He was extricated and transported to Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis via Air Evac. Lacy complained of back pain and was transported to Wishard by Operation Life. Curtis towed Armstrong's vehicle, while Jerry's towed Lacy's. Estimated damage $2,501-$5,000...
What time is it, anyway? (08/06/10)
Like most people, I like to claim I like change. We love to say, "Change is good," but what happens when the change happens directly to us? Worse still, what if you have to adjust to multiple changes at the same time? Lately I'm finding I'm too tired to really notice...
Quilting for Native American reservation (08/06/10)
To the Editor, I am undertaking a project and am asking the help of Putnam County residents. I volunteer for the American Indian Center in Indianapolis. I recently learned that on the Indian Reservations, they are losing 54 percent of the children under the age of 3. I just find this horrible in this day and age...
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