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Stories from Saturday, August 7, 2010

Helping hands and loving hearts (08/07/10)
FILLMORE -- Good deeds are kind of like snowballs: just get them rolling, and they'll gather their own momentum. You never know how big they'll get. What started as a simple goal for the vacation Bible school at Fillmore's Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to provide backpacks to Fillmore Elementary students took on a life of it's own earlier this summer...
Barn Destroyed (08/07/10)
A pole barn in Bainbridge was destroyed by fire Friday morning. Putnam County dispatch called out a structure fire on the west side of C.R. 725 just north of U.S. 36 shortly after 11 a.m. Responding units included the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and the Fillmore, Bainbridge, Danville, Floyd Township, Mill Creek and Greencastle fire departments. The structure was total loss. No injuries were reported.
Hospital to close covered drive during last phase of project (08/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Despite the recent heavy rains, the major construction project that has been underway for several weeks at Putnam County Hospital is still in full swing. PCH marketing coordinator Jennifer Bedwell said although everything is still on schedule, the project has made some adjustments necessary...
4-way stop rules reviewed (08/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With the installation of the four-way stop at State Road 240 and Percy Julian Dr./Zinc Mill Rd. on Wednesday, there has been some confusion among motorists over how to proceed at the stop. Some have commented that the intersection is almost like an eight-way stop, with turn lanes coming from each of the four directions...
Top Horse & Pony Honors (08/07/10)
Champion and Reserve Champion Mares and Geldings at this year's Putnam County 4-H Fair included, from left, Logan Pell, Katie Stewart, Whitney Boswell, Sarah New and Shea Mahoney-Sutherland.
Cloverdale UMC becomes Angelfood Ministry host site (08/07/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale United Methodist Church has become an Angelfood Ministry host site. This ministry provides delicious food at affordable prices. In a signature box, for $29 participants will receive enough food to feed a family of four for one week. The food includes meat, vegetables, eggs, Shelf stable milk and other goodies...
Local youths learn firearm essentials (08/07/10)
CLOVERDALE -- It was another great year for the 4-H Shooting Sports firearms group. With the new addition of pistol speed shooting on steel plates for time and accuracy, safe and enjoyable sport shooting sessions were had by local youth. This year's program consisted of three nights a week for five weeks at the Cloverdale Conservation Club. ...
Janice Ann Hazlett (08/07/10)
Janice Ann Hazlett, 68, of Russellville died at Ben Hur Home in Crawfordsville on Thursday. She was born in Roszta, Iowa to Arthur and Eleanor M. McDermont Parham. She graduated from Veedersburg High School and Indiana State University. She taught art at Turkey Run High School and attended Russellville Community Church...
Miles Scot Jernagan (08/07/10)
On July 23, Miles Scot Jernagan was welcomed into the world by his proud parents, Jared and Nicole Jernagan of Greencastle. Miles weighed 7 pounds 6.5 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. Parental Grandparents are Jake and Jane Jernagan of Williamsport. Maternal Grandparents are Cindy Evens of Williamsport and the late Scot Evens. Miles was also welcomed by great-grandparents Thursa Evens of Bainbridge, Chester and Joanna Lemler and Martha VanHook...
Area Births (08/07/10)
Congratulations to the following families on their new additions:...
Birt - Brown (08/07/10)
Jennifer Birt and Anthony Brown were united in marriage on June 26. Father Stephen Jarrell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Greencastle. Jennifer is the daughter of Eric and Judi Birt. Anthony is the son of Donald Brown and Gladys Allen...
Zeiner - 50th (08/07/10)
Joe and Helen (Rossok) Zeiner of Greencastle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21. They were married at the Greencastle First Baptist Church in 1960. Joe graduated in 1956 from Fillmore High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force until 1964, when he was honorably discharged...
Swearingen - 50th (08/07/10)
Donald Lee Swearingen and Karen Annette Baughn were married on Aug. 21, 1960. The ceremony was held in Terre Haute at the Church of Christ, which was located at 5th and McKeen. Don and Karen are the parents of Gregg Swearingen, Centerville, Ohio (Jennifer Fogle, spouse) and Jill (Swearingen) Martz, Decatur (Brad Martz, spouse)...
Gray - 50th (08/07/10)
Tucker and Joann Gray of Greencastle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug.13. The couple was married in Greencastle at Gobin United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lewis G. Miller, Tucker's Uncle, officiated the ceremony. The special occasion will be celebrated by a family dinner...
Van Vorst - 50th (08/07/10)
Carolyn (Madden) and James Van Vorst will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 7. They were married at the Church of Christ in Cloverdale. Jim is a graduate of University of Evansville, University of Missouri, and Indiana University. He is now retired after holding various management positions in healthcare; retiring as vice president of human resources from St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 7, 2010 (08/07/10)
Damage estimated $750 to $1,000. The following tickets have been issued: Aug. 2, 9:24 p.m.: Jamie R. Parman, 21, Cloverdale; Capitol Dr., driving while suspended. Aug 3, 7 a.m.: Brenda Coley, 51, Spencer; Bloomington St., 45 in a 30. Aug. 5, 3:15 a.m.: Jeramy Mace, 31, Greencastle; 240 East, expired plate...
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