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Stories from Friday, August 13, 2010

Fulfilling a need for equestrian training (08/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It is perhaps the simplest of business models: See a need and fill it. Candice Pelfrey sees a need in Putnam County. The local native grew up working with and showing horses, but often had to leave the county or even the state to train or compete...
Plans for new gun club remain in limbo (08/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The question of whether a gun club will open in western Madison Township remains on hold until at least October. With neighboring property owners voicing many of their concerns at Thursday night's meeting of the Putnam County Advisory Planning Commission, the petitioner asked that the board table the request and give 60 days to address the questions and concerns...
Spencer man jailed for carjacking (08/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Spencer man remained in jail Thursday after being formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with Class B felony carjacking. Brandon L. Elwood, 24, also faces charges of Class D felonies resisting law enforcement, battery by bodily waste, auto theft and theft, Class A misdemeanor operating a vehicle with at least .15 grams of alcohol in .210 liters of breath, Class B misdemeanor criminal mischief and Class C misdemeanor operating while intoxicated...
SPJ names Steele Fellow of the Society (08/13/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Society of Professional Journalists has named Bob Steele, Sydney Schanberg, and Ernie Pyle as Fellows of the Society. Being named a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor SPJ bestows upon a journalist for extraordinary contributions to the profession. Honorees receive a jeweled key and a plaque...
Police still looking for assault suspects (08/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Police are looking for two men believed to have assaulted a woman Tuesday night. A report from Putnam County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Robert Sibbitt said Sibbitt was dispatched just before 11 p.m. to investigate a report of battery and assault that had allegedly occurred at C.R. 500W and South Houck Bridge in Greencastle...
NPCSC repair project receives go-ahead (08/13/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam School Board gave the go-ahead to begin the renovation process within the school district Thursday night, with plans to receive bids by August 24 and hopes to start projects in October. Jim Thompson of Gibraltar Design outlined the scope of the project, which highlighted roof replacement at North Putnam High School and window replacement at both North Putnam Middle School and Roachdale Elementary School...
Putnam Patter for Aug. 12, 2010 (08/13/10)
The Children's Miracle Network Car Show starts Saturday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Registration will be at 10 a.m. with judging at noon and awards at 3 p.m. Trophies and plaques will be awarded to the first 50 entries. There will also be a vendor court with music and food...
PCPL part of national project (08/13/10)
On Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m., visitors to the Putnam County Public Library will have a chance to become a part of U.S. history. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has created a unique children's art project called "We are America." The goal of the project is to encourage children ages 5-12 to, by Sept. 11, draw their thoughts on the question, "People have come from all over the world to become Americans. Why does that make us great?"...
Cougars Place 3rd (08/13/10)
Greencastle defeats Brownsburg, Cascade Thursday (08/13/10)
BROWNSBURG -- The Greencastle girls' golf team defeated Brownsburg and Cascade Thursday after posting a score of 206. Brownsburg was second with 215 and Cascade finished third with a score of 221. Greencastle's Chelsea Samuels shared medalist honors with Cascade's Jessica Smyth and Brownsburg's Brooke Woods. All three players posted 44s...
Colts in Motion comes to Greencastle Saturday (08/13/10)
Colts in Motion is a 42-foot long traveling Colts museum that toursmultiple Indiana cities during the summer and fall months. Colts in Motion contains Colts memorabilia donated by the NFL Hall of Fame, a Colts penny press, a Make It Personal wall with factoids about theplayers, four interactive televisions and listening areas, a cross section of the audio equipment found inside a quarterback helmet and much more...
Henry Lovett (08/13/10)
Henry Lovett passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 after a short battle with cancer. Henry was born in Berlin, Germany March 11, 1951 to Raymond and Pia (Mazurek) Lovett. He moved to the United States when he was 2 years old. He and his family had lived the remainder of his life in Clay County...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 13, 2010 (08/13/10)
Vehicle towed by Curtis Garage. Damage estimate $1,001-$2,500. Vehicle towed by Kenny's. Damage estimated $5,001-$10,000. Front passenger complained of left hip pain and wrist pain. Child in restraint seat in back had small cut on tongue and a small belt mark on shoulder. Mother refused to have child checked out at local hospital...
Public Record, August 13, 2010 (08/13/10)
The following were filed Aug. 4-11 in the Putnam County Courts:...
2010 Football Coaches (08/13/10)
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