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Horse whispering competition comes to Cloverdale (09/03/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Horse aficionados and fans of equestrian events may want to head to Crossroads Arena in Cloverdale for Dennis Reis' No Dust Tour this weekend. As a part of the event, Reis -- the host of "Dennis Reis Universal Horsemanship" on RFD-TV -- will be having a horse whispering challenge with another trainer, Warrick Bergroth from Colorado...
Poland man receives 50-year prison sentence (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Poland man was handed a 50-year prison sentence Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court. Kenneth M. Carson Sr., 52, was convicted on two counts of Class A felony child molesting. Judge Matthew Headley sentenced Carson to 50 years at the Indiana Department of Correction with 35 years executed...
Fillmore Council unanimously approves funds to upgrade town hall (09/03/10)
FILLMORE -- Town council members voted unanimously Thursday to fund upgrades to Fillmore Town Hall. The first part of the plan is to move the furnace to a central part of the building and to complete the ductwork throughout the building. The work should be completed later this month. This portion of the work will take the furnace out of the current meeting room and greatly reduce the background noise during meetings...
County receives bridge repair funds (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- More than two years after the catastrophic flooding of June 2008, Putnam County is moving into the final stage of flood recovery. A Community Development Block Grant for $464,789 will go toward fixing 38 bridges in the county damaged by the floods. The grant is administered by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs...
Pizzolatto lecture tops Arts@DePauw events (09/03/10)
Nic Pizzolatto will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Green Center for the Performing Arts, Thompson Recital Hall as part of the Kelly Writer Series. Pizzolatto's fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Oxford American, The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review and various other publications, and was among the finalists for the National Magazine Award in Fiction...
Waste removal on adjusted schedule (09/03/10)
Waste removal for The City of Greencastle will be on an adjusted schedule for the week due to the Labor Day holiday. When a legal holiday falls on a weekday the refuse normally collected on the day of such holiday will be collected on the following day and the collection schedule for the rest of the week shall be one day late, Mike Hill, site manager for Republic Services of Greencastle said...
Classes start at The Learning Castle (09/03/10)
The Learning Castle Preschool will begin classes next week according to the following schedule: Tuesday: The Learning Castle Preschool Tuesday-Thursday students will have their first morning of preschool from 8:45 to 11:15 a.m. For further information please call 653-3286...
Greencastle schools set week schedule (09/03/10)
Monday: Labor Day -- No School Tuesday: Picture Day Order class rings at lunch and from 5-6 p.m. in the cafeteria Wednesday: Order class rings at lunch Monday: Labor Day -- No School Wednesday: Fundraiser due PTO meeting, 3:30 p.m. Monday: Labor Day -- No School...
Putnam Patter for Sept. 3, 2010 (09/03/10)
Lieber State Recreation Area will host Fireworks at the Beach Saturday. Friends of Cagles Mill Lake will sponsor the event, which will begin at dusk. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets on which to sit. The program is free, but donations toward next year's fireworks display will be accepted...
Brazil man arrested for trafficking with inmate (09/03/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A Brazil man who worked for Aramark Food Services, the company who provides meals for offenders at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, has been charged with two felonies connected to trafficking with an inmate. Seth M. Curtis, 22, was formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with Class A felony dealing in a narcotic drug and Class C felony trafficking with an inmate...
Wilson elected as delegate for convention (09/03/10)
Bill Wilson, Cloverdale, has been elected as a delegate to the 127th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, set for Nov. 15 in Louisville, Ky. Wilson, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., is one of 354 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members in their state to serve as a representative at the annual meeting...
A generous gift (09/03/10)
Offenders housed in the P.L.U.S. dormitory, a faith and character based housing unit at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, recently made a $1,500 donation to Putnam County Family Support Services. Presenting the check to officials at the Support Center are Putnamville Volunteer Coordinator Rick Hayes and Unit Manager Sashi Kumaran. Family Support Services provides counseling and child and baby goods to single mothers and families in need in the Putnam County area.
North Putnam School Board forms new special committees (09/03/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- A special committee has been formed to discuss the proposal of attendance centers for both Bainbridge and Roachdale elementary schools. Under the proposed plan, all preschool through second grade students would attend Bainbridge and third- to fifth-graders would attend school at Roachdale...
Friendship Day set for Sept. 15 (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Friendship Day 2010 is set for Sept. 15. The event is intended to spread friendship, goodwill and community spirit among Putnam County Citizens. Approximately 4,000 roses will be given away in dozens on one condition: You can keep one rose to enjoy for yourself, but you must give the other 11 roses to 11 different people...
Gillette elected alternate American Angus Association Delegate (09/03/10)
Karl Gillette of Cloverdale has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 127th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, which will be held Nov. 15 in Louisville, Ky. Gillette, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo. is one of 333 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting...
Mommy and Me program kicks off on Sept. 8 (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the fall session of its Mommy and Me program. This will be a chance for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers to make friends, play together, do crafts, listen to stories, learn new skills, and to relax with others...
Attack on DePauw student leads to arrest (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A DePauw student accused of attacking another student has been formally charged with three crimes. Dike Zhao, 19, is charged with Class D felonies residential entry and criminal confinement and Class A misdemeanor battery resulting in bodily injury...
North Putnam downs Eagles in 4 sets (09/03/10)
ROACHDALE -- Whenever county rivals get together in competition, one thing is for sure -- good things are going to happen. When the North Putnam and South Putnam volleyball teams tangled Thursday, it was no exception. Both teams displayed some great effort, but it was North Putnam who came out on top in four sets. The Cougars won 17-25, 25-14, 25-14 and 26-24...
Cloverdale handles Tiger Cubs (09/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Thursday night was a big night for Putnam County volleyball. With South Putnam traveling to North Putnam and Cloverdale heading to Greencastle, there was a chance for any of the four squads to make a statement not only within the county, but in the West Central Conference as well...
Pingleton wrestling at Lindsey Wilson College (09/03/10)
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College head wrestling coach Corey Ruff has announced the addition of Jeremy McCoy, Charlie Pingleton, Ian Stephens and Michael Jacobson to the 2010 recruiting class, the school announced Wednesday. McCoy, a transfer from Ellsworth (Iowa) College is a native of Omaha, Neb., and was a three-time high school state champion and four-time state finalist. While at Ellsworth, the prep standout won a NJCAA National Title at 141-pounds during the 2008-09 season...
Cougars, Crawfordsville tie for 2nd in girls' golf (09/03/10)
ROACHDALE -- On Tuesday, the North Putnam girls' golf team hosted Crawfordsville and Tri-West in a tri-way meet, with the Cougars tying for second place with Tri-West. The Cougars and Bruins shot a 228, but Crawfordsville's 203 took the match. Josie Parent led the Cougar with a 55, followed by Valerie Scott with a 56 and Emmy Rees with a 58. Carlie Shearer carded a 59 for North Putnam...
Cloverdale finishes 2nd to Martinsville West (09/03/10)
The Cloverdale Middle School cross country teams ran against Martinsville West and Monrovia recently. The Martinsville West boys' won with 16 points, followed by Cloverdale with 51 points. The Martinsville West girls also won with a total of 27, followed by Cloverdale with 54. Monrovia fielded an incomplete team in both events...
Donald R. Hendrickson (09/03/10)
Donald R. Hendrickson, 53, Greencastle passed away recently. He was born in Indianapolis on April 28, 1957, the son of Leroy and Frances Sturgeon Hendrickson. He worked as a supervisor for Liberty Environmental for 20 years and had worked for Opportunity Housing, Greencastle for the past three years. He was a member of the Greencastle Eagles and had been a volunteer fireman for the Fillmore Fire Department...
Michael Trammell (09/03/10)
Michael Trammell, 54, Greencastle, formerly of Winfield, Tenn., passed away on Aug. 29, 2010. He was born on July 23, 1956 in Indianapolis and was the son of George Oscar and Norma Jean (Bennett) Trammell. He was a laborer in construction. He is survived by his children, Dawn Lacole Trammell and Nathan Michael Scott Trammell and wife Angie; his father, George Oscar Trammell; his sister, Rena Alexander; his brothers, Rick Trammell and wife Bonnie, Tony Trammell and wife Dawn, Terry Trammell and wife Kim and Troy Trammell and wife Debbie and two grandsons.. ...
Bodie Russell Wallace (09/03/10)
Bodie Russell Wallace, 85, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. He was born on Feb. 10, 1925 in Tompkinsville, Ky., to Lee and Lena Wallace. Bodie is survived by his siblings, James F. Muse and wife Marilee of Bainbridge, Samuel Muse of Indianapolis, John Muse and wife Jackie of Indianapolis, May Hampton and husband Joe of Indianapolis, Martha Garrison of Danville, Nina Fontenot of Indianapolis and Mary Cook of Indianapolis; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins...
Public Record for Sept. 3, 2010 (09/03/10)
The following were filed Aug. 26-Sept. 1 in the Putnam County Courts:...
OK ... now I get it, Mom (09/03/10)
In a job like mine, you meet a lot of people whose views and lives are much different than your own. It can be a good thing and a bad thing. I enjoy that aspect of my position because it allows me to look at things from so many different angles. I can think I know exactly how I feel about some issue, and then I'll talk to someone who thinks the exact opposite...
IDHS takes step forward (09/03/10)
This week, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) announced that regional commanders are in place to lead four out of the 10 Homeland Security emergency response task forces. Here's how this benefits Hoosiers. The District Response Task Forces are being formed to support local emergency management agencies as all-hazards emergency response groups. ...
Smokefree air ordinance marks third anniversary (09/03/10)
To The Editor: On the third anniversary of the passage of the City of Greencastle's Smokefree Air Ordinance, Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition would like to thank the members of the Greencastle City Council who passed this law in 2007 for making Greencastle a healthier place to live, breathe, work and play...
Could Lilly Center be opened to the public? (09/03/10)
To the Editor: I recently read an article in the Banner about a group that is working with DePauw to enhance community relations. I have long believed a step that DePauw could take as a "reaching out" gesture could be to open the Lilly Center to the local area...
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