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Martin gets as much as he gives through volunteering (09/30/10)
Do the Right Thing (09/30/10)
ROACHDALE -- When North Putnam football coach Greg Barrett was announced as the Indianapolis Colts Coach of the Week, it didn't come as exactly a shock to anyone who follows high school football in the area. Barrett's Cougars sit at 6-0 and are ranked 4th in the Class 2A AP media poll. They are one of several teams in a stacked 2A field getting some buzz for playing deep into November...
Cloverdale's water plants lack smoke detectors, for now (09/30/10)
CLOVERDALE -- At a meeting of the Cloverdale utility board, interim utility manager Rich Saucerman said the water treatment plant and the wastewater plant do not currently have smoke detectors. Saucerman told the board he intended to purchase smoke detectors for those buildings, as well as additional smoke detectors for the town hall building...
Mitchener eligible for transition program (09/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley has 45 days to decide whether or not to release a Roachdale woman serving a prison sentence for stealing from a local special education cooperative into a community transition program...
GHS class of '85 sponsors 5K to support school (09/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle High School class of 1985 is sponsoring the first ever GHS 5K run/walk on Oct. 9. The net proceeds will benefit the school's areas of greatest need. The race will begin at GHS's Harbison Stadium at 8 a.m., with on-site registration from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Registration is $20...
Eagle Underclass Royalty (09/30/10)
Candidates for South Putnam's 2010 princesses include, front from left, juniors Ali Torr, Brooke Boetjer and Ericka Minor; back, sophomores Ciera Wood, Kassi Raines, Brittany Birt and Mallory Cash; and freshmen China Ford, Megan Guthrie and Kenzie Trisler. The queen and princesses will be honored at halftime of Friday night's football game when the Eagles host Triton Central. The game kicks off at 7 p.m.
Youth make contribution (09/30/10)
Youth from the Roachdale Presbyterian Church recently donated $150 to the Putnam County Humane Society. The children collected the money on Sundays for several months, them donated it to the Humane Society to help the homeless animals in Putnam County.
Absentee voting to begin Monday (09/30/10)
Absentee voting will be available for the Nov. 2 General Election beginning Monday and continuing until noon on Nov. 1. Any registered voter in Putnam County qualified to vote may do so in advance in the second floor of the Putnam County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday...
Karnival for Kids slated for Oct. 9 (09/30/10)
Psi Lambda Xi, DePauw's only local sorority, will host a Karnival for Kids on Oct. 9. The event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park in Greencastle. "Our sisterhood is dedicated to philanthropic efforts which benefit the local community," said Rebecca Janvrin, the sorority's philanthropy chair...
Kiwanis welcomes new members (09/30/10)
The Kiwanis Club of Greencastle will welcome three new members today. Edward Kirkpatrick is a U.S. Army civilian. He retired from the Army's Future Combat Systems Program Office, and currently resides in Greencastle. Kirkpatrick and his wife Kathleen have been married for 38 years. They have a son Scott, 37, who lives in Terre Haute and a daughter Kelly, 33, who lives in Indianapolis...
Energy assistance available (09/30/10)
The Energy Assistance Program of Western Indiana Community Action Agency Inc. will begin the 2010-11 Winter Heating Assistance Program on Tuesday. Applications will be taken by appointment only. All applicants must bring the following documentation in order to apply for assistance:...
GHS tennis advances to sectional final (09/30/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys' tennis team avenged its 4-1 loss to Owen Valley by defeating the Patriots 3-2 in the opening match of the Northview Sectional Wednesday. The Tiger Cubs earned wins at No. 2 and 3 singles and at No. 2 doubles. An upbeat GHS head coach Bart Spencer was more than pleased following the match...
Golf scramble set for Oct. 9 (09/30/10)
The Knights of Columbus will hold a golf scramble Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. to benefit the Putnam County Comprehensive Services. The scramble will take place at Old Hickory Golf Course with a cost of $200 per team or $50 for a single. The cost includes lunch...
Cougars win big over Mustangs (09/30/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Middle School Cougars battled the Fountain Central Mustangs on Tuesday night and came away with two wins. Both games were high scoring affairs, with 130 points being scored on the night. The Cougar seventh grade improved their record to 4-3 with a 48-20 win. The Cougar offense was led by quarterback Bradley Hodges, wide receiver Jimmy Rutter and wing back Anthony Cooke. Coach Gray gave a special shout out to the offensive line for their best work of the year...
'Gerda's Story' a touching tale of survival (09/30/10)
Hearing the traumatic stories of spiritual and physical anguish from Holocaust survivors never gets any less heart wrenching. Such is the case with Gerda Nothmann Luner. Directed and dramatized by associate professor of communication and theatre Tim Good with help from junior J.C. Pankratz, "Gerda's Story" is based on the memoir Holocaust survivor Gerda Nothmann Luner had never really intended to publish...
'Cleveland' a guilty pleasure like its predecessor (09/30/10)
Our favorite mustached character from "Family guy" got his own show and now he has his first DVD set. "The Cleveland Show: The Complete Season One" features all 21 episodes from season one, but it's the extras that make the set a must have. Cleveland Brown (Mike Henry) packs up his belongings and son Cleveland Jr. ...
Shirley F. Milhon (09/30/10)
Shirley F. Milhon, 79, of Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed this world on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. She was the youngest of 11 children born to Shirley and Agnes Akins Dorsett in Belle Union. She was the widow of Robert G. Milhon. She is survived by two sons, Danny G. Milhon and wife Joanne Orr and Rusty L. Milhon and companion Janette Rady; two grandsons, Michael and Derek Milhon; sister, Margaret "Fern" Travis; sister-in-law Norma Jean Dorsett; and many nieces and nephews...
Daniel E. Allen (09/30/10)
Daniel E. Allen, 66, of Greencastle passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. He was born on April 21, 1944 in Greencastle to Edgar E. Allen and Lillian L. McCullough Allen. 

 Danny was a 1963 graduate of Greencastle High School and served as the Ridpath Primary School crossing guard for 45 years...
Michael Paul Oldham (09/30/10)
Michael Paul Oldham, 60, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on July 19, 1950 in Indianapolis and was the son of the late Charles Milton and Eula Withers (Shrewsberry) Oldham. He was the owner/operator of a tree service, member of the Refiners...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 30, 2010 (09/30/10)
Damage $1,001-$2,500. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Vehicle towed by Jerry Butts. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Kathy Albright, 38, Cloverdale: Contempt of court, Sept. 27, 11:22 a.m. Jared Brentlinger, 34, no city: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, Sept. 24, 11:08 p.m...
'Gerda's Story' tells touching tale of Holocaust survival (09/30/10)
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