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Stories from Thursday, October 21, 2010

Juvenile court costs exceed expectations (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- An unexpectedly busy year in the juvenile court system has strained the budget of the Putnam County Circuit Court. Judge Matthew Headley was at Tuesday's meeting of the Putnam County Council requesting an additional $38,000 from the county general fund to go into the juvenile court fund...
Letting go to remember (10/21/10)
Pink balloons filled the sky outside the Putnam County Hospital Wednesday as a part of the hospital's observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jennifer Bedwell, the hospital's marketing coordinator, said representatives from the hospital, including radiology and the Cancer Center, as well as people from local retirement homes, Chamber of Commerce members and other people from the community participated. Becky Hutcheson, the office manager of oncology, said she wants the community to know that no one who has had breast cancer is forgotten. "We always remember our patients," Hutcheson said. "We've all lost somebody." Banner Graphic/JOSH GARVEY
Manslaughter suspect's case transferred (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The case of a Cloverdale man accused of gunning down a Martinsville man this past August has been transferred from one Putnam County court to another. Jared T. Robbins, 22, is charged with Class A felony voluntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Donald E. Lowe III, 28...
Drumming up roadside smiles (10/21/10)
Driving between Roachdale and Bainbridge on North County Road 225 East, a large bear made of hay bales comes along the horizon. Dean and Lisa Miller and their neighbor Tony Asher made the bear, which was assembled across from Dean Miller's business, D and L Automotive...
Pryor handed 10-year sentence (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Coatesville teenager was handed a 10-year sentence for his role in an April 4 burglary at a Coatesville residence. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley ordered that Michael Scott Pryor, 18, would spend five years of his sentence at the Indiana Department of Correction and five years on probation. Pryor will receive credit for 191 days served...
Land's sentencing set for December (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man accused of battering his mother in the spring of 2009 is set to enter a change of plea and be sentenced on Dec. 16. Seth Land, 23, has been in jail since May 18, 2009. He faces two counts of Class B felony aggravated battery, each punishable by up to 20 years in prison...
The Bug Doctor Is In (10/21/10)
Tom Turpin, better known as Purdue University's "Bug Doctor," shares with the audience how cockroaches received their bad reputation following a dinner sponsored by the Purdue Club of Putnam County Tuesday at Autumn Glen in Greencastle. Turpin is a professor of entomology at Purdue. Banner Graphic/AMANDA JUNK
PCYSA sponsors tournament to construct fence (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Youth Soccer Association (PCYSA) will be sponsoring a pair of three-on-three tournaments at Big Walnut Sports Park on Oct. 30 and 31. Proceeds from the events will go toward the construction of a fence in honor of Eli Hardwick, who was struck by a car at the sports park on Sept. 30. Eli remains in Riley Hospital but continues to improve...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 21 (10/21/10)
An interfaith group called SPIRIT Forums (Spiritual Practices Inspirational Resources, Interfaith Teachings) will have a meeting Sunday at the Crawfordsville Public Library Room C from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Sharon Parker at 435-2787 or Emily Milsap at 361-0912...
Orchestra concert to focus on children (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- To mark the opening of "ArtsFest 2010: Art and the Green Castle," the DePauw University Orchestra will present a concert on Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Green Center for the Performing Arts, Kresge Auditorium. Featured on the program will be a variety of works which focus on communities and the theme of the week-long celebration of the arts...
Parks and Rec partnering with Jr. Pacers Program (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Jr. Pacers Program. All youth who register for youth basketball will score a free ticket to a Pacers game. Forms will be available Greencastle City Hall, the Putnam County Museum, the Putnam County Public Library, Dr. John Hennette's Office and Bright Futures. They will also be sent home with children from school...
Governor signs Atterbury, Deer Creek deal (10/21/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels signed official papers Monday that finalized a land exchange for expansion of Camp Atterbury in Johnson County and creation of the new Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife Area in Putnam County. "I'm excited for what this means for the growth of Atterbury, and Deer Creek is a very beautiful piece of property," Daniels said. "Both of these properties will be visible and add value for decades and decades."...
Beasley's celebrates 30th anniversary of Apple Pie Bake-Off (10/21/10)
DANVILLE -- Beasley's Orchard invites bakers of all ages to enter the 30th Anniversary Great Apple Pie Bake-Off on Saturday. Interested bakers can register at the Orchard, 2304 East Main Street, in Danville. The $2 entry fee includes 2-3 pounds of apples to be used in the pie and contestants must register no later than 6 p.m. on Friday...
County schools battle first round of football sectional (10/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When the draws for the 2010 football sectional were announced, Putnam County fans pulled out their permanent markers and began circling Oct. 22 on their calendars. All four county teams will hook up in the opening round, almost certainly ensuring an electric atmosphere throughout the county this Friday...
Robert Justin Cook (10/21/10)
Robert Justin Cook, 42, passed away Oct. 17, 2010. Rob was a pharmacy tech at St. Vincent Hospital for 20 years. He was very active in the Lawrence Central Performing Arts board for several years. Rob was a volunteer child advocate for CASA. His mother Patricia "Colene" Renfro Cook preceded him in death...
Darlene G. 'Doll' Larmore Fletcher (10/21/10)
Ms. Darlene G. "Doll" Larmore Fletcher, 55, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital. Doll was born June 11, 1955 in Greencastle, the daughter of Earl and Thelma Pauline (Crawley) Larmore. She was a 1973 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 21, 2010 (10/21/10)
Vehicle towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Perry's vehicle towed by Steele's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Woody's vehicle towed by Seniour's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Michael Ray Butler, 41, Fillmore: Operating while intoxicated, Oct. 16, 10:21 p.m...
Red Ribbon Week Proclamation (10/21/10)
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