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Stories from Saturday, October 23, 2010

Municipalities take many stances on burning (10/23/10)
The burn ban issued by the Putnam County Commissioners on Wednesday left citizens of the incorporated areas of the county unclear on the status of burning in their communities. While the proclamation sets forth what types of fires are and are not permissible in unincorporated areas, it remains up to the officials of the individual municipalities to determine their stance in light of current drought conditions...
Cloverdale Legion to provide vet meals (10/23/10)
CLOVERDALE -- In a country where we like to give lip service to the sacrifices our men and women in uniform have made over the years, Veteran's Day might be one of our most important, yet least celebrated, holidays. Celebrated in other parts of the world as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, the Nov. 11 holiday commemorates the signing of the armistice to end World War I on Nov. 11, 1918...
'Little People,' very big mower (10/23/10)
HILLSBORO, Ore. -- One of Dixie Chopper's biggest fans is one of the world's most famous "Little People." Matt Roloff, patriarch of the Roloff family of "Little People Big World" and a giant in the world of reality TV, is now the proud owner of a 2011 Dixie Chopper Silver Eagle 2760HP. The lawn mower is being incorporated into the TLC (The Learning Channel) reality TV series this fall...
Halloween fest fun for families (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Members of the Family, Friends and Fun Extension Homemakers Club are hosting a Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 30 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is being offered as both a fundraiser to benefit Putnam County Coats for Kids and the Putnam County Fairgrounds and to provide a fun Halloween activity for families with children up to age 12...
Court of Appeals to hold session on Oct. 26 (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Members of the DePauw University and Putnam County communities are invited to attend a session of the Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday at The Inn at DePauw. A three-judge Court of Appeals panel will hear oral arguments beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Inn's social space. The presentations are open to the public. Normal courtroom rules of decorum will apply...
Nazarene church hosts trunkathon (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Church of the Nazarene is inviting families from throughout the community to come take part in its trunkathon from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30. At the trunkathon, also known as trunk-or-treat, church members will decorate the trunks of cars and put candy in the back for children to come around and collect candy from the different cars...
First Christian Church celebrates accessibility (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- First Christian Church is celebrating its new accessibility on Sunday with the dedication of a new elevator. The "enclosed lift" gives access to all three floors of the building from the level of the parking lot. The sanctuary and the fellowship hall are now available without using stairways...
Parker hits game-winning field goal (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Suspense is the quality that makes any athletic contest something special. When the crowd holds its collective breath, with one play deciding the outcome of a game. With: 21.8 seconds left in Friday's game, there was certainly not much breathing going on at Greencastle's Harbison Stadium...
Quick start, smothering defense lifts Cougars (10/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Over the last month, it was hard to find a team hotter than South Putnam. After falling to 2-3 following a 21-20 loss to Greencastle on Sept. 17, the Eagles ran off four straight wins, including impressive performances against Triton Central and Monrovia...
Hal E. Miller (10/23/10)
Hal E. Miller, 73, Cincinnati, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. He was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by his wife of 50 years, Constance "Connie" Miller née Wright; his children Alison Miller Flint and Jens Andersen Miller; his grandchildren Ariane Berning Raber, Sydney Berning Certain, Kyle Miller and Brandi Miller; and his six great-grandchildren...
Dennis J. Buis (10/23/10)
Dennis J. Buis, 89, Greencastle, formerly of Belle Union, passed away on Oct. 20, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on Oct. 1, 1921 in Putnam County and was the son of the late Henry Dennis and Mabel Leone (Craver) Buis. He was married to Donnis (Bennett) Buis and she survives. ...
Putnam scanner for Oct. 23, 2010 (10/23/10)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Rockey's vehicle towed by Kenny's. Damage $10,001-$25,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Putnam County Jail Zackary Allen McClain, 20, Greencastle: Battery with bodily injury, strangulation, other offenses, Oct. 21, 2:20 a.m...
Deployment (10/23/10)
Camp LeJeune, N.C., former Greencastle High School student, will be deploying to Afghanistan on Nov. 4, where he will be attached to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Support Company, Security Platoon. His is supported by his parents Bill and Sandra Miller, grandparents Carolyn and Allen Hammond, brothers Tyler Pettit, Patrick Ruhlig (USMC), Mark Miller and Scott Miller. "I want to thank all my friends and family who support me, and I will return home safely,' Miller said...
Return from deployment (10/23/10)
LANCE CORPORAL PATRICK DANIEL RUHLIG, Camp LeJeune, N.C., former Greencastle High School student, just returned home from a year duty stationed in Camp Fuji, Japan. He is now attached to the 2nd Maintenance Battalion Combat Logistics Regiment 25. His is supported by his daughter Jetta Ruhlig, parents Bill and Sandra Miller, grandparents Freida Pettit and Carolyn and Allen Hammond and his brothers Tyler Pettit, Todd Miller (USMC), Mark Miller and Scott Miller. ...
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