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Stories from Friday, November 5, 2010

2-car crash on US 36 (11/05/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- A two-car accident at the intersection of US 36 and County Road 25W has a Bainbridge man in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. At 9:18 a.m., Jason R. Allmon, 37, Bainbridge was westbound on US 36 in a 1992 Toyota Corolla when he collided with Mychael L. Buchanan, 19, Bainbridge, driving a 2008 Honda Accord. Buchanan was northbound on 25W, crossing US 36.
Wilderness enthusiast talks about surviving in the wild (11/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Jason Fajt talked about his experiences surviving in the wild at the Putnam County Museum Thursday night. Fajt, who works with the Indiana State Police when he's not in the wilderness, talked about the different techniques he has used to survive in forests. During the talk, Fajt tried to answer a question he posed at the beginning of the talk...
Buis files for motion for release from jail (11/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A motion for release from jail has been filed for a Van Bibber Lake man accused of killing his neighbor. Matthew Buis, 40, is charged with Class A felony voluntary manslaughter in connection with the April 28 shooting death of Clifford Hulse, 57...
Fillmore to improve local lift stations (11/05/10)
FILLMORE -- The Town of Fillmore's seven lift stations will soon be inspected and, if needed, upgraded. Utility manager Joe Cash told the town council Thursday the town's lift stations need to be inspected and possibly repaired, particularly their wiring. He has spoken with ITT Corporation about performing the work, which will cost the town $2,400 for two days...
Care Net to host inaugural Ministry Fair this month (11/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County is hosting its inaugural Ministry Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 13, and if executive director Shelly McFadden has her way, it will become at least an annual event. Her ultimate goal is to have it become biannual in the spring and fall to raise awareness of volunteer opportunities and the services provided at Care Net...
CHS students honored for academic achievements (11/05/10)
CLOVERDALE -- On Wednesday, the students and faculty at Cloverdale High School took a few minutes out of their day to honor 37 CHS students for their academic achievements. At the ceremony, 11 seniors were presented with their academic letter jackets, while 26 juniors received academic letters...
County Committee elections begin today; ballots due Dec. 6 (11/05/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Julia A. Wickard, executive director for the United States Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency in Indiana, announced Thursday that the 2010 FSA County Committee elections will begin today with USDA mailing ballots to eligible voters...
Juvenile detained for sexual contact (11/05/10)
CLAY COUNTY -- Indiana State Police Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division at the Putnamville Post are currently investigating a complaint of child molestation involving an 8-year-old female. The alleged incident occurred Wednesday evening at a residence near Carbon in northern Clay County. ...
Teachers of Tomorrow to take place Nov. 18 (11/05/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- High school students, transfer students and anyone interested in becoming a teacher is invited to attend the annual Teachers of Tomorrow program at Indiana State University on Nov. 18. Parents and families are welcome and encouraged to attend...
Music educators to gather at DPU for Saturday conference (11/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Sixteen professional music educators teaching grades kindergarten through 12 throughout the state of Indiana will come to the campus of DePauw University on Saturday for a one-day conference called "Music Education in Public Schools Today."...
Celebration Alley (11/05/10)
Bainbridge Christian, Canaan Community, Roachdale Christian and Somerset Christian churches recently hosted the annual Celebration Alley event. Pictured front from left, are Scott Volland, Mick Buchanan and Kevin Thompson; and back, from left, Jenni Engel, Jody Cope, Amber Ryan and Mark Engel. Contributed photo
Putnam County Cover Crop Tour is Nov. 17 (11/05/10)
The Putnam Co. Soil and Water Conservation District is planning a Cover Crop Field Tour on Nov.17 from 1:30 to 3:30pm. The tour will start at Britton Farms near Roachdale. Cisco Seeds donated seed for the various plots that were planted in September...
HEC to recognize Putnamville Correctional Facility (11/05/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC) will recognize the Putnamville Correctional Facility as the Organization of the Year during its third annual Green Policy Forum in Indianapolis on Saturday. The Putnamville Correctional Facility has been a national leader in finding ways to achieve a holistic vision of sustainability for prisons. ...
Tigers look to extend program's best gridiron start on Saturday (11/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw, ranked 21st by the American Football Coaches Association and 22nd by D3football.com, wraps up the home portion of the regular season when it hosts Austin College this Saturday. Kickoff from Blackstock Stadium is set for 1 p.m...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 5, 2010 (11/05/10)
Heineman complained of chest pain and was transported to Putnam County Hospital by Operation Life. Towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Towed by Steele's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Putnam County Jail Christopher Pat Barnes, 23, Plainfield: Theft, Nov. 3, 8:54 p.m...
And the World's Worst Mother Award goes to ... (11/05/10)
We Barrands are a busy bunch. My husband Andy also works as a journalist, so our schedules are crazy to say the least. There are times we work seven-day weeks. There are times one or more of those seven days consists of well over eight hours of work...
Customer's behavior was inexcusable (11/05/10)
Editor's note: This letter was written in response to a Speak Out item detailing an incident in which a customer at the Greencastle McDonald's became irate and threw food at a restaurant manager. To the Editor: I was reading the paper Thursday, the "Speak Out" column...
National School Lunch Week was local success (11/05/10)
To the Editor: The Greencastle High School cafeteria staff would like to thank the many local businesses that gave generous donations of prizes given in daily drawings during National School Lunch Week. The purpose of National School Lunch Week is to showcase the importance of a healthy, balanced diet. We thought we could get some new students to come to the cafeteria to eat if we did something special. The generosity of these local businesses made all of these drawings possible...
Obama has hijacked Democratic Party (11/05/10)
To the Editor: The citizens of the United States of America are faced with a dilemma this year. Our president was elected based upon his promise of change. Few realized what his idea of change included. For the most part, the Democratic Party leaders did not investigate his background thoroughly, or if they did, they overlooked certain aspects of his education and training that departs from the Democratic Party of the past...
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