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Stories from Saturday, November 13, 2010

Unknown illness forces temp. closure of HSPC (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Maintaining a healthy environment for homeless animals is of the highest priority for the Humane Society of Putnam County (HSPC) and its executive director, Lynelle Cullen. A recent unknown illness has taken the lives of many cats and dogs brought to the shelter in hopes of finding new, permanent homes. As a result, the organization has made the decision to temporarily close its doors...
Rossok to enter change of plea (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenager she coached in a local softball league for girls 14 and younger was in court on Friday for an initial hearing. Elizabeth A. "Beth" Rossok, 20, is charged with Class D felony sexual misconduct with a minor and Class A misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor...
SAWs still searching for individuals to help (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The good work of the Greencastle Presbyterian Servants at Work (SAWs) program has continued, with six ramps built for needy people in recent months. The volunteers will build their ninth ramp overall this week. The most recent ramp to be worked on is being completed at the request and with the support of the Indiana Granny Ride as part of its cancer cure support programs...
Teen's car strikes a tree on N U.S. 231 (11/13/10)
A one-car accident was reported just after noon Friday across from the Putnam County Fairgrounds on N. U.S. 231. The driver of the car, 19-year-old Alyssa Ryan of Greencastle, was transported to the Putnam County Hospital, where she was treated and released. Police at the scene said Ryan's vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree and a utility pole before coming to rest on the west side of the highway. Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Wallace looks inside the car after the accident.
'Home for Holidays' decorating contest (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It is time for Putnam County residents to break out the lights, wreaths, bows, reindeers and plastic Santas and get busy decorating their front yards, porches, rooftops and driveways. Not only will these decorations brighten up the neighborhood and show some holiday spirit, but it may also earn a $100, $50 or $25 WalMart Gift Card...
Jackson trial pushed back (11/13/10)
BY JAMIE BARRAND Editor GREENCASTLE -- A seventh continuance has been granted for the trial of a Greencastle woman accused of injuring four people during a Sept. 19, 2009 bar fight at Old Topper Tavern in Greencastle. Treva Jackson, 36, is charged with four charges of Class C felony battery by means of a deadly weapon. If convicted on all charges, Jackson could be sentenced to up to 32 years in prison...
Buis' motion for release denied (11/13/10)
BY JAMIE BARRAND Editor GREENCASTLE -- A motion for the release from jail of a Van Bibber Lake man accused of killing his neighbor this past April has been denied. Matthew Buis, 40, will remain in the Putnam County Jail, where he has been since his arrest on April 28. He is charged with Class A felony voluntary manslaughter in connection with the April 27 shooting death of Clifford Hulse, 57...
Quite a Quilt (11/13/10)
Brenda Fuller, pictured, was the winner in the handmade category in the recent quilt contest and show hosted by Autumn Glen Assisted Living to raise funds to benefit the Putnam County Humane Society.
St. Paul the Apostle to host memorial (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The public is invited to a memorial service at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church at 202 Washington St. This is a special time to remember our loved ones and others. All are invited to join in prayer at this service...
Community Thanksgiving dinner (11/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Thanksgiving is a time that our nation has set aside to thank God for the many blessings He has given us. However, not everyone in our community will have the family or the means to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. In an effort to ensure that everyone have the opportunity to enjoy this Thanksgiving holiday, the Greencastle Christian Church will be hosting a community wide Thanksgiving outreach dinner on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 25...
North Putnam takes regional crown with 25-14 win (11/13/10)
ROACHDALE -- With parking lot and stands full, and spectators two rows deep along the fence, the North Putnam Cougars captured the IHSAA regional football crown by knocking off Speedway 25-14. The game was one of high energy from both sidelines and intense action on the gridiron...
Shocker in Crawfordsville (11/13/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- It was a long, cold day at Wabash College for the DePauw faithful on Saturday. The Tigers surrendered 498 yards of total offense to arch rival Wabash, while managing just 95 yards of their own, ultimately falling 47-0. It's the most one-sided game since the Tigers fell by the same score in 1952. Only two games in series history have been more lopsided...
Alva Richard Carney Jr. (11/13/10)
Alva (Al) Richard Carney Jr., 77, passed away early Nov. 11, 2010, peacefully with his wife by his side. Al was born Dec. 2, 1932, to Alva and Edna Julia Carney. They and his brothers, Leon and Harold, and sisters, Mildred and Paulene, all preceded him in death...
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