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Stories from Friday, November 19, 2010

Reelsville man arrested for sexual misconduct (11/19/10)
Turkeys for toddlers (11/19/10)
Kyle Brentlinger, 4, shows off a construction paper pilgrim hat made by Laura Brentlinger during Toddler Turkey Time Thursday evening at the Putnam County Museum. The event was coordinated by the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department in correlation with the museum with the purpose of providing kid-friendly activities for parents to do with their children during Thanksgiving and the holidays. The evening also included making turkeys from apples, candy and marshmallows; decorating holiday cookies and cake and a reading from "Our First Thanksgiving." Troy Scott with the Parks and Recreation Department estimated around 26 families registered for the event. "Our goal is to do more things with other groups," Scott said. Banner Graphic/AMANDA JUNK
NP Board opposes attendance centers (11/19/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Community School Corporation school board voted not to pursue the idea of attendance centers at both Bainbridge and Roachdale elementary schools at its regularly scheduled board meeting Thursday night. The board voted 5-1 in line with a recommendation from the district's Attendance Center Committee, which includes assistant superintendent Kevin Emsweller, who gave a report on the committee's findings before a formal recommendation was given to the board...
DePauw Band presents Sunday afternoon concert (11/19/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw University Band will present a concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The program will also feature the DePauw University Chorus, Jan Harrington, conductor, and two student wind chamber music ensembles. Music will include "Fanfare for the Common Man" by Aaron Copland, "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" by John Adams, "Children's March: Over the Hills and Far Away" by Percy Grainger, "Jupiter" from "The Planets" by Gustav Holst, and "Russian Christmas Music" by Alfred Reed.. ...
Putnam Patter for Nov. 19, 2010 (11/19/10)
Greencastle Christian Church will host a community Thanksgiving Outreach Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25. Dinner will be served at the church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transportation will be provided if needed. Box dinners will also be available to be picked up at the church or delivered to shut-ins...
PCCF essay contest winners announced (11/19/10)
Katie Hewitt's essay about Becky Brothers' work with youth was the grand prize winner of the Putnam County Community Foundation's 2010 National Philanthropy Week Essay Contest. Hewitt is a student in Micah Elliott's seventh grade class at South Putnam Junior-Senior High School. In recognition of her accomplishment, South Putnam will receive a grant of $500, and the Haley Bain Memorial Scholarship Fund will receive a grant of $150...
Recycling program a success (11/19/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Teachers and students at Bainbridge Elementary used to see a lot of used Capri Sun drink pouches get thrown away. Once they signed up to send them to a company called TerraCycle, the school began earning two cents for every one of those pouches and became part of a nationwide effort that has just reached a milestone of keeping 50 million pouches out of landfills...
Decorated for the Home Tour (11/19/10)
These homes located at 1003 Barrington Drive (above) and 941 Evensview Drive are two of seven participating locations in the 28th annual Holiday Home Tour presented by the Theta chapter of Delta Theta Tau sorority that will take place Saturday. Tour hours are 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is $8 per person. Tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, Treasures on the Square, Ambler-Hill Florists, Almost Home, Curves and from any sorority member.
Arts@DePauw schedule for week of Nov. 22 (11/19/10)
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'Gathering Together' orchestra concert set for Monday (11/19/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw University Orchestra will present a musical program aptly titled "Gathering Together" on Monday just before the Thanksgiving holiday. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Green Center for the Performing Arts in Kresge Auditorium. The uncommon concert hour -- which is free and open to all -- will provide a study break for students and allow for a bit of retrospection about events surrounding this time of year.

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Guild supports PCH (11/19/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Hospital Guild made two check presentations to Putnam County Hospital this month during the bi-annual luncheon held at the hospital. A check for $15,000 was presented to Joni Perkins, registered nurse and director of nursing at Putnam County Hospital by Guild Member Betty Dunne, Gift Shop treasurer...
Troopers feted (11/19/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Two troopers assigned to the Putnamville Post of the Indiana State Police were recently presented with awards for their achievements. The awards were presented by Putnamville District Commander, Lt. Dan Jones at the conclusion of the quarterly post meeting...
ISP stepping up holiday patrols (11/19/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana State Police will be stepping up patrols for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday period, a release from the Putnamville Posy of the Indiana State Police said. Last year during the Thanksgiving holiday period, two people were killed in traffic crashes on Hoosier roadways. In both cases, the victims were not wearing seatbelts and one fatality was alcohol related...
Hospital's entrance to be closed Nov. 22 (11/19/10)
As the construction project at Putnam County Hospital concludes, the accordion-style doors at the main entrance will be replaced next week with sliding doors. This will require the main entrance to be out of operation for two days, Nov. 22 and 23. The doors will be out of service on those days from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m...
Sharing reflections (11/19/10)
On Nov. 11, Cloverdale Elementary School presented a program in honor of Veterans Day. Students in grades kindergarten through three sang patriotic songs. The fourth grade students sang "Armed Forces Medley" and "Lift the Flag of Freedom." Four students read reflections that they had written about Veteran's Day, including Ezra Kelso, pictured. The program was directed by Jane Irwin, CES music teacher. American Legion Post No. 281 did the presentation of colors, and local veterans in the audience were recognized with pins to thank them for their contributions. The program closed with the singing of "America" by students, staff, and visitors.
Giving tree needs donations (11/19/10)
Volunteers for the Putnam County Giving Tree program announced recently that individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations are needed to directly assist Putnam County children whose families will not be able to provide them with Christmas gifts this year...
Gary woman arrested for trafficking at prison (11/19/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A Gary woman who was arrested Nov. 13 is in the Putnam County Jail, awaiting her initial trial on a felony charge of trafficking with an inmate at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Catherine McCoy, 38, was at the prison to visit Desmond Williams, who is serving time for a Class B felony dealing in cocaine charge, a report from Putnamville Correctional Facility Public Information Officer Crystal Brown said...
Cougars bound for Lucas Oil (11/19/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam football defeated Evansville Mater Dei 6-0 Friday night to advance to the IHSAA Class 2A state finals. The Cougars will face the winner of Saturday's Rensselaer Central and Fort Wayne Luers at 7 p.m. Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium...
GHS open tournament with big win (11/19/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle entered the 2010 Putnam County Tournament in fierce style Thursday, knocking off Cloverdale 64-21 to advance to the championship game Saturday. As with their game Tuesday, Greencastle jumped out to a quick lead behind the hot shooting of senior Mallory Miller. GHS led 11-0 to open the contest with eight points coming from Miller...
Cougars edge Eagles, advance to finals Saturday (11/19/10)
GREENCASTLE -- After watching a rather lopsided contest between Cloverdale and Greencastle, the fans at South Putnam High School needed some exciting basketball to watch. It was not always the smoothest basketball, but by the time the fourth quarter ended, it had all the drama a Putnam County Tournament contest should have...
Jeanne Victoria Bendel (11/19/10)
Jeanne Victoria (Allen) (Delgado) Bendel, 59, of Indianapolis, formerly of Reelsville, died Nov. 12, 2010. She delivered the Trader Paper for many years in the Central Indiana area. Jeanne was born March 8, 1951 the daughter of Noah W. and Muriel E. (Eaton) Allen...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 19, 2010 (11/19/10)
Damage $1,001-$2,500. Roberts had a small cut above his lip but refused medical care. Towed by Kenny's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Terry Dean McGarr, 45, Indianapolis: Parole violation, Nov. 18, noon. Larry Ray Owens, 44, Reelsville: Sexual misconduct with a minor, Nov. 18, 12:52 a.m...
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