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Stories from Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pho-dog-graphy (01/12/11)
Family portraiture is a lot different these days than it used to be. Time was, a family portrait was Mom, Dad and the kids all dressed up in their Sunday best. Sometimes the portrait was taken in the family's home in front of a fireplace; other times everyone traveled to a studio...
TZ says 'We're not gonna take it' to bullying (01/12/11)
GREENCASTLE -- For years, the conventional wisdom about dealing with a bully was simple: stand up to him (or her). In the digital age, though, bullying takes some much less obvious forms. It can be online. It can be through the use of mobile phones or other devices. It can be as simple as intentionally excluding someone in plain sight of the teacher or other authority figure...
Alleged traffickers appear in court (01/12/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Two women accused of trafficking with inmates at the Putnam County Correctional Facility were arraigned Monday in Putnam County Circuit Court. Amber Lea Edmond, 30 and Wanda Latham, 54, both of Indianapolis are both charged with two counts of Class C felony and one count of Class A misdemeanor trafficking with an inmate...
Cloverdale addresses two vehicle issues (01/12/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Without either the town clerk/treasurer or attorney, the Cloverdale Town Council meeting had to limit some of the subjects they could approach in the first meeting 2011. Interim utility manager Rich Saucerman brought up issues with two of the trucks the town uses...
Hedge gives council follow up on water main break (01/12/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Following the Friday break of a 10-inch water main along U.S. 231 (North Jackson St.), water service has been restored to the area, but big repairs are coming in the spring. Utilities superintendent Richard Hedge told the council at its Tuesday meeting that water for the Monon restaurant, Humphrey's Outdoor Power, Muffler Connection and three nearby houses is now coming from a different water main...
Tiger Cubs, Cougars in action on the mat (01/12/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle wrestling team competed in the Crawfordsville Tournament last Saturday. The Tiger Cubs' lone first place finisher was Nick Pingleton. Riley Boswell, Carter Lewis, Jesse Vermillion and Will Mobley finished third. Kody Collins and Blaine Fenwick placed fourth, while Riley Jayne was fifth on the day...
Jonathon S. "Shad" Cox (01/12/11)
Jonathon S. "Shad" Cox, 33, of Greencastle passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Shad was born on Nov. 24, 1977 in Brazil to John and Kathy Jordan Cox. He was a longtime member of Carpenters Local #859 and was employed by Safeway Scaffolding. Shad would do anything for anybody, and he enjoyed having fun with his children and friends...
Richard Allan Johnson (01/12/11)
Richard Allan Johnson, 78, died on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 after a three-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was born May 24, 1932 in Frankfort to Charles Ernest (Ernie) and Marie Johnson. He resided in Frankfort, Bainbridge and Danville and moved to Indianapolis in 1966...
Everett Ray Curran (01/12/11)
Everett Ray Curran, 75, Summit, Ark., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. He was born Dec. 25, 1935 in Bainbridge and was the son of Raywood and Lena Lith Curran. Everett was a member of the Baptist Church in Barnard and was retired from his lifelong occupation of farming, moving to Arkansas after his retirement in 1998...
Police Scanner for Jan. 12, 2011 (01/12/11)
Putnam Count Sheriff's Department Buchanan was ejected and suffered possible internal injuries to the abdomen and pelvis area and was transported by Operation Life. Towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Both vehicles towed by Steele's. Damage $10,001-$25,000...
Life moves pretty fast... (01/12/11)
I got to take a ride through scenic northern Putnam County today. I didn't find what I was looking for, but it was kind of nice all the same. I heard a fire called out on the scanner. I gathered it was Heritage Lake, but I never heard an address. I got into my car anyway, hoping I'd see smoke, fire trucks or something else that told me I was going the right way...
Women and the U.S. Constitution: A Call to Action (01/12/11)
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and ironically, people of Scalia's "conservative" persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment...
Where does nuclear disarmament go from here? (01/12/11)
With U.S. Senate ratification of the New START treaty on Dec. 22, supporters of nuclear disarmament won an important victory. Signed by President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev last April, the treaty commits the two nations to cut the number of their deployed strategic (i.e. ...
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