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Stories from Thursday, February 10, 2011
Cookie Time! (02/10/11)
Bledsoe to enter change of plea (02/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The trial of a Reelsville man accused in the shooting death of his wife has been called off. Jeremy R. Bledsoe, 32, is charged with felony murder in connection with the Jan. 13, 2010 shooting death of his wife Kathryne, 31. Bledsoe was set to go to trial Feb. 16...
Bainbridge ready to recycle (02/10/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The city of Bainbridge finally received its long-awaited recycling bin on the east side of town Wednesday at noon, and the town council was very happy that it came. Residents can use the bin for free to drop off recyclable products. W Enterprises, LLC, allows for various kinds of materials to be dropped off, including cardboard, newspapers, magazines, plastic bottles, glass, aluminum cans and plastic banding. ...
Local weather enthusiast chases storms (02/10/11)
Most people don't show any pride in dents, dings or cracked windshields in their cars. Most people don't do free work that might require an hour of driving to provide. Most people don't go looking for storms. Chris Edwards isn't most people. Edwards is the severe weather expert for Putnam County. He runs storm spotter training classes for the county, with one coming up on Feb. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m...
Perfect harmony (02/10/11)
GCSC schedules make-up days (02/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Even with six days missed this winter for inclement weather, Greencastle Community Schools will not be in session past the scheduled graduation date of May 27, for now. The Greencastle School Board voted in favor of a snow make-up day plan presented by superintendent Bob Green at Wednesday's monthly meeting...
Sparkplugs outpace Eagles at sectional (02/10/11)
CLAYTON -- In what would be their final game of the season, South Putnam came into Wednesday's sectional contest against Speedway a clearly improved team. An unfortunate call late in the game seemed to stall a charging Eagles team and allowed Speedway to waltz away with a 54-39 victory...
'Hairspray' is fun frolic -- with a message (02/10/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- My favorite thing about live theater is that you can go into a show with a totally preconceived notion and come out with a whole different opinion. I'd never seen the play "Hairspray," so I was excited to see it at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis. I had watched the movie before ... at least parts of it...
'The King's Speech' a royal treat (02/10/11)
Powered by Colin Firth's stellar performance as King George VI, who suffered from a debilitating stammering problem, "The King's Speech" is the front runner to win Best Picture as well as Best Actor at this year's Oscars and deservingly so. The film is an amazing piece of cinema that brings to light the personal struggle of a very public figure and the turmoil that his disability caused him throughout his life. "The King's Speech" is an almost flawless film...
Doreen M. Braden (02/10/11)
Doreen M. Braden, 82, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. She was born on Jan. 16, 1929 in Reno, Ind. to Edward F. Rossok Jr. and V. Pearl Johnson Rossok. Mrs. Braden was a graduate of Greencastle High School and Indiana Central Business College. ...
Frank J. Ban (02/10/11)
Frank J. Ban, 99, Danville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Mr. Ban was a machinist for PR Mallory Inc., retiring after 40 years. He was a member of Mary Queen of Peace church in Danville and an avid fly fisherman who tied his own flies. He is survived by his wife Velta L. Sutton Ban; three sons, Gerald (Maggie) Ban, John (Linda) Ban and Joe (Beth) Ban; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Kathryn A. WIlkinson (02/10/11)
Mrs. Kathryn A. Wilkinson, 76, of Plainfield, formerly of Terre Haute and Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 at her residence. Born Aug. 11, 1934 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Maynard Alspaugh & Kathryn (Bennett) Thomas and a graduate of Greencastle High School...
Police Scanner for 2-10 (02/10/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Curtis Wrecker pulled the car back onto the highway. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Towed by Seniour's. Damage $10,001-$25,000. Pulled back onto highway by Jerry's. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Towed by Steele's. Damage $5,001-$10,000...