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Stories from Monday, February 28, 2011

DePauw hosts technology debate with Wikipedia founder (02/28/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Technology is everywhere. Devices have changed the way we communicate, work, find and process information, and entertain ourselves. But at what cost? Does the ubiquity of devices and data make our lives better? Those questions and others will be examined on Wednesday, March 30, in a debate between Nicholas Carr, author of 'The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains', and Jimmy Wales, founder of the world's fifth most popular website, Wikipedia...
Evening at the Elms (02/28/11)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw President Brian Casey held a gala event at his home on Saturday, and the home of DePauw presidents since 1925, The Elms. The "Evening at the Elms" event featured a silent auction for various art pieces, with all proceeds going to the Putnam County Museum...
Quail Unlimited hosts banquet (02/28/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Quail conservation may seem insignificant, but to roughly 275 people, the money raised to protect them and raise awareness was well spent. "We're all here for the same reason," said Lynn Wilson, secretary of West Central Indiana Quail Unlimited and president of the banquet committee...
Fillmore Fun (02/28/11)
Farm Bureau Scholarships due March 1 (02/28/11)
The deadline for the Farm Bureau Scholarships is quickly approaching on Tuesday. These scholarships include the Foundation Scholarship, Marion Stackhouse Scholarship and Career Enrichment Scholarships. Beginning in 2011, the Indiana Farm Bureau Scholarships will be due Tuesday rather than the past Fall deadline...
Duke brings spark (02/28/11)
Service with a smile (02/28/11)
Local Angus breeder recognized nationally in pathfinder report (02/28/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Wilson Cattle Company in Cloverdale and Willer Timber Ridge Farm in Greencastle have both been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having registered Angus cows included in the Association's 2011 Pathfinder Report...
Putnam County Hospital invests in state-of-the-art technology (02/28/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital is pleased to announce that it has recently installed Synapse, a state-of-the-art, radiology image and information network system that will dramatically streamline hospital operations and enhance patient care. Developed by FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc., a leader in medical imaging technology, Synapse is a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), that permits the ability to electronically view, transmit and store diagnostic images, such as those generated by MRI, CT scan, ultrasound and x-ray.. ...
Tiger Cubs' Guffey finishes 11th in state (02/28/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- What's fast? Ask Jay Guffey. The Greencastle senior swimmer is fast, and he proved it again Saturday at the IHSAA Boys' Swimming State Finals, swimming the 50 freestyle in 21.70 seconds and cementing himself as the 11th fastest 50 swimmer in the state...
Former Greencastle track star Weatherford now an elite Big 10 athlete (02/28/11)
CHAMPAIGN -- Greencastle grad Andy Weatherford competed in the Big 10 indoor track championships for the Indiana Hoosiers this past weekend at the University of Illinois in Champaign. The standout senior competed in two events for the Hoosiers, the mile and the Distance Medley Relay (DMR)...
Miller Honored (02/28/11)
Clarence E. Cummins (02/28/11)
Clarence E. Cummins, 94, Eminence, passed away on Feb. 28, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on April 20, 1916 in Rockcastle County, Ky. and was the son of the late Joe and Dora Belle (Stepp) Cummins. He was married to Lena (Fisher) Cummins on Jan. 20, 1934 and she preceded him in death on March 14, 1995. He was also preceded in death by his second wife, Betty Ann (Sloan) Cummins on Sept. 21, 2007...
Owen R. Brewer (02/28/11)
Owen Ray Brewer, 88, Avon, passed away Feb. 25, 2011. He was born July 6, 1922 in Danville, Ky., the son of David Ray and Louella Conder Brewer. Mr. Brewer served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War Two. He was a teller and messenger for Indiana National Bank and Bank One for 45 years. He also worked at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 57 years. He was a member of Avon Heights Church of Christ and was a member of the Mooresville Senior Bowling League at Western Bowl...
Jeffrey M. Osborn (02/28/11)
Jeffrey M. Osborn, 55, Fillmore, passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. Jeff was the pastor of the Church of God, Terre Haute, as well as the president of the Fillmore Town Council. He is survived by his wife Joan; two children, Teri and Jacob, both of Connecticut; parents James and Sarah Osborn of Fillmore; and two siblings, Jennifer Swenson of Avon and Greg Osborn of Sheridan, as well as their families...
Richard A. "Dick" Duncan (02/28/11)
Richard A. "Dick" Duncan, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. He was born on July 4, 1942 in Putnam County to Asa E. Duncan and Bonita Ruth Swartz Duncan. He attended Bainbridge schools, and was active in their alumni association. Dick graduated from Greencastle High School. He was a member of Fillmore Christian Church and was previously active in O.S.E., Masons and Shrine...
Arthur R. Mangus (02/28/11)
Arthur R. Mangus, 83, of Paoli and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. He was born on Aug. 21, 1927 in Putnam County to Hugh Mangus and Minnie Garret Mangus. Mr. Mangus retired from Cash Concrete with 26 years of service. On Aug. ...
Charles D. "Charlie" Vansickle (02/28/11)
Charles D. "Charlie" Vansickle, 60 of Bainbridge and formerly of Indianapolis passed away on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. He was born on April 9, 1950 in Thorntown to Marvin Vansickle and Dee Truax Vansickle. Charlie served his country in the U.S. Army, and had been employed at Uniroyal in Indianapolis; Lobdell -- Oxford in Greencastle; I.A.C., formerly Lear in Greencastle and Great Dane in Brazil...
Margaret R. Rolls (02/28/11)
Margaret R. Rolls, 91 of Franklin and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. She was born on Nov. 22, 1919 in Putnam County to Davis Umberto and Freda Hanneman Umberto. Mrs. Rolls had been employed at the P.R. Mallory Company and Marsh Supermarkets...
Police Scanner for 2-28 (02/28/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Towed by Seniour's. Damage $10,001-$25,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Putnam County Jail Mark Allen Flinchum, 21, Greencastle: Probation violation, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. Steven Eric Hackworth, 55, Poland: Driving while intoxicated, Feb. 24, 4:18 a.m...
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