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Stories from Thursday, March 3, 2011

Bledsoe pleads guilty in wife's death (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A Reelsville man charged in the Jan. 13, 2010 shooting death of his wife pleaded guilty in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Jeremy R. Bledsoe, 32, was set to go on trial in February for the murder of Kathryne Bledsoe, 31, before his court appointed attorney, Sidney Tongret, requested a change of plea hearing...
Work to Play (03/03/11)
A new playset in the Cloverdale Community Park finishes a playground project that first broke ground in 2009. The playset, which is designed for children 2 to 5 years old, is next to a sister set aimed at older children. Both projects can be traced back five years to the beginning of the Cloverdale Civic League, according to Angela Ladd, the president of the civic league...
Civil War group shares history (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Civil War Round Table of West Central Indiana meets in Greencastle, currently at the Ivy Tech building, monthly. At the last meeting, Feb. 22, Ken Anderson gave a presentation on three Civil War soldiers with Putnam County ties. "I really think it's one of the hidden treasures around here," said Louis Baldwin, the group's treasurer...
Wellness Center gives residents tools to take care of themselves (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Senior Citizens Center, Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) and Autumn Glen have partnered to bring a new health service to Putnam County. With the new VNS Wellness Center, unveiled Tuesday at the Senior Center, residents will have the ability to track health factors like weight, oxygen level, heart rate and blood pressure. The service is free at the new kiosk installed at the Senior Center...
Eagles exit sectional with loss to Bruins (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Coming off an emotion regular season ending win over North Putnam, South Putnam entered their sectional contest against Tri-West riding high. However, the Bruins controlled the game from the opening tip and advanced with a 61-28 win. The Bruins jumped out to a 10-0 lead to begin the game, including a dunk from senior Tyler Waite from a pass off the backboard from Austin Hendershot. Tri-West continued to score and earned a 19-4 lead after one quarter...
GMS eighth graders blank Speedway (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle eighth grade girls basketball team dominated Speedway 57-0 Wednesday night. The Tiger Cubs were led by Callan Taylor and Delanie Stoltey with 12 points each. Jessica Lenihan chipped in 10 points and Sydney Stuckwisch and Sydney Secrest added six points each...
Slow pitch softball signups at McDonalds (03/03/11)
The Putnam County girls' slowpitch softball registration will take place on March 12 and April 2. The signups will be at the Greencastle McDondald's from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Clovers go 3-0 at Cascade (03/03/11)
CLAYTON -- On Monday the Cloverdale Middle School wrestling team competed against North Putnam, Rockville and the Cadets at Cascade. The Clovers were a perfect 3-0 on the day. The Clovers defeated Cascade 60-42. Winning for the Clovers were Black Willis, Jacob Boldman, Michael Anderson, Nick Bennett, Nick Smith, Jake Waycott, Ethan Boyd, Bill Petrosky, Clayton Byrd and Skyler Mann. Zoe Frank was victorious in reserve action...
Extras only sweeten '127 Hours' (03/03/11)
BY CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Get over it. That's all I have to say. If the one thing that kept you away from "127 Hours" in the theater was the arm hacking scene, get over it. Sure it's bloody, sure it's graphic, but it's the defining moment of the movie -- as well as canyoneer Aron Ralston's life...
Adele wows with sophomore effort (03/03/11)
The most important thing to remember when listening to Adele's "21," released Feb. 22 on Columbia, is the title: 21. As in the age when most of us are either struggling through another year of college or trying to hold down our first grown-up job or simply thinking about where the party is Saturday night...
Patsy J. Harvey (03/03/11)
Patsy J. Harvey, 72, Greencastle; formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2011 in Greencastle. She was born April 5, 1938 in Vigo County and was the daughter of Vernon Morris and Henrietta (Cottrell) Wilkinson. She was married to Clarence Junior Harvey on Nov. 6, 1959 and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2002. She was a homemaker and had been employed at P. R. Mallory in Greencastle. She was a member of the First Assembly of God at Greencastle...
Daniel Allen Warren (03/03/11)
Daniel Allen Warren, 57, Bainbridge, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Hendricks Regional Hospital. He was born June 28, 1953 in Lebanon, the son of James Lloyd and Carrie Gordon Warren. He married Debra Hendricks on Dec. 28, 1998, and she survives. He worked as a stonemason. He was a member of UAW...
Police Scanner for 3-3 (03/03/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Arnold was treated for neck pain. Arnold's vehicle towed by Jerry's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Towed by Steele's. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Putnam County Jail Bradley Michael Canerday, 34, Coal City: Check deception, Feb. 28, 6 p.m...
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