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Stories from Monday, March 21, 2011

Boycott, education dominate Legislative Update session (03/21/11)
With the 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly stuck in neutral as Democrats cool their heels in Illinois and Republicans spin their wheels in Indianapolis, frustration has obviously set in. That much was obvious Saturday morning as about 30 local residents listened to Legislators Jim Baird and Connie Lawson address the status of several pieces of proposed legislation...
Senior Prom (03/21/11)
U.S. 40 auto tour drives through Putnamville (03/21/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the construction of U.S. 40, the National Road, an antique auto tour will bisect Putnam County this spring. The historic auto tour is part of the larger event planned by the National Road Alliance that will begin in Vandalia, Ill., on May 1 and end May 8 in Cumberland, Md...
Three probationary troopers arrive at Putnamville Post (03/21/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Probationary troopers Michael C. Orman, Brian S. Thomas and Marcus R. Tow reported to the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post for their first official day on March 14. They were members of the 70th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy, which graduated 43 probationary troopers on March 4...
Ag issues, feathers weighed by legislators (03/21/11)
Farm-related issues -- from agri-tourism to drainage tile to feathers -- were plucked from the list of 2011 legislative issues addressed Saturday morning at the Farm Bureau Boardroom in Greencastle. With the Putnam County Farm Bureau sponsoring the public session, agricultural activity emerged as a natural topic for State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and State Sen. Connie Lawson (R-Danville) to discuss...
Handgun apps to be filed online (03/21/11)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently received updated information from the Indiana State Police regarding the application process for an Indiana handgun license. All residents may apply online, and the state is requesting that local law enforcement agencies do only minimal paper applications...
Registration open for 'Dining with Diabetes' class (03/21/11)
Now is the time to register for the Spring series of Dining with Diabetes. The four week cooking class is offered jointly by the Purdue Extension Service and the Putnam County Hospital. The spring class which is limited to 14 participants will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to noon on four Thursdays in April, beginning on April 7th. Registration will be accepted until April 1st or when class is full...
E. Carlee Evans (03/21/11)
E. Carlee Evans, 92, Brazil, died Saturday, March 19, 2011at her residence following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 6, 1918 in Harmony, the daughter of Altha and Pearl May (Stevens) Modesitt. Carlee graduated from Royal Beauty Academy in Indianapolis. She worked for a brief time in Indianapolis, as a beauty operator. Following the passing of her husband Richard Evans, she moved to Brazil to be closer to her family...
Patricia Rose Ewing (03/21/11)
Patricia Rose Ewing, 81, Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011. She was born on Nov. 12, 1929 in Brazil to Harold R. Hoopingarner and Donita Rose Summers Hoopingarner. Mrs. Ewing was a longtime secretary at DePauw University and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and Putnam County Coin Club...
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