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Stories from Friday, April 1, 2011

NP's Megan Robinson earns Lilly Scholarship (04/01/11)
A North Putnam High School senior has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Putnam County Community Foundation 2011 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Megan B. Robinson, daughter of Roland and Melissa Robinson, Roachdale, will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and an $800 yearly stipend for required books and equipment...
Bring on the Wizards (04/01/11)
Paint a chair, help the community (04/01/11)
Putnam County Family Support Services needs people to paint chairs. The group intends to have community members decorate chairs and then hold a silent auction as a fundraiser. "In the 10 years that I've been here, this is the first major fundraiser that we've done," said Cari Cox, the executive director of Family Support Services. ...
Putnamville Troopers Finney, Mullen win department honors (04/01/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana State Police Department honored and recognized individuals from around the state this week for their dedication to service, bravery and devotion to the department and the citizens of Indiana. The ISP Putnamville District was represented at the honors ceremony by Troopers Michael Finney and Brandon Mullen, who were both recognized and presented with awards...
Russellville Community Center hosts supper, rollerskating Saturday evening (04/01/11)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Russellville Com-munity Center will have a Whole Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper along with rollerskating on Saturday. The supper is scheduled 5-7 p.m. at a cost of $5. Rollerskating will be available 5-8 p.m. at a cost of $3. Profit from both events will be used to maintain the community center...
Putnam County Playhouse slates auditions for 'The Music Man' (04/01/11)
Audition dates for "The Music Man," the first show of the 2011 Putnam County Playhouse season, have been announced. Director Shelly McFadden has scheduled two days of auditions. The first will be Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. The second will be Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Both sessions will be at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre, off Round Barn Road in Greencastle...
Hedrick, Hutcheson Highlighted (04/01/11)
Hoots-McGaughey (04/01/11)
Leslie Hoots of New Castle and Lee McGaughey of Bainbridge are engaged to be married on July 22. Leslie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hoots of New Castle and is a senior in dietetics at Purdue University. Lee is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McGaughey of Bainbridge and has a Bachelor of Science in biology and forensics from Purdue. He is currently employed at Covance in Greenfield...
Bruce and Linda Hale - 40th (04/01/11)
Bruce and Linda (Ray) Hale will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on April 10. They have two children, Lia (Rob) Hamilton and Amy Hale and four grandchildren, Evan, Nathan, Ava and Sara Hamilton. Cards may be sent to 6945 East CR 900N, Roachdale, IN 46172.
Marvin and Lois Clark - 60th (04/01/11)
Marvin and Lois Clark of Greencastle will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on April 10. Marvin Clark married Louis York on April 10, 1951 at First Baptist Church in Greencastle with Rev. Dallas Rissler officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Clark are the parents of Claudia Clark of Greencastle and Alan (Janice) Clark of North Vernon. They have two step-granddaughters, Amanda (Topher) of Indianapolis and Candace Ackerman of Austin, Texas...
Police Scanner for April 1 (04/01/11)
County Jail Robert John Strickland, 23, Indianapolis: Probation violation, March 30, 4:30 p.m. City Fire March 31, 11:36 a.m.: Alarm due to hairspray at 208 E. Olive St. Cleared 11:46 a.m. Clarification Tanner Cody Bunch, 18, Cloverdale, was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department on March 27, but charges were subsequently dropped by the Putnam County Prosecutor's Office...
Stuck in the middle with you (04/01/11)
So how is it that Indiana invariably seems to end up in the middle of things? Literally and figuratively ... Bisected by the National Road. Crisscrossed by I-70, I-74 and I-65. Confused by the future of the ever-popular I-69. Crossroads of America. Middle of nowhere. Center of attention...
Ag Day a learning experience for families (04/01/11)
To the Editor: On Saturday, March 12, 2011, families came together to learn about a farmer's everyday life as Ag Week in Putnam County was changed to a one-day celebration -- Ag Day. The day kicked off with the annual Ag Day Breakfast followed by a short program by state FFA officers, Megan Klotz and Janna Oxford. The awards for the Ag Day photo contest, Friend of the Farmer and the Farm Family of the Year were also given out...
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