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Stories from Saturday, April 2, 2011

Fighting Child Abuse (04/02/11)
Residents of Cloverdale and Greencastle may wonder what the blue ribbons and numerous pinwheels represent when they drive by the Cloverdale Town Hall or the Putnam County Courthouse. What they represent are the 94 victims of child abuse last year. The pinwheels placed in the group don't total to 94. They, along with the blue ribbons that mark storefronts and trees in town, serve as a reminder for why families need to be aware of child abuse, and what can be done to stop it...
Putnamville officer honored for role in Putnam marijuana bust (04/02/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Specialized training paid off in a big way for one Putnamville Indiana State Police officer, and now he has an ISP award that recognizes his knowledge and attention to detail. Motor Carrier Inspector (MCI) Yan J. Dravigne, who is assigned to ISP's Putnamville District 53/Area III, completed a Drug Interdiction Course in November 2009. Then, in June 2010, that experience and training paid off when Dravigne stopped a suspicious vehicle in Putnam County...
Cloverdale talks about sewer water (04/02/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The town of Cloverdale discussed several public works projects at their rescheduled Friday night meeting. Though Terry Potter remained absent for this second meeting, the board had a quorum and was able to vote on issues. The board put an end to the Spiker excavation project, voting to stop work where it currently was and keep the finished bill at $15,665. ...
GCSC board narrowly approves early retirement measure (04/02/11)
A vote that looked to be a formality turned into a topic of much debate at Friday's special meeting of the Greencastle Community School Board. For the third straight year, the board approved an early retirement incentive package for teachers, but not without extensive discussion and a narrow 3-2 vote...
Putnamville ISP troopers turn traffic stops into major arrests (04/02/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Twice within 32 minutes Tuesday, troopers from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post stopped motorists for "routine" traffic violations which ended up resulting in two arrests, one for having a mobile methamphetamine lab in his vehicle and the other on an out-of-state felony drug violation warrant...
Greencastle attacks season with first-year head coach, experience (04/02/11)
It's tough to start a season, but when a first-year head coach is thrown into the mix, sometimes it's hard to know what to expect. The good news for GHS, first-year head coach Chasity Wood was an assistant last year, so the Tiger Cubs enter 2011 on the fast track...
Police Scanner for April 2 (04/02/11)
City Police Greencastle City Police investigated a pair of shoplifting incidents Thursday at the WalMart store on Indianapolis Road. Officer Ed Wilson was called to the store at 7:15 p.m. and arrested Joanna Mae Hood, 19, Greencastle, who was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on preliminary charges of felony theft and misdemeanor criminal conversion...
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