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Stories from Wednesday, April 6, 2011

A Wizard's Magic (04/06/11)
Father arrested for trafficking with offender son (04/06/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Putnamville Correc-tional Facility Supt. Stanley Knight reported that a prison visitor was arrested Saturday for attempting to traffic a controlled substance with an offender. During a routine pat search, Donald Cummings, 69, Bloomington, was found to be in possession of several strips of Suboxone, a controlled substance intended for the treatment and detoxification of addictions including methadone, heroin, pain pills and opioid dependence...
Commissioners receive courthouse stone proposal (04/06/11)
Putnam County is a step closer to dealing with a problem with the courthouse brought up earlier this winter. County Planner Kim Hyten presented the Putnam County Commissioners with a proposal from Karr Tuckpointing to repair a number of decorative stones and cornices on the north and south sides of the structure. The commissioners tentatively approved the $26,915 plan, pending the review of County Attorney Scott Hoff...
Hendricks Power Cooperative contributes to Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry (04/06/11)
On behalf of Hendricks Power Cooperative and its members, Dana Servaes presented Judy Miller, president and director of the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry, a $2,000 check to help the pantry fulfill its mission and meet the growing demand of those affected by the troubled economy...
Peggy L. Girton (04/06/11)
Peggy L. Girton, 79, Fillmore, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011 at the Millpond Health Campus. She was born in Greencastle on Nov. 26, 1931 to Cleo and Thelma (Chadwick) Arnold. She was a 1949 graduate of Fillmore High School. She married Richard Girton on Dec. 20, 1950 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2001...
James R. 'Jake' Shirar (04/06/11)
James R. "Jake" Shirar, 67, of Roachdale died at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis on Monday, April 4, 2011. He was born on Feb. 10, 1944 to Edgar and Margaret McDaniel May Shirar at Crawfordsville. He served in the Indiana National Guard for 15 years and was a self-employed truck driver for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family...
Police Scanner for April 6 (04/06/11)
City Police An attempted break-in at a storage unit at Dyno-Store Self Storage, 2 Cedar Drive, was reported to Greencastle City Police. Officer Darrel Bunten was called to the scene at noon Friday after owner Christine Berliner discovered damage to one unit. The door was damaged and the hasp smashed in an attempt to raise the door and gain access to the unit...
The mouse that roared (04/06/11)
There is a mouse living in the Wolfsie kitchen. At least one. The dog knows it; the cat knows it. And my wife knows it. We're just trying to hide it from the neighbors. We've had critter problems before, but there's a big difference between having mice in your kitchen and having, let's say, a woodchuck in your backyard. ...
Cloverdale outlasts South Putnam for win (04/06/11)
Tuesday's contest between Cloverdale and South Putnam was a chilly, but eventful contest filled with a grand slam and 27 total runs. When all was said and done, South Putnam fell short 17-10, but not before giving Cloverdale everything they had. While the Eagles never enjoyed a lead, they kept nipping at the Clovers' heels all evening, never allowing the Clovers to relax. However, it was Cloverdale who flexed some muscle early on...
Tiger Cubs rally in seventh for win over North Putnam (04/06/11)
ROACHDALE -- Greencastle and North Putnam's baseball squads were ready to go Monday for the WCC opener. The skies, on the other hand, said Tuesday was the better day for baseball. For the first six innings, the Cougars agreed with that assessment as they built a 3-0 lead heading into the top of the seventh inning...
South Putnam shuts out Cloverdale (04/06/11)
The South Putnam softball team defeated Cloverdale 6-0 Tuesday at home. Emily Dabkowski led the way going 3-for-4 with a triple, while Jenny Thompson was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Kelsey Whitaker was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Mattie Varvel added two RBIs...
Cougars win two over Greencastle (04/06/11)
North Putnam swept a double-header against Greencastle Tuesday in softball action. North Putnam won the first game 2-1 and won the nigthcap 6-1. Taylor Judy was the winning pitcher in both contest. North Putnam's Morgan Robinson connected on a homerun in the second game for the Cougars...
Sharon Ann Bowles (04/06/11)
Mrs. Sharon Ann Bowles, 74, Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Putnam County Hospital. Born Aug. 8, 1936 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of George and Vera (Beswick) Martin. Sharon was employed as postmaster relief at Putnamville Post Office for 16 years. Sharon was a member of the Big Red One Society, the Women's Auxiliary of the National American Legion and served as secretary with the Indiana Country Music Association where she was an accomplished singer...
Mary Louise McKamey (04/06/11)
Mrs. Mary Louise McKamey, 97, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the Asbury Towers Healthcare Center. Born Oct. 8, 1913 in Putnam County, the daughter of Otho and Nancy Mae (Terhune) Chadd and the adoptive daughter of Alva and Pearl (Grimes) Chadd. Mary Louise was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1932...
A taste of California dreamin' (04/06/11)
What's that old adage? .... No good deed goes unpunished? And so it goes for actress Mackenzie Philips. The controversial actress-singer-author was in Indianapolis last Friday to adopt a Pug puppy that had been rescued from a downtown Indy rooftop during a recent snowstorm. Seems she has a soft spot in her heart for pugs and heard about this pup-in-need through Kentuckiana Pug Rescue...
Hot cars kill dogs (04/06/11)
Please don't leave your dog or cat in a parked car in the spring or summer months even for a few minutes. Even on an average day, the temperature inside your car can reach an unbearable 160 degrees in the sun. Even with windows partially open, your dog or car can die of heat prostration within a short time...
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