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Stories from Saturday, April 30, 2011

Late-night meth raid nets 5 arrests (04/30/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- An early-morning Thursday search of a rural Bainbridge residence netted five arrests on methamphetamine and other drug charges. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department received information that methamphetamine was being manufactured at 7126 East CR 800, the residence of Otis and Brenda Sams, and obtained a search warrant. The sheriff's department emergency response team (ERT) executed a raid on the property just after midnight Thursday...
Raining 'til the Cows Come Home (04/30/11)
With recent rains having pushed Big Walnut Creek far beyond flood stage, Putnam County residents are seeing some unusual sights near its banks. These cattle along West Walnut Street crossed water up to their necks Thursday morning just to reach a better grazing area.
Bainbridge Elementary plants trees, names trail (04/30/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- In a week of bad weather, Friday's clear and sunny day was perfect for tree planting and trail walking. The walking trail on the east part of Bainbridge now has a name -- Pointers Pathway -- and four new trees thanks in part to students from Bainbridge Elementary...
Auto tour to stop at Putnamville Monday (04/30/11)
PUTNAMVILLE ---- As part of a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the construction of U.S. 40, the National Road, an antique auto tour is scheduled to bisect Putnam County Monday afternoon. The historic auto tour is part of a larger event planned by the National Road Alliance that will begin Sunday in Vandalia, Ill., and end May 8 in Cumberland, Md...
Use less energy, win a prize (04/30/11)
Cloverdale Middle School held a Putnam Rise assembly Thursday that promoted the energy reduction program and gave some students a chance to compete with teachers to win a prize bag. Above Susan Smith, who teaches fifth grade, competes against fifth-grader Nick Winders in a pencil bouncing competition. Winders won the game.
Relay for Life stays outdoors (04/30/11)
Based on this weekend's weather forecast, the 2011 Putnam County Relay for Life will go on as scheduled outdoors at DePauw University's Blackstock Stadium. Opening ceremonies for Relay for Life 2011 will begin at noon Saturday. The Greencastle weather forecast calls for beautiful weather on Saturday with the potential for some scattered showers or isolated storms in the overnight hours into Sunday morning...
St. Andrews celebrates with Choral Evensong (04/30/11)
On Sunday, the people of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 520 E. Seminary St. in Greencastle, will host a service of Choral Evensong in the church at 5 p.m. in observance of the arrival of the Easter season. A select choir of DePauw students, under the direction of Bradley King, will sing the traditional Anglican service, assisted by organist Billy Scharfenberger, using service music and anthems by William Byrd, C.V. Stanford and Herbert Howells...
Somerset Christian now Lifespring Church (04/30/11)
After 180 years, Somerset Christian Church has undergone a name change. Passersby in recent days may have noticed the banner and new sign identifying the church as Lifespring Church. "Our church has transformed itself quite a bit," Pastor Scott Volland said. "There are so many things going on at the church."...
South Putnam wins 1-0 in pitchers' duel (04/30/11)
ROACHDALE -- The chaotic weather of the past week put pause to the home and home series between North Putnam and South Putnam before the first inning of Monday's game was even completed. Skip forward to Friday, and the two squads started the second game before they ever finished the first...
South Putnam QB Club holding scramble (04/30/11)
The South Putnam Quarterback Club will be hosting a golf scramble June 19 at Windy Hill County Club. The event will tee off at noon The four-man team scramble costs $50 per person or $200 per team and includes green fees, cart rental, prizes and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to the South Putnam Quarterback Club...
Recent Births (04/30/11)
Josh and Blaine Hagen would like to announce the arrival of their daughter, Abrianna Maria, born April 1, 2011. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and was 20 inches long. She is the granddaughter of John and Rita Perkins and Keith and Tina Johnston, all of Greencastle...
Pruett - Shinn Engagement (04/30/11)
Heather Lin Pruett and Anthony Nicholas Shinn are engaged to be married at 9 a.m. May 20 in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawksnest Bay. The bride is the daughter Duane and Tamara Pruett of Mesa, Ariz., and Beth and Bob Colcord of Pendleton. The groom is the son of Tim and Kim Shinn of Greencastle...
Hurst - 60th Anniversary (04/30/11)
Wendell and Norma Hurst of Greencastle will celebrate 60 years together on May 12. They are the parents of Kenny Hurst of Kennesaw, Ga. and Mike Hurst of Apalachin, N.Y. The have six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The were married at the First Baptist Church in Greencastle by Rev. Rissler...
Putnam Patter for 4-30-11 (04/30/11)
Sheriff's Department Hughs said he must have gone to sleep. Damage $2,501-$5,000. County Jail Tiffany Baldwin, 23, Terre Haute: Probation violation, April 27, noon. William Nelson Broadus, 29, Fillmore: Battery with bodily injury, public intoxication, April 29, 1:35 a.m...
Reagan-White Reunion (04/30/11)
The descendents of John Nelson and Dollie Reagan-White will be having a family reunion at the Clay City park at 1 p.m. May 22 in the northeast shelter. All families of the Reagans and the Whites are welcome. This will be a potluck dinner, so bring a dish and catch up with long lost family. For more information call Shanna at 270-931-0104 or Ester at 812-201-8139...
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