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Stories from Monday, May 9, 2011

Bailey critically injured on Alabama mission trip (05/09/11)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A Putnam County man remains in an Alabama hospital following injuries he sustained Friday while on a mission trip. Roger Bailey was part of a group from Fillmore Christian Church and Bethel Baptist Church that traveled to Alabama. following the tornadoes that devastated the city on April 27. On Friday, part of a tree fell on Bailey, pinning him from the lower ribs on down...
Routine check nets 2 arrests (05/09/11)
Trees take backseat to local veterans at Arbor Day event (05/09/11)
Drizzle and a dreary weather forecast helped turn Greencastle's Arbor Day celebration into a combination Memorial Day/Veterans Day observance Saturday. And it couldn't have been more appropriate. The forecast forced the ceremony to move from the western section of Veterans Memorial Highway to inside City Hall but it couldn't dampen the spirits of some 75 people there to honor family, friends and neighbors who serve or have served in the U.S. armed services...
DePauw Greeks funding local endowment to make impact (05/09/11)
DePauw University's Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council (NPC) have donated $4,000 to the Putnam County Community Foundation to fully endow the Endowment for Fraternity and Sorority Philanthropy initiated in 2006. DePauw's Greeks hope to strengthen bonds between the university campus and the Putnam County community, while highlighting their value of service to others...
South Putnam English team takes third in state finals (05/09/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The South Putnam English team captured third place in the state finals of the 2011 Indiana Academic Super Bowl competition Saturday at Purdue University. The SPHS team, composed of teammates Rachel Jervis, Jessica Maginity and Chelsea Modglin, placed only behind Class 3 state champion Union County High School from Liberty and runner-up Forest Park High School from Ferdinand...
Variety of activities slated for Fair on Square May 13-15 (05/09/11)
Main Street Greencastle will host its annual Fair on the Square, beginning at noon Friday, May 13 through 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15. Everyone is invited to the historic Courthouse Square in downtown Greencastle to experience a weekend of musical entertainment, rides, amusements, festival food, crafts, classic cars and art...
Walmart donates to Mary Allison Golf Outing (05/09/11)
Walmart Distribution recently presented a donation of $1,000 to the Mary Allison Children's Trust in support of the upcoming Mary Allison 7th Annual Golf Outing. Walmart DC joined Duke Energy, Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, Tri-County Bank and Trust Co., Wabash Capital as a Trust Patron for the golf outing July 8 at Clover Meadows Golf Course, Cloverdale...
Service Theatre presents 'Problems Through a Teen's Eyes' at GHS (05/09/11)
On Thursday at 7 p.m. in Parker Auditorium of Greencastle High School, the Western Indiana Theatrical Troupe (WITT) will present "Problems Through a Teen's Eyes," a presentation that addresses the issues teenagers face today. The program is part of the Service Theatre Project provided with support from Arts Illiana; the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency; and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency and is supported by the Putnam County Museum...
Colts-themed Dixie Chopper awarded to contest winner (05/09/11)
Dixie Chopper and the Indianapolis Colts partnered last season to give one lucky fan his own Colts-themed Dixie Chopper lawn mower. Those familiar with Dixie Chopper are accustomed to getting top results from an industry-leading product. Now Steve Von Hoene of Seymour will see those results firsthand...
2011 Best Places to Work in Indiana rankings announced (05/09/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Companies striking the right balance of taking care of employees and operating a successful organization were recognized May 5 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The group unveiled rankings for the 70 companies from across the state that made the 2011 Best Places to Work in Indiana list...
Greencastle struggles with Southmont (05/09/11)
After a rough and tumble contest with Cascade Friday night, Greencastle's baseball squad played Southmont early Saturday morning. The turnaround might have been too soon for the Tiger Cubs, who struggled heavily at the plate, only tallying two hits and a run as the Mounties ran out 6-1 winners...
Eagles defeat White River Valley (05/09/11)
The South Putnam girls' tennis team defeated White River Valley at home Saturday, 3-2. Kendra Latham won at No. 1 singles 6-2 and 6-2 for the lone win for the Eagles at singles. No. 1 doubles team of Ericka Minor and Sabrina Arnold won 6-0 and 6-2, with the No. 2 double team of Robbie Urton and Jade Asher winning 7-5 and 6-4...
Cougars win double-header over Warriors Saturday (05/09/11)
MARSHALL -- The North Putnam softball team won a double-header over Turkey Run Saturday. In game one the Cougars won 15-1 and in game two they won 10-0. Lauren Green got the start in game one and struck out five, while allowing five walks. She was also 3-for-5 with three RBIs and a run scored. Katie Welch was 2-for-3 with two doubles and three runs scored, while Taylor Judy went 3-for-5 with an RBI and four runs scored...
Local gridiron players show well at Combine (05/09/11)
Local football players recently participated in the 2011 Preps Pro Combine in Indianapolis. More than 250 athletes participated, with Putnam County being well represented. North Putnam's Hank Spencer was tied for second in the 185-pound bench press with 27 reps...
Thomas Edward Chesnut (05/09/11)
Thomas Edward Chesnut, 83, died at his residence on Saturday, May 7, 2011 following an extended illness. He was born on April 12, 1928 in Chicago to John and Jeannie (Pepiot) Chesnut. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He was an industrial engineer with DOD Naval Weapons Support Center for 30 years and retired in 1976. He also worked for Borg Warner until he retired in 1986...
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