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Stories from Friday, May 13, 2011

Roachdale man arrested after firing weapon in domestic incident (05/13/11)
ROACHDALE -- A 34-year-old Putnam County man was arrested Thursday afternoon for allegedly threatening harm to his wife with a firearm in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 8, Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville reported. Troopers arrested Jonathon Day, Roachdale, without incident at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of his mother in Roachdale...
McElwee fills Bainbridge town council board vacancy (05/13/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Chuck McElwee received a call a day before the Bainbridge Town Council meeting at his office in the Manan Hearing Center at 102 E. Northfield Drive. It was from Bonnie Osborn, asking him if he wanted to be the new town council board member...
Alternative school created in Greencastle High School (05/13/11)
The impending closure of the alternative school housed at Area 30 will not mean the end of such a service for at-risk Greencastle students. At Wednesday's monthly meeting, the Greencastle School Board accepted a proposal presented by middle school Principal Shawn Gobert to start an alternative school inside Greencastle High School...
Quilt winner (05/13/11)
TeGrotenhuis to retire at year's end (05/13/11)
Two more of Greencastle's veteran educators will call it a career at year's end. The Greencas-tle School Board accepted the retirements of Tzouanakis Principal Dan TeGrotenhuis and GHS band director Bob Hedge at Wednesday's meeting. "I want to thank them for their service and wish them nothing but the best," Superintendent Bob Green said...
Facade plan could give downtown a facelift (05/13/11)
Timing, as they say, is everything. And the timing couldn't be better for the building facades in downtown Greencastle. First the City of Greencastle received a federal grant to identify and analyze historic facades in the downtown area. And no sooner had the city hired the Indianapolis architecture firm Brenner Design to survey the area and make recommendations than Greencastle was named a Stellar Community by the State of Indiana...
Bainbridge approves final water project contracts (05/13/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Wednesday night's Bainbridge Town Council meeting was unique because of its inclusion of the utility board. It also held its own small meeting within the main meeting, but the utility board's presence was also required to recommend approval of the lowest bids on the Water Improvements Project...
Rogue magazine seller forces school lockdown (05/13/11)
ROACHDALE -- An assault on Tuesday afternoon led to an unresolved manhunt, an ongoing investigation and a school lockdown. Roachdale Police, Indiana State Troopers and five deputies, including Tom Helmer, searched the area around North Putnam High School looking for a man who had forced his way into a woman's home and attacked her...
What is a hospitalist? (05/13/11)
What is a hospitalist? The term may sound foreign to most because the position is fairly new in healthcare. A hospitalist is a dedicated in-patient physician that works exclusively inside a hospital. A hospitalist does not have his or her own practice and does not see patients other than those that are admitted for a hospital stay...
GHS wins county behind Wheeler's 36 (05/13/11)
BY CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor CLOVERDALE -- For the second consecutive year, Greencastle's Jim Wheeler earned the Putnam County Tournament medalist after posting a round of 36 as the Tiger Cubs won the tournament. GHS won with a total of 152, followed by Cloverdale with 167, South Putnam with a 177 and North Putnam with a 201...
North Putnam splits with Cadets (05/13/11)
The North Putnam softball team split with Cascade Wednesday, dropping the first game 5-3, but rebounding to win the second contest 1-0. In game one, Kate Welch went 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI, with Katie Rooker going 1-for-3 with a single and an RBI. Taylor Judy, Lauren Green and Morgan Robinson all chipped in a hit...
Cougars win high scoring affair, Eagle fall in five (05/13/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam baseball team outlasted North Montgomery Wednesday, winning 18-14. Tyler Watson was 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs. Blake Knowling and Caleb Belcher had a double each and Jake Haste chipped in a triple in the win...
Elnora J. Walton (05/13/11)
Mrs. Elnora Jean Walton, 78, of Greencas-tle, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Dec. 10, 1932, in Stilesville, she was the daughter of Preston and Flossie (Hanlon) Walters. She was a graduate of Stilesville High School class of 1950 and married Audrey K. Walton on Aug. 6, 1950 and he survives...
Dorotha M. Nauman Murphy (05/13/11)
Dorotha M. Nauman Murphy, 86, Danville, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville. She was born April 21, 1925, the eldest child of Ralph and Verda Pickett Nauman. She attended some of her school years at Fillmore High School and graduated from Fayette Township High School in New Goshen...
Police Scanner for 5-13 (05/13/11)
City Police One arrest was reported late Wednesday by Greencastle City Police. Anthony Charles Brown II, 19, Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Darrel Bunten at 10:40 p.m. He was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on charges of domestic battery, intimidation and criminal recklessness...
Of course it's a scam, but just in case... (05/13/11)
Came real close to turning in my two weeks' notice today. Delusions of dollar signs were dancing in my head. No, I didn't win the Powerball jackpot, but I did get an email from someone named Donald Smith, who informed me he will soon transfer $1.5 million to my bank account. Get ready, Members Heritage!...
The death of good taste (05/13/11)
I'm not a man who prides himself in his taste in most things. I'm pretty populist most of the time. Clothes? Forget it. I'm colorblind and I really don't have the energy to care too much. Food? I'm way happier with a good cheeseburger than I am with lobster. And a steak and baked potato takes too much energy. I want something that's ready to eat when it arrives...
Initial drug take-back event successful (05/13/11)
To the Editor: I would like to personally thank everyone who participated in the Greencastle Police Department's first Drug Take Back event on April 30. I want to thank the Greencastle High School for the use of their parking lot for the event. I want to thank the following people for their assistance with the event: Greencastle High School Assistant Principal Russ Hesler, PIE Board Member Becky Brothers, and Capt. Mike Hanlon and Officer Darrel Bunten with the Greencastle Police Department...
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