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Stories from Monday, May 16, 2011
Un-Fair Weather (05/16/11)
Sweet Symphony (05/16/11)
FSS Chairish the Children event is Friday (05/16/11)
When Family Support Services began planning a chair auction as its first major fundraiser in at least 10 years, organizers hoped to get 10 or 12 decorated chairs. Instead, the response from the community has been overwhelming, with more than 20 chairs turned in already, and several more to come...
Fair queen contestants sought for 2011 contest (05/16/11)
Candidates are now being sought for 2011 Putnam County Fair queen. The 2011 Putnam County Queen Contest will be staged Saturday, July 16 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Applications must be submitted by June 1. The contest will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is $3 per person...
Houser joins Mary Allison Children's Trust board (05/16/11)
Mary Allison Children's Trust Board Members welcomed Donna Houser of Bainbridge to the Board of Directors during the April board meeting. Houser is retired from Duke Energy after 32 years with the company and its predecessors. She now works as a substitute teacher in the North Putnam School Corporation and serves on the board of the Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau...
Putnam County tobacco program offering sponsorships (05/16/11)
The Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition announced today that it is accepting applications for sponsorship of community programs. The coalition is interested in public and youth-oriented activities that will help spread the message of tobacco cessation...
Eagles soar to third straight county title (05/16/11)
After a pair of tight pitching matchups in the morning session of the Putnam County Softball Tournament, South Putnam established its offense early in the championship game against North Putnam. The Eagles (20-1) scored a pair of runs in the first inning on their way to an 8-0 victory, reclaiming the County Paddle for the third consecutive year...
Tiger Cubs blast Eagles, wins 3rd straight (05/16/11)
For the third time in a week the Greencastle baseball team defeated South Putnam in big fashion. They opened their week with a 32-0 win over the Eagles and wrapped up their week with an 18-1 win in the Putnam County Classic championship game. The win marks the third consecutive County Classic win for the Tiger Cubs and head coach Troy Remsburg said the third felt just as good as the first...
GHS withstands weather, the field to win WCC (05/16/11)
Greencastle boys' golf powered through an hour-long lightning delay to take the WCC championship at Deer Creek on Saturday behind medalist Jim Wheeler. Regardless of the poor weather during the second half of the day, the Tiger Cubs roared to a complete victory, seeing all five competitors in the top seven final scores of the day. None were better on the day than Wheeler, who recently won the County Tournament as well...
Siscoe claims thriller on lightning quick sprint car feature (05/16/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Fans of Lincoln Park Speedway had to wait a week as the gates closed over the May 7 weekend as promoter Joe Spiker and his crew spent a two-week period working on the track surface and some drainage issues along the front stretch. However, on Saturday night, the curtains opened on a brand new, lightning fast racing surface that had the crowd and drivers buzzing all night...
Nancy Ann McVay (05/16/11)
Nancy Ann McVay, 73, Greencastle, died Saturday, May 14 at Parkwood Health Care Center, Lebanon.
Charles M. Bidle (05/16/11)
March 13, 1921-May 14, 2011 Charles M. Bidle, 90, formerly of Avon, Ind., passed away Saturday, May 14, 2011 at The Waters of Greencastle. Born March 13, 1921, in Crawford County, Ill., to Grover and Mable (Hill) Bidle, he was a graduate of Oblong High School in 1938. He married Martha M. (Dame) Bidle in 1950 and she survives...
Police Scanner for May 16 (05/16/11)
County Jail Nicholas Leon Bennett, 20, Greencastle: Bond revocation, May 12, 6:44 p.m. Delbert E. Boswell Jr., 37, Cloverdale: Invasion of privacy, May 12, 8:30 p.m. Tiffani Danielle Cox, 18, Fillmore: Operating while intoxicated, obstruction of justice, May 13, 2:05 a.m...