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Stories from Saturday, May 21, 2011

The Torch Is Passed (05/21/11)
With Greencastle Police Sgt. Chris Jones hoisting the "Flame of Hope" torch and giving a big thumbs up Friday afternoon a group of local law enforcement personnel nears their finish line at the Putnam County Comprehensive Services building on Tennessee Street.
Putnam jobless rate dips below double digits (05/21/11)
Putnam County's jobless rate has escaped double-digit status for the first time in 2011 by falling for the third straight month, according to figures announced Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. The latest numbers, posted for April, peg the Putnam County unemployment rate at 9.5 percent, which is tied for 75th best (or 15th worst) in the state for the period...
Residents reminded of reassessment (05/21/11)
Putnam County Assessor Nancy Dennis would like to remind all Putnam County residents that reassessment is ongoing in the county this year. Some homeowners have had questions about the individuals coming onto their property to perform the reassessment, but Dennis assured residents the men need to be there as part of the process. Addition-ally, taking measurements of houses is part of the process...
Eyes on the skies with DePauw commencement slated Sunday (05/21/11)
As DePauw University prepares its 172nd annual commencement exercises on Sunday, eyes are on the skies with the potential for wet weather looming. The weather forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of isolated thunderstorms Sunday with an expected high temperature of 80 degrees in Greencastle...
Grace Under Fire (05/21/11)
Putnam County 911 Director Dave Costin and county commissioners Kristina Warren, Gene Beck and Nancy Fogle recently presented Becky Chadd with the 2010 Dispatcher of the Year award. Costin said he relies heavily on Chadd, one of his two supervisors.
Peace Lutheran students get outside the classroom (05/21/11)
Students and families of Peace Lutheran School enjoyed two field trips recently. On Tuesday, May 10, about 60 people including parents, grandparents, teachers and preschool through sixth grade students jumped on a bus to the Indianapolis Zoo where they enjoyed a sunny warm day with the animals...
Cloverdale ends season with win over Rockville, 6-3 (05/21/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale's softball team finished the regular season with a flourish, extending their winning streak to five straight by defeating Rockville, 6-3, in a nonconference game Friday on the Clovers' field. "It's a good way to finish the season and go into the sectional Monday," Cloverdale coach Kim Bailey said...
North Putnam, GHS athletes moving on to regional (05/21/11)
PLAINFIELD -- It was a good night for athletes from Greencastle and North Putnam at Thursday's boys' track sectional at Plainfield High School. In all, GHS will be represented in three events, while the Cougars have two athletes in four events. The Cougars' Tyler Shorter will advance in the 100-meter dash after finishing fourth with a time of 11.35 and in the 200-meter dash where he was third with a time of 23.06. ...
Buchanan's Blast Lifts DePauw to NCAA Win over Messiah (05/21/11)
SALEM, Va. -- DePauw junior Haley Buchanan's solo homer in the top of the 10th was the difference as the 16th-ranked Tigers advanced in the NCAA Division III Softball Finals winner's bracket with a 2-1 win over 11th-ranked Messiah. The Tigers improved to 32-9-1 and face the winner of tonight's Eastern Connecticut State-Christopher Newport game at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Falcons dropped to 39-6 and face the loser of tonight's final game at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow...
Chamber Golf Scramble Winners (05/21/11)
Irene A. Delp (05/21/11)
Irene A. Delp, 103, Marshall, passed away May 20, 2011 in Union Hospital, Clinton. She was born March 31, 1908 in Jackson Township, Fountain County to Timothy M. and Abbie Wilkinson Alward. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1926. Irene married Robert O. Delp on Sept. 12, 1938, and he passed away on Nov. 6, 1986...
Rhea D. Myers (05/21/11)
Rhea D. Myers, 92, of Greencastle passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011. She was born on Jan. 28, 1919 in Greene County, Indiana to Charles V. Bergen and Zella Crabbe Bergen. Mrs. Myers was a member of Greencastle Presbyterian Church, and had been employed as a receptionist at Bishop Roberts Hall at DePauw University and served as a Den Mother for Cub Scouts in Rockville...
Recent Births for May 21 (05/21/11)
Carrie and Scott Hamilton, Greencastle, welcomed a girl, born May 12 at Hendricks Regional Health. Daniel and David Richardson, Greencastle, welcomed a girl, born May 15 at 8:59 p.m. at Putnam County Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 inches long...
Putnam Scanner for May 21, 2011 (05/21/11)
Donald Glen Bishop Jr., 25, Fillmore: Probation violation, May 18, 2:11 p.m. Douglas Edward Crawley, 42, Mesa, Ariz.: Nonsupport of a dependent, May 18, 9:05 p.m. Phillip Bradley Elmore, 51, Quincy: Public intoxication, May 18, 1:28 p.m. Adrian Boyd Fisher, 19, Fillmore: Probation violation, May 18, noon...

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