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Stories from Friday, June 10, 2011

Businesses make chocolate boxes for Foundation raffle (06/10/11)
Three downtown Greencastle businesses are again making a difference to the Putnam County Community Foundation in a unique way. Treasures On The Square owner Lynda Dunbar is donating 150 boxes of homemade chocolate. Mason Jewelers owner Steve Mason is donating diamond earrings. And, Shuee and Sons owners Bill and Brent Shuee are donating a new flat-screen television...
Retiring Wieland has left his imprint on church, community (06/10/11)
With memories at every turn and cartons of books and mementoes all around him, Rev. Bill Wieland was trying to convert his office of the past quarter-century into a pile of manageable boxes Wednesday afternoon. It was not easy. Not the packing or the reminiscing. Wieland finally had to clear a path to the couch to sit down and talk...
Heat wave tests people of Putnam County (06/10/11)
With the temperatures reaching 93 degrees and beyond this past week, many people sought the shelter of shade and air conditioning. Some people, however, are not so fortunate since their jobs require them to be out in the elements. Construction workers on Percy L. Julian Drive alongside the Greencastle McDonald's were some of the men out braving the heat. When asked how they handle the extreme temperatures, Jesse Murrell said, "You drink a lot of water, and don't try to kill yourself."...
Bainbridge drains water tower for project (06/10/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Town Council discussed the upcoming water project renovations during its regular monthly meeting Wednesday night. Troy Elless, assistant utilities superintendent, said the project will begin this weekend when the town drains the water tower so it can be repainted and refurbished...
County hosting EOC open house (06/10/11)
County residents interested in what happens when a disaster strikes the area will have the chance on Saturday, June 25. From 2-6 p.m., Putnam County Emergency Manage-ment Agency and 911 Dispatch will host an open house at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 1600 W. CR 225 South...
South Putnam ready for state title game (06/10/11)
For three years it's been their dream, and now they stand on the brink of making that dream a reality. South Putnam's softball team will play for the state title against Woodlan Saturday, with the game being a contest of the top two ranked teams in Class 2A...
Baker earns second Capital One Academic All-America Award (06/10/11)
DePauw junior swimmer Catie Baker has been selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America College Division Women's At-Large First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident is majoring in computer science and mathematics and had a 3.98 cumulative grade point average through her first five semesters. ...
British Soccer Camp coming to Greencastle (06/10/11)
The No. 1 youth soccer company in the United States, Challenger Sports, will hold its fifth annual British Soccer Camp at Big Walnut Sports Park hosted by the Putnam County Youth Soccer. The camp will run June 20-24 and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger's British coaching staff flown to the United States exclusively to work on these programs. ...
Garland Duane Eisele (06/10/11)
Garland Duane Eisele, 69, Poland, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born on July 24, 1941 in Seymour and was the son of the late James and Vivian Eileen (Jean) Eisele. He was married to Patricia Rose McQuade on Aug. 24, 1963 and she survives...
Anna B. Rogers Shaw (06/10/11)
Anna B. Rogers Shaw, 84, Plainfield, passed away Friday, June 10, 2011. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Plainfield, 1012 Stafford Road, where friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time. Inurnment will be at Stilesville Cemetery...
Recent Births for June 11 (06/10/11)
Several local families have celebrated new arrivals recently...
Reeves - Burks Engagement (06/10/11)
Mr. and Mrs. James Reeves of Summerville, S.C., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Grace Augusta Reeves to Brennan Canada Burks of Greencastle. Brennan is the son of Mr. Thomas Lee Rising II and Mrs. Nana Elizabeth Rising of Greencastle and the late Mr. William Burks...
O'Hair - Wood Engagement (06/10/11)
Marion and Valerie O'Hair of Roachdale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelley Elizabeth O'Hair, to Craig Allen Wood, son of Gary and Ann Wood of Coatesville. The future bride received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Anderson University in May and is pursuing her career as a registered nurse...
Putnam Scanner for June 11, 2011 (06/10/11)
Masters refused medical treatment. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Richardson stopped halfway through the intersection with 10th Street and Williamson could not stop in time to avoid hitting her. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Timothy William Pope, 47, Greencastle: Domestic battery, June 10, 1:11 a.m...
Police scanner for June 10 (06/10/11)
City Police Two men were arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday night after their vehicle was stopped for having an inoperable taillight. Officer Eric Vaughan pulled the vehicle over at First Street and Millpond Drive at 10:17 p.m., arresting Jacob Skinner, 28, Greencastle, and Robert Allen Jones, 32, Pittsboro. Both men were lodged in the Putnam County Jail...
Isn't it ironic ... don't you think? (06/10/11)
Irony, coincidence or just plain weird? ... You make the call. To me, irony is hearing "Stairway to Heaven" playing as you enter an elevator. Concidence? That's like rain on your wedding day, despite what singer Alanis Morissette might have said. And weird? Well, let's just say we know it when we see it...
Yes, we can (06/10/11)
My son has been buying frozen peanut butter and jelly sandwiches at the grocery store. I am hooked on the stupid things and I now have to hide them in the downstairs freezer behind the Healthy Choice dinners. If my wife finds out what I have been paying for this rip-off, she may never microwave anything good for me again...
'Music Man' showcases community talent (06/10/11)
To the Editor: A wonderful presentation of "The Music Man" is being performed at Putnam County Playhouse. It is also a showcase of the talent we have in this area. From the youngest performed to the oldest, it was fantastic! If you have the chance (the play is now sold out), go see it. You will come away with a smile...
Blinded by a faulty insight (06/10/11)
To the Editor: About 47 years ago, I attended a seminar provided to up-date business people on the thinking of students graduating from our schools of higher learning. One of the training sessions utilized a 16mm movie film (this was before the age of our present-day videos). The film had been produced by filming the thoughts of college students in their senior year, as to their aspirations...
Heritage Lake discusses roads ... again (06/10/11)
To the Editor: Here we go again! The Heritage Lake Property Owners Board of Directors is revisiting the road project that was unanimously voted down a couple of years ago. According to the highlights, a few representatives of the board made a vist to the Putnam County Commission-er's Office, advising them of their intent to get the roads fixed in the subdivisions at Heritage Lake. ...
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