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Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Banjos and baseballs (06/15/11)
Singing Bob Dylan's 1975 song "Catfish," Steve Terry (left) and Mike Van Rensselaer bring some humor to their Tuesday evening set at Parkfest.
Chuck Schroeder honored by fellow officials, coaches (06/15/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The South Putnam Eagles weren't the only people to bring an Indiana-shaped trophy back to Putnam County Saturday. Shortly before the Eagles' Class 2A softball victory over Woodlan, Chuck Schroeder of Greencastle was honored as the 2011 recipient of the Interscholastic Athletic Official Association Award for softball...
Parke REMC scholarships (06/15/11)
Two Putnam County 2011 high school graduates are among eight students honored recently by Parke County REMC/TWN with $500 college scholarships.
Deadlines approach for municipal elections in Putnam County (06/15/11)
As the 2012 race for the White House is already making headlines in Washington, there's still the matter of 2011 municipal elections here on the homefront. All of Putnam County's incorporated towns -- Bainbridge, Clover-dale, Fillmore, Roachdale and Russellville -- are on the slate for the Nov. 8 election. All town council seats as well as each clerk-treasurer position will be up for grabs...
Fidler addresses Cloverdale school board on state policies (06/15/11)
CLOVERDALE -- A larger than average crowd sat in on Cloverdale Community School Board's meeting on Monday. At the meeting, the board heard testimony from Kim Fidler on the recent education reform in Indiana State Legislature. "I first became concerned when I read the education reform bills a number of times," said Fidler, "I am aware of the fact that there are various interpretations for certain pieces of each law. ...
What is Alzheimer's disease? (06/15/11)
The U.S. population is getting older, and as it ages, Alzheimer's is becoming an increasingly bigger concern. Within the next 50 years, the incidence of Alzheimer's is expected to quadruple, affecting one in 45 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is currently the fifth leading cause of death in adults over the age of 65...
Roger K. Goodman (06/15/11)
Roger K. Goodman, 45, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 22, 1965 in Greencastle and was the son of the late Harold Wayne and Norvella Ilene (Delp) Goodman. He was a mechanic for C.C. Cook & Son Lumber of Reelsville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and NASCAR...
Police scanner for June 15 (06/15/11)
City Police Four recent alcohol-related arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police. -- At 2:42 a.m. Sunday, Zachary Hayman, 46, Cloverdale, was arrested on South Jackson Street by Capt. Charles Inman. Hayman, who was lodged in the Putnam County Jail, faces charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a syringe. No blood-alcohol information was available...
Dads or duds, TV fathers don't know best (06/15/11)
With more than three decades as a father on my resume of life, I long ago realized it's the toughest job I'll ever have. While my occupation requires me to make a series of decisions on a daily basis, none of them has the impact of the decisions you have to make as a parent, or more precisely, as a father...
Stepping it up (06/15/11)
The TrekDesk is the perfect gift for the breadwinner (and bread eater) in your life if you are running a little short on cash and are looking for something that will be immediately returned. It's a portable work station (desk, shelves, laptop accouterments) that you set up over your treadmill. ...
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