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Stories from Saturday, June 18, 2011

Putnam schools prevalent at 82nd state FFA convention (06/18/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Blue jackets swarmed the Purdue University campus this past week as FFA members took part in the 82nd Indiana State Convention. Students from around the state, including local chapters Cloverdale, North Putnam and South Putnam, came together to build leadership, demonstration and public-speaking skills...
Parents raise concerns at North Putnam (06/18/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Near the end of the regular North Putnam School Corporation board meeting Thursday night, several parents addressed the board about concerns they had with the corporation. Many of the concerns are a result of the alleged actions of now-resigned teacher Amber Russell...
Jinsie receives Foundation's Spirit of Philanthropy Award (06/18/11)
Jinsie Bingham received the Spirit of Philanthropy Award at the annual meeting and dinner celebration of the Putnam County Community Foundation Wednesday evening. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the board members of the Community Foundation and recognizes outstanding philanthropic achievement within the Putnam County community...
The Gift of Life (06/18/11)
Friday marked the fifth year for the Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive. The Baugh family, Lauralee and her sons Jason and Jerrod, head up the program in Putnam County in honor of the late Jim Baugh. The goal of the Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive is to have all of the Indiana counties to participate in the event. According to Lauralee, the event has always been a success. Baugh and Janice Starnes, widow of the late Sgt. Dan Starnes, started the event in honor of their husbands and others who have died in the line of duty as police officers. Above, Putnam County Sheriff Steve Fenwick prepares to give blood during Friday's drive.
Encouraging news on two fronts for city pool (06/18/11)
The recent heat wave may have fried some nerves, boiled some brains and burned some brows but it also proved to be a gold mine for the Greencastle Aquatic Center. More than 6,500 people made their way into the city pool during the first 15 days of the season, the Greencastle City Council learned this week. And those weren't the only encouraging words from City Park Director Rod Weinschenk...
Water leaks get mixed relief (06/18/11)
Relief may be just a swallow away with a certain brand of medication, but granting relief from a water leak tends to make the Greencastle Board of Works swallow hard. Three times over the past two months local customers have petitioned the board to adjust water/sewer bills inflated by leaks in private plumbing. At the end of the panel's June meeting Wednesday afternoon at City Hall, the tote board read: One request granted, two denied...
GHS grad Davis named to SCAC sportsmanship team (06/18/11)
SAN ANTONIO -- Trinity University junior Eric Davis was selected for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golf All-Sportsmanship Team. The SCAC recognizes student-athletes who exhibit sportsmanship throughout the academic year. Davis, a 2008 Greencastle High School graduate, held a scoring average at 82.53 over 19 rounds of golf for the Tigers. He placed in a tie for 28th place at the SCAC Championships last April at Horseshoe Bay, Texas...
Recent Births for June 18 (06/18/11)
A number of local families have welcomed new babies home recently...
Skelton - 50th Anniversary (06/18/11)
Ronnie and Sandy Skelton are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. All their family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Saturday, June 25 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Red Bud Hill Reception Hall east of Rockville on U.S. Highway 36.
Putnam Scanner for June 18, 2011 (06/18/11)
Damage $2,501-$5,000. Wiatt said he did not see Thibobeau. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Shawnta Marie Smith, 25, Indianapolis: Failure to appear, June 16, 2:40 p.m. One traffic citation was written Thursday night by Greencastle City Police. Melinda George, 25, Indianapolis, was stopped on Indianapolis Road at 9 p.m. by GPD Capt. Charles Inman. She was cited for driving with a suspended license with a prior offense...
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