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Stories from Saturday, July 2, 2011

National Registry designation for two Greencastle historic districts (07/02/11)
It's official. It's documented. Consider Greencastle well preserved. That's apparently the opinion of both national and state historic preservationists, who in 2011 have realized what many Putnam County residents have known for years -- that Greencastle has its share of stately old houses and historic old neighborhoods...
Rockin' Robe-Ann (07/02/11)
Concluding the evening's music with a rendition of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "The Ballad of Curtis Lowe", Christopher Hurst performs at the Robe-Ann Park Bandshell Friday night. The Greencastle Arts Council sponsored events all over town Friday evening as part of July's First Friday program.
Foreign students seek homes in Putnam County (07/02/11)
Nearly 40 students from Western Europe and Asia are anxiously waiting to find a congenial, qualified home with a Putnam County family before the start of school this fall at North Putnam, Greencastle, South Putnam and Cloverdale. As a result, Patrick Aikman of Greencastle, the community coordinator for Program Academic Exchange (PAX), is seeking families of all types to welcome these screened young people to the county for anywhere from six weeks to a single semester or two semesters...
Brazil Concert Band to play at Gobin Tuesday (07/02/11)
The Brazil Concert Band will make it annual trip to Greencastle Tuesday, July 5 to perform at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church under the direction of Matthew S. Huber. The 90-minute concert, sponsored by the Greencastle Civic League as part of its annual Parkfest concert series, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free...
GCSC honors 10 retirees (07/02/11)
The Greencastle School Board honored 10 retiring staff members at Monday's monthly meeting. Each retiree was presented with a plaque and a gold card good for admission to any Greencastle school event for life. Those honored were Mike Van Rensselaer, 35 years; Anne Graham, 33 years; Carolyn Ruark, 29 years; Kathy Custis, 28 years; Anna Robins, 26 years; Bob Hedge, 19 years; Dan TeGrotenhuis, 16 years; Deb Fenoglio, 16 years; Bob Green, nine years; and Jill Green, nine years...
SWCD, NRCS host resources meeting (07/02/11)
In an effort to utilize financial and technical resources in the best way possible, the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are planning a public forum on Wednesday, July 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the USDA Service Center in Greencastle...
Dr. Hunteman honored with Distinguished Hoosier Award (07/02/11)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has awarded retired doctor Roy K. Hunteman, M.D., with the Distinguished Hoosier Award, which is given to Indiana residents who have excelled in their fields The award was presented recently by District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird, a fellow Vietnam War veteran, in front of at the Roy West Library of DePauw University...
David L. Richard (07/02/11)
David L. Richard, 82, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Hendricks Regional Health. David was born on June 24, 1929 in Morgan County to Hannibal D. and Hallie E. Johnson Richard. On June 25, 1950, he was married to Wilma Jean Scobee at the Bainbridge Christian Church by Rev. Jesse Dunn. One week prior to his death, his family and friends celebrated his 82nd birthday and 61st wedding anniversary...
Recent Birth for July 2 (07/02/11)
A number of local families have welcomed home new additions recently. Sharisse and Brandon Arnold, Greencastle, had a girl on June 16 at Hendricks Regional Health. Emily and Cris Hatfield, Greencastle, welcomed a boy on June 22 at Hendricks Regional Health...
Murdock-Allen Engagement (07/02/11)
Mary L. Murdock and John Brooke Allen, along with their parents, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Saturday, July 18, 2011 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mary is the daughter of the late Russell Murdock and Betty Murdock, Noblesville. She graduated from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in 1995. She is the deputy director of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute...
Barcus - 65th Anniversary (07/02/11)
Ralph and Geraldine Barcus were married on June 30, 1946 in Greencastle. They are loved and adored by their two daughters, five granddaughters, two great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters.
Cox 50th Anniversary (07/02/11)
Jerry Cox and Pat Thompson were united in marriage on June 18, 1961 at Greencastle Baptist Church with Rev. Elgin Smith officiating. They were owners and operators of Greencastle Sports from 1974-1987. Jerry retired from Public Service Indiana and Pat retired from teaching at Plainfield Community Middle School...
Putnam Scanner for July 2, 2011 (07/02/11)
City Police One arrest was reported Thursday by Greencastle City police officers. Troy Strader, 21, Greencastle was arrested for theft at the Walmart store on Indianapolis Road. Lodged in the Putnam County Jail, Strader was arrested at 2:48 p.m. by Officer Jeff Modlin. No information was available on what he allegedly took...
Purcell - 100th Birthday (07/02/11)
Ellen Purcell, a resident of Roachdale since 1937, was born July 18, 1911 in Sullivan County. She has been celebrating her 100th birthday with family and friends during the months of June and July. Ellen came to Putnam County with husband Charles Purcell in 1937. ...
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