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Stories from Saturday, July 9, 2011

Harbison, Hilburn, Oliver look to become 2011 Fair Queen (07/09/11)
Ten young women from across Putnam County will compete for the title of Miss Putnam County on Saturday, July 16 during the Putnam County 4-H Fair Queen Contest. The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the community building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Remembering a Hero (07/09/11)
The American flag flew at half-staff Friday at the Owen Community Bank in Cloverdale in honor of fallen Cloverdale soldier SPC.E-4 James A. Waters, the 21-year-old son of Garry and Valerie Waters. Cloverdale officials have asked that flags in their town to be lowered to half-staff on Saturday in his honor. The soldier's body was returned to Indiana from Dover (Del.) Air Force Base Friday afternoon with a hearse-led procession taking it from the Indianapolis Airport to Jessen Funeral Home in Whiteland. Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Whiteland High School.
Hyten pleads not guilty to all counts (07/09/11)
BY JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor BRAZIL -- Appearing in Clay Circuit Court Friday, Putnam County planner and emergency management director Kim Hyten entered not guilty pleas to the four criminal charges he faces. Hyten, 43, Fillmore, is charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors stemming from alleged domestic incidents with wife Karen Reeves-Hyten in late May...
Star-spangled reviews for July 4 (07/09/11)
By ERIC BERNSEE Editor Before closing the book on another bang-up Fourth of July celebration, the Greencastle Park Board had a fistful of kudos to pass out. Despite a rainy start to the day, the holiday ended in style with a fireworks display people are still talking about several days later...
'Casey's Masterpiece' (07/09/11)
Workers from Cash Concrete pour concrete Friday for the new Casey's General Store at 1215 Bloomington St., the former site of the Dari-Licious ice cream stand.
McCloud Nature Park eyes skies (07/09/11)
McCloud Nature Park's free monthly meeting of the Indiana Astronomical Society's New Astronomer's Group is Saturday, July 9. The discussion will begin in the Nature Center at 8 p.m. This month's topic is "Vega and Arcturus: Luminaries of the Summer Sky."...
It's A New Track Record! (07/09/11)
The 2011 Red, White and Blue Pinewood Derby and Car Show took place during the July 4 festivities at Robe-Ann Park. Winners included, front from left, Noah Leonard, best late model and second place open division; Ben Huff, best red car and first place Cub Scout division; Owen Huff, first place open division, Cooper Grable, best blue car; back, Mandi Leonard, best vintage car and third place open division; and Jayden Simpson, judges choice and second place Cub Scout division.
Pointer mascot memories highlight Bainbridge High School alumni fete (07/09/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Nearly 250 alumni and friends attended the 2011 Bainbridge High School (BHS) Alumni Association's 97th annual banquet recently at the Bainbridge Community Building. The evening was highlighted with a presentation about the history of the school's Pointer dog mascot given by Donna Witty Lasley of Crawfordsville from the class of 1961. ...
Reynolds in Mooresville hosts Healthy Soils Workshop (07/09/11)
MOORESVILLE -- On Tuesday, July 12, the Morgan and Hendricks County Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be holding and event at Reynolds Farm Equipment in Mooresville. The free event -- dubbed Healthy Soils Workshop -- will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will include lunch. The workshop will feature four guest speakers...
Elks Donations (07/09/11)
Two local organizations will benefit from a gift from the Elks National Foundation Fund. Greencastle Elks Lodge No. 1077 recently made donations of $500 each to the Putnam County Youth Development Commission and the Greencastle High School Band Endowment. Present for the donations were, from left, Exalted Ruler Jim Jackson, Linda Merkel of the PCYDC, GHS Band Endowment president Marjorie Secrest, Lodge No. 1077 Elks National Foundation chair Jo Corbitt and retired GHS band director Bob Hedge.
Runners compete at Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Run/Walk (07/09/11)
On Monday, July 4, more than 80 runners and walkers participate in the Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Run/Walk. This year's 5K event was the 20th annual race organized by the Greencastle Parks & Recreation Department as the kick off event to the annual Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County's Celebrate "4" Independence Day Celebration...
Recent Births for July 9 (07/09/11)
A pair of local families have welcomed new babies recently. Sandra Potter and Luis A. Serna, Greencastle, had a boy at 3:54 a.m. July 4 at Putnam County Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Jami and Martin Chavez, Greencastle, had a girl on July 1 at Hendricks Regional Health...
Walton - 50th Anniversary (07/09/11)
Don and Micalene (Sinclair) Walton of Cloverdale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren. They were married June 30, 1961 in Greencastle by Brother Lewis Willis. They both graduated from Belle Union High School and currently own Walton Stove Sales in Cloverdale. ...
Putnam Scanner for July 9, 2011 (07/09/11)
County Jail Michael Josiah Lukenbill, 28, Roachdale: Probation violation, July 7, 11:55 a.m. Jacob Levi Pennell, 19, Terre Haute: Theft, receiving stolen property, July 8, 6:05 a.m. Shawn William Smith, 29, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, July 7, 11:22 p.m...
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