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Stories from Saturday, July 16, 2011

Humane Society facing serious budget constraints (07/16/11)
At the July meeting of the Humane Society of Putnam County Board of Directors, the members heard grim reports of the financial status of the shelter. The Humane Society has been impacted by the summer influx of animals as well as a reduction of income and reduced numbers of adoptions...
Old Sigma Nu house being razed (07/16/11)
Friday marked the final frontier for the old DePauw University fraternity house locals have often referred to as the Starship Enterprise. The former Sigma Nu house at 500 Anderson St. (the southeast corner of Anderson and Bloomington streets) is in the midst of being razed by Joe Spiker Excavating, Greencastle...
GPD search warrant results in eight arrests (07/16/11)
Eight Putnam County residents, ranging in age from 19 to 31, were arrested early Friday after authorities executed a search warrant on an East Side Greencastle residence. Using what they termed "reliable and trustworthy informants," the Greencastle City Police went to 1057-1/2 Avenue E, reportedly the residence of Jacob Neal Skinner, 28, and Barbara L. Hollingsworth, 31...
NP board questions lack of action on directive (07/16/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- At the June 18 board meeting, the North Putnam School Corporation board chose to post a job opening for the title of Director of Operations. While the posting was originally intended to find a replacement for former assistant superintendent Kevin Emswel-ler, who moved to a different school corporation, the job posting was changed to instead try to hire a person who could handle the physical operations of the corporation as opposed to the curriculum and educational aspects...
Powering the Fair (07/16/11)
Dalton Harbison unrolls a length of electrical wire in the industrial tent at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Harbison and others from McCloud Electric Service of Roachdale, from left, Kevin Reed, Bruce Harbison and Garret Porter, could be found Friday afternoon helping with preparations for the rapidly approaching Putnam County Fair.
New Cloverdale facility coming for Operation Life (07/16/11)
CLOVERDALE -- After nearly 40 years of service, the Cloverdale Operation Life station, as many locals have already discovered, has been demolished. However, it is soon to be replaced with a more accommodating facility to benefit the workers and community...
Dinner with the Queen (07/16/11)
At Thursday night's Putnam County Fair Queen dinner, this year's 10 contestants had the chance to meet Miss Indiana 1940 Carolyn Schenk. The special guest shared memories of her reign and spoke about the Miss America pageant.
Run/walk event again slated for parade route (07/16/11)
The seventh annual Parade of Fitness Run and Walk will take place Friday, July 22 beginning at 6 p.m. -- just prior to the start of the Putnam County Fair Parade. The 1.5-mile race will begin at the Putnam County Courthouse south entrance, and runners will continue on Washington Street before returning to the courthouse...
Parks & Rec Month (07/16/11)
Although several days of the month have been too hot for going to the park, July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Mayor Sue Murray recently signed a proclamation that July is Parks and Recreation Month in the City of Greencastle.
Players turn out for Haley Bain Open (07/16/11)
For the second straight year players gathered at South Putnam for the Haley Bain Memorial Open Friday morning. The players were greeted by a pristine sky and good action on the courts. The tournament was the brainchild of recent South Putnam graduate Kendra Latham after the community lost Haley Bain to an ATV accident last May. The two girls were teammates on the South Putnam tennis team and Latham knew she had to do something to honor her friend...
NP Youth Football League camp set for July 19-21 (07/16/11)
The North Putnam Youth Football League Skills Camp will take place July 19 to 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost of the event is $25 and all participants will receive a camp T-shirt. All campers will receive instruction in offensive and defensive skills, including proper techniques in stance and starts, blocking, form fit tackling, passing and throwing...
Recent Births for July 16 (07/16/11)
Several local families have welcomed new additions recently. Alyssa Burdette and Chris Croley of Cloverdale had a boy at 5:43 p.m. on July 12 at Putnam County Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 2.5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Brittany Bowler and Chris Iacobucci of Cloverdale had a boy on July 11 at Hendricks Regional Health...
Hammond - Hicks Wedding (07/16/11)
Kaitlyn Hammond and Matt Hicks were united in marriage on Jun 4, 2011. The bride is the daughter of Wes and Jan Hammond of Greencastle. She is a 2011 Franklin College graduate and 2007 South Putnam graduate. The groom is the son of Ed and Michelle Hicks of Cloverdale. He is a 2010 graduate of Franklin College and a 2006 South Putnam graduate. He is employed at Crown Equipment...
Rodenhuis - Fordice Engagement (07/16/11)
Jill Rodenhuis of Needham and Derick Fordice of Russellville will be united in marriage on Sept. 10, 2011 at Gwynneville Christian Church. Jill is the daughter of Jeff and Janie Rodenhuis. She is a 2010 Purdue University graduate and 2006 Whiteland Community High School graduate...
Thompson - Reed Engagement (07/16/11)
Tyler Thompson and Natasha Reed, along with their families, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Friday, Aug. 12 in Muncie. Tyler Thompson is the son of Trent Thompson and the late Dorothy Neeley. He is a 2007 graduate of South Putnam High School and is currently studying at Ball State, majoring in deaf education...
Putnam Scanner for July 16, 2011 (07/16/11)
Bradley Keith Buchanan, 45: Violation of home detention, July 15, 4:58 a.m. Thomas Ray Garrett, 21, Martinsville: Bond revocation, July 14, 8:53 p.m. Michael Lucas Green, 19, West Terre Haute: Possession of methamphetamine, visiting a common nuisance, July 14, 8:32 p.m...
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