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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Friday, July 22, 2011

100-degree mark a slam dunk locally (07/22/11)
Triple digits. Perhaps not since Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a 1962 NBA basketball game in Hershey, Pa., has the century mark seemed so inevitable. With temperatures climbing ever higher through the 90s earlier this week, it finally happened Thursday afternoon...
Percy Julian Drive right on schedule for GCSC opening (07/22/11)
Percy Julian would be proud. With the famed DePauw University chemist's name adorning the street in front of Greencastle high school and middle school, it is only fitting that good chemistry be credited with keeping the project on schedule. That was the word at Wednesday's Board of Works meeting at City Hall. Mayor Sue Murray told fellow city officials that barring any unforeseen major complications, the Percy Julian Drive project should be "substantially completed by the middle of August."...
Putnam county's city and town ballots nearly set (07/22/11)
In an age of ever-shrinking budgets from the State Board of Accounts, candidates for the thankless jobs of town and city government can be hard to find. Nevertheless, voters in Putnam County's six municipalities will find a mix of familiar faces and new choices on their Nov. 8 ballots...
Area 30 Career Center sets registration schedule (07/22/11)
Students enrolling in classes at Area 30 Career Center will need to register separately from their high school classes. To make this as easy as possible, Area 30 will have a representative at Cloverdale, Eminence and North Putnam's registrations during specified times...
Arts & Science (07/22/11)
Visiting judge Elizabeth Black inspects Ceramics projects as Junior Leader Michael Watkins helps Aerospace judge Allen Miller select projects worthy of State Fair entry. 4H judging was Thursday morning. Many hopefuls showed up, project in hand to earn their ribbons. The Putnam County Fair opens following the annual parade, set to reach downtown Greencastle at 7 p.m.
PCF guests tour sustainability efforts (07/22/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The sustainability efforts of the Putnamville Correctional Facility continue to draw visitors and earn rave reviews. For example, on July 13 and 14, the PCF hosted visitors from an Ohio prison and later student law clerks from the Indiana Attorney General's Office...
Undefeated Champs (07/22/11)
Putnam Scanner for July 22, 2011 (07/22/11)
July 20, 6:05 a.m.: Michael J. Rozsa, 49, Rockville, was eastbound on U.S. 36 in a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier when he hit a deer. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Jeremy David Benassi, 26, Fillmore: Probation violation, strangulation, domestic battery, July 20, 2:50 p.m...
Has it been a year? (07/22/11)
My, how a year can change things. As this newsroom prepares its coverage of the Putnam County Fair (the most exhausting week of the year even when we aren't in the midst of a record-setting heat wave), I realize that just one of us in the newsroom actually covered last year's fair...
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