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Stories from Saturday, July 30, 2011

Pell is 2011 Supreme Showman (07/30/11)
The Putnam County 4-H Fair Supreme Showmanship competition has always been something of an away game for the 4-H Horse and Pony participants. More at home in the fairgrounds outdoor arena, the horse barn representatives have to travel a few hundred yards west to the indoor arena, home to the other five species in the competition...
Friends clean up camp (07/30/11)
Workers from PNC Bank hoist brush onto a burn pile at Camp Friend. Workers spent much of Thursday cleaning up brush around Camp Friend in an effort to soon re-open the property.
Raising the roof (07/30/11)
Executive Director of United Way of Putnam County David English (left) presents a check for $800 to Putnam County Girls Softball League Treasurer Steve Mason. The money, plus an additional $800 from the UAW, will go toward new metal roofs on the dugouts at Big Walnut Sports Park.
July 2011 ranks as hottest month in last 75 years (07/30/11)
As if we really needed any more proof that it's been insufferably hot outside, July 2011 has cemented its place among the hottest Hoosier months ever. That's understandable, of course, since the temperature has topped 90 degrees every single day of the 2011 Putnam County Fair. That may well be a first for the annual summer extravaganza...
North Putnam and Hendricks Regional Hospital join forces (07/30/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Corporation has not had a full-time athletic trainer for the past two years. But with help from Hendricks Regional Health, an undetermined representative will fill that hole. All it will cost is $10,000 per year over three years and some ad space here and there...
Library board accepts Internet privacy policy (07/30/11)
The Putnam County Public Library board gave public notice of its Thursday meeting because it was reviewing its Internet safety policy. The board chose not to change the policy in the slightest. The Internet safety policy is for all patrons to follow and all library employees to enforce. The policy enforces the use of filtering software to prevent minors and others from accessing unacceptable material, including sexually explicit material, unapproved software, illegal purposes and other uses...
National Night Out effort set Tuesday at Robe-Ann Park (07/30/11)
The fifth annual Putnam County National Night Out program is scheduled for Tuesday night at Robe-Ann Park in Greencastle. The 6-9 p.m. event is geared toward families with elementary or middle school-age children. Emphasis is on crime prevention and staying drug-free...
First Christian Church receives Lilly grant (07/30/11)
Greencastle's First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is among the 19 congregations in 14 Indiana counties to receive grants that enable their ministers to participate in the 2011 Clergy Renewal Program for Indiana Congregations, funded by Lilly Endowment Inc...
Putnam farms eligible for Emergency Conservation Program flood relief (07/30/11)
Flooding caused severe damage in multiple areas of Putnam and Hendricks counties during late winter and early spring. Farms suffering severe damage may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered by the Putnam/Hendricks Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Office, 1007 Mill Pond Lane, Greencastle, if the damage:...
Cheers for Everyone (07/30/11)
Mighty, Mighty, Pleasin' (07/30/11)
Recent births for July 30 (07/30/11)
Andrew and Wendi O'Hair are the parents of a baby boy, Zane Cavin O'Hair, born July 21 at Bloomington Hospital. Zane weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are John and Marcia O'Hair and David and Terry Irwin. A number of other local families have welcomed new additions recently...
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