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Stories from Thursday, August 11, 2011

Cloverdale Republicans to choose clerk-treasurer candidate with convention (08/11/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Before final ballots can be set in the Nov. 8 municipal election, the Republican Party in Cloverdale will choose a clerk-treasurer candidate at a Saturday, Aug. 13 Town Convention. Cheryl Galloway filed in late July to oppose incumbent candidate Cathleen Monaco, who has served in the position since July 2010...
Page Cotton takes new role as senior adviser to DePauw University president (08/11/11)
Page Cotton, the Theodore M. Katula director of athletics at DePauw University and former head soccer coach, has been appointed a senior adviser to President Brian W. Casey. Cotton will lead efforts to raise funds for investments in DePauw's athletics programs and facilities...
Unclaimed money finds Mecum (08/11/11)
A small ceremony had big reward for retired DePauw University Professor Kent Mecum Wednesday. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and representatives of the Indiana Unclaimed Money team presented Mecum with a big check Wednesday morning at the Inn at DePauw...
Solar panels donated to help lower home energy bills (08/11/11)
Putnam County families can now apply to have a solar panel system installed at no charge through Putnam RISE efforts to lower home energy bills. The 1.120 kw solar array using a new Enphase Energy micro-inverter system from www.oneplanetsolar.com (One Planet Solar and Wind, Inc.) is the most recent of donated products and services to the Putnam RISE "Green Home Makeover," along with Shuee & Sons Great Buys Energy Star appliances, Energy Conservation Solutions (Roachdale) services and Parke County REMC weatherization materials.. ...
Cloverdale man faces criminal confinement, other charges (08/11/11)
CLOVERDALE -- A 49-year-old Cloverdale man is facing four felony charges after reportedly holding his ex-girlfriend against her will in an incident that began Monday afternoon and concluded with his arrest late Tuesday morning. Jeffery Lynn New-kirk was lodged in the Putnam County Jail at noon Tuesday on charges of criminal confinement, criminal recklessness, intimidation and residential entry...
Gearing up for back to school (08/11/11)
While the calendar may say there are a few more weeks of summer, the school calendar says it's over. After a hot break, it's time to gear up and head back to school. But, are your kids ready? Physicians agree there is more to prepping for school than new backpacks and notebooks. While many parents help their students prepare for the start of a new year with school supplies, they often forget to review their child's health record...
Putnam County host family sought for Mexican exchange student (08/11/11)
(Editor's note: This story about a charismatic Mexican teenage musician is presented here in the hope a family reading it will reach out and want to offer Tomas a caring home in one of the following school districts -- Greencastle, North Putnam or South Putnam -- during the 2011-12 school year. Any interested family should contact Pat Aikman at 653-8504 for further details and qualifications.)...
James R. 'JR' Cox Sr. (08/11/11)
James R. "JR" Cox Sr, 84, Brazil, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of Brazil, he was the son of Roy Jefferson and Carrie Riley Cox and stepson of Ray Cox Sr. Jim, as he was known, had a lifelong love and respect for his country and his flag. ...
Mary Alice Shonkwiler (08/11/11)
Mary Alice Shonkwiler, 86, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. She was born on March 26, 1925 in Putnam County to William Bryant Mitchell and Della Frances Todd Mitchell. Mrs. Shonkwiler was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn Shonkwiler; two sisters, Kathleen B. Boyles and Cordia L. Cox; and a brother, Raymond H. Mitchell...
Police scanner for Aug. 11 (08/11/11)
County Jail Kelly Ann Bartlett, 48, Linden: Operating while intoxicated, motor vehicle theft, Aug. 9, 3:15 p.m. Dale Lavern Pitt-man, 47, Terre Haute: Driving with suspended license, Aug. 9, 2:30 p.m. Charles Allen Spiker, 26, Farmersburg: Criminal mischief, Aug. 10, 12:47 a.m...
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