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Stories from Friday, October 7, 2011

No elections slated for unopposed municipal candidates (10/07/11)
When the calendar turns over to 2012, Sue Murray will remain the mayor of Greencastle. However, not one vote will be cast for Murray in the Nov. 8 municipal election. The same goes for Greencastle city councilors Phyllis Rokicki, Adam Cohen, Mark Hammer and T.J. Smith; Bainbridge clerk-treasurer Jason Hartman; Fillmore councilors Alan Jones and Tami Parker and Cloverdale councilor Donald Sublett...
Traveling tank (10/07/11)
This immense pressure tank, traveling across several states to its final destination in Missouri, was parked along U.S. 40 and U.S. 231. It is being carried by Emmert International, which specializes in superloads and heavy transportation. According to an Illinois official observing the trip, the tank' is 576,000 pounds, 281 feet long, 18 feet wide and 15.5 feet tall. Its trip began in Indianapolis at Kennedy Tank and has faced a few setbacks along the way.
Roachdale woman charged with having sex with minor (10/07/11)
A 34-year-old Roachdale woman was arrested Wednesday on two charges of sexual misconduct with a minor in an incident that allegedly occurred six weeks ago. Emily Jane Duncan was arrested at 8:30 p.m. for an alleged Aug. 24 interaction with a 15-year-old boy at her home in Roachdale...
Serving survivors (10/07/11)
Baylie Stoltey eyes her serve during the serve competition at the Cancer Awareness Benefit match between Greencastle and South Putnam Thursday night at McAnally Center. In addition to the serving contest, breast cancer survivors were recognized and money was raised to help battle a disease that affects an estimated 1 in 8 women.
Putnamville earns Training Facility of the Year Award at 2011 state conference (10/07/11)
PUTNAMVILLLE -- The Indiana Department of Correction's (IDOC) Correctional Training Institute hosted the 2011 Statewide Trainers' Conference where the Putnamville Correctional Facility was recognized as the "Training Facility of the Year." The opening address was delivered by Bruce Lemmon, commissioner of the IDOC. Commissioner Lemmon applauded the training staff for their diligence and professionalism, especially in "developing state of the art leadership training."...
Bus stop at DePauw (10/07/11)
Taylor Zartman and Nikolas Jones tour the C-SPAN bus during its visit to the DePauw University campus on Friday. The community was welcome to tour the bus and learn about the upcoming election campaign as well as the resources C-SPAN has to offer.
Measuring your nonprofit organization performance focus of October workshop (10/07/11)
The final of eight workshops in the 2011 Nonprofit Learning Series, sponsored by the Putnam County Community Foundation and the Montgomery County Community Foundation, is titled "Financial Dashboards: Building and Using an Organizational Dashboard to Focus and Track Organizational Performance."...
GHS pulls out 5 set thriller over Eagles (10/07/11)
The volleyball teams from Greencastle and South Putnam came together Thursday not only to give fans a great match, but to also raise awareness about breast cancer. Before the start of the volleyball match, survivors were honored as people paraded around Greencastle's McAnally Center in pink shirts, pink socks and even a pink tutu made an appearance...
Roland Naylor (10/07/11)
Roland Naylor, 84, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at Hickory Creek Sunset Nursing Home in Greencastle. Born March 20, 1927 in Escanaba, Mich., the son of John and Elizabeth Cadieux. Mr. Naylor served in the Navy during the Korean War. On Feb. 3, 1949 he married Audrey (Salisbury) Naylor and she survives...
Police scanner for Oct. 7 (10/07/11)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Oct. 5. City Police Three minor property-damage accidents were investigated recently by Greencastle City Police. -- At 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, a minor mishap occurred on the main Greencastle High School parking lot as Tristen French, 16, Greencastle, was attempting to exit the lot in a 2001 Jeep Liberty...
The irony of National Newspaper Week hits home (10/07/11)
Suffice it to say, I love newspapers. Always have. Always will. It helps having grown up in the Chicago suburbs at a time when four daily newspapers were in their heyday. I don't know about the proverbial printer's ink in my blood, but that stuff is tough to get off your hands, I know that...
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