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Stories from Saturday, October 22, 2011

Pink Balloon Release (10/22/11)
The cancer center of the Putnam County Hospital held the second annual pink balloon release on Friday, Oct. 21. The event was in honor of breast cancer awareness and to encourage women to schedule their mammograms. Participating in the launch are Andrea Kennedy, Lisa Griven, Leeann Brubeck, Rhonda McCammack, Jennifer Bedwell, Becky Hutcheson and Austin Mack.
Nazarene Church hosts trunk-a-thon (10/22/11)
The Greencastle Church of the Nazarene will host a community trunk-a-thon in the church parking lot from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. Children may come in costume or normal clothing as church members will be distributing treats from the trunks of their automobiles...
Union Chapel homecoming is Sunday (10/22/11)
There will be no parade and no royalty. Nevertheless, Union Chapel Church will celebrate homecoming at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Everyone who ever attended Union Chapel, about a mile west of Morton on U.S. 36, is lovingly invited to come back for a morning of renewed friendships and worship with old friends. After the service friends can mingle and talk over coffee, tea and light pastries...
Immanuel Baptist Church hosts special meetings Oct. 30-Nov. 3 (10/22/11)
Immanuel Baptist Church, Greencastle, will have special meetings with Barry Webb Evangelistic Ministries Sunday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 3. Meetings on Sunday are 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday meetings are at 7 p.m. The Webbs are a family evangelistic team based in Cumberland, Md. Barry is the son of well-known evangelist Dr. Hal Webb. Cheryl Webb is the daughter of a Baptist pastor in Elmira, N.Y...
Community Foundation announces new scholarship (10/22/11)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced a new scholarship. The Raymond and Marjorie Lisby Scholarship will help a Putnam County high school graduate pursue a degree in fine arts at DePauw University. The scholarship endowment was started by former longtime Putnam County resident Marjorie Lisby...
Airport Appreciation Days again a soaring success (10/22/11)
The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days Group (PCAAD) announced recently that the 2011 event was a striking success, regardless of the weather. This year's event was greatly expanded from those in the past; and while the inclement weather prevented more airplanes from arriving on Saturday than hoped, the event still attracted more people than in years past...
Bingham seeks re-election to City Council (10/22/11)
Jinsie Scott Bingham, the Democrat incumbent, is seeking re-election to a second term as the Third Ward member on the Greencastle City Council in the Nov. 8 municipal election. The lifelong Greencastle resident has served on numerous committees for city organizations, an experience she says has given her "a good background for public administration."...
Cloverdale holds meeting on insurance (10/22/11)
The Cloverdale Town Council held a special meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20. The meeting was set to cover the employee insurance changes that will go into effect after the first of the year. The town has always paid 99 percent of the insurance premiums, leaving the employee to only pay the last 1 percent. But, in an effort to cut costs they are looking at other options to save money...
Forest Hill event Sunday to focus on Civil War monument (10/22/11)
An enhanced visit to Greencastle's Forest Hill Cemetery, including special focus on the historic Civil War Soldiers Monument, is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The prominent Civil War monument that rises above the cemetery promontory is a memorial to Putnam County soldiers who fought in the epic War Between the States...
Local jobless rate drops below double digits (10/22/11)
The Putnam County jobless picture continued its 2011 ups and downs, finishing September in a tie for 64th best among Indiana's 92 counties after languishing in the bottom 10 a month ago. The latest unemployment figures, released Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, put the Putnam rate for September at 9.3 percent, rebounding from a 10.5 percent jobless figure for August that ranked as 10th worst in the state...
Eagles manhandle Wildcats, 61-0 (10/22/11)
They're called Eagles, but on Friday night the South Putnam defenders were ball hawks. South Putnam (8-2) forced 11 turnovers and held South Vermillion (0-10) to an astounding 6 yards of total offense en route to a 61-0 sectional-opening victory. Coach Troy Burgess was simple in his praise of a defensive unit that held the Wildcats to 0.15 yards per play...
Cloverdale advances to 2nd round with 53-0 victory (10/22/11)
CLOVERDALE -- On offense, there are two ways to score a touchdown -- run the ball or pass the ball. In Friday's game against Riverton Parke, Cloverdale decided to host a clinic on the ground, scoring eight times with eight different running backs in the 53-0 win at home...
Tiger Cubs fall to No. 1 Bishop Chatard in opener (10/22/11)
The No.1 team in Class 3A proved to be too much for Greencastle in the sectional opener as the host Tiger Cubs lost to the Bishop Chatard Trojans 30-0. With the loss, Greencastle ends its season with record of 7-3. GHS head coach Josh Buis said the outcome was the result of the Tiger Cubs being a smaller squad than the Trojans...
Cougars cruise into second round with 48-10 win (10/22/11)
SPEEDWAY -- The Cougars opened the scoring in the first quarter with Tyler Shorter capping off a seven play drive on a jet sweep from 11-yards out to give the Cougars an early 6-0 lead. A Nate Bryan interception set up North Putnam for their second drive deep in Speedway territory. It took three plays before Hank Spencer hammered in from six yards out to give the visitors a 13-0 lead...
North Putnam exits sectional with loss to Chargers (10/22/11)
LEBANON -- The North Putnam volleyball team bowed out of the 2011 sectional with a loss to North Montgomery Thursday. The Cougars lost 25-19, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-16. "Going in to the game the girls were very nervous," head coach Jill Schreiber said. "We had moved to 3A and that played a big part in our confidence level. We knew we would have to bring our A game tonight. This was a team I thought could handle this move, the talent is there and we could be competitive...
Virginia L. (Perkins) Clodfelter (10/22/11)
Virginia L. (Perkins) Clodfelter, 91, of Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, died at Autumn Glen in Greencastle on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. She was born on Dec. 1, 1919 in Greencastle to Fay and Edith Lane Thomas. She was a member of Roachdale Presbyterian Church, DAR, Order of Eastern Star No. 247 in Roachdale, charter member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Philomath Club of Roachdale...
Ben White (10/22/11)
Ben White, 82, Spencer, passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. He was born Dec. 24, 1928 in Knightsville, Ind., to Lenard Arthur and Jane (Wallace) White. Ben was a 1947 graduate of Spencer High School. He served in the National Guard and worked as a project supervisor for INDOT for 48 years...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 22, 2011 (10/22/11)
Sheriff's Department Stokes pulled around the Coke truck to get into a parking spot. When he returned to his vehicle he left the space without looking and backed into the truck Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. County Jail On Thursday, Oct. 20 at 8:30 p.m. Jessica Lynn Foster, 28, Greenfield, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, operating while intoxicated, possession of paraphernalia and driving while suspended...
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