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Stories from Wednesday, October 26, 2011

State attorney general seeks to suspend Dr. Howell's license (10/26/11)
Roachdale physician Dr. Ray D. Howell may already have announced that he has retired from private practice but that hasn't stopped the Indiana Attorney General's Office from taking action against him. The 57-year-old doctor, who has operated Tri-County Family Medical Clinic in Roachdale for more than 20 years, was arrested Oct. 18 on 15 felony counts. A dozen of those involved the alleged unlawful or reckless dispensing of controlled substances...
Putnam County P.I.E. Coalition celebrates Red Ribbon Week (10/26/11)
The Putnam County P.I.E. Coalition discussed the importance of Red Ribbon Week as members met for their annual meeting Tuesday morning at Jackson's Family Restaurant in Greencastle. During the meeting, students from the county high schools heard a presentation from Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter on the origins and importance of Red Ribbon Week...
Prison pumpkins for Reelsville pupils (10/26/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Kindergarten and first-graders at Reelsville Elementary School Monday received 62 pumpkins grown by offenders in the Ivy Tech Horticulture Program at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Earlier this year while attending a donation presentation from the PLUS Unit offenders, Reelsville School representative Angie Nichols was approached by PCF Assistant Superintendent Tim Phelgey regarding a donation of pumpkins to students at Reelsville...
ISP K-9 handler Wade earns 'Master Trainer' accreditation (10/26/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A veteran Indiana State Police trooper has been awarded the prestigious Master Trainer Accreditation from the International Police Work Dog Association of Greenwood. The IPWDA is an 800-member association that focuses on police canine team improvement and standard certification requirements...
Jazz at The Duck presents Jim Connerley Quartet (10/26/11)
DePauw Jazz at the Duck will present The Jim Connerley Quartet from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at The Inn at DePauw's Fluttering Duck. The event is free and open to the public. The Jim Connerly Quartet features Connerley, a 1985 DePauw graduate, on piano, Sandy Williams on guitar, Frank Smith on bass and Kenny Phelps on drums...
Greencastle Defenders of Liberty plan Nov. 7 celebration (10/26/11)
It has been two years since the first meeting of the Greencastle Defenders of Liberty, an Indiana Tea Party. Site of the initial meeting was Autumn Glen at Greencastle. With the only notice of the meeting being flyers placed around town and word of mouth, a small crowd was anticipated. However, the room was filled with about 90 curious people...
'Art Attack' to kick off ArtsFest at DePauw (10/26/11)
Putnam County children and their families are invited to help kick off DePauw University's 2011 ArtsFest this Sunday by joining in "Art Attack." Supported by DePauw student organizations, the event provides opportunities for local youngsters to collaborate with DePauw undergraduates on a variety of art-related activities...
Coats for Kids Distribution Day held Saturday (10/26/11)
The Coats for Kids Distribution Day will be on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Harris Hall on the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The Coats for Kids distribution and collection is sponsored by the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, F. B. ...
Jerry C. Rowe (10/26/11)
Jerry C. Rowe, age 71, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 25, 1940 in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Charles Holden and Martha Josephine (Zinser) Rowe. He was a graduate of Scecina High School, class of 1958...
Lora Lynann Keeney Storm (10/26/11)
Lora Lynann Keeney Storm, 65, Coatesville , passed away Wednesday morning. Services are pending at Bousley-Hays Funeral Home in Coatesville.
Police scanner for Oct. 26 (10/26/11)
Sheriff's Department Steven L. Slavens, 66, Greencastle, attempted to pass Lee's vehicle on the left in a 1993 Buick Park Avenue. In doing so, he collided head-on with Michael A. Scott, 27, Plainfield, driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. The collision caused Scott's vehicle to rotate to the southeast and hit the front of Lee's truck, damaging the hood, fender and bumper...
Cemetery events put focus on monument repair needs (10/26/11)
To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank a number of people and organizations who were instrumental in making possible recent Putnam County Heritage Preservation Society events. As plans were being made for fall fundraising events, I became knowledgeable of the toll that time and weather have had on the significant monument to Putnam County Civil War soldiers that sits in preeminence on a hilltop at Forest Hill Cemetery...
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