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Stories from Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Putnam County girl to flip switch Friday on Circle of Lights (11/22/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A seven-year-old Putnam County girl will light up an awful lot of lives Friday night on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. Paris Nolan, a Bainbridge Elementary School first-grader, won the honor to flip the switch at the massive Friday night event when her coloring contest entry was selected from more than 2,000 submissions...
Commissioners set 2012 calendar (11/22/11)
With the new year just around the corner, the Putnam County Commissioners set calendar dates for 2012 at Monday's meeting. The commissioners will continue to meet on the first Monday of each month at 9 a.m. and the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. All meetings will be at the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center...
A toast to Coke in Terre Haute (11/22/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- As Coca-Cola marks 125 years of refreshing the world, the company is thanking everyone who has helped make this milestone possible. On Monday Coca-Cola thanked Terre Haute -- the birthplace of the iconic Coca-Cola glass contour bottle -- with a special announcement and community celebration...
Cougars, Eagles fall to Bruins (11/22/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam and South Putnam got their girls' swimming seasons underway Monday night as both competed against Tri-West at North Putnam High School. The meet was scored as three separate dual meets, with Tri-West winning against both the Cougars and the Eagles, while the Eagles beat the Cougars...
James Harvey New (11/22/11)
James Harvey New, 65, passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 in Seminole County, Fla. Jim was born Jan. 13, 1946 in Greencastle, Ind., where he was also raised. After graduating from Greencastle High School, Jim served honorably in the U.S. Navy. While working for the IRS, he graduated from IUPUI in Indianapolis...
Florence J. Eveland (11/22/11)
Florence J. Eveland, 82 of Knightsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 14, 1929 in Putnam County, the daughter of Robert Parrish Sr. and Mildred Alvord Parrish. On March 8, 1947 she was united in marriage to Marion M. "Sarge" Eveland. Together they owned and operated "Sarge's Military Supplies."...
Carolyn Sue Pettit (11/22/11)
Mrs. Carolyn Sue Pettit, 68, Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at her residence in Asbury Towers. Born July 16, 1943 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Charles F. and Roxie A. (Brewer) White Sr. She married Richard M. Pettit on June 8, 1962 and he survives...
Helen Elizabeth Stone (11/22/11)
Helen Elizabeth Stone, age 93, Fillmore, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 21, 2011 at her residence. She was born March 29, 1918 in Morgan County, Ind., the daughter of Calvin and Dessie Williams Rose. She married Dan Stone on June 29, 1939 and he preceded her on Feb. 24, 1987...
Gerald W. 'Jerry' Smiley (11/22/11)
Gerald W. 'Jerry' Smiley, 83, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. He was born May 4, 1928 in Bedford to the late William and Helen (Gould) Smiley. Jerry retired from Rauschenberger Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family and just being with people...
Police scanner for Nov. 22 (11/22/11)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:55 a.m. James William Frazier, 25, Cloverdale, was charged with possession of marijuana. At 3:35 a.m. Robert Allen Easter, 25, Granite City, Ill., was booked for public intoxication...
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