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Stories from Friday, January 6, 2012

Purdue's 'CSI guy' to present Jan. 26 programs locally (01/06/12)
A program on emergency preparedness will highlight a dinner program sponsored by the Purdue Club of Putnam County Jan. 26 at Autumn Glen. The 6:30 p.m. dinner will feature Dr. David Tate, sometimes known as Purdue's "CSI Guy," with a program he has been presenting nationally to groups involved in preparation for and reaction to emergency situations...
DePauw 175th anniversary celebration begins Tuesday (01/06/12)
A celebration of the 175th anniversary of DePauw University's founding will begin Tuesday, Jan. 10 with a reception in the Great Hall of the Judson and Joyce Green Center for Performing Arts at DPU. The 90-minute event will begin at 5 p.m., marking the 175th anniversary of the approval of the university's charter by the Indiana General Assembly (occurring Jan. 10, 1837)...
Barn lost, animals saved in Thursday fire (01/06/12)
Smoke rolled across the sky as local fire departments arrived in northern Greencastle Township Thursday afternoon. A barn owned by Chris and Kim Duell at 1414 W. CR 100 North was completely destroyed. Fire departments were alerted of the fire at 4:12 p.m. and firefighters hurried to rescue and release livestock in the barn...
More than 1,800 households pledge to save energy (01/06/12)
More than 14 percent of Putnam County households made a pledge to save energy through the 2011 Putnam RISE (Renewal, Investment, Savings and Efficiency) initiative. The 1,801 participating households did so through a competition among county school corporations to collect the highest rate of energy savings pledges per student...
Clinton Twp. residents advised of survey for fire truck grant (01/06/12)
The Putnam County Commissioners, on behalf of the Walnut Creek Fire Protection District, are attempting to qualify for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, and are currently seeking grant funding for the purchase of a new fire truck to serve the Clinton Township area...
Imagine That (01/06/12)
Early in 2011, country music legend Dolly Parton and Rotary International announced a collaborate relationship in which Rotary Clubs in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States are encouraged to support the Dollywood Foundation's Imagination Library.
Ex-Putnamville trooper new assistant commander at Indy (01/06/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Supt. Paul Whitesell has announced the promotion of Sgt. Jeff Payne to the rank of first sergeant, appointing him to serve as assistant commander of the Indianapolis District. Formerly assigned to the Putnamville Post, Payne received his recent promotion through written testing and a competitive interview process, Whitesell said...
Off-duty trooper rings in new year by saving woman's life (01/06/12)
PLAINFIELD -- Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on New Year's Day, Indiana State Police Master Trooper Dan Hearon was off duty and out of uniform, eating dinner with his wife at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Plainfield. Little did he know that a few minutes later he would be hailed as a hero...
Martinsville man arrested for shooting deer illegally (01/06/12)
Indiana Conservation Officers have arrested and jailed Bradley Ferran, 44, Martinsville, for possession of an illegal whitetail deer. Ferran was bow hunting on a friend's property when a large buck walked past that he reportedly could not resist shooting...
Bowl-a-thon Jan. 28 to support Hope Haven efforts (01/06/12)
Hope Haven Horse Farm will be hosting a bowl-a-thon at Western Bowl, 6441 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, on Saturday, Jan. 28. "Bowling for Hope," a bowl-a-thon and silent auction, will be for the benefit of Hope Haven and its program for special needs and at-risk residents of Putnam County, Hendricks County and the surrounding areas...
Eagle boys upend defending sectional champs (01/06/12)
South Putnam's boys' and girls' swim squads hosted Southmont Thursday night as a precursor to the WCC swim meet this Saturday. The boys' squad, against the defending sectional champion Mounties, eked out a 91-89 win, with the girls falling 109-71. In a meet where no finish was inconsequential, the Eagle boys needed every place they earned to knock off the Mounties after netting four first place finishes...
Eagles defeat Eels (01/06/12)
EMINENCE -- The South Putnam girls' basketball team defeated Eminence 50-26 Thursday. The quad of Emily Dabkowski, Jenny Thompson, Mallory Cash and Leanna Masters each scored eight points, with Mattie Varvel and Nikki York adding four each. Aubrey Nichols scored three and Brittany Birt chipped in two points in the win...
Cougars fall to Mustangs (01/06/12)
The North Putnam girls' basketball team lost to Fountain Central 45-34 Thursday on the road. Leading the way for the Cougars was LeeAnn Davis with 10 points, followed by Kensy Asbell with eight and Sam Lucas with seven. Cayla Kientz scored four, with Bethany Wiatt adding three and Madi Asbell scoring two...
Juanita Irwin (01/06/12)
Mrs. Juanita Irwin, age 72, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 at the St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. Born Jan. 6, 1939 in Vevay, Ind., she was the daughter of Charles William and Jeanette (Monroe) Birkemeier. She was a 1957 graduate of Reelsville High School...
Morris Glenn Ogles (01/06/12)
Morris Glenn Ogles, 87, Belle Union, went to join the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospice, after a brief illness. Morris Glenn was born on June 6, 1924. He was the son of the late Johnie and Edna (Clearwaters) Ogles. He was born and raised in Belle Union and was married to Helen (Dozier) Ogles on September 11, 1943...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 6, 2012 (01/06/12)
Two Fillmore area juveniles are being charged with shoplifting following a Tuesday evening incident at the Greencastle Walmart store. Greencastle City Police Sgt. Chris Jones was called to the store at 6:20 p.m. after two male suspects, ages 16 and 17, were stopped for reportedly attempting to steal men's cologne and razor blades with a total value of $36.92...
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