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Stories from Thursday, January 26, 2012

Moore's Bar cheers local clientele (01/26/12)
Lyrically, the bar in the long-running television show "Cheers" stands as the iconic place "where everybody knows your name." Comfy, crowded, familiar, friendly, harmonious. "And they're always glad you came." Instead of that Boston TV tavern, they might as well have been singing about Moore's Bar, a Greencastle fixture for more than 60 years now...
PCPL working on delayed e-books release (01/26/12)
The Putnam County Library Board was taking care of business at its first meeting of the year on Wednesday evening. The board received updates on upcoming library events as well as the status of the e-book release. A good portion of the meeting was focused on the delayed release of e-books. Previous meetings discussed a release date that came and went as the library ran into technical issues with the carrier, Baker & Taylor...
Homecoming Hopefuls (01/26/12)
A new king will take his crown Saturday night at South Putnam during the 2012 Winter Homecoming celebration. Between the JV and varsity games against Riverton Parke, one of four seniors will be crowned the 2012 king by last year's king Seth Arnold. Seniors vying for the crown are (seated, from left) Seth Hammond, Alex Kelly, Sam Gould and Rob Gibson. ...
Free beer tomorrow (get it?) (01/26/12)
As familiar to Moore's Bar clientele as the red neon sign outside and the shiny tin ceiling inside is a placard that hangs on the back wall of the area behind the actual bar. It reads: Free beer tomorrow. While that notion often makes a new customer at least initially sit up and take notice, generally he or she quickly realizes that "tomorrow" is never today. And "free beer," like tomorrow for Annie, is always a day away...
Parkfest undergoing changes (01/26/12)
The women of the Greencastle Civic League have announced the 19th season of Parkfest summer concert series. Parkfest festivities occur in the Bob Flannigan bandshell at Robe Ann Park on Tuesday nights throughout the summer months. These evenings in June, July and August are flooded with local talent...
Roachdale Elementary School Honor Roll (01/26/12)
Second Nine Weeks All A 5th Grade -- Shalyn Nelson 4th Grade -- Adam Bonebrake, Aaron Fritz, Skyler Warren A/B 5th Grade -- Taegan Abney, Jordan Adam, Lilly Brown, Marcus Burdine, Jaden Day, Olivia Denny, Emily Fink, Reese Gant, Cheyenne Graham, Aidan Millican, Jarrek Montgomery, Andrew Pickel, Jake Powell, Bryce Smith, TJ Smith, Sophie Wishert...
Central Elementary School Honor Roll (01/26/12)
First semester and second nine weeks honor roll for Central Elementary School.
DePauw site for annual College Goal Sunday event (01/26/12)
College-bound students and their families are invited to DePauw University, one of 40 sites statewide where College Goal Sunday will take place on Feb. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. Now in its 23rd year, College Goal Sunday provides free financial aid information and assistance to all Indiana students seeking admission to any Indiana college, university or technical institution...
It's Better To Give (01/26/12)
In December, the Fillmore Elementary fifth grade collected non food items for the Putnam County Non Food Pantry hosted by St. Andrew's Church. In lieu of doing a gift exchange in their classroom, the boys and girls in Mrs. McCammack's class demonstrated the true meaning of the Christmas spirit by bringing in items for others in need. ...
Gibson Gets 'Knighted' (01/26/12)
South Putnam senior Rob Gibson signed his commitment paper to play football for the Marian University Knights. Present at Wednesday's signing were his parents Jack and Sheila Gibson and (back, left) South Putnam assistant athletic director Valerie Rayce, Marian head football coach Ted Karras Jr., South Putnam head football coach Troy Burgess, South Putnam athletic director Matt Griswold, South Putnam assistant football coach Nathan Aker and Marian assistant football coach Rodney Deckard.. ...
Charles Patrick Chittenden (01/26/12)
Charles Patrick Chittenden, 57, of Roachdale, died at Hendricks Regional Health on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. He was born on March 17, 1954 in Crawfordsville to Harold J. and Marjorie Rady Chittenden. They preceded him in death. He graduated from North Putnam High School in 1973. He worked at Steel Technology in Crawfordsville as a shipper. Before that he worked at Cold Metal of Indianapolis for 29 years...
Glen Cofer (01/26/12)
Glen Eugene Cofer, 88, Indianapolis, died Saturday morning, Jan. 21, 2012 at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Parke County, he was the son of William Vern Cofer and Artie Inez (Fowler) Cofer. He married Letha Louise (Irwin) Cofer on June 8, 1946...
Scanner for Jan. 26 (01/26/12)
County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:40 p.m. Scott Dean Campbell, 45, Poland, was held at the jail for possession of cocaine and sale of methamphetamine. At 1:30 a.m. Wesley Keith Foote-Crowdey, 22, Prairieton, was housed at the jail for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia...
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