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Stories from Friday, February 3, 2012

Filing deadline one week away for candidates (02/03/12)
The general election is nine months away, but Putnam County can already be sure there will be a full ticket for county offices on the Republican side. Current Putnam County Council members Larry Parker and Phil Gick recently filed declarations of candidacy and will appear on the May 8 primary ballot. They join current County Commissioner Gene Beck in seeking the three at-large council Republican nominations...
McModernizing (02/03/12)
McDonald's 'fast forwards' to the future. While it's not as simple as one ... two ... three, the addition of another drive-through window at the Greencastle McDonald's is much more than a move toward speed and efficiency.
Indianapolis man faces bigamy charge (02/03/12)
A country song from a generation ago warned of the perils of "Trying to Love Two Women." But the Oak Ridge Boys never sang about the implications of trying to marry two women. An Indianapolis man may soon find out. An arrest warrant was issued in Putnam Circuit Court earlier this week for 36-year-old Travis Camden on charges of bigamy and false information in marriage license application, both Class D felonies...
Greencastle man in jail following Clay County chase (02/03/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- After fleeing from deputies in a vehicle and then on foot, a Greencastle man was taken into custody Tuesday on various charges. Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill said officers initially attempted to stop Thomas Miller, 41, on a couple traffic violations before the chase ensued...
Community gives back at PCH food drive (02/03/12)
The Putnam County Hospital along with North and South Putnam FFA chapters held a food drive, 'Hope for a Super 2021', on Thursday, Jan. 26, which collected over 200 items. Items were donated throughout the day at a drop-off location at the Surgery Center parking lot of the hospital from 7 a.m. -- 5 p.m...
Student art show opens at PCM Feb. 11 (02/03/12)
The Putnam County Museum's fourth annual Student Art Show will open Saturday, Feb. 11, with a reception at 11 a.m. The exhibit will run through April 14. The exhibit features art from Putnam County students in grades K-12. The museum solicited every school in the county, as well as home schooled and private school students, for submissions of drawings, paintings, ceramics and more...
Soup and sandwich dinner will benefit Russellville Community Center (02/03/12)
The Russellville Community Center will host a soup and sandwich dinner at around noon on Sunday, Feb. 12. Guests are welcome to come early and wait in the gym. There will be several kinds of soup available, along with ham salad, chicken salad and grilled cheese sandwiches. The meal will be a free-will offering and drinks and desserts will be included...
Greencastle Tiger Sharks land three relays in sectional final (02/03/12)
PLAINFIELD -- A new venue greeted the Putnam County swimmers as North Putnam, South Putnam and Greencastle's girls' swim squads competed at the Plainfield sectional Thursday night. The Tiger Sharks advanced all three relays into the finals Saturday, with the 200 medley relay squad of Sarah Beams, Sydney Cassida, Rachel Custis and Rosio Gomez placing fifth, the highest finish of the day among the county swimmers...
GMS Club Softball having sign ups (02/03/12)
Greencastle Middle School Club Softball is having open registrations for any girls in grades sixth, seventh or eighth wanting to participate. There will be a sign up sheet at the Greencastle Middle School cafeteria. Interested players can register until Feb. 7...
Youth baseball/softball league holding sign ups (02/03/12)
The Bell Union Youth Baseball and Softball leagues will have four chances for kids 4 years old and above to sign up to play this summer. The league will host sign-up sessions at Central Elementary School on Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 9 a.m.-noon each day...
Cora Lee Smith (02/03/12)
Cora Lee Smith, 78, Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 with her family by her side. She was born in Whitesburg, Ky. on Sept. 24, 1933. She is preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter Cynthia and her husband Rev. Grant Smith. Cora is survived by her children Glenna (Ed) Fite of Indianapolis, Patricia (Kevin) Burdette of Greencastle, Terry (Cheri) Smith of Greencastle and Douglas (Jana) Smith of Anchorage, Alaska. ...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 3, 2012 (02/03/12)
On Feb. 1 at 11:28 a.m. Zachary Ryan Sondgeroth, 24, Oxford, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for theft. At 9:34 p.m. Cory Edward Smith, 26, Elwood, was arrested for probation violation. On Jan. 20 at 8:45 p.m. Shawna R. Mundy, 27, Indianapolis, was westbound on State Road 240 in a 1995 Volkswagen Jetta. She was traveling at a slow rate of speed due to slick road conditions when the car began to skid sideways...
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