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Stories from Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Man on a ledge (02/08/12)
Using a pressure washer and employing a lift and a crane to reach all the all nooks and crannies in the high places, a crew from Karr Tuckpointing Co., Vinton, Iowa, continues cleaning and maintenance work on the exterior of the Putnam County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon. In addition to washing away dirt and grime and occasional pigeon droppings, the Karr crew will be repairing cosmetic imperfections to the courthouse as well...
County earmarks $1.7M in federal money for Bridge 71 (02/08/12)
When the Putnam County Commissioners voted not to bypass Dunbar Covered Bridge last fall, it left a pot of federal bridge money unused. If Putnam County didn't use the $1.7 million administered by the Federal Highway Works Administration (FHWA) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), the county risked the funds being revoked and used elsewhere in the state...
Relay for Life sign-ups now under way (02/08/12)
Spring is right around the corner and Relay for Life is beginning to gear up for its annual event. The organization held its first event, a kick off breakfast on Tuesday morning to begin signing up teams as well as fundraising. The kick off event began with the DePauw representatives Danielle Boyd and Katherine Butler announcing of this year's theme for the relay, holidays...
The Super Bowl experience (02/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Super Bowl has come and gone and I'm finally done sleeping off its effects. You literally spend most of your time at the game in somewhat of a stupor, as the intoxicating vibes of football being played on the biggest stage flow over you. I loved it, I would do it again, but I'm glad it's over...
Health Board meeting set Thursday night (02/08/12)
The Putnam County Health Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 in the surgery center lobby at Putnam County Hospital. The 7:30 p.m. meeting is open to the public.
Princeton man injured in I-70 accident while trying to get to hospital to see relative (02/08/12)
Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a one-vehicle crash Monday morning on Interstate 70 near the 37-mile marker. Preliminary investigation revealed a silver 2005 Nissan Quest SUV was eastbound on I-70, approximately four miles west of Cloverdale, when the vehicle suddenly veered to the left and struck the center guardrail...
Euchre tournament to benefit Cascade Middle School (02/08/12)
The eighth graders of Cascade Middle School will be hosting Kale's Kids Euchre Night at the Hazelwood Fire Department on Saturday, Feb. 11. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Admission includes all-you-can-eat soups, sandwiches, drinks and desserts...
With new CD out, Kim Archer goes on tour by coming home Feb. 11 (02/08/12)
Fresh out of the recording studio for her just-released CD "My Friend," singer/songwriter Kim Archer is coming home as she goes on tour to promote her acclaimed new album. The former Greencastle resident will be performing live from 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Swizzle Stick Bar, located at 17 W. Franklin St. in Greencastle...
Putnam County Museum to toast Old DePauw on its 175th anniversary (02/08/12)
The Putnam County Museum's upcoming exhibit, opening with a reception on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m., celebrates the 175th anniversary of the founding of DePauw University. The exhibit includes a timeline of student life and campus changes over the course of the university's 175-year history...
Thompson scores 24 in Eagles' sectional win (02/08/12)
CLAYTON -- "Three points, Thompson". Those three words rang loud and clear at Tuesday's Class 2A girls' sectional contest at Cascade. South Putnam senior Jenny Thompson hit 6-of-8 from three-point range en route to a game-high 24 points in the Eagles' 68-39 win over Cloverdale...
Tiger Cubs down host Patriots, advance to face Mustangs (02/08/12)
SPENCER -- Greencastle's girls' basketball squad descended upon Owen Valley High School to take on the host Patriots in the sectional opener Tuesday night. The Tiger Cubs kept the home side at bay for much of the contest but held off a late surge from the Patriots to take home a 48-42 win, their first sectional win since the 2009 sectionals...
Everts Marian Bound (02/08/12)
Scanner for Feb. 8 (02/08/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 12:45 a.m. Daniel Omeara Evans, 53, Clay City, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated. At 4:18 a.m. Ryan L. Crist, 30, Greencastle, was arrested for violation of home detention...
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