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Stories from Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Three NP staffers charged in child seduction case involving same boy, 16 (02/29/12)
Child seduction charges were filed Tuesday afternoon in a case involving three North Putnam School Corporation staff members and their alleged physical involvement with a 16-year-old male student. Charged with child seduction (a Class D felony), as filed in Putnam Circuit Court by Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter, are:...
Fillmore Town Council postpones monthly meeting (02/29/12)
FILLMORE -- The Fillmore Town Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 1 has been postponed. The meeting will now be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8.
Greencastle nurse going further with WGU Indiana (02/29/12)
When Chancellor Allison Barber talks about WGU Indiana, she often brings up the phrase "go further" -- the university's motto. One Greencastle student has found a way to go further faster. As a registered nurse working two jobs and a married mother of four, Michelle Modlin already had plenty on her plate before deciding to go back to college. In today's job climate, though, she felt she had no choice...
Brazil developer plans 94-unit project off Tennessee Street (02/29/12)
Confident in Greencastle, a rebounding economy and his own business savvy, Brazil developer Brad Emmert Monday night detailed plans for a 94-unit apartment project on the city's South Side. Representing the Clay County-based Emmert Group LLC, he appeared before the City Plan Commission and earned a favorable recommendation for the rezoning of 7.66 acres along the south side of Veterans Memorial Highway, just west of the four-way stopsign...
New Beginnings (02/29/12)
The Purdue Extension Office held an open house on Monday evening to showcase its new location on the lower level of 1 Central Square, the PNC Bank building. Visitors were also able to find out more information about as well as sign up for local programs. Putnam County 4-H Youth Educator Mark Evans speaks with Jeff and Kortnee Starks about upcoming events during the open house...
Tesmer lifts GHS to sectional opener win (02/29/12)
When the IHSAA Sectional rolls around, the name of the game is surviving. It doesn't matter how you do it, you just need to do it. Greencastle's boys' basketball team survived to fight another day on a thrilling last second play Tuesday against Brown County...
South Putnam moves into sectional semifinal with win over Clovers (02/29/12)
The opening game at the IHSAA sectional No. 44 at South Putnam High School pitted the host school with county foes Cloverdale. The game may not being going down in the offensive record books, but it did go down as a win for the home side as the Eagle knocked the Clovers out of the sectional 54-39...
Mustangs race past Wildcats to advance (02/29/12)
At the Class 3A No. 28 Greencastle Sectional, Edgewood started strong against South Vermillion and never looked back en route to a convincing 58-35 victory. The Mustangs built a 14-8 lead after one quarter and extended it to 30-17 at the break behind an 11 points first half performance by Trevor Selburg...
Warriors move into South Putnam semifinal (02/29/12)
Covenant Christian advanced in IHSAA Sectional No. 44 play Tuesday night, needing overtime to dispatch Monrovia 61-58. The Warriors jumped out to a 19-11 lead through one quarter, with Jordan Clevenger scoring 10 points in the frame for Covenant Christian...
Robert R. Huff (02/29/12)
Robert "Bob" R. Huff, 79, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. He was born in Linton, the son of Paul and Lela (Hale) Huff. Bob was a very talented carpenter and a loving father. Survivors include his wife Loretta Brown Tharp Huff, whom he married in 1990; children Diana, Mary Rita, Cathy, Rhonda and husband Glen, Michelle and Ryan; stepchildren Nadine Street, Rodney Eubanks, Connie Clodfelter, Don Tharp and Jane York; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers Larry and wife Dianna and Gary; and sister Phyliss Harris.. ...
Elizabeth R. 'Betty' Clevenger (02/29/12)
Elizabeth R. "Betty" Clevenger, 90, of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 17, 1921 in Kennard, Ind., to the late Russell and Laura (Sullivan) Hedrick. Elizabeth retired from Gas America in 1986 after 25 years of service. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Shirley and past worthy Matron and grand representative to South Dakota and Shirley Christian Church...
Scanner for Feb. 29 (02/29/12)
County Jail A number of people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 12:30 p.m. Tara Kay Pagan, 35, Bainbridge, was housed at the jail for contempt of court. At 8:22 p.m. Kyle Alan McCammon, 24, Cloverdale, was held at the jail for probation violation...
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