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Stories from Saturday, March 10, 2012

Local man has donated 22 gallons of blood since 1977 (03/10/12)
Don Flint is a man who takes his routine very seriously. Since April 1977 he made it his goal to donate blood every 56 days. It is his dedication that has resulted in him donating 22 gallons total or 175 pints, and has no plans of stopping. Flint, a man who has lived in Putnam County all his life, began donating after his work at the time held a blood drive. Not thinking much of it, he donated for the first time...
Greencastle woman shows top dog (03/10/12)
Greencastle dog breeder Nicole Lewis' prized English Cocker Spaniel literally goes by a litter's worth of names. Commonly called Jewel, she's formally known as Sunburst Mayfair Heirloom Diamond. But now, you can just call her "Champ." Lewis and her 2-1/2-year-old prized pooch recently won Best of Breed at the 2012 Hoosier Winter Classic, the Hoosier Kennel Club Show staged at the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis...
Fillmore PD to add reserves, donated car (03/10/12)
FILLMORE -- New reserve police officers could soon be patrolling the streets of Fillmore in a newly acquired car. The town council gave final approval to an ordinance upping the number of reserve deputies allowed on the Fillmore Police Department at Thursday's meeting. Council members also received news of the department's new car, donated by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department...
Variety of styles on tap for DPU Band concert Sunday (03/10/12)
The DePauw University Band will present a concert on Sunday, March 11 with a program that will feature a variety musical of styles. The performance begins at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium of the Green Center for the Performing Arts. It can also be heard live on DePauw's student radio station, WGRE 91.5 FM, and on its website at wgre.org/listen.asp...
March 17 Zumbathon to support local resident (03/10/12)
The Greencastle Christian Church will be hosting a Zumbathon, a benefit for Nikki Gilbert on Saturday, March 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Gilbert, a familiar face in the Greencastle community is a young single mother of three. She has supported herself with a day care, which she ran out of her home as well as working as a Zumba and Zumbatomic instructor for the Dance Workshop in Greencastle...
Beech Grove UMC celebrates 55 years since reopening (03/10/12)
The Beech Grove United Methodist Church will have its 55th anniversary of reopening the church on Sunday, March 18. Worship service is at 11 a.m. followed by a fellowship dinner at noon. An afternoon service is at 1:30 p.m. with the Cruise Brothers...
Hedge to Franklin (03/10/12)
Sutherlin - 65th Anniversary (03/10/12)
Richard and Evelyn Sutherlin, formerly of Greencastle, will celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, March 11. They will hold a small reception at Shiloh Methodist Church in Acworth, Ga., after services. Richard and the former Evelyn McBride are the parents of Sharon Ellis of Acworth, Beth Woodard of Indianapolis and Rick Sutherlin (Mercy) of Three Rivers, Mich. They have eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren...
Scanner for March 10 (03/10/12)
City Police One drug-related arrest was reported early Friday by Greencastle City Police. Donald Pearson, 47, Greencastle, was arrested by Reserve Officer Heath Smiley at 12:01 a.m. Friday on Martinsville Street near the Johnson-Nichols Clinic for possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia...
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