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Stories from Thursday, April 12, 2012

Electrical fire destroys Belle Union home (04/12/12)
BELLE UNION -- Firefighters from 10 departments spent the majority of Wednesday afternoon battling a fire that engulfed an entire home. Putnam County 911 dispatch received a call at 11:44 a.m. at the home of Sherri Terry located at 5646 S. 800 East...
Roachdale man and his legacy meet demise aboard Titanic (04/12/12)
Home may be where the heart is. A man's home may be his castle. And home may truly be sweet ... We've all heard such sayings forever, and we continue to hold them near and dear to our hearts as absolute truisms. Even fictional characters have longed for home -- from Dorothy Gale of Kansas to E.T. of extraterrestrial fame. Going home, after all, is the goal of our national pastime, baseball...
Absentee voting now available (04/12/12)
Absentee voting will be available for the May 8 primary election from now until noon on Monday, May 7. Any Putnam County resident registered to vote in this election may do so in advance on the second floor of the Putnam County Courthouse from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday...
Stardust Road to get streetlights (04/12/12)
CLOVERDALE-- The Cloverdale Town Council is making progress on many of the key issues that have been looming over the town for months. The council started off its meeting a few minutes early to ensure that at 7 p.m. the sealed bids they received for the Doe Creek Lift Station were opened on time...
New owner means no horses, Roachdale Town Council says (04/12/12)
ROACHDALE --Explosions, firearms and farm animals dominated the discussion at the Roachdale town council meeting on Tuesday. None were present. Members of the community came to the meeting hoping to have ordinances changed or added, but in both cases these requests were turned down...
Owens seeks second term as Putnam County Treasurer (04/12/12)
Putnam County Treasurer Sharon Owens has announced her campaign for re-election as county treasurer on the Republican ticket in the 2012 election. Owens has been a resident of Putnam County for the past 26 years. She and her husband Mike have five children and two granddaughters...
'Celebration of Authors' set April 17 at PCPL (04/12/12)
The Putnam County Public Library will host "A Celebration of Authors" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The program will feature children's author Claudia Mills and selected student authors from the first and second grade classes at Ridpath and Deer Meadow primary schools...
Environmental Science Class tree giveaway at GHS Saturday morning (04/12/12)
Saturday, April 14 from 8-11:30 a.m., the Greencastle High School Environmental Science Class will be giving away tree seedlings. Anyone who shows up may receive five trees. The location will be the lower parking lot at GHS. Trees will be given out until all are gone or until 11:30 a.m...
Entrepreneur Whitlock to receive 2012 Bridge Builder Award (04/12/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- TechPoint Foundation for Youth has announced that Indiana educator and technology education entrepreneur Todd Whitlock has been selected by the Foundation's board of directors as the 2012 Bridge Builder Award Recipient. Whitlock, a resident of Cloverdale, is a former teacher and board member in Cloverdale Schools...
Area 30 Culinary Arts compete (04/12/12)
The Area 30 Career Center Culinary Arts students participated in the ProStart Student Invitational at the Wyndam in Indianapolis on March 1, in which several students were awarded for their work. Students were selected to participate in Career Display, where four groups prepared a five-minute presentation on a career in the culinary or hospitality field. To prepare for their presentations students had to research, interview and then create a display depicting what they had learned...
A Helping Hand (04/12/12)
Several members of the Bainbridge Elementary School staff and students went to Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis recently to help with packing food boxes. They packed 800 boxes. This is in conjuction with the Gleaners Back Sack program that is currently running in the North Putnam Schools.
Tzouanakis Intermediate School Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll (04/12/12)
All A: Mikayla Ann Allee, Gaven Mckinley Bingman, Kiersten Analene Boller, Charles Dallas Bridges, Neva Ann Brown, Jacie Lee Bumgardner, Caleb Matthew Coy, Sydney Cathryn Doan, Bentley Rhyce Downing, Zander Kole Evans, Allison Rebekah Fajt, Morgan Grace Ford, Noa Fukuda, Faith Marie Hartman, Paige Elizabeth Kaiser, Ryan David Kempf, Zhan Bo Lin, Ethan Webb Maier, Caleb Jonathon Martin, Lilly Marie Meyer, Jason Alexander Purdue, Molly Nicole Ramey, Lily Rebecca Richardson, Makayla Elaine Rogers, Sydney Peden Srnka, Mackenzie Ann Starr, Nicholas Alan Sutherlin, Emma Grace Tobin, Alexa Grace Travelstead, Olivia Grace Varvel, Zoe Madeleine Weltz, Brody Lane Whitaker, Nina Katherine White, Vincent Isaiah Williamson, Bailey Jean Williams, Madison Renee Williams, Anastasia Wood, Dannis Zheng.. ...
Eagles rebound for win over Warriors (04/12/12)
MARSHALL -- The South Putnam girls' tennis team rebounded from its season opening loss to Greencastle with a 3-2 win over Turkey Run Wednesday. On the singles side, Ericka Minor won in straight sets 6-4, 7-5 (7-5) to give the Eagles their only singles victory...
Cougar golfers defeat Monrovia (04/12/12)
The North Putnam Middle School golf squad began their season by defeating Monrovia 360-422. Austin Judy recorded the lowest round for the Cougars with a score of 44. Also contributing to the win were Preston Porter, Austin Wright, Jake Holtze, Lyndi Parent and Nick Stranger...
CMS track teams split with Eagles (04/12/12)
The Cloverdale Middle School boys' track team defeated South Putnam 64-53 Tuesday to open its season. Tyler Kaeff won the 110-meter hurdles, with Kolton Knapp winning the 100-meter dash. Nick Blundell won the 400-meter hurdle and Joey Bright won the long jump...
Eagles fall to Cadets (04/12/12)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam baseball team lost to Cascade on the road Tuesday 12-2 in six innings. Trey Moore was 1-for-2 with an RBI, with Justin Bumgardner adding an RBI. Sawyer Arnold and Rob Gibson were 2-for-3 on the day. Gibson added two stolen bases...
Free tennis lessons to benefit Team Riggle (04/12/12)
Free tennis lessons will be offered this Sunday at DePauw University from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the DePauw tennis courts. Donations will benefit Team Riggle Foundation to help with research of Parkinson's disease. It is asked that people bring their own racket. Players of all ages and skill level are welcome to participate...
Scorpion Truck Bed Liners sponsoring Ragan's ride at Texas this weekend (04/12/12)
STATESVILLE -- When David Ragan was at Texas Motor Speedway one year ago, the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup field was lining up behind him. The big, fast oval in Fort Worth was the scene of the first of Ragan's two poles on the 2011 season. Ragan returns to the 1.5-mile track for Saturday night's Samsung Mobile 500 in the No. 34 Ford of Front Row Motorsports...
Earle explores darker regions, new sound (04/12/12)
To any readers of my reviews, it's no real secret that I have a few favorite bands. When certain artists release just about anything, I'm going to listen and I'm probably going to like it. I've never claimed I'm impartial as a listener. But none of this is to say the praise I heap on certain artists is not merited...
Mary Isabelle Frame Luzar (04/12/12)
Mary Isabelle Frame Luzar, 91, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at her home on the family farm near Cloverdale. Born in Ladoga on Sept. 24, 1920, Isabelle was the daughter of the late Bertie Frantz and Mary Rebecca (Davis) Frame. Mary Isabelle graduated from Roachdale High School in 1937 and with her mother, managed Frame Nursing Home in Indianapolis...
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