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Stories from Thursday, May 10, 2012

Lewis resigns from GCSC board (05/10/12)
In a somewhat surprising move, Kelly Lewis resigned from the Greencastle School Board Wednesday evening. The Greencastle Township appointee had served on the board since July 2008, and his term was set to end on June 30. Instead, it will come nearly a month early on June 1...
Fire heavily damages house on U.S. 231 South (05/10/12)
A fire destroyed part of a home south of Greencastle Wednesday morning, and the firefighting efforts affected traffic on U.S. 231 for more than an hour. At 9:56 a.m. the Greencastle Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in an attached garage at 3161 U.S. 231 South. The fire was reported by passersby as well as a neighbor...
County to charge sex and violent offender registration fees (05/10/12)
To offset the cost of registering sex and violent offenders, Putnam County will begin charging such offenders a registration fee. For those required to register annually with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, there will be a $50 fee each year. A fee of $5 will also be charged each time an offender files a change of address...
FFA greenhouse open this Saturday at Cloverdale High School (05/10/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale FFA greenhouse will be open Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lots of Mother's Day gifts, flowers, baskets and vegetables are expected to be available. The greenhouse is located on the south side of the high school...
Hot evening in Roachdale (05/10/12)
ROACHDALE -- Fire was a hot topic in Roachdale on Monday, as the council discussed hydrants, a new ordinance and fireworks. Fire hydrants were flushed in town on Wednesday, clearing the water for the spring. The ordinance that passed, which amends a previous one, will hopefully help clarify the town's stance...
Putnam County host families needed for exchange students (05/10/12)
Want to make an impact? Putnam County families can agree to share their American culture with a young person from another country for the 2012-13 school year. PAX -- Program of Academic Exchange, a non-profit education foundation sponsors students like Pauline from Belgium and Javier from Mexico...
Moving into the 21st century (05/10/12)
As another school year begins to come to a close, the Area 30 Career Center Board of Directors is looking forward to the upcoming school year, as several areas will be seeing changes. As in recent meetings, the board discussed a new technology lease. Director of Technology Ruben Hinners spoken to the board on Area 30's Learning Management System and its connection to the upcoming technology lease...
Local students to stage Shakespeare plays at DePauw University May 12 (05/10/12)
Local school children will take to the DePauw University stage to perform classics that have entertained generations of audiences when DePauw presents the second annual "Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare" on Saturday, May 12. The Putnam County and campus communities are invited to see three shows -- which will be staged in Moore Theatre of the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts...
Cloverdale celebrates its seniors (05/10/12)
On May 4, Cloverdale High School honored 13 top seniors and their parents as will as their favorite teacher. The following students and distinguished teachers were honored with plaques: Cameron Mann, Tiffany Douglass-Mitchell Williams, Cathy Kirby-Chelsea Leach, Debby Lambert-Hannah Ramey, Bill Cole-Mariah Oetken, Doug Wokoun-Samantha McHugh, Tiffany Ludwig-Katelynn Fulkerson, Tammy Kemp-Chelsea Hughes, Cathy Ames-Kaitlin Arnold, Julie Gellert-Charla Strunk, Jami Sipe-Joseph Rumley, Andy Tyler-Paige Gutierrez, Dave Kiley-Joseph Fidler and Patrick Rady.. ...
Citizenship Award Winners (05/10/12)
The Roachdale VFW recently announced its Citizenship Award Winners from North Putnam Middle School. The March recipient of the award was sixth-grader Nick Ramey, April's award recipient was seventh-grader Jessica Copeland and the May award recipient was eighth-grader Noah Poynter...
Par for the Course (05/10/12)
The Puckett brothers have struck again. Dan Puckett (left) and his brother Frank captured the 2012 Flight Championship this past week at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Stampede Golf Tournament. Dan is a resident of Cloverdale and plays golf regularly at Clover Meadows. ...
Cougars shoot well, come up short against Danville (05/10/12)
The North Putnam boys' golf team narrowly missed defeating Danville Tuesday, falling 181-192. The Cougars had been on a two-week hiatus without any competition since April 24, but kept the final score in suspense until the last group of golfers posted their scores...
Tiger Cubs, Clovers and Eagles compete in 4-way (05/10/12)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle Middle School girls' track team capped a perfect regular season by winning a four-way meet at North Clay Monday. GMS won with a total of 89 points, followed by North Clay with 48, Cloverdale with 36 and South Putnam with 29...
Results from Tuesday's County track meet (05/10/12)
At South Putnam 2012 Putnam County Girls Track Meet 1. Greencastle 105, 2. Cloverdale 65, 3. South Putnam 52, 4. North Putnam 21 3,200 R -- 1. GHS (Gill, Stoffregen, Cash, Weatherford) 10:04.59, 2. CHS (Monnett, Stevens, Nally, Vauters) 10:47.47, 3. South Putnam (Egold, Lady, Glaze, Jones) 11:58.14, 4. North Putnam (Hudson, Fritz, Dean, Roach) 13:58.66...
Shirley Ann Call Grove (05/10/12)
Shirley Ann Call Grove, 75, of Greencastle, passed away at Las Palmas Hospital in El Paso, 
Texas on April 15, 2012. Shirley was born in Putnam County on Aug 13, 1936 to the late Rex O. and Mary Nutgrass Call. Shirley graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1954...
Scanner for May 10 (05/10/12)
City Police Greencastle City Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Tuesday night on the city's East Side. A 2008 Chevrolet HHR, owned by Hal Salisbury II, Bainbridge, sustained an estimated $1,000-$2,500 damage in an accident occurring just before 9 p.m. on the parking lot at either Burger King or Dollar General on Indianapolis Road...
Scanner for May 9 (05/10/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:25 a.m. John Patrick Grimes, 23, Russellville, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated. At 4:45 a.m. Christina Deanda, 21, Greencastle, was charged with operating while intoxicated at public intoxication...
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