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Stories from Thursday, May 31, 2012

Nonprofits to learn how to make a case for support (05/31/12)
The Putnam County Community Foundation will host the fourth of its 2012 Nonprofit Learning Series workshops on Monday, June 11. The workshop will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held at the Inn at DePauw. The Learning Series is open to all board members and staff of area nonprofit agencies, churches and units of government, and is designed to help each be more effective in their mission...
Roachdale Elementary roof bid approved (05/31/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Board accepted a bid from Insley Systems Inc. to install a new roof to a large portion of Roachdale Elementary on Tuesday. The bid the board accepted, at a total of $204,010, was the lowest of the six received. Construction will hopefully be completed this summer...
Splash park project 'on the map' now with initial financial backing (05/31/12)
A big splash is what members of the Greencastle Civic League had hoped to make with their proposed spray park project at Robe-Ann Park. That splash, however, appears to be taking on cannonball-dive proportions, according to the latest report from project organizers. After all, it's been a virtual tidal wave of support for the splash park idea...
Visiting girlfriend arrested for trafficking at PCF (05/31/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A 31-year-old Lawrence County woman was arrested Tuesday at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF) for allegedly attempting to provide a controlled substance to her incarcerated boyfriend, authorities said. Jennifer White, of Bedford, was arrested as a result of a weeklong investigation conducted by the Putnamville facility's Internal Affairs staff...
Roachdale applies for water grant (05/31/12)
ROACHDALE -- With a little luck, better drinking water could be coming to Roachdale by next year. At a special public notice meeting on Wednesday the town council announced plans to apply for a grant that would widen pipes and replace meters and fire hydrants in town...
Playhouse open house set for Sunday afternoon (05/31/12)
The 51st season of Putnam County Playhouse will kick off with an open house on Sunday, June 3. The event will be at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre on Round Barn Road in Greencastle from 2-4 p.m. A rehearsal from the season opener "Clue: The Musical" will be in progress...
Introduction to photography hosted at The Retreat Campus (05/31/12)
Do you struggle with being in the moment? If you do, an introduction to photography class could be just the thing you're looking for. Living in a fast paced world makes it very difficult to stop and be present right where you are, but it is important to do. Taking pictures gives us that opportunity...
Rebuilding Together completes work for disabled veteran (05/31/12)
QUINCY -- The local chapter of Rebuilding Together recently completed its build day project at the home of a local disabled veteran. A new handicap accessible ramp was built on both the front and the back of the home, a new roof was installed and the shower was redone to be handicap accessible...
Free skin cancer clinic offered June 20 at PCH (05/31/12)
On Wednesday, June 20, Dr. John Stephens of Dermatology Inc. will be conducting free skin cancer screens at Putnam County Hospital. The screen is a bi-annual event that is sponsored by the Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center. "Early detection is the key to treating melanoma," reminds Lou Fordice, LPN...
Bainbridge Elementary Honor Roll (05/31/12)
Fourth Nine Weeks Grade 3 A: Reghan Christy, Anna Haste, Grace Elmore, Evan Nesbitt, Hunter Rudes, Samantha Schultz, Ashton Shaw and Hailey York A/B: David Cavaness, Colton Couch, Alley Angermeier, Jordan Evans, Erykah Lasley, Sara Roberts, Grace Timm, Cassandra Timm, Haylee Greene, Ryan Phillips, Mason Ray, Sevyn Sellers, Emma Summers, Mady Williams, Jacob Farrington, Briar Gabbard, Nyiah Goff, Alexis Hayman, Curtis Matthias, Hailey McCullough, Brayden Poole, Gaibrielle Stockrahm, Kristina Taylor, Chloe Walker, Jasmine Weddle and Cody Wingler. ...
Tzouanakis Intermediate School Honor Roll (05/31/12)
Fourth Grading Period Grade 3 All A: Mikayla Ann Allee, Sydney Shirley-Jean Anderson, Ren Garrett Bannon, Kiersten Analene Boller, Shoshanah Raine Borer, Carmen Nicole Bridges, Neva Ann Brown, Colton Michael Clifford, Sydney Cathryn Doan, Cassandra Paige Ford, Noa Fukuda, Morgan Jade Hall, Faith Marie Hartman, Rayna Nicole Higginbotham, Paige Elizabeth Kaiser, Ryan David Kempf, Kylie Marie Kirk, Zhan Bo Lin, Ethan Webb Maier, Dayan Gonzalez Martinez, Benjamin Samuel McCarty, Lilly Marie Meyer, Jason Alexander Purdue, Molly Nicole Ramey, Makayla Elaine Rogers, Allison Grace Schimpf, Selene M Seaman, Zachary Daniel Smiley, Sydney Peden Srnka, Darian Elizabeth Strong, Alexa Grace Travelstead, Olivia Grace Varvel, Jordyn Claire Voorhis, Zoe Madeleine Weltz, Rylan Marie Whistler, Brody Lane Whitaker, Jaedyn Alexis White, Nina Katherine White, Vincent Isaiah Williamson, Bailey Jean Williams, Madison Renee Williams, Delaney Leigh Wright, Dannis Zheng.. ...
North Putnam Key Club volunteers at Special Olympics (05/31/12)
Members of the North Putnam High School Key Club recently volunteered at the Area 8 Special Olympics at Ben Davis High School. Volunteers include Samantha Flannelly, Kaitlin Mindiola, Kaitlin Bundy, Ashton Lucas, Audri Hess, Marisa Hauk, Sammi Robinson, Jessie Cox, Matt Kimbler, Jenna Olson, Jacob Hendersho, Payton Hendershot, Morgan Robinson, Elizabeth Ottinger, Emmy Rees, Lisa Frazier, Michaela Scolaro, Ally Birchman, Ellese Cox, Alex Land, Jerica Bean, Taylor Styers, Anna Ottinger, Brian Hubbard, Elizabeth Stine, Lacy Taylor, Madison Carnes, Hayley Simpson, Alexandra Moore, Kelsey Summerlot, Lindsey True, Madison Harris and Gwen Mazur. ...
Three county track athletes eye state (05/31/12)
When the IHSAA Boys' State Track meet gets going Saturday, three Putnam County athletes will be looking to make some noise. Cloverdale's Joe Rumley and Greencastle's Tyler Hudson and Hayden Stuckwisch will be among the select athletes competing for a spot on the podium at the state finals...
Weatherford seeks state finals podium in 800, 1,600 events (05/31/12)
Greencastle junior Colleen Weatherford looks to add state champion to her already long list of track distinctions Friday at the IHSAA State Track Finals in Bloomington. Weatherford will compete in both the 800- and 1,600-meter runs at the state meet...
South Putnam softball bound for semi-state Saturday (05/31/12)
If the South Putnam softball team hopes to return to Indianapolis and defend its 2011 state title, it will have to follow a familiar path. The road to Ben Davis leads through Southern Indiana, in the form of the Forest Park Regional, which the Eagles (28-0) won last year on their way to the championship...
SPHS hosts summer swim team, lessons (05/31/12)
The South Putnam High School pool will be hosting a summer swim team and swim lessons for anyone interested in participating. Lessons will be held from 8:30-10 a.m. during June. Openings are still available for summer swim lessons June 4-15 and June 18-29. Contact Anna Kendall at 720-4112 or come the first day to register...
Scanner for May 31 (05/31/12)
City Police Two women were arrested Tuesday evening for an alleged theft at the Greencastle Walmart store. Arrested at 6:35 p.m. by Sgt. Chris Jones and lodged in the Putnam County Jail on theft charges were Robin Broyles, 50, Roachdale, and Drema Surber, 26, Ladoga...
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