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Stories from Saturday, June 2, 2012

Lewis gets Greencastle athletic director position (06/02/12)
After nine months, the Greencastle Community School Corporation again has a permanent athletic director. Former school board member Kelly Lewis was approved as the new athletic director on Friday. Scott Knapp resigned from the position in August. Assistant Principal Russ Hesler served as interim AD during the 2011-2012 school year, with Zac Remsburg as assistant AD...
House fire torches Roachdale kitchen (06/02/12)
ROACHDALE -- The Roachdale fire department responded to a call for a house fire at 206 West St. at around noon on Friday. There was no one home at the time, but a fast response limited the damage to the kitchen and saved the home. "We haven't found the cause yet, but we have located where it started," Roachdale Fire Chief Mike Poole said. "The back room was filled with helium balloons. If the fire would have gotten in there we would have had real problems."...
Big Walnut catch proves to be the real anniversary surprise (06/02/12)
Growing up out along Saddle Club Road in Madison Township, Tim Lancaster had 200 acres of woods for his backyard and a 28-acre lake about a hundred yards out the back door west of Greencastle. So there's little wonder he would be drawn to all things outdoors. ...
Warmest May since 1977 in Indianapolis area (06/02/12)
The warmest month of May in 35 years closed out Thursday as the fifth hottest May on record in Central Indiana amid a lingering dry spell. A steady warming trend commencing May 23 persisted right through the Memorial Day weekend. Indiana experienced the warmest weather of the year to date as highs on May 26, 27 and 28 topped out in the low and mid 90s. That marked the longest and hottest heat wave since early September 2011...
North Putnam fuels up to play with the Colts (06/02/12)
North Putnam middle school students won the Fuel Up to Play 60 Challenge, a year-long health and wellness initiative sponsored by the NFL and Indianapolis Colts. Former Colts Pro Bowl tackle Tarik Glenn was on hand to present the award, along with several Colts cheerleaders and Blue, the team's popular mascot...
Residents pay tribute to Spc. Arronn Fields (06/02/12)
BRAZIL -- Even colder temperatures couldn't keep Clay County residents from honoring one of their own Friday. Citizens lined up along U.S. 40 (National Avenue) in Brazil to honor the return of Army Spc. Arronn Fields, 27, Knightsville, who died May 21, from injuries sustained during a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Qal-ah-ye Mirza Jal, Afghanistan, while conducting a mounted patrol...
Appointments full for PCH free skin cancer screening clinic (06/02/12)
Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center regrets that it can no longer take any additional appointments for the upcoming free skin cancer screening clinic on June 20. The free screening is an opportunity for those in our community to take a proactive approach in protecting themselves from cancer; therefore our openings fill up quickly...
Who's News for June 2 (06/02/12)
LAURA ENGLISH, daughter of Mary Dixon, Coatesville, and John English, Greencastle, was recently named to the Hope College dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To be named to the dean's list, a student must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale...
Vacation Bible School (06/02/12)
Cloverdale Church of Christ All Aboard the Kingdom Express will be the theme for this year's vacation Bible school at the Cloverdale Church of Christ. VBS will run from 6-8 p.m. each evening from Sunday, June 3 through Thursday, June 7. In many ways, our lives can be compared to one long set of railroad tracks, extending all the way from birth to our future and eternal home in heaven. Yet all along the way are obstacles which can derail us or cause us to veer onto the wrong track...
Vacation Bible School (06/02/12)
Cloverdale Church of Christ All Aboard the Kingdom Express will be the theme for this year's vacation Bible school at the Cloverdale Church of Christ. VBS will run from 6-8 p.m. each evening from Sunday, June 3 through Thursday, June 7. In many ways, our lives can be compared to one long set of railroad tracks, extending all the way from birth to our future and eternal home in heaven. Yet all along the way are obstacles which can derail us or cause us to veer onto the wrong track...
Weatherford places 4th in 1,600, 800-meter runs (06/02/12)
BLOOMINGTON -- Greencastle junior Colleen Weatherford had the chance to do some special things Friday at the IHSAA State Track Final in Bloomington and didn't disappoint. Weatherford placed fourth in both the 800- and 1,600-meter runs, breaking her own school record in the latter...
Dale Covert (06/02/12)
Dale Covert, 92, Greencastle, passed away on June 1, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on December 3, 1919 in Brown County, Indiana and was the son of the late Oliver and Mabel (Bailey) Covert. He was united in marriage to Alice Wood on September 29, 1941 and she preceded him in death on February 24, 2008...
Hughes-Ivers Engagement (06/02/12)
Jarrad and Robyn Hughes of Cloverdale and Travis and Pam Ivers of Greencastle would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Brittney Nicole Hughes and Luke Travis Ivers. The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Cloverdale High School and a 2011 graduate of Ivy Tech in accounting. The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Alpha & Omega Christian Academy...
Sillery - 65th Anniversary (06/02/12)
LeRoy and Florence Sillery will celebrate their 65th anniversary on Monday, June 11. The couple have three children, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. LeRoy's hobby is gardening and housing hundreds of purple martins in houses that he makes himself. Florence has been bravely fighting Parkinson's for the past several years...
Scanner for June 2 (06/02/12)
County Jail On Thursday, May 31 at 7:33 p.m. David Andrew Burger, 47, Coatesville, was booked in to the Putnam County Jail for violation of home detention. City Police One arrest was reported Thursday by Greencastle City Police. Michael Hughes, 26, Greencastle, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. by Officer Darrel Bunten on a warrant for probation violation...
Family Reunions (06/02/12)
Gross family reunion The 45th Gross family reunion is set for Friday, June 8 at noon at the Putnam Inn banquet room in Greencastle. York family reunion The York family reunion will be on Sunday, June 10 at Robe-Ann Park Shelter House No. 5 at 12:30 p.m...
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