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Stories from Monday, June 4, 2012

Brazil teen dies in fall from Madison Township bridge (06/04/12)
A Brazil teen died in a Friday morning fall from a rural Putnam County railroad bridge. Kody Allen Snyder, 16, Brazil, was pronounced dead at the Putnam County Hospital Friday following a fall from the railroad bridge commonly known as the Big Four Arch Bridge...
School's Out Forever (06/04/12)
Photos from Saturday's North Putnam graduation ceremony.
Crash at Little Point I-70 ramp claims life of Martinsville man (06/04/12)
LITTLE POINT -- A 53-year-old Morgan County man was fatally injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle accident at the on-ramp to Interstate 70, east of the Putnam-Morgan county line. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Indiana State Police troopers, along with emergency agencies from Putnam and Morgan counties, responded to a crash on Little Point Road at Interstate 70...
Foundation has awarded $144,489 so far in 2012 (06/04/12)
A crowd of 70 was greeted Friday by Putnam County Community Foundation Executive Director Elaine Peck to celebrate the Community Foundation's 2012 Spring Grant Awards. The breakfast, provided by Almost Home, was held in the Community Room of Area 30 Career Center, where it was announced that $144,489.31 has been awarded from the Community Foundation's unrestricted and field of interest endowments so far in 2012...
ParkFest kicks off with VanTerry, Tim Brickley (06/04/12)
The opening night of ParkFest 2012 is slated for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Robe-Ann Park Bandshell with a performance from Tim Brickley, followed by ParkFest staples VanTerry. Tim Brickley is a singer/songwriter, producer/engineer and rock/jazz bandleader from Indianapolis. He writes songs with Seattle-based poet and visual artist David Rheins...
Museum extends Through the Lens deadline until Friday (06/04/12)
The Putnam County Museum is extending the application deadline by one week for those interested in being considered to participate in Through the Lens 2013 (exhibited in 2013, but photographing in late Summer/Fall 2012). Applications will be accepted through Friday, June 8...
IBM Retirees organization to hold annual picnic June 10 (06/04/12)
The IBM Retirees' Organization annual family picnic will be Sunday, June 10 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1550 in Greencastle from noon to 4 p.m. Food will be catered by the Putnam Inn of Greencastle and served from 12:30-2 p.m. All guests and non-club members are welcome at $10 per person...
DePauw Chamber Players in free concert Wednesday at Gobin (06/04/12)
One week after its full-house opening concert, the free "friends making music with and for friends" Greencastle Summer Music Festival at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church continues Wednesday night with an informal performance by the DePauw Chamber Players...
Workshops key to 4-H learning experience (06/04/12)
Youth efforts in 4-H are all about experiential learning. Too often people make the mistake of thinking that one must have animals to be in 4-H. There are many opportunities to learn through workshops and hands on experience. Thankfully due to committed and skilled volunteers, 4-H'ers can have experiential learning with more than 75 topics that improve life and/or job skills and provide opportunity for more informed career decision making...
Contemporary Native American art June 6 PCPL program topic (06/04/12)
The Putnam County Public Library will welcome Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, for a Brown Bag presentation on issues surrounding Contemporary Native American Art on Wednesday, June 6. The noon program at PCPL is free and open to the public...
Dance Workshop celebrates 40 years (06/04/12)
Dance Workshop will be celebrating 40 years of teaching the youth of Putnam County the joy of dance at their year-end recital this Saturday. Founded in 1972 by Lita Sandy, Dance Workshop has grown from its humble beginnings in a garage and now resides in the historic Opera House in downtown Greencastle. Her daughter Tara Gardner took over the business in 2000 and is its current owner and lead instructor...
Trail bike ride and guide at McCloud (06/04/12)
There will be a free, guided bike ride down the Vandalia Trail at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9. McCloud Nature Park designed the program for ages 8 and up. Registration is required, as are helmits. The three-mile trail spans from Amo to Coatesville, making the round-trip ride six miles total...
South Putnam soars into state finals (06/04/12)
FERDINAND -- South Putnam's softball squad is right back where it wanted to be. The Class 2A No. 1 Eagles will have the chance to claim an undefeated season and their second straight title after winning the Forest Park semi-state Saturday. South Putnam began the day by defeating No. 13 Union County 4-1 in what proved to be the closest of the contests...
Trio of Putnam County track athletes close season at state (06/04/12)
The Indiana High School Athletic Association Boys' Track and Field State Finals, showcase the fastest and highest flying young men the state has to offer. Individuals and relay teams qualify through the sectional and regional levels, whittling down the competitors until just a handful remain. ...
Eagles hosting pep session Friday (06/04/12)
The South Putnam softball team will once again be battling for the IHSAA Class 2A State championship this Saturday. The Eagles will take on Adams Central at 1:30 p.m. at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. Directions can be found on the Banner Graphic sports page tab online...
Hayden claims UMP Modified feature at LPS (06/04/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- If you weren't hustling as a driver at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night, you didn't have much chance at sharing the lion's share of the purse for the four feature races on tap. Threatening clouds hung menacingly over the 5/16th mile oval, but there was no shortage of talent on hand despite a hectic slate of shows around the Hoosier State. ...
Ogden Omar Brown (06/04/12)
Ogden Omar Brown of Russellville died at Hendricks Regional Health on Monday morning, June 4, 2012. He was 85. He was born on Jan. 12, 1927 at Crawfordsville to Branc and Inuf Starnes Brown. He graduated from Crawfordsville High School. He served in the U.S. Army...
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