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Stories from Saturday, June 16, 2012

State Senate District 24 caucus set for June 20
 (06/16/12)
DANVILLE -- With Secretary of State Connie Lawson's former seat in the Indiana Senate filled for the rest of the year, the Indiana Republican Party is moving on to filling Lawson's spot on the ballot. The GOP will host a caucus on Wednesday, June 20 to fill the ballot vacancy for Indiana Senate District 24. The caucus will take place at 6 p.m. at the Hendricks County Government Center, 355 S. Washington St., Suite 218, Danville...
A Summer Treat (06/16/12)
Enjoying her summer vacation Ameliana Partin set up her own lemonade stand at U.S. 231 and Seminary Street on Friday. With a stead flow of customers, Ameliana hopes to save her money to buy herself a pool pass. Neighbor Jared Hutcheson stopped for a glass on his way home from work...
Haussin named to represent Greencastle Twp. on school board (06/16/12)
In what Township Trustee Steve Butts called a tough choice, the Greencastle Township Advisory Board has chosen Gary Haussin as its new representative on the Greencastle School Board. Beginning July 1, Haussin will serve a four-year term in the seat formerly occupied by Kelly Lewis...
8.4 jobless rate points to Putnam unemployment situation improvement (06/16/12)
Despite a series of positive signs on the local job front, Putnam County today still finds itself in the bottom half of the state's latest unemployment rankings. In recent weeks and months, there has been mostly good news locally with expansions under way or planned at several local plants and Phoenix Closures about to begin manufacturing at the old Oxford Automotive (Greencastle Manufacturing) building...
2012 Fair kickoff celebration set July 1 (06/16/12)
The 2012 Putnam County Fair Kickoff is scheduled for Sunday, July 1 from 2-4 p.m. in the Community Building on the local fairgrounds. The event is free and open to the public, but donations are appreciated. Donations received at the celebration will support the Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment established by the Fair Board in 2011, and will be matched 50 cents on the dollar up to a total of $10,000 by the Putnam County Community Foundation...
Bainbridge fire department short on staff, supplies (06/16/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- As part of their many roles, the Bainbridge town council heard public comments during its meeting on Wednesday. On this night, the comment was to raise awareness for the fire department. Dustin Osborn, vice president for the Bainbridge Fire Department, asked the council for help with staffing new members and coming up with fundraising ideas or support...
ISP Mustang patrol nabs motorcyclists in excess of 100 mph on I-70 (06/16/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Historically, the Indiana State Police has been committed to reducing accidents and saving lives on Indiana roadways. In fact, a portion of the ISP mission statement reads: "We will ensure public safety on our roadways with vigorous and directed traffic enforcement."...
Evening constellations at McCloud Nature Park (06/16/12)
McCloud Nature Park will be hosting a free program on constellations on Saturday, June 16 at 9 p.m. The program will begin at the Nature Center, where a park naturalist will present a program focusing on constellations and will also share some of the stories that have intrigued sky viewers for centuries...
Fine arts summer music festival (06/16/12)
Chicago-based Fine Arts Music Society will hold its 2012 Fine Arts Music Society Summer Music Festival in Brown Co. from July 17-21, 2012. Students wishing to apply must submit an application, along with a $50 application fee, by June 20. The fee will be applied toward tuition for students who enroll...
Who's News for June 16 (06/16/12)
SETH A. HEITHAUS graduated from Grinnell College on May 21 as one of 440 members of the Class of 2012. Heithaus earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry. Heithaus is the child of Dr. Joseph W. Heithaus and Jennifer L. Heithaus of Greencastle. ANDREW CARR of Greencastle has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Carr is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in finance...
Putnam students participate in Hoosier Boys State at Trine (06/16/12)
ANGOLA -- Local students were among the 520 boys selected to participate in the American Legion Hoosier Boys State at Trine University. More than 500 high school junior boys from across the state are participating in the program. Founded in 1937, the organization is celebrating its 75th year...
Upcoming VBS Schedule (06/16/12)
Greencastle Church of the Nazarene The Greencastle Church of the Nazarene will sponsor "Backyard Bible School" on June 18-22. With the backyard theme, VBS will take place each evening from 6-8 p.m. at 1140 Avenue E. Anyone with questions may call 653-3507...
St. Andrew's to meet tonight (06/16/12)
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 515 E. Seminary St, Greencastle, will meet this evening at 5 p.m. This is an informal service so feel free to come in casual, comfortable clothes. There will be no service on Sunday, June 17.
The Retreat Campus hosts day of prayer and fellowship (06/16/12)
QUINCY -- The Retreat Campus in Quincy invites the community to join them on the third Thursday of every month for a time of fellowship and prayer. This month's day of fellowship and prayer, set for Thursday, June 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., will have a focus on celebration. The public is invited to learn about and celebrate their spiritual gifts...
Putnamville UMC to host annual ice cream social (06/16/12)
The Putnamville United Methodist Church will host its annual ice cream social from 12:30-3 p.m. on Sunday, June 24. The United Methodist women will have a bake sale with all kinds of goodies. Other offerings will include ham sandwiches, hot dogs, coneys, ice cream, chips, tea, lemonade, soft drinks, pies and cakes for a free will offerings...
Four to be inducted into WVFCA Hall of Fame (06/16/12)
The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association each year in conjunction with the annual All-Star game inducts a class in to its Hall of Fame. Candidates are selected from their peers and have either served as coaches, administrators or strong advocates of football in the Wabash Valley...
Clauson takes win in USAC Midget race at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/16/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Bryan Clauson made all the right moves Thursday, using the inside line to charge to the front by the second lap and running the outside line to keep the lead for the final 29 en route to victory in the Mopar USAC National Midget Series at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Eagles' Burgess to lead South squad in 8th annual WVFCA All-Star game (06/16/12)
Practice begins this Sunday for the Eighth Annual Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game. Practice will be daily at ISU Memorial Stadium from 10 a.m. -- noon Sunday through Friday. This year's game will again be played at ISU Memorial Stadium on Saturday June 23 with a 7:30 p.m. kick-off. The Awards Banquet will be held at Hulman Center on Friday June 22 at 6 p.m. with new Marian University's Head Football Coach Ted Karras as the key-note speaker...
Tzouanakis - 60th Anniversary (06/16/12)
Michael and Suzanne Tzouanakis recently celebrated their 60th anniversary with a surprise celebration at The Inn at DePauw with family and friends. They would like to thank everyone who attended.
Fitzsimmons - 65th Anniversary (06/16/12)
The children of Raymond and Barbara Fitzsimmons will host a reception in honor of the couple's 65th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, July 1 at the Christian Life Center of Washington Baptist Church, on highway 50 in Elrod, Ind. The couple was married July 12th, 1947, at First Baptist Church in Ceres, California...
Scanner for June 16 (06/16/12)
City Police Greencastle City Police are investigating a drive-off theft of gasoline that occurred Thursday morning at Casey's General Store on U.S. 231 South. At 10:36 a.m., the driver of a newer four-door red Dodge truck reportedly pumped $55 in fuel and left the station without paying...
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