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Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2012

McHard Hat Zone (06/20/12)
With construction work continuing on the remodeling and expansion of the Greencastle McDonald's at Indianapolis Road and Percy Julian Drive, the drive-through became a drive-around Tuesday. With CFH Contractors of Knightstown moving to the east side of the building to continue their efforts, that necessitated shifting the drive-through line away from the building for safety reasons. Hard hat-wearing construction workers even passed money back and forth behind cars and cashiers during the morning, while helmeted McDonald's employees carried orders from the window to vehicles in line. McDonald's officials expect the expansion project -- which includes increasing the size of the parking area to the west and the dining room to the north -- to be completed by Aug. 3.
Fillmore man charged with child molesting in incident at Brazil park (06/20/12)
BRAZIL -- A 19-year-old Putnam County man was arrested early Monday on allegations of child molesting, Indiana State Police at Putnamville reported. Fillmore resident Zachary Lee Benassi was taken into custody in Greencastle at 2:19 a.m. Monday. He was incarcerated in the Clay County Jail for one count of child molesting, a Class B felony...
South Putnam board works toward eliminating maintenance issues (06/20/12)
In preparation for the upcoming school year the South Putnam School Board is attempting to attend to as many maintenance issues as possible. After a lengthy discussion during last month's meeting the board decided on Monday to put the extension parking lot on hold until the 2014-15 school year, in hopes of having more money to add a bigger lot...
County to buy two new tandem trucks (06/20/12)
While the county received three bids for new tandem trucks for the Putnam County Highway Department earlier this month, only one of the bids met the specifications of the department. With only one choice, the Putnam County Commissioners approved Tuesday the recommendation to buy two Volvo trucks from Truck City of Gary...
Russellville council samples building, insurance bids (06/20/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The old hotel building in Russellville is becoming a cockroach. No matter how many times the town council tries to stomp it, the building keeps crawling back to life. After last month's meeting, and the month before that, destruction appeared imminent...
Inquisitive Haussin earned Greencastle School Board seat (06/20/12)
The newest Greencastle School Board member says he is excited about his appointment but knows there will be a learning curve to his new position. Gary Haussin was named to the school board by the Greencastle Township Advisory Board last week. The new appointee was first and foremost thankful for the township board's support...
Man Up weekend helps Christy family, draws Father's Day Crowd (06/20/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- A father-son camping trip on Father's Day weekend might seem like a common idea. For the Mark and Drew Christy, it is anything but. "It's been rather confined in the last four years," Mark said. "This year we're trying to start living a normal life again...
Whitestone Food Pantry distribution set Wednesday (06/20/12)
NEW WINCHESTER -- The Whitestone Food Pantry will have a food distribution 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Distribution is geared to needy residents in Floyd Township, Putnam County and Marion Township, Hendricks County. Recipients must provide governmental photo identification such as a driver's license or other photo ID. Also, a person should bring another ID like a current utility billing...
Summer Party at Family Video (06/20/12)
Family Video in Greencastle will be hosting a summer party fundraiser in its parking lot on Saturday from 1-4 p.m. The party will include raffles, a bounce house, corn hole, face painting and karaoke on the Wii. All proceeds will go toward benefiting the Humane Society...
Union Chapel Movie Night (06/20/12)
Union Chapel Church will be hosting a free movie night on June 22. The community is invited to enjoy free popcorn and soda from 8-8:30 p.m. before the film Courageous begins. Courageous, rated PG-13 tells the story of several men who show courage on almost a daily basis as policemen. However, their most daunting task is being good fathers everyday...
Bethel Baptist to host Flipt Fest (06/20/12)
The Bethel Baptist Church will be hosting Flipt Fest on Saturday, June 23 at South Putnam High School from 4-8 p.m. The family event will include entertainment, fun and food. The following day will include a service at South Putnam at 10:30 a.m.
Golf outing kicks off South Putnam Quarterback Club activities (06/20/12)
The South Putnam Quarterback Club and the Eagle football team will be sponsoring a number of fundraising and community outreach events throughout the summer, kicking off with the June 24 Quarterback Club golf outing. Registration for the scramble will run from 9-10:30 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $200 per team and includes the cart...
Susan G. Komen golf tournament set for Windy Hill CC (06/20/12)
Each year, the Windy Hill County Club Ladies Golf Association sponsors the Susan G. Komen "Rally for the Cure" Golf Tournament. This year's will take place on July 15 at 1 p.m. This year the LGA of WHCC will be celebrating 17 years for the cure. IGA officer Jill Vietor recently received a letter from the program manager, Diane Perillo, naming the Ladies Golf Association at Windy Hill to the 2011-12 Rally Champions list for its dedicated time, energy and passion spreading breast cancer awareness through the Rally program.. ...
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