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Stories from Thursday, July 5, 2012

Two officers injured making arrest in Heritage Lake (07/05/12)
HERITAGE LAKE -- Two reserve officers for the Putnam County Sheriff's Department were injured early Wednesday morning while responding to a call in Heritage Lake. Denna De La Cruz, a reserve officer, was airlifted to St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, and is in stable condition, while Barry Barger was admitted to Hendricks Regional Health. He has since been released...
Boom, Boom, Pow! (07/05/12)
Hundreds showed up to Robe-Ann Park to top off their Independence Day celebrations. The fireworks started promptly at 10 p.m. and lasted roughtly 20 minutes. The firework show was one of few around the area, as many were cancelled due to the dry conditions. Althought, the firework display was the centerpiece of the Inependence Day celebrations, Robe-Ann had many activities to celebrate tho hoilday throughout the day including live music, food and even a wing eating contest...
Putting on the Dog (07/05/12)
The dog days of summer aren't quite here yet -- although you would never know it by temperatures that hit 100 degrees again Wednesday in central Indiana. But that didn't keep the dogs from strutting their stuff in the annual Fourth of July Dog Costume and Fashion Show at Robe-Ann Park. ...
Greencastle approves new teachers, secretary (07/05/12)
Lost in the furor of Monday's special Greencastle School Board meeting and the firing of the corporation chief financial officer (see separate story) was the hiring of three new members to the corporation staff. The school board unanimously approved the hiring of two new teachers and a secretary on Monday...
North Putnam FFA chapter attends national Washington Leadership Conference (07/05/12)
WASHINGTON, D.C., -- Members of the North Putnam FFA Chapter recently attended the National FFA Organization's 2012 Washington Leadership Conference on June 26-30, 2012. The annual conference focuses on leadership development, personal growth and community service. More than 2,200 students -- up to 340 a week -- from throughout the U.S. who are FFA members will attend one of the conference's seven week-long sessions in June and July...
Pancakes for the Park (07/05/12)
The hungry Riggle family, including mom Jenny Riggle, daughter Sophie, 6, and son Jack, 10, load up with pancakes served up by volunteer Bill Marley of People Pathways Wednesday morning as Bobbie Lancaster (right) of the Greencastle Civic League has a griddle full of hotcakes all ready. The annual pancake breakfast at Robe-Ann Park was a joint fundraiser this year for People Pathways and the Civic League's planned splash park project at the aquatic center...
Asbury Towers' July fundraisers to aid local Shop With a Cop effort (07/05/12)
Asbury Towers, 102 W. Poplar St., Greencastle, is conducting a back-to-school campaign during the month of July. Plans are to hold different events each week in an effort to raise money for back-to-school supplies for local children in need, Marketing Director Michelle Collins has announced...
Brooke Boetjer named Player of the Year (07/05/12)
The year 2012 saw a lot of firsts for Putnam County softball. South Putnam became the first Class 2A team to win back-to-back state titles and the first to record a perfect season. In all IHSAA classes, South Putnam became the first team to post a perfect record in its second year of claiming consecutive state titles. Also, South Putnam pitcher Brooke Boetjer became the county's first Miss Softball winner...
Scanner for July 5 (07/05/12)
County Jail A number of people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:06 a.m. Anthony Ray Person, 33, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for probation violation. At 9:40 p.m. Daniel Norman Tester, 28, Fishers, was charged with possession of marijuana, operating while intoxicated and operating with a suspended license...
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