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Stories from Friday, July 13, 2012

Retreat Campus hosts Day of Community Fellowship and Prayer (07/13/12)
QUINCY -- The Retreat Campus in Quincy invites the community to join in on the third Thursday of every month for a time of fellowship and prayer. On Thursday, July 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the facility will host its July event. This month's day of fellowship and prayer will provide all who attend an opportunity to make a donation to support our local Heroes through the nearby department of the Disabled American Veterans...
CR 100 North boil order lifted (07/13/12)
The South 43 Water Association announced late Friday afternoon the boil order for the County Road 100 North area has been lifted. The order had been in place since a water main break on Wednesday morning. The affected area included customers on West County Road 100 North, as well as the Willow Bend and Oak Ridge subdivisions...
Civil War Monument cracks filled (07/13/12)
While fully restoring the historic Civil War Soldiers statue at Greencastle's Forest Hill Cemetery may seem like a monumental task, at least one small step has been undertaken. A number of vertical cracks in the limestone pedestal and base of the 142-year-old monument have been filled in with silicone recently to try to keep deterioration at a minimum...
Musall interview presented in Snow murder trial (07/13/12)
ROCKVILLE -- Photographs of blood-spattered walls and furniture, as well as video-recorded interviews, dominated police testimony Thursday afternoon in the Parke County murder trial of Jeremy Musall. Musall, 28, of Cloverdale, has been charged with two counts of felony murder, and two counts of burglary resulting in bodily injury, rape and kidnapping, all class-A felonies, stemming from the August 2011 homicide of Joseph Snow at Rocky Fork Lake in southeastern Parke County...
City residents urged to be vigilant in their water use (07/13/12)
Despite lawn sprinkling bans and strict water conservation efforts now in place elsewhere around Indiana, the City of Greencastle has no intention of following suit. In fact, the city's water supply reportedly remains in good shape. That was the word from Water Superintendent Richard Hedge, who addressed the City Council Tuesday night at the request of Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray...
Fair Contestant -- Kay Wood (07/13/12)
Kay Wood is the 19-year-old daughter of John and Peggy Wood of Greencastle. She has three older siblings, Dee Wood, 22, David Wood, 34, and Jennifer Girton, 37. The 2011 Greencastle High School graduate now studies kinesiology at DePauw University. While attending GHS, Wood was a member of National Technical Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Key Club, Latin Club, Pep Club, G Club, band, choir, SADD, track and field, cheerleading, golf, diving, football and softball...
Fair Contestant -- Karly Bumgardner (07/13/12)
Karly Bumgardner is the 20-year-old daughter Roy and Dana Bumgardner of Greencastle. She has one sister, Kayla Bumgardner-McDermit. The 2011 Greencastle High School graduate is now a sophomore a Vincennes University, studying to become a paramedic. While at GHS, she was a football manager, baseball statistician, one-year basketball participant, two-year bowling club participant, a student council member for two years and a member of the Area 30 student council...
Fair Contestant -- Tari Straziscar (07/13/12)
Tari Straziscar is an 18-year-old from Roachdale. She is the daughter of Sean and Kristy Straziscar and older sister of Tatum, 17, and Trae, 14. Straziscar is a 2012 graduate of North Putnam High School, where she participated in FFA, National Honor Society, softball, volleyball, SADD and FCA. She served as 2012 FFA chapter president and as a Cougar Kickoff Mentor...
Area 30 works on preparing for new school year (07/13/12)
It was a quick meeting early Tuesday morning for the Area 30 Career Center Board. Members spoke on several routine matters in a meeting that lasted just less than a half hour. It's that time of year when board members switch seats. The new Area 30 officers for the 2012-13 school year are Carrie Milner as board president, Murray Pride as vice president and Lori Richmond as secretary...
Memorial motorcycle ride to raise funds for youth July 28 (07/13/12)
A third annual memorial motorcycle ride in the memory of Tyler James Adams is scheduled for Saturday, July 28. Organizers hope to raise significant funds through the ride, raffles and breakfast at the Putnam Inn in order to assist youth in need in our community through the Putnam County Youth Development organization...
Mobile BMV assists offender re-entry effort at Putnamville (07/13/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles mobile unit recently visited the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF) to process identification for offenders approaching their release date. Since 2009, the Indiana Department of Correction has partnered with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle to provide offenders who are approaching their release date with valid identification. To do so, the BMV mobile unit began an on site program by bringing the BMV to prisons...
Roachdale council sets plans for future action (07/13/12)
ROACHDALE -- As the hearing authority for vacant building cases, a role that was established last month, the Roachdale town council can no longer give owners their own complaints and letters. That won't stop them from cleaning up the town as they discussed further measures to move forward with the process at Tuesday night's monthly meeting...
Marcella I. 'Sally' Patterson Stewart (07/13/12)
Marcella I. "Sally" Patterson Stewart, 92, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Asbury Towers. Born December 25, 1919 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of John L. and Opal O. (Grimes) Patterson and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Roy Stewart on May 13, 1944 and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2009...
Scanner for July 13 (07/13/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:30 p.m. Bambi Lynn Bicknell, 39, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for theft. At 6:43 p.m. Jeffery Lee Daniel, 39, Stilesville, was charged with burglary and theft...
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