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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2012

Jury finds Musall guilty on all 6 charges (07/16/12)
ROCKVILLE -- A Parke County jury found Jeremy Musall guilty of murder, burglary, rape and kidnapping all six criminal charges in connection with the August 2011 death of Joseph Snow. After almost two hours of deliberation Monday afternoon, the jury found Musall, 28, of Cloverdale, guilty of all six criminal charges -- murder, felony murder, and the class-A felony charges of burglary resulting in bodily injury, rape and kidnapping.
In with the New (07/16/12)
At the moment emcee Jamie France announced "contestant number one, Sarah New" as the 2012 Putnam County Fair Queen, it wasn't so much the 19-year-old's smile that was noticeable, as it was her full body reaction. New doubled over in pure joy -- smiling, laughing, beaming...
Royal Court (07/16/12)
The 2012 Putnam County Fair Queen and her court enjoy the first of many moments in the limelight shortly after they were crowned on Saturday evening. The 2012 court is (from left) Fair Queen Sarah New, First Runner-Up Paige Pickens, Second Runner-Up Alex McHugh, Third Runner-Up Karly Bumgardner, Miss Congeniality Mikayla Cherry and Fourth Runner-Up Tari Straziscar...
DePauw hosts Private College Week events (07/16/12)
From Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27, DePauw University and Indiana's 30 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities will be opening their campus doors to students, parents and any others involved in the college selection process. During Indiana Private College Week, visitors to DePauw and the other participating colleges will get to experience firsthand the unique personality of each campus through tours, informational sessions and conversations with students and staff...
Traffic stop yields false documents (07/16/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- When Indiana State Police Trooper Yan Dravigne pulled over a rented 2012 Chevrolet Camero for unsafe lane movement on Thursday, he was suspicious something else was involved. After speaking with the driver, Nelson M. Edmee, 25, Brooklyn, N.Y., Dravigne became wary and decided to investigate further...
GCSC registration now open (07/16/12)
Registration for all returning students to Greencastle Community Schools will be conducted online beginning today. Parents will be able to register through the GCSC webpage at www.greencastle.k12.in.us. All state and GCSC forms required for registration are available online...
CCSC to offer new registration options (07/16/12)
Registration for the Cloverdale School Corporation 2012-13 school year is now open. This year there will be several options for registration. All will require the student's Harmony username and password . Registration can be done online from July 16-Aug. 3. All mandatory state and corporation forms are included in the online registration...
Clay County standoff results in arrest (07/16/12)
COALMONT -- One person was arrested following a standoff in southern Clay County Friday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m., Friday, Indiana State Police trooper Marcus Tow was dispatched to 6602 Coulson St., Coalmont, for a reported domestic battery investigation...
Local favorites to perform at this week's ParkFest (07/16/12)
This week's edition of ParkFest will include performers Chris Wolf, The Mongrel Dogs and FREE featuring Tad Robinson. ParkFest will take place Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park. Performer Chris Wolf, is a fingerpickin' guitarist and songwriter. He originally hailed from Indianapolis, but is currently living in Mooresville...
Kamfonas to play Gobin Wednesday and Thursday (07/16/12)
Twenty-five-year-old improvising and classical pianist John Kamfonas, fresh from a study and concert tour in India, returns to the Greencastle Summer Music Festival this week in two free events open to the public, a 7:30 p.m. Wednesday concert and a 7 p.m. Thursday evening workshop, both in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Radio Show tickets go on sale to general public for Sept. 8 event (07/16/12)
The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Group has announced that tickets have gone on sale for the Third Annual Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show. The annual radio show has sold out the last two years running and the group expects this year's show to again sell out. Tickets went on sale Monday, July 2...
HARP Services opens its doors in downtown Greencastle (07/16/12)
A new recovery and education tool for those struggling with addiction recently began serving Putnam County. HARP Services (Helping All Recover Proudly) recently received Certification from the State of Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction to provide prevention, intervention, education and treatment to adolescents and adults, both individually and in groups...
K&A Window Tinting (07/16/12)
Serving commercial and home window tinting needs, K&A Window Tinting recently began serving the Putnam County area. The business specializes in residential and commercial window tinting, anti-graffiti, safety and security and privacy/decorative tinting. ...
PCPL to review internet policy (07/16/12)
The Putnam County Library Board will be discussing its Internet Safety Policy during this month's board meeting on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Kiwanis Room at the library, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle. The public is invited to attend and comment on the policy...
State Sen. Miller receives interim study committee assignments (07/16/12)
DANVILLE -- Indiana State Sen. Pete Miller (R-Avon) has been appointed as a member of the ISTEP Program Citizens' Review Committee and Public Officers Compensation Advisory Commission, Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) has announced...
North Putnam Middle School football camp (07/16/12)
There will be a North Putnam Middle School football camp today through Thursday. The camp is for all incoming seventh and eighth graders at North Putnam. It will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. each night. There is no cost for the camp. Players must have their physicals done and turned in before they are allowed to participate in the camp...
NPHS girls golf signup (07/16/12)
North Putnam High School is having a girls golf meeting on Thursday, July 26 at 9 a.m. in the high school library. This will be a mandatory meeting for all players interested in playing golf for the 2012-13 school year. If you are interested, you must have all physical forms and required school forms completed and returned to the school by July 26 in order to start official practice on July 27...
Brewer shines in high school all star basketball game (07/16/12)
PORTLAND, Ind. -- North Putnam's Jameson Brewer led the Indiana all star team in scoring, but it wasn't enough as the team lost to Ohio 129-94 in the first PostYourT.Org Indiana vs. Ohio High School All Star Basketball Games on Saturday. Indiana held an early 8-4 lead but a 31-10 Ohio run in the middle of the first half was too much to overcome...
Bumgardners take pair of titles (07/16/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- As the biggest non-wing sprint car week unfolded around the state of Indiana, fans at Lincoln Park Speedway were treated to some of the best bomber drivers that the Hoosier State could offer. There was a $1,000 at stake for the winner of Saturday's feature and, with an "Open Rule" for the class, 42 drivers from multiple tracks around the state were on hand in pursuit of the large pay day...
Eugene F. Sawyer (07/16/12)
Eugene Frederick Sawyer, age 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1929 in Brazil, he was the son of Fred F. and Jean (MacDonald) Sawyer and was a 1947 graduate of Brazil High School. He married Dorothy Jean Endicott on Aug. 27, 1955 and she survives...
Behind the scenes (07/16/12)
Despite the fact that the calendar and schedule shows Putnam County Fair July 20-27, it seems the fair has started! Tents deployed on Friday followed by the first official events on Saturday of the 4-H Tractor Contest, the shooting competitions for all disciplines of 4-H Shooting Sports and the county Queen Contest. ...
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