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Stories from Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Mind Your Health Run/Walk slated for July 28 (07/18/12)
On Saturday, July 28 Mental Health America of Putnam County and the DePauw University Cross Country Team will be hosting "Mind Your Health," a four-mile run or a two-mile walk. The event will take place at the DePauw University Nature Park beginning at 8 a.m...
Eagles Give Back (07/18/12)
In preparation for her upcoming trip to help with Hurricane Katrina relief, Indy New recieved a $700 donation from the Eagles Lodge 4388 Women's Auxiliary. New will be volunteering with several others from July 28-Aug. 4. Present for the check presentation were (from left) President Tony Gruenholz, Office Conductor Julie Juliani, Trustee Terry Tuttle, Treasurer Sue Mitchell, Indy New, Interguard Marge Coaxton, and Vice President Maurica Anderson...
Getting The Evil Eye (07/18/12)
Residents of The Cloisters sanitarium give the evil eye to newcomer Ethel Savage (Bethany Bax) in a scene from the Putnam County Playhouse production of "The Curious Savage." The sanitarium residents are played by (from left) Tammy Hunter, Don Wilson, Alixandra Green, Sandra Rossok and Kenneth Lee Buchanan. ...
Results still weeks away in ISP shooting investigation (07/18/12)
Investigation continues into the police-action shooting that resulted in the death of a Greencastle man on July 1. It was previously believed that the Indiana State Police investigation into the incident that claimed 28-year-old Charles Aaron Brousard's life would be completed early this week...
Water conservation becomes a priority in Russellville (07/18/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The town of Russllville, which a few weeks ago sent flyers to all its residents to begin conserving water, passed an emergency water conservation ordinance on Monday that becomes effective immediately. The plan does not ban water usage, but because of the ongoing drought and other factors, residents are forbidden from certain activities that are deemed excessive...
South Putnam again conducting online registration (07/18/12)
All South Putnam Schools will be doing online registration again this year. Parents can register from any computer that has the Internet, by coming to the building of their choice during registration times or at the Putnam County Fair. South Putnam Community Schools will open the 2012-13 school year on Monday, Aug. 13, for students in kindergarten through grade 12. All kindergarten students must be five years old on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll...
South Putnam board discusses refinancing (07/18/12)
The South Putnam School Board is well on its way to being ready for the upcoming school year, which begins next month. During a lengthy meeting for the board on Monday evening several routine issues were taken care of and some finances were addressed...
Reelsville Water Authority asks voluntary water conservation (07/18/12)
REELSVILLE -- Due to the continued drought conditions across Putnam County and central Indiana, all customers of the Reelsville Water Authority are being asked to voluntarily conserve water until further notice. "We will continue to monitor our wells and keep customers informed," Reelsville Water officials said. "Thank you for your cooperation."...
Van Bibber Lake Estates residents urged to curtail excess water use (07/18/12)
Effective at midnight Friday, July 20, the Van Bibber Lake Conservancy District Board of Directors is asking all residents of Van Bibber Lake Estates to curtail excess use of water. The board is asking that no water be used at this time to fill swimming pools, wash cars or operate a slip and slide, for example...
McCormick's Creek shooting victim's story discounted (07/18/12)
SPENCER -- Indiana Conservation Officers don't believe a Bloomington man's story that he was shot by an unknown person while visiting McCormick's Creek State Park on June 25. Instead, Conservation Officers say evidence suggests Peter Raventos, 43, shot himself in a staged incident designed to portray him as the victim of a random shooting...
Putnam SWCD gets donation for educational workshops (07/18/12)
GOSPORT -- Created in 1967, the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) develops conservation programs and provides technical assistance to county residents and landowners to conserve and protect natural resources. The Putnam County SWCD will now be able to continue to connect land users to sources of education and technical assistance thanks to America's Farmers Grow Communities...
New Probationary Troopers to patrol Putnam County (07/18/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Thirty-eight new probationary troopers from the 71st Indiana State Police Recruit Academy have been issued their squad cars at the ISP garage located at the Indianapolis District Three of the troopers have been assigned to the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post and have started solo patrol in the district, which covers Putnam, Parke, Vermillion, Vigo, Clay and Sullivan counties...
Ponytail Champs (07/18/12)
Mary Louise Lindsey Denger (07/18/12)
Mary Louise Lindsey Denger, 78, Poland, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 5, 1933 in Indianapolis, and was the daughter of the late George F. and Mary May (Walsh) Kehl. She was a retired nurse. She attended the Bible Baptist Church, Millgrove and the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Greencastle...
Darrell L. Moore (07/18/12)
Darrell L. Moore, 54, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. Darrell was born April 8, 1958, the son of the late Carl G. and Ruby (Plumlee) Moore. Darrell was a retired mechanic and also worked for F.B. Distro distribution center in Greencastle...
H. Fern Porter (07/18/12)
H. Fern Porter, 91, Elnora, Ind., passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Emerald House Assisted Living. She was born Nov. 11, 1920 in Shiloh, Ind., the daughter of Herschal Ray and Lois (Grover) Byrer. She married John W. Porter on Dec. 10, 1938, and he preceded her in death...
Scanner for July 18 (07/18/12)
County Jail A number of people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 6:40 p.m. Rodney Compton, 44, Terre Haute, was lodged at the jail for nonsupport of a dependent. At 10 p.m. Brandy L. Turner, 38, Cloverdale, was charged with violation of home detention...
Yes, getting there really can be half the battle (07/18/12)
Never, among the many vehicles I've ever owned (numbering now 18 over the years), have I previously had a car, truck or van with a Global Positioning System (GPS). Maps are good. Rand McNally has been my co-pilot. Never really felt I needed a navigation system just to get from here to there...
Thanks for all the help and support (07/18/12)
To the Editor: I, along with my family, would like to say thank you very much to anyone and everyone who has donated, prayed for, volunteered, had a booth or helped our family in anyway during my illness. I'm sorry but I cannot list everyone. I would like to say a special thank you to the following people and their families for organizing and hosting all of the events: Jenny, Jill, Raenetta, Amanda, Mom, Lauri, Josh and Trish, the Reelsville Fire Department, Reelsville Elementary and GCC...
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