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Stories from Thursday, August 2, 2012

United Way of Putnam County announces kickoff breakfast, Day of Service (08/02/12)
The United Way of Putnam County will hold its annual kickoff breakfast on Friday, Aug. 24 kicking off not only the campaign, but also its Day of Service which will take place both Aug. 24 and 25. The Day of Service is a two-day event where the United Way utilizes volunteers to work on philanthropic projects throughout the county...
Heavin recovering following tractor accident (08/02/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Sixteen hours trapped under a tractor gives a man a lot of time to think and pray. After all that time alone, Dr. Robert Heavin believes he experienced a miracle this weekend. Heavin, 60, is the previously unidentified man rescued by Floyd Township and Danville firefighters on Sunday morning following a Saturday evening tractor accident on his rural Bainbridge farm...
Roachdale man arrested following road rage incident (08/02/12)
A 49-year-old Roachdale man was arrested Tuesday following a reported road rage incident Monday involving a local teenager. Franklin Lee Haas was arrested on charges of battery resulting in bodily injury, strangulation, criminal mischief and aggressive driving...
Albin Pond Road to close Monday (08/02/12)
The water has been drained and the fish have disappeared from Albin Pond as contractors begin working on rehabilitating the dam embankment. JDH Contracting, Plainfield, has begun working on the nearly half-million-dollar pond project, which will clean out the bottom of the pond itself, widen the shoulder as well as creating easier draining with a big box culvert. JDH Contracting workers, including Project Manager Jerry Cain (center), worked on lifting a piece of equipment that got stuck in the mud Wednesday morning. The road is expected to be closed to through traffic for two months from Round Barn Road to Arlington Street beginning Monday.
Average House Band back for reunion show (08/02/12)
Chickens may come home to roost. The swallows may come back to Capistrano. But the Greencastle's Average House Band? They come home for a good time and a chance to party like it's 1975. Yes, Average House Band -- the group perhaps most synonymous with the Greencastle music scene -- will make its annual return next week for one of the local events of the summer...
Free monthly movies at Canaan Church (08/02/12)
On the first Saturday of each month, Canaan Community Church hosts a free movie open to all Putnam County residents. The Saturday, Aug. 4 movie will be the football film "Facing the Giants." The Canaan Family Theater features free popcorn, free soft drinks and door prizes. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with the movie at 2...
Eagles place fourth in their own Invite (08/02/12)
BRAZIL -- The Eagle Pride Golf Invite kicked off the 2012 season for the South Putnam girls' golf team Tuesday. The Eagles were the top finishing county school, placing fourth with a score of 418. Cloverdale placed sixth with a 430 and North Putnam was 10th with a score of 497...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 2, 2012 (08/02/12)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10:52 a.m. Joshua James Fugate, 27, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail for two counts of burglary and theft. At 11:56 a.m. Miranda Jo McNew, 23, Greencastle, was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury...
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