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Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 (10/17/12)
Putnam County Community Corrections Advisory Board has rescheduled its meeting for Friday, Nov. 2. The location will be determined later. The meeting was originally scheduled for this Thursday, but was postponed.
90-year-old pilot injured in experimental aircraft crash (10/17/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Fellow pilots are praising a veteran Putnam County flyer after he walked away from a plane crash Tuesday afternoon. Vernon E. Bothwell Jr., 90, Cloverdale, was injured when his 1986 fixed wing, single engine, model "Woody Pusher" crashed in an open field near the 2400 block of East County Road 1000 South...
After 5 years, County Road 25 East to again cross Big Walnut Creek (10/17/12)
Drivers on County Road 25 East in Greencastle Township are just weeks away from something a half a decade in the making. Work on the new Bridge 146, the replacement to the Houck Iron Bridge, should be completed within the week, reopening the crossing for the first time since 2007, the Putnam County Commissioners learned Monday...
Johnson grabs reins of National Music Museum (10/17/12)
Cleveland T. Johnson, DePauw University professor emeritus of music, has been appointed director of the National Music Museum (NMM). Johnson, who will move to Vermillion, S.D., will join the NMM on Nov. 1. He recently stepped down as executive director of the Watson Fellowship at the Thomas J. Watson Foundation in New York City after serving in that position while on leave from DePauw...
South Putnam resolves roofing issues (10/17/12)
The South Putnam School Board held its monthly meeting Monday evening, in which the board heard updates on maintenance issues along with a Central Elementary report from Debbie Steffy. Maintenance Supervisor Jim Samsel came before the board to discuss the roofing projects, which were recently completed...
Bainbridge locks in 2013 budget, new utility board member (10/17/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- After a year of change -- the water tower; the salt barn; the storm water project -- the Bainbridge Town Council expects to be dialing back spending in 2013. The council members made that known last week when they approved next year's budget...
Flu shots offered Thursday at Ivy Trace facility (10/17/12)
Ivy Trace Catered Living Apartments will offer flu shots given by Visiting Nurse Service from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. A flu vaccination for ages three and older will be $35 and a half dose of vaccination for six to 35 month olds will be $30. For ages six months and older, a Thimerosal-Free flu vaccine will be $40...
'Uggie: My Story' is a dog-gone good read (10/17/12)
With those big brown eyes and adorable face, a person might be shocked to learn that Uggie, the beloved star of the Oscar-winning film "The Artist" wasn't always such a good and noble guy. There were dark days in this pup's past. Dark, dark days...
Wayne Charles Faatz (10/17/12)
Wayne Charles Faatz, age 69, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Wayne was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the son of the late Clyde Albert and Alice Moore Brader Faatz. He was also preceded in death by his son, Peter Faatz. Wayne was employed as a biologist with the Indiana Department of Natural Resource for 28 years...
Scanner for Oct. 17, 2012 (10/17/12)
The Greencastle Fire Department went on several runs recently. On Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2:46 p.m. crews went to 22 N. College Ave. for an odor investigation. They returned to station at 3:38 p.m. At 8:14 p.m. they were dispatched to 800 S. College Ave. for an alarm. They were in service at 8:30 p.m...
Man cannot live by bread alone? Maybe he should try (10/17/12)
I don't understand what possesses me to jump in over my head at times, but it happens more than I'd like to think. Often with power tools. Or plumbing. Or (cringe) even electricity. Sunday afternoon, however, presented a different kind of challenge. The kitchen...
Subway duo's act of kindness appreciated (10/17/12)
To the Editor: On Saturday, Oct. 13, my siblings and I made a quick trip to the I-70 exit at Cloverdale and Greencastle to meet my brother, Bennett. We were picking up an announcer's desk that he made for a charity event that I chair to help raise money for children with special needs. We stopped at the Subway along the interstate to get something to eat as well...
Central Fall Festival organizers appreciative (10/17/12)
To the Editor: The South Putnam Central Elementary would like to thank those families who attended the Fall Festival event. We would also like to publicly thank all of our sponsors: 3-D Tire & Service, All-American Karate Academy, Almost Home, A 'n J Bowl, Banner Graphic, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Buffalo Wild Wings, Butler's LP & Fertilizer, Car Quest, Chicago's Pizza, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Cincinnati Zoo, Cottage Gardens, Craftmakers 2 Gift Shop, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Curves, Dance Kaleidoscope, Dance Workshop, DePauw University School of Music, Eiteljorg Museum, Extreme Tan, Family Video, Final Approach, Green Apple Frogurt, Ground Zero and Goody's.. ...
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