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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2012

POET to invest $5 million in Cloverdale plant (10/18/12)
A new process to remove corn oil from the byproduct of ethanol production is moving POET Biorefining to make a $5 million investment in its Cloverdale production facility. The Putnam County Council gave its blessing on a seven-year tax abatement for the investment during Tuesday evening's monthly meeting...
Painting by designer of state flag found in Miller School (10/18/12)
It wasn't exactly a Declaration of Independence in the attic, but among the dust-covered desks and empty hallways of the Miller Education Center, Deer Meadow Principal Gwen Morris discovered a treasure of local and state importance. Hanging, long forgotten, on the wall of an upstairs break room, Morris found a painting of a small, country schoolhouse...
United Way to participate in Energizing Indiana initiative (10/18/12)
For the next few months United Way of Putnam County will be participating in the Energizing Indiana initiative. As part of this program, United Way is soliciting home owners to sign up for a free home energy assessment, which the Energizing Indiana program will award United Way $25 per household...
County employees to receive bonuses this December (10/18/12)
Following several years without raises and a number of months of discussion, employees of Putnam County can expect compensation bonuses in December. The Putnam County Council approved the bonuses on Tuesday evening, with councilmen expressing their appreciation for county employees and wishing they could do more...
Westbound ramps at Cloverdale to close for resurfacing (10/18/12)
CLOVERDALE -- As part of the ongoing Interstate 70 resurfacing projects, the westbound ramps at U.S. 231 (Exit 41) will undergo four separate closures between Oct. 20 and 25. The closures will begin Saturday for milling and resurfacing of the Cloverdale ramps. Crews plan the following schedule for closures:...
Russellville approves finances for 2013 (10/18/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- While wages will remain constant, the Russellville Town Council made minor changes to utility billings at its meeting on Monday. The council locked in salaries and wage scales for 2013 town employees. The salaries will remain as they were in 2012, with the only change being when they get paid...
Final astronomy event at McCloud on Saturday (10/18/12)
McCloud Nature Center will be having its last astronomy program of the year on Saturday, Oct. 20 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Expert sky watchers from The Indiana Astronomical Society will pair with Hendricks County Parks and Recreation naturalists at McCloud for the event...
Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting rescheduled (10/18/12)
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 today, but was postponed.
Prostate cancer screening slated for Nov. 6 at Putnam County Hospital (10/18/12)
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Putnam County Hospital will be hosting prostate screens for the men of Putnam and surrounding counties. The screen is an annual event that is sponsored by Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center. "Early detection is the key," LPN Lou Fordice of the Cancer Center said...
Think Pink (10/18/12)
The Putnam County Hospital held its third annual Pink Balloon Release on Tuesday afternoon in honor of breast cancer awareness. The event provided an opportunity to inform and encourage women on mammograms as well as many of the resources that the hospital offers. The DePauw University volleyball team presented the Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center with a check for $3,500 from its Dig Pink event. Present for the donation were coach Deb Zellers, Keely McGrath, Hannah Nelson, Lauren Falotico, Sarah Burtenshaw, Faith Rolwes, Sanne Hilbrich, Tori Bowerman, office manager Becky Hutcheson, Cancer Center manager Rhonda McCammack, assistant coach Lauren Torvi (back, left), Brekiesha Weszely, Emma Peacha, Kelly Doyle, Kreigha Henney, Maggie Cochrane, Libby Warren, Katie Petrovich and Mary Kate Etling. (Banner Graphic/LAUREN BOUCHER)
Unashamed Youth Ministries to host free rally on Saturday (10/18/12)
In an effort to bring young children and teens together the Unashamed Youth Ministry of the Cornerstone Baptist Church will be hosting the Non.Solus youth rally at the Putnam County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5-11 p.m. Although, it is a different theme than last year's rally the main goal of the event is to bring the youth of Putnam County together, no matter what their faith may be...
Indiana State to host two-day conference on work-life balance (10/18/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State University will host a two-day conference this month focusing on balancing work obligations with other life activities. The university's second Work-Life Integration Conference will take place Oct. 24-25 in the special events area of Cunningham Memorial Library. ...
College Go! Week (10/18/12)
Deer Meadow participated in College GO! Week September 24-28. Activities for the students included a career day, games and participating in a contest sponsored by Learn More Indiana. The students and staff wore their favorite university shirts on Friday to cap off the fun filled week! Pictured above are (from back, left) Kim Rossok, Jill Gooch, Susan Gillan, Margo Hertenstein, Deb Barnes, Carolyn McKee, Alex Hirt, Lindsey McAdams, Amy Lewis, Kyla Burnham, principal Gwen Morris (front, left), Shawna Worman, Elena Wilson, Laura Brentlinger, Angie Weeks, Stacy Allen, Becky Greenlee, Julie Papoccia, Audra Millican and Kari Schimpf.. ...
Annual Sycamore Educators Day slated for Nov. 3 (10/18/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Educators from around the state will gather at Indiana State University early next month to refresh and enrich their teaching. The 16th annual event will take place on Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The professional development conference will take place at University Hall on the campus of ISU, offering a variety of informational sessions and featuring a theme of "Technology: Essential Tools for Student Success."...
'P' is for Police (10/18/12)
Officer Charlie Hallam (standing right) from the Cloverdale Police Dept. and Officer Jerrod Baugh from the State Excise Police recently visited Mrs. Baugh's Cloverdale Elementary School kindergarten class during the letter "P" week. They discussed their duties as police officers, what they wear on their uniform and talked with the children about safety. The children enjoyed getting to see in the police cars at the end of the presentation...
Heath and Molly find a 'true' sound on new record (10/18/12)
By JARED JERNAGAN Music Critic Through two solo albums, Heath Eric has established a reputation for personal, heart-on-the-sleeve roots rock. With the release of this summer's "TRUTH?", released with wife Molly G as Heath and Molly, listeners get even more insight to the Kentucky artists, namely what beautiful music a husband and wife songwriting and performing duo can make...
Sheila K. Norman (10/18/12)
Sheila K. Norman, age 63, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Born Aug. 21, 1949, she was the daughter of Thomas Kielblock and Marjorie Brennan. She was married to Charles (Spike) Norman and he survives. Sheila worked at Putnam Plastics of Cloverdale. Her hobbies included doing crafts, playing games with her grandchildren and spending time with friends and family...
Scanner for Oct. 18, 2012 (10/18/12)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Friday, Oct. 12 at 12 p.m., Dillon Paul Brown, 20, Bainbridge, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance and violation of home detention...
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