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Chili dinner to be held in honor of Dustin Tincher (11/09/12)
A benefit chili dinner will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in honor of Dustin Tincher. The dinner will be all-you-can-eat and will be held at the Madison Township Volunteer Fire Department. On Sept. 19, Madison Township volunteer firefighter Jeff Tincher's son Dustin was involved in a car crash on his way to work. Dustin was taken to IU Methodist where he was treated for a lacerated spleen, multiple broken ribs, a fractured pelvis and a concussion...
Madison Township chili dinner to benefit Dustin Tincher (11/09/12)
A benefit chili dinner will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in honor of Dustin Tincher. The dinner will be all-you-can-eat and will be held at the Madison Township Volunteer Fire Department. On Sept. 19, Madison Township volunteer firefighter Jeff Tincher's son Dustin was involved in a car crash on his way to work. Dustin was taken to IU Methodist where he was treated for a lacerated spleen, multiple broken ribs, a fractured pelvis and a concussion...
$5 million gift to fund dpu stadium for soccer, lacrosse (11/09/12)
President Brian W. Casey announced Thursday that DePauw University has received a major gift to support significant improvements to the university's athletics fields as part of the implementation of DePauw's comprehensive athletics and recreation master plan...
Drivers running stop arm on school buses remains an issue (11/09/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Vehicles speeding to and from work along U.S. 36 have blown past stopped school buses at an alarming rate recently. When a school bus has its red lights flashing and a stop-arm extended, cars going in both directions are required to stop, but bus drivers and parents have witnessed a number of violations...
Commissioners rule against racetrack zoning exceptions (11/09/12)
A proposed special exception to the county zoning ordinance failed to gain the favor of the Putnam County Commissioners this week. The exception -- which would have allowed racetracks as a special exception to Agricultural 1 districts -- recently passed the Putnam County Planning Commission...
Semi driver dies of heart attack after crashing into pick-up in Cloverdale (11/09/12)
CLOVERDALE -- A semi-driver with apparent health problems died Wednesday afternoon after his semi struck a parked pick-up truck near the Cloverdale Truck Stop on U.S. 231. The call came in to central dispatch at 2:56 p.m. stating that a semi-truck ran into a building and vehicle...
Choose your own adoption fee with Helping Pawz (11/09/12)
Helping Pawz rescue is having a choose your own adoption fee for all cats and kittens during the month of November. Call 719-3546 or e-mail helpingpawzinfo@yahoo.com for more information. All cats will be spayed/neutered before going home.
State Senator Tomes to speak to Defenders of Liberty (11/09/12)
Indiana State Senator Jim Tomes will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Greencastle Defenders of Liberty on Monday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Putnam County Airport, Dixie Chopper Business Center, 102 Ballard Lane. An ardent advocate of gun rights, Tomes and his wife Margie originated the Second Amendment Patriots in January 1999. He has been the director of the organization since the beginning. An Army veteran, Tomes served a year in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne...
Visiting students, advisers from FFA tour PCF facilities (11/09/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Future Farmers of America (FFA) from across the United States recently toured Prison Enterprise Network industry and biomass boiler operations at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. FFA coaches, advisers and students converged on Indiana to participate in an annual forestry competition sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...
Food drive to benefit food pantry begins Monday (11/09/12)
A food drive to benefit the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry will be held from Monday, Nov. 12 to Friday, Dec. 7. At Home Realty, Bret Hurley Construction, Civil Engineering Consultants and Heather Taylor State Farm are sponsoring the drive. Putnam County Food Bank serves approximately 60,000 meals a year with eight percent of Putnam County's 38,000 people below the poverty level, there is no shortage of need...
Clovers pick up first win, defeat Union 40-37 (11/09/12)
CLOVERDALE -- In the past 15 years, the Cloverdale girls' basketball team has had Union's number. In the last 10 meetings, the Clovers boasted a 8-2 record, but to start Thursday's contest, it looked as though the Bulldogs were finally able to answer the call...
Greencastle falters in opening game of the Terre Haute Tip-off Classic (11/09/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- In the season opener for both teams, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs were plagued by turnovers and foul trouble as Northview pulled away from a halftime tie to claim a 52-36 victory in the Terre Haute Tip-off Tournament at West Vigo High School...
Miller named MVP (11/09/12)
David D. Wheat (11/09/12)
David D. Wheat, 55, Reelsville, passed away at his home Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. By his side was his loving wife, Johnene Presley-Wheat, whom he married on May 24, 2003 in Indianapolis. David was born Aug. 23, 1957 in Indianapolis to J.D. and Roxie (Melton) Wheat...
Terry W. Lents (11/09/12)
Terry W. Lents of Bainbridge passed away at his home on Thursday evening, Nov. 8, 2012. He was 56. He was born on July 1, 1956 at Greencastle to George C. and Clara Louise Cloncs Lents. He had attended the Bainbridge United Methodist Church. Terry graduated from North Putnam High School in 1974...
Scanner for Nov. 9, 2012 (11/09/12)
Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Nov. 6. At 11:50 a.m. Bobby Allen McGraw, 39, Cambridge City, was arrested for battery with bodily injury and probation violation. At 1:45 p.m. Robert Jay Flatt, 45, no city listed, was lodged at the jail for burglary, theft and criminal mischief...
General election leftovers best served cold and digested slowly (11/09/12)
As a connoisseur of leftovers -- especially delicious remnants off the grill or following a feast like Thanksgiving more so than those carried home cradled in styrofoam -- trust me, leftovers can be as good or better than the original. Reheated in the oven, nuked gingerly in the microwave or served up cold, the leftover is a staple of life...
Realtors' bingo provides funds for local scholarships (11/09/12)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Board of Realtors, I would like to thank everyone that came to our fourth annual Fall Bingo. Once again this event was a great success, with $1,000 in prizes given away on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
In appreciation of Hoosier service personnel (11/09/12)
To the Editor: Last month I had the opportunity to meet with Hoosiers serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, on duty near The Philippines. I was not surprised to see that Indiana was well represented among the USS George Washington crew, just as our great state is in all branches of the Armed Forces...
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