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In Memory... (02/07/13)
The South Putnam Post Prom Committee recently conducted a fundraiser, which not only was a benefit to them, but also to the memory of someone dear to the South Putnam family. Angie Nichols designed a T-shirt that the group made avaliable for purchase in honor of Becky Brothers. ...
Fiancée charged in effort to smuggle drugs to PCF inmate (02/07/13)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A 28-year-old Indianapolis woman is being charged with three felonies for attempting to smuggle drugs to her incarcerated boyfriend at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF). Danielle Johnson was arrested Tuesday at the Putnamville facility and charged with trafficking with an inmate and possession of cocaine, both Class C felonies, and possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony...
Variance for ATV race course gets OK from Greencastle BZA (02/07/13)
Despite debating issues of noise, litter, traffic and safety, the Greencastle Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday night approved the operation of a dirt-bike and four-wheeler race course north of town. In a 3-1 vote that concluded a more than three-hour meeting at City Hall, the BZA awarded the use variance in the Agricultural (AG) district to petitioner Jeffrey A. Cantonwine involving his family-owned property at 474 W. CR 50 North...
$7 million in gifts enough for DPU trustees to OK improved athletic facilities (02/07/13)
The DePauw University Board of Trustees has approved plans to break ground on Phase One of the university's Athletics and Recreation Facilities Master Plan. The board also accepted two anonymous gifts totaling $7 million, which will support Phase One construction efforts, including the installation of synthetic turf on the football field at Blackstock Stadium...
Cookie Time (02/07/13)
For everyone craving Girl Scout cookies, it won't be long now, 2,242 cases of cookies were distributed Wednesday at The Storehouse on Westlane Road as troop leaders from across northern Putnam County picked up cookies for their Scouts. Katie Barger, leader of Troop 1002, crams herself and cases of cookies into the back of Erin Caine's minivan to load up as David Collins helps her out. ...
Healthcare consultant / Thunderbird to share concerns with Defenders group (02/07/13)
The Greencastle Defenders of Liberty will conduct its monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Dixie Chopper Business Center at Putnam County Airport, 102 Ballard Lane, Greencastle. The featured guest speaker will be Matthew Modleski, vice president of Stovall Grainger Modleski. His extensive business expertise is in strategic leadership, management and healthcare consulting...
Zumba fundraiser Saturday hosted by Dance Workshop (02/07/13)
Dance Workshop is hosting a Zumba fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 9 from 1-3 p.m. in the gym at Greencastle Christian Church. The two-hour session will include Zumba and kickboxing from qualified Dance Workshop Instructors. Attendees are asked to make a donation at the door...
Cloverdale High School presents 'That's the Spirit' (02/07/13)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale High School Drama Club will present the comedy "That's the Spirit" by Tim Kelly on Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30. The show will take place in the school's cafetorium...
Covered Bridge Country Chorus celebrates 10th birthday (02/07/13)
Some time around 1999 or 2000, three ladies from Greencastle who loved to sing were part of a women's barbershop chorus in Terre Haute. After singing with the Terre Haute chorus for several years, they decided to share their love of barbershop music with women here in Putnam County...
Yuval Ron Ensemble to play as part of Performing Arts Series at DPU campus (02/07/13)
Merging the musical traditions from Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition), Judaism and the Christian Armenian Church, Yuval Ron Ensemble will perform at DePauw University on Thursday, Feb. 14. Founded by Yuval Ron, a Grammy nominee and 2007 Academy Award winner for Music in a Short Film, the ensemble is unique in the way it blends traditional string, wind and percussion folk instruments...
Taking the Plunge (02/07/13)
Roachdale Elementary teachers and community members, zombie athletes, participated in the Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 2 at Purdue University. The plunge raised money for Special Olympian in Putnam County.
South Putnam Middle School Honor Roll (02/07/13)
Second Nine Weeks All A Grade 6: Sierra D. Alleyn, Emma G. Cash, MacKenzie A. Clark, Jonathon G. DeHaan, Helen R. Eaglin, Austin Tyler Gibson, Hanna S. Heagy, Garrett Heavin, Audrey J. Neudeck, Allen David Plunkett, Kailey Sumpter, Ariana Nicole Warf and Makenna J. Wells...
Roachdale Citizenship (02/07/13)
Roachdale Elementary recently announced its citizenship winners for the month of January. Among the winners are Chloe Storm (bottom, left), Isaiah Bowling, Hannah Stanton, Truman Sabens, Ethan Lawler, Cody Perkins, Lilly Skaggs, Hailey Barker, Ashley Wilkins, Madison McGuinness, Landyn Powell and Silas Gill...
Knoy Resource Center to host computer class (02/07/13)
The Knoy Resource Center will be hosting an adult basic computer skills class starting Monday, Feb. 18. The class will be every Monday for five weeks from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn the essentials of various search engines (Google, Internet Explorer, etc.), Gmail, email and more...
Cloverdale to host Leprechaun Run (02/07/13)
The Cloverdale High School Student Council and the Cloverdale Community Schools Wellness Committee will be sponsoring the Leprechaun Run, a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 16. The event will take place at the Cloverdale High School track and football field. Proceeds will benefit Student Council's Senior Citizens Prom...
South Putnam wrestlers prepare for challenges of semi-state (02/07/13)
Saturday's Indiana High School Athletic Association Semi-State wrestling meet at the Ford Center in Evansville is the last hurdle for wrestlers to make it to the IHSAA State Finals at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. Among the 224 entrants, three will be there for certain from Putnam County as the South Putnam Eagles will be represented by Tanner Thompson, Rudy Harris and Jacob Williams...
NP Cougars come up short in sectional rematch with Athenians (02/07/13)
LEBANON -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team entered Wednesday's sectional quarterfinal game with two goals in mind: (1) advancing in the tournament and (2) proving it wasn't the same team that got beat by Crawfordsville by 41 points in the first game of the year...
Indiana State Museum Lincoln exhibit opens Saturday (02/07/13)
INDIANAPOLIS - When Lincoln is mentioned in Hollywood circles, it's all about the film's 12 Oscar nominations. At the Indiana State Museum, however, the Lincoln buzz is all about its newest exhibition: "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family," which premieres Saturday...
Walter 'Pappy' Thayer (02/07/13)
Walter "Pappy" Thayer, 79, of Bainbridge, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Walter was born on Nov. 6, 1933 to Ole and Beulah Plumber Thayer. He married Charlotte Baker, and she survives. He had worked for GM truck and bus in Indianapolis for 35 years, retiring in 1997 as a millwright. He was a member of the Greencastle Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Scanner for Feb. 7, 2013 (02/07/13)
County Jail Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Feb. 5. At 9 a.m. Brooklyn Seprodi, 28, Terre Haute, was arrested for probation violation. At 1:10 p.m. Jeramiah Laman Reed, 25, Cloverdale, was lodged at the jail for violation of home detention...
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