Putnam Scanner for June 25, 2008
Several accident reports were turned in at the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently.
* On June 15 at 3:50 a.m.., Douglas Heck, 37, Brazil, was westbound on Interstate 70 when a deer ran in front of him and he was unable to avoid hitting it.
Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500.
* On June 21 at 7:46 p.m., Matthew Landis, 26, Bloomington, was hit by a tire that came off the vehicle of John McKinney, 29, Indianapolis on S.R. 231.
* At 11:42 p.m., Paul Bartlow, 59, Montezuma, was westbound on U.S. 36 east of Morton when a deer ran in front of him and he was unable to avoid hitting it.
Damage was estimated between $2,500 - $5,000.
* On June 22 at 11:12 p.m., Corey Link, 42, Greencastle, ran off of Interstate 70 and struck a guardrail in a stolen vehicle owned by Maranda Greenwell, Cloverdale. Link was arrested and taken to Putnam County Jail for driving while intoxicated and possession of a stolen vehicle.
A story in Tuesday's edition of the BannerGraphic about Open Class entries for the Indiana State Fair contained incorrect information.
The entry fee for each department (up to 30 entries) at the fair is $30, with an additional late fee of $25 for registering between July 2 and July 21. The deadline for any entries is July 21.
The BannerGraphic regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.