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Stories from Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Board sets new alcohol policy (01/23/07)
In an attempt to increase revenue to support the fairgrounds, the Putnam County Fair Board on Monday voted to allow alcoholic beverages to be served at certain events, but not at any event involving youth. The policy approved by the board sets the parameters of what will be allowed and not allowed when alcoholic beverages are served at events such as wedding receptions or organizational fundraisers...
Honestly, Abe will appear at Lincoln Day event (01/23/07)
Nationally-known Abra-ham Lincoln impersonator B.F. McClerren and his wife Dorothy will address the crowd at Putnam County's annual Lincoln Day Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 11. The event, hosted by the Putnam County Republican Party, will be conducted from 2-4:30 p.m. at the DePauw University Student Union...
City filing period opens Wednesday (01/23/07)
The races for Greencastle mayor, city clerk and city council will be heating up soon with the filing period for the May primary election to begin this week. Anyone interested in running as a Republican or Democrat for these offices can pick up a form and file at the Putnam County Clerk's office beginning this Wednesday and continuing until noon Feb. 23...
Blazing a trail, People Pathways hopes for $24,000 (01/23/07)
The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded People Pathways with an $8,000 matching grant to build its endowment by $24,000. Contributions and gifts made to the People Pathways endowment will be matched, one dollar from the Community Foundation for every two dollars given by the public through Nov. 30, 2007 up to a cumulative dollar amount of $24,000...
DePauw women set for weekend (01/23/07)
The 10th-ranked DePauw women's basketball team, coming off two impressive wins, will face two more conference foes this weekend. The Tigers will welcome the Rhodes College Lynx Friday and look to stop their top scorer Ashley Farrell, who is averaging 20 points a game and pulling down five rebounds...
* County Swimming Roundup (01/23/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- On Monday, the Greencastle High School boys' swimming team squared off against Danville and North Montgomery on the road, coming away with two victories. The meet was scored as three dual meets. Greencastle defeated Danville, 70-31, and also beat North Montgomery, 78-24. Danville knocked off North Montgomery, 54-48...
Area fighters ready for MMA debuts (01/23/07)
Master Steve St. Pierre, of All-American Karate in Greencastle, will have two students competing in the Elite Cage Fighting competition this weekend in Bloomington. Brian Hayden and Denys Shaleav will bdgin their amateur careers on the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) scene at the Gathering in Bloomington Saturday night at 7:30 p.m...
Tigers gear up for SCAC games (01/23/07)
With only seven regular season games remaining, the DePauw University men's basketball team is riding a six-game winning streak heading into weekend road games against Rhodes and Millsaps. The Tigers are 15-3 overall and 6-1 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. They will face Rhodes on Friday at 9 p.m. and Millsaps on Sunday at 2 p.m...
James F. Cox (01/23/07)
April 29, 1919-Jan. 21, 2007 James F. Cox, 87, Cloverdale and formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Parke County, he was the son of William Thomas and Nellie Amanda (Whited) Cox. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from October 1940 until November 1946, and was aboard the destroyer, USS Cummings in Pearl Harbor on Dec. ...
Mildred A. Shaw (01/23/07)
March 30, 1920-Jan. 21, 2007 Mildred A. Shaw, 86, Coatesville, died Sunday evening at The Waters in Greencastle. Born in Hendricks County, she was the dughter of Ollie and Lennie (Starr) McCloud. She was a homemaker and a member of Coatesville Missionary Baptist Church, where she was the oldest member...