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Stories from Saturday, February 24, 2007

Puppets used to illustrate healthier eating habits (02/24/07)
Teaching healthy eating habits to children at the Head Start preschool in Greencastle was the focus of Greencastle High School students who recently put on an educational puppet show for the youngsters. GHS Student Council advisor Kathy Jones said the students are doing two projects as part of INSight Indiana, a program that was developed out of INShape Indiana...
Engineering leads way for North Putnam youth (02/24/07)
High school engineering classes designed a picture for the North Putnam School Board as to what is going right with the North Putnam High School at Thursday's meeting High School Technology teacher Dave Pasch informed the board that engineering courses through Project Lead the Way not only help prepare students for college, but future career opportunities...
Michael gives final State of City speech (02/24/07)
Helping to ensure adequate funding for city government will be a top priority for Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael as she moves through her last 10 months in office. The three-term mayor, who announced recently that she will not seek a fourth term, talked about financial issues during her final State of the City address to members of the Greencastle Rotary Club Wednesday afternoon...
Greencastle factory will add jobs and equipment (02/24/07)
New equipment and a potential for additional jobs are headed to one of Greencastle's auto part factories. Officials with Heartland Automotive, makers of injection molded car parts for Subaru, announced plans to invest $1.4 million in new cutting, bonding and folding equipment beginning in March...
Boiler football announcer to speak at local dinner (02/24/07)
Purdue football play-by-play radio announcer and sports broadcaster Joe McConnell will be the featured speaker for a dinner meeting with the Purdue Club of Putnam County on Tuesday, March 13. The dinner will take place at Autumn Glen at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public...
Chargers slip by Tiger Cubs, 62-59 (02/24/07)
GREENCASTLE -- Senior night is always a special night at Greencastle High school as the seniors from the basketball team, cheerleaders, dance team, band and their parents are recognized before the game. The only thing that could make the night anymore special would have been a win over the visiting North Montgomery Chargers. But the Chargers did their best to not allow that to happen as they came out on top of the Tiger Cubs, 62-59...
Clovers destroy Eminence (02/24/07)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball team hosted the Eminence Eels Friday night in the final tune up before the postseason begins next week at South Putnam. The Clovers were celebrating senior night before a huge crowd, and Cloverdale didn't disappoint the crowd...
Mustangs buck South Putnam (02/24/07)
ELLETTSVILLE -- South Putnam traveled to Edgewood Friday night in hopes of using the game as a learning experience heading into sectional action next week. Despite losing 76-35, coach Brian Gardner thought his kids did the job they needed to do. "We looked at this tonight as trying to get ourselves better in what we needed to do in our sectional," coach Brian Gardner said after the contest...
Cougars fall to Warriors (02/24/07)
DANVILLE -- Coach Wes Peek's North Putnam Cougars put in a quality defensive effort Friday night against a talented Danville squad. Unfortunately, North's offense wasn't able to match that effort as they fell to the Warriors, 57-37. The Cougars came out with a deliberate game plan designed to limit Warrior possessions, and it worked for the first four minutes of the game, as they led Danville 4-2 at the 4:02 mark of the first quarter. ...
Ada Magee Hale (02/24/07)
Oct. 9, 1907-Feb. 22, 2007 Ada Magee Hale, 99, Greencastle, died Wednesday in Greencastle. Born near Lick Fork Creek in Laurel County, Ky., she was the daughter of Austin and Hannah Alice (Cornett) Magee. A 1929 graduate of Sue Bennett Junior College in London, Ky., she attended Indiana Central College in Indianapolis and earned a degree at Eastern Kentucky University. ...