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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Thursday, April 5, 2007

New owners, new life for Old Hickory Golf Course (04/05/07)
It laid dormant for nearly four months with only a "For Sale" sign by its entrance. No one was sure what was going to happen to the area. Would the land be renovated, housing a new addition? Or would another owner come in and reopen? That's exactly what happened to the Old Hickory Golf Course recently...
Church finds downtown home (04/05/07)
It took a while, but members of one Putnam County church finally have a place to call home. Harvest House Church Pastor Joel Everson and his wife Latoshia, both Greencastle natives, along with their flock of around 20 people have been meeting for services for about four years but up until now have lacked what Latoshia calls a "real" place to worship...
Two smoking bans to consider (04/05/07)
Greencastle park officials have decided to wait until next month to discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking during the city's annual Parkfest. Park board President Leslie Hanson, who requested the issue be placed back on the agenda from last month, said she wanted to delay the discussion for another month because she hadn't had a chance to discuss it with members of the Greencastle Civic League, organizers of the summer concert series...
Man critical after crash (04/05/07)
FINCASTLE -- A Waynetown man was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning that also involved a North Putnam High School student. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. on U.S. 231 at the intersection of County Road 1100 North. Sgt. Don Pettit of the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. ...
'Wash-out' turns to freeze-out (04/05/07)
Staff reports With Tuesday's storms postponing most area events until last night, Putnam County baseball and softball teams were ready to resume their seasons. That was until Mother Nature stepped in -- again. This time, it was cold, not storms, which put a stop to the local sports action. With temperatures hovering around the freezing mark and wind chills dipping into the teens in some parts of the county, athletic directors and coaches chose not to subject their athletes to the conditions...
Greencastle girls track ranked 17th in poll (04/05/07)
Staff reports Based on the success of recent seasons, the Greencastle girls' track team is ranked 17th in the second Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches poll of the 2007 season. Because track is a non-classed sport, the Tiger Cubs are in the top 20 with many much larger schools...
New Bulldogs coach is 1999 DePauw grad (04/05/07)
Staff reports INDIANAPOLIS -- DePauw University grad Brad Stevens has been hired to lead the Butler University men's basketball team. Stevens will be formally announced as head coach later today. At Butler, the 1999 DePauw grad helped build a program that has seen the Bulldogs capture multiple Horizon League titles as well as make numerous trips to the NCAA tournament...
Walter Lee Boyd (04/05/07)
Walter Lee Boyd, 83, Dugger, died Wednesday at Harrison County Hospital, Corydon. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Larry Redcliffe (04/05/07)
Larry Redcliffe, 70, Frankfort, formerly of Belle Union, died Wednesday at The Waters of Greencastle. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.