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Stories from Saturday, April 28, 2007

Red Cross welcomes new director (04/28/07)
After being with a local director for nearly three months, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter Putnam County Unit now has a new leader. On Thursday, the local unit welcomed Chasity Wood as its new development director. Wood replaces Christine Klinger, who left the position in January...
Fundraiser set for local family (04/28/07)
The Barker family was selected from nearly 50 applicants for the next Habitat for Humanity house. Vince and Joyce Barker, along with 9-year-old Ashley and 16-year-old Blake will be moving into a new home courtesy of Habitat for Humanity on May 6. Their current living arrangement is not adequate for the needs the family has...
Board weighs cost of convenience (04/28/07)
A plan to allow Greencastle residents to use credit cards to pay their utility bills and various other municipal costs is awaiting the signature of the mayor. Earlier this month, the Greencastle Board of Works reviewed a contract to provide credit card capabilities at city hall, the parks and recreation department and other city departments...
Cloverdale to offer 'Curtain Going Up!' (04/28/07)
Cloverdale High School has scheduled its first spring play in several years for 7 p.m. today. The comedy, "Curtain Going Up!" will take place in the high school cafetorium. "Curtain Going Up!" is a play within a play, as the story revolves around a naive first-year teacher trying to direct a group of exuberant students in her first production...
City OKs temporary loan for expenses (04/28/07)
Greencastle officials worried they won't be getting their spring property tax distribution on time have been forced to take action -- again. On Thursday, members of the city council voted to transfer almost $400,000 from the Economic Development Income Tax fund, or EDIT fund, in order to float the general fund until property taxes are received...
Bailey Basketball Camp coming back to Putnam County, June 4-7 (04/28/07)
For the sixth year, the Damon Bailey Basketball Camp will be coming to Greencastle High School's McAnally Center. The camp will be June 4-7 and is open to boys and girls entering first through tenth grades. The camp is being promoted by the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce and Summit Camps, Inc...
DePauw softball advances (04/28/07)
Staff reports San Antonio, Texas -- Megan Soultz pitched a complete game for DePauw softball, allowing only two runs on two hits and striking out eight. The Tigers defeated Centre College 6-2 to advance in the SCAC tournament. Leadoff hitter Chelsey Patterson led the Tiger offensively, going 3-for-4 and scoring two runs. Rachel Gill and Laura Schlensker each collected two of the Tigers' 10 hits...
DePauw track in action at SCAC (04/28/07)
Staff reports SAN ANTONIO -- On the first day of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men and Women's Track and Field Championship, DePauw had four athletes place in the top spots. Courtney Thomas and Adrienne Cobb took the top two spots in the Women's Shot Put. Thomas threw a distance of 38 feet 11 inches to grab first place, while Cobb threw for 38' .25" to lock up second-place...
Raymond Neil Wood (04/28/07)
July 20, 1945-April 26, 2007 Raymond Neil Wood, 61, Greencastle, died Thursday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of William Raymond and Marjorie Mae Blue Wood. A 1965 graduate of Cascade High School, he retired in 1994 from Oxford Automotive and was a member of the UAW Local No. 1763 and a member and past officer of Moose Lodge 1592...