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Stories from Saturday, September 1, 2007

City council approves $6 million budget (09/01/07)
Capital expenditures are hard to find in the city of Greencastle's 2008 budget with officials trying to save money where they can. City-Clerk Treasurer Teresa Glenn told member of the city council Thursday that she has created a balanced budget for next year...
Cave legend ... What's the truth behind the DePauw cave? (09/01/07)
There is a cave that is rumored to run from near Blackstock stadium beneath the DePauw campus to Boone Hutcheson Cemetery. Known by two names Sellers and University Cave, it was explored as early as 1830 by DePauw students and Greencastle residents...
Help needed for Chalk Art Bash (09/01/07)
Plans for Greencastle's first-ever sidewalk chalk decorating contest are coming together, but officials say they need more volunteers to help the day of the event. Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karla Lawless, who is spearheading the fundraiser for local children's charity Return a Gift, said she needs people to register participants in the contest, hand out prizes and generally oversee the day...
GPD stepping up patrols (09/01/07)
Greencastle police are stepping up patrols for drunk divers now through the end of the Labor Day holiday. As part of the statewide "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest." campaign, the Greencastle Police Department will crack down on impaired driving with roving saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints through Sept. 9...
North Putnam rolls, 62-14 (09/01/07)
CLAYTON -- Ever have one of those moments that you hoped wouldn't last? On Friday night, the Cascade Cadets had nine of them as the North Putnam Cougars stormed into town and scored nine touchdowns en route to their 62-14 routing of the Cadets. Things got started quickly for the Cougars as Kyle Rooker scored North's first touchdown with 10:02 on the clock. And the Cougars never let up...
Second quarter dooms Eagles (09/01/07)
Going against a highly-touted Rockville team that came into the night 2-0, South Putnam's football team knew Friday night's task would not be easy. However, the Eagles stood toe-to-toe with the Rox all night, making an impressive second-half comeback, before falling to the Rox, 34-28...
Cloverdale falls 47-0 to Monrovia (09/01/07)
CLOVERDALE -- The Clovers knew what to expect from speedy Monrovia's Wing T offense Friday night. Be able to stop it was, unfortunately, a different story as Monrovia moved to 2-1 in the WCC with a workmanlike 47-0 shutout of the Clovers. The loss dropped Cloverdale to 1-2 on the season...
Greencastle suffers overtime loss (09/01/07)
On one of the prettiest evening of the year so far the Greencastle Tiger Cubs traveled to the south to invade the home field of the Edgewood Mustangs hoping to pick up their first win of the year at the Mustangs expense. But tonight that would not happen as the Mustangs squeeze out the win 27-20 in overtime...
Tiger Cub golf defeats Patriots (09/01/07)
In a rescheduled match which had been moved twice, Greencastle girls' golf hosted Owen Valley at Old Hickory Thursday night, rather than the usual Windy Hill. The Tiger Cubs made the most of their temporary home, defeating the Patriots 206-239. GHS senior Dana Norman was medalist with a 42. Chelsea Samuels also went sub-50 with a 47. Coach Brad Kingma was pleased to see his top two play well on the same night...
Greencastle wins 8-1 (09/01/07)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team hosted a potential sectional opponent Thursday night when Terre Haute North visited GHS. The Tiger Cubs' varsity and junior varsity were both victorious, by scores of 8-1 and 4-0, respectively. In varsity action, the Patriots came out hard and fast and never let up through the entire game, so the Lady Tiger Cubs had to be on top of their game. GHS scored two goals in the first ten minutes of play by Hannah Spencer and Grace Fisher...
Geraldine W. Erpelding (09/01/07)
Geraldine W. "Geri" Erpelding, 86, Greencastle, died Friday. Born in Rinebeck, Iowa, she was the daughter of Louis and C. Eva Black Weber. She married Alvin J. Erpelding on Sept. 2, 1948, and he survives. She was a 52-year member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and taught religious education for many years...
Virginia R. Clark (09/01/07)
Virginia R. Clark, 87, Fillmore, died Thursday. Born in Fillmore, she was the daughter of Herschel and Elsie Cowgill Ruark. She married Norris W. Clark on Dec. 23, 1939, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2001. She retired from the Bursar's Office at DePauw University and was a life-long member of Fillmore Christian Church...
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