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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2007

Gov. Daniels to address DePauw students Oct. 24 (10/12/07)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will visit the DePauw University campus on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to present a Gertrude and G.D. Crain Jr. Lecture. The session, moderated by Ken Bode, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw, will begin at 4:15 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. The public is invited to the event, which is presented free of charge...
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Recycling district exploring changes (10/12/07)
The West Central Solid Waste District, operators of recycling centers in Putnam and nearby counties, is about to shrink by a quarter. Morgan County officials have decided to pull out of the district as did Hendricks County three years ago. The remaining counties, including Putnam, Montgomery and Parke, have determined to go on providing recycling programs, including the very popular Tox-Away Day, in spite of the absence...
County seeing 'commercial boom' (10/12/07)
Putnam County is experiencing a commercial and industrial boom this year, says Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center Director Bill Dory. More than $250 million in new commercial, industrial, and institutional construction projects are underway or just recently completed and several communities around the county are benefiting from these investments, Dory said...
Annual Covered Bridge Festival starts today (10/12/07)
Today is the first day of the Covered Bridge Festival and it continues for the next 10 days. As always, the festival offers activities and events countywide and the shining stars are Parke County's 31 historic covered bridges. Headquartered on the courthouse lawn in Rockville since 1957, visitors will find food served by many of the not for profit organizations of the county that use funds from the Festival to promote their organizations throughout the year. ...
Tiger Cubs defeat Golden Arrows 3-0; Rematch with Northview awaits in sectional final (10/12/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- For two hours Thursday night, the fall chill dissipated as the Greencastle girls' soccer team went to battle with the Sullivan Golden Arrows, with a trip to the sectional finals on the line. The Tiger Cubs came out victorious, defeating the Golden Arrow 3-0...
Greencastle closes regular season with win (10/12/07)
MONTEZUMA -- Greencastle volleyball closed the regular season 17-13 with a three-game win over Riverton Parke Thursday. The Tiger Cubs defeated the Panthers 25-16, 26-24, 25-23. "This was a nice way to cap off our season," GHS coach Trish Lowe said. "The varsity got a great win to finish the season."...
NP falls to speedway (10/12/07)
SPEEDWAY -- North Putnam volleyball finished its regular season with a loss to Speedway, 25-10, 25-13, 25-17. "Speedway has a very strong team that we were able to play with at times," Cougar coach Michelle Spencer said. "We certainly played a tough game of defense and made it hard for them to score points."...
GMS football closes season (10/12/07)
The Greencastle Middle School football team suffered a pair of close losses to Speedway Wednesday evening. The seventh grade lost its first game of the season to the undefeated Sparkplugs 22-14. The seventh grade finishes the season with a 7-1 record...
Jail and fire records for Oct. 12, 2007 (10/12/07)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail Recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several runs Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday: On Wednesday: On Thursday:...
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