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Stories from Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Foundation receives $1.36 million check (12/11/07)
Almost 20 years ago, a single woman began a legacy of generosity that has put more than $2.5 million into the Putnam County Community Foundation, and the organizations it supports. The late Mary Louise Miller, deemed Putnam County's First Lady of Philanthropy, has been honored for her newest gift of $1.36 million in a charitable remainder trust that will help nine groups...
Blood drive (12/11/07)
Mike Beck stretched out in a familiar position Friday, at the American Red Cross sponsored blood drive at DePauw's Student Union. If it is true that one pint of blood can save up to three lives, Mike Beck has saved roughly 120. The Greencastle man donates blood religiously, every 60 days, and with one more pint he will have donated a total of five gallons. The holiday-themed blood drive was co-sponsored by the DePauw University Athletic Department...
Rockhouse to rock out for reading center (12/11/07)
The Rockhouse is planning to rock out this Friday during its first ever fundraising event to benefit a local non-profit after-school enrichment program. "Rock to Read," the brainchild of Rockhouse owners Rick and Tracy Rhine, will begin at 8:30 p.m. and feature a line-up of local bands such as The Bent Richards, The Chiggers, Crossfire, The Hauskatz and Past Midnight. There will be no cover charge just a requested donation...
Taxes, training, time, top issues for Thompson (12/11/07)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor A restructured property tax system, uniform time zone across Indiana and better funding for volunteer fire departments are three key issues state representative candidate Richard E. Thompson plans to push for as he hits the campaign trail in 2008...
Josh Bain to perform Christmas concert (12/11/07)
Joshua Bain will perform a concert of classical and popular Christmas songs on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Greencastle Presbyterian Church, which is located on Round Barn Road next to the Putnam County Playhouse. Donations will be accepted...
Russellville to host Christmas Under the Canopy Dec. 15 (12/11/07)
The community of Russellville will host Christmas Under the Canopy from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday. The event encourages the larger community to explore Russellville's eateries and other local businesses that are participating in the event. Christmas Under the Canopy will feature Kid's crafts and games at the Russellville Fire Depart-ment, Santa and Mrs. Clause will be hearing Christmas lists, posing for pictures and giving gifts at the Depot...
Haltom's three lifts Wabash to win (12/11/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Wabash sophomore Chase Haltom drained a three with 28 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Little Giants over visiting Marian 60-57 on Saturday. The Cloverdale graduate finished he game with a game-high 13 points and two steals...
Dahlstrom named to Class 2A All-State first team (12/11/07)
Just weeks after a heartbreaking loss to Heritage Christian at regional, North Putnam junior Griffen Dahlstrom was named to the first team Class 2A All-State team. Dahlstrom anchored the Cougar squad on both sides of the ball but it was his bone-crushing tackles that earned him a place on the All-State team...
Tiger Sharks roll past Wildcats 113-73 (12/11/07)
Coaches in any sport dread Monday events. While the kids may be well rested, they are also out of practice. It can be a time for big letdowns from any team. With this in mind, Greencastle boys' swimming coach Daniel Bretscher was understandably pleased with the Tiger Sharks' 113-73 win over South Vermillion Monday night at McAnally Center...
Putnam Scanner for 12-11-07 (12/11/07)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently: Sheriff's Department The Putnam County Sheriff's Department responded to several crashes recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department went one run on Friday:...
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