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Stories from Monday, March 10, 2008

New covered bridge being built like the old ones (03/10/08)
A skeleton can be seen at the Forest Hill Cemetery. Just south of Veteran's Memorial Highway, there stands a wooden skeleton of what is to become a new covered bridge in Putnam County. This joint effort is between the Putnam County Jail and the Forest Hill Cemetery...
Tzouanakis students learning to think like the inventors (03/10/08)
Children are being taught to think like and be inventors during this year's Invention Convention at Tzouanakis Intermediate. Eve Stark's combined fourth and fifth grade class spent most of this nine-week's science curriculum learning about the importance of creativity. The students began by working on a book report of famous inventors. The idea of the book report was to figure out what made inventors special...
DPU to host 'Women in Science' (03/10/08)
All members of the Putnam County community -- particularly young science students -- are invited to attend DePauw University's fourth Women in Science (WIS) reunion. Set to take place this Friday and Saturday, March 14 & 15, the sessions include a Friday night keynote address, "Bright Futures from the Start," by Jill Kneen Stamm, '68, associate clinical professor of psychology in education at Arizona State University and co-founder of New Directions Institute for Infant Brain Development...
Youth-grant applications due to Foundation April 1 (03/10/08)
The Putnam County Community Foundation announces the availability of grants for groups of youth in Putnam County conducting charitable work, including school and church groups, scouting organizations, 4-H clubs, and any other youth group. Grants can range in size from $50 to $500. Grant applications are due to the Community Foundation office by Tuesday, April 1, and can be downloaded from the website: www.pcfoundation.org...
Strong second half propels DePauw to Sweet 16 (03/10/08)
DePauw women's basketball coach Kris Huffman is always one to emphasize defense and rebounding to her team more than offense. This weekend, that proved to be a solid approach. Despite shooting under 40 percent for the weekend and suffering through some tough shooting stretches, DePauw made it through its games with Denison and Washington, defeating the latter 73-66 Saturday at Neal Fieldhouse, to advance to the Division III women's basketball Sweet 16...
DPU sweeps doubleheader (03/10/08)
JACKSON, Miss. - DePauw improved to 6-2 after sweeping a doubleheader against Blackburn in games played at Millsaps College. The Tigers defeated the Beavers by an 8-1 score in the first game and won the nightcap, 10-7. DePauw travels to Conway, Ark., on Monday for single games against Hendrix and Central Baptist. Tuesday's home game with Wabash has been postponed...
Running back home (03/10/08)
Cloverdale High School alumna and current Manchester junior Rebecca Varnes was back in Putnam County Friday competing at the DePauw Indoor Qualifier. Varnes finished third in the long jump with a distance of 4.69 meters. She was seventh in the 55-meter dash at 8.10 seconds...
DePauw women's tennis wins a pair (03/10/08)
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Fifth-ranked DePauw women's tennis improved to 8-1 on the season following a 9-0 win over Kalamazoo. The Hornets dropped to 2-3. After sweeping doubles, the Tigers won all six singles matches in straight sets. On Friday, the Tigers picked up a 9-0 win over Ferris State at the Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Ferris State dropped to 4-11 with the loss...
DePauw men's tennis defeats Ferris State (03/10/08)
The 10th-ranked Tigers men's tennis squad improved to 5-2 on the season following a 7-2 win over Division II's 38th-ranked Ferris State. The Bulldogs dropped to 2-2 on the year. DePauw hosts Taylor on Friday, March 14, at 4:30 p.m. At DePauw #10 DePauw University 7, Ferris State 2...
Getting good service, and a movie (03/10/08)
Need something to do this weekend and wanting a way to kick back and relax? Employees of Movie Gallery stand ready to help you with a selection of movies to fit any mood. Located less then 3 miles south of Interstate 70 at 10 Crosswinds Drive in Cloverdale, Movie Gallery has more than 8,000 titles in stock for rent or purchase...
Glasses celebrate 55th (03/10/08)
Richard and Dorothy (Herald) Glass celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28, 2008. Formerly from Wayne Township, in Indianapolis, the Glasses (both Ben Davis graduates) have resided in Greencastle since 1980. They are parents of Teresa Maher; Sherrill Reid; Richard (Larry) and Carla Hurtubise; grandparents of 13 and great-grandparents of nine...
Brown turns 100 years old (03/10/08)
The family of Melba Brown, Greencastle, recently joined her in celebrating her 100th birthday on Dec. 30, 2007. Brown was born in Lone Elm, Kan., on Dec. 30, 1907. A birthday party for Brown was conducted on Dec. 30 at The Waters of Greencastle.
Greenlees mark 50 years (03/10/08)
The family of Joseph and Nila (Burns) Greenlee would like to announce their 50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated Sunday, March 16 from 2-4 p.m. at Terre Haute First Church of the Nazarene in the Family Life Center. Mr. Greenlee was born in Coatesville and retired from IBM in Greencastle and Mrs. ...
Putnam Scanner for March 10, 2008 (03/10/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. Four runs were recently completed by Greencastle firefighters...
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