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Stories from Monday, May 12, 2008

GHS art students place in juried show (05/12/08)
A Greencastle High School senior took top honors in a recent juried art show at Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute, while two of her classmates also garnered awards. Liz Poor's oil painting "Mallory" was named best in show at the 41st annual Student Art Exhibition. "Artistic Reflections," a charcoal work by Courtney Pienta, took first place in the drawing category, and Holly Spear posted a second place finish in the photography category with her entry, "Not Forgotten."...
Troopers receive awards (05/12/08)
Several awards were given to Indiana State Police (ISP) Troopers and two civilians from the Putnamville district at this year's honors and recognition ceremony. Of more than 80 people from around the state honored, Putnamville district had eight recognized...
Weaver appointed genealogist (05/12/08)
Tracing a lineage will be easier locally with the appointment of a new genealogist for Putnam County. Don Weaver, Greencastle, has been appointed as the Indiana County Genealogist (ICG) for Putnam County by the Indiana Genealogical Society (IGS). ICG's coordinate the genealogical information and activities in their county with IGS...
Reelsville resident becomes published author with 'Billy's Wish' (05/12/08)
REELSVILLE -- A busy little town called Reelsville was once nestled in a valley half a mile north of the village of Pleasant Gardens on S.R. 40. It is this tiny agricultural area that local author William Barnett based his newly published children's story, "Billy's Wish," on...
Gray, Foltz lauded for philanthropy (05/12/08)
A former Putnam County judge and a North Putnam High School senior were lauded for their philanthropic works Saturday with the first-ever Woman Philanthropist of the Year and Emerging Woman Philanthropist of the Year awards, presented by the Putnam County Community Foundation...
Greencastle captures 2008 WCC title (05/12/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer CLAYTON -- Saturday was anything but a typical day at the West Central Conference Tournament held at Deer Creek G.C. There were strokes added to scores, clubs snapped in two and a No. 4 golfer taking the field by storm to win medalist honors...
Tiger Cubs down South Putnam for county title (05/12/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor Since coach Dave Keller took over the Greencastle softball program at the beginning of last season, the Tiger Cubs have steadily improved. Sitting at 11-7 entering Saturday's championship of the Putnam County Tournament, the Tiger Cubs had already proven they were a far cry from last season's five wins...
Cougars win championship with win over Eagles (05/12/08)
By Tim Tuttle For the Banner Graphic GREENCASTLE -- North Putnam captured the county baseball championship and earned possession of the Bucket with a 13-2 victory over South Putnam in five innings Saturday at Greencastle. The Cougars' Griffin Dahlstrom pitched four strong innings before being relieved by Tyler Watson in the fifth. North Putnam (17-4) pounded out 13 hits, including a three-run home run by Kyle Rooker...
Weatherford earns honor (05/12/08)
Greencastle graduate Andy Weatherford was crowned colligiate champion at the Billy Hayes Invitational Friday. Weatherford ran a personal best 3:47.95 in the 1,500 meter to finish third overall. He has also qualified for the NCAA Mid East Regional for the steeplechase...

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