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Stories from Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Frisbie charged with federal program theft (08/20/08)
Summer classical music festival concludes tonight (08/20/08)
The 2008 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival concludes at 7:30 p.m. this evening at Gobin United Memorial Church with a concert by Duo Amabile, the outstanding husband/wife violin and piano duo, joined by DePauw oboe professor Leonid Sirotkin...
Cloverdale Council to pay back funds (08/20/08)
Following last week's announcement regarding the utility department overspending, the Cloverdale Town Council decided this week to pay the back funds. On the advice of town attorney Alan Yackey, the board decided to pay Spiker's $3,786.77 for work they subcontracted. The board will also attach a note to that payment to Joe Spiker telling him that anything over $500 can't be subcontracted without council approval...
Ordinance anniversary observed (08/20/08)
The City of Greencastle is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Smokefree Air Ordinance with a performance by Soul Bus September 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fluttering Duck. September 1 marks the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the smoke-free ordinance...
2008 Best Books of Indiana named (08/20/08)
The 2008 Best Books of Indiana were named recently at an awards ceremony at the Indiana State Library. Started in 2005 by the Indiana Center for the Book, the state book award contest is designed to strengthen interest in Indiana's strong literary heritage...
McKee expecting good year for Tiger Cubs (08/20/08)
Greencastle girls' soccer coach Maurice McKee will take quality over quantity. For that reason, the coach may be discouraged about having just 19 girls out for the team this year, but he isn't feeling too bad. "I actually don't feel any less about this team just because of the numbers," McKee said. "The only thing is, scrimmaging each other and stuff like that is going to change a little bit. But I'm very, very pleased with the strength and the talent I have."...
Tiger Cubs fall short against Tri-West (08/20/08)
Some days you eat the bear. Some days the bear eats you. The Greencastle girls' soccer team learned that the hard way Tuesday when they hosted the Tri-West Bruins in the season opener. The Lady Tiger Cubs fell 7-3 in the contest...
Griffen Dahlstrom named IHSAA Role Model (08/20/08)
High school student-athletes in Putnam County don't have to make it to the pros to appear larger than life on posters, sports schedules and trading cards. By achieving high grades, enjoying athletic success and displaying superior citizenship one local high school student has been given the chance to be part of the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Role Model Program, and be featured on all three...
Greencastle volleyball opens season with loss to Northview (08/20/08)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' volleyball team fell to Northview in three game Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs lost 25-15, 25-18 and 25-19. "I am glad to get started with matches," GHS head coach Trish Lowe said. "We needed to see what we would do against a real opponent. We have lots of work to do, but we will get better."...
Tiger Cubs pound Bulldogs for win, Lilly scores four goals (08/20/08)
MONROVIA -- The Tiger Cubs traveled to Monrovia last night and defeated the Bulldogs 7-2 in the WCC opening match for both squads. Junior David Cath got the Tiger Cubs on the board early, scoring the first goal of the season off a pass from sophomore Spencer Moore just six minutes into the contest. Four minutes later, senior Greg Lilly intercepted a Monrovia pass and was able to beat Bulldog's keeper Bryce Wicks to extend the GHS advantage to 2-0...
South Putnam edges Cloverdale (08/20/08)
The Cloverdale Clovers lost a tight match against county rival South Putnam 206-225. The Clovers had three of its four strikers finish within eight strokes of each other. Kayla Langdon led the Clover charge with a 50, with Elizabeth Wiley just behind with a 51 and Victoria Boyette shot a 58. Erica Looper finished the day with a 66...
Betty Lou Newnam (08/20/08)
Betty Lou Newnam, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at Putnam County Hospital. She was born on April 10, 1940 in Greencastle to Elmer and Esther Morlan Frazier. Ms. Newnam was a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church. Her parents, and two sisters, Patty Beasley and Shirley Paullus preceded her in death...
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