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Stories from Sunday, September 7, 2008

Fenwick appointed sheriff (09/07/08)
Putnam County Republican Party Chair Larry Sutton called this morning's caucus to fill the county's vacant sheriff's post "an embarrassment of riches." "There are incredibly qualified people in this room," he said. In the end, Putnam County's 29 precinct committee chairs deemed the most qualified of those people was Steve Fenwick, who won the appointment with 15 votes...
West to speak at DePauw (09/07/08)
One of America's most provocative public intellectuals -- author, philosopher, and civil rights activist Cornel West -- will come to DePauw University to discuss ethics and global education. His appearance will keynote the 8th Hampton and Esther Boswell Symposium, September 14-15...
Kitten saved by Subway staff, S.P.O.T. (09/07/08)
A few short weeks ago, Jared the kitten was close to death. The tiny yellow cat was living near the trash bin of the Subway restaurant in Greencastle. Subway staff Melissa Nauman, Travis Huff and Delia McCalister noticed the little fellow and tried to catch him for over a week. They tempted him with tuna and other goodies, but the feral cat kept his distance...
Learn orchid basics at PCPL (09/07/08)
Does the word phalaenopsis frighten you? Do you find yourself fascinated but hesitant to own an orchid? Well, fret no longer! Dick Wells, owner of Hilltop Orchids, Cloverdale, will be at Putnam County Public Library on Thursday at noon, where he will present an hour-long discussion of these beautiful flowering plants...
DePauw student spends month in Ecuador (09/07/08)
"You can read about how Ecuador is, but experiencing it is much different," said Jenna Buehler, a DePauw University freshman. Buehler was among 15 first-year students who participated last month in the second DePauw in Ecuador Summer Program. The DePauw in Ecuador Summer Program was created as the result of a major gift by Steven L. Trulaske, a 1979 DePauw graduate, and his wife Michelle...
Michaels campaign reaches 'major milestone' (09/07/08)
Nancy Michael, candidate for State Representative in District 44, announced today that her door-to-door efforts throughout the district reached a major milestone this week. To date Michael, along with supporters, has knocked on over 5,000 doors. "It's important that I understand the issues and concerns on the minds of citizens in the community," said Michael. "The best way for me to find this information is by going directly to the citizens of our District."...
Prindle Institute featured in national publication (09/07/08)
"On any given day, students and faculty walk down the wooded path to get to the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University," begins an article in Environmental Design + Construction magazine. "They are there for meetings, conferences or fireside discussions in the great room. ...
Cellular Connection opens in Greencastle (09/07/08)
Chamber ambassadors and board members welcomed the Cellular Connection store, which opened the first of August in the Wal-Mart Plaza. The Greencastle Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting at the new store which features Verizon Wireless and Dish Network...
Benny's part of newly renovated plaza (09/07/08)
When you walk into Benny's Floor Coverings the first thing you notice is a huge tile mural on the back wall. The scene depicted is a vineyard in what appears to be Tuscany. It is a lovely reflection of the quality of work done by the company. Benny's Floor Coverings opened in 1998 in Cloverdale just north of I-70. In July 2006 they moved to a new location in Greencastle at Putnam Plaza...
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