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Stories from Sunday, September 28, 2008

DePauw professor doing bird banding (09/28/08)
It was a bright, sunny morning on Saturday, and Andy Zuwerink, assistant professor of biology at DePauw University, was busy banding birds at the university's nature park. "You can use banding for a number of things," he said. "It can be used to determine populations or track migratory patterns."...
Contestants shine at Hope Haven horse show (09/28/08)
COATESVILLE -- An intense Chris Wells rode his horse through the trail course at Hope Haven Horse Farm Saturday, removing rings from one pole and slipping them onto another during Western trail class. At the end of the course, a triumphantly Wells -- one of 12 contestants at the first-ever Hope Haven Showcase -- pumped his fist in the air and waved to the cheering crowd, his smile lighting up his entire face...
Caudill facing multiple charges (09/28/08)
A Greencastle man is lodged in the Putnam County Jail after being charged with a multitude of offenses. Homer Dee Caudill, 58, is set to be in Putnam County Circuit Court on Nov. 10 to face charges of Class C felony possession of a handgun without a permit, Class D felony identity deception, Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana, Class A infraction driving while suspended and operating without insurance and Class C infraction no license in possession...
Autumn brings vibrant colors (09/28/08)
Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the trees, knowing that their beauty is only a fleeting pleasure. Quickly, the leaves will flutter down becoming part of the rich carpet covering the forest floor. Young Greencastle residents have their own ideas about how the colors change. Five-year old Wesley Moore is a big fan of the changing leaves. When asked what made them change color he had to think for a few minutes...
Center renamed for former DePauw president (09/28/08)
The Family, Youth and Community Development Program's community center, located at 605 Crown St. in Greencastle, has been renamed the Robert G. Bottoms Community Center in honor of the president emeritus of DePauw University. A celebration was held Saturday to honor Bottoms and to officially rename the center, which was donated by DePauw to FYCDP during Bottoms' presidency...
Musician parlays talent into retail venture (09/28/08)
For five years, Dan Brush wanted to buy a music store. Last year things came together for him and he purchased the Greencastle Music Center from Rod Kersey. In early November he opened his new store on Indianapolis Road. "I've been a musician all my life. Always loved it. I'm a Christian and I pray over important things. I prayed and it seems like a door just opened," said Brush...
Afternoon of Fun (09/28/08)
Bob Campbell of the Greencastle Fire Department and Ed Wilson of the Greencastle Police Department hosted a hog roast and cornhole tournament Saturday for area emergency response workers and their families. Pictured are Lauren Elkins, 4, daughter of Greencastle firefighter Jeff Elkins, and Wilson and Campbell...
New preschool and daycare open in Roachdale (09/28/08)
ROACHDALE -- Callee Riggle and Jacob Land, both 3, were very excited to be learning about shapes with their preschool teacher, "Miss Debbie." "I love preschool!" chirped Callee, opening a book to point out triangles, squares and stars. Debbie Mitchell brings many years of experience to her new venture, Step by Step Child Care & Learning...
Brown takes position at Hickory at Sunset (09/28/08)
Hickory at Sunset recently welcomes Evelyn Brown as its new admission and marketing director. Before accepting the position, Brown was administrative director of Midwest Quality Associates. Prior to that, she wrote and received a grant to create the Victim's Advocate Program for Clay County...
Oletha M. Schauwecker (09/28/08)
Oletha M. Schauwecker, 88, of Plainfield died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 at Heartland Health Care Center, Avon. Mrs. Schauwecker was born May 15, 1920, in Clay County to Arthur Ari and Tilda Jane (Puckett) Craig. She married Gordon Mac Schauwecker on Feb. 24, 1940, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1990...
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