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Stories from Thursday, October 2, 2008

GFD winners (10/02/08)
The Greencastle Fire Department presented contest winners with their prizes at an open house Thursday night. Children from pre-kindergarten through third grade competed in coloring contests. Third and fourth graders designed posters. Fifth graders wrote poetry, while sixth, seventh and eighth graders had an essay contest. ...
Indy man receives 9-year sentence (10/02/08)
An Indianapolis man received a nine-year sentence in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday. Richard D. Shannon, 27, was convicted of dealing in a schedule II controlled substance, a Class B felony. His sentence consists of six years executed prison time, no home detention and three years probation...
Fillmore approves ordinance (10/02/08)
Fillmore Town Council members Jeff Osborn, Alan Jones and Wes Terhune agreed to the first reading of an ordinance to allow four-wheel vehicles to drive on town streets, are putting tough standards into place to deal with persons who have arrearages in water and sewer bills, and set Trick or Treat hours for Halloween...
Leaf Cams capture fall colors (10/02/08)
During the next few weeks, trees all across Indiana will pop with color as leaves change from summer green to spectacular shades of red, gold and brown. And, through a special Leaf Cam promotion from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, people can check out the scenic views online...
DePauw's billboard project unveiled (10/02/08)
Motorists traveling along U.S. 40 just outside of Greencastle are seeing an outdoor art installation commissioned by DePauw University and created by Cuban-American artist Felipe Dulzaides. "Felipe Dulzaides: A Billboard Project" will remain on view through November 19...
Farm Bureau offers essay contest (10/02/08)
Eighth-graders are eligible for the 2008-2009 Dick Lugar/Indiana Farm Bureau/Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Companies Youth Essay Contest. The state winners are recognized with an all-expense paid trip to our nation's capitol. The district winners are awarded a $50 U.S. Savings Bond...
Fundraiser will benefit soldiers (10/02/08)
RUSSELLVILLE -- On Saturday, the Russellville Saloon and Beehive Cafe will be hosting Octoberfest Ride & Ribs, a benefit in memory of Dave Goodnight, the owner of the businesses, who died Sept. 4. The event is being organized by the Boozefighters Motorcycle Club, which supports many charitable events including benefits for the troops, cancer, and the world's largest toy run...
CSI program coming Oct. 29 (10/02/08)
A CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) program will be the highlight of a special dinner planned by the Purdue Club of Putnam County for Oct. 29 at Autumn Glen. The 6:30 p.m. dinner will feature a program by Purdue University's "CSI guy," Prof. David Tate...
L.A. Theater Works to make stop at DePauw (10/02/08)
Step back to a time when radio was the only broadcast medium and audiences were thrilled by live radio dramas when the Los Angeles-based L.A. Theatre Works visits DePauw University Tuesday. The troupe -- considered by many to be the premier live radio theatre company in the United States -- will present the classics "War of the Worlds" and "The Lost World" at 7:30 p.m. in the Green Center for the Performing Arts' Kresge Auditorium...
64 take part in Putnam County Museum Race (10/02/08)
On September 27, 64 runners and walkers charged down the pathways of the DePauw Nature Park for the fifth running of the Putnam County Museum Race. The difficult 4-mile run was won by DePauw University senior Michael Lutz, who posted a a time of 24:04...
Park shelter coming down (10/02/08)
Something new is about to happen at Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park. On Wednesday evening, members of the Greencastle Park Board gave authorization to the Friends of the Park to remove and rebuild one of the shelter houses at the city park. Work to replace the shelter next to the Bob Flanagan Bandshell is scheduled to begin Monday and could be completed in about eight weeks, according to Jan Firebaugh, representing Friends of the Park...
A.A. Huber golf outing raises $117,000 for charity (10/02/08)
A.A. Huber and Sons have been raising money for non-profit and charitable organizations for nine years. Over that time period they have raised over $117,000. The money from this year's event went to the Putnam County Family Services, Putnam County Youth Development Program (CASA) and the Rachel and Jesse Thomas Scholarship...
Parks director sees projects despite low cash (10/02/08)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department, like most tax-supported agencies in Putnam County, is facing financial challenges, but so far, services are continuing as normal. Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk assured members of the park board Wednesday night that the tight finances will not prohibit the department from continuing with several major projects...
Local hauntings sure to excite (10/02/08)
Do you dare to enter the haunted house that still has people missing in it from last year? If you are brave enough to dare the frightful, then head out to 1991 W. CR 200 S on Friday and Saturday nights this month. Sponsored by Affordable DJ Service, refreshments and other items are available along with restrooms. All proceeds will benefit the Cunot Community Center...
Toys for Tots haunted trail at PCJ (10/02/08)
The Putnam County Sheriff's department is sponsoring a Haunted Trail at the county Jail on Oct. 23, 24 and 25 from 8 to 10 p.m. The cost to attend the event is a toy or monetary donation that goes to Toys for Tots. The Haunted Trail will be located in the woods on the south side of the jail located at 13 Keightly Rd, Greencastle...
Knights send Tiger Cub tennis packing (10/02/08)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle tennis team opened sectional play looking for a bit of revenge against the host Northview Knights. The Tiger Cubs had fallen to the Knights several weeks ago on Greencastle's home court and were hoping to return the favor in the opening round of the Northview Sectional...
Clovers move to 10-2 (10/02/08)
The Cloverdale eighth grade volleyball team defeated Eminence Tuesday night 25-11,25-14. Leading the Clovers in points was Paige Gruener with 16 points. Next for the Clovers was Bradanne Toney with 13 points, and she also had 10 kills. Miranda Tate was next with eight points. Finishing for the Clovers was Bristy Skiles with six points and 13 assists, and Justeena Wellington with five points and three kills...
Eagles split with Cadets (10/02/08)
The South Putnam cross country teams hosted Cascade on Wednesday night, picking up a win and a loss against the Cadets. The Lady Eagles scored 20 points against an incomplete Cascade squad for the victory. The boys' team fell to the Cadets in a close one, 25-32...
Cougars struggle in WCC loss (10/02/08)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam volleyball team struggled against Monrovia Tuesday evening, falling to the Bulldogs in three games, 25-15, 25-21, 26-24. Cougar coach Jill Schreiber was disappointed with her squad's performance. "I do not feel we played our best volleyball. ...
Tigers look for upset in Mississippi (10/02/08)
Sitting at 3-0, the DePauw football team is off to another fast start in 2008. But as the weekend approaches, the Tigers (3-0, 2-0 SCAC) prepare for their biggest challenge of the young season when they visit No. 13 Millsaps (4-0, 2-0 SCAC) at 2 p.m. Saturday...
Fitch honored for blocked kicks (10/02/08)
DePauw junior defensive end Alex Fitch has been named to the d3football.com Defensive Team of the Week for his performance in the Tigers' 27-20 win over Sewanee. Fitch totaled five tackles in the contest and blocked a first-quarter field goal attempt and a fourth quarter point-after kick...
DPU women's CC drops to 20th in poll (10/02/08)
Following a second-place finish at the Otterbein Invitational, DePauw women's cross country dropped four spots to 20th in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's Division III Cross Country national poll. DePauw totaled 134 points and is third in the Great Lakes Region. Calvin remained in the top spot with all eight first-place votes and 280 points. Wisconsin-Eau Claire is second with 272 points and Wartburg is third with 261...
Barbara King (10/02/08)
Barbara Ann King, 77, of Cloverdale, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born Feb. 8, 1931, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Francis) Sallia. She married Robert Lynn King on Jan. 29, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1992...
Scanner Oct. 3 (10/02/08)
Putnam County Jail Sherrie E. Cave, 48, Greencastle, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated on Sept. 30. Putnam County Sheriff's Department Four accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff Department. On Sept. 24 Kelly J. Freiberger, 31, Coatesville was driving her 2000 Jeep Cherokee and pulled into the BP gas station on North US Hwy 36...
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