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Stories from Friday, February 13, 2009

Cloverdale water rates may go up (02/13/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Water customers in the Town of Cloverdale may soon see an extra dollar or two on their monthly water bill. Since the last rate change adopted in July 1998, town council has found the rates and charges established by that ordinance are insufficient...
Relay events kicking off (02/13/09)
Putnam County Relay For Life will kick off its 25th year with a breakfast at 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Putnam Inn, 400 N. Jackson St. Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to attend this free breakfast, which will be provided by Putnam Inn. Interested parties may also respond to the Relay For Life committee by e-mailing relayforlife@depauw.edu or calling Billie Kaufman at 812-232-2679 before Friday...
Bainbridge police enter 'new age' of police equipment (02/13/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- According to Bainbridge Town Marshal Rodney Fenwick, there is a new age coming in police equipment. His department recently acquired a new Taser gun, one of several purchased by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. "Somewhere between hand-to-hand and using lethal weapons (on offenders), it's better to use the Taser gun," Fenwick told the Bainbridge Town Council at their monthly meeting Wednesday...
Honored For Service (02/13/09)
DPU recognized for commitment to service again (02/13/09)
DePauw University is being recognized for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement by being named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. In all, 635 institutions of higher learning were listed on the Honor Roll for their community service activities during the 2007-08 academic year...
The folklore behind Friday the 13th (02/13/09)
Today is Friday the 13th, a date commonly associated with bad luck. You best keep an eye out for black cats crossing your path, stay away from mirrors and ladders, and, please, don't spill the salt. For the next 24 hours or so, millions of superstitious folks all over the country will refuse to drive, shop or work today in fear of encountering misfortune...
Greencastle Parks and Recreation offers Preschool Enrichment programs (02/13/09)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department has designed a special time for children and their caretakers to play and create together. They are offering a Mommy and Me program and an Exploration Station for pre-schoolers. Mommy and Me takes place on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Kiwanis Room at the Putnam County Library...
CMS students attend solo/ensemble contest (02/13/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Voice and piano students from Cloverdale Middle School attended a solo/ensemble contest Feb. 7 at Terre Haute North Vigo High School. The following is a list of students from all five groups who were awarded gold, silver and bronze ratings. Students in Group I receiving a gold award will advance to state solo/ensemble competition Feb. 28 at Meridian High School in Indianapolis. Cloverdale students perform under the direction of Deborah Lambert...
Greencastle takes county swim title (02/13/09)
Even with two of their best swimmers out due to sickness, the Greencastle Tiger Sharks dominated the Putnam County swim meet at South Putnam Thursday night. Greencastle finished first in 11 of 12 events, earning them a team score of 165 points, while South Putnam took home the silver with a score of 92 and North Putnam finished third with 50 points...
Cloverdale edges Cadets in WCC battle 49-47 (02/13/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball team hosted the Cascade Cadets Thursday night to play the last West Central Conference game of the season. Both teams entered the game with nearly identical records, both for the season, and in the conference...
GMS falls on the road to Southmont (02/13/09)
The Greencastle girls' seventh grade team traveled to Southmont Tuesday, falling to the Mounties 27-17. Shelby Earl led the Tiger Cubs with 11 points, with Alex Basile adding five and Shelby Bonebrake chipping in a point in the loss. Greencastle will host Cloverdale Tuesday at 6 p.m...
Danville overpowers Tiger Cubs (02/13/09)
After winning two of their last three games, the Greencastle boys' basketball team was back in action Thursday night against the Danville Warriors. The Tiger Cubs suffered a 73-67 defeat and fell to a 5-10 record with little less than a month left in the regular season...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 13, 2009 (02/13/09)
Putnam County Jail Sherrie Cave, 38, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:47 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation. Hillary Kelleher, 45, Greencastle, was booked at 11:56 p.m. Wednesday for disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement...
Schools not immune from bad economy (02/13/09)
To the Editor: Everyone is aware of the bad economic cycle we are in. All of us are impacted as citizens and workers. Our schools are not immune from this either. We are looking at cutting $800,000 from our 2009-10 school year general fund budget. The governor has announced his proposal to flat line school budgets for 2010 and 2011. ...
Politicians can't go unchecked (02/13/09)
To the Editor: I live in Fillmore and I could care less about a trail as long as I don't have to pay for it. I do, however, care about the board members telling me they would not take money from the water and sewage fund and having now changed their minds...
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