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Stories from Thursday, February 26, 2009

Kids donate to local youth groups (02/26/09)
Knowing how to work the crowd was helpful for the eight student waiters and waitresses working at Almost Home Tuesday night. All are committee members of the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy group and they were raising money for their charitable fund...
County changes could be in voters' hands (02/26/09)
The Senate amended a local government bill last week to give voters the option of choosing to keep their current structure for county officials, rather than forcing a change. Senate Bill 506 gives the three-member county Board of Commissioners the authority to change their structure to one of two options:...
'Cats' is experience for the senses (02/26/09)
I have a theater background. I've seen a lot of musicals, worked on a lot of musicals, been in a lot of musicals. While I can say I've been impressed with many of the productions I've seen or been involved in, I had to come up with something else to say about the production of "Cats" I saw this past weekend at Beef & Boards Dinner Theater in Indianapolis...
Pool prepares for drain changes (02/26/09)
Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department is working hard to have the public swimming pool at Robe-Ann Park ready for the 2009 swimming season. There is much work to be done before opening day, which is Memorial Day weekend. "We are worried about being open on time," said Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk. "That is why we started now."...
Help with FAFSA available next week at Ivy Tech (02/26/09)
Confused about the financial aid paperwork and process? Help is here. A financial aid workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College located at 1 North Calbert Way, Greencastle. A financial aid representative will be available to assist families and students help with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)...
PCPL board discusses possible legal changes (02/26/09)
The Indiana Senate voted 36-13 Tuesday in favor of a bill that could lead to library districts consolidating or expanding to cover unserved areas. Putnam County Library Director Alice Greenburg told board members Wednesday she had the opportunity to speak with State Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) during an "I Love Legislation" day...
GHS students receive scholarships (02/26/09)
Greencastle High School Senior Logan Grzesiek, son of Tina and Brad Grzesiek, received an Indiana University scholarship for excellent academic achievements in high school. He also received a scholarship for tuition at IU. He is majoring in Business and will be attending the Kelley School of Business...
Putnam County Museum hosts seminar (02/26/09)
On Saturday at 10:30 a.m., the Putnam County Museum will host the presentation "Historic Properties: Everything you wanted to know about the history of your house, but didn't know whom to ask." This one-hour workshop will address the following questions: What is the National Register? What is the impact of the National Register Listing? What are some historic areas and properties in Putnam County? What are the local resources available for researching the history of my property? You will also have the opportunity to connect with other persons who are knowledgeable and interested in the history of Putnam County.. ...
Guest composer visiting DePauw (02/26/09)
Award-winning composer Samuel Adler, who is considered one of the most influential composition teachers of the 20th century, will visit the DePauw University campus this week as guest composer for this year's "Music of the 21st Century." Adler's residency began Wednesday and continues through March 1, with all events taking place in the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts...
GED classes to continue (02/26/09)
The Putnam County Community Foundation recently announced that with generous support from TCU Financial Services, GED classes at the Knoy Resource Center in Cloverdale High School will continue throughout the spring of 2009. "TCU is honored to partner with the Knoy Resource Center and the Putnam County Community Foundation in supporting this valuable program," said Pam Lage, TCU Service Center Manager...
A Day at the Statehouse (02/26/09)
GHS Honored (02/26/09)
NPMS downed by Mounties (02/26/09)
The North Putnam Middle School swim teams faced Southmont, with the girls falling 86-66 and the boys falling 85-56. The girls had seven first place finishers, one of which set a record in the process. Halsey Foltz captured two events on the night. She won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 30.06 and set a record in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:17.16. ...
GMS falls to Bruins (02/26/09)
The Greencastle eighth grade girls A and B-team were in action Tuesday against Tri-West, with both squads suffering a loss. The A-team dropped their contest 54-9, with Jessi Covert providing a team-high four points for GMS. Rayleigh Amis had three and Rebecca Sampson added two points in the loss...
CMS, South Putnam wrestlers clash (02/26/09)
The Cloverdale wrestling team battled South Putnam Tuesday, falling 79-30. Picking up wins for the Clovers were Dale Inman (70), Max Secrest (85), Derek Noon (115), Jacob Camacho (120), Jacob Creasey (135) and Brody Pfaff (140). CMS also had five reserve wins on the night. Alex Kilgore (115), Zeb Featherston (115), Aaron Aker, Creasey and Jake Waycott accounted for the Cloverdale wins...
Cohn L. Morrison (02/26/09)
Cohn L. Morrison, 99, of Bountiful, Utah died on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 in Bountiful. He was born in Cloverdale on July 20, 1909 and was the son of the late William Everett and Cecil Hepler Morrison. He is lovingly remembered as a devoted husband, great friend and gifted teacher. Most importantly, he taught his family down to the fourth generation through love, gentle humor, patience and wisdom. His mind was keen to the last days, even as his strength ebbed...
Delores Evelyn Pollock (02/26/09)
Delores Evelyn Pollock, 74, of Greencastle, formerly of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. She was born in Summershade, Ky. on Jan. 18, 1935 to the late Acie and Viola Wood Birge. She retired from Balkamp Corporation after 20 years of service...
Linda L. Miller (02/26/09)
Linda L. Miller, 61, formerly of Brownsburg and Greencastle, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. She had been a research associate at Eli Lilly and Co. She was active in Equine Rescue, American Heart Association and American Cancer Society. Survivors include daughter Angela Duerden and husband Karsten; brother Jacki Spradling, sisters Judy Williams, Bobbi Stinson and Ester Saubert; and half-sister Phyllis Robling...
George M. Robertson (02/26/09)
George M. Robertson, 62, of Roachdale died on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2009. He was born on Sept. 5, 1946 in Crawfordsville to Ward and Betty Brocker Robertson. He graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1965 and was co-owner of Silo Matic Feeding Equipment and farmed all his life in the New Maysville area...
Staci Marie Weaver (02/26/09)
Staci Marie Gearhart (Andrews, King) Weaver, 45, of Avon died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009 in Avon. She was born Sept. 3, 1963 in Columbus to Jackie and Patricia Dill Gearhart, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Weaver married James William Weaver Aug. 28, 2005 at Bainbridge United Methodist Church. She was a CNA for 27 years...
Think, plan and spend smarter (02/26/09)
Increasing food prices are causing people to make changes in the foods they buy and where they eat. With fewer dollars to spend and prices going up on so many things, we all need to think, plan and spend smarter if we hope to keep our families fed well on ever tightening budgets...
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