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Stories from Saturday, February 28, 2009

Student's art work still being exhibited at museum (02/28/09)
The opening of the second Putnam County Student Art Show was a success with more than 240 people in attendance at the Putnam County Museum. Winners were announced and all students received a certificate of participation. Student's art work will continue to be exhibited through May 9, so be sure to stop by and see the display of incredible talent...
Former participant returns to residential facility as staffer (02/28/09)
Over a decade ago, Richard Guercio -- 13 years old at the time -- arrived at Greencastle's ResCare facility as the result of a court order. "It was for probation violations and silly stuff," Guercio said. "I was on probation for curfew violations." Four months ago, Guercio returned to ResCare -- as a full-time direct care worker...
Community Resource Summit planned (02/28/09)
The shaky economy has left many people -- some who have had the same job for many years -- unemployed or underemployed. For those who have never had to navigate the complicated waters of unemployment, losing a job can be frightening and confusing. To assist local people who have found themselves in such a predicament, TCU's Greencastle branch and Work One/Ivy Tech have teamed up to host a Free Community Resource Summit...
Red Cross Chili Dinner sizzled with fun (02/28/09)
The Annual Putnam County Red Cross Chili Dinner was a blazing success Friday night with a packed room enjoying chili, corn muffins, dessert and plenty of fun and entertainment. The event is held annually, raising money to assist families affected by home fires in Putnam County...
Crimmins going for state title, school record (02/28/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Tiger Sharks represented Greencastle High School in seven events in Friday's prelims. Today, only one event will be going for a state title. Luke Crimmins made it out in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 53.96, slightly faster than his seed time...
Clovers close season with thrilling win (02/28/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball team hosted the Eminence Eels Friday night in the final regular season game of the season, and celebrating Senior night. This would also be the final "tune up" before the Clovers open IHSAA tournament play against South Putnam in the second game of the Class 2A, Sectional 46 at South Putnam Tuesday night...
Speedy Chargers deal Tiger Cubs a 22-point loss (02/28/09)
Greencastle's recent hot streak hit a roadblock Friday. The Tiger Cubs battled the Chargers of North Montgomery, falling 61-39. The Tiger Cubs found themselves seemingly a step behind the Chargers all night, which resulted in easy buckets and them shooting 51 percent from the floor. GHS also appeared to become stagnant at times on offense, two aspects of the game that bothered their coach after the game...
GMS picks up to wins (02/28/09)
The Greencastle seventh grade girls basketball A and B-teams battled South Putnam Thursday. The A-team won 26-13, while the B-team won 16-15. After the Eagles took a 9-5 lead at the half, GMS outscored South Putnam 21-4 in the second half to get the win...
South Putnam wins two over GMS (02/28/09)
The eighth grade girls' teams from Greencastle and South Putnam faced off against each other Thursday. The South Putnam A-team won 32-8, as the B-team were victorious 31-8. Mallory Cash and Mattie Varvel led the Eagles' A-team with eight points each, while Jenna Jones had six and Leanna Masters added five. Brittany Birt and Nikki York had two points and Brenly Bratcher chipped in one...
Eagles, Cougars earn split (02/28/09)
The South Putnam swim teams swam Thursday against North Putnam, with the teams splitting. The girls' team won 88-82, while the boys' team lost 86-71. Picking up wins for the South Putnam girls were Brianne Botzum in the 200-yard (3:19.13), Ashley Wilson in the 400-yard freestyle (7:39) and Siera Heim in diving (77.95)...
Bretscher takes down record as Buckeyes move into second (02/28/09)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nationally-ranked Ohio State men's swimming and diving team moved up to second-place after day two of the 2009 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving championships held at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind...
Calvin Callahan (02/28/09)
Calvin Conrad Callahan, 82, Reelsville, died at 3:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born Dec. 13, 1926 in Vigo County, as the son of Arthur and Maggie Sinclare Callahan. He had been employed until his retirement with Penn Central and Conrail railroad operations...
Bonebrake-Keil (02/28/09)
Heather Bonebrake and Jeff Keil were married Feb. 14, 2009. The ceremony took place in Nashville, with close family and friends in attendance. The bride is the daughter of Jonathan and Betty Blue, Greencastle and is a graduate of Greencastle High School. She is the owner-provider of Kids At Play Daycare in Greencastle...
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