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Stories from Thursday, April 9, 2009

Rundgren visits DePauw campus (04/09/09)
He's a renowned singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer, video director and recording engineer. In addition to having a successful career as a solo artist, he has worked with such acts as Meatloaf, Hall & Oates, The Tubes, New York Dolls, Cheap Trick and Grand Funk Railroad...
State control of general fund helping city's schools (04/09/09)
Superintendent Robert Green had a mix of good and bad financial news for board members at Wednesday night's regular meeting of the Greencastle School Board. On the bright side, the general fund is looking healthy, and the school will not need to take out any loans for the general fund this year...
No RIF letters sent (04/09/09)
With the economy and school budget situation as it is, Greencastle Superintendent Robert Green had expressed concerns over having to send reduction in force (RIF) letter to teachers by the deadline of April 1. However, RIF letter were not sent out. He told the Banner Graphic after Wednesday's meeting that the school chose to take its chances with stimulus money over the next couple of years. ...
Bainbridge council approves abandoned vehicle ordinance (04/09/09)
Bainbridge Town Council members approved on a first reading an ordinance to regulate the removal and disposal of certain abandoned and inoperable vehicles Wednesday. The ordinance now includes a section defining "mechanically inoperable" vehicles. These are defined as "a vehicle which does not meet the minimum equipment standards required for operation on the highway or street as set forth by Indiana Code 9-19...
Morning Fire (04/09/09)
Hospice looking for Putnam County volunteers (04/09/09)
DANVILLE -- Advocate Hospice, a locally owned and operated hospice agency, has an immediate need for hospice volunteers in Avon, Brownsburg, Danville, Plainfield, Greencastle, Lebanon and Greenwood. "The support hospice volunteers provide to terminally ill patients and their caregivers and families is greatly needed and appreciated," says Linda Richardson, president. ...
Fundraising speaker coming to Greencastle (04/09/09)
Nationally-known fundraising instructor and author Dave Sternberg will be in Greencastle on April 20 to present a workshop titled "Fundraising for the Future: Engaging Your Board in Sustainable Funding." This workshop is a part of the Putnam County Community Foundation's Non-Profit Learning Series, which is geared toward community members who staff or volunteer with non-profit organizations, churches and units of government and who wish to build capacity in areas of fundraising, governance, marketing and more.. ...
Neighborhood Excellence applications due May 1 (04/09/09)
The Putnam County Community Foundation is accepting applications for grants up to $1,000 for projects that strengthen and enrich neighborhoods in Putnam County. Research indicates that neighborhood connectedness and sociability have many public benefits including increased support for vulnerable families, rejuvenated neighborhoods, reduced crime, reduced child injuries and neglect, reduced demand for public and non-profit services and an enhanced quality of life...
Cougars tame Tiger Cubs in twinbill (04/09/09)
With the 2009 softball season still in its infancy, the Tiger Cubs and Cougars clashed Wednesday in a double header. North Putnam came out on top in game one 20-0 and in the second 5-2. North Putnam (2-0, 2-0 WCC) came out wielding a hot bat, while starting pitcher Taylor Judy recorded a no-hitter in game one...
Eagles rally back over Clovers (04/09/09)
Better late than never. Heading into the bottom of the sixth inning tied 1-all, Chris Jones' Lady Eagles needed a run badly -- they got three. After Krystal Welch reached on a single and Emily Dabkowski popped out to right field, Oceaia Boetjer stepped up and jacked one deep for a stand up double, plating Welch for the first RBI of the inning. Then Brooke Boetjer walked into the batters box and proceeded to put another one of Paige Gutierrez's pitch's into the outfield for another RBI double...
South Putnam dominates Clovers, 13-1 (04/09/09)
The Eagles' baseball team pummeled Cloverdale, 13-1, in five innings Wednesday night. South Putnam is now 2-0 on the season and in the West Central Conference. The Eagles scored nine runs in the first, three in the second and one in the third inning...
Eagles golf ready for 2009 (04/09/09)
At 4:30 p.m. today, the Eagles' boys golf team will begin what looks to be a year of rebuilding. The Eagles return only one senior to squad this year in Damon Robinson and are under first year head coach Brian McClure's leadership. "We're a young team this year," McClure said. "We lost our best golfer from last year, Tyler Newby, and we have seven freshmen and sophomores, two juniors and one senior. So we're a very young team with very little experience...
Charles Russell Day (04/09/09)
Charles Russell Day, 93, of Greencastle died Wednesday, April 8, 2009. Born Nov. 26, 1915 in Warren Township of Putnam County, he was the son of Frank W. and Lillie Mae Ikamire Day. He was a 1934 graduate of Clinton Center High School in Clinton Township of Putnam County. He married Dorothy L. Flint on Dec. 25, 1938 and she survives...
Amy E. Insley (04/09/09)
Amy E. Insley, 76, of Rockville died Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Jan. 11, 1933 in Greencastle, the daughter of Frank Saathoff and Margaret St. Clair Saathoff. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1951. She married Paul T. Insley on Oct. 15, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2008...
Statehouse Report from State Rep. Nancy Michael (04/09/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The General Assembly has now entered into the final month of legislative work. In the next few weeks, both chambers will wrap up work on bills and lawmakers will begin the conference committee process to find common ground on some of this session's most important issues...
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