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Stories from Monday, April 13, 2009

Low Road art gallery opens in Greencastle (04/13/09)
"It's all about the art." That is how Julie Rooney describes the concept behind Greencastle's new art gallery. The Low Road Art Gallery held its first opening Saturday with a duo show. "Menagerie" exhibited sculptures, videos and digital art by Rooney and Matt Kalasky...
The Who's Tommy takes the stage Thursday at DePauw (04/13/09)
Near the beginning of World War II, Tommy Walker was born into a single parent home in England. His father, an RAF captain, had been declared missing in action, presumed lost forever. When Captain Walker unexpectedly returns four years later, he finds his wife with another man and unintentionally kills him. Young Tommy, shocked by the violent scene, closes his eyes and ears to the world becoming "deaf, dumb and blind."...
PCPL receives NEH grant and co-hosts community event (04/13/09)
Putnam County Public Library, along with other local agencies, is the recipient of the 2009 Picturing America grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. To celebrate the award and introduce the community to their newest resource, Putnam County Public Library and Putnam County Head Start Program have teamed up to host a Picturing America evening at 7 p.m. ...
James Lee Hampton (04/13/09)
James Lee Hampton, 74, of Gulfport, Miss. died in Bay St. Louis, Miss. on Friday, April 10, 2009. Mr. Hampton was born in Waynetown and was a resident of Waveland and Gulfport. He is survived by his children, Laura Chevalier and husband Timothy of Freemont, Calif., Mark Hampton and wife Diana of Pittsboro, Jeff Hampton and wife Karen of Bainbridge, Tracy Robinson and husband Roger of Greencastle, Beth Strahle and husband Tom of Pasadena, Calif. ...
Robert Eugene Higgins (04/13/09)
Robert Eugene Higgins 80, formerly of Russellville died at Hickory Creek at Crawfordsville on Sunday, April 12, 2009. He was born Nov. 14, 1928 to Orville A. and Hattie Gibson Higgins in North Salem. He married Helen Louise Miles on Oct. 22, 1948 in Waynetown. She preceded him in death...
Maxine R. Babington (04/13/09)
Maxine R. Babington, 83, of Crystal Lake, Ill. died on Thursday, April 9, 2009. She was born Oct. 30, 1925 to Howard and Agnes Kellar Reis. She was schooled in Macomb, Ill. and graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in teaching and English. Later in life she earned a masters degree in library science...
Mary Carolyn Neal Pickel (04/13/09)
Mary Carolyn Neal Pickel, 85, of Crawfordsville, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at her residence. She was born April 30, 1923 in Wingate, the daughter of Ray R. Neal and Genevieve Cottrell Neal. She was a 1941 graduate of Greencastle High School and a 1945 graduate of DePauw University, where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority and university choir. She married Mark A. Pickel on June 17, 1947 at Gobin Memorial Methodist Church, and they were divorced in 1982...
Martha Montgomery (04/13/09)
Martha Montgomery, 88, of Greencastle, formerly of Crawfordsville, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was born July 16, 1920 in Montgomery County, the daughter of Isaac Herrod Montgomery and Edith Rice Montgomery. She was a graduate of New Richmond High School and Lafayette Business College...
Roberta Perry (04/13/09)
Roberta Perry, 72 of Rockville died Monday, April 6, 2009 at St. Mary's Hospice in Tucson, Ariz. She was a retired secretary and support staff member for International Studies and Chemistry Department at DePauw University in Greencastle. She was born Aug. 15, 1936 in Greencastle to the late Russell Elmore and Geneva Maxwell Elmore...
Growing cold crops (04/13/09)
What is a cold crop? Sometimes called cole crops, cold crops are vegetables that thrive in colder weather. These crops are grown in early spring or fall. Vegetables such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and collards are the most common cold crops grown in Putnam County...
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