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Stories from Monday, April 20, 2009

Corn hired as new GHS principal (04/20/09)
The Greencastle Community School Board held a special public meeting Monday at which it took action on the hiring of a new principal for Greencastle High School. Following a hiring process that attracted 16 applicants, superintendent Dr. Robert Green recommended to the board that it hire Randy Corn as the new GHS principal. The board approved the measure by a 4-1 count...
WGRE celebrates 60th birthday (04/20/09)
For six decades, DePauw University's WGRE radio has been broadcasting news, sports and music over the airwaves. On April 29 they will celebrate their 60th birthday with an all-campus concert, popcorn, photo booth and community birthday cake on the east lawn from noon to 4 p.m...
Group looks to form COAD for emergency preparedness (04/20/09)
A little less than a year ago, Putnam County was declared a disaster site after rain poured down and rivers and creeks flooded the area. Two years ago around the same time, tornadoes blew through the county causing damage to trees and structures. In 2002, a blazing fire destroyed Rector Hall on the DePauw campus.
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Week filled with chances to 'Go Green' (04/20/09)
The DePauw Environmental Club will be teaming up with the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department and offering some "Go Green! Week" programs in recognition of Earth Week and Arbor Day from today through Friday. These events are open to the public and are available on a drop-in basis...
How to donate to Locks of Love (04/20/09)
In Friday's Banner Graphic, there was a story about a young lady donating her hair to Locks of Love. Here are the guidelines for anyone who would like to donate their hair so sick kids can have hair pieces in their time of need...
Pauley keynotes SPJ's 100th anniversary celebration (04/20/09)
"One way the news media can get its niche back is to get straight again," award-winning journalist Jane Pauley told an audience at DePauw University Friday. Delivering the keynote address at the 100th anniversary celebration of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), which was founded at DePauw, Pauley lamented the fact that the line between news and entertainment has blurred in recent years. ...
Enchanted Carriages offers enjoyable ride (04/20/09)
With high school proms right around the corner and the weather turning warm, it's the perfect time for a leisurely ride around downtown Greencastle. You can do just that by taking a carriage ride with Robert Ross, owner of Enchanted Carriages. Ross, who used to be a coach driver for an Indianapolis carriage company, has a long family history with carriage driving. His great-grandfather and grandfather hauled waste out of the city of Chicago during the Depression using a horse and cart...
Tiger Cubs place second at Mustang Invite (04/20/09)
The Greencastle boys golf team blasted their way to a second place finish at the Mustang Invitational Saturday. GHS's score of 324 was second only to Edgewood's 307. "We're pleased to come away with a second place finish, and I felt like we improved on our up-and-down greenside game for the most part," Greencastle head coach Donovan Wheeler said. ...
Cougars 'slam' Western Boone (04/20/09)
THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam baseball team defeated Western Boone 12-6 Saturday. The Cougars exploded on the Stars, putting up 12 runs on 12 hits, including three home runs. "Again, offensively we played real well. We did commit a couple errors, but a lot better than our last performance," Cougar head coach Norm Fish said. "We had a game at Rockville on Thursday that we lost 12-9. We were up 6-5 in that and we just kind of quit -- I don't know what happened...
North Putnam notches sixth win of season (04/20/09)
THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam softball team moved its record to 6-1 on the season with a pair of wins over Western Boone Saturday. In game one, the Cougars won 6-1 behind a complete game, 13 strikeout performance from Taylor Judy. Judy also provided two singles, a double and an RBI in the win...
Lincoln Park opens the season (04/20/09)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The weather finally broke and dirt track racing took over the state this weekend and Lincoln Park Speedway was part of the action. The track was in great shape, smooth and tacky to the end and the competition was tough as 24 sprinters unloaded at the Putnamville oval for the season's opening night after wet conditions claimed the regularly scheduled opener...
Joseph D. Stultz (04/20/09)
Joseph D. Stultz, 82, of Greencastle died on Monday, April 20, 2009. He was born on Nov. 26, 1926 in Putnam County to Oliver Dewey and Lillie Newgent Stultz. Mr. Stultz attended Morton Grade School and was a graduate of Clinton Center High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a lifelong farmer and had owned Stultz Feed and Seed in Morton...
Fred J. Walters (04/20/09)
Fred J. Walters, 71 of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and formerly of Dugger and Cloverdale, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009 in Las Vegas. He was born in Sullivan County to Alfred and Hazel Walters. Mr. Walters owned the Cloverdale IGA for more than 15 years before selling and moving to Lake Havasu City Ariz. where he has lived for the past 24 years. He had been an active Elks member for 35 years in Lake Havasu and Greencastle. He was also a member of the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge...
4-H a common denominator of Putnam Lilly Scholars (04/20/09)
A couple weeks ago, media released the names of the two 2009 Putnam County Lilly Scholars. Tabitha Arnold's and Tyler Heavin's common denominator goes beyond both being students at South Putnam High School. Both will be 10-year members of the Putnam County 4-H program and have been among some of this year's most outstanding members...
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