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Stories from Friday, May 15, 2009

Blubaum retires from Roachdale (05/15/09)
Leaving Roachdale Elementary won't be easy for Helen Blubaum, who is retiring at the end of this school year. She has been the principal at the school for 13 years. "I can't imagine not being here -- it will be really hard for me. I came here not knowing much about Roachdale. I knew some of the faculty because of my husband Lloyd, who teaches at the high school. What I gained was a second family," she said with a catch in her voice...
Mayor proclaims Community Cleanup Day (05/15/09)
Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation Wednesday declaring Saturday, May 30 as Community Cleanup Day. Cosponsored by Refuse Handling Services and the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, the event encourages all citizens to join the effort to clean and maintain the city's streets and neighborhoods...
Davis selected as Julian Scholar (05/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Derek Davis has been chosen as a DePauw Julian scholar. Under a new grant authored by Gloria Childress Townsend and Neal Abraham with the university, Davis will receive tuition, books and room and board for a period of four years. The Cloverdale High School senior was one of 14 students who participated in DePauw's annual summer science research projects last year...
CHS grad named Woodrow Fellow (05/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- A 2004 Cloverdale High School graduate was accepted into the inaugural class of Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Heather Crego is one of 59 new fellows to begin work this summer on master's degrees to prepare for math and science teaching positions in the state's high-need urban and rural schools...
Sexual offenders set for sentencings (05/15/09)
Two men charged in separate cases of Class D felony sexual misconduct with a minor have entered guilty pleas and will be sentenced in Putnam County Circuit Court in June. Class D felonies are punishable by up to three years in jail. William E. Norlin, 53, of Cloverdale was arrested Jan. 22 and originally charged with Class C felonies child molesting (two counts) and sexual misconduct with a minor and Class D felonies performing sexual conduct in the presence of a minor and child seduction...
Bainbridge council passes abandoned vehicles ordinance (05/15/09)
Bainbridge Town Council members Richard Cope, Bonnie Osborn and Naomi Barker passed Ordinance 2009-3 on the second reading. This ordinance defines the term "mechanically inoperable" as it pertains to abandoned vehicles in Indiana Code. Residents Joel and Ellie Thompson asked the council about the ordinance. Board President Richard Cope explained the ordinance does not change anything about the code but explains what is considered inoperable...
DePauw exceeds 2009-10 enrollment goals (05/15/09)
DePauw University has enrolled 776 students for the 2009-10 academic year -- including 753 first-year students -- exceeding its goals and attracting one of the most diverse new classes in the 172-year history of the institution. "To say we're pleased is an understatement," says Stefanie Niles, vice president for admission and financial aid...
A Fond Farewell (05/15/09)
Former Cloverdale resident appointed founding dean at IUPUI (05/15/09)
Dr. E. Jane Luzar has been appointed as the founding dean of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Honors College, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, announced Chancellor Charles R. Bantz. Her term as dean starts July 1, 2009...
More Than Just Desserts (05/15/09)
Tiger Cubs cruise to county championship (05/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- It was a night of firsts for Luke Crimmins Thursday night at the Clover Meadows Golf Course. For the first time in his high school career, he made the all-county golf team, but that wasn't the real honor. The real honor came when he found out that he was the medalist of the meet...
South Putnam loses to Patriots (05/15/09)
The South Putnam baseball squad lost to Owen Valley 8-6 Monday. Josh Flory picked up the loss with four hits, six strikeouts and four walks. Noah Boswell was 4-for-4 with two home runs, with Cameron Chestnut adding a 1-for-3 performance with one home run. Brayden Freeman chipped in a 2-for-4 performance...
John R. Harding (05/15/09)
John R. Harding, 66 of Greencastle died Thursday, May 14, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Oct. 26, 1942 in Greencastle, he was the son of Vincent and Pauline McCurry Harding. He was a 1961 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Janice Cooper on Oct. 26, 1985 and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for May 15, 2009 (05/15/09)
Greencastle Fire Department Greencastle Fire Department was dispatched to Tzouanakis Elementary, 500 Linwood Drive, at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday as a result of a fire alarm in the boy's restroom. Although it turned out to be a false alarm, students were evacuated from the building and had to stand in the pouring rain for about 10 minutes...
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