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Stories from Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Wendling named Fulbright Scholar (05/26/09)
Roachdale resident and DePauw senior Lauren A. Wendling has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarship. Wendling is the daughter of Drew and Dee Wendling of Roachdale. She was the valedictorian for the 2005 graduating class from North Putnam High School and is one of only two DePauw seniors to receive a Fulbright Award for the coming year...
Remember the Fallen (05/26/09)
Farmers' market to open (05/26/09)
Putnam County residents will soon find a fresh food alternative and a great way to support the local economy. The downtown farmers' market will open May 30 through a new partnership between Main Street Greencastle and the Greencastle Sustainability Committee...
Red Cross looking for golf sponsors (05/26/09)
The Putnam County Red Cross is looking for sponsorships for its second annual golf invitational on June 19 at Old Hickory Golf Course. For as little as $50, a company or individual can sponsor a hole at the event. Putting green and registration area opportunities are available for $100. Additionally, anyone wishing to enter the four-person team scramble is welcome at a cost of $55 per person...
HPS to host annual meeting (05/26/09)
Members of the Heritage Preservation Society (HPS) are finalizing plans to host the Historic Landmarks Foundation (HLF) Western Region movable feast that will be held in Greencastle on July 10. The meeting is a progressive meal that takes place starting in the rotunda of the Putnam County Courthouse with appetizers from 6 to 7 p.m. ...
Collision in northern Putnam County (05/26/09)
BUG Club at Roachdale Elementary highly successful (05/26/09)
ROACHDALE -- The BUG Club at Roachdale Elementary is pretty popular with the students even though it has nothing to do with insects. "BUG stands for Bringing Up Grades and honors students who bring up two grades without lowering any others," said school counselor Dan McMurtry. "We add kids every nine weeks when their grades come out. They get their name on a "bug" on the wall and are treated to breakfast."...
Young artists honored (05/26/09)
The 2008 Tri Kappa Art Awards were recently given out to students from all four Putnam County school corporations. Art teachers at each of the schools selected nominees for the awards, which were then judged by members of the sorority. Each student received a certificate and a framed copy of their artwork to display during a recognition event at the Putnam County Library Wednesday evening...
Curves celebrates new location with ribbon cutting (05/26/09)
Plenty of parking and adding two new exercise machines helps make Curves' new location at Putnam Plaza a great experience. Curves is a fitness center designed for women that offers 30-minute fitness and common sense weight loss with the support of a community of women and a circuit coach...
Local resident has photos on exhibit in Ohio (05/26/09)
KENT, Ohio -- Greencastle resident Shaye Painter has had photographs exhibited in a formal show even while a student at Kent State University. As part of the official launch of the Web magazine Stories That Fly, photographs featured in the Web publication are on display in Franklin Hall, the home of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State. The exhibit and Web magazine highlight various aspects of aviation...
Castroneves joins elite company at the Indianapolis 500 (05/26/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- An emotional Helio Castroneves crossed the finish line for the third time in his career at the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. The win gives owner Roger Penske a record 15th win at the Brickyard. "This is incredible," Castroneves exclaimed. "I think my tears speak for everything. What a great team. I just have to thank, first of all, the Lord for giving me this opportunity, to be strong, to have a family that I have."...
Tiger Cubs season ends at Edgewood (05/26/09)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The Greencastle softball squad's season came to a close at the Edgewood Sectional Monday. The Tiger Cubs fell to Sullivan 8-1. Steady rains delayed the game's start and once the Tiger Cubs took to the field it was clear it was going to be a tough game in more ways than one...
Greencastle defeats Cougars for county title (05/26/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Kyle Nobles has spent this baseball season waiting for an injury to heal sufficiently to allow him to pitch more than a couple of innings and raise the velocity on his fastball. That game arrived Saturday and the timing couldn't have been better...

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