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Stories from Monday, August 24, 2009

Friendship Day is Sept. 23 (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Friendship Day 2009 is set for Sept. 23. This annual event, which this year is sponsored by Eitel's Flowers & Gifts, The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, Asbury Towers Retirement Community, At Home Realty, LLC, Cunningham Insurance, Ivy Tech Community College and RHS -- A Republic Service Co., is intended to spread friendship, goodwill and community spirit among Putnam County Citizens...
CUBS promotes character at GHS (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Building character has taken on a new face at Greencastle High School this year as students learn about an innovative program called CUBS (Character Choices Ultimately Become Successes). With the promise of a chance to win $1,500 donated by Balfour and numerous smaller prizes, the new program provides every student a chance to demonstrate good character traits while improving discipline issues, absenteeism and test scores at the school...
Day of Caring is this Friday (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- This coming Friday will find volunteers from all over Putnam County working to help build a better community during the United Way of Putnam County's Day of Caring. The annual event follows the agency's kick-off breakfast at 8 a.m. on Aug. 28 at the Walden Inn Conference Center...
Pair of Indiana authors to speak at PCPL Festival of the Books (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Travel through time Sept. 12 at the Putnam County Public Library as part of its Festival of the Books. In an eight-hour span, FOB attendees will journey through various periods of history through fiction and non-fiction. To help with the tour will be several Indiana authors including James Alexander Thom and John Bower...
GCSC scores above average on ACT (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Community School Corporation (GCSC) learned recently that its 2009 graduates tested above the state average in all four areas of the ACT college entrance exam. A report released by ACT revealed the five-year trends for GHS graduates taking the test. The 2009 class achieved the high score in all four areas as well as the composite score...
Pair of notorious crimes dot Putnam County's early history (08/24/09)
Even in the early days of its formation, Putnam County had some criminal notoriety -- first with a murder-suicide and later a crime that resulted in the first hanging in the county. According to "Weik's History of Putnam County," the first murder in the county was a murder-suicide involving several families settled in the vicinity of what is now Cloverdale...
WGRE 91.5 FM No. 4 college radio station in the nation (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Princeton Review's 2009 Best 366 Colleges lists DePauw University's WGRE 91.5 FM radio station as the No. 4 college radio station in the nation. WGRE has been ranked within the top 10 for the past decade. The station also celebrated its 60th anniversary last year. This year's ranking is down one slot from last years number three slot in the Review...
2009 Lyon Scholars ready to start classes (08/24/09)
Three Putnam County young ladies have been looking forward to the beginning of school this year. Krista Klindt, Brittanie Brannemann and Shelbey Richey have been selected as Lyon Family Scholars for 2009. Cloverdale High School graduate Branneman hopes to become a veterinarian because of her love of animals. She will enter the pre-vet science program at Indiana State University...
Putnam County Hospital announces affiliation with Clarian Health (08/24/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In an agreement designed to further enhance patient care by improving access to specialists, quality and safety initiatives and the continuum of care, the Putnam County Hospital board has voted unanimously to enter into a clinical affiliation agreement with Clarian Health...
Bobbie D. Collier (08/24/09)
Bobbie D. Collier, 73, of Fillmore died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 at his residence. He was born Sept. 11, 1935 in Cloverdale to Dewey and Sarah Etchinson Collier. Mr. Collier had been a heavy equipment operator for himself as well as several construction companies. He was a member of Stilesville Christian Church...
Georgia M. McAllister (08/24/09)
Georgia Mae Nichols McAllister, 65, of Greencastle died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. Born April 29, 1944 in Dolan, she was the daughter of George Ann McKinney Nichols. She received her GED from Greencastle High School and attended Indiana State University for two years. She married W. Thomas McAllister in 1961 and he survives...
Putnam 4-H'ers 'Fair' well at state level (08/24/09)
An example of the many fun occasions in being a 4-H Youth Educator is when a parent calls and reports the success of a 4-Her at the Indiana State Fair. Emma Hiigel, is one such example, as she had the 2009 Indiana State Fair Champion Dairy Goat Wether. ...
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