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Stories from Monday, September 14, 2009

CHS greenhouse nears completion (09/14/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale School Board heard updates on its greenhouse from Dan Sulkoske and maintenance from Jeff Underwood during the regular meeting Monday. Sulkoske informed the board about the delayed delivery of the greenhouse. It pushed the completion date back by one week, even though the delivery was three weeks late...
Man dies in Sunday morning I-70 crash (09/14/09)
CLOVERDALE -- At 9:25 a.m. Sunday, Indiana State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on I-70 at the 33-mile marker in Putnam County. Preliminary investigation revealed that Jose A. Melendez, 39, of New York, was driving a 2001 Freightliner semi-tractor pulling a box trailer east bound on I-70 at the 33-mile marker. The semi-tractor and trailer was operating at a reduced speed, traveling up a slight grade, with the hazard lights in operation...
Youth take to the skies through Young Eagles program (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Dozens of youth got a taste of piloting over the weekend thanks to the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the EAA's Young Eagles Program. Members of Putnam County EAA Chapter No. 1374 took children ages 8 though 17 on short airplane rides throughout Airport Appreciation Days, held over the weekend at Putnam County Municipal Airport...
New festival is looking for artists (09/14/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- Artists will have a chance to draw or design a covered bridge for the first Covered Bridges of Putnam County Festival, set for October 9 through 18. The inaugural event will be sponsored by the Russellville Friends of the Park. Registration is set for Oct. ...
Grand Prize Game! (09/14/09)
Amanda Gibson, 11, attempts the "Bozo Grand Prize Game" Saturday during the Russellville Roundup at the community center. Gibson resides in Browns Valley. The game benefited the Montgomery County Special Olympics.
Week filled with festivities at CHS (09/14/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers are having a week packed with homecoming activities starting Sunday, when the Clover was painted in the streets and ending Friday with the Clovers hosting Cascade Cadets. The theme for the week and parade is Capture the Cadets. Dress up themes for the week are Monday, sports fanatic day; Tuesday, tie dye; Wednesday, dress like a little kid; Thursday, toga day (togas must be worn over the regular clothing); and Friday is green, white and black day...
Lesson from Freetown (09/14/09)
Michelle Mimms-Duchan of Freetown Village Living History helps Ryan Deaton, 5, during a 19th-century candle making demonstration Saturday during Festival of the Book activities at the Putnam County Public Library.
PC Red Cross seeks volunteers (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Unit of the Wabash Valley Chapter, American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to assist local victims of disaster. Helping others in times of need has always been a strength of the citizens in this community, and this is an opportunity to exercise that strength...
Trial date set for alleged trafficker (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A trial date has been set for a Florida woman accused of attempting to pass contraband to a Putnamville Correctional Facility during a visit. Judy A. Gary, 51, of Tarpon Springs is set to face a jury in Putnam County Circuit Court on Nov. 25. She is charged with Class C felony trafficking with an inmate and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana...
Table Talk Ministries awarded national prize (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Through Table Talk Ministries, the not-for-profit organization he founded, Bill Hudson helps many. On Friday, he received some assistance to continue that mission. Hudson was named a grand prize winner in Citgo Petroleum's "Fueling Good" campaign, and was awarded free gasoline for a year...
Robe-Ann Park hosts Family Movie Night (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The inaugural Family Movie Night will be coming to Robe-Ann Park Sept. 19 at dusk. A 26-foot inflatable screen will be set up in the softball diamond at the park. The movie will be Walt Disney's "Race to Witch Mountain," which tells the story of a Las Vegas cabbie who enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization wanting to use the kids for their nefarious plans. ...
Pumpkins for Sale (09/14/09)
Six-year-old Bryce Chandler, right, hangs out with his cousin Elijah Chandler, 3, Saturday during Putnam County Museum's Fall Festival. The boys were there with their family selling pumpkins.
Cause 4 the Paws Auto Show Winners (09/14/09)
Larry Baker, above, and Bob Leonard, below, were the big winners at Saturday's Cause 4 the Paws benefit Car and Bike Show at Robe-Ann Park. Baker's bike took the best bike in show award, best paint and Monty's Choice. The latter award is chosen by Monty Beaman, a local man injured in a June motorcycle accident. The Run for Fun motorcycle ride, which preceded the show, raised funds for Beaman. Leonard's Pontiac LeMans won the best car in show award, much to its owners' surprise. "I'm amazed. I never bring it out and show it," Leonard said. Cause 4 the Paws was held to raise money for the Putnam County Humane Society.
Third annual Chalk Art Bash set for Saturday (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Plans are well under way for the third annual Chalk Art Bash, scheduled to take place on the courthouse square, on Sept. 19. "Bring your own chalk and you will receive an 8-foot-by-8-foot section of sidewalk in the Visitors Cove downtown Greencastle. Prizes will be awarded for the most original, most lifelike and people's choice," said Carla Lawless, Director of the Putnam County Convention and Visitor's Bureau...
Chamber invites newcomers to annual reception (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Millpond Health Campus will host the newest residents of the community at the Annual Newcomer Reception on Oct. 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Millpond Health Campus, located at 1014 Millpond Lane...
Customer appreciation day at Family Video (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Family Video, 820 Indianapolis Road, will have its customer appreciation day from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18. There will be free hot dogs, Monical's pizza, big bounce house, a fire truck and dog, a police car, coloring books, a K-9 unit, library hand-outs, Sonic with a slushy mascot, face painting, a clown and balloons. Door prizes including music and a 42" big-screen TV from Aarons Sales and Lease for game tournament will be given out...
Mona Lisa Spa and Salon offers ambiance and style (09/14/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Creating an elegant spa and salon has been a dream Rhonda Stonebraker has poured her heart and soul into. The Mona Lisa Spa and Salon opened last March, and recently celebrated joining the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting...
Greencastle tops Northview, 5-2 (09/14/09)
BRAZIL -- The Northview girls soccer team put forth a resilient effort, but fell short on their home field against Greencastle on Saturday morning, by the count of 5-2. Things appeared to be going the Knights' way early, as Alli Thomas scored the games first goal just over 15 minutes in...
Tiger Cubs thrash Knights (09/14/09)
BRAZIL -- A suspended starting goalie and a visit from an undefeated Greencastle team proved not to be a solid cure for the ailments of the struggling Northview boys soccer team. The Knights fell to a very good Greencastle team Saturday by the count of 6-1. ...
Weatherford breaks school record; Tiger Cubs finish second at Invitational (09/14/09)
CLAYTON -- Colleen Weatherford paced the Greencastle High School girls' cross country team to a second place finish at the Jon Mitchell Invitational Saturday morning. Weatherford finished seventh with a time of 20:50.61, breaking Sara Culler's school record of 20:56.0. ...
Langdon paces county golfers in WCC match over weekened (09/14/09)
CLAYTON -- Blue skies and gentle winds welcomed golfers to Deer Creek Golf Course Saturday for the West Central Conference match. The host Cadets captured the championship with a total of 361, followed by South Putnam with a 387 and Cloverdale with a 399. Greencastle was fourth with a 431 and North Putnam was fifth with a tally of 492...
Eagles avenge Friday night loss with county volleyball title (09/14/09)
ROACHDALE -- In less than 24 hours, South Putnam avenged its Friday night football loss to North Putnam when the Eagles dominated the Cougars 25-7, 25-13 and claimed the 2009 Putnam County volleyball championship. "This is the first time South Putnam has won the county championship since 1986," SPHS coach Lindsey Blackman said. "Today I give all the credit to our seniors, the way they led on the court and gave this team confidence...
Tigers set offensive records in (09/14/09)
Anderson -- The 23rd-ranked Tigers rolled up a school-record 665 yards including a record 494 through the air on the way to a 55-7 win at Anderson. DePauw improved to 1-0 in interim head coach Robby Long's debut, while the Ravens dropped to 0-2. The Tigers set the tone on the game's first possession as they drove 90 yards in 13 plays with Spud Dick tossing a 20-yard score to Alex Koors. ...
Keeping the score (09/14/09)
Record keeping is not a favorite of many people. Some forms of record keeping, like having the winning football score or scrapbooking, provide enjoyment. This is especially true when individuals can reflect back on great memories. The 4-Her learns and is responsible for many different types of record keeping that in some cases is project specific while in other cases it involves the entire 4-H career...
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