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Stories from Thursday, October 1, 2009

Berry Street tradition continues (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- For more than three decades, residents of Berry Street have come together for what is today a flea market. Many years before, it started as a picnic organized by the late Russell Myers. According to lifetime Berry Street resident Cheryl Salsman, "On the last Sunday of July in 1947, at dawn, Russell went up and down Berry Street, signaling folks to fill their picnic baskets and line the street with their vehicles."...
Garden has become big part of community (10/01/09)
ROACHDALE -- Four-and-a-half years after his death, lifetime Roachdale resident and longtime business owner Bob Allen is still a part of the town -- thanks in large part to a special place in the middle of the little burg. The Roachdale Community Garden, nestled behind the Roachdale Public Library on Meridian Street, was dedicated in July 2007. The garden was made possible through community donations and fundraising efforts...
New partnership creates Local Food for Neighbors in Need (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Have you heard about the church pastor, the deer hunter and the college student who met last week? That's not the set-up for a punch line, but actually part of a new partnership for a serious community cause -- Local Food for Neighbors in Need. Through this pilot program, more locally harvested produce and meat will be distributed through church pantries and agencies toward meeting the historic need for relief in these challenging economic times...
Greencastle Parks Department hosts 'What's That Bug?' (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite the public to Jaycee Park for an afternoon of hunting and identifying bugs. The "What's That Bug?" event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9. The cost is $15. Several students and 4-H need to collect bugs for projects; scouts need to work on nature, collecting and outdoor badges; and some people just want to know more about bugs...
Chamber, Mill Pond hold reception for new residents (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce would like to remind new residents in the community of its 2009 Newcomer Reception. The event is slated for Oct. 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mill Pond Health Campus, 1014 Millpond Lane, Greencastle. Mill Pond is also the Chamber's co-sponsor for the event...
Friendship Day Donation (10/01/09)
Sponsors of Friendship Day delivered their collection of non-perishable food items and monetary donations Wednesday to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry. In honor of Friendship Day, people who picked up their "friendship" roses were asked to make a monetary donation or non-perishable food item. Accepting the large donation were food pantry president Judy Miller, right front, and vice-president Frances Washburne, seated left; also pictured are Friendship Day sponsors (from left) Tammy Amor with Greencastle Chamber of Commerce; Therese Cunningham with State Farm Insurance; Kristin Wade with Teachers Credit Union; Sharon Bone with Ivy Tech; Beth Hurley and James Knoebel with At Home Reality; and Jenny Sullivan with Eitel's Flowers and Gifts.
Wolfsie Entertains Heritage Lake Community (10/01/09)
GREENCASATLE -- For the third year, Heritage Lake Community Services and Heritage Lake Book Club combined resources to offer an evening with an author to the public. Dick Wolfsie, author, columnist, writer and TV personality, delighted members of the audience with his narrative entitled "Why We Laugh." This well known Hoosier is the author of 12 books and presently is a weekly humor columnist for 25 central Indiana newspapers...
Tiger Cubs bow out of sectional (10/01/09)
BRAZIL -- The year has been one of learning for the Greencastle boys' tennis team under first year head coach Sara Zirnheld. The Tiger Cubs battled Owen Valley in the first match of the Northview boys' tennis sectional, falling 4-1. Despite the loss, GHS head coach Sara Zirnheld was impressed with her team and the way they've improved over the course of the season...
Cougars hang with Bulldogs (10/01/09)
ROACHDALE --With the postseason just a week away, the North Putnam Cougars boy soccer team made a statement to any team that thinks they are going to roll over and play dead -- it's not happening. For over 65 minutes, North Putnam went head-to-head with Monrovia, who coming into the match was 7-3, with keeper Brandon Volland blocking everything that the Bulldogs could kick at him. He even blocked a penalty kick early in the second half...
North Putnam runners battle Clovers (10/01/09)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam boys' and girls' cross country teams ran against Cloverdale Tuesday. For the girls, Paxton Stephenson led the way with a third place finish with a time of 22:17, with Whitney High placing fifth with a time of 24:22. Hillary Salyers was eighth overall with her time of 25:39, with Dakota Parent finishing 10th in 27:12 and Mandy Preecs finishing 12th in a time of 37:34...
South Putnam falls to Tri-West in four games (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam volleyball team battled possible sectional foe Tri-West Wednesday, losing in four sets. The Bruins won 24-26, 25-12, 25-15 and 25-22. Emily Dabkowski helped lead the way with nine blocks, 14 digs, 11 assists and six points, while Katelyn Sibbitt added 13 digs and nine points. Brooke Boetjer chipped in seven kills and eight blocks, with Rachel Egold adding five kills and seven digs. Ashley Wombles had four kills, five blocks and nine points in the loss...
CMS wins against Eels (10/01/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The seventh and eighth grade pulled out victories over Eminence Tuesday. The seventh graders won 25-18 and 25-16, while the eighth graders won. Jessica Winders recorded 15 sets for the Clovers, but it was Maddi Smith with the "Star Award". She stepped into the setter position after Lexi Branneman was out sick. She also recorded no errors on her serves...
Eagles compete in tri-meet (10/01/09)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam High School cross country teams split Wednesday night with Cascade and Speedway. The boys placed third with 63 points while Speedway finished second with 40 points while Cascade wont he meet with 24 points. Jorge Cavell was the top finisher for the Eagles, placing 10th with a time of 19:22 with Tanner Barr coming in 11th with a time of 19:46 and Dylan Hayes finishing 13th in 19:46. ...
Avetts give us 2009's best record (10/01/09)
Longtime fans of the Avett Brothers could easily ask one question of the band's major label debut, I and Love and You, released Tuesday on Columbia Records -- Where's the banjo? Darlings of the stringband scene for the bigger part of a decade, the Avetts have, indeed, expanded their sound for the new record. This time around, they opt for piano-driven balladry for the biggest portion of these 13 new tracks...
Relive 5 decades with a Hollywood icon (10/01/09)
For five decades, Paul Newman thrilled audiences with the everyman quality he brought to his characters and the simple elegance he displayed in his private life. With 20th Century Fox's released of The Paul Newman Collection, fans can once again revel in the roles that helped define a legend...
DePauw Theatre opens season with Molière's 'Tartuffe' (10/01/09)
GREENCASTLE -- "I may be pious, but I'm human, too." That line, spoken by the title character in Molière's "Tartuffe," is probably the most honest line he ever utters. "Tartuffe" kicks off DePauw Theatre's 2009-10 season tonight. The character of Tartuffe is an embodiment of the religious hypocrisy that permeated France during the reign of King Louis XIV...
Joel Mabus to perform Saturday at Danville church (10/01/09)
DANVILLE -- The Keys, String & Other Things live music series is proud to present nationally known folksinger Joel Mabus in concert on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 95 N. Jefferson St., Danville (located one block north of the courthouse). Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 16 and under...
'Kiss Me, Kate' runs through Oct. 10 (10/01/09)
HILLSBORO -- Myers Dinner Theatre will be running the witty Cole Porter classic "Kiss Me, Kate" through Oct. 10. There will be matinees on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and evening performances on Fridays and Saturdays. There is also a special evening show on Thursday, Oct. 8...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 1, 2009 (10/01/09)
Putnam County Jail Dale Kaeff, 40, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday for petition to revoke bond. Kevin Petro, 31, Indianapolis, was booked at 1:48 p.m. Wednesday for petition to revoke probation. Anetta Hargis, 57, Indianapolis, was booked at 5:33 p.m. Wednesday for petition to revoke probation...
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