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Stories from Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Asbury on the GHS Band wagon (10/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation announced that excitement about the GHS Band is building, and the Asbury Endowment for the Arts will grant nearly $800 to the GHS band for instruments. "Jason Asbury is a vital philanthropic partner for the arts in Putnam County," said Elaine Peck, Executive Director of the Community Foundation. "He currently lives in New York City, but we stay in touch regularly so he can make informed decisions about supporting the arts here at home."...
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CES principal promotes positive behavior program (10/13/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Elementary school principal Stacey Baugh gave an update to the school board during its regular meeting Monday. "Everything is going great," she said. The school has adopted a positive behavior program the students seem to responding well to. It is based on a ticket system, and for every five tickets received, students earn a special treat. The treats range from extended recess time on Friday to having lunch with a person of choice...
Putnamville superintendent honored by IDOC (10/13/09)
CARLISLE -- Indiana Department of Correction Commissioner Edwin Buss has honored Putnamville Correctional Facility Superintendent Bruce Lemmon with the prestigious Distinguished Service Award. The honor was presented during a special ceremony last Wednesday in Evansville, site of the Indiana Correctional Association Fall Conference...
The Waters hosts open house (10/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In answer to the growing need for specialized care for those in the later stages of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, The Waters of Greencastle has expanded its memory care unit. "It was created to provide a continuum of care," said Holly Wachtel, administrator at The Waters...
Board of Realtors to host tax caps discussion panel (10/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Board of Realtors will host a Constitutional Property Tax Caps Discussion Panel on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Tzouanakis Intermediate School, 500 Linwood Drive, Greencastle. State Sen. Connie Lawson and State Rep. Nancy Michael are the members of the Greencastle Discussion Panel, which is open to the public at no charge...
Putnam County Farm Bureau offers youth essay contest (10/13/09)
Eighth graders are eligible for the 2009-2010 Dick Lugar/Indiana Farm Bureau/Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Companies Youth Essay Contest. The state winners are recognized with an all-expense paid trip to our nation's capital. The district winners are awarded a $50.00 U.S. Savings Bond...
Pizza N' Stuff opens in Fillmore (10/13/09)
FILLMORE -- For the past 20 years, Betty Snell of Colfax has been in the pizza business. Since 1999, she has owned and operated Pizza N' Stuff in Tippecanoe County. Before that, she owned and operated Pizza By George near Lebanon. Now Snell has expanded her business to the Fillmore area by opening a Pizza N' Stuff on S. Main Street...
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation co-hosts training (10/13/09)
On Oct. 21, the Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation is partnering with the Hamilton Center, Hendricks County Coalition for Tobacco Intervention and Prevention, English Family Farms and Mental Health of America of Putnam County to sponsor a mental health professionals training addressing tobacco in individuals with mental illness...
Greencastle nudges out Cascade for WCC title (10/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle's boys cross country team proved Saturday that it doesn't just take one runner to win a meet -- it takes five. The Tiger Cubs had all five of their scoring runners finish in the top 10, making the 2009 West Central Conference team, and winning the meet with 32 points...
Lady Tiger Cubs cruise to WCC championship (10/13/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Lady Tiger Cubs set five big goals they wanted to accomplish by the end of the season: win the county meet, win the West Central Conference meet, advance out of the sectional and regional and advance someone to the semi-state race...
Cougars fall 2-0 in sectional opener (10/13/09)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Even though his team lost 2-0 and the Cougars season was over, head coach Dave Moller knew that his team gave everything it could. "We have definitely played better these past few games than we have all season," Moller said about is team...
GHS exits sectional on penalty kicks (10/13/09)
MOORESVILLE -- For the Greencastle boys' soccer team, Saturday was an example of the better team not winning the game. The Tiger Cubs had more shots on goal, better positioning, but in the end, not enough goals. Greencastle fell to the Pioneers 4-3 on penalty kicks, after finishing two overtime periods tied at 2-all...
Karen Lynn Everts (10/13/09)
Karen Lynn Everts, 60, of Fillmore, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born May 28, 1949 in Gary, the daughter of Max and Vera Evans Foster. Mrs. Everts was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church in Morton, and the Plainfield Quaker Town Shakers Square Dance Club...
Benjamin David Ferris (10/13/09)
Benjamin David Ferris, 36, of Fillmore died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 at his home. He was born May 31, 1973 in Indianapolis, the son of David Ferris and Carol McDaniel. He married Heather Nicks in 2008. He is survived by his wife; parents; sons and daughters Austin Ferris, Lucas Ferris, Dustin Ferris-Best, Brittany Ferris-Best and Heather Ferris-Best; sister Leslie Ferris-O'Sullivan; brother Don Ferris; stepfather Bruce McDaniel; and special friends Charlie and Kathy Erwin...
Letha Bonifacius Thornton (10/13/09)
Letha Bonifacius Thornton, 96, of Roachdale died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009. She was born Oct 16, 1912 in Pulaski County, Ky. to James Harrison and Rebecca Ellen Alexander Abbott. She married Clarence B. Bonifacius on Oct. 16, 1931, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1972. She remarried Herbert B Thornton on July 10, 1982. He preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1992...
Max Eugene Zaring (10/13/09)
Max Eugene Zaring, 76, of Fillmore died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 at the Hickory Creek at Sunset Nursing Home in Greencastle. Born Dec. 6, 1932 in Putnam County, he was the son of Robert and Marjorie Ferrand Zaring. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. On Aug. 8, 1954 he married Bonnie Jean Petrytus, and she preceded him in death on May 11, 2005...
This is fourth annual money smart week (10/13/09)
The week of Oct. 10-17 is the fourth annual Indiana Money Smart Week. Like other states Indiana has been hit hard by the shaky economy. Some parts of the state are seeing record high unemployment. Foreclosures and even investment fraud have affected many Hoosiers...
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