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Stories from Thursday, November 19, 2009

Tax deduction filing deadline nears (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- While Indiana real property owners have until the end of 2009 to file for property tax deductions, Putnam County auditor Stephanie Campbell is urging local residents to file as soon as possible. "With the holiday season and winter weather approaching, property owners should file deduction applications as soon as they are able," said Campbell. "We don't want anyone to miss out on a deduction because they missed the application deadline."...
A Brush With Nature (11/19/09)
Donovan Asbell of Greencastle Troop No. 99 commands a vulture held by Alligator Aaron to raise its wings Monday night at the Greencastle First Baptist Church. Alligator Aaron entertained cub scouts from Troop No. 99 and Troop No. 191 from Reelsville.
Trial date set for Jackson (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A trial date has been set for a Greencastle woman charged with four felony counts of battery has been set. Treva J. Jackson, 35, will go to trial on Feb. 24 if her case proceeds to that point. Her final pretrial conference has been set for Feb. 4, and any court orders or plea agreements in the case must be filed by that date...
Next stop on Holiday Home Tour (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Pat and Sue McCune are the owners of this home at 101 Hilltop Lane, which is one of six homes on the 27th Annual Holiday Home Tour sponsored by the Delta Theta Tau sorority. It is redecorated with relaxing neutral and earth tones, from the sunroom to the cozy breakfast nook. The light fixtures, kitchen counters, and floor coverings have been replaced, including the addition of red oak hardwood in the kitchen and entry...
Library board tentatively approves 2010 pay raises (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Members of the Putnam County Public Library board agreed during its Wednesday meeting to give library employees a two percent raise in 2010, pending the availability of funds. However, there will be a delay in implementing the raises from January to February at the earliest. The bigger discussion was whether to make the raise retroactive. Board members agreed to make the pay raise retroactive should they be given...
Joyce Johnson wins Cloverdale Civic Award (11/19/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Lions Club recently presented the 14th annual Cloverdale Civic Award to Joyce Johnson. The nominations for this award come from the general public, and the Lions Club would like to thank everyone who submitted a nomination form. Over 50 people were in attendance to celebrate the presentation...
Sustainability efforts continue (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Environmentalism is often set in opposition to business interests. However, at Tuesday's Sustainable Greencastle meeting at city hall, guest speaker Denise Coogan painted a very different picture. "You can't afford not to be environmentally friendly," Coogan told her audience...
Today is Great American Smoke Out (11/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In celebration of the American Cancer Society's 34th Great American Smoke Out today, Hoosiers across Putnam County are encouraged to "make the commitment and quit smoking today". "With the holidays just around the corner, it's a great time for people to give the 'gift' of a better life to themselves and to their family and friends by quitting," said Meredith Williams, Director of Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation...
Tracking workshop Saturday (11/19/09)
The mantracking workshop will be held Saturday at the Bellmore Fire Station. The workshop begins at 8 a.m. with a classroom presentation. It will then move to the Raccoon Lake area for a demonstration followed by a break for lunch. Finally, everyone will complete a much larger course for evaluation and finishing by 4 p.m...
Lady Tiger Sharks reload for '09 (11/19/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Someone might wonder, what is a coach or a team supposed to do that loses a senior class like Luke Beasley and the Lady Tiger Sharks did? What do you do when you lose a swimmer like Kelsey Murtagh ,who advanced to the state finals every year she swam; or swimmers like Erika Collins, Morgan Terry, Caitlyn Gannaway and Lainey Poor who were always there scoring points when their team needed them the most?...
GHS opens season with a tie against Chargers (11/19/09)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' swim team opened the season with a 92-all tie with North Montgomery Tuesday. Seniors Sara Culler and Melissa Ball recorded two wins each on the night. Culler captured the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, while Ball won the 200 IM and the 100 freestyle. The 200 freestyle relay also picked up a win on the night...
Bloodshot reissues a pair of gems (11/19/09)
As Chicago-based indie label Bloodshot Records celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, one can look back on its decade and a half and see what has made Bloodshot one of THE labels on alt-country (whatever that is). Peruse Bloodshot's archives and you will find names like Old 97's, Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Alejandro Escovedo, Robbie Fulks and the Bottle Rockets. We're talking alt-country royalty here...
Ah, to be thirtysomething (11/19/09)
More times than not, people are told that their adolescent years are the toughest of the lives. But in the late 1980s, ABC debut a show, thirtysomething, that depicted the difficulties aging baby boomers were coping with, and in fact the thirtysomething's of today still struggle with...
DeVoe to play holiday show at Chateau Thomas (11/19/09)
PLAINFIELD -- Hoosier singer-songwriter Jennie DeVoe will help kick off the holiday season at Chateau Thomas Winery with its "Spirt of the Season Concert." The show will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the winery. Tickets for the annual show are $30 and include two drinks. Dinner and seating are available at 6 p.m...
Darryl L. Elmore (11/19/09)
Darryl D. Elmore, 69, of Plainfield, formerly of Greencastle, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at his residence. Born January 30, 1940 in Greencastle, he was the son of Gilbert and Helen Williams Elmore. He was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School. Mr. ...
Mary H. Romer (11/19/09)
Mary H. Romer, 90, of Fort Recovery, Ohio died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio. She was born Oct. 2, 1919 in Fort Recovery, the daughter of the late John Pottkotter and Irene Laux. She married Cletus Romer on Oct. 6, 1945 in Fort Recovery, and he preceded her in death on March 28, 1995...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 19, 2009 (11/19/09)
Putnam County Jail Susan Ewing, 52, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 6:57 p.m. Friday for public intoxication, resisting law enforcement and violation of probation. Steven Hornback, 35, Fillmore, was booked at 12:37 p.m. Saturday for failure to appear and a Jackson County warrant...
DePauw Theater Presents Eurydice (11/19/09)
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