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Stories from Thursday, December 10, 2009

GCSC to examine closing Miller Education Center (12/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- As reports from state officials about the state's financial forecast remain bleak, the Greencastle Community School Superintendent Bob Green is trying to prepare the corporation for the worst. With this in mind, he came before the school board Wednesday night with a proposal to reconfigure the use of the corporation's buildings for more efficient operation. ...
Baby simulators give GHS students a tough dose of reality (12/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- For five Greencastle High School students, this past weekend was not all fun and games. As part of a class assignment in their child development class, students had to take their new, realistic looking and acting babies home and care for them...
Bainbridge acquires new snowplow/dump truck (12/10/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- The timing of the Bainbridge Town Council's approval of the purchase of a Topkick dump truck and snowplow for $46,000 was timely with the change in weather this week. Richard Copeland and Bonnie Osborn voted to OK the acquisition of the truck...
Giving Tree volunteers prepare to distribute gifts (12/10/09)
GREENCASTLE -- It is better to give than to receive. The Giving Tree has witnessed a lot of giving this year, so those less fortunate will receive a happy holiday. The community-wide project helps hundreds of Putnam County families have presents under their tree on the "big morning."...
Local athletes earn WCC honors (12/10/09)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- Recently, the West Central Conference announced it selections for All-Conference for the fall season. Forty-five local athletes earned the honor. Greencastle's boys and girls' cross country teams were the only WCC champions for the 2009 season...
Tiger Cubs notch fifth win of the season (12/10/09)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' basketball team moved to 5-3 on the season after a convincing win over the Danville Warriors Tuesday night. The Tiger Cubs won the contests 44-23. Junior Mallory Miller led the team with 16 points, including three bombs from beyond the arc...
The future's caught you from behind (12/10/09)
Ever wonder what Al Green would sound like with techno beats and loops along with fuzzed-out guitars to back him up? Me neither. But now we have an answer anyway. Maybe we should've been wondering. With the recent release of Escape from Dee-troyt, Los Angeles outfit Rhett Frazier Inc. ...
The Cove is a mesmerizing, haunting film (12/10/09)
Louie Psihoyos' documentary The Cove depicts the gut-wrenching annual killings of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. The film is certainly a front runner for the Oscar and brings awareness to the horrific happenings in a small seaside town in Japan. The film is heartbreaking in more ways than one. ...
Beef & Boards offers up glittering holiday extravaganza (12/10/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- I admit it ... I love a good variety show. When I was a kid, I loved "The Muppet Show," "Donny & Marie" and "The Carol Burnett Show." I thoroughly enjoyed the skits, musical and dance numbers, flashy costumes and decked out sets...
Mary M. Berry (12/10/09)
Mary M. Berry, 100, of Hilton Head, S.C., formerly of Greencastle, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2009 at the Life Care Healthcare in South Carolina. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 10, 2009 (12/10/09)
Putnam County Jail Douglas Newkirk, 45, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 10:34 p.m. Friday for public intoxication, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating per se. Ben Reese, 24, Roachdale, was booked at 1:51 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
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