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Stories from Saturday, January 16, 2010

County home items on display at PC Museum (01/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- What began as a self-sustaining poor farm for the destitute in Putnam County in 1870 has ended up empty and silent shell of a building. "Oh, what tales the walls of Green Acres could tell us," said Putnam County Museum assistant director Tanis Monday. "We hope people will share their stories about the local landmark with us."...
Program aimed at parents of special needs children (01/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Jill Summerlot has plenty of firsthand experience dealing with special needs children. Now, Summerlot puts that experience to work helping others as a regional program specialist for the Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs (IN*SOURCE)...
'Winter Warmup' in the forecast for classical musical festival (01/16/10)
The Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival is presenting two "Midwinter Warmup" concerts, one on Sunday and one on Jan. 24. Both will begin at 3 p.m. and will take place in the sanctuary of Gobin United Memorial Church in Greencastle. Admission is free, with donations accepted to raise money for the 2010 summer series. All performers are donating their services...
Tiger Cubs rebound for win over Eagles (01/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Both teams were coming off loses earlier in the week, but both came out attacking and it was Greencastle outlasting South Putnam 61-55 Friday. The win moves GHS to 8-6 on the season, while the Eagles drop to 2-12. The Tiger Cubs and Eagles both came out scraping, diving after loose balls and applying some up-in-your-face defense, which resulted in some heated Friday night combat...
Cadets too much for Clovers (01/16/10)
CLAYTON -- It's a growing process for the Cloverdale girls' basketball this season. Even with wins not coming, they are finding things to build on. The Lady Clovers got a couple of those building blocks Friday, with a strong third quarter and a surprise performance from a freshman...
Cougars fall to Bulldogs (01/16/10)
ROACHDALE -- In a nutshell, the opening 30 seconds of the fourth quarter of Friday's girls' basketball game at North Putnam summed up everything. Monrovia opened the quarter with possession, missed a shot, and the rebound was claimed by the Cougars. ...
Clover win moves Rady one step closer to No. 700 (01/16/10)
CLAYTON -- Defensive pressure kept the Cascade boys' basketball team on its heals all night, propelling the Cloverdale boys to a 55-43 victory Friday. The Clovers applied pressure from the opening tip and didn't let up until the end of the game, forcing the Cadets to shoot 27 percent from the field...
NP nipped by Monrovia (01/16/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's boys couldn't keep up with Monrovia's fast-paced offense Friday, losing 95-70 in a West Central Conference basketball game on the Cougars' court. "We put up enough points," North Putnam coach Nathan Martindale said. "The bottom line is we didn't defend well enough."...
GHS defeats South Putnam by 10 (01/16/10)
GREENCASTLE --Greencastle boys' basketball head coach Troy Greenlee knew South Putnam wanted to play a methodical, ball-control style of game Friday night. But he and his team had different plans, hoping to establish an up-tempo, breakneck offensive pace...
James A. Wilson Sr. (01/16/10)
James A. Wilson Sr., 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1932 in North Salem, the son of the late Homer O. Wilson and Hazel Vansickle Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a 1950 graduate of North Salem High School. He was a member of Free and Accepted Mason Masonic Lodge 142 in North Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars, AmVets, American Legion and York Rite. He was a US Navy veteran, serving for 24 years from 1950 to 1974...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 16, 2010 (01/16/10)
Putnam County Jail Steven R. Hornback, 35, Fillmore, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 11:03 a.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation and theft. Nita J. Rhea, 43, Greencastle, was booked at 4:56 p.m. Thursday for theft. Misty D. Crouch, 35, Greencastle, was booked at 12:55 p.m. Friday for public intoxication and violation of probation...
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