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Stories from Monday, March 1, 2010

Inmates unite to celebrate Black History (03/01/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- For the past six weeks, inmates at the Putnamville Correctional Facility have been putting their time to good use by creating "Progress; Pressing On" -- a program to celebrate black history. The purpose of the program Saturday was to "present black history through singing, music, poetry and readings," a brochure read. A video montage of prominent African Americans throughout history, living and deceased, welcomed members of the audience...
DePauw students continuing efforts to aid Haiti quake victims (03/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Seven weeks have passed since a since a catastrophic earthquake struck the island nation of Haiti. After the Jan. 12 disaster, which was followed by 52 measurable aftershocks that occurred over a 10-day period, images of the aftermath saturated the Internet, television and newspapers. ...
Annual Red Cross chili supper sees another success (03/01/10)
GREENCASTLE--The National Guard Armory was packed Friday night for the Wabash Valley Red Cross Chili dinner. The annual event is a fundraiser for the organization and a popular night out for many people. A silent auction, information booths, children's activity center, music and plenty of great food are all part of the evening...
Putnam County citizens asked to Envision 2011 (03/01/10)
Greencastle -- The Putnam County Community Foundation announces the creation of a grant initiative called "Envision 2011," made possible through the generous donations from Community Grants Fund donors and in honor of the Community Foundation's 25th Anniversary. Envision 2011 is a $100,000.00 grant to be made in Putnam County in 2011...
Weather school teaches what to look for in severe weather (03/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In 20 days it will be spring in Putnam County. This season brings much more than milder temperatures and tulips and it often brings severe weather. Putnam County storm chaser Chris Edwards knows firsthand about severe weather here. For 23 years he has been driving into thunderstorms and reporting about them to the National Weather Service (NWS)...
GMS splits with Speedway Wednesday (03/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Middle School split with Speedway last Wednesday. The girls' team won 123-60, while the boys' fell 93.50-82.5. The girls' dominated the meet, winning each event, including relays and diving. Getting win for the girls' team were Emily Wheeler (200 free, 100 backstroke), Sydney Cassida (100 IM, 400 free), Rachel Custis (50 free, 100 free), Alexis Branagin (diving), Rosio Gomez (50 butterfly) and Hannah Brattain (100 backstroke)...
GGUSBC announces updated standings (03/01/10)
GGUSBC Standings (As of 2/28/10) Sue Cash Memorial (Wednesday) High team scratch score -- The Whole FamDamily 638 High team scratch series -- Family Ties 1,832 High individual game -- Tina Hyten 179 High individual series -- Jackie Robinson 484 City League (Monday)...
Jessica Canary earns All American honors at UIndy (03/01/10)
TOWSON, Md. -- UIndy senior and South Putnam graduate Jessica Canary was named to the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division Third Team last Tuesday, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The team's leading rebounder and second-leading scorer, Canary maintains a 3.90 cumulative GPA in Elementary Education...
Zola Mae Jones (03/01/10)
Zola Mae Jones, 78, of Newport passed away peacefully on Feb. 27, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband Murl; grandson Murl III; parents and five brothers. She is survived by children, Deb (Jim) Culbertson, Paula (Dale) Otsby, Kurt (Julie), Murl (Janelle), Shelby (Rick) Justice, Sandy (John) Tucker and Todd (Tracie); 25 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine Smiley, Barbara Black and Sharon Sheldon; also many nieces, nephews, other family and friends...
Arthur C. Cash (03/01/10)
Arthur C. Cash, 87, Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at the Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. He was born on Dec. 28, 1922 in Coatesville and was the son of the late Clayton and Stella Grace Lisby Cash. He married Lorene Imogene Phillips on Oct. 14, 1944 and she survives. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past October...
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