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Stories from Monday, March 8, 2010

Thomas roasted like a chicken (03/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- "Darrel Thomas was a great man. He will be sadly missed," Thomas' son-in-law Mike Chadd began. "Oh, wait! That is the wrong speech," Chadd continued amid laughter. "I guess I should call work and let them know I don't need those three days off after all."...
Berze brings experience to large and small projects (03/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Bill Berze doesn't own cats. He is a dog lover, but his newest creations are designed to provide felines with their own luxurious condos. Called Cozy Cat Habitats, these homes feature garages, heat lamps, two stories, windows and carpeting in many models...
United Way annual dinner and meeting set for March 13 (03/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The United Way of Putnam County's annual meeting and dinner is set for March 13 with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Professor Meredith Brickell from DePauw University is the keynote speaker. She will address reaching out to the community to bridge the town/gown gap with information from a specific community project...
Supporting the Cause (03/08/10)
Greencastle Middle School eighth grader Miranda Nuz, left, purchases a cupcake from her classmate Rainey Like Saturday during the indoor yard sale. The students worked their own "yard" sale table in the GMS gym as a way to raise money for a charter bus trip to Chicago. In May, the eighth grade class will be taking a one-day outing to the Windy City and visit locations like Navy Pier, Museum of Science and Industry and the Lincoln Park Zoo. The trip costs $56 per student. So no student is left behind due to lack of funds, they have raised the money through the yard sale and selling GMS T-shirts. This is the second year an eighth grade class has gone to Chicago. In the past, the students visited St. Louis.
Dance Workshop offers free Fitness Fusion class (03/08/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Dance Workshop will be hosting a free Fitness Fusion class for the public at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tara Gardner and Lita Sandy with Dance Workshop have been offering the class, which features the Zumba technique, since August. "Fitness Fusion is a super fun, not-so-typical exercise class with the Zumba technique, Latin, hip hop and a little bit of dance all fused together," said Gardner. "It is a full-body workout, including cardio."...
Save the Day campaign helps fire victims (03/08/10)
In the past year, the Wabash Valley Red Cross responded to 139 local home fires helping more than 500 local disaster clients at a cost of almost $80,000 with emergency food, clothing, lodging, personal hygiene items, critical medications, eyeglasses and mental health support...
Local Carpenter agents recognized (03/08/10)
Carpenter Realtors recently held its annual Awards and Sales Rally. Michael Dean was recognized as the Sales and Listing Leader for 2009 for the Carpenter Realtors Greencastle office. The award was presented to Dean by David Caveness, senior vice president...
Tigers fall in NCAA second round (03/08/10)
HOLLAND, Mich. -- The DePauw women's basketball season and its 22-game win streak came to an end Saturday, as Hope College defeated the Tigers, 68-54, in NCAA Division III Championship Second Round play at DeVos Fieldhouse. The 11th-ranked Tigers finished the season at 26-4, while the fourth-ranked Flying Dutch improved to 29-1 and advanced to the round of 16 with their 61st straight home win...
Tiger tennis teams in action (03/08/10)
The DePauw women's tennis team picked up a pair of victories Sunday, defeating Elmhurst, 9-0, and downing Kalamazoo 9-0. The Tiger men fell to Kalamazoo 7-3.
DePauw finds early success on diamonds (03/08/10)
Softball MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- DePauw split its two games Sunday with a 6-2 win over Maryville (Tenn.) and a 2-0 loss to Transylvania. The Tigers are now 3-1 on the season. Maryville took a 2-0 lead in the third as Haley Johnson drove in Ashlan Cosner with a double and then scored on Lindsy Little's single. The Tigers cut the lead in half when Rachel MacBeth singled and scored when Brianne Weeks reached on an error...
Edna MaDonna Floyd (03/08/10)
Edna MaDonna Floyd, 86, of Greenwood passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010. She was born July 27, 1923 in Putnam County, to Robert W. and Mildred McAninch Orr. She attended Putnam County schools and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. Edna married Kenneth W. Dickson in 1941, and he passed away in World War II. She was later married to Norman S. Tirsway from 1949 to 1974. Edna married Otis F. Floyd on Jan. 1, 1978, and he preceded her in death in January 1989...
Registration now open for spring Dining with Diabetes session (03/08/10)
The Putnam County Office of the Purdue Extension Service and Putnam County Hospital will be offering the 2010 spring series of Dining with Diabetes cooking classes on four consecutive Wednesdays starting April 7. The class is limited to 14 participants. The spring classes will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The classes will be held on the third floor of the Putnam County Hospital on Bloomington Street in Greencastle...
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