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Stories from Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Habitat annual meeting to be held Saturday (03/10/10)
The Putnam County Habitat for Humanity annual meeting is set for March 13 at 9 a.m. at the Bainbridge Community Center. Breakfast will be served and the volunteers from 2009 will be acknowledged. Plans for the next Habitat house in Bainbridge will be announced...
GHS presents 'The Diviners' (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle High School theater students are challenging themselves this year by tackling Jim Leonard Jr.'s drama "The Diviners" for their spring production. The played will be staged Friday and Saturday. Curtain time for both performances is 7:30 p.m...
Coats to speak at Lincoln Day Dinner (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats will be the featured speaker Sunday at the Putnam County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner starts at 1 p.m. in the Ball Room at the DePauw Student Union. Coats is one of the Republican candidates to replace Sen. Evan Bayh, who has announced he is retiring from the U.S. Senate...
No safety program in place in Cloverdale (03/10/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The town has been without a safety program, which is an OSHA violation. However, steps have been taken to correct the issue. "We will have one in place ASAP," said town council president Cathy Tipton during the Tuesday night meeting. Council members voted to begin "intense" training of all the town's employees on safety issues including confined spaces, emergency action plan, personal protection equipment and the use of a fire extinguisher with 15 procedures in all...
Roachdale Town Council signs gas application (03/10/10)
ROACHDALE -- Town council members signed an application to pursue getting a new gas system for the town. At last month's council meeting, Anthony Everett with the USDI reported to the board that the current gas system had 20 to 30 underground leaks over the past three years...
Greencastle Council hears about upcoming events (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A number of upcoming events came before the Greencastle Common Council at Tuesday's meeting, with the council giving its stamp of approval to several. DePauw's College Republicans will be hosting the DePauw Dash at 10 a.m. on April 10. The 5K run-walk will help the club raise funds for the U.S. soldier it has "adopted."...
Board honors Rady for 700th career win (03/10/10)
CLOVERDALE -- In a crowded room including an entire row of members of the Cloverdale High School basketball team, Coach Pat Rady was honored for his 700th career win. "We would like to present you with some tokens of appreciation," said CHS Principal Sonny Stoltz during the Monday night school board meeting...
Putnamville inmates, staff participate in state iniative (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnamville Correctional Facility staff recently donated $2,554 and 1,021 food items to Indiana community organizations in support of First Lady Cheri Daniels' Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers Food Drive. Putnamvile staff kicked off a food drive on the same day Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers commenced. The prison's month-long event was coordinated by Kelli Searing, Richard McDonald and Crystal Brown, who organized activities with incentives to promote staff and offender participation...
Armonia Nova coming to DePauw this weekend (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw Performing Arts Series and DePauw School of Music are pleased to welcome early music ensemble Armonia Nova. The group will present a workshop on improvisation and music-making beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday in Thompson Recital Hall of the Judson and Joyce Green Center. The ensemble will also present a concert on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall...
PCCF accepting Youth Philanthropy applications (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to learn about philanthropy and grantmaking? Do you want to serve? Are you a Putnam County high school or college student? If so, you should apply to be a member of the Youth Philanthropy Committee...
Kindergarten Orientations (03/10/10)
Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for April 8 at Cloverdale Elementary School from 6 to 7 p.m. Children who are 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2010 are eligible for enrollment for the 2010-2011 school year. On April 8, parents need to bring the following items for their child: birth certificate, immunization record, and social security number. These items will be copied and attached to your child's school records...
GMS sixth graders wrap up season (03/10/10)
GREENCATLE -- The Greencastle sixth grade boys' basketball team finished their season this past weekend with a record of 9-7. The majority of their games this season were part of the Indy Hoops league, a highly competitive group of teams in central Indiana in and around Indianapolis. ...
GMS, NPMS and SPJH get swin wins (03/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam Junior High swim teams battled West Vigo Tuesday with both teams posting wins. The girls' won 113-63, while the boys' won 99-77. Picking up wins for the girls' team was Mariah Minnick (200 freestyle, 100 freestyle), Tori Kiste (50 freestyle, 50 butterfly), Siera Heim (Diving) and Kyndra Boyce (100 breaststroke)...
Wabash's Mac Petty and players receive NCAC honors (03/10/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Head Coach Mac Petty has been named the 2010 North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year. Three of Petty's players -- seniors Aaron Brock and Cloverdale's Chase Haltom, and junior Wes Smith -- were named to the All-Conference Team...
Cloverdale falls to Owen Valley 38-29 (03/10/10)
The Cloverdale eighth grade girls' basketball team fell to Owen Valley 38-29 recently. The Clovers (4-12) faced a Patriots squad that applied full court pressure and when they had shots, they weren't able to knock them down. Beka Jordan led the way with 16 points, with Lindsey Robson adding nine points...
GMS wrestlers place seventh at tourney (03/10/10)
The Greencastle Middle School wrestling team placed seventh at the Frankfort Tournament Saturday. Winning for GMS were Jordan Froderman and Mark Coghill. Billy Finch placed third and Devin Mooney was fourth. In the junior varsity tournament, Jonas Trammell and Zeb Rumley placed first on the day. David Williams and Grant Mundy were second, with Brandon Gillespie, Dustin Williams and Nick Capps placing third...
GMS falls to Tuttle (03/10/10)
The Greencastle Middle School girls' eighth grade basketball teams dropped a pair to Tuttle Tuesday night. The A-team lost 20-18 and the B-team lost 20-17.
David A. Brinkman (03/10/10)
David A. Brinkman, 67, of Greencastle and formerly of North Vernon, died Monday, March 8, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health Center in Danville. He was born June 3, 1942 in Indianapolis, son of Vernon and Geneva Cox Brinkman. Mr. Brinkman attended the University of Indianapolis and was a machinist with Chrysler Corporation, retiring in 1982 after 30 years. He was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Elizabethtown...
Joyce A. Wagle Hays (03/10/10)
Joyce A. Wagle Hays, 72, of Roachdale died at her daughter's residence on Monday, March 8, 2010. She was born May 2, 1937 in Rockville to Kenneth S. Wagle and Retha M. Clines Wagle. Mrs. Hays was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Danville. She formerly owned and operated a Flower Shop in Roachdale, the Dari-ette in Bainbridge and the Liquor Store in Pittsboro...
Dennis Lee Johnson (03/10/10)
Dennis Lee Johnson, 47, formerly of Cloverdale, died on Saturday, March 6, 2010 in Danville, Ill. He was born July 4, 1962 in Indianapolis and was the son of David William Johnson and Joyce Ann Duncan Johnson. He was an artist, member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Greencastle and a veteran of the United States Navy. He loved spending time with his family and fishing...
Putnam Scanner for March 10, 2010 (03/10/10)
Putnam County Jail Brentley J. Norris, 34, Brazil, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 7:48 p.m. Friday for operating a vehicle without proof of financial responsibility and with a suspended license. Edward Pickering, 37, Greencastle, was booked at 1:44 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating per se and public intoxication...
I don't know if I'll make it (03/10/10)
I'm not sure I can make it until June. That's the next time I have a vacation scheduled. It will be the annual mini-getaway we take each June -- three days. We take a week off in August, and we usually go out of town for one or two days and spend the balance of the time doing things around the house that have fallen by the wayside in the hustle and bustle of daily life...
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