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Stories from Thursday, March 18, 2010

Fenwick files motion to change service of commitment (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for stealing more than $350,000 from a local Methodist church has filed a motion to change service of commitment. Melynda J. Fenwick, 37, was convicted on Nov. 23 with six counts of Class C felony forgery and six counts of Class D felony theft. ...
Matthews honored for 30 years in HPS (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Bob Matthews is a self-made man. That's what one of his closest friends, Harold Spicer, says about the 86-year-old Putnam County resident who was recently honored for his service in the Heritage Preservation Society. "He is thoroughly dependable for whatever job he is assigned, he is a self-made man, having supported himself since he was 10 years old," said Spicer...
Circulation down at PCPL (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- There has been a downward trend in circulation over the last three to four months at the Putnam County Public Library. During the board meeting Wednesday, library director Alice Greenburg told board members picture books account for most of the decline...
Bowling for Food (03/18/10)
Local Girl Scouts held a Bowling for Food event Saturday at Alex Alleys in Greencastle. The scouts donated food items for the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry, which will be moving to 620 Tennessee St. on April 1.
Cougars pick up wins over South Putnam (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The North Putnam swim teams picked up two wins over South Putnam Tuesday. The boys won 101-79, while the girls edged the Eagles 88-86. North Putnam girls won 10-of-12 events to seal their win. Getting wins for the Cougars were Rebecca Muse in the 200 freestyle (3:01.77) and the 400 freestyle (6:36.45). ...
Tiger Cubs advance to finals over Clovers (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle seventh grade girls' basketball team defeated Cloverdale 45-28 in the first round of the Putnam County Tournament. Sydney Smiley and Taylor Stoltey led a balanced GMS attack with eight points each, followed by Jessica Lenihan with seven and Callan Taylor and Tera Amis with six each. Sydney Stuckwisch and Sydney Secrest chipped in four points each, with Brittany Welker adding two points...
Reitman speaks on movies, dreams, GCBs (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Director Jason Reitman at age 32 has already built an impressive Hollywood resumé. Multiple Oscar nominations and a slew of other awards have just given credence to his power in the industry. He's the youngest director to be nominated twice for Best Director at the Academy Awards...
Decade starts strong for Drive-By Truckers (03/18/10)
For nearly a decade now, when the Drive-By Truckers released an album, it's been time to listen. From 2001's "Southern Rock Opera" up through 2008's "Brighter Than Creation's Dark" and even last year's rarities collection "The Fine Print," DBT released six studio albums during the '00s. Guided by the unflinching songwriting of Patterson Hood, each one has been a truthful, if dark, look at life in the American south, and indeed at American life in general...
Janice Elaine Robertson (03/18/10)
Janice Elaine Robertson, 73, of Cloverdale passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 after an extended illness. Janice was born on Sept. 15, 1936 in Greencastle and was the daughter of the late Millard T. "Mid" and Christine E. Lewis Vaughan...
Clifford R. Norton Jr. (03/18/10)
Clifford R. Norton Jr. of Muskegon, Mich., formerly of Greencastle, died recently. He is survived by his wife Carol. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Hill Cemetery with Father Steve Jarrell presiding and military rites by VFW Post #1550...
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