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Stories from Monday, March 22, 2010

Nobel laureate de Klerk to speak at DePauw (03/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- F.W. de Klerk, the former president of South Africa who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela for their efforts to end apartheid, will visit DePauw University on May 7. President de Klerk will present "In Celebration: The 20 Year Anniversary of the End of Apartheid and the Challenges Ahead" at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, Green Center for the Performing Arts. The Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture is presented free of admission charge and the public is invited...
GHS receives Washington portrait from Mt. Vernon (03/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It was easy for Greencastle High School Principal Randy Corn to say yes to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association's request to send a replica of the famous "porthole" portrait of George Washington to the school. "They contacted principals all over the country and all I really had to do was say yes," explained Corn, who is proud of the new portrait hanging in the front hallway of the school...
Russellville FOP looking to raise funds (03/22/10)
ROACHDALE -- Friends of the Park serving Russellville, Roachdale and Bainbridge community parks are asking for help in raising funds to continue their summer program and events. On March 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the group will be at Casey's General Store in Roachdale selling fundraising pizza cards for Casey's pizza...
Eggfest 2010 set for April 2 at Robe-Ann Park (03/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The annual Eggfest at Robe-Ann Park is set for April 2. The nighttime egg hunt is for grades 6-12 and begins at 9 p.m. There are thousands of eggs and hundreds of prizes for participants. Registration is limited to the first 500 youth in grades 6-12. Registration is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the night of the event. Participants will need to bring a flashlight for most effective hunting...
Greencastle Parks and Recreation announces Go Green Week, activities (03/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The city's Parks and Recreation Department announces its plans to celebrate Earth Day 2010, Arbor Day and Go Green Week in April. The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is April 22. The department will have activities from April 19 to April 30 to celebrate, teach, involve and practice the importance of Earth Day and Arbor Day, which is April 30...
Drunk driving awareness campaign seeks young musicians (03/22/10)
What Becca Levy lacks in years, she more than makes up for with heart. The 13-year-old Washington D.C. native has just entered her teens, but has already had her fill of the drunk driving accidents that kill thousands each year. Becca is using her music to make a difference, and she is looking for a few Indiana teens to do that very same thing...
Nichols finishes HS hockey career at state finals (03/22/10)
South Putnam senior Michael Nichols and the Bloomington Blades hockey team placed second at the state championships March 13. The Blades got down 1-0 after the first period, but had more shots on goal, 7-3, than the New Haven Bulldogs from Fort Wayne. New Haven added another score in the second period...
Stella Loureatha McKee (03/22/10)
Stella Loureatha McKee, 60, of North Salem died Saturday, March 20, 2010 in Hendricks Regional Health. She was born Feb. 25, 1950 in Greencastle, the daughter of the late Otis and Rhoda Carr Lovins. She married Ira McKee. He preceded her in death. Mrs. ...
Ruth M. "Judy" Rogers (03/22/10)
Ruth M. "Judy" Rogers, 82, of Ladoga died Sunday, March 21, 2010 at her residence. She was born Oct. 14, 1927 in Montclair, the daughter of the late Edgar and Amy Woodrum Byram. She married Norris Rogers on May 17, 1945. He survives. Mrs. Rogers was a member of Roachdale Christian Church. She was a homemaker...
4-H summer travel opportunities (03/22/10)
One of the most common remarks heard from current and former Putnam County 4-H'ers is how awesome their camp experiences were while in the 4-H program. Several deadlines are approaching in the 4-H program area. Foremost, 4-H enrollment is due April 1 to the Extension Office. That is critical to being eligible for programs and opportunities...
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