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Stories from Monday, April 12, 2010

'Dancing with the Stars' raises more than $26,000 (04/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The second Dancing with the Putnam County Stars event is in the records books. From a slate of 12 performances that included sultry tango, high-energy hip-hop and entertaining disco routines, North Putnam High School principal Alan Zerkel and his professional partner Katie Wallace emerged the victors with their classic foxtrot set to an instrumental version of "New York, New York."...
NPCA looking for answers, unity (04/12/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- A recently formed group of North Putnam community members is looking for answers and accountability from the North Putnam Community School Board. The North Putnam Community Association held its second meeting last week and is determined to help find a way to improve issues at the school for the benefit of students...
Chefs in Training (04/12/10)
Area 30 Career Center culinary art students Erica Wheeler, left, and Joey Moy make coffee cake for a continental breakfast to be served to a group holding a recent meeting at the facility's community room. The students, under the direction of teacher Mary Anne Birt, also serve meals in the Ivy Gallery. The last two Ivy Gallery servings will be April 20 and May 5. For a three-course meal at a cost of $10, call Area 30 at 653-3515 to make reservations.
PRIDE tries to keep festival alive (04/12/10)
ROACHDALE -- Last July, the community in northern Putnam County saw the return of an event that put them on the map in 1981 -- the Roachdale Roach Race. This year, members of the committee who worked the past two years to put together the race, parade and summer festival are worried about keeping the movement going...
Levi Jones and Chad Kinder pick up victories at Lincoln Park Speedway (04/12/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A long, chilly winter gave way to beautiful sunny skies for the opening night of racing season at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. On tap for a great crowd were some of the top names in all four classes as the IndianaOpenwheel.com, D.O. Racin' Fest put a big payday on the line for hotshoes in sprint cars, modifieds, super stocks and bombers...
Eagles win Terre Haute South Tournament (04/12/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The South Putnam softball team continued to cruise early in the season as it captured the Terre Haute South Tournament over the weekend. The Eagles (6-0) defeated Terre Haute North in the championship game 8-1 to come away with the title. Brooke Boetjer pitched a complete game five-hitter, with five strikeouts. She also went 3-for-4 at the plate with two runs...
Tiger Cubs dominate Eminence, 14-2 (04/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle softball team dominated Eminence 14-2 Saturday. The win moves GHS to 1-4 on the season. Kayla Downing was the winning pitcher, recording two walks, two earned runs and seven hits. Taylor Pruitt 2-for-4 with a run scored and RBI, while Downing went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. Jessie Bennett was 3-for-3 with three runs scored, four RBIs and one home run...
Cougars fall to Covington Saturday (04/12/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam baseball team fell to Covington 18-11 Saturday. The Cougars had some nice appearances at the plate, but a whopping nine fielding errors didn't help the their cause. Shawn Diebold, Brody Perrin and Kyle Baden connected on home runs on the day...
Edna P. Dickson (04/12/10)
Edna P. O'Hair Dickson, 96, of Greencastle died Monday, April 12, 2010 at Asbury Towers. Edna was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Putnam County, the daughter of Bascom and Stella McBride O'Hair. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School and retired from the A & P Grocery after 19 years. She also retired from the ATO Fraternity at DePauw University where she was a cook...
Joan Hutcheson Jackson (04/12/10)
Joan Hutcheson Jackson, 82, beloved mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother died in her sleep Saturday, April 3, 2010. Born the second daughter of Celia Marie Boling Hutcheson and Kenneth W. Hutcheson in Greencastle on Oct. 22, 1927, she was the loving sister of Rosalie (Feld), Marilyn (York) and Jack, who all preceded her in death. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1945 and was active in helping organize her class reunions until a few years ago. Her friends knew her as "Jo."...
Court News for April 12, 2010 (04/12/10)
Jamin Hoppel, Treg Hopkins, Charlotte Glore, Tiffani Cox, Paige Clemons, Shawn Barger, Juan Salinas Jr., Patrick Kimes II, Timothy Hubble, Sabrina Weddell, Bret Steinmetz, Bryan Allen, Robert Puhala and Phillip Merriett...
Second graders 'Exploring 4-H' (04/12/10)
To officially be in the regular 4-H program, one must be in Grades 3 through 12 as of Jan. 1 of the current year. However, second graders can get a taste of 4-H by signing up for the "Exploring 4-H" program. Exploring 4-H is a program for children who are not yet old enough for 4-H. Any boy or girl who lives in or attends school in Putnam County and was in second grade as of Jan. 1 of the current year is eligible...
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