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New cars on horizon for GPD (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The city a step closer to getting some much-needed upgrades to its aging fleet of police cars. At its monthly meeting Tuesday night, the Greencastle Common Council approved the first reading of a resolution authorizing additional appropriations to the annual budget. $91,000 of this would go toward new police equipment...
Cloverdale to outsource town payroll (04/14/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The town has moved forward with outsourcing its payroll. Council members voted Tuesday to allow Greencastle-based Payroll Express to handle the town's payroll for its 15 employees. However, council member Don Sublett questioned the economic advantage of outsourcing payroll, given the town spent $2,400 on a software program called Keystone, which could handle payroll...
Falcons 'Take Flight' at DePauw Nature Park (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE--DePauw Nature Park's own turkey vultures performed a pre-show flight for people attending the DePauw University Nature Park's Take Flight program Saturday afternoon. Mark Loring Booth the director of Take Flight hadn't had a chance to unload his crates of raptors before the Nature Park's own creatures made an appearance soaring on wind circles above the crowd waiting for Booth's birds of prey...
Dennis to run for assessor (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Nancy Dennis announces her candidacy as Republican candidate for Putnam County Assessor. Dennis let everyone know her goal to become a candidate last July as she marched in the parade opening the Putnam County 4-H Fair. She resides in Warren Township in Putnam County with her husband Bob of 42 years, along with their sheltie Carlie. Dennis and her husband attend Putnamville Baptist Church. She is a mother of six and a grandmother of 13...
Summitt seeks recorder's office (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Jeanette Summitt has announced her bid for reelection for county recorder in the May primary on the Republican ballot. The recorder is the record preserver of the county, handling items such as deeds, mortgages, military discharges, subdivisions, easements and federal tax liens...
Cloverdale School Corp. receives two grants (04/14/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Community School Corporation has been awarded two grants. "We could not do this alone," said Superintendent Carrie Milner during the Monday night regular school board meeting. "It was a team effort (to get these grants)."...
Climate wise women presenting panel discussion (04/14/10)
The Prindle Institute at DePauw University is the setting for a panel discussion with Climate Wise Women (Cw2) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Presented by DePauw University Environmental Club and Office for Sustainability, the Prindle Institute, Hoosier Environmental Council and CARE, the four-woman panel will discuss climate change and its effect on women, children, families and communities around the world...
Greencastle defeats North Putnam (04/14/10)
The North Putnam Middle School track team fell to Greencastle Monday 67-48. Picking up first place finishes for the Cougars were Jensen Conlin in the discus (106-2), Aaron Wesley in the long jump (14-5) and the 200 (27.4) Recording second place finishes were Aaron Smith in the discus (78-11), Conlin in the shot put (31-2), Brandon Hall in the long jump (14-1) and the high jump (4-6), Cole Dean in the 110 hurdles (21.9), Wesley in the 100 (13.5) and Tucker Lowe in the 400 (1:10). ...
Tiger Cubs lose close one to Rockville (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Tiger Cubs' baseball team lost a close one to Rockville Tuesday, falling 9-7 at home. Landon Miller provided the big bat for GHS, recording a home run and a single. Keegan Remsburg had two doubles, Kyle Johnson had a double and Andy Bell blasted a triple...
North Putnam picks up conference win (04/14/10)
SPEEDWAY -- The North Putnam Cougars were able to avenge their loss to the Sparkplugs Monday, by shutting them down Tuesday 7-2. Taylor Judy pitched another strong outing, going seven innings with 14 strikeouts, three hits, one walk and giving up two runs. She also was 3-for-4 at the plate with a double...
GHS softball loses to South Vermillion (04/14/10)
CLINTON -- The Greencastle softball team was nipped by South Vermillion 5-4 Tuesday on the road to move to 1-5 on the season. Kayla Downing was 3-for-3 to lead GHS at the plate, with Jordyn Lewis adding two sacrifice bunts. Mallory Miller, Kaytlynn Beaman, Riley Seahorn, Skyanne White and Kandice Phillips all picked up hits...
County golfers open their season on the links (04/14/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys' golf team competed at the Northview Invite Saturday. Brad Haussin and Eric Embry carded a pair of 78s, while Tyler Hopkins scored 81 and Raymond Stinson an 88. Jimmy Wheeler led the team with a 76, but was disqualified due to a scorecard signing error...
Eagles edge Cascade (04/14/10)
CLAYTON -- South Putnam's softball team remained perfect on the season after defeating Cascade 6-5 Tuesday night. Brooke Boetjer was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while Emily Dabkowski was 1-for-1 with a run scored. Janet Crafton was 2-for-4 and Brenly Bratcher scored two runs...
GMS falls to Cougars (04/14/10)
The Greencastle Middle School softball team fell to North Putnam Monday 10-8. Madi Fauvergue pitched seven innings, with 11 strikeouts for the Tiger Cubs. She was also 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and run scored. Danielle Thomas had two hits, two RBIs, a walk and a run scored, while Kalah Reed was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored. ...
Tiger Cubs down Eagles in opener (04/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With Greencastle and South Putnam sporting the only girls' tennis teams in the county, when the two tangle, it's always a big deal. Add to the fact on Tuesday that one match lasted for more than three hours and you could begin to describe their meetings as epic...
Thanks to all who helped with health fair (04/14/10)
To the Editor: We would like to thank the following vendors for participating in the South Putnam eighth grade health fair on April 8: Dr. Hennette's office, Dr. Elliott's office, Family Support Services, Purdue Extension Services, Putnam County Health Department, P.I.E. ...
Racism accusation was out of line (04/14/10)
To the Editor: This letter is in response to the irate man who called and indicated that I was a racist. He said I hated black people and resented a black president. I don't consider Obama a black or a white president; I consider him a mixed-race president. I didn't write because of race I wrote it because I disagree with him changing this nation from a capitalistic nation to a socialistic nation...
Man needs help locating stolen truck (04/14/10)
To the Editor: Frank needs some help. In April, my one-ton truck was stolen from my rented warehouse at the end of Cedar Drive in Greencastle. It was seen being loaded on a red rollback wrecker and then seen again on Shadowlawn Drive. It is yellow and trimmed in black. The license plate is NJ 2730...
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