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Stories from Monday, April 26, 2010

Deer Meadow PTA erects triple slide (04/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It's taken two years to gather all the funds and hours of work by the Deer Meadow Parent Teacher Organization, but it all paid off with the looks of delight by students taking rides down the new three-chute slide on their playground. Students initiated the slide, along with their principal Gwen Morris, on Tuesday morning at the school while several of the project's sponsors looked on...
A chance to fight back (04/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- This year, Putnam County's Relay For Life was the site for people in the community and surrounding communities to have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fight back against cancer by enrolling in American Cancer Society's third Cancer Prevention Study or CPS-3...
DePauw to honor seniors, top scholars today (04/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University will recognize and celebrate the academic achievement of its student body and the contributions the Class of 2010 has made to the intellectual life of the campus with special events today. A Senior Showcase will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. ...
Local event to highlight children's need for dental care (04/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Feb. 5, the American Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile Program was successful in providing a national effort to raise awareness of the importance of access to dental care for all children. Dr. John Hennette and his team of Greencastle Pediatric Dentistry, which has been a participant in the program since its inception in 2003, was unable to provide care for the children of Putnam County during that time due to snow day school cancellations...
Award Winners (04/26/10)
The South Putnam Community Education Foundation held its annual meeting April 16. Pictured are, from left, Drew Cash receiving the Wildman Leadership Scholarship, Shelby Hacker receiving the South Putnam Education Foundation Scholarship and Tiffany Dickson, who received a $750 teacher grant to assist the math department to better equip and educate those students in the junior high math lab. The South Putnam Quarterback Club provides the Wildman Scholarship. The foundation has presented nearly $10,000 in scholarships and teacher grants during its existence. It continues to seek members and donors to increase the impact on the education at South Putnam Schools. Look for foundation members at the Putnam County Fair delivering bags of ice to everyone wanting to support them.
Tiger Cubs place fifth at Terre Haute South (04/26/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team placed fifth at the Terre Haute South Invitational Saturday. The team amassed a score of 323. Brad Haussin led GHS with a scored of 76, while Jimmy Wheeler added a score of 80. Eric Embry carded an 82, Tyler Hopkins added an 85 and Raymond Stinson finished the day with an 89...
GHS girls' track having plant sale (04/26/10)
The Greencastle girls' track team will be hosting a plant sale on May 2 at the McAnally Center. The event will take place from 2 to 5 p.m and will include ferns, coral bells, hostas, bleeding hears, dianthus and daylilies.
Cloverdale hosting Donkey Ball contest (04/26/10)
Cloverdale will be hosting a Donkey Basketball Game Wednesday at 7 p.m. Advanced tickets may be purchased at Cloverdale High School for $6 or at the door for $8. There will be free donkey rides during halftime for children under 12 years of age and accompanied by a parent and a permission form...
Gregory Allan Frost (04/26/10)
Gregory Allan Frost, 61 of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010. Born December 21, 1948 in Greencastle, he was the son of Norman Albert & Thyra Fay Lucart Frost. He was a 1967 graduate of Greencastle High School and of Ivy Tech in May 1988. He married Margaret Cavaness Frost and she survives...
Emmaline Rust Henry (04/26/10)
Emmaline Rust Henry, 89, of Carmel and formerly of Greencastle, died Friday, April 24, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Nashville, Tenn., the daughter of Littell J. and Margaret Stahlman Rust. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1942 and was a homemaker. She married Hugh F. Henry, Aug. 22, 1942 and he preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1996...
Marjorie Ann Lasley-Fowler (04/26/10)
Marjorie Ann Lasley-Fowler, 68, of Speedway passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born March 25, 1942 in Morgan County to Fred E. and Florence M. Lasley. She was married to Richard Fowler in Marion County...
Bonny Lou Ratcliff (04/26/10)
Bonny Lou Ratcliff of Bainbridge passed away quietly Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at her home. Bonny Lou was the wife of Donald W. Ratcliff and mother of three children, Randy R. Ratcliff, Terry Clifford (Mike) and Debby Zaring (Jake); six grandchildren, Aaron Smith, Darcy Boyce (Aaron), Ashley Truebenbach (Ryan), Tabitha Clifford, Jordan Zaring and Izaak Zaring; and two great-grandchildren, W. Breck Boyce and Jenna Zaring...
Have a happy and safe mushroom-hunting season (04/26/10)
"There are old mushroom hunters and bold mushroom hunters, but there are no old, bold mushroom hunters." The warm spring weather causes some people to venture outdoors on mushroom seeking missions. Morel hunting is especially popular this time of year. The short morel season usually lasts about 4-5 weeks...
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