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Stories from Thursday, May 6, 2010

Changing of the Guard (05/06/10)
Outgoing and incoming officers for the St. Paul's Ladies Guild posed for a photo with Alberta Buis (seated center) who was being honored for her 90th birthday during their monthly meeting. Surrounding Buis are Joan Taylor, Sarah Kerr, Nancy Rude, Mary Margaret Rissler, Mary Williams and Regina King.
Walking tour, windows workshop set for Preservation Month (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Explore history, architecture, and old-house maintenance in Greencastle on May 22 during National Historic Preservation Month. A presentation of historic architecture on Putnam County homes will be available at the Putnam County Library in the Kiwanis Room on from 11 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 2 p.m...
Happy 90th (05/06/10)
Alberta Buis was surprised with a birthday cake and poem honoring her 90th birthday during the St. Paul's Ladies guild meeting Monday morning.
State fighting Homestead Credit fraud (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Residential property owners received pink slips with their spring tax bills in an effort to prevent fraud. State law allows residential property owners to file for a Homestead Credit for their primary residence in Indiana -- the determination for primary residence is where one resides more than six months a year...
Local songwriters perform Saturday (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Songwriters Collective began last September after a concert and workshop conducted by Indiana songwriter Carrie Newcomer at DePauw University. Since then, the group has been meeting regularly to share new songs. They will present a public concert in DePauw University's Watson Forum this Saturday beginning at 9:30 p.m...
Poland to celebrate 'Good Ol' Days' at 3rd annual festival (05/06/10)
POLAND -- The Poland Community Lions Club will host the 3rd annual Good Ol' Days May 15 at the Poland Community Lions Club Park. "We are looking forward to a large event this year with a variety of entertainment," said Scott Tieken, Lions Club President...
Eagles come up short against Bruins (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With yet another thunderstorm warning looming Wednesday, the skies over South Putnam's track remained clear for runners to enjoy a nice, rather warm May afternoon. The South Putnam girls' squad was able capture six events on the night, but fell short of Tri-West 80-51. The boys won four events and finished behind the Bruins 84-48...
Runners-Up (05/06/10)
Cloverdale splits with Speedway (05/06/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale softball squad collected its second win of the season by defeating Speedway 12-4 in the first game of a double header Tuesday. Paige Gutierrez slammed a 2-run home run in the first inning, while Breegan Anderson connected on a solo blast in the seventh inning...
Greencastle girls' track runs past Northview, Edgewood (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle girls' track team tangled with Northview and Edgewood Tuesday, walking away with the win. GHS won with 65 total points, followed by Edgewood with 55 and Northview with 44. "The meet was figured to be a close one from the start," GHS head coach Garry Anderson said. "Edgewood and Northview have been having good meets and with good results. I think our girls were looking forward to competing against them. The entire meet was close in most events...
Cougar softball falls to Tri-West, 11-9 (05/06/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam softball (8-8) team fell to Tri-West Wednedsay 11-9 at home. Windy conditions contributed to a combined nine home runs hit in the contest. For the Cougars, Taylor Judy was 3-for-4 with two home runs and a double, while Dakota Malayer was also 3-for-4 with a double. Dakota Parent added two his for the North Putnam...
North Putnam gets 3rd win of the season (05/06/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam baseball team got its third win of the season after defeating Southmont 11-8 Wednesday. Kyler Badten and Brock Jones both were 3-for-4 with three RBIs, while Mychael Buchanan and Brandon Kimmel were 2-for-3 and Tyler Watson was 2-for-2. Shawn Diebold, Jake Haste and Brody Perrine chipped in a hit each...
GMS girls track defeated North Clay (05/06/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle Middle School girls' track team lost a narrow contest with North Clay Tuesday, falling 63-52. Picking up wins for the Tiger Cubs were Libby Brush in the 3,200 with a time of 14:50 and the 800 in a time of 2:51.06. Sydney Stuchwisch won the discus with a toss of 69-11 and Marlee Nichols won the 400 with a time of 1:13.97...
South Putnam golfers defeat Mustangs (05/06/10)
The South Putnam boys' golf team returned to their winning ways, defeating Edgewood by a single stroke 185-186 Tuesday. Leading the way for SPHS was Dylan Gilbert's 44, followed by a trio of teammates, Alex Kelly, Alex Eickhoff and Sam Gould, who all carded 47s...
Local favorite produces another gem (05/06/10)
You pop a CD in the player to be greeted by a flourish of horns and organ. Add some guitar and a rhythm section, and the beautiful music is soon joined by the voice of a world-class soul singer. No, you haven't accidentally grabbed one of your old Al Green or Otis Redding CDs off the rack. It's the new record from Greencastle resident Tad Robinson...
'Back in Style' CD release party at Topper's (05/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Local listeners will get their first chance to hear Tad Robinson's new material Friday at Old Topper Steakhouse. Not only will Robinson and his band be mixing the new stuff with old material, but the new record "Back in Style" will be available -- 11 days before it hits retail stores, iTunes and amazon.com...
'Tetro': The genius of Coppola on display (05/06/10)
All too often, the word genius is thrown around too easily. A young director springs a surprise on us and we dub him a genius, but are there truly any masters of cinema left among us? A few and perhaps no other cinematic figure looms more largely than Francis Ford Coppola...
Putnam Scanner for May 6, 2010 (05/06/10)
Edward Carter, 21, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:11 p.m. Monday for possession of marijuana. Andrew Fenner, 21, Peebles, Ohio, was booked at 10:45 a.m. Monday for violation of probation. Hilda E. Freeman, 45, Martinsville, was booked at 2:14 a.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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