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Stories from Thursday, May 20, 2010

The secret to 105 years? Dancing (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With sparkling eyes and a smile as delicious as the cakes, cobblers and pies she always baked, 105-year-old Thelma Varvil would always choose to dance. "I think that is what helped keep her so young," said her daughter-in-law Pat Keith. "She loves to dance."...
Museum opens new exhibit (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Museum has recently opened a new exhibit: "Pictures of the Past." It is a photo collection that illustrates past scenes in Greencastle and Putnam County. The photographs feature the historical landscape, including well-known companies, beautiful houses, the historic courthouse, and the Greencastle square...
Summer programs at GPRD (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The parks and recreation department has announced additional upcoming summer events for youth. Summer Gardening Club will let children ages 11 to 18 years learn about preparing soil, planting seed, transplanting, harvesting and clean up...
Chamber Scramble Winners (05/20/10)
The team of Andrew O'Hair, John Pamley, Rob York and Nick York took first place in last Friday's Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble.
New Elks Officers (05/20/10)
Greencastle Elks Lodge 1077 installed new officers for the 2010 year.
County Champs (05/20/10)
County Champs (05/20/10)
Cloverdale hosting girls' basketball camp (05/20/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale will host a girls' basketball camp June 7-11 and June 14-18. For girls in third, fourth and fifth grades, the camp will take place June 7-11 from 10 a.m. to noon and for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, the camp will run June 14-18 at the same time. The camp will be in the Cloverdale Elementary and Middle School gyms...
North Putnam hosting golf scramble June 6 (05/20/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam athletic department will host the North Putnam Golf Scramble June 6 at 1 p.m. The event will take place at Clover Meadows, with registration to begin at 12:30, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $200 per team, $100 for high school and middle school students. There will be prizes for first and second place, as well as closest to the pin and long drive...
Local softball, baseball set to kick off sectionals (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Monday, the 2010 girls' softball sectionals kick off around the state, with one local team on the first slate of games. The Cloverdale Clovers will go against Cascade Monday at 7 p.m. in the Tri-West Softball Sectional. Back on April 26 and 27, the Clovers faced the Cadets, dropping both contests. The Clovers were able to bounce back after losing the first game 6-0 and show some muscle against Cascade, falling by two, 11-9...
Clovers, Tiger Cubs split in DH Tuesday (05/20/10)
CLOVERDALE -- In a rematch of the Putnam County Classic, the Cloverdale and Greencastle baseball teams split Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs won game one 1-0, while the Clovers won game two 7-1. Kyle Martin took the mound for the Clovers in game one, recording seven strikeouts, four walks, three hits and one earned run in eight innings...
Local blues ensemble releases debut EP (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Anyone who spent this last winter in Indiana should easily relate to "Had My Fill," the first song of Blues Side Up's EP "Grey." The song is simply about being tired of cold weather and being ready to head south. The connection only makes sense, though, as it was written by local musicians Jonathan January and Steve St. Pierre. On one particularly cold day, the duo got together to practice and St. Pierre struggled to play guitar, his hands were so cold...
CD release party at Swizzle Stick (05/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Blues Side Up, featuring local musicians Steve St. Pierre, Jonathan January, Alejandro Puga and Rick Provine, has just released its debut EP "Grey." To promote the disc, they'll be playing a CD release party from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Swizzle Stick...
Band of Horses' 'Infinite Arms' is infinitely listenable (05/20/10)
Rock music is supposed to be loud, right? A great album is supposed to jump up and grab your attention with great opening riff (like "Highway to Hell") or that one song (like "Nevermind") or just general loudness and aggression (any great punk album)...
Phosphorescent and the sound of heartbreak (05/20/10)
There's a certain weariness and exasperation to Matthew Houck's vocals. He sounds tired, uncertain of himself. It's the perfect voice for a breakup song. Perhaps that's why "The Mermaid Parade," about the dissolution of a two-year marriage, is the best song on "Here's to Taking it Easy," the newest record from Houck's band Phosphorescent...
Putnam Scanner for May 20, 2010 (05/20/10)
Brandon M. Boles, 20, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday on a local warrant. David R. Sanford, 27, no city listed, was booked at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday for nonsupport of a dependent. Troy R. Thomas, 41, no city listed, was booked at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant...
Public Record for May 20, 2010 (05/20/10)
The following were filed in the Putnam County courts May 13-18: Criminal Cases Traffic Infractions Civil Claims Small Claims Mortgage Foreclosures Estates Reciprocal Child Support Real Estate Transfers Marriage Licenses Divorces...
Meet Vance Tillotson (05/20/10)
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