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Stories from Monday, May 24, 2010

DePauw Commencement 2010 (05/24/10)
DePauw University held its 171st annual commencement ceremony Sunday in warm 90-degree weather, after a very soggy week. There were 485 expected graduates in Holton Memorial Quadrangle, each ready to embark in a new life journey.
Meth cases reach 7-year low (05/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter has released the 2009 Meth Statistics in Putnam County showing methamphetamine cases have fallen to a seven-year low. There were only six cases filed in 2009, compared to a high of 75 cases filed in 2005...
A peek into Bainbridge's history (05/24/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- It was a simpler, quieter time. Well, perhaps not quieter. The Bainbridge Improvement Society (BIS) hosted an open house on Sunday at the Bainbridge Community Center to unveil a collection of artifacts from the town and Bainbridge High School. As memories flowed, the picture they painted was not one of a quiet, pastoral existence, but of a hopping little town with an economy unto itself...
Historic Preservation Month celebrated in Putnam County (05/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County celebrated May as Historic Preservation Month with a self-guided historic home walking tour, a historic residential architectural presentation and a historic homes window workshop. Tom Balduf with Indiana Landmarks offered an hour-long presentation about historic architectural using Greencastle homes as examples...
HPS hosts Window restoration workshop (05/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Saturday was a busy day around Greencastle for historic home buffs. The Heritage Preservation Society offered a hands-on windows workshop at the Putnam County Museum. Presented by Jack Patchin and Rhonda Deeg with Ol' House Experts, attendees learned lots of new tricks for repairing old windows...
Hope Haven honors volunteers (05/24/10)
Volunteers at Hope Haven Horse Farm Inc., Coatesville, were honored Saturday for the 3,089.75 total hours they logged in 2009.
GHS Band Endowment Golf Scramble (05/24/10)
Sectional softball action kicks off today for teams (05/24/10)
The 2010 girls' softball sectionals kick off today around the state, with one local team on the first slate of games. The Cloverdale Clovers will go against Cascade today at 7 p.m. in the Tri-West Softball Sectional. Back on April 26 and 27, the Clovers faced the Cadets, dropping both contests...
Regional Track (05/24/10)
North Putnam splits with Mustangs (05/24/10)
VEEDERSBURG -- The North Putnam split a double header with Class 2A second-ranked Fountain Central Saturday. The Cougars dropped the first game 9-3, but came back to win the second contest 7-5. In the first contest, Shawn Diebold, Brody Perrine, Tyler Watson and Mychael Buchanan all had hits. Watson hit was a home run...
Holtsclaw wins sprint car battle at LPS (05/24/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Sunny, clear skies greeted fans on Saturday night at beautiful Lincoln Park Speedway, and the pits were jammed with drivers anxious to put on a great show in search of the checkered flag. Thirty-nine sprint cars unloaded this weekend and with defending champion and current points leader Shane Hollingsworth piloting his USAC Silver Crown car in Iowa, a new driver would take home the winner's share of the purse...
Shirley Ann Games (05/24/10)
Shirley Ann Games, 72, of Bainbridge passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was born on April 30, 1938 to Jesse and Anna Evelyn Carpenter Rapp. After her father's death, she was raised by her mother, Anna Evelyn Carpenter York and Chester York. Mrs. Games was a member of Roachdale Baptist Church...
Sanford E. Siddons (05/24/10)
Sanford E. Siddons, 93, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Mr. Siddons, the adopted son of Raymond and Beulah Walden Siddons, was born on Nov. 18, 1916 in Greencastle. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School and was a member of First Christian Church in Greencastle...
What is the role of 4-H in winning scholarships? (05/24/10)
A few weeks ago, local media announced the names of the two 2010 Putnam County Lilly Scholars. Once again, one of these individuals was a 4-H member. Interestingly, a majority of Lilly Scholar winners in recent years have been 4-H members. Since 2004, there have been 815 Lilly Scholarships awarded through the Putnam County Community Foundation to Putnam County youth. ...
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