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Stories from Monday, June 21, 2010

I-70 traffic stop nets 600-pound marijuana bust (06/21/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A traffic stop Monday by an Indiana State Police motor carrier officer turned into a criminal investigation after police officials discovered 600 pounds of alleged marijuana inside a semi trailer. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Motor Carrier Officer Wyan Dravigne stopped a 1998 Freightliner semi tractor-trailer traveling east bound on 1-70 at the 41mm to conduct a safety inspection. The 41mm is located at the Cloverdale exit...
Walker is new Ridpath principal (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When Ridpath Primary School returns from break in August, it will be with a new principal, but one who is not an entirely new face. At its June meeting, the Greencastle Community School Board voted to name Tamra Walker the new principal at Ridpath. Walker has spent the last five years as assistant principal at Tzouanakis Intermediate School...
1st Ward meeting set for Tuesday (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The City of Greencastle will be hosting a First Ward meeting at the Greencastle Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Neighborhood meetings started last year to give residents the opportunity to ask questions, give suggestions and share issues. City officials moved through each of the four wards last year and are planning on continuing the practice...
40 Years of NPHS (06/21/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- It was a night to remember and a night of memories. On Saturday, the North Putnam Alumni held its inaugural Blue and Orange banquet to celebrate four decades of tradition. The North Putnam Community School Corporation was created on July 1, 1964, under the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1959. Its first superintendent was Charles Frazee -- a man who was given distinguished honorary alumni status for his years of allegiance to quality education...
Parkfest continues with The Fret Set (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- While severe weather wreaked havoc on the scheduled opening of Parkfest at Robe-Ann Park last Tuesday, the festival is slated to continue this week with twice the music. With last week's performance canceled, both Van Terry and originally scheduled act The Fret Set Band will perform this Tuesday. Van Terry's performance will be at 5:30 p.m., with the regularly scheduled Fret Set going on at 7 p.m...
'Performance Today' features 2 DePauw music faculty members (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Performances by two DePauw University School of Music faculty members will be featured today on American Public Media's "Performance Today," which is broadcast on 245 public radio stations across the United States and is heard by about 1.3 million people each week...
Dean, Shuee honored by Masons (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Two former Greencastle High School students will receive scholarships from the Grand Lodge of Indiana, Free and Accepted Masons. Emily Dean, daughter of Mike and Teresa Dean, and Graham Shuee, son of Bill and Polly Shuee, have received $1,300 scholarships from the scholarship board of the Grand Lodge of Indiana...
Pancake breakfast to benefit parks and pathways (06/21/10)
"Pancakes for Parks and Pathways" will be from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 3 at Robe-Ann Park shelter No. 1. This all-you-can-eat pancake event will also include sausage and a choice of coffee, juice or milk. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. All proceeds from the pancake breakfast will benefit the Friends of the Park Association and People Pathways projects...
SilverSneakers comes to PCH (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital is now an official site for the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program. SilverSneakers provides physical activity, health education and social interaction for senior adults. Physical activity has shown a positive impact on the lives of older individuals. Putnam County Hospital is helping adults get the exercise they need to maintain healthier lifestyles through this program that was created specifically for senior adults...
Local festival seeking vendors (06/21/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Covered Bridges of Putnam County Festival has space available for vendors Oct. 8 to Oct. 17. Vendors will set up Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 and must be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Outdoor booths cost $150 for 10x10 space or get the early bird special for $50 off. Electricity charge is an extra $25 with 20 outlets available. The electricity is on first paid basis...
Busy schedule coming for Brazil Concert Band (06/21/10)
The Brazil Concert Band has a number of big events coming up in Brazil, Greencastle and even Memphis, Tenn. BCB, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its summer series with "Memphis Bound Part II" on June 27 at 8 p.m. at Forest Park rain or shine...
Chestnut named Player of the Year (06/21/10)
GREENCASTLE -- For the second straight year, South Putnam walked away with the sectional baseball crown and leads the 2010 Putnam County All-County team with five selections, including the Player of the Year Cameron Chestnut. Chestnut's teammates Grant Zimmerman, Nathan Welty, Brayden Freeman and John Spencer joined him on the team...
Harper edges Cummings in sprint car feature at LPS (06/21/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- If there ever were any doubts about the entertainment value at Lincoln Park Speedway, they were certainly alleviated on a Saturday night that had a little bit of everything. It took a review of the video as well as the scoring info to declare a sprint car winner, as Russ Harper claimed the feature win after Bub Cummings was originally given the victory as both drivers finished within inches of each other...
Minor League Champs (06/21/10)
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