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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2010

Spread Your Wings (07/15/10)
Three-year-old Gus Monday shows how big the wingspan of a bald eagle is compared to his small, outstretched arms during Putnam County Museum's bald eagle presentation by Vicki Albietz, interpretive naturalist for Lieber State Recreational Area and Cataract Falls. The program was part of PCM's summer learning series.
Table Talk Ministries plans fundraiser (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Table Talk Ministries founder Bill Hutson lives by the phrase, "To the world you may be just one person, but to one person, you just may be the world." He learned this phrase from his boss while at his first construction job. He learned from going to work with his mom at a nursing home where he learned to have respect and compassion for the elderly...
GHS students to pay for AP exams (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A change in the Greencastle Community School Corporation's Advanced Placement testing policies could save the school more than $7,000 in the 2010-11 academic year. The school board voted 5-0 Wednesday night to start charging students full price, $78, for taking Advanced Placement exams. In the past, the corporation has footed the bill for AP exams...
'Morning Joe' hosts to take part in DePauw Discourse (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The co-hosts of MSNBC's popular "Morning Joe," Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, will hold an interactive dialogue as part of "DePauw Discourse 2010: Peril or Promise? Journalism in the New Media Age." The sessions, which are designed to engage the DePauw community, are scheduled for Sept.23 through 25...
Grant denied for town (07/15/10)
BAINBRIDGE --Council members learned the Town of Bainbridge did not receive disaster recovery monies that would fund storm water drains through a Community Development Block Grant request. Town Clerk Jason Hartman pointed to a required report that was not submitted as the reason for not receiving the grant...
Buy Local meeting canceled (07/15/10)
The Buy Local Task Force meeting scheduled for today at Greencastle City Hall has been canceled. A rescheduled date and time will be determined later.
Heritage Lake burglar guilty again (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Curtis Cash, 41, pled guilty to a second burglary as his second jury trial began in Putnam Circuit Court. Cash was found guilty of burglary by a Putnam County jury on April 14, 2010. He received a 27 year prison sentence on the case. "Mr. Cash pled guilty while 50 prospective jurors were in the courtroom awaiting the start of his jury trial. I made no offer and he had the choice of a jury trial or the plead guilty to the judge," said Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter...
FotP to distribute ice pops at pool (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Residents are invited to celebrate "love your parks" at the Greencastle Aquatics Center from noon to 1 p.m. The Friends of the Park Association of Greencastle will pass out "love your parks" coupons to pool patrons that can be exchanged for delicious frozen ice pops...
Latham honors Bain's memory (07/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- They say in the face of tragedy a person's true character comes shining through. For South Putnam senior Kendra Latham and her classmates, their character has been tested intensely in 2010. The South Putnam community has dealt with the loss of two young lives as the school year finished, but for Latham that was the start of a journey that is still going strong...
Robinson to perform Saturday night (07/15/10)
GREEENCASTLE -- He's been around the world singing blues and soul tunes, but Tad Robinson calls Greencastle home. On Saturday, he'll be doing a show here in our fair city, a 9 p.m. gig at the Swizzle Stick with pianist Kevin Anker. "We have performed as a duo more and more lately at smaller, more intimate nightclubs and restaurants," Robinson said. "It is fun to perform stripped down, mellow versions of our band material."...
Finding 'Common Ground' with a blues rock master (07/15/10)
The tastes of British and American music audiences have long been divergent. It took American Jimi Hendrix going to England to really get noticed. Conversely, Led Zeppelin never gained a huge following until coming to the U.S. Yet it still comes as some surprise that Walter Trout, whose name would barely raise an eyebrow to many American listeners, was named by BBC Radio One as their sixth best guitarist of all time...
Putnam Scanner for July 15, 2010 (07/15/10)
Crews were dispatched to 2 W. Seminary St. at 8:39 p.m. Monday for a gas leak. They were back in service at 9:30 p.m. Crews were dispatched to a car fire just south of Big Walnut Sports Park on SR 243 at 10:21 p.m. Monday, but were disregarded before leaving the station...
Putnam County Museum: Building a wigwam, preserving a culture (07/15/10)
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