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Stories from Saturday, August 14, 2010

GCSC starting late on Mondays (08/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- This Monday will be the first Monday of the school year for Greencastle Community Schools students -- which means the first time the schools will observe their new late Monday starts. The new scheduling comes as a result of changes made by Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett, who took office in January 2009...
Not Saying 'Bye Bye' Just Yet (08/14/10)
Rosie Alvarez, left, portrayed by Meghan Armitage, is serenaded by the quartet of, from left, Joe Lippard, Chris Wurster, Alex Asbell and Dustin Bond during a performance of "Bye Bye Birdie" at the Putnam County Playhouse. Several shows are sold out, but there are still tickets left for the production, which runs tonight and Aug. 18-21. For information, call 653-5880.
City keeps workers cool in extreme heat (08/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With temperatures in the 90s and heat indexes well over 100, it's been a week to stay inside whenever possible. But what about those who make their living outside? Between utilities, public works and parks, the city of Greencastle has a number of workers who can't just stay inside and avoid the heat...
$100,000 Envision 2011 finalists announced (08/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced two finalists in the $100,000 "Envision 2011" grant initiative. The Putnam County Public Library submitted an application to further family literacy in Putnam County, and Putnam RISE proposes to educate county citizens about ways to become more energy efficient and stimulate the local economy through energy efficiency investments in schools, neighborhoods, and homes...
Greencastle Aquatic Center wrapping up 2010 season (08/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With school now back in session, the days of the 2010 Greencastle Aquatic Center season are numbered. The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department has released the schedule for the remainder of the season, including the season-ending "Soggy Doggy Day."...
Delt Pride (08/14/10)
The 102nd National Convention of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was held July 14-18 at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, St., Louis, Mo. Attending from the Greencastle Theta Chapter were, from left, Ruth Myers, Nancy Andis and Jennifer Hayes; and from the Theta Lambda Chapter of Roachdale, Bonnie Yahraus. National President Jeanie Claggett of Brookville, Ohio presided at the business meetings during the convention. A combined total from all chapters donated to philanthropic projects over the past year amounted to more than $798,000. Delta Theta Tau, a national philanthropic society, was founded by five high school girls in Muncie in 1903.
Action on the Gridiron (08/14/10)
Pitts - Phillips (08/14/10)
Holly Ann Pitts and Bradley D. Phillips of Greencastle have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The prospective bride is the daughter of Richard and Sue Pitts of Greencastle. She is a 2005 graduate of South Putnam High School. Holly received a degree in early childhood education in 2009 from Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed as an assistant manager at Dollar Tree Stores Inc., and also as a substitute teacher...
Huber - 25th (08/14/10)
The former Amanda Weist, daughter of William and Jane Weist, and Gregory Huber, son of Jerry and the late Arlene Huber, are preparing to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The Hubers were united in marriage at the Cloverdale Church of Christ by the Rev. Curtis McClane on Aug. 17, 1985...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 14, 2010 (08/14/10)
Angela Kay Leach, 33, Indianapolis: Possession of paraphernalia, Aug. 12, 1:35 p.m. Lawrence Miller, 35, no city: Bond revocation, Aug. 11, 12:01 p.m. Roy Wayne Poynter, 32, Bainbridge: Theft, Aug. 11, 10:44 a.m. Eric Edward Prather, 41, Gosport: Probation violation, Aug. 12, 2:16 p.m...
Five Generations (08/14/10)
Five generations of the Saylor family gathered recently at the Waters of Greencastle, where 93-year-old Irene Saylor resides. Pictured with Irene are her daughter Evelyn Pitts of Greencastle, granddaughter Lori Patrick of Plainfield, and great-granddaughter Angela Phillips and great-great-granddaughter Lillian Page Phillips, both of Indianapolis...
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