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Stories from Monday, August 30, 2010

Robinson to headline Jazz and Blues festival (08/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Award-winning Blues performer Tad Robinson will headline the 7th annual Crown Street Jazz and Blues Festival, set for Sept. 5 at the FYCDP Community Center in Greencastle. Six area bands will perform during the fundraising event, which benefits the Family Youth and Community Development Program as it provides tutoring and other services to residents of Greencastle and Putnam County...
Mayor Murray takes to the skies (08/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Mayor Sue Murray visited the Putnam County Airport Friday to sign a proclamation proclaiming the week of Sept. 6 through 12, 2010 as Young Eagle Week. After the mayor signed the proclamation, she was treated to an airplane ride courtesy of Dixie Chopper Air, LLC...
In air or on ground, plenty to do at Airport Appreciation Days (08/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Inside, outside, up in the sky and on the ground, a variety of activities and events await the public at the 2010 version of Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days. The annual weekend of activity is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12 at the Putnam County Airport, located off State Road 240 at Ballard Lane on Greencastle's east side...
Family celebrates a century on Jefferson Township farm (08/30/10)
BELLE UNION -- When Oliver Stringer purchased an 80-acre farm in Jefferson Township in 1910, it's unlikely he could have imagined our world today. High-speed travel has made it possible for families to easily spread around the country and the globe. Our Information Age makes contacting any of them only seconds away...
C'mon, take a free ride (08/30/10)
The Waters of Greencastle has partnered with Rural Transit to provide free Rural Transit rides on the first Friday of each month. The program will begin this Friday. Rural Transit, which is part of Area 10 Agency on Aging, came to Putnam County in January 2009 with one bus and one driver. The program now has eight buses and nine drivers. In June, it had 3,906 passengers. Pictured are, from left, The Waters of Greencastle CEO Holly Wachtel, The Waters of Greencastle Marketing and Admissions Director Barbara South and Rural Transit County Coordinator Dan Alsip. "We're all about partnering with anyone in the community like this. As long as it has a good public impact, we're there," Alsip said. "We just want to make a contribution to the community," South added. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Public invited to weekend freshwater shrimp harvest (08/30/10)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Putnam County residents Keith and Katrina Henderson will be harvesting the shrimp from four ponds this year over the Labor Day weekend. Eddy-Lynn's Shrimp Farm is proud to be in its fourth year and is continuing to improve and grow...
Shelter Life Insurance Company again ranked among 'Top' 50 in nation (08/30/10)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Shelter Life Insurance Company, which has a branch in Greencastle, has been recognized by Ward Group as a top-performing life insurer for the fourth consecutive year. The "Ward's 50" list was announced on Tuesday, July 13, by Ward Group, an operational consulting firm and leading provider of benchmarking and best practices services to the insurance industry...
Putnam Patter for Aug. 30, 2010 (08/30/10)
Hanson Aggregates will host the August Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Almost Home, 17 W. Franklin St., Greencastle. The event will feature hors d'oevres, drinks and door prizes. Cloverdale Masonic Lodge No. 132 will be working the EA Degree Tuesday at 7 p.m...
Tiger Cubs win McCutcheon Invite (08/30/10)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team won the McCutcheon Invite Saturday with a score of 32. "The meet was on a very challenging course much like the one at Fountain Central last week with one long steep hill in the course," Greencastle head coach Garry Anderson said. ...
Greencastle runners place fifth at Danville Hokum Karum (08/30/10)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team placed fifth at the Hokum Karum Saturday. Tyler Hudson and Hunter Mitchell were the top finishers for GHS, while Nathan Eubank and Ryan Stevens finished 16th. Paul Bryan and Erik Norlin teamed up for a 40th place finish, with Seth Turner and Matthew White placing 71st...
Collins ties for 64th at The Barclays (08/30/10)
PARAMUS, N.J. -- Cloverdale's Chad Collins tied for 64th at The Barclays over the weekend. Collins opened the tournament with a three-under par 68, but followed that up with rounds of 74, 73 and a final day total of 72. The Barclays kicks off the FedEx Cup playoffs. The top 100 after this weekend's round will be able to move on and play the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston next weekend...
Vennard snaps Hollingsworth's win streak at LPS (08/30/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Warm, sunny skies greeted fans and race car drivers on Saturday evening at Lincoln Park Speedway. A large crowd was on hand to bid goodbye to the racing month of August and see the next chapter in several tight points races at the Putnamville oval...
Dani Pedrosa wins MotoGP event (08/30/10)
INDIANAPOLIS--American Ben Spies came up one position short from a perfect weekend in a home MotoGP, finishing second to Spain's Dani Pedrosa in the Red Bull Indianapolis GP on Sunday. Spies was rewarded for his outstanding first season in the world's premier motorcycle road racing series on Friday with a promotion to the factory Fiat Yamaha team, where he will replace seven-time MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi next season. Rossi is moving to Ducati's factory team...
Farm safety a priority (08/30/10)
Harvest season is fast approaching. Soon the fall days will be filled with farming tasks, including making hay, tending to animals, harvesting fields and farmstead maintenance. Many of these jobs are completed with machines ranging from large combines to small tractors equipped with a small bush hog...
What's your FIFO score? (08/30/10)
To a borrower, a FIFO score is comparable to how a golfer might view his handicap number. For the golfer, the handicap number assumes or predicts that he or she will be out-performed by the highest rated player by the number of strokes of the handicap...
Bird's eye view (08/30/10)
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