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Stories from Monday, September 13, 2010

IAC announces layoffs in Greencastle (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A local auto supplier has notified the state of its plans to lay off 202 workers. In a letter dated Aug. 7 from International Automotive Components (IAC) Human Resources Manager Paula Miller, the company informed the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, UAW officials and Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray of the company's plans...
Cloverdale Council approves archeology study as part of town grant application (09/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- At a special session last Saturday the Cloverdale Town Council voted to approve Pioneer Consulting to perform an archeological study for the town. The study is a part of a grant application to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs...
Putnam real estate protected, but still a buyers market (09/13/10)
Angela Book just put her house on the market Sept. 10. Like many home sellers right now, a tight budget is the driving force behind the sale. "We need to sell like, now," Book said. "I just want to get back what I owe. It's priced a little higher than that, but that's just because people like to bargain...
'Spreading the gospel of aviation' (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Inclement weather may have kept potential young flyers on the ground Saturday, but mostly clear and warm skies attracted dozens of young pilots Sunday at the annual Airport Appreciation Days at the Putnam County Municipal Airport. Rain Saturday afternoon meant the aircrafts had to stay on the ground until Sunday, at which point children ages 8 through 17 had the opportunity to take 20-minute rides around the skies of Greencastle accompanied by pilots of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter No. ...
Big Walnut Bird Club keeps an eye on the skies (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Big Walnut Bird Club met at the Greencastle Presbyterian Church Saturday, then drove an hour to Eagle Creek to try and get a look at warblers as they head south on their annual migration. Though they were eventually rained out by poor weather, the members are still enthusiastic about their hobby...
Friendship Day is Wednesday (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Mayor Sue Murray recently signed a proclamation declaring Sept. 15 as Friendship Day in Greencastle. The event is intended to spread friendship, goodwill and community spirit among Putnam County Citizens. Approximately 4,000 roses will be given away in dozens on one condition: You can keep one rose to enjoy for yourself, but you must give the other 11 roses to 11 different people...
Putnam Patter for Sept. 13, 2010 (09/13/10)
Cloverdale Masonic Lodge No. 132 F&AM will hold its monthly stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. All masons and their friends and families are invited to dinner. There will also be a 50-year award. Note the change in dinner hour...
Professor to work with student composers (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A familiar professor and musician will return to the DePauw University School of Music this week. David Ott arrives today for a two-day residency. A noted composer and pianist, Ott served on the DePauw faculty from 1982 to 1998. His return visit to campus in 2010 will culminate with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Thompson Recital Hall of DePauw's Green Center for the Performing Arts. The program will feature Ott's 24 Preludes for Piano...
Gosport Grazing Field Day planned for Saturday (09/13/10)
GOSPORT -- Area farmers are invited to a no-cost grazing field day on Saturday east of Spencer near the Owen/Monroe County Feeder Auction Barn. Victor Shelton, NRCS Grazing Specialist/Agronomist, will be offering tips on improving grazing lands. Shelton has been with the Natural Resource and Conservation Services for more than 20 years and is the author of the monthly newsletter "Grazing Bites," which provides updated information on current grazing topics...
Roundup for Community (09/13/10)
(Left to right) Sutton Ramsay, Raegan Ramsay and Cynthia Ramsay-Burkett purchase some nachos and a bottle of water from Charlene Logan at the Russeller's Roundup in Russellville Saturday. The roundup was held to benefit the Russellville Community Center, where the event took place. Logan said "business has been pretty steady, considering how bad the weather has been."
Tiger Cubs break school record in WCC win (09/13/10)
CLAYTON -- The weather might have been cool, but the Greencastle girls' golf team was red hot Saturday en route to their school-record 394 and the West Central Conference Championship. Chelsea Samuels also earned the school-record for individuals with her round of 78. ...
Clovers capture Putnam County Tournament (09/13/10)
ROACHDALE -- When the final point of the tournament was scored on Saturday, there was no doubt as to who was at the top of the Putnam County volleyball food chain. The Cloverdale Clovers swept both the junior varsity and varsity county tournaments, regaining the title after their six year winning streak was snapped last year when South Putnam won the tournament...
Greencastle girls place 11th at Ben Davis Invite (09/13/10)
AVON -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team competed at the Ben Davis Invitational Saturday, finishing in 11th place with 320 points. Westfield was the overall winner with 82 points. Sophomore Colleen Weatherford broke her school 5K record with a time of 19:52 and finished in 22nd place. Emily Gill posted a personal best time of 20:57 for 58th place, while Kayla Cash was 73rd with a time of 21:26...
Area cross country teams compete at Jon Mitchell Invite (09/13/10)
CLAYTON -- Cross country teams from North Putnam, South Putnam and Cloverdale battled at the Jon Mitchell Invite Saturday at Cascade. North Putnam's Paxton Stephenson led the Putnam County girls with a sixth place finish in a time of 21:10. Katie Douglas finished 11th with a time of 21:26, with Whitney High placing 60th in 25:06...
QB Engle tosses 6 TDs in DePauw romp (09/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Making his second career start at DePauw, quarterback Michael Engle passed for a school-record six touchdowns and 300 yards in a 45-16 season-opening victory over Rose-Hulman Saturday. Engle, a senior from Terre Haute South High, completed 26-of-36 passes with one interception. He sat out the fourth quarter, which the Tigers led entering 45-3...
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