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Fire in the farmland: Cloverdale blaze burns soybean crop Wednesday (09/16/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A fire in a field near C.R. 700S and C.R. 425E was put out by the combined efforts of the Cloverdale, Greencastle and Jefferson township fire departments Wednesday. The fire was on a Butler Family Farm's field. Matt Butler saw the fire start...
Local women invited to afternoon of fashion, fellowship Saturday (09/16/10)
By JAMIE BARRAND Editor GREENCASTLE -- Local women will have the chance to shop 'til they drop -- for free -- at Greencastle Christian Church on Saturday. The church's annual Fall Fashion Swap, coordinated by members of its Women's Ministry Team, is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Attendees can bring bags of clothing or accessories to the event to swap them for items other women bring in...
Casey to join panel discussion on Sept. 22 (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University President Brian Casey will participate in a Sept. 22 panel discussion led by Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, that will examine "Civility in a Fractured Society." Presented as part of Leach's 50-state "Civility Tour" and sponsored by the Indiana Humanities Council, the program will examine the state of civil discourse and consider how arts, culture and the humanities can help to heal divisions and lead to more meaningful conversations.. ...
Motorcyclist group has annual cancer fundraiser (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Annual Granny Ride motorcycle event to raise money for individual cancer patients is Saturday. The main recipient of the charity this year is a two-year-old cancer survivor named Grace Ella Hoffman who has a rare type of eye cancer called retinoblastoma...
Angelfood distribution planned for Sept. 25 (09/16/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale United Methodist Church held its first Angelfood Ministry food distribution on Aug. 28, which was met with much success. The church welcomed people who bought boxes of food as well as many volunteers. The September distribution will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the church located on Robert Weist (Burma Road)...
Putnam Patter for Sept. 16, 2010 (09/16/10)
Cloverdale Masonic Lodge No. 132 F&AM will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight. 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. Union Chapel United Methodist Church of Morton will host its annual community fish fry on Saturday...
Purdue Club hosts 'Bug Doctor' at Oct. 19 dinner (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Tom Turpin, better known as Purdue University's "Bug Doctor," will be the featured speaker at a dinner on Oct. 19, sponsored by the Purdue Club of Putnam County. The dinner and program begin at 6:30 p.m. at Autumn Glen. Turpin is a professor of entomology at Purdue and the creator of the wildly popular "Bug Bowl," a tribute to all things creepy and crawly held each spring at the Purdue campus...
School calendars: Sept. 20-24 (09/16/10)
Below are upcoming events at school districts across the county for the week of Sept. 20 through 24: Greencastle High School Sept. 24: Class Ring Sale at lunch Tzounakis Intermediate School Sept. 20: Book Fair Sept. 21: Book Fair Third and Fifth Grade Student Council Luncheon...
DePauw announces upcoming arts events (09/16/10)
Sept. 20: Art Department Film Series: "Prom Night in Mississippi," 7 p.m., Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media, Watson Forum This award-winning documentary tracks the run-up in 2008 to the first integrated prom at Charleston High School in the small town of Charleston, Miss. Director Paul Saltzman and producer Patricia Aquino will be present at the screening. For more information call 658.5095 or check www.depauw.edu/acad/film...
Roachdale Elementary recognizes students of the month (09/16/10)
Roachdale Elementary recently recognized students for citizenship for the month of August. Pictured are (front row) Abby Gaddis, Braydon Beavers, Jayden Simpson, Jasmine Hunley, (middle) Brett Asher, Megan Earley, Hannah McCalister, Landyn Powell, Sophie Wishert (back) Shalyn Nelson, Nick Goode and Abby Spencer. Courtesy photo
Cloverdale announces Students of the Month (09/16/10)
Senior transportation needs luncheon (09/16/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- There is a need in Vigo and surrounding counties for Transportation Services for medical purposes to Indianapolis, and there is a need for door-to-door evening transportation for seniors. Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled; the WILL Center, Wabash Senior Activity Center and Senior Education Ministries, Inc. are partnering to provide an information session and luncheon to get input from seniors and organization professionals about this need for transportation...
GPD offers hunter education course (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Police Department will be hosting a three-session hunter education class. Participants must attend all three sessions. The class will be on Sept. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Oct. 2nd from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m...
ISP warns area residents of scam (09/16/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Criminal Investigation Division at the Putnamville District of the Indiana State Police is currently investigating a cash-based scam that involves sending money via a commercial wire service. The scam appears to be targeting only elderly residents -- one couple lost more than $3,000...
Impaired driving checkpoint set for Putnamville District (09/16/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Troopers will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Vigo County sometime during the upcoming weekend of Sept. 17 through 19. Officers will be observing for impaired drivers. To expedite the time involved if one is stopped at the checkpoint, drivers are asked to have their driver's license and registration ready to present to the officer. If no violations or impairment is detected by the officer, motorists should only be delayed a few minutes...
Newcomer Reception planned for Oct. 2 (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Mill Pond Health Campus are pleased to host the newest residents to the community during the annual Newcomer Reception on Oct. 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mill Pond, 1014 Mill Pond Lane...
GHS overpowered by Braves (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle volleyball squad ran into a buzzsaw in the form of Terre Haute South Wednesday. The Tiger Cubs fell in three sets 25-4, 25-5 and 25-14. The first two sets of the match saw the Tiger Cubs at the mercy of the Braves' powerful front line. ...
Cougars post best scores of season (09/16/10)
DANVILLE -- The Lady Cougar golfers ended the regular season in commanding fashion Tuesday. Approaching the county tournament and sectional, the Lady Cougars came on strong against Western Boone at Cool Lake Golf Course Tuesday. With four team members carding their personal best scores of the season, the team also carded its lowest team score of the year as well...
GMS runners win against Cascade (09/16/10)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams battled Cascade Tuesday, with the girls winning 19-46 and the boys winning 21-40. Hannah Brattain finished first in the girls' event with a time of 13:22. Libby Brush was third on the day, with Katie Haynes placing fourth and Sammy Haynes finishing fifth. Corrie Romer was sixth, while Lilly Spencer was seventh, Whitney Weinschenk was eighth and Bailey Lossee was 11th...
Cougars win pair against Tuttle (09/16/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam seventh grade football team improved its record to 3-2 with an exciting victory over Tuttle Tuesday, 20-14. Trailing much of the game, the Cougars rallied with big-scoring plays from Jimmy Rutter, Bradley Hodges, and Devondrae Burrell. Defensive leaders were Bobby Scheele, Anthony Cooke, Trevor Bingman and Michael Dawson...
GMS splits with Knights (09/16/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Middle School football teams split with North Clay Tuesday. The seventh grade team lost its contest, while the eighth graders were victorious. The seventh grade team fell 14-6, with the eighth graders downing North Clay 22-8...
Greencastle Wrestling Club begins Nov. 1 (09/16/10)
The Greencastle Wrestling Club will hold its first practice on Nov. 1 from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. The club is available to any student of Greencastle Schools. Members of the club will have the opportunity to attend freestyle and folkstyle wrestling meets as the year progresses...
Earle shows another layer on new record (09/16/10)
Every new Justin Townes Earle release feels like an onion -- it keeps revealing new layers and at the middle you're probably going to cry. "Harlem River Blues," fresh on the heels of last year's "Midnight at the Movies," is just that. Earle reveals even more influences and gives us more of a glimpse of the talent he is...
'Letters to Juliet' resists pitfalls of its genre (09/16/10)
If I were to make a list of my favorite genre of film, the romantic comedy wouldn't be at the top. I don't like all the cotton candy goodness and the tidy little endings that most all come with, but I found an exception with "Letters to Juliet". While it wouldn't make any of my top 10 lists, unless we throw Gael Garcie Bernal atop the worse overacting performances in history, "Letters to Juliet" has a tremendous amount a likeable qualities which make it stand out from the pack...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 16, 2010 (09/16/10)
Damage $750-$1,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Vehicle towed by Curtis. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Johnson complained of hip and upper leg pain. Both vehicles were towed by Steele's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. The vehicle was determined to be a blue 1998 Jeep Cherokee...
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