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Stories from Saturday, September 18, 2010

Perry seeks prosecutor's office as Independent (09/18/10)
Greencastle attorney Robert Perry is an Independent candidate for Putnam County Prosecutor in the Nov. 2 general election. In the current campaign, Perry is stressing three issues: Fairness in handling cases, careful review of cases before filing, and following state law in regard to asset forfeiture from the seizures on I-70...
Get 'em While They're Hot (09/18/10)
P.J. Bezy of Neptune Foods prepares the final batch of fish for the Bainbridge Improvement Society's (BIS) Jonah Fish Fry on Friday night. BIS president John Kessinger reported a good turnout at the dinner, with more than 200 people served between 4 and 8 p.m.
NP students 'fill the bus' for the hungry (09/18/10)
ROACHDALE -- Randy Neeley has a goal to change the community -- one bus full of canned goods at a time. The idea behind the first-ever "Fill the Bus" project is to use a designated school bus and fill it with non-perishable food items and toiletries donated by students and staff members within the district, said Neeley, a school bus mechanic for North Putnam Community School Corp...
Cougar Homecoming Candidates (09/18/10)
These young ladies will vie for royalty status at North Putnam's fall homecoming next Friday. Queen candidates are, front from left, Kayla Ault, Lauren Green and Danielle Harbison. Princess candidates are, standing, juniors Valerie Scott, Morgan Christy and LeeAnn Davis; sophomores Halsey Foltz, Katie Welch and Caroline Byrd; and freshmen Ciara Cope, Madi Asbell and Bethany Wiatt.
All aboard foundation bus tours (09/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced that only 30 seats remain for those interested in joining the "Silver Odyssey" Bus Tour and Breakfast on Oct. 2. Enjoy breakfast from Almost Home, colorful fall foliage, and beautiful countryside while learning about the rich history of Putnam County and the impact of the Community Foundation during its first 25 years of service...
Bainbridge PD to purchase video equipment (09/18/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Town marshal Rodney Fenwick requested the purchase of video recording equipment for the police department per the requirement of state law effective Jan. 1, 2011 at the town's most recent meeting. Fenwick said the cameras, to be purchased at an estimated cost of $1,500 to $1,600, would be used to record verbally and physically statements for court cases and files...
DPU orchestra opens season (09/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw University Orchestra will perform its first concert of the academic year on Sept. 26 as part of Family Weekend. The program, which begins at 3 p.m., will feature music by two American composers, Samuel Barber and David Ott, the latter of whom served on the DePauw faculty from 1982-1996...
Roger Bailey to retire (09/18/10)
Roger Bailey, county executive director will be retiring from Farm Service Agency, USDA after 32 years of service. He has dedicated these years to helping farmers stabilize farm income, farm land protection and help farm operations recover from disaster effects...
Keys to Success (09/18/10)
The Kiwanis Club of Greencastle recently made a donation to the ResCare Key Club. Pictured from left are Kiwanis President Maxwell, Key Club Co-Presidents Christian W. and Shawn T. and Kiwanis Treasurer Bill Pike.
Greencastle advances to regional (09/18/10)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' golf team advanced to the Martinsville Regional after posting a score of 373 in the Northview Sectional Saturday. The Tiger Cubs shattered the school record by 21-strokes, which was set at the conference tournament Sept. 11. Chelsea Samuels led the Tiger Cubs with an 83...
Tiger Cubs roar from behind for win (09/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Tiger Cubs turned around a 20-point deficit to defeat the South Putnam Eagles 21-20 Friday to move to 3-2 on the season. "It's a big win for us," GHS head coach Eric Davis said. "Our kids worked really hard -- they played hard. Their kids deserved to win, our kids deserved to win; unfortunately somebody's got to lose. Our kids made plays and we made just enough of them tonight."...
Cloverdale stalls against Cadets (09/18/10)
CLAYTON -- After an emphatic homecoming win last Friday, Cloverdale traveled to Cascade High School with the intent of keeping the home side from celebrating their own homecoming in style. It would prove to be a difficult task, as a determined Cadet defense shut out the Clovers 14-0. While the Clover defense was not easy to break down either, a three-play, 65-yard drive to start the second half and a pick-six created enough points for the home side to celebrate in style...
Wilma Rich (09/18/10)
Wilma Rich, 79, Poland, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health at Danville. She was born on May 19, 1931 in Marshall, Ill., and was the daughter of the late Clarance "Truggy" and Lucille Inez Harbour Myers. She was married to Jim A. ...
Rosemary Souders (09/18/10)
Rosemary Souders, 77, of Russellville passed away at Hendricks Regional Health on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. She was a homemaker. She was born in Johnson County to Charles and Mary Budd Smith on July 12, 1933. She married David R. Souders Sr. on Aug. 29, 1949 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death...
Ava Joann King (09/18/10)
Ava Joann King was born at 9:47 a.m. on Aug. 13, 2010 to Darby King and Samantha Humphress. Ava has one sister, Brenya. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Patsy King; maternal grandparents are Danny and Janet Lackey. Maternal great-grandparents are Ray and Rose Lackey and Betty Lackey...
Area Births (09/18/10)
Congratulations to the following families on their new arrivals:...
Craft - 65th (09/18/10)
A 65th Anniversary open house for Aaron and Barbara (Kelly) Craft of Roachdale will be held Sept. 26 from 2-5 p.m. at the Porter House in Roachdale. The couple was married Sept. 30, 1945 at the Russellville Federated Church. They owned and operated Roachdale Hardware for 29 years...
Neumann - 50th (09/18/10)
Douglas and Cecelia (Wrin) Neumann of Greencastle will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married at St. Margaret Mary's Church, Terre Haute, in 1960. Doug graduated in 1957 from Greencastle High School. He retired from Indiana State Farm in 2008 after 19 years of service...
Scenes from Greencastle vs. South Putnam football (09/18/10)
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