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Stories from Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Hawk's surprise visit a skate down memory lane (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Even if you're not familiar with the skateboarding world, chances are you've heard the name Tony Hawk. He's a nine-time gold metal winner at the X-Games and the first skater to successfully land a 900, which involves two-and-a-half revolutions, during competition. But local skaters know him for something more -- he helped deliver a skate park to their backyard...
Around the country in 67 days (09/22/10)
When Richard Lyons realized he had a full two months of summer without anything to do, he decided to fulfill a longtime ambition -- to ride his bike across the country. Lyons, a 57-year-old physical education teacher at Bainbridge Elementary, said he had been considering a trip like this for a long time...
2011 county budget approved; funding issues remain (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Just when the Putnam County Council thought it was clear of the 2011 budget approval process, a wrench was thrown in the works at Tuesday night's meeting. After reviewing the binding and non-binding budgets for the county's city, towns, townships, conservancy district, libraries and fire protection districts, the council made final approval of the 2011 budget...
Traditional Jazz Orchestra performs Thursday (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Fans of traditional style New Orleans hot music are in for a treat Thursday, as the Traditional Jazz Orchestra will perform from 9 to 11 p.m. in the Fluttering Duck Lounge. This event is free of charge, and members of the Greencastle community are encouraged to attend...
Hacker to run for South Putnam School Board seat (09/22/10)
Wesley Hacker has announced his candidacy for the Jefferson Township seat on the South Putnam Community School Corp. Board. Hacker said his main reasons for running include a desire to "make sure we are doing everything possible to prepare our students for the future," to "surround our students with the very best administrators and teachers" and to "build upon communication, cooperation and participation of students, parents and the administration."...
Prepared to serve (09/22/10)
Zachary W Dearinger of Greencastle graduated from Navy Basic Training at Great Lakes, Ill. on Sept. 17 and will be going to Pensacola today for additional training before being stationed on an aircraft carrier in an undisclosed location. Contributed photo
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 22, 2010 (09/22/10)
Both drivers were transported by Operation Life to Putnam County Hospital for treatment of injuries. Jerry's towed both vehicles. Estimated damage $5,001-$10,000. Voege, who is eight months pregnant, was taken to Putnam County Hospital by Operation Life fore evaluation...
Commissioners join K2 fight (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- While synthetic cannaboids remain legal in Indiana for the time being, retailers selling the substances could soon face penalties in Putnam County. At Monday's regular meeting, the Putnam County Commissioners signed an ordinance prohibiting the sale of synthetic cannaboids (K2 or "Spice") and their use in public facilities...
City to begin flushing hydrants (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The city's water department will be flushing hydrants throughout the city beginning around 7 p.m. tonight. Ed Phillips of the water department said crews will begin on the city's west side and work their way south and east throughout the city. He said he hopes all the work can be done on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. They will extend it to Friday if necessary...
Shir Ami to share Jewish musical heritage Sunday (09/22/10)
The DePauw Performing Arts Series will present Shir Ami in concert on at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Thompson Recital Hall in the Green Center for the Performing Arts. Shir Ami is an ensemble of musicians whose collective mission is to recover and rejuvenate the rich musical heritage created by Jewish people during the 20th century. ...
PCPL to host Pulitzer-winning correspondent (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library will host Victor Merina for a series of talks and workshops Monday to Oct. 2. Merina is a senior correspondent and special projects editor for Reznet, a website that focuses on Native American issues and indigenous people...
South Putnam reports decreased student loss (09/22/10)
GHS Alumni Association wins contest for 7th straight year (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced the winners of the 2010 Share the Dream Contest. The Greencastle High School Alumni Association Scholarship earned the most online contributions and the most new donors. The Sherman and Maria Endowment raised the most money...
Vendor spaces now available for festival (09/22/10)
The Friends of the Park organization is currently renting out 10-foot by 10-foot booth spaces for the Covered Bridge Festival, which will run from Oct. 8-17. So far, they have 60 booths reserved and room for 120 more spaces. The contract for the booth space can be found on their Web site, friendsoftheparkrussellville.org...
Greencastle wins No. 12 (09/22/10)
ELLETSVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team traveled to Elletsville Tuesday and earned another shut out victory over the Edgewood Mustangs. The Tiger Cubs dominated play in the first half to take a 5-0 lead, with five different players scoring...
Cougars fall to Bethesda (09/22/10)
The North Putnam volleyball team fell to Bethesda Tuesday in three games 25-16, 25-11 and 25-11. According to head coach Jill Schreiber she saw bright spots on the night, but overall she was disappointed with the effort from her team. "This was a new team on our schedule and a very beatable team. ...
Eagles drop close contest with Bulldogs (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam lost a tight five-game match with Monrovia, 19-25, 25-22, 25-23, 23-25, 15-11, Monday in a West Central Conference contest on the Eagles' court. South Putnam (5-9, 0-2 WCC) scored 106 points and Monrovia (4-13, 1-2 WCC) scored 107. What was the difference between the two teams?...
South Putnam scores wins over LCA and Cloverdale (09/22/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Intense heat was the name of the game as South Putnam hosted Cloverdale and Lighthouse Christian in a three-way cross country meet Monday evening. The hosts won both the boys' and girls' races, with the Eagles snagging five of the top seven spots on the boy's side. South's girl's squad fielded the only full team available...
GMS runners compete at Bloomington (09/22/10)
BLOOMINGTON -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams competed at Bloomington North Saturday. The girls won with 19 points, while the boys won with a total of 42. Hannah Brattain led the girls with a time of 9:44, with Libby Brush following in third with a time of 10:15. Katlyn Haynes was fourth in 10:41, with Samantha Haynes coming in seventh in 10:52. Corrie Romer was 10th in a time of 10:57, with Lily Spencer finishing 13th in 11:22 and Bailey Lossee 14th in a time of 11:44...
Eagle JH teams win pair over Rockville (09/22/10)
The South Putnam seventh grade team defeated Rockville 14-12, while the eighth graders won 18-6. For the seventh grade team, Grady McHugh had a rushing touchdown and Daniel Grundlock had a rushing touchdown and a two-point conversion. Lucas Lorian had two rushing touchdowns for the eighth grade squad. Noah Taylor added a touchdown of his own...
Eagles win big over Cloverdale, 30-0 (09/22/10)
The South Putnam junior varsity team cruised to victory over Cloverdale 30-0 Tuesday night. No other details were provided.
Clovers, Cougars to go pink Thursday (09/22/10)
The Cloverdale and North Putnam volleyball teams will be wearing pink Thursday to promote breast cancer awareness. The team and the high school student council have raised over $1,000 that will go to a foundation specializing in breast cancer research. The money was raised by selling pink T-shirts which will be worn by the student body and fans Thursday...
Kevin Nauman (09/22/10)
Kevin L. Nauman passed away at his home in Lowville, N.Y. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Nauman was born on July 8, 1966, and graduated from South Putnam High School in 1984. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y., 10th Mountain Division for his entire career. During his 19 years in the military....
Report: Indiana better prepared (09/22/10)
INDIANAPOLIS--A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates Indiana has made significant progress toward building and strengthening its and the nation's public health emergency preparedness and response capabilities...
Remembering my darkest day (09/22/10)
Today is Sept. 21, 2010. To most people, it's just another day. For me and my family, it marks the anniversary of the most tragic thing that ever happened to us. On Sept. 21, 2000, I gave birth to my son Andrew John. He was two months premature, and as the result of a birth defect that hadn't been detected, he died an hour and a half after he was born...
Friends of Cagles Mill extends thanks (09/22/10)
To the Editor: The Friends Group of Cagles Mill Lake would like to take this opportunity to thank the following sponsors for their Lieber State Recreation Area Labor Day Weekend events: Aaron's (Greencastle), AutoZone, Caseys General Store, Chicago's Pizza, Cloverdale Agri-Center, Cook Tim, Elks Lodge No. ...
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