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Stories from Saturday, September 25, 2010

'Morning Joe' hosts weigh in on discourse (09/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- How fitting that the keynote speakers of DePauw Discourse 2010 have spent the last three years promoting just that: discourse. "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski spent Friday night on the stage of DePauw's Kresge Auditorium discussing "Journalism in the New Media Age" and trying to bring civility back into political discourse...
Cougars in Court (09/25/10)
Danielle Harbison was crowned the 2010 North Putnam Homecoming Queen Friday by 2009 queen Sandy Saint Victor. The Cougars had a successful night on the field, defeating county and conference rival Greencastle 49-14. Pictured are junior princess LeeAnne Davis, Harbison, sophomore princess Halsey Foltz and freshman princess Bethany Wiatt.
Roachdale group puzzles through relationships (09/25/10)
ROACHDALE -- The basement of the Roachdale Presbyterian Church was a sea of framed puzzles and trinkets for sale earlier this week in preparation for today's annual Roachdale Community Yard Sale. With frames and mats strewn about the room, the basement became "framing central" for a group of puzzle enthusiasts who meet daily to put the pieces together in the back of Allen's TV Sales and Services located at 14 E. Washington St. in Roachdale...
Senior Health Fair set for Tuesday (09/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Senior Health Fair is set for Tuesday. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Attendees with Medicare Part B cards will be able to get free flu shots. Musical performers will include Gary Daniels and Francie Bond. Treasures on the Square will provide food, including barbecue, ham and beans and homemade pies...
Bond Reduction for Johnson (09/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- After a bond reduction was granted, a Greencastle man accused of dealing marijuana was able to post bond and was released from the Putnam County Jail Michael A. Johnson, 26, was arrested July 9 after his home was raided. In the raid, police found just over a half-pound of "marijuana ready for distribution," court documents said...
Berry Street Flea Market celebrates 36 years (09/25/10)
Berry Street residents will be celebrating 36 years in business with the annual Berry Street Flea Market, which is set for Oct. 2. The usual traditions will include the serving of bean soup and cornbread in the front yard of Randy and Rhonda Evans on South College Avenue. There will also be an array of other items on their menu...
Conley, Norman, Barrand take on new roles at Gobin (09/25/10)
Three men have recently taken on new roles at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. Jared Norman, a junior music education major at DePauw University, is the church's new choir director. Originally from Greenwood, Norman graduated from Center Grove High School where he was heavily involved in music and theatre...
Generous Spirits (09/25/10)
Beech Grove United Methodist Church recently donated money raised from their July 10 Hot Dog Fest to the Greencastle School Corp.'s Special Education and Nursing Department. The donation will be used to fund students' medical needs and supplies for the corporation's three sensory rooms. Pictured from left are Lindy Mundy; Joan Mundy, occupational therapist; Kim Sullivan, director of special education; Helen Knauer; and Polly Shuee, registered nurse.
North Putnam wins homecoming, 49-14 (09/25/10)
ROACHDALE -- Efficiency and power. Those words would best describe the North Putnam offense Friday in its battle with county and conference rival Greencastle. The Cougars began the game strong, scoring 28 first quarter points en route to their 49-14 win over the Tiger Cubs...
Eagles return to winning ways against CHS (09/25/10)
CLOVERDALE -- After both South Putnam and Cloverdale both suffered smarting losses last weekend, Friday night's clash between the two southernmost county schools looked set to have some hard hitting, fired up squads. The intensity of the pregame warm-ups soon dissipated amongst the Cloverdale sideline as South Putnam stuffed the opening Clover drive, took their own opening drive in for six and routed the hosts 35-0...
GMS runners win David Landes Invite (09/25/10)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams ran at the David Landes Invite Thursday at Danville. The girls won with a score of 40, with the boys winning with a total of 32. Hannah Brattain won the girls' meet with a time of 12:11, almost a full minute ahead of second place. Libby Brush was fourth, with Corrie Romer placing fifth. Sammy Haynes was 12th, Lily Spencer was 18th and Whitney Weinschenk was 24th...
New Arrivals (09/25/10)
Todd - 50th (09/25/10)
Sue (Merchant) and Max Todd of Greencastle and formerly of Ladoga will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. The Todds were married at the Ladoga Christian Church by the Rev. James Landrum on Oct. 1, 1960. They are the parents of two children, Sharol (Craig) of Avon and Marsha of Wilmington, N.C. They have two grandchildren, Shelbeigh and Sebastian...
Finchum - 50th (09/25/10)
Dean and Sue Finchum of Greencastle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17. The Finchums are the parents of Kyle Dean Finchum and Kara Brown. Their grandchildren are Taylor Brown, Grant Brown and Kyle Finchum. A cake and punch reception for the couple will be held at the Putnam Inn on Oct. 3 at 3 p.m...
Double Celebration (09/25/10)
Four generations of Florence Sillery's family recently gathered at Hickory Creek at Sunset, where Sillery resides, to celebrate Grandparents' Day and Sillery's 87th birthday. Sillery is seated at centrer. Her husband, Roy, is seated beside her.
Public Record Sept. 25 (09/25/10)
The following were filed Sept. 17-22 in the Putnam County Courts: Criminal Cases Citations and Infractions Mortgage Foreclosures Civil Plenary Small Claims Civil Claims Estates Marriage Licenses Divorces...
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