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Stories from Monday, September 27, 2010

Comprehensive Services eases transition into workforce (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Ruth Williams is 53 years old -- and became a member of the workforce only two years ago. Williams, who is mildly developmentally disabled, does light-duty factory work through the Supported Employment Program at Putnam County Comprehensive Services. Several different companies contract with PCCS to provide work for clients...
Homecoming Hopefuls (09/27/10)
These young ladies and gentleman will hope to be crowned royalty at the Greencastle High School Homecoming on Oct. 8. The Tiger Cubs will host Cascade at 7 p.m. with the Homecoming festivities at halftime. Queen candidates are, front from left, Whitney Brotherton, Kaila Thurston, Mallory Miller and Nicole Boyle. King candidates are, second row, Cameron Cash, Jesse Elkins, Joseph Lenihan and Aaron Hunter. Underclassmen vying to be part of the court include junior girls Anna Basore, Erika Davies, Grace Jimenez and Paige Pickens; junior boys Sonny Basham, Ryan Battin, Landon Powers and Dustin Law; sophomore girls Hannah Dixon, Ellen Gobert, Kaytlynn Beaman and Abigail Mitchell; sophomore boys Mac Shuee, Hunter Smith, Nate Christy and Brett Gierke; freshman girls Holly Dale, Devin Cox, Emmalie Beamann and Alex Stoffregen; and freshman boys Alec Pettit, Ethan Gill, Tyler Scott and Lucas Eckrich. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Science fair offers prizes, knowledge, huge bubbles (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As a beautiful day went on around them, three DePauw University students and one Greencastle Middle School student played with a giant tub of soapy water making bubbles Saturday outside the Putnam County Public Library. As a pair of young children came by they handed over the hoop used to make the bubbles, letting each of the children have a turn...
Pulitzer winner headlines writing workshop (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Victor Merina, a Pulitzer Prize winner with the Los Angeles Times in 1993, will be in Greencastle for a series of talks, presentations and workshops this week as a part of the Putnam County Public Library's "This I Believe" series. The "This I Believe" series focuses on the personal essays from the series of books of the same name, which contain essays on a variety of subjects...
Acclaimed author to return to DePauw for Writers Series in November (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Matt Dellinger, author of the acclaimed new book "Interstate 69" and 1997 graduate of DePauw University, will return to his alma mater on Nov. 3 as a guest of the James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series. Dellinger's appearance, which is also part of DePauw's 2010 ArtsFest celebration, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. The program is free and open to all...
Putnam Patter for Sept. 27, 2010 (09/27/10)
Weight loss tactics topic of tonight's talk The president of the Weight Balancing System, A.J. Deeds will be in Greencastle at 7 p.m. to discuss weight loss tactics at the Almost Home restaurant. Not too late to sign up for Horizons classes Horizons of Putnam County is offering the following courses during the fall 2010 session, which begins next week:...
Greencastle man inducted into Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame (09/27/10)
John Cloe of Greencastle is one of the newest inductees of the Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame (ILBHF) as a leader in the horse industry in Indiana. Cloe was inducted at the Indiana State Fair along with two other livestock breeders. The ILBHF is operated in association with Purdue University...
Banking organization congratulates First National in Cloverdale (09/27/10)
The First National Bank in Cloverdale is celebrating 45 years as a member of the Independent Community Banks of America (ICBA). The ICBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of the nation's nearly 8,000 community banks. "The ICBA is fortunate to have had First National Bank as a member for 45 years," said Camden Fine, the ICBA's president and CEO...
Scientist, author to discuss '150 Years of Battling Evolution' (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Michael Zimmerman, a science writer and professor of biology at Butler University, will present the Mendenhall Lecture at DePauw University on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Zimmerman will address the topic "The Evolution of Creationist Strategies: 150 Years of Battling Evolution" in his address, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. The program is free and open to the public...
DPU Band concert to span styles, eras (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw University Band will present its first concert of the 2010-11 season Sunday. The program will feature a wide range of styles and musical eras. The performance begins at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium of the Green Center for the Performing Arts. It can also be heard live on DePauw's student radio station, WGRE 91.5 FM or online at http://www.depauw.edu/univ/wgre/listen.a......
Local golfers' quest ends at regional (09/27/10)
MARTINSVILLE -- It was a rough day for local girls golfers at the Martinsville Regional Saturday. The GHS golf team and Cloverdale's Sydney Shrum failed to qualify for state, but most were happy to make it to the next step. Greencastle was led by Chelsea Samuels with a 95. She was followed by Katie Hedge's 97. Diane Wokoun shot a 110, Kay Wood a 117 and McKenzie St. Marie fired a 124...
Greencastle breaks in new course at Tiger Cub Invitational (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Year after year, Greencastle High School continues to field one of the best cross country programs in the area. Yet ever since the construction of the soccer field at GHS, the team has been running without a permanent home. Big Walnut Sports Park was considered at one time, and the DePauw Nature Park has served in the capacity. However, running on gravel and the lack of spectator space limited this option...
Tigers improve to 3-0 with win (09/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw hosted Sewanee Sunday, imposing to 3-0 on the season with a 35-7 win. It may have been Family Day at Blackstock Stadium but the action on the field was anything but family friendly for the visitors. Sewanee will not mind having DePauw left off the schedule as the Tennessee-based school fell for the 12 time in 13 meetings, losing 35-7 to the host Tigers...
Mitchell Craig Horn (09/27/10)
Infant Mitchell Craig Horn was born Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at the St. Vincents Women's Hospital in Indianapolis and passed away shortly after birth. He was the son of Sanford M. "Petey" Horn III & Mallory Alchin and little brother of Sanford M. Horn IV...
Putnam County has the goats (09/27/10)
Several programs are coming up soon related to goat production that will be beneficial for both the 4-H'er or adult with small or large goat herds. Did you know that based on the last National Agricultural Statistics Service census released in 2007 that Putnam County ranked second in the state among Indiana's 92 counties in terms of goat production?...
Making your children financially aware (09/27/10)
Many parents get nervous about teaching their children how to be financially astute. Maybe parents are apprehensive about finances themselves or maybe they just don't know how to go about teaching it. The fact is that there is no one right way to share financial know-how with our children. Carving out time to discuss financial issues with children is more important than the method you use to address the issues...
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