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Stories from Monday, October 4, 2010

Wednesday's Buy Local meeting canceled (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Buy Local meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening at Greencastle City Hall has been postponed. No rescheduled date has been set, but the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will do so soon. Anyone with questions may call the chamber at 653-4517...
Straw poll open (10/04/10)
6-year-old continues to improve after accident (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As he recovers from injuries he sustained in an accident this past Thursday, every small step is a huge victory for 6-year-old Elijah Hardwick. Eli, a first-grader at Deer Meadow Elementary, was struck by a car in the parking lot of Big Walnut Sports Park. It appears he darted between parked cars and into the path of an oncoming car while chasing a stray soccer ball...
Chapel restoration an act of remembrance (10/04/10)
POLAND -- Mike Meyer is channeling his grief into a project -- he's pushing himself and others to refurbish the Cunot Community Chapel as a way of remembering his friend Jaime Spears. "I lost my very best friend in an automobile accident in December," Meyer said. "He's just one of those people where there will never be another like him. This is just my way of doing a restoration and memorial."...
Event brings Legos to library (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Fans of building with small plastic blocks should be aware of a new event at the Putnam County Public Library this Wednesday. Brick Mania will allow fans of the tiny construction materials to meet other like-minded creators. The event will be at the Kiwanis room in the library from 4 to 6 p.m. There is a small charge associated with attending -- a donation of a handful of blocks...
GFD reinforces newer smoke alarm recommendations (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In an effort to better educate communities throughout the U.S. about smoke alarm recommendations, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is promoting "Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!" as the theme for this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign, Sunday through Saturday, which Greencastle is supporting locally...
Protect your pockets: Investing 101 (10/04/10)
Between monthly bills and unexpected expenses, it can sometimes be difficult to think beyond your immediate financial needs. However, it's important to make sure you are planning now for your future so you are financially prepared down the road. Investing can be a great way to build wealth -- as long as you understand the basics, make informed decisions and do your research...
POET prepares to turn corn into fuel -- its way (10/04/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Putnam County's readily available corn supply is one of the main reasons POET purchased the ethanol plant outside of Cloverdale, the general manager of the facility said. Dave Brooks, the general manager of the facility that is still being refurbished said a number of factors contributed to POET's decision-making process...
Steele collection to be dedicated Friday (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Theodore Clement Steele Collection of paintings will be dedicated at DePauw's William Weston Clarke Emison Museum of Art on Friday during the University's Old Gold Weekend celebration. The public is invited to attend the program, which begins at 4 p.m...
Free skin cancer clinic offered Oct. 18 (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Oct. 18, Dr. Christopher Bohyer with Dermatology, Inc. will be conducting free skin cancer screens at Putnam County Hospital. The screen is a bi-annual event sponsored by the Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center. "Early detection is the key to treating melanoma," Lou Fordice, LPN, said. "We offer the free screen to encourage more people to take an interest in their health and to protect themselves from cancer."...
Granny Ride raises $2,000 (10/04/10)
From left to right, Afton, Case and Ella Hoffman, Sabrina Youngblood, Jerry Rubeck, James Starr and Dee Manice stand together at the Granny Ride charity dinner. The Hoffmans; Starr's girlfriend Lorie Decker, who is still in the hospital; and Kimberly Powell all received a contribution from the charity this year to help in their fights against cancer. The Granny Ride, an annual fundraising motorcycle ride, started after the death of Rubeck's wife Judy, nicknamed Granny. The ride this year took in $2,000. Banner Graphic/JOSH GARVEY
Shinpig event set for Saturday (10/04/10)
Goodtimers Inc. will present Shinpig 2010 Saturday, a free day for all Putnam County Emergency Services personnel and their families. The event will include roasted hog and sides along with music and fun. There will also be a cornhole tournament for emergency services personnel to take each other on and a tug-o-war at the end of the day...
Deer hunters could see another big year (10/04/10)
Back-to-back record years for Indiana deer hunters and the fact regulations are unchanged give DNR deer management biologist Chad Stewart reason to believe hunters are in for another banner year in 2010. "I'm anticipating another top-five all-time harvest," Stewart said. "I would not be surprised if we exceeded 130,000 total deer or achieved a new record."...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 4, 2010 (10/04/10)
St. Paul's Ladies Guild will meet in the narthex at 9 a.m. today. The speaker will be John Harlan. His topic will be "The Blood Drive: What it Does." Also, Christmas Bazaar plans will be discussed. Hostesses for the meeting are Linda Gilmartin and Kay Thomas. All women of the parish are invited and encouraged to attend...
DWD launches career tool for students (10/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has unveiled an updated tool for Hoosier students and educators seeking guidance about the top high-wage/high-demand careers of the future. The "Hoosier Hot 50" lists the top 50 high-wage jobs in the state by 2018. First introduced in 2006, it is published every two years by DWD...
National Guard cleans up lake (10/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Indiana Army National Guard Recruit Sustainment Detachment in Greencastle is conducting "Operation Guard The Environment." This operation is a way to show the Putnam County Community that the National Guard cares about the environment...
Tigers remain unbeaten after 35-21 win (10/04/10)
JACKSON, Miss. -- DePauw scored three times in the fourth quarter including the final 14 points in a 35-21 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win at Millsaps. The Tigers improved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the SCAC for the program's best start since 1985. The Majors dropped to 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the SCAC...
Mary Rokicki (10/04/10)
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