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Stories from Thursday, October 14, 2010

Non-immunized students to be excluded beginning Monday (10/14/10)
New immunization laws imposed by the state are causing some consternation for both parents and school officials. Under the new law, which was announced by the Indiana State Department of Health in January, in addition to previously required immunizations, students in grades six through 12 must also have appropriately documented tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap), meningococcal conjugate (MCV4-Menactra) and two varicella (chickenpox) vaccines...
Town approves payment changes (10/14/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Board members unanimously approved two ordinances concerning updates to utility payment procedures at the Bainbridge Town Council regular business meeting Wednesday. Ordinance 2010-4 set a 10 percent penalty assessment to utility customer accounts that used a bad check for payments, even if they were received prior to the delinquent deadline and was not assessed a penalty...
Ongoing reform issue in sheriff debate (10/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When former sheriff Mark Frisbie left office facing charges of federal program theft in 2008, it was clear the department was in need of reform. Later that year, sheriff's department veteran Steve Fenwick was appointed to replace Frisbie, and took on the task of reforming the department. ...
Bookwalter, Perry find common ground, contention (10/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The battle lines are drawn in the race for the Putnam County Prosecutor's office, and they mainly center on exactly how the office should be run. The League of Women Voters and DePauw's WGRE sponsored a candidate forum Wednesday night at the Watson Forum of the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media. ...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 14, 2010 (10/14/10)
The Putnam County Hospital will be hosting a Blood Drive today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled at www.donorpoint.org or by calling 655-2583 ext. 2 The town of Roachdale has changed its trick-or-treating time on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. to 7 to 9 p.m...
Capital improvements on tap at Greencastle Schools (10/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A variety of capital improvement projects are currently being considered for three of the buildings in the Greencastle Community School Corp. Projects for Greencastle Middle School and High School and Tzouanakis Intermediate School were discussed by the Greencastle Community School Corp. Board of Trustees Wednesday...
Cloverdale announces Students of the Month (10/14/10)
The Cloverdale School Corporation recently recognized its Students of the Month. Pictured at this week's board meeting are Cloverdale Elementary School student Makenzie Westell, Cloverdale Middle School student Jake Waycott and Cloverdale High School student Bristina Skiles. Westell enjoys dissecting owl pellets and likes to read, paint and create art projects. She participates in cheerleading team and attends tennis camp during the summer. Waycott enjoys fishing, hanging out with his friends and playing and watching sports. Skiles takes part in volleyball, basketball and track. She was twice a student athlete of the year in middle school. Cloverdale School Board secretary Tony Hacker called her "the real deal." Banner Graphic/JOSH GARVEY
Elementary students work to fill the bus (10/14/10)
Roachdale Elementary's third and fourth grade classes were able to provide 399 non-perishable food items for North Putnam's Fill the Bus Campaign. These items will provide much needed items for local food pantries in northern Putnam County. You may continue to send in items through Nov. 17.
School calendars: Oct. 14-22 (10/14/10)
Below are upcoming events at school districts across the county for the coming weeks: Thursday: Picture Retake Day Friday: End of first nine-week grading period Thursday, Oct. 21: Fall Break -- No School Friday, Oct. 22: Fall Break -- No School Friday: End of first nine-week grading period...
Second half surge seals Tiger Cubs' fate (10/14/10)
GREENWOOD -- Greencastle's hope of the school's first regional win came to an end Wednesday at Center Grove. The Trojans were able to score two quick second half goals to end the Tiger Cubs' season. Center Grove won 2-1. Greencastle fought with every ounce it had and head coach Dave Lilly said if a few things had went differently, the outcome might have shined on the Tiger Cubs...
Mounties too much for Cloverdale (10/14/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team lost to Southmont in four games Tuesday, falling 22-25, 25-18, 25-22 and 25-13. The loss moves the Clovers to 12-12 on the season. Leading the Clovers in scoring was Mariah Oetken with seven points and one ace. Stacia Shepherd had five points and one ace, with Adri Patterson, Holly McCammon and Bradanne Toney with four points each. Taylor Jones and Bristy Skiles contributed three points as well...
Norton, Dreyfuss delight in 'Leaves of Grass' (10/14/10)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic It's wonderful to find a gem that flies under the radar and exceeds every expectation. Edward Norton stars in Tim Blake Nelson's "Leaves of Grass," a film that doesn't do anything great, but everything well. Norton stars as twin brothers Bill and Brady Kincaid, brothers who have taken drastically different paths in their life. Bill is a professor of philosophy, while Brady is an entrepreneur whose goods are of an illegal nature...
Bleu Django plays the Duck tonight (10/14/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Bleu Django, a quartette that celebrates swing in the style of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappeli and their 1930s combo, will play DePauw Jazz at the Duck tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. Bleu Django has performed at various jazz venues in Bloomington including Jazz at the Station, at the annual wine-tasting celebration at the Story Inn, at the Royal Theater Concert Series in Danville and on the Indiana University Art Museum's Jazz in July series...
The grand sounds of Old 97's (10/14/10)
There's a certain professionalism that develops when a band spends the biggest part of two decades with the same lineup. Which is to say, "The Grand Theatre Volume One," the Old 97's late record, is a good one. How could it not be? After 17 years, eight studio albums and no lineup changes (a hiatus or two, but no changes), these guys know their sound and they keep churning it out...
James 'Jim' Russell Roach (10/14/10)
James "Jim" Russell Roach died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at his home in Lebanon after a long battle with kidney disease and Alzheimer's. He was born near Clinton Falls in Putnam County to parents Arvel and Zella (Thomas) Roach. He grew up in Greencastle and was a 1951 graduate of Greencastle High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1956...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 14, 2010 (10/14/10)
Towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Bryan Matthew Loudin, 25, Terre Haute: Probation violation, Oct. 12, 2:50 p.m. Danielle Ashley Shannon, 20, Cloverdale: Probation violation, Oct. 12, 3:25 p.m. Brian Nathaniel West, 55, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated, Oct. 13, 1 a.m...
Athlon Sports Preview (10/14/10)
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