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Stories from Monday, October 25, 2010

Tasting makes inroads to non-wine fans (10/25/10)
FILLMORE -- When Tara Pagan has a bottle of wine open, she doesn't expect her husband to be interested. "Normally, when I have a bottle open at home, he won't touch it," she said. Jay Pagan said he might have to reconsider his stance after a wine tasting at the Waterin' Hole, a liquor store in Fillmore, Saturday night...
Straw poll voting opens Tuesday (10/25/10)
A Putnam County straw poll for the 2010 General Election has been launched. The survey can be found at surveymonkey.com/s/bannergraphic.3 The poll will open 8 a.m. each Tuesday morning and close at noon each Thursday through Oct. 29. Results from the poll will be published each Friday until the election...
Dixie Chopper episode of 'OCC' to air Tuesday (10/25/10)
People are always asking Dixie Chopper about the episodes of the 'American Chopper' TV show that featured the creation of the one-of-a-kind Dixie Chopper Bike. Those two one-hour segments of the popular Orange County Choppers program are rerun periodically over the Discovery Channel. And they are set to air again back to back on Oct. 26 on Discovery...
Leaf pickup planned for November (10/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Department of Public Works will be starting its annual leaf pickup beginning Nov. 1 and running through the month of November only. The department advises all in the city limits to rake their leaves only (no limbs or other debris) to the side of the curb or between the sidewalk and the street. For those who do not have a curb or sidewalk, put leaves out near the street, but not in it...
Local group discusses, ready to investigate paranormal activity (10/25/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As Halloween approaches, scary movies appear on television, haunted houses open and some people turn their attention to things they can not explain. The Clay-Put Paranormal group met Saturday to discuss their experiences trying to investigate the paranormal. The group recently celebrated its first anniversary. In that year, Steve Farrell, who is one of the group's founders, has spent around $2,000 on equipment...
Creative carving can lead to festive jack-o-lanterns (10/25/10)
The tradition of carving pumpkins dates back for many centuries. The people of Ireland and Scotland used to carve scary faces in to turnips and potatoes to deter evil sprits from entering their homes. In England they sometimes used large beets to jack-o-lanterns. When immigrants came to America they brought this tradition with them but found a more suitable native fruit -- the pumpkin...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 25, 2010 (10/25/10)
Cloverdale High School class of 1985 will hold its 25th reunion Nov. 13 at the Cloverdale American Legion. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 and a cash bar. Dancing to the '80s will last until 11 p.m. RSVP and money are due by Nov. 5...
Weatherford places 44th at semi-state (10/25/10)
CARMEL -- Greencastle sophomore Colleen Weatherford placed 44th at the IHSAA cross country semi-state Saturday in Carmel. Weatherford was part of a field that was comprised on some of the state's top runners and had 151 competitors vying for the top spot...
Cloverdale takes Cascade to four games at sectional Saturday (10/25/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Cloverdale's girls' volleyball team saw its season come to an end Saturday morning after falling to Cascade in sectional play. The Clovers wouldn't go quietly as they forced Cascade to expend a great deal of energy to claim a four set win by scores of 17-25, 12-25, 27-25 and 13-25...
Lucy Caroline Boyle (10/25/10)
Lucy Caroline Boyle, 84, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was born on Nov. 8, 1925 in Indianapolis to Charles Jacob and Lucille Beatrix Boyle. Lucy retired in 1988 from the P.R. Mallory Company and was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church...
Public Record for Oct. 25 (10/25/10)
The following were filed Oct. 15-21 in the Putnam County Courts: Citations and Infractions...
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