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Stories from Friday, October 29, 2010

Live streaming video! (10/29/10)
Watch trick-or-treaters live tonight from 4-6 p.m. via live streaming video! Just click the "Greencastle Video" link.
Straw poll results: Week 4 (10/29/10)
A straw poll for the 2010 General Election was launched by the Banner Graphic on Oct. 5. The poll opened at 8 a.m. each Tuesday morning and closed at noon each Thursday through Oct. 29. Results from the poll were published each Friday. Here are the results from the final poll. The numbers in parentheses represent the change from the first week of the poll to the last...
Local favorites to play ArtsFest finale (10/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When planners at DePauw University were coming up with ArtsFest 2010: Arts and the Green Castle, they were looking for ways to make the event about the campus and the Greencastle community. In this effort, they approached Greencastle-based soul blues artist Tad Robinson...
Area 30 Center adult educator receives national certification (10/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Vicki Archer, the Area 30 Career Center adult educator, received certification as a manager in program improvement. The certification gives Archer a wider breadth of knowledge of adult education programs. "What it basically does is give you an overview of adult education programs throughout the state plus those in other states," Archer said. ...
Father-daughter pair to be featured in exhibit (10/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Museum will have an opening reception of an art show featuring father and daughter artists David and Jennifer Herrold at 7 p.m. Nov. 11. David Herrold, a retired DePauw University ceramics professor, has used his talent and skills in various media over the years, including wood, photography and digital media. Currently, David enjoys working from two studios, wood and ceramics, in Greencastle...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 29 (10/29/10)
The McKim Observatory will have a Halloween open house Sunday. The Observatory will open at 7 p.m., and the telescopes will be open from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The Putnam County Museum invites the public to get back to nature with Jason Fajt, a local resident, who goes into the wilderness for a week every year, eating only that which he hunts or forages. Come to the Museum on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., to hear Fajt talk about his experience and survival tips on living off the land...
Internationally known pianist to take stage in Terre Haute (10/29/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra and Music Director David Bowden announce a special reception and dinner fundraiser for Di Wu, internationally known pianist and guest artist for the Nov. 13 concert. The reception, which is open to the public, will be held on the night of Friday, Nov. 12 at the Country Club of Terre Haute. Guests will have an opportunity to meet her and be treated to a sampling of her musical talent...
Putnam County Halloween Happenings (10/29/10)
TRICK-OR-TREAT, downtown Greencastle, 4 to 6 p.m. HALLOWEEN PARTY, Putnam County Public Library, 4 to 6 p.m. ADULT HALLOWEEN PARTY, Greencastle American Legion Post No. 58. catfish dinner 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., cost is $8. Tune-O-Matic Band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. Come in your favorite costume...
Tigers look to stay perfect against BSC (10/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw Tigers (7-0) will look to remain perfect on the season Saturday against Birmingham Southern (5-2). The contest will be a battle of high-powered offenses, as both squads are averaging more than 33 points per game. As a team, DePauw is converting 77 percent of the time in the red-zone, scoring touchdowns on 25 of its 35 possessions inside the 20-yard line...
Ernest M. (Ernie) Flaherty (10/29/10)
Ernest M. (Ernie) Flaherty, 74, passed away on Oct. 26, 2010. He was born in Indianapolis on June 27, 1936 to Erwin J. and Beulah M. (Gordon) Flaherty. He was the youngest of five brothers. Ernest joined the U.S. Army serving his country in Korea. After his assignment, he returned and worked at BHT Company, and then the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for the Rainbow Branch and Park Fletcher Branch before retiring in 1991...
Judith Marie Martin Buis Gieseking (10/29/10)
Judith Marie Martin Buis Gieseking, 67, of Brazil, passed away, at home, Oct. 26, 2010 at 8:25 p.m. following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Hiram Densford and Beulah Muriel (Miller) Martin. Judy graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in elementary education and later received a masters degree in education as well. ...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 29, 2010 (10/29/10)
Damage $1,001-$2,500. Vehicle towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. William Glass, 40, no city listed: Probation violation, Oct. 28, 8:17 a.m. Mark Williamson, 39, no city listed: Probation violation, Oct. 27, 11:45 a.m...
The age of mobility (10/29/10)
On Tuesday at approximately 10 p.m., my 3-month-old officially entered the mobile age. He isn't ruling the neighborhood on a big wheel -- yet. (Do they even make those things even more?) He isn't walking. He isn't crawling. He can't even get up on all fours yet...
WikiLeaks reveal appalling facts (10/29/10)
To the Editor: I am appalled by the testimony of violence contained in the hundreds of thousands of Iraq-related military documents released this week by WikiLeaks. I feel as though I have witnessed just a small piece of what it is like to live through the catastrophe Iraq experienced following the 2003 US invasion...
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