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Stories from Thursday, November 4, 2010

School lunch menus for week of Nov. 8 (11/04/10)
Today: Fried chicken, steak fries, vegetable, mixed fruit, variety milk; biscuit and gravy, milk or juice Friday: Cloverdale Happy Meal -- Chicken nuggets, fries, vegetable, ice cream, variety milk; breakfast: hotcakes and sausage, milk or juice...
First Friday event takes art on tour (11/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- If the First Friday arts walk coordinated by the ArtsFest planning committee goes well, members of the emerging Arts Council will take notice -- and possibly start organizing a similar monthly event. The emerging group has been meeting since September to gather ideas to facilitate the presence of art in the community. While it had no hand in organizing Friday's ArtsFest event, group member Julianne Miranda said she hopes to use First Friday as a model for future monthly events...
GM takes over at Cloverdale ethanol plant (11/04/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Dave Brooks, the former general manager at POET's Marion, Ohio plant, is the new general manager at POET Biorefining -- Cloverdale. Brooks will supervise professional, technical and support staff at the facility ensuring efficient production and that all rules and regulations are met...
'This I Believe' event tonight at library (11/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County READS: This I Believe presents readings of personal essays written and read by members of the community, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Putnam County Public Library. Initially there were to be two reading times, noon at the Library and 7 p.m. at the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics. There will only be the 7 p.m. reading, and the event has been moved to the Putnam County Public Library's Kiwanis Room...
PCH part of worldwide effort to curb diabetes (11/04/10)
If current trends continue, as many as one in three U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 10 U.S. adults has diabetes now. The prevalence is expected to rise sharply over the next 40 years due to an aging population more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, increases in minority groups that are at high risk for type 2 diabetes and people with diabetes living longer...
University Chorus to present 'Music of Eternal Rest' Sunday (11/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw University Chorus will present "Music of Eternal Rest" at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert, conducted by Jan Harrington and featuring University organist Carla Edwards, will take place in the Green Center for the Performing Arts, Kresge Auditorium. The program is presented free of admission charge and is open to all...
Roachdale PTO joins schools in signing pledge (11/04/10)
ROACHDALE -- At their monthly Parent Teacher Organization meeting Monday, Roachdale Elementary School PTO members had the opportunity to sign the Indiana Department of Education Parent Pledge. Roachdale Elementary School has joined more than 80 other schools in the state as a pilot school for the Parent Pledge Initiative...
North Putnam Food Science team places 11th, earns silver ­in national competition (11/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Members of the North Putnam FFA Chapter in Indiana placed 11th in the 2010 National FFA Food Science and Technology Career Development Event (CDE) held Oct. 20 through 23 during the 83rd National FFA Convention. The team earned a silver placing for their efforts...
Arts@DePauw calendar for week of Nov. 8 (11/04/10)
"The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces," Sept. 7-Dec. 10, Galleries at Peeler, Richard E. Peeler Art Center. By engaging perceived wisdom about the veil -- particularly current clichés and stereotypes about Islamic practices -- this exhibition reflects on the ubiquity, importance, and profundity of the veil throughout human history and imagination. For more information call 658-4336 or check www.depauw.edu/galleries...
DePauw's green grade improves (11/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University improved a third of a letter grade in regards to its on-campus sustainability efforts, a recent survey reports. The university received a B- on the annual College Sustainability Report Card released by Sustainable Endowments Institute; last year DePauw earned a C+...
Be on the lookout for cameras: Museum's community photo project open to all (11/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- From Oct. 31 through Saturday, the Putnam County Museum is giving local residents a chance to snap a photo with disposable cameras placed in ten public locations throughout the county. Later, the pictures taken by residents will be displayed in the Museum's upcoming photo exhibit "Putnam County Through the Lens."...
Putnam Patter for Nov. 4, 2010 (11/04/10)
The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville will host its inaugural blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. today. The "bloodmobile" from the Indiana Blood Center will be onsite taking blood donations from troopers and civilians assigned to the Putnamville Post...
North Putnam Family Healthcare to offer free health screenings (11/04/10)
The North Putnam Family Healthcare office will be offering free health screens every business day in November. Dr. Elizabeth Brater, Windy Watt, FNP and staff will be conducting the screens. The office is located in Bainbridge. "This is a quick, easy way for patients to get a check-up," said Watt...
Greencastle Youth Basketball program registration Friday (11/04/10)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with the Jr. Pacers Program to present the Greencastle Youth Basketball Program. The program is for boys and girls attending Greencastle Community Schools in grades first through sixth. It is an instructional program designed for children of diverse skill levels. It will improve on basic fundamental skills of basketball while promoting:...
Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department hosts 'Dribble, Pass, Shoot!' (11/04/10)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department will present "Dribble, Pass, Shoot!" for boys and girls in kindergarten. This is a Saturday morning only program and will help develop the basic fundamental skills of basketball while promoting: The program will be conducted at the Tzouanakis Intermediate gym Saturdays from 8 a.m. ...
Pucketts place 3rd in ESPN Challenge (11/04/10)
LAS VEGAS-- Dan Puckett of Cloverdale, and his brother Frank, former Putnam County resident who now lives in Texas, made their way through two qualifiers in the ESPN National Golf Challenge and came up with the third best score in the final and third leg of competition held in Las Vegas...
'Due Date' misses mark (11/04/10)
What happens when you combine Ironman and that Zach guy from "The Hangover"? In the case of "Due Date," you get a very cookie cutter comedy that has its share of laughs, but can't sustain its fire for its barely hour-and-a-half run time. The tragedy of "Due Date" is you have two wonderful actors who are great at what they do, but for some reason it doesn't work. ...
Guided By Voices hasn't lost its fastball (11/04/10)
BLOOMINGTON -- So what does it take for a group of dudes around 50 to still be one of the loudest, most energetic live acts you'd care to see? If you've seen Guided By Voices on its "Classic Lineup Reunion Tour" this fall, the answer seems plain: alcohol and cigarettes...
'Toy Story 3' worth the wait (11/04/10)
The crew at Pixar has done it again. Not only have they given us the clever, yet emotionally charged "Toy Story 3," they knocked it out of the park in regards to special features. What was surprising about the third installment of the Toy Story franchise was the way it really had grown with its audience. It kept the playfulness children love, but added a very complex story about growing up and letting go adults crave...
'Highlander' films on Blu-ray (11/04/10)
Lionsgate released "Highlander" and "Highlander 2" on Blu-ray Tuesday giving fans of the immortal a new way of watching the films. The "Highlander" disc features some deleted scenes and a commentary with director Russell Mulcahy and producers Peter S. Davis and William N. Panzer...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 4, 2010 (11/04/10)
Deputy TJ Smith said he observed several black marks on the pavement where the brakes attempted to grab but would not hold. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Towed by Steele's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500 Damage $1,001-$2,500. Towed by Jerry's. Damage $1,001-$2,500...
Public Record for Nov. 4, 2010 (11/04/10)
The following were filed in the Putnam County Courts Oct. 22-Nov. 2:...
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