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Stories from Monday, November 15, 2010

Area 30 plans to increase dual credit options (11/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A dual credit program at an area high school has some similarities to an Advanced Placement course -- the end goal of both is to receive post-secondary credit for a high school course. The steps before that college credit are a bit different. ...
Daughters maintain mother's photo collection (11/15/10)
FRESNO, Calif. -- A small piece of Putnam County history currently lives on in central California. Nancy Norman Murphy spent part of her childhood in Cloverdale. Her mother, Jean Clearwaters Norman, was a 1933 Cloverdale High School graduate, and saved all of her pictures over the years...
New Cloverdale school board member looks ahead (11/15/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Brian Asbury was recently elected to the Cloverdale school board. Though he won't take office for around eight months, he recently attended a Cloverdale school board meeting to better understand what the board does. "It's a process and I went to gather information more than anything," Asbury said. "I wanted to see how it works...
Delta Theta Tau presents annual Home Tour (11/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The 28th annual Holiday Home Tour, presented by the Theta chapter of Delta Theta Tau sorority, will be on Saturday. Tour hours are 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is still $8 per person. Tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, Treasures on the Square, Amber Hill Florists, Almost Home restaurant, Curves and from any sorority member...
National survey ranks DePauw in top 10 percent (11/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A national survey finds that DePauw University is within the top 10 percent of colleges in the nation for the challenges it provides its students and for seniors who report their educational experiences have been enriching. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), "Major Differences: Examining Student Engagement by Field of Study -- Annual Results 2010," details results from a 2010 survey of 362,000 first-year students and seniors attending 564 U.S. ...
Putnam Patter for Nov. 15, 2010 (11/15/10)
A Dine with a Doc event is set for Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at First National Bank, 1128 Indianapolis Road, Greencastle. Dine with a Doc is a free event that welcomes local senior citizens to hear a presentation and enjoy a complimentary lunch...
DPU senior takes 3rd in feature writing contest (11/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University senior Christine E. DiGangi earned third place Saturday in the 24th annual Thomas R. Keating Feature Writing Contest. "The 2010 foundation-sponsored Keating competition featured 12 finalists representing Indiana's best college journalism students," reports the Indianapolis Star...
2009 Indiana State ACRE triggers met (11/15/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Julia A. Wickard, executive director for the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency in Indiana, announced that wheat, oats, barley and grain sorghum met the state trigger for payment under the 2009 Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE) for Indiana...
Chamber lunch designed to start business dialogue (11/15/10)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is hosting its quarterly luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 7. The luncheon will take place at the Putnam Inn at 400 N. Jackson St. There will be a presentation from Steve Bahr of Duke Energy at the luncheon called "Energy Issues." Bahr will discuss climate change legislation, aging energy infrastructure, energy efficiency and price rates. ...
Terre Haute hospice has open house (11/15/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- VistaCare Hospice will be holding a community open house on Tuesday, Nov. 23. The open house is being held to commemorate National Hospice Month. "In Putnam County we have many patients on service," said Cheryl Funk, the business development director at VistaCare. "We want their family members and other community partners to come celebrate National Hospice Month."...
Schedule changes for football semi-state, county basketball tournament (11/15/10)
The kickoff time for the North Putnam vs. Evansville Mater Dei semi-state football has been moved to 8 p.m. Friday. Due to the change, the Putnam County Girls' Basketball tournament will move to Thursday and Saturday. On Thursday, Greencastle will face Cloverdale in the opening game at South Putnam at 6:30 p.m., with North Putnam against South Putnam in the second game...
GHS places second at Tip-Off Classic (11/15/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Saturday was a day of mixed results for the Greencastle High School girl's basketball team at the Hi-99 Tip-Off Tournament held at West Vigo High School. The Tiger Cubs, coming off a win against the host school, was tested in the morning with a contest against Terre Haute North...
DePauw opens NCAA tournament play at home Saturday (11/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The 9-1 DePauw Tigers open NCAA Division III Football Championship play at home against 10-0 Trine University on Saturday, November 20. Kickoff from Blackstock Stadium is set for Noon. DePauw earned automatic qualification into the 32-team Division III field for the second straight year and second overall after winning the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. The Tigers lost at Thomas More by a 49-39 score in last year's opening round...
William Harvey Aker Jr. (11/15/10)
William Harvey Aker Jr., 82, Reelsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Born Oct. 4,1928 in Putnam County, he was the son of William Harvey Aker and Gertrude Aker. After graduating Reelsville High School he entered the Army during World War II. William married Marilyn (Jones) on Oct. 8, 1949...
Helen P. Kaiser (11/15/10)
Helen P. Kaiser, 89 Plainfield, passed away Nov. 12, 2010 in Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Dec. 6, 1920 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Wilbur and Katherine Klose Ray. Helen married Harold L. Kaiser, and he preceded her in death in 1989...
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