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Stories from Monday, December 6, 2010

Greencastle EAA donates to U.S.O. (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1374 has announced a gift of $500 to the U.S.O. The U.S.O. is a private non-profit entity chartered by the U.S. Congress to provide stateside and overseas support to armed services personnel, while away from home...
Holiday Fun (12/06/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The bad weather that started Friday night put a halt to the holiday parade planned for Saturday, but it didn't stop all of the activities that were planned for the day. That morning Cloverdale High School's auxiliary gym still hosted an arts and crafts fair. The combination of bad weather and the parade being cancelled did affect the fair though...
Bears, authors and spiders, oh my! (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Public Library will be host to a Greencastle author and illustrator this Saturday. Troy Cummings, who grew up in Greencastle and graduated from DePauw in 1995, will be doing a reading as a part of the library's A Conversation with the Author series from 10 a.m. to noon. Cummings will be reading two children's books, one he wrote and illustrated and one he illustrated...
Greencastle EAA donates to U.S.O. (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1374 has announced a gift of $500 to the U.S.O. The U.S.O. is a private non-profit entity chartered by the U.S. Congress to provide stateside and overseas support to armed services personnel, while away from home...
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow (12/06/10)
Emily Baugh, 13, and her brother Tyler, 12, build a snowman Saturday at their Greencastle home. Several inches of snow fell overnight Friday and throughout Saturday.
INDOT Prepares for Winter Weather (12/06/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE, --The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will dispatch up to 147 trucks to treat and plow state highways in West Central Indiana. INDOT maintains approximately 5,003 lane miles in the Crawfordsville District. With the forecast of snow for the area, INDOT operations staff members will have patrols out beginning at 8:00 tonight and continue monitoring weather reports and adapting plans as needed. ...
Citizen of the Year nominations being accepted today (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the 2010 "Citizen of the Year" Award. The Chamber has presented the award to some of Putnam County's finest since 1982. The Chamber is seeking that special individual who is dedicated to the success of Putnam County to receive this prestigious award. ...
POET part of group partnering with NASCAR (12/06/10)
LAS VEGAS -- NASCAR, America's most-watched motor sport, and Growth Energy, the country's leading voice for the U.S. ethanol industry, announced last week they have formed a historic new partnership that will help acquaint tens of millions of Americans with the significant environmental, economic and national security benefits of domestic ethanol...
Tiger Cubs run away with County title (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The football season ended over a week ago, but the Putnam County Classic basketball championship game was almost as physical. Both squads clawed, slapped and banged in the second half, making the Jan. 28 rematch one to circle on the calendar...
Cloverdale wins County consolation contest (12/06/10)
GREENCASTLE --The Cloverdale boys' basketball team handed South Putnam a 56-24 loss to win the consolation game of the Putnam County Classic on Saturday at Greencastle High. Coach Pat Rady's Clovers (2-2) did everything well. They shot a solid 43.5 percent (17-of-39) from the field, 55.5 percent (5-of-9) on 3-pointers, and 85.5 percent (17-of-20) at the free throw. The out-rebounded the Eagles 35-25 and committed only eight turnovers...
Clovers go 4-1 at Western Boone Invite (12/06/10)
THORNTOWN -- The Cloverdale wrestling team went 4-1 at the Western Boone Invite Saturday. The Clovers are 11-6 on the season. Jeremy Boldman, Eldin Hesselgrave, Donnie Helterbrand, Tyde Fredrick and Matt Hall all were 5-0 on the day. Nick Schwomeyer had four wins on the day, with Tyler Howard, Cody Stout and Kody Kohler recorded three wins each...
North Putnam swimmers battle South Vermillion, Edgewood (12/06/10)
The North Putnam coed swim teams battled South Vermillion and Edgewood Saturday. The boys lost a close contest to Edgewood 123-101, with South Vermillion coming in third with 94 points. The girls placed third with 12 points, with South Vermillion winning with 142 points and Edgewood second with 136...
Lois Allee (12/06/10)
Lois Allee passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at Asbury Towers from Alzheimer's disease with her sons by her side. Lois was born in Tennessee and moved to Indianapolis early in her life. She became a professional model in her late teens and modeled regularly at L.S. Ayers, Wasson's and Block's Department Stores...
John Albert Grimes (12/06/10)
John Albert Grimes, 92, Crawfordsville, formerly of Russellville, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born April 1, 1918 to Eugene and Lula Hester Grimes in Russellville. He married Lillous Ellen McGaughey on Oct. 25, 1939 in Russellville, and she survives...
Tips to avoid holiday weight gain (12/06/10)
According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases, most people gain 1 or 2 pounds over the holidays. This may not seem like much; however, most people never lose that extra weight. ...
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