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Stories from Sunday, December 12, 2010

Children's author at PCPL (12/12/10)
Troy Cummings was at the Putnam County Public Library to read from two books he worked on, "More Bears" and "The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out (Big Time)." After the reading, he signed books. Isaac Hertenstein got his copy of "The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out (Big Time)" signed, while Melissa and Michael Organ wait to be next.
Student of the Month (12/12/10)
Barkitecture contest for all Dogitects (12/12/10)
There are many charitable activities that take place this time of year. Not many in Putnam County involve designer doghouse competitions. That's the idea behind the 2011 Barkitechture and Catstruction event being put on by York Chevrolet-Buick-GMC. For the competition, people may design and build a doghouse or cat condo to be entered into the competition. The event will help the Humane Society of Putnam County (HSPC)...
GHS girls win JV county title (12/12/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The popular misconception is junior varsity is the inferior step-sister to its varsity counterparts. The action isn't as good, there's not any scoring and because of that, the games are normally overlooked. The Putnam County JV Championship game dispelled every one of those misconceptions and produced a high octane contest that had scoring runs, top-notch performances and gave the crowd at Cloverdale High School one heck of a game...
Eagles' struggles continue in 62-45 loss to Southmont (12/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In their first back-to-back game of the season, South Putnam faced off against a fired-up Southmont boys' basketball team Saturday night. The Eagles came out on the losing end of the game, falling 62-45. The Mounties high-pressure defense held the Eagles close to scoreless in the first quarter. At the end of the first quarter the Mounties were up 17-4...
Cougars miss seniors in loss (12/12/10)
ROACHDALE -- Two weekends of back-to-back games have not done the North Putnam boys' basketball team any favors in the loss column, after dropping a Saturday night contest to Crawfordsville 77-45. "It's our second weekend in a row playing on the back end of a weekend and I thought we just came out a little flat. We didn't have the energy that we did last night. They took a lot of things away from us and I'll give them credit for that," Cougar coach Nathan Martindale said...
Greencastle boys drop one to undefeated Golden Arrows (12/12/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boys' basketball team dropped a closely-contested game to undefeated Sullivan Saturday night, 56-49. The Golden Arrows moved to 5-0 on the season with the win at Greencastle's McAnally Center. Greencastle (3-2) will visit South Vermillion at 7:30 p.m. Saturday...
Lee "Curtis" Smith (12/12/10)
Lee "Curtis" Smith, 82 of Greencastle passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born May 10, 1928 in Fillmore, he was the son of Robert Lee and Lily (High) Smith. He was a graduate of Fillmore High School's class of 1936. He had served in the United States Air Force...
David G. Starr (12/12/10)
David G. Starr, of Greencastle and formerly of Crawfordsville, passed away Saturday morning at Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was 65. Mr. Starr was a member of the Moose Lodge, where he served as Past President, Past Governor, Past District Officer and Past District President. ...
Bud Holton (12/12/10)
Bud Holton, 76 of Greencastle passed away Friday, Dec.10, 2010 at the St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Bud was born in Vermillion County, the son of Roy and Florence (Noggle) Holton. He was a graduate of Roachdale High School, class of 1953. Bud married Audra Lou Dorsett Holton on March 19, 1966 and she survives...
Juanita L. Cottongim (12/12/10)
Juanita L. Cottongim, 83, Greencastle, formerly of Belle Union, passed away on Dec. 9, 2010 in Greencastle. She was born on Feb. 5, 1927 in Johnson County, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Clayton D. and Annie [Scudder] Smith. She married Clarence Edward Cottongim on April 17, 1948 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 1993. She was a homemaker and a long-time member of the New Providence Baptist Church...
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