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Stories from Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Fire destroys Cloverdale home (12/15/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A late night Tuesday fire left a rural Cloverdale house a total loss as well as injuring a reserve Cloverdale police officer. At 11:25 p.m., a call came in to the Cloverdale Township Volunteer Fire Department of a house fire at 237 West County Road 1150S. Upon arrival, the house was fully involved...
Christmas bells play at Autumn Glen (12/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- This Wednesday the Bells of Gobin, a bell-ringing group from Gobin United Methodist Church, held a concert at Autumn Glen retirement community. Brian Howard is the leader and has been with the group for eight years. "I've been doing it here since 2002," Howard said. "I think that Gobin had bells for about five years at that time. So a total of 13 years. Some of the people in the group have been ringing that whole time."...
City employees receive bonuses (12/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- City employees are receiving a reward for their efforts to keep Greencastle's budget in check over the last year. The Greencastle Common Council voted Tuesday to give a bonus of $550 to full-time employees and $275 to part-time employees. The bonus goes to those who have been employed since Jan. 1 and does not apply to elected or appointed officials...
Cloverdale addresses a number of issues in last town council meeting of year (12/15/10)
CLOVERDALE- At Tuesdays meeting, the Cloverdale town council addressed a number of issues besides the bid openings mentioned in yesterday's story. The board had to put off a decision on health care because one of the town's employees had not filled out a patient profile for a medical insurance pooling program called IACT...
A Christmas Tradition (12/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Interested in renewing a holiday tradition, the new management of the Inn at DePauw took on a big task this month. Having heard about the large gingerbread houses that used to stand in the old Walden Inn, the managers decided to revive the tradition in 2010...
Tzouanakis food drive (12/15/10)
Cloverdale receives many bids (12/15/10)
By JOSH GARVEY Staff Writer CLOVERDALE -- At the last regularly scheduled meeting of the year, the Cloverdale Town Council opened a number of sealed bids for three projects, the most important of which was for the painting of the inside of the town standpipe...
Area 30 addresses Cloverdale School Board of Trustees (12/15/10)
CLOVERDALE -- At the Cloverdale Board of School Trustees meeting Monday, Lora Busch, director of the Area 30 Career Center, spoke about what the career center does and how it helps the students of Cloverdale High School. The Area 30 Career Center helps students earn college credit and learn more about the career field they may be interested in pursuing. ...
Eagles fall to Patriots in physical contest (12/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Tuesday's basketball contest between the South Putnam Eagles and Owen Valley Patriots looked more like a prizefight than a basketball game at times. The teams were cited for 42 fouls, with Owen Valley accounting for 29, in a herky, jerky contest that never was able to get into a rhythm...
Greencastle wins pair against South Vermillion (12/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A week of wintry weather, finals, a conference meet and a marquee Saturday meet meant that Tuesday's Greencastle swim meet with South Vermillion might have been on the back burner in terms of importance normally. However, this was the same meet last year that saw the girls team take an unexpected hit and fall to the Wildcats...
Cornelius van Zwoll (12/15/10)
On Dec. 11, 2010, Cornelius van Zwoll slipped the surly bonds of Earth. He was born in Rochester, New York on Nov. 12, 1916, to John and Adrianna (Vander Pyjl) van Zwoll. Neil earned his Bachelor's degree from Calvin College, his Master's from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. ...
Robert S. Preston (12/15/10)
Robert S. Preston, 67 years old of North Salem, went to be with the Lord peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, Dec. 14. He was born May 20, 1943 in Danville, Ky., son of the late Allen and Dellen Summers Preston. He was a member of Roachdale Masonic Lodge...
Terry Bittles (12/15/10)
Terry Bittles, 58, of Greencastle passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Hendricks Regional Health after a brief illness. Terry was born in Greencastle, the son of Keith and Doris (Williams) Bittles. He attended Indiana State University and graduated from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science with a degree in Mortuary Science...
Family Support Services extends thanks (12/15/10)
To the Editor: Family Support Services would like to thank Fred Huber and A.A. Huber & Sons for hosting their 11th annual Charity Golf Scramble. Over the last 11 years the Hubers have raised over $136,000 for local charities, and Family Support Services has been fortunate to be the primary beneficiary. ...
IGR gives Hoosiers opportunity to serve (12/15/10)
To the Editor: It's the holiday season across America, a time when Hoosiers share a part of themselves with friends, family and the community. The Chronicle of Philanthropy estimates that Americans will donate more than $48 billion around the holidays. Millions of people will give their time to food pantries, toy drives and school and religious groups -- so this is maybe a good time to consider ways to help your neighbors, all year, with the gift of safety and security...
Now is time for lawmakers to act (12/15/10)
To the Editor: It's time our lawmakers act to protect their constituents and pass smoke-free legislation for all workplaces including bars, restaurants, and casinos. By now, the health hazards of secondhand smoke are indisputable. So the question remains, when are our elected officials going to protect all workers from this hazard?...
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