[Nameplate] Fair ~ 56°F  
High: 81°F ~ Low: 58°F
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Stories from Monday, January 10, 2011

Visitors arrested at Putnamville Correctional Facility (01/10/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Two female visitors to Putnamville Correctional Facility were arrested Thursday for attempting to traffic with offenders during visits. During a routine pat down search, visitor Amber Lea Edmond was discovered to be in possession of three cell phones, three cell phone chargers, one SIM card, one cell phone battery, tobacco and marijuana...
Hot breakfast (01/10/11)
REELSVILLE -- Every month, the Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department hosts a community breakfast and fundraiser. This Saturday, while that meal was being eaten, firefighters were being trained on the other side of the building. The dining area in the fire department wasn't packed around 9:40 a.m., but over 20 people braved the frigid weather to come to the breakfast. ...
Mellon Grant will support and enhance Asian studies program (01/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University and Wabash College will use a four year, $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support and enhance DePauw's Asian Studies program, facilitate the creation of an Asian Studies program at Wabash, and create new synergies between the two liberal arts colleges, located just 27 miles apart from one another...
Tiger Sharks shatter records at conference (01/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Saturday was the WCC Conference swim meet held at the DePauw natatorium. The Greencastle Tiger Sharks dominated the swim meet, winning all but one event including diving. Greencastle won with the score of 396 points. South Putnam came in second with a score of 251. Cascade followed with a score of 225, and North Putnam scored 207 points...
Greencastle girls get edged out by Cascade at DePauw (01/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw's natatorium welcomed the girls teams from the West Central Conference. It was a close meet all the way through, specifically between Greencastle and Cascade. The end result: Cascade won by two points, 380 to 378. South Putnam came in third and North Putnam came in fourth with the scores of 223 and 32, respectively. Greencastle and Cascade came away with all firsts, although all schools had multiple personal bests and great performances overall...
Eels too strong for Cougars (01/10/11)
EMINENCE -- The North Putnam girls basketball team delivered a competitive effort against Eminence into the third quarter Saturday, but faltered from there in a 57-33 loss on the Eels' court. "We played more minutes that were better than maybe the entire season," Cougars' coach Jim Brothers said. "But there's no coloring it, we've got to make shots. We missed some easy shots from two and four feet."...
Greencastle gets second straight win in 2011 (01/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle had the lead with a minute to play Saturday, but West Vigo was within striking range and had the momentum and the ball. The Vikings' Ryan Crowther drove the lane and put up a shot near the basket. Brad Hussain, at 6-foot two inches shorter than Crowther, batted it away. A Tiger Cub grabbed the loose ball, passed it at mid-court to Nick Hutcheson, who scored on a breakaway lay-up that secured Greencastle's 55-49 victory at the McAnally Center...
Clovers win South Vermillion invite (01/10/11)
CLINTON -- The Cloverdale wrestling team traveled to South Vermillion Saturday. The Clovers won the eight-team tournament with a total of 204. Cloverdale had five individual champions on the day. At the 119-weight class, Jeremy Boldman defeated the No. 1 and 2 seeds on his way to winning the individual title. For his performance, he was named the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament...
Co-Alliance pledges $20,000 in academic scholarships to students (01/10/11)
AVON -- High school students can now apply for the 2011 Solutions Scholarships. Co-Alliance LLP, which serves energy and agribusiness customers across Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, announced that 20 Solutions Scholarship awards will be presented to graduating seniors later this school year...
Family of Farmers announces Ag Resource grant program (01/10/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana's Family of Farmers (IFOF) wants to make learning about agriculture easier and even more interesting through a new grant program for local communities. Grants of up to $2000 will be made available to improve educational agriculture-related events around Indiana. ...
Mary K. Bollman (01/10/11)
Mary K. Bollman, 82, Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at the Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. She was born on June 7, 1928 in Hayden, Jennings County, and was the daughter of the late Charles and Pearl (Durham) Robbins. She was a retired sales clerk for Sears and Roebuck and Company in Indianapolis...
What does 'commitment' really mean? (01/10/11)
Commitment is certainly a term that seems to be losing ground in too many areas of society. Employee, employer, parental, spousal, friend, financial... the list goes on where most individuals have some sort of need for commitment. 4-H teaches life skills and one key life skill it gives the opportunity to not only develop but to experience and demonstrate is "commitment" in one's youth...
Front cover
January 2011
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar