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Stories from Thursday, January 13, 2011

First aid, CPR training set for Jan. 29 (01/13/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Central Indiana Law Enforcement Training Network will be hosting a community standard first aid, CPR and AED training course Jan. 29 at 8 a.m. at the Inn at DePauw located at 2 West Seminary Street in Greencastle. This course will provide participants vital knowledge and skills they will need to respond to a life-threatening situation with confidence...
Cloverdale school board hears from new counselor (01/13/11)
CLOVERDALE- At the Cloverdale Community School Corporation meeting, the board heard a presentation on the middle school from new counselor Kathleen Glaser. Glaser, who started at the middle school this school year, discussed the strategy the school had in addressing Response to Instruction, a program designed to identify children who might have learning difficulties...
Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department celebrates Legos (01/13/11)
GREENCASTLE -- When the plastic Lego building block was invented back on Jan. 28, 1958, the Danish toymaker could not imagine the impact its new block would have. Today, a company that started in a simple carpenter's workshop in 1932 is the world's fifth-largest toy manufacturer in terms of sales, all because of a simple yet versatile plastic bricks...
Bombs Away (01/13/11)
Berry honored for 16 years on school board (01/13/11)
GREENCASTLE -- When Jack Berry announced his retirement from the Greencastle Community School Board last month, the board lost 16 years worth of experience. At Wednesday's meeting, the board and superintendent Bob Green honored Berry for his years of service, presenting him with a plaque and a lifetime pass to GCSC events...
Baird weighs in on State of the State (01/13/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels wants a major revamp for Indiana's education system and he wants state lawmakers to act right away. Daniels used about half of his 30-minute State of the State speech Tuesday night to promote his education proposals, including an expansion of charter schools, vouchers to help parents send their children to private schools and limits on teacher union contracts...
Jones, Gallagher receive sentence (01/13/11)
One of the adult suspects allegedly involved in a "birthday party" celebration allegedly involving drugs, alcohol and juveniles at Villa Motel was recently sentenced in Clay Superior Court. According to documentation at the Clay County Courthouse, Zachariah Joseph Jones, 20, Brazil, and Chelsea Rose Gallagher, 18, Greencastle, were formally charged by the Clay County Prosecutor's Office for their alleged involvement in the incident...
Gas rates in Bainbridge raised after public hearing (01/13/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Town Council held a public hearing before their regularly scheduled meeting that allowed the public to comment on the board's proposed ordinance that would raise gas rates in the town. With no one commenting during the public hearing, the board later passed the ordinance with a final vote of 2-0. Bonnie Osborn did not attend the meeting due to illness...
Tiger Sharks split with Cadets (01/13/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Four days after a shock in the WCC meet at DePauw Saturday, the Greencastle boys' and girls' swim teams met up with Cascade for a dual meet Wednesday. On Saturday, Cascade's girls team nipped Greencastle by two points and looked to prove that the win had not been a fluke...
Eagles Honor Seniors (01/13/11)
Grappling Champs (01/13/11)
'Money Never Sleeps' a sub-par sequel (01/13/11)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic A good villain is hard to come by. Usually when one thinks of a good movie villain, one usually goes to Darth Vader, Freddie or Hannibal Lecter. But when a villain comes in a suit and tie, you know you have something special...
Robert Pollard still churning out the tunes (01/13/11)
As a writer (albeit of a different sort) I appreciate how liberating it must feel to be Robert Pollard. Indie rock's master of prolificacy seems to have no song ideas that he doesn't write and eventually record. The 53-year-old has well over 1,300 songs registered to his name with BMI...
Madge T. Greenlee (01/13/11)
Madge T. Greenlee, 103, Greencastle, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Jan. 11, 2011. She was born in Putnam County on Dec. 19, 1907 to Pearl Arthur and Louanna Eggers Trump. She married Murray A. Greenlee and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1961...
Area school honor rolls (01/13/11)
The following students were named to the honor roll at Bainbridge Elementary School for the second nine-week grading period: Grade 3 A: Adam Ammons, Grace Catney, Grant Jarboe, Austin Roder, Abigail Simmerman, Mason Allen, Alexis Benge, Zachary Koll, Kolten Thorsen, Emma Haste, Josie Lyons...
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