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Stories from Friday, January 21, 2011

Raab goes from student to teacher (01/21/11)
This story is part of a series about Putnam County educators who have returned to work at the schools they once attended as students. REELSVILLE -- Jeff Raab first walked into Reelsville Elementary School as a first-grader in 1954. And over the past 40 years, he's spent thousands more days there...
Winter Home (01/21/11)
Sitting on the past (01/21/11)
Scenes of Greencastle's past adorn tables, chairs and birdhouses in an exhibit currently at the Putnam County Museum. The exhibit features works done by Joyce and Larry Leer. Joyce Leer said the pieces were good conversations pieces for people talking about what she called the good old days...
Snowy county roads create hazards, collisions, slideoffs for reckless drivers (01/21/11)
With the new influx of snow starting Thursday morning, driving conditions have worsened and put a large stress on county and state police in the area. Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Putnam County 911 Director David Costin reported 13 total accidents and two reported slide-offs that resulted in property damage...
Greencastle JV games rescheduled (01/21/11)
Due to the bad weather Thursday, the junior varsity basketball games for Greencastle have been rescheduled for tonight. The junior varsity boys will travel to Cascade at 6 p.m., while the girls junior varsity squad will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. The junior varsity contests will take place in Cascade's middle school gym...
Tiger Cubs win season opener over Mustangs (01/21/11)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The GMS eighth grade girls' basketball team opened its season with a 32-16 win over on the road against Edgewood. Leading the way for the Tiger Cubs was Callan Taylor with nine points. Sydney Smiley and Jessica Lenihan followed her with seven each. Sydney Stuchwisch chipped in six points...
Phyllis M. Harrison Roach (01/21/11)
Phyllis M. Harrison Roach, 70, of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2010 at her home. She was a member of Woodland Heights Christian Church where she was a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed art, crafts, her family and poems. She had been employed at Crawford Industries, Wal-Mart and was a great homemaker...
Police Scanner for 1-21 (01/21/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Damage $1,001-$2,500. Towed by Seniour's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Ledford's vehicle sustained extensive front end damage and was towed by Steele's. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Towed by Seniour's. Damage $5,001-$10,000...
I love you; I hate you (01/21/11)
I guess it's finally time I come to grips with facts: I have a highly disfunctional relationship in my life. Before anyone accuses me of airing family secrets, though, please understand, I'm not talking about another person. It's not my parents or my wife or my brother. My son is six months old, so we're still cool as well...
Don't let the dialogue of democracy be a victim, too (01/21/11)
While it is far too early to make sweeping generalizations based on the horrific shootings in Arizona, it would be entirely understandable if members of Congress pulled back from their meetings with constituents. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says, "Don't Let the Dialogue of Democracy Be A Victim, Too."...
Water on the brain (01/21/11)
I'm not the smartest consumer in the world, but the other day when I was scanning the label on my bottled water to make sure there were no carbs in it, I saw something strange. "Best if drunk by December 31, 2012." Well, that's New Year's Eve, and I am at my best if I'm drunk before the year changes, but I don't think that's what they mean...
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