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Stories from Monday, January 24, 2011

12 local stars eye dancing glory (01/24/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The third annual Dancing With the Putnam County Stars charity event kicked off Saturday with a meet-up between the competitors and others involved with the event. The dance charity, patterned after the television show on ABC and related versions in other countries, helps to fund the Putnam County Youth Development Commission (PCYDC). Linda Merkel, the executive director of the PCYDC, said that she's been trying to get as many contestants for the event as possible...
How Much Is a Million? (01/24/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The lessons learned in elementary school aren't always from a book or a chalkboard. For Deer Meadow Primary students, a lesson is growing every day -- little by little -- just inside the school's main entrance. How much is a million? It's a lesson in compassion, helping others, recycling and, of course, math...
Guards take home silvers (01/24/11)
SPENCER -- At the Owen Valley Invitational Color Guard contest Saturday, three Putnam County teams received a silver rating. North Putnam's Region A team ranked fourth in their division, while Cloverdale's team ranked fifth in the same division. North Putnam's Cadet team was also given a silver rating, but the Cadet class isn't ranked...
DePauw basketball team holding clinic Wednesday (01/24/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw women's basketball team will host a clinic for boys and girls in prekindergarten through 8th grade on Wednesday The clinic will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Registration will take place at the Lilly Center from 6:45-7pm the night of the clinic. ...
Are you ready for an earthquake? (01/24/11)
Just a few weeks ago on Dec. 30, while many were still recovering from Christmas or thinking ahead to the beginning of 2011, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit approximately 50 miles north-northeast of Indianapolis. Even though area TV stations reported that it could be felt in our area, I didn't actually feel the quake like I did the one that was centered in Southern Illinois about a year ago...
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