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Stories from Monday, February 14, 2011

Dancing in the Dark (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A sweetheart dinner and dance at the Windy Hills Country Club showed more than one type of love -- the assembled couples' affection for each other was matched by their love for the Greencastle High School band. Proceeds from the night and the silent auction that took place during it went towards an endowment for the band...
Greencastle man hoping to find kidney donor (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Nathan Bousman seems to have it all. He has been married for 13 years to his wife Jennifer, and they have four daughters. He owns his own plumbing business, which is flourishing. The Bousmans have extended family and a solid church family...
Night of Chocolate: For ladies only (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- This Friday, the Putnam County Museum will host a ladies-only chocolate night, put on together with the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department. Troy Scott, the assistant director of the department said the idea for this event came because of a combination of Valentine's Day and another less-known event...
Livestock producers disaster assistance altered by weather (02/14/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Julia A. Wickard, Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana today issued a reminder to livestock and poultry producers throughout Indiana that FSA programs may be available to assist them. Many are dealing with harsh winter weather, which is causing serious harm to livestock and forage due to heavy snow, ice and extremely cold temperatures...
Girls' swimming photo galleries now posted (02/14/11)
Putnam County's girls' swimming season concluded Friday with Greencastle's Sydney Cassida, Emily Wheeler, Melanie Bittles and Sydney Terry competing finishing 31st in the state in the medley relay. Photos are available here at bannergraphic.com of both the girls' experience at the IHSAA State Finals as well as of the finals of the Crawfordsville Sectional finals from Feb. 5...
Tiger Cubs capture Putnam County title (02/14/11)
ROACHDALE -- The Greencastle boys' junior varsity basketball team capped off a county sweep by the Tiger Cubs Saturday. With its 47-30 win over South Putnam in the Putnam County tournament, Greencastle won county titles in seventh and eighth grade, as well as varsity and junior varsity levels...
DPU wins final home game with 87-41 drubbing of Sewanee Tigers (02/14/11)
GREENCASLTE -- DePauw University women's basketball head coach Kris Huffman ratcheted win number 400 in her career Sunday as the hosts cemented their first place standing in the SCAC with a 87-41 hammering of Sewanee. The No. 14 ranked hosts jumped the visiting Tigers from the start, rattling off an 8-0 lead before Sewanee called a timeout to regroup. The visitors hit a three out of the break but the five point deficit was as close as Sewanee would come for the rest of the game...
Severs' 26 leads Tigers to victory (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw's men's basketball team won their sixth straight game and 10th out of 11 games Sunday after downing Sewanee 84-70. Though the hosts started off strong and put continual pressure upon the Sewanee defense, the visiting Tigers knocked down eight three-pointers to keep DePauw from running away early in the game...
Bound for State (02/14/11)
Cloverdale senior Donnie Helterbrand, shown here at regional, placed third at the Evansville Semi-State. Helterbrand will compete at the 2011 State Finals, which begins Friday at 6 p.m. at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Huffman records 400th career victory (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- In all began in 1993, when Kris Huffman took over the DePauw women's basketball program. Eighteen years later, Huffman recorded her 400th career win at DePauw and has no plans of slowing down. Following Sunday's 87-41 win over Sewanee, Huffman took some time to reflect of what the career milestone means. Ironically, she said she never really thought about milestones as her career began...
York Chevrolet Buick GMC donates to Greencastle High School athletics (02/14/11)
GREENCASTLE -- In the spirit of teamwork taught by high school sports, York Chevrolet Buick GMC, Inc. is partnering with Greencastle High School through Chevy Drive for Athletics, a program designed to support local high school athletic departments with a monetary donation and an opportunity to help them raise funds...
SBA Lending Initiatives launch on Feb. 15 (02/14/11)
WASHINGTON -- Lenders who participate in the U.S. Small Business Administration's Preferred Lender Program can approve loans through the agency's new Small Loan Advantage program beginning Feb. 15. At the same time, the agency will begin accepting applications from community-based, mission-focused lenders who are interested in making SBA-guaranteed loans through the new Community Advantage program...
Local farms listed in sire evaluation report (02/14/11)
Two local farms have bulls listed in a sire evaluation report being released in spring of 2011. Wilson Cattle Company of Cloverdale owns nine bulls and Willer Timber Ridge Farm of Greencastle owns one bull listed in the Spring 2011 Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. ...
Free no-till breakfast offered by area SWCD's and Purdue Extension (02/14/11)
Putnam, Owen, Greene and Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring a free No-Till Breakfast at Chambers Restaurant located in Spencer on Tuesday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Purdue Extension Services will host a farmer panel/experts panel and Betsy Bower, agronomist of Ceres Solutions, will be the guest speaker. ...
Sylvia Hall (02/14/11)
Sylvia Jane Hall, 78, of Indianapolis and formerly of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 at her residence. Born May 26, 1932 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Lee Armstead and Marguerite Victoria (Ballaux) Martin and a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1950. She married Bennie Lee "Popeye" Hall on Sept. 12, 1951 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1991...
Joe K. Webb (02/14/11)
Joe K. Webb, 79, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday Feb. 12, 2011 at his home following a brief illness. He was born on Nov. 15, 1931 in Ollie, Ky.; he was the son of Lewis Clay and Mattie Frances Manion Webb. A 1951 graduate of Roachdale High School, he married Patricia Rose Shrout on Oct. 20, 1954 and she survives...
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