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Stories from Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Race to Relay for Life begins (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam Inn isn't usually open at 7 a.m. on a Tuesday. But it opened its doors for the Relay for Life Committee's kick off events. Starting with breakfast at the Putnam Inn, and later continuing at 7 p.m. at the DePauw University Memorial Union Ballroom, the two events encouraged people to get involved with the relay, sign up for teams and learn about some changes to the schedule this year...
Heart of the Matter (02/16/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Though rescheduled due to weather, Monday night's forum in the North Putnam High School auditorium, titled "Heart of the Matter," hosted a packed house as parents, educators, students and school employees gathered to learn about the issues that are affecting education in Indiana and in Putnam County...
He wants to ride his bike (02/16/11)
Proposed assessor's office raises denied at meeting (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Salary increases promised to Putnam County Assessors Office employees by the former assessor will not go into effect. Assessor Nancy Dennis approached the Putnam County Council at Tuesday's meeting about raises she said were promised by former assessor Wanda O'Neal...
Cloverdale school board is quick to address issues (02/16/11)
CLOVERDALE--The meeting of the Cloverdale School Board on Monday moved like a well oiled machine, finishing in just over half an hour. Cloverdale High School president Brent Sailor gave two presentations, one on the PEDAL program and one on the PutnamRISE competition...
GMS wrestlers defeat North Putnam (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Middle School wrestling team defeated North Putnam 96-3 recently. Winning for the Tiger Cubs was Troy Wardlow, Trae Carrington, Cameron Hinton, Kaleb Flemming, Caleb Curtis, Tyler Raslton, Devin Clar, Logan Beck, Caleb Burns, Mathan Tesmer, Dylan Price, Trey Scanland, Brayden White, Jaden Brager, Nick Capps, Jake Mundy and Mark Coghill...
Sluggish first half hinders Greencastle (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Coming off its 60-49 loss to Monrovia the previous night, Greencastle's struggles continued Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs fell to Northview 58-35 after posting a nine-point first half. The Tiger Cubs hung with the Knight in the first quarter, finishing the opening period down just 9-7. Greencastle tied the ballgame at 9-all with junior Nick Hutcheson hit a bucket with 5:48 in the second quarter. That bucket would be the last of the first half...
South Putnam can't overcome tough first quarter at home (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE-- South Vermillion's superior shooting from the field carried it to a 55-37 victory over South Putnam in a nonconference boys' basketball game Tuesday night on the Eagles' court. It was the first victory of the year for the Wildcats, who made 21-of-39 (53.8 percent) field goals including 7-of-13 3-pointers. South Putnam was 14-of-45 (31.1 percent) including 3-of-13 on 3-pointers...
Tiger Cubs take down Clovers (02/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle girls' eighth grade A-team (4-0) defeated Cloverdale 45-13 Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs were led by Callan Taylor with eight points, while Jessica Lenihan added six. Sydney Stuckwisch and Lauren Bridgewater scored six, with Taylor Stoltey, Delanie Stoltey and Sydney Smiley scored four points each...
Third quarter lull dooms Tiger Cubs at Monrovia (02/16/11)
MONROVIA -- Greencastle's boys basketball team was halfway to taking the West Central Conference championship Monday, then the bottom fell out and it was gone. Monrovia captured the conference title with a 60-49 victory at Branch McCracken Memorial Gym...
Dallas D. Ellis (02/16/11)
Dallas D. Ellis, 81, Cloverdale, formerly of Eminence, passed away on Feb. 14, 2011 at the Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. He was born on Feb. 25, 1929 at Hustonville, Ky. and was the son of the late Cobert and Mary Lou (Powers) Ellis. He was married to Jody (Hays) Ellis and she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2003. He was co-owner of Jody's Bait and Tackle at Eminence and was a retired truck driver for RCA...
Sylvia Jane Hall (02/16/11)
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...
Police Scanner for 2-16 (02/16/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Damage $2,501-$5,000. Towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Towed by Belle Union Towing. Damage $10,001-$25,000. Towed by Seniour's. Damage $5,001-$10,000...
Facts about organ donation (02/16/11)
I am blessed to have a job that allows me to meet an amazing array of inspiring, brave people. For the past few weeks, I've been doing interviews and writing stories for a series on organ donation -- and I've come across a whole slew of those people...
Snow business (02/16/11)
I know that what I am about to ask will be mocked and ridiculed, but here goes: Why do people shovel snow? As soon as the local news predicts even a modest potential downfall, my neighbors begin prepping themselves for their battle with the white stuff...
Donors made festival a success (02/16/11)
To the Editor: The Deer Meadow PTO would like to thank the following helpers and sponsors of the Deer Meadow Winter Festival on Feb. 11. The festival was a great success thanks to the generosity of the community. A big thank you to the very impressive groups that worked the games the entire evening -- GHS Ambassadors, Greencastle Christian Church One80 Group, South Putnam High School Ambassadors, 4-H Junior Leaders and DePauw Football Seniors -- and to the creative talents of the DePauw art students and Jim Hardwick.. ...
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