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Stories from Friday, February 25, 2011

Childrens' art showcased (02/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- This Saturday, the Putnam County Museum will be opening their Student Art Show. One hundred thirty-four pieces of art created by children from kindergarten all the way up to seniors in high school will be on display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...
Tidwell, Relay race for cure (02/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Foster Tidwell is a senior at DePauw University earning his economics major. Originally from Kansas City, Mo., his family still lives there, and his father, Brant Tidwell, is the reason Foster is trying to raise $3,000 for the Beta Theta Pi fraternity...
M.A.T.H. Bowl (02/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- What percentage of 140 is 56? Or maybe we should try this one: How many strips of wallpaper 4/45 meter long can be cut from a strip 2/5 meter long? Which is greater: 12 1/4 or 12 1/4? Anyone know what a composite number is? These are just a few of the things asked of local fourth, fifth and sixth graders as part of the M.A.T.H. (Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers) Bowl competition...
Ag Day Proclaimed (02/25/11)
Inmates graduate from PLUS program (02/25/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Putnamville Correctional Facility Superintendent Stanley Knight has announced that 47 offenders recently graduated from the facility's Purposeful Living Units Serve (PLUS) program. The commencement was held on Feb. 24 at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Family and friends of the graduates were allowed to attend...
Nonprofits served by Duke eligible for consulting help (02/25/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana youth-serving nonprofits in the Duke Energy service area are eligible to apply for specially discounted consulting services from the Indianapolis Youth Institute (IYI) as a result of a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. The program will provide 10 organizations with up to 40 hours of consulting at just $5 per hour, a significant discount from IYI's standard rate of $30 per hour...
Clovers snag impressive win over Eminence (02/25/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Despite shooting a lower percentage from the field and free throw line than their opponent, Cloverdale was able to come away from Thursday's contest with Eminence with an impressive 56-52 win. And on Thursday it only seemed appropriate that Jordan Hayden stood at the line with 6.9 seconds left with a chance to ice the game. The night began with the honoring of its seniors and it was one of those seniors who ensured the Clovers would end the season with a 10-10 record...
Greencastle battles Eagles (02/25/11)
The Greencastle eighth grade girls' basketball A and B teams defeated South Putnam Thursday. The A-team won 40-8, while the B-team won 41-7. In the A-game, Jessica Lenihan led the way with 12 points, with Taylor Stoltey adding eight points. Sydney Stuckwisch chipped in six points, with Callan Taylor, Delanie Stoltey and Sydney Smiley all adding four points. Sydney Secrest contributed one point...
Margaret R. Rolls (02/25/11)
Margaret R. Rolls, 91, Franklin; and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home with Pastor Troy Trout officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Dennis Shepard (02/25/11)
Dennis L. Shepard, 57, Roachdale, passed away on Feb. 25, 2011. He was born on April 26, 1953 in Ohio to Gene and Ruth Shepard. Dennis served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1978. His experience in the Navy started his career in truck driving. ...
James Brandon Barnett (02/25/11)
James Brandon Barnett, 32, Fillmore, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 following a tragic accident. He was born in Indianapolis Aug. 19, 1978 the son of Daniel Hayes and Betty (Barnett) Metz. Brandon graduated from South Putnam High School with the class of 1998 and attended Automotive Technology classes at IUPUI. Brandon had been working for Dixie Chopper until his recent lay-off...
Patricia Kay Masten (02/25/11)
Patricia Kay "Patty" Masten, 64, Gaston; and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. Patty was born on Feb. 22, 1947 in Indianapolis to John L. Masten and Thelma L. Lawson Masten. Surviving are her brothers, Rendyl Masten and David Masten both of Greencastle; one uncle, Bob Lawson of Crawfordsville; and one aunt, Lucille Franklin of Indianapolis...
Gregg E. Hill (02/25/11)
Mr. Gregg E. Hill, 59, Greenwood, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at St. Francis Healthcare and Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 22, 1951 in Greencastle. He was employed for 15 years by R.N.D.C. of Indiana as an I.T. support professional. He is survived by his parents, Ernest Hill and Hazel (Elliott) Hill of Greencastle; his wife, Jane (Pydlek) Hill, whom he married on Dec. 20, 1991; son, Collin Hill; a stepson, Matthew Stanford; and eight grandchildren...
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