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Stories from Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Don't laugh at me (03/02/11)
Bullying starts in elementary school and continues through high school, affecting kids of all ages physically, mentally and emotionally. During the week of Feb. 22 to 25, the North Putnam School Corporation began a concentrated effort at eliminating the bullying mentality at its four schools -- North Putnam Middle and High School, Bainbridge Elementary and Roachdale Elementary...
Monday storms bring high waters (03/02/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Severe storms early Monday morning may not have produced a tornado, but they left flooding in their wake. Tornado warnings were issued at 2:40 a.m. in Putnam, Hendricks, Morgan and Marion counties after police reported seeing a tornado east of Greencastle. No official account of a tornado was confirmed...
Return of the King (03/02/11)
Cloverdale hangs on for thrilling win (03/02/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Class 2A No. 46 South Putnam boys' basketball sectional got off to a thrilling start Tuesday. County rivals Cloverdale and North Putnam faced off in the opener and gave the crowd a game to savor. When the dust settled, Cloverdale held on for a 44-42 victory over the Cougars and will advance to the Friday semi-final game against Covenant Christian...
Greencastle opens sectional play with a win (03/02/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Tiger Cubs' boys' varsity basketball team played host to the Edgewood Mustangs Tuesday night in their sectional opener. Losing to EHS earlier in the season by 11 points, GHS sought revenge on their opponents. And they got just that. The Tiger Cubs defeated Edgewood 62-59 to open their sectional play...
Eagles fall to North Clay (03/02/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam Junior High wrestling team lost to North Clay recently, 75-39. Recording wins for the Eagles were Kieffer Vittetow, R.J. Speedy, Dakota Cutshaw, Colten Bunten, Dakota Bunton, Clayton Spencer, Joey Masters and Dayzsh Sutche...
Tiger Cubs defeat Cougars (03/02/11)
ROACHDALE -- The Greencastle seventh and eighth grade girls' basketball teams picked up wins over North Putnam Monday. The seventh grade team won 26-16, while the eighth graders won 41-6. The seventh graders were led by Paige Bragg with six points, followed by Allison White with five. White also chipped in four rebounds and two steals...
Jamie Lynn Troutman (03/02/11)
Mrs. Jamie Lynn Troutman, 44, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at her residence. Born March 3, 1966 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James and Karen (Coffman) Pittsenbarger. Jamie had been a homemaker. She married Stephen C. Troutman on Aug. 1, 1999 and he survives...
Dorothy L. Veach (03/02/11)
Mrs. Dorothy L. Veach, 88, Bainbridge, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at Sunrise at Old Meridian Senior Living Center. Born June 19, 1922 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ruth Irene (Lawson) Shuck. She was a 1940 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Dr. Richard L. Veach on April 24, 1943, sharing 65 years together, he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 2008...
Police Scanner for 3-2 (03/02/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Fragosa and a passenger were given a courtesy ride to a motel in Cloverdale. Vehicle towed by Steele's, but with minor damage. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Towed by Hughes Towing. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Putnam County Jail Christopher Lee Carroll, 38, Muncie: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, Feb. 27, 2:37 a.m...
State of the city 2011 (03/02/11)
When asked, "How are things in Greencastle?" my response is, "We are paying our bills; we finished the year in the black; and we have continued to provide the services our citizens expect." In these times of economic challenge I am proud and relieved to be able to make that report...
This bud's for you! (03/02/11)
When I was about six years old, our family doctor chastised my mother when he discovered that Joan used Q-tips to clean her children's ears. "Never," I remember him saying in the sternest of tones, "put anything in a child's ear smaller than an elbow."...
Parents reminded: 'Drinks destroy teeth' (03/02/11)
To the Editor: February was Children's Dental Health month. Something every parent should know is that healthy teeth require healthy choices. Drinks Destroy Teeth is not only a warning related to dental erosion among children, but also an educational campaign of the Indiana Dental Association. ...
Student expresses concerns to state reps (03/02/11)
Dear Representative Bosma: I am writing to you today to express my support for your actions in the Statehouse since the start of the legislative session, and particularly in the past few days. It is heartening to see and hear that the Hoosiers of this state can rely on your ability to stay the course -- however rocky it may be -- and work towards a better Indiana. ...
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