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Stories from Thursday, March 10, 2011

Cloverdale approves mileage rate increase to match national amount at last meeting (03/10/11)
CLOVERDALE -- At the Cloverdale Town Council meeting Tuesday the board approved an increase in mileage rates to match the national amount. The new mileage rate is $.51 a mile. Town clerk/treasurer Cathleen Monaco warned the board that the town's contribution to PERF, the Public Employee Retirement Fund. For the next year's budget, the employer contribution will go from 7.25 percent to 11.5 percent...
Relay plays bingo for baskets (03/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The tables quickly filled in the Union Ballroom at DePauw University for the Relay for Life's Longaberger Bingo night Wednesday. Hardcore bingo players and Relay teams came together to support the group as they continue to raise money for the American Cancer Association and its research...
Master of Melody (03/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Aaron Jay Kernis is one of the youngest and most successful composers in recent history. His work has won him a Pulitzer Prize and the Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition, as well as praise from critics at the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today and others...
Night schools and new playgrounds at Greencastle (03/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A report on the night school options at Greencastle High School was presented at the Greencastle Community School Corporation Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday. The presentation began with an introduction from high school principal Randy Corn before moving to Ryan Keller, who runs the night school and teaches biology...
Greencastle celebrates Stellar Community funding (03/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Community residents are invited to a celebration Thursday afternoon to mark Greencastle's inclusion as a Stellar Community in a state pilot program. The celebration is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. today in the Great Hall of the DePauw University Green Center for Performing Arts. ...
Retiring transportation director remembered (03/10/11)
CLOVERDALE-- The transportation director at the Cloverdale Community School will be retiring March 18. Rob Schroer will be leaving the school district after 17 years. Cloverdale High School principal Sonny Stoltz said Schroer performed a variety of tasks around the schools...
Bainbridge welcomes spring with "A Bug's Life" (03/10/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Town Council talked about the upcoming family movie night during their monthly meeting Wednesday night. This coming Saturday, the Parks and Recreation department will hold a movie night at the community center at 6:30 p.m. The movie selected will be Pixar's 1998 film "A Bug's Life" and all are welcome to attend...
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'Charlotte's Web' to take the stage at Cloverdale High School (03/10/11)
The Cloverdale High School Drama Club will present the classic tale "Charlotte Web" Friday and Saturday. The play, adapted for stage by Joseph Robinette, will begin each evening at 7 p.m. The E.B. White classic is a story of true friendship between Charlotte, a spider, and Wilbur the pig. Hannah Ramey and Chauncey Baker portray the lead characters respectively...
South Putnam to perform "Sneaky Fitch" (03/10/11)
The South Putnam High School drama department will present, "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch," Friday and Saturday. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $5 and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch," written by James L. Rosenberg, takes place in the fictional western town of Gopher Gulch, where the nuisance known as Sneaky Fitch terrorizes the usually quiet town...
Depp pleases once again with 'Rango' (03/10/11)
A tale about a small chameleon who becomes stranded in the desert and ultimately begins pretending to be a tough gunslinging drifter dominated Matt Damon at the box office. Whodathunkit? "Rango" outlasted Damon's "The Adjustment Bureau" by a cool $16 million at the box office and gave star Johnny Depp another notch in his gun belt. Whether he's a pirate, a crazed Gonzo journalist or an animated chameleon, Depp makes every role unique and "Rango" is no exception...
'The Nerd' agitates Greencastle High School (03/10/11)
Greencastle High School will present Larry Shue's hilarious comedy "The Nerd" Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Parker Auditorium. Set in Terre Haute in the mid-1980s, "The Nerd" tells the story of aspiring young architect Willum Cubbert (Aaron Hunter), who has reached a crossroad in his life: Should he continue life as he knows it in "good old Terre Haute," or should he follow the woman he loves, Tansy McGinnis (Kaeli Gray), as she leaves town to work as a weather girl in Washington, D.C.?...
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