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Stories from Friday, March 11, 2011

Green to leave GCSC (03/11/11)
Greencastle Community Schools superintendent Bob Green has accepted the same position at Collinsville, Ill. Community Schools. The Collinsville School Board unanimously Thursday evening to hire Bob Green to replace its retiring superintendent in July...
Stellar Celebration (03/11/11)
The Greencastle community will have about 19 million reasons to smile over the next three years, but Thursday afternoon was a time for real celebration. City, state and DePauw University officials came together at the DPU Green Center for the Performing Arts to share in the good news of Greencastle's selection as one of two Stellar Communities in a pilot program initiated by Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman...
Trained officials (03/11/11)
Library offers introductory photography class for free (03/11/11)
GREENCASTLE -- An upcoming event at the Putnam County Public Library offers an introduction to photography. Joe and Debbie Ashby will teach an introductory class at the library March 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The free class will lead to a recurring pay class that costs $60 for six meetings...
March is colorectal cancer month (03/11/11)
Talking about your bathroom habits can be a very uncomfortable matter to discuss. But, such a discussion could save your life. Often, patients are embarrassed and choose to ignore their problems rather than deal with them. Denying problems only delays care and treatment and could lead to an irreversible diagnosis...
Elliott resigns as Eagles head coach (03/11/11)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam boys' basketball coach Micah Elliott has recently resigned his position as head basketball coach at South Putnam. Elliott will be walking away from a program that has had its share of struggles during his three-year tenure, but the head coach said it was the right time to make the move...
South Putnam splits in tri-meet, Cloverdale falls by a point to Warriors (03/11/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam Junior High wrestling team defeated Rockville Wednesday 75-27, but fell to Greencastle in a three-way meet. Recording wins for the Eagles were Kieffer Vittetow, Jacob Lorimer, R.J. Spedy, Dakota Cutshaw, Andrew Ballard, Collin Berry, Colten Bunten, Zane Crosby, Matt Parker, David Maginity, Dakota Bunten, Phillip Williams, Joey Masters and Dayzch Sutche...
Tiger Cubs split with North Clay (03/11/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle eighth grade girls' basketball A and B teams split with North Clay Thursday. The A-team lost 42-27, while the B-team won 26-24. Callan Taylor led the A-team squad with 12 points, followed by Taylor and Delanie Stoltey with four points each. Lauren Bridgewater scored three and Jessica Lenihan added two. Sydney Smiley and Sydney Secrest chipped in a point each...
Ryan Villopoto ready to tackle Indianapolis (03/11/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- This has been the season of the comeback in Monster Energy AMA Supercross with former champions James Stewart and Chad Reed and emerging star Ryan Villopoto returning from injuries to challenge 2010 title holder Ryan Dungey. Villopoto, of Poulsbo, Wash., has the upper hand going into Saturday's 10th of 17 events at Lucas Oil Stadium. The 22-year-old factory Kawasaki rider has four victories including the past two and a 196-173 points lead over Stewart...
Mary Margaret Giesen (03/11/11)
Mary Margaret Giesen, 80, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 21, 1930, the daughter of Edward and Margaret Molitor. She had worked in the catalogue dept. at Sears for three years and in sales at Dillard's Department Store for six years and had been a homemaker and mother. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, L.W.M.L. and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxillary...
Police Scanner for 3-11 (03/11/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Towed by Steele's. Damage $1,001-$2,500. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Parker was trapped in the overturned vehicle. She was airlifted to Indianapolis with pain throughout her body. Towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000...
Museum thanks DePauw President (03/11/11)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Museum, we would like to thank DePauw University President, Dr. Brian W. Casey, for hosting a fundraiser and exhibit preview at his home, The Elms, on Saturday, Feb. 26. The nearly 175 museum members, community residents, and DePauw faculty, staff and students in attendance enjoyed a festive evening that included entertainment, delicious food and drink, and a successful silent auction on select pieces of art...
Greencastle Band benefits from endowment (03/11/11)
To the Editor: I recently hosted a Sweetheart's Dinner/Dance to help raise money for the GHS Band Endowment that I started in 2009. I was $4,000 shy of my goal and I needed to raise a lot of money by May 30. Approximately $3,000 was raised that evening with the help of the Greencastle community...
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