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Stories from Saturday, March 12, 2011

Never-ending battle (03/12/11)
Banner Graphic/MICHAEL LOGLI Emily Wilson and Adele Kane, members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, decorate Luminaria bags to be sold for Relay for Life. The local theme of this year's relay is "Superheroes to the Rescue," referring to the roles of caregivers, family and friends play for those with cancer.
POET grand opening schedule (03/12/11)
Banner Graphic/JOSH GARVEY This Tuesday the new POET plant in Cloverdale is hosting a grand opening. Public tours begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until 10:45 a.m. From 11 a.m. to noon has a program that will include keynote speakers POET CEO Jeff Broin, Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis. Lunch will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. and public tours will resume from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Public parking is available off-site at Martin Marietta Aggregates at 6252 U.S. 231 South. Buses will run to and from the plant. For more information, see our special insert.
Rempe steps down from food pantry (03/12/11)
Twenty-five years ago, Jim Rempe started the New Providence food pantry. This Sunday he'll step down from that position. "It started out that Jim was down on his luck at one point and he had told God that 'If you help me get through, I will pay it forward,' and that is what he has done for 25 years," said Yvonne Clifford, who is taking over Rempe's position...
Roachdale Elementary is a Four Star school (03/12/11)
The Four Star School Award is a prestigious honor for Indiana schools, and for the second time in 17 years, Roachdale Elementary has qualified as one of the winners of the award. Scott Spencer, principal of Roachdale Elementary, said he is extremely proud of his students and staff for achieving this goal...
Former Miss America guest speaker at PTO auction (03/12/11)
GREENCASTLE-- The Peace Lutheran School PTO will host a benefit dinner featuring a silent and live auction on April 2 at the Dixie Chopper Conference Center in Greencastle. Funds raised from the auction will be used to update the school's computer lab and to complete the next phase of the community fitness trail on the property behind the school...
Mallory Miller named Player of the Year (03/12/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The 2010-11 girls basketball season in Putnam County was one that had its share of highs and lows. Greencastle put together a solid 12-8 season, while Cloverdale, North Putnam and South Putnam struggled to find the winning formula. Even in their struggles, Cloverdale enjoyed an emotional homecoming win over North Putnam, South Putnam closed its regular season with a win over the Clovers and North Putnam snagged a sectional opening win over the Clovers...
David G. Randall (03/12/11)
David G. Randall, 84, Mooresville, passed away on Nov. 14, 2010 at Cape Cod, Mass. He was a brilliant engineer with multiple patents that are still in place with Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut. He moved to Indiana from Connecticut approximately 30 years ago and never looked back...
Robert A. "Bob"York, Sr. (03/12/11)
Robert A. "Bob" York Sr., 70, Greencastle, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011. He was born June 18, 1940 in Greencastle to Raymond Nile York and Mildred O'Neal York. Bob was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School and was the founder and Chairman of the York Automotive Group...
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