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Stories from Saturday, March 19, 2011

Are you a bully? (03/19/11)
It isn't hard to convince kids bullying is bad. Even the bullies understand that. With the prevalence of bullying among kids and adults, though, the more important lesson is exactly what a bully is. It's even worth having the kids ask themselves, "Am I a bully?"...
Friend of the Farmer looks back on career (03/19/11)
At the Ag Day breakfast last Saturday, Roger Bailey was named as the Putnam County Friend of the Farmer, but was unable to accept the award. Bailey is currently vacationing in Okeechobee, Fla., following retirement Oct.1, 2010. Before his retirement Bailey, who has been in Putnam County for 31 years, was the county executive director for the Farm Service Agency...
No primary slated for city election (03/19/11)
Anyone with designs on unseating a current Greencastle elected official in 2011 has yet to step forward. The deadline for a major political party candidate to file for the May 3 primary election came and went last month, with no one set to oppose Greencastle's five council members, mayor or clerk-treasurer...
Police Scanner for 3-19 (03/19/11)
County Jail Paul Stanton Emberton, 46, Indianapolis: Operating while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement, battery on law enforcement, disorderly conduct disturbing the peace, public intoxication, possession of marijuana, March 18, 2:13 a.m. Hilda Evone Freeman, 46, Cloverdale: Probation violation, March 17, 12:10 p.m...
Sisters of Providence host weekend for women thinking about religious life (03/19/11)
The Sisters of Providence will host a "Come and See" weekend April 8 through 10 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Catholic women ages 18 to 42 who are considering a call to apostolic religious life are invited to attend. Participants will be able to engage in group prayer, group discussion, personal reflection, a service activity and will connect with a sister companion. Sister Nancy Nolan will speak on "Apostolic Religious Life: A Response to the Longing."...
Gospel Servants Quartet visits Hanna Street Baptist (03/19/11)
Hanna Street Baptist Church will host the Gospel Servants Quartet on Sunday for a 7 p.m. concert. The Gospel Servants formed in 1969 and have been bringing Southern style gospel to the Midwest ever since. Today, the Servants have one original member and others with a long history with the group...
GC Galleria partners with SAWs on fundraiser (03/19/11)
The Greencastle Presbyterian Church is joining with the GC Galleria and local artists to help raise funds to support the mission of Servants at Work (SAWs) in Putnam County. SAWs provides labor, materials and expertise to build wooden ramps for members of the community who do not have the freedom of mobility to move in and out of their homes without a ramp and who are unable to provide one for themselves...
Bleill speaks at Cloverdale UMC (03/19/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Josh Bleill, author of "One Step at a Time," will speak at Cloverdale United Methodist Church at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. In 2006, Bleill lost both legs serving with the Marines in Iraq. Later, while at Walter Reed Hospital, he met Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts team, who were on their way to the White House after winning the Super Bowl. Irsay offered Bleill a job with the team when he got back to Indiana...
Winter Athletes Honored (03/19/11)
GMS wins county wrestling title (03/19/11)
CLOVERDALE -- At the Putnam County middle school wrestling championship Wednesday, Greencastle was declared the winners, with South Putnam finishing second. Cloverdale was third and North Putnam was fourth on the day. Winning for the Tiger Cubs was Troy Wardlow (70), Trae Carrington (85), Chris Hinton (95), Nathan Tesmer (140), Brayden White (165) and Jake Mundy (heavy weight)...
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