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Stories from Friday, March 25, 2011

100 beautiful years (03/25/11)
Fern Mohler has been waiting behind several other people for her turn at the "beauty shop" in Asbury Towers on Thursday. Mohler has to get ready for the visitors she will receive this weekend. Relatives from Arizona, California and Indiana are coming to Asbury Towers to celebrate her 100th birthday...
Good fences make good safety for kids (03/25/11)
On Tuesday and again today, volunteers with the Putnam County Youth Soccer Association (PCYSA), along with city employees worked to install a fence to separate the soccer fields at Big Walnut Sports Park from the parking area. Pedar Foss, the president of PCYSA, said, "we're putting up the fence for safety reasons."...
Rossok donation (03/25/11)
Dean helps Purdue equestrian team to regional title (03/25/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Emily Dean has been riding horses for two-thirds of her life, but the level of success she's found as a Purdue freshman has surprised her. Dean, a 2010 Greencastle High School graduate, helped lead the Purdue equestrian team to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) regional championship at St. ...
Event highlights low-income local children's need for dental care (03/25/11)
On April 8, an estimated 20 children from low-income Putnam County families will receive free dental services ranging from dental screenings and cleanings up to sealants and fillings or more as part of the national Give Kids a Smile Day. The date was rescheduled as a result of the ice storm that hit Greencastle near the Feb. 4 planned day of service...
Eagles look to sustain success in '11 (03/25/11)
It's hard to find things to work on when a team goes 24-2 and wins a county, conference and sectional championship. That said, there's a feeling from almost the entire squad back from last season; a similar outcome for the South Putnam Eagles' softball squad would be a major disappointment...
Five returners will anchor South Putnam baseball (03/25/11)
At only a 13-10 record entering sectional play last season, many would not have pegged South Putnam to repeat as sectional champions. Three days and 25 runs later, the Eagles lifted the same trophy they had done the year before. The ride would not stop there, as they knocked off No. 6 Evansville Mater Dei before falling to a free swinging Providence squad that laced 37 runs over the course of the day...
James R. Clodfelter (03/25/11)
James R. Clodfelter, 82, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2011. He was born Feb. 1, 1929 in Putnam County to Hubert Clodfelter and Elizabeth Eggers Clodfelter. Mr. Clodfelter was a graduate of Clinton Center High School. He had been employed at Kingan Meat Packing Company, Omar bakery and retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation with 28 1/2 years of service...
Hattie Daythel Poe (03/25/11)
Hattie Daythel Poe, 91, Cloverdale; formerly of Greencastle, passed away on March 25, 2011 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on Dec. 20, 1919 in Parke County and was the youngest of eight children of the late Albert and Rose (Lancaster) Thompson...
Virginia B. Anderson (03/25/11)
Virginia B. Anderson, 80, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, March 25, 2011. She was born on March 25, 1931 in Greencastle. Surviving are her husband of 61 years, James F. Anderson; a son, Bob Anderson of Greencastle; a brother, Abraham Lewis and wife, Mabel of Greencastle; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...
William E. Mugg (03/25/11)
William Edward Mugg, 80, Fairview, Mont., died at his home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. He was born April 18, 1930 to parents Theory and Garnet (Chrisenberry) Mugg in Cloverdale. He grew up in Indiana graduating from Quincy High School with the class of 1949. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force where he served until 1953. He married Grace Thomas while in the Air Force and had five children. They later divorced...
Police Scanner for March 25 (03/25/11)
City Police A vandalism incident was reported Wednesday night on Greencastle's South Side. The back of the Bloomington Street buildings occupied by Stone's Auto Body and Papa John's Pizza were reportedly spray-painted in an incident discovered by a Papa John's employee just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. The graffiti vandalism reportedly occurred between 5 and 10 p.m. that night, Officer Eric Vaughan noted...
Blog, text or tweet, it's time to accept defeat (03/25/11)
What we've got here, with no apologies to Strother Martin of "Cool Hand Luke" fame, is certainly no failure to communicate. You see, this has become a landmark week for me. For after years of resisting much of the nuvo technology that has taken our society hostage, I was forced into texting my brains out, conversing via Facebook and even tweeting. Yes, tweeting...
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