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Stories from Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Bleeding Dodger Blue (03/30/11)
When the Los Angeles Dodgers open their season Thursday against the Giants, Phil Williams will be experiencing similar emotions to all baseball fans. Opening day is the time of hope for all baseball fans. Everybody is 0-0. The World Series Trophy could be coming home to any one of 30 fan bases...
Shoes without soul (03/30/11)
Putnam ranks as Indiana's 11th healthiest county (03/30/11)
The second annual report ranking the health of Indiana counties, released today, lists Putnam County as the 11th healthiest county in the state. The County Health Rankings rate overall health for every county in all 50 states -- more than 3,000 total -- by using a standard formula to measure how healthy people are and how long they live. The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the results...
Lack of quorum limits meeting (03/30/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Short a quorum, the Cloverdale utility board couldn't vote on any motions on Monday. That didn't stop the present board members from hearing a few updates, though. At the start of the meeting, board president Cathy Tipton said board vice president Dennis Padgett was running behind and would hopefully arrive within 10 to 15 minutes...
Tiger Cubs stumble in opener (03/30/11)
The 2011 season didn't start how the Greencastle baseball team had hoped. They opened the season Tuesday against last year's Class 3A sectional winner West Vigo and it was clear early, the night was going to be a tough one. Not helping matters much was the mix of cold temperatures and a stiff breeze...
Clovers fall to Southmont in opener (03/30/11)
NEW MARKET -- The Cloverdale baseball team suffered an season opening loss to Southmont Tuesday 11-8. The Clovers gave up 10 runs in the first inning, but settled in and closed the gap. Head coach Bryan Archer said the team started flat, but stepped up and did a great job during the remaining innings...
Malcolm E. Wade (03/30/11)
Malcolm E. Wade, 90, Avon; formerly of Fillmore, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Manor Care Prestwick at Avon. He was born on August 22, 1920 in Fillmore and was the son of the late Murt E. and Lela (Burk) Wade. He was married to Beatrice K. (Deweese) Wade on July 27, 1940 and she survives...
Howard 'Clarke' Hendrich (03/30/11)
Howard "Clarke" Hendrich, 86, Greencastle, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011. He was born on Nov. 30, 1924 in Putnam County to Charles and Onald Brackney Hendrich. Mr. Hendrich served his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Clarke was a lifelong farmer in Putnam County. He was a member of Brick Chapel United Methodist Church, VFW, Scottish Rite and O.E.S...
Police Scanner for March 30 (03/30/11)
City Police A pair of Greencastle juveniles face marijuana possession charges after they were stopped on Anderson Street Monday night. At 7:45 p.m., Officer Nick Eastham stopped two juvenile males, ages 15 and 17, who were walking near the old Miller School building...
'Daddy, OK ...' not just a sales pitch (03/30/11)
By and large I try to ignore most television commercials. And thanks to the miracle of the remote and the versatility of the DVR, I have become pretty adept at making them vanish. Except for one. My favorite is the 30-second Subaru spot in which the father tries to give his teenage daughter final instructions before she solos in the family sedan for the first time. Certainly you have seen it...
Fan truth (03/30/11)
Tom Frampton has more fans than Lady Gaga. Some are alcohol driven and a few are AC-DC. Is this a catchy intro, or what? Tom worked in the electric fan industry as a young man, then started his own company in California in 1984. When he moved to Indy 10 years later, he built a new facility in Zionsville. ...
Sexual assault month leads to raised awareness (03/30/11)
Editor's note: The following article was submitted by Putnam County Family Support Services in observance of April as Sexual Assault Awareness April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Sexual assault affects victims from every facet of life. Sexual assault is not a crime of sex or passion -- instead it is a crime of control and intimidation. ...
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