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Stories from Monday, April 4, 2011

Local entrepeneur sells what mom threw out (04/04/11)
Every person has a few nostalgic items that bring them back to a simpler, more carefree time. But sometimes, these items become forgotten, and then get sold at a garage sale or given away to a local charity. That's where Dustin Redmond comes in. Redmond hasn't been in town long, but he is already starting to make a mark with his own business from home, started in November, called "Stuff Your Mom Threw Out." The web-based store, at www.stuffyourmomthrewout.com, sells used books, movies, music, video games and accessories and allows other people to trade in their own gear for store credit, cash or other merchandise.. ...
Former Miss America headlines fundraising night (04/04/11)
There's only been one Miss America from Indiana in the history of the pageant and she was at the Dixie Chopper business center Saturday. Katie Stam, who won the crown in 2009, was in Greencastle to help with a Peace Lutheran School fundraiser dinner and auction. She spoke before a crowd of 175 people about what her faith, her Lutheran education and Indiana have meant to her...
Percy Julian Drive upgrade looms when school ends (04/04/11)
Percy Julian Drive has had more names than road repair efforts in recent years. Once known as First Street and/or Zinc Mill Road, the north-south roadway between Indianapolis Road and Veterans Memorial Highway on Greencastle's southeast side even had a brief run as Tiger Cub Trail in the 1990s. In recent years it has been more formalized as Percy Julian Drive...
Meet the final three Putnam County dancing stars (04/04/11)
Natalie Pritchard Natalie Pritchard is the vice president of First National Bank in Greencastle. She is married to Jim Pritchard. They have three kids, MaKenzie, Nicholas and Payton. Her hobbies include shopping, gardening, reading and spending time with family and friends. She is also a member of Tri Kappa, Putnam County Fair Queen Committee and Greencastle Christian Church...
Meet more of the Putnam County dancing stars (04/04/11)
Jeramy Sheldon Jeramy Sheldon is the alternate fuels process operator at Buzzi Unicem. His hobbies include men's league and coed softball. He has also coached little league baseball. He has no dance experience, but decided to go for it when his partner begged him to and he couldn't say no...
GHS Class of 1971 plans 40-year reunion (04/04/11)
The Greencastle High School Class of 1971 is planning its 40th class reunion, scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at American Legion Post 58 on Indianapolis Road in Greencastle. A meet-and-greet session will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner and music...
Sullivan surges late, takes down Tiger Cubs (04/04/11)
Through four innings in its season opener against Sullivan, Greencastle looked ready to begin their season with a win. However, timely miscues and big bats from Sullivan resulted in eight runs over three innings and a 13-6 loss for the Tiger Cubs Saturday...
Dane's Gray-t (04/04/11)
Cloverdale drop double header against Edinburgh (04/04/11)
CLOVERDALE -- After winning their season opener 5-3 over Bloomfield Thursday, Cloverdale's softball squad looked to continue their winning ways in a Saturday double header against Edinburgh. On a windswept afternoon, the Lancers proved their Class A No. 12 ranking was not handed out lightly as they hammered the Clovers in both contests, winning 11-2 and 11-0...
Youth Family Nutrition Program active in Putnam County schools (04/04/11)
Many have had the opportunity to meet Sophia Spencer who came on board in the Purdue Extension-Putnam County office last fall as the Youth Family Nutrition Program Assistant. Spencer is a part-time staff person who visits the grade one through six classrooms using a curriculum called Professor Popcorn...
Peggy L. Girton (04/04/11)
Peggy L. Girton, 79, Fillmore, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011 at the Millpond Health Campus. She was born in Greencastle on Nov. 26, 1931 to Cleo and Thelma (Chadwick) Arnold. She was a 1949 graduate of Fillmore High School. She married Richard Girton on Dec. 20, 1950 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2001...
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