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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2011

Baird seeing another side of government as state representative (04/07/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- For freshman members of the Indiana House of Representatives, it's been an odd first session. The five-week walkout by House Democrats has made for a surreal few months for all house members on both sides of the aisle. For the newbies like Greencastle's Jim Baird, there still isn't a concept of what a "normal" session is like...
Cloverdale FFA livestock judging teams win big (04/07/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The hard work and dedication of the Cloverdale FFA livestock judging teams paid off recently while participating in a contest at Lakeland Junior College in Mattoon, Ill. The Cloverdale teams were awarded numerous team and individual awards at the competition...
Cassel Grubb among honorary degree recipients at DePauw commencement May 22 (04/07/11)
Three distinguished individuals will receive honorary doctoral degrees May 22 at DePauw University's 172nd annual commencement. The honorees during the 1 p.m. ceremony in Holton Memorial Quadrangle are: -- Greencastle resident Cassel Grubb, professor emeritus of music at DePauw and former director of the DePauw School of Music, who will receive a Doctor of Music degree...
Roachdale needs more vendors for Summerfest (04/07/11)
ROACHDALE -- The town of Roachdale is preparing for its annual Summerfest festival and is looking for vendors for the two-day event. All food vendor spaces are filled, but other organizations can fill the many available spaces left. The event will take place starting at 4 p.m. Friday, June 24, and then continue at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25. Several staples, such as the VFW fish fry and the Roach Races, will still take place...
Unknown offender breaks into Family Dollar in Bainbridge (04/07/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Family Dollar in the town of Bainbridge, located at 209 E. U.S. Highway 36, was broken into on Sunday morning. According to Town Marshall Rodney Fenwick, the offender broke into the store through the front door glass, took money from the register, and left the store. There is currently no information about the offender or offenders to give as there were no security cameras...
Park Board approves aquatic center events (04/07/11)
With warm weather fast approaching, groups are already planning their summer events at the Greencastle Aquatic Center. The Greencastle Park Board approved two such requests at Wednesday's monthly meeting. The board received a letter from Summer Enrichment Program executive director Gayle Hansen asking that 65 slots for morning swim lessons be reserved between June 6 and July 8. The enrichment program pays the fees for the children to take part in the lessons...
Greencastle High School student nominated to participate in International Honors Program (04/07/11)
The Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) is proud to announce that Alice Moore from Greencastle High School has been selected to participate in the Honors Program. This summer, Alice will spend seven weeks in Europe, attending intensive French language and cultural instruction. ...
North Putnam announces kindergarten round-up dates (04/07/11)
North Putnam Community School Corporation has announced its Kindergarten Round-Up dates are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, April 26 -- Bainbridge Elementary, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 -- Roachdale Elementary, 6 p.m. Parents should enroll their children at Bainbridge Elementary or Roachdale Elementary depending on residency. ...
Putnam County Hospital earns ACR accreditation (04/07/11)
Putnam County Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning -- sometimes called CAT scanning -- is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions...
South Putnam holds off feisty CHS squad (04/07/11)
CLOVERDALE -- It was a tale of two teams Wednesday for Cloverdale as it hosted South Putnam. After gaining only one hit in the first four innings, CHS rattled off 12 hits in the final three innings and posted it's first runs of the season. However, South Putnam proved how tough they will be this season and stayed in front of the Clovers, winning the contest 11-6...
Eagles avenge Tuesday's loss to Cloverdale, 14-10 (04/07/11)
CLOVERDALE -- If Tuesday's 17-10 ballgame between Cloverdale and South Putnam wasn't enough for the fans and players, Wednesday allowed the two squads to pick up where they left off. The Eagles pounced for eight runs in the first inning and scored in five of the seven innings, which left them just enough breathing space to claim a 14-10 win at Cloverdale...
Get sucked into the Grid again with 'Tron' (04/07/11)
BY CAINE GARDNER Film Critic It's always cool to see what things stick with you from childhood. For me, many of my weekends were spent at the Meadowbrook Drive-In, but only two movies stuck with me from all of those adventures. I can remember the concession stand, the small play area and all the wonderful smells and sights, but of all the movies I watched there, two and only two stuck with me all this time -- Star Wars and Tron...
Rogers' voice perfect fit for gospel record (04/07/11)
Some voices are perfectly fit for gospel music, even if they are more often used elsewhere. Elvis springs to mind. He may have been "The King of Rock and Roll," but he brought such soul to inspirational songs. For all the music people more commonly associate with the King, "(There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)" stands among his very best recordings...
Police Scanner for April 7 (04/07/11)
Sheriff's Department The car rotated off the guardrail in a clockwise direction, coming to rest facing southeast, blocking the northbound lane and part of the southbound lane. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Bridges crossed the eastbound lanes and left the road on the south side, hitting a fence and small tree...
Honor Roll for April 7 (04/07/11)
The following are honor rolls for several schools: North Putnam High School 2010-11 3rd Nine Weeks High Honor Roll Grade 12 Travis Franklin, Danielle Harbison, Dhanya Lumaran, Emily Lichlyter, Megan Robinson, Taylor Smith, Cara Stanley, Paxton Stephenson...
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