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Stories from Monday, April 11, 2011

Rescued Treasures (04/11/11)
The Humane Society of Putnam County recently cut the ribbon on Rescued Treasures of the HSPC at 15 S. Indiana St. in Greencastle. HSPC was looking for a long-term fundraising project and decided to extend its annual garage sale to a year-round venture.
Shrewsbury, Terry win third annual Dancing With the Putnam County Stars (04/11/11)
After Bobby Hopper and Colleen Muir quickstepped away with the evening's first perfect score, it looked like the duo would be tough to beat in Saturday evening's Dancing With the Putnam County Stars competition. That's when a couple of nerds shuffled onto the floor, looking lost and out of place. Five minutes, three songs and a wardrobe change later, Charlene Shrewsbury and David Terry had the crowd on its feet in an ovation and the competition's judges wishing for bigger scores to hand out...
Property tax statements sent (04/11/11)
Putnam County Treasurer Sharon Owens announced recently that property tax statements have been mailed. Spring tax installments will be due on May 10, and fall tax installments will be due Nov. 10. For the convenience of the taxpayers, four payment options are available...
National Library Week comes to Putnam County (04/11/11)
By Josh Garvey Staff Writer GREENCASTLE--This week, the Putnam County Public Library will be celebrating National Library Week along with the rest of the country. As a part of that celebration, the library will be giving prizes away each day from Monday to Friday for using a library card to check out materials. Library patrons will be entered in prize raffles just by using their library cards...
Free trees in the rain (04/11/11)
GREENCASTLE-- The rain didn't stop the Greencastle High School Environmental Club from giving away trees Saturday morning. Nathan Peck and Alice Moore, both juniors, prepare to package up the small trees to give to a customer waiting in a car.
Greencastle begins superintendent search (04/11/11)
The Greencastle Community School Board seeks community input as it begins the search for a new superintendent. Superintendent Bob Green announced last month he will be leaving the corporation at the end of the school year. The board wants to hear from the community in its search...
Darland beats the elements and competition to capture IndianaOpenwheel/D.O. Racin' Fest (04/11/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Inclement weather claimed a number of races around the Midwest over the weekend, but diligent work by Lincoln Park Speedway's track workers after close to two inches of rain on Saturday morning, enabled the IndianaOpenwheel.com/D.O. Racin' Fest to go on as scheduled...
Cornhole tournament April 30 (04/11/11)
The Young Guns 14-and-under softball team will host the second annual cornhole tournament April 30. The event will take place at Cloverdale Park at 11 a.m. with registration at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per team and it's a bring your own boards event...
Michael L. Rief (04/11/11)
Michael L. Rief, 46, Crawfordsville, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011 at Community East Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 23, 1964 in Greencastle, he was the son of Walter and Judith (Cash) Rief and a 1982 graduate of South Putnam High School. He married Mary Sue (Stranger) Rief on August 16, 1997 and she survives...
Patricia Myers Gathers (04/11/11)
Patricia Myers Gathers, 72, McKean, Pa., died Friday, April 8, 2011 at her home. She was born in Indianapolis on April 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Paul and Iris Hinshaw Myers. Patricia received her early musical training from Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music in Indianapolis. ...
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