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Stories from Thursday, April 14, 2011

Local man helps people in Japan (04/14/11)
When a crew of 40 from the USS Essex recently answered the call to help with cleanup efforts on the Japanese island of Oshima, a Putnam County resident was among them. Petty Officer 2nd Class Rudger Bollman, a 2006 South Putnam graduate and U.S. Navy air traffic controller, took part in Operation Tomodachi, helping the residents of Oshima clean up and move debris...
Give peace a crane (04/14/11)
Limb pick-up effort chips away at city budget (04/14/11)
It may be nearly 70 degrees and the middle of April, but the City of Greencastle is still feeling the effects of the ice storm that paralyzed the area the first week of February. That storm literally tore several Greencastle neighborhoods limb from limb, necessitating an emergency round of limb pick-up by the city's Department of Public Works...
Character counts at Roachdale (04/14/11)
Greencastle Honor Society (04/14/11)
Ivy Tech students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (04/14/11)
Alpha Phi Eta, the Ivy Tech Community College -- Wabash Valley chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges and universities, inducted its newest members this spring. Over one hundred Ivy Tech -- Wabash Valley students met the criteria to become a member of the oldest, largest and most respected honor society serving two-year colleges around the world and joined the approximately 125,000 students who become Phi Theta Kappans annually...
Indiana Congressman Bucshon announces art competition (04/14/11)
Congressman Larry Bucshon (IN-08) has announced the 2011 Congressional Art Competition is underway and open to talented high school students from Indiana's Eighth Congressional District. This competition allows each congressional district to submit one piece of artwork for display in the U.S. ...
Mushroom Festival events slated at Mansfield mill (04/14/11)
MANSFIELD -- Historic Mansfield Roller Mill will be hosting events for the Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival on April 30 and May 1. The mill will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days of the festival. Visitors can sign up for a mushroom hunt on both Saturday and Sunday. Register for the hunts at Fox's Overlook from 8 to 10 a.m. each day for $8. Visitors can buy or sell bags of morels during the mushroom auction held each day...
Curious Clovers win regional DI competition, compete for state title (04/14/11)
The Curious Clovers from Cloverdale Elementary School recently captured first place in the Regional Destination Imagination competition held on the Noblesville Freshman Campus in Noblesville. By taking first place in the Improv category, the team earned the right to compete on Saturday at the State level. Teams placing first or second at the State level will be eligible to attend the Global Finals held in May...
Legacy of Hoosier artist T.C. Steele at the Museum (04/14/11)
The Putnam County Museum will host an evening of celebration of Theodore Clement (T.C.) Steele, a well-known American impressionist and a member of the Hoosier Group, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Steele's great-grandsons, Nick and Bob Steele (first cousins) will share stories, photos, and paintings from the family collection...
Sycamore Trails honors two Putnam woodland owners (04/14/11)
Putnam County woodland owners Brian Gilmartin and Paul Hoopengarner have been honored by Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development Council (STRCD) for promoting woodland stewardship. Brian and Linda Gilmartin, who own property west of Cloverdale, have been active in managing their woodlot using sustainable forestry practices. Brian has been on the STRCD Board of Directors since 2003 and is an active Forestry Committee member...
Cloverdale suffers 9-6 loss to Monrovia (04/14/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Wherever there is a baseball field and the Cloverdale Clovers are on it, the faint of heart might want to stay away. High scoring games have been found in abundance, despite that, the Clovers were on the wrong side of a 9-6 loss to Monrovia Wednesday night...
Cloverdale softball wins wild affair with Monrovia (04/14/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale High School's varsity softball team was able to overcome a two run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Monrovia 5-4 Wednesday night. The game began fairly slowly, and appeared to be headed towards a classic pitcher's duel...
Eagles defeat Turkey Run (04/14/11)
The South Putnam girls' tennis team defeated Turkey Run Wednesday 4-1. No. 2 singles player Jordyn Pitts defeated Cheyenne Chaplin 6-4 and 6-1, while No. 3 singles player Allison Guthrie won 6-4 and 6-1. In doubles action, the No.1 doubles team of Robbie Urton and Erica Minor defeated Heather Harbison and Hannah Smith 6-3, 4-6 and 6-4. The No. 2 singles team of Jade Asher and Sabrina Arnold also won, defeating Linda McFarland and Tiffany Hicks 6-4 and 6-4...
South Putnam, Clovers battle on the track (04/14/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Middle School girls' track team battled South Putnam Tuesday, with the Clovers winning 69-40. Bailee Stevens broke the CMS 2,400-meter record with a time of 9:07.61. Also winning for the Clovers was Riley Canfield in the 1,600-meter run (6:42), Anna Spencher 200-meter dash (31.3), Sydney Gutierrez in the shot put (23-1), Laura Worthington in the discus (59-5), Alexis Branneman in the high jump (4-2) and Harley Fuetter in the long jump (12-2)...
North Putnam places second on the track (04/14/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam boys track team placed second behind Southmont and ahead of Monrovia Tuesday. Southmont won with a total of 70 while the Cougars scored 43 and Monrovia 39. Tyler Shorter won the 100 meters in 10.69 and the 200 meters in 22.75, while Hunter Logan took honors in the shot put with a toss of 46-3. Relay teams from North Putnam also won the 400-meter relay (46.35) and the 1,600-meter relay in 3:42.25...
British Soccer Camp coming to Greencastle (04/14/11)
The No. 1 youth soccer company in the United States, Challenger Sports, will hold their fifth annual British Soccer Camp at Big Walnut Sports Park hosted by the Putnam County Youth Soccer. The camp will run June 20-24 and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger's British coaching staff flown to the United States exclusively to work on these programs. ...
'Cool It': a new take on the climate change debate (04/14/11)
The debate over global warming is one that elicits a strong response from both sides. It's also one that doesn't look any closer to being resolved. The new documentary "Cool It" is a film that puts out a bunch of ideas, but is a little tough to follow at times...
Ronald M. Workman (04/14/11)
Ronald M. Workman, 44, Greencastle, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born Oct. 2, 1966 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Donald Workman and Evelyn (Mendenhall) Workman Golder. Survivors include his children, Bryant Workman, Sarah Workman, Samantha Workman, Tyler Workman, all of Indianapolis, and Heavenly Workman of Whiteland; his mother, Evelyn (Wayne) Golder of Greencastle; sisters Thea (Glenn) Sanders, Dorothy (Mark) Austin and Misty (Timmy) Scruggs, all of Greencastle; a brother, Donald (Doreen) Workman of Greencastle; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Police Scanner for April 14 (04/14/11)
City Police Two warrants arrested were reported recently by Greencastle City Police officers: At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Allen W. Buis, 34, Spencer, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Darrel Bunten. At 5:15 p.m. Monday, Martin Alley Jr., 26, Greencastle, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Bunten...
Honor Roll for April 14 (04/14/11)
The following is the honor roll for North Putnam Middle School, Term Two, Grading Period One Grade 6 High Honor Roll Haley Marie Abdon, Kaelynn Abner, Jonathan Roscoe Adams, Morgan Mae Asher, Jessica Therese Copeland, Madison Taylor Criss, David John Flannelly, Lauren Rylie Freije, Justin Jay Holderfield, Alisha Rochelle Kelley, Erin Browne Livesay, Amy Marin Olson, Dawson James Ottinger, Lyndi Nicole Parent, Preston Logan Porter, Andrew Michael Rude, Abigail Denise Skillern, Bronwyn Paige Spencer, Ainslee Lanell Vogt, Nicholas Lee Young, Sarah Cordelia Zehner. ...
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