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Stories from Monday, April 18, 2011

Those eggs are mine (04/18/11)
Hawaii Club prepares for May Day celebration (04/18/11)
"May Day" is a holiday that has many meanings, depending on the culture. It is usually associated with Labour Day or International Workers Day, but in Hawaii, May Day is also called Lei Day, and it celebrates the coming of spring. Jordan Ragasa, president of the Hawaii Club, said the holiday is celebrated throughout all levels of school, and this will be the first year that DePauw University will be holding its own celebration of the event. ...
Benefit dinner, show aid shelter operations (04/18/11)
Tad Robinson sang the blues like he was sweet home Chicago, baby. Warren Macy out-grumped Andy Rooney on his best-worst day. The Fret Set fed everyone a generous portion of "Homegrown Tomatoes." And Mayor Sue Murray ... she deserves some kind of medal for maintaining good-sport status despite emerging as the focal point of a racy Macy-penned skit (undoubtedly brought to you by the letters M and X)...
Lines drawn for new districts (04/18/11)
Call it a cosmetic approach to the realignment of Putnam County's representation in the Indiana Legislature. For now, the district numbers and the current faces will stay the same. The lines in them, however, are changing. These aren't just lines in the sand. ...
Police to collect unwanted prescription drugs on April 30 (04/18/11)
Greencastle City Police will team with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to collect unwanted prescription drugs from the public on Saturday, April 30. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., city, county and DEA officers will be stationed in the upper parking lot in front of the office area at Greencastle High School, 910 E. Washington St., to conduct the "no-questions-asked" effort...
Purdue Club hosts Sautter for dinner (04/18/11)
John Sautter, known for his stories of Purdue University history and Purdue basketball history, will be the guest speaker at an April 26 dinner hosted by the Purdue Club of Putnam County. The 6:30 p.m. dinner at Autumn Glen is open to the public. Sautter, who presently serves as a special assistant to the executive director of the Purdue Alumni Association, retired last year from Purdue as a vice president for housing and food services after 39 years with the university...
Local McDonald's takes part in national hiring day Tuesday (04/18/11)
McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire up to 50,000 new crew and restaurant management positions at restaurants across the country during a hiring event on Tuesday. The one-day event will seek to bring in and hire a combination of both full- and part-time positions in nearly 14,000 U.S. restaurants, including the Greencastle location at Indianapolis Road and Percy Julian Drive...
Ready Indiana Survey: Employee skill and education shortfalls impacting employers (04/18/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Employee skill and education deficits continue to plague companies across the state, according to respondents of the latest Ready Indiana employer workforce skills survey. In fact, the amount of employers who responded that they had been affected by skill shortfalls in 2010 jumped a staggering 75 percent from the year prior...
Sustainable Greencastle Awards taking nominations (04/18/11)
Sustainable Greencastle Awards nominations are invited to recognize those individuals, organizations and businesses making significant contributions to the greening of our community. Nominees should meet one or more of the following award criteria. Originality/Innovation -- Please explain how the nominees present a visionary approach or innovative concept to address local needs...
Tiger Cub Lewis to play in all-star game Saturday (04/18/11)
Greencastle High School senior Tyler Lewis has been selected to play in the 7th annual POSTYOURT East vs. West All-Star basketball game Saturday, April 23 at Noblesville HS. Tyler will be participating in the 3A game at 5 p.m. "Tyler, through his dedication and significant contribution to the Greencastle Basketball program, has earned this opportunity. ...
Eagles get win on the road (04/18/11)
MARTINSVILLE -- The South Putnam baseball team defeated Martinsville 3-1 on the road Friday for its third win of the season. Aaron Parker cranked out two doubles and scored once, while Rob Gibson and Seth Hammond also scored. Martinsville opened the game with one run in the bottom of the first, but South Putnam stepped up and held them scoreless for the remainder of the game. ...
Tiger Cubs place second (04/18/11)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team narrowly missed out on winning the Edgewood Invitational Saturday. The Tiger Cubs ended the day just three shots back of Invite-winning Brownstown Central, 316-319 to place second in a field of nine teams...
Clover golfers place seventh, Cougars 15th at Danville (04/18/11)
DANVILLE -- The Cloverdale boys' golf team placed seventh at the Danville Invitational Saturday with a total of 347. Plainfield won the invite with a total of 320 and North Putnam was 15th on the day. Cloverdale's Chris Arnold was the invitational medalist with his round of 77. Gary Williams followed with an 82, with Ryan Book with a 92. Colte Tomlinson shot a 96 and Sam Jordan carded a 101...
Asparagus time (04/18/11)
Asparagus is one of those vegetables where freshness is incredibly important. If you have never eaten asparagus fresh out of the garden, try it. It may convince you to grow some of your own. For those who have an asparagus patch, the new spears are starting to emerge or are close to doing so. ...
Doan promoted at First Financial Bank (04/18/11)
Amy E. Doan has been promoted to vice president in the commercial lending department of First Financial Bank. She serves the Greencastle and Putnam County area from the First Financial banking center located at 101 South Warren Dr. in Greencastle. Doan has more than 12 years of banking experience and has worked as a personal financial advisor, a mortgage loan officer and most recently as a commercial lender with First Financial in the Clay County area...
Bowser named manager at First Financial Bank (04/18/11)
Sue Bowser has joined First Financial Bank as the manager of the bank's Greencastle branch located at 101 South Warren Dr. Bowser has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently in the Greencastle area. A 23-year resident of Greencastle, she completed high school in Fillmore, and received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. ...
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