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Stories from Friday, April 22, 2011

North Putnam School Board struggles over handbook (04/22/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Corporation board meeting tabled several issues to save for a future meeting on Thursday night. The most discussed of these issues was the recommendation to accept revisions to the school corporation's student handbook...
Still searching (04/22/11)
Mallory building comes down (04/22/11)
Apparently what goes up really must come down. That point was again driven home Thursday on Greencastle's east side as the old Mallory Capacitor Co. building that once helped send astronauts to the moon was reduced to a pile of dust, rubble and recyclable materials...
Accident on I-70 (04/22/11)
Sustainable stoves part of Earth Week at DePauw (04/22/11)
This week has been Earth Week at DePauw University. In honor of Earth Day on Friday, the university has enacted several activities, forums and speeches to educate interested students about the merits of living a more energy-sustainable lifestyle. In the Peeler Art Center's ceramics classroom on Wednesday though, the crashing and banging of 20 hammers pounding holes into tin cans drowns out all speeches...
Putnam jobless rate better, but still among state's worst (04/22/11)
Talk about the quintessential good news-bad news scenario. At least that is how the latest Putnam County unemployment figures could be interpreted. First the good news. The March jobless rate is better than February's by more than one percent. A month ago that figure was 12.3 percent, which for February landed Putnam County in the bottom six of the state rankings, quite possibly its worst ranking ever...
GMS win tri-meet Wednesday (04/22/11)
The Greencastle Middle School boy's track team hosted Cascade and Cloverdale Thursday and ran away with the win. GMS won with 72 points, followed by Cascade with 42 and Cloverdale with 19. GMS head coach Art Dwigans said multiple person best times were posted despite the strong winds. ...
Arnold shoots 36 as CHS defeats Bulldogs (04/22/11)
CLOVERDALE -- With cold winds cutting across Clover Meadows, Cloverdale welcomed Monrovia Thursday and recorded a 179-214 win. A deceiving blue sky and bright sun hung overhead as the golfers took to the course. The sun might have been raining down, but the temperatures remained brisk and swirling the entire round...
Eagles fall to Bulldogs in five (04/22/11)
J.D. Briones powered South Putnam to a strong start with a three-run home run in the first inning, but Monrovia bounced back to take a 13-3 victory in a five-inning West Central Conference baseball game Thursday on the Eagles' field. The right-handed hitting Briones blasted a towering fly ball that cleared the right-field fence, driving in Aaron Parker and Seth Hammond for a 3-0 led. Parker had walked and Hammond singled...
Tiger Cubs win 3-way meet with Cougars, Crawfordsville (04/22/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Greencastle and North Putnam's boys' and girls' track squads competed at Crawfordsville in a three-way meet Thursday night, with the Tiger Cubs winning both sides of the meet. North Putnam placed second in the girls' and third in the boys'...
Cougars win 8-inning thriller over Cloverdale (04/22/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam won a thrilling contest against county rival Cloverdale Wednesday, winning the extra-inning affair 9-8. The two squads traded leads, but the Cougars had a three run lead in the final inning. The Clovers were able to tack on three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game and force it to extra innings...
South Putnam golfers remain perfect after defeating Cougars (04/22/11)
The South Putnam boys' golf team remained perfect on the season after defeating North Putnam 178-201 Wednesday. Alex Kelly led South Putnam with a 42, followed by Alex Eickoff with a 43 and Derek Chestnut with a 45. Dean Varvel chipped in a 47. "The kids played better than I could have expected given the very cold and wet conditions. Each meet it seems that someone else is stepping up and today it was Kelly and Eickhoff's turn," South Putnam head coach Brian McClure said...
Neal B. Wallen (04/22/11)
Neal B. Wallen, 64, Fillmore, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Jan. 20, 1947 in Putnam County, the son of the late Eunice Wallen and Amanda Stanger. During his life, he was employed at Kenworth of Indianapolis, Buick of Plainfield and International of Indianapolis as an auto body man. Neal loved nature and spent a lot of his free time working on his farm...
Police Scanner for April 22 (04/22/11)
City Police Four minors were cited for illegal consumption of alcohol after the vehicle in which they were riding was stopped early Thursday by City Police officers. Officer Nick Eastham, who was assisted at the scene by Officer Matt Huffman, stopped the car on Bloomington Street at 1:40 a.m. Thursday...
Pass the mac and cheese please (04/22/11)
It's an old theory that most accidents occur at home, which I can attest usually stem from a guy saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. You can get hurt that way, you know. I am pretty sure The Great Debate started innocently enough with the two of us in separate corners of the living room. ...
Fillmore Drama Club thanks participants (04/22/11)
To the Editor: South Putnam schools hosted the annual third grade health fair on April 19. It was a great day of fun and learning for our students. The Fillmore Elementary Drama Club started the fair off with a skit called "The Healthy Human Helper Contest" that was informing as well as entertaining. Kudos to all of you...
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