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Stories from Friday, April 29, 2011

Relay for Life scheduled as planned for outdoor venue (04/29/11)
Based on this weekend's weather forecast, the 2011 Putnam County Relay for Life will go on as scheduled outdoors at DePauw University's Blackstock Stadium. Opening ceremonies for Relay for Life 2011 will begin at noon Saturday. The Greencastle weather forecast calls for beautiful weather on Saturday with the potential for some scattered showers or isolated storms in the overnight hours into Sunday morning...
Hog roast Saturday at Reelsville (04/29/11)
REELSVILLE - A hog roast to benefit the Reelsville Youth League is scheduled for 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the baseball and softball diamonds behind Reelsville Elementary School. The meal is $5 per plate and includes the meat, two sides and a drink...
Followed by a job shadow (04/29/11)
Banner Graphic Assistant Editor Jared Jernagan shows Cloverdale High School students David Mundy and Rachel Short how he imports a photograph for a story he is working on during the students' job-shadowing visit Friday, May 29. Mundy and Short are both sophomores at CHS.
State approves three new Greencastle historic districts (04/29/11)
Apparently state historic preservationists have realized what Greencastle residents have known for years -- the city has some fine old houses and historic neighborhoods. Officially, three such areas -- Old Greencastle, the Eastern Enlargement and Northwood Subdivision -- have been approved by the Indiana State Preservation Board as historic districts...
Something new brewing only at Greencastle McDonald's (04/29/11)
You can gobble down an Egg McMuffin at any of 14,000 McDonald's restaurants. You can grab your McNuggets from Toledo to Tokyo. And special sauce and sesame-seed buns come on every Big Mac from Calcutta to Cloverdale. But only in Greencastle can you order your coffee and specialty drinks right from a fulltime barista...
Caregivers Dinner (04/29/11)
Saturday search for missing kayaker canceled (04/29/11)
REELSVILLE -- The search for a local man missing since April 19 is stalled again as the high river level and strong currents prevent a safe search from taking place. Reelsville fire chief John McPherson said he was forced to cancel the search for David Pritchett, 48, because the rain in Putnam County, as well as in surrounding areas, has made searching unsafe and too difficult for the department...
Local-federal collaboration would help habitual criminals away longer (04/29/11)
In an era of limited resources at all levels of government, a new federal-local collaboration between law enforcement agencies could help bring habitual violent offenders to justice. U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett met with local officials Wednesday to announce a new collaboration that will focus on drug trafficking and on criminals who use firearms in their illegal activities...
Cougars explode for 11-1 win over Eagles (04/29/11)
Thursday's rematch between North Putnam and South Putnam proved to be a far different game than their initial meeting. In their first meeting, the Eagles were able to use their big bats to pester the Cougars before falling by a single run. Game two was a different story...
Tiger Cubs, Clovers struggle at Plainfield (04/29/11)
PLAINFIELD -- Windy weather had a major effect on the scoring of Greencastle and Cloverdale on the course Thursday against Plainfield. Plainfield won with a total of 156, with GHS finishing second with 181 and Cloverdale third with 191. Brad Haussin led the Tiger Cubs with 40, while Luke Brotherton finished with a 45. Jim Wheeler carded a 46, with Tyler Hopkins adding a 50 and Jonathan Newgent a 66...
Tiger Cubs split with Tuttle (04/29/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle Middle School track team split with Tuttle Thursday. The boys' won 93-16, while the girls' fell 56.5-52.5. The boys' squad recorded 12 wins en route to the win. Nathan Grzesiek won the 200-meter dash and the long jump, while Anthony Mithcell won the high jump. Elijah Brattain won the 2,400-meter run and the 400-meter dash...
Eagles narrowly defeat Cascade (04/29/11)
The South Putnam Junior High boys' track team defeated Cascade 55-50 Wednesday. Picking up wins for South Putnam were Zane Crosby in the 110-meter hurdles, Noah Taylor in the 800-meter run, Zane Yon in the 200-meter dash and Joey Masters in the discus and shot put...
Clovers fall short against Patriots (04/29/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Middle School boys' track team fell to Owen Valley Tuesday 84-21. Jacob Waycott was first in the 1,600-meter run, with Rylan Mattocks placing first in the 110-meter hurdles. The 1,600-meter relay team of Waycott, Kolton Knapp, Ethan Boyd and Garry Spencer finished first...
Really, so there's an 'app' for that? (04/29/11)
In a very George Jetson kind of way, I've always looked to the future with the eyes of the eternal optimist. The future will be oh-so-good for us -- or so I am fully convinced. Really. (Just forget about that whole Dec. 21, 2012 Mayan thing). After all, I can't wait to get one of those flying cars of my own, or to live high up in an apartment building that loosely resembles Seattle's Space Needle. ...
Support Relay for Life (04/29/11)
To the Editor: This Saturday April 30th brings the return of an annual tradition to our community. For the fifteenth time, residents of Putnam County, Greencastle, and DePauw University students, staff and faculty will come together for twenty-four hours, united in the fight against cancer at Relay for Life on DePauw's campus. ...
Utilities win again in tree-trimming investigation (04/29/11)
To the Editor: Secrecy and the clout of the special interests outweigh the public good. For the third year, elected officials have blocked utility reform. And, the agency overseeing the utility tree trimming investigation, the IURC, has seen serious ethical lapses with former employees now under State and possibly federal investigation...
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