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Stories from Thursday, May 5, 2011

Last piece of old Mallory building gets new home (05/05/11)
First the demolition and now the big move. A metamorphosis of the old Mallory Capacitor Corp. property on Greencastle's east side continued this week. Dillabaugh Inc., a building moving company from Crown Point, raised up the high-bay storage portion of the old plant, put it up on wheels and rolled it over to its new location in the northeast corner property at 1701 Indianapolis Rd...
Chamber of Commerce golf scramble is next Friday (05/05/11)
The 21st annual Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce golf scramble is set for Friday, May 13 at Old Hickory Golf Club. The day begins with registration and lunch sponsored by Walmart Distribution Center at 10:30 a.m. The scramble itself begins with a shotgun start at noon. The 19th hole business after hours sponsored by Old National Bank runs from 5-7 p.m...
Here's a record you don't want to see: Highest-ever gas prices (05/05/11)
At some Greencastle gas stations Wednesday, regular unleaded was selling for $4.29 per gallon. At others it was $4.28. And a few offered a price break at $4.24. Regardless, however, by all accounts gasoline prices in Greencastle have now reached an all-time high...
After long delays, search for kayaker to resume Saturday (05/05/11)
REELSVILLE -- After more than two weeks of difficult weather, the search for a missing Putnam County kayaker is set to resume this Saturday. It's been over two weeks since David Pritchett, 48, went missing near Big Walnut Creek. Since then, a series of storms, high water levels and flash floods around the creek have limited the ability to look for him...
County departments may centralize supplies (05/05/11)
In an effort to save money, Putnam County is examining a plan to move toward a centralized supply. County Planner Kim Hyten presented the commissioners with a plan to move forward with the idea at Monday's meeting. As it currently stands, each county department has its own budget for supplies, with a total cost Hyten estimated at $95,997. The idea is that ordering in bulk could save the county considerably on supplies that are needed in multiple offices...
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KFC and CHS join hands to honor academics (05/05/11)
Cloverdale High School honored 145 students and their parents Friday, April 29 with a banquet meal catered by KFC. The Cumulative Honors program began in 1991 to recognize those students who have earned a 3.0 or higher, based on the cumulative grade point average...
Cloverdale School Choir students excel at contests (05/05/11)
Spring is competition season for choral groups at Cloverdale. On April 2 the Middle School Choir competed at the Organization Contest sponsored by the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) held at Cloverdale High School. They earned a Gold Award, receiving superior ratings from all 3 judges...
Eagles clinch conference title with win (05/05/11)
After approximately a 215 hour delay, North Putnam and 2A No. 3 South Putnam finished the first game of their season double-header Wednesday night. Having played part of the first inning two Monday's ago, the two squads had to wait to finish the contest, even after playing the second game last Friday, a 1-0 win for South Putnam...
GHS splits with Bulldogs (05/05/11)
MONROVIA -- Greencastle pounded out its largest offensive production of the season Wednesday, beating Monrovia 18-8 in five innings in a West Central Conference baseball game on the Bulldogs' field. The victory gave the Tiger Cubs (4-6, 3-2 WCC) a split for the day. Monrovia (9-3, 5-1 WCC) won the first game of the doubleheader, 9-0...
Cloverdale edges rival Cougars by 11 on the course (05/05/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' golf team defeated county rival North Putnam Wednesday 189-200. Chris Arnold led Cloverdale with a medalist-earning round of 40, with Gary Williams adding a 45. Aaron Whitlock shot a 50, Sam Jordan a 54 and Zach Hall a 55. Colte Tomlinson shot a 61 for CHS...
North Putnam wins eighth (05/05/11)
The North Putnam baseball team moved to 8-8 on the season after its 6-2 win over Southmont Wednesday. Freshman Coy Flynn put in a great performance on the mound for the Cougars, going all seven innings, while allowing just two runs and striking out six...
Greencastle girls win at Edgewood, boys place third (05/05/11)
ELLETTSVILLE -- Greencastle's boys' and girls' track teams competed at Edgewood Tuesday night in a three-way meet against the hosts and Northview. The boys' squad finished third with 50 points, behind Northview's 62 and Edgewood's 55, while the girls won posting 70 points, with Edgewood finished second with 65 and Northview third with 32...
Eagles girls track dominates Rox, Lighthouse Christian (05/05/11)
The South Putnam girls' track team braved the elements Monday to cruise to a big win over visiting Rockville and Lighthouse Christian. The Eagles won with a total of 91, followed by Rockville with 38 and Lighthouse Christian with 31. Kelsey Searles and Mallory Glaze led the way for the Eagles with two wins each. ...
South Putnam wins in 7th (05/05/11)
The South Putnam baseball defeated Turkey Run 7-6 Tuesday at home. Grant Zimmerman was 2-for-2 with two RBIs, with Rob Gibson going 2-for-4 with a double. Seth Hammond was 3-for-4 with a double and J.D. Briones was 2-for-3 with a home run for the Eagles...
Earle proves a double threat (05/05/11)
Fourteen albums into his acclaimed career, there's no doubt about Steve Earle's prowess as a musician. What's less known is he's also a published author, having previously written the short story collection "Doghouse Roses" and the play "Karla." Fans are getting a reminder of both facts this spring, with the April 26 release of his newest album, "I'll Never Get Out of this World Alive," and the May 12 release of his first novel on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which shares its name with the record...
Traditional Jazz Orchestra playing Jazz at the Duck (05/05/11)
The Traditional Jazz Orchestra (TJO) will perform from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. tonight in the Fluttering Duck Lounge. The event is free of charge, and members of the Greencastle community are encouraged to attend. The TJO plays hot music from the early 20th century when jazz was young -- the music of King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, and other popular composers from the period. ...
William Harold Barrett (05/05/11)
William Harold Barrett, 89, of Indiana-polis, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011. He was born Jan. 13, 1922. Bill graduated from DePauw University in 1950 and worked for the insurance industry for over 30 years. He was owner of Barrett Insurance Agency in Indianapolis until his retirement. ...
William Harold Barrett (05/05/11)
William Harold Barrett, 89, Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011. He was born in Pocatello, Id. on Jan. 13, 1922. Bill was stationed with the Navy V-12 during World War II at DePauw University. While there, he met and married his wife of 67 years, Georgia Zeis Barrett, who survives him...
Police Scanner for May 5 (05/05/11)
Sheriff's Department Carter said he was unable to avoid the collision due to the first vehicle that pulled out. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Rakestraw said she was in the left lane, with her signal on, waiting to make the turn. Barnett said Rakestraw was in the right lane, attempting to get in the left lane, and turned left from the right lane in front of her vehicle...
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