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Stories from Saturday, May 14, 2011

Fair on the Square (05/14/11)
Barrel wrestling (05/14/11)
2011 Golf Scramble (05/14/11)
Community service efforts put DePauw on national 'Honor Roll' for fourth time (05/14/11)
For a fourth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service has named DePauw University to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The 2010 list, released Thursday, recognizes 641 colleges and universities for exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs...
Foundation says it is not too late to 'share the dream' (05/14/11)
The Putnam County Community Foundation's annual Share the Dream program is under way. Six endowments have notified the Community Foundation that they intend to compete this year: Asbury Endowment for the Arts, Robert H. Farber Endowment for Education, Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship, Paul and Joanne Kissinger Endowment for the Summer Classical Concert Series, the Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment, and the Putnam County Museum Endowment...
Leaking Deer Meadow roof a financial drain (05/14/11)
Ongoing leaks in the Greencastle Community School Corporation's newest school building may be a sign of much bigger problems. A leaky roof at Deer Meadow Primary School could cost the corporation anywhere from $75,000 to more than a quarter million dollars to fix, the school board learned Wednesday...
I-70 lane restrictions begin Monday west of State Road 243 (05/14/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The eastbound passing lane of Interstate 70 will be closed in western Putnam County, 6.5 miles west of State Road 243 Monday, May 16. Crews will be painting the Raab Road Bridge. The eastbound passing lane will be closed for two days. The crews will then close the driving lane for approximately two days before they then switch the operation to the westbound lanes...
Indiana Health Dept. creates Tobacco Prevention Division (05/14/11)
The sweeping of the state budget bill through the Indiana State Legislature left a lot of programs, and jobs, in question. State funding was taken away from organizations that had steadily made progress in the last decade. Funding in particular to the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation (ITPC) organization was in question right up until the last minutes of this year's legislative session...
Peace Lutheran hosts mothers' tea (05/14/11)
The children of Peace Lutheran School honored their mothers at the school's annual mothers' tea on Friday, May 6. Each child presented his or her mother with a special handmade gift while enjoying a delicious brunch of cinnamon rolls and fresh fruit...
Alpha Omega Academy graduates six (05/14/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- An audience of parents and friends attended the Alpha Omega Christian Academy commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13 at Putnamville Baptist Church. Alpha Omega is an education mission of the church. An afternoon reception for the seniors preceded the ceremony...
Putnamville Baptist welcomes new pastor (05/14/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Brother Rick Brown will assume his duties as pastor of Putnamville Baptist Church, 637 East U.S. 40, beginning Saturday, May 21, according to Interim Pastor Greg Hutcheson. The Brown family will be welcomed at a church chili supper on Saturday at 5 p.m. with an induction service to follow at 6:30 p.m. A guest speaker will join the congregation for this service celebrating Brown's pastorship. A cake and punch reception will follow...
Edwards presents organ recital at St. Andrew's (05/14/11)
On Sunday at 4:30 p.m., the people of St. Andrew's Church, 520 E. Seminary St., will present DePauw University School of Music Professor Carla Edwards in a recital of organ works by Bach, Luebeck, Hindemith, Pinkham and Mendelssohn. Edwards' recital on the 23 rank J. Zamberlan pipe organ, installed in 2002 in honor of DePauw professor and St. Andrew's organist Arthur Carkeek, is free and open to the public...
Tiger Cubs win county baseball championship (05/14/11)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs were crowned the Putnam County Baseball Tournament champions following their 18-1 win over South Putnam Saturday evening. This is the third consecutive Putnam County title the Tiger Cubs have won. GHS made it to the finals with a 7-1 win over North Putnam in the opening game of the tournament. South Putnam defeated Cloverdale 6-1 in game 2...
Eagles win county softball championship (05/14/11)
The South Putnam Lady Eagles took the Putnam County Softball Tournament with an 8-0 win over North Putnam Saturday evening. The win marks South Putnam's third straight county championship. The Eagles made it to the finals with a 6-2 win over Cloverdale in the first morning game. The Cougars advanced by edging Greencastle 2-1 in game 2...
Tiger Cub boys rack up six wins in WCC meet (05/14/11)
The Greencastle boy's track team conquered five West Central Conference foes Friday night, tallying an impressive 146 points. GHS began the evening with a victory in the 4x800 meter relay, pulling away from Monrovia on the last lap. The quartet raced to the finish line in 8:38.18. ...
GHS girls run away with conference crown (05/14/11)
Unity was the name of the game for Greencastle's girls track squad as they tallied 143 points Friday night on their way to a WCC title. "We were very fortunate," said Greencastle head coach Garry Anderson. "Cascade, Monrovia, and Cloverdale all had fantastic runners but we were able to out-depth them all tonight."...
GMS wins Putnam County title (05/14/11)
The Greencastle Middle School boys' track team won the Putnam County Middle School championship Thursday. GHS won with a score of 77, with North Putnam finishing second with 58, South Putnam third and North Putnam fourth. Elijah Brattain won the 2,400-meter run and the 400-meter dash. Taylor Secrest won the 1,600-meter run. The 1,600-meter relay team of Brattain, Jacob Kessler, Secrest and Sedrick Weinschenk also picked up a victory...
Recent Births for May 14 (05/14/11)
McGaughey - 60th Anniversary (05/14/11)
Hubert and Ruth McGaughey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 20. Hubert L. McGaughey and Ruth Keeney were married on May 20, 1951 at the home of Ruth's parents in Russellville. The McGaugheys have four children, Nancy McGaughey of Cincinnati, Vonda McGaughey and husband Ted of Russellville, Jim McGaughey and wife Diane of Morton and Donna Everhart and husband, Dave, of Morristown. They have nine grandchildren...
Wiatt - Retirement (05/14/11)
Darrell Wiatt will be retiring after 39 years of service to North Putnam Community School Corporation. He started teaching in the fall of 1972, then in the fall of 1975 became one of the youngest principals ever at North Putnam. He was principal at Russellville Elementary School for 12 years, then returned to teaching...
Dorothy Martin - 100th Birthday (05/14/11)
Dorothy Martin will celebrate her 100th birthday on May 22. The lifelong Putnam County resident has spent her life living in and around Greencastle, and currently resides at Mill Pond Health Campus. Dorothy and her late husband John had two children, Dale Martin and wife Barbara of Crawfordsville and Donna Collins of Greencastle. She also has two grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren...

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