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Stories from Thursday, May 19, 2011

Valentine named chancellor for Ivy Tech Wabash Valley Region (05/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Community College has selected Dr. Ann M. Valentine as its chancellor for the Wabash Valley Region. Valentine will begin her position on or around July 1. Valentine replaces Jeff Pittman who was recently named the college's vice president for Ivy Tech Online. Lea Anne Crooks, Wabash Valley executive director for Workforce and Economic Development, has served as the region's interim chancellor during the search process...
Central students enjoy mini-marathon (05/19/11)
A sunny day with a bit of chill in the air made the perfect afternoon for exercise for Central Elementary students Monday. A 5K walk/run marked the culmination of the school's "Fuel Up to Play 60" fitness program for the school year. All year long, counselor Debi Swinford has been working with the students on taking control of their own nutrition and exercise...
Historic Sunny Hill home open for tour Sunday afternoon (05/19/11)
The historic Sunny Hill home of Phil and Georgeanna Gick and its ongoing renovation will be open to the public to tour Sunday afternoon as part of weekend events sponsored by the Heritage Preservation Society (HPS) of Putnam County. The two-story brick home, an 1868 Italianate structure located at 911 E. Washington St., Greencastle, will be open to tour 1-5 p.m. Sunday...
Putnam County law enforcement to carry 'Flame of Hope' (05/19/11)
Local law enforcement officers will come together to carry the "Flame of Hope" as a part the Special Olympics Indiana Putnam County Law Enforcement Torch Run on Friday, May 20. "It is such a great tribute to the partnership between our agencies to be able to work on this project to benefit the athletes of our local communities," said Capt. Charles Inman, an officer with the Greencastle Police Department and the Putnam County Law Enforcement coordinator for the event...
North Putnam hires Five Star (05/19/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Corporation board meeting on Tuesday night led to the hiring of a company to handle the school's technological needs for the next year. The board hired Five Star Technology Solutions, signing a one-year contract that will lock pricing in place and give the corporation a sense of how effective Five Star will be at keeping the corporation's technology up to date...
Playhouse on Heritage Wall (05/19/11)
County moves forward on bridge work (05/19/11)
The Putnam County Commissioners opened two bids for work on bridges damaged in the flood of 2008 at Monday's meeting. Trisler Construction Company, Indianapolis, bid $398,734.50 for work on the 26 bridges included in the project. CLR Inc., Bloomington, bid $421,926.50...
Bound for Nationals (05/19/11)
Ernie Pyle Historic Site opens (05/19/11)
DANA -- The Ernie Pyle Historic Site in Dana is now open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday hours will be 1-4 p.m. General admission for visitors is $3.50 for adults; $3 for adults age 55 and older; $2 for children ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under...
Inaugural Tigers' Den meeting being held at McAnally Monday (05/19/11)
The Greencastle football program will be having its inaugural Tigers' Den meeting on Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m. in McAnally Center's Parker Auditorium. The Tiger's Den is an organization composed of parents, relatives, and community members with the sole purpose of supporting the green castle football program through fund raising and community service. All parents, relatives, community members are encouraged to attend...
GHS advances in girls tennis sectional (05/19/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- County foes Greencastle and South Putnam tangled in the opening match of the 2011 Northview tennis sectional Wednesday. The Tiger Cubs will move on to face Northview today at 7 p.m. following its 4-1 win over the Eagles. Greencastle went to work early to put themselves in prime position to keep its hopes of a sectional title alive. The Tiger Cubs went up early in two of the three singles matches and one of the doubles matches and never looked back...
Clovers sweep Tiger Cubs (05/19/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Clovers softball team swept Greencastle to begin its week. On Monday, the Clovers won 6-5 and on Tuesday they won 4-2. In Monday's game, Cloverdale entered the seventh inning trailing 5-4 at its last at bat. Paige Gutierrez walked and then Kara Knapp hit a walk-off home run to win the game for the Clovers 6-5...
Complete track results from Tuesday's sectional (05/19/11)
At South Putnam 2011 Girls Track Sectional Team Results 1. Brownsburg 128.5, 2. Avon 122, 3. Plainfield 79, 4. Greencastle 77, 5. Southmont 65.5, 6. Cascade 56, 7. Danville 24, 8. Cloverdale 22, 8. Tri-West 22, 10 North Putnam 12, 11. Western Boone 11, 12. Rockville 3, 13. South Putnam 2...
Dorothy Vivian Von Tress (05/19/11)
Dorothy Vivian Von Tress, 92, of Savannah, Tenn. and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Mrs. Von Tress was born on May 13, 1919 in Owen County to Cassa Ruble and Melissa Alice Price Ruble. She was a graduate of Patricksburg High School and attended First Baptist Church in Greencastle...
Rhea D. Myers (05/19/11)
Rhea D. Myers, 92, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.
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