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Stories from Monday, August 1, 2011

Fair Auction sets record with $222,071 final total (08/01/11)
Putnam County 4-H'ers cashed in Friday evening as their animals were auctioned off to a record total of nearly a quarter-million dollars. This year the Putnam County Fair livestock auction netted a record total sale of $222,071. Animals up for auction totaled 278 with 174 total buyers (93 businesses or organizations and 81 individuals) listed as part of the proceedings at the Inside Arena on the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Trailer destroyed by fire Saturday along Manhattan Rd. (08/01/11)
MANHATTAN -- A faulty air-conditioning unit is being blamed for a Saturday evening fire that destroyed a mobile home near Tesmer Corner on Manhattan Road in southwestern Putnam County. Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department Chief John McPherson reported that the house trailer residence of Linda Cain, 54591 S. County Road 375 West (Manhattan Road), was destroyed in the blaze...
GHS football field to be dedicated as John Fallis Field this Saturday (08/01/11)
Saturday will be a special day in the history of Greencastle High School and its football program. Not only will the Tiger Cubs' annual Purple and Gray game mark the beginning of the Josh Buis era as head football coach, but the day will see the dedication of the football field itself as John Fallis Field...
Clody's One Eye to return Sept. 17 (08/01/11)
When a local golfing tradition became too much for one man to handle, the event almost became extinct last year. However, thanks to the Greencastle Elks No. 1077, the world's only one eye golf tournament will be back this year, when Clody's One Eye returns to Old Hickory Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 17...
Greencastle Summer Music Festival turns to Russian fare (08/01/11)
The Greencastle Summer Music Festival will present mezzo soprano Yana Weinstein and her brother, pianist Tony Weinstein, director of the DePauw School of Music Accompanying Center, in a program of Russian art songs Wednesday in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
4-H scholarship winners (08/01/11)
Walmart a Mary Allison Trust partner (08/01/11)
OCB to mark centennial with public event Aug. 5 at Spencer (08/01/11)
SPENCER -- On Friday, Aug. 5, Owen Community Bank (OCB) will celebrate 100 years of serving the area's financial needs with big public event at the Owen County Fairgrounds in Spencer. The OCB Centennial Celebration, from 6-9 p.m., will feature a free live concert, a cruise-in car show competition, a Kids' Zone, giveaways and more...
Indiana Small Business of the Year award accepting nominations (08/01/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is seeking the top small business in the state for its annual competition naming the Indiana Small Business of the Year. The honor is given to a Hoosier company that demonstrates best practices in business sustainability and growth, commitment to employees and a track record of community involvement...
Chamber's Indiana Government book 2011-12 released (08/01/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- An update to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's popular publication, Here Is Your Indiana Government, is scheduled for release in August. Teachers, college professors, libraries, business leaders and Hoosiers alike have used the publication to educate students and local communities since the publication's development by the Chamber in 1942...
Attorney Goss helping clients address nursing home costs (08/01/11)
Local attorney Michael Goss is opening a new office and a new practice, focusing especially on helping families get financial assistance with nursing home costs yet protect their assets. "Round-the-clock care is expensive," Goss said, "and most people can't afford to pay for it very long. They want to hold onto what they've worked hard for, and they need help to do that."...
Paul Menard wins 2011 Brickyard 400 (08/01/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul Menard tamed the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and held off a charging Jeff Gordon to pick up his first Sprint Cup victory by claiming the Brickyard 400 Sunday. What started as an uneventful race quickly turned interesting as the end came down to fuel mileage...
New York's Gulick ices the sprint car field in Putnamville Clash (08/01/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Binghamton, NY. native Coleman Gulick came a long way to take on the top sprint car drivers in the state of Indiana this summer at Lincoln Park Speedway. On Saturday night , he beat some of the best and claimed a $2,000 payday in winning the 30th Putnamville Clash...
Clarence Edward 'Ed' Henderson (08/01/11)
Clarence Edward "Ed" Henderson, 75, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011 at his residence in Greencastle, where he resided for past the past three years. He transferred to Overland Park, Kan., in 1975 with IBM. He was born on Nov. 28, 1935 in Fillmore. He was the son of the late Robert K. and Dorothy L. (Johnson) Henderson...
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