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Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Making sweet music (09/06/11)
The annual Crown Street Music Fest may have been forced inside the DePauw University track and tennis center by threatening weather Sunday but that didn't dampen the spirits of area music lovers.
Questions linger week after fatal McVey attack (09/06/11)
It was one week ago today that an 85-year-old Greencastle woman was assaulted in her own home, and authorities apparently still have more questions than answers in what is now a homicide case. Essie Mae McVey died Thursday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, apparently the victim of one or more gunshot wounds to the head, according to preliminary findings of an autopsy conducted Friday by the Marion County Coroner's Office...
9/11 remembrance ceremony planned for Robe-Ann Park (09/06/11)
This year on the 10th anniversary of Sept.11th, a special remembrance ceremony will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday around the Bob Flanigan Bandshell at Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. The purpose of the event is to gather together as a community and reflect on this unforgettable day in our nation's history, local organizers stress...
Cloverdale driver escapes injury in I-70 crash that killed Indy man (09/06/11)
PLAINFIELD -- A 22-year-old Indianapolis man, reportedly riding his motorcycle the wrong way on Interstate 70 late Friday night, was fatally injured in a collision with a pickup truck driven by a Putnam County man. Indiana State Police reported that Jeremy M. Deboy was operating a 1997 Yamaha 600R motorcycle eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-70 near the 67-mile marker in Hendricks County...
Dixie donation (09/06/11)
A check for $500, representing the proceeds of Dixie Chopper's Blue Jean Friday contributions, are donated to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry volunteers Frances Washburne (left) and Judy Miller by Dixie Chopper representatives Kathy Erwin (center) and Amy Neier of the company's Wellness Committee and Dixie Chopper marketing assistant Beau Battin. Employees at the Fillmore plant made cash donations in return for being able to wear blue jeans to work on Fridays. The Food Pantry welcomes monetary and food donations, director and board president Miller said, noting that demand seldom decreases. In the past week alone, 55 households, covering 158 individuals, needed Food Pantry assistance.
Walk for Life event set Sept. 10 at Big Walnut Sports Park (09/06/11)
The Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County will hold its annual Walk for Life on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Big Walnut Sports Park, beginning at shelter No. 3 across from the soccer fields. Care Net opened June 1994. It is a non-profit Christian ministry that assists women who are facing unplanned pregnancies. The ministry also provides material assistance for families who are in need...
PCPL Family Time and Story Time return (09/06/11)
Story Time is back at the Putnam Country Public Library. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6 the library's Children's Department will be hosting four different story times every week through October. The four separate hours are meant to draw listeners and story enthusiasts of all ages, telling or retelling classic, age-friendly stories...
After-school tutoring to begin registration (09/06/11)
Registration for After-School Tutoring at Gobin is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8 from 3-5 p.m. at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church on the DePauw University campus. The program is sponsored by the Reading Improvement Center, a partner of United Way of Putnam County. This tutoring program offers students of all ages to improve their basic reading and studying skills...
Nominees sought for Lions Club's annual Cloverdale Civic Award (09/06/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Cloverdale Civic Award. The award is sponsored by the Cloverdale Lions Club. It will be presented to an individual who has made a positive difference in the Cloverdale community. The winner will have his or her name engraved on the permanent plaque that is on display in the Cloverdale Town Hall and will also receive a personal plaque as well...
GHS volleyball games to be webcast (09/06/11)
Greencastle's two home volleyball games this week will be webcast live via bannergraphic.com. At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Tiger Cubs will play host to North Montgomery, followed by a game with Tri-West at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Both games are available online at www.bannergraphic.com/greencastlehighsch... or by clicking the "Greencastle Video" link on the front page...
Tigers open season with road win over Rose-Hulman (09/06/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- With only two returning starters, the DePauw Tigers' offense needed time Saturday night. The Tigers needed a quarter or two to settle into the opening game of the college football season; time to find its rhythm. When Robby Schuler returned a Rose-Hulman pass interception 38 yards for a touchdown and Taylor Wagner returned a punt 38 yards for a score it was just the jump start DePauw needed...
GHS places 11th on state course (09/06/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team continued to improve by placing 11th out of more than 35 teams and over 250 runners. Teams from all over the state competed in the 5k race, including some of the 4A and 5A powerhouses, in order to familiarize their runners with the state championship course early on in the season...
Cougars prep for upcoming conference (09/06/11)
ROACHDALE -- The Lady Cougars played on Aug. 25 against Danville and Monrovia. Danville, always being a tough competitor, won the meet shooting a very low score of 184. Monrovia shot a 223 and North Putnam shot a 230. The Lady Cougars continue to struggle with their short game, but showed great improvement in lowering penalty shots and decreasing the number of putts...
GHS defeats Edgewood (09/06/11)
ELLETTSVILLE -- If a team has to go on the road to play a football game in near mid-summer conditions, the only thing that's going to make them feel good is a win. Greencastle got that win, moving to 3-0 on the season after knocking off Edgewood 33-20 Friday night...
Tiger Cubs place 12th at Terre Haute (09/06/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team placed 12th at the Terre Haute North State Preview meet Saturday with a total of 280. Carmel won the event with a total of 61. Leading the way for GHS in an overall eighth place was Colleen Weatherford finishing with a time of 20:18.5. Weatherford placed eighth out of 229 runners in the event...
4-H accomplishment records important for future opportunity (09/06/11)
Record keeping is not a favorite of many people. Some forms of record keeping like having the winning football score or scrapbooking memories provide enjoyment. This is especially true when individuals can reflect back on great moments in life. The 4-Her learns and is responsible for many different types of record keeping that in some cases is project specific while in other cases it involves the entire 4-H career...
Kathy Evans (09/06/11)
Kathy Evans, 52, of Cloverdale, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at her residence. She was born on July 22, 1959 in Beech Grove and was the daughter of Richard and Carolyn (Francher) VanDeVanter. She was a member of the Cloverdale Church of the Nazarene and had served as the election clerk in the Putnam County Clerk's Office...
Jay Stevens (09/06/11)
Jay Stevens, 63, of Brazil, passed away at Indiana University Hospital, in Indianapolis on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. She was born Sept. 29, 1947 in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of James "Coach" and Mary I. (Murnane) Huter. Jay graduated from Henryville High School, Henryville, with the class of 1965. Jay attended Indiana University South East for two years. She was employed by Great Dane Trailers, Brazil, in the Human Resources Department, for more than 20 years...
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