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Stories from Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Commissioners open to Edgelea repaving project (09/07/11)
Ongoing deterioration of the roads in their neighborhood has moved the residents of Edgelea Subdivision to action. The property owners are not only seeking better road conditions, but an overwhelming majority of them seem willing to foot most of the bill for the repairs...
County balks at replacing Dunbar Covered Bridge (09/07/11)
Even with the majority of a $5-plus million project being paid by state and federal sources, the Putnam County Commissioners are unsure of a plan to replace Dunbar Bridge with a modern bridge a quarter mile upstream. County highway co-supervisor Jim Smith presented a contract between Putnam County and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) at Tuesday's commissioners meeting. Under the matching grant program, the county would have to pay $1.2 million of the price tag for the new bridge...
Comedy 'Don't Drink the Water' to close curtain on 50th PCPH season (09/07/11)
The final production of the 50th season of Putnam County Playhouse is the Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water." Presented this Thursday, Friday and Saturday and again Sept. 14-17, the comedy will be staged at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre on Round Barn Road in Greencastle...
Putnam pair arrested in Northview, GHS incidents (09/07/11)
BRAZIL -- Two Putnam County young men are facing charges for an alleged break-in at Northview High School in Brazil as well as a possible incident at Greencastle High School. Emmanuel Sanders, 22, Cloverdale, and a 17-year-old Putnam County juvenile were arrested Tuesday morning on the grounds of Northview High School...
Passenger injured as Jeep rolls while doing 'doughnuts' (09/07/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- A 60-year-old southern Indiana man was injured Sunday in a rollover accident in northern Putnam County. Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to the 9 p.m. accident at 8312 N. U.S. 231, just north of U.S. 36...
GERD is more widespread than believed (09/07/11)
By L.G. Palanca PCH General Surgeon Are you one of the 10 percent of Americans that suffer from heartburn symptoms at least once a week? Have Tums, Rolaids and other acid reducers quit providing relief for you? Does the suffering seem to increase with each occasion?...
Pianists win top awards at state fair (09/07/11)
Avery Huffman and Hallie Thyr, piano students of Cheryl Beck, won top awards at the final competition of the 2011 Indiana State Fair Young Hoosier State Piano Competition. Huffman won first place in the collegiate non-classical category as well as first in the collegiate category of Edvard Grieg music. Thyr won first place in the collegiate classical category and second place in the collegiate non-classical category...
DePauw University's Panhellenic Council wins top award (09/07/11)
The National Panhellenic Conference, one of the nation's largest organizations for women, will recognize 15 college panhellenic groups on campuses across the country at its annual meeting this October, including the Panhellenic Council at DePauw University...
I-70 pavement project moves into second phase (09/07/11)
The ongoing Interstate 70 pavement rehabilitation project moved into its second phase at noon Tuesday, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced. The patch and rehabilitation project, which began Aug. 15, encompasses the entire length of I-70 in Putnam County and cuts across portions of Clay, Hendricks and Morgan as it runs from State Road 59 to two miles east of State Road 267 (the Plainfield exit)...
Fishing Skills Day held at McCloud Nature Park Saturday (09/07/11)
Summer may be coming to a close but there are still plenty of activities to do outdoors. This Saturday, Sept. 10 from noon-3 p.m., a free program will be held at McCloud Nature Park to teach the community basic fishing skills. The program will begin at the Nature Center at McCloud Nature Park and then move to Big Walnut Creek to fish. How to rig a fishing pole and cast a line are just a few of the things that will be covered at the event...
Tiger Cubs take two from Northview in boys tennis (09/07/11)
On Tuesday, the Greencastle boys' tennis team got a look at one of its sectional opponent when it faced Northview and from the outcome, they liked what they saw. The Tiger Cubs were able to come away with two big wins, taking both the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles matches against the Knights...
Greencastle routs Mounties 7-2 (09/07/11)
Greencastle's boys' soccer squad combined ball control with a little bit of patience Tuesday night in order to bag a 7-2 win over visiting Southmont at Dee Monnett Field. Possession was the name of the game for 1A No. 9 ranked Greencastle. The hosts dominated in that category as, at times, the visiting Mounties were restricted to their own half of the field for large chunks of the game...
Honoring a Champion (09/07/11)
Tiger Cubs drop match to Mustangs (09/07/11)
The Greencastle girls' golf team fell to visiting Edgewood Tuesday 200-213. Katie Hedge and Jessie Bennett paced the Tiger Cubs with scores of 48 and 49, respectively. Liz Johnson shot a 57 for GHS, with Kenzie St. Marie adding a 59 and Lauren Bridgewater a 67. Kourtnee Vickrey shot a 78 for the Tiger Cubs...
Greencastle wins in tri-meet action (09/07/11)
The Greencastle Middle School cross country team battled North Clay and Speedway in a tri-meet. The boys' team won with a total of 25 points, while the girls won with a total of 19 points. Jacob Kessler led the boys' team in his first race of his career, winning with a time of 11:30. Logan Beck followed with a time of 12:05. Ben Gelman finished with a time of 12:13, while Jacob Lewis ran a time of 12:38. Peyton Jones rounded out the Tiger Cubs' top five runners with a time of 12:59...
Graham wins Title (09/07/11)
You missed a great time with Tad and friends (09/07/11)
One ubiquitous statement has crept into the language repertoire of politicians, coaches and apologists at large. And it just grates on my senses like the proverbial fingernails on chalkboard. "It is what it is ..." Unfortunately, what it is, is not what it is. If you catch my drift...
Brazil Concert Band appreciates interest, support (09/07/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil Concert Band has completed its 15 summer concerts as it has done for well over 150 years. Thank you to each and every one of my terrific editors for the fine publicity each week in The Brazil Times, Terre Haute Tribune Star, The Bash and the Greencastle Banner Graphic...
Chief's Restaurant impresses contest winner (09/07/11)
To the Editor: Recently, I entered a contest at Chief's Restaurant in downtown Greencastle to win a dinner party for eight with tickets to hear the Average House Band afterward. Imagine my surprise when I received a call from Chief's saying that I had won!...
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