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Stories from Thursday, September 8, 2011

Intersection inspection (09/08/11)
Intersection improvements continue to take shape at U.S. 231 and State Road 240/Veterans Memorial Highway. The project includes the addition of a right turn lane for northbound traffic on U.S. 231 and a right turn lane for westbound traffic on State Road 240.
Police: Break-ins not related to homicide case (09/08/11)
With residents' nerves already on edge in the aftermath of the unsolved slaying of an elderly woman living alone, authorities are now investigating a pair of brazen home break-ins on Greencastle's East Side. Police Chief Tom Sutherlin was quick to point out that although the most recent crimes are obviously serious, authorities do not believe they are connected to the Aug. 30 assault of Essie Mae McVey, 85, in her Autumn Glen Village Condos residence...
Pieces falling into place for annex closure (09/08/11)
Aiming for a possible Nov. 1 closure of the Putnam County Courthouse Annex, the Putnam County Commissioners are now faced with the question of where to move the county offices housed in the building at 209 W. Liberty St. Commissioners have not officially voted to close the annex, but devoted a special meeting after Tuesday's regular meeting to the subject of solutions "if" the annex closes...
Local resident creates the 'Doors of Putnam County' (09/08/11)
A lot of buzz has been created around town over this year's Putnam County Fair People's Choice award winner, Rachel Curtis. Curtis recently created a photographic poster, "The Doors of Putnam County," which includes 100 photographs of doors from all over the county...
Rotary Day of Service hosting auto, cycle cruises this weekend (09/08/11)
The second annual Greencastle Rotary Day of Service is set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept.10-11. Rotary will host an automobile cruise-in Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. with a motorcycle cruise-in on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. in conjunction with Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days...
September is Library Card Sign-up Month (09/08/11)
As Putnam County students head back to school this year, the Putnam County Public Library wants to make sure that all children have one of the most important school supplies of all -- a library card. Owning a library card provides students the resources they need to compete academically. ...
Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce half-day seminar set (09/08/11)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will be holding a half-day seminar on Thursday, Sept. 22. The event will go from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Putnam County Library. The program, How to do Business with the Federal Government, will give an overview of government contract procurement. ...
Annual Russellers' Roundup event this weekend (09/08/11)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The town of Russellville will be holding its annual Russellers' Roundup this Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Russellville Community Center. The event will begin each day at 8 a.m. with breakfast. The menu includes scrambled eggs and cinnamon rolls, as well as sausage gravy and biscuits...
Three cheers for citizenship (09/08/11)
Roachdale Elementary was honored to have the North Putnam High School Varsity Cheerleaders to help handout the Citizenship awards.
DePauw's contribution to common good noted in national publication (09/08/11)
Washington Monthly magazine has named DePauw University to its new 2011 list of nationally ranked liberal arts colleges that contribute to the public good. DePauw is ranked No. 41 in the nation out of 249 colleges based on measures of social mobility, research and service...
South Putnam cross country splits with Danville Tuesday (09/08/11)
The South Putnam coed cross country team faced off against Danville Wednesday, with the Eagles splitting with the Warriors. The girls' team won 25-34, while the boys lost 22-33. Mallory Glaze finished second overall with a time of 22:17, with teammate Madie Egold following in third with a time of 23:22. Jessica Jones was fifth overall with a time of 24:15...
Greencastle volleyball drops 5 set match to North Montgomery (09/08/11)
GREENCASTLE --Greencastle played with determination and resiliency, but North Montgomery took a hard-fought five set victory, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 19-25 and 15-10, in a nonconference volleyball match Wednesday night at the McAnally Center. The Tiger Cubs (1-5) have played four five-game matches and won one this season...
Clovers drop match to Patriots (09/08/11)
SPENCER -- The Cloverdale volleyball team lost to Owen Valley Tuesday in four games, dropping to 6-3 on the season. Lindsay Robson, Taylor Jones and Katie Fulkerson led the Clovers with six points each, followed by Paige Gruener with four and Adri Patterson with three. Bradanne Toney scored two points, while Mariah Oetken and Bristy Skiles added one point each...
North Putnam golfers face off against Plainfield, Cascade Tuesday (09/08/11)
CLAYTON -- The North Putnam girls' golf team was back in action Tuesday in a three way meet with Cascade and Plainfield at Deer Creek golf course. Plainfield played the course extremely well and won the meet by shooting a 176. Cascade came in second with a 197 and the Cougars scored 229...
Cloverdale cross country battled Vikings Tuesday (09/08/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale coed cross country team battled not only West Vigo, but windy and cool conditions as well. In boys' action, Joe Rumley was fourth overall with a time of 18:45, with Jourdan Smith placing sixth with a personal best time of 18:45. Also posting personal best times were Taulbee Jackson, Devon Nees, Chris Worthington, Garrett Brackin, Ethan Manners and Michael Gramer...
NPMS volleyball sweep Turkey Run (09/08/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam eighth grade volleyball team defeated Turkey Run Tuesday 25-8 and 25-19. Adri Millican, Jenny Heron, Sierra Spencer and Claire Sims combined for 11 aces and 23 points to lead the Cougars in serving. Sydnie Kanne led the team in serve reception and digs...
NP Middle School cross country faces Cadets (09/08/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Middle School cross country team opened its season against Cascade Tuesday. The top 10 finishers for the boys' squad were Caleb Nordmeyer in fourth, Dylan Webster in fifth, Trent Mason in sixth and Jacob Scott in eighth...
SP Quarterback Club sets event for Sept. 17 (09/08/11)
The South Putnam Quarterback Club will hold a Caravan/Tailgate Party at the Sept. 17 football game against Greencastle. The game will be played at ISU's Memorial Stadium. The caravan will meet at South Putnam at 1:15 p.m. and will depart at 1:45 p.m. and will follow the team bus...
Honoring a Champion (09/08/11)
T Bird and the Breaks blaze a funky new trail (09/08/11)
When the time comes for an act to make a second album, we typically expect it to go one of two ways. There's the big step forward and there is the dreaded "sophomore slump." In the case of Austin, Texas-based T Bird and the Breaks, album No. 2 is more of a step sideways. While "Never Get Out of This Funk Alive," independently released in July, is a big leap forward in terms of the band's sound, the songs themselves struggle to match the quality of those on the 2009 debut "Learn About It."...
Newcomer returns to Nature Park (09/08/11)
"Rapturously tuneful, Newcomer's material asks all the right questions and refuses to settle for easy answers," opines Rolling Stone of Carrie Newcomer. On Saturday, Sept. 24, the acclaimed singer-songwriter will return to DePauw University for a free, all-ages concert. Presented by DePauw's Performing Arts Series, the show will take place in the amphitheater of the DePauw Nature Park...
Mildred Fitzsimons (09/08/11)
Mildred L. Fitzsimons, 71, Roachdale died at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was born July 8, 1940 at Indianapolis, to Dale C. and Hazel Blaydes Fitzsimons. She is survived by cousin Patty Hicks and several other cousins. Her parents and a brother are deceased...
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