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Stories from Friday, September 9, 2011

Final whistle blows at Monon (09/09/11)
The Monon restaurant, 814 N. Jackson St., a local landmark, unexpectedly closed down in the middle of the day Monday, Sept. 5.
Museum exhibit remembers Dwight E. Terry (09/09/11)
The Putnam County Museum will be showcasing its newest exhibit featuring Dwight E. Terry at the Putnam County Airport during the Airport Appreciation Days Saturday and Sunday. The display tells the story of the Terry, a former resident of Greencastle who lost his life during World War I...
Median issue divides city, state, property owner (09/09/11)
A four-inch-high, four-foot-wide slab of concrete is at the center of an issue potentially dividing not only U.S. 231 but also the City of Greencastle, the Indiana Department of Transportation and a local business owner. The area in question is immediately north of the U.S. 231 (Bloomington Street) intersection with Veterans Memorial Highway...
Realtors honor Jana Sillery, First National Bank with annual awards (09/09/11)
The Putnam County Board of Realtors conducted its annual dinner and meeting at Windy Hill Country Club recently with more than 50 members and guests attending the event. The evening culminated in the announcement of the Putnam County Realtor and Affiliate of the Year. Each year the local Association of Realtors takes nominations from its membership for a local Realtor of the Year candidate. The local winner then goes on to compete for the State Realtor of the Year award...
Dogs rule: Putnamville K-9 squad recognized for 30 years of service (09/09/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A dog is man's best friend. Beyond friendship, dogs can also give a tremendous benefit to the general safety and security of Indiana citizens. This year, Putnamville Correctional Facility's K-9 Unit (Indiana State Farm) celebrates 30 years of service not only to the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) but also to the people of Indiana...
Historic certificates (09/09/11)
Several Greencastle residents traveled to Indianapolis last month to receive historic district certificates from the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.
Milling Days and Craft Demo Days this weekend at Bridgeton (09/09/11)
BRIDGETON -- Milling and Craft Demonstration Days are set for Saturday and Sunday at Bridgeton in Parke County. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Milling Days at the Mill will celebrate the birthday of Oliver Evans, the father of modern milling. Visitors can tour the Bridgeton Mill and see the 200-year-old French burr stones grind corn into cornmeal and grits...
Mansfield Village Cornbread Festival, car show Sept. 10-11 (09/09/11)
MANSFIELD -- Historic Mansfield Roller Mill will participate in the Mansfield Village Cornbread Festival Saturday and Sunday. The mill will be open from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. People interested in the Cornbread Bake Off should arrive early on Saturday and register at Fox's Overlook, where ham and beans with cornbread will be served...
Promises to keep honesty is key to teen driving safety (09/09/11)
The Chicago Tribune's report of 15 students suspended from Naperville North High School for drinking until 5 a.m. on the morning school started -- some of them still intoxicated for the opening bell -- paints a poignant, if problematic, picture of teens and alcohol...
Tiger Cubs outscore Cougars 11-0 to get win in boys soccer (09/09/11)
ROACHDALE -- The Greencastle and North Putnam boys' soccer team faced off Thursday with a steady, cool drizzle greeting both squads. The Tiger Cubs were able to overpower the Cougars and left the pitch with a convincing 11-0 win. "I told them despite the score, I think they were a better side than Southmont. ...
Eagles, Clovers compete at Clay City Invite (09/09/11)
CLAY CITY -- Under cloudy skies and cool temperatures, runners took the gun for the Clay City Cross Country Invitational on Thursday evening. The Clay City boys were able to defend its title by defeating second-place Shakamak by 35 points as Jake Tiefel claimed the individual victory with a time of 17:31 overall. He topped South Putnam's Hunter Barr by 45 seconds...
Eagles volleyball takes down Eminence in four sets (09/09/11)
South Putnam went on an 8-2 run to close out the third game and carried that momentum into a powerful fourth to defeat Eminence, 25-17, 21-25, 25-18 and 25-3, in a nonconference volleyball match Thursday night on the Eagles' floor. "We have a lot of really talented girls and when they're on their game, it's a lot of fun to watch," South Putnam coach Renatta Hendrickson said...
GMS volleyball wins (09/09/11)
The Greencastle Middle School seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams fought South Putnam and Eminence this week. The seventh grade A team defeated South Putnam Thursday 25-12 and 25-5, while the B team won 25-12 and 25-23. The eighth grade squad's A team defeated South Putnam 25-7 and 25-10. It took the B team three sets to win, 25-10, 24-25 and 15-9...
Time change for Cloverdale volleyball (09/09/11)
The time for the Cloverdale vs. Monrovia volleyball match on Sept. 15 has changed to 6 p.m. due to Monrovia's lack of a junior varsity squad. The game is also Alumni Night. All volleyball alumni will be admitted free.
GHS finishes behind Knights in tri-match (09/09/11)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' golf team placed second in a tri-match Thursday at Northview. The Knight won with a total of 179, followed by GHS with 194, while Crawfordsville fielded an incomplete team. Katie Hedge led the Tiger Cubs with a medalist round of 39. She was followed by Jessie Bennett with 46, Kenzie St. Marie with a 51 and Lauren Bridgewater with 58. Liz Johnson shot a 60 and Kourtnee Vickery shot a 61...
Cougars smash Rox (09/09/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam volleyball team defeated Rockville Thursday in three sets, winning 25-20, 30-28 and 25-13. Kallie Brattain had five aces for the Cougars, with Morgan Robinson and Katie Welch adding six kills each. LeeAnn Davis had 15 digs on the night...
A Salute to our Troops (09/09/11)
Janet Williams (09/09/11)
Janet Williams, 75, of Cloverdale, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011 at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. She was born on Feb. 21, 1936 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Eugene Harold and Ruth Glenden "Glen" (Cramer) Sallust...
Mark Gregory Jones (09/09/11)
Mark Gregory Jones, 42, of Greencastle, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at his residence. He was born Aug. 6, 1969 in Long Beach, Calif., son of Danny Lee and Suzanne D. Bauguess Jones. He was a member of the Scottish Rite and F.A.M. Masonic Lodge. Surviving with his parents is brother, Thomas Jones of California...
Police scanner for Sept. 9 (09/09/11)
City Police Greencastle City Police were called to the Wal-Mart store on the city's East Side Wednesday morning to investigate another reported shoplifting incident. Rebecca Galloway, 42, Cloverdale, is facing theft charges after reportedly taking miscellaneous hair and make-up products without paying for them, police said...
Monon memories more than biscuits and gravy (09/09/11)
If the apparent demise of The Monon restaurant is as final as it looks from the bare walls and the empty parking lot, the prevailing feeling is sadness from my little corner of the world. During its heyday, The Monon was one of those unique small-town eateries where a guy in a suit and tie was just as comfortable as the fellow in farm overalls and the mechanic in coveralls...
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