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Stories from Saturday, September 17, 2011

Keeping your mind active after age 30 seminar Thursday (09/17/11)
As one gets older, certain aspects of normal abilities decline due to physical changes. Learning and stimulating the brain will help keep one actively learning throughout their life. Mental Health America, Purdue Extension Office and Putnam County Community Foundation will be holding a seminar for keeping your mind active after 30. The seminar will take place at the Putnam County Museum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22...
Monon brings $9,000 at tax sale; county nets $897,918 overall (09/17/11)
Sixty-five delinquent Putnam County properties were sold this week when county officials conducted their annual delinquent property tax sale. Most notable was sale of The Monon Restaurant property at 814 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, to Eric Wolfe, a Tucker-Schneider real estate agent and DePauw University Greek Life coordinator...
Don't put out the chicken (09/17/11)
Darrell Bunten, a volunteer firefighter, prepares the chicken during the 52nd Annual Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department Chicken Barbecue Friday. The event continues Saturday at noon.
Homecoming royalty (09/17/11)
Joe Rumley and Brooke Gray were crowned the Cloverdale High School Homecoming King and Queen during Friday night's football game.
Local jobless rate still in double digits and among state's 10 worst (09/17/11)
The 2011 Putnam County jobless picture has seen more ups and downs than an elevator, but the latest figures are an exact copy of last month's numbers. After posting slightly improving spring numbers during March, April and May -- and then experiencing a minimal misstep for June -- the local unemployment figure tumbled into double-digit despair for July and has stayed there for the August report...
North Putnam makes pair of new hires (09/17/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam School Corporation made two important hires during its monthly meeting Thursday night. One has been in the making for months now. The other was a bit of a shock. The Director of Operations position was filled after weeks of interviews by Tom Wiseman, with the motion passing on a 4-3 vote. ...
Free Medicare seminars Sept. 29 at Autumn Glen (09/17/11)
The 2011 Medicare open enrollment period is just around the corner. Do you need help wading through the sea of plan options? If you will be joining the ranks of Medicare soon, or are already in Medicare system and want to better understand what this federal program is all about, a free seminar is available...
Experimental physicist Charles Falco to present two lectures next week (09/17/11)
"Every once in a while, you meet someone who proves that the worlds of science and art are not intellectual opposites," notes the American Physical Society. "Charles Falco is such a person. Falco has made a career of blending science, art, and his other passion: Motorcycles."...
Turnovers doom Clovers against Cascade (09/17/11)
CLOVERDALE -- On a cool and crisp evening just perfect for football, the Cloverdale Clovers did battle with the Cascade Cadets, but came up short, losing 54-14. Cloverdale took the opening kickoff out to the 30 yard line, but on the second play from scrimmage coughed up the ball and watched Brody Comer of Cascade pick up the ball and run it in for the first Cascade score of the night with only 40 seconds off the clock. ...
North Putnam disarms Warriors to take 40-6 win (09/17/11)
DANVILLE -- One streak had to come to an end Friday night when North Putnam made their first trip to Danville in eight years. The Cougars had not lost a regular season game for nearly two full years. Danville, meanwhile, hadn't even bothered to entertain what a defeat to North Putnam would be like, as the Warriors hadn't lost to North Putnam in more than fifteen years...
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