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Stories from Monday, September 19, 2011

Mission to China, Japan begins for city leaders (09/19/11)
Maybe it wasn't exactly planes, trains and automobiles, but non-stop travel from Greencastle, Ind., to Shanghai, China, is certainly a long and winding road. Finding that out firsthand were Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray and Bill Dory, director of the Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center, who started that journey Saturday morning and are now communicating from halfway around the world...
Safe in the seats (09/19/11)
Putnam County residents got a jump on National Child Passenger Safety Week Saturday as dozens of parents and grandparents took advantage of a free car seat check program at Putnam County Hospital. Greencastle Police Department car seat technician Darcy Hendershot led the three-hour effort, joining GPD Sgt. Chris Jones and Deputies Doug Nally and Stevie Smith of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department in conducting car seat inspections...
Some enchanted evening (09/19/11)
Opal Arnold, Jerald Gregory, Maureen and Al Simpson enjoy a carriage ride during the Asbury Towers Senior Extravaganza Friday evening in Greencastle. The carriage rides were provided by Enchanted Evenings. Seniors also enjoyed free food and entertainment, including music by Will Yancy during the event.
Drive for Kids (09/19/11)
Greg Simpson of York Chrysler presents a check for $1,240 to Central Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization members (from left) Kim Beadles, Beverly Hughes, Kimberly Cunningham and Mandy Wells, as well as student council members Alex Fanning, Jessie Halcom, Rachel Jones, Ty VanSickle, Savannah McIntosh, Lexy Turner, Becca Perry, Colton Grundlock, Maddie Duvall, Grace Carr, Garrett Heavin and Makenna Wells. The funds will go toward projects benefiting school enrichment. The money came from the Drive for the Kids program conducted by the York dealership on Aug. 22.
I-70 pavement project moves into new phase of work to west (09/19/11)
The ongoing Interstate 70 pavement rehabilitation project moves into its third phase this week, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced. The section of the patch and rehabilitation project that runs from the Wabash River Bridge at the Indiana-Illinois state line east to State Road 59 is scheduled to begin construction on or after Monday, Sept.19...
Greencastle to begin hydrant flushing efforts Tuesday evening (09/19/11)
Fire hydrants in the City of Greencastle will undergo a series of flushing operations beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20, city officials said. Ed Phillips of the City Water Department announced that flushing efforts will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of Greencastle...
Fall fertilization keeps landscape healthy, green (09/19/11)
To maintain a vigorous, green lawn, beautiful landscaping, and healthy trees a fall fertilization program is necessary. But, a fall fertilization program doesn't have to be complicated; in fact, it can be the only fertilization your landscape needs once it is established...
Eagles shock Tiger Cubs for 28-24 win (09/19/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- When South Putnam and Greencastle hooked up at ISU's Memorial Stadium Saturday during the Jay Barrett Classic, fans were treated to a classic game they won't soon forget. In a wild and woolly game, South Putnam removed the Tiger Cubs from the ranks of the unbeaten, defeating GHS 28-24...
Hedge, Shrum moving on to golf regional after rounds in the 80s (09/19/11)
BRAZIL -- Two Putnam County golfers advanced from the Northview girls' golf sectional as all four county schools competed Saturday afternoon. Greencastle finished fourth on the day with a team score of 388, nine shots back of the hosts, who took the final qualifying spot for the Martinsville Regional next weekend. Terre Haute North took the top spot, with Terre Haute South finishing second...
Tiger Cubs win over Golden Arrows (09/19/11)
SULLIVAN -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team defeated Sullivan 4-1 Saturday, moving to 10-3 on the season. The Tiger Cubs scored their first goal when Jon Good delievered a free kick to a charging Brandon Query, who blasted the shot past Reed Jackson with 4:22 remaining in the first half. GHS scored with :13 remaining when Sonney Basham headed in a corner kick from Evan Smith to put Greencastle up 2-0 at the break...
Weatherford sets new course record, Tiger Cubs place second (09/19/11)
VINCENNES -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team hit the road to compete at the South Knox Invite Saturday. The Tiger Cubs finished second as a team, finishing behind state ranked Evansville Memorial. GHS head coach Garry Anderson said it was a chance to race against team the Tiger Cubs wouldn't normally have a chance to see. He said the course was a mix of hills, gravel paths, asphalt and grass...
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