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Stories from Saturday, September 24, 2011

Mayor Murray, traveling Indiana delegation hit the ground running (09/24/11)
Happy to have both feet firmly on the ground after a harrowing flight from China to Japan, Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray and the Indiana Trade Mission delegation have reached the second leg of their Far East visit. On Saturday, Mayor Murray, Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center Director Bill Dory and others were scheduled to meet with representatives of Subaru auto parts suppliers in Ota City. ...
C-SPAN bus tour to hit DePauw campus Friday (09/24/11)
The C-SPAN "Campaign 2012" bus is hitting the road for its "Road to the White House" tour and Putnam County residents will be among the first in the nation to have the opportunity to tour the C-SPAN bus when it visits DePauw's campus on Friday, Sept. 30...
Tiger Cub royalty (09/24/11)
On a brisk homecoming night with a jungle theme, Nate Secrest and Kimberlyn Fenwick were crowned Greencastle's 2011 Fall Homecoming king and queen. Nate is the son of Brad and Margie Secrest. Kimberlyn is the daughter of Gary and Lynn Fenwick. They were joined in their court by juniors Annalysse Mason and Trevvor Stewart, sophomores Emily Wheeler and Seth Turner and freshmen Sydney Stuckwisch and Anthony Mitchell. The Tiger Cubs fell to North Putnam 28-14 in the action on the field.
A legacy of giving -- Mary Allison Children's Trust continues to aid students (09/24/11)
Every year each of the nine Putnam County elementary schools receives a sum of $1,000 from the Mary Allison Children's Trust Fund. Teachers and counselors at each school determine how the money is spent. And, it can be used for any purpose as long as it benefits the students of their school...
Cloverdale kicks off Indiana 'College GO! Week' Monday (09/24/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Students from across the state will be celebrating the official launch of Learn More Indiana's "College GO! Week" campaign. The campaign's main goal is to make students plan for the future. The campaign will begin on Monday, Sept. 26. Cloverdale High School will be hosting a regional kickoff event on Monday, Sept. 26 at 10:25 a.m. To begin the week students will hear guest speaker Indiana State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) address the importance of education...
Clay official arrested on charges involving theft of $71,000 in township funds (09/24/11)
BRAZIL -- A former Clay County township trustee was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a theft and forgery case involving more than $71,000. Paul H. Hackett, 62, Brazil, was arrested at his home and lodged in the Clay County Jail on $10,000 bond...
Fair Board annual meeting, pitch-in dinner Monday (09/24/11)
The annual meeting of the Putnam County Fair Board will be conducted Monday, Sept. 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Community Building on the Putnam County Fairgrounds and will include a pitch-in dinner. Meat, drinks and table service will be provided...
American Red Cross seeks Putnam County volunteers (09/24/11)
The American Red Cross is inviting Putnam County residents to a meet-and-greet session from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Putnam County Public Library in Greencastle. Residents are invited to come and learn about volunteer opportunities and how to be better prepared before disasters strike...
Big plays lead Cougars to big win (09/24/11)
While rolling to a 20-1 record over the last two seasons, North Putnam football has shown its killer instinct in a variety of ways. They showed three of their methods in the first eight minutes of Friday's game with Greencastle with a long passing touchdown, a run up the middle and a 70-yard defensive score...
South Putnam sacks Cloverdale for 59-8 win (09/24/11)
South Putnam and Cloverdale came into Friday night's clash riding different levels of emotion from last week. While the Clovers were reeling from a loss to Cascade, South was still on a high from handing Greencastle their first lost of the season. The two squads would be heading in those same directions after the host Eagles blasted the visitors 59-8...
GHS volleyball loses in four games to hot Monrovia squad (09/24/11)
MONROVIA -- Greencastle couldn't overcome a slow start Thursday, losing to Monrovia 25-20, 25-11, 17-25, 25-21 in a West Central Conference volleyball match at Branch McCracken Memorial Gym. "We're just very inconsistent," Tiger Cubs' coach Liz Spencer said. "There's really no excuse for not having energy at the start. We weren't mentally ready to play. We lack confidence and we don't believe we can do it."...
GMS running strong (09/24/11)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams brought home a pair of strong finishes Thursday evening at the Dave Landes Invitational. Among the eight teams competing, the GMS girls were first with a score of 43 and the boys were second, also with a score of 43...
Police scanner for Sept. 24 (09/24/11)
City Police One minor traffic accident was investigated on the courthouse square Thursday evening by Greencastle City Police. The mishap occurred at the corner of Jackson and Washington streets as Scott Greek, 48, Rockville, attempted to turn left in a 2008 Freightliner semi and struck a 2010 Toyota, driven by Sally Coffman, 55, Greencastle...
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