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Stories from Thursday, September 29, 2011

Pick a college (09/29/11)
Gloria Cooper and son Keith, a Greencastle High School senior, talk with Rose-Hulman School of Technology assistant vice president Michael DeVasher at the Area 30 College Fair at the Dixie Chopper Convention Center. The event brought students from all four Putnam County high schools to the event and featured other colleges both public and private, including Purdue University, Anderson University, Ivy Tech and others.
Coats for Kids (09/29/11)
In addition to celebrating homecoming festivities Friday night, the students of South Putnam will also be supporting the community by collecting new and gently used coats for the Coats for Kids program coordinated through the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. Student Council members are staffing the coat drive. Coats can be placed in the collection boxes at the game. Coats will also be collected at South Putnam Jr./Sr. High School during school hours beginning this Friday. Coats will be later distributed to people in this community. From left, Sarah Woodworth, Kassi Rains, Ali Torr, Katherine Spencer, Sarah Cheatham, Sam Gould, Emma Young, Jessie McKean, Miriah Cherry and Matt Lund kneels in the front.
Humane Society still hopeful for future (09/29/11)
If there is indeed a future for the Humane Society of Putnam County, the present has become extremely important. That's the belief of Humane Society President Kraig Kinney and other board members in the face of the recent closing of the animal shelter...
Rep. Jim Baird encourages Cloverdale high school students to pursue higher education (09/29/11)
CLOVERDALE -- District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird (R- Greencastle) addressed Cloverdale High School students Monday, encouraging Hoosier pupils to pursue higher education options and plan for college completion. The event at Cloverdale High School was part of the launch of the College GO! Week, an initiative launched at elementary, high schools and colleges statewide Sept. 26 -30...
Berry Street Flea Market to mark 37 years this Saturday (09/29/11)
Residents on Berry Street are busy preparing for their 37th annual Berry Street Flea Market to be held on Saturday, Oct. 1. Visitors will find just about anything they can imagine as they roam Berry Street from Jackson Street east to Bloomington Street as well as along the north/south streets in between...
Homecoming hopefuls (09/29/11)
The South Putnam High School 2011 homecoming queen candidates are seniors (from left) Dori Robertson, Brooke Boetjer, Amanda Salsman and Jenna Geier. The SPHS queen and her court will be crowned at halftime of Friday night's South Putnam-Mitchell homecoming football game that begins at 7:30 p.m.
Princess probables (09/29/11)
The 2011 South Putnam High School homecoming princess candidates are freshmen (front, from left) Madison Egold, Jessica Jones, Olivia Arnold and Emily Dobson, (back, from left) sophomores Brooke Cundiff, Makenzie Trisler and Aubrey Nichols and juniors Brittany Birt, Janet Crafton and Kassi Rains. The class princesses will be announced at halftime of Friday's 7:30 p.m. homecoming football game between South Putnam and Mitchell.
Greencastle tennis falls in first round of sectional (09/29/11)
BRAZIL -- For team that began the season in flux, looking for a coach up until the first day of practice, the Greencastle boys' tennis team showed the great strides they've made this season. The Tiger Cubs lost to Owen Valley 5-0 in the first round of the Northview Sectional, but gave the Patriots a battle in almost every match...
Late rally comes up short for Cougars (09/29/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam senior Stephen Freund scored a goal in the final home-field match of his career and junior teammate Zach Green added a second goal, but they weren't enough to prevent Monrovia from taking a 4-2 win in a West Central Conference soccer match Wednesday...
Greencastle beats Warriors (09/29/11)
Greencastle's volleyball squad notched their second win of the season Tuesday night, sweeping Turkey run 25-23, 25-6 and 25-23. Each set was different from the others, as the hosts were forced into a tightly contested first set before blowing the doors of the Warriors in the second set. The third required a large comeback before the Tiger Cubs could wrap up the win...
Mae Louise Ader (09/29/11)
Mae Louise Ader, age 96, of rural Coatesville (Groveland), passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. Born May 18, 1915 in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Leroy Franklin Alter and Wealthy Ann (Hossafous) Alter...
Connie Lee Gardner Calhoun (09/29/11)
Connie Lee Gardner Calhoun, age 46, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after an extended illness. Born Sept. 19, 1965 in Fort Knox, Ky., she was the daughter of Steven and Nannie (Snow) Gardner. She was a graduate of North Putnam High School, Class of 1984...
Police scanner for Sept. 29 (09/29/11)
County Jail At 4:34 a.m. Colt Dalton Gardner, 23, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for residential entry, trespassing and public intoxication. At 11:05 a.m. Cody James McNew, 22, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for contempt of court. At 12:10 p.m. Scott Michael Staggs, 37, Greencastle, was booked in for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
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