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Stories from Saturday, October 1, 2011

Colts in Motion at Fillmore (10/01/11)
Students at Fillmore Elementary are ready for some football as the Indianapolis Colts traveling museum, Colts in Motion, visits the school Friday morning.
Possible solution seen to feral cat problem in county (10/01/11)
Feral cats have become a growing problem in the Putnam County area. While many people are disgusted with it, others have taken it upon themselves to make sure the cats are cared for as much possible. This year Barb Gaber and two friends have taken it upon themselves to use the trap-neuter-release practice to help safely control the cat population...
More from Ma (10/01/11)
Sue Birdsell and Debbie Witt enjoyed listening to music from noted cellist Yo-Yo Ma during a special concert event Friday at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. Ma gave a lecture at DePauw University Thursday night and a campus concert Friday evening.
Cougar Queen (10/01/11)
Senior Robin Dowgon was crowned the North Putnam High School Homecoming Queen at the halftime ceremony of the football game versus Monrovia. Dowgon's father Mitch Scott walked her down the track as mother Barbara took pictures and watched. North Putnam defeated Monrovia 49-7.
Eagles Court (10/01/11)
South Putnam senior Brooke Boetjer was crowned South Putnam's 2011 Homecoming Queen at halftime of Friday's game. Boetjer is the daughter of Doug and Kim Boetjer. The Eagles won the game 49-0 over visiting Mitchell. The 2011 Homecoming court consists of (from left) sophomore princess Brooke Cundiff, Boetjer, junior princess Janet Crafton and freshman princess Jessica Jones.
Historic Pritchett house to receive facelift (10/01/11)
The David Carl Pritchett house will soon be receiving a new facelift. The home at 9 E. Poplar St., Greencastle, which was purchased at auction by Kim and Tim Shinn on Sept. 22, will retain its historic feel both inside and out but with a newer feel, the new owners say...
City officials to host Third Ward meeting Tuesday night at GMS (10/01/11)
Residents of Greencastle's Third Ward are invited to attend the annual ward meeting scheduled for 6:30 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Greencastle Middle School. Mayor Sue Murray and Third Ward City Councilor Jinsie Bingham will listen to constituents share their suggestions for city participation in various community needs...
PCPL to participate in Oct. 8 Observe the Moon Night (10/01/11)
Putnam County Public Library, with the assistance of Dr. Mary Kertzman, professor of physics and astronomy at DePauw University, will participate in International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 8. Starting at 6 p.m., a variety of activities for people of all ages will be offered. International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide celebration of our nearest neighbor, the moon...
GFD sets open house Oct. 13 for Fire Prevention Month (10/01/11)
The Greencastle Fire Department will conduct its 11th annual open house 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at the firehouse. The event is scheduled each year during Fire Prevention Month and will include several activities for both children and adults. Open house activities include a tour of the firehouse and prize giveaways for the coloring, poster, essay and art contests for ages pre-kindergarten to grade 12...
Vera May and Bob relate 'how to find love in the golden years' (10/01/11)
Greencastle's own Vera May Kierstead-Farber has written her fourth and final book, "Youth to Golden Age." The book covers the incredible love story between two best friends who have known each other for nearly 71 years. After receiving many requests to write a book about the story of her love life and incredible journey with Bob Farber, she began the writing process, which took nearly five years...
Recent births for Oct. 1 (10/01/11)
John and Jennifer Snapp Ringleb, West Melbourne, Fla., welcomed a boy, Landon Michael Ringleb, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla. Landon weighed 5 pounds, 8.5 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. He is the younger brother of 3-year-old Carson John Ringleb...
Millstones review, musical program at museum Oct. 7 (10/01/11)
Friday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m., Richard Taylor will present "A Review of The Millstones" at the Putnam County Museum. The program is free and open to the public. Taylor plays the vibes, a musical instrument in the percussion family that closely resembles a xylophone, but uses aluminum bars instead of the wooden bars of the traditional xylophone...
Cougars are king, trounce Bulldogs for homecoming win (10/01/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam remained undefeated Friday, crushing Monrovia 49-7 in a West Central Conference football game on the Cougars' field. The state's No. 3-ranked 2A team (7-0, 4-0) closed in on its second straight unbeaten season with a relentless, merciless offense and a physical, active defense to lead 49-7 at halftime...
GHS snaps two game skid against Clovers in county clash (10/01/11)
Senior night at Greencastle High School proved to be a memorable game for the home side as they took on Cloverdale Friday night. After dropping two straight contests to county squads, Greencastle came back with a vengeance, stifling the Clovers in all phases of the game to run out 54-0 winners...
Eagles win third straight on homecoming (10/01/11)
Most people know the saying "don't poke the bear" and on Friday the Mitchell Bluejackets found the same applies to Eagles. Mitchell rolled into Mark Wildman Field for a physical contest with host South Putnam on their homecoming and felt the wrath of the Eagles, falling 49-0...
Cougar runners take on Eels, Clovers (10/01/11)
EMINENCE -- The North Putnam coed cross country team took part in a three-way meet with Cloverdale and host Eminence Thursday. Dalton Spear led the boys' squad with a second place finish with a time of 18:56, while Trenton Osborn was seventh in a time of 19:45. Jacob Hendershot was 13th with a time of 21:09...
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