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Stories from Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Community Renewal Day held at Ebenezer Retreat and Camping Institute (10/12/11)
The Ebenezer Retreat and Camping Institute of Roachdale will be hosting a Community Renewal Day on Thursday, Oct. 20. The day will be dedicated to renewal and rebuilding. Teams will work from 9 a.m.- noon and 1-4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to provide assistance with upgrades to the building and grounds, skilled labor construction, donation of building materials as well as monetary donations. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers...
Reality check (10/12/11)
Pamela Volheim of Cloverdale Middle School chooses and purchases herhome from local volunteer Susie Schneider at Reality Experience at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Choosing a home is based on the student's job and income levels.
Hyten to do no jail time following plea agreement (10/12/11)
BRAZIL -- A former Putnam County official will spend no time in jail for beating his wife in late May. Kim Hyten, 43, Fillmore, who was officially fired as Putnam County planner and Emergency Management director last month, recently changed his plea to guilty to charges of strangulation and battery resulting in bodily injury...
Drumming up business (10/12/11)
As fellow Greencastle High School band members wash cars behind them on the Auto Zone lot, drummers (from left) Nate Secrest, Isabella Croan and Reggie Alexander and GHS music booster Margie Secrest try to drum up business along Indianapolis Road Saturday. Money raised by the car wash will go into the band's endowment for necessities like equipment, instruments, uniforms and music.
Laundry list of concerns collected by mayor (10/12/11)
By the time the city's initial ward meeting had wrapped up, Mayor Sue Murray had a legal pad full of notes to ponder and a list of issues to follow up on. Sidewalks, neighborhood concerns, abandoned vehicles, animal control and even golf carts were among the items brought to the attention of city officials by Third Ward residents at a recent public meeting at Greencastle Middle School...
Cloverdale athletic jacket policy to change next year (10/12/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale School Corporation decided to change its athletic policy during Monday's school board meeting. The new policy that will be put in place allows students to not only buy their letter jackets themselves but to get the jacket earlier in their high school careers...
Fall concerts Thursday, Monday for Cloverdale musicians (10/12/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Schools Music Department has been active in preparing for a variety of upcoming events. The High School Choir members participated in a Combined Choir of more than 300 voices at a festival at Shakamak High School. The Middle School Music Department will be presenting a Fall Concert on Thursday, Oct 13. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and will feature the fifth-grade recorders, sixth-grade Beginning Band, grade 7-8 choir, and grade 7-8 band...
Ex-DePauw music professor Ott to return for concert Thursday (10/12/11)
David Ott, who served on the DePauw University School of Music faculty from 1982 to 1998, will return to campus this week. The public is invited to a recital by Ott at 6 p.m. Thursday in Kresge Auditorium of the Green Center for the Performing Arts...
DePauw announces ticket distribution for Monon Bell game (10/12/11)
DePauw University tickets for the 118th Monon Bell Classic football game with Wabash College Nov. 12 at Blackstock Stadium, will become available later this month, Page Cotton, DPU director of athletics, has announced. Ticket distribution for DePauw students, faculty and staff will take place over a two-day period, Oct. ...
Tiger Cubs take third, Stevens places 6th (10/12/11)
The Greencastle boys' cross country team placed third at the South Putnam sectional Tuesday with 66 points and will advance to this weekend's Ben Davis Regional. Cloverdale placed eighth with 253 points, while South Putnam was ninth with 263 and North Putnam 10th with 292...
GHS edges Plainfield for 3rd, Weatherford 2nd (10/12/11)
Greencastle's Colleen Weatherford placed second overall on the night as the Tiger Cubs placed third overall and will advance to the Ben Davis Regional this weekend. GHS was third with 99 points, with South Putnam placing seventh with 179 and Cloverdale 10th with 278. North Putnam fielded an incomplete team...
Sectional volleyball action starts Oct. 18 for local teams (10/12/11)
The pairings for the 2011 IHSAA volleyball sectional were announced Monday and we learned two county schools will duke it out in the first round in hopes of moving on. Cloverdale and South Putnam will hook up in the second game of the Class 2A No. 44 Cascade sectional opener. The Eagles or Clovers will face the winner of Speedway and Monrovia in the first game of the sectional semifinal...
Area football teams gearing up for sectional (10/12/11)
On Sunday, the draws for the 2011 IHSAA football sectional were announced and three of four Putnam County schools will host first-round matchups. Some teams couldn't be happier with their draws, while others will begin their quest for a sectional title being thrown to the lions...
Tzouanakis girls win state cross country championship (10/12/11)
The first-ever Tzouanakis cross country teams competed at the state cross country championships for middle and intermediate schools on Oct. 1. The girls' team won the state championship, while the boys fielded an incomplete team. Emma Wilson led the girls' team, placing first with a time of 8:00.8, while Seelye Stoffregen was fourth in a time of 8:20.6. Sydney Lewis was 16th with a time of 9:03.4, with Brooke Sieg finishing 46th with a time of 9:48.5 and Mika Mozawa 48th with a time of 9:52.4...
Police scanner for Oct. 12 (10/12/11)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police Three recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 2:55 a.m. Sunday, Cody Stallone Sims, 25, Fillmore, was arrested for public intoxication on the Clark gas station lot on East Washington Street...
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