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Stories from Thursday, October 13, 2011

Up to the challenge (10/13/11)
Selected as winners in the Greencastle Park and Recreation Department's 2011 Brickmania Challenge and Gingerbread Challenge Haunted House Contest are (clockwise from top left) Rudy Hagen, Brickmania Challenge individual winner for "Your Trick, My Treat"; Alice Howard, Gingerbread Challenge family category first-place winner for "Howards' Haunted Mansion"; and Hailey Byrd, Gingerbread Challenge individual winner for "The Old Byrd Manor." Entries were judged by Greencastle Park Board members prior to their October meeting at City Hall.
Roachdale takes out the trash (10/13/11)
ROACHDALE -- The Roachdale Town Council addressed an issue during its monthly Tuesday night meeting brought up by several guests at the meeting: A local resident building a large pile of garbage on his property. Town residents have addressed the board and local authorities over the past several days regarding the owner of the property of 7 S. Meridian St. The owner has several bags of garbage in his garage that have been piling up, creating a large stink and attracting animals...
Greencastle again designated Green Community of the Year (10/13/11)
The city is keeping the green in Greencastle. However, unlike the old Chamber of Commerce slogan meaning, in effect, "buy local," the green in this case doesn't mean money but refers to buying into the long-term protection of our environment. For the fourth consecutive year -- unprecedented among Hoosier communities -- the City of Greencastle has been named Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) Green Community of the Year...
War on leaves to commence Oct. 24 in Greencastle (10/13/11)
It happens every autumn. The days grow shorter. Cooler air takes hold. Trees turn wondrous colors. And Greencastle Street Department thoughts turn to leaves. The annual battle is about to commence. City Public Works Director Brad Phillips told the City Council Tuesday night that the month-long leaf collection efforts will begin Monday, Oct. 24 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 23...
HPS cemetery tours on tap again this fall, beginning on Saturday (10/13/11)
The Heritage Preservation Society has expanded its agenda of annual fall tours. Once again tours of county cemeteries will take place. Two events acknowledging that 2011 is the first year of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War are being added this year...
Thefts spark call for rural residents to retrieve their mail early (10/13/11)
PUTNAMVILLLE -- Several complaints of theft from rural mailboxes in south central Putnam County are under investigation by the Indiana State Police at Putnamville. The thefts occurred along U.S. 231 South near County Road 350 South (Possum Hollow Road)...
Man robs Covington bank, attempts Crawfordsville robbery (10/13/11)
COVINGTON -- A man unsuccessfully attempted to rob a Crawfordsville bank Tuesday afternoon before making off with money from a Covington bank. At 12:54 p.m. a male suspect tried to rob the Tri-County Bank on South Boulevard, Crawfordsville. No money was obtained in incident. Crawfordsville Police are investigating...
Did somebody say Citizenship? (10/13/11)
Ronald McDonald visited Roachdale Elementary during the September Citizenship awards. After the picture he stayed and spoke with K-2 on friendship. In the first row, from left; Kelsea Storm, Levi O'Neal, Ashley Weir, Nolan Hackleman and Hank Haste; second row, Megan Earley, Camryn Wolf, Ronald McDonald, Jillian Kindle and Andrew Pickel; third row Justice Riggin, Aaron Fritz, Ashley O'Neal and Hope Duncan.
Vincennes University campus visitation days set Oct. 21-22 (10/13/11)
VINCENNES -- Interested students, parents and families have an opportunity to visit and preview the Vincennes University campus during Pre-VU Days on Oct. 21-22. Pre-VU Days are designed to provide high school students and their parents a chance to tour campus and meet with faculty, staff and students. There are also sessions about the college application process, financial aid, scholarships, student services, academics and housing...
Celebration of 175th anniversary of DePauw's founding begins in January (10/13/11)
DePauw University is preparing to celebrate the 175th anniversary of its founding, and the public is invited to join in a series of events being planned to mark the milestone. The dodra-centennial celebration will officially begin Jan. 10, 2012, and continue for 18 months, through the June 2013 Alumni Reunion Weekend...
Cloverdale leads All-County volleyball selections (10/13/11)
Area volleyball coaches have announced their selections for the 2011 Putnam County All-County team following their tournament on Sept. 10. Five seniors and two juniors will comprise the team. Cloverdale Senior middle hitter Mariah Oetken is the daughter of Merlin and Tina Oetken. ...
Successful Season (10/13/11)
NP wins 5 set thriller (10/13/11)
The North Putnam volleyball team pulled out a tough five set match against Danville Wednesday. The Cougars won 25-23, 25-20, 18-25, 26-28 and 20-18. Bethany Wiatt had 10 aces, with Samantha Lucas adding four. Morgan Robinson had six blocks, with Kensy Asbell adding two. LeeAnn Davis had 35 digs, with Karlie Gray adding 15 and Tari Straziscar seven. Kallie Brattain had eight blocks on the night...
South Putnam falls in three sets (10/13/11)
The South Putnam volleyball team lost to Cascade in three sets Tuesday, losing 25-13, 25-19 and 25-17. Brooke Boetjer and Leanna Master led the team with four kills, and added six and five blocks, respectively. Janet Crafton had eight assists, with Ericka Minor adding 12 digs and Mallory Cash six digs. Crafton also had four points...
Open registration for second annual PCYSA 3-on-3 tournament begins (10/13/11)
The Putnam County Youth Soccer Association will host its second annual 3-on-3 soccer tournaments Nov. 4 and 5 at the Big Walnut Sports Park. Players aged 14-29 (Rising Moon) will play Nov. 4, while players aged 8-13 and 30-plus (Flying Pumpkins) will play Nov. 5...
'Green Lantern' fails to live up to its potential (10/13/11)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic This is going to be one of those tricky reviews. Deep down I truly liked "Green Lantern", but I would be lying if I said it didn't live up to its potential. It's a prime example of how many small things can add up and bog down a movie...
Kellogg and Sixers strike gold with another grounded effort (10/13/11)
By JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor If being a rock star is all about the proverbial sex, drug and rock 'n' roll, then Stephen Kellogg is resoundingly not a rock star. That's probably OK with the 34-year-old Massachusetts native. He's a father and a husband (Who, in his own words, "Fell in love back in 1993.") who lives with his family in the suburbs...
Martin L. Bock Jr. (10/13/11)
Martin L. Bock, 47, left this world on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in Bradenton, Fla. due to heart failure. He worked as an electrician at Pierce Manufacturing. Marty was a mechanical genius and enjoyed working on fast cars. He loved to cook. His aptitude for electronics also made him able to invent unique features for his home. He was a creative soul and made metal sculptures that his family and friends treasure...
Police scanner for Oct. 13 (10/13/11)
City Police A month-old theft incident was reported to Greencastle City Police on Tuesday. A Garmin GPS unit, owned by Phillip A. Stevens, Brinnon, Wash., was reportedly taken from a table at the Dixie Chopper Business Center sometime during the period Sept. 5-15, he told Officer Jeff Modlin...
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