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Stories from Saturday, October 15, 2011

Griffin GOP candidate for City Council (10/15/11)
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series of two articles on city candidates who were not on the ballot when the filing period closed this spring and have been given an opportunity here to introduce themselves to the voting public. Identifying the her top campaign issues as fiscal responsibility, job creation/economic growth, and maintaining and improving the city's public safety and infrastructure, Jade Griffin is a Republican candidate for the Third Ward City Council seat...
Artist creates work of art on the side of barn (10/15/11)
Dan and Charmaine Tesmer have finally completed their newest mural on their barn. The mural, which can be seen from CR 550S, took only three weeks to complete and consists of a large landscape, which includes Big Walnut Creek and one of the many covered bridges...
Greencastle Schools examining new sex offender policy (10/15/11)
With a general consensus that state law does not go far enough in keeping sex offenders off school grounds, administrators and board members at Greencastle Community Schools may soon adopt a sex offender policy for the district. District safety specialist Shawn Gobert presented the school board with a first reading of a sex offender policy at Wednesday's monthly meeting...
Putnamville Correctional Facility donates 100 cell phones to CODA (10/15/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Terre Haute branch of the Council on Domestic Violence (CODA) has received a donation of 100 cell phones from the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Chad Evans, a correctional officer from Brazil, recently notified the staff of the correctional facility that the CODA was in need of cell phone donations...
Tiger Cubs win soccer regional (10/15/11)
The Greencastle boys' soccer team defeated Covenant Christian 1-0 to win the Class A Greencastle Regional Championship. Senior Brandon Query scored in the early part of the first half for Greencastle and Tiger Cub keeper Zane Miller proved to be a wall the Warriors couldn't penetrate helping lift GHS to the regional win...
Cougars close regular season with 75-6 win (10/15/11)
CLOVERDALE -- North Putnam flexed some muscle in the final game of the regular season Friday as it capped its second straight undefeated regular season with a 75-6 win over county rival Cloverdale. The Cougars put up 43 first quarter points to break the game wide open with the host Clovers reeling, but refusing to give in. North Putnam had eight possessions in the first half Friday, turning each of them into a touchdown...
Eagles down Cascade, finish second in WCC (10/15/11)
Senior night at South Putnam High School provided a fitting farewell to the regular season for the host Eagles as they demolished Cascade 48-6. The home side struck early, often and with authority as the Eagles scored on all seven of their first half possessions...
Tiger Cubs close season with big road win, 48-0 (10/15/11)
SPENCER -- It may have been Owen Valley's homecoming, but the night was all about Greencastle's domination on both sides of the ball. The Tiger Cubs (7-2) went into Owen Valley Friday night and took over the game on offense and defense, riding a 28-point first half to a 48-0 shutout of the Patriots...
Recent Births for Oct. 15 (10/15/11)
April Plessinger and Frank Branham of Bainbridge had a baby boy at Hendricks Regional Health of Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Summers-Straw Engagement (10/15/11)
Erin Nichole Summers and Dacota Cruz Straw are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at 2:30 p.m., at Staunton Christian Church. Erin is the daughter of Hubert and Eddra Kay Summers, Staunton. She is a 2005 graduate of Northview High School and a 2009 graduate of Indiana State University. She is employed as a registered nurse at Union Hospital...
Weir - 40th Anniversary (10/15/11)
Dennis and Vicky Weir recently celebrated their 40th anniversary with a surprise buffet dinner given by their children at the Bella Giardino Cafe. There were 45 close friends and family in attendance, with Wilson's Photography taking memorable pictures...
King - 50th Anniversary (10/15/11)
Oscar "Bud" and Marcia (Sims) King will celebrate more than 50 years of marriage at an open house hosted by their family at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Little Dude Ranch north of Greencastle. They were married June 25, 1960 at the Greencastle Church of God...
Police Scanner for Oct. 15 (10/15/11)
Sheriff's Department Deputy T.J. Smith said it appeared Bauman was driving too fast for road conditions. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. The vehicle continued off the road, through a fence and rolled over before coming to rest on its tires, partially in a drainage pond...
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