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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2011

Downtown trick-or-treat moved to Monday; hours established by communities (10/20/11)
We have a change in the 2011 Greencastle Halloween trick-or-treat schedule. The annual downtown Greencastle trick-or-treat event, sponsored annually by Main Street Greencastle, is now scheduled for 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 on the courthouse square...
GHS team hopes to spell success at state contest after winning area Spell Bowl event (10/20/11)
The Greencastle High School Spell Bowl team captured first place at area competition at Danville High School on Oct. 17, recording the highest score in its class among all state competitors. The GHS team recorded a 68 (out of 90), posting the highest score ever by a Greencastle High School Spell Bowl team to win the Class 3 competition...
Dunbar GOP candidate for city clerk-treasurer (10/20/11)
Lynda Durham Dunbar is the Republican candidate for Greencastle city clerk-treasurer in the Nov. 8 municipal election. In this time of tight budgets, Dunbar said she is ready to "find ways to reduce cost, especially the current reliance on outside accounting services."...
Warm Thoughts for Winter (10/20/11)
The Waters of Greencastle held a Warm Thoughts for Winter Drive. Families and staff donated items such as hats, scarves, gloves and earmuffs. Residents like Margie Owens stuffed bags, which were separated by age and gender, full of winter items to be donated to those in need.
Putnam County 4-H Equestrian Judging Team moves on to Eastern Invitational (10/20/11)
The Putnam County Sr. 4-H Horse and Pony Judging Team will be holding a fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 20 at Monical's Pizza. A portion of the proceeds from the sales at the restaurant will be donated to the team to help pay for the expenses of the team, who will be traveling to Louisville on Nov. 4-6...
Local wireless network upgrade extends Putnam County access (10/20/11)
AT&T has announced the expansion of its mobile broadband network in several Putnam County communities, including Greencastle, Bainbridge, Brick Chapel and Morton. The increase extends access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in the area...
Harvest Pantry holds mobile food distribution (10/20/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Harvest Pantry at the Soul Harvest Church will be holding a mobile food distribution effort on Friday, Oct. 21. The food distribution is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. in the parking lot of the church located off U.S. 231 on Crosswinds Drive, behind the Dollar General in Cloverdale...
Senior runners lead Tiger Cubs into first semi-state (10/20/11)
For the first time in program history, the Greencastle boys' cross country team finds itself at the IHSAA semi-state after a powerful performance at the Ben Davis Regional. The team has a unique blend of veteran and young runners and the mix has added up to a special season for the Tiger Cubs...
NPMS volleyball teams advance to county finals (10/20/11)
The North Putnam Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team defeated South Putnam Monday night, 25-9 and 25-13, in the first round of the county tournament. Leading servers were Taylor Nauert with eight points and six aces; Kenzie Taylor with seven points and four aces; Adri Millican with seven points and four aces; and Lauren Johnston with six points...
5K Champions (10/20/11)
First place finishers in the Greencastle High School 5K run/walk included (from left) Spencer Rhine (men's walk), Elizabeth Emery (women's run), Colleen Matthews (women's walk), Devin Clar (boys' run 17-12), Joseph Brewer (men's run), Tyler Hopper (boys' run 11 and under).
Greencastle Youth Basketball registrations being accepted (10/20/11)
Registrations are being accepted for the 14th year of the Greencastle Youth Basketball Program organized by the Greencastle Youth Basketball Board and Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department Designed for children of diverse skill levels, this instructional program will provide direction on how to play and improve the basic fundamental skills of basketball, while promoting four primary objectives; 1) Instructing the proper fundamentals, 2) Promoting the value of teamwork, 3) Displaying good sportsmanship and fair play, all while 4) Having fun at practices and games.. ...
Local ensemble brings new twist to familiar flavor (10/20/11)
When local music fans pick up "Ain't Got the Time," the latest offering from local band Blues Side Up, they are going to find some familiar licks. That's because five of the songs are drawn from "Grey," Blues Side Up's debut EP. When listening to the other six songs on the collection, though, close listeners will find a different feel from the ensemble fronted by Steve St. Pierre and Jonathan January...
The Gift of Music (10/20/11)
On Monday, Annon and the Late Show frontman Rod Warfield (aka, Roderick Annon) donated a signed copy of the local band's new release "Memories Lost in Translation" to the Putnam County Public Library.
Police scanner for Oct. 20 (10/20/11)
City Police The theft of an estimated $20,000 in tools and equipment was reported at B & E Electric, 1108 S. Locust St., Greencastle City Police said. Owner Jerry Ensor told police the theft occurred sometime Oct. 7-14 when the door to his shop was pried open and his adjacent pole barn forcibly entered...
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