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Stories from Monday, October 31, 2011

Police investigate shooting in Poland (10/31/11)
POLAND -- Officials are still piecing together a shooting, which took place Sunday near the Poland area. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, no one has been arrested at this point and no charges have been filed. "This is still under investigation," Heaton said. "No arrests have been made yet due to conflicting stories."...
Dressed for success (10/31/11)
Clever costumes were on display Saturday at the Putnam County Extension Homemakers' Halloween Festival at the fairgrounds. Dressed as a witch, Diana Dahn (left photo) welcomes the Hamilton family, including mom Tricia, football player Wyatt and magician Wade. Meanwhile, dragon boy (above) Michael Gardner, 2, looks at the book he received, while Harry Potter twins (below) Eli Hardwick and Ben Staggers get their photo taken by the Photography Club. And bringing her own snacks to the party, Ameliana Partin, 5, came as a gumball machine.
Realtors' bingo to benefit scholarship fund for students (10/31/11)
The Putnam County Board of Realtors will be hosting a night of bingo at the Putnam County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 12. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with three early bird games starting at 6 p.m. The main event will consist of 15 games starting at 7 p.m...
Insurance check for Aging (10/31/11)
The Putnam County Council on Aging and the Aged received a $500 grant from Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 20. The grant was written by Lorie Fuller and sponsored by Rossok & Company Insurance Agency who also made a matching contribution of $500. Ken Lollar of Hastings Mutual joins Lorie Fuller of Putnam County Council on Aging and the Aged and Sandi Rossok of Rossok & Company Insurance in the check presentation.
Coats for Kids (10/31/11)
Mark Fox puts a new hat on son Colton during the annual Coats for Kids event, which took place Saturday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, again organized by the Youth Development Commission.
29th Delta Theta Tau Holiday Home Tour set for Nov. 19 (10/31/11)
The 29th annual Holiday Home Tour, presented by Theta Chapter of Delta Theta Tau sorority, is scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Admission is still only $8 per person and tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, Treasures on the Square, Ambler-Hill Florists, Almost Home and Curves...
Local trick-or-treat hours, information (10/31/11)
Putnam County communities have established trick-or-treat hours for Monday, Halloween night, as: Greencastle -- 5-8 p.m. Cloverdale -- 6-8 p.m. Fillmore -- 5-8 p.m. Bainbridge -- 6-8 p.m. Russellville -- 6-8 p.m. Roachdale -- 7-9 p.m. As is the custom locally, residents welcoming trick-or-treaters to their home should turn on their porch light during the appropriate period. Likewise, revelers are asked to skip homes that do not have their outside light illuminated...
2011 Merchant Spirit of Christmas contest looking for entrants (10/31/11)
It is time once again for local businesses to break out the tinsel, lights and ornaments and get creative for the holidays. The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entries for the 2011 Spirit of Christmas Award. Since 1984, the award has been presented to the local business whose holiday decorations have best captured the "Spirit of Christmas." The traveling plaque will be presented at the Civic League's Annual Lights of Love Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. ...
Det. Cody promoted to CSI at Putnamville post (10/31/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Det. Jim Cody has been promoted to the rank of sergeant and will serve as a crime scene investigator for the Putnamville and Lafayette districts. As an investigator, a portion of his duties will include responding and conducting crime scene investigations, preserving, collecting and documenting forensic evidence, providing crime scene testimony for trials, and assisting officers and agencies with matters concerning crime scene investigations...
Evanses join the ranks of trust patrons for Mary Allison Trust (10/31/11)
The Mary Allison Board of Directors has announced that Bob and Sharon Evans have joined the ranks of Trust Patron in 2011 with Duke Energy, Tri-County Bank & Trust Co., Wabash Capital Inc., Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, Walmart Store, Walmart Distribution and State Sen. Connie Lawson...
First Friday events Nov. 4 to feature 'Art After Hours' (10/31/11)
It's "Art After Hours" at the Greencastle Arts Council's monthly First Friday scheduled for Nov. 4 from 5-8 p.m. Joining forces in offering art, entertainment, fellowship and being-open-later-than-usual are the Putnam County Museum, DePauw's Peeler Art Gallery, the Low Road Gallery and the GC Galleria...
Theater at the Museum: Show and a chance to act (10/31/11)
The Putnam County Museum and the West Indiana Theater Troupe (WITT) invite the public to an interactive theater performance on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Troupe members will perform skits that address pressing social issues in our community, inviting you to participate and change the outcome of each act. An engaging discussion will follow each skit...
Ridpath Pancake Supper tradition revived on Nov. 3 (10/31/11)
The Ridpath Pancake Supper is a community tradition that dates back more than 50 years. The pancake supper is set for Thursday, Nov. 3 at the elementary school, located at Howard Street and Central Avenue in Greencastle's South End. Pancakes will be flipped and served from 5-7 p.m...
Sports Night returns on Friday night at DePauw (10/31/11)
The monthly Sports Night program for local youth will resume Friday, Nov. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the DePauw University Physical Education and Recreation Lilly Center. Beginning its 20th season this fall, Sports Night provides the youth of Putnam County an opportunity to participate in sports-related activities while building relationships with DePauw students...
Eagles win, will face Cougars in sectional final (10/31/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- South Putnam will play for their first sectional title since 2005 after a 35-7 win over host Park Tudor Friday night. After trouncing South Vermillion the week prior, the Eagles got off to another fast start as Rob Gibson intercepted Panther quarterback Jack Seymour on the game's fifth play...
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