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Stories from Monday, November 7, 2011

Chamber of Commerce revives gift certificate effort (11/07/11)
On the heels of its Buy Local Bucks success, the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is reviving Chamber Gift Certificates, just in time for the holidays. Beginning today (Nov. 7), gift certificates in $10 and $25 increments can be purchased at the Chamber office, 16 S. Jackson St., and may be used at approximately 100 local businesses...
Ridpath slates inaugural Holiday Bazaar Nov. 19 (11/07/11)
Are you a crafter who has contemplated turning your hobby into a business? Do you run a home business or sell products and you're looking for ways to get the word out? The Ridpath Holiday Bazaar may be just the opportunity you've been looking for...
Municipal voters head to polls Tuesday (11/07/11)
With no county, state or national elections on the slate, voters in Putnam County's towns and city will still take to the polls tomorrow (Nov. 8) to choose their leaders for the next four years. Twenty-eight positions across the county are on the docket for 2011, with 19 contested races in these...
City candidates respond to League of Women Voters questionnaire (11/07/11)
THIRD WARD COUNCIL Jinsie S. Bingham 104 Bloomington St. Greencastle, IN 46135 Democrat party 1. What motivated you to seek this position and what set you apart from the other candidate? Answer: I have held this office for the past 4 years. Serving in the administration of Mayor Murray offers the community level headed leadership. We speak Greencastle at City Hall...
In the Spirit (11/07/11)
Putnam County 4-H families joined together Saturday evening to recognize volunteers and acknowledge the achievement and accomplishments of 4-H members. The highest award in the local 4-H program is the Spirit of 4-H Award, which is sponsored by Bittles and Hurt and Hopkins-Rector funeral homes. The 2011 winner is Shea Mahoney-Sutherland who was presented with a framed certificate and a savings bond by Scott Herrick representing the sponsors...
Stellar program workshop Wednesday at City Hall (11/07/11)
Through the Stellar Community grant the City of Greencastle has received funds from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority for home repair and improvements. The program is for people who own their own homes, are income qualified and live in the designated South Court area or within a two-block radius of the Putnam County Courthouse...
Chamber hosts online marketing seminar (11/07/11)
The Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an online marketing seminar presented by Heather Penney of the West Central Small Business Development Center. The program will take place Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 9-11 a.m. at the Putnam County Library...
'Barbie's Angels' take steps to ensure a world without breast cancer (11/07/11)
Sixty miles in one direction can take you many places, but Greencastle resident Sue Blake and former residents Carlos Buckelew and Lindsey Briones have joined thousands of breast cancer supporters in preparing for the 2011 Susan G. Komen Phoenix 3-Day for the Cure because 60 miles can take them closer to finding a cure...
Tickets for South Putnam regional game on sale Wednesday (11/07/11)
Tickets for South Putnam's regional football game against Guerin Catholic will go on sale Wednesday at the South Putnam High School main office at 1 p.m. The cost of tickets are $6, with preschool children free. Checks will be accepted and should be made out to South Putnam...
Tigers win third straight; next up -- the Monon Bell (11/07/11)
DePauw's defense and special teams came up with some big plays which helped the Tigers take a 7-3 victory over Albion on a sunny afternoon at Blackstock Stadium. The win was the Tigers' third straight as they improved to 4-4, while the Britons, who are headed to the NCAA Division III postseason, dropped to 5-4...
Tiger Cubs open season in Tip-off Classic (11/07/11)
This Thursday, the Greencastle girls' basketball team will compete at the Terre Haute Savings Bank Tip-Off Classic. The Tiger Cubs will play in the first game of the second day of the tournament. The Tiger Cubs will face Terre Haute North to open this year's tournament run, a team GHS defeated in last year's tournament 52-37. The good news about this year's tournament is everyone wins...
Greencastle bowling rolls to 3-0 on the season (11/07/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle High School bowling team is off to a 3-0 start and tied for first in the eight-team Wabash Valley South High School Bowling Conference. Greencastle and Lebanon share the league lead after weekend action at Frankfort and Lebanon...
Jason David 'Magic' Hammond (11/07/11)
Jason David "Magic" Hammond, age 41, of Calhoun, Ga., died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at his residence. He was born in Greencastle, Ind., on Oct. 27, 1970, son of Alan Ralph Hammond and Cynthia Jane Godfrey Anderson. A brother, Ross Alan Hammond, and a sister, Amy Marie Trueblood preceded him in death...
Katherine Bixler Simmerman (11/07/11)
Katherine Bixler Simmerman, age 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at Putnam County Hospital. Born May 15, 1928 in Owen County, near Spencer, Ind., the sixth of seven children, she was the daughter of Ralph Voras and Nellie Mae (Parrish) Bixler...
Rosamond Dillon Carter (11/07/11)
Rosamond Dillon Carter, 87, lifelong resident of Monrovia, passed away Nov. 3, 2011, in her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1924, in Morgan County to the late Lane Fuson and Inez (McCracken) Dillon. Rose graduated from Monrovia High School in 1941. She worked for a period of time at Diamond Chain in Indianapolis, and at Miller's Merry Manor and Sunshine Park in Mooresville...
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