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Stories from Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Dunbar captures clerk-treasurer post; Bingham retains Council seat (11/09/11)
Lynda Dunbar is going from Treasures on the Square to treasurer at City Hall after a 183-vote victory Tuesday in the Greencastle municipal election. Meanwhile, Jinsie Bingham earned a second term representing the Third Ward on the Greencastle City Council with an 18-vote victory over challenger Jade Griffin...
Changes come for Cloverdale (11/09/11)
Cloverdale will be seeing many changes following Tuesday's election where many of the town council positions were on the ballet. Only two of the current board members will remain, Dennis Padgett, whose term was not yet up for re-election and Donald Sublett, who ran unopposed...
Bainbridge, Roachdale lose board presidents in elections (11/09/11)
The town elections Tuesday night for Bainbridge and Roachdale kept the status quo for the most part. But both town councils have lost their standing presidents, Richard Cope in Bainbridge and William Long in Roachdale, leaving the councils to have to select new leaders...
Fillmore returns familiar faces to town office (11/09/11)
Fillmore voters went with familiar names and faces in Tuesday's election, even if it wasn't simply a sweep by the incumbents. Clerk-treasurer Wanda Seidler held on to her position with 46 percent of the vote in the three-way race. Curt Leonard, who previously held the Ward 1 council position for eight years, unseated board president Wes Terhune with nearly 69 percent of the vote...
New faces elected for Russellville Town Council (11/09/11)
Russellville will see some new faces on the council following Tuesday's election. Many of the current board members will be returning, but Devon Davis and Cathy Jones will be added to the council. Davis will now serve as the new Town Clerk following the very close race against former clerk Sally McAfee. Davis, who tallied 43 votes, barely beat out MacAfee, who tallied 40. Davis could not be reached Tuesday evening for comment...
Driving disaster (11/09/11)
At 4:20 p.m. police investigated a car crash at 4593 E. State Rd. 240 near the Putnam County Humane Society. Bryan Hassler, 34, lost control of the car going westbound and hit a utility pole, which casued the 2007 Chevy Prizm to flip over. Hassler was taken to Putnam County Hospital with minor injuries. Gregg Slover was the officer on the case with help from Seniour Wrecker in Greencastle.
20th annual Tri Kappa Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 3 menu (11/09/11)
The Greencastle Beta Psi Chapter of Tri Kappa will be hosting its 20th annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3. This event will be held at Deer Meadow Primary School in Greencastle from 8-11 a.m. (breakfast will only be served until 10:30 a.m.). Everyone is invited to attend...
Ridpath slates inaugural bazaar (11/09/11)
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. Ridpath Primary, located at 711 S. Central Ave., Greencastle, will be the site of the first Ridpath Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 19...
'Terror by Gaslight' to be staged by NPHS thespians (11/09/11)
North Putnam Thespian Troupe 1478 will be presenting Tim Kelly's "Terror by Gaslight" this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11 and 12. The show will be presented each night at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Admission is $4. The action takes place in 19th-century Philadelphia, where Dr. Cyrus Norton (Kyle Cunningham), a brilliant but eccentric surgeon, is creating an "anatomical museum."...
Cooking 101: Cookies a sweet treat (11/09/11)
Wednesday, Nov. 16 is the date for this year's Cooking 101, a cooking class which is a collaborative program between Area 30 Career Center culinary students, the Purdue Extension Service, Putnam County Hospital and members of the Putnam County Extension Homemakers...
Eagles open season with win over Rockville (11/09/11)
If Tuesday's opening to the 2011-12 girls basketball season was any indication, fans can be sure of two things. Games are going to be fast and intense and the crowds are going to be extremely rowdy. South Putnam's gym had both going Tuesday as the Eagles utilized a stifling defense and a deft passing offense to defeat Rockville 62-54...
Season Opener (11/09/11)
North Putnam's Bethany Wiatt (above) and Crawfordsville's Lacey Garrett fight for a loose ball during Tuesday's opener for both teams. The Cougars lost to Crawfordsville 65-39 Tuesday. Kensy Asbell led the way with 10 points, followed by Samantha Lucas with nine points. Maggie Pinney and Morgan Robinson added seven points each. LeeAnn Davis chipped in six points. North Putnam will host Danville Thursday at 6 p.m...
Eunice A. Wilcox (11/09/11)
Eunice A. Wilcox, professor emerita of music education and a member of the DePauw University School of Music faculty for 17 years, passed away early Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in Lafayette, Ind. She was 85 years old. Born Dec. 15, 1925, Wilcox graduated from the University of Michigan in 1947. She earned a master's degree from Western Michigan in 1962 and a Ph.D. from Michigan State in 1969...
Georgia Zeis Barrett (11/09/11)
Georgia Zeis Barrett, 87, of Indianapolis, passed at the home of her daughter, Susan Perkins on Nov. 4, 2011. Born April 16, 1924, Georgia grew up in Greencastle, the daughter of the late James and Helen Sallust Zeis. She met her husband while he was stationed at DePauw University with the Navy V-12 program...
Police scanner for Nov. 9 (11/09/11)
County Jail Three people were arrested in Cloverdale Sunday, Nov. 6 by the Putnam Sheriff's Department facing preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance. On Monday, probable cause affidavits were filed in Putnam Circuit Court, with all three subjects facing additional charges...
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