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Stories from Saturday, November 12, 2011

Schools celebrate Veterans Day (11/12/11)
In honor of the men and women who have served or are currently serving our county, students in Putnam County schools held their own celebrations on Friday. Greencastle High School celebrated by having members of the Marine Corps (left), Sgt. Ricky Hopper, Sgt. ...
GCSC student staff soon to receive 1-percent base salary increase (11/12/11)
At a time when school job cuts are the norm and wage increases are all but nonexistent, Greencastle Community Schools must be doing something right. After approving the 2011-12 teacher contract with a 1-percent base salary increase at Wednesday night's meeting, the Greencastle School Board approved 1-percent increases for all hourly employees and administrators who work with students...
Final decisions made regarding move from annex (11/12/11)
The closure of the Putnam County Courthouse Annex just days away, the county commissioners made some final decisions regarding where to relocate certain services still housed there. At their Monday, Nov. 7 meeting, the commissioners approved the return of the Veterans Affairs Office to the Putnam County Courthouse...
Area 30 Board reviews next year's school calendar (11/12/11)
By LAUREN BOUCHER Staff Writer The Area 30 Career Center Education Interlocal Board of Directors is already beginning planning for next year's school year. The board discussed possible changes to the calendar during its November meeting as well as celebrating the results of the NCA Quality Assurance Review...
Bainbridge discusses salt storage (11/12/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Much like another year of frost, an old issue has crept into the agenda at the Bainbridge Town Council meeting Wednesday night: salt storage. Jim Nelson, utilities manager, said the town now has less salt readily available than before. The town's old truck had a salt box that held five to six tons of salt, but the new truck, purchased a few months ago, can only hold two tons of salt...
Hoosier Market convenience store burglarized Tuesday (11/12/11)
FILLMORE -- Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Downing and Fillmore Town Marshal Darrel Bunten responded to an intrusion alarm at Hoosier Pete (Hoosier Market) in Fillmore at 2:06 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. Upon arrival, officers discovered front glass breakage and an open south door...
Accomplished organist Biggers coming to DePauw Nov. 14-15 (11/12/11)
The DePauw University School of Music will welcome guest artist Jonathan Biggers on Monday and Tuesday. An acclaimed organist, Biggers will conduct a master class at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, with a recital the following evening at the same time. Both events will take place in Kresge Auditorium of DePauw's Center for the Performing Arts and are free and open to the public...
South Putnam's season ends at regional (11/12/11)
NOBLESVILLE -- When South Putnam's Justin Bumgardner intercepted Tino Smith and took the ball 70 yards for a third-quarter score, the visitors looked ready to take control of the regional championship. After trailing 20-12 at the half, South Putnam had run off 15 unanswered to take a 27-20 lead with 3:09 to play in the third quarter...
Tiger Cubs rebound with win over Northview (11/12/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Greencastle's girls' basketball squad had better luck in their second game of the Hi-99 Tip-Off Tournament, knocking off Northview 52-29 Friday night. The Knights, without any seniors and starting three freshmen, played well in the first quarter as Greencastle showed better passing and decision making than in the game against Terre Haute North Thursday evening...
Cougars slip to 0-2 with close loss to Warriors (11/12/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team dropped a close one to Danville Thursday 50-49. The Cougars put together an impressive 23-point fourth quarter, but the Warriors were able to hang on for the win. Kensy Asbell led the way for North Putnam with 13 points, followed by Morgan Robinson with 10 and LeeAnn Davis with eight...
Eagles fall to Mustangs (11/12/11)
The South Putnam girls' basketball team lost to Edgewood Thursday 60-27. Jenny Thompson and Mattie Varvel led the Eagles with seven points each, with Leanna Masters adding four points. Aubrey Nichols scored three points and Ericka Minor, Emily Dabkowski and Alex McHugh chipped in two points each...
Wabash hands DePauw 45-7 loss in Monon Bell Classic (11/12/11)
In the 118th meeting between DePauw and Wabash, defense and special teams was key. Wabash's defense and special teams accounted for 28 points as the Little Giants won the Monon Bell Classic Saturday 45-7. A quick look at the numbers shows the game was a more evenly matched contest that the score indicates. Wabash outgained the Tigers by just 30 yards, 180-150 and the teams had nine first downs each...
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