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Stories from Monday, November 21, 2011

Emma Bodnarick named grade 7 philanthropy essay winner (11/21/11)
Emma Bodnarick's essay titled "The Amazing Joe Liechty," is the grand prize winner of the Putnam County Community Foundation's National Philanthropy Week Essay Contest. Bodnarick is a student in Suzanne Funk's seventh-grade class at Greencastle Middle School. In recognition of her accomplishment, Greencastle will receive a grant of $500, and the A-Way Home Shelter will receive a grant of $150...
Coke bottle owes its famous green hue to Putnam County (11/21/11)
Things go better with Coke. It's the Real Thing. And Coke is it. From Calcutta to Cloverdale and Indiana to Istanbul, Coca-Cola is known the world over because of its familiar red script logo, its ingeniously endearing TV and print advertising, and of course, its distinctive green glass bottle...
Local pumpkin grower Lazarz meeting speaker (11/21/11)
The Putnam County Extension Advisory Council will conduct its annual meeting at the Putnam County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5, which includes dinner and the opportunity to hear Putnam County's Larry Larzarz who will discuss the interesting role of pumpkins in Indiana and Illinois agriculture...
GCSC seeks input from community on calendar options (11/21/11)
Many schools throughout Indiana are moving to a new yearly calendar format generally known as a balanced calendar. While Greencastle Community Schools does not have a specific proposal for a 2012-13 calendar at this point, the district plans to consider the balanced calendar option...
Breakfast with Santa to be held Dec. 10 (11/21/11)
ROACHDALE -- A Breakfast with Santa fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Roachdale Christian Church from 9 a.m. - noon. The event will raise funds for the Roachdale Christian Church food pantry. In the past the organizer of the event Tammy Folck held Lunch with Santa at the National Guard Armory. Due to reaching maximum capacity last year and a need for a change, she moved her event to Roachdale...
South Putnam holds court, wins County title (11/21/11)
With just four games under its belt, South Putnam has already surpassed its win total of last season. The Eagles picked up its third win of the season by defeating Greencastle 52-39 to claim the 2011 Putnam County Tournament championship Saturday. South Putnam has utilized a pressing defense early in the season and it caused the Tiger Cubs some problems in the championship. ...
Cougars rally, take down Clovers for victory (11/21/11)
In the consolation game of the Putnam County Tournament, North Putnam overcame a halftime deficit as they took third place over Cloverdale 44-32. Both squads came out slow to start the first half as the Cougars took an early lead. Cloverdale tied the scores at 7-all after a Paige Gruener three pointer but would be down at the end of the first quarter as baskets by Madi Asbell and Kayla Kientz gave North Putnam an 11-7 lead...
Greencastle remains undefeated (11/21/11)
FRANKFORT -- In a battle of undefeated teams, the Greencastle High School bowling team pulled out a victory over Lebanon on Sunday afternoon at Revolutions in Frankfort. Greencastle is 5-0 after the come from behind win over Lebanon, now 4-1 in the Wabash Valley South High School Bowling Conference...
Pingleton stays perfect on the season with win (11/21/11)
Greencastle grad and former state runner-up wrestler Charlie Pingleton has transferred to Lindsey Wilson College and has posted a record of 10-0 record this season after winning at the IU Duels this past weekend So far this year, Pingleton has won his matches by either a major decision, technical fall or pin and hasn't given up an offense point. He won the King College Open with two tech falls and won in the finals by a major decision over No. 4 ranked Connor Young of Campbellsville. Pingelton also won the Patriot Open with two pins and a major decision.
Mary Lou Perry Pullman (11/21/11)
Mary Lou Perry Pullman, 78, Cloverdale, passed away on Nov. 21, 2011 at St. Vincent Heart Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born Dec. 23, 1932 at Danville, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Earl Clayton Coons Sr. and Mildred Violette (Woodmansee) Coons...
Ellen Strawn Purcell (11/21/11)
Ellen Strawn Purcell, 100, of Roachdale, passed away on Nov. 19, 2011 at her farm, surrounded by family. She was born July 18, 1911 in Sullivan County, the oldest of six children born to Glenna and Walter Strawn. She graduated from Hymera School in 1929...
Lyle Edwin Mathews Sr. (11/21/11)
Lyle Edwin Mathews Sr., 82, of Reelsville, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 after a lengthy illness. Lyle was born June 14, 1929 in Putnam County, the son of James and Mary (Barr) Mathews. He graduated from Reelsville High School, worked for the state highway department, served two years in the United States Army, and was then employed by PSI/Cinergy. Lyle spent 38 years at General Headquarters Plainfield, the garage, before retiring in 1991...
George A. Van Hook (11/21/11)
George A. Van Hook, 74, passed away at his home in Ontario, Ind. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Born on April 26, 1937, in Portland Mills, George was welcomed into the family of Bradford and Eloise Smiley Van Hook by his 2-year-old sister, Rosalyn. George graduated from Greene Township High School in Parke County, Indiana, in 1955 where he excelled academically and on the basketball court. A natural athlete, he loved competition in other sports as well...
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