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Stories from Monday, December 5, 2011

Threatening call disrupts Monday schedule for GMS students, staff (12/05/11)
Greencastle Middle School took precautionary measures Monday morning based on a message left on the assistant principal's voicemail stating that a third party might do harm to the school, Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin reported. As soon as the discovery was made, Sutherlin said, authorities were notified and administrators took immediate steps. Those included ensuring the safety of the students by evacuating the building and authorities searching the grounds...
The first in line (12/05/11)
CLOVERDALE -- What does it take to be first in line to visit with Santa Claus? You just might have to skip part of the Christmas parade. Seven-year-old Austin Pennington of Cloverdale gave an unclear response when asked if he had watched the entirety of the Saturday's Cloverdale Christmas Parade on Main Street (U.S. 231)...
Russ Evans leaving role as prolific public servant (12/05/11)
After years of wearing more hats than Frank Sinatra or the cast of "Mad Men," Russ Evans is putting the lid on his public service career. Evans, who began his notable public service legacy as a member of the Bainbridge Volunteer Fire Department while just an 18-year-old in 1971, doused his flame of volunteerism at the December meeting of the Greencastle Park Board...
Home Care and Hospice month (12/05/11)
Greencastle Mayor Susan Murray officially proclaimed November 2011 as National Home Care and Hospice Month. During the proclamation Murray encouraged the support and participation of the community in learning more about the home care and hospice concepts of care for the elderly, disabled and infirm. Pictured above are workers from various homecare companies, Lee Ann Brubeck, Tammy Keenan, Karen Britton, Lisa Greven, Pamela Dunlap, Courtney Brenam, Tiffani Hamlin, Cathy Price, Steve Blaycles, Stacey Baird, Shirley Jeffers, Sue Murray and Bryer Bruner.
Bainbridge student Abby Shinovich grows top 2011 Indiana cabbage (12/05/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- A Bainbridge Elementary School student is Indiana's cabbage patch kid. Abby Shinovich, a fourth-grader at Bainbridge, has been selected by the Indiana Agriculture Commission as the 2011 Hoosier winner in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program...
Angel of Hope vigil scheduled in Avon (12/05/11)
AVON -- On Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Avon Town Hall Park, area parents and friends will participate in an annual nationwide candlelight vigil to remember children who have died. The program will begin at 7 p.m. inside the Avon Municipal Building with a brief welcome ceremony. Attendees will then walk to the nearby Angel of Hope statue for the vigil. Parents, family members and friends are encouraged to bring white flowers the place at the angel site in memory of their loved ones...
Fuzzy Bear Preschool Ministry thanks soldiers (12/05/11)
Fuzzy Bear Preschool Ministry of Ladoga recently held an event for 100 children, friends and grandparents to come together to make Christmas Trees for soldiers overseas. The preschoolers and their guests had to decorate a tree and each guest wrote a personal note from the child...
Tiger Cubs repeat at county champions (12/05/11)
Sometimes a game comes down to the basics. That was the case in the championship game of the 2011 Putnam County Classic. South Putnam was able to record one more field goal than the Tiger Cubs, but allowed the hosts too many trips to the free throw line...
Hot shooting Clovers run away with consolation game (12/05/11)
In the consolation game of the Putnam County Classic, Cloverdale used blistering shooting in the first half to eventually overwhelm North Putnam 73-47. Both teams came into Saturday's early contest looking for their first win of the season, but it became evident quickly which squad was going to get that first victory...
Harold Owen Seay (12/05/11)
Harold Owen Seay, 92, Jackson Township, Parke County, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at Putnam County Hospital. He was born July 27, 1919 in Jackson Township near Rocky Fork Lake, the son of Thomas W. Seay and Ruth Hersey Seay. He married Julia Jean Marcum on Easter Sunday, Apri. 25, 1943 in Greencastle. She passed away in January 1986...
Robert Thomas Lowe (12/05/11)
Robert Thomas Lowe, 44, Indianapolis and Lafayette, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. He was born in Indianapolis on March 9, 1967 to Thomas F. and Mary Jo Davey Lowe. Bob, an Eagle Scout, graduated from Roncalli High School in 1985, received his bachelor's degree from Marian University in 1994 and earned his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2003...
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