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Stories from Friday, December 9, 2011

South Putnam sets meeting on possible Reelsville closing (12/09/11)
REELSVILLE -- The South Putnam School Corporation, in a joint meeting with the Reelsville PTO, will be holding a special work session on Monday, Dec. 12 for parties interested in discussing the proposed closing of Reelsville Elementary School. The meeting will be held in the elementary school cafeteria beginning at 6 p.m. with several of the school board members in attendance, along with South Putnam Superintendent Bruce Bernhardt...
Christmas in Roachdale (12/09/11)
The Christmas celebration began early in Roachdale as the town celebrated its Christmas in Roachdale event Friday night. Sponsored by local businesses, the event featured carriage rides around the town by Country Lane Carriages, caroling from the North Putnam Middle School choir and free food, drinks and giveaways. ...
Tons of toys to give (12/09/11)
The Giving Tree of Putnam County has met with a larger need this year and continues to give families in Putnam County the opportunity to have a merry Christmas with presents under the tree. With 250 families, and each child getting at least two gifts each, the organization spent the week collecting their final presents and wrapping them up Thursday for pick-up on Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 5-year-old Grace Clodfelter takes a break from wrapping to play her Nintendo 3DS among the toys donated by the Walmart Distribution Center and Little Dude Ranch.
It's a wonderful life for local chiropractor (12/09/11)
Clearly, George Bailey of "It's a Wonderful Life" movie fame has nothing on Amie Bailey, Greencastle chiropractor. While good, old George Bailey had on-screen help from a guardian angel in seeing how life in Bedford Falls might have been without him, Amie Bailey learned firsthand how much she is appreciated Wednesday night during the December meeting of the Greencastle Board of Zoning Appeals...
Putnamville ISP District earns 2011 safety award (12/09/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Putnamville District of the Indiana State Police has been recognized by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and the Governor's Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving for recent traffic safety efforts. The recognition was earned as a result of the Putnamville District leading the state in passenger restraint activity during 2011 blitz periods, and leading all Indiana districts in nearly all traffic safety projects with their participation, meeting project objectives and submitting accurate reports.. ...
The T.A. Ride donates to PCYDC (12/09/11)
Tyler James Adams's unexpected passing on June 12, 2010 changed the lives and world of his family and friends. In Tyler's memory, the T.A. Benefit Ride was started to help with funeral costs. Moving forward, the ride will benefit local organizations...
South Putnam swimmers cruise past Vikings (12/09/11)
South Putnam's swim teams cruised to victory Thursday night over West Vigo. South's girls won 110-44 over the Vikings, with the boys winning by a tally of 115-43. The Eagles had multiple first place finishers on both sides. Kaelynn Cox won the 200 free and 100 back, Josalynn Farmer took the 50 and 100 free races, Lyndsie Beasley won the 200 IM, Mackenzie Trisler won the 100 fly, Morgan Deszi took first in the 500 free and Courtney Sullivan won the diving portion...
Local schools hosting holiday tournaments (12/09/11)
With the Christmas holiday rapidly approaching, two local schools will be hosting tournament to coincide with the season. First up will be the Greencastle Holiday Wrestling Tournament Dec. 17 at 9 a.m. Last year the Tiger Cubs went a perfect 4-0 to win the tournament. Other schools that competed were Sullivan, South Vermillion, Covington and Monrovia...
Eagles split with Rockville (12/09/11)
The South Putnam seventh grade A ad B teams lost to Southmont Thursday. The A team lost 32-27 in overtime, while the B team lost 43-19. Kieffer Vittetow led the A team with 10 points, followed by RJ Speedy and Jadon Criss added six points each...
Tiger Cubs dominate Falcons (12/09/11)
The Greencastle wrestling team moved to 4-1 on the season after posting a 52-17 win over North Vermillion Wednesday. Cameron Hinton, Kaleb Flemming, Nick Pingleton, Riley Boswell, Nathan Tesmer, Hunter Smith, Carter Lewis, Blaine Fenwick, Ben Hesler, Will Mobley and Riley Jayne recorded wins for the Tiger Cubs...
South Putnam hosts four-way match (12/09/11)
The South Putnam hosted North Putnam, Monrovia and Rockville in a rare Wednesday four-way match. The Eagles came way with a perfect 3-0 record, with Monrovia going 1-1 and North Putnam 0-2. Eagles head coach Josh Hendrickson was pleased with is team's performance after the match...
With Christmas pets comes great responsibility (12/09/11)
To the Editor: This Christmas, some people will be receiving puppies or kittens as gifts and by law they are considered property whereas they should be considered as part of our families, as is our children. We don't own our children, we are their caretakers. ...
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