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Stories from Monday, December 12, 2011

Gingerbread winners (12/12/11)
Winners in the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department's Gingerbread House Decorating Contest are Hunter Miller (left) with his second-place family entry "Christmas on the Farm," Seth Lawrenz (center), displaying his first-place family entry, "Elf Village," and Haylee Romalia with her first-place individual entry, "Fishing at the North Pole." Not pictured are the first-place organization entry from ETA, titled "Renewable Energy Gingerbread House," and second-place organization entry by Mill Pond Health Campus Legacy Lane members, titled "Santa's Legacy Express."
Civic League ready to launch 'Splash Pad' (12/12/11)
When the women of the Greencastle Civic League envision a project, they don't push the envelope, they rip it to shreds. When they took up the cause for the Emerald Palace playground in 2001, all they needed was an army of volunteers and $125,000 in monetary and in-kind donations...
Table Talk Ministries director Bill Hutson to be honored by Colts (12/12/11)
Bill Hutson of Table Talk Ministries has been chosen by the Indianapolis Colts to receive another in a growing list of community service awards. On Thursday, Dec. 22, during the Indianapolis Colts home game against the Houston Texans, Hutson will be honored as an "Indianapolis Colts Anthem Angel."...
Suicide prevention endowment under way (12/12/11)
The Putnam County Community Foundation announces a new endowment that will support suicide prevention programs in Putnam County. The endowment is a field of interest fund, but asks that the Community Foundation involve an approved student organization at DePauw University in deciding the best use of grants from the endowment. Preference will be given to projects that train leaders to identify symptoms of suicide and to prevent suicide...
Non-Food Pantry's next distribution slated for Saturday at St. Andrew's (12/12/11)
The Putnam County Non-Food Pantry, hosted by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, instead of the last Saturday of the month. The date has been changed so it won't conflict with the Christmas Eve festivities...
Sounds of Indiana exhibit on display at Putnam Museum (12/12/11)
The Indiana Historical Society will be hosting the traveling exhibition, "Sound Effects" at the Putnam County Museum in Greencastle. The exhibition includes award-winning color and black-and-white photographs that express the sounds found in Indiana...
South Putnam School Board sets special meeting (12/12/11)
The South Putnam Community School Board will hold a special work session on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The meeting will be held in the music room at Central Elementary School beginning at 6 p.m. During the meeting, fifth-grade parents will be able to voice their concerns regarding next year's classes...
Greencastle wins JV girls county tournament (12/12/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball squad utilized a intense, pressuring defense to win the Putnam County title Saturday at Cloverdale. The Tiger Cubs won 43-25 with Sydney Stuckwisch powering the Tiger Cub offense with a game-high 12 points...
North Putnam hosts 5-way meet (12/12/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's wrestling squad saw the highs and lows of wrestling Saturday afternoon at the newly renamed Kenny Kerns Invitational. Kerns, who had been the coach for the Cougars for the last 22 years, was honored in-between rounds for his service to the school's wrestling program...
North Putnam's Bryan named to IFCA Top 50 team (12/12/11)
To be recognized by your peers on any level is wonderful. But when you're singled out as one of the 50 best football players in the state, well, that's something even more special. North Putnam's inside linebacker Nate Bryan was recently named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association's Top 50 team. Bryan was also named the Banner Graphic Defensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row and quickly gave credit to those around him on the Cougar squad...
GMS eighth grade basketball roundup (12/12/11)
BRAZIL -- In boys' basketball action Thursday night, the GMS eighth graders traveled to North Clay and split a pair of games with the Knights. In a contest that came down to the wire, the A team jumped out to a 10-6 lead after one quarter. In the opening frame, Cole Edgar hit all four of his field goal attempts, en route to scoring eight of his game-high 17 points. The second quarter saw the home team battle back to within one, 17-16 at the end of the first half...
Indiana Film Journalists Association announces 2011 Awards (12/12/11)
The Indiana Film Journalists Association, an organization of journalists dedicated to promoting quality film criticism in the Hoosier State, is pleased to announce its annual film awards for 2011. "The Artist" took top honors, winning Best Film as well as Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius) and Best Musical Score (Ludovic Bource)...
Daisy Lee Buttery (12/12/11)
Daisy Lee Buttery, 92, Russellville, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at her residence. Born Nov. 14, 1919 in Laurel County, London, Ky., she was the oldest of six children and the daughter of Denver Lee and Emma Victoria (Swanner) Creech. She married Silas Woodson Buttery on Dec. 26, 1938 in London, Ky. They enjoyed 40 years of marriage until his passing in 1978...
Delores Mae Stewart Proctor (12/12/11)
Delores Mae Stewart Proctor 81, of Crawfordsville, formerly of Russellville, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at Millpond Health Campus. She was born Feb. 8, 1930 at Roachdale to Floyd and Lola M. Clark Stewart. She was married to Donald W. Proctor Oct. 27, 1950 at Russellville. He died in 2000...
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