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Stories from Saturday, January 7, 2012

Council approves changes to utility policy at Fillmore (01/07/12)
FILLMORE -- With the new year, the town of Fillmore has a new council lineup as well as some minor changes to the town's utility policies. Back on the council are re-elected members Alan Jones and Tami Parker, joined by Curt Leonard, who previously served eight years in the post and regained his seat in November's election...
Commissioners make board appointments (01/07/12)
After soliciting the county for applications last month, the Putnam County Commissioners made several appointments to county and regional boards at their Tuesday, Jan. 3 meeting. With the Putnam County Hospital Board expanding from five to seven board members, the commissioners have three appointments to make -- one to a full term and two new members to shortened, staggered terms...
Rev. Davies leaving Immanuel Baptist after 30 years (01/07/12)
After 30 years of service to his church and the community, Pastor Bob Davies of the Immanuel Baptist Church is stepping down from the pulpit. Originally from Connecticut, Davies attended Taylor University to follow in his father's footsteps as a businessman. But after two years of school, Davies was called into the ministry...
PCPL celebrates Martin Luther King (01/07/12)
The Putnam County Library will be hosting a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 14. The event will begin at 2 p.m. with a welcome by the Library Director Alice Greenburg It will also include a variety of readings and programs honoring Martin Luther King Jr...
Girl Scout cookie orders now being taken (01/07/12)
Putnam County Girl Scouts will be taking orders for cookies beginning Saturday (today) and running through Saturday, Jan. 21. Cookies are $3.50 a box again this year. Cookies ordered will arrive in Putnam County for distribution on Wednesday, Feb. 1...
Jan. 22 Greencastle event to celebrate birthday of the Lego (01/07/12)
The Lego Building Block was born on Jan. 28, 1958, and in honor of the occasion, the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the birthday of the Lego. Participants can enjoy an opportunity to "free build" with the department's collection of building blocks piled high on the floor of City Hall. Cake and ice cream will also be served...
As the new year begins many look to quit smoking (01/07/12)
With the start of every new year, resolutions are made to better and improve one's quality of life. One common resolution, and one of the hardest for many to stick with, is to kick the addiction to tobacco, which for most, is smoking. According to the American Lung Association, six out of 10 smokers require multiple attempts before successfully kicking the habit. This being said, many smokers might quickly give up on their resolution, thinking the chances are heavily against them...
Friend of Children (01/07/12)
Friends and Neighbors Homemakers Extension Club recently become a Trust Friend by a donation of $100 to the Mary Allison Children's Trust. Funds will be used to continue the legacy of Mary Allison assisting children of Putnam County. Presenting the check to treasurer of the Trust Ginger Scott (right) are members of the club Sandy Jessup (left) and Joyce Humphreys. Information on the Trust may be obtained by contacting Scott at 655-2333 or President Jim Jackson at 522-1000...
Co-Alliance LLP announces $20,000 in local scholarships (01/07/12)
One of the area's largest farmer-owned cooperatives has offered to extend a financial helping hand to 20 college-bound students this month, thanks to the Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship program. Co-Alliance serves energy and agribusiness customers across Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, and Co-Alliance's farmer-directors have again committed $20,000 in academic awards to the children and grandchildren of co-op members...
Free throws, tough defense key in Eagles' win (01/07/12)
With their leading scorer and rebounder on the bench with an injury, South Putnam put together a stellar defensive effort to win its fourth game of the season. The Eagle defense stymied Eminence's leading scorer Dawson Gore to send the Eels to their sixth straight loss, 51-43...
Cougars pick up second win of the season, defeat Turkey Run, 51-37 (01/07/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam boys' basketball team survived a fourth quarter push and poured it on late in securing their second win of the season over Turkey Run, 51-37. The Cougars started off the game with strong play from the backcourt as Kolten Everts, Tim Wiltermood and Braydon Porter scored 13 of the home side's 16 points in the frame...
Clovers see improvment despite loss (01/07/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Cloverdale boys' basketball team fell to 1-10 on the season after losing to Covenant Christian 58-43 Friday Mitch Williams led three Cloverdale players who scored in double figures with 15 points. Brandon Dorman added 11 and Joe Fidler scored 10 in the loss. Chuck Strunk scored five and Zach Dorman chipped in two points...
Tiger Cubs cruise to win over Sparkplugs (01/07/12)
SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle girls' basketball team picked up its sixth straight win after defeating Speedway 62-49 Friday. The Tiger Cubs got a big scoring effort from Taylor Pruitt, who scored 25 points to lead the team. Hannah Wainman scored 15, but it was defense on JoJo Daghe that her head coach talked about following the win...
Hutcheson scores 28 in GHS win (01/07/12)
SPEEDWAY -- Behind a 38 point, 17 rebound performance by Nick Hutcheson, the Greencastle boys' basketball team improved to 7-1 on the season after defeating Speedway 73-70 Friday The Tiger Cubs jumped out to a big lead after one quarter, leading the Sparkplugs 25-12. However, Speedway outscored GHS 32-28 in quarters two and three and outscored the Tiger Cubs 26-20 in the fourth. But the early lead was enough for the Tiger Cubs to hold on for a three-point win...
GHS junior varsity dominates Sparkplugs (01/07/12)
The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball team powered past Speedway 58-23 Thursday night. The win was the team's sixth in a row. Jessica Lenihan had a huge game for the Tiger Cubs scoring 18 points, with Sydney Smiley adding 10 points. Tera Amis scored nine, with Delanie Stoltey chipping in eight points. ...
Cougar swimmers battle in three-way (01/07/12)
The Cougar swim and dive team battled North Montgomery and Covenant Christian Thursday night. The Cougar boys' defeated Covenant Christian 130-33, but fell nine points shy of a sweep for the night losing to North Montgomery 139-130. The Cougar girls' fell to a strong North Montgomery squad 160-61, and were edged out by Covenant Christian in the last relay to fall by six points, 67-61...
Recent Births for Jan. 7 (01/07/12)
Three local families welcomed new additions recently at Hendricks Regional Health...
Scanner for Jan. 7 (01/07/12)
County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:42 Raymond Herbert Hess, 45, Cloverdale, was arrested for operating while intoxicated. City Fire The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several dispatches recently...
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