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Stories from Thursday, January 12, 2012

Arts being brought back to community (01/12/12)
In an effort to help transform the education system, the Putnam County Coalition for Education and Creative Arts organization has created a movement to partner with Putnam County schools in grades K-12. The mission of the coalition is to partner with teachers in the Putnam County schools to provide a new approach to the curriculum by integrating arts into their weekly activities by utilizing the rich talents of DePauw faculty, staff, students and local artists...
Boil order in place for some South 43 Water customers (01/12/12)
South 43 Water Association Inc., serving customers in southern Putnam County, has experienced a water main break near Deer Creek in the association's south line. Customers in that area are not expected to have water service for the remainder of the day on Wednesday. It was expected to take the rest of the day to repair the water line break...
No butts about it, ashtray sparks mystery (01/12/12)
As a veteran local auctioneer of nearly 40 years, Greencastle's De Eilar not only has a lifetime of memories but quite a cache of souvenirs as well. He's got an old Greencastle cabinet bearing a bronze plaque denoting its homegrown history. Stored inside it are a number of old greenish Coca-Cola bottles, including one of the old rounded originals and a couple with "Greencastle" embossed on the bottom...
No changes in City Council assignments (01/12/12)
Change may be good, as some suggest, but the status quo might be best -- at least in theory -- for the Greencastle City Council. Tuesday night marked the Council's first meeting of the new year, a time for board reorganization and determining assignments as department liaisons and appointments to other boards...
Hoops-for-Troops night at South Putnam-GHS game Friday (01/12/12)
The South Putnam High School Interact Club will have a Hoops-for-Troops night on Friday, Jan. 13 during the boys' and girls' varsity basketball games against Greencastle at SPHS. The Interact Club would like fans from both teams to bring a donation to the game for care packages to send to our troops overseas...
Business After Hours set at Almost Home Jan. 24 (01/12/12)
Almost Home, 17 W. Franklin St., will be hosting and sponsoring the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours session. The networking and social event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24. It is open to all Chamber members and their guests...
Hospice volunteers currently needed in Putnam County area (01/12/12)
Advocate Hospice has announced that hospice volunteers are needed in the Putnam County area. Hospice volunteers visit with patients, read, converse, play games, and perform light housekeeping or cooking, Other administrative volunteer opportunities available. All volunteers receive training...
Positive behavior results in party choices at Cloverdale (01/12/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale Elementary School has been host to three parties this past year celebrating positive behavior choices made at school. As part of the school's positive behavior plan, students earn SCORE tickets for positive behavior choices, and have the opportunity to save them and turn them in for admission to one of the parties...
Reelsville Elementary Honor Roll (01/12/12)
First Semester Grade 2 High Honor Roll: Samuel Ross Hayden, Savanna Paige Junkin and Trevor L Vanihel Honor Roll: Madison L Aker, Amanda Faye Boone, Celeah Beth Burton, Tyler W Carey, Marlena Crawley, Damian Golden, Dillian M Head, Riley Mason Johnson, Logan W Jordan, Halen K Nichols, Parker J Pelfrey, Kendal Rae Thompson and Haylee E Wood...
Cloverdale High School Honor Roll (01/12/12)
Second Nine Weeks Grade 9 All A: Christa Raylynn Asbury, Collin Charles Beauchamp-Umphrey, Clayton Brock Byrd, Cristain Riley LaFary, Rylan Lee Mattocks, Mark Edward Sprinkle and Laura Elizabeth Worthington. A/B: Ethan Hudson Boyd, Troy Michael Davis, David Alan Green, Emily Jean Grove, Bridget Mary Jackson, Tyler Kennedy Lotz, Hannah Megan Mann, Raeanna Lynn McFadden, Christopher Ryan Moghadam, Charlotte Angeline Muns, Sarah Elizabeth Neeley, Collin Clay Pennington, Taylea Jordyn Pennington, Jacob Alexander Roach, Madison Louise Smith, Anna Kristine Spencer, Bailee Rayne Stevens, Sylvia Dawn Tiedemann and Jessica Paige Winders. ...
Cloverdale Middle School Honor Roll (01/12/12)
Second Nine Weeks Grade 5 High Honor Roll: Makenzie Allen, Caroline Cupp, Jake Davis, Lisa Hess, Jaylen Hughbanks, Bradley Johnson, Haley Maners, Josiah Mann, Abigail McDonald, Davis Powell, Markus Priest, Hannah Rady, Jaren Rossok Kathleen Selig, Kendall Tarantino...
PCYSA holding free skills camp (01/12/12)
GREENCASTLE -- The PCYSA is holding a free soccer skills clinic Sunday, Jan. 22 at the DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m. Members of both the men's and women's DePauw soccer teams will be on hand to help young players with skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting and goalkeeping...
South Putnam's Troy Burgess will coach South All-Stars in WVFCA game (01/12/12)
The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association announced Wednesday a new format for their annual All-Star game played each year in June. This was brought about due to the continued growth of the association. First, a little history about the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association. ...
Miller lets his fandom show on 'The Interpreter' (01/12/12)
In some ways, a good cover song can be the closest moment of connection between musicians and their audiences. It provides a moment where the artist and the fans can enjoy the music on almost the same level. There's an unspoken agreement in the opening bars of a favorite: "We all know this one. Let's enjoy it together."...
Stars will shine at Golden Globes this Sunday (01/12/12)
Can you smell it? Awards season is once again upon us. The Golden Globes hit this Sunday and it looks like a wide variety of flicks will be honored this year. So, I thought in honor of the Globes, I would do a little pre-Golden Globe prediction column and show my cards before the big night...
John E. 'Elvis' Capps (01/12/12)
John E. "Elvis" Capps, 66, of Reelsville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. He was born on March 24, 1945 in Hendricks County to Elmer L. Capps and Clonia P. Spear Capps. Johnny had worked at Area 30 and was a retired roofer. He was a former member of the Knightsville Masonic Lodge 409...
Scanner for Jan. 12 (01/12/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10:15 p.m. Nicholas Paul Owens, 21, Bainbridge, was housed at the jail for public intoxication. At 10:20 p.m. Eric Tyler Huber, 21, Bainbridge, was booked for public intoxication, driving with a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance and trafficking contraband with an inmate...
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