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Stories from Friday, January 13, 2012

South 43 boil order has been lifted (01/13/12)
South 43 Water Association announced Friday afternoon that the boil order for water customers south of Deer Creek along U.S. 231 South and East U.S. 40 has been lifted. Water Supt. Jeff O'Neal has been notified that test results have confirmed the water is safe to drink...
Greencastle School Board begins search for Fennell's replacement (01/13/12)
The Greencastle Community School Board was one member short at its January meeting, with the other four board members accepting the resignation of Monica Fennell. Fennell has been chosen for a Rotary Peace Fellowship, which means she will spend three months in Bangkok, Thailand, later this year...
Wi-Fi bubble activated on Greencastle Square (01/13/12)
The new Greencastle Wi-Fi bubble, named "GCFree," is now fully operational. The Wi-Fi zone, which is accessible to anyone within two to three blocks of the Putnam County Courthouse Square, is meant to provide Internet access to the casual user, and should not be used to conduct a business...
Five new course offerings coming to GHS curriculum (01/13/12)
Greencastle High School students will find some new offerings as they begin to choose their classes for the 2012-2013 school year. The Greencastle School Board approved the addition of five new classes to the GHS curriculum during Wednesday's monthly meeting...
The wait is over (01/13/12)
Thursday's snowfall quickly made the sign in front of ServiceMaster on Indianapolis Road outdated, though no less true. With snowfall to continue through the night and into today, any local residents with a taste for snow are certainly getting their fill...
Snowfall keeps Putnamville troopers busy (01/13/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Troopers from the Putnamville Post were kept busy Thursday, responding to various calls for service related to slippery road conditions. The busiest period was between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Troopers responded to seven property-damage crashes, three slide-offs (no damage), and three mechanically disabled vehicles...
A Conversation with the Author: Mike Mullin (01/13/12)
The Putnam County Public Library will be hosting "A Conversation with the Author," featuring Mike Mullin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. Mullin will discuss writing, geology and his novel "Ashfall" as well as give a Taekwondo demonstration. It was when Mullin was in the sixth grade that he discovered he could make money with his writing. Mullin's first sale as a writer earned 10 cents for one word: Tenacious...
Putnam poets can enter competition (01/13/12)
Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana announce the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition. Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 24. Competition is open to individuals and students living, working or attending school in Putnam, Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion or Vigo counties. Cash prizes will be awarded...
Cunot Community Center hosts home health care presentation (01/13/12)
The Cunot Community Senior Center will host Visiting Angels for a presentation on home health care and assisted living at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. Everyone is welcome. Call the center at 795-3461 for more information.
PCH to host food and paper product drive on Jan. 26 (01/13/12)
Often after the holidays, food pantry shelves go bare and the volunteers struggle to fill them. A local effort is out to help remedy that. Putnam County Hospital, along with Horizon Hospice, the Banner Graphic, WREB and local FFA chapters, will be hosting a "Hope for a Super 2012" food and paper product drive on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Surgery Center parking lot at PCH...
South Putnam swimmers sweep Patriots (01/13/12)
The South Putnam swim teams picked up a pair of victories over Owen Valley Thursday night. The girls' squad won by a score of 103-64, while the boys' squad recorded a 120-53 win. Josalynn Farmer picked up two wins for the Eagles in the 50 and 100 free races, while Mackenzie Trisler also added two wins in the 200 IM and 100 fly. Morgan Deszi won the 100 back and Courtney Sullivan won in the diving portion of the meet...
Eagles defeat Quakers (01/13/12)
Elizabeth A. 'Betty' Wathen (01/13/12)
Elizabeth A. "Betty" Wathen, 84, of Poland passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. She was born on Dec. 3, 1927 in New York to Orlando Pfaltz and Marian Dachenhousen Pfaltz. Mrs. Wathen was a graduate of Queens College and was an X-ray technician for Dr. Beelers and Silver in Indianapolis for more than 35 years. Betty was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church...
GCSC School Board appointee sought (01/13/12)
To the Editor: I am writing on behalf of the Greencastle School Board. At our January public meeting, the school board accepted the resignation of board member Monica Fennell, an appointee of the Greencastle City Council. The board is empowered to appoint a member to fill the vacancy within 30 days, and the replacement's term will last through June 30, 2014...
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