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Stories from Saturday, January 21, 2012

Support for Becky (01/21/12)
Students show support for Becky Greenlee, elementary school counselor and wife of Greencastle basketball coach Troy Greenlee, during Friday night's basketball game at green castle High School. Mrs. Greenlee suffered a heart attack Sunday evening and is currently being treated at an Indianapolis hospital...
County Sheriff's Department seeks additional deputy (01/21/12)
Less money in the county budget doesn't necessarily mean a smaller caseload for the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, and Sheriff Steve Fenwick is hoping to alleviate the strain. The Sheriff's Department is requesting that an additional deputy position be reinstated to assist the department's two detectives...
Local girl donates hair to Locks of Love for third time (01/21/12)
The power of giving can be a wonderful thing. Fourteen-year-old Anna Beth Urban has done her fair share of giving back through volunteering for various organizations as well as donating her hair to Locks of Love three times within the past four-and-a-half years...
North Putnam officers remain the same (01/21/12)
North Putnam conducted its first school board meeting of the year on Thursday evening. On the agenda was election of officers as well as hearing updates on various programs. North Putnam bus driver Jim Hazelwood stood before the board in hopes of getting the board to look at and revise the severance pay policy...
New brand in town (01/21/12)
Before watching fuel prices go down throughout the week, motorists in Greencastle saw something go up along North Jackson Street -- a new Phillips 66 sign at the former Greencastle Mini Mart. The sign signals the return of branded gasoline to the station. ...
Parke REMC sets youth program applications (01/21/12)
Parke County REMC is now accepting applications for the Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., Touchstone Energy Camp and the Parke County REMC scholarship program. High school juniors have a chance to join other Indiana youth on a trip to the nation's capital. The trip begins June 13 in Indianapolis and ends June 21...
PCH playing host to food, paper product drive on Thursday (01/21/12)
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. The drive is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Surgery Center parking lot at PCH. Types of products sought as donations are non-perishable food items, toilet paper, facial tissue, diapers and paper towels...
Eighth-grade parent meeting slated Wednesday evening at SPHS (01/21/12)
South Putnam Jr-Sr. High School will have an eighth-grade parent meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25, SPHS guidance counselor Becki Arnold has announced. The meeting is considered an important information session for high school scheduling. It will be conducted in the high school cafeteria, beginning at 6:30 p.m...
Crystal Valley Quartet to perform at Putnamville UMC (01/21/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Crystal Valley Quartet is coming to the Putnamville United Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited so bring the whole family. Their live concerts are exciting, inspiring and entertaining. A pitch-in dinner will follow the concert...
GCC celebrates 30 years of ministry for Millers (01/21/12)
In January of 1982, Mark Miller began his ministry in Putnam County as the preaching minister at Greencastle Christian Church and his wife Lori Hetrick Miller began her ministry as the church's worship leader and choir director. To honor their 30 years of service at Greencastle Christian Church, an open house and card shower will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 2--4 p.m. in the family life center at Greencastle Christian Church...
GHS gets emotional win over Cascade (01/21/12)
Emotions ran high at Friday night's boys' basketball contest between the host Greencastle Tiger Cubs and visiting Cascade Cadets. Basketball might have been the name of the game on the court Friday, but the name that was one the lips of most in attendance was the name Becky...
North Putnam scores win over rival Clovers, 49-33 (01/21/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's boys' basketball squad used a stifling second half defense to turn a one point halftime lead into a comfortable 49-33 victory over Cloverdale Friday night. Defense was the strong suit for the Cougars throughout the night, forcing 19 Clover turnovers but was especially stingy through the third and most of the fourth quarters...
Taylor scores 19 in Tiger Cubs loss to Cadets (01/21/12)
A big first quarter by visiting Cascade proved to be too much for Greencastle to overcome Friday, as they fell to Cadets 65-57. The Tiger Cubs actually outscored the Cadets 39-31 in the second half, but the damage had already been done. Freshman Callan Taylor led all scorers with 19 points and head coach Bradley Key said he told his team he was looking for someone to step in Friday's contest...
Tough second half dooms Eagles against Bulldogs (01/21/12)
MONROVIA -- The South Putnam boys' basketball team traveled to Monrovia Friday night, falling to the Bulldogs 68-53. The Eagles battled Monrovia hard in the first half and looked to be heading to halftime down just 21-19, but a steal and shot at half court at the buzzer instead had them down 24-19...
South Putnam edges WCC foe Monrovia, 43-41 (01/21/12)
MONROVIA -- The South Putnam girls' basketball team won a close battle with Monrovia Friday 43-41 to move to 11-6 on the season. The Eagles found themselves behind 17-13 at the half and by two, 25-23, after three quarters. They were able to turn things around in the fourth quarter to come away with the victory...
North Putnam rebounds with win over Cloverdale (01/21/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam and Cloverdale's girls' basketball squads met for the second time of the year Friday night at North Putnam High School. Much like the first encounter, the host Cougars used a pressing defense to force turnovers and claimed their fourth victory of the season with a 50-35 win...
Tiger Cubs blast Cadets on the road (01/21/12)
Once again riding a stingy defense and the hot shooting of Holden King, the Greencastle Tiger Cub junior varsity basketball team defeated Cascade 57-27 at Cascade Thursday night. Trailing 4-2 early in the contest, the young Tiger Cubs went on a 14 point run to take a 16-4 lead late in the first quarter. ...
Tiger Cubs JV girls fall to Cadets (01/21/12)
The Greencastle girls' junior varsity team lost a tight contest to Cascade Thursday at home 44-36. Jessica Lenihan scored 12 points to lead the way for GHS, with Taylor Stoltey adding seven. Sydney Stuckwisch scored six points, while Delanie Stoltey adding four and Lauren Bridgewater adding three. Tera Amis and and Sydney Smiley scored two points each...
Cox - 60th Anniversary (01/21/12)
Charles L. and Vera J. Cox of Greencastle, formerly of Mooresville, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this year. Charles married the former Vera Sullivan on Feb. 9, 1952 in Mooresville with the Rev. Carl W. McBee officiating. Vera and Charles met on a blind date in December of 1951 and married just a few months later, believing that Charles might be enlisted to serve in the Korean War...
Scanner for Jan. 21 (01/21/12)
County Jail Sheriff's Department The car left the road and crashed through a fence. Damage $2,501-$5,000. No injuries were reported. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Stephen D. Freund, 18, Coatesville, came around the corner in a 2006 Ford Focus and could not stop because of the slick road and struck Scolaro's truck in the rear...
Madden - 96th Birthday (01/21/12)
Vivian Madden will be celebrating her 96th birthday on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. She would enjoy hearing from friends and neighbors. Cards may be sent to Vivian Madden, 1014 Mill Pond Ln., Greencastle, IN 46135.
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