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Stories from Monday, January 30, 2012

The jury's in: Judge LaViolette's the Chamber's Citizen of the Year (01/30/12)
Judged by a jury of her peers, Judge Diana LaViolette has been found guilty of being an engaged, dedicated, caring contributor to the very fabric of the Putnam County community. With such acknowledgement Saturday night, she was named the 2011 Citizen of the Year by the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce during its annual membership dinner at the DePauw University Tennis and Track Center...
Community support awes thankful Greenlee (01/30/12)
For a guy who makes his living in a profession engrossed in winning and losing, Troy Greenlee has learned a lesson or two in life. He knows how hard work will pay dividends. And how preparation can provide opportunity. And that there can be a fine line between winning and losing...
Play with Fire (01/30/12)
Riding a unicycle while juggling three torches Saturday night, comic juggler Jason Huneke entertains an audience of 300 at the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce annual dinner at the DePauw University Tennis and Track Center.
King for the Night (01/30/12)
South Putnam senior Rob Gibson was named Homecoming King during Saturday's homecoming festivities at South Putnam. He was joined on the court by underclassman princes Ben Fiest, J.D. Briones and Eli Harris.
Director of the Year (01/30/12)
Honored as the 2011 Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Director of the Year, Jennifer Bedwell (left) of Putnam County Hospital accepts a plaque from out-going President Amber Bowers.
Evidence suggests foul play in death of Ladoga man, 94 (01/30/12)
LADOGA -- The suspicious death of a 94-year-old Montgomery County man near Ladoga is under investigation by Indiana State Police detectives. Samuel H. Kessler of 8737 E. State Road 234, Ladoga, was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday by Montgomery County Coroner David Hunt...
Nancy Bowen exhibit to open Feb. 6 at DPU's Peeler gallery (01/30/12)
DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center will present "Nancy Bowen: Begettings," an exhibition opening Monday, Feb. 6 and remaining on view through Friday, March 23. The artist will be on campus for a talk and reception 4-6 p.m. Monday, March 5. Both the exhibition and program are free and open to all...
Busy Cloverdale FFA competing in Monsanto Chapter Challenge (01/30/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale FFA has been quite busy this winter. In December, the chapter raised more than $700, which allowed it to buy 11 bikes through the Bikes for Tykes program sponsored by the Terre Haute Exchange Club. The bikes went to children in Putnam County...
An inspiration for science and overcoming hardship (01/30/12)
Most likely, January 5th was a day that local residents were still discussing college football bowl games, readjusting to work and school schedules after the holidays and gearing up all attempts to not break New Year's resolutions...
PCH announces breast cancer awareness drawing winners (01/30/12)
The breast imaging staff at Putnam County Hospital congratulates Jane Frost of Bainbridge and Meghann Miller of Roachdale as the winners of the breast cancer awareness gift basket drawings. The first quarterly drawings for BCA gift baskets were to promote and celebrate women having their first mammogram at PCH and the women who faithfully return yearly. ...
Visiting Angels earns 'Best of Home Care' (01/30/12)
Visiting Angels has been recognized with Home Care Pulse's "Best of Home Care" distinction, which is awarded to the top 25 percent of agencies nationwide in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse. "We know that sometimes it's difficult to make care decisions when you don't have specific experience with an agency, explained Home Care Pulse founder Aaron Marcum. ...
Girl Scout cookie booth with Soup-R-Bowl food drive (01/30/12)
Reelsville Girl Scout Troops 2320, 10483 and 1733 will be hosting a Girl Scout cookie booth at Tractor Supply Co. in Greencastle from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3 along with Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In celebration of the Super Bowl weekend, the Reelsville Girl Scout troops have decided to sponsor a Soup-R-Bowl food drive for the local food pantry...
Gardner crowned sectional champ, 17 advance (01/30/12)
AVON -- Action at the 2012 Avon wrestling sectional was fast and furious Saturday, with the winner being decided by a mere half of a point. Danville edged host Avon 207.5-207 for the win. Locally, Putnam County has 17 wrestlers advancing to the Mooresville Regional next Saturday, with Greencastle and South Putnam leading the way with seven and six selections, respectively...
Eagles score homecoming win over Riverton Parke (01/30/12)
After a heart breaking loss to Cloverdale the night before, South Putnam boys' basketball team had to turn around and prepare for its own homecoming game against Riverton Parke Saturday night. A sluggish start gave way to a strong ending as the Eagles broke through in the fourth quarter to take a 40-32 win over the visiting Panthers...
GMS eighth graders clinch conference (01/30/12)
MONROVIA -- On Thursday, the GMS eighth grade boys' basketball team traveled to Monrovia and made it a perfect 5-0 in conference play with a 50-36 victory over the Bulldogs. The Tiger Cubs jumped out to an early lead with red hot shooting from the field, leading after one quarter 17-7...
Local teams learn IHSAA tournament draws Sunday (01/30/12)
Girls' basketball teams throughout the state learned who they'll face in the 2011-12 tournament. In the Class 2A Cascade sectional, Cloverdale and South Putnam will tangled to open the sectional, with the winner moving on to face Monrovia in the sectional semi-final...
Reelsville Youth Baseball/Softball League sets sign-up dates (01/30/12)
The Reelsville Youth Baseball/ Softball league will hold four chances for players wishing to sign-up for the leagues. Sign-ups for children aged four and up will take place on Feb. 3 from 6-8 p.m. and Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to noon and on Feb. 10 from 6-8 p.m. and Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon...
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