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Stories from Friday, February 17, 2012

NPHS band director on leave, pending investigation results (02/17/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Board met for 10 minutes shy of 2-1/2 hours Thursday night but the issue on many patrons' minds was never mentioned. The status of North Putnam High School Band Director Craig Rogers has become an issue after parents received a letter this week from NPHS Principal Alan Zerkel...
144 pupils compete in annual Putnam Student Art Show (02/17/12)
It was standing-room-only at the Putnam County Museum for the opening of the fifth annual Putnam County Student Art Show. More than 200 county residents flowed through the Museum's art walk to see the exhibit. "The Student Art Show is always one of our most interesting and popular exhibits," said Tanis Money, executive director of the museum. "Putnam County families are justifiably proud of their children's work."...
Roachdale Town Council approves radio upgrades (02/17/12)
ROACHDALE -- Technology doesn't come cheap. Advances in radio communications have left the radios in Roachdale town vehicles in need of upgrade or replacement. The town council approved a $3,277.85 quote for town radios. J & K Communications submitted the quote, which will include rebanding to police car radios and new units for the utility trucks. The utility department will also get a pair of hand-held radios for use in the backhoe and other equipment...
Sens. Lawson, Bray honor DePauw for its 175th anniversary (02/17/12)
State Sens. Connie Lawson (R-Danville) and Richard Bray (R-Martinsville) led the Senate this week in recognizing the 175th anniversary of DePauw University, which was established in 1837 by the Indiana Methodist Episcopal Conference. "DePauw University is without a doubt, the heartbeat of our community," Sen. Lawson said. "Its faculty, students, staff and programs breathe life into so many aspects of this area...
Cloverdale looking for extra savings (02/17/12)
CLOVERDALE-- The Cloverdale Town Council held its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. The utility manager position, the draining of POET's holding pond and the vacant Holiday Inn were among the topics discussed throughout the meeting. Interim utility manager Rich Saucerman updated the board on the status of POET's draining of its holding pond. POET has discharged nine times and the town will begin billing the ethanol plant monthly for its use...
Dine with a Doc to discuss pharmaceuticals (02/17/12)
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. will be hosting a free Dine with a Doc event with guest Lisa Hettich-Barnhart, registered pharmacist. The event will take place on Monday, Feb. 27 at the First National Bank from 10 a.m. -- noon. Lunch will be provided courtesy of The Waters of Greencastle...
Unclaimed money efforts return $44 million to state economy, $81,00o to Putnam County (02/17/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Attorney General Greg Zoeller has announced that more than $44 million in unclaimed property was returned to residents or former residents of Indiana during 2011. The total of $44,279,082.93 exceeds by more than $4 million the 2010 amount that went back into the pockets of Hoosiers...
Tiger Cub wrestler Carter Lewis begins state championship quest tonight (02/17/12)
For Greencastle junior wrestler Carter Lewis, his high school career on the mat has been a steady progression. This year, that progression has led Lewis to the IHSAA State Finals at Banker's Life Fieldhouse and a few short matches from achieving the goal that every high school wrestlers shares -- a state title...
Area swimmers move on to sectional finals Saturday (02/17/12)
AVON -- The Putnam County boys' swimmers traveled to Avon High School for the sectional prelims Thursday night. Greencastle leads the pack with three relays and five individual swimmers making the sectional final, with North Putnam adding three relays and an individual finalist, with South Putnam adding a relay of their own to the finals...
Scanner for Feb. 17 (02/17/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 12:30 p.m. Bradley James Deubner, 40, Indianapolis was arrested for burglary and theft. At 4:10 p.m. John Bradley Inman, 40, Greencastle, was held at the jail for burglary and theft...
Yep, that's what he said ... (02/17/12)
Repeated responses, both verbal and physical, often evolve -- good or bad -- into second-nature reflex actions. Advertisers use that to their advantage. When the stimulus is familiar, we often react automatically. The familiar is friendly. And friendly opens doors...
Thanks for the memories, Davieses say (02/17/12)
To the Editor: As we prepare to move back to Michigan after 30 years in Greencastle, we would like to pause and thank so many friends and special people in our community: Our Immanuel Baptist Church family; Drs.Steve Kissel and Perry Wainman and their staffs; Dr. ...
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