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Stories from Saturday, February 18, 2012

North Putnam yet to pass upcoming school year calendar (02/18/12)
In a meeting just shy of two and a half hours, the North Putnam School Board discussed several routine maintenance issues yet made very few decisions. The board heard an update from the Cougar Softball League on the status of the soon-to-be-built concession stand. Although, the concession stand has been in the works for quite some time, the league was unable to build it due to financial constraints...
North Putnam celebrates Spanish teacher's American citizenship (02/18/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam High School begins each morning with the Pledge of Allegiance. For 10 years, Spanish teacher Maria Wilson has repeated those 31 words with her students. For the last two days, she has done so as a fellow United States citizen...
Development Center celebrates local investments, achievements in 2011 (02/18/12)
Accomplishments of the past year were reviewed for community leaders Friday morning during the annual meeting of the Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center at the Inn at DePauw. During 2011, projects were announced for the communities of Bainbridge, Cloverdale, Greencastle and Fillmore...
Foundation announces Becky Brothers Service Scholarship (02/18/12)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced that the family of Rebecca Jo "Becky" Brothers has established a scholarship endowment in her memory. The first scholarship will be awarded this spring to a South Putnam High School graduate. The recipient will be identified by a committee established by the administrators of South Putnam Jr.-Sr. High School...
Walkin' Wednesdays (02/18/12)
Thanks to the nice, dry indoor track at DePauw University, devoted walkers like Jayne Bray (right) and Linda Patrick are able to keep exercising regardless of the weather. Even saddled with a boot for a stress fracture to her right foot, Bray has joined Patrick as two of the most devoted walkers during the Winter Edition of Walking Wednesdays, which is sponsored by the Putnam County Health Coalition. ...
Tri Kappa Week proclaimed (02/18/12)
Watching Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray sign a proclamation declaring Feb. 19-25 as Tri Kappa Week in Greencastle are Beta Psi Chapter members (seated left) Emily Johnson and (right) Amy Cassida and (standing from left) Michael Fisher, Beth Flint and Natalie Pritchard. ...
'Courageous' presented at New Life Baptist (02/18/12)
New Life Baptist will host a free showing of the film "Courageous" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. "Courageous" tells the story of four men with one calling: To serve and protect. When tragedy strikes home, four lawmen must wrestle with their hopes, their fears, their faith and their fathering...
St. Andrew's marks season of feasts and fasts (02/18/12)
The people of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 520 E. Seminary St., Greencastle, invite members of the community to join them on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for their annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 5:30-7 p.m. in the parish hall. Proceeds from free-will donations will be given to the Non-Food Pantry, which helps persons on food stamps with items that food stamps do not cover, such as laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels and other necessities...
North Putnam ends three game skid (02/18/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam opened Friday's contest against Covington with a hot hand, netting 28 first quarter points en route to a 72-62 win over the Trojans. The Cougars improved to 7-12 with the win with sectional rapidly approaching. Both squads come out firing up shots beyond the three-point arc as they combined to go 10-for-10 from distance in the first quarter. North Putnam's Jameson Brewer and Tim Wiltermood hit two long-range bombs, with Braydon Porter adding one of his own...
Patriots get win over feisty Eagles squad (02/18/12)
South Putnam's Senior Night was spoiled by Owen Valley as the Patriots took home a 44-37 victory at South Putnam High School, the 17th straight victory for Owen Valley over the Eagles. The South Putnam (8-12) seniors contributed 26 of the home side's 37 points, but Owen Valley (7-12) used an early 11-0 run and solid defensive play to control the Eagle's comeback attempts...
Dream of state title ends with first round loss for Lewis (02/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Greencastle junior Carter Lewis' first foray into the IHSAA Wrestling State Finals would end up a one and done Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Lewis was matched-up against Merrillville senior Darryl Peppers at 170 pounds. At 5'5", Peppers was a different prospect from the rest of the field...
Mahurin, Rockville too much for Clovers (02/18/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers got a good look Friday night at how a state championship contender plays basketball. The Rockville Rox (16-4) scored from the outside and inside, with three-point shots, layups off steals and deft passing under the basket en route to a 68-42 victory on the Cloverdale Senior Night...
GHS rally comes up short against Mounties (02/18/12)
GREENASTLE -- It was Senior Night at Greencastle, but Southmont sophomore Devon Burton stole the show and led the Mounties past Greencastle 73-57 Friday night. Prior to the game the senior players were honored and Nick Hutcheson was honored individually for being one of just 10 players in the history of the state to ever accumulate 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in his career...
Birt-Beaty Engagement (02/18/12)
Glen and Paula Birt of Greencastle are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Bailey Birt to Kyle Beaty, son of Jeff and Donna Beaty of Needham, Ind. Bailey is a 2008 graduate of South Putnam High School and will graduate from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in May with a degree in art, graphic design and marketing. ...
Scanner for Feb. 18 (02/18/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:16 p.m. William Cory Thompson, 25, Springville, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance...
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