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Stories from Thursday, February 23, 2012

The state of the city is more than stellar (02/23/12)
Any discussion on the current state of affairs in Greencastle has to acknowledge the impact the Stellar Communities Grant is having on the community. However, in her state of the city address to the Greencastle Rotary Club Wednesday, Mayor Sue Murray gave a nod to the $19 million grant program before beginning the substance of her talk elsewhere...
Moving Child Support office will help two county problems (02/23/12)
Talks of raising courthouse banisters have been on hold in recent months, and the Putnam County Courthouse faces an ongoing crowding problem since the closure of the courthouse annex in November. In this climate, the Putnam County Commissioners and Council welcomed the news this week that the Title IV D Child Support office will be moving from the courthouse across the street to 26 W. Washington St...
Stewart to present 2012 DePauw commencement address, receive Kilgore Medal (02/23/12)
James B. Stewart -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, columnist for the New York Times and 1973 graduate of DePauw University -- will deliver the principal address to DePauw's Class of 2012 at his alma mater's 173rd annual commencement...
'Evening at Elms' combines fundraising, fun to celebrate DePauw's 175th year (02/23/12)
Some 150 friends of the Putnam County Museum attended "An Evening at the Elms," the Museum's winter fundraiser hosted by DePauw University President Brian Casey at his official university residence Saturday evening. The event is part of a year-long celebration of DePauw's 175th anniversary...
Cloverdale Emerald Command winter 2012 (02/23/12)
The Instrumental Music department at the Cloverdale School Corporation has several performance opportunities for talented hardworking students involved with the program. Active performaces ensembles for February and March include the Cloverdale Winter Guard, students involved with the ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Cloverdale Independent Winter Drumline and Middle School ISSMA Organizational contest...
Box Tops for Education (02/23/12)
Cloverdale Elementary Student Council members are currently holding a contest to see which grade level can collect the most Box Tops for Education. The winning grade level will receive a pajama and pizza day. Pictured above is the most recent earnings from Box Tops for Education, $796. ...
Roachdale Citizenship (02/23/12)
The following students were honored for their outstanding citizenship during the month of January. Pictured above are Zoey Dickson, Shelby Woods, Makayla Kenndy, Ethan Taylor, Jacob Kemerly, Cody Perkins, Jaycee Scobee, DePauw Women's Basketball players, Tanner Stacks, Dakota Lathrop, Cari Strasburger, Jake Powell and Taylor Louk...
Depp's 'The Rum Diary' will leave you thirsting for all the wrong reasons (02/23/12)
When I hear the names Johnny Depp and Hunter S. Thompson in the same sentence, I can't help but get a little excited. So when it was announced that Depp would be starring in a film version of the Gonzo journalist's novel "The Rum Diary," I was beyond happy. The film would be fun, fast and frantic and still manage to deliver a good story...
The Almighty Sound brings swagger to Audra Mae's sound (02/23/12)
When Audra Mae released her debut album "The Happiest Lamb" two years ago, it was to praises of her ability to carry a record with just her voice. The instruments were minimal, and Audra's dark, sultry vocals were front and center. In the time since, the Oklahoma native has assembled The Almighty Sound, a six-piece band that brings a bigger sound to her music. ...
DeGraw at DePauw March 17 with David Nail (02/23/12)
Singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw -- whose hits include "Chariot" and "I Don't Want to Be" (used as the theme for TV's "One Tree Hill") will perform a concert at DePauw University on Saturday, March 17. The show, which includes special guest David Nail, is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in Neal Fieldhouse, located within DePauw's Lilly Physical Education and Recreation Center...
Robert 'Rocky' Givans (02/23/12)
Robert "Rocky" Givans, 67, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. He was born May 19, 1944 in Indianapolis, son of the late Robert Givans and Louise Garrett. Robert was an Army veteran, serving with the 101st Airborne Division.
Florence 'Shug' Paris Cook (02/23/12)
Florence 'Shug' Paris Cook, 78, Brazil, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at Exception Living Center, Brazil. She was born on Jan. 21, 1934 in Owen County and was the daughter of the late Ross Myrl and Mary Caroline (Pullen) Paris. She was a retired school bus drive for Clay Community Schools and was a member of the Wesley Chapel Church at Brazil...
Louise Brackney (02/23/12)
"Nellie" Louise Brackney, a lifelong resident of Putnam County, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital with her family by her side. Louise was born on July 11, 1924, to Glenn and Nellie (Bock) Flint. Louise graduated from Clinton Center High School, where she met her husband John Joe, and continued her studies at Indiana Business College. She went on to support the war effort from Greencastle in the local Rations Office while John served as a Marine in the Pacific...
Rosalie Virginia Hauser Frank (02/23/12)
Rosalie Virginia Hauser Frank, 83, of Patricksburg, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. Rose, the youngest child of William Henry Harrison Hauser and Selma Dayhuff Hauser, was born March 30, 1928 in Owen County. Rose worked at the Spencer Evening World, the US Geological Survey at Indiana University and retired from Hoosier Energy. She enjoyed singing, gardening, family, church and was an avid IU Basketball fan. Rose traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, Australia, Europe, Israel and many shorter trips...
Scanner for Feb. 23 (02/23/12)
County Jail A number of people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 12:12 p.m. Jimmy Keith Peavler, 53, Indianapolis, was arrested for check deception and probation violation. At 2:21 a.m. Darlena Mae Capps, 38, Greencastle, was arrested for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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