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Stories from Saturday, March 3, 2012

Say hello to $4 gasoline (03/03/12)
At mid-day Friday, Greencastle got its first look at $4 gasoline this year as the Speedway station on Indianapolis Road was among the first to raise all its gasoline grades to $4 (or splitting hairs at $3.999 per gallon for unleaded regular) and others quickly followed suit. It might only be the beginning, as some analysts have predicted we'll see $5-a-gallon gasoline by the ending of the year...
Weather specialist calls Friday's storms a close call (03/03/12)
As reports of devastating tornadoes in Southern Indiana and around the country continued to roll in Friday evening, Putnam County residents could look around and count themselves fortunate. Two severe storm outbreaks produced hail in parts of the county Friday morning and afternoon, but the Putnam County Emergency Management Agency Severe Weather Specialist had a word to describe Putnam County's situation...
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss (03/03/12)
In celebration of both Dr. Seuss' birthday along with Read Across America Day, the Putnam County Library held a celebration at the Inn at DePauw Social Center on Friday evening. The community was invited to play games, listen to beloved Dr. Seuss tales, color and enjoy birthday treats. Ameliana Partin had the honor of meeting The Cat in the Hat, Kareen Dillon, during the event...
Civic League splash requires a mad dash (03/03/12)
If getting there is truly half the fun, Greencastle Civic League members ought to have a ball by the time all the pieces of their splash park project fall into place. Consider Thursday's excitement. Civic League members faced a 5 p.m. deadline for two separate grant applications -- one locally with the Putnam County Community Foundation and the other through the PNC Foundation at the Hyatt in downtown Indianapolis...
Pool admission price going up this summer (03/03/12)
When summer 2012 rolls around, it will cost more to cool off at the Greencastle City Pool. For only the third time since the city pool opened nearly 20 years ago, the cost of admission is going up. The Greencastle Park Board Thursday night unanimously voted to increase the daily pool admission price for everyone age five and older from $3 to $5...
Advocate Hospice to speak at Heritage Lake Cancer Support Group (03/03/12)
The Heritage Lake Cancer Support Group will welcome representatives from Advocate Hospice to its Monday, March 5 meeting. Few people realize all that hospice care can offer to their family, friends and the person needing hospice care. Hospice can ease the journey and provide emotional, physical, spiritual, financial and medical support...
Peace Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week (03/03/12)
Peace Lutheran School, Greencastle, will be celebrating National Lutheran Schools week March 4-10. This year's theme, "Securing Each Child's Future -- Equipped," is based on 2 Timothy 3:16-17, "All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work."...
Eagles stun Cascade, advance to final (03/03/12)
The first semi-final game of the IHSAA sectional No. 44 pitted hosts South Putnam against Cascade. The Eagles had already been beaten twice by the Cadets; one by 24 at Cascade and by 13 at home in the Eagle Holiday Classic. South Putnam, however, was in no mood to lose a third time, using a 14-5 third quarter to help expand a three point halftime advantage en route to a 72-60 win Friday night...
Greencastle falls in sectional semifinal against Patriots (03/03/12)
After experiencing a thrilling win in its opening game of the 2011-12 sectional, Greencastle struggled to find a flow in its IHSAA Class 3A No. 28 sectional semifinal match-up against Owen Valley, which results in the host Tiger Cubs being bounced from the tournament 57-46...
North Putnam succumbs to Hot Dogs in semifinal (03/03/12)
FRANKFORT -- Frankfort High School had their way with North Putnam in the semifinal of Sectional 25, defeating the Cougars 70-33 inside Case Arena. The Hot Dogs (10-13) began the game on a speedy 9-0 run led entirely by Christian Smith. His two superhoops from both elbows sandwiched the more difficult and-one three-point play, forcing the Cougars (7-14) to call a timeout...
Speedway will face host Eagles in sectional final (03/03/12)
Speedway will face hosts South Putnam in the IHSAA Sectional No. 44 final after dispatching Covenant Christian 63-58 Friday night. The Sparkplugs held a 21-19 lead after one quarter of play but let the lead slide away in the second period, allowing the Warriors to take a 37-31 lead into the break...
Mustangs to face Patriots in sectional final tonight (03/03/12)
The Edgewood Mustangs held off a tough West Vigo squad Friday at the IHSAA Class 3A No. 28 sectional semifinal, winning 59-46. The Mustangs will face Owen Valley in the final after the Patriots defeated the host Tiger Cubs 57-46. Edgewood enjoyed an early lead that grew from 19-10 after one quarter to 34-20 at halftime. The Mustangs were cruising, but that's when the Vikings decided they weren't ending their season without a fight...
Collins misses cut at Honda Classic (03/03/12)
Chad Collins followed his opening round 71 with a second round 74 at the Honda Classic Friday. He finished the day with a score of five-over-par, missing the one-over-par cut. Colllins was one-under-par after the front nine, but two double-bogeys and three bogeys on the back nine moved his score beyond the projected cut...
Martin-Jackson Wedding (03/03/12)
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Debbie Burk of Reelsville and is employed at Sony DADC. The groom is the son of Jackie Jackson of Greencastle and is self-employed.
Robertson-Burdine Engagement (03/03/12)
John and Kelly Robertson of Roachdale are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Sarah Robertson to Timothy Alan Burdine, son of Donna Hall of Crawfordsville and Danny and Carrie Burdine of Roachdale. Megan is a 2008 graduate of North Putnam High School and is currently a student at Indiana State University. She is employed at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle...
Williams - 60th Anniversary (03/03/12)
Cleo and Dorothy Williams of Greencastle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, March 1. Cleo Williams and Dorothy Webb were married in Indianapolis on March 1, 1952. Cleo is retired from GM. Dorothy has worked in federal and county offices in the past...
Scanner for March 3 (03/03/12)
City Police One arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers Thursday evening. Keith Michael Rogers, 34, Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Jeff Modlin at 5:18 p.m. on Vine Street for violation of a protective order. Rogers was lodged in the Putnam County Jail...
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