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Stories from Monday, March 5, 2012

North Putnam community rallies behind Team Morgan (03/05/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam High School, student leaders and community members have set up a benefit fund in Morgan Robinson's name. Morgan is a North Putnam junior who was severely injured in a Feb. 20 car crash. To help the Robinson family with expenses, organizers have set up the Team Morgan Benefit Fund. Donations may be made through Tri-County Bank, 18 E. Washington St., Roachdale, IN 46172. The bank may be reached at 522-1000...
Hazardous waste money to help fund roads (03/05/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Counties can now use a part of their hazardous waste disposal tax revenue to pay costs associated with the maintenance or repair of county roads following action by the Indiana General Assembly. District 44 Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) authored legislation, House Enrolled Act 1060, which authorizes hazardous waste disposal tax revenue to pay costs with the maintenance or repair of county roads. The bill was signed into law on Wednesday...
Civic League seeks local musicians for Parkfest 2012 (03/05/12)
The Greencastle Civic League is proud to sponsor the 19th season of Parkfest, a series of concerts that takes place on Tuesday evenings each summer. The Civic League offers these free concerts as a way to provide a cultural opportunity for the city and to thank citizens for the support they have shown their organization throughout the year...
Kindergarten round-up set for April 3 in Cloverdale (03/05/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3 at the Cloverdale Elementary School from 6-7 p.m. Children who are five years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2012 are eligible for enrollment for the 2012-13 school year. On April 3, parents need to bring the following three items for their child: A birth certificate, immunization record and Social Security number...
EMA hosts shelter meeting, disaster services class (03/05/12)
The Putnam County Emergency Management Agency and the local chapter of the American Red Cross are working to establish a network of emergency shelter locations throughout Putnam County. The two agencies are inviting local churches and fire departments to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center, 1600 W. CR 225 South...
Social entrepreneur Smitley back at DPU Wednesday for 175th anniversary lecture (03/05/12)
Kyle Smitley, a 2007 DePauw University graduate who was featured in Inc.'s 2009 listing of "30 Under 30: America's Coolest Entrepreneurs," will return to her alma mater Wednesday to present a DePauw University 175th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture...
Spaghetti dinner at Putnam County Shrine Club (03/05/12)
The Putnam County Shrine Club will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 10 at the Greencastle Masonic Temple The dinner will run from 4-7 p.m. and will cost $6 per adult and $2.50 for children eight and under. The public is invited to attend...
GMS invites talent show entrants (03/05/12)
Greencastle Middle School is accepting applications for its 4th annual talent show. Applications are available in the office or from Mrs. Funk. Students may perform one solo act and up to three group acts. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 14...
South Putnam bested by Sparkplugs in final (03/05/12)
IHSAA Sectional No. 44's final pitted host South Putnam against Speedway for the right to advance to the Connersville Regional next Saturday. The Sparkplugs jumped on the hosts from the onset to take a 77-59 victory and win the school's first sectional title since the 2001-02 state championship season...
Edgewood nips Patriots to win sectional 40-39 (03/05/12)
At the Greencastle Class 3A No. 28 sectional, Edgewood just got past Owen Valley Saturday 40-39. The Mustangs will now face Frankfort at the Greencastle Regional this Saturday at noon. Frankfort defeated Western Boone 41-39 to win their sectional title...
PCYSA holding late registration (03/05/12)
The PCYSA late registration dead line for the 2012 Spring Recreational League is this Friday, March 9. The fee is $65 at this time. Putnam County children between the ages of three and 14 are eligible to play. Visit the PCYSA website at www.pcysa.com to register online or to download a printable version of the registration form to send by mail...
Lindsey Wilson's Charlie Pingleton wins NAIA individual title (03/05/12)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- In just three short years, the Lindsey Wilson College wrestling team made its mark as a championship-caliber program in the NAIA. Holding onto a slim 3-2 lead throughout the final minute, Charlie Pingleton fought off Nik Turner from Oklahoma City to win the Blue Raiders' first individual national title at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships on Saturday at the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds...
No. 4 DePauw upset by Carthage in NCAA second round 53-48 (03/05/12)
Carthage College defeated DePauw University Saturday night, stealing a victory at Neal Fieldhouse 53-48 in the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball second round. Nervous energy filled the building as both teams took the floor at Neal Fieldhouse. Carthage opened the scoring early when Allison Groessl tossed in a bucket from the left block. After a couple DePauw mishaps, Groessl again scored, this time a superhoop from the left elbow to put the Lady Reds up five...
Timothy Wayne Johnston (03/05/12)
Timothy Wayne Johnston, 46, of Barnard passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Timothy was born on June 10, 1965 at Indianapolis to Albert D. and Rozella Johnston. He graduated from North Putnam High School in 1984...
Webinar to cover business, science of home-based food (03/05/12)
Just in time for the farmer's market season, a series of Purdue University online workshops will provide up-to-date information for entrepreneurs selling food products from their own kitchens or gardens. "Cooking Up a Food Business in the Home Kitchen: Opportunities and Challenges of Starting or Growing a Home-Based Vendor Food Enterprise" will address issues of safety and profitability in three weekly webcasts beginning March 20. ...
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