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Stories from Thursday, April 5, 2012

Meet the first three Putnam County dancing stars (04/05/12)
The fourth annual Dancing with the Putnam County Stars is set for Saturday, April 14 at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Local celebrities will go toe to toe for dancing glory and to raise money for Putnam County Youth Development. These are the first three in a series of 11 biographies about this year's stars...
NAPA ready for 'big change' in move from downtown site (04/05/12)
For more than 50 years, the Greencastle NAPA store has existed a stone's throw from the courthouse, nestled between two banks. Sometime late this spring, that is going to change, however. NAPA will move out east, building a new store at 105 S. Warren Drive, where it will be a couple of miles from the square...
Committee will explore humane shelter issues (04/05/12)
There is still no operating humane shelter in Putnam County, but a group will examine ways to get the Humane Society of Putnam County on its feet again. Putnam County Councilman Phil Gick spoke about the group at the county commissioners meeting on Monday. He said the ad hoc committee will look at the interests of the county and the interests of the humane society, looking for common ground and an operating plan...
Thanks, Easter Bunny (04/05/12)
Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle conducted its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 with more than 1,000 eggs hidden on the facility grounds. Hunters were divided into three age groups with each group having a special golden egg for the grand prize. ...
Spring turkey hunting season set to begin April 25 (04/05/12)
Indiana Conservation officers are preparing for the 2012 spring turkey hunting season. The season opens on April 25 and runs through May 13. There is also a special youth turkey hunting season on April 21 and 22. Youth age 17 years or younger can hunt wild turkeys during the youth season...
Gourd artists featured at April 11 PCPL program (04/05/12)
Celebrated local gourd artists Stuart Fabe and Marla Helton will offer an evening artists' talk at the Putnam County Public Library on Wednesday, April 11. The 6:30 p.m. program is open to the public at PCPL, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle. Fabe and Helton not only make art from gourds but grow thousands of gourds on their 36-acre property...
North Putnam High School Honor Roll (04/05/12)
Third nine weeks High Honor Roll Grade 12: Mackensy Asbell, Kyle Cunningham, Kolten Everts, Stephen Freund, Jared James, Bridget Johnston, Kierstan Kaufman, Heather Kemerly, Justin Montgomery, Mehgan Nordmeyer, Jaclyn Roush, Valerie Scott, Tari Starziscar and Lydia Volland...
South Putnam Jr.-Sr. High School Honor Roll (04/05/12)
First nine weeks High Honor Roll Grade 7: Alicia Haywood, Hannah Hutson, Jacob Maynard, Sabrina Phillips, Katlyn Rector, Jonah Sanders, Logan Vandermark and Kieffer Vittetow Grade 8: Megan Arnold, Samantha Batchelor, Emily Baugh, Katie Jo Beasley, Elizabeth Bunton, Kaleb Camacho, Chloe Carter, Kendall DeHaan, Daniel Grundlock, Katherine Hansel, Katie Hewitt, Morgan Johnson, Adam Maynard, Grady McHugh, Ashley Owens, Maddison Plunkett, Hayden Rector, Joshua Stewart and Lydia Zeiner...
Putnam County Museum to host College Day April 14 (04/05/12)
The Putnam County Museum along with the DePauw Lilly Scholars will be hosting an interactive educational experience, College Day, for middle school and early high school age Putnam County area students on April 14 from 1-2:30 p.m. The event is free and will be open to all students in grades six through 10...
Area 30 honors excellence in career and technical education (04/05/12)
Area 30 Career Center has inducted 47 students as new members in National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) and honored 19 returning inductees from last year. Students who pledge to membership receive a membership card and certificate giving them access to the NTHS website for life and benefits such as scholarship opportunities. They also receive a graduation tassel, membership pin and decal. In addition, all seniors receive honor cords to be worn at graduation...
Scanner for April 5 (04/05/12)
County Jail On Wednesday, April 4 at 12:15 a.m. Warren K. Kelly, 44, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction. City Police One theft arrest was reported Tuesday by Greencastle City Police officers...
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