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Stories from Friday, April 6, 2012

Learning life lessons (04/06/12)
Teaching life skills through application is the goal of Old National Trail Special Services. Students, who may be learning deficient, are able to apply what is being taught in the classroom to real-life projects in their community. Although not related, Old National Trail is located in the Area 30 building. ...
County will see $1.18 million from state error (04/06/12)
Ninety-one of 92 Indiana counties are gathering what the state spilled. Fortunately, Putnam is not the odd man out. An accounting error by the Indiana Department of Revenue cost Indiana counties a combined $206 million since the beginning of 2011. The mistake was discovered earlier this week, and the money will be repaid immediately, with interest...
North Putnam hires Daniel Noel to fill superintendent vacancy (04/06/12)
As anticipated, the North Putnam School Board voted on Thursday to hire Daniel Noel as the new superintendent of schools, effective July 1. Noel, 61, is currently the principal of Switzerland County High School. This will be his first time working as a superintendent. He addressed the crowd, made up primarily of school employees, following the meeting...
Three more stars seek dancing glory on April 14 (04/06/12)
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 and raise money for Putnam County Youth Development. This is the second set of three in a series of 11 biographies about this year's stars...
Cloverdale man, 28, seriously injured in Waynetown crash (04/06/12)
WAYNETOWN -- A 28-year-old Putnam County man, accused of stealing at least three vehicles earlier Thursday, was seriously injured when he crashed the last of those stolen vehicles into a grain truck in western Montgomery County. Billy Ray Anderson of Cloverdale crashed a stolen 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck into the driver's side of a semi tractor-trailer loaded with corn at the intersection of State Road 25 and U.S. 136 in Waynetown about 12:45 p.m...
Deadline approaching for weird tree search (04/06/12)
All Hoosiers should still be on the lookout for suspicious-looking trees. Information about these freaks of the forest is wanted by the DNR Division of Forestry in connection with the 2012 "Invasion of the Weird Trees." "Invasion of the Weird Trees" is an online publication that identifies the weirdest trees for each county based on submissions from the public. The publication is updated every four years...
Peace Lutheran celebrates Holy Week (04/06/12)
Peace Lutheran Church, 1421 S. Bloomington St. Greencastle, will continue its celebration of Holy Week with services on Friday and Sunday. Good Friday worship will take place at Peace as worshippers prayerfully recall Christ's journey to the Cross. A Tenebrae service of candlelight gradually changing to darkness will begin at 7 p.m. on April 6th...
Lifespring Church announces Easter Services (04/06/12)
Lifespring Church will host special services in observation of Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Good Friday service is scheduled for 7 p.m. and will feature a worship and healing service. Easter Sunday will feature a pair of services. SonRise Service is slated for 8:30 a.m. with a fellowship breakfast to follow. The Resurrection Celebration Service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m...
Putnam County athletes honored as All-Conference (04/06/12)
Thirty area athletes have been honored with the distinction of All West Central Conference in their respective sports. Of the five sports recognized, Greencastle won All-Conference team honors in three sports (boys' and girls' swimming and boys' basketball) and South Putnam claimed one sport (wrestling)...
GMS gets win over North Putnam (04/06/12)
The Greencastle Middle School girls' track team defeated North Putnam 90-19 Thursday. The Tiger Cubs posted 10 individual wins as well as winning both relay races. Corrine Romer and Kat King both win multiple events on the night. Romer won the long jump with a distance of 12-4.5 and the 400 in a time of 1:12...
Hutcheson Honored (04/06/12)
Cloverdale claims first win of the season over Patriots (04/06/12)
SPENCER -- The Cloverdale softball team picked up its first win of the season in dominating fashion Thursday. The Clovers defeated Owen Valley 14-0 in five innings of work. Bradanne Toney was 3-for-3 with a double, with Paige Gutierrez going 2-for-3 with two doubles. Kara Knapp also wielded a big bat for CHS, going 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs...
South Putnam opens its track season at Owen Valley (04/06/12)
SPENCER -- The South Putnam boys' and girls' track teams traveled to Owen Valley to face the Patriots and Northview Thursday. Northview edged South Putnam 60-56 to claim first place. Owen Valley finished third with a tally of 37. The Eagles took first place in five events on the night...
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