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Stories from Monday, April 9, 2012

New superintendent Noel follows a long path to North Putnam (04/09/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- While waiting to be introduced at the North Putnam School Board meeting Thursday night, Dan Noel was not his normal self. Sure, he sat in the first row, the best-dressed man in the room, and squeezed his wife's hand. He smiled, surrounding by school employees and community members at a local event. All par for the course with Noel...
GOP caucus vote Miller to succeed Lawson in District 24 State Senate seat (04/09/12)
DANVILLE -- Outlasting nine opponents and seven rounds of Republican caucus voting on Saturday, Pete Miller has been selected to succeed Connie Lawson as District 24 state senator. In a vote of 92 district GOP precinct committeemen from Hendricks and Putnam counties, Miller defeated Kelli Waggoner, president of the Indianapolis firm KWK Management Group, by a 51-41 vote on the seventh and final ballot...
Big Smiles (04/09/12)
Twenty young patients received exams, cleanings and other dental services from Dr. John Hennette and his Greencastle Pediatric Dentistry staff Friday during the annual "Give Kids a Smile Day" program. Dr. Hennette (right) checks Kori Skaggs' smile as assistant Heather Lewis logs info on the 10-year-old Cloverdale boy's chart. ...
Fillmore council passes nuisance, traffic ordinances (04/09/12)
FILLMORE -- After more than a year of discussion, the Fillmore Town Council took action in a big way at its April meeting, passing four ordinance proposals into law. The council unanimously passed all four measures, including a nuisance ordinance that has been in discussion for well over a year...
GPD taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 28 (04/09/12)
Greencastle and Putnam County residents will have another opportunity to help deter prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused or unwanted medications. On Saturday, April 28, the Greencastle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will stage the third in a series of Drug Take Back Program efforts...
Dance the Night Away (04/09/12)
The Putnam County community is welcome to attend the Fourth Annual Dancing with the PC Stars Open Dress Rehearsal, scheduled for Thursday, April 12 at DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track Facility. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 6 p.m. ...
Putnamville post adds three new probationary troopers (04/09/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Probationary Troopers Jonathan M. Cumbie, Yan J. Dravigne and Michael L. Featherling reported to the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post for their first official day on March 26. Cumbie and Dravigne will be assigned to Putnam County, while Featherling will be assigned to Clay County...
Lakota Sioux dance group to perform April 18 at DePauw (04/09/12)
Combining myth, music and dance with intricate costumes, the Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre will be performing at DePauw University on Wednesday, April 18. Incorporating members of the Lakota Sioux nation, the 7:30 p.m. performance will take place in Moore Theatre, located within DePauw's Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts building...
Bikes From The Bunny (04/09/12)
Every kid walks away from an Easter Egg hunt a winner, but Jazlynn Campbell (right) and Catelyn Shoemaker did especially well at the March 30 egg hunt in Robe-Ann Park. Each girl rode away on a new bike donated by Headley Hardware.
The Dunnemans gospel group to sing Friday morning at Hickory Creek facility (04/09/12)
Hickory Creek at Sunset will be hosting The Dunnemans Music Ministry on Friday, April 13. The gospel group will be singing in the facility dining room at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The facility is located at 1109 S. Indiana St., Greencastle...
Spring Walking Wednesdays effort off to a hopping start (04/09/12)
Despite a rainy start to the day, last Wednesday, the spring series of Walking Wednesdays got off to a hopping good start. A number of the Putnam County Health Coalition members were on hand to greet and register walkers for the spring series of Walking Wednesdays at the People Pathways Gazebo at the start of the Greencastle Fillmore Trail...
North Putnam defeats Covington for second win on the diamond (04/09/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's baseball team moved back to .500 Saturday afternoon after defeating Covington 5-2. After losing to Turkey Run the previous evening, along with senior Blake Knowling with a leg injury, the Cougars put Coy Flynn on the mound to face the Trojans...
Greencastle grounds Eagles, wins 11-1 (04/09/12)
Brett Gierke's three first inning strikeouts and a constant barrage of Tiger Cub hits propelled Greencastle past Brown County 11-1 in 5 innings on Saturday afternoon. The junior threw 85 pitches in the win, allowing five hits and walking three batters...
GHS wins Northview Invite for first time (04/09/12)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys' golf team travel to Forest Park to compete in the Northview Invite. The Tiger Cubs won the tournament with a score of 290 and Alec Davis won medalist honors for his round of 70. Davis and teammate Luke Brotherton both carded rounds of 70, but Davis was able to win on the third playoff hole. Brad Haussin shot a 71, with Tanner Dean adding a 79 and Raymond Stinson shot an 85 for GHS...
Tiger Cubs, Eagles get big wins (04/09/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- South Putnam utilized a big fifth inning to defeat Roncalli 6-3 Saturday in the Terre Haute Invite. Jenny Thompson led the Eagles at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Brooke Cundiff and Emily Dabkowski added an RBI each...
South Putnam falls to North Central (04/09/12)
FARMERSBURG -- The South Putnam baseball team fell to North Central 11-7 Saturday. Seth Hammond was 2-for-4 for the Eagles with four RBIs. Aaron Parker added a 2-for-4 performance with one RBI. Nick Scott and Rob Gibson added an RBI each. Sotuh Putnam will host Cascade today at 4:30 p.m...
PCYSA Opening Day (04/09/12)
Scanner for April 9 (04/09/12)
County Jail Sheriff's Department Jennifer L. Dickey, 31, Greencastle, was behind Owens in a 2003 Ford Windstar and slowed too late, rear-ending Owens' SUV and then going into a fence on the west side of the road. Both vehicles were disabled and towed. Damage was listed at $5,001-$10,000...
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