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Stories from Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Local couple volunteering in Henryville (04/11/12)
Not content to sit on the sidelines while others suffered, a local couple has become part of the relief efforts in southern Indiana. Wendell and Sandy Barger will make their fourth trip to the Henryville area this weekend as the area continues to cope with the aftermath of a March 2 tornado outbreak...
Walton seeks return to county government (04/11/12)
Donald K. Walton is a Republican candidate for Putnam County Commissioner, Third District, in the May 8 primary election. The Third District includes the townships of Cloverdale, Jefferson, Warren and Washington. Although the representative must live in this district, voters throughout the county elect the position...
CCSC to undergo Advanced Ed assessment (04/11/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The time has come for the Cloverdale School Corporation to have its Advanced Education visit. The board heard Monday from elementary and middle school principal Stacey Baugh who has spearheaded this process from the beginning. Although the process has undergone several name changes, every four to five years school corporations undergo an assessment to see how well the corporation is working as a whole...
Two more seek dancing crown (04/11/12)
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 final set of biographies of this year's stars...
North Putnam Music Department to stage 'Once Upon a Mattress' (04/11/12)
The North Putnam High School Music Department will be presenting "Once Upon a Mattress" on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14. The performances will begin at 7:30 each night in the gymnasium of North Putnam High School. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door...
Golden Egg Winner (04/11/12)
Winnrer of the Eggfest 2012 Golden Egg is Brody Watson, a Greencastle Middle School student who found the egg containing the winning ticket for a Kindle Fire. Nearly 400 teens registered to participate last Friday night in the eighth annual egg scramble, Eggfest 2012.
Bunny Winner (04/11/12)
Katherine Asbell, Greencastle Middle School guidance director, won a 65-pound chocolate bunny from the South Bend Chocolate Co. this past weekend. She has donated the chocolate bunny to the Relay for Life fundraiser, which will take place this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Relay for Life benefit at Chief's Thursday lunch and dinner (04/11/12)
A benefit for the Putnam County Relay for Life team known as "Team Debbie" is scheduled for Thursday at Chief's, 5 E. Franklin St., Greencastle. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of all proceeds from its Thursday lunch and dinner sales to the Relay for Life effort undertaken by Team Debbie...
Chicken and noodle dinner at Russellville Community Church (04/11/12)
The Russellville Community Center is sponsoring a chicken and noodle dinner on Sunday, April 15, around noon at the Community Center. Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans and deserts will be provided, along with tea, lemonade and water...
Area 30 to offer new classes next year (04/11/12)
The Area 30 Career Center Board of Directors was taking care of business quickly Tuesday morning, in a meeting which lasted a mere 10 minutes. Three new classes will be taught in the upcoming 2012-13 school year. The board approved the two new courses to be taught at South Putnam High School, Anatomy and Physiology and Advanced Life Science Animals. Engineering Design and Development will be taught at Area 30...
'The Heidi Chronicles' hits the DePauw Theatre stage April 12-15 (04/11/12)
This Thursday through Sunday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "The Heidi Chronicles" will be staged in DePauw University's Moore Theatre, located within the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts. Written by Wendy Wasserstein, "The Heidi Chronicles" questions how women have benefited from the women's movement by tracing the life of a female art historian...
Inaugural Cultures Festival set April 14 at Bowman Park (04/11/12)
For the first time ever, DePauw University student organizations are joining together to bring a Cultures Festival to DePauw's Bowman Park on Saturday, April 14. Groups such as ISA (International Student Association), Wamidan, MECCA (Men of Excellence in Cross-Cultural Alliance), The ASIA Club (Association for Students Interested in Asia), CLC (Committee for Latino Concerns), United DePauw, DCC (DePauw China Connection) are joining together for the inaugural Cultures Festival...
Greencastle opens season with win over South Putnam (04/11/12)
South Putnam hosted Greencastle Tuesday in the opener for the girls' tennis season, with Greencastle coming away with a 3-2 victory. The teams faced off in blustery conditions, with wind whipping the scorecards around as if Mother Nature was playing a game all her own...
Cloverdale softball splits with Monrovia (04/11/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Paige Gutierrez had pitched Cloverdale to three straight victories, all shutouts, entering Tuesday's West Central Conference softball game with Monrovia. From the first batter, it was clear she didn't have her good stuff. The Bulldogs (3-1, 1-1 WCC) roughed up Gutierrez for three runs in the first inning and went on to a 6-0 victory on the Clovers' field...
North Putnam blasts Turkey Run (04/11/12)
Sabrina Surber threw five scoreless innings and allowed only one hit as North Putnam defended their home field on Tuesday night, defeating Turkey Run 10-0 in a mercy-rule shortened affair. The freshman hurler struck out three batters to gain the victory...
South Putnam edges Warriors on the course (04/11/12)
BRAZIL -- South Putnam's boy's golf squad picked up a win Tuesday evening after downing Danville 182-194 at Oak Ridge Golf Club. With wind and falling temperatures impacting the round. The Eagles picked up their first win of the season behind Alex Kelly's medalist-winning round of 41...
South Putnam remains perfect after sweep (04/11/12)
South Putnam welcomed conference foe Cascade Monday and added another win to its season, defeating the Cadets 4-1. After Cascade opened the game with a first inning run, South Putnam answered the challenge. Emily Dabkowski took Kellie Mink's fifth pitch of the game and sent a high shot rocketing to right field. Cascade's Morgan Burch wasn't able to haul in the ball and Dabkowski found her way to third base to start the game...
South Putnam wins TH South Bash (04/11/12)
This past weekend the South Putnam Eagles won the Terre Haute South Bash with a perfect 4-0 record. They opened the tournament on Friday with a 15-0 win over Bedford North Lawrence. Emily Dabkowski led the way with a home run, a double, two RBI and three runs scored. Mattie Varvel and Jenna Jones added home runs as well. Brooke Cundiff was 2-for-2 with three RBI and two runs scored...
Cloverdale suffers second loss at hands of Monrovia (04/11/12)
MONROVIA -- Cloverdale was limited to three hits by Monrovia pitcher Jeremy Gray and suffered its first West Central Conference loss of the season, 5-3, Monday on the Bulldogs' field. Gray, a crafty left-hander, struck out 13, walked two and didn't hit a batter in an seven-inning effort. The Clovers (6-2, 2-1 WCC) were held hitless over the final four and two-thirds innings...
Clovers win dual over Vikings (04/11/12)
CLOVERDALE -- In the first dual match of the season, Cloverdale's boy's golf squad picked up a win over visiting West Vigo 187-201. In windy conditions at Clover Meadows, the two squads finished at sunset with the Clovers' Brody Pfaff picking up medalist honors with a round of 43...
South Putnam track splits with Cascade on the road (04/11/12)
The South Putnam boys' and girls' track teams battled Cascade Tuesday night, with the boys' coming away with a 79-45 win. The girls' place second to the Cadets, 77-52. In the boys' event, South Putnam recorded 10 wins on the night en route to its victory...
Clovers continue strong start (04/11/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale's boys' track team continued its strong start to the season, defeating Eminence and White River Valley Monday. The Clovers won with a total of 96 points, followed by White River Valley with 29 and Eminence with 24. The Clovers posted 12 wins on the night...
Bonita Hadley (04/11/12)
Bonita Hadley, 93, Eminence, passed away on April 10, 2012, at the Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on Nov. 12, 1918 at Centerton, Ind., and was the daughter of the late William and Rachel (Culver) Lehr. She married S. G. "Sam" Hadley on Dec. 12, 1935, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1979...
Gale M. Williams (04/11/12)
Gale M. Williams, age 58, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Born Feb. 22, 1954 in Hamilton, Bermuda, she was the daughter of James Howell and Bertha Marshall. Gale previously worked as a stockroom attendant. Survivors include her father; son Kevin Steele (Melissa); brother Larry Branham; grandson Nathen Romandine; niece Jaime Branham; nephew Nick Branham; and her beloved dog Choo Choo...
Putnam Scanner for April 11, 2012 (04/11/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10 p.m. Nathan Crowder, 22, Pittsboro, was booked in for public intoxication and disorderly conduct disturbing the peace. At 1:31 a.m. Wesley Eugene Freeland, 27, North Salem, was arrested for operating while intoxicated...
Volunteers make Robe-Ann egg hunt a success (04/11/12)
To the Editor: The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our friends, volunteers and sponsors for their help with our annual Easter Egg Hunt. On Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. GPD Officer Albert Epple blew the siren from his police car, and hundreds of youth from throughout the area ran, crawled, jumped, grabbed and scooped eggs from the ground at Robe-Ann Park...
Public invited to court hearing at DePauw (04/11/12)
Dear members of the Greencastle community: For the seventh time in the past eight years, DePauw University's Department of Political Science will host oral arguments before the Indiana Court of Appeals. Open to the public, the proceedings are scheduled to begin at 2:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 17 in the Social Center in the Inn at DePauw. Normal rules of courtroom decorum will apply...
'Remembering FDR' forgets about the facts (04/11/12)
To the Editor: I enjoyed reading the editorial "FDR remembered, forgotten" by Rheta Johnson (Banner Graphic, April 4). His disastrous, ill-conceived economic policies made the Great Depression drag on for years, causing untold hardship for millions of people, yet I agree that he was an interesting historical figure...
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