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Stories from Saturday, April 14, 2012

Lorie Hallett seeking auditor post as Republican candidate (04/14/12)
Lorie Hallett has announced her bid for the Republican nomination for Putnam County auditor in the May 8 primary. Hallett has served as deputy in the Putnam County Assessor's Office since July 2008. Prior to serving as deputy in the Assessor's Office, Hallett was elected to two terms as Greencastle Township assessor from January 2003 to July 2008 (when legislation went into effect that did away with township assessors)...
Not exactly a 'war,' but storage unit auction draws quite a crowd (04/14/12)
A bright, sunny day certainly helped, but organizers of a Friday storage unit auction on Greencastle's south side gave a nod to reality television as another reason for an impressive turnout. A crowd of approximately 200 gathered at All-Stor Self-Storage Center to get a peek inside delinquent rental units, just hoping to find a treasure or two...
IU Honors Program allows two local students chance to study abroad (04/14/12)
Not many students can say that while in high school they were able to study in a foreign country for seven weeks of their summer. However, two Greencastle High School students recently were accepted to the IU Honors Program, which will allow them to travel to France and Spain this summer...
Thanks for the memories (04/14/12)
Retiring multi-term president of the Heritage Preservation Society (HPS) of Putnam County, Phil Gick (left), receives a framed certificate of appreciation from fellow board member Ken Eitel during the recent annual meeting of the organization at the Putnam County Museum. Under Gick's leadership during 2011, three Greencastle residential districts were placed on the National Register of Historic Places and several other preservation-related issues received attention...
City offers residents cost-share program for tree-planting effort (04/14/12)
The City of Greencastle is offering residents the opportunity to participate in a street tree-planting program. The goal is to cost-share with residents on the planting or replacement of street trees, City Planner Shannon Norman noted. The program guidelines are as follows:...
Through the Lens exhibit opening April 21 at museum (04/14/12)
The Putnam County Museum will open its second annual Through the Lens Exhibit on Saturday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. The exhibit features the photographs taken by eight members of the community, who were given digital cameras and asked to photograph their lives and homes for the Through the Lens project...
CCSC Supt. Milner added to Ivy Tech Wabash Valley board (04/14/12)
Two business professionals with extensive education and experience have joined the Regional Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley. Carrie B. Milner and Lori A. Danielson joined the board in February and will serve two-year terms...
Supporting Youth Baseball (04/14/12)
Nick York (left) of York Chevrolet Buick GMC Inc., Greencastle, presents a check for $500 to Josh, Josh and Alyssa Morris, representing the Greencastle Youth Baseball program. York has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 through a vehicle sweepstakes program that runs through July 15. ...
Mt. Zion Baptist hosts family, friends and forgiveness days (04/14/12)
The community is welcome to celebrate family, friends and forgiveness days at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 802 Crown St., Greencastle, on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29. Anyone who has been hurt by family, friends or anyone can join the congregation for a fun time...
Concert at Quincy Baptist Church (04/14/12)
The Gospel Servants will perform in concert at the Quincy Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 15.
Tesmer to play at LTC (04/14/12)
Martinsville too much for South Putnam (04/14/12)
Martinsville broke open a close game with four runs in the fourth and five runs in the fifth to defeat South Putnam, 15-3, in a non-conference baseball game Friday on the Eagles' field. The Eagles (2-6) bounced back from a 4-0 deficit to score one in the first inning and two in the second to get within one...
South Putnam golfers shoot 155 in win (04/14/12)
BRAZIL -- South Putnam shot a season-low 155 team score to defeat Tri-West at Oak Ridge Monday. Derek Chestnut claimed medalist honors with a 37, followed by a pair of 38's from Alex Kelly and Alex Eickhoff and rounded out by a 42 from Justin Berry...
Greencastle Summer Swim Program sets open tryout date for Monday (04/14/12)
The Greencastle Summer Swim Program is ready to start back up again. On Monday, April 16, tryouts for new swimmers will be conducted, beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the McAnally Center pool at Greencastle High School. Tryouts will last approximately 10 minutes from the time the swimmer is in the water...
Eagles stop Chargers in five innings (04/14/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The South Putnam softball team rolled out a new pitcher, but the results were familiar. The Eagles traveled to North Montgomery and came away with a 17-2 win in five innings Friday. South Putnam called on the arm of freshman Ashlee Gibson and she didn't disappoint. Gibson pitched five innings striking out six and allowing just four hits for her first win of her high school career...
Cougars get big win over Rox (04/14/12)
ROCKVILLE -- The North Putnam baseball team defeated Rockville 13-7 Thursday on the road. Kaleb Belcher was 2-for-4 with three RBI, while Kyler Badten went 2-for-4. Coy Flynn was 2-for-3, including a first-pitch home run to open the game. Jake Haste and Shane Beaman had two hits each, with Jordan Nauert and Beau Green adding a hit each...
CHS boys track defeats Shakamak (04/14/12)
The Cloverdale boys' track team defeated Shakamak 99-23 Thursday. CHS head boys' track coach Andrew Tyler said it was another good showing for his team, with many athletes posting personal best times. A few of those posting PRs were Chris Worthington in the 800-meter run, Wade Warren in the 110-meter hurdles and Bret Brumfield in the 100-meter dash and the 400-meter run. Cloverdale also swept all three relays...
GHS girls tennis wins 4-1 over Rockville (04/14/12)
The Greencastle girls' tennis team defeated Rockville 4-1 Thursday, including a sweep in singles matches. At No. 1 singles, Haylie Romer defeated Brooke Tilley 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Harriet Watson won at No. 2 single over Rockville's Nyela Fritz 7-6, 6-7, 6-1. Kayla Chadd completed the GHS sweep defeating Abby Milner 6-4, 6-4...
South Putnam takes down Eels (04/14/12)
The South Putnam boys' track team recorded an impressive win over Eminence Thursday on its home track. Hunter Barr and Klayton Vittetow posted two wins each for the Eagles to lead the way. Barr won the 1,600-meter run in 4:59 and the 800-meter run in 2:14. Vittetow won the 300-meter hurdles in 47.50 and the high jump with a height of 5-8...
Scanner for April 14 (04/14/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail on Thursday, April 12. City Police Two property-damage accidents were investigated Thursday by Greencastle City Police. -- At 11:38 a.m., a two-vehicle mishap occurred on the east side of the courthouse square as Larry Wood, 56, Greencastle, attempted to back his 1994 GMC Sonoma from a parking space in front of the Goodwill store when it struck a trailer being pulled by a 1991 Ford F-250 truck, driven by Ryan Smith, 24, Reelsville.. ...
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