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Stories from Thursday, April 19, 2012

Shepherd tackles role of GHS principal (04/19/12)
An ex-drama teacher's next role will be as the Greencastle High School principal. Jennifer Shepherd will bring more than two decades of teaching and administrative experience to GHS when school opens in August. "I'm looking forward to the challenge," Shepherd said. "I think there are some exciting things that can happen at Greencastle High School. I'm looking to inspire staff and students to create school spirit, sense of pride, and carry that momentum through to our academics."...
Cloverdale SADD chapter sets state record in 'Quick-Click Challenge' (04/19/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Indiana SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) officials visited Cloverdale High School earlier this month, presenting teen traffic safety activities focused on promoting seatbelt usage, discouraging distracted and impaired driving and encouraging responsible driving habits...
DWTPCS brings in $45,000 (04/19/12)
At the end of Saturday's Dancing with the Putnam County Stars event, Kathy Asbell and Logan Kuhne were declared the winners of the dance competition. However, the real winners were the young people of Putnam County, as the event raised $45,000 for the Putnam County Youth Development Commission (PCYDC)...
Kindergarten orientation set for Deer Meadow, Ridpath schools (04/19/12)
The Greencastle Community School Corporation will be holding kindergarten orientation later this month for all incoming kindergarten students. Ridpath Primary School will be holding orientation on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Orientation for students attending Deer Meadow Primary School will be on Thursday, April 26...
Jake Zaring seeks Putnam County commissioner seat (04/19/12)
Republican Jake Zaring is vying for Putnam County Commissioner District 1. Zaring was born and raised in Putnam County, first in Marion Township, then living in Floyd Township for the past 37 years. He and his wife of 24 years, Debby, raised their children Aaron, Jordan and Izaak within the North Putnam Community School Corporation and actively served within the community...
Wildflower weekend scheduled at McCormick's Creek SP, April 21- 22 (04/19/12)
SPENCER -- McCormick's Creek State Park and Friends of McCormick's Creek will host a series of wildflower events, April 21-22. Weekend highlights include guided hikes with park naturalists, a regional ecologist and guest leaders. There also will be an off-site visit to Owen-Putnam State Forest to hike with the district forester and observe blooming trees and flowers...
Eggstock rescheduled for April 21 (04/19/12)
Following a cancellation due to storms last weekend, Eggstock, the annual adult egg hunt in Robe-Ann Park, has been rescheduled for 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Cost is $10 and the hunt is on, even in the rain or mud. The real hunt of the night is for a cure. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation...
Dance Workshop to celebrate National Dance Week (04/19/12)
The Dance Workshop will be celebrating National Dance Week and fitness April 20-29 with special Zumba classes ending with a flash mob. During the week the focus will be dance, fun and fitness while helping A-Way Home Shelter. A hip-hop fitness routine will be taught Monday through Thursday, April 23-26 at the Dance Workshop. The classes will be one hour and the cost $5 per class. All proceeds will go to the A-Way Home Shelter. Times will be poster on Facebook and www.danceworkshop.co...
North Putnam Choir (04/19/12)
On Saturday, March 17, the North Putnam Middle School seventh and eighth grade choir participated in the Indiana State School Music Association Vocal Organizational Contest at Cloverdale High School. The choir participated in Group III with the songs "Madrigal of the Bells" by Linda Spevacek, "Gloria Deo" by Mary Lynn Lightfoot and "Sing with Jubilation" by Jerry Estes. ...
Cloverdale Elementary School Honor Roll (04/19/12)
Third Nine Weeks Grade Four High Honor Roll: Sarah Baker, Gayle Baugh, Madison Burton, Natasha Carter, Devin Cashion, Gabrielle Hamilton, Joeli Hamilton, Olivia Johnson, Blake Meek, Shelby Nees, Kacey Shedron, MacKenzie Stolz and Jonathan Wagoner Honor Roll: DaShanta Allen, Ray Bates, Ronnie Bilbrey, Lauren Branneman, Macie Couch, Christian Davis, Nola Dean, Morgan Goss, Jacob Hamilton, Maci Jones, Grace Long, Megan Miller, Kamrie Monnett, Harley Pellam, Natalie Rivera, Joseph Rutenberg, Tiarra Sheperd, Haley Smith, Adam Stattner, Caydhan Stevens, Morgan Trivett, Kassie Wade, Joshua Whitt and Sabrina Workman. ...
North Putnam High School Honor Roll (04/19/12)
Third Nine Weeks Grade 12 High Honor Roll: 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, Lydia Volland...
Tzouanakis students honored for their poetry (04/19/12)
By LAUREN BOUCHER Staff Writer A pair of Tzouanakis Intermediate School students have recently been awarded for their efforts in the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition. Students Amanda Allee and Vivian Savage of Karen Hirt's fourth and fifth grade split high ability class were among the 503 entries received from 386 individuals in six counties...
Students of the Month (04/19/12)
Bainbridge Elementary Students of the Month for February recently attended a celebration breakfast. Students honored were Samantha Hoops, Harlie England, Kylee Thorson, Shelby Merrill, Korbyn Cox, Jordan Hanger, Owen Fairburn, Destinie England, Sophie Gates, Hannah Judd, Ashley Lawless, Alissah Sturges, David Caveness, Jasmine Weddle, Clara Alford, Sean Davis, Ella Timm, Kaden Clouse, Victoria Louie, Peyton Myers and Hunter Duncan...
Yon Signs with Huntington (04/19/12)
North Putnam blasts Chargers (04/19/12)
ROACHDALE -- Freshman Sabrina Surber pitched a six-hitter and blasted a two-run home run to lead North Putnam to a 9-1 victory over North Montgomery in a nonconference softball game Tuesday on the Cougars' field. Surber didn't allow an earned run. She struck out six and walked three in seven-inning effort...
South Putnam wins by 17 strokes over Cougars (04/19/12)
BRAZIL -- South Putnam's boys' golf squad continued their blistering shooting Wednesday night, knocking off county foe North Putnam 161-178 at Oak Ridge. The Eagles were paced by Derek Chestnut, who took medalist honors with a round of 39, followed by a pair of 40's from Alex Kelly and Justin Berry. Tanner Robinson rounded out the scoring with a 42 for the hosts...
Cloverdale defeats Cougars with late runs (04/19/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale baseball team defeated North Putnam 2-1 Tuesday at home. Brian Dale recorded the win for the Clovers, allowing just one hit on the night. Cloverdale scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to get the win. Cloverdale will travel to West Vigo today at 5 p.m., while North Putnam will travel to Covenant Christian today at 5:30 p.m...
Tiger Cubs fall to Cadets 6-2 (04/19/12)
The Greencastle girls' softball team fell to Cascade Tuesday 6-2 at home. The Tiger Cubs took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning, but the Cadets quickly responded to knot the game at two-all. Cascade ran off two runs in the sixth and seventh innings to outdistanced GHS 6-2...
Eagles drop 2nd game of double-header (04/19/12)
MONROVIA -- The South Putnam baseball team lost a high-scoring affair with Monrovia Tuesday on game two of a double-header. The Eagles fell 17-11 to move to 2-8 on the season. The Eagles logged 16 hits on the night. Aaron Parker recorded three hits, with Nick Scott, Rob Gibson, Cody Heller, Seth Hammond and Joe Waters tallying two hits each. Parker had a double, with Scott and Waters adding two RBI each...
Team Secrest (04/19/12)
SP hosting Pitch, Hit and Run Saturday (04/19/12)
South Putnam will host a free Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition for area youth. The event will occur this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the South Putnam softball field. Boys and girls ages 7-14 can compete with a chance to advance to further competitions...
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