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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2012

Reelsville School like family to teachers, students, community (04/30/12)
REELSVILLE -- As the school year comes to a close, many are beginning to reflect on their years at Reelsville Elementary, which will soon close its doors for good. Like many schools across the nation today, times are tough and budget restraints are forcing them to close. The school, which has housed students and teachers for nearly 53 years, will soon close and leave many wondering what the future may hold...
Humane Society wants to reopen shelter 'as soon as possible' (04/30/12)
It has now been more than six months since the Humane Society of Putnam County closed the county's only animal shelter. Because of that length of time, the organization's board members and volunteers have been receiving an increased number of inquiries as to when they plan to reopen...
Mental Health America to honor people helping people (04/30/12)
Approaching its 2012 annual meeting, the board of Mental Health America of Putnam County wanted to highlight something positive in the community. MHAPC Executive Director Eileen Johnson noted that the organization's programming is often centered on mental illness and substance abuse, and they wanted to take a different turn for the Tuesday, May 1 meeting...
Arbor Day at POET (04/30/12)
POET Biorefining of Cloverdale held it's Arbor Day event on Friday, April 27. The event included a tree planting and a general learning activity of the facility with the Central Elementary Environmental Club, FEET (Friendly Environmental Engineers of Tomorrow). Students got to learn about the importance of ethanol as well as received trees to plant at their own homes.
Works in Progress (04/30/12)
Commercial development is beginning to spring up all around Greencastle, with two notable local projects under way. The new 6,000-square-foot NAPA Auto Parts store is beginning to take shape at its 105 S. Warren Drive location, while the conversion of the old Blockbuster building into an office for Verizon Wireless continues to make progress with some cosmetic adjustments to the exterior of the facility at 857 Indianapolis Rd. on the city's East Side.
Mill Pond named one of state's best places to work (04/30/12)
Mill Pond Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community with a location in Greencastle, has been named 2012 Best Place to Work in Indiana. It marks the fourth year since 2009 that the campus and its employees have received this recognition. Seventy companies were named Best Places to Work list for 2012 with 39 on the small/medium size business list and 31 on the large-size business list. Trilogy Health Services and its Indiana locations were named to the large-size employer list...
Vectren made nearly $2.2 million in 2011 donations, including grant to Putnam RISE (04/30/12)
EVANSVILLE -- Detailed in its recently released annual Foundation report, Vectren Corp. has announced that it awarded nearly $2.2 million in 2011 through the Vectren Foundation and corporate gifts. In addition, Vectren employees contributed more than 21,000 hours of community volunteer time...
Cloverdale sweeps Bulldogs (04/30/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale's baseball squad picked up a pair of wins Saturday by knocking off Union (Dugger) 12-2 and 5-2. Rain threatened to derail the day's games, but after an hour and a half, play began and the Clovers quickly dispatched the Bulldogs in the first game behind the arm of Justin Wilson...
Pingleton named MSC Wrestler of the Year (04/30/12)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College's Charlie Pingleton and University of the Cumberlands' Anthonie Linares earned Mid-South Conference wrestling recognition recently, according to conference officials. Pingleton has been selected as the MSC Wrestler of the Year in a vote by the conference coaches following the NAIA National Championships in early March. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own wrestlers...
GHS claims Tiger Cub Invite (04/30/12)
Greencastle hosted the Tiger Cubs Invite Saturday at Windy Hill. The GHS A team won the event with a total of 318, beating out Rockville, who finished second with 364. The Greencastle B team played fourth with a total of 394. Greencastle posted the five lowest rounds of the day en route to its win. Luke Brotherton won medalist honors for his round of 78. Tanner Dean followed closely with a 79, while Raymond Stinson shot 80 and Alec Davis and Brad Haussin fired 81 each...
Tiger Cubs fall to Warriors, 6-5 (04/30/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The GHS baseball team suffered a tough loss Saturday against Covenant Christian. The Tiger Cubs fell 6-5 with the Warriors scoring the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Tiger Cubs collected five hits on the night. Those recording a hit were Dylan Linton, Andy Bell, Alec Pettit, Ryan Pettit, Ryan Battin and Holden King...
Devin Fellows (04/30/12)
Devin Fellows, 57, Reelsville, passed away April 27, 2012 at Methodist Hospital. He was the son of the late Douglas and Bessie Fellows. He married Sharon Urton in 1973, she survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Felicia Tindal and husband Jonathan; two grandchildren, Riley and Payton; brother David Fellows (Brenda); sister Sandra Hansen; brother-in-law Raymond Urton (Lori); grandmother Kathryn White; nieces Michelle Fellows, Mindy Hyde, Annaleah and Jerilynn Urton and Leigh Hinnefeld (Jon); nephews Larry Hansen and Brent Urton (Kelly); aunts Loretta Wall (Herbert) and Mae Sanders; and several cousins.. ...
M. Ruth Cunningham (04/30/12)
M. Ruth Cunningham, 92, of Cloverdale, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012 at her residence. The daughter of Earl and Lula Bell (Snowden) Lashbrook, Ruth was born Oct. 6, 1919 in Indianapolis. A homemaker, she had worked as a secretary...
Putnam Scanner for April 30, 2012 (04/30/12)
A traffic accident occurred Friday morning right in front of the Greencastle Police Department on North Jackson Street. Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins actually heard the impact, police officials reported, and ran outside to discover a two-car accident at the intersection of North Jackson and New York streets...
Does your kitchen need a makeover? (04/30/12)
Answer the following questions to see if your kitchen might be in need of a makeover. 1. I have enough food in my kitchen right now to make healthy meals for at least the next two days. 2. I have a large, clean cutting board that doesn't slip when used...
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