[Nameplate] Fair ~ 51°F  
High: 49°F ~ Low: 42°F
Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Stories from Saturday, May 12, 2012

Joe Allen may circle the Earth but always lands back at DPU (05/12/12)
More than 50 years after graduating from DePauw University, Joseph P. Allen IV still has his head in the clouds even though both feet are back on the ground. Although he's certainly too kind and mild-mannered to say it, that certainly isn't exactly the place -- although the direction would be up -- that the former astronaut sees the heads of those who decided to mothball the American manned space effort and retire the Space Shuttle program...
Big Walnut Bird Club to make visit to DePauw Nature Park May 19 (05/12/12)
The Big Walnut Bird Club is having a field trip Saturday, May 19 at the DePauw Nature Park. Interested persons may join the group to view migrants, colorful warblers as well as summer residents. Learn to identify by sound as well as visual. Binoculars are helpful. Interested persons should meet in the parking lot at 8 a.m...
Crannell, Schneidner to address Monday Greencastle Defenders of Liberty meeting (05/12/12)
Lee Crannell, president of Precision Rings Inc., Indianapolis, will be the featured speaker of the Greencastle Defenders of Liberty Tea Party meeting on Monday, May 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport...
Fair on the Square (05/12/12)
The Greencastle Fair on the Square festivities began Friday afternoon. This year's fair offers a variety of rides such as the Kiddie Farris Wheel, which Emily and Cody Jordan (above) enjoyed Friday evening. There are also such rides as the Fireball, rocking boat, trampoline and a giant blow-up slide, which Garrett Hutcheson (above,right) and Aiden Pointer enjoyed. ...
Roof troubles back at Deer Meadow (05/12/12)
An old, familiar problem has reared its ugly head at Deer Meadow Primary School. Heavy rains last week caused at least five different leaks at the Greencastle school, with Superintendent Lori Richmond describing three as "substantial." Alarmingly, the three largest leaks occurred at the same spots as leaks officials believed were fixed by extensive work performed last year...
Cloverdale council looks for some hope (05/12/12)
CLOVERDALE-- It was a meeting filled with hope on Thursday night as the Cloverdale Town Council started its monthly meeting f with a prayer from Rev. Bob Preusz, hoping for guidance as the town tries to remedy its financial issues. The town has decided to accept the base bid from Graves Plumbing for the Doe Creek Lift Station grant. The base bid was for $567,890. The town will have to wait for the contracts to be written up and for the release of funds before beginning the project...
Bowling alley to reopen (05/12/12)
When the demand for bowling league games comes in August, Greencastle will abide. The old alley will reopen. News travels fast in a small community like Greencastle, and since Garry and Valerie Waters bought the old bowling alley on March 29, the couple has found this to be even truer than they knew...
Brazil Concert Band to begin rehearsing for its 154th season (05/12/12)
BRAZIL -- The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will begin its 154th year on Tuesday, May 15 with rehearsal at Northview High School at 7 p.m. Prospective woodwind, brass and percussion players are welcome to join. At the youngest, a member must be at least a freshman in high school...
Bainbridge CC adds pastor of worship and communication (05/12/12)
BAINBRIDGE-- Albert Svenddal, a gospel recording artist from Nashville, Tenn., has moved to Bainbridge to serve as the pastor of worship and communications at Bainbridge Christian Church as of May 1. Originally from Minnesota, Albert holds a BA in Biblical studies from North Central University and holds a doctorate degree of ministry. He has several years of ministry for the Lord Jesus Christ...
Gobin UMC to have one-time Saturday night service May 19 (05/12/12)
Due to the changing of DePauw's Commencement to an earlier time on Sunday, May 20, the service at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church will take place on Saturday evening, May 19 at 7 p.m. The church will have a 5:30 p.m. fellowship time with light refreshments, a 6 pm time of Sunday School for all ages and finally a 7 p.m. worship service...
May 22nd Chamber quarterly luncheon talk grapples with corporate health solutions (05/12/12)
SIHO Insurance Services will present a program on corporate health solutions at the Tuesday, May 22 Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. The talk is slated for noon at The Inn at DePauw. SIHO vice president Donn Duhon and director of TPA sales Kylie Schneider will share the topics of health education, benefit design and steerage ideas to create the most cost-effective plan for businesses and their employees...
Greencastle runs away with conference title (05/12/12)
They say it's not how you start, but how you finish that counts. But when you start off your night by eclipsing a record by more than 15 seconds, you know the finish is going to be as sweet as the start. Greencastle road that hot start to a 64 point win in the West Central Conference meet Friday at South Putnam. GHS won with a total of 150, with Cloverdale placing fourth with 70 points, South Putnam placing fifth with 58.5 points and North Putnam placing sixth with a total of 41 points...
Greencastle holds off strong Cloverdale squad (05/12/12)
Friday's West Central Conference match turned out to be eerily similar to Tuesday's Putnam County Meet. Greencastle and Cloverdale found themselves trying to outduel each other, with the victor walking away with the conference title. Both squad posted four wins on the night, but Greencastle was able to place a few athletes higher and come away with a 124-97.33 win over the Clovers. South Putnam was close behind second with 88.33 points, with North Putnam finishing sixth with 48.33...
North Putnam tames Bulldogs in 9-2 win (05/12/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam baseball team enjoyed a 9-2 win over Monrovia Friday. Jake Haste picked up the win for the Cougars, throwing six innings and allowing three hits, while striking out seven. At the plate, Austin Day was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI, while Coy Flynn was 2-for-3 with two RBI. Haste, Beau Green, Jordan Nauert all added hits on the night...
Ralph W. 'Pete' Cummings (05/12/12)
Ralph W. "Pete" Cummings, age 78, Coatesville, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born at Danville on March 21, 1934 and was the son of Ralph L. and Alma Nester Cummings. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Groniger Excavating and had also worked as a farmer. He was a Korean Veteran of the US Army, an avid coon hunter, and attended Coatesville United Methodist Church. He loved his whole family and enjoyed helping at the Coatesville Volunteer Fire Department...
Anna May Wall (05/12/12)
Anna May Wall, 89 of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away April 29, 2012. She was born in Greencastle. Predeceased by her parents, Ira and Lucille Hutcheson, husband Lloyd Harian Sutherlin, sisters Rachel (Red) Cooper, Mary (Bob) Wichmann and June (Ben) Parent...
Summerlot-Dieruf Engagement (05/12/12)
Dennis and Debbie Summerlot of Fillmore and Ken and Barb Dieruf of Crawfordsville would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Ann Summerlot and Gregory Kenneth Dieruf. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of North Putnam High School and is employed at Athena Sport & Fitness Center in Crawfordsville...
Reed - 50th Anniversary (05/12/12)
Ronald and Jo Ellen (Harmless) Reed celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, May 5. Their children invite friends and family to join them for a celebration on Saturday, May 12 from 4-9 p.m. at the New Winchester School Grounds on State Road 75 South...
Crosby Retirement Open House (05/12/12)
An open house reception for John and Judy Crosby will be held at Central Elementary on Saturday, June 9 from 1-4 p.m. John will be retiring from 30 years as the custodian of Belle Union and Central elementary schools. Judy will be retiring from 45 years as a licensed, in-home, daycare provider...
Front cover

Browse full calendar