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Stories from Monday, May 14, 2012

HPS to form community coalition for restoring Civil War monument (05/14/12)
Within Putnam County, located in the Greencastle Forest Hill Cemetery, stands a monument that could arguably be the most unique piece of Civil War Memorial sculpture in the state of Indiana. While not as well known as the Victory Statue atop Indiana's Soldiers and Sailors monument in the Indianapolis Downtown Circle, the Civil War Soldier sculpture sits atop the third monument to Civil War soldiers to be erected in Indiana after the close of the Civil War. ...
Having a Ball (05/14/12)
Following the annual Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce golf scramble Friday at Old Hickory Golf Course, hundreds of numbered golf balls were dropped onto an area of the fairway on No. 18 as part of a fundraiser.
City pool opening date might be in limbo (05/14/12)
Now less than two weeks away from the scheduled opening of the Greencastle Aquatic Center for the season, that starting date is about as uncertain as the opening-day weather. That's because it appears likely that the new poolside lift, required by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has been back-ordered and likely will be a week and a half late in arriving for the 2012 pool season, Park Superintendent Rod Weinschenk said...
Tox-Away Day to bring Clean City Month to close (05/14/12)
The Greencastle Civic League and partners have been diligently working during Clean City Month to make Greencastle a cleaner place to live. The culminating event of Clean City Month will be the Putnam County Tox-Away Day, co-sponsored by the Greencastle Civic League and West Central Solid Waste District. The event will be held Saturday, May 19 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine...
Community Shred Day (05/14/12)
The Putnam County Board of Realtors and Farm Credit Service will be hosting a free Community Shred Day on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. -- 1 p.m. at the Farm Credit Service building in Greencastle. The community is invited to have personal documents, including papers, credit cards, CDs, DVDs and hard drives, shredded or destroyed as well as participating in a paper-recycling program...
Chamber talk grapples with corporate health solutions (05/14/12)
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 Middle School to honor retiring teachers (05/14/12)
Three teachers retiring from Greencastle Middle School at the end of the year will be honored with an open house from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, May 21. The event will take place in the middle school media center (library). The honored retirees are art teacher Margaret Huggard, eighth grade math teacher Jeff Miller and seventh grade science teacher Gary VanMiddlesworth...
Playhouse slates audition for 'The Curious Savage' (05/14/12)
Putnam County Playhouse will have two sessions of auditions for the comedy The Curious Savage. The first session will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The second is set for 7 p.m. Monday, May 21. Both sessions will be in the Rehearsal Center of the Hazel Day Longden Theatre in Greencastle...
'Commencement weekend' schedule reshaped at DePauw (05/14/12)
Commencement weekend at DePauw University is being reshaped for 2012. The reshaping will commence with the baccalaureate ceremony, which will now be celebrated on Saturday afternoon, May 19. DePauw's Baccalaureate Service is considered a celebration of the spirit of the university and an opportunity to give thanks for the time spent together over the past four years. ...
Greencastle summer food program feeds kids for free (05/14/12)
With summer right around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Greencastle High School and Ridpath Primary School provide free meals to children during the summer. Meals at Ridpath School will begin on Tuesday, May 29 and continue Monday through Friday until July 27. Breakfast is from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m...
Eagles help with tornado relief (05/14/12)
The Eagles Lodge 4388 in Greencastle recently donated $1,000 in which they hand delivered to the Henryville Tornado Relief at the Baptist Church in Henryville.
South Putnam edges Cloverdale, 1-0 (05/14/12)
Fans expecting a high-flying, high scoring Putnam County softball tournament they came away very disappointed. For those looking for a set of games that kept everyone in suspense, you got your money's worth. In the end, South Putnam scored late in the championship contest against Cloverdale to be crowned the 2012 Putnam County champions with a 1-0 victory...
Greencastle crowned county champions (05/14/12)
In another classic North Putnam-Greencastle rivalry match up, the Tiger Cubs came away victorious on the baseball diamond to win the Putnam County Baseball Tournament 3-0 on Saturday. Hunter Mitchell threw seven innings of two-hit ball to pick up the win for the hosts...
Greencastle golfers dominate WCC (05/14/12)
CLAYTON -- Greencastle cruised to the WCC golf tournament championship on Saturday at Deer Creek Golf Club. Each of the team's five golfers had the low score of his threesome and finished in the top 8 of the tournament. The Tiger Cubs' Alec Davis posted the low round of 73 to win his third tournament of the season...
GMS captures conference title (05/14/12)
The Greencastle Middle School girls' track team won the conference meet Thursday at Cascade. The Tiger Cubs were first with 129, with South Putnam placing third with 50, North Putnam fourth with 40 and Cloverdale fifth with 21. Bailey Zapp won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 18.39, while Katerina King won the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.24. King also won the 200-meter dash by edging out a Cascade opponent by a hundreth of a second with a time of 28.92 in the event...
NPMS places second at county meet (05/14/12)
CLAYTON -- The North Putnam Middle School track teams place second at the county meet held last Thursday. For the boys, Brad Hodges won the 110-meter hurdles, while Nick Bishop won the high jump. The team of Anthony Austin, Anthony Cooke, E.J. Westgate and Bishop won the 400-meter relay and broke a school record in the process. Their time of 48.7 edged the old mark of 48.9...
Second graders 'Exploring 4-H' (05/14/12)
To officially be in the regular 4-H program, one must be in grades 3 through 12 as of Jan. 1 of the current year. However second graders can get a taste of 4-H by signing up for the "Exploring 4-H" program. Exploring 4-H is a program for children who are not yet old enough for 4-H. Any boy or girl who lives in or attends school in Putnam County and was in second grade as of Jan. 1 of the current year is eligible...

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