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Stories from Monday, May 21, 2012

Stewart points to 'defining moments' in DPU address (05/21/12)
Anywhere there are caps and gowns to be worn this time of year, the prevailing question remains: "What will you do with the rest of your life?" Pointing out that the rest of that life would begin in about two hours, DePauw University commencement speaker James B. Stewart Jr. said Sunday morning the future holds a series of defining moments for us all...
Farmers' Market Season Here (05/21/12)
After opening for the season Saturday morning on the north and east sides of the courthouse square, the Greencastle Farmers' Market will now be a fixture downtown each Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon through Oct. 13. A variety of vendors offered goods and produce for sale on opening day as consistent crowds enjoyed a sunny day that even brought out umbrellas for protection from the sun and heat. ...
Stellar: Revitalizing a community, one home at a time (05/21/12)
Another central element of the City's Stellar Communities program is scheduled to begin this month as construction will soon begin on nine home renovations near the Courthouse Square thanks to an initiative that will provide construction grants to qualified homeowners...
Greencastle man, 68, accused of molesting two young relatives (05/21/12)
A 68-year-old Putnam County man was arrested Friday night on child molesting and related charges following an investigation by Indiana State Police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division at the Putnamville Post. Frank Nuz Jr., Greencastle, was arrested Friday night at the Putnamville Post. He was subsequently lodged in the Putnam County Jail, where he is being held without bond pending an initial appearance in court...
Soft landings (05/21/12)
With some 500 vehicles bringing things to the Putnam County Fairgrounds for proper disposal at the West Central Solid Waste District-sponsored Tox-Away Day event Saturday, it figures there had to be some unusual items. An old mattress proves to be quite the challenge for Greencastle Civic League volunteers Tanis Monday (left) and Valerie Rudolph, while a whole bunch of additional arms and legs help hoist an old couch to the top of the dumpster. ...
Fair queen contestants sought for 2012 contest (05/21/12)
Candidates are now being sought for 2012 Putnam County Fair queen. The 2012 Putnam County Queen Contest will be staged Saturday, July 14 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Applications must be submitted by June 1. The contest will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is $3 per person...
Annual Fishing Derby, Huck Finn costume contest June 2 at JC Park (05/21/12)
The Greencastle Park and Recreation Department will celebrate its annual Kids All-American Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 2 at the pond in Jaycee Park. The fishing derby will offer three events -- the Kids All American Fishing Derby, Kids Casting Contest and Huckleberry Finn Costume Contest...
Reelsville alumni banquet planned June 2 (05/21/12)
The Reelsville High School Alumni Association Banquet will be Saturday, June 2 in the gymnasium at Reelsville Elementary School. The event will begin with a meet and greet time from 4:30-6:30 p.m., followed by a 6:30 p.m. dinner and a business meeting following dinner...
Zumba classes offered at Greencastle Christian Church (05/21/12)
Beginning in June, zumba classes will be offered at Greencastle Christian church Monday through Thursday. Call Martha at GCC, 653-5816, for more information and for class times.
Fillmore alumni banquet is June 2 (05/21/12)
The 87th Fillmore alumni banquet is set for Saturday, June 2 at the Fillmore Elementary School cafeteria. Welcome hour will be 5-6 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome to bring guests, and anyone who attended FHS or has an interest in the school is welcome to attend...
Cultural Arts Winners (05/21/12)
Winners of the Putnam County Extension Homemakers 2012 Cultural Arts exhibit are Betty Henson (left), member of Cloverdale Daytime Darlings, and Shelly Tahtinen, member of the Family, Friends and Fun Extension Homemakers clubs. Tahtinen's hand-crocheted dress, which she made for her granddaughter, Sada, was selected as the winner of the 2012 Cultural Arts display and will represent Putnam County at the 2012 Home and Family Conference in June at Purdue University. ...
Guild makes donation (05/21/12)
The Putnam County Hospital Guild made a check presentation to Putnam County Hospital at this month's Board of Trustees' meeting. Two check totaling $12,000 were presented to the Board of Trustees' President David Bray by Guild members Fran Allen, Guild treasurer and Carolyn Flint, gift shop treasurer...
Police boot camp program set for June 4-8 at Robe-Ann Park (05/21/12)
The Greencastle Park and Recreation Department will conduct a police boot camp again this summer. The June 4-8 program is available to all boys and girls entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades. The program will be conducted 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Greencastle Aquatic Center parking lot at Robe-Ann Park...
Miller and Elkins earn membership in the Coldwell Banker President's Circle (05/21/12)
Coldwell Banker Putnam County Real Estate recently announced that Peggy Miller and Wanda Elkins earned the International President's Circle Team designation for 2012, which is among the highest honors presented by the organization to the top Coldwell Banker teams across North America. The achievement of this designation is a testament to their hard work and dedication...
Grand Opening (05/21/12)
Cellular Sales recently opened its Greencastle Verizon Wireless store and held a grand opening celebration on Monday, May 14. Cellular Sales is one of the nation's largest Verizon premium wireless retailer. Cellular Sales currently operates more than 500 stores and 5,000 employees nationwide. ...
Greencastle roars back for sectional win (05/21/12)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The Greencastle softball team scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to defeat Owen Valley 3-2 to advance in the Class 3A No. 28 Sectional. Greencastle will face South Vermillion tonight at 5 p.m. Greencastle and South Vermillion squared off on Apil 10, with the Wildcats earning a 3-2 win...
Tiger Cubs cruise to JV county title (05/21/12)
Greencastle's boy's JV baseball squad braved the heat Saturday afternoon to claim the Putnam County title, defeating North Putnam 16-3 in five innings. The Tiger Cubs reached the final game after defeating Cloverdale 11-1 earlier in the day. Tanner Nicholson recorded all fifteen outs by strike out...
Sarah Beams wins Chamber's Senior Student Athlete Award (05/21/12)
Greencastle senior Sarah Beams was recently named the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Senior Female Student Athlete award winner at Greencastle's Honors and Awards program on May 18. Beams was honored with a $250 scholarship from Teachers Credit Union. She was presented her award by Greencastle Chamber of Commerce member Amber Bowers and Nicole Watson from Teacher's Credit Union...
Wes McIntyre captures sprint car feature at LPS (05/21/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- One night after a disappointing outing at Bloomington Speedway in the "Larry Rice Classic" AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car event left Wes McIntyre two spots out of a transfer spot in the B-main, "Wes Mac" washed away that feeling with a trip to victory lane at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Marcia Coffman Davies (05/21/12)
Marcia Faye Davies, 67, Summerville, S.C., lost her seven-year battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, May 18, 2012. She passed away peacefully in her home with her loving husband, children and Yorkie Huck by her side. Born Aug. 30, 1944 in Cloverdale, she was a 1963 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Edward 'Ned' G. Klebusch (05/21/12)
Ned Klebusch, age 53, of Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Born April 28, 1959 in Greencastle, he was the son of John M. and Marcia Jane (Flint) Klebusch and was a 1977 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Diane (Heath) Klebusch on May 20, 2005, and she survives...
NOW is time to get active (05/21/12)
Each month is designated by many different groups as a special time to highlight their particular cause or effort. May is a very popular month with over 50 designations, from Stroke Awareness to High Blood Pressure Month, as well as Bike Month, Egg Month and many other designations that pertain to foods and outdoor activities...
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