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Stories from Friday, June 15, 2012

GHS athletic staff features three new fall coaches (06/15/12)
With the start of the sports season less than two months away, the Greencastle School Board finalized the fall coaching staff for 2012 at its monthly meeting Wednesday. Although coaching decisions -- particularly head coaching hires -- are ideally made earlier, Greencastle had been operating without a permanent athletic director until the June 1 hiring of Kelly Lewis...
Abatement efforts pay off in jobs, investment, City Council told (06/15/12)
Digesting a mound of paperwork representing 15 City of Greencastle resolutions and the tax-abatement requirements of six local industries, Greencastle Development Center Director Bill Dory made an example of Heartland Automotive. The local industry, celebrating its silver anniversary as part of the Putnam County community, stands out as an example of how using tax abatement as an industrial recruiting tool can have long-term benefits, Dory told the City Council Tuesday night...
State Police seeking public's help in credit card theft case (06/15/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Criminal Investigation Division of the Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville is soliciting assistance from the public in identifying a man wanted for questioning in a credit card theft investigation. The investigation began on Sunday, June 10 when ISP detectives were contacted by the victim, a resident of the state of Kentucky...
Catch of the Day (06/15/12)
Nancy Clifford spent some time Thursday evening enjoying the fish fry served Don Mundy at at the Masonic Temple. The annual fish fry will continue today from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, located at Washington and Vine streets. Carry-out service is avaliable by calling 653-4915 to pre-order...
Bainbridge sues Land (06/15/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- The town council made a strong statement at its meeting on Wednesday, announcing it had filed a lawsuit against the Land that had allegedly done them wrong. Steve Land, owner of the Land and Son Paving and Sealcoating, was named as the defendant in the case, filed by Bainbridge attorney Jim Ensley...
Area 30 continues to work toward balanced calendar (06/15/12)
As the Area 30 Career Center Board met for its monthly meeting on Thursday morning, the main focus was the 2013-14 school year. The board continues to focus on moving toward a balanced calendar, but with a variety of opinions it's now looking as if things will be staying traditional with a few minor changes...
Museum offering 'Playtimes of Past' free summer children's games (06/15/12)
Local children ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a free series of "Playtimes of the Past" children's summer programs, sponsored by the Putnam County Museum. The programs on games of the past are scheduled 10-11 a.m. each Tuesday and Thursday throughout the rest of June...
Sunday Brazil Band concert to focus on dads' favorite music (06/15/12)
BRAZIL -- The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of conductor Matthew S. Huber, invites everyone to bring dad to the big show set for Sunday, June 17. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park bandshell or in the pavilion if rain...
Zumba party in the lot (06/15/12)
The Bainbridge Improvement Society is hosting a free Zumba party on Saturday, June 16 from 7:45 to 10:30 p.m. behind the Bainbridge community building. Nikki Gilbert is hosting the event. She is an AFAA certified licensed Zumba instructor that teaches eight classes per week around Putnam County...
How should the winners govern? (06/15/12)
When I first went to Washington in the 1960s as a novice congressman, the Democratic Party was clearly in control. It held the White House and enjoyed big majorities in both houses of Congress. So big, in fact, that a sizable group of Democratic politicians argued that when it came to crafting legislation, the most important value was to attain large majorities and push through an ideologically pure agenda without even consulting the minority. ...
GHS cross country condition practice begins Monday (06/15/12)
Conditioning practice for the Greencastle cross country team will begin June 18. For more information, contact Colleen Weatherford, Kayla Cash or the GHS athletic office to obtain times and locations.
U14 Team places 3rd (06/15/12)
When I'm 65 (06/15/12)
I hadn't been to one of my high school reunions in 35 years. I went to the 10th reunion because I was still single and figured this was a chance to see the first love of my life again. Phoebe and I never went out. I'm not even sure if she knew my name, but I remember how quiet and innocent she was. It was good to visit with her at the party and I enjoyed seeing photos of her 12-year old son...
Shiny dimes phenomenon mystifies even Bob Evans (06/15/12)
If a penny for your thoughts is still the going rate, you have to wonder what a dime might get you these days. Bob Evans certainly does. For the longtime Greencastle businessman has been preoccupied by the strange, random appearance of dimes for the better part of the past two months...
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