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Stories from Saturday, June 23, 2012

Greencastle school board puts CFO on paid leave (06/23/12)
At a special meeting of the Greencastle Board of School Trustees Saturday morning, the corporation's chief financial officer, Clayton Slaughter, was placed on paid administrative leave until July 2.
State Police vow to pull out all stops to reduce district fatalities (06/23/12)
SEELYVILLE -- See that INDOT truck beside you? It just might not be a highway department vehicle. And that red Mustang rolling along in the passing lane? It might be more cruiser than cruisin'. Because that's the way the Indiana State Police roll now, thanks to a new enforcement program aimed at reducing severe accidents and eliminating fatalities...
Ex-employee accused of writing $5,800 in bogus checks (06/23/12)
A 39-year-old Greencastle woman, accused of writing bogus checks totaling nearly $6,000 from her former employer's account, faces an Aug. 9 hearing in Putnam Circuit Court. Bambi Bicknell, a former employee of Mama Nunz, is facing theft and forgery charges for allegedly stealing checks from the business and forging the name of owner Jo Ruth Cancilla in order to cash them at various check-cashing locations...
SPARK lights up Robe-Ann (06/23/12)
The annual summer recreation program SPARK has taken over Robe-Ann Park. Children in the six-week program participate in group activities, games, field trips, arts and crafts as well as team-building activities and daily swimming. During Friday's ses
VFW to honor Staggers before his deployment (06/23/12)
Greencastle VFW Post 1550 is honoring one of its members on the occasion of his third overseas deployment. Chaplain Jim Staggers remains on active duty with the Indiana National Guard and will soon be departing for Kuwait. The VFW is showing its support with a get together for Staggers from noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the post, 819 S. Jackson St...
North Putnam follows suit, ups lunch cost (06/23/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Like many area schools have done recently, the North Putnam board agreed to increase the price of lunches in all its buildings this fall to comply with state law. The change began last year but the cost will go up again, this year to $2.58...
Saturday open house kicks off EOC weekend (06/23/12)
The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center will host an open house today from 2-6 p.m. Apparatus from Greencastle Fire Department, Operation Life, Greencastle Police Department and Putnam County Sheriff should be present to tour as well. Refreshments will be provided...
Brazil Band to orchestrate 'Sousa Spectacular' (06/23/12)
BRAZIL -- The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of conductor Matthew S. Huber, will present "Sousa Spectacular" Sunday June 24, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park bandshell, rain or shine. John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was the world's most famous bandleader with a career that spread from his rise as director of the United States Marine Band (1880-1892) to his own incredible Sousa's Band (1892-1932)...
Who's News June 23, 2012 (06/23/12)
CASSANDRA JO DAVIS, of Cloverdale, was among the 256 recipients of bachelor's degrees at Manchester College's commencement ceremony last month. Cassandra earned her Bachelor of science degree in political science. She is a graduate of South Putnam High School...
Zumba classes to assist with Haiti mission trip (06/23/12)
Zumba Fitness Classes are being offered free of charge at the Greencastle Christian Church gym. The only requirement is the donation of items to for the church's mission trip to Haiti. This is an opportunity to help those in need in Haiti, while helping yourself to a healthier you...
Local man's look at the Bible causes stir (06/23/12)
Cloverdale resident and biblical scholar Gary D. Collier has published a new book that may raise the blood pressure of some long-time Bible readers. But he insists that "Scripture, Canon & Inspiration: Faith in Pursuit of Conversation," released in May by CWP Press, is no attack...
One Less Excuse (06/23/12)
First Christian Church is in step with downtown Greencastle repairs and rebuilding. There was no actual structural damage, but after the bell tower was recently re-roofed, Rev. Paul Champion couldn't resist and decided to have some fun with the church sign. Visitors are welcome for 9 a.m. Sunday school and 10 a.m. worship service.
Shuman claims Thursday Night Sprint race, Cooper wins UMP Super Stock feature at LPS (06/23/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Round two of Thursday Night Sprints at Lincoln Park Speedway had a slim car count for the sprint car class, but that didn't dampen the spirits of car owner Mike McGhee as Casey Shuman put the No. 17 machine in victory lane ahead of Ethan Barrow and Brian Karracker...
Golden Knights hosting 3-on-3 tournament (06/23/12)
The Greencastle Golden Knights Foundation will be hosting a Fourth of July 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Robe-Ann Park July 4. Registration begins at 1 p.m. with tip-off at 2 p.m. It is a double elimination tournament. The cost is $35 per team, due the day of the event. Registration forms can be picked up at Greencastle City Hall...
Masters of Miles (06/23/12)
Mundy - 50th Anniversary (06/23/12)
The children of Linda and Don Mundy would like to extend an invitation to all. There will be an open house on Saturday, June 30 to celebrate their 50 years of marriage from 2-6 p.m. at the Greencastle Masonic Lodge, 118 E. Washington St. The Mundys have three children, Elizabeth (Colin) Davies, Tim (Joan) Mundy and Travis (Staci) Mundy. The have eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter...
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