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Business After Hours set for June 26 (06/25/12)
The monthly Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours for June will be held on Tuesday, June 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport. The sponsors for this month's event are Bret Hurley Construction, At Home Realty and Heather Taylor State Farm Insurance...
Putnam RISE to celebrate home makeover Tuesday (06/25/12)
Putnam RISE, a countywide energy conservation project led by the City of Greencastle Sustainability Commission, will celebrate the completion of its Green Home Makeover on Tuesda at 3 p.m. The makeover property is located at 54 South St. in Cloverdale...
GCSC issues board statement on CFO matter (06/25/12)
Prior to taking action Saturday morning on placing Greencastle Community School Corporation CFO Clayton Slaughter on paid administrative leave, School Board President Bruce Stinebrickner read a board statement detailing how the situation evolved. He addressed the audience, reading that statement as follows:...
CFO on leave as $3 million in checks found undeposited (06/25/12)
The situation in front of the Greencastle School Board Saturday morning had all makings of an intricate mystery novel: -- More than $3 million in undeposited checks found in the CFO's office, some of the 119 checks written as long ago as March 3. -- The CFO unavailable to provide any reason for the irregularity since he was on a remote camping trip with no cell phone coverage...
...In Crawls Summer (06/25/12)
Roachdale Summerfest occurred over the weekend, highlighted by the 32nd annual Roach Race. The two-day festival included a 5k run, craft fair, carnival, car show, kids pageant, car show, pie contest, parade and the races. Kylie Rust (above) watched the race with intensity, rooting hard for her roach to jump off the table first. She had been looking forward to the races for weeks...
ParkFest going folk for Tuesday night's show (06/25/12)
A pair of folk acts will compose the lineup for the fourth week of ParkFest at the Robe-Ann Park Bandshell. John Bean will kick off Tuesday's free 6:30 p.m. show followed by ParkFest veterans The Fret Set. Bean began singing in public in the 1950s when he tried, as an eight-year-old, to sound like Tennessee Ernie Ford singing "Sixteen Tons" to a bunch of Cub Scouts...
Miss Softball (06/25/12)
South Putnam's Brooke Boetjer was named the 2012 Miss Indiana at Saturday's ICGSA Indiana All-Star Classic in Carmel. Earlier this month Boejter was named the 2012 Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year.
Allison Edberg and Friends to perform Wednesday at Gobin (06/25/12)
Allison Edberg, the former Greencastle resident whom the Washington Post recently praised as a "gifted violinist," will perform in a free concert Wednesday evening at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. She will be joined by award-winning pianist Hannah Lee, who recently performed in Carnegie Hall, and cellist Yeon-Ji Yun...
14th annual Purdue Club Golf Open Wednesday (06/25/12)
The 14th annual Purdue Open Golf Scramble, sponsored by the Purdue Club of Putnam County, will be played Wednesday, June 27 at Old Hickory Golf Course in Greencastle. Purdue guests for the scramble and dinner following will include Cornell Jackson, football running backs coach; Terry Kix, women's basketball supervisor of operations; John Sautter from the Purdue Alumni Association; and Gold & Black Illustrated sportswriter Kyle Charters...
Brooke Boetjer named 2012 Miss Softball (06/25/12)
CARMEL -- After helping South Putnam win its second consecutive IHSAA Class 2A state title earlier this month, Brooke Boetjer earned the most coveted individual honor in high school softball during Saturday's North/South All-Star game in Carmel. The Indiana University-bound pitcher was named 2012 Miss Softball between games Saturday to thunderous applause. ...
Jones named 2012 Coach of the Year for Indiana (06/25/12)
CARMEL -- It's hard to ignore stats like a 102-4 record in four years, a 56-game winning streak and back-to-back state championships. For all the accomplishments South Putnam head coach Chris Jones has achieved the past for years, one space was left empty on the mantle...
Putnam County players shine in WVFCA All-Star game (06/25/12)
It was a picture perfect evening for Troy Burgess and the Black squad Saturday night at ISU's Memorial Stadium. The South Putnam head coach helped guide his team to a 44-41 victory over the Gold Squad and was pleased with the effort the squad put in to the week...
Shuman wins third feature: Hayden takes UMP Modified feature at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/25/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Casey Shuman and Troy Clark have each been difficult to beat this season at Lincoln Park Speedway and on Saturday night, the duo added yet another pair of wins to an impressive 2012 resume. Brian Hayden was able to hold off a hard charging Richie Lex to capture the UMP Modified victory and it was David Bumgardner, who won his first bomber feature of the year...
Mary Dale Owens McClintock (06/25/12)
Mary Dale Owens McClintock passed away in Pensacola, Fla., on Friday, June 22, 2012. Mary Dale was born in Greecastle in 1927. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Melba Owens of Greencastle and was a 1945 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Our Journey Continues (06/25/12)
Eight members of Putnam County Extension Homemakers attended the 100th Annual Business Meeting of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association held at Purdue University June 12-15. This year's conference was filled with excitement as members from all over Indiana gathered for the meeting, which begins the 100th year of the organization...
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