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Stories from Saturday, June 30, 2012

Dig uncovers Minshall Lab wall, light bulb, Pepsi can (06/30/12)
With temperatures literally 100 degrees in the shade at noon Friday in Greencastle, members of the archaeological dig team unearthing the remnants of Minshall Lab might have thought they were in Greece or Turkey or amid the shifting sands of Egypt instead of the middle of the DePauw University campus...
2012 Fair kickoff celebration Sunday (06/30/12)
The 2012 Putnam County Fair Kickoff is scheduled for Sunday, July 1 from 2-4 p.m. in the Community Building on the local fairgrounds. The event is free and open to the public, but donations are appreciated. Donations will support the Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment established by the Fair Board in 2011, and will be matched 50 cents on the dollar up to a total of $10,000 by the Putnam County Community Foundation...
Edberg, friends keeping busy with music each Wednesday (06/30/12)
Wednesday nights in Greencastle have been a little less quiet for the past few summers. From June to August, the sounds of pianos, cellos and guitars can be heard from inside Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. The cause for music isn't a mid-week worship service, but rather the Greencastle Summer Music Festival, started in 2005 by DePauw University Professor of Music Eric Edberg...
Ticked off (road) (06/30/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Frustrated by a recent robbery of more than $11,000 worth of parts and materials, Truk Wurks Off Road owner Greg Adams took things into his own hands. Adams reported the robbery to the Sheriff's Department on Monday morning but, still in a rage Tuesday night, he spray painted a manifesto on the sign for his shop on U.S. 36, just east of U.S. 231...
Firefly hunt at McCloud (06/30/12)
There may not be 10,000 of them, and they may not teach you how to dance, but there will surely be fireflies to catch and release at McCloud Nature Park on Saturday, July 7 at 9 p.m. Naturalists will conduct a brief presentation on the life cycle and habits of fireflies, teaching about the process of bioluminescence...
June 30 registration scheduled at Alpha Omega Christian Academy (06/30/12)
PUTNAMVILE -- Alpha Omega Christian Academy, a mission of Putnamville Baptist Church, 637 E. U.S. 40 (one mile west of U.S. 231) will hold application and registration sessions for students in K4 through 12th grades on Saturday, June 30. Registration will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...
North Putnam hosts All-Star games today (06/30/12)
The POSTYOURT East/West baseball and softball All-Star games will be held at North Putnam High School today at 11 a.m. Representing Putnam County in the baseball game will be North Putnam's Kyler Badten. North Putnam head coach Norm Fish will coach Badten and the rest of the West All-Stars...
GHS football to host wing eating contest July 4 (06/30/12)
The Greencastle Football program with sponsorship from Buffalo Wild Wings will host the Celebrate 4 Wing Eating Contest July 4 at 3 p.m. The cost is $40 for a four-member team. Each team member is responsible for eating 10 wings (8 hot, 2 blazing). Deadline to register for the contest is July 4 at noon. All proceeds from the event will to the Friends of the Park and Celebrate 4 for the purchase of fireworks and entertainment. For more information or to register, contact Greencastle head football coach Josh Buis at jbuis@scorpionwindowfilm.com or 721-4270.
Youth Movement (06/30/12)
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