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Stories from Thursday, July 12, 2012

Cloverdale board addresses finances (07/12/12)
CLOVERDALE--The Cloverdale Town Council once again started its meeting with a prayer in hopes of fixing many of its ongoing issues, this month by Rev. Bill Purcell of the Nazarene Church. As the town continues to have issues with money, Utility Clerk Brittany Duncan came to the board with suggestions on fixing town residents' delinquent bill issues...
Bainbridge park lawsuit lingers (07/12/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- After more than a year of discussion, planning and bidding, construction for the salt storage building has finally begun. After more than a year of discussion, planning, bidding, construction, complaints, flimflamming and lawsuits, the walk trail at East Point Park is still in need of repair...
Fair Contestant -- Megan Renee Roach (07/12/12)
Megan Renee Roach is an 18-year-old of Roachdale. She is the daughter of Mark and Janice and the sister of Mandi, 20, Mark, 19, Mikayla, 17 Michelle, 16 and Michael, 13. She is the recent graduate of North Putnam High School, where she participated in FCA, Teen Court and the Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare at DePauw University. She was also a member of 4-H...
Fair Contestant -- Paige Leann Pickens (07/12/12)
Paige Leann Pickens is an 18-year-old from Greencastle. She is the daughter of Tracy and Michele and the sister of Erica, 23. She is a recent graduate of Greencastle High School, where graduated with academic and cumulative honors. Pickens participated in National Technical Honors Society, track and cross country, cheerleading, Spanish Club, Pep Club and G-Club. She was also a 10-year 4-H member along with a participant in Jolly Juniors 4-H Club, GCC 180 Youth Group and Rebuilding Together...
Fair Contestant -- Riley Seahorn (07/12/12)
Riley Seahorn is an 18-year-old of Greencastle. She is the daughter of Kristin and Grady and the sister of Rebecca, 21. Seahorn is a recent graduate of Greencastle High School. Her high school activities include softball, swimming and diving, volleyball, Band, Latin Club, Pep Club, G Club, Best Buddies and Teen Court. She was also a member of the National Technical Honor Society and 4-H...
Fair Contestant -- Alex McHugh (07/12/12)
Alex McHugh is an 18-year-old of Coatesville. She is the daughter of Mike and Ronda and the sister to Katelyn, 16, Grady, 14, Madeline, 12 and Ava, 9. She is a recent graduate of South Putnam High School, where she participated in basketball, volleyball, track and field, FCA, TSLA, NHS, Interact Club, 4-H and Youth Group...
Fair Contestant -- Brooke Boetjer (07/12/12)
Brook Boetjer is a 19-year-old from Coatesville. She is the daughter of Doug and Kim and the sister of Oceaiaa, 22 and Coledon, 24. Boetjer is a recent graduate of South Putnam High School. Her high school activities include swimming, volleyball, softball, basketball and National Honor Society...
Pond drained, road to close July 23 in Albin Pond project (07/12/12)
While the water and fish have disappeared from Albin Pond, contractors appear ready to dive into a project to rehabilitate the dam embankment on Greencastle's northeast side. JDH Contracting, Plainfield, is undertaking the dam reconstruction work in a nearly half-million-dollar project. At $497,413, JDH submitted the lowest bid on the project, which should be ready to hit full stride within the next two weeks...
ISP stops erratic I-70 driver hauling 40,000 lbs. of onions (07/12/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, the Indiana State Police Region III Dispatch Center in Bloomington began receiving multiple cell phone calls reporting an erratic driver on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 37-mile marker in Putnam County...
Cloverdale to upgrade baseball diamond (07/12/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Athletic Department seems to be stealing some of the spotlight as it continues to improve its facilities. Previously, the football program was approved for a practice field, and now the baseball field will be receiving a new look...
Tennis, anyone? (07/12/12)
The Greencastle Civic League hosted its second annual junior tennis tournament over the weekend at DePauw University. Many local athletes participated in the event, including South Putnam's J.D. Briones, who was the runner-up in both the 18 and under singles and mixed doubles tournaments. The eight and under age group, left to right, Eli Hardwick, Dunkin York (first place), Boyd Ensley (second place), Eli Sumpter, ACE, Tanner Smithers, Caroline Gooch, Maddie Landry, Anna Zellers and Harris Weltz, stuck around to pose with the event mascot.
MacFarlane's 'Ted' right for all the wrong reasons (07/12/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Seth MacFarlane might just be the most offensive man on television. The mastermind behind Fox's "Family Guy", "American Dad" and "The Cleveland Show" has the ability to offend his audience and leave them doubled over in laughter at the same time...
Recalling a two-decade old 'Dream' (07/12/12)
I was seven years old when the '92 Summer Olympics began in Barcelona, Spain. As a kid who commonly woke up extra early before kindergarten to watch SportsCenter, I was pretty excited about the whole affair. I didn't fully understand the proceeding or what it meant, but several ideas stick in my memory: Jackie Joyner-Kersee running and jumping (upon researching, apparently she was in the heptathlon); Jennifer Capriati winning a tennis gold at only 16; Dan and Dave ads; collecting Olympics trading cards.. ...
Garold Lee Paris (07/12/12)
Garold Lee Paris, 60, Quincy, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 29, 1952 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Clyde Lee and Ruth I. (Prentice) Paris. He was married to Sherry Ann Dean on Sept. 10, 1977, and she survives...
Scanner for July 12 (07/12/12)
City Police Six recent traffic accidents were investigated by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 5:46 a.m. July 8, a minor mishap was reported in the Walmart store parking lot. James Perdue, 62, Greencastle, was reportedly pulling into a parking space in a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta when the car suddenly accelerated and struck a parked, unoccupied 2001 Ford, owned by Charles Green Sr., Greencastle...
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