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Stories from Friday, August 10, 2012

GCSC sets budget hearing date (08/10/12)
The Greencastle School Board will meet for a public meeting on the 2013 school budget on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The school board agreed to the date at Wednesday's regular meeting, setting it for 7 p.m. in the administrative office board room. Budget adoption is set for the Wednesday, Sept. 12 regular meeting...
North Putnam offers interim AD position to Masariu (08/10/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Following the surprise resignation of athletic director Rich Bagienski last Friday, the North Putnam School Board called for a special meeting on Thursday to assess its options going forward. Superintendent Dan Noel recommended the board hire Mark Masariu to fill the vacancy in the interim while the board searches for a new full-time candidate...
You don't have to be a little girl to love dolls, visit PCPL (08/10/12)
Sue Ryland taught herself how to crochet approximately 13 years ago while she was still working fulltime at the Putnam County Hospital. The first thing she made was a wedding dress to fit a Barbie Doll. Ryland was amazed when her first effort got a first place and champion ribbon when she entered it in the Crochet Department at the Putnam County Fair...
Barber retires after 66 years (08/10/12)
ROACHDALE -- Pilgrims sailed to the new world and founded a colony in Plymouth, Mass., 16 generations ago. Putnam County was first organized eight generations ago. Pete Noland, the former owner of Noland's Barbershop in Roachdale, retired last week and had a startling revelation...
Bainbridge council eyes 2013 budget (08/10/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- With the salt barn now complete, the Bainbridge Town Council was able to turn its focus Wednesday to other issues -- like next year's budget. Following the regular August meeting, council members took part in a budget workshop, during which clerk-treasurer Jason Hartman answered questions the council members had regarding next year's budget...
Cloverdale High School to host open house event (08/10/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale High School will be hosting an open house on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 5:30-6:30 p.m. A brief welcome and introduction will be held in the cafetorium. Parents and students are welcome to view their classrooms, meet their mentor, visit the Knoy Resource Center and view facility upgrades...
Marble Guess (08/10/12)
Kayla Herndon and her siblings Jessica Demaree and Randy Demaree, collect the gift basket from the Putnam County Museum Marble Guessing Contest. Included in the gift basket was the book "Our Past, Their Present" by John Baughman, and other Putnam County Museum memorabilia available in the museum gift shop...
Racing for a Cause (08/10/12)
Area runners and walkers gathered at the DePauw Nature Park July 29 for the annual Mental Health Race. In the walking division, (above left) Ian Stewart was first overall with a time of 26:37, with Harry Galich placing second with a time of 27:14. ...
Tiger Cubs nipped by Cascade (08/10/12)
Greencastle girls' golf had three golfers shoot in the 50s, but were edged by Cascade 229-234 Thursday. Kenzie St. Marie led the Tiger Cubs with a 54. She was followed by Lauren Bridgewater with a 57 and Liz Johnson with a 59. Lokysa Scheuermann shot 64 and Haley Cash finished her day with a 69...
Cloverdale places second at Northview (08/10/12)
BRAZIL -- The Cloverdale girls' golf team placed second in the a three-way match with Northview and Linton. The Knights were first with a score of 170, with the Clovers posting a score of 201 and Linton placing third with a 210. CHS senior Sydney Shrum earned medalist honors with a score of 39...
John Pipes (08/10/12)
John Pipes, 73, of Greencastle, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1939 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late William H. and N. Francis Crosby Pipes. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Groveland, and the Cluster Buster Hot Rod Club...
Isabelle Martin (08/10/12)
Isabelle Martin, 92, of Greencastle, formerly of Mooresville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. She was born Sept. 9, 1919 in Shoals, Ind., to the late Harley and Ebbie (Johnson) Dustin. She graduated from Shoals High School in 1937...
Scanner for Aug. 10 (08/10/12)
County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Aug. 8. City Police A two-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday afternoon by Greencastle City Police. Colleen Weatherford, 18, Greencastle, was westbound on Albin Pond Road, driving a 2001 Nissan Xterra, when a 2004 Jeep Liberty, driven by Wuko Otaki, 54, Greencastle, turned into her path from Kirkwood Drive...
Autumn Glen now pet-friendly community (08/10/12)
To the Editor: I am very excited to announce that, after a trial period, Autumn Glen Senior Community is now the only pet-friendly senior community in the area. This is effective this month (August 2012). The only stipulations are than shot records are kept up to date and each pet is cared for completely by the resident they live with and/or their family...
Neglect of elderly an injustice (08/10/12)
To the Editor: I would like to make readers aware of an injustice that is being perpetrated against the elderly through Obamacare. I was told this June by a high school classmate that she has beginning kidney failure and was told by the doctor that he could not treat her because she is past 75 years of age...
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