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Stories from Thursday, August 16, 2012

Finances linger over Cloverdale council (08/16/12)
CLOVERDALE -- As the Cloverdale Town Council begins to take a closer look at its financial status, the expenses seem to keep adding up for the town. Cloverdale Town Marshall Jon Chadd came to the board Tuesday night, seeking approval to pay his police department extra for working on holidays...
All 92 Indiana counties now designated natural disaster areas (08/16/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Every county in Indiana is now considered a primary or contiguous natural disaster area. Due to losses from extreme drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated 12 additional counties as primary natural disaster areas on Aug. 15. Additionally, seven more have been designated as contiguous natural disaster areas...
Greencastle mosquitoes spark more West Nile virus buzz (08/16/12)
Even though the drought of 2012 appears to be loosening its stranglehold on Greencastle and Putnam County, the threat of West Nile virus still appears on the increase locally. Two more pools of mosquitoes in the Greencastle area have tested positive for the West Nile virus, Darrell Brackney, environmental health specialist for the Putnam County Health Department, reported Wednesday...
Council keeps voluntary water conservation in (08/16/12)
Halfway through the month, local rainfall totals have already surpassed the annual August average. But that doesn't mean Greencastle is out of the woods as far as water goes. And while the city's well field appears in good shape despite the historic drought conditions that have existed since the end of May, this is no time to call off water conservation efforts, local officials agree...
Moving day (08/16/12)
Students are slowly returning to Greencastle, as DePauw University will begin its classes next week. Freshman field hockey player Grace Flickinger and her father, Tom, began moving her things into Roberts Hall on Wednesday. DePauw University will host its Opening Day: Picnic Lunch on the East College Lawn Saturday, Aug. 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Council readies for lengthy vacant building cleanup (08/16/12)
ROACHDALE -- In front of a packed room, the Roachdale Town Council addressed a number of lingering issues on Tuesday night. Council member Zach Bowers presented a list of five vacant properties that he believes are priorities in the effort to clean up the town...
Cloverdale council looks into raising utility rates (08/16/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council once again attempted to focus on the big picture at its meeting Tuesday night: Finances Buzz Krohn recently completed a utility rate study and found that although the town's finances are not in terrible shape, the town is just not bringing in enough money...
Cloverdale nominations for Civic Award being accepted (08/16/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Nominations are now being accepted for the Cloverdale Civic Award. The award, sponsored by the Cloverdale Lions Club, will be presented to an individual who has made a positive difference in the Cloverdale community. The winner will have his or her name engraved on the permanent plaque that is on display in the Cloverdale Town Hall and will also receive a plaque to keep...
Fish fry Saturday at Russellville Community Center (08/16/12)
The Russellville Community Center will have a Jonah Fish Fry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds go to the upkeep of the center. Meals feature all-you-can-eat fish and choice of two sides, including french fries, baked beans, slaw and applesause. Drinks include ice tea, lemonade, coffee and water...
Butch's Car Show at Moose Lodge (08/16/12)
Greencastle Moose Lodge 1592 will host the inaugural Butch's Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 18. Entry fee is $15 and the show runs from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Food and drinks will be served at 11 a.m. The event is open to the public. All proceeds will go to the kids Christmas Party...
Radio show tickets still available (08/16/12)
The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Group announced recently that, despite rumors to the contrary, there are still tickets available for the third annual Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show, set for Saturday, Sept. 8. Tickets have been on sale to the general public since the first of July, but there are still plenty of good seats available...
Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley Summer 2012 Dean's List (08/16/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Twenty-six Putnam and Hendricks County residents were named to the Dean's List for this past summer semester at Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley. The college names to the Dean's List any degree-seeking student who has accumulated 12 or more earned credit hours, and who, in the term involved, is enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours and earns a grade point average of 3.5 or higher...
South Putnam volleyball falls in three sets (08/16/12)
The South Putnam volleyball team lost to West Vigo Tuesday in three sets 25-17, 25-22 and 25-21. Leanna Masters led the Eagles with five kills, with Kelly Hayden adding four kills. Makayla Albers and Megan Guthrie had two aces each. South Putnam will host Clay City tonight at 6 p.m...
SP Quarterback Club having food drive (08/16/12)
The South Putnam Quarterback Club would like to remind all Eagle Fans to bring canned goods to all South Putnam home games. Each person that brings two canned food items will receive a free drink at the Quarterback Club concession stand. Bring cans to the concession stand located East of the locker rooms...
Scanner for Aug. 16, 2012 (08/16/12)
Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Four recent traffic accidents were investigated by Greencastle City Police. -- At 2:49 p.m. Tuesday, a two-vehicle accident was reported at North College Avenue and Moore Court...
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