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Stories from Wednesday, August 22, 2012

State Supt. Bennett makes visit to South Putnam High School (08/22/12)
South Putnam High School Principal Kieth Puckett greeted some special visitors to his building Monday, Aug. 20. First, Puckett and Assistant Principal Dan Bain welcomed Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett to campus. Bennett conferenced with Puckett, Bain and South Putnam Superintendent Bruce Bernhardt before touring the SPHS building...
617 new DePauw students arrive as the Class of 2016 (08/22/12)
Celebrating its 175th anniversary, DePauw University welcomed more than 600 new students to Greencastle this past weekend. Classes for the 2012-13 academic year begin on Wednesday. After spending Saturday unpacking and moving into residence halls, the students processed through campus, led by DePauw University's 19th president, Brian W. Casey, and were greeted by a cheering faculty at Kresge Auditorium in the Green Center for the Performing Arts...
Non-Food Pantry to distribute items Saturday afternoon at St. Andrew's (08/22/12)
The Putnam County Non-Food Pantry, hosted by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Greencastle, will be distributing items from 1-3 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 25, in the parish hall at 520 E. Seminary St. In order to be eligible for these items, persons must bring their food stamp card and proof of Putnam County residence...
South Putnam refinances bonds (08/22/12)
The South Putnam School Corporation held its monthly meeting on Monday evening as it discussed several routine issues including board refinancing and beginning of the school year business. The board approved the refinancing of several bonds, which will be done by City Securities...
Tiger Cubs falter in final seconds, fall 1-0 (08/22/12)
After seeing its fair share of scoring last year, it might come in short supply for the Greencastle boys' soccer team in the 2012 season. Through four games this season, Greencastle has mustered only one goal in regulation. "Four games and only one goal says a lot," GHS head coach Dave Lilly said. "We've worked a lot of finishing, it's just the chances we've had we've squandered. We had some good ones. I think we had the better of them tonight except for defending that last free kick."...
Cloverdale stays perfect with three set win (08/22/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale's volleyball squad has a point to prove this season. Knocking off defending WCC champion Cascade last week, the Clovers settled in for their fourth match of the season against Clay City, a squad that had dropped the hosts in straight sets in the past two seasons...
Tiger Cubs fend off Warriors on the course (08/22/12)
Making up action that was rained out last week, Greencastle's girls' golf squad held firm at Windy Hill Country Club Monday night, defeating Danville 212-230. A missed putt on the final hole by Danville's Lauryn Luckey allowed Greencastle's Kenzie St. Marie to take medalist honors with a round of 49...
North Putnam blanks Owen Valley 7-0 (08/22/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam girls' soccer team were able to score five second half goals to take down Owen Valley 7-0 Tuesday at home. Cayla Kientz led the way for the Cougars with three goals. Brooke Matthews, Megan Plessinger, Rebecca Booth and Jessalyn Harrington added one goal each...
Scanner for Aug. 22 (08/22/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 8:45 p.m. Robert Lee Clemons, 51, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for probation violation. At 3:35 p.m. Paul Allen Walters, 45, Greencastle, was booked in for probation violation...
Yes, Virginia, there truly is a Greencastle music scene (08/22/12)
A couple of weeks ago I rather routinely referred to the boys from the Average House Band as perhaps the best-known and longest-performing contributors to the Greencastle music scene. One of my co-workers seemed astonished by that statement. He scoffed, "There's a Greencastle music scene?"...
No law enforcement on animal control issues (08/22/12)
To the Editor: I am a concerned citizen of Greencastle. I have noticed that our police officers have been neglecting certain laws pertaining to noise ordinance and animal control. There is a problem amongst all of Greencastle that we have to deal with since the falling of the Humane Society. ...
Vicki Small touched the children of our community (08/22/12)
To the Editor: I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Vicki Small this past Friday. Having worked alongside Vicki at The Learning Castle, I know that there are numerous children in the community that have been touched by her caring hands and mind and loving attitude...
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