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Stories from Saturday, September 1, 2012

Local clogger advances to semi-finals on "America's Got Talent" (09/01/12)
One Cunot native is among those in the running to win a $1 million prize and a headlining show on the Las Vegas Strip. Drake Elkin along with his All That clogging dance group is among those who advanced to the semi-final round of the NBC television show, "America's Got Talent."...
County Council growing more familiar with school budget process (09/01/12)
In a gathering that was as much meet-and-greet as it was budget hearing, the Putnam County Council and Greencastle Community School Board met jointly Friday morning. It was the first meeting of the two boards cast together by a new state law requiring appointed school boards to have their budgets reviewed by an elected body...
Clinton Township receives $150,000 for new fire truck (09/01/12)
A $150,000 grant to Putnam County will go a long way toward buying a new fire engine for the Clinton Township Fire Department. On Friday, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced the project as one of 38 statewide recipients of Community Focus Fund (CFF) grants...
Cloverdale Elementary School Paper Recycling (09/01/12)
CLOVERDALE --Students at Cloverdale Elementary have begun to collect paper to recycle. This is an easy way for locals to recycle their paper every week and help raise money for projects like playgrounds, landscaping, books, and other school needs. Recycling paper, not only saves water and energy, but the school earns money for every pound of paper collected...
Revelation study at New Life Baptist (09/01/12)
Dr. Michael Wren of New Life Baptist Church will be starting a study of the book of Revelation on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m., beginning Sept. 5. For more information, contact the church at 653-8995.
Cloverdale can't withstand Monrovia's rushing attack (09/01/12)
CLAYTON -- An insurmountable deficit seized to matter for Cloverdale when senior Jourdan Smith was taken off the field on a backboard and loaded into an ambulance with 5:09 left in the fourth quarter. The Clovers lost to Monrovia, 63-0, but the team rebounded from a disastrous first half that saw the team tally minus 6 yards of offense...
Tiger Cubs corral Mustangs in 21-0 win (09/01/12)
Fans came away from Greencastle's gridiron contest against Edgewood seeing yellow. During the course of the Tiger Cubs' 21-0 win, the field was littered with yellow handkerchiefs numerous times resulting in a disjointing game that didn't allow either squad to fall into a groove in the second half...
Eagles rebound, pummel Rockville Rox 27-0 (09/01/12)
Rockville -- The South Putnam Eagles bounced back from their first loss of the high school football season with an impressive 27-0 non-conference victory over the host Rockville Rox on Friday night. Led by the offensive and defensive lines, South Putnam racked up a balanced 148 yards rushing and 147 yards passing, while holding Rockville (1-2) to just 66 yards of total offense and came up with two turnovers...
North Putnam pounces on Cascade for a 26-14 win (09/01/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam finally got a chance to play in front of the home crowd three weeks into the season as its hosted Cascade Friday night in their WCC opener for the season. A week after being defeated by Southmont, it was the Cougars who used the ground game to great effect, rushing for 195 yards en route to a 26-14 win over the Cadets...
Sharp - 50th Anniversary (09/01/12)
Jim and Jeannette Sharp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 2. In honor of this occasion, their family is throwing them a card shower. Friends are invited to send them a card and well wishes to 1250 Lewisville Rd., Quincy, IN 47546...
Scanner for Sept. 1 (09/01/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Thursday, Aug. 30. Sheriff's Department On Thursday, Aug. 30 at 12:25 p.m. Patience N. Whitaker, 20, Greencastle, was entering the roadway from 4252 N. CR 400 East in a 1992 Ford Tempo...
Who's News for Sept. 1 (09/01/12)
CHARLENE LOGAN of Russellville received the Clock Award at a recent meeting of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association workshop. The award is presented by Anthem Blue Cross-Blue Shield to honor those who devote extensive hours to volunteering. Charlene serves her church, the Russellville Community Center, County Extension Homemakers and offers her services for tutoring and babysitting...
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