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Stories from Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Moose Lodge 1592 to host pork chop dinner (09/04/12)
The Greencastle Moose Lodge 1592 will be hosting a pork chop dinner and live music on Thursday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 8. The dinner will cost $10 per person and includes mashed potatoes, gravy and green beans. Desperate Measures will be performing both nights beginning at 5 p.m...
Crowning Glory (09/04/12)
Rain may have moved the annual Crown Street Music Festival inside for the second straight year Sunday but that did little to dampen the spirits of the fundraisers or the talents of the musicians who put on a spirited show with the likes of Blues Side Up with guitarist Steve St. Pierre really getting into the music and wowing the crowd at the Inn at DePauw...
Russellville residents getting ready for annual Roundup this weekend (09/04/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The annual Russellers' Roundup is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9 at the Russell-ville Community Center. Food, fun, music and several contests are on tap both days of the annual event. On Saturday, a health fair is scheduled in the gymnasium from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Several different health screenings will be available, along with raffle drawings for baskets and lots of free information for everyone...
BES Center offerings at Ivy Tech-Greencastle to include speaker series (09/04/12)
Ivy Tech Community College has announced that its Business & Entrepreneurial Services (BES) Center at Greencastle will feature a speaker series. The speaker series will take place at Ivy Tech-Greencastle, located at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway and Zinc Mill Road...
Holiday rest stop duty labor of love for local Kiwanians (09/04/12)
Yes, Good Samaritans still exist. Some of them are identified now by Kiwanis pins. They could be found Monday (Labor Day) performing their good deeds at a rest stop along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70, just west of Plainfield. For at least the last five years, Greencastle Kiwanians have manned the Kiwanis Coffee Safety Stop, offering donuts and coffee to random hungry or thirsty eastbound travelers, beginning at 8 o'clock Labor Day morning...
Tutoring at Gobin open house set for Thursday afternoon (09/04/12)
School is back in session and that means it's time for "Tutoring at Gobin." The after-school program for students in grades 1-5 is designed to help students build critical reading skills needed to keep up in school. Individual tutoring for older students is can be scheduled after 4 p.m...
Milling Days and Craft Demo Days on tap Sept. 8-9 at Bridgeton (09/04/12)
BRIDGETON -- The annual Bridgeton Milling and Craft Demonstration Days event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Milling Days celebrates the birthday of Oliver Evans, the father of modern milling. Visitors can tour the Bridgeton Mill and see the 200-year-old French buhr stones grind corn into cornmeal and grits...
McCloud Nature Park hosts Monarch butterfly program (09/04/12)
McCloud Nature Park is hosting a free program dedicated to the enticing Monarch butterfly on Saturday, Sept. 8 starting at 2 p.m. in the nature center. Registration is required for this all-ages program. A McCloud Nature Park naturalist will teach visitors about the life cycle, habitat and migration patterns of this magnificent butterfly as well as the Monarch Watch Program...
Greencastle boys runners battle at State Preview meet at Terre Haute (09/04/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team raced at the State Preview at Terre Haute North Saturday. Instead of competing in the small school division, the Tiger Cubs opted to enter the big school division. Greencastle placed 15th out of 24 teams that held seven of the top 20 teams in the state during heavy rains...
South Putnam sweeps Eagle Medley (09/04/12)
South Putnam hosted the Eagle Medley cross country race last Thursday, consisting of a 3K, 4K and 5K face on the same course at the same time. They score as a team, each team must have two runners at each distance. South Putnam was first in the girls' race with a score of 14. ...
South Putnam to honor state softball champs (09/04/12)
South Putnam will honor the 2012 IHSAA Class 2A State Softball champions Sept. 7 during halftime of the South Putnam and North Putnam football game. The softball team will receive its championship rings during halftime. Endeavor Communication will be having their annual free hot dog event at the entrance to Mark Wildman Field...
Cloverdale 7th graders defeat North Putnam (09/04/12)
ROACHDALE -- The Cloverdale seventh grade football team scored 15 unanswered second half points to defeat North Putnam 23-6. The score was 8-6 in favor of Cloverdale at the half. The Clovers put points on the board at the beginning of the third when Tyler Kaett scored on a 35-yard touchdown...
GMS cross country runners start season in strong fashion (09/04/12)
The Greencastle Middle School cross country team opened its season Thursday, with both squads performing well. The girls posted a perfect score of 15 with Emma Wilson leading the way with a time of 12:49 to claim first place. Second place went to Seelye Stoffregen in a time of 12:59, with Katie Haynes placing third in a time of 13:10. Gracie Smith was fourth in a time of 13:47 and Sydney Lewis was fifth in a time of 13:59...
Wildcats hosting IFL playoff game Sept. 8 (09/04/12)
The West Central Wildcats, based out of Terre Haute, will play a playoff football game Saturday at Cloverdale High School. The game will kickoff at 7 p.m. against the Kentucky Xtreme. The Wildcats are the No. 1 seed and if they win, they will host the league championship game on Aug. 15 at Cloverdale...
Vaulting to New Level (09/04/12)
Margaret Applegate Crosby (09/04/12)
Margaret Applegate Crosby of Roachdale passed away on Sept. 4, 2012 in Greencastle. Burial will be at the Roachdale Cemetery with Pastor Alan Small officiating at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Friends and family are invited to the home of Joseph and Susan Crosby, following the burial, for refreshments...
Celebrate 'Going Local Week 2012' (09/04/12)
Talk of 'local food' is everywhere. In fact Indiana has designated the week of Sept. 2-8 as "Going Local Week." 'Local' is shorthand for an idea rather than a firm definition. Unlike organic standards, which entail specific legal definitions, inspection processes, and labels, local means different things to different people, depending on where they live, the growing season and the products of interest...
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