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Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2012

Young Eagles take to the air again (09/06/12)
With the return of September comes the return of Airport Appreciation Days to the Putnam County Airport. This year the annual event, now in its 13th year, is set for this weekend, Sept. 8 and 9. For the last nine years during Airport Appreciation Days the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has held its annual Young Eagles event and this year is no different. EAA Chapter 1374 will again be hosting its Harold Broyles Young Eagle Rally...
Brick by Brick (09/06/12)
Working from inside the entry to the building at 25 W. Franklin St. (the corner of Franklin and Jackson streets) on the square in Greencastle, construction crews knock out a portion of the newly uncovered brick on the west wall. The opening being formed will expand and open up the building entry once the renovation of the facade is complete...
Cloverdale Homecoming Court (09/06/12)
Freshmen and sophomore homecoming prince and princess candidates at Cloverdale High School include (front, from left) Kimmy Winders, Riley Canfield and Naomi Williams, freshman princesses; Ashley Nees, Jessica Winders and Christa Asbury, sophomore princesses; (back, from left) Kolton Knapp and Michael Roberts, freshman princes; and Tyler Lotz, Max Secrest, and Freddy Fislar, sophomore princes. ...
North Putnam progresses in search for new A.D. (09/06/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- The process of hiring a new athletic director is under way for North Putnam. The application process closed last Tuesday, with the school having received information from 38 candidates. A committee, composed of high school principal Alan Zerkel, middle school principal Terry Tippin, school board members Ollie Haste, Travis Lambermont and Jackie Simpson and superintendent Dan Noel, has been trimmed the list down to 12...
DePauw Community Bike Event postponed (09/06/12)
The kickoff of the DePauw University Management Fellows Community Bike Event has been delayed. With the event originally slated to begin this Saturday, Sept. 8, organizers decided the number of competing events this weekend necessitated a delay. Among those competing events is another bicycling event -- the annual People Pathways Backroad Bike Tour...
Greencastle Rotary Club to host antique tractor and equipment display (09/06/12)
The Greencastle Rotary Club Antique Tractor and Equipment Display will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9 from noon-4 p.m. The free event is sponsored in conjunction with Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days. Event includes Young Eagle Airplane Rides (children ages 8-17), airplane displays, pony rides and a bounce house...
Greencastle Rotary Club Car Show slated for Saturday (09/06/12)
The Greencastle Rotary Club Car Show will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. Show classes are antique, muscle, classic and motorcycle. Tickets for the event are $1 each or six for $5. This event is sponsored in conjunction with Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days. Entry fee for participants is $20 for pre-registration and $25 on the day of the show...
DePauw Sports Night program for local youngsters to resume Sept. 14 (09/06/12)
In its 21st season, the DePauw Community Service (DCS) program Sports Night continues to provide the youth of Putnam County an opportunity to participate in sports-related activities with DePauw University volunteers. Kicking off for the year on Friday, Sept. 14, the program aims to offer participating children a safe, fun environment for athletic activity while teaching the values of being a team player...
Competitors sought for Sept. 22 Battle of the Bands at Cloverdale (09/06/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Lions Club is looking for any musical act to perform in the first ever Battle of the Bands competition on Sept. 22 at the Cloverdale Town Park. The competition is part of the annual Community Fun Day, which will include cornhole, basketball, zumba and a silent auction...
Local residents elected as angus association delegates (09/06/12)
Bill Wilson and Karl Gillette of Cloverdale have been elected as a delegate and as an alternative delegate, respectively, to the 129th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates that takes place on Nov. 12 in Louisville. Wilson and Gillette are both members of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo...
Local coalition encourages Hoosiers to stop using tobacco (09/06/12)
This summer, the local tobacco control coalition for Putnam County is promoting a statewide stop smoking contest known as "Quit Now Indiana." This year's theme seeks to encourage tobacco users to "train" for their next quit attempt. "Quitting tobacco takes planning. ...
South Putnam runners overtaken by Warriors (09/06/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor The South Putnam cross country teams welcomed the Danville Warriors Wednesday, with the Eagles coming up short in each event. The girls lost to the Warriors 23-33, while the boys fell 18-43. South Putnam head coach Brandon Welti said Wednesday went much like he anticipated...
Eagles fall in four sets to Patriots (09/06/12)
South Putnam's volleyball team took on an Owen Valley side fresh off of a stinging loss to Cloverdale Tuesday night, looking to extend the Patriot's two-game slide. The visitors were in no mood to lose, however, and knocked off the Eagles 25-14, 23-25, 25-20 and 25-10...
Greencastle splits with North Clay (09/06/12)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country team continued its strong season at North Clay. The girls won, scoring a perfect 15 points to defeat the Eels 15-41. The boys were edged by Clay City 27-28 on the night. The girls' team swept the top five positions with Emma Wilson leading the way with a time of 12:20. Katie Haynes followed in second place with a score of 12:55, with Seeyle Stoffregen placing third with a time of 13:25...
GHS downs Southmont (09/06/12)
NEW MARKET -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team scored four first half goals en route to a convincing 5-1 win over Southmont. Sedrick Weinschenk scored two first half goals, with Paul Heithaus and Justin Hartman adding a goal each. In the second half, Zane Miller added Greencastle's fifth and final goal. Miller also was the winning keeper, recording four saves on the night...
Cougars edge Clovers (09/06/12)
DANVILLE -- The North Putnam girls' golf team defeated Cloverdale 214-218 Tuesday. Ellen Wilborn led the Cougars with a 49, followed by Josie Parent with a 53. Jessie Cox carded a 59, with Oliviia Zarate adding a 61. Emmy Rees came to the clubhouse with a 53...
Burnin' Fretboards (09/06/12)
Local and regional musicians put their talents on display Sunday at the annual Crown Street Music Festival. Local players Sandy Williams (right) was joined by Frank Smith as part of Sandy Williams and Friends.
Martin's wild and crazy TV work on display (09/06/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Growing up and well into my teens years, I became familiar with Steve Martin on Saturday Night Live and his movie career throughout the 1980s with such hits as "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and "The Jerk."...
Helen Louise Allender (09/06/12)
Helen Louise Allender, 92, died at the Brown County Health and Living Community on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. She was the oldest of nine children, born Nov. 27, 1919 to Roy Harden and Katherine Spurgeon Harden. Helen married Wallace "Sug" Allender on Aug. 15, 1940...
Scanner for Sept. 6 (09/06/12)
City Police Four recent traffic citations were issued by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 7:05 a.m. Wednesday, Chad Christian, 30, Monrovia, was cited by Officer Jeff Modlin on Indianapolis Road for having a false or fictitious registration. -- At 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Matthew L. Dupin, 29, Brazil, was ticketed by Officer Nick Eastham for 53 mph in 30-mph zone on Bloomington Street, south of Veterans Highway...
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