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Stories from Saturday, September 8, 2012

Edgewood Lake Road project scheduled to begin on Monday (09/08/12)
On the surface, consider it one small step for mankind, one giant leap for local traffic. Weather permitting, work is due to begin Monday on a project designed to eliminate the lunar-like craters from the surface of Edgewood Lake Road on Greencastle's far East Side...
Redevelopment focuses on 'good news' for local plant (09/08/12)
From all indications, it was good news coming out of this week's Greencastle Redevelopment Commission meeting. Good news ... just not any or many real specifics. It all concerns Greencastle Redevelopment Commission Resolution 2012-3 creating an economic revitalization area for FB Distro/Ascena Retail Group Inc...
Railroad work cuts local road off for two days (09/08/12)
County officials hope the third time is the charm in giving instructions to railroad maintenance crews. CSX has been working on crossings in northern Greencastle Township late this week, causing blockages. County Road 175 North presents a unique challenge for the crews, however, as it crosses the CSX line twice with no other way in or out...
Clay County man sentenced to 15 years on drug charges (09/08/12)
A Harmony man is bound for federal prison following his Thursday sentencing on charges of dealing methamphetamine. United States Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett announced that Timothy A. Cheatham has been sentenced to 15 years by U.S. District Judge William T. Lawrence following his guilty plea to charges that he conspired with intent to distribute methamphetamine in and around Brazil...
Competitors sought for Sept. 22 Battle of the Bands at Cloverdale (09/08/12)
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...
Beekeeping at McCloud (09/08/12)
McCloud Nature Park is hosting a program about bees on Saturday, Sept. 15. The buzzing event will begin at 1 p.m. in the Nature Center and will be free and for all ages. Attendees will be able to see a real working hive in action and talk to a local beekeeper and kids can make a bee craft to take home...
Billie Creek Village property going on the auction block (09/08/12)
ROCKVILLE -- Historic Billie Creek Village property in Rockville will be offered for auction in a sealed bid process starting Monday, Sept. 10 at 8 a.m. The Parke County location along U.S. 36 boasts 70 acres, including two covered bridges, 30 buildings from the Civil War era, and a modern party pavilion plus all original antiques, equipment, furnishings and general store inventory...
Fiesta Salons to host Clip for the Cure event (09/08/12)
On Saturday, Oct. 13 Fiesta Salon in Greencastle will be joining the fight against breast cancer by hosting a Clip for the Cure event. Fiesta Salon in Greencastle will join more than 7,400 Regis corporate salons across North America for this annual event. To date, Regis stylists have raised $9 million for breast cancer research...
North Putnam competes at Charger Classic (09/08/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam cross country team traveled north to compete at North Montgomery's Charger Classic Thursday. The boys' placed fifth on the day, while the girls' were unable to compete with a full team. Dalton Spear, who placed 5th overall with a time of 18:22, led the boys' on the night. Chase Salyers was 55th in a time of 22:24, while Trae Straziscar was 57th with a time of 22:30. Trebor Mason finished 69th in a time of 24:23. Elisha Volland was 71st overall with a time of 25:06, with Nick Ballard placing 75th with a time of 28:26. Darian Brown rounded out the Cougars runners with a 77th place finish with a time of 28:53. In the girls' race, Katie Douglas was 58th with a time of 28:24, while Alex Land was 73rd with a time of 31:51. Claire Dean finished 75th overall with a time of 33:06. In the freshman/sophomore race, North Putnam's Trent Mason was the Cougars' only competitor, placing sixth.
Tiger Cubs claim victory in weather-shortened game (09/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On a stormy Friday night across the state, Greencastle's football team travelled to unchartered territory on the east side of Indianapolis. For the first time in their history, the Tiger Cubs squared off with the Golden Knights of Indianapolis Arlington High School...
Bad weather moves games until today (09/08/12)
Severe weather, including dangerous lightning, slammed Putnam County Friday night resulting in the postponement of two football games. With 11:09 left in the second quarter, Turkey Run was leading the host Clovers 8-6 before the word came down that the game was being halted for lightning...
Eagles, Tiger Cubs battle in volleyball (09/08/12)
The South Putnam eighth grade A and B volleyball teams battled Greencastle. The A team lost 25-13 and 25-16, while the B team fell 25-17 and 25-5. Head coach Amy Cassada said her Eagles squad showed a lot of improvement since their first game of the season against Clay City...
South Putnam boys' tennis gets first win (09/08/12)
LINTON -- The South Putnam boys' tennis team traveled to Linton Thursday and came away with its first win of the season. The Eagles defeated the Miners 3-2. In singles action, No. 3 singles player Colin Berry defeated Zach McGill 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. South Putnam was able to sweep the doubles matches to secure the win. ...
Eastham-Hague Engagement (09/08/12)
Larry and Kathy Eastham of Cloverdale and James and Connie Hague of Greencastle would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Jennifer Rae Eastham and Jason Lane Hague. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Greencastle High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Science degree...
Wentland-Bowles Engagement (09/08/12)
Frank Bowles and Kitty Wentland are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be grew up in the Westfield-Carmel area and attended Westfield High School. She has been in management of several gas stations, including Gas America and Speedway...
Scanner for Sept. 8 (09/08/12)
City Police One arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Timothy James Smith, 35, Greencastle, was arrested for public intoxication by Capt. Charles Inman after he reportedly found passed out in the wooded area behind the Speedway gas station at Round Barn and Indianapolis roads...
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