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Stories from Monday, September 10, 2012

Historic aircraft to visit Putnam County (09/10/12)
On the heels of the success of the 2012 Airport Appreciation Days, The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), in conjunction with EAA Chapter 1374, recently announced that their 1929 Ford Tri-Motor will be paying a visit to the Putnam County Airport (4I7) in Greencastle. The visit will be Sept.13-16...
Wild Blue Yonder (09/10/12)
The 13th annual Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days, Saturday and Sunday at the airport, again marked a weekend of discovery for young people.
Man flees deputies, damages two vehicles (09/10/12)
After running from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department twice on Tuesday evening, a Greencastle man who was wanted on a felony warrant in Hendricks County was arrested in Cloverdale on Friday evening. Cletus Warren was originally wanted on a warrant form Hendricks County for failure to report for work release. However, after a chase that occurred in Cloverdale at Stardust Rd. and C.R. 1000 S., Warren is now being charged with much more...
Boogie Woogie (09/10/12)
Giving the audience a look back to the 1940s, Alex Asbell (left) and Alison Howard dance to the sounds of the Cheeky Sisters (Barbara Paré, Amy Hayes and Susan Anthony) as they sing "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."
Smooth Landings (09/10/12)
The Putnam County Board of Aviation Commissioners took a few moments Saturday during Airport Appreciation Days to cut the ribbon on the airport's new aircraft parking apron.
Forum to focus on streetscapes (09/10/12)
A public forum and open house to discuss the first stage of Greencastle's Stellar Grant streetscape projects is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at City Hall. Representatives from Crawford Murphy and Tilly, the engineering firm working with the city to design the street improvement projects, will be on hand to share preliminary plans and details about the work that is slated to being in the summer of 2013...
Table Talk Ministries celebrates 10 years of service, opens new location (09/10/12)
Table Talk Ministries will be celebrating 10 years of serving the people of Putnam County with a community cookout on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event is set for noon to 5 p.m. at Table Talk's new location in Manhattan. It is the white two-story house on the southwest corner of Manhattan Road and U.S. 40...
Tickets on sale for Oct. 5 PCPL 'Conversation with the Artists' (09/10/12)
Tickets are now available for Putnam County Public Library's "A Conversation with the Artists: Norbert Krapf, Richard Fields and Gordon Bonham." The library is hosting this special event that includes music, a photography exhibit and poetry from Indiana's former poet laureate, Norbert Krapf...
Cloverdale's Fall Fest set for Oct. 6 (09/10/12)
The second annual Fall Fest sponsored by Cloverdale Main Street will be held Saturday, October 6th from 9 a.m-4 p.m. Held on the Farmers Market lot at Logan and Lafayette streets in historic downtown Cloverdale, 12x12 spaces may be reserved by those wishing to participate in the Fest. Cost for participation is $10...
Horizons of Putnam County fall classes to begin soon (09/10/12)
Horizons of Putnam County's fall lineup of community education classes taught by community members begins the week of Sept. 30 and runs the gamut from chocolate to couponing. Founded as a non-profit in 1996 to offer "an adventure in lifelong education," Horizons offers a variety of classes twice a year taught in non-traditional formats. Instructors are from all areas of the county and each brings his or her unique knowledge, perspective and enthusiasm to their students...
Union Chapel UMC hosts annual fish fry (09/10/12)
MORTON -- Union Chapel United Methodist Church is hosting its annual fish fry on Saturday, Sept. 15. Fish will be served starting at 4 p.m. The event will be held in the church's shelter house on the west side of the building. The menu will also include hot dogs, homemade barbecue, a variety of side dishes and many delicious desserts alongside the fish...
Pro Resources announces official ribbon-cutting, job fair event (09/10/12)
Pro Resources Staffing Service, located at 1360 Indianapolis Rd., Suite L, in Greencastle will be holding its official ribbon-cutting ceremony along with a job fair on Thursday, Sept. 13. The festivities will start with the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. with the job fair wrapping up at 5 p.m...
'Buy Indiana' workshop promotes Hoosier procurement, supports local economies (09/10/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Business Engagement Center at Indiana State University is partnering with the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center at Indiana State to host a workshop on "How to do Business with ISU and the Government." The workshop will take place 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 on ISU's campus in newly remodeled Federal Hall...
Cloverdale claims county volleyball crown (09/10/12)
ROACHDALE -- It was a rough start for Cloverdale varsity volleyball at Saturday's Putnam County Tournament. The Clovers were able to recover and win the championship in three sets. Cloverdale head coach Kathy Moore told her team from the get-go, North Putnam was going to be a tough opponent...
DePauw drops season opener against St. Olaf (09/10/12)
Depauw University football dropped its 125th season opener 31-10 to St. Olaf College Saturday afternoon at Blackstock Stadium. Freshman quarterback Justin Murray got the nod in his first opportunity for the Tigers (0-1), but things didn't get off to the start he and the coaching staff had hoped...
South Putnam places second in WCC tournament match (09/10/12)
CLAYTON -- The 2012 WCC girls' golf match at Deer Creek Golf Course was a two-team race between Monrovia and South Putnam on Saturday afternoon. In the end, Monrovia took the team title with a score of 386 to South Putnam's 400. Cascade finished third with a score of 427, followed by Greencastle's 434, Cloverdale's 445 and North Putnam's 463...
Clovers JV wins county championship (09/10/12)
ROACHDALE -- After dropping the opening set of the Putnam County junior varsity volleyball championship, Cloverdale earned a 2-1 win to claim the title. In the opening set, Cloverdale went up 3-0, but North Putnam battle back to tie it up six-all. The Cougars scored the next three points to take an advantage they never relinquished...
Eagles explode in 4th to defeat Cougars (09/10/12)
Weather postponed the Friday night clash between North Putnam and South Putnam until Saturday evening. What the weather couldn't prevent was a back and forth game that ended in spectacular style for the host Eagles as they piled up 21 points in the final five minutes to defeat the Cougars 34-20...
Tiger Cubs place 11th at Ben Davis Invite (09/10/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team fought tough opponents and equally tough course conditions during Saturday's Ben Davis Invitational. The Tiger Cubs finished 11th with a score of 322. On a course that was partially covered in water due to flooded and almost 300 feet longer, Colleen Weatherford led the Tiger Cubs with a fifth place finish with a season-best time of 19:59. Kayla Cash finished 66th in a time of 22:30 and Alex Stoffregen was 76th in a time of 22:59...
GHS battles at Ben Davis (09/10/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team competed at the Ben Davis Invitational Saturday. The team ran on an altered course due to flooding, but still had to begin the race by running through ankle deep water. The change also added 250-300 meters to the race...
South Putnam loses to Southmont on the court (09/10/12)
NEW MARKET -- The South Putnam boys' tennis team lost to Southmont 4-1 Saturday. South Putnam No. 2 doubles team of Jake Carmichael and Zane Crosby defeated Lee Stockwell and Justin Lowe 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 to capture the Eagles' only win of the night. South Putnam is back in action today at home against Danville at 4:30 p.m...
Cloverdale football falls to 0-4 with loss against Turkey Run (09/10/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers did a lot of things right Saturday afternoon. They made big plays on offense and defense. A 45-yard touchdown run by Andrew Howard and the goal line stand will be highlights to what is turning into a frustrating season...
South Putnam competes at Jon Mitchell Invite (09/10/12)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam cross country teams traveled to Cascade to compete in the Jon Mitchell Invite Saturday. The boys placed fifth, while the girls came in seventh. For the boys, Hunter Barr led the way with a fifth-place finish in a time of 16:54. Berndt Freeman was 17th in a time of 18:12, while Matt Allen was 29th in a time of 18:50 and Matt Lund was 30th in a time of 18:56...
Nellie I. Wellman (09/10/12)
Nellie I. Wellman, 87, Plainfield, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 in The Gathering Place. Born Dec. 24, 1924 in Hazelwood, she was the daughter of Eathor and Anna George Curtis. She married Jewell Glenn Wellman in 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1997...
Purdue publishes Indiana Custom Rates for farmers (09/10/12)
Purdue has a brand new Custom Rates Publication for 2012. A questionnaire was given out across the state by extension educators and 272 survey responses were received. Chances are you may have been asked to fill out one of these surveys if you attended a private applicator training last fall or this spring...
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