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Stories from Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Cloverdale to raise utility rates (09/12/12)
CLOVERDALE --In a meeting that took nearly three hours, the Cloverdale Town Council has finally decided on what it plans to do with the utility rates that have lingered over the council for the past few months. Cloverdale residents showed up to voice their concerns, although they were heard, the council had no choice but to raise utility rates in hopes of not being taken over by the state...
Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol exhibit opens Sept. 24 at ISU (09/12/12)
Learn why Robert Clark renamed himself after his home state and Andy Warhol took so many photographs in the exhibition "Love and Fame: Works by Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol from Indiana State University's Permanent Art Collection." On display from Sept. ...
Ascena Group to add 242 jobs at local facility (09/12/12)
When the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission gave approval for an economic revitalization area for FB Distor/Ascena Retail Group Inc. last week, they were assured it was "good news," they just did not know what that good news was. The picture became a bit clearer at Tuesday's Greencastle City Council meeting. Before the council gave approval to the same resolution, they learned a bit more about Ascena's plans for the facility at 1901 E. State Road 240...
'Famous' Dave speaks of hard work, overcoming the odds (09/12/12)
In the first installment of a speaking series for the Business and Entrepreneurial Services Center of West Central Indiana, "Famous" Dave Anderson addressed a crowd of nearly 200 at Ivy Tech on Tuesday. "When the school asked me to come share my story, I was very grateful," Anderson said. "As an entrepreneur who has started with nothing and has overcome adversity in my life, I believe that my story can be motivational to other people, especially students."...
'See How They Run' opens Thursday on Playhouse stage (09/12/12)
The 2012 season of Putnam County Playhouse will close with a production of the comedy "See How They Run." Directed by Larry Sutton, the Philip King-written British farce will have performances this Thursday, Friday and Saturday and again Sept. 19-22...
Visitor arrested for trafficking at prison (09/12/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- An Indianapolis woman is lodged at the Putnam County Jail following a Sunday arrest on trafficking charges at Putnamville Correctional Facility. On Sunday, correctional staffers observed 29-year-old Lakysha Simmons trafficking with offender Erik Edwards, 27, Indianapolis, during a visit to the facility...
Area 30 looks at career development (09/12/12)
The Area 30 Board of Directors met early Tuesday morning to discuss several routine issues such as report filings and upcoming conferences. Area 30 will soon be working with guidance counselors from area schools to review the reporting process. "These reports represent all of the students who are taking career and tech education classes," explained Executive Director Lora Busch. "It is reported to the department of education and the Department of Workforce Development."...
Last Sip of Summer (09/12/12)
Taking in all that a late summer day has to offer, 5-year-old Emma Simpson of Waveland takes a sip of her snow cone while playing on an antique Farmall tractor at the Russeller's Roundup Sunday at the Russellville Community Center. (Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN)
Not forgotten (09/12/12)
Indiana Air National Guardsman Senior Master Sgt. Michael Daggett, Carmel, recruiter at Indiana Joint Force Headquarters, Indianapolis, joins fellow guardsmen and military civilians in taking a moment of silence to honor 9/11 victims and their families on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. (Courtesy photo)
Cloverdale begins looking ahead with technology, construction (09/12/12)
The Cloverdale Community School Corporation held its monthly board meeting on Monday evening. One of the issues discussed was moving forward with the building project and facility updates. Steve Ricketts of Five Star started the meeting off speaking on several of the technology updates that have recently been completed in all of the Cloverdale schools...
DPU Sports Night program for local youth to resume Sept. 14 (09/12/12)
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...
GMS Cross Country to host fundraiser (09/12/12)
Monical's Pizza will be hosting a fundraiser for Greencastle Middle School Cross Country on Thursday, Sept. 13. Twenty percent of each check will be donated to the sport. Offer is valid on dine-in and carryout orders only. Monical's Pizza is located at 29 Putnam Plaza in Greencastle. For more information contact 301-4404...
South Putnam records second win of the season (09/12/12)
South Putnam's boys' tennis team picked up their second win of the season Monday night, topping Danville 3-2 in varsity action. South Putnam No. 1 singles player J.D. Briones dropped his opening set before rallying for a three set victory over Danville's Nick Newman 4-6, 6-0 and 6-1...
North Putnam drops contest to Monrovia, 2-0 (09/12/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam girls' soccer team tangled with Monrovia Tuesday without the services of senior forward Cayla Kientz, ultimately falling to the Bulldogs 2-0. "Really I just saw that our mentality goes down the drain if we lose some of our starters. I don't know why. I don't know how to fix it, but I will figure it out tomorrow before we play Tri-West," North Putnam head coach Willie Gaskins said...
Cloverdale sweeps three-way meet with North Putnam, Owen Valley (09/12/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale's boys' and girls' cross country teams hosted North Putnam and Owen Valley for a three-way race Tuesday night. Ideal conditions made for good times as the host Clovers beat the Patriots and Cougars by a team score of 34-47-58 on the boys' side and 28-36 on the girls' side, with the Cougars short of a full squad...
Eagle runners place second at Northview Invite (09/12/12)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam cross country teams traveled to Brazil for the Northview Invite, with both squads earning a second place finish. The girls' team placed second with a score of 48, with the boys' placing second with a tally of 59. Both teams finished six points behind first place Northview...
Clovers remains perfect with win over Lakers (09/12/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team moved to 12-0 on the season with a three set victory over Shakamak Monday. The Clovers won 25-21, 25-11 and 25-8. Bradanne Toney led the Clovers with 20 kills. She also had 16 points, three aces, three blocks and 10 digs. Paige Gruener recorded two points, with one ace, six kills and seven digs, while Lindsay Robson tallied 17 points, one set assist and six digs...
Event to benefit NP Athletic Department (09/12/12)
The North Putnam Athletic Department, in conjunction with Monical's Pizza, will host a community day tonight. Monical's Pizza is offering 20 percent from each order to be donated back to the athletic department. Coupons for the event are available at the counter tonight at Monical's Pizza...
GHS girls' golf posts best round of the year (09/12/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle girls' golf team fell to Terre Haute South 173-205, Monday. Greencastle's score of 205 marked its best round of the year. Kenzie St. Marie led the Tiger Cubs with a score of 47, with Liz Johnson closely following with a score of 49...
Greencastle volleyball falls to Edgewood (09/12/12)
The Greencastle volleyball team fell to Edgewood in three sets Monday. The Tiger Cubs lost 25-22, 25-13 and 25-12. Rayleigh Amis led the team with six kills, with Quinci Miller leading the way with four blocks and two stuff blocks. "We are improving on our physical skill each time we step on the court," GHS head coach Trish Lowe said. "We have much work to do in the confidence area. We are under construction."...
South Putnam 7th graders fall to Rox (09/12/12)
The South Putnam seventh grade volleyball lost to Rockville 25-14 and 25-22, Monday. After losing to North Clay and Greencastle, the Eagles showed improvement in its loss against the Rox. South Putnam head coach Jannette Roberts said Lauren Latham, Alex Fanning and Becca Perry perfected their serves during the contest...
Athenians defeat Cougars in four sets (09/12/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam volleyball team fell in four sets to Crawfordsville 17-25, 15-25, 25-19 and 20-25 Tuesday. Sam Lucas led the Cougars with 10 points, five blocks and seven kills. Head coach Jill Schreiber said she received wonderful performances from Madi Asbell and Kelsey Reed...
Tiger Cubs shutout Vikings on the pitch (09/12/12)
The Greencastle boys' soccer team defeated West Vigo 1-0 Tuesday at home. Greencastle scored what proved to be the winning goal when Nick Tharp connected on a shot from an assist from Justin Hartman. Zane Miller recorded five saves in the victory. Greencastle will host Sullivan Saturday at 10 a.m...
Charles Estle Poole (09/12/12)
Charles Estle Poole, 99, of Plainfield, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, just 16 days away from his 100th birthday. He was born Sept. 28, 1912 in Peoria, Ill., to the late Riley and Myrtle (Poynter) Poole. He retired from Chrysler Foundry in 1977 as a welder...
Scanner for Sept. 12, 2012 (09/12/12)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 5:51 p.m. Maria Lourdes Williamson, 33, homeless, was lodged at the jail for failure to appear and probation violation. At 4:50 a.m. Kissandra Michelle Carr, 35, Greencastle, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license and resisting law enforcement...
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