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Stories from Saturday, September 15, 2012

Murder suspect arraigned in Crown Street stabbing death (09/15/12)
A 20-year-old Greencastle man, charged with murder in the stabbing death of his father, was formally arraigned Friday afternoon in Putnam Superior Court. Judge Charles "Denny" Bridges entered a plea of not guilty to the murder charge on behalf of Thomas W. Badgley, charged with the slaying of his father, Tommie Dale Badgley, 53, Wednesday evening at the son's 906 S. Crown St. residence...
Streetscape project peek reveals shuffling of Locust Street schedule (09/15/12)
The public got its first real peek at the streetscape portion of the City of Greencastle's Stellar Project during an open house Thursday evening at City Hall. Even as the preliminary architect's drawings were being displayed on easels by Project Engineer Cassie Reiter and Katie Ulrich of Crawford, Murphy & Tilly Inc. (CMT), Indianapolis, change was in the air...
Red Barn Farms kicks off its 2012 Fall Festival (09/15/12)
Red Barn Farms will once again be hosting its Fall Festival until Oct. 29. The festival will include multiple mazes, pumpkins, hayrides, hands-on animal activities, kiddie-korral and more. The festival will be open Fridays 4-7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 1-7 p.m. Admission is $6 per person with children two and under being admitted free...
New Providence Baptist Church welcomes LeBlanc as speaker (09/15/12)
New Providence Baptist Church welcomes the LeBlanc family: Brice, Bethany, Aiden and Michael. Beginning Sept 16th, Brice will be speaking for the church each Sunday. Brice and Bethany will also help lead the Worship Team. All are invited to attend each Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m...
Spin to Win (09/15/12)
Putnam County resident Carol Norris (left) was among many who spun the Hoosier Lottery wheel in hopes of winning free lottery tickets Friday afternoon at the Marathon gas station on North Jackson Street. Hoosier Lottery staff members Cary Spear and Fronda Fisher handed out Frisbees, T-shirts, candy and lottery tickets for those who spent $5 at the gas station...
Harlem Wizards' basketball comedy act at SPHS on Oct. 6 (09/15/12)
The Harlem Wizards are returning to South Putnam High School on Saturday, Oct. 6 to play the South Putnam Mighty Eagles. The 7 p.m. fundraiser game at SPHS is sponsored by the South Putnam Community Education Foundation with help from donations by POET Ethanol and the Holiday Inn Express...
McCloud to host program on astronomy (09/15/12)
McCloud Nature Park will be having an astronomy program as the sun begins to set on Saturday, Sept. 22. The program will be at the Nature Center starting at 7:10 p.m. Expert sky watchers from the Indiana Astronomical Society will partner with Hendricks County Parks and Recreation naturalists to help beginners find their way around the night sky and teach attendants about how a telescope works and how to recognize constellations, galaxies and nebulae of all sorts...
American Legion to host dinner and music (09/15/12)
On Saturday, Sept. 15, the band Static Black will perform at Greencastle American Legion from 8 p.m. to midnight. Static Black plays mostly new and old rock n roll. Before the band plays a dinner will be served starting at 5 p.m. and ending at 7 p.m. The dinner will consist of a barbecue sandwich, coleslaw, potato salad and baked beans for $5 a plate. There isn't a fee to watch the band play...
Monthly Dine with a Doc program to focus on strokes slated for Sept. 24 (09/15/12)
Senior Education Ministries Inc. has scheduled Dine with a Doc to take place on the fourth Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at First National Bank. Dine with a Doc is a free program that welcomes the local senior public to hear the doctor of the month speak about an educational topic while having lunch. This program is a community effort of a doctor, a lunch sponsor, area businesses and a local church coming together to serve the community seniors...
Legion to host 5K Run/Walk Sept. 22 (09/15/12)
Greencastle American Legion will be hosting a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 22. After walking and/or running there will be food and games for all ages. Registration for this event will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The cost of the walk is $12 the day of the event and $10 for early registration. Children's registration fee is $5 for 6 to 12 year olds and is free for 6 and under...
Information meeting for 2012 Community Christmas Choir (09/15/12)
Plans are underway for the 11th annual Community Christmas Choir of Putnam, Montgomery and Parke Counties. An informational meeting will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 in the Sanctuary of Browns Valley Christian Church, 9011 S. State Road 47, Crawfordsville...
Missionary to visit Gobin Sept. 20 (09/15/12)
Missionary Berit Skaare will speak at the United Methodist Unit meeting at Gobin United Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Berit is a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Washington, Ind. Christ UMC is the United States address of the Ilula Orphan Program in Ilula, Tanzania, East Africa...
CHS grad James Fidler to join Teach For America corps (09/15/12)
Cloverdale native James Fidler was recently accepted into the 2012 Teach for America corps. Teach For America is the national corps of top recent college graduates and professionals who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the pursuit of educational opportunity for all students...
Tiger Cubs remain perfect with shutout of Eagles (09/15/12)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs rolled to 5-0 on the season behind a dominating defense and a big play offense on Friday night on Fallis Field in Harbison Stadium. The Class 3A No. 10-ranked Tiger Cubs posted their fourth straight shutout in a 20-0 West Central Conference win over Putnam County rival South Putnam. Playing the same defense coach Josh Buis installed three years ago when he was defensive coordinator, Greencastle has not been scored on in 19 straight quarters...
Cloverdale roughed up at Cascade, succumbs 78-15 (09/15/12)
CLAYTON -- To call Cloverdale's 2012 season a tough one would be an understatement. Entering Friday's conference game against Cascade, the Clovers were down 13 players from its Aug. 1 roster, eight of which were starters. Things didn't improve against the Cadets...
Danville manhandles North Putnam in 52-8 win (09/15/12)
ROACHDALE -- Entering the game as underdogs to the Danville Warriors, the North Putnam Cougars football team hoped to turn their disappointing season around. Instead, the team dropped the game 52-8 and fell to 2-3 for the season. "The better team won tonight," North Putnam head coach Greg Barrett said. "They outplayed us. We couldn't stop them."...
Cloverdale blasts Eagles in win (09/15/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale seventh grade football team defeated South Putnam 52-0 Thursday. Tyler Kaeff led the offense, rushing for 163 yards and four touchdowns. Steven Allen had two touchdowns and 84 yards, with Dylan Scott rushing for a touchdown and 62 yards. Nick Winders recorded one touchdown and 54 yard rushing on the night...
Larry R. Fisher (09/15/12)
Larry R. Fisher, 65, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Greencastle, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. He was born Dec. 6, 1946 in Indianapolis. Larry graduated from Greencastle High School in 1964. He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in English and from Indiana State University with a degree in accounting...
Birt-Beaty Wedding (09/15/12)
Bailey Birt and Kyle Beaty were united in marriage on Saturday, June 30, in an outdoor ceremony held at the DePauw University Nature Park in Greencastle. Pastor Murray Clugston officiated the ceremony. The wedding celebration continued into the evening with a reception including dinner and dancing at the Dixie Chopper Business Center...
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