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Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2012

Son's Helping Hands Clothing Ministry aids residents in need (09/27/12)
So generous he would give you the shirt off his back? Reference websites cite the Bible as the first to use at least a form of that phrase. In Mathew 5:40 Jesus says that if someone asks for your shirt to give them your cloak as well. And The Son's Helping Hands Clothing Ministry, 5943 E. State Road 240, Greencastle, is putting that into practice in 2012...
Muzzle-loading shooters come to Putnam event (09/27/12)
COATESVILLE -- Twelve shooters spent Saturday morning pouring 80 grains of 2F powder into the barrels of 30-pound rifles, packing it down, covering the barrel with sturdy cotton, hammering a lead ball tightly onto it, trimming away the excess patch, then packing that into the weapon with a ramrod, and they did it more than a dozen times each -- a typical weekend for muzzle-loading rifle shooters...
CNN's Crowley offers 'view from the front lines' of Campaign 2012 (09/27/12)
Three weeks before she will moderate a debate between presidential contenders Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Candy Crowley told a DePauw University audience, "To me, this debate is about you guys." CNN's chief political correspondent told an audience in Kresge Auditorium Tuesday evening that as she prepares for the 90-minute session, she asks herself, "Can I get them to tell us something that will explain who they are, what they believe in...
Absentee voting and registration deadline near (09/27/12)
Absentee voting will be available for the Nov. 6 General Election beginning Tuesday, Oct. 9 and continuing until noon on Monday, Nov. 5. Any Putnam County registered voter qualified to vote in this General Election may vote, in advance, on the second floor of the Putnam County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday...
Clover Spirit (09/27/12)
Cloverdale Elementary students continue to support the Box Tops for Education program. Students participated in a BTFE Spirit Day wearing hat, slippers, or both depending on the amount of box tops they saved over the summer. The C.E.S. students hope to earn an ice-cream party with lots of toppings by the end of the year. ...
Why school choice matters topic for Kevin Teasley Oct. 8 at DPU (09/27/12)
The DePauw Civic Fellows are pleased to announce a talk on school choice by Kevin Teasley, president and founder of the Indiana-based Greater Educational Opportunities (GEO) Foundation. Teasley will deliver thoughts on "Why Choice Works" on Monday, Oct. 8, beginning at 8 p.m. in Watson Forum of the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media. The event is free and open to all...
Miller advances, Greencastle falls to South Vermillion 4-1 (09/27/12)
Weather forced the Greencastle boys' tennis team's opening round sectional matchup with South Vermillion to be moved from Northview High School to DePauw University indoor tennis facility. Although the Tiger Cubs played in their own backyard, the night belonged to South Vermillion as the Wildcats earned a lightning fast 4-1 decision, moving on to face Owen Valley tonight at 6:30...
Cougars rally, fall short to Bulldogs (09/27/12)
MONROVIA -- North Putnam scored two goals with less than four minutes to play, but its comeback ran out of time in a 4-3 loss to Monrovia in a West Central Conference boys soccer match Wednesday on the Bulldogs' field. "I wish we'd played like we did in the last five minutes the entire game," Cougars' coach David Moeller said. "We pushed forward at the end. We should have been playing like that the whole game...
Greencastle tames Turkey Run in 3 sets (09/27/12)
MARSHALL -- The Greencastle volleyball team defeated Turkey Run Tuesday in three sets 25-18, 25-19 and 25-14. Rayleigh Amis led the Tiger Cubs with nine kills, 10 digs and 16 points, with Jessi Covert adding four kills and 11 digs. Shelby Earl had 12 digs and two kills, while Alex Basile recorded 20 set assists, two kills and three digs...
Fitz and the Tantrums to play DePauw Oct. 6 (09/27/12)
Declared by a number of critics as one of the hottest and hardest working bands of the past two years, Fitz and the Tantrums will play the DePauw University campus on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free 7 p.m. show at Bowman Park will be a chance for students, locals and even alumni in town for Old Gold Weekend to hear a little bit of the band's signature soul sound...
Nicholas Lee Williams (09/27/12)
Nicholas Lee Williams, 21, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at Plainfield. He was born June 13, 1991 to Daniel Lee and Marsha Susan Trail Williams at Indianapolis. He graduated in 2010 from North Putnam High School, where he played football and was on the wrestling team...
Steve Richards (09/27/12)
Steve Richards, born May 1, 1965, Indianapolis, was a father, a son, a husband, a lover, a friend, a server, an artist and a musical advocate. His life had a monumental impact on those blessed enough to know him well. Steve loved to lift others to laughter and enjoyed celebrating life. His presence was that of an embracing character that brought music, fulfillment, happiness and love...
Scanner for Sept. 27, 2012 (09/27/12)
City Police A 20-year-old Bainbridge woman was cited for leaving the scene of a property-damage accident on the parking lot of the Greencastle Wendy's, Greencastle City Police reported. City officers said Joanna Hood was driving a 1993 Geo Prism that struck a parked 2000 Pontiac Grand Am, owned by Frances Washburne, 81, Fillmore, on the Wendy's lot off Indianapolis Road...
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