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Stories from Saturday, September 29, 2012

Facade work continues to reveal downtown surprises (09/29/12)
Ongoing restoration of storefront facades in downtown Greencastle continues to both surprise and confound construction crews and city officials alike. The latest unexpected development has emerged on the east side of the courthouse square, where workmen from Advanced Restoration Contractors (ARC), Indianapolis, have been removing portions of the facade above the old drapery shop at 19 N. Indiana St. to reveal architecture of historical significance...
Murray on hot seat for 'Ask the Mayor' Monday at Swizzle (09/29/12)
"Ask the Mayor," a WFIU radio weekly program that gives the public direct access to four area mayors by email, phone and Twitter, is completing its first series of live road shows. And for the first time, the program will be visiting Greencastle, the newest town to join the effort, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1. The WFIU program will be recorded at The Swizzle Stick on the north side of the courthouse square...
Tzouanakis giving reading program 'major facelift' (09/29/12)
A basic change in state reading standards has inspired a new form of literacy instruction at a local school. With its longer reading blocks and small group instruction time, Tzouanakis Intermediate School has undergone a major change in its reading program in the last year...
Encroaching signs prohibited from state right-of-way (09/29/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds all Hoosiers that campaign signs are prohibited from federal and state highway rights-of-way by Indiana Code 9-21-4-6. INDOT personnel are empowered by state law to remove unauthorized signs, including real estate, advertising and political signage within the state right-of-way. The right-of-way areas must remain "sign free" for the safety of the motoring public include:...
Author Craig Mullaney at bookstore, UB on Monday (09/29/12)
On Monday, Oct. 1, The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University will host a visit by Craig M. Mullaney, author of the memoir "The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education." Mullaney -- a West Point graduate and Rhodes Scholar who commanded an infantry platoon in Afghanistan in 2003 -- will present a 4:15 p.m. reading at the new DePauw bookstore, Eli's Books, located at 6 E. Washington St...
DNR targets gizzard shad for eradication at Lake Waveland (09/29/12)
WAVELAND -- The Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Division of Fish & Wildlife plans to selectively eradicate gizzard shad at Lake Waveland in Montgomery County. The goal is to keep gizzard shad from becoming too abundant while maintaining the quality of bass and bluegill that exist at the 358-acre lake...
Scanner for Sept. 29, 2012 (09/29/12)
On Thursday, Sept. 27 at 3:35 p.m. Adriana Nicole Corder, 23, Poland, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for probation violation. Parker said while rounding a corner she crossed to the opposite side of the roadway. She then met an oncoming vehicle and served to miss it...
Roachdale VFW hosts Jonah Fish Fry (09/29/12)
The Herschel E. Robbins VFW Post 3284 in Roachdale will host a Jonah Fish Fry from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $8 at the door and also available in advance from any VFW member for $7. Event will also include a $500 cash raffle.
Child care career training session at PCPL scheduled for Oct. 4 (09/29/12)
Community Alliance and Services for Young Children (CASY) provides "Considering a Career in Child Care" training for those who may be interested in a career in the child care or related fields. Many people choose child care as a career without knowing much about their options. This training will help individuals who are considering child care as a profession by discussing the different types of careers along with the education requirements for each of the career choices...
Nonprofits to learn about using social media to advance mission on Oct. 8 (09/29/12)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced the October workshop designed for nonprofits, churches and units of government. The workshop is set for Monday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crawfordsville Country Club. The workshop is $15 if registered and paid for by Oct. 1 or $25 after that date and at the door. The cost includes the workshop, a catered lunch, and all workshop materials...
GHS beats Cloverdale to remain perfect (09/29/12)
CLOVERDALE -- When Cloverdale welcomed Greencastle to its football field Friday night; it was literally a tale of two teams. The Tiger Cubs are riding a wave of success the school hasn't had in many years, while the Clovers were just trying to make it through game unscathed and find something that works...
Cougars drop third straight with 42-20 loss to Monrovia (09/29/12)
MONROVIA -- North Putnam began a rebuilding process two-thirds through the regular season Friday, moving Jake Haste from tight end to starting quarterback for its West Central Conference game against Monrovia at Gordon Hadley Field. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Haste had never played quarterback anywhere previously, but coach Greg Barrett believes he will use his considerable athletic skill to make the transition and make the Cougars a better team by the time the sectionals begin...
Eagles overwhelm Mitchell in 62-0 win (09/29/12)
MITCHELL -- South Putnam improved to 5-2 on the season with a dominant victory over the Mitchell Bluejackets, winning 62-0 on Friday. Tailback Lucas Lorian ran for 150 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns. Quarterback Sawyer Arnold finished seven for 10 passing with 124 yards and four touchdowns...
Shrum tied for 21st after first round (09/29/12)
FRANKLIN -- With one round of golf remaining in her high school career, Cloverdale senior Sydney Shrum is poised to finish in a strong position at the state finals tournament on Saturday. Shrum's first round 79 put her in a tie for 21st, 10 strokes behind leader Kelly Grassel of Chesterton...
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