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Stories from Monday, October 1, 2012

ESPN founder Rasmussen to speak at DePauw Thursday (10/01/12)
ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen will return to his DePauw University alma mater on Thursday, Oct. 4 to deliver a lecture as part of the school's ongoing 175th anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series. Rasmussen, a 1954 DPU graduate, will speak beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday in Kresge Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center. The lecture is free and open to the public...
Hendricks Regional Health welcomes new doctor to Bainbridge satellite office (10/01/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- After years of practicing emergency medicine, Doctor Joyce Heald has decided to move to a slower pace and begin practicing family medicine at the Hendrickss Regional Health office in Bainbridge. Heald began her career at the Bainbridge office in the middle of August and has wasted little time as she tries to make a name for herself in Putnam County...
ISP eyes I-70 work zones, even if drivers apparently aren't (10/01/12)
Perhaps we all should have seen this catastrophe coming. After all, back when the first of the multiple Interstate 70 construction zones began to spring up in a five-county area from the Indiana-Illinois line to east of Plainfield, we got our first glimpse at how bad it could possibly get...
GFD open house scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 (10/01/12)
The Greencastle Fire Department will host its 12th annual open house Wednesday at the fire station on South Indiana Street. The 4-7 p.m. open house will feature the department's Smoke House, a visit from Sparky the Fire Dog, tours of the station and an opportunity to check out the GFD firefighting apparatus...
It's not too early to start watching for that first frost (10/01/12)
Leaves are turning. Political fires are burning. Football is in full swing. So can the first frost be far behind? Apparently not. Indianapolis weather forecasters are predicting that a first frost could come as soon as Sunday morning, which is Oct. 7...
Mourdock praises grassroots effort in visit to Putnam (10/01/12)
Making his fourth campaign stop of the day in Greencastle Saturday evening, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock had met many of the voters he hopes will send him to Washington in November's election. He had those individual voters on his mind when he addressed the Putnam County Republican annual hog roast and pie auction at the Fairgrounds Community Building...
Take It Back (10/01/12)
A busy Saturday morning rolls along for Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin (standing, left) and Greencastle Schools Maintenance Director Dan Green as they take part in the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Drug Take Back Program. Residents had the chance to anonymously turn in any expired, unused controlled or uncontrolled medications along with any unneeded or expired over-the-counter medication. The boxes of medications will now be transported to an Indiana State Police Post in Indianapolis where DEA agents will take control of the drugs for incineration. (Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN)
The Great Loop Adventure aboard the Joysea Yacht at PCPL noon Tuesday (10/01/12)
The public is invited to join the Putnam County Public Library for a noon Brown Bag Passport Travel program on Tuesday, Oct 2. Dave and Joyce Johnson will detail their eight-month "Great Loop" adventures aboard their 39-foot Joysea motor yacht. The Great Loop is the continuous waterway that encompasses the eastern portion of North America, including the Atlantic and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways, the Great Lakes, the Canadian Heritage Canals and inland rivers...
Chili supper fundraisers each Saturday in October to aid clothing effort (10/01/12)
The Son's Helping Hands, a free clothing ministry, will sponsor its inaugural chili supper fundraisers each Saturday in October from 4-8 p.m. Free-will offerings will be accepted. The ministry is located at 5943 E. State Road 240, east of Greencastle (across from Blue Flame)...
Percussion at Peeler to feature Chinese art and music Wednesday (10/01/12)
The DePauw Percussion Studio, directed by Amy Lynn Barber, will present a program of contemporary solo and chamber works for percussion -- composed and improvised -- on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The program will be held in conjunction with the exhibition Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts, currently on display at the university's Richard E. Peeler Art Center. Conceived as a creative alternative to traditional concert settings, the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Peeler galleries...
Story Time events scheduled to resume this week at PCPL (10/01/12)
Story Time returns to the Putnam County Public Library this week. Tuesday Family Time is scheduled to start Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. After dinner, come to the library to enjoy some stories, games, songs, dances, and time with the family. This is a multi-age, multi-generational story time...
Vectren offers rebates toward purchase of new heating units (10/01/12)
As colder weather draws near, Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) reminds customers that it is important to evaluate the condition of their furnaces before turning them on for the winter. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates one in four furnaces has been in operation for 20 years or more and may not be performing at peak efficiency. ...
Shrum finishes in a tie for 22nd at state (10/01/12)
FRANKLIN -- A promising start and a strong finish helped propel Cloverdale senior Sydney Shrum to 22nd place at the IHSAA State Finals on Saturday. Shrum's second round 78 gave her a two-day total of 151, 14 strokes behind winner Kelly Grassel of Chesterton...
Greencastle to host its annual Powder Puff game (10/01/12)
Greencastle High School will have its annual Powder Puff game for homecoming next Tuesday. The freshmen and sophomore game will start at 7 p.m., with the junior and senior game to follow. There will be a $3 admission and it will benefit the GHS girls' basketball program. The event is open to the public...
Eagles to host Attack for the Cure (10/01/12)
South Putnam will be hosting the Attack for the Cure volleyball game during its matchup with Greencastle Oct. 4. Souvenir T-shirts can be purchased at Greencastle and South Putnam Oct. 2-4 at the price of $15 each. The proceeds will be donated for breast cancer awareness...
Fiberglass tanks for farm use are growing in popularity (10/01/12)
Almost every farm uses fiberglass tanks. These tanks are really useful and are used for a variety of purposes. Fiberglass tanks are becoming popular because they last longer than poly tanks and fiberglass tanks can be repaired. These tanks do cost more, but they can store more product that can save money in the long run. For liability reasons, many commercial application companies are getting interested in fiberglass tanks...
Bradley Bruce Cunningham (10/01/12)
Bradley Bruce Cunningham, 53, Clayton, passed away Sept. 10, 2012 at his home. He was born on Jan. 2, 1959 in Indianapolis. Bradley was a 1977 graduate of Cascade High School where he played football as No. 44. He was a longtime trucker, farmer and 4-H volunteer...
Scanner for Oct. 1, 2012 (10/01/12)
The Greencastle Fire Department went on several runs recently. At 3:13 p.m. they were dispatched to 105 W. Hanna St., but were disregarded in station. At 2:34 a.m. they returned to 106 S. Spring St. responding to an alarm and got back to the station at 2:44 a.m...
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