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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2012

Heavin making run for South Putnam board (10/05/12)
Anthony Heavin MD is a candidate for an at-large position on the South Putnam Community School Baord. Heavin has an extensive educational background that began as a student at Fillmore Elementary and continued at South Putnam High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from DePauw University, a Master of Science degree in physiology from Southern Illinois University and a medical degree from Southern Illinois University...
Couple makes $25 million gift to DePauw University (10/05/12)
DePauw University President Brian W. Casey announced Thursday that DePauw University has received a $25 million gift from R. David and Suzanne A. Hoover (both '67) to help build a new dining hall and endow need-based scholarships. The majority of the $25 million will provide the lead gift for the construction of the R. David and Suzanne A. Hoover Hall, to be located in the heart of campus between the Union Building and Burkhart Walk...
Firehouse Fun (10/05/12)
Greencastle Fire DePartment kicks off Fire Prevention Month as youngsters enjoy the fun of the Greencastle Fire Station.
Friends to host Rock-a-thon for a local cancer victim (10/05/12)
ROACHDALE -- Laura Pope, a teacher's aid at North Putnam, will have a community looking out for her this weekend. Pope, battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, will have a rock-a-thon in her honor beginning noon on Saturday outside Shabby & Sheek Spa~Tan in Roachdale...
Bonner Scholar gives students 'JumpstART' on art education (10/05/12)
As a DePauw University Bonner Scholar, Chelsea Naylor was keenly aware of the Bonner program's mission of community involvement. As an art major, the DePauw junior was also concerned about the lack of funding art programs receive in the state of Indiana...
Nichols eyes seat on SP board (10/05/12)
Angie Nichols is a candidate for the Washington Township seat on the South Putnam School Board. Nichols lives in Reelsville with her husband Greg and two daughter, Aubrey and Ally, both students at South Putnam. Her employment had been with Reelsville Elementary School as the treasurer/administrative assistant until the school's recent consolidation with Central Elementary. She is currently employed with ETA International in Greencastle...
Putnamville Correctional Facility staff recognized for long service (10/05/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Staff at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF) were recognized in appreciation of their service to the facility and the Indiana Department of Correction. During a recent staff assembly, Officer Howard Wilson of Greencastle was awarded the Governor's Long-Term Service Award...
Fire Prevention Winners (10/05/12)
University Chamber Singers and Chorus perform tonight (10/05/12)
The School of Music welcomes alums to campus for Old Gold Weekend with a concert on tonight featuring the School's university-wide choirs -- the DePauw University Chorus and the DePauw Chamber Singers. The program, conducted by Prof. Gregory Ristow, will be accompanied by pianist John Clodfelter and feature special appearances by organist Michael Conley, tenor Kerry Jennings, and harpist Harriet Moore...
Eighth-graders due for dose of reality Monday at fairgrounds (10/05/12)
Reality Experience 2012, sponsored by the Greencastle Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary service clubs, along with Kappa Delta Phi and Delta Theta Tau philanthropic sororities and many other organizations and volunteers. The Reality Experience is an annual, hands-on project for all of the eighth-graders in Putnam County. It is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at the Community Building on the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Deer Meadow raises $870 through test drive program (10/05/12)
York Chrysler Dodge Jeep helped raise $879 for Deer Meadow Primary School with Chrysler's Drive for the Kids program. The event took place on Friday, Aug. 24 and was sponsored by the Deer Meadow PTO. Chrysler contributed $10 for each of the 87 participants who took a brief test drive in a Town & Country minivan. York supplied the vehicles, and volunteers from the dealership were on hand to assist in the fundraising drive...
McCloud hosts campfire stories Saturday (10/05/12)
McCloud Nature Park will be having a campfire storytelling session on Saturday, Oct. 6 starting at 7 p.m. The campfire will last for 90 minutes. Registration is required for this event. Persons may call the Hendricks County Parks and Recreation office at (317) 718-6188 to reserve a spot...
Chamber Pinterest seminar slated Nov. 1 (10/05/12)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar targeted at marketing businesses with Pinterest. The seminar will be $10 per person and will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Putnam County Public Library. The meeting, presented by Doug Edge from West Central Small Business Development Center, will be from noon to 2 p.m...
Baird, Heaton plan Redenbacher highway memorial (10/05/12)
BRAZIL -- State Reps. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) will host an informational upcoming meeting on a proposal to designate a portion of State Road 59 as a highway memorial to Clay County native Orville Redenbacher. The meeting, set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 in Forest Park, will come during the 10th annual Clay County Popcorn Festival in Brazil...
North Montgomery takes down Tiger Cubs 1-0 in sectional (10/05/12)
For the second time this week, a controversial offsides call had an impact on a game at the Greencastle Class A girls' soccer sectional. North Putnam was cited for two questionable offsides calls Tuesday, Thursday it was the host Tiger Cubs that felt the sting...
Greencastle defeats Eagles in Attack for the Cure contest in three sets (10/05/12)
As their county counterparts did a few weeks ago, Greencastle and South Putnam played a Volley for the Cure match to help raise money in the fight against breast cancer. South Putnam was also celebrating senior night, but even with a large contingent of their peers in the stands, Greencastle overwhelmed the hosts 25-19, 25-13 and 25-23...
Nancy Ann Hudson (10/05/12)
Nancy Ann Hudson, 73, Poland, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at her residence. She was born on March 25, 1939 in Madison County, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Florin and Laura (Smullen) Osborn. She was married to Robert Hudson, and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 5, 2012 (10/05/12)
On Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:22 p.m. Herbert Hucks Jr., 42, Evansville, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for failure to appear and operating having never received a license. On Sunday, Sept. 30 at 5:07 p.m. Linda L. Spivey, 62, Poland, was traveling on Lafayette Street in Cloverdale in a 1998 Chevrolet Venture...
Having a history with I-70 can make you even more fearful (10/05/12)
Let's just say, Interstate 70 and I have a history ... we sure do. And I mean more than a history of all the miles logged driving from the Chicago suburbs to the University of Missouri-Columbia for four years of college. More than the sum total of the miles I've added over I-70 since moving to Greencastle in the fall of 1975...
Thanks for a successful Drug Take Back Event (10/05/12)
To the Editor: I would like to personally thank everyone who participated in the Greencastle Police Department's Drug Take Back Event V, held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. I want to thank the Greencastle School Corporation for the use of the Greencastle High School and the parking lot for the event...
First Baptist says thank you to Rev. McNeely (10/05/12)
To the Editor: October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and we would like to say thank you to our pastor, Rev. Randy McNeely, for his leadership, his service and kindness to us here at First Baptist Church. He loves The Lord and we all appreciate what he does for our church, our community and our denomination...
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