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Stories from Tuesday, October 9, 2012

GOP Headquarters (10/09/12)
Putnam County Republicans have opened their campaign headquarters in the same building at 16 S. Jackson St. that houses the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce office. Office hours at GOP headquarters are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Election Day. ...
Rupert Boneham campaigns at Greencastle Eagles Lodge (10/09/12)
When Rupert Boneham pulled into the Eagles Lodge parking lot on his motorcycle Sunday afternoon, trailing his RV and flanked by fellow riders, it was clear Boneham is a different kind of gubernatorial candidate. The former reality-TV star said that's exactly what he's counting on...
Expo center to host rodeos this weekend (10/09/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Indiana High School Rodeo Association will be hosting a weekend of fun and rodeos at the C Bar C Expo Center in Cloverdale. The weekend will begin with a high school rodeo at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. There will also be an open rodeo at 7 p.m...
Putnam County Museum hosts events this October (10/09/12)
The Putnam County Museum will play host to several events and gatherings this month. An open house will be condiucted Tuesday, Oct. 16, beginning at 5 p.m., celebrating and spotlighting the Putnam County Photography Club (PCPC) exhibit "Putnam County Bringing It Home."...
Putnam County eighth-graders take a spin at reality of life (10/09/12)
More than 100 adults from the local community spent Columbus Day exploring with over 500 Putnam County eighth-graders the values of understanding how one's lifestyle impacts their financial lives for either better or worse by the time they reach 2.5 decades of age...
Dinner to benefit Daugherty family (10/09/12)
REELSVILLE -- On Saturday, Oct. 13 there will be a benefit dinner for Terri and Doug Daugherty. The dinner will be at theReelsville Firehouse from 5-9 p.m. Doug Daugherty was involved in a cycling accident a few months ago and has had several surgeries. Doug is still recovering in a rehabilitation/nursing home facility in Danville...
Jazz at the Duck to feature Faught/Linard Duo (10/09/12)
DePauw Jazz at the Duck will present the Sophie Faught/David Linard Duo from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at The Inn at DePauw's Fluttering Duck. The duo features Faught on tenor saxophone and Linard on piano. Faught is an improviser, composer, bandleader and teacher. ...
NAPA Celebrates Move (10/09/12)
The move was completed earlier this year, but NAPA Auto Parts (Greencastle Automotive Supply) recently celebrated the opening of its new location at 105 S. Warren Dr. with a Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. After more than 50 years in the small shop at Franklin and Vine streets, the larger store and ample parking have been a boon to business. ...
Eight essential elements of 4-H (10/09/12)
With National 4-H Week starting the week of Sunday, Oct. 7, a reminder of the 4-H pledge and the eight associated essential elements is in order. Essential can be defined as basic, indispensable and necessary. In other words, a foundation, without which, an entire system would collapse. 4-H at the national, state and local level rests its foundation on eight essential elements that are categorized around four basic concepts and linked to the four (H's) of the 4-H pledge...
Indiana Chamber site encourages employees' political participation (10/09/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- To better inform both Hoosier employers and employees about policy issues and the elections, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has redeveloped its non-partisan Indiana Prosperity Project (P2) website (www.indianaprosperity.org). Originally launched in 2008 and redesigned for 2012, the Indiana Prosperity Project is a free online system designed to provide non-partisan political information on important economic and job creation issues. ...
Endeavor hosts 500 members for day of food, fun at Cloverdale (10/09/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Endeavor Communications recently invited all members to its Cloverdale business office for fun, food and games. There were bounce houses, slides, a velcro wall, bungee trampolines, and a rock wall, along with hot dogs, sno-cones, cotton candy and face painting...
British singing sensation VOCES8 at the Green Center (10/09/12)
VOCES8, the a cappella sensation from the United Kingdom, travels to DePauw University to perform in Kresge Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The concert is the second in a new series of six guest artist performances scheduled to take place at the Green Center over the coming season...
Wizards of the Court (10/09/12)
Spinning basketballs amid balanced bystanders combine to create a laughable moment during the Harlem Wizards' visit to South Putnam High School Saturday night in a fundraiser for teacher grants and student scholarships along with support for the South Putnam Alumni Banquet. During a moment of levity Saturday night, seven-year-old Kolby Harcourt, son of Chris and Rashell Harcourt, gets a lift from Lloyd "The Lonnatik" Clinton of the Harlem Wizards...
Dine With a Doc (10/09/12)
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. has scheduled Dine With a Doc to occur on the fourth Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the First National Bank in Greencastle. Dine With a Doc is a free program that welcomes the senior public to hear the doctor of the month speak about an educational topic while having lunch...
Democrat Headquarters (10/09/12)
Putnam County Democrats have opened their campaign headquarters in the former Bright Futures storefront at 12 E. Washington St., Greencastle. Democrat headquarters will be open 4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays through Election Day. ...
Full strength GHS squad rebounds at WCC meet (10/09/12)
Being a man down cost Greencastle on Tuesday as the South Putnam's boys' cross country squad won the Putnam County meet. But the Tiger Cubs, at full strength on Saturday, continued their stranglehold on the WCC top spot. Four runners in the top 10 catapulted Greencastle to first over the Eagles by a margin of 34 to 51, followed closely in third by Cascade with 56...
Greencastle's strong season continues with WCC victory (10/09/12)
Greencastle's girls' cross country squad kept the beat going Saturday at the WCC cross country meet. Colleen Weatherford picked up her fourth individual title as the Tiger Cubs swept away the rest of the field with a team score of 31. South Putnam finished second with 55 points, followed by Cloverdale with 73 and Monrovia with 84. Cascade and North Putnam did not record team scores...
Interceptions haunt DePauw as the Tigers fall to 1-4 (10/09/12)
Despite forcing six sacks, three takeaways, a kick return touchdown and a safety, the DePauw University football team couldn't do enough to win on Saturday as they lost to Ohio Wesleyan, 26-22. DePauw (1-4, 0-2) struggled offensively as freshman quarterback Justin Murray made only his second career start...
Greencastle loses to Bruins in sectional final (10/09/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor BROWNSBURG -- A few crucial moments made all the difference in Saturday's Class A soccer sectional when Greencastle faced off against Tri-West. The Bruins came out on top 2-0 to claim the sectional title. It was clear from the opening whistle that Tri-West's style of game was fast and physical. The bigger Bruins tried to overpower the Tiger Cubs all across the pitch, but GHS had no intentions of going down without a fight...
2012 sectional pairings announced (10/09/12)
On Sunday, the Putnam County football programs found out their foes when the brackets were announced for the IHSAA football state tournament. Cloverdale (0-8) In the midst of a trying 2012 campaign, Cloverdale found it would be facing another struggling program in the form of Riverton Park on the road to open sectional. Heading in the final week of the regular season, both teams are in search of their first win of the season...
Leota Mae Smiley Allee (10/09/12)
Leota Mae Smiley Allee, 91, Crawfordsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at the IU Arnett Hospital at Lafayette. She was born on July 1, 1921 at Muncie and was the daughter of the late Jesse Oscar and Margaret Rufina (Alvord) Overshiner. She was married to Elmer L. Smiley on Dec. 3, 1942 and he preceded her in death on March 28, 1977. She was married to John Archie Allee on Feb. 14, 1984 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1995...
Gloria Raab (10/09/12)
Gloria Raab, 87, Reelsville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Cloverleaf of Knightsville. She was born on Aug. 23, 1925 to Ralph and Nellie Riddell. Gloria was the secretary for Reelsville Elementary and South Putnam High School, and was a member of Croy's Creek Congregational Church, where she served as secretary for more than 25 years...
Howard Wayne Brown (10/09/12)
Howard Wayne Brown, age 91, Muskegon, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at his home. Mr. Brown was born May 5, 1921 in Greencastle to Amos and Osa (Heady) Brown. He served his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a lifetime member and past commander of VFW Post 1550, Greencastle...
Gloria Jane Stevenson (10/09/12)
Gloria Jane Stevenson, 78, Perry, Ga., passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 in Greencastle. Jane was born in Indianapolis to Scott A.C. and Nell Mae Stader Gentry on Aug. 11, 1934. She graduated from Tudor Hall Girls School in 1952. She attended Butler University and was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority...
Scanner for Oct. 9, 2012 (10/09/12)
City Police The same Greencastle intersection -- Jackson and Walnut streets -- produced two property-damage accidents Thursday, City Police reported. The first occurred at 7:58 a.m. as Glen Oney, 71, Greencastle, was southbound on Jackson Street with the right of way. Driving a 2001 Toyota, Oney was approaching Walnut Street when a 1997 Geo Prizm, driven by James Hinkle, 24, Brazil, entered the intersection and a collision occurred...
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