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Stories from Monday, October 22, 2012

2009 GHS grad appears on 'Let's Make a Deal' Tuesday (10/22/12)
When Madonna first sang "Material Girl" back in 1984, she lyrically assured that "only boys who save their pennies make my rainy day" and noted that Mr. Right is always "the boy with the cold, hard cash." That may seem immaterial to some but a 22-year-old former Greencastle resident may have parlayed that advice into a big payday on the television game show "Let's Make a Deal" recently...
Candidates Forum on tap Wednesday at Watson Forum (10/22/12)
A Candidates Forum for the Putnam County community, co-sponsored by the Greencastle League of Women Voters, WGRE radio and the Banner Graphic, is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 24. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at Watson Forum in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media on the DePauw University campus (corner of Locust and Elm streets)...
North Putnam gets low school grades (10/22/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Although the letter grades were not released at the time, North Putnam superintendent Dan Noel alluded to improvements that needed to be made at the September school board meeting. On Thursday the grades came out. North Putnam High School was given an A, but the other schools are not doing as well...
Greencastle war on leaves gets under way Oct. 29 (10/22/12)
Like clockwork, it happens every autumn. Trees turn beautiful colors. Days grow shorter. Cooler air prevails. And Greencastle Street Department thoughts turn to leaves. At least getting rid of them. The annual leaf battle is about to begin. Public Works Director Brad Phillips told the Greencastle City Council earlier this month that city leaf-collection efforts will begin Monday, Oct. 29 and continue through Friday, Nov. 30...
Downtown trick-or-treat to kick off Halloween activity (10/22/12)
The 2012 Halloween trick-or-treat schedule for Putnam County looks heavy on treats and low on tricks. The annual downtown Greencastle trick-or-treat event, sponsored by the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce for the first time this year, will kick off local festivities from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 on the courthouse square...
Flu shots available at PC Health Department (10/22/12)
The Putnam County Health Department has flu shots and FluMist available free of charge for children 18 years old and younger who meet one of the following requirements: uninsured, Medicaid or underinsured. The health department also has a limited number of flu shots available for adults at a cost of $20 per shot (cash or check)...
Yard waste site to close for season (10/22/12)
The Putnam County/Greencastle yard waste site will be closing for the season on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The site, located at 2363 S. CR 250 West, is open Monday 2-6 p.m., Wednesday noon-6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Disposal fees apply for most materials...
Flu shots scheduled Nov. 1 at Ivy Trace (10/22/12)
Local senior catered living center Ivy Trace Catered Living Apartments will offer flu shots on Thursday, Nov. 1. Shots will be given by staff from the Visiting Nurse Service from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The VNS fees for flu shots are as follows: --- Flu vaccination (3 years and up) -- $35...
DePauw Faculty Woodwind Ensemble performs tonight at Green Center (10/22/12)
Five members of the DePauw School of Music faculty -- Anne Reynolds, Randy Salman, Leonid Sirotkin, Kara Stolle, and Robert Danforth -- will present a concert dedicated to wind repertoire in the Green Center's Thompson Recital Hall Monday at 7:30 p.m...
Russellville Halloween Social set Saturday (10/22/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The annual Russellville Community Center Halloween Social will be Saturday, Oct. 27. Serving for the evening meal will begin at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of chili, coneys, hot dogs, sloppy joes, nachos and cheese, fish, tenderloins, brownies and drinks...
Clover's season ends at Saturday sectional final (10/22/12)
Class 2A No. 9 Cloverdale's volleyball season was humming along nicely until they ran into Speedway on Sept. 22. The Clovers suffered their first loss then but had the chance to make amends when they faced the Sparkplugs in the Covenant Christian sectional final Saturday night...
Local girls wrap up their cross country season at semi-state (10/22/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor INDIANAPOLIS -- At Saturday's Carmel Cross Country Semi-state, the team from Greencastle and Cloverdale's Claudia Monnett battled tough foes and an equally challenging course. The Tiger Cubs finished 19th on the day. Greencastle was paced by Colleen Weatherford's 22nd place finish in a time of 19:33. GHS head coach Garry Anderson noted his team as a whole started the race as too fast of a pace, which resulted in not reaching the times they were chasing for...
South Putnam's Barr finishes 87 (10/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- South Putnam's Hunter Barr might have been the only boys' runner to represent Putnam County in Saturday's cross country semi-state meet, but he seldom found himself alone. Barr has nothing but open space in front of him at most cross country meets, but Saturday he found himself in a pack most of the day. Barr placed 87th overall in a time of 17:32.9...
DePauw duo sets completion record in loss to Kenyon (10/22/12)
Sophomore quarterback Drew Seaman led a late scoring drive to close their deficit to two, but the Tigers failed to get a final stop in their 21-19 loss to Kenyon College on Saturday. DePauw University (1-6, 0-4) started freshman Justin Murray at quarterback and the pair combined to complete a school-record 45 passes for 366 yards...
Fever take WNBA title with 87-78 win over Lynx (10/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Fever took claim of its first WNBA championship on Sunday, defeating the defending champion Minnesota Lynx, a team that as much talent as any in league history. Forward Tamika Catchings, a 12-year veteran searching for her first championship, was named finals MVP...
Hitch it up (10/22/12)
We have had great weather for all sorts of outdoor activities including horse shows, boating, camping, working outdoors and harvest. A truck and trailer are instrumental in most of these activities. It's nothing to hitch up your favorite trailer and go. Have you thought about your hitch and trailer recently?...
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