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Stories from Saturday, October 27, 2012

Plea agreement in Robbins' case taken under advisement (10/27/12)
A Cloverdale man who has admitted to killing a Morgan County man in a 2010 incident will have to wait at least another week to learn his fate within the court system. Jared T. Robbins -- the 24-year-old held in the Putnam County Jail for more than two years since the Aug. 21, 2010 shooting death of Donald E. Lowe III, 28, Martinsville -- agreed last month to a plea agreement that had been expected to result in a 25-year prison sentence...
GMS earns berth in finals of Indiana Academic Spell Bowl (10/27/12)
The Greencastle Middle School Spell Bowl team captured first place in area regional competition on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Terre Haute. Scoring 47 points, GMS took first place in its enrollment class, and emerged second overall out of the 16 teams in competition at the site...
Teen submerges Jeep in Big Walnut Creek (10/27/12)
A Cloverdale teenager escaped serious injury Wednesday evening when his sport utility vehicle left the road and landed in Big Walnut Creek. Christopher J. Wiggs was westbound on Creek Road in Madison Township when he hit a pothole in the gravel road. The impact caused the rear end of his 1995 Jeep Wrangler to bounce to the right...
2012 ArtsFest begins Sunday, showcasing local, DPU talents (10/27/12)
Putnam County residents are invited to be entertained, enlightened and encouraged to explore as DePauw University presents its 11th annual celebration of the arts. The 2012 edition of ArtsFest begins Sunday and continues through Saturday, Nov. 3. With a theme of "Art & the Other," the week-long gathering of writers, artists, thinkers and performers showcases the artistic talents of the DePauw and Greencastle communities in events open to all...
Purdue Club hears high-flying stories of space and time (10/27/12)
The fingerprints of Purdue University alumni are all over the history of aviation and aeronautics. Their footprints have left an impression, too. No small steps for man or giant leaps of any kind without a Purdue education, it seems. The Purdue impact on the space program is especially apparent on the moon where both the first man (Neil Armstrong) and the last man (Gene Cernan) to set foot on the lunar surface were Purdue grads...
DePauw University Orchestra to play Sunday (10/27/12)
On Sunday, Oct. 28, the DePauw University Orchestra will start off ArtsFest 2012 with a concert in Kresge Auditorium at the Green Center for the Performing Arts. The concert starts at 3 p.m. Tickets will be $3 for general admission and free for Putnam County students and senior citizens...
St. Andrew's recital to feature guest organist Richard Konzen (10/27/12)
The people of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will present guest organist Richard Konzen in the 10th anniversary celebration of the Arthur Carkeek memorial organ. The concert is set for 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at the church, 520 E. Seminary St. Konzen's recital on the 23-rank Joseph Zamberlan pipe organ, installed in 2002 in honor of DePauw professor and St. ...
Who's News for Oct. 27, 2012 (10/27/12)
BRANDON ALLEN of Greencastle, formerly of Poland, completed the GED Plus program at Camp Robinson, Little Rock, Ark., on July 27. On Oct. 12, he graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Okla. Pvt. Allen is now continuing at Fort Sill for his advanced individual training as a cannon crewmember...
Horsepower on Display (10/27/12)
Taking advantage of a beautiful Indian summer evening Thursday, Ellly Ziegelman (in pink bonnet), Charlotte Jones (right) and Darlene Wall enjoy a carriage ride as part of Asbury Towers' third annual Senior Extravaganza in Greencastle. Robert Ross of Enchanted Evenings Carriage Co. ...
Trick-or-treaters invited to visit Millpond Health Campus Tuesday (10/27/12)
Those interested in getting an early start on Halloween activities are invited to visit Millpond Health Campus on Tuesday evening, Oct. 30. Trick-or-treaters are welcome at the facility from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. The facility is located on Millpond Drive (located across from Greencastle Middle School)...
Tri-Kappa to host Christmas Bazaar (10/27/12)
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Tri-Kappa will be hosting its annual Rag Doll Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event will start at 10 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. and will take place at Owen Valley Middle School on Highway 46 West. The salad and dessert bar will be open at 11 a.m. and will end at 1 p.m. The cost of the bar will be $6 and includes desserts and drinks...
Dixie Chopper employees assist needy Fillmore students (10/27/12)
FILLMORE-- Dixie Chopper employees recently made a $500 donation to Fillmore Elementary School from their "jean day" fund. Employees who wear jeans on Fridays donate $2 to the fund each week. After a certain amount is collected, the Wellness Committee, composed of employees from various departments, determines where the money is donated...
Salvation Army seeks local bell ringers (10/27/12)
The Salvation Army is looking for Putnam County volunteers to serve as bell ringers during the holiday season. Volunteers are needed beginning at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 23, through Christmas Eve. Interested parties may sign up as individuals or take on larger amounts of time for groups...
Tiger Cubs win, advance to sectional final (10/27/12)
For the second time in three years, Greencastle will be playing for a sectional title after defeated visiting Tri-West 20-14 in the sectional semi-final Friday. They will face Indianapolis Bishop Chatard in the sectional final, the same foe that knocked the Tiger Cubs out of last year's tournament. However, this incarnation of the Greencastle football program has something to prove and has its sights set past Nov. 2...
Red Ramblers trample Clovers in sectional semi (10/27/12)
CLOVERDALE -- There will be no miracle run. No team of destiny. The Clovers lost to Attica on Friday, 54-0, in what will likely be the final football game for team's nine seniors. Cloverdale (1-10) hung around for the first quarter, trailing 12-0 after one, but injuries and mental errors continued to pile up until the dejected team went to halftime trailing 48-0...
Russell - 50th Anniversary (10/27/12)
The children of Bobby and Darlene Russell invite friends and family to join them in celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents at an open house reception from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at New Providence Baptist Church (6526 S County Road 550 East Greencastle, IN 46135)...
Kendall - 50th Anniversary (10/27/12)
The children of Don and Barb Kendall would like to invite family and friends to participate in the celebration of their parents' 50th wedding anniversary. An open house will take place on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2-5 p.m. at Dixie Chopper Business Center...
Scanner for Oct. 27, 2012 (10/27/12)
County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:23 p.m. Jonathan Keith Thornton, 24, Roachdale, was arrested for battery on a child and domestic battery. At 9:45 p.m. Josh Elijah Hoffa, 35, Clo-verdale, was charged with violation of home detention...
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