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Stories from Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Tickets on sale for GHS production of 'The Wizard of Oz' (11/07/12)
Tickets for Greencastle High School's upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz" are now on sale in the GHS front office. All tickets are $6 per person. They may be purchased any time between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Show times are Nov. 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Parker Auditorium on the GHS campus...
'The Crucible' opens Thursday on DePauw Theatre stage (11/07/12)
Broadway star and DePauw University alumnus David Cryer leads the cast of a new production of Arthur Miller's Tony-award winning play, "The Crucible," which opens Thursday (tonight) at 7:30 p.m. The second play of DePauw Theatre's 2012-13 season, "The Crucible" is directed by Susan Anthony. It opens Thursday in Moore Theatre, located within DePauw's Green Center for the Performing Arts...
New Putnam County officials eager to get to work (11/07/12)
There are 55 days from Election Day until Jan. 1, when Putnam County officials take on their new duties. For the newest county commissioner, the time can't go fast enough. "I kind of wish we could get started tomorrow -- or at least next Monday," new District 1 commissioner David Berry said...
Seats change for three of the four local school boards (11/07/12)
Longtime educator Darrell Wiatt was elected to replace incumbent Jacquelyn Simpson as the Russell Township representative on the North Putnam School Board. Wiatt is among a number of new board members that were elected on Tuesday night. Also new to the North Putnam School Board are Jill Summerlot, who ran uncontested in Franklin Township, and James Bowling, who was elected in Monroe Township over Dustin Osborn...
Up and down the ballot, local voters go Republican (11/07/12)
Not only was it a Republican sweep Tuesday in the contested Putnam County races, but it was a GOP-only party in the state and national contests decided by county voters as well. "If you're looking for a comment," Putnam County Democrat Chairman Dave Bohmer said, "It's 'same old, same old.'"...
Baird, Miller, Bray win easily in local legislative races (11/07/12)
Republicans won easily in the three Indiana General Assembly positions up for grabs on the Putnam County ballot Tuesday. District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird of Greencastle easily won a second term, defeating Democrat challenger Richard Thompson of Parke County, 15,732-8,445 district-wide, earning 65 percent of the vote in the process...
Edgelea repaving not a done deal (11/07/12)
With several concerned residents in house at Monday's Putnam County Commissioners meeting, plans to move forward with a repaving project in Edgelea were put on hold for at least a couple of weeks. Commissioners were set to vote on the creation of an economic improvement district in the subdivision north of Greencastle...
'Experiences with Sasquatch' program scheduled for Nov. 8 at PCPL (11/07/12)
The Putnam County Public Library will host a free program on the legendary Bigfoot Thursday evening, Nov. 8. "Experiences with Sasquatch," featuring Steve Abney, the director of the Indiana Chapter of the North American Fortean Society, is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. at the library, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle...
Health Board sets Nov. 8 meeting (11/07/12)
The Putnam County Health Board will meet Thursday, Nov. 8 at Putnam County Hospital. The 7:30 p.m. meeting, to be conducted in Classroom 1, is open to the public.
South Putnam board continues to work toward fixing gym walls (11/07/12)
The South Putnam School Board held a special meeting on Monday evening to discuss issues pertaining to the gym walls and insurance. The board once again met with architect Tom Neff and structural engineer Wesley Harrison of Schmidt Associates to discuss wall repairs in the high school gym...
Clovers struggle in opener against Bruins (11/07/12)
CLOVERDALE -- It had been a decade since Cloverdale's girls' basketball squad had won their season opener, having lost nine straight to opponents Tri-West. That streak will continue for a 10th season as the Clovers dropped their first home game of the season 73-30 to the Bruins...
Who will direct the next 'Star Wars' film? (11/07/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic After geeking out on the confirmation of a new "Star Wars" trilogy to hit theaters beginning in 2015, and the fact that creator/director/writer George Lucas wouldn't be at the film's helm, it got me to thinking -- who should direct the next trilogy?...
Latest Tinker Bell tale from Disney has 'Wings' (11/07/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic With two young daughters, Tinker Bell is always a welcomed guest my house. So each time a new adventure is introduced, it's a good bet it will be on my TV for at least a week. In the fourth direct-to-DVD installment "Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings," Tink (Mae Whitman) and her friends are once again involved in another adventure that takes them beyond the borders of Pixie Hollow and gives the Tink the shock of her life...
Charles Smith Jr. (11/07/12)
The family of Charles Smith Jr., 60, Mace, lost their dearly beloved son, brother, uncle and friend Junior on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The angels took him home to be with the Lord after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. He owned and operated the Lil Arrow shop for 35 years located in Mace. He was also a dealer for Precision Shooting Equipment (PSE). At one time, he was employed by Glen and Edna Deckard...
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