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Stories from Thursday, November 8, 2012

The future is now for higher ed in Indiana, Lubbers says (11/08/12)
Less than 24 hours after Hoosiers voted to oust the sitting Indiana superintendent of public instruction in Tuesday's general election, the current Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education visited Putnam County. Teresa S. Lubbers explained that her mission -- part of an agenda for higher education in Indiana that she calls "Reaching Higher, Achieving More" -- is to show Hoosiers why educational attainment is important...
Grant will help GCSC develop future technology plans (11/08/12)
A recent grant from the Indiana Department of Education (DOE) will assist the Greencastle Community School Corporation as it moves toward a more digital curriculum. GCSC is among the 20 recipients of 2012 Innovation Planning Grant by the DOE Office of eLearning...
Police searching for clues in fatal shooting of Cloverdale man, 25 (11/08/12)
BLOOMINGTON -- Still searching for a suspect or suspects, Bloomington police continue to investigate the shooting death of a 25-year-old Cloverdale man Saturday night on that city's east side. Joshua David Huber, who was had joined his brother Zachary in visiting a cousin and a friend before the 11:48 p.m. incident unfolded Saturday, suffered a single gunshot wound in the home invasion robbery. He died a short time later at Bloomington Hospital...
North Putnam to present 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again' (11/08/12)
The North Putnam Thespian Group will present its fall play, "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" this Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. The play, written by William Gleason and produced by special arrangement of the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Ill., is based on the familiar cartoon characters and on the film by Blake Edwards and Frank Waldman...
Veterans Day ceremony to take place Sunday (11/08/12)
The annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Putnam County Courthouse will take place on Sunday, Nov. 11. Greencastle VFW Post 1550 and American Legion Post 58 will conduct the ceremony at 11 a.m.
Bon Appétit (11/08/12)
While the Area 30 culinary arts class learns about gourmet cooking each year, instructor Mary Ann Birt also finds a number of ways to get them involved in the community while practicing their new skills. Two of these include Friday lunches at the Ivy Gallery and in taking part in Cooking 101 classes presented by the Purdue Extension Service. ...
Free showing of movie classic slated Nov. 12 at Ashley Square Cinema (11/08/12)
Ashley Square Cinema in Greencastle will be offering a free showing of the 1954 film classic "On the Waterfront" starring Marlon Brando. The movie will be playing on Monday, Nov. 12, starting at 7:30 p.m. "On the Waterfront" won eight Academy Awards...
North Putnam High School Honor Roll (11/08/12)
1st Nine Weeks High Honor Roll Grade 12: Allison Birchman, Adria Bracken, Tyler Bullerdick, Lance Clodfelter, Crystal Cook, Ellese Cox, Halsey Foltz, Lisa Frazier, Jessalyn Harrington, Jacob Hendershot, Micayla Jones, Christian Lewark, Brooke Matthews, Elizabeth Ottinger, Josie Parent, Brody Perrine, Emmaline Rees, Wednesday Rees, Alyssa Roberts, Michaela Scolaro, Tatum Straziscar, Jordan Strow, Lacy Taylor, Elisha Volland, Kathryn Welch, Ellen Wilborn, Hannah Williamson and Brady Woods...
South Putnam Middle/High School Honor Roll (11/08/12)
1st Nine Weeks All A: Grade 6: Sierra Alleyn, Nicholas Attaway, Zachary Berg, Whitney Boswell, Drew Bratcher, Andrew Carr, Grace Carr, Emma Cash, MacKenzie Clark, Jonathon DeHaan, Victoria Dugan, Helen Eaglin, Wyatt Ellis, Carl Elmore, Joseph Farmer, Alexander Faudree, Austin Gibson, Hanna Heagy, Garrett Heavin, Eric Hinkle, Allison Hochstetler, Jacob Kirk, Kedric Nees, Audrey Neudeck, Allen Plunkett, Olivia Puente-Benton, Dalton Scott, Ty VanSickle, Lane Watson, Ryan Williams and Samara Young...
Cloverdale Middle School Honor Roll (11/08/12)
1st Nine Weeks High Honor Roll Grade 5: Sarah McKenzie Baker, Gayle Evelyn Baugh, Summer Dawn Burris, Madison Ann Burton, Gabriel Marshall Davis, Olivia Leigh Johnson, Phillip Blake Meek, Kamrie Lynn Monnett, Shelby Renee Nees, Taylor Renee Royse, Haley M. Smith, Adam Gene Stattner, Caydhan Wiley Stevens, MacKenzie Rae Stoltz, Hailey Grace Thomas, Kassie Elizabeth Wade and Jonathan Scott Wagner...
Roachdale Citizenship (11/08/12)
The following students won September citizenship awards at Roachdale Elementary, Braxton Asher (bottom, left), Trinity Davis, Callee Riggle, Grace Dillon, Ashlynn Stacks, Lucas Murphy, Aaron Fritz, Caden Storm, Kaelen Montogmery, Adam Bonebrake, Max Mijic, Asa Foxworthy and Abby Roynter...
Dine with a Doc to focus on overall health and exercise (11/08/12)
Senior Education Ministries has scheduled Dine With a Doc to be held on the fourth Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First National Bank. This month, the doctor of the month will be Larry Wetnight CHHC, AADP. Larry Wetnight is a Holistic Health Coach with a certification by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP)...
Cloverdale Athletes Honored (11/08/12)
South Putnam opens with loss to Rockville (11/08/12)
ROCKVILLE -- South Putnam took to the road to open its girls' basketball season against Rockville Tuesday. The Eagles suffered a tough one-point loss to the Rox 45-44. Mallory Cash and Amanda Barnes led the Eagles with 11 points each, with Leanna Masters adding nine points. Nikki York chipped in eight points, with Mattie Varvel adding four points and Katie Hewitt contributing one point...
North Putnam falls in opener to Athenians (11/08/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team lost its opener on the road against Crawfordsville Tuesday 61-20. Sam Lucas paced the Cougars with eight points, with Morgan Smith adding six points. Alex Land, Bethany Wiatt and Madi Asbell each scored two points...
Jazz at The Duck to host The Craig Brenner Trio (11/08/12)
The DePauw Jazz at The Duck will feature The Craig Brenner Trio this Thursday from 8:30-10:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Called "a fine and funky pianist" by Living Blues, pianist and composer Craig Brenner is a two-time recipient of Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Program grants...
Ruby E. Patterson (11/08/12)
Ruby E. Patterson of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2012 at Seton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette. She was 64. Ruby gave her heart to God many years ago and was baptized at her place of worship. She was a faithful member of Grace and Mercy Ministries for 34 years...
Norma F. (Surber) Strange (11/08/12)
Norma F. (Surber) Strange, 91, Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. She was born on Aug. 25, 1921 in Alburneta, Iowa, the daughter of Charles E. and Nina Irene Bindhammer Surber. Norma was a local beautician and a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She was an active member of the Amo United Methodist Church, Amo United Methodist Women and Women of the Moose...
Scanner for Nov. 8, 2012 (11/08/12)
Sheriff's Department A sleepy driver on westbound Interstate 70 reportedly caused a serious accident in the early morning of Tuesday, Nov. 6. At 1:08 a.m. Angel Martinez Vazquez, 28, Cory, was en route to Terre Haute in a 2001 Dodge Stratus. He said he got sleepy and the next thing he remembered, he was waking as his vehicle struck something or got hit...
Scanner for Nov. 7, 2012 (11/08/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Friday, Nov. 2 at 8:30 a.m. Cody Scott Callis, 23, Waynetown, was arrested for theft. At 10:15 a.m. David Robert Baney, 49, Fort Wayne, was lodged at the jail for resisting law enforcement...
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