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Stories from Saturday, November 17, 2012

North Putnam board continues to spend within its budget (11/17/12)
ROACHDALE -- Although the North Putnam School Board was reluctant to cut any big checks at its monthly meeting Thursday, the members agreed to spend money to improve the schools technology. A lengthy discussion about phase one of the technology plan eventually led to unanimous approval...
Yard sale item found to be John Robe Civil War papers (11/17/12)
Imagine finding a framed Civil War-era document featuring the signature of President Abraham Lincoln at a yard sale. Someone in the Cloverdale area did just that a couple of years ago, and passed it on to the Washburn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)...
I-70 project will close SR 39 eastbound ramps for resurfacing (11/17/12)
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that the resurfacing project on Interstate 70 will close the eastbound ramps at State Road 39 (Exit 59) beginning Sunday evening to mill and resurface the ramps. Crews plan the following schedule for closures:...
Viking Knitting class scheduled at Putnam County Senior Center (11/17/12)
Belinda Scheckler will share her skills at Viking Knitting at the Putnam County Senior Center from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Viking Knitting is a simple weaving technique of circular loops that intersect and hang upon each other to make necklaces and bracelets at an upcoming class. Scheckler learned this technique while selling her gold-glass jewelry in Alaska...
Edberg and McCoy to perform with DePauw University Band on Sunday (11/17/12)
The DePauw University Band, led by Dr. Craig Paré, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. An exciting array of works, as well as two distinguished guests, will be featured on the afternoon program. Dr. Eric Edberg, professor of cello at DePauw, will be the guest soloist in "Tramonto (Sunset)," written for cello and wind ensemble by Spanish composer Luis Serrano Alarc--n...
Senior center hosts afternoon of crafts for ladies only (11/17/12)
The Putnam County Senior Center will host an afternoon of Christmas crafts and ornaments for ladies only on Friday, Nov. 30 from 1-3 p.m. The event is sponsored by Hickory Creek at Sunset. Sign up at the reception desk or contact the center at 653-8606 to register...
SAWs completes 2012 mission, looks to expand in '13 (11/17/12)
On Nov. 10 the SAWs mission of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church to provide handicap ramps and low-rise steps to the handicapped needy of Putnam County completed its fourth year of service to the community. Over the past four years, SAWs (Servants at Work) has built 47 ramps providing freedom to handicapped citizens in the community. This year, 18 were completed at no cost to the clients...
McCloud to host free bird program on Nov. 24 (11/17/12)
On Saturday, Nov. 24 McCloud Nature Center will be having a program on how birds survive in the winter. Registration is required for the free event that is for ages eight and up. It will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 3 p.m. The McCloud Park Naturalist will introduce the different types of feeders before helping children assemble their own bird feeder to take home...
DPU Orchestra celebrates Thanksgiving with Monday evening concert at Kresge (11/17/12)
A festive Thanksgiving week concert by the DePauw University Orchestra will bring dance-like music onto Kresge Auditorium stage at the Green Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, Nov. 19. Featured on the 7:30 p.m. program will be works by Johann Strauss, Jr., Gustav Holst and Béla Bart--k...
South Putnam repeats as Putnam County Girls' Basketball Tournament champs (11/17/12)
The South Putnam High School Eagles rallied back from a 9-19 halftime deficit to defeat the Greencastle Tiger Cubs in the 2012 Putnam County Girls' Basketball Tournament on Saturday. SPHS scored 32 second-half points to secure the 41-39 victory. In the consolation game, Cloverdale defeated North Putnam 45-26...
Eagles notch first win, down Cougars (11/17/12)
South Putnam was able to pick up its first win of the season by defeating North Putnam in the first game of the Putnam County Tournament Friday. The Eagles were able to knock down 12-of-14 free throws in the final quarter to keep in front and come away with the victory 52-40...
Greencastle stifles Cloverdale (11/17/12)
The Greencastle girls' basketball team topped Cloverdale in the second semifinal of the 2012 Putnam County Tournament on Friday, utilizing steady defense and an energetic bench to secure the 36-25 win. Sophomore Jessica Lenihan led the Tiger Cubs with 12 points...
Holloway-Surface Engagement (11/17/12)
Scott and Sheila Holloway of Greencastle are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Holloway to Dean Surface, son of Randy and Peggy Surface of Greenwood. The bride-to-be is a South Putnam High School graduate. She is currently employed as an administrator for My Computer Careers while she is pursuing her degree in human resources...
Scanner for Nov. 17, 2012 (11/17/12)
City Police Two property-damage accidents were investigated Thursday by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 3:59 a.m., a mishap was reported on East Washington Street, near Vine Street. Alan Phillips, 57, Bloomington, was westbound, driving a 2012 Ford Transit owned by Bloomington News Service, when a dog reportedly ran into the roadway...
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