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Stories from Monday, November 19, 2012

Perfect Day at the Park (11/19/12)
Taking advantage of a sunny, nearly 60-degree day Sunday afternoon at Robe-Ann Park, Jeannette Schilling of Greencastle slides down the tube slide with daughter Hannah, 2, at the Emerald Palace playground.
DePauw School of Music announces 2012 holiday gala (11/19/12)
After an overwhelming community response to last year's gala, the DePauw University School of Music has announced it will present its second annual Holiday Gala on Dec. 1 and 2. The popular event will feature music from various traditions performed by soloists and ensembles from the school...
Stuffing Stockers (11/19/12)
Residents of Bainbridge celebrated Thanksgiving week with their annual pitch-in dinner on Sunday. The event has taken place in the Bainbridge Community Building since it was built 12 years ago, but it was held in church basements every year before that.
GCSC to keep weeklong fall break (11/19/12)
The so-called "balanced calendar" may be a discussion for the future, but the weeklong fall break is here to stay, the Greencastle Schools superintendent said last week. The Greencastle School Board approved the 2013-14 school calendar Wednesday, keeping the extended fall break piloted last month...
Improved stereo sounds good to North Putnam (11/19/12)
ROACHDALE -- When first-year Superintendent Dan Noel began his North Putnam career in May, he was embarrassed by the sound quality in the high school gym. Noel said he went to a musical in the spring and he was unable to hear it in the back. Since then he's made it his quest to make a change...
Dollars for Scholars launches website, online application (11/19/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars has launched a new website through a new software tool provided by Scholarship America, Dollars for Scholars' parent organization. This new website will allow the Cloverdale Community chapter to help students in the community access more scholarships. ...
PCH offering diabetes education group classes (11/19/12)
Putnam County Hospital will again be offering a group class for diabetes self-management on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The material will be divided into two sessions: Diabetes 101: Diabetes Basics and Diabetes 201: Proper Nutrition which will include carbohydrate counting...
Local Ivy Tech center to offer GED test on computer (11/19/12)
In striving to provide more adult learners throughout the state with a high school credential, the Workforce Certification Centers at Ivy Tech Corporate College have partnered with GED Testing Service to offer the GED test on computer. Registration and scheduling is available and centers in Greencastle and Terre Haute are actively testing candidates...
Duke donates more than $47,000 for regional job training initiative (11/19/12)
PLAINFIELD -- The Duke Energy Foundation is contributing more than $47,000 to the Western Indiana Workforce Investment Board to help develop a highly-skilled workforce for businesses in Putnam, Parke, Clay, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties. Partners in the "Pathways to Competitiveness" project include local manufacturing firms, Ivy Tech Community College, local economic development leaders, and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development's WorkOne offices, which assist Indiana residents in identifying and improving their job skills, and then help these individuals find jobs to match those skills.. ...
So much to be thankful for! (11/19/12)
The holidays seem to have arrived early this year. Because November started on a Thursday, Thanksgiving is a little earlier than usual, which means we have a few extra days between Thanksgiving and Christmas to get ready for the remaining holidays. Which is one thing to be grateful for along with the fact that the elections are finally over, which everyone seems to be glad of regardless of which why they may have voted...
Eagles rally to win second-straight county tournament (11/19/12)
An icy-cold start left the South Putnam Eagles searching for answers in the 2012 Putnam County Girls' Basketball Tournament final. They found it with seniors Kelsey Whitaker and Brittany Birt as the Eagles rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat the Tiger Cubs 41-39...
Clovers rebound to top Cougars in consolation game (11/19/12)
Switching from an 8 p.m. start to 6:30 p.m. was like night and day for Cloverdale as the girls' basketball team bounced back from a loss on Friday to top North Putnam in the Putnam County Tournament on Saturday, 45-26. Senior Paige Gruener had a game-high 18 points on only 12 shots to lead the Clovers...
Larry Estel Parrish Sr. (11/19/12)
Larry Estel Parrish Sr., age 75, of Cloverdale, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 1, 1937 in Putnam County, he was the son of Guy Estel Parrish and Margaret Bell (Higgins) Parrish. He married Jolene Bracken, and she survives...
Russell A. Foxx (11/19/12)
Russell A. Foxx, age 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Born May 24, 1935 in Putnam County, he was the son of Russell F. and Elsie (Berry) Foxx and was a 1954 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Jean (Scaggs) Foxx on March 26, 1955, and she survives...
Henry "Hank" Allen French (11/19/12)
Henry "Hank" Allen French, 79, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. A memorial service with military rites will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 at The StoreHouse (double-dome church), 605 Westlane Rd., Greencastle...
William J. 'Pops' Jennings (11/19/12)
William J. "Pops" Jennings, 85, of 6081 VanBibber Lake Estates, died at Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Born March 5, 1927 in Oswego, N.Y., he was the son of Blanche (Himes) and William F. Jennings. He had resided in Greencastle since July 1995, moving there from Oswego, N.Y...
Gladys L. Zemlik (11/19/12)
Gladys L. Zemlik, age 64, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Aug. 27, 1948 in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Max Lloyd and Nancy Mae (Overton) Doan. She was a 1966 graduate of Greencastle High School...
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