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Stories from Monday, December 3, 2012

Avon man charged with illegally killing wild turkey near Cloverdale (12/03/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Indiana Conservation Officers have charged a 55-year-old Hendricks County man with taking a wild turkey in closed season Saturday evening after finding him at his home cooking the illegally killed bird. Conservation Officer Jeff Wells said when he arrived at the Richard H. Tomasik residence in Avon to question him about his involvement in a reported poaching incident near Cloverdale, he found the suspect in his garage deep-frying the bird...
Ivy Gallery to host Christmas lunch Thursday (12/03/12)
The Ivy Gallery will be hosting a Christmas lunch on Thursday Dec. 6 at noon. The menu will include a starter of tomato bisque soup, entrée of baked ham, sweet potato casserole, broccoli and a yeast roll. There will also be assorted dessert choices along with flavored coffee, iced tea and lemonade...
GHS class of 1982 reunion moved to Putnam Inn (12/03/12)
Wednesday's 30-year reunion for the Greencastle High School class of 1982 has changed locations. The event will take place at the Putnam Inn at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. It was originally slated for the Dixie Chopper Business Center. For more information contact Pattie Potts at (317) 997-0813...
Here Comes Santa Claus (12/03/12)
Santa Claus came for breakfast and stayed around to chat Saturday as the Greencastle Beta Psi chapter of Tri Kappa sorority put on its 21st annual Breakfast with Santa fundraiser at Deer Meadow Primary School.
Cloverdale Christmas Parade (12/03/12)
Santa Claus makes his seasonal arrival on a balmy Saturday afternoon during the annual Christnas parade at Cloverdale. After traveling down Main Street, Santa later takes up residence in his nearby house, hosting youngsters like the wide-eyed Kristy Whiitaker, 10, daughter of Mandy and T.J. Whitaker, Cloverdale.
IU Prof. Gass to discuss impact of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' (12/03/12)
Glenn Gass, provost professor of music at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, will examine the impact of one of The Beatles' seminal works in a Monday night (tonight) presentation at DePauw University. Gass will discuss "The 45th Anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in a 7:30 p.m. lecture in Watson Forum, located within DePauw's Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media. The program is presented free of admission charge and is open to all...
Still time to help brighten local children's Christmas through Giving Tree effort (12/03/12)
If you or your office has not yet had the opportunity to sponsor a Putnam County Giving Tree family, it is not too late. With just under two weeks to go for gift collection, almost 500 gift tags remain unclaimed. The public's help is needed to put gifts under the tree for local children...
Home decorating contest open to all county residents (12/03/12)
It is time again for citizens of Putnam County to break out the lights, wreaths, bows and plastic Santas and get busy decorating front yards, porches and driveways for the holidays. Decorating can not only brighten up the town and neighborhood, but may also earn entrants a chance at a $100 Walmart gift card...
Christmas in the Park (12/03/12)
Camels and shepherds, Santa Claus and kids were the order of the day Saturday at the annual Light the Park Christmas program in Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park.
IBM retirees' annual Hot Dog Day event scheduled for Dec. 9 at VFW Post 1550 (12/03/12)
The IBM Retirees Organization's annual Hot Dog Day -- a day of reunion and remembrances -- will be held Sunday, Dec. 9 at VFW Post 1550 in Greencastle. Hot dogs and all the trimmings will be served from 12:30-2:30 p.m. IRO members attend free of charge. Non-IRO members and guests pay $6 at the door...
Putnam County Senior Center hosts Pilate classes (12/03/12)
Joanne Mijic, who has taught Pilates at DePauw, will offer classes for all ages and fitness levels at the Putnam County Senior Center on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The first class from 9-9:30 a.m. will be for senior citizens at no charge. An open enrollment class for other age groups will be held at 10 a.m. at a cost of $10...
Senior Center prepares for Dec. 6-7 Holiday Bazaar (12/03/12)
The Putnam County Senior Center will host a Holiday Bazaar on Thursday, Dec. 6 and Friday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. More than 15 vendors will be offering diverse items such as jewelry, cosmetics, homemade noodles, clothing items, unique recipe mixes and more...
Community Cantata Choir to present 'Journey of Promises' at two churches (12/03/12)
A community cantata choir representing nine churches will be giving two weekend performances of "Journey of Promises" by Joseph Martin. The first performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church on the corner of Locust and Seminary streets in Greencastle...
Roachdale Elementary School improves recycling program (12/03/12)
ROACHDALE -- The Roachdale Elementary School recently received $350 worth of new containers for its recycling program thanks to a grant from the West Central Solid Waste District. "Our goal is to reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in landfills and also save on our monthly garbage removal costs," Roachdale Principal Scott Spencer said. "We used this grant opportunity to expand our existing recycling program to purchase bins for locations in the school that previously did not have them."...
Greencastle girls' top Edgewood in matinee (12/03/12)
The Greencastle girls' varsity basketball team lost to Tri-West on Tuesday, 58-39. Senior Rayleigh Amis was the team's leading scorer, chipping in 11 points. The Tiger Cubs' also had scoring contributions from sophomores Sydney Smiley (seven), Jessica Lenihan (seven), Callan Taylor (four) and Lauren Bridgewater, senior Jessi Covert (four) and junior Alex Basile...
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