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Stories from Friday, December 14, 2012

GCSC moving forward in Richmond's absence (12/14/12)
For legal reasons no one could say it officially, but after a two-hour school board meeting Wednesday night, the message was clear. Lori Richmond will not be returning as the superintendent of Greencastle Community Schools. School board members hinted at it, danced around the inevitability, fell just short of officially saying it...
All Dolled Up (12/14/12)
Seventeen girls brought their favorite dolls to an American Girl Doll holiday party Wednesday afternoon at the Putnam County Public Library. Ally Menke (above) and her doll Alexandra enjoy the baked goodies. Hot chocolate, not tea, was the beverage of the day, as obviously enjoyed by Alice Howard (below) with her bespectacled doll by her side.
DAR honors Larry Tippin with Historic Preservation Award (12/14/12)
Putnam County native Larry Tippin is keeping alive local heritage by paying homage to the departed as he restores forgotten and neglected tombstones and cemeteries. And for his ongoing efforts to catalog and preserve small cemeteries and burial plots across Putnam County, Tippin has been honored with the 2012 Historic Preservation Award from the Washburn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)...
Rash of daylight burglaries continues in Greencastle (12/14/12)
Just two days after authorities warned of an ongoing rash of burglary and burglary attempts occurring around Greencastle, the brazen daylight thieves have struck again. One home burglary, one residential attempt and an incident at a local storage unit facility were discovered Wednesday, Greencastle City Police reported on Thursday...
Russellville church to host Christmas Carnival (12/14/12)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Russellville Community Church will hold its fourth annual Christmas Carnival on Saturday, Dec. 15. The event is open to the public, and all are invited to share a free family event that focuses on the meaning of the season. The Christmas Carnival begins at 5 p.m. with a light supper, followed by the telling of the Christmas Story in the sanctuary at approximately 5:30...
DePauw men's basketball team slates Dec. 19 Senior Citizen Day (12/14/12)
"Senior Moments" will come thick and fast Wednesday, Dec. 19 when the DePauw University men's basketball team hosts its inaugural Senior Citizens Day event at 1 p.m. at the Lilly Center, 702 S. College Ave. The Tigers will be taking on Kalamazoo College...
GHS Tiger Cubs take home county wrestling team title (12/14/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Greencastle High School wrestling team won its second straight Putnam County wrestling championship on Thursday, finishing with a 3-0 team record and earning seven individual county champions. Tiger Cubs senior Carter Lewis (170) won his fourth consecutive county title...
Tiger Cubs get win at Rockville (12/14/12)
ROCKVILLE -- Greencastle's girls' basketball squad had alternated wins and losses over the last nine contests heading into a Thursday night road trip to Rockville. A slow first half saw the Tiger Cubs take a two-point lead into halftime finished with a furious final quarter in which the visitors held the Rox scoreless over the final 2:30 to escape with a 49-46 victory...
Eagles rally falls short against Covenant Christian (12/14/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The South Putnam girls' basketball team lost its fourth straight on Thursday, falling to the Covenant Christian Warriors 44-31. The Eagles trailed 21-9 after the first quarter, closed the gap to only six in third, but the rally came up short...
Local grad to play in national championship (12/14/12)
SALEM, Va. -- North Putnam graduate Hank Spencer will make an appearance on national television tonight. Spencer is a starting linebacker for the University of Mount Union football team. The Purple Raiders are playing in the NCAA Division III national championship game against the University of St. Thomas...
Wilma Jean Grimes (12/14/12)
Wilma Jean Grimes, age 74, Coatesville, passed away Thursday afternoon, Dec. 13, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born Sept. 23, 1938 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Ralph and Letha Roe Wood. She was a homemaker, a member of the Clayton First Baptist Church, and faithfully attended New Maysville Community Church...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 14, 2012 (12/14/12)
Sheriff's Department On Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 12:15 a.m. John R. Calvin, 62, Beech Grove, was westbound on U.S. 36 near County Road 600 East in a 2009 Mac CXU Series semi tractor licensed to Quickway Carriers Inc. Calvin saw a tree hanging over the roadway. He swerved to miss the tree but hit it with the passenger side mirror...
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