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Stories from Saturday, December 29, 2012

Ready for Business (12/29/12)
While both men are technically new Putnam County Commissioners, newly sworn in officals Don Walton (left) and David Berry (center) come to the job with vastly different experience levels. Walton, the District 3 commissioner, served the county for 28 years as a commissioner and four more as a councilman, while District 1 commissioner Berry is new to any elected office. ...
Who's News for Dec. 29 (12/29/12)
Former Cloverdale resident SCOTT BIGGS was recently elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives and has now been appointed to a leadership position for the upcoming legislative session. Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon has selected Rep. Biggs to serve as vice chairman of Judiciary Appropriations and Budget Committee for the upcoming legislative session...
City Council will grow to 7 members with 2015 election (12/29/12)
The time is coming to make elbow room at the Greencastle City Council table for two more members at City Hall. For the next city election, the current five-member City Council -- comprised of four ward representatives and one at-large member -- will expand to seven, three of whom will be elected at large...
Greencastle WWTP earns safety award for the fifth time (12/29/12)
Safety first is apparently more than just a slogan for the Greencastle Wastewater Treatment Plant. Because for the fifth time in six years, the City of Greencastle has received a "Plant Safety Award" from the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA)...
American Legion, York team up for safe New Year's party (12/29/12)
Greencastle American Legion Post 58 and York Automotive are teaming up to sponsor a New Year's Eve party where everyone can obtain a safe ride home. Organizers stress that it is a community event that is open to the public in support and sponsorship of a safe New Year's Eve...
PCH reveals outcomes for early detection screening and prevention cancer programs (12/29/12)
The Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center Outreach Program offers many informative and educational events in the community throughout the year and 2012 was certainly no different. The goal of the outreach program is to serve and meet the needs of the community and, therefore, PCH has offered a variety of programs concerning some of the cancers that affect local residents...
Walking Wednesday effort expanding schedule to Fridays during Jan., Feb. (12/29/12)
For the first two months of 2013, the Walking Wednesdays program will be expanded to Walking Fridays. The activity will take place every Wednesday and Friday morning from 7-9 a.m., running from Jan. 9 through Feb. 27. The free walking program will be held at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track facility. Participants should enter through the north doors off Hill Street, check in and enjoy walking at a warmer temperature...
Two local churches to host Financial Peace University (12/29/12)
A pair of Greencastle churches will be hosting sessions of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (FPU), beginning in January. New Life Baptist Church and Antioch Baptist Church will each begin their nine-week courses beginning in mid-January. More than 1.5 million families have positively changed their financial future through Ramsey's program. ...
Sout Putnam Eagles have successful swimming meet at holiday Relays (12/29/12)
South Putnam's boys' and girls' swimmers returned to pool-action Friday morning in the Eagle Relays against Cascade, Owen Valley and West Vigo. The Relays, a series of non-traditional events including coed races, were a chance for all four schools to get back in the pool after a quick Christmas break...
Tiger Cubs vacation comes to halt against Danville (12/29/12)
The young Greencastle boys' basketball team continues to take steps toward improving, but they're not ready yet and that showed against Danville in the 71-49 loss on Friday at McAnally. The Tiger Cubs (1-6) played their first game in 13 days and, despite the loss, changes were evident...
No. 1 Tigers find legs in Hasbrook semi (12/29/12)
The DePauw University women's basketball team defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 79-36 on Saturday in the second game of the 2012 Amy Hasbrook Memorial Tournament. The Tigers are ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division III and showed why with a convincing victory over the Engineers...
Butler -- 90th Birthday (12/29/12)
Eva Merle Butler is celebrating her 90th birthday today, Saturday, Dec. 29. Her family will celebrate with a dinner at L & M Visions in Ladoga. A card shower is encouraged to 6096 E. CR 1100 South, Ladoga, IN 47954.
Scanner for Dec. 29, 2012 (12/29/12)
Sheriff's Department On Saturday, Dec. 22 at 11:48 a.m. Shawn B. Diebold, 31, Bainbridge, was westbound on County Road 850 North in a 1997 Ford Explorer when he slid on ice, causing the vehicle to leave the road and hit an embankment and flip onto its driver's side...
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