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Stories from Monday, December 31, 2012

More snow this winter than last already, more on way (12/31/12)
With 10.2 inches of snow already on the books in the Greencastle area, the first 10 days of the winter of 2012-13 has now produced more snow and cold than all of last winter combined. And for the third time in less than a week, central Indiana is bracing for another anticipated round of accumulating snowfall beginning Monday to help usher in the new year on Tuesday...
Ensley to serve as county attorney (12/31/12)
Among the routine annual appointments during the final regular meeting of the Putnam County Commissioners came the surprise announcement of a new county attorney. Jim Ensley will replace Scott Hoff as the commissioners' counsel in 2013. No discussion was made of the appointment during the meeting -- neither by the commissioners nor Hoff...
Deadline nears for making Citizen of Year nominations (12/31/12)
Deadline is fast approaching to nominate someone who has made a difference in the local community as the 2012 Putnam County Citizen of the Year. Anyone wishing to make a nomination for Citizen of the Year is encouraged to do so by the end of the business day on Monday, Jan. 7...
Continue the fight is Scott Newman's goal in third tour of duty (12/31/12)
Even with President Obama's promise of bringing our troops home and the return of troops from Iraq, military units are still being sent overseas to Afghanistan, especially those with combat experience. Scott Newman, a former resident of Putnam County, is one of these troops. Newman is a staff sergeant with the United States Army. He is now on his third tour of duty since the start of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan...
Oath of Office (12/31/12)
New Putnam County Auditor Lorie Hallett (above), the lone new courthouse officeholder who is taking over on Jan. 1, is sworn in by Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley, while County Treasurer Sharon Owens (below) takes the oath of office from Judge Headley for a second term during Friday's swearing-in ceremony at the courthouse...
Senior Citizens Day encore set for DePauw, Hiram men's basketball game Saturday (12/31/12)
Senior Citizens Day returns to DePauw University's Lilly Center where the Tigers will take on Hiram College in men's North Coast Conference basketball action on Saturday, Jan. 5. Admission for all family members will be free. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m...
Eagles win two classes, take 6th, Clovers finish 15th at Giant 16 (12/31/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The South Putnam and Cloverdale wrestling teams competed in the Ben Davis Giant 16 Tournament on Saturday. The Eagles finished in sixth place while the Clovers finished in 15th place. The Eagles had a great day at the event sending three of their wrestlers into the championship round...
Cougars place third at Speedway girls' basketball tourney (12/31/12)
SPEEDWAY -- Two teams entered the consolation game at the 2012 Speedway girls' basketball tournament looking to snap a burdensome losing streak. North Putnam was able to do just that, beating Indianapolis Arlington (0-8) 67-36. The Cougars (2-10) entered the game with a five-game losing streak. The Golden Knights made headlines a few weeks ago after suffering a 103-2 loss...
Top-ranked Tigers win Hasbrook championship against Rockford (12/31/12)
Saturday's win over Rose-Hulman was just a warm-up for the DePauw women's basketball team as they feasted on Rockford College in the Hasbrook Tournament championship game Sunday, winning 73-43. Senior point guard Kate Walker was named tournament MVP, having averaged 10.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in just 18 minutes per game...
Pacers beat Grizzlies for fifth-straight home win (12/31/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Pacers beat Memphis in an afternoon game on Monday, 88-83. They were without starting point guard George Hill, who missed the game with an injury. D.J. Augustin, removed from the playing rotation a few weeks ago for rookie point guard Ben Hasbrough stepped into the void in Hill's absence...
Critical date Jan. 4 for Putnam County Scholarship (12/31/12)
Scholarship season is in full swing. Many 4-H and other scholarships are nearing deadlines or will have due dates during the late winter or early spring time. There are two very important features to being successful at receiving scholarships. ...
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