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Stories from Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Volunteers helping to blaze trail toward more Jaycee Park activity (01/09/13)
Currently covered with a glistening blanket of mostly undisturbed snow, Greencastle's Jaycee Park is probably more suited right now to cross-country skiing than it would be as somewhere to traverse trails by foot or mountain bike. However, a group of enthusiastic local volunteers, led by mountain biker Ted Kissel and spokesman Tom Standers, has brought the idea of multi-use Jaycee Park trails to the attention of the Greencastle Park Board...
Commissioners reorganize with two new members (01/09/13)
Reorganization is the order of business in the new year for any public board, but for one featuring two new members out of three, it is essential. Putnam County commissioner Nancy Fogle opened the first meeting of the year Monday morning by introducing the new cast surrounding her...
It'll be a cold day in January ... (01/09/13)
Despite the snow and cold of recent weeks, the ambitious Zinc Mill Terrace apartment building project along State Road 240 at Tennessee Street on Greencastle's southeast side continues unfazed. Workmen from Emmert Group LLC, Brazil, have been framing up the seven buildings that will house 94 apartment units on the 7.66-acre site when complete. ...
Area 30 in short meeting (01/09/13)
The Area 30 Career Center board of directors met for a short meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss a few upcoming events. Among the upcoming events are eighth-grade tours, which all five participating schools in the area will be touring the facilities...
Give Mother Earth a gift, recycle your Christmas tree (01/09/13)
Christmas tree-cycling is becoming a natural part of the way Putnam, Parke and Montgomery county residents give back to Mother Earth. By recycling their trees, residents can help divert landfill-bound Christmas trees to fish and wildlife habitat, erosion control and mulch for flower beds and trees...
Secretary of State Lawson to address Defenders of Liberty (01/09/13)
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson (R-Danville) will be the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Greencastle Defenders of Liberty. The 6:30 p.m. meeting is set for Monday, Jan. 14 at the Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport, 102 Ballard Lane, Greencastle...
Wanted man captured in Brazil (01/09/13)
BRAZIL -- A Bloomingdale man wanted by police who had been considered armed and dangerous was arrested in Brazil on Monday evening. Indiana State Troopers from the Putnamville Post, along with officers of the Brazil Police Department, arrested Brian Keith Garrard, age 34, at 8:37 p.m...
SPHS swimmers split with Chargers (01/09/13)
The South Putnam swimmers didn't have long to think about their performance at Saturday's West Central Conference meet as the coed squad hosted North Montgomery on Tuesday. The boys' team got a win, 95-90, while the girls came just short, losing to the Chargers 97-88...
Eagles' busy week starts with loss at Riverton Parke (01/09/13)
MONTEZUMA -- For a brief moment in the first quarter, South Putnam's girls' basketball squad was leading against Class A No. 6 Riverton Park Tuesday night. After a 17-0 run, however, the Eagles found themselves in a hole much too deep to dig out of as the Panthers claimed a 68-39 win...
North Putnam loses to Covington 42-30 (01/09/13)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam High School wrestling team hosted Covington High School on Tuesday night, losing 42-30. The Cougars had a good evening, matching Covington match-for-match. North Putnam's Coach Bucky Kramer was very pleased with his team efforts, saying senior Dean Kleiber (132), freshman Trevor Bingman (160) and senior Eric Davis (285) did a very good job on winning their matches...
South grapplers are topped by Plainfield (01/09/13)
The South Putnam wrestling team lost at 35-34 decision to Plainfield on Tuesday in its final tune-up for the West Central Conference meet this weekend. The two teams were tied 34-34 after all of the weight-class wrestlers had competed, but Plainfield was awarded an additional point for winning more matches...
Park fits well for Lions Club Fun Day (01/09/13)
To the Editor: The Cloverdale Lions Club would like to express its thanks to the Cloverdale Town Park Board. The Lions Club has held our annual Fun Day at the park the past two years, free of charge. We use the day to raise funds for the club to help with eye care, scholarships, and other community activities...
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