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Stories from Friday, January 11, 2013

Attempted Kroger drug theft had little chance from start (01/11/13)
An attempted theft of prescription drugs from the Greencastle Kroger pharmacy seems to have been doomed from the start. While the would-be bandit in Wednesday evening's incident fled the scene without any narcotics or stolen cash, his timing was certainly suspect from the beginning...
GCSC board approves administrator pay index (01/11/13)
In an effort to "set right some discrepancies," Greencastle Community Schools has adopted a standardized pay index for its administrators. Citing some inconsistencies in how administrators are paid in the corporation, as well as low pay overall when compared to similar schools around the state, acting Superintendent Dawn Puckett requested the approval of the standardized index at Wednesday's monthly school board meeting...
Few changes in City Council assignments, appointments (01/11/13)
Mostly it is old faces in a few new places for the Greencastle City Council in 2013. With Tuesday night being the Council's first meeting of the new year, it marked the annual time for reorganization and determining department liaison assignments and appointments to other city boards. Mostly it was old faces manning the same positions...
Stirring at the Swizzle Stick (01/11/13)
The familiar blue tarp may be back in place today to protect the front of the Swizzle Stick and a portion of the Almost Home facade on the north side of the square from rainy weather, but on Wednesday renovation of the second story of the building began to take shape. ...
Bainbridge preparing for spring and summer (01/11/13)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Bainbridge Town Council held its monthly meeting Wednesday night. Several items were on the agenda, including the upcoming events for spring and election of officers. It is never too early to plan ahead, and Bainbridge is doing just that. The Bainbridge Improvement Society (BIS) has hit Facebook, and has started to post a calendar of events that will be happening in the community...
Former Putnamville chief to remain DOC commissioner (01/11/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The man who ran Putnamville Correctional Facility for two years will remain the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) in the administration of Gov.-elect Mike Pence. Pence announced a number of appointments in his administration Thursday, including keeping Bruce Lemmon as DOC commissioner...
DePauw School of Music hosts inaugural Honor Band program this weekend (01/11/13)
The Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts will be the site of the inaugural DePauw University Honor Band program this Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12--13. Several central Indiana high schools including Greencastle, Cathedral, Center Grove, Edgewood, Pike and Triton Central, will be represented in what DePauw School of Music hopes to make an annual tradition...
Older worker opportunities available in Putnam County (01/11/13)
The Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is currently accepting applications. Program applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, live in Putnam or Owen counties and have incomes of $13,964 per year or less as an individual (or $18,913 for family of two)...
State parks seek summer interns (01/11/13)
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking to recruit 38 volunteers to work on trails this summer at four state parks for the Indiana Heritage Corps (IHC) program. IHC is an AmeriCorps program administered through the DNR Division of State Parks & Reservoirs...
2012 All-Putnam County high school football team (01/11/13)
Ryan Chestnut, offensive line, senior, South Putnam Dustin Williams, defensive line, junior, Greencastle Nick Gilliam, Sr., GHS Nate Christy, Sr., GHS Andrew Howard, Jr., CHS Lucas Lorian, So., SPHS Jameson Brewer, Sr., NPHS Seth Brown, Jr., GHS...
Greencastle swimmers split with Cascade on senior night (01/11/13)
Coming off an impressive sweep in both the boys' and girls' swimming and diving West Central Conference meets on Saturday, Greencastle returned to the pool Wednesday, hosting conference rival Cascade. The Cadet girls lost a close contest on Saturday, but got their revenge on Wednesday, beating Greencastle 94-92...
South Putnam gets comforting win over Owen Valley (01/11/13)
By GRANT WIEMAN Sports Editor For the third time in five days, the South Putnam boys' and girls' swimming and diving team participated in a competitive meet on Thursday. For the first time, both squads were able to pick up a team win with the girls topping Owen Valley 124-48 and the boys winning 117-57...
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