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Stories from Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Legacy of Marvin Long much more than GCBs, cheese fries (01/22/13)
By ERIC BERNSEE Editor The Greencastle and DePauw University communities lost a legend Sunday morning when the inimitable Marvin Long died at age 88. His very name is clearly synonymous with Marvin's as the campus eatery he opened in 1972 still carries his name. But Long's legacy will be more than the garlic cheeseburger (GCB) that put Marvin's on the map. It was his interaction with students that enabled the restaurant to thrive and endures today as his gift to his successors...
Infrastructure, road money dominate 'update' discussion (01/22/13)
The state of local infrastructure and the funds available to improve it dominated discussion Saturday morning at the first Legislative Update program of the 2013 Indiana General Assembly. Meeting at the Farm Bureau building on North Jackson Street in Greencastle, second-term District 44 State Rep. ...
Class gives DPU students rock 'n' roll experience (01/22/13)
Are you experienced?" Jimi Hendrix asked at the end of his debut album. "Have you ever been experienced?" Well, 24 budding DePauw musicians have. As the university's Winter Term wraps up this week, the students of "The Rock 'n' Roll Experience" are finishing a crash course all things rock, with a special emphasis on what it takes to be a band...
Peponi (01/22/13)
DePauw student, Ariel Cheatham performed a dance titled "Peponi" on Saturday at the Putnam County Public Library. She along with six others spoke at a celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. King dedicated his life to making sure people had equal treatment and did so on the platform of non-violence. Sections of King's works: Letter from Birmingham City Jail and I Have a Dream were read aloud to audience members...
Looking for a way to quit? (01/22/13)
The Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program, in collaboration with CHANCES for Indiana Youth and Putnam County Hospital, announces Freedom From Smoking, a smoking cessation program developed by the American Lung Association. The program emphasis is on for people to quit smoking for the long term. The pitfalls of relapse will be identified and plans will be developed to prevent these relapses...
PCH offers diabetes education classes (01/22/13)
Putnam County Hospital will again be offering a group class for diabetes self-management on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The material will be divided into two sessions: Diabetes 101: Diabetes Basics and Diabetes 201: Proper Nutrition which will include carbohydrate counting...
Through the Roof (01/22/13)
Battling dangerous elements like high winds and frigid temperatures of 17 degrees, Floyd Twp. Fire and Rescue officials were called out early Monday morning to a working house fire at 2916 N. CR 550 East. Called in by a passerby at 3:34 a.m., the fire had gone through the roof of the home upon arrival of the first units, Floyd Chief Roger A. ...
Eagles' Parker to join Olney Central squad (01/22/13)
South Putnam senior Aaron Parker has spent the last three seasons staring down opposing hitters in Putnam County. On Friday he signed up to continue to do so against college competition. Parker, a left-handed pitcher who posted 48 strikeouts last year, will throw for the Olney Central College Blue Knights...
Clovers' Mannan signs on for Lincoln Trail (01/22/13)
Cloverdale senior Austin Mannan recently agreed to continue his baseball career at Lincoln Trail College. Mannan, a catcher, was an all-county performer last year, batting .440 with 46 RBI. "He really deserves this," Cloverdale head coach Bryan Archer said. "He stepped in his freshman year and took over the starting catcher duty. He's been a great example of hard work and dedication to the team."...
Tiger Cubs, Cougars swimmers compete at Athenian invite (01/22/13)
The Greencastle and North Putnam boys' and girls' swimming and diving teams competed at the 12-team Athenian Invitational on Saturday. The Tiger Cubs had several strong performances, including wins in three events. The GHS boys finished fifth and the girls placed sixth...
Greencastle pulls away from Turkey Run (01/22/13)
The Greencastle girls' basketball team started flat against Turkey Run on Saturday, but responded with a strong defensive effort in the second half to get a 51-23 win. Junior Alex Basile and sophomore Callan Taylor each had nine points to lead the team...
South Putnam has frustrating second half in loss to Bruins (01/22/13)
LIZTON -- The South Putnam boys' basketball team was eliminated from contention for a West Central Conference championship on Friday, but it came back Saturday playing hard at Tri-West. The teams were tight at the half but the Eagles' collective frustration seemed to get the best of them at the break as they lost 67-44...
Latest DPU swimming results (01/22/13)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The DePauw women's swimming team improved to 4-1 on the season following a 138-83 win at Illinois Wesleyan. Picking up a pair of firsts were Caroline Bridges in the 50-yard freestyle (24.80) and the 100 free (53.94) as well as Emily Weber in the 1000 free (10:53.76) and the 500 free (5:20.41). Chelsea Courtney also was a double winner in three-meter diving (187.20 points) and on the one-meter board (195.65)...
DPU women take care of business at Oberlin (01/22/13)
OBERLIN, Ohio -- Sophomore Savannah Trees scored 17 and junior Alex Gasaway posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead the No.1 DePauw women's basketball team to a 67-49 North Coast Athletic Conference win at Oberlin. The Tigers improved to 17-0 overall and 8-0 in the NCAC with their 42nd straight regular season win and their 42nd consecutive conference victory, while the Yeowomen dropped to 8-9 overall and 3-5 in the conference...
Flynn's 23 lead Tigers past NCAC-rival Yeo (01/22/13)
OBERLIN, Ohio -- Barry Flynn scored a game-high 23 and Mark Johnson added a career-best 11 in leading the DePauw men's basketball team to a 61-43 North Coast Athletic Conference victory at Oberlin. The Tigers improved to 11-6 overall and 4-4 in the NCAC with their seventh win in the last nine outings, while the Yeomen dropped to 4-12 overall and 2-5 in the conference...
Girls' slow-pitch league to begin sign-ups (01/22/13)
The Putnam County girls' slow pitch softball league will begin holding sign-ups this weekend and continue through the middle of March. There will be registrations on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a variety of locations around the county. The first chance to join is Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Bainbridge Community Building...
Expressions Spa and Beauty (01/22/13)
Offering a wide variety of salon quality products Expressions Spa and Beauty Supply opened its door recently. Owner Crystal Stonebraker's store offers spa services such as massages, facials, waxing and nails along with professional quality products and handmade soaps. ...
IU Athletics announces major gift from Andy Mohr (01/22/13)
Indiana Univeristy Athletics announced that it will officially name its new softball facility "Andy Mohr Field" in honor of a major gift from Mohr, CEO of Plainfield-based Andy Mohr Automotive Group, which was originally founded in Greencastle. The Indiana University Board of Trustees officially approved the name of the stadium when it met in December...
Two of Indiana's most successful Case IH dealers uniting to become one company (01/22/13)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Bane Equipment and North Central Agri-Power have combined forces to become one company called Bane-Welker Equipment, LLC. The new partnership will ensure that Bane-Welker customers will experience the very best the brand has to offer...
POET producing corn oil at 25 biorefineries (01/22/13)
Twenty-five of POET's network of 27 biorefineries, including Cloverdale, have now installed its patent-pending corn oil technology, bringing its total capacity to approximately 250,000 tons per year, enough feedstock to produce 68 million gallons of biodiesel annually...
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