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Stories from Friday, January 25, 2013

Navigating Greencastle not the time to keep on trucking (01/25/13)
About the time Ronald Reagan was settling into the White House and scaring the bejesus out of the Iran hostage holders, Greencastle was in the midst of a grant-funded transportation study, the "surprise" findings of which recommended getting the truck traffic out of the downtown...
New director of technology for GCSC (01/25/13)
With computers increasing their role in education almost by the day, the Greencastle Community School Corporation again has someone to lead its technology department. The school board appointed Cory Hill as the corporation's new technology director on Tuesday...
Floyd Twp. Chief Wright earns Medal of Valor, CPR save honor (01/25/13)
The Floyd Township Fire Department recently held its inaugural awards dinner. Every member of the department received a recognition ribbon for his or her accomplishments. Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Lt. Jason Simonson, Gordon Stone, Stacey Lindenmeyer, Capt. Shawn Walton, Chief Roger Wright, Brandi Burdine, Lt. Chadwick Benge, Jennifer Simonson, Jessica Benge and Erin Miller...
PCPL continues to integrate new computer system (01/25/13)
As we get further into the winter months, the Putnam County Public Library Board continues to try and stay current with moving toward new technology. Previously the board had agreed to purchase 10 new computers for public use. However, with the existing library computers running Windows XP and the new ones having Windows 7 there have been more than a few problems...
Friday Night fun to support Ivy Tech Scholarship Fund (01/25/13)
Whether you're a bubbly-sipping fashionista or a barbecue-and-brew football fan, Greencastle has everything you need on Friday, Feb. 1. Ivy Tech Community College begins a year-long celebration commemorating its 50th anniversary with a fundraising event to support Ivy Tech student scholarships...
Soil and Water Conservation districts set February workshops (01/25/13)
The Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) of Putnam, Monroe and Owen counties invite the public to attend one or more of the three workshops and meetings happening in February. First, the Southern Indiana Grazing Conference is set for Feb. 6 at the Simon J. Graber Building at Odon with registration beginning at 7 a.m. and the day wrapping up around 4:30 p.m...
2013 Putnam County girls all-county swim team (01/25/13)
Champions for the 2013 Putnam County girls' swimming and diving meet.
Tiger Cub girls take county swim title (01/25/13)
The Greencastle girls' swimming and diving team completed a local tournament sweep on Thursday, winning the 2013 Putnam County meet at South Putnam with 315 points. The Tiger Cubs won the West Central Conference title a few weeks ago. At the county meet South Putnam finished second with 196 and North Putnam was third with 95...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Dane Gray, Swimmer North Putnam High School (01/25/13)
Junior Dane Gray, 16, is a swimmer for North Putnam High School. His favorite music artist is Drake and he enjoys playing PlayStation III. Dane is an only child and he said in his downtime he likes to hang out with his girlfriend. His favorite athlete is Ryan Lochte. ...
John D. Pershing (01/25/13)
John D. Pershing, 88, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. John was born on Dec. 2, 1924 in Elnora, Ind., to John Pershing and Isabelle Owen Pershing. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the Timberwolves 104th Infantry Division...
Scanner for Jan. 25, 2013 (01/25/13)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Jan. 23. At 8:17 p.m. Kimberly Nichols, 44, Anderson, was arrested for probation violation. At 9:05 p.m. Mark Russell Testerman, 51, Greencastle, was charged with domestic battery...
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