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Stories from Thursday, January 31, 2013

All county schools on 2-hour delay for Friday (01/31/13)
Because of the extreme cold temperatures and windchills predicted for Friday morning, all Putnam County schools will be on a two-hour delay for school Friday. Greencastle, Cloverdale, South Putnam, North Putnam and Area 30 have all invoked a two-hour delay for Friday morning due to predicted single-digit temperatures and below-zero windchills...
Dark and Stormy Night (01/31/13)
Heavy wind and rain from overnight Tuesday left their mark around Greencastle Tuesday morning.
'Books That Made a Difference' series to begin Feb. 6 (01/31/13)
Diana LaViolette and Doug Harms will be the first presenters for "Books That Made a Difference," a new series offered by the Putnam County Public Library and DePauw University libraries. The series will feature local personalities who will speak about a book that has had a significant impact on his or her life, followed by discussion...
Justice David credits local courts for doing the heavy lifting (01/31/13)
United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas recently made headlines by uttering his first words from the bench in seven years. Based on a Wednesday talk to the Greencastle Rotary Club, it's safe to say Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steve David has no such record...
Business After Hours (01/31/13)
Standing in front of a white 2013 Denali, Nick York, second-generation co-owner (with brother Rob) of York Automotive Buick-Chevrolet-GMC in Greencastle, welcomes Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce members to Business After Hours at the remodeled and expanded dealership Tuesday night.
Live comedy show on tap for Bainbridge (01/31/13)
BAINBRIDGE -- A Bloomington comedian whose credits include being a finalist in the Bob and Tom All-Stars competition, will headline a rare live comedy show Saturday, Feb. 23 in Bainbridge. The Bainbridge Tap will host "Comedy in Crawfordsville: The Bainbridge Invasion," featuring comic Mat Alano-Martin. The show is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. Feb. 23...
New DePauw exhibition offers look at 'Genji's World' in Japanese woodblock (01/31/13)
Since its 11th-century composition, "The Tale of Genji" has inspired everything from paintings, to kabuki plays, to anime. Now, the Richard E. Peeler Art Center at DePauw University presents a comprehensive look at the woodblock prints influenced by the epic tale...
'Opportunity knocks' for entrepreneurs at Ivy Tech's BES Center (01/31/13)
Ivy Tech Business and Entrepreneurial Services Center (BES Center), located on Ivy Tech's Greencastle campus, is partnering with the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Corporation (ISBDC) and the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce to announce the launch of a series of programs called "Opportunity Knocks."...
Roachdale Citizenship (01/31/13)
Roachdale Elementary recently awarded its December Citizenship award to Levi O'Neal (front, left), Faith Bell, Brookley Oliver, Harmony Duncan and Hank Haste, Kyren Long, Katie Watt, Braydon Beavers and Wyleigh Thomas, Emily Presslor and Taylor Weddle...
North Putnam High School Honor Roll (01/31/13)
First Semester High Honor Roll Grade 12: Lance Clodfelter, Ellese Cox, Halsey Foltz, Lisa Frazier, Jessalyn Harrington, Audrey Healey, Lynsey Herrick, Christina Lewark, Elizabeth Ottinger, Josie Parent, Brody Perrine, Emmaline Rees, Wednesday Rees, Alyssa Roberts, Michaela Scolaro, Lacy Taylor, Kathryn Welch and Ellen Wilborn...
Cloverdale High School Honor Roll (01/31/13)
First Semester All A Grade 9: Erin Michelle Beatty, Nick Patrick Blundell, Kristina Marie Crumpacker, Brenan Scott Hall, Ashley Marie Minton, Dean Evan Monnett, Tanner Joseph White and Christyn Briana Willis Grade 10: Christa Raylynn Asbury, Collin Charles Beauchamp-Umphrey, Clayton Brock Byrd, David Alan Green, Cristain Riley LaFary, Hannah Megan Mann, Rylan Lee Mattocks, Charlotte Angeline Muns, Mark Edward Sprinkle and Laura Elizabeth Worthington...
Clover Winners (01/31/13)
The CCSC Cafeteria recently sponsored a contest, in which students got their names put into a drawing for each tray lunch they purchased. The lucky Cloverdale winner's received a TV/Stereo/DVD Player in the cafeterias incentive raffle. Cafeteria manager Billy Boyette (center) and cafeteria employee Susie Strunk reward students who purchased lunches through the school...
GHS JV picks up another win (01/31/13)
The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball team moved to 17-2 this season with a win over Owen Valley on Tuesday 21-19. The Tiger Cubs overcame a 16-8 halftime deficit to eek out the win. "We were very disappointed with our first-half performance," GHS coach Matthew Welker said. "Very poor defense and slppy basketball on offense. But we were very pleased with the effort and intensity that our team displayed in the second half to outscore them 13-3."...
Tiger's win streak ends with loss to rival Little Giants (01/31/13)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The DePauw University men's basketball team came up empty on five straight trips down the court over a five-minute stretch late in the second half while Wabash scored eight straight and came away with a 52-48 North Coast Athletic Conference win over the Tigers at Chadwick Court...
Tiger Cubs get sweep of middle school titles (01/31/13)
CLOVERDALE -- Greencastle boys' varsity basketball coach Troy Greenlee must have considered driving home from the 2013 Putnam County Middle School boys' basketball tournament wearing a pair of aviators on Wednesday night. The future looks bright for the Tiger Cubs...
'Bigfoot Country': Don't make tracks to this one (01/31/13)
I like all things paranormal. I watch "Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Adventures," "Destination Truth" and "Finding Bigfoot." So when I noticed Lionsgate's "Bigfoot County," a film that depicts a man's quest to produce a documentary about recent sightings of the Wild Man of the Woods in Siskiyou County, I was excited...
James A. Martindale (01/31/13)
James A. Martindale, age 91, of Muncie, formerly of Cambridge City, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at West Minster Village. Born Sept. 28, 1921 in Richmond to Voyle and Margaretta Horner Martindale, he was a resident of Cambridge City from 1921 to 1945 and also Greencastle from 1962 to 2008...
1-31-2013 scanner (01/31/13)
Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 12:20 p.m. Buddie Thomas Nichols, 34, Indianapolis, was arrested for probation violation. At 6 p.m. Jeremy Hylton Barker, 30, Roachdale, was charged with violation of home detention...
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