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Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
Opinion
Editorial
Inaugural Career Fair set for Dec. 10 at fairgrounds (11/23/14)
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports as of September 2014, the Indiana unemployment rate was 5.7 percent. In relation to Putnam County, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reports 907 (5.2 percent) of residents in our county are unemployed...
Letter to the Editor
All treat, no trick for Halloween (11/18/14)
To the Editor: I just wanted to comment on this year's trick-or-treat night in Greencastle. What a joy it was! In spite of the rain, snow, wind and miserable cold in general, all the children coming to the door had on costumes. Every one of them said "thank you" and almost all said "Happy Halloween!" as they walked away...
Letter to the Editor
15th annual campaign continues to meet need (11/18/14)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, we would like to thank the many individuals, businesses, organizations and school communities that contributed to the success of our 15th annual Coats for Kids Campaign. Thanks to Putnam County's generosity, over 500 coats and lightweight jackets were distributed on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Harris Hall at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Letter to the Editor
Realtors bingo event a success (11/18/14)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Board of Realtors, I would like to thank everyone that attended our bingo event on Saturday, Nov. 15. We had a fantastic turnout, with a record 180 players in attendance, and were able to give away cash bingo prizes of over $,1200, and over $3,000 in pull tab winnings...
Letter to the Editor
Fillmore VFD thankful for support (11/18/14)
To the Editor: Thank you from the Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department. We would like to specifically thank those who came out to support us another year at the Fillmore Chicken Barbecue. A special thanks to local businesses enabling us to give away prizes due to over $1,000 in donations; restaurants and businesses that donated paper produces, ice, bread and condiments; Pastor Mike Faust for opening both nights in prayer; and the Christian Church volunteers who worked hard serving food and making pies and other desserts.. ...
Fever coach visits Kiwanis

Indiana Fever rookie head coach Stephanie White visited the Greencastle Kiwanis Club on Thursday, reflecting on lessons learned from her years as a basketball player and coach. In addition to the Kiwanians, White spoke to women's basketball teams...

State news
  • Ind. BMV asks drivers to return too high refunds
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The latest accounting error at the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has the agency asking some drivers to return excessive refunds they've received after being overcharged on excise taxes when registering their vehicles....
  • High winds lead to power outages across Indiana
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Winds gusting more than 50 mph have downed tree limbs and power lines across Indiana, leaving more than 13,000 electricity customers without service at times....
  • Not guilty plea for man in Indiana teen's death
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An ex-convict charged with killing a 15-year-old girl whose badly burned body was found in an Indianapolis backyard made his initial court appearance Monday before a gallery filled with the teen's relatives and friends....
  • Indiana Supreme Court weighs school busing fees
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Supreme Court justices quizzed lawyers in a school busing fee case about the limit of the state's constitutional guarantee of a free public education....
  • Indiana high school honors Hill for cancer fight
    LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) -- College basketball player Lauren Hill's Indiana high school retired her jersey number this weekend in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer....
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