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Stories from Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Man dies after balcony tumble (11/08/06)
Law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a person who fell off of a hotel balcony in Cloverdale early Wednes-day morning. Officials were dispatched totheDays Inn Mote on U.S. 231 at 6:35 a.m. Wednesday, for a person who had apparently fallen off a balcony...
Frisbie retains Sheriff's Office (11/08/06)
Early high election return numbers gave way to an incumbent win for the office of Putnam County Sheriff Tuesday night. In the race, it became obvious early on that Republican incumbent Mark Frisbie would win against Democratic candidate Tom Helmer. After the first five precinct totals were read, Frisbie held a 222-vote lead over Helmer. And the numbers kept rising...
New school board members elected (11/08/06)
Both North and South Putnam School Boards will be seeing new faces at the table in January and July. In the race for North Putnam's Floyd Township member, Andrew Beck won with 401 votes while Ron Byrd received 363 votes, a difference of 38 votes. Beck will take the place of current board member Patricia Baldwin in January...
Summitt wins Recorder post (11/08/06)
As precinct numbers started rolling in, Jeanette Summitt wasn't sure what to think. Early on Tuesday, it appeared the Republican running for Putnam County Recorder was going to lose to Democrat Carol Fagin. But after losing three of the first four precincts read, Summitt ran off 19 straight precinct wins en route to being elected. Summitt tallied 5,197 votes Tuesday (57 percent) while Fagin finished with 3,939 votes (43 percent)...
Bookwalter wins Prosecutor seat (11/08/06)
The results of Tuesday night's race for Putnam County prosecutor did not go Democrat Jim Ensley's way. Still the first-time seeker of public office says he has no regrets from the campaign trail and is happy to have run against Republican incumbent Tim Bookwalter...
Slim win margin for Bumgardner (11/08/06)
A tight race led to a narrow win by 15 votes for the office of Greencastle Trustee Tuesday night. During the race, it appeared that Democratic candidate Doris Miller would win over Republic incumbent Thelma Bumgardner. When the first five precinct totals came in, Miller held a 126-vote lead over Bumgardner...
Thomas elected to District 44 seat (11/08/06)
Tuesday's election results were probably the last thing on Amos Thomas' mind. And yet, even with the death of his wife Mary on Monday night, Thomas managed to muster up the courage to visit the areas he will officially represent. The Republican from Brazil defeated Democrat challenger Richard Thompson to win the Indiana State House District 44 seat...
Baird wins Commissioner seat (11/08/06)
As it is with most political races, Tuesday night's battle for Putnam County Commissioner was a sweet victory for one man and a disappointing loss for another. Republican hopeful Jim Baird secured the win in Putnam County's second district over Democratic challenger Russ Evans...
Council members re-elected (11/08/06)
Although they ran against no one, four Putnam County Council Republicans were happy to be re-elected Tuesday. Republicans Darrel Thomas, Roger Deck, Mitch Proctor and H. Keith Berry all ran unopposed in Tuesday's election. Thomas received a total of 2,507 votes while Berry tallied 1,949. Deck earned 1,899 and Proctor tallied 949 votes...
Cloverdale voters give upset (11/08/06)
Several school board candidates and one council candidate were up for re-election in Cloverdale Tuesday, and there was an upset. School board member Don Albietz was defeated by challenger Tony Hacker by more than 300 votes. Hacker received 980 votes, 564 of which came from Putnam County voters. Cloverdale Township consists of three precincts in Putnam and Owen counties...
Cloverdale drops opener to Tri-West (11/08/06)
The Cloverdale High School girls' basketball team opened its season with a heartbreaking 65-63 loss to Tri-West at home Tuesday. The Clovers managed to tie the game at 63 after fighting back from a six-point deficit, but sophomore Kristen McCammon fouled Tri-West's Jenna Cloud as time expired...
SPHS downs Rockville in OT (11/08/06)
ROCKVILLE -- Playing intense defense and maintaining composure under while trailing by 11 points in the second half, the South Putnam Eagles rallied to open the high school girls basketball season with a 48-39 overtime victory Tuesday night over the host Rockville Rox...
Glenn E. Herriott (11/08/06)
Nov. 11, 1939-Nov. 5, 2006 Glenn Eugene Herriott, 66, North Carolina, died Sunday at his son's residence in Shelbyville. Born in Chicago, he was the son of Max. E. and Edna H. (Reynolds) Herriott. He was a 1958 graduate of Niles Township High School and studied pre-law in college. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and had resided in Lexington, Ky,. and Greencastle...
Mary Elizabeth Thomas (11/08/06)
Jan. 24, 1935-Nov. 6, 2006 Mary Elizabeth Thomas, 71 Brazil, died Monday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Lee County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Harold and Alice (Halbasch) Griswold. She graduated from high school in Washington, Ind., in 1952. ...
Dorothy Williams (11/08/06)
Feb. 7, 1920-Nov. 7, 2006 Dorothy M. Williams, 86, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Belleville, she was the daughter of William and Hattie Belle Mynatt Emert. She had been an order filler for Spring Industries in Indianapolis for 10 years, and had previously worked as a machine operator at P.R. Mallory in Greencastle for several years...