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Stories from Friday, November 24, 2006

Students tackle domestic violence issue (11/24/06)
One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime, according to statistics from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Locally, more than 2,000 victims of abuse have received help from Putnam County Family Support Services in the last five years -- 2,291 to be exact...
Local news briefs (11/24/06)
Museum, engine on 2006 ornament The Putnam County Museum and Greencastle Fire Department's Studebaker fire truck are featured on the 2006 Main Street Greencastle holiday ornament. The ornaments are now on sale for $10 each, with proceeds to benefit both the museum and Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department...
Truck catches fire in Thursday wreck (11/24/06)
Two vehicle accidents kept emergency crews on their toes Thursday and Friday mornings. Sgt. Don Pettit of the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. reported that at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, Latha Denny, 39, Greencastle, was driving a 1994 Jeep Cherokee, west on Ind. ...
Line of communication on hold (11/24/06)
For now, the communication towers for South Putnam School Corporation remain grounded. Supt. Bruce Bernhardt informed the board and the audience during Monday's school board meeting about the frustrating, ongoing process of erecting the communications towers to provide a communication link and a highspeed Internet link between the four schools and the administration building...
Detour begins Monday for Fillmore Road (11/24/06)
The City of Greencastle is announcing the need for a detour regarding Fillmore Road starting on Monday, Nov. 27. Construction is set to start on the extension of County Road 50 South to the west of the intersection. Work will also take place along the west side of Fillmore Road with the addition of a traffic lane and sanitary sewer...
Pair charged in prison beating (11/24/06)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Two men are facing criminal charges and another has been hospitalized following what investigators believe was a beating over stolen tobacco. The incident occurred Oct. 10 between inmates at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, according to a case report filed by the Indiana State Police...
Council expresses concern over bid (11/24/06)
Earlier this year, financial advisors for Cloverdale informed the town council that a revised budget called for $2 million in construction for the town's soon-to-be wastewater facility. However, at its recent November meeting, council members learned the dollar amount was significantly higher than they originally believed...
Departments gather to remember fallen Posey firefighter (11/24/06)
While people recently remembered veterans who have protected the country, Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department and Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department in Clay County took a moment to remember a fallen firefighter. Posey Assistant Chief Errett Miller was killed in a traffic accident on Sept. 4. Miller, who was driving the department's tanker, was en route to assist another department at a structure fire, when the tanker went off the road and rolled several times...
Coat drive a success (11/24/06)
The drive began on Oct. 15 and concluded one month later. And through the efforts of three local organizations, nearly 370 coats were collected for the annual Coats for Kids drive. The coats were collected for needy adults and children by the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, the Putnam County Senior Center, and Harmless Laundry...
DPU beats Judson to advance (11/24/06)
The DePauw University men's basketball team earned its second win of the season Friday, but it wasn't easy. The Tigers (2-1) defeated Judson College in the opening game of the Mike Rokicki Community vs. Cancer Challenge at home, 88-84 Friday. Judson, which trailed by as many as 12 in the second half, fought to within one point, 81-80, with 2:28 to go in the game on a lay-up from Justen Boyd...
Ohio Wesleyan moves into Rokicki final (11/24/06)
Ohio Wesleyan University defeated Illinois Wesleyan, 87-74, in the second game of the fourth annual Mike Rokicki Community vs. Cancer Challenge at DePauw Friday. The Battling Bishops will now take on DePauw, which defeated Judson in the tournament's opener, today at 4 p.m...
Paul A. Wathen (11/24/06)
Jan. 14, 1964-Nov. 19, 2006 Paul A. Wathen, 42, Indianapolis, died Nov. 19 in a hunting accident in Parke County. Born in Beech Grove, he was the son of Bill Wathen and Billie J. (Pickering) Wathen. He was a service technician for Chem Aqua in Indianapolis, and was previously employed in multiple positions at Miller Pipeline. He was a 1982 graduate of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis...
Gary Carpenter (11/24/06)
July 7, 1960-Nov. 23, 2006 Gary Jay Carpenter, 46, Greenwood, died Thursday of lung cancer. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Kenneth and Jane Carpenter who survive. He married Diane Grove Aug. 29, 1987, and she survives. He was a 1978 graduate of South Putnam High School and a 1982 graduate of Indiana State University...