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Stories from Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Alcohol policy may increase revenue for fairgrounds (11/29/06)
In an effort to be more competitive in the rental of its primary facility, the Putnam County Fair Board is considering allowing alcoholic beverages at some events in the Community Building. The board took its first look Monday at a proposed policy to allow alcoholic beverages to be served at "wedding receptions, banquets and non youth-oriented programs."...
Lights of Love event Dec. 3 at courthouse (11/29/06)
It's time to get into the holiday spirit as the Greencastle Civic League is set for the annual "Lights of Love" ceremony. The event will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Putnam County Courthouse. The Greencastle High School Classics choir will perform during the ceremony. Community members are encouraged to attend and purchase a light in honor of or in memory of a loved one...
Coroner reopens 2004 investigation (11/29/06)
On Wednesday, the Putnam County Coroner's office announced it has re-opened a two-year-old investigation into the death of a Greencastle man. Putnam County Coroner Thomas Miller said information into the death of Darrell Covert, 29, Greencastle, has come forward to his office requiring further investigation into the cause and manner of his death...
County plans to handle disasters (11/29/06)
Natural disasters like heavy snow, floods and tornadoes factor for a number of weather-related damages and deaths throughout the country. To help reduce these numbers, Congress passed a law in 2000 requiring every community in the U.S. to create a pre-disaster mitigation plan. The purpose of this plan is to reduce the amount of property damage and loss of life caused by natural and human-related hazards, and allows the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to provide funding for planning activities...
Ending bully business top school priority (11/29/06)
On Wednesday, Clover-dale Middle School Principal Jeff Brookshire said bullying has been brought to the forefront as problems the school continues to face. "We really have more of a problem than you would think with bullying," Brookshire said. "It takes away from education time. It's kind of a top priority for us...
Public gets to listen in on appeals court case (11/29/06)
While no decision was issued, the public had the opportunity to witness three judges of the Indiana Court of Appeals conduct an appeal hearing Tuesday at the Walden Inn's Emerson Room. DePauw University students, faculty members and Putnam County residents were invited to hear the oral arguments in the case of Donald E. Ware, the man convicted of murdering a 15-year-old boy who threw eggs at Ware's vehicle...
Preliminary OK granted to subdivision (11/29/06)
Plans for a major expansion at one of Greencastle's current subdivisions went off without a hitch at Monday night's meeting of the City Plan Commission. The preliminary plat for Wood's Edge Phase II, which is located on Zinc Mill Road just south of Ind. 240, was approved by a vote of 10-0...
GHS, Rox to open Wabash Valley Classic (11/29/06)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle Tiger Cubs' boys' basketball team discovered its opponent for next month's first round of the Wabash Valley Classic Tuesday at Terre Haute South High School. Greencastle drew Rockville at and will face the Rox the tournament's first game Dec. 27 at 10 a.m., 12 days after the two teams' scheduled regular season meeting...
Tiger Sharks split swim meet with Terre Haute South (11/29/06)
The Greencastle Tiger Sharks' boys and girls' swim teams faced off against Terre Haute South Tuesday night, coming away with a split. The girls team dominated winning all but two events on their way to a 103-83 victory. The GHS boys however, picked up a loss to the Braves 109-76...
Girls' Basketball Roundup (11/29/06)
MONTEZUMA -- A balanced attack led to a win for the Cloverdale High School girls' basketball team Tuesday night. The Clovers had four players in double figures in Tuesday's dominating 57-37 victory over Riverton Parke on the road. Hannah Monnett, who scored a team-high 13 points, put six points on the board in the opening quarter...
Eagle swimmers win three-way meet with Tri-West, Ritter (11/29/06)
LITZTON -- Both the South Putnam High School boys' and girls' swimming teams earned wins in a three-way meet at Tri-West against the Bruins and Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter. The girls' team pushed its record to 3-1 on the season, finishing in first place with a score of 127...
DePauw men beat Wabash (11/29/06)
The DePauw University men's basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 92-82 win over Wabash College at home Tuesday. The Tigers and Little Giants were tied eight times in the first half before the Tigers scored the last nine points of the half to take a 47-38 lead into the break...