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Stories from Monday, December 11, 2006

Foundation announces $300,000 initiative (12/11/06)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has appropriated $300,000 for its Non-Profit Capacity Building Initiative during the next two years. The initiative provides $250,000 in matching funds for endowments benefiting local 501c3 non-profits, churches and units of government, including schools and libraries, and $50,000 to host monthly educational sessions where organizations can learn about fundraising, board governance and strategic planning...
Police identify pedestrian struck by semi on I-70 (12/11/06)
The Indiana State Police has released the name of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 70 Friday night. The man has been preliminarily identified as 29-year-old Cecil W. Chilton of Terre Haute, according to a report by Trooper Richard Myers of the Putnamville Post...
Response system helps Fillmore attack barn fire (12/11/06)
A Sunday afternoon fire in Marion Township that completely destroyed a storage barn on County Road 50 South was determined to be accidental. Fillmore Fire Chief Mike Davies told the BannerGraphic Monday that county firefighters were dispatched to the home of Gordon Arnold, 5860 E. CR 50 South, at 2:28 p.m. Davies said the 40-feet by 30-feet wooden storage barn was totally involved when firefighters arrived...
Safe Schools seeks writer (12/11/06)
On Thursday, the Putnam County Safe Schools Committee took the first steps at finding another grant writer. The committee had been working with independent consultant Jennifer Meadows, Montgomery County. However, it agreed in November to discontinue its relationship with Meadows...
DPU women beat Monmouth (12/11/06)
MONMOUTH, Ill. -- Suzy Doughty paced the DePauw University women's basketball team to a 90-60 road win over Monmouth Saturday. The Tigers are 6-1 on teh season while the Scots dropped to 4-4 overall. Doughty only had nine points, but she also tallied 10 assists and 10 steals to lead the Tigers...
AREA BRIEFS (12/11/06)
Mourouzis to coach U.S. team at Aztec Bowl Former DePauw University football coach Nick Mourouzis, who retired in 2003, will join current senior defensive end Dustin Hertel on the sidelines for the United States team when it faces the Mexican National team in the Aztec Bowl on Dec. 16...
Cougars take down Athenians (12/11/06)
The North Putnam Cougars gained their most impressive win of the season Saturday night, defeating the Crawfordsville Athenians, 65-53, improving to 2-1. The Cougars changed up their game and beat up on Crawfordsville as the trio of Brayden Dahlstrom, Griffen Dahlstrom and Jake Mullis combined to score 47 of North's 65. North didn't merely dominate the game of the offensive end, its defense caught Crawfordsville off balance and led to the Cougars acquiring the lead and never letting go...
Eagles net first win against Southmont (12/11/06)
While the weather outside started a warming trend, the South Putnam High School boys' basketball team was hoping to warm up with a victory over Southmont. Thanks to some hot three-point shooting, the Eagles did just that, earning a 69-58 win over the Mounties...
Tiger Cubs get win over Arrows (12/11/06)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs boys' basketball team hosted the Sullivan Golden Arrows Saturday night in what might be a Sectional match-up at the end of the season. The Tiger Cubs entered the game with the momentum of winning a close West Central Conference game Friday over Cloverdale, and Sullivan had earned a victory over Union (Dugger) as well...
JV Clovers win County (12/11/06)
For the fourth year in a row, the Cloverdale High School girls' junior varsity basketball team has been crowned the Putnam County Champion. The Clovers knocked off North Putnam in the championship game, 26-15, at home Saturday to claim the title. "The girls played hard," Cloverdale coach Curt Cummings said. "There were times when I wondered, but we got out and got a great lead and the girls didn't let it go."...
Greencastle wrestlers drop four at Zionsville Invitational (12/11/06)
ZIONSVILLE -- Greencastle's wrestling squad competed in the Zionsville Eagle Invitational Saturday, coming away with four losses and one victory in team action. Greencastle lost to Mooresville, Brownsburg, Center Grove and Crawfordsville through the first four rounds, but defeated the Owen Valley Patriots in the final round...
Vesta E. Myers (12/11/06)
Nov. 23, 1914-Dec. 9, 2006 Vesta E. Myers, 92, Danville and formerly of Ladoga, died Saturday at Hendricks Regional Health. Born at Rosedale, she was the daughter of William E. and Nora Farley Lister. She married Byard C. Myers in August 1934. He died in April 1957...
Juanita Miller (12/11/06)
Aug. 27, 1922-Dec. 9, 2006 Juanita M. Miller, 84, Noblesville, died Saturday at Riverview Hospital, Noblesville. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Elmer Elsworth and Myrl (McCullough) Huber. She had been a service representative for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indianapolis. She was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Noblesville, Englewood O.E.S. 483, Riverview Hospital Auxiliary board of directors for 12 years and Riverview Hospital Volunteer for 22 years...
Verla Mae Bumgardner (12/11/06)
Jan. 28, 1938-Dec. 8, 2006 Verla Mae Bumgardner, 68, Greencastle, died Friday. Born in Long Hollow, Ky., she was the daughter of James Andrew and Maggie Mae (Bray) Gregory. She was a member of White Lilly Baptist Church in White Lilly, Ky. She married Jack Bumgardner, who preceded her in death...