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Stories from Monday, December 18, 2006

Request to create third court defeated (12/18/06)
A request to create a third court in Putnam County to ease judicial congestion has died at the hands of the Putnam County Council. Local attorneys and judges presented their case to the council and the county commissioners during a joint session of those boards Friday, the final day for legislation to create the court to be submitted at the Indiana Statehouse. ...
Friends of Library to grow endowment by $7,500 (12/18/06)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has awarded Friends of the Putnam County Public Library with a matching grant to build the library endowment by $7,500 or more. Contributions and gifts made to the Putnam County Library endowment will be matched by the Community Foundation 50 cents for every dollar from now until Nov. 30, 2007. All gifts will be matched, until the matching dollar goal has been met...
Annual chamber dinner Jan. 27 (12/18/06)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its annual dinner for Saturday, Jan. 27, at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track Facility. The event is set to start at 6 p.m. with the Randy Salmon Jazz Trio performing, sponsored by Duke Energy...
Two arrested for PCF trafficking (12/18/06)
Two visitors at the Putnamville Correctional Facility were arrested during the weekend for trafficking with inmates. At 1 p.m. Saturday, Devin Lewis, 26, Indianapolis, was arrested by Indiana State Police for possession of marijuana, a class D felony...
DePauw women down Wittenberg (12/18/06)
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- The DePauw University women's basketball team improved to 7-1 overall after knocking off Wittenberg on the road, 82-60. The Tigers are ranked fifth in the D3hoops.com poll and sixth in the USA Today/ESPN Division III Coaches poll, and won their sixth straight game Saturday...
Tiger men defeat Illinois Tech (12/18/06)
Auston Brown exploded for 27 points to lead the DePauw University men's basketball team past Illinois Tech, 84-63, at home Sunday. The win is DePauw seventh this season next to just one loss. DPU is ranked 24th in the nation. The Scarlet Hawks dropped to 3-9 with the loss...
Tri-West takes down Cloverdale (12/18/06)
LIZTON -- The Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball team traveled to Tri-West Saturday night, hoping to compete with the Class 2A, third-ranked Bruins, in what might be a possible sectional match-up in February but lost, 84-67. The Clovers entered the game with confidence, having defeated West Central Conference foe Monrovia the previous evening, 76-52...
Cougars dominate Panthers (12/18/06)
MONTEZUMA -- The North Putnam Cougars' boys' basketball team knows how to bounce back. One night after falling to West Central Conference foe Cascade by 13 points, 58-45, the Cougars dominated Riverton Parke on the road Saturday, 56-21. "Our kids responded well after the loss to Cascade," North Putnam coach Wes Peek said. "I am really proud of the way the team responded, but that's what these kids are all about."...
GHS wrestlers win tourney (12/18/06)
In the span of three days, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs wrestling team won two team championships, picking up a first place finish in the Holiday Tournament at Greencastle Saturday. You might expect a team coming off of a few days rest would possibly come out flat, but Greencastle did just the opposite...
Hertel honored by Division III Web site (12/18/06)
DePauw University senior defensive end Dustin Hertel was recently selected to the D3football.com All-America honorable mention team. The team was announced Saturday prior to the NCAA Division III Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. Hertel was also selected to participate in the Aztec Bowl. Hertel led a defense that allowed just 150 yards in a 28-7 victory over Mexico Saturday...
Mary E. Morris (12/18/06)
Dec. 21, 1925-Dec. 15, 2006 Mary E. Morris, 80, Crawfordsville, died Friday at Ben Hur Nursing Home. Born in New Richmond, she was the daughter of Cecil O. and Mary Perthena (Patton) Wilson. A 1943 graduate of Crawfordsville High School, she worked as a sales clerk for Dellekamps, Golden Rule and Weathervane, retiring in 1982. She attended the United Methodist church and was active in the American Legion Auxiliary for many years...