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Stories from Friday, December 29, 2006

National organization donates flags to GPD (12/29/06)
Earlier this year, Jim Cline came to Greencastle to have new tires put on his vehicle. He was surprised when he noticed no Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag hanging in front of the Greencastle Police Department. "I was having a cup of coffee at the Monon," Cline said, when he said he noticed the flag was not flying...
Thieves target burned home (12/29/06)
Being the victim of a house fire the day after Christmas is bad enough. But losing your remaining valuables to thieves the next day is even worse. It happened to a Greencastle family whose home on Lazy Acres Drive was severely damaged by fire Tuesday morning...
Drunk driving deaths hit 17,000 in U.S. (12/29/06)
It was New Year's Day several years ago when Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie received word of an accident on Interstate 70 at the Putnam-Morgan County line. When he arrived at the scene, Frisbie found a car crushed and lodged precariously underneath the rear end of a semi-tractor trailer. The smell of alcohol and engine fluids filled the air...
Selection of attorney causes stir for council (12/29/06)
On Thursday, the Cloverdale Town Council voted 3-2 in favor of selecting Allan Yackey as town attorney for the 2007 calendar year. Greencastle attorney Scott Hoff represented the town for 2006, but announced he was stepping down earlier this month. There was, however, added controversy to the Yackey selection...
DPU women beat Lords in San Diego (12/29/06)
SAN DIEGO -- On Thursday, the fifth-ranked DePauw Tigers women's basketball team improved to 9-1 and recorded it's eighth straight win, defeating Kenyon in the first game of the Surf 'N' Turf Classic in San Diego, 68-40. The score might not show it, but DePauw had it's hands full early on in the contest...
Tiger Cubs fall to Braves in second round (12/29/06)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle Tiger Cubs fought hard Thursday in the second round of the Wabash Valley Classic, but not hard enough to beat Terre Haute South. The Braves defeated Greencastle, 45-34, on their home court to advance to today's semifinal against Northview...
GHS wrestlers go 3-7 at Scottsburg (12/29/06)
SCOTTSBURG - The Greencastle varsity wrestling team competed in the fourth annual Warrior Classic in Scottsburg Wednesday and Thursday at Scottsburg High School, walking away with a 3-7 record. The Tiger Cubs produced two champions for the tournament coming at the 160 weight class with Chris Pingleton and at 171 with Robert Bittles...
H. Ray Hale (12/29/06)
Sept. 21, 1941-Dec. 27, 2006 H. Ray Hale, 65, Indianapolis, died Wednesday at Community Hospital South. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ray T. and Ada (Magee) Hale. He graduated from Annville Institute in Annville, Ky. He joined the U.S. Air Force, serving at Forbes Air Force Base near Topeka, Kan...
Virginia Alyene Allee (12/29/06)
April 7, 1919-Dec. 27, 2006 Virginia Alyene (Burton) Allee, 87, Danville, formerly of Roachdale, died Wednesday. Born in Sumner, Tenn., she was the daughter of Tebe Henderson and Caldonia "Callie" (Duke) Burton. She was a keypunch operator for Continental Optical, retiring in 1971. She previously worked at RCA...
Loretta F. 'Rita' Berry (12/29/06)
Dec. 10, 1946-Dec. 28, 2006 Loretta F. "Rita" Berry, 60, Greencastle, died Thursday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Ollie Merritt and Lucille (Custis) Smithers. She married Keith Berry on May 29, 1964, and he survives...