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Stories from Monday, January 15, 2007

PBS special features Julian (01/15/07)
The legacy of one of Greencastle's most famous residents will be honored and celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, when the celebrated PBS program NOVA presents a two-hour documentary on Percy Lavon Julian, titled "Forgotten Genius." The program, which describes how the research of the 1920 DePauw University graduate continues to impact our lives, will air at 8 p.m. to an estimated audience of more than six million people...
County Museum seeking Julian family stories (01/15/07)
What do you know about Percy Julian and the Julian family? No matter how short the story, the Museum would love to know what you remember or have heard about Percy Julian and the Julian family. The Putnam County Museum will host an oral history event to gather information about the Julians at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. The museum is located at 1105 N. Jackson St....
CPC Center goal to build endowment by $12,000 (01/15/07)
The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded the Care Net Pregnancy Center (CPC) with a $4,000 matching grant to build its endowment by $12,000. Contributions and gifts made to the CPC endowment will be matched, one dollar from the Community Foundation for every two dollars given by the public, from Dec. 1, 2006 to Nov. 30, 2007 up to a cumulative dollar amount of $12,000...
North Putnam blasts Fountain Central, 62-49 (01/15/07)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Cougars boys' basketball team hosted the Fountain Central Mustangs Saturday night, hoping to continue its momentum after defeating West Central Conference foe Monrovia the previous evening, 64-61. The Mustangs entered the game, hoping for the same thing after convincingly defeating South Vermillion, 79-62, the previous evening...
Danville too much for Tiger Cubs (01/15/07)
The Greencastle High School boy's varsity basketball team hoped to ride some momentum to a second victory on Saturday night, when they hosted the Danville Warriors. However, the Warriors had other ideas handing Greencastle a loss 66-53. The first quarter saw both teams offense lighting things up behind some good play on some fast breaks, and some great passing by Michael Richardson. ...
Monnett paced Clovers over Wildcats, 65-43 (01/15/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Hannah Monnett scored 25 points to lead the Cloverdale High School girls' basketball team by South Vermillion on Saturday, 65-43. "Hannah had a nice game for us," Cloverdale coach Bruce Cook said. "We really played well. I think the girls are playing with confidence."...
GHS wins WCC title (01/15/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale High School hosted the 35th annual West Central Conference wrestling championship Saturday, as Greencastle walked away with the team championship and three individual champions. The Tiger Cubs have captured the WCC title three of the past four years and have produced 32 champions over the years...
Cloverdale outlasts scrappy Southmont (01/15/07)
NEW MARKET -- The Cloverdale High School boys' basketball team overcame a sluggish first quarter after a hard-fought conference win over Cascade Friday night and defeated Southmont 79-60. The opening stanza was a turnover-plagued affair, as both teams combined for 14 miscues. The Clovers needed all of Michael Neese's seven points to emerge from the first eight minutes with a slim 16-12 lead...
Frances Anna O'Neal (01/15/07)
May 26, 1923-Jan. 11, 2007 Frances Anna O'Neal, 83, Greencastle, died Thursday evening at Eagle Valley Meadows Nursing Home. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Clarence Vestal Sr. and Mayne Lee (Morgan) Higgins. She had worked for the Angwell Curtain Factory and had been a cook at Ridpath Elementary School. She was a member of Cloverdale Nazarene Church and was a volunteer at the Senior Citizens Center for several years...
Mary Jane Hoover (01/15/07)
June 14, 1937-Jan. 14, 2007 Mary Jane Hoover, 69, Poland, died at St. Vincent Hospital at Carmel. Born in Beech Grove, she was the daughter of Mary (Lady) Short Voorhies. She was a homemaker and a waitress, and she was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Cloverdale...
Doris Mae Frederick (01/15/07)
Doris Mae Frederick, 83, Springfield, Ill., formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday at Mill Creek Health Care, Springfield, Ill. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Elaine Conner (01/15/07)
June 19, 1938-Jan. 11, 2007 Elaine Conner, 68, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born at Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Harold and Violet Kathleen (Cash) Gobel. She was retired as vice president and north branch manager of First National Bank, Cloverdale, and had previously served as trust officer for many years...
Michael W. Lantrip (01/15/07)
Oct. 30, 1951-Jan. 12, 2007 Michael William Lantrip, 55, Gosport, died Friday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Jackie L. and Mary A. (Blueher) Lantrip. He was a crew chief in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, a member and trustee of the Cornerstone Baptist Church, Greencastle, a tool and die maker and the owner and CEO of Phoenix Treatment Center LLC...