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Stories from Friday, January 19, 2007

* School officials ponder full-day kindergarten (01/19/07)
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' top priority, funding full-day kindergarten, is already facing tough political hurdles in the first week of legislation. The proposal could mean a better education for children, but higher property taxes for everyone. The proposal as of now consists of several principle ideas. ...
Board hears ISTEP update (01/19/07)
High school graduation rates and 2006 ISTEP results raised some concerns during the North Putnam School Board meeting Thursday night. Supt. Murray Pride provided the board with a pie chart that explains what he has previously talked to the board about with the graduation rate. According to Pride, the state has come up with a new way of calculating the graduation rate...
Library offering new child program (01/19/07)
The Putnam County Public Library hopes to make a positive impact on area literacy by offering the program "Every Child Ready to Read." This program offers information to parents and caregivers that will help them give the children in their lives a strong foundation for becoming successful readers...
South Putnam boys lose to Monrovia (01/19/07)
For the BannerGraphic On Friday night, the South Putnam Eagles boys' basketball team hosted West Central Conference rival Monrovia in the second game of a boy-girl doubleheader. The end of the game will be one remembered by those attending for a long time...
South girls lose to Monrovia (01/19/07)
For the BannerGraphic On Friday night, the South Putnam Eagles girls' varsity basketball team hosted West Central Conference rival Monrovia in the opening game of a boy-girl doubleheader. South Putnam was hoping to get a win in an evenly matched game, but the Eagles lost their shooting touch in the final four minutes of the third quarter, and Monrovia handed the home team a 33-27 loss...
DePauw women's squad dominates Trinity (01/19/07)
Sports Writer The DePauw women's basketball team defeated Trinity, 76-54, at home Friday night on the strength of a great performance from Caitlin McGonigal. McGonigal scored a game-high 17 points for the Tigers as she connected on three from beyond the arc. She was followed in scoring by Liz Bondi who tallied 12 points in the win...
Sakel leads DePauw men to win (01/19/07)
Sports Writer The DePauw University men's basketball team defeated a resilient Trinity squad, 66-51, Friday night at Neal Fieldhouse. The Tigers built a second-half lead of 16 points with Matt McDonald and Reid Sakel helping lead the way. Sakel had a game-high 13 points for DePauw and McDonald had eight in the win...
Tiger Cubs tripped up by Cadets (01/19/07)
For The BannerGraphic CLAYTON -- Usually when you hold a varsity basketball team to 15 second-half points, victory ensues. That, however, was not the case for Greencastle Friday evening as their hard luck 2007 campaign registered another loss, 44-37 to WCC foe Cascade...
CHS shoots lights out in win over Cougars (01/19/07)
Assistant Editor The goal must have looked 20-feet wide for the Cloverdale High School boys' basketball team Friday. The Clovers shot 35-of-57 from the field Friday in their 81-46 victory over North Putnam, improving to 9-4 overall this season, including 3-1 in the West Central Conference...
Clover girls breeze by North Putnam (01/19/07)
Assistant Editor The ball just wouldn't go into the hoop for the Cougars Friday. The North Putnam High School girls' basketball team shot 14-of-46 from the field Friday in its 58-36 loss to Cloverdale. With the win, the Clovers improve to 10-7 on the season, including 3-1 in the West Central Conference. North Putnam dropped to 4-12 overall and 0-3 in league play...
GHS lose to Cascade in heartbreaker (01/19/07)
For The BannerGraphic CLAYTON -- Friday night was winter homecoming for the students at Cascade High School, The Tiger Cubs were looking to sour the evening with a win on the road. But Cascade's homecoming would be a sweet affair as the Cadets handed the Tiger Cubs a loss in overtime, 55-53...
Gil Lee Cloncs (01/19/07)
July 26, 1952-Jan. 18, 2007 Gil Lee Cloncs, 54, Crawfordsville, died Thursday Jan. 18 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis as a result of an auto accident. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Edwin "Guy" and Mary Lou (Malayer) Cloncs. He graduated from North Putnam High School in 1970. He retired from the City of Indianapolis after 22 years of working on the city maintenance crew...