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Stories from Friday, January 26, 2007

Chile cool trip for Rotary's Schlotterbeck (01/26/07)
When Marian Schlotterbeck left Greencastle for Chile, she didn't realize she'd use up so much film when she arrived. "When I first got there, I was like, 'Rotary everywhere, everywhere, everywhere,'" Schlotterbeck told a full house of Rotary members at the Walden Inn...
Public interested at N. Putnam (01/26/07)
Public comments were a rampant during the North Putnam School Board meeting last Thursday. The board heard the public's comments, complaints and questions ranging in topics from the athletic code of conduct book to full-day kindergarten. The board first heard from Tina Gurney and her son about the high school's athletic code of conduct book...
North Putnam earns victory over GHS (01/26/07)
The North Putnam girls' basketball team defeated Greencastle, 48-32, during homecoming night festivities. North let the Tiger Cubs stay close early on but steadily pulled away as the game progressed. Carlye McGaughey and Brook Miller accounted for all of North's first quarter points...
Cloverdale girls slip by South Putnam (01/26/07)
Cloverdale High School girls' basketball coach Bruce Cook noticed his team was getting killed on the boards in Friday's game against South Putnam. So at halftime, he changed his strategy. "We felt like we were settling for the outside shot, so we switched offenses and put more people down low," Cook said following the Clovers' 51-44 win over the Eagles Friday...
Clovers oust Eagles, 70-46 (01/26/07)
The Cloverdale High School boys' basketball team has been on a tear recently and Friday's game at South Putnam was no different. On Friday, the Clovers continued their hot shooting streak as they knocked off South Putnam on the road, 70-46. "We got the ball in the paint with dribble penetration," Cloverdale coach Pat Rady said. "I was pleased...
Tiger Cubs slip by North Putnam, 49-43 (01/26/07)
Greencastle's boys' team cruised into North Putnam's homecoming Friday night and put a halt to the celebration, defeating the Cougars, 49-43, in a very physical game. North went into halftime down two points as Brayden Dahlstrom fed brother Griffen Dahlstrom for a bucket to end the second quarter and take the score to 27-25 in favor of Greencastle...
Frank Nelson (01/26/07)
July 28, 1934-Jan. 24, 2007 Frank L. Nelson, 72, Greencastle, formerly of Cataract and Cloverdale, died Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Volga, S.D., he was the son of Harvey and Frances (Nelson) Jenson. He married Luella Mae (Pfaff) Nelson on Oct. 8, 1955. She preceded him in death on Nov. 27, 1990...
Maurice Sims (01/26/07)
Jan. 8, 1928-Jan. 24, 2007 Maurice "Sparky" F. Sims, 79, Brazil, died Wednesday at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of George and Inez Reed Sims. He married Patricia A. Williams on July 15, 1955, and she survives...
Blanche Miller (01/26/07)
Feb. 16, 1932-Jan. 24, 2007 Blanche Joan Miller, 74, Fillmore, died Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Montgomery County, she was the daughter of Walter and Ila (Hansel) Fitzwater. She married Dale Ross Miller on Aug. 18, 1950. He preceded her in death on March 22, 1985...
Louis A. Lamb (01/26/07)
Aug. 21, 1921-Jan. 23, 2007 Louis A. Lamb, 85, formerly of Hillsboro, Ohio, died Tuesday while recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Born in Centerville, Ohio, he was the son of Lemuel H. and Lena (Noggle) Lamb. After serving in the army during World War II, he earned his engineering degree from General Motors Institute and was an executive at General Motors for 30 years, finishing his career in Northampton, England. He was active in hospice and the Catholic Church...
Oliver Daniels (01/26/07)
Feb. 23, 1928-Jan. 24, 2007 Oliver S. "Ollie" Daniels, 78, Crawfordsville, died Wednesday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lester and Opal (Cochran) Daniels. His first wife, Margaret L. Walters, preceded him in death in 1972. He married Rachel Templeton on Nov. 21, 1986, and she survives...
Janet C. Pickett (01/26/07)
Feb. 16, 1931-Jan. 24, 2007 Janet C. Pickett, 75, Greencastle, died Wednes-day at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Hospital, Carmel. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of James E.C. and Mabel Inez (Kivett) Miller. She was an account clerk with the State of Indiana Department of Administra-tion, retiring in 1998. She was a member of the Mt. Olive Methodist Church in Indianapolis...