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Stories from Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Vandals hit vehicles in storage (01/31/07)
Vandals seemingly bent on destruction left their mark at the Putnam County Fairgrounds recently, officials said Tuesday. Groundskeeper Steve Hurst made the discovery when he arrived at the fairgrounds to do some work Tuesday morning. There he found about a half dozen vehicles, stored in the open air beef barn for the winter, with their windows smashed out...
Smith adds her culinary touch to airport eatery (01/31/07)
Their previous ventures may have been worlds apart, but two of Putnam County's most successful entrepreneurs are joining forces for a local project the public can really sink its teeth into. Art Evans -- founder, owner and president of Dixie Chopper -- is teaming up with Gail Smith -- founder, owner and culinary wizard at Almost Home -- in creating a new restaurant at the Putnam County Airport...
Brush up on kids' smiles with dentist (01/31/07)
Concerned about the growing number of children who are unable to access needed dental care, Dr. John Hennette will provide donated dental care to less fortunate children on Friday, Feb. 16. The nation program, Give Kids a Smile Day, has been set for Friday, Feb. 2, but due to circumstances, Hennette has moved the day for local residents...
City police step up enforcement of safety belt compliance (01/31/07)
The Greencastle Police Department will participate in a statewide safety belt enforcement blitz beginning Sunday, Feb. 4. "We will be on the lookout for and ticketing drivers violating Indiana safety belt laws, while educating them on how to properly restrain child passengers," Officer Mike Collins said...
Swimmers set for sectional (01/31/07)
Assistant Editor The three Putnam County girls' swim teams are gearing up for the postseason as they will compete in the Crawfordsville Sectional, beginning on Thursday. Swimmers from Greencastle, North Putnam and South Putnam will compete against Attica, Clinton Central, Crawfordsville, Fountain Central, Frankfort, North Montgomery, North Vermillion, Seeger, South Vermillion and Southmont at the sectional...
Cloverdale girls knock off Shakamak (01/31/07)
JASONVILLE -- The Cloverdale High School girls' basketball team improved to 12-7 on the season Tuesday after knocking off Shakamak on the road, 51-43. The Clovers held the Lakers to only six points in the second quarter while scoring 10 en route to the win...
Speedway shuts down North Putnam girls, 58-39 (01/31/07)
Sports Writer BAINBRIDGE-- On a night where seniors Chelsea Greene and Brook Miller were honored, the North Putnam girls' basketball squad was defeated by the Speedway Sparkplugs, 58-39, in a game that saw a great defensive effort from both teams. Transition defense seemed to be a concern for coach Kevin Smith after the game...
Eagles can't find bucket in loss (01/31/07)
Assistant Editor CLAY CITY -- South Putnam's shooting woes continued Tuesday as the SPHS girls' basketball team dropped to 7-12 overall after suffering a 50-43 loss to the Clay City Eels on the road. "We missed a lot of shots and we had a lot of opportunities," SPHS coach Debbie Steffy said following the loss. "Some of our shots were rushed, but we just didn't hit the basket."...
Cougars fall for sixth time (01/31/07)
Sports Writer On Tuesday night, teams were raining three-pointers at North Putnam, but unfortunately, those shots were coming from the Speedway Sparkplugs, as the Cougars boys' team was defeated, 69-57, falling to 7-7 on the season. North controlled the tip, but the Sparkplugs jumped out to a four-point lead. Griffen Dahlstrom got the Cougars on the board with seven minutes remaining...
Mary Elizabeth Smith (01/31/07)
May 1, 1913-Jan. 30, 2007 Mary Elizabeth Smith, 93, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of Perry and Lola (Cagle) Bullerdick. A graduate of Brazil High School, she retired in 1968 from Mallory. She had previously worked at Angwell Curtain Factory, G.C. ...
Rick Lee Hayden (01/31/07)
Feb. 21, 1979-Jan. 29, 2007 Rick Lee Hayden, 27, Coatesville, died Monday. Born in Harbor City, Calif., he was the son of Ronald "Red" and Debbie Hayden. He had been a welder-fabricator for Commercial Star Lawn Mowers and a sprint car driver in the United States Auto Club...
Larry C. Shaner (01/31/07)
April 23, 1951-Jan. 29, 2007 Larry C. Shaner, 55, Roachdale, died Monday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of John and Wanda M. (Williams) Shaner. He was a member of the Greencastle Moose Lodge. Surviving are his wife Brenda (Stadler) Shaner; sons Jason Shaner, Greencastle, Robert Shaner, Fillmore and Larry Shaner, Roachdale; daughter Suz-anne Shaner, Roachdale; father John Shaner, Greencastle; sister Sandy Chadd, Greencastle; brother Johnny Shaner, Clover-dale; and one grandchild.. ...