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Stories from Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Sorority turmoil stirs up DPU (02/27/07)
The DePauw University professor assigned to oversee students at the Delta Zeta sorority house for the past 10 years says she resigned last month after allegations of discrimination against the membership began to swirl. Psychology Professor Pam Propsom told the BannerGraphic that she chose to step down from her position as the students' academic adviser in January because she disagreed with how Delta Zeta's national headquarters went about reorganizing the sorority...
Board looks at what's fair for funding (02/27/07)
With no county tax dollars to depend on, the Putnam County Fair Board must now figure out how to best pay for its operations, and that may mean chosing paying events rather than hosting free county meetings as in the past. In examining its 2007 budget on Monday, the Fair Board saw that while receipts are estimated at $375,500 for the year, the operating expenses are figured at $392,050 for a deficit of $16,550...
Man sentenced for sexual misconduct (02/27/07)
A man who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old girl he met on the Internet was sentenced last week to serve four years in prison. Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley sentenced 47-year-old Billy Blixt, Carmel, to serve four years with the Indiana Department of Correction, to be followed by two years on probation...
DePauw women to face Transylvania in tournament (02/27/07)
GREENCASTLE -- Thanks to a sturdy ranking all year and a championship title in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament last weekend, the DePauw University women's basketball team will host two games in the NCAA Division III Championships...
Burney, Cougars heading to tourney (02/27/07)
Toni Burney better get her dancin' shoes ready. Burney, a sophomore at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, and the Cougars lost to Indiana Wesleyan University in the Mid-Central Conference Tournament Championship Monday, which took place in Marion...
DePauw men draw Pirates in tourney (02/27/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Friday, the DePauw University men's basketball better be ready to dance. DPU lost to Trinity in the semifinals of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament last week, but managed to still earn an at-large bid into the 2006-07 NCAA Division III Tournament...
Dorn B. Wisehart (02/27/07)
Dorn B. Wisehart, 81, Stilesville, died Monday at The Waters of Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
John Saylor (02/27/07)
July 31, 1952-Feb. 22, 2007 John Saylor, 54, Indianapolis, died Thursday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Lois and Cecil Saylor. He is survived by daughters Chasity V. Ash, Jessica Saylor Whitt, LaDonna Saylor and Addie Bell Saylor; sons James Ash, Wayne Ash and Charles Saylor; brothers Gene Saylor and Donald Lee Saylor; sisters Shirley Davis and Rose Marie Shaw; and three grandchildren...
John Douglas Coffin (02/27/07)
May 1, 1952-Feb. 25, 2007 John Douglas Coffin, 54, Crawfordsville, died Sunday at his aunt's residence at Ladoga after a two-year battle with cancer. Born in Norfolk, Va, he was the son of Robert and Goldie (Miller) Coffin. He graduated from Ladoga High School in 1970, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970-74 in Dover, Del., then served in the U.S. Navy from 1974-90. He retired in 1990, then worked at the U.S. Postal Service in Crawfordsville...
Doris A. Tongret (02/27/07)
Oct. 25, 1923-Feb. 25, 2007 Doris A. Tongret, 83, Augusta, Ky., formerly of Coatesville, died Feb. 25 at the Maysville Kentucky Nusing facility. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of Ralph and Gertrude Minter. She was a member of the Canaan Community Church and attended Fillmore High School...