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Stories from Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Plans shaping up for new retail center (02/28/07)
Plans for a new retail center across from Kroger in Greencastle took another step forward Monday night as members of the Greencastle Plan Commis-sion approved a request for the future College Corner. Currently the spit of land between Indianapolis Road and Washington Street is home to the Kork and Keg liquor store, but the owner of the store, John Cunningham of Frankfort, says he plans to tear down the building and construct a new one, complete with room for up to six additional retailers...
Relay for Life helping in fight against cancer (02/28/07)
People who have survived, or have died from cancer are not just a part of the many statistics surrounding cancer cases. But they are also mothers, fathers, sons, daughters and friends. To help honor those who have survived or lost the battle with cancer, and to help raise money to fund research projects and cures, DePauw University, along with the American Cancer Society, will host the 2007 Relay For Life on Saturday, April 28 through Sunday, April 29 from noon to noon at Blackstock Stadium...
Kindergarten round-up at Clovedale Elementary (02/28/07)
Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for April 11-12 at the Cloverdale Elemen-tary School. Children who are age 5 on or before Aug. 1 are eligible for enrollment in kindergarten for the 2007-08 school year. Call the elementary office at 795-4339 by March 21 to set up a time for the kindergarten screening on April 11 or April 12. A parent and the child need to come on only one of those days...
Cougars' season ends (02/28/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The North Putnam Cougars boys' basketball team knew that it would have its hands full in the opening game of South Putnam Class 2A Sectional Tuesday night against the 14th ranked Tri-West Bruins. Tri-West entered the game with a 15-5 record, while North Putnam's record was 10-9...
Vikings upset Sullivan to advance to semifinals (02/28/07)
GREENCASTLE -- The West Vigo Vikings ended a 10-game losing streak with a 74-69 victory over the Sullivan Golden Arrows, in the opening game of the Class 3A Sectional at Greencastle High School. West Vigo was led by Bryan Chestnut with a 23 points, Cogan Keith with 19 and Jordan Pearson with 16...
Patriots oust Tiger Cubs (02/28/07)
GREENCASTLE -- Class 3A Sectional 29 action began Tuesday night with Greencastle facing the Owen Valley Patriots. The game was a seesaw battle, but in the end, the Patriots held off the Tiger Cubs winning, 73-70. "It's just a disappointing loss," coach Troy Greenlee stated after the game. "I was really proud of how our kids didn't give up."...
Sportspective: No transportation equals no coverage for writer (02/28/07)
It all started on three weeks ago. I got into my car to head over to West Terre Haute to watch the Greencastle High School girls' basketball team face Owen Valley in the first round of the Class 3A West Vigo Sectional. Pop! What in the world was that (deleting the expletive rant here)...
Katherine "Katie" Kelly (02/28/07)
Feb. 12, 1914-Feb. 27, 2007 Katherine "Katie" Kelly, 93, Russellville, died Tuesday at her residence. Born at Russellville, she was the daughter of Eugene and Lula (Hester) Grimes. A 1931 graduate of Russellville High School, she had been employed as a cook at Morton Sale Barn and was also an Avon dealer for several years. She was a member of Russellville Community Church, Ladies Aid, and Russellville Booster Club...
John R. Hazlett (02/28/07)
Dec. 2, 1942-Feb. 27, 2007 John R. Hazlett, 64, Russellville, died Tuesday at his residence. Born at Nashville, Tenn., he was the son of Donald and Flora Lee (Ramsey) Hazlett. A 1960 graduate of Russellville High School, and a 1968 graduate of Indiana State University, he earned a master's degree from ISU in 1972. He had taught wood and metal shop at Crawfordsville High School for many years...
Phillip A. Noland (02/28/07)
Phillip A. Noland, 51, Greencastle, died Monday at Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Doris A. Tongret (02/28/07)
Oct. 25, 1923-Feb. 25, 2007 Doris A. Tongret, 83, Augusta, Ky., formerly of Coatesville, died Feb. 25 at the Maysville Kentucky Nursing 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...
Dorn Boyd Wisehart (02/28/07)
March 17, 1925-Feb. 26, 2007 Dorn Boyd Wisehart, 81, Stilesville, died Monday after a long illness. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Verl and Helen (Boyd) Wisehart. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Navy with the Underwater Demolition Team, a precursor to the Navy SEALS. He also was a electronics technician and manager for Van Ausdall and Farrar, retiring in 1988, and a member of the Stilesville Baptist Church...
Wayne C. Geabes (02/28/07)
Dec. 25, 1925-Feb. 26, 2007 Wayne C. Geabes, 81, Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Monday at Hospice house in Cape Coral, Fla. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Arthur M. and Helen (Ash) Gaeves. A 1944 graduate of Greencastle High School, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired as owner of Putnam Motors in 1987 after beginning that career in 1949 as a salesman...
Connie C. Cooprider (02/28/07)
Nov. 4, 1921-Feb. 27, 2007 Connie C. Cooprider, 85, Greencastle, died Tuesay evening at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Adolphus O. and Edna (Phipps) Cooprider. Surviving are a niece, Wanda Lantrip and husband Randy, Coatesville; and two great-nephews...
John Douglas Coffin (02/28/07)
May 1, 1952-Feb. 25, 2007 John Douglas Coffin, 54, Crawfordsville, died Sun-day 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...
Ralph V. Martin (02/28/07)
Jan. 29, 1933-Feb. 27, 2007 Ralph V. Martin, 74, Reelsville, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Parke County, he was the son of Hobert E. and Laura Viola (May) Martin. He attended Bridgeton Schools in Parke County. He was an United States Army veteran having served in the Medical Corp. from 1953-1955. He also worked in maintenance repair with Lonestar Industries for 41 years, retiring in 1992...