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Stories from Saturday, March 3, 2007

Knight sentenced in fatal drunk driving case (03/03/07)
A Clay County man will have five-and-a-half years in prison to think about his choice to drive drunk on June 4, 2006, leading to the crash that killed his girlfriend, 19-year-old Elizabeth Wehrheim. Michael Knight, 21, Center Point, appeared before Putnam Superior Court Judge Robert Lowe Friday afternoon where he was sentenced to 11 years, less than six of those to be served in prison and the remaining years on probation...
DPU Theatre presents timeless classic (03/03/07)
DePauw Theatre will present American theatre classic "Inherit the Wind" next week. Performances of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee dramatization of the famous Scopes "monkey" trial are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the DePauw University Performing Art Center's Moore Theatre...
N. Putnam prepares for tornado awareness (03/03/07)
North Putnam Community School Corporation will be conducting tornado drills next week in conjunction with Indiana's Severe Weather Awareness Week. Gov. Mitch Daniel has proclaimed Sunday, March 4 to Saturday, March 10 as "Severe Weather Awareness Week."...
News briefs (03/03/07)
Bridge work The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced 9-feet lane restrictions now in effect on State Road 42 on the bridge over Cataract Lake, three quarters of a mile west of Ind. 243. American Contract-ing Services will be replacing the bridge deck overlay. Traffic will be controlled with a temporary traffic signal. Work is scheduled for completion on Nov. 20...
DePauw women advance (03/03/07)
GREENCASTLE -- A strong second half catapulted the DePauw University women's basketball team to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament Friday as the Tigers knocked off Transylvania, 74-54. DePauw had only a 28-25 lead with less than 30 seconds to go in the first half when junior Gretchen Haehl found a seam inside for a three-point play, which seemed to give the Tigers a spark heading into the second half...
Owen Valley, Edgewood to square off in sectional final (03/03/07)
GREENCASTLE -- Edgewood and Owen Valley will battle for the Class 3A Greencastle Sectional title today after both teams picked up semifinal wins on Friday. Edgewood knocked off Brown County, 65-53, while Owen Valley defeated West Vigo, 70-52. Edgewood -- the top-ranked team in Class 3A this season -- managed to get 26 points from Garrett Butcher while Tom Weakley and Justin Barger both had eight points...
Clovers advance to final (03/03/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Cloverdale Clovers advanced to the championship game of the South Putnam 2A sectional defeating Monrovia Friday night, 67-57, with the difference coming solely from the charity stripe. The Clovers outscored the Bulldogs, 19-9 at the stripe and that proved to be the difference...
Tri-West knocks Eagles out of sectional, 60-37 (03/03/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The South Putnam Eagles boys' basketball team knew that it would have its hands full in the first semifinal game of the Class 2A Sectional at South Putnam Friday night against the 14th-ranked Tri-West Bruins. Tri-West entered the game with a 16-5 record, having defeated North Putnam Tuesday night in the opening game of the tournament, 52-35...
Tigers fall to Pirates (03/03/07)
ST. LOUIS -- DePauw saw its hopes of advancing to the second round when Whitworth's Bryan Williams nailed a three pointer as time expired in overtime to lift Whitworth to its first ever win in the NCAA Division III tournament, as the Pirates defeated DePauw 62-59 at Washington University in St. Louis Friday night...
Frank H. Reeves (03/03/07)
Sept. 1, 1940-March 2, 2007 Frank H. Reeves, 66, Ladoga, died Friday at Hickory Creek Nursing Home at Crawfordsville. He was raised by his grandparents, John H. and Ada Miller. He worked as a laborer for Cline Wethington Construction for 10 years. He also worked for Crestline Windows and Ladoga Culver Plant at Ladoga. He was a member of Ladoga Christian Church...
Carl G. Saunders (03/03/07)
May 2, 1929-March 1, 2007 Carl G. Saunders, 77, Indianapolis, died Thurs-day at his residence. Born in Hartford City, Ind., he was the son of Noel and Carol Sanders. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Moose Lodge 500 in Speedway. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lois Saunders; daughter Sharon Owens and husband Mike; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren...