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Stories from Monday, March 5, 2007

Tornado siren tests this week (03/05/07)
Putnam County will take part in a statewide tornado drill this week as meteorologists prepare for the return of severe weather season. Putnam County EMA Director Kim Hyten said Putnam County will be part of two drills on Wednesday, one in the morning between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and one in the evening between 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. He also said the sirens will be tested weekly, beginning Friday and continuing throughout the spring and summer seasons...
Garden Show March 23-24 at fairgrounds (03/05/07)
The Putnam County Master Gardeners' Association will be hosting its eighth annual Lawn and Garden Show on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Speakers will discuss topical items on interest to the gardener and answer questions in their specialty...
A variety of cakes will be auctioned from Friday, March 9 at Tzouanakis School by northern Putnam County Girl Scouts as a service unit fundraiser. (03/05/07)
The community is invited to attend from 5-7 p.m. to check out the cakes. Bidding begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the auction will be used for local Girl Scout programming and local community service projects. Cakes will be made by local Girl Scouts and a helper, and will be judged in a variety of categories for prizes...
Tigers take two during weekend (03/05/07)
GREENCASTLE -- The Depauw University women's tennis team picked up two wins during weekend action after beating Denison and Ferris State at home. On Sunday, the Tigers knocked off 16th-ranked Denison, 5-4, at the Indoor Track and Tennis facility, improving to 6-0 on the season...
DPU men's tennis teams earn two wins (03/05/07)
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- On Saturday, the DePauw University men's tennis team competed against Kalamazoo College and Ferris State University, coming away with two wins. The Tigers defeated 13th-ranked Kalamazoo, 6-3, also pitched a 9-0 shutout against Ferris State...
DePauw moves to Sweet 16 (03/05/07)
GREENCASTLE -- Caitlin McGonigal's 14 points off the bench helped lift the ninth-ranked DePauw women's basketball team to a 74-66 victory over Denison Saturday night to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III tournament. McGonigal led a Tiger bench that outscored Denison's, 28-18, and an offense that committed only five turnovers for the game...
Clovers crowned champs (03/05/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Clover-dale Clovers boys' basketball team knew entering the Class 2A Sectional 45 Championship game at South Putnam Saturday night against the 14th-ranked Tri-West Bruins would be, at best, a difficult task. The Bruins had previously handed the Clovers a tough 17-point defeat at Tri-West last December 16th, 84-67...
Edgewood romps Owen Valley for sectional title (03/05/07)
GREENCASTLE -- After playing each other to a two-point game on Jan. 19, the fans that attended the Class 3A Greencastle Sectional Final Saturday between Owen Valley and Edgewood expected a close game. But the fans didn't quite get that as the Mustangs roared out of the gates to a 14-4 first-quarter lead en route to a 68-52 win over the Patriots...
Mildred Pauline Witty (03/05/07)
Oct. 21, 1923-March 3, 2007 Mildred Pauline Witty, 83, Crawfordsville, died Saturday in the Lane House Nursing Home at Crawfordsville. Born at Brazil, she was the daughter of Jesse and Mary (Myers) Brush. She was a homemaker and had worked at P.R. Mallory. She was a member of New Hope Christian Church...
Lucille M. Taylor (03/05/07)
March 3, 1916-March 3, 2007 Lucille M. Taylor, 91, Greencastle, died Saturday at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born in Ladoga, she was the daughter of John H. and Ada (Batman) Miller. She had been a sales clerk for G.C. Murphy and Lucia's Fabric Shop and was a self-employed seamstress for several years...
Jackie Curtis Leonard (03/05/07)
June 28, 1935-March 3, 2007 Jackie Curtis Leonard, 71, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lester and Nettie (Kendall) Leonard. He was a retired guard at the Indiana State Farm where he had worked 35 years, and was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran. He was a member of Greencastle Masonic Lodge and Greencastle American Legion...
Raymond Daniel Eglen (03/05/07)
Sept. 17, 1917-March 2, 2007 Raymond Daniel Eglen, 80, Brazil, formerly of Greencastle, died Friday in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born in Salem, he was the son of Winfield and Florence (McCArthy) Eglen. He retired from the U.S. Army, having served in World War II and Korea. His second retirement was from the canteen at Columbia House. He was a member of the Church of the Living God...
James M. Wilkins (03/05/07)
March 12, 1944-March 3, 2007 James M. Wilkins 62, Cloverdale, died Saturday at the Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Edward A. Ketchum and Celesta (Potter) Ketchum. He was a college graduate and U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the past he had worked at the Indiana Youth Center as a guard. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association...