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Stories from Monday, March 12, 2007

Delta Zeta sorority gets the boot at DPU (03/12/07)
In the wake of a national media storm that surrounded DePauw University's Delta Zeta sorority in recent weeks, the organization has been ousted from the university, effective at the end of the academic year. DePauw President Robert Bottoms announced the action on Monday in an e-mail sent to faculty and students...
Prosecutor: Number of meth cases drops in Putnam County (03/12/07)
County prosecutor announces the number of methamphetamine cases in the county has dropped since the implementation of the "Stop Meth" program. Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter introduced the five-part program back in 2005, and it has had much success since its beginning...
Kindergarten orientation set for South Putnam (03/12/07)
The annual South Putnam Community School Corp. kindergarten orientation for the 2007-08 school year will be held at the South Putnam elementary schools on Tuesday, April 24 through Thursday, April 26. A child must be five years of age on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible for Kindergarten next year. To be eligible for first grade a child must be six years of age on or before Aug. 1, except for those children who attended a year of Kindergarten previously in another school corporation...
Tigers notch fourth win of year (03/12/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Sunday, the DePauw University baseball squad improved to 4-5 after knocking off Manchester at home, 5-4. The victory was the Tigers' fourth straight after opening the season with five setbacks. Brad Gerlach picked up the win for the Tigers. In two innings of relief, he allowed just one hit...
DPU takes out Franklin (03/12/07)
FRANKLIN -- The DePauw University women's softball squad finally managed to take the field Sunday after several cancellations, coming away with a sweep over Franklin. The Tigers defeated the Grizzlies in the first game, 6-2, before shutting out Franklin in the nightcap, 11-0...
Former GHS standout wins NCAA swim title (03/12/07)
HOUSTON -- Former Greencastle High School standout and current Kenyon College sophomore Tracy Menzel won the NCAA Division III National title in the 100-yard breaststroke Saturday and helped Kenyon win the overall title. Menzel set a Kenyon record in the event with a time of 1:03.69. She also swam the breaststroke leg for Kenyon's 200-yard medley relay team, which also placed first at the Championships, which took place in Houstong. The relay team also set a school-record time of 1:43.92...
DePauw advances to Final Four (03/12/07)
BOSTON -- For the second time in six years, the DePauw University women's basketball team has advanced to the Final Four. The Tigers used a 14-0 second-half run in a stretch of nearly four minutes to push by Calvin, 74-61, in the sectional final of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament on Saturday...
Clovers' season comes to close (03/12/07)
HUNTINGBURG -- The class 2A Southridge Regional proved to be a tale of two halves for the Cloverdale Clovers as they fell to the Providence Pioneers, 61-45, ending their quest for a state title. Cloverdale held close in the first half, trailing by only three at half but a third quarter blow up from the Pioneers put the game out of reach...
DePauw edges by Washington, 5-4 (03/12/07)
ST. LOUIS -- The DePauw University men's tennis team, ranked sixth in the nation, picked up its sixth win of the season Saturday after slipping by Washington, 5-4, Saturday. At No. 1 singles, Evan Webeler knocked off Charlie Cutler, 7-6, 6-4, while Bryan Heck beat Nirmal Choradia at No. 4 singles, 6-2, 6-3. At No. 6 singles, Scott Sauer beat Charlie Howard, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0...
Phyllis E. York (03/12/07)
July 19, 1937-March 11, 2007 Phyllis E. York, 69, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Earl and Mae Sears Humphrey. She married Forrest O. York March 31, 1956, and he survives. Additional survivors include a son, Rick York and wife Jane, Greencastle; a sister, Coleen Hayes, Greencastle; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Jimmy Shaw, 80, Cloverdale, died Friday evening at The Waters of Greencastle. (03/12/07)
Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Betty B. Hamilton (03/12/07)
March 12, 1920-March 10, 2007 Betty B. Hamilton, 86, West Lafayette, died Saturday at her residence in University Place Born in Indianpolis, she was the daughter of Dr. Alan and Edith (Hixon) Broadstreet. Hamilton was a telephone operator and a homemaker...
March 22, 1911-March 10, 2007 (03/12/07)
Lois I. Gray, 95, LaPorte, died Saturday in LaPorte. Born in Owen County, she was the daughter of Albert Henry and Iva May (Knoll) Herbert. She married John Gray on July 15, 1939. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1983. A homemaker, she was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Poland, and past worthy matron and 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star No. 204, Bowling Green...
Roland R. Bussell (03/12/07)
July 30, 1940-March 10, 2007 Roland R. Bussell, 66, Poland, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son Roland H. and Thelma (Berkenbine) Bussell. He served in the United State Army during the Korean War and was a road driver for Genuine Parts in Indianapolis...
Farrell D. Burton (03/12/07)
Dec. 12, 1974-March 8, 2007 Services were conducted Monday morning for Farrell D. Burton, 32, Center Point, who died Thursday after a motor vehicle accident in western Putnam County. Born in Marion County, he was the son of Harold W. and Donna (Crockett) Burton...
Bruce Allen Turner (03/12/07)
July 24, 1945-March 9, 2007 Bruce Allen Turner, 61, Cloverdale, died Friday at Bloomington Select Hospital. Born in Harlan County, Ky., he was the son of William R. and Dessie (Turner) Turner. He was a truck driver and attended Faith Baptist Church, Cunot...