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Stories from Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Teen battling leukemia has support (04/04/07)
The threat of rain didn't stop friends, and even some strangers, from attending a recent fundraiser for Chantal Johnson, the 19-year-old, North Putnam High School graduate who is battling leukemia. Jodie and Aaron Clodfelter, who live at Heritage Lake, hosted a community car wash last weekend to raise money for Chantal and her parents, Wendy and Bruce Johnson, along with her sister, 12-year-old Brycelynn...
Tox-Away household hazards (04/04/07)
Often, basements and garages become miniature storage facilities for all types of household items. Unfortunately, many of these items are hazardous and can be dangerous if not handled and disposed of properly. As the spring cleaning ritual begins, it is important to handle hazardous household waste with care...
Woman wields machete (04/04/07)
Editor Authorities are considering attempted murder charges against a Missouri woman who threatened a police officer with a machete Tuesday. Connie J. Tyson, 43, Kansas City, was arrested at the Putnam County Jail at 7:05 p.m. after Deputy Craig Sibbitt found the woman standing on top of her Dodge sport utility vehicle yelling and waving a large machete at him in a threatening manner...
House, garage damaged (04/04/07)
An estimated $35,000 damage occurred to a Cloverdale area house and garage in a fire Tuesday afternoon. Lightning was being investigated as a possible cause of the 3:13 p.m. blaze at the home of Kevin and Denise Oxford, 8602 E. Ind. 42. Cloverdale Township Volunteer firefighters were dispatched for a garage fire, but upon arrival found the garage competely in flames and the siding on the house melting as well. ...
Tiger softball splits a twinbill (04/04/07)
Staff reports BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- DePauw softball dropped the opening game of its doubleheader at Illinois Wesleyan, 2-1, but came back with a 10-4 win in the nightcap. The Tigers are 20-2, while the Titans are now 11-5. The first game held at a scoreless tie through seven innings, with DePauw going hitless for 6 2/3 innings. ...
Storms wash out Tuesday's sports (04/04/07)
Staff reports The storms that moved through Putnam County yesterday evening prevented any sporting events from taking place in the area. All events which were to be played last night have been rescheduled or canceled. Cloverdale's track meet with North Putnam and Eminence has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. April 17...
DePauw men finish 14th at Camp LeJeune (04/04/07)
Staff reports CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- The DePauw men's golf team shot a 310 and finished 14th at the Camp LeJeune Gold Intercollegiate, which concluded Sunday. Oglethorpe won with a 290. Josh Abrams was low score for the Tigers, finishing tied for 31st with a 76. Jordan Voss was close behind, in a tie for 37th at 77. Peter Haller shot a 78 for a 46th-place tie. Jake Walsh shot a 79 and tied for 57th, and Rob Harper finished 78th with an 83...
Morocco inspires GHS grad (04/04/07)
A spring break trip to Morocco gave one Greencastle High School graduate a taste of life on another continent, and helped build a fledgling social work program. Brandon Skates was among social work students from Indiana State University who traveled to Hassan II University-Mohammedia to take books, toys, games and collaborate on setting up a social work department...