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Stories from Thursday, April 12, 2007

Court decision has its critics (04/12/07)
A former Greencastle student's challenge to her juvenile probation sentence may make it to the Indiana Supreme Court. Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter said Thursday he has asked Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter to file a petition to transfer the case of A.B. vs. the State of Indiana to the state's highest court after a decision by the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a June 2006 decision by the Putnam Juvenile Court...
City hears ban despite state plan (04/12/07)
Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael says she plans to move forward with discussions on a citywide smoking ban despite a similar proposal that was approved by the Indiana House earlier this week. "We will go ahead and have a conversation on April 26," Michael told the BannerGraphic Thursday...
Town council, police battle over cars (04/12/07)
CLOVERDALE -- For several months, several Cloverdale Town Council members had expressed concern regarding a take-home vehicle policy. In 1997, the council established a resolution disallowing town employees to take home town owned vehicles. However, following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, a new resolution was established, overriding the original resolution to allow members of the Cloverdale Police Dept. to take their vehicles home. The new resolution was established in December 2001...
Boy says he was shot at skatepark (04/12/07)
Greencastle police are investigating a report of a young male who says he was shot with a pellet gun while at the city skate park Wednesday evening. Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins told the BannerGraphic that the two males accused of the shooting are both juveniles and were detained for questioning but were not arrested...
Alland named SCAC co-Pitcher of Week (04/12/07)
Staff reports DePauw junior pitcher Jeremy Alland has been named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference co-Pitcher of the Week for his performance in games from April 2-8. Alland threw a complete game, extra-inning win over Centre on April 6, allowing one unearned run and one walk while striking out 10. He upped his record to 4-1 with the victory...
Tigers split with 10th-ranked Bears (04/12/07)
Staff reports DePauw baseball scored nine in the bottom of the first of the nightcap against 10th-ranked Washington University on the way to an 11-1 victory which salvaged a split of Tuesday's doubleheader. The Bears won the first game, 9-4. DePauw is now 20-12 on the season. Washington is 23-6...
Oren D. Smyser (04/12/07)
March 9, 1920-April 10, 2007 Oren D. Smyser, 87, Cloverdale, died Tuesday evening at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Trafalgar, he was he son of Walter James and Ina Hill. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a farmer. Surviving are his wife, Clara Reckel Smyser; son Oren Smyser and wife Judy, Cloverdale; daughter Ruth Horn and husband Ray, Stilesville; sister Ruth LaMaster, Scottsburg; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Murl Taylor (04/12/07)
Oct. 30, 1947-April 10, 2007 Murl Taylor, 59, Martinsville, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in Liberty, Ky., he was the son of Robert and Anna (Lawhorn) Taylor. He had been employed at Diamond Chain in Indianapolis as a machine repairman for 34 years. He was a member of the Baptist church, United Steelworkers Union 1999 and Tri-County Pulling Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War...
Kirby Dee Bushong (04/12/07)
Dec. 7, 1953-March 28, 2007 Kirby Dee Bushong, 53, Aurora, Ill., formerly of Russellville, died recently. Born at Crawfordsville, he was the son of W. Dean and Dorothy (Stewart) Bushong. He was a 1971 graduate of North Putnam High School. He married Clarice G. Roberts, who survives...
Mildred L. Hipps (04/12/07)
March 21, 1918-April 10, 2007 Mildred L. Hipps, 89, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of James Robert and Alta Irene (Hassler) Nees. She was a homemaker, had been employed at Mallory in Greencastle, and was a member of Cloverdale Church of the Nazarene...