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Stories from Saturday, April 14, 2007

Higher learning (04/14/07)
Greencastle students to spend time studying in Europe By JASON MOON, Assistant Editor Savannah Provine fidgets as if she's nervous. Five minutes later, the fidgeting stops. Her friend, Emma Hazel walks in, seemingly grinning ear-to-ear. Hazel's smile practically jumps off her face and Provine seems to catch it midair and starts to wear it herself...
Despite concerns, council pays bill (04/14/07)
CLOVERDALE -- For nearly two months, the Cloverdale Town Council has battled over how to pay current attorney Allan Yackey. In March, at its regular board meeting, the council declared it was "bogged down in a dispute," regarding the issue. At the meeting, it was suggested the town may have to contact the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns to hire an attorney to take care of the situation...
North defeats GHS under the lights (04/14/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Cougar baseball team stopped the Tiger Cubs in their tracks under the lights at home Friday, 8-0. "I was really pleased," North Putnam coach Norm Fish said after the contest. Setting the tone for the Cougars early was shortstop Jake Mullis. Mullis came to the plate in the bottom of the first with Brayden Dahlstrom and J.T. Francies on base and crashed a three-run jack over the right-center field fence. The Cougars controlled the game from that moment on...
Tiger Cubs compete in Charger Relays (04/14/07)
Crawfordsville -- In a long-standing tradition at North Montgomery High School, the Charger Relays have been going on for 36 years. Each year, teams gather in this fun event not only to test themselves in normal relays like the 400 and 1,600 meters, but also to take part in some less conventional relays like medleys and the shuttle hurdle relays. ...
DePauw splits with Oglethorpe (04/14/07)
Staff reports DePauw defeated Oglethorpe, 10-6, but the Stormy Petrels came back with an 8-3 victory in the nightcap to get a split. The Tigers are 21-13 overall and 10-4 in the SCAC, while Oglethorpe is 9-27 overall and 4-9 in the conference. Oglethorpe grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first inning of the opening game...
Mary E. Hale (04/14/07)
June 30, 1913-April 13, 2007 Mary E. Hale, 93, Frankfort, died Friday. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Harvey and Ursula (McGaughey) Hale. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School and Butler University and received her master's degree in education from the University of Wisconsin. She attended Purdue University, Indiana State University and Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and Indiana University...
Robert Max Switzer (04/14/07)
Jan. 29, 1939-April 13, 2007 Robert Max Switzer, 68, Russellville, died Friday at his residence. Born in Darlington, he was the son of Clyde and Leona Calvert Switzer. He married Dorothy Marie Williams on May 22, 1964 at Crawfordsville. She preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 2001...
B. Eileen Williams (04/14/07)
Oct. 30, 1909-Feb. 11, 2007 B. Eileen Williams, 97, Greencastle, died Feb. 11 at Asbury Towers where she had resided for the past several years. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Daniel Clarence and Katie (Howlett) Scobee. She worked as a social worker in Saginaw, Mich., a clerk in the welfare department in White Plains, N.Y., and as a clerk in the Scarsdale National Bank, Scarsdale, N.Y., prior to retirement...
Betty B. Hamilton (04/14/07)
March 12, 1920-March 10, 2007 Betty Broadstreet Hamilton, 86, died March 10 in Lafayette. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Edith Hixon and Dr. Wayne Broadstreet. She married her husband of 58 years, the Honorable Judge Francis N. Hamilton...