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Stories from Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Despite incident, DePauw students say they feel safe (04/18/07)
Despite the shooting of 32 college students at Virginia Tech Monday, DePauw University senior Betsy Hecker said she feels quite safe on the Greencastle campus. But Hecker, a native of Grand Rapids, Mich., is well aware that something like that can happen at anytime...
County council handles requests (04/18/07)
It was fiscal business as usual for the Putnam County Council during its monthly meeting Tuesday as several financial requests from county agencies received approval. Council members Larry Parker, Jay Fogle, Darrel Thomas, Keith Berry, Roger Deck and Don Walton took the following action:...
Greencastle man charged in Clay misconduct case (04/18/07)
A Greencastle man was charged with sexual misconduct with a minor, a class B felony, in Clay Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. Arrested in Putnam County on an unrelated charge, Billy H. Webster, 33, was transferred to Clay County Justice Center for a warrant issued after an investigation conducted by the Brazil City Police Dept...
Police uncover marijuana deal (04/18/07)
One man was arrested and several others could be implicated following a recent marijuana bust in Roachdale. Indiana State Police officers, acting on a tip, raided two neighboring residences on North East Street in Roachdale last Friday evening, coming away with more than $100,000 worth of marijuana...
Pill buy leads to bust at Cloverdale (04/18/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Officials with the Cloverdale Police Dept. arrested a 19-year-old Quincy man at Cloverdale High School Monday after he admitted to selling prescription pills to a 15-year-old student. Jonathan Thornton, 19, Quincy, was arrested on school grounds Monday for three to 10 counts of dealing in a schedule four controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, a Class B felony, and three to 10 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a Class C felony...
Tax bills delayed (04/18/07)
Software change leads to input error Property tax bills for Putnam County will be delayed this spring due to technology issues. Auditor Stephanie Campbell has told the Commissioners there will not be a May 10 tax deadline, and a new deadline has not been set...
Educators aware of safety (04/18/07)
Cloverdale High School Principal Sonny Stoltz remembers a different time when schools were more open. "We used to leave the doors open," Stoltz told the BannerGraphic Tuesday. "We wanted to welcome people. "Now, we feel so cold." Times have changed and Stoltz is aware of that...
Eagles bounce back against Bulldogs (04/18/07)
Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- After surrendering an early home run, a lot of teenage pitchers might have hung their heads. After all, on Monday night South Putnam senior Derek Cash had seen his Eagles surrender two seventh-inning home runs to Monrovia. The long balls turned a 9-6 lead into an 11-9 loss...
Cougar softball defeats Clovers, 10-0 (04/18/07)
Sports Writer BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Cougars' softball team scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday night to run-rule Cloverdale, 10-0. The Cougars jumped out quick and scored four runs in the first inning and two in the second...
County Track Results (04/18/07)
Eagle girls' and boys' track split in triangular meet Staff reports JASONVILLE -- The South Putnam High School track teams traveled to Shakamak Tuesday, coming away with a split in action. In girls' results, Clay City won the meet with 77.5 points while South Putnam had 54. Shakamak finished third with 20.5...
DePauw Briefs (04/18/07)
DPU women reach top rank in Division III Staff reports The 16-1 DePauw women's tennis team, winner of seven straight matches, has climbed to the number one spot in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III women's rankings. The ranking marks the first time in program history that the Tigers have reached the top spot...
More area briefs (04/18/07)
North golf moves to 6-0 Thorntown -- The North Putnam boys' golf team improved to a perfect 6-0 on the season after winning a three-way match against Southmont and Western Boone. The Cougars posted a 169, its highest score of the season, but still finished well ahead of second place Western Boone who shot a 196...
Mary K. Deem (04/18/07)
Dec. 14, 1923-April 16, 2007 Mary K. Deem, 83, Greencastle, died Monday. Born in Belle Union, she was the daughter of Cecil R. and Zelma G. (Fisher) Phillips. A 1941 graduate of Belle Union High School, she was a 1947 graduate of Approved University of Beauty College. ...