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Stories from Tuesday, April 24, 2007

SPHS locked down, searched after threat to 'kill all the teachers' found (04/24/07)
An unspecified threat to "kill all the teachers" prompted law enforcement officers to issue a lockdown and search South Putnam High School Monday afternoon. The threat came by way of a note, which according to Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie, was found inside a bag located at or near a home in the South Putnam school district...
School procedures worked as planned (04/24/07)
The procedure is simple. In case of an emergency, the administration is supposed to determine if a lockdown is needed and must notify law enforcement if needed. Because of his experience with school safety, South Putnam High School Assistant Principal Dan Bain -- along with other South Putnam Community School Corp. administrators -- did just that on Monday...
Family files wrongful death suit (04/24/07)
The family of a Brazil man who died last year in Putnam County after a police pursuit has filed a wrongful death claim in federal court, accusing six police agencies of using excessive force, resulting in the man's death. The family is seeking $5 million in compensation...
Board cuts Reelsville educator (04/24/07)
Only nine months after being recalled, The South Putnam Community School Corp. board voted in favor of not renewing the contract of sixth grade Reelsville Elementary teacher Marc Hendrickson. Recently, the board voted 4-1 in favor to place Hendrickson in non-renewal status through the Reduction in Force (RIF) process...
Boil order issued for Reelsville Water (04/24/07)
A boil order until at least Friday has been issued for 54 customers of the Reelsville Water Co. Customers along County Roads 625 West, 600 West, 525 South and 500 South should boil their water until further notice. Don Bain of the water company said a utility crew installing fiber optic cable cut the water line, causing the boil order to be issued...
Tennis roundup (04/24/07)
Staff reports Tiger Cubs tennis wins at Speedway SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle tennis team moved to 4-0 on the season with a WCC win last night at Speedway, 4-1. Coach Trish Lowe was happy with her team's performance in the conditions. "This was a great day to play with a huge wind factor. I think we did a good job making adjustments for the win. I guess we are conference champions!" she said...
Golf roundup (04/24/07)
Staff reports Cloverdale golf ends North's win streak CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers moved to 3-1 on the season, with their victory against North Putnam, 163-177, at home Monday night. Medalist honors were shared by Cloverdale's Michael Glassburn and Kevin Gregg, who both shot 38. Three other Clovers shot under 50 on the day. Justin Hacker shot a 43, Sean Rhine had a 44 and Andrew Cofer shot a 45. Mike Wellington came to the clubhouse with a 57...
Tiger Cubs defeat Sparkplugs, 11-1 (04/24/07)
Greencastle's baseball team brought big bats to the game Monday night and made conference rival Speedway misfire, run-ruling them 11-1 in five innings. On the night, the Tiger Cubs collected five doubles, one triple and record 18 hits. With the win, Greencastle moves to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in conference play...
Boetjer lifts Eagles over Cougars (04/24/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- After a four-run flurry from North Putnam in the fifth inning of Monday's battle for Putnam County softball supremacy, the South Putnam Eagles needed someone to fix things fast. The Eagles had been cruising along, playing a steady game and making their way to a 3-0 lead on the homestanding Cougars. Then came the bottom of the fifth. Dakota Malayer's three-run double and Ashley Doyle's run-scoring single had given North Putnam the lead and the apparent momentum...
North track splits with Rockville (04/24/07)
Staff reports BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam boys' and girls' track team split their meet with Rockville Monday night at home. The boys' won 87-34 and the girls' were defeated 65-52. The boys recorded 11 event wins on the night. Craig Wood won the 100 meter in 11.94 and Shane Diebold won the 1,600 meter in 5:04 and the 400 meter in 59.2. ...
Dennis Keith Rogers (04/24/07)
Sept. 9, 1941-April 21, 2007 Dennis Keith Rogers, 65, Bainbridge, died Saturday. He had been a conductor with Conrail at Avon. Surviving are his wife, Judy A. (Clement) Rogers; children Gary Rogers and wife Gayla, Cynthia Henderson and husband Robert, Scott Rogers and wife Kimberly, and Rina Cassidy and husband Keith; brothers David Rogers and wife Virginia, and Jim Rogers; sister Dixie Murdock and husband Charles; and several grandchildren...
Floyd I. Sims (04/24/07)
Nov. 10, 1914-April 22, 2007 Floyd I. Sims, 92, Cloverdale, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Clay County, he was the son of George F. and Inis (Reed) Sims. A 1934 graduate of Greencastle High School, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving the WWII Victory Medal, America Defense Service Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon with a Bronze Star and the Good Conduct Ribbon. ...
Raymond Little (04/24/07)
Raymond Louis Little, 79, Reelsville, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Barbara Joan Jenkins (04/24/07)
June 3, 1937-April 22, 2007 Barbara Joan "Bobbie Jo" Davis Cagle Jenkins, 69, Brazil, died Sunday in Cloverleaf Healthcare. Born in Parke County, she was the daughter of Harold and Emma Marie Powell Davis. She graduated in 1955 from Reelsville High School and later worked as a waitress at I-70 and the Double N Diner...
Pauline A. Anderson (04/24/07)
Sept. 13, 1925-April 23, 2007 Pauline A. Anderson, 81, Ellettsville, formerly of Gosport, died Monday at Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington. Born in Danville, she was the daughter of Forrest and Beula (Westerfield) Courtney. She was an assembly line worker for RCA, Bloomington...
Phillip Wayne Martin (04/24/07)
Oct. 7, 1941-April 22, 2007 Phillip Wayne Martin, 65, Indianapolis, died Sunday evening at his residence. Born in Stilesville, he was the son of Raleigh and Martha (Flake) Martin. A U.S. Army veteran, he worked in machine set-up at Diamond Chain for 40 years, retiring in 2006...