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Stories from Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Wal-Mart honors teachers (05/09/07)
David Mann was unaware of the award he was going to receive Tuesday, but he knew something was up after seeing his mother and sister at Central Elementary. "That was a little treat," Mann said after being honored by Wal-Mart Distribution as its 2006-07 Teacher of the Year...
716 students commit to DPU for fall (05/09/07)
One of the largest incoming classes in DePauw University's recent history is set to enroll this fall. A total of 716 students have committed to attend DePauw, 46 more than the University's goal for the Class of 2011. "We will not be admitting students from the wait list this year, and barring the receipt of any additional deposit checks postmarked by the May 1 deadline, the class is closed," states Stefanie Niles, vice president for admission and financial aid...
DPU women to unveil banner Thursday (05/09/07)
The DePauw University women's basketball squad is inviting all to watch as the 2007 NCAA Division III National Championship banner will be unveiled above the Neal Fieldhouse floor at the Lilly Center at 8 p.m. Thursday. On March 17, the Tigers knocked off Washington University, 55-52, in the finals of the NCAA Division III Tournament, which took place in Springfield, Mass...
Council gives final approval to smoking ban (05/09/07)
An anxious, and often vocal, crowd of about 100 people stood by at city hall Tuesday night as members of the Greencastle City Council voted to approve a citywide smoking ban. Cheers and frequent jeers rang out during the nearly two-hour ordeal, forcing Mayor Nancy Michael to stop the action several times to ask the crowd to quiet down...
Tiger Cubs take down Eagles (05/09/07)
Staff reports Although it was a far cry from Monday's home run display between the two teams, Tuesday's South Putnam and Greencastle baseball game mirrored Monday's contest in many ways. The Tiger Cubs got out to a big lead only to see the Eagles hit their way back into it. In both contests, though, Greencastle prevailed in the end. They won Tuesday's game, 8-5...
Cloverdale golf falls to Clay City (05/09/07)
Staff reports BORDEN -- Cloverdale golf battled a tough course Tuesday at Hoosier Hills and suffered a 147-166 loss at the hands of Clay City. The Eels' Fred Modesitt earned medalist honors with a three-under 36. Clover coach Doug Wokoun was pleased with his team's effort even in defeat...
Greencastle softball upsets South Putnam (05/09/07)
Greencastle softball coach Dave Keller was in awe Tuesday evening of the highs and lows the game can bring. After suffering a 10-0 loss to South Putnam in six innings on Monday, his young Tiger Cub team came back to win Tuesday's contest 5-2. Keller was ecstatic afterward...
Greencastle boys win Putnam County title (05/09/07)
Greencastle stormed onto the track at South Putnam Tuesday night and walked away with the Putnam County meet championship. The Tiger Cubs won nine events and produced 93 points en route to its championship. "I was very pleased," GHS coach Mike Schimpf said...
GHS girls' track wins 11 events at Putnam County Tournament (05/09/07)
The heat was not the only thing burning up the track as four county records fell Tuesday night during the Putnam County track meet at South Putnam. Greencastle dominated the night, collecting 11 wins and totalling 113 points on the night. "It's hard on any kid," GHS coach Garry Anderson commented about the heat...
GHS tennis drops match to Rockville (05/09/07)
Staff reports Greencastle girls' tennis took a tough loss at the hands of Rockville Tuesday, 5-0. The veteran Rox team won all but one of its matches in straight sets. Despite the loss, Tiger Cub coach Trish Lowe remained positive about the match, knowing her team had lost to a quality opponent...
Carol Sue Jones (05/09/07)
Feb. 8, 1943-May 7, 2007 Carol Sue Jones, 64, Stilesville, died Monday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Henry and Mabel (White) Gaalema. She was a homemaker and a member of the Stilesville Baptist Church...
William R. Braden (05/09/07)
William R. Braden, 79, Greencastle, died Tuesday. Funeral services will take place Saturday. A full obituary will appear in Thursday's BannerGraphic.
Richard 'Don' Willis (05/09/07)
April 3, 1934-May 7, 2007 Richard "Don" Willis, 73, Terre Haute, died Monday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Texas, he was the son of P.G. and Sadie (Sebring) Willis. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Zorah Shrine, Scottish Rite, American Legion, VFW No. 972, Eagles Aerie No. 291, and Elks No. 86...