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Stories from Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Hall of famer Gobert shares memories of Greencastle (08/01/07)
Terry Gobert of Jasper has been the head baseball coach at the city's high school for 20 years. He has taken home five state championships, the most current in 2006, and has recently been inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame. When Gobert stood in front of the podium at Wednesday's Greencastle Rotary Club meeting, he asked humorously, "What am I doing here?"...
Harbison Stadium to see improvement (08/01/07)
A new concession stand/ticket booth will greet fans at Harbison Stadium this fall as the Greencastle All Sports Boosters take on a building project. As early as the week of Aug. 6, the sports boosters hope to begin with the foundation of the new structure, located at the main entrance to the football and track facility next to McAnally Center...
Suspect accused of trying to kill cop (08/01/07)
A Texas man has been charged locally with attempted murder after police say he rammed his truck into a reserve sheriff's deputy's vehicle and then chased the officer's car down the interstate at speeds reaching 100 mph. According to a probable cause affidavit, Reserve Deputy Ben Pyatt was parked at the 43-mile marker of Interstate 70, at around 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, when a truck, driven by Rodney J. Garrett Jr. of Natalia, Texas, passed his location. The truck's tail lights were not lit...
GHS golfers fall to Monrovia in opener (08/01/07)
The Greencastle girls' golf team opened its season Tuesday at Windy Hill as it hosted Monrovia. The Bulldogs bested the Tiger Cubs, 221-247. Mon-rovia's Julia Porter was Medalist with 46. The Tiger Cubs were led by Dana Norman's 47 "I was pleased with Dana's score, it was a large improvement from where she started last year," said GHS coach Brad Kingma. "She played a lot more this summer and it showed by being better ready for the start of the season."...
Blanche Vaughn (08/01/07)
Blanche Vaughn, 102, Greencastle, formerly of Belle Union, died Wednesday. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Robert Lee and Etta Mae McKamey Job. She married Oscar F. Vaughn on Aug. 5, 1927, and he preceded her in death on April 14, 1961...
Police scanner for Aug. 2, 2007 (08/01/07)
Putnam County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Three accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy Doug Nally reported that Dallas E. Maynard, 22, Poland, was driving a 1989 Ford Bronco when he missed a curve in the road and struck some trees, flipping the vehicle onto its side...
August 2007

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