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Stories from Wednesday, August 29, 2007

State asks county for more information (08/29/07)
The Putnam County offices of the Assessor and Auditor are once again under fire from the State of Indiana's Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF). In a letter sent Aug. 24 by newly appointed DLGF Commissioner Cheryl Musgrave to the Putnam County Commissioners, County Assessor Wanda O'Neil and County Auditor Stephanie Campbell were commended for their hard work and timeliness in submitting datasets to the department. ...
Habitat for Humanity plans dinner (08/29/07)
The Putnam County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting their annual dinner and auction Sept. 29. The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and music starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the live auction. Tickets are $25, which includes dinner and admission to the auction...
Putnam County Red Cross to benefit from fundraiser (08/29/07)
GREENCASTLE -- The All-American Karate Academy is sponsoring a Kick-A-Thon to benefit the American Red Cross Putnam County Unit. Students at the All-American Karate Academy are hoping to kick and break enough boards to raise money to help support the Red Cross, Putnam County Unit. The American Red Cross has been an important part of the fabric of Putnam County for many years, providing disaster relief services and educational programs to meet the evolving needs of an ever-changing population...
Persecuted for their religious beliefs, Chinese family finds relief living in Putnam County (08/29/07)
State's top educator visits Greencastle school (08/29/07)
Technology was in use in every classroom at Greencastle Middle School when Indiana's top education official visited GMS classrooms Tuesday. Smart boards and classroom computers fit alongside hands-on science and art projects as seen during a visit by Suellen Reed, state superintendent of public instruction...
Town council squabbles over police officer's K-9 (08/29/07)
CLOVERDALE -- What was originally supposed to be a special meeting of the Cloverdale Town Council to discuss amendments to the 2008 budget devolved into contentious squabbling over the Cloverdale Police Department's retired police dog Tuesday night...
Greencastle water line not completed until September (08/29/07)
Middle school students learn more about Tuesday's lunar eclipse (08/29/07)
The second total lunar eclipse of the year was visible in Greencastle in the early morning hours Tuesday, August 28. The Earth's shadow crept across the moon's surface, slowly eclipsing it and turning it to shades of red and orange. Hoosiers were able to view the event beginning around 4:50 a.m. By 5:52 a.m. the moon was completely covered by the earth's shadow. And, by 7:17 a.m. the moon set and the sun was rising...
Clovers finish third amid the rain (08/29/07)
CLOVERDALE -- With winds blowing and rain trickling down, the Cloverdale girls' golf team hosted Greencastle and Monrovia Wednesday night. . The Clovers finished third on the night with a team total of 231. After an hour delay, the teams hit the course with rain still falling, but both the Clovers and the Tiger Cubs struggled to find their stride...
GHS girls' soccer dominate Wildcats (08/29/07)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team stormed into Wildcat country and handed South Vermillion a 10-0 loss Tuesday night. The game started with Greencastle's senior Samantha Sillery scoring her first ever Varsity goal. Laura English continued the Tiger Cubs assault. Jamie Patterson scored from an assist by Hannah Deer and then Laura English scored another goal with an assist from Hannah Spencer...
Eagles defeat Riverton Park in five games (08/29/07)
MONTEZUMA -- The South Putnam volleyball team defeated Riverton Parke in five games on the road Tuesday night. The Eagles won 25-19, 24-26, 20-25, 25-23 and 15-5. Liz Mink helped lead the Eagles with 18 points, seven kills and three blocks, while Shelby Johnston scored 10 points, nine kills and three blocks. Sam Stanifer also scored 10 points, two aces, three kills and 10 assists...
Eagles sweep first Cougar Co-Ed (08/29/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- In the inaugural Cougar Co-Ed at North Putnam High School, it was another Putnam County school that owned the day. South Putnam had a dominating day, with Tyler Shoffner winning the individual race, Shannon Egold placing top among girls, Seth Green winning the open race and the South Putnam team taking the overall team title...
GHS boys' tennis defeats Speedway (08/29/07)
SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle boys' tennis team easily handled the Speedway Sparkplugs Tuesday night on the road. GHS won the event 4-1, sweeping the singles events. Greencastle started strong with three wins from its singles players. No. 1 single Sam Hirt defeated Jared Trackwell 6-0, 6-0 to get things rolling. In No. 2 singles action, Brennan Burks defeated Mike Garcia 6-0, 6-0, while No. 3 singles player Eric Warren took care of Thomas Gunter 6-0, 6-1...
Tiger Cubs down Braves (08/29/07)
The Greencastle boys soccer team improved to 3-2 on the season with a 1-0 win over the visiting Terre Haute South Braves Tuesday night. The game was scoreless for 78 minutes until Greencastle's Eric Davis powered a kick past the Braves' keeper to give the Tiger Cubs their lone point of the night...
Clovers win back-to-back games to climb over .500 (08/29/07)
MARSHALL -- Coming off a five-game outing, the Cloverdale Clovers volleyball team needed only three to dispose of Turkey Run. The Clovers won 25-19, 25-20 and 25-14 Tuesday on the road. Elizabeth Cheatham led the Clover attack with 11 kills, while Ashley Koosman added five. Jennifer Wiley contributed three with Kristen McCammon and Alesha Evans adding two each...
Tiger Cubs down Wildcats to put up second win of season (08/29/07)
The Greencastle girls' volleyball teams picked up its second win of the season as it defeated South Vermillion 25-23, 25-22, and 25-14 Tuesday at home. "I am thankful for this win against a possible sectional opponent," Tiger Cub head coach Trish Lowe said. "South Vermillion is much improved and we had to battle for the victory."...
Cougars find stride, beat Eels (08/29/07)
EMINENCE --Another big assist night from Kacy Wendling and Taylor Alles' presence at the net, helped the North Putnam Cougar volleyball team defeat Eminence on the road Tuesday night. The Cougars won 25-21, 25-18, 23-25 and 25-13. On the night, Wendling recorded 18 assists along with five kills, two digs and a solo block. Alles had 10 kills, six digs, five solo blocks and one ace...
June Conrad (08/29/07)
June Conrad, 73, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Earle and Helen (Townsend) Wiseman. She married Richard Conrad on Aug. 8, 1954, and he survives. She was a 1951 graduate of Greencastle High School and a 1954 graduate of the Indiana University School of Nursing. Later she became the director of nursing at Asbury Towers in Greencastle, retiring in 1990...
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