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Stories from Friday, August 31, 2007

Veterinarians urge caution, not panic, about rabies (08/31/07)
Putnam County residents should not be alarmed at the recent local discovery of a rabid bat in the region. But they should be cautious. A dog in Greencastle was recently bitten by a bat, and the bat was captured and taken to the Putnam County Health Department to be sent off for testing...
Local correctional officer arrested (08/31/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Correctional Officer Tina Jo Kisner, 38, Terre Haute, was arrested for Trafficking at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Investigators received reports that Kisner was trafficking prescribed medication, Xanax, with offender Brian Mosley who is incarcerated at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. ...
Cloverdale Civic League members raffle playhouse for town project (08/31/07)
The Cloverdale Civic League raffled off a beautiful wooden handmade playhouse, donated by Sanders Contracting and Management Company. The raffle raised money to help build a new playground structure at the Cloverdale Community Park. The park has already had a facelift including paint, flowers, signs and new gravel from the Civic League, as well as the excavation of two youth-size soccer fields...
Texas Hold'Em harder to find (08/31/07)
The phenomenon of Texas Hold 'em poker hit the entire country like a hand of four aces. The game itself has been played in places like Las Vegas and Reno for years but became popularized by televised series like the World Poker Championships. But, it's no longer as easy to find a game locally...
City smoking ordinance takes effect Saturday (08/31/07)
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, smoking will be prohibited in public places, in the city of Greencastle, except for private clubs. Officials with the Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition, supporters of the ban, are seeking to provide the following reminder to the public concerning the ordinance:...
DePauw to host National Dance Theater of Nigeria (08/31/07)
The National Dance Troupe of Nigeria brings its collective talents to the campus of DePauw University next Monday, Sept. 3, for a free performance. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. in Meharry Hall of historic East College, and is presented by DePauw's Performing Arts Series...
Cloverdale voting sites moved (08/31/07)
In an effort to save money, the Putnam County Clerk's Office has decided to combine all three Cloverdale polling stations into a single location for the Nov. 6 municipal election. The three poll stations will now be in the Cloverdale High School Cafetorium, 205 E Market St, said Election Clerk Stacia Gibson...
Eagles win 5-game battle with Cougars (08/31/07)
When two Putnam County schools get together for a matchup in any sport, fans can expect a hard-fought contest on both sides. However, Thursday's volleyball match between North Putnam and South Putnam outdid itself. After an opening game that went to extra points, with North winning 31-29, neither team could pull away until the deciding game. Ultimately, the homestanding Eagles were victorious, 29-31, 25-21, 25-20, 20-25, 15-4...
GHS volleyball picks up win in Cloverdale (08/31/07)
CLOVERDALE -- On Thursday night, the Greencastle volleyball team defeated county rival and WCC foe Cloverdale in three games 26-24, 25-18 and 25-23 on the road. "I felt like at times we played really well," CHS head coach Kathy Moore said. The Tiger Cubs got off to a quick start with Kelsey Hennette recorded two services aces to give Greencastle a 3-0 lead early. After a wide serve, the Clovers kept the game tight with kills from Elizabeth Cheatham and Ashley Koosman...
GHS, SP win Eagle Medleys (08/31/07)
South Putnam hosted the Eagle Medley for area cross country teams Thursday night. In the girls' meet, Greencastle was victorious, while the host Eagles won the boys' meet. The event is not a typical cross country race. The "relay" is composed of athletes concurrently running 3K, 4K and 5K races. No one knows what runners from other teams are running until they make the turns for their respective distances...
GHS tennis victorious at home (08/31/07)
The Greencastle boys' tennis team won another one Wednesday, defeating Turkey Run 5-0. Sam Hirt defeated Colin Brown 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. Brennan Burks stayed undefeated at No. 2, defeating Austin Cook 6-1, 6-0. Eric Warren defeated Jon Sowers 6-0, 6-0...
Eagle golf defeats Cadets (08/31/07)
CLAYTON -- With two girls shooting in the 40's and one carding a round of even-par, the South Putnam girls' golf team continues to roll in the 2007 season. Heather Hughes and Grace Aker posted rounds in the 40's, with Hughes scoring a 43 and Aker carding a 45...
Eagle junior high opens season (08/31/07)
The South Putnam Junior High football teams opened their 2007 seasons Wednesday with a pair of losses to Cascade. The seventh grade fell 20-6, with the lone Eagle touchdown coming from Lewie Knoy. The eighth grade fell to the Cadets 12-6. The game was called with two minutes remaining due to lightning. Zach Smith had the only Eagle touchdown with a kickoff return...
Police and fire scanner for Aug. 31, 2007 (08/31/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to two recent runs. On Wednesday: On Thursday: Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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