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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Fiery crash kills 1, closes I-70 (09/26/07)
CLOVERDALE -- A fiery head-on crash on Interstate 70 west of Cloverdale killed a Michigan man Wednesday and closed the highway for several hours, snarling major arteries south of Greencastle for much of the afternoon and into the evening. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., a box truck driving east on I-70 near the 39-mile marker crossed the median and struck a westbound tractor-trailer rig head on, causing both to burst into flames, said Indiana State Police Trooper Chris Harcourt...
Students not affected by meningitis (09/26/07)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor A recent outbreak of viral meningitis in the Boone County school system this week has some school officials here asking questions, but health officials say there is no cause for alarm at this time. Putnam County Health Officer Dr. Robert Heavin contacted the BannerGraphic Wednesday morning and said that an adult with a child in the Greencastle school system is currently undergoing testing for possible viral meningitis, however, no students have been affected...
School board agrees to 'swap' (09/26/07)
In the "real life" of one television reality show participant, she is a lunch lady at Greencastle Middle School. But in the real life outside of "reality" TV, the Greencastle School Board had to grant permission for segments of the show "Wife Swap" to be taped in the GMS cafeteria...
PC  Habitat for Humanity event Saturday (09/26/07)
The Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Annual Benefit Dinner Auction will be held this Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Walden Inn in Greencastle. The evening kicks off at 5:30 with a silent auction, followed by dinner at 6:30 and the live auction immediately after...
Poker run, benefit for Andrew Nees (09/26/07)
Andrew Nees is two and half years old. He has a twin sister and two older sisters. He loves playing on the floor with his toys, watches the Mickey Mouse Club House and does an army crawl to get around. He can't walk yet and he is deaf. The son of Putnam County residents Michael and Jamie Nees, Andrew has been diagnosed with mitochondrial disease. ...
Town council to discuss appeal (09/26/07)
The Indiana Court of Appeals issued a judgment last week in favor of an Iowa firm that sued Cloverdale in May 2006 after the town refused to pay for a fire truck it had voted to order. In its ruling, the court rejected Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley's decision to make a summary judgment in favor of Cloverdale...
South Putnam volleyball captures County Paddle with four-game win at Cloverdale (09/26/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Volleyball fans got their money's worth Tuesday in the Cloverdale gym, seeing a four-game county rivalry match that was back-and-forth all evening. Ultimately, it was the South Putnam Eagles who got the better of the Cloverdale Clovers in a big Putnam County match. The Eagles won 25-17, 26-24, 14-25, 25-23 to claim the Putnam County Paddle the Clovers won just over two weeks ago at the County Tournament...
GHS volleyball takes win over Turkey Run in three games (09/26/07)
The Greencastle volleyball team evened its record Tuesday night with a win over visiting Turkey Run. The Tiger Cubs won the contest in three games, winning 25-10, 25-9 and 25-15. Kelsey Hennette paced the Tiger Cubs with 23 assist, 16 digs, five kills and one ace, while Kristen Flint added 14 digs, six blocks five aces, three kills and one stuff block...
Cougars lose to Cascade in delay (09/26/07)
Time was not a friend of the North Putnam Cougars girls' soccer team Tuesday night when it faced off against Cascade. After a delay, the Cougars dropped the contest to the Cadets 4-1. "We came out sluggish after an hour long delay and never really hit out stride throughout the match," North Putnam head coach Scott Spencer said...
Cougars fall to Bulldogs (09/26/07)
The North Putnam volleyball team lost in three games to the Monrovia Bulldogs. The Cougars lost 25-19, 25-19 and 25-18. Logan Doyle helped lead the way for North Putnam with 15 digs, while Ashley Doyle added four digs, three kills and three aces. Taylor Alles recorded three blocks, two digs, one kill, one assist and one assist block and Kacy Wendling had nine assists, two digs and one kill. ...
GHS/SP cross country postponed (09/26/07)
GMS football defeats Cloverdale (09/26/07)
Greencastle Middle School picked up a pair of wins over Cloverdale last Thursday. In the seventh grade game, the Tiger Cubs defeated the Clovers 32-0. The seventh grade is now 4-0 and has yet to allow any points. The Tiger Cub eighth grade defeated the Clovers 18-8 to move to 3-1 on the season...
Updated bowling league standings released (09/26/07)
Alex Alleys has released the standings for 10 of its leagues as of Friday, Sept. 21. Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Jalyn Duff 83 High female scratch series -- Jalyn Duff 160 High male scratch game -- Josh Mienheartt 78...
Enrico Aquino Garcia Jr. (09/26/07)
Enrico Aquino Garcia Jr., 44, Terre Haute, died Sunday afternoon at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. He died Sunday afternoon of a sudden heart attack while training with Task Force 7 -- a multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary response team involving resources (fire/rescue, law enforcement, hazardous materials, health departments, EMS,) from eight Indiana counties...
Geraldine Hatfield (09/26/07)
Geraldine Hatfield, 78, Roachdale, died Tuesday at her residence. Born at Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Guy and Blanche (Moore) McClellan. A 1947 graduate of Ladoga High School, she was a member of Roachdale Christian Church. She married Edwin Ray Hatfield on Dec. 24, 1946 at Ladoga. He died Sept. 22, 2007...
Putnam Scanner for 9-26-07 (09/26/07)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Tom Helmer reported that Jerry Williams, Russellville, was southbound on CR 625 East when he looked down to get something in his car. ...
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