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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2007

Commissioners spend half a million dollars for new EOC (10/05/07)
The Putnam County Commissioners voted Thursday to accept more than half a million dollars in bids for construction of the emergency operations center. About a third of the work - $169,000 -- will go to Putnam County contractors. The largest sum of in-county contacts will go to Reelsville-based Criss & Hutcheson, which will do the rough carpentry, framing, drywall and painting for the facility...
Police pursuit through county ends in shooting (10/05/07)
A police chase through Putnam County early Thursday resulted in a police action shooting in Hendricks County. The suspect was wanted for the murder of his wife in Terre Haute around 11 p.m. Wednesday, and had his four young children with him in the sport-utility as he raced across west central Indiana on Interstate 70...
Firefighters gearing up for annual open house (10/05/07)
Greencastle firefighters are polishing up their fire engines and straightening up the firehouse, as they get ready for their annual community open house, set for 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Firefighter Christy Glass, who is the department's head fire prevention officer, said she has planned lots of fun activities, suitable both for adults and children alike...
Endowment to honor memory of Field (10/05/07)
An endowment gift by J. David Field, senior professor and professor emeritus of English at DePauw University, will fund the new Mary R. Field Distinguished University/ Visiting Professor of Writing. Appointments to this chair will bring nationally recognized and practicing writers to DePauw as as visiting and/or permanent members of the faculty...
Fundraiser to benefit Putnam Humane Society (10/05/07)
Beth Hurley makes her living placing people in homes. So it's not much of a jump for the owner of At Home Realty to help place animals in homes, too. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the Berry Street Festival, the real estate firm will host a fundraiser for the Putnam County Humane Society at its property, 1285 S. Jackson St...
GHS soccer falls in sectional (10/05/07)
MOORESVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team ran into a tough Martinsville squad in the first game of the Mooresville sectional Thursday night. The Tiger Cubs lost to the Artesians 6-0. The first half for GHS was one to forget. "Our inexperience showed," GHS head coach Dave Lilly said. "They are a good team, a very experienced team. They came out and got a couple of goals quick and we didn't really adjust at all to them."...
Cougars' soccer season ends, 2-1 (10/05/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- In spite of hanging tough with Southmont for 80 minutes, the North Putnam boys' soccer team saw its season come to an end Thursday, falling to the Mounties 2-1. A change in the lineup was very conspicuous as the Cougars took the field. T.J. Wilhite, who had been the Cougar goalkeeper all season, was not in the net, but playing midfield. Freshman Madison McClellan was in goal for the Cougars...
CHS defeats Bruins (10/05/07)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers lost in three games to visiting tri-West on Thursday night. The Clovers lost 25-21, 25-20 and 25-20. The Clovers were led by Kristin McCammon with eight points, with Ashley Koosman adding seven. Allie Franklin had five, Erica Lotz added four and Kaileigh Sparks had two...
DePauw volleyball defends home court against Franklin (10/05/07)
DePauw improved to 15-7 on the season following a 3-1 win over visiting Anderson. The Tigers won by scores of 30-20, 30-24, 23-30, 31-29. The Ravens dropped to 10-8 with the loss. Erin Cunningham and Kim Hamer each recorded 15 kills, while Emily Smith paced the team with 17 digs. Sarah Drew recorded 46 assists, while Adrienne Cobb totaled six blocks and Dana Genet had two service aces...
Kimberly Sue Taylor (10/05/07)
Kimberly Sue Taylor, 46, Brazil, died unexpectedly Wednesday. She was the daughter of Howard Russell Escott and Delores Smith Escott. She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked at Lear Manufacturing in Greencastle. She was a member of the Peniel United Methodist Church...
Police and fire scanners for Oct. 5, 2007 (10/05/07)
Putnam County Jail Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Once accident was investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Lt. Danny Wallace reported that Mandy Richardville, 29, 201 E. Main St., Bainbridge, was driving south around a corner in her 2002 Ford Explorer and she could not brake like normal. Her vehicle collided with an oncoming 2003 Chevrolet Venture van driven by Lara L. Lawrence, 37, 350 Fawn-view Lane, Greencastle...
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