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Stories from Saturday, November 17, 2007

DePauw reaches agreement with Delta Zeta (11/17/07)
The doors to the DePauw University chapter of Delta Zeta sorority will likely remain closed for some time following their closure earlier this year amid a nationally-publicized scandal of unfair profiling of members. The information came by way of statement made Friday by officials from DePauw University and Delta Zeta...
Holiday Home Tour (11/17/07)
The home of Gary and Sandy Gretter at 1020 Barrington Drive is included on the 25th annual Holiday Home Tour presented by Delta Theta Tau. The tour is 1-5 p.m. Sunday, and admission is $7 per person. Tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers and Gifts (a 25-year supporter of the fundraiser) as well as Ambler Hill Florists, Treasures on the Square, and Almost Home Tea Room...
Holiday Home Tour (11/17/07)
The home of Marcia Ellett-Barker 633 Elliott St., is included on the 25th annual Holiday Home Tour presented by Delta Theta Tau. The tour is 1-5 p.m. Sunday, and admission is $7 per person. Tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, Ambler Hill Florists, Treasures on the Square, and Almost Home Tea Room...
Downtown to be transformed for holidays (11/17/07)
The annual time when Greencastle transforms its downtown into a winter wonderland of lights has arrived. This Sunday, workers from Greencastle City Hall, the Department of Public Works and Duke Energy will converge on the courthouse square to deck the trees with white lights...
Students making season brighter for kids (11/17/07)
With Christmas a little more than a month away, a group of Greencastle High School students is working to keep the magic of the season alive for local children. Chelsea Wyatt, Hanna Beaman and Mitch Robinson, along with Mitch's brother Brad, who is a sophomore in college, decided to make the holiday season brighter this year by offering to answer children's letters to Santa Claus...
Cloverdale has renovations in $36K ballpark (11/17/07)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale School Board unanimously approved a $35,600 renovation of the high school's baseball field at Monday night's meeting. After a discussion with Cloverdale High School Sonny Stoltz at a "work session" an hour earlier, board members decided to go with the lower of the two bids submitted for the project. The project will begin this fall and end in the spring...
Eagles advance to tournament final with win over GHS; Canary scores 23 in win (11/17/07)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer The Greencastle Tiger Cubs and host South Putnam Eagles opened the 2007 Putnam County Tournament Friday night in a hard fought contest, with the Eagles coming out on top by a margin of 57-46. "We talked before the game we were going to have to play well from the start all the way to the finish," South Putnam head coach Debbie Steffy said. ...
Koosman and Cheatham combine for 36 as Cloverdale advances to face Eagles (11/17/07)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer Cloverdale used size down low and a strong game from Ashley Koosman to defeat North Putnam, 77-59, to advance to the finals of the Putnam County Tournament against South Putnam. Koosman made her presence known early, as she raced down the court and blocked the lay up attempt from North's Dakota Malayer after the Clovers failed to get the tip. On the ensuing trip down the floor, Koosman drained a three-pointer to get the Clovers rolling...
GHS drops contest with Crawfordsville (11/17/07)
The Greencastle girls' swim team fell to Crawfordsville, 113-73 on Thursday night. Tiger Shark swimmer Sarah Land posted Greencastle's only first place finish on the night by winning the diving event with a total of 155.65. Greencastle swimmers Melissa Ball, Erica Soster, Morgan Terry and Emma Hazel all finished the night with second-place finishes...
Harold Williams (11/17/07)
Harold Williams, 67, Greencastle, died Friday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencas­tle.
Imogene Burk (11/17/07)
Imogene Burk, 98, formerly of Greencastle, died Friday in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
John R. Torr (11/17/07)
John R. Torr, 94, a retired Putnam County farmer, died Friday afternoon at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Frank J. and Fannie (King) Torr. He graduated from Greencastle High School in 1931. He resided in Madison Township where he was active in both the Indiana and American Angus Beef Cattle Associations, as well as an active participant in many state, county and district cattle shows and sales. ...
Shane Allen Nelson (11/17/07)
Shane Allen Nelson, 39, Mt. Meridian, died Thursday at the Waters of Greencastle. Born in Minneapolis, Minn., he married Cathy (Crosby) Nelson, and she survives. Also surviving are his mother, Karen Louise (Robinson) Nelson; a daughter, Shayna Nicole Nelson; a stepdaughter, Tara Coy; two sons, Shane Newkirk and Brandon Overton; three brothers, Carl Nelson, John Nelson and Dale Matiak; a sister, Ramona Dalton; and several nieces and nephews in Minnesota...
Catherine Webb (11/17/07)
Catherine B. Webb, 98, Lake Seminole Square, Fla., died Thursday in Florida. She moved to Florida in 1997 from Greencastle. Her husband Claude Webb preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Susanne Gleason, James Webb, Peggy Davis, David Webb and Thomas Webb; 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 17, 2007 (11/17/07)
City police Greencastle police investigated an accident at 9:42 a.m. Thursday at Washington and Locust streets. Capt. Mike Hanlon reported that Stephanie Kline 34, Greencastle, was driving north in a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire when she stopped at the intersection and started to pull across Washington Street. She said she did not see a 2008 Ford Fusion driven by Kenneth Hauser, 70, Greencastle, that was westbound. The cars collided, pushing the Ford against a curb and street sign...
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