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Stories from Wednesday, November 28, 2007

WTIU profiles Greencastle in Our Town documentary (11/28/07)
The people, places and some familiar faces that most Greencastle residents know and enjoy will be shared with the rest of southern Indiana next week when the PBS documentary "Our Town: Greencastle" airs on WTIU. A sneak preview of the program, videotaped during the summer months around Greencastle and Putnam County, met with resounding applause Tuesday evening as executive producer John Winninger shared the success of the homegrown series that puts the spotlight on worthy Indiana communities...
Hope's Way benefit success helped secure hay for long winter (11/28/07)
Elizabeth and Richard Schafer, founders of Hope's Way Recreation Center, spent a cold Saturday morning giving local children pony rides and collecting donations keep Hope's Way's 90 animals fed this winter. The event, held at the Putnam County Fair Grounds, in response to near record high hay prices this winter. According to the Shafers, without the help of charitable neighbors, they would have to seriously consider a mortgage on their home to keep their animals fed through the winter...
High speed chase lands Study in jail (11/28/07)
The man suspected of robbing nine central Indiana banks was in a Florida jail Monday night after he was arrested last week in Live Oak, Fla. when the stolen tour bus he was driving caught fire following a 50-mile high-speed chase through two states and three counties...
Ellsworth sponsors seminar (11/28/07)
U.S. Congressman Brad Ellsworth is stopping at the Putnam County Hospital Thursday to help local seniors navigate the complex Medicare Part D prescription drug program. Ellsworth is bringing experts in Medicare, the Social Security Administration, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program and Health Care Excel Inc. to town to answer questions about the Medicare prescription drug programs...
GHS swimming drops a pair to Terre Haute South (11/28/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle Tiger Sharks traveled to Terre Haute South Tuesday, where they fell to Braves in both meets. The GHS girls lost 128-58. Erica Soster picked up the Lady Tiger Sharks only win on the evening, taking the 100 freestyle in 59.34...
Eagles split wins (11/28/07)
The South Putnam swim teams split wins against visiting Tri-West and Ritter Tuesday night. The girls' edged out the Bruins and Ritter 109-108-106, while the boys' came in third 119-93-92. Shelby Johnston and Samantha Tomasino were South Putnam's only first place finishers. Johnson captured the diving title with a dive total of 183-85, while Tomasino took the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:23.06...
Cougar swimmers swept (11/28/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam swim teams traveled to Southmont Tuesday night with both teams falling to the Mounties. The girls fell by a score of 141-35. The Cougar boys lost 127-43. Sophomore Katie Wilcox collected the Cougars' only event win on the evening, taking the 100 freestyle in 1:03.30. Wilcox also picked up a second-place in the 200 IM, finishing in 2:47.20...
GMS eighth grade in action (11/28/07)
The Greencastle eighth-grade boys' basketball A team lost to Danville, 34-29 Monday night. Nick Hutcheson lead the Tiger Cubs with 13 points, with Hunter Mitchell and Trevor Huber adding six points. Hank Spencer and Dustin Law contributed two points each...
GHS freshmen split two games (11/28/07)
The Greencastle freshman basketball team split a pair of games this week, losing to the Sullivan "C" team 60-39 on Monday and defeating the Crawfordsville freshmen 37-26 Tuesday. Tyler Parker was the leading scorer both nights with 13 points on Monday and 16 on Tuesday. Keegan Remsburg added 12 against Sullivan and Tyler Lewis scored 11 against Crawfordsville...
GMS seventh grade defeats CMS (11/28/07)
On Monday, the Greencastle seventh-grade boys' basketball team defeated Cloverdale 43-23. GMS was lead by Hayden Stuckwisch with nine points, while Nate Christy followed with eight. Brett Gierke and Ethan Perdue chipped in six points each and Kellan Alspaugh added five points...
Lady Tiger Cubs edge Tri-West 42-41 (11/28/07)
When the Greencastle Lady Tiger Cubs found themselves trailing Tri-West by four with under two minutes to play Tuesday, they looked to be in trouble. Knowing his team did not have a lot of experience with winning, Coach Glenn Hile admitted after the game he was worried...
Dahlstrom named to 2A All-State team (11/28/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- Having led a Cougar defense that allowed a state-low 5.92 points per game, North Putnam junior linebacker Griffen Dahlstrom was named to the AP 2007 Indiana High School Football Class 2A All-State Team on Tuesday. Dahlstrom, who led the Cougars to their second-straight regional appearance and a 12-1 record, was one of 25 players named to the Class 2A first team...
Clovers cruise to win over Riverton Parke (11/28/07)
CLOVERDALE -- "It was just one of those games where we just plugged away," stated Cloverdale Head Coach Bruce Cook after his ballclub soundly defeated visting Riverton Parke Tuesday evening 51-29. After an impressive run to open the contest, the Clovers relaxed a bit, allowing the Panthers to close to 11-10 early in the second quarter. Cloverdale, however, finished the opening half on an 12-0 run, putting the ballgame out of reach...
Clovers fall to Terre Haute North (11/28/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Cloverdale wrestling team fell to Terre Haute North Tuesday, 54-30. Winning for the Clovers by pen were Ben Sanders, Zak Osburn, Todd Rightmyer and Lee Secrest. Brittney Hughes won her 103 pound match by forfeit. The Clovers return to the mats at 8 a.m. Saturday when they travel to Western Boone...
Cougar wrestlers fall to Bruins (11/28/07)
LIZTON -- The North Putnam wrestling team fell to Tri-West 52-30 Tuesday night. Andrew Schwarz, B.J. Brewer, Alex Lance and Jim Davis each won for the Cougars by pin. Jerry Goy won by forfeit. The Cougars return to action at 6 p.m. Thursday when they host Danvile, Plainfield and Speedway...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 28, 2007 (11/28/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to three runs recently. On Monday: On Tuesday: Sheriff's Dept. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department investigated several collisions recently: Colt D. Allen, 19, Clayton, told Lanning that he was attempting to cross the bridge at 3 a.m. ...
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