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Stories from Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Greencastle students honor memory of fellow classmate (12/18/07)
There were dozens of notes penned on locker number 167 at Greencastle High School Monday. Messages, poems and inside jokes -- all the words of students saying goodbye to senior Dietrich Jackson, 17, who died Saturday. The seemingly spontaneous five-foot-tall memorial, like the hand-cut purple ribbons worn by students and faculty members, has become a ritual at Greencastle High School. It is one way they have come to deal with death...
Sheriff may face criminal investigation for missing funds (12/18/07)
Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie could be facing a criminal investigation as a result of a state audit released Monday that found $4,400 in expenses to the Sheriff's Department that could not be accounted for or were prohibited under law. The State Board of Accounts detailed more than a dozen charges in 2006 to the department's Commissary Fund that it deemed "unallowable." These included $790 for first-class airline tickets for Frisbie, his wife and daughter for a trip to a sheriffs' conference in Orlando, Fla., a $600 limousine tour of Washington, D.C. ...
Commissioners may accept subdivision, with conditions (12/18/07)
The Putnam County Commissioners are willing to work out a solution for accepting a subdivision that is not yet up to required specifications. The Parker Place Subdivision is now owned by First National Bank of Cloverdale, which is looking to give the unfinished development to the Putnam County Foundation. However, the foundation cannot accept the property unless its roads meet county development standards...
Cox has week's high score in HS bowling (12/18/07)
The Greencastle High School bowling team once again led all county teams with a series score of 1,489 at Putnam County High School Bowling League last Thursday. South Putnam was second with a 1,374. Cloverdale placed third with a 1,118 and North Putnam was fourth with a 1,073...
Greencastle bowlers support Giving Tree (12/18/07)
Together the Greater Greencastle USBC Association and Alex Alleys have donated over $400 to the Putnam County Giving Tree to help make some children's Christmas a little brighter. Pattie Cash and Janet Cofer, two directors of the association, were able to shop for 21 names on the tree. ...
DePauw women improve to 6-1 (12/18/07)
The seventh-ranked Tigers women's basketball team scored 12 straight over a 2:29 stretch of the second half which started a 23-5 run and propelled DePauw to a 92-69 win over visiting Wittenberg Monday afternoon. DePauw improved to 6-1 with its 16th straight home win and 35th consecutive regular season home victory. Wittenberg dropped to 2-2...
Tiger men edge Engineers 54-53 (12/18/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Mike Moore's three-pointer with 1:06 left broke a 48-48 tie and the Tiger men's basketball team hit three-of-four free throws in the closing minute for a 54-53 win at Rose-Hulman Monday evening. DePauw improved to 5-2, while the Engineers dropped to 3-7...
Julia Blue Denune (12/18/07)
Julia Kathryn Blue Denune, 89, Oakley Calif., died Dec. 5 at her home. She was the daughter of Lemuel and Dovie Blue. She married Howard T. Denune on Feb 10, 1940, in Greencastle. He preceded her in death on June 25, 1993. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1936. ...
Dietrich Jerjuan Jackson (12/18/07)
Dietrich Jerjuan Jackson, 17, Greencastle and Atlanta, died Saturday at his grandmother's home. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Aaron Pankratz and Treva Jackson. He was a senior at Greencastle High School and a member of the Key Club. Surviving are his parents, brother Timothy Cheatham, sisters Talon Martin and Aurora Martin, his grandparents, aunts, uncles and many cousins...
Robert W. Maybaum (12/18/07)
Robert W. Maybaum, 58, died Saturday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Survivors include his wife Susan; daughters Anjelica Creamer and husband Pat, and Kathryn Maybaum; sons Charles W. Maybaum and John Paul Maybaum; three grandchildren; his father, Russell Dean Maybaum, Ocala, Fla.; brothers Randy Maybaum, Crown Point, and Rusty Maybaum, Ocala, Fla...
Mickey B. Rigdon (12/18/07)
Mickey B. Rigdon, 79, Fillmore, died Sunday morning. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Willard and Isel (Neaunan) Rigdon. A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a brakeman for the B&) Railroad for 20 years. Surviving are a son, Darrell B. Rigdon, Danny G. ...
Elmer Sutherlen (12/18/07)
Elmer Sutherlen, 98, Ellettsville, formerly of Quincy, died Sunday at the Residence at McCormick's Creek, Spencer. Born in Owen County, he was the son of Jacob L. and Hattie (Dunkin) Sutherlen. He was an electrician and contractor. He married Edna Mae Wilson on Jan. 6, 1936. She died Jan. 7, 2001...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 18, 2007 (12/18/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to five calls recently. On Friday: On Saturday: On Sunday: City Police One ticket and several accidents were investigated recently by the Greencastle Police Department. Meanwhile, several accidents were also investigated...
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