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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2008

Tax rebate may be raw deal for county, taxpayers (01/07/08)
Though citizens of Putnam County still eagerly await their property tax rebates, county official urge property owners to be patient and readjust their expectations -- checks may be smaller than the state originally estimated and they will be a long time in coming...
Veterinary group picks Greencastle location (01/07/08)
A group of veterinarians with clinics in Parke and Fountain counties announced Monday plans to expand eastward, including a new facility in Greencastle. The site they've chosen is located at 316 N. Jackson St., directly across from White Cleaners. The property has been home to a number of businesses in the past but has been vacant for several years...
Testing of parent notification on Thursday (01/07/08)
Greencastle Community Schools will begin using a parent notification system this semester which will allow school officials to deliver hundreds of messages within minutes. A test of the system is planned this week on Thursday evening. Parents can expect an automated phone call in the voice of Superintendent Robert Green introducing the system. Any parent or guardian who does not receive a call should contact their child's school office to verify contact information after Thursday...
Major development may come to Cloverdale (01/07/08)
The Town of Cloverdale may soon see a major housing development, thanks to the efforts of realtor John Setty, who is representing local farmer Curt Sinclair. Sinclair owns a 329-acre tract of land bordered by Crosswinds Street on the west and 900 S on the north...
Dispatcher of year named (01/07/08)
Dave Costin receives the Dispatcher of the Year Award as presented by county commissioners (from right) Gene Beck, Kristina Warren and Jim Baird.
Tiger Sharks sweep WCC titles on DPU campus (01/07/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor When you're hot, you're hot. The Greencastle Tiger Sharks boys' and girls' teams were certainly hot at Saturday's WCC swim meet at DePauw. The GHS boys won 11 of 12 events to win the meet by 144.5 points. The girls took 10 events and won by 122...
CHS continues to improve, downs Eels 56-43 (01/07/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer CLOVERDALE -- An explosive fourth quarter, powered by 10 points from junior Elizabeth Cheatham, handed the Clovers their ninth win of the season over Clay City 56-43. "All-in-all I thought we played a pretty good game," CHS head coach Bruce Cook said...
Fisher's last-second bomb lifts GHS over Northview 44-43; Spencer scores 18 (01/07/08)
By CAREY FOX For the BannerGraphic BRAZIL -- Coaches like to call them 'senior moments.' When a player in their final season of high school eligibility creates for themselves, and their team, a moment that both will remember for a long while. On Saturday, Greencastle's Grace Fisher gave her teammates and herself a memory that'll last for quite some time...
Tiger Cubs struggle to find offense at West Vigo (01/07/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Throughout Saturday night's game at West Vigo, the lead never seemed out of reach for the Greencastle boys' basketball team. Unfortunately for the Tiger Cubs (6-3, 2-0 WCC), they never quite grabbed the lead from the Vikings. In a game West Vigo controlled throughout, GHS fell 53-43...
North Putnam lets early lead slip away, fall to Eels (01/07/08)
By LISA MEYER TRIGG Editor BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam's varsity girls lost a first quarter lead to fall 48-33 to the Eminence Eels Saturday. The Cougars came out strong with Taylor Alles scoring eight points in the first quarter, Shawna Johnston scoring four and Carlye McGaughey adding a three-pointer to gain a 15-3 lead after eight minutes of play...
Young Cougars make strides against Western Boone (01/07/08)
By KEITH BODNARICK Staff Writer Wes Peek's North Putnam basketball team grew up a bit Saturday night despite a 64-42 non-conference loss to a talented Western Boone club. The senior-laden Stars were clearly the superior squad, but North made a game of it early on...
Rosailee Rosenbalm (01/07/08)
Rosailee Rosenbalm, 81, Eminence, died Monday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Morgan County, she was the daughter of Raymond Nelson and Ruby Rea (Dorsett) Stockwell. A 1947 graduate of Eminence High School, she was a homemaker and a member of Alaska Christian Church...
Brenda Lee Grimes (01/07/08)
Brenda Lee Grimes, 58, Poland, died Saturday. She was born in Indianapolis. Surviving are her husband, Claude Eugene Grimes, children Elvis James Brummett, Betty Ann Foster, James Brummett and jenny Sue Brummett; sister Betty Jo Hardcastle; brother Thomas Jerry Wilson; and four grandchildren...
Omar Gale Cummings (01/07/08)
Omar Gale Cummings, 88, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lee Roy and Mamie Ice (Featherston) Cummings. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was owner of Cummings Machine Shop, Cloverdale. He attended Cloverdale Church of Christ and Cloverdale United Methodist Church, and Hurst-Collins American Legion Post 281...
Wiley Preston Roach (01/07/08)
Wiley Preston Roach, 85, Greencastle, died Friday. Born in Parke County, he was the son of Dave and May (Henry) Roach. He was a farmer. Surviving are nieces Neva Vermillion, Greencas-tle, and Linda Reeves and husband Charles, Fillmore; a stepniece and several great-nieces and great-nephews...
Joyce Louise Austin (01/07/08)
Joyce Louise Austin, 63, Quincy, died recently. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Cloverdale.
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 8, 2008 (01/07/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Dept. went on the following runs recently: Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents have been investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy Gregg Slover reported that Kitty York, Greencastle, was driving a 2003 Honda CRV westbound when a deer ran into the roadway...
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