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Stories from Friday, January 11, 2008

Police keep focus on child safety seats (01/11/08)
Eight out of 10 children in the United States are not properly restrained in booster seats when riding in the family car, according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In an effort to reduce the danger at a local level, the Greencastle Police Department embarked on a project a couple of years ago aimed at helping parents of small children understand how to properly install the seats...
Greencastle Christian sees donation for food pantry (01/11/08)
Woman accused of VBL theft arrested (01/11/08)
Indiana State Police arrested a Mooresville woman Thursday for the alleged theft of $31,993.75 from the Van Bibber Lake Conservancy. According to a probable cause affidavit filed by ISP Sgt. Scott Stockton and a recent State Board of Accounts audit, the D felony theft is alleged to have occurred between Jan.1, 2005 and Dec. 31, 2006, while Rita K. Lang, 56, served as the VanBibber Lake Conservancy Financial Secretary...
Man pleads guilty to molestation charge (01/11/08)
A Putnam County man who fled to South America in 2005 to avoid child molestation charges pleaded guilty Thursday to the charges. Thomas Jerry Hudson, 75, appeared before Putnam Circuit Court Senior Judge Diana LaViolette where he pleaded guilty to one count of child molestation, a class C felony with a maximum sentence of eight years. ...
$2,000 grant for family court project (01/11/08)
The Putnam County Family Court Project will receive a $2,000 grant from the Indiana Supreme Court's Division of State Court Administration. Judge Matthew Headley will serve as lead on the project. In 2006, the Putnam County Family Court Project served 38 children and 55 adults...
Tests to show how Greencastle man died (01/11/08)
The Putnam County Coroner's Office is awaiting toxicology results on a Greencastle man who was found dead inside his home on Wednesday morning. Deputy Coroner Brian Hopkins told the BannerGraphic Thursday that relatives of 48-year-old Terry York found him in bed and reported him unconscious. According to dispatch reports, the call was made shortly after 10:30 a.m...
A few good magazines for outdoorsmen (01/11/08)
We've entered the time of year made for warm fires and reading. With many of the hunting seasons already closed and the remainder winding down, and with fishing at its toughest, I always try to take advantage of the winter months to get through those magazines I've been putting off all year. ...
Eagle swimmers sweep Patriots (01/11/08)
The South Putnam swim teams turned in a pair of dominating performances Thursday against Owen Valley. The girls won all 12 events en route to a 134-41 victory. The Eagle boys won eight of 11 contested events on their way to a 103-63 win. For the girls, senior diver Shelby Johnston set the school six-dive record she has been after with 235.40 points...
Cougar JV girls fall to Bulldogs (01/11/08)
MONROVIA -- The North Putnam girls' JV basketball team let a halftime lead against Monrovia slip away Thursday, losing to the Bulldogs 38-30. The Cougars led 14-6 at the half after holding Monrovia to zero points in the second quarter, but the Bulldogs more than made up for it in the second half...
Tiger Sharks sweep Cadets (01/11/08)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle boys' and girls' swim teams picked up a pair of wins against Cascade on the road Wednesday. The boys' won 121-62, while the girls' won 131-54. The boys' picked up nine wins on the night with Luke Crimmins and Austin Woodall recording two individual wins each. Crimmins won the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:13.96 and the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 58.92. Woodall won the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 1:59.99 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:33.13...
Eagle grapplers lose to Quakers (01/11/08)
PLAINFIELD -- The South Putnam wrestling team competed against Plainfield Wednesday night, narrowly losing to the Quakers 45-31. The Quakers gained 18 points due to South Putnam forfeits. Scoring wins by pins were Seth Green at 135, Tom Migliano at 152 and Ben Parker at 215. Chris Hurst and Antonio Hernandez won by technical falls at heavyweight and the 130-weight division, respectively. At 189, Josh Sanders scored a minor decision victory...
Tigers look to rebound from Sunday's loss (01/11/08)
After earning a split with two conference foes this past weekend, DePauw takes to the road tonight to face Rhodes, then travels to Birmingham-Southern for a Sunday Showdown. The DPU Tigers (9-3, 1-2 SCAC) will invade Memphis today to face the Lynx and hope to rebound from their loss to Oglethorpe on Sunday...
DPU women look to stay atop SCAC East (01/11/08)
Coming off of last Sunday's 75-63 win over 15th-ranked Oglethorpe, the 11th-ranked DePauw women's basketball team is on the road this weekend, with a conference contest at Rhodes at 7 p.m. tonight and a 2 p.m. Sunday game at Birmingham-Southern. With the win, the Tigers (10-2, 3-0 SCAC) took an early lead in the SCAC East standings...
Debra Ann Boiter (01/11/08)
Debra Ann Boiter, 48, Greencastle, died Tuesday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Earl Keith and Mary Jane (Albright) Humphrey. She was a certified nurse's assistant. Surviving are daughter Amanda J. Manley and husband William; mother Mary Jane Humphrey; sister Kathy Lyon and husband John; a granddaughter, aunts, uncles, a niece and a great-nephew...
Norma Lorene Jackman (01/11/08)
Norma Lorene Jackman, 86, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Clarence and Clara (Furney) Albright. She was a 1941 graduate of Greencastle High School. She had been the cook at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at DePauw University for 18 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of the Greencastle Church of the Nazarene...
Robert Merle Williamson (01/11/08)
Robert Merle Williamson, 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday in Hendricks Regional Health. Born in Boone County, he was the son of Roscoe and Lida E. (Wall) Williamson. A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a member and former branch president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He retired from Allison Division of GM in 1992...
Terry L. York (01/11/08)
Terry L. York, 48, Greencastle, died Wednesday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Burnard and Joyce (Sturgeon) York. He was a self-employed contractor for several years and had been employed by Great Dane Corp. for several years. Surviving are his father, Greencastle; daughters Heather Broadstreet and husband Terry, Greencastle, and Desiree York, Brazil; sons Bryon york, Virginia, and Andy York, Brazil; brothers Gerald York and wife Kitty, and Tim York and wife Kathy, all of Greencastle, and Burnard York and wife Sandra, Georgia; and three grandchildren.. ...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 11, 2008 (01/11/08)
Putnam County Jail Six people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Tom Helmer reported that Mikee Edwards, Crawfordsville, was driving a 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette westbound when several deer entered the roadway. He slowed to avoid a collision, but the deer ran into his path...
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