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Stories from Friday, January 18, 2008

Public officials clash over treatment of high-profile inmates (01/18/08)
Emotions ran high between citizens and elected officials Friday as word spread that two high-profile inmates have been placed on coveted "trustee" status, freeing them from cells and leaving some to fear they would be out working in the community.
School officials seek to build back trust after student's death (01/18/08)
Greencastle High School Officials responded Thursday, to new information regarding of the December death of 17-year-old Dietrich Jackson. Fielding tough questions regarding school policy and public allegations of wide-spread drug use among their students, officials asked the community for understanding and trust...
Discount haircuts at North Putnam (01/18/08)
Adults charged in student's death case go to court (01/18/08)
Two of the three adults charged in connection with the death of a Greencastle High School senior made appearances at the Putnam County courthouse Thursday. Scottie Hoover, 23, Greencastle, appeared in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday morning and entered an initial plea of not guilty to a class A felony, dealing in a controlled substance (Oxymorphone) to a child under the age of 18, a class B felony of dealing in a controlled substance (Xanax) to a child under the age of 18, and a class C felony, contributing to the delinquency of a minor causing the death of 17-year-old Dietrich Jackson.. ...
List of stolen equipment grows, police say more arrests pending (01/18/08)
As a Putnam County man sat in jail Thursday, state police officers investigating the thefts of more than $1 million in heavy equipment continued to recover items. On Thursday, ISP Troopers Dan Hearon and Doug Perry recovered a number of additional items, including a Kabota tractor reported stolen from Edwards Farm Equipment in Danville...
Costs mount for sewage plant (01/18/08)
Spokesmen for Triad Associates gave the Cloverdale Town Council specific information regarding $113,000 in change orders to the wastewater treatment plant the town contracted with them and Bowen Engineering in a special session of the council Tuesday night...
Two teachers charged with driving drunk (01/18/08)
Two Wabash Valley teachers arrested for alcohol-related offenses over the weekend were formally charged in court Thursday. The suspension of one teacher was upheld by the Clay Community School Board Thursday, pending further investigation. Anita Miller, a physical education teacher at North Clay Middle School, faces misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and public nudity. ...
Suspect named in Poland bank robbery (01/18/08)
The Clay County Prosecutor's Office has issued an arrested warrant for a 38-year-old man believed to be responsible for a Poland bank robbery in November. On Thursday, Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger announced his office had issued a warrant for 38-year-old Vance E. Smith. The warrant is for two counts -- robbery of the Poland First Financial Bank and another count of being a habitual traffic violator...
Greencastle struggles with Danville (01/18/08)
The Greencastle wrestling team suffered through a tough match with Danville Thursday night, falling to the Warriors 41-21. The Tiger Cubs were actually ahead 18-6, having won three of the first four matches by forfeit. After that, though, the Cubs did not pick up another win until the final match...
GHS swimmers dominate West Vigo (01/18/08)
The Greencastle swim teams combined to dominate a visiting West Vigo squad Wednesday night. The boys won 119-56 while the girls were victorious 133-45. The GHS girls ruled the evening, capturing 11 events, including all three relay races. Earning top honors for the Tiger Sharks were Sara Culler, Kelsey Murtagh, Erica Soster, Melissa Ball, Morgan Terry and Caitlin Gannaway...
North wrestlers lose to Wildcats (01/18/08)
CLINTON -- The North Putnam wrestling team competed with South Vermillion Wednesday night. The Cougars fell to the Wildcats 47-24. Picking up wins for North Putnam was Tyler Ruble at 103, Alex Lance at 171, Jim Davis at 189, Josh Keyt at 215 and Jerry Cox at heavyweight...
GHS freshmen earn split (01/18/08)
The Greencastle freshman boys' basketball team split a pair of games this week, falling to Danville 34-20 and defeating Owen Valley 38-34. Tyler Lewis led the Tiger Cubs against Danville with 8 points and Kyle Parker added 7. In the game versus Owen Valley J.T. Hennette led a balanced attack with 15 points and Keegan Remsburg chipped in 13. Greencastle trailed by 1 point at the half, but outscored O.V. 12-2 in the third quarter and withstood a late rally by the Patriots and secured the win...
DePauw women hitting the road again (01/18/08)
Coming off their 71-58 loss at Birmingham-Southern last weekend, the 13th-ranked DePauw women's basketball team (11-3, 4-0 SCAC) returns to SCAC play tonight when they visit Colorado College at 9 p.m. tonight. Their weekend road trip concludes with a 2 p.m. tipoff at Austin College on Sunday...
Linda M. Bixler Baugh (01/18/08)
Linda M. Baugh, 56, Terre Haute, died Monday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Robert "Bob" and Betty Bixler. She married William "Bill" Baugh, and he survives. Additional survivors include a sister, Kar-en Williams, Greencastle; two daughters, Stephanie Crank and husband Phillip, Greencastle, and Brandi Crowe, Terre Haute; four sons, Duane Davis and Mark Davis II, both of Indianapolis, Thomas Miles II, Greencastle, and Shon Burnett, Terre Haute; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.. ...
Juanita M. Lively (01/18/08)
Juanita M. Lively 81, Roachdale, died Thursday morning at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital. Born at North Salem, she was the daughter of Landon and Ada Mae (Hopkins) Stewart. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church at North Salem, Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. and the Tuesday night Euchre Club at Roachdale...
Betty J. Rady (01/18/08)
Betty J. Rady, 85, Danville, died Thursday in Avon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Danville, she was the daughter of Lester and Dolly Phillips Williams. She was a graduate of Danville High School and attended Central Normal College. She was an assembler for Aircraft Electronics in Avon for 15 years and also a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Danville...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 18, 2008 (01/18/08)
Putnam County Jail Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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