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Stories from Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Teacher accused of injuring student (01/23/08)
A Cloverdale Middle School teacher is without a job and facing accusations that he broke a student's hand during an altercation in the classroom. Special education teacher Scott W. Porter, 31, is accused of grabbing 15-year-old Jordan Mundy by the shirt and wrestling him to the ground, somehow breaking the student's index finger and possibly causing permanent damage to his hand...
Oops (01/23/08)
A hydraulic excavator belonging to Hurley Contracting rests precariously on its side after plunging into the basement portion of a tear-down at 316 N. Jackson St. No injuries were reported in the accident. The building is being demolished to make way for a new veterinary clinic...
Cookies for Valentine's Day (01/23/08)
Large Valentine's Day cookies, personalized to order, are being made by the culinary arts students at Area 30 Career Center. The 6-inch cookies can have red or pink writing on them, and can have a special message inscribed or the usual messages such as "Be Mine" or "I Love You."...
Commissioners considering emergency travel update (01/23/08)
When a local emergency is declared on county roads, is it still OK to drive to work? Putnam County officials hope to clarify an answer for that common question when they consider a revised ordinance concerning travel on local roads during a declared emergency...
DPU employee dies on job (01/23/08)
A 63-year-old maintenance employee at DePauw University was found dead on the job Tuesday morning, and all indications are that he died of natural causes. A man walking past a small tractor equipped with a snow plow, stopped in front of Reese Hall in Rector Village, found David "Butch" A. Pettit unconscious at the wheel...
10 Prevo Scholars selected (01/23/08)
Ten DePauw University students are recipients of 2007 Edgar A. Prevo Scholarships. Established in 1977 by a bequest from Mr. Prevo, a longtime Greencastle businessman and member of DePauw's Class of 1912, the scholarships are exclusively for outstanding graduates of Putnam County's high schools. Prevo died in 1975...
Eagle girls' basketball loses third straight (01/23/08)
The South Putnam girls' basketball team has found itself in the midst of a three-game skid after dropping its contest with Tri-West 58-50 Tuesday night. The Eagles struggled against an ever-changing Tri-West defense throughout the course of the game Tuesday. The Bruins would switch defensive sets in transition, keeping the Eagles guessing...
Eagle swimmers fall at Mooresville (01/23/08)
MOORESVILLE -- The South Putnam swim teams were swept by Mooresville Tuesday night. The Eagle girls fell to the Pioneers 95-69. The South boys lost 88-77. The girls won three events on the evening. Amanda Lund took the 50 freestyle in 29.12. Tabitha Arnold won the 500 freestyle in 7:00.22...
NP girls struggle at Turkey Run (01/23/08)
MARSHALL -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team struggled through a tough shooting night at Turkey Run Tuesday, falling to the Warriors 54-24. The Cougars (5-12, 2-1 WCC) were down by just seven points at the half, but went ice cold in the second half, allowing the Warriors (14-4, 7-0 WRC) to stretch the final margin to 30...
GMS 7th grade girls lose at home (01/23/08)
The seventh grade A and B teams competed against Southmont Tuesday night, with both teams dropping their contests. The A-team lost 24-16 while the B-team lost 16-4. Jessi Covert led the GMS A-team with six points with Victoria Evans and Christy Miller adding four each. Rayleigh Amis chipped in two points...
GHS regains lead in county bowling (01/23/08)
With one week remaining before sectionals, the Greencastle Bowling Team regained the lead in the Putnam County Bowling Conference. By defeating North Putnam, Greencastle slipped ahead of South Putnam into first place. On Thursday, Greencastle will go head-to-head with South Putnam with the Conference title on the line. Cloverdale will take on North Putnam in the other match of the night...
GHS boys' swim team wins triangular meet (01/23/08)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' swim team picked up wins over Danville and North Montgomery on Monday, scoring a total of 128 points. The Warriors were second with 101 and the Chargers were third at 93. The Tiger Sharks took first in six of the 12 events, with Nick Stevens and Luke Crimmins each winning two individual races...
DePauw's Moore is SCAC player of week (01/23/08)
DePauw junior point guard Mike Moore has been selected as Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Jan. 14-20. The honor is the second for Moore this year and third in his career. Moore averaged 21.5 points, 5.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 2.0 rebounds per game as the Tigers swept SCAC road games at Colorado College and Austin College...
Weatherford places sixth in mile (01/23/08)
Greencastle graduate Andy Weatherford competed in the Big Ten/SEC Challenge at Indiana University Saturday. Weatherford finished in sixth place overall in the men's one-mile run with a time of 4:14.15. Fellow Indiana teammate Tyler McCreary finished in first with a time of 4:10.71...
Greater Greencastle USBC Scoreboard & Standings (01/23/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 1-21-08) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Megan Friars 79 High female scratch series -- Megan Friars 135 High male scratch game -- Austin Bruner 120 High male scratch series -- Brandon Workman 210 W.O.T.M. Bantam Youth (Saturday)...
Duane Scott Goens (01/23/08)
Duane Scott Goens, 22, North Vernon, formerly of Eminence, died Thursday at Queen Creek, Ariz. Born in Beech Grove, he was the son of Jeffrey Scott and Carla (Bradley) Goens. He was employed as a laborer at Toyota in Seymour. Surviving are his mother, Carla Goens, Paragon; his father, Jeffrey Scott Goens, North Vernon; three sisters, Amanda Gibson and husband Matthew, New Whiteland, Jessica Goens and Breanna Goens, both of Paragon; maternal grandparents, Carl and Alma Bradley, North Vernon; and paternal grandmother, Becky Spall, New Mexico.. ...
Putnam Scanner for 1-23-08 (01/23/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department went on several runs recently...
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