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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2008

Schroeder named city's top citizen (01/28/08)
A man known to many as a champion for people with disabilities was announced as the 2007 Citizen of the Year at the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce annual meeting Saturday. Charles "Chuck" Schroeder was presented the award for his tireless efforts as director of Putnam County Comprehensive Services, and for his community involvement, particularly in the area of organized softball...
Michael enters District 44 race (01/28/08)
With more than 20 years of public service experience at the city and county levels, former Greencastle mayor Nancy Michael wants to take that expertise to state government. She announced Monday that she will enter the May 6 Indiana primary as a Democrat candidate for state representative in District 44...
Bridges announces candidacy for judge (01/28/08)
Local attorney Denny Bridges has announced his campaign for the office of Judge of the Putnam Superior Court on the Republican ticket in the May primary. Bridges, who was born and raised in Putnam County, resides in Greencastle with his wife Tracy and children Carter, Carmen and Charlie. His grown son, Jeremiah and wife Natalie, and their three sons, also reside in Greencastle...
IHSAA releases girls' hoops sectional draws (01/28/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Sunday night, the IHSAA drew for sectional matchups in the 2008 state girls' basketball tournament. In the Class 2A Sectional 46 at Cascade, Putnam County Rivals Cloverdale (14-4) and South Putnam (8-10) will match up in game three of the first round. The squads met last Friday, when the homestanding Clovers edged the Eagles 41-37...
Ten Putnam County wrestlers advance to regional (01/28/08)
Saturday was a long, taxing day for local wrestlers, having to face some tough competition from some bigger Hendricks County squads. For a number of local wrestlers, though, it was just the beginning of the state tournament, as 10 Putnam County competitors advanced to this Saturday's Mooresville regional...
South Putnam edges Riverton Parke for season's third win (01/28/08)
South Putnam overcame a second quarter dry spell and a pesky Riverton Parke squad to claim its third win of the season, 60-52, Saturday night. The Eagles carried over much of the aggressiveness they displayed in the waning minutes of a drubbing at the hands of WCC foe Cloverdale Friday to propel them to the victory...
GHS picks up OT win (01/28/08)
LIZTON -- The Greencastle boys' basketball team picked up its third consecutive win Saturday night with a come-from-behind, 62-58 overtime win at Tri-West. After regulation concluded, the big key to the win was the Tiger Cubs' (10-5, 5-0 WCC) ability to convert their free throw attempts. They were 26-of-35 from the charity stripe on the night, but were an outstanding 14-of-14 in the extra session...
Cloverdale falls to Owen Valley by 18 (01/28/08)
SPENCER -- Not even a superb offensive performance in the second half could lift Cloverdale over Class 3A powerhouse Owen Valley. The Clovers dropped to 7-10 on the season, losing to the Patriots 77-59. After struggling the first half, Cloverdale came out in the second half and proceeded to attack the Patriots...
DePauw men come from behind to upset No. 18 Millsaps, 90-83 (01/28/08)
The DePauw men's basketball team trailed by as many as nine in the first half before gaining the lead late in the half and extended the margin to as many as 16 on the way to a 90-83 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win over 18th-ranked Millsaps...
DePauw women defeat Millsaps 78-60, move to (01/28/08)
The 15th-ranked DePauw women extended their home win streak to 21 and remained unbeaten in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play following a 78-60 win over visiting Millsaps Sunday afternoon. DePauw improved to 15-3 overall and 8-0 in the SCAC, while the Majors dropped to 4-13 overall and 2-7 in the conference...
John J. Nelson (01/28/08)
John J. Nelson, 85, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Madison Township, he was the son of Robert and Hazel (White) Nelson. He had been a securities trader for Merchants National Bank for 22 years, and was later a statistician for the New York Central Railroad for 24 years. He was a member of the National Traders Association and St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church...
Mildred O'Hair (01/28/08)
Mildred O'Hair, 97, Greencastle, died Saturday evening at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of William and Pearl (Rule) Shamel. A graduate of Bain­bridge High School, she was retired from the Bainbridge Post Office after 22 years of service. She operated the Y Palace Restaurant with her husband in the 1950s. She was a member of the Bainbridge Christian Church since 1926, Study Club, Community Service Club and Bridge Club...
Glen 'Punkin' Sutherlin (01/28/08)
Glen "Punkin" Suther­lin, 75, San Jose, Calif., died Thursday at his residence. Born in Russellville, he was the son of Glen W. and Mary Louise (Johnston) Sutherlin. A graduate of Greencastle High School, he was employed by IBM Corp. for 24 years as a purchaser. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the USS Boxer during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and Moose...
Gordon Cunagin (01/28/08)
Gordon Cunagin, 68, Poland, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Jackson County, Ky, he was the son of Ralph and Ethel (Hundley) Cunagin. He was a retired polisher for Williamson Polishing and Plating in Indianapolis. He married Judy L. Murray on May 26, 1962. She survives...
Connie Ann Lovely (01/28/08)
Connie Ann Lovely, 54, Greencastle, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Beech Grove, she was the daughter of Richard and Christine Crouch. She was a homemaker. Surviving are a son, Guy "Trey" Lovely III; two sisters, Cheryl Helmer and husband Tom, and Angela Rivers and husband Tim; two brothers, Jeffrey Crouch and wife Vicki, and Richard Crouch; and a grandson...
Putnam Scanner for 1-28-08 (01/28/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. Greencastle firefighters handled three runs Saturday. Reelsville Fire Dept. The Reelsville Fire Department made the following run on Saturday:...
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