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Stories from Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Teacher pleads not guilty to breaking student's hand (01/29/08)
A former Cloverdale special education teacher pleaded not guilty in court Monday to a felony charge of battery following accusations that he broke a student's hand during an altercation in the classroom on Jan. 11. Scott W. Porter, 31, appeared in Putnam Circuit Court Monday along with his attorney Jeff Boggess where the judge set his pre-trial hearing for 1 p.m. March 17...
Ivy Tech officials face final hurdle for new campus (01/29/08)
Work is predicted to begin this spring on Ivy Tech's new campus at Rokicki Park in Greencastle, pending one final appeal to state officials. Recently, the State Commission on Higher Education gave its recommendation of $8 million for construction of the project, which it will send on to the State Budget Committee next month. Ivy Tech officials are anticipating this to be the last hurdle before actual construction can begin...
Covered bridge is staying put (01/29/08)
The little covered bridge that has caused so much controversy in Cloverdale is staying put. Officials from the Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau, owners of the replica bridge located outside the Cloverdale Travel Plaza, voted recently to leave the bridge in place and pay someone to take care of the maintenance...
Cloverdale questions sewer project (01/29/08)
In a special session recently, the Cloverdale Town Council and Planning Commission met to discuss specific cost overruns on the wastewater treatment plant and a future PUD zoning ordinance. The council heard explanations from representatives from Bowen Engineering regarding two change orders, totaling $15,700. Bowen discussed the specifics of change orders PCO37, which specified additional pipe material for drain lines, and PCO38, which will require the relocation of a lift pump...
Global warming focus of public forum Thursday (01/29/08)
DePauw University will join with more than 1,400 campuses across the United Statezzf education and dialogue about the implications of global warming for our communities, economies, and ecosystems, and to enable millions of students and other citizens to engage with decision-makers about how to face up to the planetary challenge that will define today's citizens and generations to come...
Ailing Rep. Thomas on road to recovery (01/29/08)
BRAZIL -- Indiana State Rep. Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) recently called The Brazil Times to update his recent status regarding surgery. Thomas -- who represents District 44 -- informed The Times Monday he is currently rehabbing after a few surgeries following a laminectomy in December...
Eagles defeat Cougars in boys' swim meet (01/29/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- In a matchup of county teams Monday night, the North Putnam boys' swim team took eight of 12 events, but South Putnam had the advantage in numbers and took the meet 97-67. Freshman Thomas Butts picked up the Eagles' first win of the night in diving. Cory Russell won the 100 butterfly in 1:14.82. Darrick Grundlock had South's other individual victory with a 1:11.01 in the 100 backstroke...
Girls' sectional game times now available (01/29/08)
The 2008 sectional draws for the four Putnam County girls' basketball teasm were announced in Monday's BannerGraphic, however the times and dates of games were not yet available as of press time Sunday night. At the Cascade sectional, South Putnam and Cloverdale will face off at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. North Putnam will play Speedway at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6...
NP freshmen wrestlers compete (01/29/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- North Putnam wrestled in the Southmont freshman junior varsity tourney last Thursday. Madison McClellan wrestled Adam Nichols of Frankfort pinning him in 1:20 in the first period McClellen advanced to the quarterfinal but fell in the match 9-4...
North girls' JV downs Speedway (01/29/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- With only five players in uniform Monday night, the North Putnam girls' junior varsity basketball team defeated Speedway 30-24. The lack of bodies tied coach Jonathan Shannon's hands, as he could not go man-to-man. "We came out and had to play a zone the whole game," Shannon said. "We did a nice job hustling, which was nice to see...
Cougar freshmen defeat Clovers (01/29/08)
CLOVEDALE -- North Putnam took the road south to face Cloverdale in freshmen action Monday. The Cougars came away on top with a 38-35. Payne Stewart led the way for North with 16 points on the night. Jacob Lucas and Garrett Porter followed with nine points and Jared Fordice and Tommy Welch contributed two points each...
GHS reclaims high school bowling lead (01/29/08)
The Greencastle High School bowling team entered Thursday's competition with a two-and-a-half point lead in the conference over South Putnam. South started the contest by winning nine of the first 10 points. Junior Travis Giannechini led the Eagles with 195, followed by J.T. Chadd with a 194 and Richard Bennett with 180. South won the first game 869-769...
Putnam Pain wrestlers place in tournaments (01/29/08)
Putnam Pain wrestlers from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade have been competing in some recent tournaments. The club meets twice a week as the kids work hard in preparation for their competitions. On Jan. 20, Pain wrestlers were in action at the Crawfordsville Folkstyle Open. ...
Don Lloyd Tate (01/29/08)
Don Lloyd Tate, 92, Indianapolis, formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of James and Cinda Wright Tate. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School and later worked at Swisher Cigar Company where he retired in 1977...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 29, 2008 (01/29/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department was called to one run recently...
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