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Stories from Friday, February 1, 2008

School closings affect Friday's basketball games (02/01/08)
Due to the closing of local schools on Friday, a number of scheduled local athletic events have been postponed. However, Speedway schools were not closed on Friday, so the Cloverdale varsity basketball games at Speedway will take place as originally scheuduled...
Presidency search narrowed to two candidates (02/01/08)
Two finalists for presidency of DePauw University will be in the community next week. "After nine months of talking with members of the DePauw community about what they love about this institution, reviewing applications and interviewing candidates, it is time to meet the two finalists for the University's presidency," says Sarah Reese Wallace, chair of the presidential search committee. ...
Hank's closes its doors for good (02/01/08)
Greencastle said goodbye to another small business and area diners bid farewell to a bit more variety Thursday, when Hank's restaurant announced it was closing its doors. Hank's, located on Washington Street in Greencastle, posted a sign telling customers that continually rising costs forced the closure after four-and-a-half years in business...
Indiana State Police honors several officers (02/01/08)
Five troopers at the Putnamville Post have been recognized by Indiana State Police Superintendent Paul Whitsell for their dedication to service, bravery and devotion to the department and the citizens of Indiana. The Indiana State Police had the awards ceremony Jan. 23 to honor and recognize 19 troopers from around the state...
'Old Man Winter' makes return to Putnam County (02/01/08)
A Winter Storm Warning, issued by The National Weather Service in Indianapolis Thursday, remains in effect in Putnam County until this evening. The storm is bringing a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain to large parts of Indiana. A snow acumination of 8 to 11 inches will be possible in the region including Putnam County, with the heaviest snowfall expected to wrap up this morning. A mixture of light snow, sleet and freezing drizzle could continue through early afternoon...
Fair board selects Jessop Amusements (02/01/08)
In the first board meeting of 2008 Monday evening, the Putnam County Fair and 4-H Club Association announced that Jessop Amusements has been selected to provide the carnival portion of the 2008 Putnam County Fair. President Gene Grable told the board that Jessop will be bringing back some of the carnival landmarks that the fair had been missing over the past few years, including the ferris wheel...
Greencastle wins bowling team title (02/01/08)
After battling through a close race with South Putnam during the latter part of the season, the Greencastle High School bowling team pulled out the Putnam County Sectional team championship Thursday night at Alex Alleys...
GHS captures five No. 1 seeds at sectional (02/01/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle Lady Tiger Sharks find themselves in a strong position heading into Saturday's sectional finals at Crawfordsville High School. GHS captured top seeds in five of the 11 events contested in Thursday night's preliminaries...
NP freshmen defeat Cascade (02/01/08)
CLAYTON -- The North Putnam freshman boys' basketball team picked up a road win over Cascade Thursday night, 45-36. After trailing by two following the first quarter, the Cougars scored 15 points in the second to take a 22-18 lead at halftime. North stretched the lead to eight in the third and took it to its final margin of nine in the fourth quarter...
Area high school bowlers headed for regional action in Evansville (02/01/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer County high school bowlers converged on Alex Alleys with a trip to the Evansville Regional at stake. J.T. Chadd and Shayna Wahl earned sectional champion honors on the evening. Eagle bowler Chadd staved off a charging Cody Fulford of Greencastle, who shot an impressive 257 in his second game, to walk away with the title. Chadd finished the evening with a 930 points and Fulford tallied 914. Chadd leapfrogged Fulford as he trailed 615-588 after three games...
Greencastle swimmers defeat Athenians (02/01/08)
The Greencastle boys' swim team welcomed the Athenians of Crawfordsville Tuesday night, swimming away with the victory 104-81. Greencastle's Luke Crimmins and Nick Stevens were multiple individual winners for the team. Crimmins dominated the 100-yard butterfly in a time of one minute flat and to the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57:08. Stevens won the 200-yard IM in a time of 2:12.97 and the 100-yard freestyle in 52.07...
Cougar boys swim to a tie with Tri-West (02/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Cougars boys' swim team swam to a tie with visiting Tri-West Wednesday night. North recorded five wins on the night for a total of 79 points. Grabbing individual wins for the Cougars were Patrick Byrd in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:08.10 and Jon Taggert earned first place in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.20. Kyle Smith earned two first-place finishes coming in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 24.57 and in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 56.25...
Greencastle captures middle school county tournament title (02/01/08)
By KEITH BODNARICK Staff Writer Greencastle was led in scoring by Nick Gilliam and Hayden Stuckwisch with eight points each. North Putnam's Garth Wishert led all scorers with 15. The Cubs trailed Cloverdale, 19-16, at the half in the 8th grade game, but allowed the Clovers only eight points in the second half and eventually pulled away for a 43-27 win. Greencastle's Nick Hutcheson netted a game-high 15 points. Cloverdale was paced by Charles Strunk with 12...
Greencastle captures middle school county tournament title (02/01/08)
By KEITH BODNARICK Staff Writer Greencastle was led in scoring by Nick Gilliam and Hayden Stuckwisch with eight points each. North Putnam's Garth Wishert led all scorers with 15. The Cubs trailed Cloverdale, 19-16, at the half in the 8th grade game, but allowed the Clovers only eight points in the second half and eventually pulled away for a 43-27 win. Greencastle's Nick Hutcheson netted a game-high 15 points. Cloverdale was paced by Charles Strunk with 12...
DPU men on road this weekend (02/01/08)
The DePauw (14-4, 6-2 SCAC) men's basketball team will look to extend its current four game-winning streak against Southwestern tonight. The Tigers have begun to find their way after dropping two contests last month. Experienced players are making the difference for the Tigers, with junior guard Mike Moore and senior big men Stephen Schott and Brian Oilar leading the way...
Danielle Carolyn Bowman (02/01/08)
Danielle Carolyn Bowman, 18, Danville, died Wednesday in Indianapolis. The daughter of Bob Bowman Jr. and Susan K. Morris Bowman, she was a graduate of Danville High School where she was an honor student and involved in many sports activities. She was a student at IUPUI...
Carol Mae Fordice (02/01/08)
Carol Mae Fordice, 75, Russellville, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Brownsburg High School. She married Tom Fordice on Dec. 31, 1962 at Russellville and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1967...
Florence E. Patterson (02/01/08)
Florence E. Patterson, 84, Brazil, died Tuesday at Union Hospital. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter ofWilliam and Ella (Darting) Love. She graduated from Brazil High School. In her younger years, she worked for Modern Cleaners in Brazil. She married John L. ...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 1, 2008 (02/01/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several recent runs...
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