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Stories from Friday, February 22, 2008

One critical after crash (02/22/08)
A Putnam County man is in critical condition following an early Friday accident on U.S. 40 east of Manhattan Road. Drew Christy, Fillmore, underwent emergency surgery at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and remains in the neurocritical care unit as of Friday night...
Alexander back in court for lying to judge (02/22/08)
Less than three months after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars in federal grant money, the former ombudsman for the Putnam County Sheriff's Department now admits to lying to a Putnam County judge in a separate case. George Alexander, who has yet to begin his 18-month federal prison sentence, appeared in Putnam Circuit Court Friday morning where he pleaded guilty to one county of perjury...
UPDATE: Search is on for robbery suspect (02/22/08)
Judge backs out of ex-police chief's case (02/22/08)
The Putnam County Circuit Court's office confirmed Friday that Judge Matt Headley has recused himself from the civil lawsuit launched against Cloverdale by the former chief of police. Charlie Hallam, who was demoted to deputy marshal last November, sued the town council following a Jan. 29 meeting in which he was told he would be removed from the police department as of March 1...
Friday basketball rescheduled (02/22/08)
The boys' varsity and junior varsity basketball games for all four Putnam County high schools have been rescheduled until Saturday. The Cloverdale game at Eminence is rescheduled with the JV game beginning at noon. South Putnam will host Edgewood with the JV tipping off at 6 p.m. Likewise, the Greencastle game at North Montgomery is slated for a 6 p.m. JV start...
Cougar wrestlers defeat Warriors (02/22/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Middle School wrestlers defeated Turkey Run 75-15 Wednesday night. Tyler Bullerdick, Taylor Zaring, Joe Mindiola, Josh Eising, Stacy Hensley and Eric Davis all won by pin for the Cougars. Nathaniel Crosby won by decision...
NPMS swimmers fall (02/22/08)
CLAYTON -- The North Putnam Middle School swim team lost a pair to Cascade Wednesday, with the girls falling 107-73 and the boys losing 88-81. Haley Foltz won the 50 free for the Cougars. Caroline Byrd claimed victory in the 100 IM. Molly Wilcox won the 100 breaststroke...
NP swimmers lose to Mounties (02/22/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- On Tuesday, the Cougars fell to Southmont in a pair of meets. The girls lost to the Mounties 99-73, while the boys fell 114-66. For the girls, Caroline Byrd led the way with wins in the 100 IM and the 50 butterfly. Molly Wilcox won the 200 freestyle while Michelle Harper took the 100 freestyle...
GHS grad Pete Meyer named athletic director at Florida Southern College (02/22/08)
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Since 1972 only three people have occupied the position of athletics director at Florida Southern College: Hal Smeltzly (1972-2000), Mike Roberts (2000-01) and Lois Webb (2001-08). FSC president Dr. Anne Kerr announced today that current assistant athletics director and head baseball coach Pete Meyer will become the fourth person to occupy that position, effective June 30, when Webb retires...
Erwin Neier (02/22/08)
Erwin Neier, 78, Cloverdale, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Services are pending at West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home, Spencer.
Ruth Bosley Carrington (02/22/08)
Ruth Bosley Carrington, 85, Russellville, died Thursday at St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Ray and Lucy (Doan) Bosley. Her memberships are Russellville Community Church and Alamo Order of Eastern Star. She had been employed at Central National Bank at Greencastle and was a homemaker. She was a 1940 graduate of Montezuma High School...
Larry D. Edwards (02/22/08)
Larry D. Edwards, 61, Belleville, died Thursday at Danville Regional Rehab Center. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Nathan and Virginia (Barnette) Edwards. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of the American Legion. He worked as a carpet layer for various carpet companies...
Putnam Scanner for 2-23 (02/22/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Don Lewis reported that Jennifer White, Greencastle, was driving a 2003 Volkswagon Jetta, was eastbound and tried to turn left onto CR 775 East, hitting a patch of ice and sliding into a utility pole...
February 2008

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