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Stories from Saturday, March 1, 2008

Councilman questions roof repairs (03/01/08)
A Putnam County councilman's question of a jail roofing project has drawn the response of the sheriff and a county commissioner. Don Walton has told fellow council members that the State Board of Accounts is looking into a contract with Walnut Creek Construction to reroof the Putnam County Jail...
'Service Above Self' Rotary announces winners (03/01/08)
North Putnam requires training for subs (03/01/08)
A new substitute teacher orientation program has been declared a success for North Putnam schools. The program instituted last August took more than 30 substitutes through the North Putnam experience, outlining expectations and school rules. Assistant Superintendent Kevin Emsweller told the North Putnam School Board on Thursday that the principals are pleased with the program, and the substitutes are more comfortable in their role...
Hackers slow down e-mail operations (03/01/08)
On Feb. 25 and 26, some TDS Internet Service e-mail customers experienced delays in sending and receiving email messages. A few intermittent delays continued through Feb. 28, but for the majority of customers, e-mail activity resumed to normal by Feb. ...
School Calendars for the week of March 3-8 (03/01/08)
AREA 30 CAREER CENTER March 3-7, Preschool/Child Care Center open 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Note: GED test scheduled for March 19 and 20, 4-8 p.m. Call 653-3515 for more information on registering for the test and classes. CLOVERDALE ELEMENTARY March 3 -- Tree House, 2:45-3:50 p.m...
Second-half run lifts Bruins to finals (03/01/08)
After a grinding contest for nearly three quarters, Friday's sectional semifinal between Tri-West and Cascade finally became what sectional basketball is all about. A Tri-West took its first lead of the game at 31-29 with 3:05 left in the third on the strength of an 8-0 run. The two teams traded the lead for the better part of a quarter, but the Bruins took control late and won 55-49...
Covenant Christian defeats Speedway 79-59 (03/01/08)
On Friday, Covenant Christian took control of its sectional semifinal game against Speedway early and never really looked back. The Warriors lead by 9 after the first quarter, by 19 at the half, and cruised to a 79-59 win over the Sparkplugs. Looking at the two teams, it seemed obvious that Covenant would take advantage of the height advantage of 6-foot-8 Andrew Smith, as no one on the Speedway roster is taller than 6-foot-2...
NPMS swimmers take down records (03/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- On Thursday night, records were falling like central Indiana temps at North Putnam, as six middle school swimming records were broken. The Cougars swam to first place finishing in both the boys and girls events on the night. The boys defeated Tri-West and the Indiana School for the Deaf with a total of 190 points while the girls were victorious with a 182 total...
CMS wrestlers pick up win (03/01/08)
The Cloverdale Middle School wrestling team edged out Monrovia on the road 48-45. Picking up wins by fall for the Clovers were Tyler Carrell at 105, Jay Metzger at 130 and Michael Gramer at 135. Eldin Hesselgrave at 100, Cody Atwood at 110, Jacob Creasey at 120 and Kody Kohler at 145 received wins by decision...
GMS loses to Monrovia (03/01/08)
The GMS girls' seventh-grade basketball team fell to Monrovia 47-12 Thursday night. GMS got down early scoring seven points at the half opposed to the Bulldog's 24. Colleen Weatherford led the Tiger Cubs with four points followed by Rayleigh Amis with three and Ellen Gobert and Victoria Evans with two each. Alexis Williams added one point in the loss...
Cougars win in overtime thriller (03/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam eighth grade girls' basketball team won an overtime game against Greencastle Monday. They won with what their coach called "a great team effort." North led all the way up until the last 20 seconds of the fourth, when Greencastle tied it up at 21...
Clovers and Cougars split (03/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The Cloverdale Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls' basketball teams traveled to North Putnam Thursday night and split a pair of contests with the Cougars. The Cougar seventh grade defeated the Clovers 45-21. The Lady Clover eighth graders built a comfortable 35-8 advantage in the third quarter and went on to win 37-17...
DePauw women advance with win (03/01/08)
CONWAY, ARK. -- Seventh-ranked DePauw improved to 23-3 and advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Championship semifinals for the sixth time in as many years with a 80-50 quarterfinal victory over Southwestern. The Pirates finished the season at 12-14...
DePauw men knocked out of SCAC Tourney in double OT (03/01/08)
CONWAY, Ark. - Trinity scored six straight points in the second overtime and knocked DePauw out of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with an 82-77 quarterfinal win.
Joseph H. Aton (03/01/08)
Joseph H. Aton, 57, Cloverdale, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at the Donald L. Pearson Mortuary in Cloverdale.
Carolyn Barger (03/01/08)
Carolyn "Sue" Jennings Barger, 70, Coatesville, died Thursday in Danville. Born in Indianapolis, she was a cashier at Marsh Supermarkets. She retired from Fairbanks Scales, Indianapolis. She was a member of Eastern Star Keystone No. 240 and Caanan Community Church, Coatesville...
James Robert Call (03/01/08)
James Robert Call, 78, Greencastle, died Friday at The Waters of Greencastle, He was the son of Rex O. and Mary (Ensor) Call. He attended school at Clinton Center and Bainbridge High School. He resided in Greencastle until 1972. He had worked at The Daily Banner, DePauw University and managed The Fairway Restaurant for many years...
Ardith J. Huge (03/01/08)
Ardith J. Huge, 79, Cloverdale, formerly of Monticello, died Friday at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Monon, she was the daughter of James Sherwood McCray and Ida Myrtle (Collins) McCray. She married August J. Huge on Feb. 19, 1950 and he preceded her in death on June 11, 1988...
Putnam Scanner for March 1, 2008 (03/01/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Four accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Reserve Deputy Dena DeLaCruz, with officer Mike Downing, reported that Gerald S. Bennett, 49, 3195 VanBibber Lake Estates, Greencastle, was driving south in a 1994 Toyota truck when several deer ran in front of his truck and he was unable to avoid one of the animals...
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