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Stories from Friday, March 7, 2008

Summitt-Campbell runs for re-election (03/07/08)
Stephanie Summitt-Campbell has announced her bid for re-election for County Auditor in the May Primary. She is running unopposed on the Republican ballot. Summitt-Campbell brings 12 years of experience and knowledge to the Auditor's Office. Prior to being elected Auditor four years ago, she held the following positions in the office: plat, tax, payroll and claims deputy...
Officials discuss whether to extend '08 pool season (03/07/08)
Should Greencastle keep its swimming pool open until Labor Day? That was the question posed at this week's meeting of the Greencastle Park Board. Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk told the board that the city has experimented with this in the past but decided it was not feasible for a variety of reasons...
Lego Mania results announced (03/07/08)
Local Wal-Mart drivers track miles for cash (03/07/08)
During the week of March 16, 59 Wal-Mart truck drivers from the Greencastle Distribution Center will help raise thousands of dollars for the Victory Junction Gang Camp. For every accident-free mile driven by Wal-Mart's Private Fleet drivers, the Wal-Mart Foundation will donate two cents for the camp located in Randleman, NC for kids with serious illnesses...
Agencies partner for city's annual egg hunt (03/07/08)
Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation and Voice -- Indiana's youth led movement to "expose the unfair marketing practices of the tobacco industry" -- is teaming up with Greencastle Parks and Recreation, Friends of the Park and corporate sponsors, Kroger and Teachers Credit Union, Kiwanis, and Indiana Automotive Components for EggFest '08, on Friday, March 14...
Middle School Basketball Roundup (03/07/08)
North eighth graders win BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam eighth grade girls used a strong second quarter to defeat Eminence 29-20 Thursday. The Cougars connected on six-of-10 from the line on the night. Six Cougars scored in the contest with Bridget Johnston leading the way with eight points. Kensy Asbell followed with seven while Maggie Pinney added six and LeeAnn Davis four. Taylor Bullerdick and Tari Straziscar chipped in two points each...
North Putnam swimmers split with Danville (03/07/08)
DANVILLE -- The North Putnam Middle School swim teams visited Danville Wednesday evening and earned a split with the Warriors. The Cougar boys came away with a 104-82 win. The North Putnam girls fell 114-62. For the boys, Tyler Shorter led the way with a new record in the 100 IM. Shorter swam a 1:15.52 in the event. He also won the 100 backstroke and was on the winning 200 medley relay and 200 free relay teams...
Local sporting events canceled (03/07/08)
With the inclement weather in the area, a number of local sporting events were canceled on Tuesday evening. The Cloverdale Middle School wrestling match against North Clay was canceled. The Greencastle seventh and eighth grade girls' basketball games with Tuttle were canceled. The GMS swim meet against Southmont was also called off...
Burney earns all-conference at Saint Francis (03/07/08)
FORT WAYNE -- Former North Putnam and Greencastle standout Toni Burney recently completed her junior season at the University of Saint Francis with an all-conference selection. Burney was USF's only first-team all-Mid-Central Conference selection. Other Lady Cougars honored included Marie Kaufmann (second team) and Jamika Banks (all-newcomer team)...
John C. Allee (03/07/08)
John C. Allee, 59, Cloverdale, died Wednes-day at his residence. Born in Owen County, he was the son of Cecil Alva and Mildred Josephine (Arnold) Allee. He was a facility engineer, Clay County Rural Telephone, Cloverdale. Survivors include a sister, Marcia K. Britton, Cloverdale; and a brother, Kevin Allee, Jasonville...
Rosemary A. Berry (03/07/08)
Rosemary A. Berry, 76, Greencastle, died Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Wayne Phipps (03/07/08)
Wayne Phipps, 90, Greencastle died Wednesday at his residence. Born in Clinton, he was the son of Roy and Mary (Ruby) Phipps. He married Betty L. Chilcote in 1944, and she preceded him in death in 2003. He was a long-time dairy farmer and bus driver in Clinton Township...
Diane Stiers (03/07/08)
Diane Louise Hickam Stiers, 44, Clayton, died Wednesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Danville, she was the daughter of Rosie and Frank Hickam, Avon. She attended Avon High School in Hendricks County. She was a member of the Lost Creek Missionary Baptist Church...
Putnam Scanner for March 7, 2008 (03/07/08)
Putnam County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Damage was estimated at $10,000-$25,000. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to the following runs...
Disappointed by Tony Blair's speech (03/07/08)
To the editor: I've just returned from hearing Tony Blair speak at DePauw, and I'm feeling very disappointed. There were some inspirational moments and some funny ones, and he is, indeed, very charming, debonair and disarming, but overall, the chauvinism in his words and shallow presentation really came as a surprise...
Resident encourages pet adoption (03/07/08)
To the editor: I was happy to see that Greencastle was represented at the recent Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. Congratulations to the Labrador Retriever, the Clumber Spaniel and their owners. I wanted to share news of another canine that once called Greencastle home. ...
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