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Stories from Saturday, March 15, 2008

Judge delays decision on whether to reduce man's sentence (03/15/08)
Bradley D. Long appeared in Putnam County Judge Matthew Headley's courtroom Thursday morning asking for a modification of his 18-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter in the death of Kelcey Sullivan in 2006. Long pleaded guilty to strangling Sullivan during an argument and was sentenced in June 2006 to 20 years with a two-year suspension. He has been serving time in the Pendleton Penitentiary...
Newton tells of harrowing wildfire experience (03/15/08)
Ann Newton received a phone call on Oct. 20, 2007, telling her to be ready to leave as soon as possible. Her destination was to be the 2007 Southern California Wildfires. Newton is a social worker for the Red Cross and recently was awarded the "Outstanding Service Award" for 2008 from the Greencastle Red Cross. She spoke to the Greencastle Rotary Club this week about her experience in Southern California...
Crossroads marks grand opening (03/15/08)
Ag Week activities (03/15/08)
National Agricultural Day (week) occurs every year on the first day of spring and honors agriculture for providing safe, abundant and affordable products, a strong economy, and sources of renewable energy and job opportunities. This year's calendar includes a Pancake and sausage breakfast on Tuesday, March 18 from 6-7 a.m...
SP girls win eighth grade crown (03/15/08)
The South Putnam eighth grade girls' basketball team captured the Putnam County Tournament Championship Thursday night with a 53-44 win over Cloverdale. South had a four-point lead after the first quarter and had extended it to nine points at the half. The two teams played even in the second, with the Eagles winning by nine...
Pruzin's 26 points lead Tigers to 68-63 win over Amherst (03/15/08)
WHITEWATER, Wis. -- The sixth-ranked DePauw women's basketball team advanced to the Division III quarterfinals for the third straight year after defeating 14th-ranked Amherst by a 68-63 score in tonight's first sectional semifinal contest. The Tigers improved to 28-3 on the season, while the Lord Jeffs finished at 27-3. DePauw takes on Wisconsin-Whitewater tonight after the home team's 96-69 dismantling of Simpson in Friday's game two...
Warhawks pose high-scoring threat (03/15/08)
WHITEWATER, Wis. -- A 26-point performance from junior Cassie Pruzin led the DePauw Tigers over Amherst in the sectional semifinal at Kachel Gym Friday night. The Tigers had three players score in double figures with Gretchen Haehl scoring 14 and Jenna Fernandez adding 10...
DePauw swimmers collect more accolades (03/15/08)
OXFORD, Ohio -- Fifteenth-ranked DePauw womens' swimming is in seventh place after the second of three days of the NCAA Division III Women's Swimming Championships after an All-America relay finish and three honorable mention All-America swims highlighted another record-setting day...
DPU softball wins a pair (03/15/08)
RIDGELAND, Miss. -- Seventh-ranked Tigers softball improved to 9-1 on the season and extended their win streak to nine straight with wins over University of Texas-Dallas and Hendrix. In the first game against UT-Dallas, the Tigers trailed headed into the bottom of the seventh, but rallied with three runs to win, 6-5. They then defeated Hendrix by a 10-2 count in a game shortened due to the eight-run rule...
James A. Frazier (03/15/08)
James A. Frazier, 101, New Ross, died Thursday at Avon Health and Rehab. Born in Scott County, Va., he was the son of McDaniel and Hannah (Reed) Frazier. He married Opal Stewart on Sept. 26, 1929, and she survives. He was a life-long farmer and lived at his New Ross farm for 70 years. He also built fences for farmers...
Ronald M. Farmer (03/15/08)
Ronald Farmer, 77, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Wishard Hospital. Born in Marion County, he was the son of Robert Lee and Dorval Madeline (Poe) Farmer. He married Joan L. (Flesher) Farmer on Sept. 5, 1953, and she survives. He was the former Owner/operator of Ron's TV Sales & Service and a carpenter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War...
Ada G. Mannan (03/15/08)
Ada G. Mannan, 95, Franklin, died Friday at the Indiana Masonic Home, located in Franklin. The arrangements are pending at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale.
Putnam Scanner for March 15, 2008 (03/15/08)
City police Greencastle police wrote one ticket and investigated one accident recently. Putnam County Jail Five people were booked into Putnam County Jail recently...
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