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Stories from Thursday, April 3, 2008

Pipeline could take a toll on endangered bat (04/03/08)
The proposed natural gas pipeline to run through Putnam County has encountered a possible environmental issue. The Indiana bat, a federally endangered mammal, spends the summer months in the loose bark of trees. The maternal colonies, consisting of around 50 females, return to the same area year after year to raise their young. This is where the new pipeline project comes in...
Agency says 142 children abused or neglected in Putnam County last year (04/03/08)
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when children's advocates across the country call for action to address abuse and neglect. Representatives from several service agencies took time Tuesday afternoon to place pinwheels on the southeast lawn of the Putnam County Courthouse representing the 142 children who were neglected or abused in Putnam County last year...
Carver launches run for seat on Putnam County Council (04/03/08)
Jeremy Carver has announced his candidacy for an At-Large seat on the County Council on the Republican ticket in May's primary. Carver grew up in Hendricks County and has lived and worked in Putnam County for the past four years. He resides on the south side of Greencastle...
Putnam County entities have hand in home-building project (04/03/08)
LOWE'S corporation has made it possible for volunteers of Rebuilding Together Owen County to repair the home of a retired couple in Quincy. Joe and Sally Chandler have lived in their home for many years. They are both retired living on a fixed income...
Eagles take advantage of Clover injury to win 18-6 (04/03/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Trailing 2-0 after three innings, it looked like South Putnam softball might be in trouble Wednesday night at Cloverdale. On Monday, the two teams had battled in a scoreless game until South won it in the bottom of the seventh inning with a single run...
North baseball completes sweep of Greencastle (04/03/08)
North Putnam baseball is finding early season success in the battery of Griffen Dahlstrom and Jordan Berry. The only question is which one will start the game on the mound and which behind the plate. After Monday's win, in which Berry came from behind the plate to relieve Dahlstrom, Berry started on the mound Wednesday, with Dahlstrom relieving him in the sixth inning...
Tiger Cub track splits three-way meet with Southmont (04/03/08)
The Greencastle track teams opened their outdoor seasons Tuesday with a triangular meet with Southmont and North Montgomery. Greencastle took the girls' meet, scoring 90 points to Southmont's 70 and North Montgomery's 12. The Mounties took the boys' meet, scoring 81 points to Greencastle's 81 and North Montgomery's 24...
DePauw softball extends win streak to 25 games (04/03/08)
Third-ranked DePauw softball improved to 25-1 and extended its win streak to 25 straight after sweeping a doubleheader against visiting Franklin by scores of 10-1 and 17-0 Wednesday. The Grizzlies dropped to 0-12 with the losses. In the opener, the Tigers scored four in the second, three in the third and three more in the fourth in the game shortened to five innings due to eight-run rule...
DPU baseball falls (04/03/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 27th-ranked Tiger baseball team dropped to 20-6 following a 3-2 loss at Rose-Hulman Wednesday. Rose improved to 15-7. DePauw jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first as Ben Gardner drew a one-out walk and scored on Matt Kleine's double. Kleine then stole third and scored on a throwing error on the play...
Tiger men's tennis improves to 10-4 (04/03/08)
EVANSVILLE -- The 12th-ranked DePauw men's tennis team improved to 10-4 on the season following a 6-3 win at Southern Indiana. The Division II Screaming Eagles dropped to 5-8 with the loss. DePauw took a 2-1 lead after wins at second and third doubles and then won at number two singles as well as the fourth through sixth slots...
Ray E. Quinnette (04/03/08)
Ray E. "Gene" Quinnette, 88, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. Born in Cloverdale, he was the son of Wilson A. and Ethel Ella (Aikns) Quinnette. He married Mary K. (Blaydes) Quinnette on March 15, 1946, and she survives...
Nehrigs married 50 years (04/03/08)
James and Sue Nehrig, Heritage Lake will celebrate their 50th anniversary on April 6. The couple was married in 1958 in Prymont, Ind. She is retired from K-Mart and he is retired from Peerless Wire, Alcoa and Lafayette Wire. They have two children, Ricky Nehrig, Indianapolis and Ron Nehrig, Kirklin, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Putnam Scanner for April 3, 2008 (04/03/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Two accidents were worked by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently. Damage estimate is between $1,000-$2,500. Damage estimate is between $5,000-$10,000...
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