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Stories from Friday, April 11, 2008

Sheriff's investigation passed on to feds (04/11/08)
Doors to Clinton speech open at 1 p.m. (04/11/08)
Upgrades to parks eyed in Bainbridge (04/11/08)
Bainbridge Town Council members Richard Cope, Bonnie Osborn and Naomi Barker approved a resolution for a five-year master parks plan at their Wednesday evening meeting. The town received federal Community Development Block Grant money from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to fund a study, which is the first step in applying for grant money to improve parks...
Indications are ice cream shop has closed its doors (04/11/08)
"For sale" signs have gone up at the Dairi-Licious ice cream store in Greencastle and all indications are the store has closed for good. Frank and DeeDee Rose, owners of the Dairi-Licious in Crawfordsville, received city approval in 2005 to open a satellite restaurant on U.S. 231 South in Greencastle...
Household hazardous waste drive April 12 (04/11/08)
If you are disabled or a senior who can't get out and have household hazardous waste to be picked up, Wal-Mart and West Central Solid Waste want to help. This Saturday, April 12, Wal-Mart will provide personnel to collect household hazardous waste from 50 people's homes. The chemicals include paint, old fuels, antifreeze, pool chemicals and oil-based paints among other things. For a complete list of acceptable material, please contact the West Central Solid Waste District...
South Putnam golf falls to Danville by four strokes (04/11/08)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam golf team opened the home portion of its schedule Tuesday with a 170-174 loss to Danville at Oak Ridge. In spite of the loss, Eagle coach Scott Ricke was happy with what he saw from his young squad. "While we didn't pick up the win, this was a good afternoon for us. ...
Eagle baseball loses (04/11/08)
The South Putnam baseball team lost to Rockville 15-3 in five innings on Wednesday night. South Putnam sophomore Derek Dean and freshman Brayden Freeman each hit his first home run of the season. Spenser Smith took the loss for the Eagles. At South Putnam...
SP softball edges Rox (04/11/08)
The South Putnam softball team defeated Rockville 2-1 Wednesday. Sam Tomasino and Oceaia Boetjer combined to hold the Rox to just one run while striking out 10 batters. South got things going in the third inning as Krystal Welch led off with a single, followed by Sam Stanifer's single. Welch would score on a passed ball and a Boetjer drive up the middle drove in Stanifer for the winning run...
NP middle school wins (04/11/08)
For the second game in a row, the North Putnam middle school baseball team used a big inning to help propel itself to a 16-6 victory against the Plainfield eighth grade team Tuesday. Trailing 4-3 in the top of the third inning, the Cougars scored seven runs to take an 11-4 lead and never looked back...
GHS girls' track team to host plant sale (04/11/08)
The Greencastle High School girls' track team will host a plant sale from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 20 in the front parking lot of McAnally gym. Plants for sale will include hostas, ferns, day lilies, phlox, heuchera, miniature forsythia and mock orange...
Trail Blazers win state championship (04/11/08)
The 2008 Indiana Special Olympics Men's State Basketball Tournament took place March 30 at Indiana State University. The Putnam County Trail Blazers placed first in their division receiving gold medals and a state championship trophy. Team members include (front, from left) Coach Andy Zachary, Michael Chittenden, Justin Livesay, Brandon Prosser, (back) Jeffrey Green, Danny Shaw, Danny Kortz, Junior Capps, Dustin Byrd, Brandon Hudson, (not pictured) Coaches Andra and Barbara Zachary...
DPU Strength and Conditioning Camp coming in June (04/11/08)
The 2008 DePauw Strength and Conditioning Camp for middle and high school students will run June 2-27 on the DePauw campus. This year, there will also be a pair of mini camps. The first will run June 2-13 and the second will be June 16-27. The camp will teach basic and advanced principles of power, strength, agility and speed and is for middle school and high school-aged male and female athletes interested in developing their physical potential and ability through resistance training, speed-agility-quickness development, core stability, plyometric training, balance and dynamic flexibility.. ...
John W. Boswell (04/11/08)
John W. Boswell, 86, Greenwood, died Thursday at the Greenwood Convalescent Center. He was born in Greencastle to Alva and Pearl (Ellis) Boswell in 1922. He married Jeanette C. (Mercer) Boswell. She survives. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was retired after working as Chief of Security for Chevrolet in Indianapolis...
Hester Hess (04/11/08)
Hester Freeman Hess, 99, Evansville formerly of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2008. She was born August 27, 1908 in Owen County, Ind. near Cataract Falls. She was a former member of Cataract Methodist Church and attended Crossroads Christian Church in Newburgh. Hester and her husband, Charles, owned Hess Sales and Service of Greencastle, Indiana from 1932-1961. In 1956 they began building the Hess Mobile Home Park and operated it until 1968...
Esther J. Klein (04/11/08)
Esther J. Klein, 74, died March 30 at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born in DeMotte, Ind. and was the daughter of Cornelius W. and Catherine Dykema Klein. She was a homemaker and also worked in product assembly at the Jack Rabbit Studios in Bainbridge...
Gary Massingale (04/11/08)
Gary Lee Massingale, 60, Cloverdale, died Monday in Highlands Medical Center, Sebring, Fla. He was the son of Ernest and Mary Martha (Marshall) Massingale. He was a machine and forklift operator at General Motors and Chevrolet in Indianapolis for 30 years, retiring in 2003...
Putnam Scanner for April 11, 2008 (04/11/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Damage report was between $5,000 - $10,000. City Police The Greencastle Police Department issued the following tickets recently:...
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