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Stories from Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Putnam County man charged with molestation (04/15/08)
Vernon Fredrickson, 51, Coatesville, was booked into the Putnam County Jail on Thursday, April 10 on charges of child molestation. Fredrickson is alleged to have molested a child in his care between 2001 and 2004. According to the affidavit, the incidents happened no more than 10 times and no less than two...
Post office delivers more than mail (04/15/08)
On May 10, letter carriers in Putnam County will deliver more than mail as they participate in the United States Postal Service's 16th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive. The Greencastle Post Office is taking the lead in the project. On this day, postal customers are asked to leave bags or boxes of non-perishable food items next to their mailboxes. Letter carriers will pick up the donations, which will be taken to the Putnam County Senior Center for distribution...
School board approves $20K in bleacher improvements (04/15/08)
Weighing convenience against cost, the Cloverdale School Board approved a motion Monday night to use $20,000 on their bleacher upgrade. Dan Sulkoske, a representative of the construction company working on the bleacher modification, made a presentation including discussion on a pass-through for the bleachers at the athletic field. The main issue comes from needing to raise the seating, he said...
Family, friends remember Chantal Johnson (04/15/08)
With the memory of their loved one still fresh in their minds, family, friends and neighbors of the late Chantal Johnson are planning a fundraiser this Saturday and are asking the public to help. "No child, no family, should have to suffer like this," Johnson's mother Wendie wrote on a website dedicated to her 20-year-old daughter's battle with leukemia. "My daughter, Chantal, will be with me forever, in my heart and mind, she is everywhere. Chantal gives me strength to go on each day."...
North Putnam baseball defeats Cloverdale 10-0 (04/15/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam's Jordan Berry took the mound against visiting Cloverdale and warmed up a brisk April night. Berry threw a no-hitter to as North defeated the Clovers 10-0 in five innings. "We've wanted to get off to a good start this year and we haven't yet, so that was our focus tonight," Cougar head coach Norm Fish. "Get out early and do whatever we have to do to get some runs. We were running and trying to move people. We've been kind of stagnant. Things worked out tonight."...
Hammond's seven RBI lead South to 13-12 victory (04/15/08)
In the course of a season, a team will have nights in which it doesn't bring the "A game." It's on those nights a coach hopes his veteran leaders will pick up the slack to lead the team to victory. On a night in which his team committed four errors in the field, second baseman Adam Hammond did just that for South Putnam. The senior went 3-for-5 with two home runs and seven runs batted in. The Eagles (7-1, 5-0 WCC) defeated Monrovia 13-12...
GHS tennis earns sweep (04/15/08)
The Greencastle girls' tennis team dominated the Edgewood Mustangs, 5-0 Monday night. Greencastle No. singles player Kelsey Hennette continues to excel in the '08 season, defeating Hannah Douglas 6-1 and 6-0. Marta Torre won the No. 2 singles match against Samantha Lewis 6-1 and 6-2, while No. 3 single Emma Kaiser won in straight sets over Kaylie Porter 6-1 and 6-0...
Eagle tennis wins 5-0 (04/15/08)
South Putnam continued its hot start to the 2008 tennis season with a 5-0 victory over West Vigo Monday night. Coach Johnnie Briones was especially happy with the way his No. 2 singles player and No. 1 doubles team "rose to the challenge" after dropping tough second sets...
Lady Tiger Cub softball wins 2-1 at Cascade (04/15/08)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle girls' softball team picked up a win over Cascade on the road 3-1. The win moves the Tiger Cubs to 5-3 on the season. "It was nice to play with a lead and see how we reacted and the girls didn't let up. They just didn't let up," GHS head coach Dave Keller said...
Cougars defeat Clovers 2-0 (04/15/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- In a pitcher's dual at North Putnam Monday, Cloverdale's Nicole Mowery allowed just three base runners and one hit. Unfortunately for the Clovers, that one hit was Dakota Malayer's fourth-inning, two-run home run that made the difference in the game, as the Cougars (4-2, 3-2 WCC) won 2-0...
Eagles come from behind (04/15/08)
After allowing Monrovia to jump out to a three-run lead in the first and then extend it to 4-0 in the third, South Putnam came to life Monday to get a 5-4 come-from-behind victory. South got on the board in the fifth as Baily Birt doubled to lead off the fifth and was driven in by Sam Stanifer...
North Putnam golf defeats Tri-West (04/15/08)
The North Putnam golf squad easily handled visiting Tri-West on Monday, winning 150-172. Freshman Aaron Vondersaar led the Cougars with a 36, followed by Jeremy Redman and Austin Malayer with a pair of 37's and J.J. Burns rounded out the scoring for North with a 40. Patrick Byrd added a 41 and Josh Mitchener shot a 46...
Clover golf places second at home (04/15/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' golf team was narrowly defeated by visiting Northview on Monday night in a three-way match with Shakamak. Cloverdale finished with a total of 171, three strokes behind the Knights and a whopping 54 shots in front of Shakamak...
James Dunn (04/15/08)
James Warren "Dubby" Dunn, 82, died Sunday at the Waters Nursing Home in Greencastle. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Leroy Roberts Dunn; children James Michael and his wife Tammy, Greencastle; David Lee and his wife Janiece, Elwood; Judy Diane Bayberry, Moorseville; Susan Elaine Perkins and her husband Dan, Nicholasville, Ky.; Tracy Marie Rhine and her husband Rick, Greencastle and Timothy Andrew and his wife Stephanie, Greencastle. ...
Timothy Gilbrech (04/15/08)
Timothy Lee Gilbrech, 43, Quincy, died Sunday at his residence. Born in Danville, he was the son of Jimmie Gilbrech, Indianapolis, and Judith Marie Hurin, Quincy. He married Lucricia (Hook) Gilbrech on Aug. 23, 1999, and she survives. He was a truck driver for IMI and attended Hoosier Harvest Church at Martinsville...
Glayds Hayden (04/15/08)
Gladys Marie Crabtree Hayden, 84, Greencastle, died Monday morning at the Waters of Greencastle. Born in Louisville, Ky., she was the daughter of Jessie and Elizabeth (Logsdon) Short. She was a machine operator at Mallorys in Greencastle and a former member of the V.F.W. and the Moose Lodge, Greencastle...
Lola Murphy (04/15/08)
Lola Florence Murphy, 90, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in North Salem, she was the daughter of Russell William and Mary Jane Alexander Beams. She was a member of First Assembly of God. Survivors include her children, Richard Murphy and wife Karen, Greencastle, Shirley Mendenhall, Greencastle, Delores Ann and Dr. ...
Putnam Scanner for April 15, 2008 (04/15/08)
Sheriff's Dept. A number of accidents were reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage estimates were between $25,000 - $50,000. Meanwhile, two accidents were caused by the same deer on April 9. Both cars had a damage estimate of $2,500 - $5,000...
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