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Stories from Thursday, April 17, 2008

New rule keeps city vehicles on the move (04/17/08)
In line with her plan to make the city of Greencastle more environmentally friendly and in an effort to be fiscally responsible, Mayor Sue Murray has given her support to a plan to cut down on fuel consumption by city vehicles. She and the other two members of the Greencastle Board of Works approved and adopted a resolution Wednesday afternoon to prohibit unnecessary idling of city-owned vehicles, beginning immediately...
Local couple targeted by latest check scam (04/17/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- It seemed almost too good to be true -- and it was. Fortunately for this Bainbridge couple, when it seemed too good to be true, they did the safe thing and contacted authorities. Indiana State Police Detective Brian Smith is investigating a Shoppers Sweepstakes scam that the couple recently received in the mail...
City keeps its 'Tree City' status (04/17/08)
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry recently recognized 61 cities and towns as Tree Cities USA for outstanding management of their urban forests. Greencastle was first awarded this distinction in 1997. Since then, the town has been on the list a total of nine years...
Nominate an older worker for national recognition (04/17/08)
Nominations will be accepted for Indiana's outstanding older worker for 2008 until June 1. An online nomination form or a printed nomination form can be accessed at www.experience works.org. The Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. ...
Hospital tests its infant safety plan (04/17/08)
Newborns at Putnam County Hospital are safe. The obstetrics (OB) division of the Putnam County Hospital reported they will be conducting "Code Pink" drills. A Code Pink is when an infant has been abducted. Dr. Landi Halloran said, "Right now infants have feet tags that are matched with their mother's so if a baby is taken from the ward an alarm will sound."...
Dogs said safe and sound in N.H. (04/17/08)
Several Greencastle dogs have found homes in New England after being selected to be part of several Canine Caboose transports. "Tank," "Annabelle," "Hershey" and "Helena" were all residents at the Humane Society of Putnam County before being delivered to the New Hampshire SPAC where they have since been adopted...
Consistent effort leads Cougar golf past Eagles (04/17/08)
BRAZIL -- On a windy day at Oak Ridge, the North Putnam golf team was undaunted Wednesday, firing a 154 to defeat county rival South Putnam 154-176. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the Cougars' night was their consistency. Senior J.J. Burns and freshman Aaron Vondersaar were co-medalists with 38s. Seniors Austin Malayer and Jeremy Redman were just behind with a pair of 39s. Patrick Byrd was the first man outside the scoring with a solid 43...
North softball wins 17-4 (04/17/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Nine first-inning runs from North Putnam put freshman pitcher Lauran Green at ease, as she cruised to a 17-4 five-inning win in her first varsity start Wednesday night. Greenc went five innings, allowing three runs on five hits and four walks. She also struck out two Mounties...
South sweeps Monrovia (04/17/08)
MONROVIA -- After having to make a late comeback against Monrovia on Monday, the South Putnam softball team took control of their second game with the Bulldogs on Tuesday, winning 10-2. The Eagles got the ball rolling with a run in the first inning and added two more in the third. After another run in the fourth, they really laid it on in the sixth with five runs...
Greencastle girls' track defeats Avon, Martinsville (04/17/08)
AVON -- The Greencastle girls' track team remained undefeated Tuesday night in a pair of matchups with much larger schools. The Lady Tiger Cubs scored 73.5 points to Avon's 63 and Martinsville's 30.5. No results were available from the boys' meet. Several nice performance were turned in by the Cubs. Laura Weatherford wonn the 200 in 25.8 seconds and the 400 in 1:00.5, both season bests...
SP track teams in action (04/17/08)
CLAY CITY -- The South Putnam track teams traveled to Clay City Tuesday night for a four-way meet with Clay City, Shakamak and Eminence. The Lady Eagles won their meet, scoring 92 points. The Eagle boys placed third with 53 points. Due to a technical problem, individual girls' results were not available on Wednesday evening...
DePauw softball ranked number one (04/17/08)
The 33-1 DePauw softball team has earned the programs' first number one national ranking in this week's National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Top 25 Poll. The Tigers have been ranked third in each of the last three polls and no lower than eighth all year. This week DePauw picked up 190 points and four of a possible eight first-place votes. Louisiana College was second with 189 points and three first-place vote, while the University of Texas-Tyler was third with 184 points...
DPU men's tennis blanks Wabash (04/17/08)
The 14th-ranked DePauw men's tennis team improved to 15-5 on the season following a 9-0 win over visiting Wabash at the Blackstock Courts. Wabash dropped to 10-12. The Tigers swept the doubles matches and won all six singles flights in straight sets...
DePauw women beat Manchester (04/17/08)
The sixth-ranked DePauw women's tennis team improved to 17-4 on the season following an 8-1 win over visiting Manchester at the Blackstock Courts. The Tigers won all three doubles matches before winning at first through fifth singles and only dropping nine games...
DPU baseball sweeps SCAC weekly honors (04/17/08)
In a week in which they went 4-2 including a split with Rhodes to earn the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Eastern Division's top seed, the 14th-ranked Tigers swept the SCAC's Player of the Week honors. Mike Stout was named the conference's offensive player of the week and John Tschantz was named the pitcher of the week...
Melva Caldwell (04/17/08)
Melva Jean Caldwell, 77, of Bainbridge and formerly of Rockville, died at 3:05 pm Monday, April 14, 2008 at Westside Healthcare in Indianapolis. She was a retired home healthcare nurse's aide. She was born Sept. 30, 1930 in Sullivan County, Ind. to the late James P. Boone and Gladys Norris Boone...
Tricia Kerr (04/17/08)
Tricia Kerr, 35, Rockville, died Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Charles "Duck" Lewis and Patte Porter Lewis. She married Jeff Kerr on June 30, 2001, and he survives. A 1991 graduate of Rockville High School and 1993 graduate of Indiana State University, she was a registered nurse for Hendricks Regional Health, with 13 years of service...
Larry K. Priebe (04/17/08)
Larry K. Priebe, 69, Rockville died on Tuesday April 15. He was born on Sept. 15, 1938 in Crawfordsville to Ernest William and Elsie May Priebe. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a printer by trade. His father; a brother, Ernie R. Priebe and a grandson, Michael K. Priebe preceded him in death...
Belter-Hamilton to marry (04/17/08)
Mike and Connie Hamilton, Bainbridge, announce the upcoming wedding of their son Adam Hamilton and Jessica Belter, Batesville. The couple plans to be married April 19 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church, Batesville, by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius...
Putnam Scanner for April 17, 2008 (04/17/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage was estimated at $1,000-$2,000...
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