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Stories from Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Full-day K gets mostly good review by South Putnam teachers (04/22/08)
The South Putnam School Board heard testimony from kindergarten teachers regarding the inaugural year of all-day kindergarten classes. The state of Indiana has given school corporations a three-year, phase-in time for all-day kindergarten before mandating it. Not all schools have decided to participate though...
Mock accident leaves impression on South Putnam students (04/22/08)
South Putnam High School students witnessed a horrific mock accident Monday afternoon that resulted in two dead bodies, two arrests for drunk driving and two injuries including one who required a medical helicopter. This is the third year that Indiana State Police, Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter and staff, County Coroner Thomas Miller, local area responders and local schools have participated in a mock traffic disaster aimed at educating students to the realities of driving impaired.. ...
Commissioners review pipeline (04/22/08)
Putnam County Commissioners met Monday evening to discuss a gas pipeline, hear requests for use of space in the courthouse and look at a request for funds to replace a bridge. The meeting started off with a clarification for a mistake printed in an article in the BannerGraphic story Monday regarding monies for county roadwork. The newspaper reported they had $6.5 million dollars for roadwork while the county only has between $600,000-$650,000...
Cougars edge Clovers 158-161 at Old Hickory (04/22/08)
The Monday matchup between the North Putnam and Cloverdale boys' golf squads resembled a heavyweight bout rather than a golf match. Each team fought each other hit after hit but it was North that walked away with the win, nipping the Clovers 158-161...
North Putnam baseball crushes South, 19-5 (04/22/08)
With the lead in the West Central Conference baseball standings on the line over two nights, round one went resoundingly to North Putnam Monday night. The Cougars beat county rival South Putnam 19-5 Monday afternoon on the Eagles' home field. The Cougars (10-2, 6-1 WCC) jumped on the Eagles (8-3, 6-1 WCC) early, with three runs in the first inning and another in the second...
South Putnam defeats North Putnam in softball action (04/22/08)
South Putnam took advantage of an early North Putnam miscue to maintain their second-place WCC standing, as they emerged with a narrow 2-0 victory Monday. After North was able to place runners at second and third in the opening frame, South's Samantha Tomasino was able to get the Cougars' Carlye McGaughey to fly out to left field ending the threat...
GHS tennis wins (04/22/08)
The Greencastle tennis team moved its record to 4-1 Monday night with a 4-1 win over WCC rival Speedway. Marta Torre turned in a gutsy performance for the Tiger Cubs with her 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) win over the Sparkplugs' Allogra Gooratuz. After losing the first set, not only was Torre behind in the second, but she also hurt her knee...
Eagles continue perfect season with win (04/22/08)
South Putnam girls' tennis continues to play impressive tennis, downing visiting Southmont 3-2. Whitney Warren was South Putnam's big singles winner, defeating Hannah Wheeler 6-0 and 6-0 at No. 2 singles. At No. 3 singles, Liz Mink beat Aubrey Gillology in straight sets 6-1 and 6-3...
GHS golfers place fifth at Braves Invite (04/22/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team placed fifth at the Braves Invitational held at Rea Park on Saturday. The Tiger Cubs scored finished one stoke out of third place with a 327. Wade Huber led the Tiger Cubs with a 78. He was followed by a quad of GHS golfers led by Luke Crimmins with an 82, Nick Pritchard with an 83, Eric Davis an 84 and Jim Wheeler with an 85...
Garan Ashkeveron (04/22/08)
Garan Tchon Bradley Ashkeveron, 37, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Garan was a former resident of Cloverdale. Garan was born David Bradley Elmore on July 28, 1970 at the Putnam County Hospital to the late Pamela Sue Haltom Bauer and David Elmore. He was later adopted by Pamela's second husband, Ronald McKamey...
Tyrone H. Richey (04/22/08)
Tyrone H. Richey, 45, Fillmore, died Thursday, April 17. Born in Indianapolis, he was a journeyman plumber with Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 440. Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Richey; daughters, Crystal Brown and Shelbey Richey; and sisters, Bonnie Winter and Stacy Richey...
Roxie R. Rohn (04/22/08)
Roxie R. Rohn, 82, Crawfordsville, died Sunday at Brownsburg Meadows Healthcare. She was born in Montgomery County, the daughter of Damon and Marie (Pickering) Caldwell. She married Robert Rohn on May 4, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1975...
Olga E. Stwalley (04/22/08)
Olga E. Stwalley, 97, Putnamville, died Sunday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Chesterton, she was the daughter of Charles J. and Mathilda (Johnson) Pearson. She married Reuben S. Stwalley on Aug. 18, 1932, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1952...
Putnam Scanner for April 22, 2008 (04/22/08)
Sheriff's Dept. A number of accidents were reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Damage was reported between $1,000 - $2,500. When she tried to catch them her vehicle veered into and through a fire hydrant. The hydrant was knocked off its foundation and the minivan struck a yellow post that was next to the hydrant...
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