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Stories from Friday, April 25, 2008

A taste of the ocean in Putnam County (04/25/08)
A taste of the ocean is available in Putnam County. This is the second year that Eddy-Lynn Shrimp Farm owned by Keith and Katrina Henderson of Coatesville is building ponds for freshwater shrimp or "prawn". Last year they built and maintained only one pond and harvested the shrimp on Labor Day...
Fire returns to home (04/25/08)
The fire that failed to take the home of Robert Koenig, 1223 E. CR 200 South, on Wednesday returned a third time just after 1 a.m. Thursday morning. When Greencastle Fire Department arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. The fire was started by smoldering from the two prior visits the fire department made Wednesday...
State police say meth labs still a problem locally (04/25/08)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Meth labs continue to be a problem in the state of Indiana, the Indiana State Police reported Thursday. According to a report issued by Sgt. Rich Myers, public information officer for the Putnamville district, ISP's Meth Suppression Units dismantled 820 meth labs in the state of Indiana in 2007, compared to 766 in 2006...
Two high school seniors will be offered scholarships (04/25/08)
For the last six years, the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce has offered two senior high school students "Athlete of the Year" awards to area youth. This year a $250 scholarship for two years has been added to the award and is sponsored by First National Bank...
South Putnam battles with Bulldogs, Warriors (04/25/08)
The South Putnam track teams hosted Danville and Monrovia in a triangular meet Thursday night. Danville won both meets, with the Eagle boys placing second and the girls coming in third. For the girls, the meet opened with a school record in the 3,200 relay. The team of Shannon Egold, Lauren Haynes, Amanda Lund and Rachel Egold ran a 10:58.3 to eclipse the old mark and finish second...
Greencastle, Cloverdale golfers place second and third at Plainfield (04/25/08)
PLAINFIELD -- The Greencastle and Cloverdale golf squads battled with Plainfield Thursday night. Greencastle finished in second place, while Cloverdale ended the night in third. For Greencastle, Eric Davis shot a 37 to tie for medalist honors and led the Tiger Cubs charge. Nick Pritchard and Jacob Collins followed with 42, Wade Huber shot a 44, Jim Wheeler a 45 and Luke Crimmins shot a 47...
GHS?tennis loses to Athenians (04/25/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' tennis team lost a rain-shortened match to Crawfordsville Thursday, 4-0. Although the No. 1 singles match was not completed, the outcome of the team event was already determined, so a make-up match will be unnecessary...
Gobert gets 500th win (04/25/08)
JASPER -- Greencastle High School graduate and long-time Jasper High School baseball coach Terry Gobert recently won his 500th game as Jasper head coach. Gobert's Wildcats will be in action this Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis, as they take on Kokomo at 5 p.m. as part of the inaugural Victory Field Classic. The second game of the event will feature Brownsburg and Cathedral at approximately 7:30 p.m...
NP JV softball get win over Fountain Central (04/25/08)
The North Putnam softball team easily handled Fountain Central 13-3 Thursday night. The Cougars utilized three pitchers to get the win. Kayla Alt picked up the win, throwing three innings with six strikeouts, three walks and two hits. Alt, Danielle Harbison and Sam Surver combined for 12 strikeouts on the night...
NPMS baseball drops contest to Athenians (04/25/08)
The North Putnam Middle School baseball squad dropped its second straight contest with a 4-2 loss to Crawfordsville Wednesday. A Cougar miscue in the top of the fourth inning led to an unearned run. The Athenians added another in the fifth and two in the sixth to get the win...
Nellie Prather (04/25/08)
Nellie Prather, 89, Crawfordsville, and formerly of Fincastle, died Thursday morning at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle. Born in West Virginia, she was the daughter of Homer and Ophra Price. She married Arthur Prather, and he preceded her in death in November of 1972...
Putnam Scanner for April 25, 2008 (04/25/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to one run recently. On Thursday: They returned to the station at 5:51 a.m...
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