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Stories from Tuesday, April 29, 2008

GHS junior among few bound for France (04/29/08)
Greencastle High School junior Aubrey Merrell is hoping to make a French connection this summer. Merrell has been selected to participate in the Indiana University Honors Program for Foreign Languages. She is one of about 30 students from across the state chosen to participate in the program, which will entail a seven-week stay in France...
Tourists see wedding, Hoosier style (04/29/08)
Senior citizens from Vandalia, Ohio were treated to a Hoosier Hillbilly wedding during their lunch on the Cataract Covered Bridge Monday afternoon. The group of approximately 50 came to see Indiana's largest waterfall in Cataract State Park, stayed for lunch catered by the Putnam Inn and were surprised by a shotgun wedding held during their lunch...
Walton named VP of state council (04/29/08)
Don Walton, Putnam County Councilman, was re-elected Vice President of the Association of Indiana Counties' (AIC) West Central District during the annual meeting in Fountain County. The AIC lobbies the Indiana General Assembly on behalf of counties as well as providing technical assistance and training to county officials and employees...
Step right up folks: circus coming to town (04/29/08)
The second circus of the year is due to roll into the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle, Monday, May 5. The Kelly Miller Circus will be putting on two shows next Monday sponsored by the Greencastle Lions Club. The public is invited down to see the animals being unloaded and fed while the elephants help raise the "big top."...
Sheriff's Leadership Camp sign-up due (04/29/08)
Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie today announced the 29th Annual Indiana Sheriff's Youth Leadership Camp will be held in June and July. There will be two camp sessions this year: the first session will be held June 23-25 serving the northern part of the state at Ross Camp in West Lafayette...
Peek says goodbye to North?Putnam (04/29/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- In basketball, tradition is everything. Whether it is the height of the rim or the legends that whisper in long forgotten gyms, tradition is the backbone of Indiana basketball. Former North Putnam head coach Wes Peek will become part of that tradition as he takes over the basketball program at Milan High School...
Greencastle baseball drops close contest with Crawfordsville (04/29/08)
The Greencastle baseball team may have lost on Saturday, but it more than held its own against fifth-ranked Crawfordsville. GHS starter Trey Ford gave up just three hits and two unearned runs on the way to a 2-0 loss. "Trey Ford did a great job of keeping Crawfordsville hitters off-balance all game," GHS coach Troy Greenlee said...
NP softball falls on road (04/29/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam softball team let one slip away late in a pitchers' duel at Southmont Saturday. The Mounties (7-5) put up two runs in the sixth to defeat the Cougars 2-1. The Cougars scored their lone run on a second-inning RBI single by Leah Crosby. Ashley Doyle also had a double for North...
GHS golf wins Tiger Cub Invitational (04/29/08)
The Greencastle golf team won the Tiger Cub Invitational Saturday at Windy Hill in some very tough scoring conditions. The Tiger Cubs shot a 331, besting second-place Tri-West by 34 strokes. "The course conditions were tough today, but I was kind of glad they were," GHS coach Donovan Wheeler said. ...
DPU women's tennis to host tournament action (04/29/08)
DePauw University has been selected as one of eight sites to host the three opening rounds of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship. First-round matches at the Blackstock Courts on Friday, May 2, include Kenyon against Manchester and Albion versus Baldwin-Wallace. Saturday's second round features DePauw against the Kenyon-Manchester winner, while Denison faces the Albion-Baldwin-Wallace winner...
DPU men to open tournament in St. Louis (04/29/08)
The DePauw men's tennis team opens NCAA Division III Championship play this weekend, when they face Wheaton (Ill.) College in a second-round contest at Washington University. The complete bracket is available here. Grinnell and Westminster (Mo.) square off in a first-round match with the winner facing Washington-St. Louis in the other second-round contest. The second-round winners meet for the right to compete in the Division III quarterfinals at Bates College...
Hilton W. Nettles (04/29/08)
Hilton W. Nettles, 91, Reelsville, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in McCall, Miss., he was the son of the late Zack and Molly (Corbin) Nettles. He married Mildred L. (Matthews) Nettles, and she survives. He was a gunnery sergeant in the U.S. Marines and served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He received six bronze stars...
Dr. Mark A. Thomas (04/29/08)
Dr. Mark A. Thomas, 45, Brazil, died April 26, 2008, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born March 15, 1963, in Clay County, the son of Amos and Mary Griswold Thomas. As a young boy, Mark had a love of learning and he never gave up his search for knowledge. He graduated from Brazil High School, and was valedictorian of the Class of 1981...
Putnam Scanner for April 29, 2008 (04/29/08)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. According to a witness, he was traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to stop at the intersection with U.S. 36...
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