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Stories from Friday, May 2, 2008

Greencastle teacher facing police investigation (05/02/08)
A Greencastle Middle School teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave and is facing a police investigation, school officials confirmed Thursday. The teacher, who officials declined to name, is accused of "inappropriate touching of students," according to Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin...
Practice run for Relay (05/02/08)
The Ivy Tech Relay for Life team raised over $2,500 not just for a good cause, but for fun too. Back in January when the group started planning for the relay, school director Brad Johnson offered the challenge of letting his head be shaved if they raised $2,500...
North Putnam play opens tonight (05/02/08)
Thespian Troupe No. 1478 at North Putnam High School will present the musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown," which is based on the favorite comic strip of the same name by Charles Shultz. Two performances, beginning at 7:30 p.m. each evening, are scheduled for May 2 and 3, in the North Putnam gymnasium. Ticket prices are $5 for all ages...
Adult business ordinance drafted (05/02/08)
Sexually Oriented Businesses were only a footnote at the most recent Cloverdale Plan Commissions special meeting. Alan Yackey, Cloverdale Town Attorney, handed out a draft of the ordinance for the plan commission to look over. The ordinance specifies which sort of sexually oriented businesses will be allowed under the First Amendment...
Benefit concert planned for Roachdale family (05/02/08)
ROACHDALE -- A benefit co-ncert is planned for this weekend to help out a family who has had a bit of bad luck. Howard Harris, 39, is afflicted with muscular dystrophy since the age of 4 and has been wheelchair-bound for 21 years. His wife Judy is his full-time caretaker...
GHS track cruises to four-way win (05/02/08)
Greencastle captured nine events in Thursday's four-way meet with Cloverdale, Speedway and Monrovia en route to a 31-point win. Greencastle was first with 92 points, while Cloverdale came in fourth with a total of 29.
Cougar track teams handle Mustangs (05/02/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam track teams hosted Fountain Central Thursday night in a windy and slightly chilly affair for May 1. The Cougars, however, were able to get the better of an undermanned Mustangs team and the elements to capture a pair of victories...
GHS golfers win a pair (05/02/08)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle golf team battled some adverse scoring conditions Thursday at Deer Creek. While they did not emerge with a great scoring round, they did get a pair of wins over Cascade and Monrovia. The Tiger Cubs edged the Cadets, 170-171. Monrovia was third with a 209...
Rhine's 39 helps lead Cloverdale to victory (05/02/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale golf team picked up wins over Sullivan, Owen Valley and White River Valley in a four-way match Thursday night. Sean Rhine picked up medalist for the Clovers, firing a 39. "Sean had an excellent round in pretty rough wind conditions, making six pars," Clover coach Doug Wokoun said. ...
Lady Cougars drop 11-inning game to Tri-West (05/02/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam softball team dropped a close one in an 11-inning affair Wednesday night against Tri-West. The Bruins defeated the Cougars 11-10. Lauran Green pitched all 11 innings and suffered the defeat for the Cougars (8-7). The freshman began to tire in the ninth, allowing four runs in the inning...
CHS baseball loses (05/02/08)
SPEEDWAY -- The Cloverdale baseball team dropped a 7-2 decision to Speedway Wednesday night. Justin Burdette and Joey Rossetti each picked up a pair of hits for the Clovers. Zak Osburn and Jeff Dale drove in the two CHS runs. Clover starter Kyle Martin took the loss, allowing seven runs on nine hits and a walk in six innings of work...
Juanita Long (05/02/08)
Juanita Louise Long, 75, of Ladoga died Wednesday at Clarion West Hospital, Avon. Mrs. Long was born Aug. 14, 1932, in Hadley to Ottie Clint and Mary Lula (Eggers) Perkins. She married Jacob Alec Long in Greencastle on May 15, 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1987...
Local births May 2, 2008 (05/02/08)
Hendricks Regional Health, Danville, has announced the following births: * Boshoff, Charma and Johan, Greencastle, boy born April 30, 2008. * Purdue, Mandy, Greencastle, boy born April 30, 2008.
Perkins, Griffin to wed (05/02/08)
Brooke Perkins, Roachdale and Brent Griffin, Evansville plan to be married May 10 at 2 p.m. at the Roachdale Christian Church with Don Williams, Evansville, officiating. Perkins is the daughter of Bill and Debbie Perkins, Roachdale. She is a 2003 graduate of North Putnam High School and graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in May 2007...
Hirt-Wilson set wedding (05/02/08)
Madison Kay Hirt, Katy, Texas and Brandon Lee Wilson, Denton, Texas plan a 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 27 in Galveston, Texas. A reception will follow the ceremony on the Carnival Conquest Cruise Ship. Mace and Janna Hirt, Katy, Texas are parents of the bride-to-be. Grandparents are Mary Hirt of Greencastle and John and Daisy Masch, Denton...
Oliver-Marsh to marry (05/02/08)
Nicole A. Oliver, Carmel, daughter of Rick and Lana Oliver, Roachdale and Jonathan F. Marsh, MD, Carmel, son of Frank and Holly Marsh have announced their engagement. The couple plans to wed in October 2008 at the Zionsville United Methodist Church, Zionsville...
Allen to celebrate 90th (05/02/08)
A celebration for Bea Allen's 90th birthday will take place Saturday, May 3 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. Allen was born on June 11, 1918 and her children are Barbara Haltom (deceased) and Ron Allen. The celebration will be in the dining room from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited...
Putnam Scanner for May 2, 2008 (05/02/08)
Putnam County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. On Wednesday at 10:20 p.m., Amber Cooper, 33, Cloverdale, was headed westbound on C.R. 1000 South when a deer ran out and struck her passenger side door. She drove to her residence to report the crash...
Congress needs to work together more than ever (05/02/08)
To the editor: Much is being made in Washington about the "pork" in the budget. Spending bills for 2008 include $17 billion in earmarks, many, if not most, of dubious value. Pointing them out has taken on the aura of sport for politicians. The hard facts are that these pork items are nothing compared to entitlement costs...
Judge Lowe responds to BannerGraphic article (05/02/08)
To the editor: Your article dated April 30 regarding the termination of Mr. (Charles) Bridges as public defender contains certain confusions or misstatements, which should be clarified. I did not and do not allege a conflict of interest but rather the appearance of impropriety...
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