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Stories from Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Warren, Beck make cut for ballot (05/07/08)
It was déjà vu all over again for Kristina Warren Tuesday night as she awaited the results of the election that would determine whether or not she would be on the ballot in November as the Republican candidate for Putnam County Commission District 3...
Sutherlin top vote getter in council race (05/07/08)
Nine candidates ran for three seats on the Putnam County Council in Tuesday's primary election. Of the nine, four posted four-digit numbers and the rest received less than 1,000 votes. The top vote-getter was Opal Sutherlin with 1,731 votes, followed by Nancy Fogle with 1,479 and Larry Parker weighing in third with 1,139 votes...
Thomas, Michael top races (05/07/08)
The candidates who will be on the ballot in November's general election to vie for the District 44 state representative seat both scored decisive victories in Tuesday night's primary election. Republican Amos P. Thomas defeated challenger Duane W. Conover by 2,134 votes to 673...
Arbor Day Foundation offering 10 trees for 10 bucks (05/07/08)
With the recent renaming of Greencastle as a Tree City, an addition to the beautification can be made personally. The Arbor Day Foundation is sending out 10 trees for a membership price of $10 for anyone who joins before May 15. The 10 trees can be any number of flowering trees, oaks, spruces, dogwoods or any variation...
Greencastle captures County titles (05/07/08)
Coming into Tuesday night's Putnam County Track Meet at South Putnam, pretty much everyone involved knew both the boys' and girls' competitions were Greencastle's to lose. With that in mind, the bigger themes of the meet were personal (and meet) records and the race for second...
Cougars clinch fourth straight WCC title (05/07/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- With its 16-7 drumming of Monrovia Tuesday night, North Putnam clinched their fourth straight West Central Conference title. The Cougars got behind early, trailing 4-3 after two innings but two runs in the third and a monster three-inning stretch to end the game lifted the Cougars to victory...
North Putnam gets win against Monrovia (05/07/08)
The North Putnam softball team picked up a 3-1 win over Monrovia at home Tuesday. The Cougars recorded four hits on the night. Taylor Judy, Dakota Malayer, Leah Crosby and Ashley Curry accounted for North's hits. "We stranded some runners tonight. It's something we haven't been doing. I think we were a little out of sync tonight," North Putnam head coach Jim Brothers said...
Clovers fall to Eels in five innings (05/07/08)
CLAY CITY -- The long road trip that is the Cloverdale baseball season continued at Clay City High School on Tuesday night with a 14-1, five-inning defeat. The Clovers, forced to play the entire season on the road due to work on their own field, didn't help their own cause much in the loss...
Cloverdale wins three-way match at home (05/07/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' golf team defeated visiting Clay City and Eminence Tuesday. Cloverdale won with a total of 171, 13 strokes in front of Clay City and 78 strokes in front of Eminence. Chris Arnold was the Clovers' low scorer with a 39, which earned him medalist honors. Michael Glassburn followed with a 40, while Sean Rhine and Blake Witt chipped in 46 each and Mike Wellington shot a 51. Keith Hathorn rounded out Cloverdale's varsity round with a 53...
Eagles place second (05/07/08)
The South Putnam boys' golf team finished second in their three-way meet with Owen Valley and Monrovia. The Eagles finished nine strokes behind Owen Valley on Monday. Tyler Newby led the Eagle charge by shooting a 40 with Dylan Gilbert finishing the day with a 48. Damon Robinson shot a 50, Tyler Shoffner shot a 51 and Matt Huck ended his day with a 53. Michael Nichols carded a 47 for the Eagles while Tyler Cox shot a 59...
Rexford Hammond (05/07/08)
Rexford C. "Rex" Hammond, 88, of Greencastle, died Monday at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. Mr. Hammond was born Dec. 31, 1919, in Putnam County to John Raymond "Rex" and Ruth B. (Blue) Hammond. He was married to Nellie Marie Neese on Oct. 28, 1939, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 1987. He then married Shirley Cassada on June 6, 1999, and she survives...
Martha E. Feltner (05/07/08)
Martha E. Feltner, 86, of New Ross died Monday at her home. Mrs. Feltner was born May 17, 1921, in New Ross to the late Walter Wilson and C. Alpha Wilson Spangler. She was a member of New Ross United Methodist Church, charter member of New Ross Home Builders Home Economics Club, New Ross Legion Auxiliary, Ladoga Order of the Eastern Star, past Guardian of Jobs Daughters and a member of the Golden Girls...
Student heading to Germany, not France (05/07/08)
To the editor: Thank-you for featuring me in one of your articles. However, I must admit that I am very, very disappointed. The headline for the article about me reads, "North Putnam pupil marks path to France," when in fact, I am going to Germany. It bothers me that such a huge mistake should be made in a headline...
Greencastle Rotary thankful for support (05/07/08)
To the editor: On behalf the Rotary Club of Greencastle I would like to thank the following businesses and Rotarians for their generous contribution to the Silent Auction Basket at the Rotary District Conference held May 2-4 in Indianapolis: Almost Home Tea Room, Walden Inn, DePauw University, Dixie Chopper, Putnam County Unit American Red Cross, Jameson Coffee , Kara's Country Cottage, Treasures on the Square, Wabash Capital, Bright Futures, Cunningham Insurance, Melanie Gibbs and Old National Bank.. ...
Veterans' ceremony a success with help from many (05/07/08)
To the editor: The Veteran's Memorial Celebration had many in attendance which included veterans, families of veterans and persons that love America and love veterans. The program was supported by many and I would like to identify those that helped. ...
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