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Stories from Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Stevens' death penalty trial back on (05/13/08)
Former Cloverdale resident Christopher Stevens will be back in court facing a possible death penalty following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to deny his appeal. Stevens' 1994 murder and child molestation convictions stand. He will go before a jury in Lafayette to determine whether or not he will receive the death penalty.
Roachdale rallies for PRIDE (05/13/08)
Roachdale community members held an initial meeting Thursday evening to explore ideas on ways to preserve and improve life in the small rural town located in northeastern Putnam County. Initiated by the Delta Theta Tau Sorority, a group met to begin the process of finding ways to secure grants and beautify Roachdale...
Hickory Creek kicks off Nursing Home Week (05/13/08)
Hickory Creek at Sunset Administrator Gayle Camonte watched with a smile as Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation announcing May 11-17 for National Nursing Home Week at Hickory Creek at Sunset Monday. The proclamation states that the community's citizens now residing in nursing homes have contributed "immeasurable to Greencastle's heritage over the years."...
Results of drug tests come back (05/13/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Three women representing the Student Advisory Health Committee were present at Monday's school board meeting to discuss results of drug testing of students, along with recommendations for healthier foods. The committee is comprised of drug education, health and wellness and AIDS committees. Their purpose is to go over curriculum and dietary habits to help improve these areas...
Offenders graduate from horse course (05/13/08)
Eight offenders at the Putnamville Correctional Facility recently earned certificates after graduating from the first-ever Equine Management Program offered at the prison. The program was a joint effort of PCF and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. Students in the program received hands-on training and classroom instruction on general stable procedures, horse behavior and psychology, tack care and selection, grooming, nutrition, equine health issues and first aid and health care...
Dancers treat residents (05/13/08)
Cloverdale softball downs GHS 6-5 (05/13/08)
How does a coach feel after a win in which her team commits six errors? Fortunate. But a little good fortune never hurt a team trying to find itself and Cloverdale coach Stacey Falls knows that. Sometimes it's good to get a win even when you don't play your best game...
Greencastle pounds Cloverdale in five innings (05/13/08)
From the opening pitch, Monday night proved to be a night to forget if you were a Cloverdale Clover. Struggles at the plate, coupled with multiple fielding errors, helped Greencastle defeat the Clovers 14-0 in five innings. GHS pitcher Kyle Nobles dominated the Clovers, tossing a no-hitter while striking out 11 batters. He struck out eight straight batters over a three-inning stretch. Nobles also helped his own cause by going 2-for-4 at the plate including a double...
Eagle softball clinches WCC title in 10-0 win (05/13/08)
The South Putnam Eagles seized the West Central Conference title with its 10-0 defeat of Speedway Monday night. The Eagles move to 16-3 on the season with the win. South Putnam got on the board early, scoring three runs in the first and an additional three runs in the fifth. The game came to a close in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Eagles scored their 10th run of the night...
Dean accepts job at Seeger (05/13/08)
WEST LEBANON -- South Putnam graduate Greg Dean recently accepted the boys' basketball head coaching job at Seeger High School in Warren County. Dean will be entering his third season as a head coach in 2008-09. In two seasons at Wes-Del High School, Dean has amassed a 31-14 record while winning a 2007 sectional...
Sectional tennis matches set (05/13/08)
BRAZIL -- The matchups for this week's girls' tennis sectional at Northview were drawn Monday night. Greencastle will face Owen Valley at 5 p.m. Friday. South Putnam will face the winner of Thursday's Northview/ Linton matchup immediately following Friday's first match...
Greencastle defeats Owen Valley 3-2 (05/13/08)
On Monday, the Greencastle girls' tennis team defeated Owen Valley 3-2 on the road. The Tiger Cubs will again face the Patriots in the second match of the Northview Sectional Friday. "I'm glad we were able to get this match in. I kind of felt it was more important than perhaps the Danville or the Rockville match that we lost from rainouts," GHS head coach Trish Lowe...
South Putnam tennis defeats Warriors (05/13/08)
The South Putnam girls' tennis team handed the Danville Warriors a 5-0 loss Monday night on the road. South got strong performances from both its varsity as well as it junior varsity. In varsity action, No. 1 singles player Chelsea Clark beat Anne Baenzger 6-3 and 6-1, while No. 2 singles player Whitney Warren quickly defeated the Warriors' Megan Dodson 6-2 and 6-1. Liz Mink recorded a win a No. 3 singles with her win over Erika Vitols 6-4 and 6-4...
Cougar softball runs away from Rockville (05/13/08)
ROCKVILLE -- After some recent hard-luck losses, the North Putnam softball team had one go its way Monday night, taking a scoreless game after four innings and blowing it open for an 8-0 win at Rockville. The Cougars (12-9) scored twice in the fifth and added six in the seventh...
Clover golf picks up win at Deer Creek (05/13/08)
CLAYTON -- In a match that saw both teams suffer a bit of a hangover from Saturday's WCC Golf Meet, Cloverdale defeated Cascade 173-181 Monday at Deer Creek. I think that both teams had a little post-conference let down," said Clover coach Doug Wokoun. ...
North Putnam downs Bulldogs by 27 strokes (05/13/08)
CLAYTON -- Coming off their second place finish at Conference Saturday, the North Putnam Cougars soundly defeated Monrovia 164-191. J.J. Burns led the Cougars with a 38. Austin Malayer, Patrick Byrd, Jeremy Redman and Kyle Smith each posted a 42 for nine holes. Freshman Aaron Vondersaar rounded out the varsity scoring with a 43...
William J. Mahoney (05/13/08)
Mr. William J. "Bill" Mahoney, 64 years of age, died April 30, 2008 at 11:30 p.m. Chicago time in Northwestern Hospital. The viewing was held in Chicago at Casey, Laskowski Funeral Home on Friday, May 2. Burial and services were in Danville, Ill. at Resurrection Cemetery. Bill was buried at the grave site of his parents, Dan and Mary Mahoney on May 3...
Putnam Scanner for May 13, 2008 (05/13/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail. Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage estimates were between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage estimates were between $2,500 - $5,000...
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