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Stories from Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Police recover explosive devices and illegal drugs (05/14/08)
The Greencastle Police Department recently made three arrests in a raid that yielded explosive devices and drugs. At 6:30 a.m. Monday, an anonymous call came into Putnam County 911 Dispatcher Jason Chamber that Victor Lee, 20, Greencastle had three homemade explosive devices in his Castlebury apartment...
Ban on outdoor wood burners gets final approval (05/14/08)
The Greencastle City Council voted Tuesday night to give final approval to a new ordinance banning the use of outdoor, wood-burning heaters within the city limits. This means no one living inside the city of Greencastle can install the so-called hydronic heaters that are becoming popular with homeowners looking to save on their energy costs. The ban does not apply to anyone in the city who already owns and operates one of these heating systems...
O'Hair assumes leading role (05/14/08)
Putnam County resident Janet O'Hair recently assumed the office of President of the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS). She has over 25 years of experience as a medical staff service specialist, She is currently Manager of Medical Affairs Department at St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers, Beech Grove/Indianapolis...
Charitable giving focus of luncheon (05/14/08)
The Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is hosting its May luncheon, titled "Charitable Giving Can Help Your Bottom Line," on Thursday, May 22, during which time Phil Purcell will be the special speaker. Purcell is the vice president for planned giving and endowment stewardship at the Ball State University Foundation. He has served as the director of gift planning for the Central Indiana Community Foundation. He is also an attorney and member of the American and Indiana State Bar Associations...
State Farm awards fire friends $1,000 (05/14/08)
State Farm Insurance recently presented the Friends of Greencastle Fire Department with a $1,000 donation to purchase Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms to help the fire department provide better awareness, protection, safety and property conservation to local residents...
South, GHS athletes advance to regional (05/14/08)
Beautiful weather greeted area track athletes who competed at the South Putnam Track Sectional Tuesday night. Greencastle was Putnam County's top placer, finishing in third place with 86 points. South Putnam tied for sixth with 44 points and North Putnam scored 2.5 points...
Three Clovers on to regional (05/14/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- The Cloverdale girls' track team had three different athletes advance out of Tuesday's Bloomington North Sectional. Junior Elizabeth Cheatham and senior Ashley Koosman advanced in two events each. Cheatham placed third in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw. Koosman was third in the high jump and fourth in the 100 hurdles...
GHS tennis defeats Turkey Run (05/14/08)
MARSHALL -- The Greencastle tennis team picked up a close 3-2 win Tuesday at Turkey Run. The Greencastle (7-3) attack was led by the doubles teams, as Carol LaFoe and Savannah Provie won 6-2, 6-2 and Kristen Flint and Emma Kaiser won 6-3, 6-3. For the singles, Marta Torre picked up the lone win, outlasting her opponent in yet another three-set marathon, 6-2, 0-6, 7-5...
Eagles stall Sparkplugs 7-4 (05/14/08)
South Putnam's softball team defeated Speedway for the second time in two days. The Eagles won 7-4, making them 17-3 on the season and 10-2 in WCC play. Oceaia Boetjer led the Eagles by going 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBIs. Samantha Tomasino and Meghan Canary each collected a double. Third baseman Allysia Lollar recorded two RBIs on the night...
Cougars comes from behind to get win (05/14/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- A pitchers' duel turned into an exciting offensive seventh inning for the North Putnam softball team Tuesday night, as they edged Riverton Parke 3-2. All five runs were scored in the seventh. The Cougars got three hits in a row in the bottom of the seventh to win the game...
South Putnam downs Rockville 5-0 (05/14/08)
The South Putnam tennis team concluded its regular season Tuesday night with a 5-0 victory over Rockville. The Eagles finish the regular season 9-1. "I'm extremely proud of our varsity and JV for both going 9-1 on the season," Eagle coach Johnnie Briones said. "The JV shows a lot of promise for the future...
Cougars pick up win over Panthers (05/14/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam baseball team picked up a 13-1 win in five innings Tuesday against Riverton Parke. Senior David Church had a good outing for the Cougars (18-5), allowing just two hits and a walk, striking out four Panthers. "David Church had a nice outing and pitched a good, solid game," North Putnam Coach...
GHS evens series with Clovers (05/14/08)
After being edged by Cloverdale the previous night, the Greencastle softball team rebounded with a 16-3 win on Tuesday night. Hitting has been an issue for the Tiger Cubs all season. However, on Tuesday the pounded out 15 hits with four players hitting for multiple hits...
Clover baseball wins (05/14/08)
SPEEDWAY -- The Cloverdale seventh and eighth grade baseball team defeated Speedway 17-5 Saturday. Trevor Lockwood and Ethan Atwood each went 4-for-4 with two doubles for the Clovers. The team totaled an astounding 24 hits. Devon Nees pitched four innings to get the win. Will Anderson appeared in relief and finished the game...
Keith bound for NCAAs (05/14/08)
DePauw senior Kortney Keith has been invited to compete in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship. The 32-player bracket gets underway on Friday, May 16, at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Keith helped the Tigers to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title and to the third round of the NCAA Division III team tournament. He's posted a 16-13 singles record this year including a 13-10 mark in dual matches at number one singles...
Tennis players NCAA-bound (05/14/08)
DePauw women's tennis will be well represented at the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Championships as four DePauw student-athletes have been invited to compete. Freshman Janelle Arita and sophomore Kelly Buckley will compete in the 32-player singles bracket, while senior Erin Andrade and sophomore Kayla Smith earned a spot in the 16-team doubles field...
Dollie Grace Strong (05/14/08)
Dollie Grace Strong, beloved mother and grandmother, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008. She was born Feb. 5, 1917 in Liberty, Ky. to the late Richard and Bertha (Judd) Wesley. Dollie was a homemaker, attended the Church of Acts in Indianapolis and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Fillmore...
Welsh-Kaiser to marry (05/14/08)
Richardson-Vanatti wedding (05/14/08)
Nicole Richardson, Greencastle, and Aaron Vanatti, Fillmore will be married May 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Greencastle. Paul Bowen will officiate the ceremony. The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Stephanie Richardson, Greencastle, and attends Ivy Tech for medical assisting...
Putnam Scanner for May 14, 2008 (05/14/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Four people recently reported damage due to collisions with deer. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500...
Thank you for the birthday celebration (05/14/08)
To the editor: I wish to thank everyone who attended my birthday celebration, and everyone else who made it possible, plus Asbury Towers and staff. Also thanks for all the beautiful cards and gifts. It was great. Bea Allen, Greencastle
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