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Stories from Friday, May 16, 2008

Teen pleads guilty to felonies (05/16/08)
A Brazil teenager will be sentenced June 12 for his role in a Nov. 17 crash that killed a 17-year-old girl. Cody Wright, 19, pleaded guilty Thursday to Class B felony resisting law enforcement. Under the terms of a plea agreement taken under advisement by Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley, a charge of Class C felony criminal recklessness charge would be dropped in exchange for Wright's guilty plea to the resisting charge...
GHS grads finalists in win-a-wedding contest (05/16/08)
Emily Lowe is hoping history will repeat itself. Lowe and her fiancÚ, Matt Queen -- both 2005 Greencastle High School graduates -- are one of four finalist couples in "The Greatest Love Story (N)ever Told," a contest sponsored by radio station B97, Bloomington...
Money-strapped North Putnam sees savings on project (05/16/08)
North Putnam School Board members gave the OK to Athletic Director Jason Sims to begin work on a new concession and restroom building at the High School. The project will begin right away with much of the labor and materials donated or purchased at discount prices...
Class fosters the arts (05/16/08)
Once a week, Donna Harcourt heads to Autumn Glen at Greencastle to work with 14-20 students on art projects. "We do painting, paper crafts, gallery glass and water color projects," said Harcourt. The groups were painting birdhouses Thursday afternoon with help from Harcourt and Activity Director Janet Burdge...
Sectional runners brave the rain (05/16/08)
PLAINFIELD -- Thursday night was not a pretty swan song for the Plainfield High School track. A steady rain made the old track even slicker than usual for runners at the IHSAA Boys' Track Sectional. Most of the runners likely would have said "good riddance" to the dilapidated track...
Tiger Cubs pound Patriots (05/16/08)
The Greencastle boys' golf team couldn't have picked a better time to start playing better golf. The Tiger Cubs defeated Owen Valley Thursday 154-213. "To shoot a low number like that on a hard golf course and Windy Hill was tough today," GHS head coach Donovan Wheeler commented. "That was a great round for us."...
GHS softball defeats Patriots in extra innings at home (05/16/08)
The Greencastle softball team ended its regular season with a win over visiting Owen Valley Thursday. GHS won 4-3 in eight innings and ended the season at 14-8. Greencastle had a flair for the dramatic Thursday. They trailed entering the sixth inning, where they scored to ultimately force the game into extra innings...
Clovers get win in three-way match (05/16/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Despite unfavorable conditions, the Cloverdale golf team defeated Martinsville and Eminence at home Thursday night. The Clovers won with a total of 163. Martinsville followed with 171 and Eminence had a 278. "We made a good recovery from our train wreck Tuesday at Turkey Run," CHS head coach Doug Wokoun said. "Conditions were not conducive to golf, but we seem to play better when the weather is inclement."...
North Putnam edges Cadets in the rain (05/16/08)
Thursday's match between the golf team from North Putnam and Cascade was a tight one -- a very tight one. The Cougars slipped past the Cadets 151-153 to get the win. Jeremy Redman led the Cougars with a one-under par 35. Two teammates also scored in the 30s. J.J .Burns carded a 37 and Patrick Byrd had a 39. Austin Malayer and Aaron Vondersaar each shot a 40 for the Cougars. Kyle Smith was North Putnam's final scorer on varsity with a 42...
NPMS baseball wins (05/16/08)
Seventh grade pitchers Michael Hermann and Brodie Perrine combined on a five-inning no-hitter to help lead the North Putnam middle school baseball team to a 20-1 win over Danville Wednesday night. Hermann pitched the first four innings and struck out six Warriors and yielded five walks. Perrine pitched the fifth and recorded one strikeout and two walks...
Cheatham, Koosman and Mattocks advance to regional for CHS (05/16/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Three athletes from the Cloverdale girls' track team advanced to regional in four events Tuesday night. Cloverdale placed eighth as a team with 29 points. The Clovers' Elizabeth Cheatham placed third in the shot put with a throw of 36-feet-four-inches and was fourth in the discus with a hurl of 103-04.5. Both tosses by Cheatham broke the standing school records at Cloverdale...
Thomas B. Goldsberry (05/16/08)
Mr. Thomas B. Goldsberry, 94, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday morning at the Ruth Lilly Hospice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Oct. 20, 1913 in Campbellsburg, Ind., he was the son of Walter Melvin and Hattie Mary (Osborn) Goldsberry. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School; Central Normal College; and Indiana University. He married Velma (Stremming) Goldsberry and she survives...
Shirley A. Wheeler (05/16/08)
Mrs. Shirley Anne Wheeler, 73 of Greencastle, died Thursday morning at the St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Ernest and Elsie (Goodman) Stites. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Elvin Frederick "Fred" Wheeler on Nov. 21, 1953 and he preceded her in death on June 26, 2007...
Putnam Scanner for May 16, 2008 (05/16/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police The Greencastle Police Department worked several accidents recently. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was estimated between $750 - $1,000...
'Power tends to corrupt' says concerned citizen (05/16/08)
To the editor: The Council on Foreign Relations house organ, Foreign Affairs, in 1974 proposed that the Constitution could not be attacked head-on, but their purpose could be accomplished by end runs around it. Rep. Henry Hyde said on Oct. 3, 2003 that a congressional declaration of war was one of the things in the Constitution that had been overtaken by events...
Fillmore defends decision to end employee bonus (05/16/08)
To the editor: Since taking office in January of this year, the Fillmore Town Council has tried to be very forthcoming about the challenges we face. As elected officials, the best interest of the Town and its Residents has been foremost in our thoughts and planning...
Post office thankful for food donations (05/16/08)
To the editor: On behalf of the NALC and the Greencastle Post Office, we would like to thank all those who made this years food drive a success. We collected 3,580 pounds of food beating last years amount of 2,880. Special thanks to Wal-Mart and Bainbridge BP for your generous contributions, to the residents of Putnam County, to all Putnam County Post Offices, to Darrel and Sherry Woodall, the Senior Center and the Putnam County Food Pantry. ...
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