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Stories from Saturday, May 17, 2008

Auditorium renamed for beloved teacher (05/17/08)
The auditorium in Greencastle High School's McAnally Center has a new name -- a tribute to a retiring teacher who has spent much of her career nurturing the creative talents of her students there. At the close of an academic awards ceremony Friday night, the venue was officially christened Parker Auditorium for Vickie Parker, an English and drama teacher...
Inmates showcase creative talents (05/17/08)
Offenders at the Putnamville Correctional Facility took a large role in the prison's recent community advisory board meeting. Robert Richardson and Kenneth Dodd shared their winning entries from the Offender Black History Month Essay and Art Contest...
Court tosses charges related to student's MySpace page (05/17/08)
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled Putnam County Judge Matthew Headley, who placed a middle school student on probation in 2006. The student was punished for posting an expletive-laden entry on MySpace criticizing Greencastle Middle School Principal Shawn Gobert over school policy on body piercings...
Retired teachers hand out awards (05/17/08)
Two students were recently given certificates and scholarships from the local chapter of the Retired Teacher's Association (RTA). Katie Earl, a 2004 Greencastle High School graduate, and Jennifer Schlatter, who graduated from South Putnam High School in 2005, were both honored with a luncheon at Putnam Inn Monday...
Fair on the Square (05/17/08)
GHS advances to sectional final (05/17/08)
BRAZIL -- It took just over an hour for the Greencastle girls' tennis team to defeat Owen Valley 3-2 Friday night. Now, in their sights will be the Northview Knights for the sectional title. Greencastle set to work Friday evening, but things started off a little shaky for the Tiger Cubs in the early going. Uncharacteristic errors were apparent throughout the lineup but Greencastle did what they've done all season -- get the job done...
South Putnam tennis falls at Northview Sectional (05/17/08)
BRAZIL -- Friday marked the end of the line for South Putnam's tennis team, but for a pair of seniors, things haven't ended just yet. While the Eagles lost 3-2 to Northview in the semifinal of the Northview Sectional, seniors Cassie Davis and Megan Criss came from behind to win their No. 1 doubles match, sending them on to regional action...
Young leaps to track regional berth (05/17/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- A one-day delay was entirely worth it for one Cloverdale athlete Friday night. At Thursday's Bloomington North Track Regional, the long jump competition was postponed until Friday evening, which saw better weather and a fourth-place jump for the Clovers' Raine Young...
North Putnam drops contest with Sparkplugs (05/17/08)
The North Putnam baseball team lost to Lebanon 6-3 Friday night. With the loss, the Cougars move to 18-6 on the season. Jordan Berry threw six innings with six hits, six strikeouts and four unearned runs. Griffen Dahlstrom led the Cougars at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a home run. Kyle Alcorn and Tyler Watson each had a double and J.T. Francies added a single...
Tigers finish second, as Murtaugh and Kriegshauser perform well in tourney (05/17/08)
WAVERLY, Iowa -- DePauw entered the 2008 NCAA Women's Golf Championships seeded ninth, but posted the program's best four-round total in its seven NCAA appearances and finished second for the second straight year. The Tigers shot a 1,258 which easily topped last year's 1,303 and were second to Methodist, which won with a 1,219. Southwestern was third at 1,263...
Andrade, Smith match highlight of day for DPU (05/17/08)
ST. PETER, Minn. -- The DePauw doubles team of senior Erin Andrade and sophomore Kayla Smith advanced to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals following a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over Paige Sumida and Whitney Waters from the University of Redlands. They'll take on Emory's Tshema Nash and Sabra Rogers who defeated top-seeded Siobhan Finicane and Olivia Muesse of Pomona-Pitzer 6-2, 6-4. Match time is scheduled for 3 p.m. CDT on Saturday...
Soultz, Gill named to All-American team (05/17/08)
DePauw sophomore pitcher Megan Soultz and junior catcher Rachel Gill have been named to the 2008 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-America Team. The official announcement came at the national championship banquet last evening in Salem, Va...
Keith's season ends after droping match in three sets (05/17/08)
LEWISTON, Maine -- DePauw senior Kortney Keith went three sets in his NCAA Division III first round match with Cameron Taylor of Pomona-Pitzer, but suffered a defeat with the third set going to a tiebreaker. After winning the opening set 7-6 (7-5), Keith dropped the second 6-3. Taylor then took the third set by a 7-6 score (8-6 tiebreak)...
Jeffrey D. Denton (05/17/08)
Jeffrey D. Denton, 45, Greensburg and a former resident of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg. Born, Feb. 15, 1963 in Indianapolis, he was the son of David Denton and Sonja (McNew) Ely...
Putnam Scanner for May 17, 2008 (05/17/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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