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Stories from Tuesday, May 20, 2008

County has troubled bridge over water (05/20/08)
Replacing a bridge in Putnam County isn't as easy as it used to be. A handful of years after trying to replace bridge No. 159 near Reelsville and winding up in the middle of a historic preservation project, the Putnam County Commissioners are finding themselves in the same situation...
Student safety a topic for SPCSC (05/20/08)
School safety in the face of danger was discussed at the South Putnam School Board meeting Monday night. During the open forum section at the end of the meeting, a woman in the audience asked what steps the school had in place in case of a necessary lockdown. She said it is bad for the principal to be out of the building like Central/Fillmore Principal Brad Hayes...
Chilean pianist at Gobin Wednesday (05/20/08)
The 2008 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival begins its series of 14 concerts Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with a recital by Chilean virtuoso pianist Eugenio Urrutia-Borlando. Borlando has performed an extensive repertoire in South America, the United States and Germany. ...
Long-tenured DePauw professor retiring in June (05/20/08)
June 30 will mark the end of an era at DePauw University. "I started in 1956," Bob Newton said. "I taught lots of different courses. I was in the Philosophy and Religion Department at the beginning. I stayed with philosophy when they split those subjects into two departments (in 1994)."...
600 walk the aisle at DePauw (05/20/08)
Nearly 600 undergraduates received degrees Saturday at DePauw University's 169th commencement exercises. Debbie Bial, founder of the Posse Foundation, shared keynote speaker duties with Robert G. Bottoms, who is retiring after 22 years as president of DePauw...
OL's Kraig Kinney to run for superior judge (05/20/08)
Kraig Kinney has announced his candidacy for superior court judge of Putnam County for the general election on Nov. 4. Kinney has been appointed by the Putnam County Democratic Party as their candidate for the position. "I believe that the residents of Putnam County deserve a choice for the position of Superior Court Judge," Kinney said. "I believe the voters of this county want an opportunity to choose a judge who will best serve them."...
North Putnam gets win (05/20/08)
The North Putnam baseball team defeated Fountain Central 7-2 Saturday. With the win, the Cougars are 19-6 on the season. The Cougars received a one-two punch from Kyle Rooker and Brock Jones. Rooker and Jones went yard for the 12th and 9th times respectively...
GHS loses to Tigers (05/20/08)
LEBANON -- The Greencastle boys' baseball team fell to Lebanon 4-0 Saturday, dropping to 9-14 on the season. The Tiger Cubs struggled at the plate against the Tigers. GHS mustered only two hits on the day, both singles, yet committed three errors in the loss...
Former DPU player named Engineers coach (05/20/08)
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Emily Hakeman has been named head women's soccer coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, effective July 1. Hakeman, who will also assist with laundry room duties next fall, has spent the previous three seasons as assistant coach for both the men's and women's squads at Rose-Hulman...
Mason earns spot in bowling championship (05/20/08)
A Greencastle youth bowler and seventh grade student at GMS, Janelle Mason, earned one of two spots available in the 12 and over female division in the Pepsi State qualifier this month. Mason had a score of 1,430 after bowling six games at Expo Bowl in Indianapolis. Janelle won a $500 college scholarship in the State competition...
Welker team wins Scramble (05/20/08)
Jewell Dickson (05/20/08)
Jewell D. Dickson, 65, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Friday. Mrs. Dickson was a member of the First Assembly of God on Shallowford Road. Surviving are three children, Craig Sloan of Philpot, Ky., Scott Sloan of Owensboro, Ky. and Chad Gibson of Cleveland; a brother, William Willett of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews...
Stanley Ray Earl (05/20/08)
Mr. Stanley Ray Earl, 58, of Crawfordsville, died at St. Clare Medical Center on Sunday. He operated Y-Palace Restaurant at Bainbridge from 1994-97. He was born Dec. 4, 1949 at St Louis, Mo. to Jessie and Helen Marie Jordan Earl. He married Edna Sue Finley at Aurora, Ill. on July 28, 1990 and she survives...
Steven Mangus (05/20/08)
Steven D. "Punkin" Mangus, 54, of Greencastle passed away at St. Vincent Hospice at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2008. Survivors include his fiancée of eight years, Shannon Lee Keyt, and her two children, Zachary Michael Minnick and Kellsey Lynn Keyt, all of Greencastle...
Richard Sullivan (05/20/08)
Richard R. Sullivan, 72, of Coatesville died Sunday. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sullivan; two sisters, Cathleen Jones and Dixie Myers; a brother, Hurbert Sullivan; four children, Kevin Sullivan, Keith Sullivan, Teresa Ballou and Dixie Sullivan; two stepchildren, Terri Edwards and Deanna Clements; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Putnam Scanner for May 20, 2008 (05/20/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Two accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. She crossed into the oncoming lane and entered a yard where she struck a utility pole...
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