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Stories from Thursday, May 22, 2008

Gas prices force city police to change (05/22/08)
Gasoline prices that continue to soar have forced Greencastle police officials to rethink a policy that allowed officers to drive their vehicles while not on duty. Last March, the Greencastle Board of Works approved a plan allowing GPD officers to drive their patrol cars anywhere in Putnam and surrounding counties, regardless of whether they were on duty. But that has recently changed with the rise in fuel costs...
Sewer project to cost close to $1 M (05/22/08)
City officials did a little celebrating Wednesday as signatures for a much-awaited sewer project were given. Years after plans to install a new sewage line on the city's west side were imagined, they finally came to fruition this week. The estimated $980,000 project is scheduled to go out for bids next week and construction could begin in August. ...
Are you ready for the TV switchover? (05/22/08)
On Feb. 17, 2009, broadcasters will shut off their analog transmitters and go to digital use only. Those who are not prepared for the change could be without television signals. This change will impact a relatively small group of television viewers--those who receive their broadcasts using antennae on televisions that are not equipped with digital tuners...
Annual flower display lends color to Veterans' Highway (05/22/08)
As one drives west down Veterans' Memorial Highway with its remembrance trees and plaques for Putnam County veterans, a large living flag made of flowers and handmade wooden stars comes into view. Members of the Public Works Department spent most of Wednesday planting more than 1,200 pansies arranged like the United States flag. ...
Mayor, others join for 'Clean City Week' (05/22/08)
Members of the Greencastle Civic League and West Central Solid Waste District are again teaming up for the county's annual Clean City/Tox Away Day on May 31 from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation on Wednesday proclaiming the week of May 25-31 as Clean City Week...
South Putnam student earns scholarship from DePauw (05/22/08)
Katelyn Hayes, Fillmore, a South Putnam Senior was recently awarded the Rolla M. Malpas Trust Scholarship from DePauw University. "I am currently undeclared," Hayes said, "but I plan to study pre-med." According to www.venturescholar.org "The Rolla M. ...
Tri Kappa Winners 2008 (05/22/08)
Judy helps Cougars into sectional semifinals (05/22/08)
LIZTON -- The future looks bright for the North Putnam Cougars. Freshman hurler Taylor Judy dominated a pitchers' duel with Cascade Wednesday night to push the Cougars one step closer to a sectional title shot. Judy began the game by striking out the first five batters she faced en route to an eight-strikeout performance. She also had one walk to go along with three hits...
Eagles explode on Bulldogs for win (05/22/08)
LIZTON -- Krystal Welch sparked a potent South Putnam offense with five hits, three RBIs and four runs scored and Samantha Tomasino and Oceaia Boetjer combined to pitch a shutout in an overpowering 20-0 victory over Monrovia in a five-inning first round 2A Sectional softball game Wednesday at Tri-West Hendricks...
Hennette's season ends at Center Grove Regional (05/22/08)
GREENWOOD -- The curtain closed on the high school tennis career of Greencastle senior Kelsey Hennette Wednesday night. She lost at the Center Grove Regional in straight sets 6-3 and 6-0. Hennette faced Whiteland's Brittney Counts at the regional competition. GHS head coach Trish Lowe explained that both players exhibited both power and finesse, but Counts was too much in the end for Hennette to overcome...
Tiger Cubs' season ends with loss to state ranked Edgewood 6-1 (05/22/08)
CLINTON -- For about four innings, it looked like the Greencastle softball team just might do it. They had the No. 2 team in the state's attention and the game looked like it could go either way. The Tiger Cubs took a 1-0 lead over Edgewood in the bottom of the first before the Mustangs tied it up in the top of the third...
Rooker, Dahlstrom smash homers in Cougars win (05/22/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam senior Kyle Rooker continues to assault baseballs in and around Putnam County this season. He collected his 13th home run of the season and added two doubles in the Cougars' 6-4 win over the Chargers. "It was a pretty good ball game, we just made a few errors there early in the game and took ourselves out of an inning with a base running error. We just hung around and they had the best of us until the sixth," Cougars' head coach Norm Fish said...
Glee Conyers (05/22/08)
Glee Berneice (Wright) Conyers passed from the mortal life into the immortal on May 20, 2008. She was a devoted wife and mother to her husband and family as well as innumerable other young people in her work at Greencastle Junior High School and DePauw University...
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