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Stories from Monday, June 2, 2008

Help requested in solving cold case (06/02/08)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is asking for help on a cold case possible murder from 2003. Back in Aug. 2003, Bernadine Webster, 89, Russellville, was the victim of a suspicious death. The reclusive woman was never married and reportedly had no surviving family. She also never let anyone into her home...
Tiny town turns 182 (06/02/08)
This June, the once-bustling town of Reelsville will have existed for 182 years. Named for the family who founded the town and built the first mill, it was just this time of year when the Reel brothers, John and Henry, met a pioneer settler by the name of John Athey...
Museum hosting exhibit (06/02/08)
The Putnam County Museum, in partnership with the Putnam County Spinners and Weavers Guild, will host "Sheep to Shawl" at the museum on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. David Greenburg, winner of sheep-shearing awards in Indiana and Illinois, will talk about sheep, wool, and shearing. He will also shear a sheep at the museum...
Wardlow receives honor (06/02/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Putnam County resident Sherry Wardlow received the prestigious Heather Lynes Exceptional Service Award from the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Red Cross Chapter. The award was presented at the Chapter's Annual Membership Meeting. Sherry received the award for teaching Red Cross CPR and First Aid Courses in Putnam County...
DePauw professor to perform at festival (06/02/08)
DePauw viola professor Nicole Brockmann will be joined by violinist Allison Edberg and pianist Darcy McCoy Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the third concert of the 2008 Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival. Held in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, the concerts are free, with donations accepted...
Clovers' Young jumps at state finals (06/02/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Saturday saw the 2008 track season come to an end for Cloverdale's Raine Young. Young was among 31 competitors vying for the state championship in the long jump on the campus of Indiana University. There was a lot of anticipation leading up to Young's jump. ...
Early errors, dormant bats doom Eagle softball (06/02/08)
FERDINAND -- A series of poorly timed errors and sluggish bats all day long were what separated the South Putnam softball team and a trip to the regional championship game Saturday. In the first Forest Park Regional semifinal, the Eagles (22-4) committed four first-inning errors and collected just one hit on their way to a 5-1 loss to South Spencer (20-10)...
Weatherford finishes 15th at NCAA regional (06/02/08)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Greencastle High School graduate and Indiana University runner Andy Weatherford placed 15th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at Saturday's NCAA Mideast Regional at the University of Arkansas. Weatherford ran a 9:31.72 on Saturday after coming in with a seed time of 9:04.43...
Hamblin and Alex place in top 10 at state tournament (06/02/08)
FORT WAYNE -- A number of local female bowlers placed in the recent state bowling tournament. The Indiana State USBC WBA paid out $111,975 in prize money to bowlers from all over the state. Christy Hamblin and Janelle Alex had the top finishes among local bowlers, with each collecting a top 10 finish...
Hollingsworth wins second straight at LPS (06/02/08)
Saturday night proved to be twice as nice for Shane Hollingsworth. The current Lincoln Park Speedway sprint car points leader advanced his season lead to 54 over second-place Billy Puterbaugh by scoring his second-straight victory. The win didn't come without a bit of luck, however. ...
Gary Keith Kallner (06/02/08)
Gary Keith Kallner, 65, of Frankfort and formerly of Kirklin and Monticello, died Saturday at his home after a yearlong illness. Mr. Kallner was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Frankfort to Gordon Keith and Ada M. (Beechler) Kallner, who both survive. He married Christa D. Faucett on Sept. 19, 1969, and she also survives...
Roy L. Bachert (06/02/08)
Roy L. Bachert, 85, of Roachdale died at Mill Pond Health Campus, in Greencastle Friday. Mr. Bachert was born May 20, 1923 in Greencastle to Frank Bachert and Elizabeth (Sipp) Bachert. He married Marjorie H. Keck on Dec. 31, 1969 at Greencastle, and she survives...
Madge Baker (06/02/08)
Madge Baker, 83, of Avon formerly of Greencastle passed away Friday evening at the Clarion West Medical Center in Avon. Born Nov. 10, 1924 in Anderson, she was the daughter of Harvey and Gertrude (Gordon) Risk. She was a graduate of Anderson High School's class of 1943...
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