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Stories from Friday, August 22, 2008

UPDATE: National Guard confirms Frisbie joined (08/22/08)
Former Sheriff Mark Frisbie has enlisted in the military, but his status there is currently in limbo. Jodie Newby, public affairs officer for recruiting and retention with the U.S. Army National Guard office in Indianapolis, confirmed that Frisbie, 38, signed up for duty on Aug. 7 -- eight days before he tendered his resignation as sheriff of Putnam County, and two weeks before he was formally charged with felony federal program theft by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Indianapolis...
Driving force: Event to benefit cancer patients (08/22/08)
Despite the fact that he is wheelchair-bound as a result of multiple sclerosis, Mike Gardner wants to do what he can to help others. To that end, Gardner will participate in Granny Ride 2008 today -- riding his motorized wheelchair alongside the many motorcyclists taking part in the event...
North Putnam reports fewer students (08/22/08)
Preliminary numbers given by North Putnam Community School's Superintendent Murray Pride to board members at their monthly meeting Thursday showed student enrollment numbers down by 34 this year. School administrators had contacted 28 families of students not returning to the district and found that the majority of them were not returning due to economic downturns. ...
Appeal in fire truck case denied (08/22/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The announcement made Tuesday by Town Council President Don Sublett was that Cloverdale won one of its lawsuits. Attorney Mindy Jackman handled the suit for Cloverdale. She was the one who notified Sublett about the findings. The suit in question was an alleged breech of contract by Simon Equipment in Iowa...
Pending shelter closing affecting other counties (08/22/08)
The looming closure of the Humane Society of Putnam County has already begun to have a trickle-down affect on neighboring communities. "It's getting to be where people over there (in Putnam County) are getting vicious," said Chyrstll Owens, co-manager of the Clay County Humane Society in Brazil. "I had one guy tell me we weren't doing our job and cuss me out because we wouldn't come get an animal. I told him his county should be funding the humane shelter there, and they weren't."...
Plan to keep out students tabled (08/22/08)
The North Putnam Community School Board tabled passing policy 6150 at their meeting Thursday evening. The policy would have restricted students not living in the school district from attending school there. After a long discussion a decision to table two different policies until more research could be done by school corporation attorney Gene Hostetler was accepted...
Life is different for today's students (08/22/08)
Each August for over 11 years, Beloit College, Wisc. has released the Beloit College Mindset List. This provides a look at the cultural touchstones shaping the lives of students entering college in 2008. As almost 2 million first-year students head to college campuses around the country, most will see some oddly familiar headlines. These are similar to those being published in 1990 when many of the students were born...
Tiger Cubs edge North Putnam 2-0 (08/22/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer It was a busy night for North Putnam keeper Dakota Malayer. She faced 32 Greencastle shots on goal, allowing only two the skirt past. But that was enough for the Tiger Cubs to leave the field with a 2-0 victory. After a scoreless first half, Greencastle's first strike came with 36:32 on the clock in the second half. Katie Farris slid around the Cougar defense and fired a shot past Malayer...
South Putnam falls to Clay City (08/22/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor The Clay City volleyball team defeated South Putnam in three games Thursday night, but the match really seemed to be decided in the first game. The Eels won 25-10, 26-24 and 25-18. In game one, it was all Eels, as they got out to a 10-4 lead and did not let up. While Clay City (2-0) was getting long service runs, the Eagles, by comparison, struggled with mental errors and communication problems early...
Athenians too much for GHS (08/22/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' volleyball team recorded its second straight loss of the season to Crawfordsville Thursday night. The Tiger Cubs improved from their first outing, but still were unable to over come the Athenians. "This will definitely be a year of learning for the players and the coaches," GHS head coach Trish Lowe said...
GHS golfers place third (08/22/08)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' golf squad placed third, behind Danville and county rival South Putnam. Danville finished first with a 203, South Putnam was second with 208 and the Tiger Cubs was third with 219. Greencastle was led by Chelsea Samuels with a 49, with Katie Hedge following close with a 52. Diane Wokoun and Kristen Hutcheson finished the day with a 59 and Kay Wood shot a 67...
Clovers drops contest to Cascade (08/22/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team opened its season with a WCC loss to Cascade Thursday night, 25-18, 25-20 and 25-21. For Clover coach Kathy Moore, it was a night in which the Clovers (0-1) showed some promise but also lacked consistency...
Cougar volleyball falls to Patriots (08/22/08)
SPENCER -- The North Putnam volleyball team dropped to 1-1 on the season with a three-game loss at Owen Valley Wednesday. Although the Cougars may have struggled with the Patriots, new coach Jill Schreiber was happy with the effort and the progress the team is making...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 22, 2008 (08/22/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently Kristopher Hardy, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 3:41 p.m. Monday for violation of home detention. Brittani Denny, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 9:03 p.m. for residential entry...
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