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Stories from Wednesday, September 10, 2008

New sheriff cutting staff (09/10/08)
Shortly after he was appointed sheriff of Putnam County on Saturday, Steve Fenwick said he would be making some changes in the department. Apparently, one of those changes was the front office staff. On Sunday, four employees were let go -- Becky Wallace, who had been the jail matron for 17 years; Barbara "Chip" Johnson, who had been her assistant for 11 years; and jail officers Ashley Butler and Barbara Meyers, who had been with the department for six and three years, respectively...
City has strong words for county (09/10/08)
Get it together, Putnam County. That was the message heard from all sides of the Greencastle City Council Tuesday night amid discussions about the city's 2009 budget. Council members took county officials to task for not getting property tax bills sent out in a timely manner, as has been the case for the last several billing cycles...
Flint reaches blood donation milestone (09/10/08)
A blood donation made on a whim led to a regular practice for Don Flint of Greencastle. "I made my first donation in April of 1979 while I was working at IBM," he said. "They came in with a drive and I thought, 'What the heck?'" Last month, flint donated his 155th pint of his A-positive blood -- which translates to 19 gallons...
Attorney General to go after former Roachdale town clerk (09/10/08)
Roachdale Town Council members Jack Jones, Bill Long and Barbara Scott heard from Roachdale Town Attorney Tom Casey that the Attorney General will pursue former Town Clerk Jennifer Crum for monies not collected following the theft of town funds. Casey explained this means the town will not be responsible for the cost of pursing Crum for the money...
Cloverdale offficials seek larger town (09/10/08)
Cloverdale is looking to grow in size following Tuesday evening's Town Council meeting. The Council voted unanimously to take the first step in the annexation of the southern end of town. The affected region involves 30 -- 40 homes according to council member Dennis Padgett...
North Putnam falls in three games (09/10/08)
ROACHDALE -- Frustration. That word would best describe North Putnam volleyball coach Jill Schreiber's state of mind on Tuesday, as her Cougars fell to Covenant Christian in three games. The youthful Cougars (3-7, 0-1 WCC) played the Warriors close in game one, losing 25-21. After that, things went progressively downhill against the older and more polished Warriors, as North lost 25-14 in game two and 25-0 in game three...
Eagle golfers place third at Northview (09/10/08)
BRAZIL -- Heather Hughes walked away from the Forest Park Golf Course Tuesday with a 41. But it wasn't enough as the South Putnam girls' golf squad placed third in a four-way match against Northview, South Vermillion and Rockville. Both Northview and South Vermillion shot 203s. The Knights won the tiebreaker on the fifth score...
Tiger Cubs, Braves end battle at 2-all (09/10/08)
The Greencastle High School girls' soccer team added one tie to their 5-3 record Tuesday night in a contest against the Terre Haute South Braves at Dee Monnet Soccer Field. "I was fine with tying them (Terre Haute South) tonight," said head girls' coach Maurice McKee. "They (the Braves) just came off of playing Ben Davis and Carmel (on Saturday) so to get a tie with them was a really good feat for the night."...
Clover volleyball loses to Patriots (09/10/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers had a difficult night against the Owen Valley Patriots Tuesday. In the first game, Cloverdale developed an early lead that Owen Valley couldn't overcome. Maria Skiles' serving was one of the key components to the early lead. They continued to build their lead to 12-3 with great teamwork and communication. However, Owen Valley was able to build on mistakes that Cloverdale made and lessen the Clovers' lead...
Tiger Cubs down Southmont for fifth win (09/10/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Four first half goals proved to be all the Greencastle boys' varsity soccer team needed to hand the host Southmont Mounties their first loss of the season Tuesday. The Cubs got off to a bit of a shaky start and found themselves down a goal early when Southmont's Jacob Carey headed in a corner kick with less than four minutes played (36:22)...
Greencastle golfers nipped by Edgewood (09/10/08)
ELLETSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' golf team was narrowly defeated by Edgewood 221-224, with Chelsea Samuels taking medalist honors in the match. "We shot the ball better tonight than last week," GHS head coach Brad Kingma commented. "We let this one slip away by not converting our scoring opportunities on the greens. We only had one par as a team as we three-putted every other time we hit a green in regulation."...
GHS volleyball competes at Barr-Reeves Invite (09/10/08)
MONTGOMERY -- The Greencastle girls' volleyball team (2-9, 0-2 WCC) went 1-3 at the Barr-Reeve Invitational on Saturday. "This was an awesome tournament to see some very high caliber opponents," Greencastle head coach Trish Lowe said. "Although all of the schools are 1 and 2A, three of the eight teams are ranked in the top 10."...
Clovers win (09/10/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale eighth grade volleyball team defeated Speedway Monday night, 25-16, 19-25, 15-10. Brisky Skiles and Paige Gruener each had 12 points for the Clovers. Bradanne Toney had eight points and 13 kills. Justeena Wellington added eight points and three kills, while Miranda Tate had eight points...
Cougars down Clovers (09/10/08)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam eighth grade football team defeated Cloverdale 26-6 last Thursday. Josiah Lawson, Garth Wishert, Brody Perrine, Brian Quates, Brayden Montgomery, Jake Haste and Kyler Badten all had scores for the Cougars. North's top defensive players were Eric Davis and Joey Lehr...
John Smith (09/10/08)
John S. Smith, 67, of Camden, formerly of Walton, died at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, in his residence. Born April 6, 1941, in Rensselaer, he was the son of Joyce "Bud" and Maxine Williams Smith. A 1959 graduate of Remington High School, John was self-employed as a general contractor...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 10, 2008 (09/10/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Jennifer Hart, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 2:20 p.m. Friday for a petition to revoke probation. Mario Tarabillo, 19, Orlando, Fla., was booked at 11:12 p.m. for public intoxication and resisting law enforcement...
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