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Stories from Friday, September 12, 2008

Sheriff swears in new staff members (09/12/08)
The reorganization of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department has begun with an administrative overhaul, as announced by Sheriff Steve Fenwick on Wednesday. Fenwick has sworn in Col. Doug Nally as chief deputy, a position Nally has held for two previous sheriffs. His main duty is to oversee the scheduling of the deputies and enforcement staff...
Local insurance agent under suspicion (09/12/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- A Bainbridge insurance agent is the subject of an investigation by the Indiana Department of Insurance. The IDOI suspended the license of Bradley K. Buchanan Thursday. Buchanan is the owner of Bright & Williamson Insurance Services II Inc., which does business under the name Buck Insurance Services. Buchanan's business address is listed in court documents as 114 Pat Rady Way West, W. U.S. 36, Bainbridge. His home address is listed as being in Greencastle...
GHS honors emergency responders on 9/11 (09/12/08)
Greencastle Fire Department firefighter Pat Carrico remembers Sept. 11, 2001 vividly. "We went out on the lake that day, and there wasn't an airplane in the sky," he said. On the anniversary of the most deadly attacks ever on American soil, Greencastle High School faculty and student ambassadors, along with Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, hosted a breakfast for area emergency responders...
Annual fundraiser to aid fire service (09/12/08)
REELSVILLE -- In a house fire, every second counts, which is why rural fire departments like the one that serves the Reelsville area is so important. But just having a fire station isn't enough. Having the proper equipment to fight a fire and a staff of volunteers willing to risk their lives to protect life and property is just as important...
Ivy Tech students share tradition (09/12/08)
The Annual Fall Bash at Ivy Tech Community College was another big success. The event is a welcome back to students at the Greencastle campus and is supported not only by staff but also by area merchants. The event offers a free catered lunch to students and staff as well as bingo and raffle prizes that included things like a $50 Visa card from North Salem State Bank, a digital camera from Wal-Mart Distribution, four box seats from the Indianapolis Indians, $200 worth of savings bonds from the Teacher's Credit Union and a $25 gift Haye's Murphy and Sharp Insurance.. ...
Tiger Cubs handle Cougars in county soccer clash (09/12/08)
Despite the rain on Thursday evening the Greencastle Tiger Cubs varsity boy's soccer team won 5-0 against the North Putnam Cougars. GHS jumped on the Cougars early and were able to cruise to the victory. With not even a minute gone in the first half Greg Lilly drove hard down the field to score a goal on the Cougars' keeper C.J. Lofton...
Eagles place second (09/12/08)
CLAY CITY -- The South Putnam cross country teams put in a good showing at the Clay City Invitational Thursday afternoon, coming away with two, second-place team finishes. In the girls' 5K race, Amanda Lund led the way, placing fifth overall with a time of 23:50 as the Eagles finished with 40 points, behind Shakamak's 19. Clay City, White River Valley and Owen Valley did not have enough runners to register a team score and team points were awarded based on bump scoring...
GHS runners win (09/12/08)
The Greencastle cross country teams hosted West Vigo Thursday night. The Vikings did not have enough runners to field a team, so the Lady Tiger Cubs won easily. No results were available for the boys' meet. While there were no team scores to compare, GHS coach Garry Anderson said there were many bright spots for his squad...
GHS golf showing improvement (09/12/08)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle girls' golf team shaved 37 strokes off their game in a 24-hour period to post a third-place finish Thursday. Greencastle placed third with a score of 200, behind Northview's 191 and Crawfordsville's 193. "While we took a loss, this was our best round of the year," Tiger Cub coach Brad Kingma said. "Everyone shot below their averages and Chelsea (Samuels), Diane (Wokoun) and Michelle (Nguyen) each set their personal bests for nine holes."...
Tiger Cubs fall to Bruins in three games (09/12/08)
LIZTON -- It's been a rough season for Greencastle volleyball. The Tiger Cubs (2-11, 0-2 WCC) battled the Bruins of Tri-West Thursday, but came up short, falling in three games. GHS fell 25-14, 25-7 and 25-15. "This was another tough loss for the Tiger Cubs," GHS head coach Trish Lowe said. "Losing is never easy and I hope it never gets that way."...
Eagle volleyball falls to Patriots (09/12/08)
The South Putnam volleyball team lost to Owen Valley in three games Wednesday night, 25-14, 25-9 and 25-22. Although her team was playing a very strong Patriot squad, Eagle coach Jill Newton could not hide her frustration. "We did not play well tonight," Newton said. ...
Langdon earns medalist as CHS finishes third (09/12/08)
CLAYTON -- Kayla Langdon was the co-medalist as Cloverdale finished third Wednesday night to Cascade and Owen Valley at Deer Creek. Langdon was the co-medalist along with Ashley Marsh from Owen Valley, with both scoring a 44. "Kayla had a solid round and is peaking at the right time," said head coach Ken Williams. This was Langdon's fifth medalist of the season. She had one birdie, two pars, and four bogies...
Eagle eighth grade defeats GMS (09/12/08)
The South Putnam eighth grade volleyball team defeated Greencastle Thursday night. During the first match South Putnam won in two games, defeating the Tiger Cubs 25-21 and 25-16. The Eagles won the second match 25-18 and 25-19. The Eagles' next game is Monday at Rockville...
SPJH cross country splits with Patriots (09/12/08)
The South Putnam Junior High boys and girls cross country team split wins Wednesday against Owen Valley. The boys team lost, with Owen Valley scoring 24, to South Putnam's 35. Top finishers for the Eagles were Evan Potts getting second, fourth was Hunter Barr, and Larry Hurst finished with sixth place...
Eagle junior high football splits (09/12/08)
The South Putnam Eagles Junior High football teams earned a split with the Speedway Sparkplugs Wednesday. The seventh grade team was victorious against the Sparkplugs winning 13-6. Leading the scoring attack for the Eagles was Sawyer Arnold behind some great blocking from the offensive line and receivers. Arnold scored two touchdowns and kicked an extra point in the win...
Dahlstrom helps Grizzlies to victory (09/12/08)
North Putnam graduate and Franklin College senior Trent Dahlstrom had a big game last Saturday, as his Grizzlies defeated Baldwin-Wallace 42-35. Dahlstrom had seven total tackles and made his first career interception late in the first half. The Grizzlies (1-0), who are ranked 19th in the D3football.com top 25 poll, visit Butler at 1 p.m. Saturday...
Donald Hendrickson (09/12/08)
Donald C. Hendrickson, 73, of Indianapolis and formerly of Greencastle, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospice. He was born in Beech Grove on Sept. 17, 1934, the son of Clyde H. and Beulah C. Early Hendrickson. He retired from Link Belt FMC Corporation in 1991 after working 35 years as a grinder...
Jennie Howard (09/12/08)
Jennie L. Howard Schofield, 72, of Poland, passed away Sept. 7, 2008. She was born Feb. 17, 1936, to the late Jared and Hazel (Irwin) English. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Edgar Schofield; three daughters, Londa T. Clark, Cristy L. ...
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