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Stories from Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Hope Haven helpers lauded (09/23/08)
BY JAMIE BARRAND Editor Without the dedication of volunteers, Hope Haven Horse Farm Inc. would likely not be able to operate. "Our volunteers are what make us able to do what we do," said Christy Menke, executive director. On Saturday, several of those volunteers were honored with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards for hours they logged in 2007...
GHS student is National Merit Scholar semi-finalist (09/23/08)
BY JAMIE BARRAND Editor A Greencastle High School senior has made the first round of cuts and been named a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. Griffin Moore, 18, is one of about 16,000 semi-finalists from across the United States. More than 1.5 million juniors from over 21,000 high schools entered the 2009 National Merit Program by taking the 2007 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants. ...
Some store owners not happy about Sunday liquor sales (09/23/08)
By KEVIN CRAFTON Staff Writer Indiana is being petitioned to repeal their longstanding alcohol sales ban, however local liquor stores are not as excited as some would think -- in fact, they're opposed to the idea. Why? Most liquor stores are family owned and operated, which means the owners work the register everyday they're opened. Sunday right now is their day off from work...
Mayor to form oversight committee (09/23/08)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor Funding for the city of Greencastle may be in short supply these days, but it was evident from a special meeting Monday night that there is no shortage of ideas for making the best out of a bad situation. Mayor Sue Murray chaired the meeting that brought together members of the City Council, Board of Public Works, Citizens Advisory Commission for Economic Development (CACFED), Redevelopment Commission and other similar groups...
Eagle runners sweep Clovers (09/23/08)
With just two weeks until the Putnam County cross country meet and WCC and sectional following shortly thereafter, teams are really concentrating on peaking for those big meets. Based on Monday night, the South Putnam teams are heading in the right direction, as they completed a sweep of county rival Cloverdale...
Tiger Cubs lose to Patriots (09/23/08)
The Greencastle volleyball team dropped another match against another tough opponent Monday evening, falling to Terre Haute North in three games at McAnally Center, 25-23, 25-20, 25-11. While the Tiger Cubs (3-14, 0-2 WCC) were up against a much larger school in Terre Haute North, coach Trish Lowe refused to make excuses for her team following the loss...
Eagles fall to Bulldogs in four games (09/23/08)
Despite not seeing the results in the win column, the South Putnam volleyball team continues to improve and their head coach hopes their building momentum for a push at the end of the season. The Eagles fell to visiting Monrovia in four games 27-25, 25-6, 18-25 and 26-24 and showed that they were able to compete with a quicker, more powerful team. Even though the improvement is there, the season is still frustrating for the Eagles...
DPU wideout honored by SCAC (09/23/08)
DePauw sophomore wide receiver Alex Koors caught eight passes for 220 yards in a 27-14 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win at Centre on Saturday and has earned the conference's Offensive Player of the Week honor. His selection marks the second straight week a DePauw player has earned the distinction as quarterback Spud Dick was the league's top offensive pick last week...
Vondersaar playing well at Marian (09/23/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In just its second year of existence, the Marian College football team is off to a 3-1 start, and North Putnam graduate and Marian freshman Adam Vondersaar has been a big part of that success thus far. Vondersaar is currently second on the team with 42 tackles (22 solo, 22 assist) and also has one sack, four tackles-for-loss, a quarterback hurry and a fumble recovery...
County golfers making waves in college (09/23/08)
A number of Putnam County golfers who have gone on to play college golf were recently in action at the Manchester Fall Invitational at Honeywell Golf Club in Wabash. David Lilly, a 2007 Greencastle graduate posted a 36-hole score of 154 for Heidelberg College. The scores was the third best for Heidelberg and helped them to a third-place finish in the team competition. Lilly tied for 15th individually...
Garland Trueblood (09/23/08)
Garland Trueblood, 89, of Clarksville, Ind., died Sept. 18, 2008. He was buried Sept. 20, 2008. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Trueblood, of Greencastle.
Steven Swaim (09/23/08)
Steven Ray Swaim, Jr. 35 of Brazil died due to injuries following an accident on Hwy 59 N. on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. He was born May 11, 1973 in Vermillion County the son of Steven Swaim, Sr. and Rebecca Koch Swaim. He graduated from Rockville High School and also attended Vincennes University...
Sheldon Hurley (09/23/08)
Sheldon D. Hurley, 73, of Greencastle died on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Mr. Hurley was born on Aug. 30, 1935 in Kokomo to Homer A. and Beulah M. Weaver Hurley. Sheldon attended school in Wallace and graduated in 1954 from Greencastle High School. Mr. Hurley served as a minister of the Greencastle Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for 51 years. He was also a farmer, and was active in new construction and remodeling of Kingdom Halls and participated in international disaster relief work...
Barbara Gibson (09/23/08)
Barbara Ann Gibson, 64, of Fillmore, passed away Sept. 18, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born March 9, 1944, in Plainfield, Ind., the daughter of Denzil and Cova Hatcher Spear. She was a homemaker and mother and had been an avid Bunco player for years...
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