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Stories from Friday, September 26, 2008

County to review city's budget (09/26/08)
The city of Greencastle along with the remaining towns and school corporations in Putnam County will be taking an extra step this fall as they finalize their budgets for next year. For the first time ever, Greencastle Clerk-Treasurer Teresa Glenn has submitted the city's budget for next year to the Putnam County Council for its review...
Fund set up for Lupus patients (09/26/08)
It's been 10 years since Heidi Ross passed away, but her family is still dedicated to helping fight the disease that took the young girl's life. "Our daughter Heidi died from complications of lupus," said Reggie Ross. "Shortly after her death, my wife and I set up a Heidi Ross Memorial Fund with the Putnam County Community Foundation to educate people about lupus. ...
School cheers shining SAT scores (09/26/08)
College entrance SAT scores are out and the Indiana high school class of 2008 did about the same as the class of 2007. However students from North Putnam High School scored above the state average in all categories of the test and above the national average in all areas except for the writing component...
Shelter needs more people to adopt (09/26/08)
Francis Washburne has seen firsthand the positive effect an animal can have on the physical health and mental well being of senior citizens. "They love the company," said Washburne, who, for many years, has taken cats to visit senior citizens at local nursing homes. "They love to see them, pet them, talk to them."...
Peebles shoppers pack doors at opening (09/26/08)
Crowds lined up to enter the new Peebles family style clothing store that opened Thursday in Greencastle. Mayor Sue Murray and other city officials were on hand to welcome the new facility. Regional Manager David Ester and Store Manager Jim Tucker thanked the crowd for coming and talked about how excited the store is to be opening in Greencastle...
Clovers handle Cougars in three games (09/26/08)
CLOVERDALE -- County rivals North Putnam and Cloverdale squared off Thursday, with the Clovers walking away with a three-game victory. Cloverdale won 25-13, 25-19 and 25-22. The Clovers (13-4, 3-1 WCC) began the game strong, but a resilient North Putnam squad wouldn't go down without a fight. Cloverdale's mental lapses gave North Putnam openings that they eagerly took advantage of. Something CHS head coach Kathy Moore was not pleased with...
Greencastle falls to Bulldogs in four games (09/26/08)
The Greencastle girls' volleyball team did exactly what it needed to do early in Thursday's matchup with Monrovia. The Tiger Cubs came out against a talented Bulldog squad with a high level of intensity and set the visitors on their heels a bit, with a 25-21 victory in game one...
Tigers clash on Saturday at Blackstock (09/26/08)
DePauw football has built a reputation as a team to be reckoned with in the running game. It's curious, then, that through two weeks, DePauw quarterback Spud Dick and wide receiver Alex Koors have grabbed the two SCAC offensive player of the week honors...
Tiger Cubs lose key WCC matchup to Sparkplugs (09/26/08)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team lost to Speedway 6-4 at home on Monday. Speedway scored three times before Greencastle got on the board. They scored their first goal at 38:37, then scored again at the 31:10 mark. Another goal at 15:55 made it 3-0...
Tiger Cub cross country wins four-way (09/26/08)
CLAYTON-- The Greencastle girls' cross country team had a dominating performance Wednesday night at Cascade placing five runners in the top ten. Greencastle defeated Owen Valley 27-51. The Cadets and Tri-West fielded incomplete teams. No results were available for the boys' team...
Spencer scores four in GHS loss (09/26/08)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team lost to Speedway 6-4 at home on Monday. Speedway scored three times before Greencastle got on the board. They scored their first goal at 38:37, then scored again at the 31:10 mark. Another goal at 15:55 made it 3-0...
Rooker named Banner Graphic Player of the Year (09/26/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor After a season that saw him lead the county in nearly every major offensive category, North Putnam senior shortstop Kyle Rooker was an obvious choice for the 2008 Putnam County Baseball Player of the Year. Rooker batted an astounding .590, while slugging 1.319. He also led the county in hits (49), home runs (13), RBIs (39), runs scored (42) and triples (8). Rooker also doubled nine times, got 24 walks and stole 14 bases...
GHS tennis falls 4-1 (09/26/08)
The Greencastle boys' tennis team dropped its Wednesday contest with Linton-Stockton 4-1. GHS senior David Cath was the lone winner on the night, defeating Chase Rhoten 6-1 and 6-0 at No. 1 singles. No. 2 singles player Ty Fauvergue lost to Seth Herudon in a third game super tiebreaker 6-4, 4-6 and 4-10. Logan Greziek fell in straight sets at No. 3 singles 6-2 and 6-3 to Kris Shipman...
Kenneth Snyder (09/26/08)
Mr. Kenneth W. Snyder age 77 of Greencastle, passed away Thursday morning at his residence. Mr. Snyder was born March 23, 1931 in Tell City. He was a disabled American Veteran having served in the Army in the Korean War. He married Nancy Ann Snyder on Sept. 23, 1950 and she preceded him in death on July 31, 2006...
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