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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Sheriff's merit board reorganized (09/30/08)
New members have been appointed to serve on the re-organized Merit Board of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Dorothy Brown and Jerry Birt join long-time members Charlie Roach, Larry Sutton and Bill Newgent in sitting on the board that oversees the pension program, promotions, hiring and discipline for the sheriff's department. The five board members took their oaths of office Sept. 23...
Wheeler honored as Teacher of the Year (09/30/08)
By MARIBETH WARD Staff Writer If you ask students at Greencastle High School who their favorite teacher is, many will tell you it is Senior English teacher Donovan Wheeler. Their fondness for Wheeler was evident when students in Putnam County were asked recently by Wal-Mart to nominate their favorite teacher...
Sheriff's Department considering changes (09/30/08)
Promotions and pay changes to rectify inequities among deputy positions have received the approval of the Merit Board of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Additional office hours and an inventory of equipment and services are also in the works for PCSD...
Republicans open party headquarters (09/30/08)
Clody's one-eyed winners announced (09/30/08)
By MARIBETH WARD Staff Writer Clody's One-Eyed Golf Tournament was another big success this year. The event held on Sept. 13 at Old Hickory Golf Course went well despite the threat of rain. At the same time the outing was taking place, Doctors from Riley Hospital visited Greencast-le and provided free vision screenings for children at the Greencastle Moose Lodge...
Tiger Cubs disarm Warriors (09/30/08)
Just over five minutes into the second half Monday evening, the Greencastle girls' soccer team suddenly knew they were in a contest with the visiting Danville Warriors. Having traded possessions in the first half, the Lady Tiger Cubs were able to carry a 1-0 lead into the break. But early in the second half, the Warriors took all that momentum back with a goal at the 34:55 mark of the second half and following it up with another nice opportunity that sailed wide 30 seconds later...
Greencastle, North Putnam runners end season strong (09/30/08)
Greencastle closed it's regular season by defeating North Putnam and Crawfordsville at the DePauw Nature Park on Monday. The Tiger Cubs won the meet with 17 points, while North Putnam finished second with 49 and Crawfordsville was third with 87. Greencastle junior Sara Culler capped her impressive '08 season by winning the meet with a time of 22:28. Culler ends the meet portion of the Tiger Cubs schedule with an undefeated record...
Tiger Cubs fall to Warriors in five games (09/30/08)
The Greencastle volleyball team roared out to an early lead Monday night with wins in the first two games, but they were unable to hold on. The Tiger Cubs dropped the next three games to take a five-game loss to Danville, 19-25, 15-25, 25-19, 25-19, 15-10...
Boys' soccer sectional pairings (09/30/08)
On Monday, the IHSAA released its boys' soccer sectional pairings for the 2008 postseason. Across the state, the sectionals are slated for Thursday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 11. North Putnam will travel to Crawfordsville to take part in Sectional 16. The Cougars will take part in match two of the sectional, which pits them against Southmont at 7 p.m. on Thursday...
Girls' soccer sectional pairings (09/30/08)
The IHSAA drew the pairings for the 2008 girls' soccer state tournament on Monday. Girls' sectionals are set to take place on Oct. 13, 14, 16 and 18. The North Putnam girls' soccer team will take part in the Brownsburg sectional. The Cougars will face Tri-West in match four of the tournament, which is slated to be the second match on Tuesday...
Eagles win Riverton Parke tourney (09/30/08)
MONTEZUMA -- The South Putnam volleyball team stormed into the Riverton Parke Tournament on Saturday and came away with the title, only dropping one game along the way. The Eagles defeated Riverton Parke 25-13 and 25-23, and then defeated Eminence 26-24, 21-25 and 25-21. In the final match, South Putnam downed Broad Ripple 25-19 and 25-12...
SPJH runners sweep North Putnam (09/30/08)
The South Putnam Junior High cross country teams hosted North Putnam last Tuesday, with the Eagles sweeping the Cougars. The South girls defeated North 17-44. The Eagle boys narrowly downed the Cougars 26-29. Winning the girls' race for South was Mallory Glaze in a time of 13:43. Lyndsie Beasley was next for South, coming in second. Kaelynn Cox grabbed the third-place spot for the Eagles. Madison Egold and Ariel Higgins closed out the scoring for South in fifth and sixth, respectively...
Habitat lauds event sponsors, donors (09/30/08)
Putnam County Habitat for Humanity wishes to thank the Walden Inn, volunteers, and Habitat friends and supporters for both attending and donating to the Annual Dinner and Auction which is our largest fundraiser for the year. Generous donors included Brouhard Realtors, Meijer, Gina's Creative Jewelry (in Avon), J.L. ...
Chalk Art Bash organizer says 'thanks' (09/30/08)
To the Editor: On Sept. 20, the Putnam County Convention & Visitor Bureau held its second annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Bash on the downtown square. Pre-planning, diligent volunteers and generous donations are what made this event a huge success, and it would not have been possible without the financial and volunteer support from within the county...
Reader tired of 'wannabe politicians' (09/30/08)
To the Editor: It would be so nice if all the wannabe politicians out there would please cease and desist. Enough already. Do they really believe we, the people, cannot read, discern and then make our own decisions? I take offense to their extreme arrogance...
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