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Stories from Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Developer proposes apartments (10/08/08)
Members of the public listened Monday night as plans for a new apartment complex in Greencastle were announced. Charles Heintzelmann, with Milestone Ventures of Indianapolis, said his company has an option to buy several acres of undeveloped land located between South and Martinsville streets...
'Old Glory' waves proudly over Roachdale (10/08/08)
Fourth grade students at Roachdale Elementary recently learned the proper procedure for folding the United States flag and got to sample one of Putnam County's favorite foods--the Legion burger. Class instructors Jonathan Shannon and Julie Black contacted the American Legion Post 58 in Greencastle and asked the group to demonstrate to their students the proper procedure for flag folding. Fourth graders are responsible for raising and lowering the flag everyday at the school...
Man convicted of check theft (10/08/08)
A Greencastle man was given a two-and-a-half year sentence in Putnam County Circuit Court Monday in connection with the theft of personal checks. Stephen J. Bridges, 26, was originally charged with nine counts of Class C felony forgery and one count of Class D felony theft. Under the terms of a plea agreement, Bridges was convicted of the theft charge...
Flu shots, beans and cornbread hot item at senior fair (10/08/08)
Senior citizens turned out Tuesday at the fairgrounds to get flu shots and ham and beans during the annual Putnam County Senior Health Fair. During the first hour over 100 seniors had gone through the line signing up for their flu shot, visiting vendors and picking up health information...
More details in deadly truck crash (10/08/08)
Preliminary autopsy results determined an Illinois man died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate-70 Monday morning After notifying the victim's family Tuesday, Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen told The Brazil Times that Pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr's preliminary autopsy results were completed on Ronald W. Frazier, 48, Nokomis, Ill...
Greencastle dominates county meet (10/08/08)
It was wet. It was chilly. But if you're a Greencastle fan, you left Tuesday's Putnam County Cross Country meet with a warm feeling. In both the girls' and boys' races, the Tiger Cubs had five All-County runners and came away with the team title. In the girls' race, GHS totaled 21 points, followed by North Putnam (66), South Putnam (69) then Cloverdale (76). ...
Greencastle, North Putnam host first round games of football sectional (10/08/08)
The IHSAA announced the pairings for the 2008 football sectional Tuesday night and some familiar foes will be facing off in the first round on Oct. 24. In the 3A No. 21 sectional, Greencastle will host the Mounties of Southmont. Southmont and Greencastle face only one common opponent during the season, that being North Putnam. Greencastle fell to the Cougars 35-0, while Southmont was dismantled by North Putnam, losing 61-7...
GMS struggles with Clay City (10/08/08)
The Greencastle seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams were in action against Clay City Monday night. The seventh grade A squad lost 25-24 and 25-9, while the B team fell to the Eels 25-10 and 25-16. The Tiger Cub eighth graders also lost to Clay City 25-10 and 25-19...
Eagles split with Cougars (10/08/08)
ROACHDALE -- In the seventh grade football game Monday, the South Putnam Eagles defeated the North Putnam Cougars 8-0 to improve to 6-1. The leading rusher and tackler for South Putnam Sawyer Arnold was knocked out of the game after the first play, but the seventh grade squad came together and played what their coach called "one of their best team games thus far this season."...
Cloverdale cruises to victory over Eminence (10/08/08)
The Cloverdale volleyball team emerged from a recent skid Tuesday night, defeating Eminence 25-20. 25-22, 25-18. "We really needed a win tonight," Clover coach Kathy Moore said. "Eminence is a much improved team this year and they just kept fighting to dig every ball. I thought we had some great moments tonight at the net and we served the ball well."...
Clover runners battle with Eminence and North Putnam (10/08/08)
EMINENCE -- The Cloverdale cross country teams traveled to Eminence last Thursday for a three-way meet with the Eels and North Putnam. The Clover girls finished first, led by the third place finish of Jenna Lewis in 22:36. Nikki Routh was next in fourth...
Cougars get victory in five games (10/08/08)
The North Putnam volleyball team defeated Fountain Central in five games Monday, posting their sixth win of the season. The Cougars won the contest in five games 15-25, 25-16, 25-17, 16-25 and 15-13. Despite the win, head coach Jill Schreiber wasn't happy with the level of play her squad exhibited...
DePauw players earn SCAC honors (10/08/08)
DePauw senior middle hitter Adrienne Cobb has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from September 29 through October 5. Cobb helped guide the Tigers to a perfect 4-0 mark in the SCAC East/Central Crossover and a 17-6 overall record. She posted a .355 hitting percentage and averaged 3.1 kills per set. She also totaled 20 blocks for a 1.4 average...
DPU volleyball joins other teams to defeat cancer (10/08/08)
Tonight the DePauw volleyball team joins more than 170 schools across the country when it takes part in the "Dig for a Cure" benefiting the Susan G. Komen for the cure. DePauw hosts the University of Southern Indiana at the Neal Fieldhouse at 7 p.m...
Dr. Earl C. Davis (10/08/08)
Muncie, Ind. -- Earl C. Davis, 87, of Muncie, Indiana died peacefully Monday morning, October 6, 2008, at Westminster Village. He was born October 30, 1920, in Putnam County, Indiana, son of the late Moses E. and Mattie (Ferrand) Davis. He graduated from Bainbridge High School, Coombs Bible College, Butler University, and Christian Theological Seminary where he ultimately earned his doctorate in pastoral care and counseling...
Charles Nelson (10/08/08)
Charles "Chuck" Nelson, 66, of Cloverdale, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale.
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 8, 2008 (10/08/08)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked in recently at the Putnam County Jail. Jessica Stevens, of Greencastle, was booked in at 9:52 a.m. Tuesday on a petition to revoke probation. Sheriff's Department One accident report was turned in recently at the Putnam County Sheriff's Department...
Event was big help for animals (10/08/08)
To the Editor: Scott and I would like to thank all who helped make the Saturday, Sept. 27 Humane Society event an awesome success. Between the motorcycles and show cars, truck and Jeeps, we had a full house. The park's staff and Rod made this an easy task. Thank-you!...
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