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Stories from Friday, October 10, 2008

Crowning Achievement (10/10/08)
Greencastle High School seniors Katey Beck and Kyle Nobles, seated, were named Homecoming King and Queen at halftime of Friday night's game between GHS and Cascade. Winners from the other classes were, back from left, juniors Laura English and Garrett Smith, freshmen Kimberlyn Fenwick and Nate Secrest and sophomore Trevor Teal and Mallory Miller. GHS defeated Cascade 48-14...
Woman jailed for drugging children (10/10/08)
A Cloverdale woman was arrested Thursday after her two young children allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine, methadone, cocaine and marijuana. Amy Marie Reed, 26, is charged with two counts each of Class C felony neglect of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor; Class D felony neglect of a dependent; and Class B misdemeanor interfering with a drug or alcohol screening test...
DePauw inaugurates 19th president (10/10/08)
DePauw University's 19th president, Brian Casey, was inaugurated Friday afternoon in Holton Memorial Quadrangle. The weeklong celebration culminated Friday in the official inauguration, followed by fireworks and a sold-out concert by the alternative rock band Third Eye Blind...
Benassi set for Nov. 6 sentencing (10/10/08)
A Fillmore woman will be sentenced Nov. 6 in connection with an Oct. 12 , 2007 car crash that killed her husband. Under the terms of a plea agreement, Tonya M. Benassi, 35, would plead guilty to one count of Class C felony reckless homicide and one count of Class D felony welfare fraud in an unrelated case...
Sunday is anniversary of Dillinger jail break (10/10/08)
"I don't drink much and I smoke very little. I guess my only bad habit is robbing banks. Now you see, fellas, I ain't such a bad guy at heart." -- John Dillinger, talking to reporters from his cell at the Crown Point, Ind., jail in February 1934, just days before he bluffed his way out with a wooden gun and drove away in the sheriff's car...
DePauw students put hours into segments (10/10/08)
Once a week, a new 30-minute news segment airs on DePauw University's D3TV station, followed by a 15-minute sports spot. Those spots -- dubbed "The Source" and "We've Got Beef" -- are shown live once and then loop on the campus station and local cable access throughout the week. They may not even be an hour long combined, but the students who work on them put many hours into their production...
Greencastle schools brace for late tax bills (10/10/08)
Finances continue to be tight for the Greencastle School Corporation. On Wednesday night, school board members approved the corporation's budget for next year, expecting that the money eventually received from property taxes will be less than expected...
Traditions surround homecoming week (10/10/08)
Greencastle High School's homecoming kicked off earlier this week with students dressing up on Wednesday as nerds and Thursday as super heroes. Friday is purple and gray day. Students also showed their spirit building floats and attending a bonfire on Thursday night at the school...
Tiger Cubs advance to sectional final (10/10/08)
MOORESVILLE -- Despite squandering early scoring opportunities, the Greencastle boys' soccer team made easy work of Monrovia Thursday. The Tiger Cubs won 4-0 and will face Martinsville for the sectional championship. "I don't know what to say other than it's nice to win a sectional game," GHS head coach Dave Lilly said. ...
North Putnam boys' season ends in 5-0 loss (10/10/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The 2008 season was most certainly a learning experience for the North Putnam boys' soccer program. Coming into the year with few experienced players, they struggled with fundamentals in the early part of the season, giving up more than 10 goals a game and not scoring their first goal until into the second half of the year...
GMS volleyball splits (10/10/08)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle Middle School volleyball teams traveled to Danville Wednesday to take on the Warriors. The eighth grade A team lost 25-11, and 25-9. The seventh grade A team fought back and was victorious over the Warriors. They lost the first match 25-18, but came back and won the second game 25-22, and went on to win the match taking their third game 15-11...
SPJH football battles Wildcats (10/10/08)
The South Putnam Eagles junior high football team split wins against the South Vermillion Wildcats on Wednesday night The seventh grade defeated the Wildcats 26-0 to improve to 7-1. "The defense was once again outstanding and was led by a tremendous run stopping effort by the defensive line and linebackers, the secondary also played the pass very well, especially Tyler Neumann," said head coach Nathan Mullis...
Greencastle falls to Cascade in three games (10/10/08)
Greencastle continues to struggle in the 2008 volleyball season as they fell to Cascade in three games Wednesday night. The Tiger Cubs lost 16-25, 20-25 and 4-25, making its record 3-21 on the season. "This was a difficult loss," Greencastle head coach Trish Lowe said. "We are struggling to develop some consistencies."...
Eagles downed by Sparkplugs (10/10/08)
SPEEDWAY -- The South Putnam volleyball team battle with Speedway Tuesday night, falling in three games to the Sparkplugs. They lost 25-18, 25-14 and 25-18. Eagles head coach Jill Newton thought her squad played well despite the loss, but noted they struggled in the second game with their serve receive and got behind 0-13...
Tiger football looks to rebound on Old Gold Day (10/10/08)
Coming off its first loss of the season, a 55-13 defeat at Millsaps, DePauw football (301, 2-1 SCAC) enters this Saturday needing to bounce back on Old Gold Day. With the Birmingham-Southern Panthers (1-3) coming to town, the Tigers look to get back on track...
DePauw volleyball drops contest (10/10/08)
The DePauw volleyball team took on Division II University of Southern Indiana Wednesday night. The Tigers fell in four games 25-18, 17-25, 16-25 and 24-26. DePauw came out firing on all cylinders, taking the Screaming Eagles by surprise. Some key digs by Emily Smith and powerful hits from Adrienne Cobb helped lift the Tigers to victory in the first game 25-18...
CHS grad Fagin on the fast track (10/10/08)
The US Army/Fagin Motorsports race team with driver Brandon Fagin has filed an entry for the 37th Annual Winchester 400 presented by Ed Martin Auto Group and Renegade on Sunday October 12. The race features the CRA Super Car Series Late Models. Fagin is competing in his first year of competition with the CRA Super Series had a 13th place finish at the historic Winchester Speedway on September 1...
Charles W. Sillery (10/10/08)
Charles W. Sillery 87, of Ladoga died Friday, Oct. 10, 2008 at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Mr. Sillery was born in Coatesville on Aug. 29, 1921 to Roy C. and Grace W. Crump Sillery. He graduated from Ladoga High School. He was a member of the Roachdale Christian Church and the American Legion at Crawfordsville...
David Evens (10/10/08)
David W. Evens, 56, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 8, 2008. He was born June 13, 1952 to Melvin and Marilyn Hutcheson Evens of Greencastle. David was a self-employed service technician with Just Digital & Digital Data Reprographics Companies, and was a member of Lakeview Church...
Scanner Oct. 10 (10/10/08)
Putnam County Jail There were several arrests made recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Jessica H. Stevens, Greencastle, was booked at 9:52 a.m. Tuesday for probation violation. Steven M. Smith, Greencastle, was booked at 9:51 p.m. for probation violation and public intoxication...
Paws on Parade was great event (10/10/08)
To the Editor: Thank you so much to all of the folks who made the Humane Society of Putnam County's First Annual Paws on Parade Dog Walk-a-thon such a big success! Saturday, Oct. 4, couldn't have been a prettier day and dogs and people alike had such a good time that we can hardly wait until next year's Second Annual Paws on Parade!...
Family thanks physician (10/10/08)
To the Editor: On Aug. 7, my husband had a horrible accident at home. Operation Life took him to Putnam County Hospital, where Dr. Scott Robinson treated him in the ER. He was given a chest x-ray and CAT scan. His injuries were life threatening. Dr Robinson knew immediately that my husband needed to be Life Lined to Methodist Hospital Trauma Center...
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