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Stories from Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Cameras go inside pipeline project (10/15/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Construction on the Rockies Express Pipeline -- a 1,679-mile long system that cuts through Putnam County -- is still underway. REX-East is a $5.6 billion, 638-mile long pipeline that stretches from Audrain County, Mo. to Monroe County, Ohio. The 42-inch in diameter, underground steel system will carry natural gas from supply-rich areas of Colorado and Wyoming to the Midwest and eastern United States...
Mayor says 'no' to larger pay raise (10/15/08)
Greencastle City Council members may have a desire to give the mayor and city-clerk treasurer bigger pay raises next year, but they're going to have a hard time convincing the city's leading ladies to accept them. On Tuesday night, Councilman Adam Cohen suggested giving Mayor Sue Murray and Clerk-Treasurer Teresa Glenn more than the suggested $1,200 raise next year. ...
Cloverdale PD updates system (10/15/08)
The Cloverdale police department will be "going live with new 800-megahertz radios Nov. 1," Councilman Terry Puffer told his fellow council members Tuesday night. The police department currently has five radios and is need of three more. The radios cost $3,000 each...
Board moves apartment complex ahead (10/15/08)
A group of exceptions to the city's zoning ordinance that would make it possible for a new apartment complex to be built in Greencastle were approved by city officials Tuesday night. Members of the Board of Zoning Appeals voted to allow a multi-family dwelling to be constructed in a single-family district located between Martinsville and South streets on Greencastle's south side...
Candidates for county office debate (10/15/08)
The Greencastle League of Women Voters and WGRE-FM presented a Candidates' Forum Tuesday evening at the Watson Forum in the Pulliam Center of Contemporary Media on the DePauw University Campus. The seven-part forum allowed Superior Court Judge Candidates Denny Bridges (R) and Kraig Kinney (D) to present their views to audience members. County commissioner candidates for District one and three were also on the agenda as well as five of the six county council at large candidates...
GHS runners on to Ben Davis Regional (10/15/08)
Entering their third meet at South Putnam in a week, the Putnam County teams always face a bit of a wild card in the sectional meet. With large schools like Brownsburg, Avon and Plainfield coming in, it's hard to predict where the county schools will end up in the mix...
Lady Tiger Cubs advance to second round with 1-0 win (10/15/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- It was going to be interesting how the Tiger Cubs would respond in the first game of the Terre Haute South Soccer Sectional Tuesday with leading scorer Hannah Spencer stalking the sideline in a walking cast. How did they respond? With the same grit and determination they displayed throughout the season and came away with a 1-0 win over Northview...
Cougar soccer makes strides, even in defeat (10/15/08)
BROWNSBURG--North Putnam girls soccer program made progress this season. Just ask Tri-West coach Jeff Sloan. No, the Cougars weren't able to pull off a major upset in the opening round of Sectional 22, losing 7-0 to the Bruins at Brownsburg. But they did impress Sloan, whose veteran team improved to 13-2-2 in advancing to Thursday's second round against Brownsburg...
Cloverdale drops sectional tune up (10/15/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team hosted Speedway Monday night in their WCC finale. The Clovers fell to the Sparkplugs in four games, 25-19, 25-13, 22-25, 25-20. It may have been a loss for the Clovers (15-10, 3-3 WCC), but Clover coach Kathy Moore thought it was a good match to have just a week before sectional...
Cougars fall to Warriors in four games (10/15/08)
DANVILLE-- The North Putnam Cougars volleyball team lost to Danville Monday night in four games 25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-8. "The girls played well at times, this was a game we should have came in with more confidence and taken home a win," said coach Jill Schreiber...
Eagle JV finishes unbeaten (10/15/08)
The South Putnam Eagles JV football team beat Cascade Monday night 38-0 to cap off an undefeated season and bring their record to 7-0. The Eagles would like to congratulate coaches Nick Carver and Jacob Wheatley for doing a great job and having a successful season...
Eagles split with GMS (10/15/08)
South Putnam Junior High football split its matchups with Greencastle last Thursday. The Eagles won the seventh grade matchup against Greencastle 14-0. "The defense was once again outstanding and finished the season on a strong note. The coaches were very proud of their effort all season and hope that it can continue into next season," coach Nathan Mullis said...
Bowling Standings (10/15/08)
GGUSBC Standings Commercial League High team scratch game-- Bowling Juice 991 High team scratch series-- Putnam Inn 2716 High individual game-- Dave VonTrees 247 High individual series-- Dave VonTrees 679 Seniour's Towing High team scratch game-- The Old Timers 675...
Harwood Crites (10/15/08)
Harwood Crites, 89, of Paragon, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008 at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle. Born Oct. 1, 1919, in Greene County, he was the son of Charles Bernice and Ona Mae (Hunter) Crites. He married Wilda Delores (Hamilton) Crites on Oct. 10, 1942, and she survives...
Caula Fritsche (10/15/08)
Caula T. Fritsche, 87, of Eustis, Fla., formerly of Danville, died Oct. 10, 2008 in Eustis. She was born in Montclair, N.J. and moved to Eustis in 1992 from Indiana. She married Walter E. Fritsche and he preceded her in death in 1998. She was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Leesburg, Fla...
Howard Rubeck (10/15/08)
Howard Richard Rubeck, 81, of Centerpoint, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008 at the Gosport Nursing Home in Gosport. Born Jan. 16, 1927, in Owen County, he was the son of Clifford Daniel and Mary Pauline (Schroer) Rubeck. He married Pauline (Mikolaitis) Rubeck on May 17, 1947, and she survives...
Katherine Smith (10/15/08)
Katherine A. Smith, 89, formerly of Roachdale, passed away at the Waters of Greencastle on Tuesday at 4:50 p.m. She was born on Aug. 1, 1919 at Rockville to Calvin and Shalotta Martin Taylor. She married Everett Smith on Sept 12, 1940 at Indianapolis. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1974...
John Thompson (10/15/08)
John Thompson, 67, of Belle Union, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born June 12, 1941, in Plainfield, he was the son of Clifford Earl and Nora Ida (Rooker) Thompson. He married Marsha (Clearwaters) Thompson on Dec. 28, 1962, and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 15, 2008 (10/15/08)
Putnam County Jail The Putman County Sheriff's Department made several arrests during the weekend. Jared T. Robbins, Cloverdale, was booked at 12:48 p.m. Saturday for burglary and theft. Justin Manning, Cloverdale, was booked at 3:28 p.m. for burglary and theft...
Why invest in Greencastle? (10/15/08)
To the Editor: Can you imagine wanting to spend over a million dollars in Greencastle to improve our apartment shortage? Willing to pay our high property taxes, and the people on the planning committee didn't even show up to hear your plan. I'd sure want to spend my money here!...
McCain is running terrorist campaign (10/15/08)
To the Editor: Terrorists are people who try to instill fear in people. The McCain campaign in general, but Sarah Palin in particular, has been claiming that Obama is a friend to a terrorist, unpatriotic, and thus not to be trusted with the presidency...
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