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Stories from Saturday, November 15, 2008

Accused meth dealer files motion to dismiss (11/15/08)
A man charged with Class B felony dealing in methamphetamine filed a motion to dismiss his public defender just prior to his final pretrial conference Thursday. Chad Buttery, 28, requested Melinda Jackman-Hanlin be removed from the case. The court approved his request and appointed public defender James Ensley to defend him...
New judge appointed in theft case (11/15/08)
No new sentencing date has been set for a Greencastle woman accused of stealing funds from the accountant she worked for. Tamera S. Wade, 45, was charged with Class D felony theft and surrendered herself to the court on Sept. 16. She entered a guilty plea to the charge the next day, and was released on her own recognizance. Her sentencing was set for Oct. 16...
Perfection rewarded (11/15/08)
Greencastle High School assistant principal Russ Hesler serves senior Lainey Poor at a luncheon held Friday in the school library to recognize students who have had perfect attendance and no tardies for the first nine weeks. Also pictured are senior Ty Fauvergue and junior Natasha Airing. More than 120 students were invited to the luncheon, Hesler said. An event such as this is held each nine weeks...
Parolee awaiting trial date (11/15/08)
By JAMIE BARRAND Editor A Cloverdale man facing drug and weapons charges is still moving toward a trial, although no date has yet been set. Randy Aaron Sawyer, 38, has been charged in Putnam County Circuit Court with possession of methamphetamine and carrying a handgun without a license, both Class C felonies punishable by up to eight years in prison. Sawyer is also facing a habitual offender designation, which could significantly increase his sentence...
Donation puts Humane Society over the top (11/15/08)
Thanks to the Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) Fraternity at DePauw, the Putnam County Humane Shelter has met its goal of raising $56,000 to reopen the shelter. The group presented the shelter with a $2,500 check Friday afternoon. House President Jeff Cunning told the Banner Graphic the money came from the group's philanthropy fund...
Man gets 90 days for battery (11/15/08)
A Cloverdale man will spend 90 days on home detention for a conviction on a domestic battery charge. Jerry Alan Haltom, 50, was sentenced by Judge Robert Lowe Friday in Putnam County Superior Court. In exchange for a guilty plea to a charge of Class D felony domestic battery, charges of Class D felony battery resulting in bodily injury and Class A misdemeanor domestic battery against Haltom were dropped...
HBG rolls to victory (11/15/08)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Bowl-a-thon for chamber members and their guests at Alex Alleys Wednesday. HBG Insurance won the afternoon tournament with a score of 1,797. The team came from behind in the second game to beat the Ivy Tech team by 23 points. HBG team members were Andrew O'Hair, John Parmley, Rod Yok and Nick York...
Parents invited to school at NP (11/15/08)
North Putnam High School parents are invited to spend the day at school with their student on Tuesday, as part of a celebration of American Education Week. The 87th annual American Education Week (AEW) sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA) spotlights the importance of providing every child in America a quality education from Kindergarten to college. And, it emphasizes the need for everyone to be a part of making public schools great...
South Putnam falls to Mustangs (11/15/08)
ELLETTSVILLE --Sometimes the final score isn't indicative of the how the game was played. Edgewood's 63-41 win over South Putnam's Eagles in high school girls basketball on Friday was closer than the final margin. A three-minute lapse to start the second quarter and a six-minute slip in third and early fourth turned a close game into a rout at Edgewood High School...
Ted W. Miller (11/15/08)
Ted W. Miller, 65, of Waveland, died Thursday, Oct. 30. 2008 at St. Vincent's Hospice. He was born Nov. 3, 1942 to Ray T. and Margaret L. Sharp Miller. He married Patricia M. Nye on Aug. 13, 1966 and she survives. Mr. Miller was a 1960 graduate of Russellville High school and graduated from Indiana State University...
Patricia Mason Beer (11/15/08)
Patricia "Pat" (Mason) Beer was born in Youngstown, Ohio on Oct. 26, 1933 to Thomas E. and Margaret M. (Pautot) Mason and completed her earthly journey on Nov. 12, 2008. After marrying Jerry Beer in 1955, they were a military family until they moved to Greencastle in 1972. Pat worked for DePauw University for nine years before moving to Indianapolis in 1986...
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