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Stories from Friday, November 21, 2008

Sentencing set for Hoover (11/21/08)
A Dec. 22 sentencing date has been set for a Greencastle man accused of having been involved in the Dec. 15, 2007 accidental death of a Greencastle High School senior. Scotty B. Hoover, 24, was charged with Class A felony dealing in a schedule II controlled substance, Class B felony dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance and Class C felony contributing to the delinquency of a minor in connection with the death of 17-year-old Dietrich Jackson...
A taste of hunger at Hartman House banquet (11/21/08)
Hartman House on the campus of DePauw University sponsored the third annual Hunger Banquet Thursday. Oxfam America, a non-profit organization that works to end global poverty, initially developed the idea in 1974. As guests arrived at the Hartman House, they were given a card dividing them into high-, middle-, and low-income groups according to global demographics...
Accused molester faces trial (11/21/08)
A trial date for a Greencastle man facing six Class A felony charges of child molestation was set Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court. Terrell L. Britton, 52, will be in court March 28 should he and his court-appointed attorney, James Recker, decide to take the matter to trial. Judge Matthew Headley set Britton's final pretrial conference for Feb. 26...
Board questions cost of concession stand (11/21/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam Community School Board members questioned the costs of building a new concession stand, heard a request from Russellville parents about bus issues, adopted the 2009 budget and reviewed policies for transfer tuition at their Thursday night meeting...
President's Residence (11/21/08)
The Elms, the home of DePauw President Brian W. Casey is one of six that will be featured in Delta Theta Tau's 26th annual Holiday Home Tour, slated for 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23. The home, located at 125 Wood St., Greencastle, was the abode of DePauw University's presidents from 1925 to 1981 and again from 1992 to the present. ...
Putnamville inmate charged with battery (11/21/08)
A man serving a sentence in the Putnamville Correctional Facility for dealing in cocaine was formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday with Class B felony aggravated battery and Class D felony criminal recklessness causing serious bodily injury...
Man to be sentenced on cocaine charge (11/21/08)
An Evansville man will plead guilty to a Class C felony charge of possession of cocaine on Dec. 18. Robert A. Jackson, 49, was in Putnam County Circuit Court on Thursday for a change of plea hearing. He had originally entered not guilty pleas to charges of Class A felony dealing in cocaine and Class C felony possession of cocaine. In exchange for his guilty plea to the lesser charge, the dealing charge was dropped...
Trial dates set for burglary suspects (11/21/08)
Two men charged with Class C felony attempted burglary were in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday for pretrial conferences. Joseph Ivan Schloegl, 31, of Mooreland and Robert Haney, 25, of Indianapolis are accused of trying to break into Millennium Trailer Sales in the early morning hours of Sept. 29. Haney was also charged with Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana...
Albert A. Traver (11/21/08)
Albert A. Traver, 71, of St. Petersburg, Fla. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Traver was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and moved to Florida in 1988 from Greencastle, where he retired from IBM. He attended First United Methodist Church of Pinellas Park, Fla. and enjoyed fishing, golf, music and sports...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 21, 2008 (11/21/08)
Sheriff's Department There have been numerous accidents reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Mark Scott, Greencastle, reported he was traveling south on County Road 500 East, when an oncoming vehicle sideswiped his company Ford truck. The unknown vehicle continued traveling north to S.R. 240 without stopping. A suspect has not been located at this time. The accident occurred at 10:13 p.m. Nov. 7...
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