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Stories from Thursday, December 4, 2008

Tarpley sentenced on drug charge (12/04/08)
An Indianapolis woman was sentenced Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court for a Class C felony count of possession of methamphetamine over 3 grams Judge Matt Headley sentenced Nancy A. Tarpley, 51, to six years in prison with three years executed and three suspended. Under the terms of a plea agreement, a charge of Class A felony dealing in meth was dropped in exchange for Tarpley's guilty plea to the lesser charge...
Brazil man receives jail time for violation (12/04/08)
A Brazil man had a year of a previously suspended sentence reinstated Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court. Christopher Loughmiller, 23, was convicted of Class C felony burglary in Putnam County on Jan. 11, 2007. He was sentenced to four years with one year executed and the balance suspended. He was also placed on probation...
Sutherlin to plead (12/04/08)
Sentencing for a Greencastle man facing a felony drug charge has been set. On Thursday, Judge Matt Headley set sentencing for David Sutherlin, 36, for Jan. 15. Sutherlin was originally charged with Class C felony possession with intent to distribute and Class D felonies possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. ...
Altra Biofuels shuts down plant (12/04/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Banner Graphic received a report Thursday that Altra Biofuels in Cloverdale has laid off the majority of its workforce and is now closed. According to Shay Keener, an Altra employee who was laid off, employees were informed Thursday morning that they were laid off indefinitely and the plant was closing its doors. Altra's Senior Vice President of Operations Tony Wells delivered the news to the employees...
Deer Meadow students know the meaning of giving (12/04/08)
Second grade math class students at Deer Meadow School were learning about geometric shapes on a quilt recently. That quilt ended up being auctioned off by Denise Smedley's class of 23 students to raise money for the Putnam County Humane Shelter...
CACFID determined to move forward (12/04/08)
Members of the Citizens Advisory Commission For Industrial Development (CACFID) were determined to continue to move forward with their plans despite the country's recession "We will be ready" was the slogan of the meeting, as committee members reviewed information from Mayor Sue Murray about Ivy Tech fundraising, the Economic Development Center and pursuits for an economic improvement district in downtown Greencastle...
Trial continued for alleged meth dealer (12/04/08)
The trial of a Russellville man charged with dealing in methamphetamine was slated to begin Wednesday, but was continued until Jan. 14. Chad Buttery, 28, is facing a charge of Class B felony dealing in meth, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison...
Winter Wonderland in Bainbridge store (12/04/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Naomi Barker has been collecting Christmas villages for roughly 15 years. It started when Barker's late husband gave her a musical, three-story Santa house for Christmas. The next year he bought her a second village. Through the years her children and residents of Bainbridge have brought her villages as gifts...
Crafty kids honored by Parks Department (12/04/08)
Several local kids had their efforts honored by the Greencastle Park Board Wednesday at its monthly meeting. Before the meeting the board chose the winners of a pair of holiday craft contests. In the gingerbread house contest, Seth Lawrenz took first place, while Leo and Catherine Weeks took second. In the Santa Claus Lego competition, Cade Bailey was the winner...
Court dates set for former DePauw student (12/04/08)
A pretrial conference has been set for a former DePauw University student accused of stealing a credit card from a sorority sister and running up over $1,000 worth of unauthorized charges. Brittany E. Schmall, 21, is facing one count of Class D felony theft and nine counts of Class D felony fraud in connection with the incident. ...
Lady Tiger Sharks take a bite out of Bruins (12/04/08)
By MOLLY MCLAUGHLIN For the Banner Graphic Greencastle had a very successful night against Tri-West. They were victorious in eight events and posted personal bests in events in which they didn't win. Melissa Ball and Erika Collins had big nights for Greencastle, capturing two event wins. Ball won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:11.70 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:51.64. Collins got her wins in the 200-yard IM (2:32.64) and in the 100-yard backstroke (1:10.27)...
Dahlstrom earns All-State honors; four named honorable mention (12/04/08)
AP Class 2A All-State Team CLASS 2A DEFENSE DE -- Josh Bales,Indian Creek, 6-2, 225, Sr. DE -- Brady Tolle, Cass, 6-1, 222, Sr. DT -- Chris Green, Speedway, 6-2, 290, Sr. DT -- Austin Hufford, Tipton, 6-3, 270, Sr. LB -- Griffen Dahlstrom, North Putnam, 6-3, 215, Sr....
Tiger Cub fall to Tri-West in overtime (12/04/08)
LIZTON -- The Greencastle girls' basketball team rallied to force overtime with Tri-West Tuesday, but ultimately fell 63-60. With the loss, GHS drops to 4-2 on the season. "(We had a) slow start," GHS head coach Glenn Hile said. "(We) didn't defend Tri-West's Julie Jensen and Sam Ricks very well."...
GHS freshman hoopsters earn split (12/04/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE-- The Greencastle boys' freshman team split a pair of games this week. The Tiger Cubs defeated Crawfordsville at home Tuesday night 33-27 in a hard fought game. Greencastle went into halftime with a nine-point lead and hung on to a pretty good lead throughout the third quarter. ...
GMS eighth graders fall (12/04/08)
The Greencastle Middle School boys' basketball eighth grade squads both fell to Danville Tuesday. The A-team lost its first contest of the season 34-29, while the B-team fell to 2-2 on the season with their 55-22 loss. The teams will be back in action Monday against Tuttle at 5:30 p.m...
CHS wrestlers fall to Patriots (12/04/08)
The Cloverdale wrestling team battled Terre Haute North Tuesday. The Clovers fell to the Patriots 49-24. Eldin Hesselgrave (103), Donnie Helterbrand (130) and Jeff Couse (135) all won by fall, while Joe McHugh won by forfeit. Braxtyn Sinclair picked up a win in junior varsity action, winning the 215-weight class by fall...
NP wrestlers fall to Bruins (12/04/08)
The North Putnam wrestling team fell to Tri-West Tuesday night 46-30. Picking up wins for the Cougars were Tyler Ruble (103), Tommy Welch (140), Madison McClellan (152), Dustin Vires (215) and Nick Williams (heavyweight). All wrestler won their matches by fall...
Sylvia A. Underwood (12/04/08)
Sylvia A. Underwood, 67, of Greencastle passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at her residence. Born Oct. 10, 1941, she was the daughter of Bryon and Ethel Watt. She graduated from Greencastle High School in the class of 1961. She married Jerry L. Underwood April 21, 1961 and he preceded her in death Sept. 11, 1987...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 4, 2008 (12/04/08)
Sheriff's Dept. A few minor accidents reported from the slick roads Putnam County motorists experienced Monday. Justin Williams, Cottontown, Tenn., was traveling south on an access road approaching Stardust Road when he attempted to brake, but the vehicle would not stop due to slick road conditions. ...
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