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Stories from Saturday, January 3, 2009

Clan treks to view family history (01/03/09)
BARNARD -- On Dec. 29, 1923, Raymond L. Hopkins turned 21 years old. Sometime between Christmas and his birthday that year, Raymond received a pocketknife as a gift. He took that knife into the woods on the farm where he lived with his parents, Ernest and Hattie, and his brothers and sisters, and carved his name and the date into a beech tree there...
Authors to describe Appalachian Trail trip at library (01/03/09)
Whether you are a hiker, serious walker or a couch potato living vicariously through digital images, "You Can't Get There By Sitting Here" will take you on an enthralling adventure along the length of the Appalachian Trail. Written by Chuck and Norma Sink this is a fantastic hiking journey of 2,175 miles covering 14 states, from Georgia to Maine. It is a story about perseverance and triumph...
Catching Some Air (01/03/09)
Knoy Resource Center hosts SAT prep classes (01/03/09)
The Knoy Resource Center is taking registrations for its next SAT Prep Class. The first class starts on Wednesday, January 7, 2009. The Language Arts classes are on Wednesdays from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm and the Math classes are on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm (excluding SAT test days). For more information on how to register for the SAT test or for the SAT Prep classes contact the Knoy Resource Center at Cloverdale High School at 765-795-2495 ext. 5562...
South Putnam gets big win in opener (01/03/09)
To say the South Putnam Eagles are a tournament team would be an understatement. Going into the opening round of the Eagle Holiday Classic, the Eagles' only two wins were from the Putnam County Classic. Now all three of their victories have come in tourney play...
Eagle JV boys finish second (01/03/09)
In Friday's Eagle Junior Varsity Holiday Tournament, the host South Putnam Eagles fell to Cascade in the final game 46-36 after a competitive, physical game. Even though the Eagles won the tip, they couldn't hold on and get a win. Both teams were very aggressive from the start and the game became very physical very quickly...
South Putnam, Cloverdale compete in the Eagle 5-way (01/03/09)
The wrestling squads from South Putnam and Cloverdale competed in the South Putnam Eagle 5-way meet Friday. Cloverdale ended the day with a 3-1 record, while the host Eagles closed their day with a record of 2-2. The Clovers had two individual champions on the day. Eldin Hesslegrave (103) and Lee Secrest (160) finished the day with 4-0 records for Cloverdale...
Teams compete at the South Putnam Eagle Relays (01/03/09)
As the holiday season comes to a close for another year, the South Putnam swim teams hosted their annual holiday tourney Friday morning. The tourney's focus does not surround competition. It keeps the athletes in shape while having fun. Instead of the standard swim meet, this tourney is made up entirely of relays, fourteen to be exact. South Putnam's competition came from Cascade, Speedway, and West Vigo...
Cloverdale falls to Eastern Greene 50-38 (01/03/09)
ELNORA -- Eastern Greene boys basketball coach Andy Igel was watching a double-figure lead slip away from his youthful Thunderbirds as Cloverdale had trimmed an 11-point cushion to four early in the fourth quarter. Instead of following the normal protocol and try to change the momentum with a time-out, Igel decided to see how his troops would react...
Dale E. Gerrish (01/03/09)
Dale E. Gerrish, age 78, of Rockville died at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 at his farm. He was born May 5, 1930 in Clinton to the late J. Clarence and Esther Madonna Freed Gerrish. He married Norma Jean LaPrees Gerrish on Jun 16, 1951. She preceded him in death on May 28, 1997...
Harold Eugene Mendenhall (01/03/09)
Harold Eugene Mendenhall, age 82, of New Winchester died Jan. 1, 2009. He was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Bloomingdale to Frank and Anna Copner Mendenhall. He married Patricia Fuller April 23, 1949 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2001. Mr. Mendenhall attended school in Bloomingdale but was drafted into the U.S. ...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 3, 2009 (01/03/09)
Sheriff's Department There were a few accidents reported by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. David Dilley, Reelsville, was traveling north on U.S. 231 in an Indiana Department of Transportation vehicle at 12:41 p.m. Dec. 23 when road conditions were icy. ...
Luther Littrell celebrates 97th birthday (01/03/09)
Luther Littrell will be celebrating his 97th birthday. Luther was born in 1911 in Alba, Kentucky. He was one of eight children. He married Dorothy Nelson and they had four children. He retired from O & I Stone Quarry. He now resides with his daughter Judy Birge in Greencastle...
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