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Stories from Saturday, February 21, 2009

Putnam County seniors honored at IU Scholars Reception (02/21/09)
Putnam County seniors honored at IU Scholars Reception Several Putnam County seniors were honored at a reception held by Indiana University for incoming freshmen receiving academic honors scholarships to the school Wednesday evening. Greencastle seniors Renee Payne, Bo Walker, Morgan Terry and Graham Shuee have all received academic honor scholarships to Indiana University next year. ...
Historic preservation is alive and well in Putnam County (02/21/09)
When Ephraim Dukes founded the town of Greencastle in 1821, he had no way of knowing what a great tradition of history he was instituting. The original land for the town was donated in 1825 by Dukes' son-in-law, John Wesley Clark. Most of Greencastle still stands on that land today...
Charges dismissed against Cloverdale man (02/21/09)
Drug and weapons charges against a Cloverdale man have been dismissed by the state after the man's attorney contended his client was arrested unlawfully. Randy Aaron Sawyer, 22, was arrested Sept. 22 during a traffic stop. During the stop, his vehicle was searched, and when Sawyer was placed under arrest the vehicle was impounded...
Putnam County Recorder reports property deed scam (02/21/09)
Putnam County Recorder Jeannette Summitt reported a property deed scam to the Indiana Attorney General's office Friday. Summitt had received phone calls from people telling her a company called the National Deed Service in Northbrook, Ill. contacted them...
Two sentenced in connection with June assault (02/21/09)
Two Greencastle men were sentenced in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday for their roles in a June assault that severely injured another man. Cody McNew, 20, and Adam Roche, 19, both were convicted of Class C felony battery resulting in bodily injury in connection with the beating of John Sanders, 26, of Greencastle. The assault took place outside Topper's bar in Greencastle on June 5...
NPMS wrestlers defeat to Rox (02/21/09)
The North Putnam wrestling team fought Rockville Thursday and wrestled their way to a 54-30 victory. Picking up wins for the Cougars were Jordan Saar (75), Caleb Winings (85), Brayden Montgomery (105), Cole Fehr (110), Tyler Bullerdick (120), Brian Quates (130), Jake Quisenberry (135), Justin Scobee (140), Aaron Warren (220), Jake Robertson (245) and Eric Davis (275)...
Eagles end season with tough loss (02/21/09)
SPENCER -- Friday was a tough night all around for the South Putnam Eagles. They closed their regular season with a 31-point loss, 81-50 to Owen Valley, but it was more than the loss. They have over a week before sectional action begins and the team has many questions that need to be answered before the tip. Head coach Micah Elliott spoke after the game about the team's need to elevate their level of play, especially in the effort department...
Marshall's 18 lift Tiger Cubs over Southmont (02/21/09)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- It was an exciting night at Southmont High School with a boy's Varsity Basketball contest against the visiting Greencastle Tiger Cubs. After an intense second half, the Tiger Cubs earned a 59-57 victory over the Mounties dropping them to 5-13 and elevating Greencastle to 6-11...
Turnovers doom Clovers (02/21/09)
ROCKVILLE -- Coaches can never say some things enough: "Every possession counts," and "Take care of the ball." But facing a quality, veteran ballclub, those lessons hit home even more. Friday night was especially "educational" for Cloverdale (7-12, 3-3 WCC) boys' basketball, as the Clovers committed 20 first half turnovers on the way to a 74-52 loss to Class A No. 5 ranked Rockville (17-3, 7-0 WRC)...
Wright's quest ends with 12-5 loss (02/21/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jacob Wright came into Friday's state wrestling prelims with the hopes of continuing on and placing in the state. Unfortunately, that didn't happen. Wright lost to Aris Allen of Fort Wayne Northside, 12-5 in the opening rounds of the 215 weight class in the IHSAA Wrestling State Finals and ended his season with a record of 40-8...
Clovers come up short against Owen Valley (02/21/09)
The Cloverdale Middle School wrestling team battled with Owen Valley Thursday, falling to the Patriots 74-34. The Clovers had seven wrestlers post wins on the night. Jacob Scobee (75), Brandon Hughes (80), Max Secrest (85), Kaleb Camacho (90), Derek Noon (115), Jacob Camacho (120) and Jacob Creasey (135) accounted for the Cloverdale wins...
GMS gets pair of win over Cougars (02/21/09)
The Greencastle Middle School sixth grade girls' basketball team picked up a pair of wins this past week. On Wednesday, GMS A-Team defeated North Putnam 38-8. Leading the team was Taylor Stoltey with eight points while Callan Taylor and Tera Amis scored six points each and Sydney Secrest and Brittany Welker had four point each. Jessica Lenihan and Trinity Brown had three points each while Delanie Stoltey and Sydney Stuchwisch had two points each...
Michael Covert (02/21/09)
Michael Covert, 58, Shelbyville died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009 at W.S. Major Hospital in Shelbyville. He was born May 10, 1950 in Greencastle, the son of Donald Duane Covert and Rose Marie Feld. He married Randa Yealey Covert, and she survives. Mr. Covert worked for Deflecto Inc. in Indianapolis until his illness. He was a 1968 graduate of Greencastle High School. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War...
Nadean "Dean" Arden Sillery (02/21/09)
Nadean "Dean" Arden Sillery, 87, Greencastle, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at the Mill Pond Health Campus. Born July 1, 1921 in Putnam County, he was the son of Enoch Arden and Sylvia (Disbrow) Sillery. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1940. He married Billie K. Harmon June 23, 1963 and she survives...
William Duane Cain Sr. (02/21/09)
William Duane Cain Sr., 69, Greencastle, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. Mr. Cain was born May 18, 1939 in Greencastle to Hubert "Joe" Cain and Betty Kendall Cain. He was a graduate of Reelsville High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Mr. Cain was a member of St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, honorary member of Knights of Columbus Council 6989, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly 0252 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1592...
Jetta Neamia Ruhlig (02/21/09)
Patrick Rulig and Jeri Ann York would like to announce the birth of their first child, Jetta Neamia Ruhlig, born Jan. 15, 2009. Jetta weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Welcoming her home were grandparents Missy and David York and Bill and Sandy Miller...
Ryan Andrew 'Andy' Sparks and Sarah Hammer (02/21/09)
The parents of Ryan Andrew "Andy" Sparks wish to announce his upcoming marriage to Sarah Hammer of Temeculah, Calif. Andy graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1993 and went on to receive a philosophy degree from the University of Colorado. He is currently working on his master's degree at San Diego University...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 21 (02/21/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Office Kristy Smith, Greencastle, was traveling on C.R. 490W at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday when she ran off the road, into a ditch and struck a tree. Smith returned home and phoned in the accident. She told the responding officer she was distracted when the accident occurred. ...
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