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Stories from Friday, May 8, 2009

Mechanic gets recognition for character (05/08/09)
It may have come as a surprise to many Greencastle residents when they heard that one of their own, Jerry Hecko, appeared in this month's issue of Esquire. But it shouldn't come as that much of a surprise to many who know Hecko. A more colorful character you will rarely find...
Students get kick out of Colts camp (05/08/09)
The excited screams on the hill behind Central Elementary were loud enough to be a varsity football game. In fact, the noise was coming from Central Elementary second to sixth grade students who were taking part in a special Indianapolis Colts Big Blue Football Camp for kids...
Cloverdale Town Council member dies at 81 (05/08/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council has unexpectedly lost one of its members. Glen Vickroy passed away Thursday at Hendricks Regional Hospital. He was 81. Vickroy spent the past 18 to 20 years serving on various town boards with a current seat on the council. His vast experiences are what made him a likely candidate for a council member...
Putnam County confirms one more H1N1 case (05/08/09)
There has been one confirmed case of the novel H1N1 flu in Putnam County. The Indiana State Department of Health has reported eight new cases in the state, which brings Indiana's total confirmed cases to 36. As for the seven other new cases, they are in Elkhart with one and Marion with six. The following is an updated county breakdown:...
Putnam County ISTEP-Plus results are mixed bag (05/08/09)
Putnam County schools did not fare particularly well on the 2008 ISTEP-Plus. While Bainbridge and Roachdale Elementary schools ranked in the "exemplary" category; and Deer Meadow Primary, Ridpath Elementary, Central Elementary and Cloverdale High School garnered an "academic progress" rating, all other schools in the county are on the "watch" list...
Tiger Cubs rally, fall short against Patriots (05/08/09)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor It's been a snowball effect for the Greencastle baseball team this season. They play solid ball and then have an inning where the game gets away from them. Thursday against Owen Valley, the Tiger Cubs allowed seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings, and then made a run in the sixth to show what they're made of...
GHS golfers defend the 'Hill' (05/08/09)
Donovan Wheeler's Greencastle High School boys' golf team picked up its ninth win of the season and remained undefeated, but the look on his face told a different story. Greencastle won the three-way against Monrovia and Cascade with a score of 165. Luke Crimmins was the co-medalist of the match, carding a 40, while Jimmy Wheeler turned in a 41 and Brad Haussin and Wade Huber shot 42 each. But Wheeler wasn't completely satisfied...
Ban sets new Cougar record (05/08/09)
The North Putnam boys track team recorded seven first place finishes against Speedway and Cascade. Jerrett Ban was first in the 100 meter dash in a time of 11.5 and in the long jump with a jump of 22-feet-5.5-inches. The distance in the long jump set a North Putnam record...
Eagles down Cougars 2-0 (05/08/09)
The South Putnam softball team picked up a win against North Putnam Thursday night at home 2-0. The squads battled for four scoreless innings, until Katelyn Sibbitt drove in the only runs the Eagles would need on the night. Sarah Burnham pitched a complete game, allowing four hits, while collecting eight strikeouts. Her counterpart Taylor Judy tossed nine strikeouts and allowed four hits...
Cloverdale drains White River Valley, 11-0 (05/08/09)
The Cloverdale softball team defeated White River Valley 11-0 Thursday night. Tara Knapp went 3-for-4 with three doubles and four RBIs, while Kristin McCammon, Kayla Shepherd and Whitney Bond led the team defensively and helped with run production.
Flory, Boswell lead Eagles past Panthers (05/08/09)
MONTAZUMA -- With Josh Flory and Noah Boswell sending pitches over the fence, Riverton Parke didn't stand a chance. Flory jacked a three-run homer and Boswell hit a two-run homer, and South Putnam defeated the Panthers 6-3. Grant Zimmerman added South Putnam's last run with a sacrifice fly RBI...
Cloverdale places second (05/08/09)
The Cloverdale High School boys' golf team finished second in a four-way meet Thursday at Rolling Meadows. Cloverdale had a combined score of 180, while Sullivan won the meet with a 175. Owen Valley finished third with 185 and White River Valley finished fourth with 228...
Glen Dale Vickroy (05/08/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Glen Dale Vickroy, 81, Cloverdale, passed away on Thursday, May 7th, 2009, at Hendricks County Hospital. He was born on June 10th, 1927 to Clifford and Stella Lowe Vickroy, who preceded him in death. Mr. Vickroy was a retired truck driver with Stokely Van Camp, Indianapolis and was currently working in the lawn and garden department at Greencastle's Wal-mart...
Ray E. Strange (05/08/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Ray E. Strange, 74, Poland, died Thursday, May 7, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Strange was born in Greencastle on Oct. 8, 1934 and was the son of the late Fred Oscar and Stella Louise Gentry Strange. He was the founder and minister of the Country Junction Mission and Galilee Church Ministry in Poland. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion and Veteran's of Foreign Wars...
Bertha A. Wells (05/08/09)
LINTON -- Bertha A. Wells, 93, formerly of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009, at the Heritage House of Greensburg in Greensburg. Born in Fillmore on April 14, 1916, she was the daughter of Lowell and Nova (Arnold) Dicks. On May 29, 1953, she married Don E. Wells...
Gary D. Rubeck (05/08/09)
Gary D. Rubeck, 68, Brazil, died unexpectedly at 6:44 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009 in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1940 in Poland, the son of Lewis Rubeck and Thelma Henson Rubeck. He was a Cloverdale High School graduate and on Oct. 20, 1964, he married Sandra Parks Rubeck...

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