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Stories from Saturday, August 22, 2009

Motion to suppress filed in drug case (08/22/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The attorney representing an Indianapolis man charged in a Putnam County case with three drug-related felonies has filed a motion to suppress evidence, citing racial issues. Zikimo Jones, 32, was arrested on April 27 after a traffic stop. ...
PCH nurses honored with new fund (08/22/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation announced a new fund recognizing the extraordinary contributions to the community by Putnam County Hospital nurses. The hospital's nurse's fund will honor and reward the nurses at PCH for their dedicated service to patients and residents of Putnam County. The fund will support nurses through capital improvements and educational opportunities...
DePauw ranks in U.S. News and World Report list (08/22/09)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University ranked 43rd on the liberal arts list in the recently-released 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group. The rankings, which include more than 1,400 schools nationwide, are available at www.usnews.com/colleges, will also be published in the September issue of the U.S. News & World Report...
Eagles open season in impressive fashion (08/22/09)
SPENCER -- With the opening kickoff of Friday night's Owen Valley, South Putnam Football game the skies opened up dumping buckets of rain on the field sending fans scurrying for cover. The rain nor Owen Valley's defense could stop senior Drew Cash, as he ran roughshod over the Owen Valley defense. Cash ran for 112 yards and five touchdowns in the first half giving the Eagles a commanding 39-0 lead at half time...
Speedway races to victory over Cloverdale 27-6 (08/22/09)
SPEEDWAY -- Cloverdale dropped its season opener to the Speedway Sparkplugs Friday night, 27-6, but take away a couple bad plays and the story would have been different. "We had more mental mistakes and missed tackles than I wanted tonight," CHS coach Kyle Winkler said...
North Putnam withstands rain, outlasts Mustangs (08/22/09)
ELLETTSVILLE -- The North Putnam Cougars football team, ranked 10th in the Indiana Football Coaches Association Class 2A poll, opened the 2009 season by traveling to Edgewood to play the Class 3A 12th ranked Mustangs Friday night. The Cougars knew entering the game they would have a tough job on their hands, having lost 20 seniors from last year's team...
Miscues put a damper on Tiger Cubs' season opener (08/22/09)
MONROVIA -- It was a long and difficult night for Greencastle in its football season and West Central Conference opener Friday against Monrovia, who clobbered the Tiger Cubs 50-0 at Gordon Hadley Field. Coach Mike Meyer didn't try to sugarcoat how the Tiger Cubs played...
Electa G. Whaley (08/22/09)
Electa G. Whaley, 78, Rensselaer, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 at Seton Specialty Hospital, Lafayette. She was born in Tulsa, Okla. on Dec. 17, 1930. Mrs. Whaley attended Rensselaer schools, graduating in 1949 from Rensselaer High School. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Rensselaer...
Barney D. Samples (08/22/09)
Barney D. Samples, 82, Poland, died at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 at his residence. He was born Jan. 30, 1927 in Mulberry to Barney D. and Mary Curl Samples. Mr. Samples married Betty L. Price Samples June 18, 1948 and she preceded him in death Aug. 13, 2006...
Bryan S. Hirt (08/22/09)
Bryan S. Hirt, 60, died Thursday Aug. 20, 2009. He was born March 1, 1949, the beloved son of Naomi Jackson. Being paralyzed for more than 25 years, he remained a very loving and pleasant young man who loved sports of all kinds. He graduated from Roachdale High School in 1967 and attended Vincennes College...
Mary Lucille Albright (08/22/09)
Mary Lucille Albright, 84, Greencastle, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 at her residence. Born Oct. 8, 1924 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Charles and Hattie Smith. She married Carl Albright on Oct. 20, 1945 and he preceded her in death on June 10, 1994...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 22, 2009 (08/22/09)
Putnam County Jail Michael Terry, 21, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:30 p.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. Lance Morrison, 22, Cloverdale, was booked at 8:39 p.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and operating per se...
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