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Stories from Friday, August 28, 2009

Return of the Shinpig (08/28/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The third annual Putnam County Emergency Services Hog Roast/Cornhole Tournament is set for Sept. 26 at Fenwick Park. "Shinpig '09 provides a free dinner to all Putnam County Emergency Services Personnel and their families to show appreciation for another year of safe service," explained Greencastle Police Officer Ed Wilson...
Fundraiser set for local cancer patient (08/28/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Ball State University student with Putnam County roots has mounted a campaign to help her "second mother" in her battle against a rare form of cancer. Janella Edwards Whittaker of Greencastle has suffered from Paraganglioma -- tumors that are found in the abdomen, thorax and head and neck region...
Greencastle man dies in accident in Greene County (08/28/09)
WORTHINGTON -- A Putnam County man is dead and a Worthington resident was taken by a medical helicopter to Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment following a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on State Road 67 -- near the Greene-Owen county line...
Twisted Metal (08/28/09)
A wreck at the I-70 exit on US 231 near Cloverdale halted Thursday morning traffic. One driver was transported to Putnam County Hospital with minor injuries. None of the people involved in the crash were from Putnam County.
CHS grad working for Clay County Extension (08/28/09)
BRAZIL -- She's only been on the job for a few days, but Jenna Smith has some big shoes to fill. Smith is the most recent addition to the Clay County Extension Office, now serving in the position of Ag Natural Resources Extension Educator. Smith replaces Mark Evans, who recently left the position to take over the post of Putnam County 4-H Youth and Development Coordinator...
Tiger Cubs, Clovers battle at DPU (08/28/09)
thing else falls where it does," he said. In girls' action, it was Greencastle freshman Colleen Weatherford leading the way with a time of 22:50. Again it was three teammates who followed the Tiger Cubs' first place finisher. Sara Culler logged a time of 23:15 for second place; with Emily Gill placing third in 23:22 and Ivonne Martinez was fourth in a time of 23:52...
Powerful first half too much for Tiger Cubs to overcome (08/28/09)
GREENCASTLE -- When Scott Weltz talked to his team Thursday night after they lost to Plainfield, 5-1, it wasn't the kind of talk most players would expect . Instead of getting chewed out, the Lady Tiger Cubs got an uplifting, encouraging speech. "These girls played well," Weltz said. "They played an awesome Plainfield team. That team was doing things that we hope to be doing later in our season."...
GHS and Danville battle to scoreless tie (08/28/09)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team traveled to Danville Thursday night and battled the Warriors to a scoreless tie. The Tiger Cubs had a good opportunity to score early but failed to finish on several plays. They controlled the ball well and limited the Warriors to seven shots on goal for the match, three coming in the first half of play versus five for GHS...
GHS golfers finish second in three-way (08/28/09)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle High School girls' golf team finished second in a three-way match with Cascade and Southmont Thursday afternoon. Greencastle shot a combined 219 while Cascade shot a 187 and Southmont finished third, carding a 225. Chelsea Samuels paced GHS with a 45, while Katie Hedge followed closely behind with a 47 and Diane Wokoun turned in a 55. Mackenzie St. Marie rounded out the Lady Tiger Cubs' score with a 72...
South Putnam picks up two wins (08/28/09)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam girls' golf team has gone 2-1 this past week, gaining wins over county rival North Putnam and conference foe Monrovia. The Eagles defeated Monrovia Wednesday, with South Putnam posting a 193, while the Bulldogs fielded an incomplete team. Heather Hughes led the Eagles with a 42, while Grace Aker and Cierra Perry posted 49 each. Kelsey Searles shot a 53 and Robbie Urton carded a 67...
GHS face struggles on court (08/28/09)
ROCKVILLE -- The Greencastle High School boys' tennis team was handed a 4-1 loss by the Rox on Wednesday. The Tiger Cubs lone win came in the No.1 doubles match when Landon Miller and Matt Hendrich won 6-4 and 7-5. On Monday the Tiger Cubs lost to Edgewood at home, 5-0...
Stella E. Doughty (08/28/09)
Stella E. Doughty, 97, of Poland died on Aug. 27, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born on Dec. 13, 1911 in Mohawk and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Estel Wilson Doughty. Mrs. Doughty was a retired bookkeeper for Gregory and Appel in Indianapolis and a member of the Cataract Yacht Club in Cunot...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 28, 2009 (08/28/09)
Putnam County Jail Robert Price, 30, Brazil, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday for auto theft and theft. Derek Snapp, 23, Brazil, was booked at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday for petition to revoke probation. Mandi Mundy, 32, Greencastle, was booked at 2:39 a.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
Family Movie Night (08/28/09)
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