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Stories from Saturday, August 29, 2009

Wet roads source of accident (08/29/09)
One person was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 231 North in Greencastle. Terry D. Layhew, 46, was the driver of a 2001 Jeep Cherokee that rolled at least three times before coming to rest on the east side of the road. ...
Putnam County native receives teaching award (08/29/09)
BARNESVILLE, Ohio -- Former Putnam County resident Abigail Chew was awarded the George G. Skinner and Lela Skinner Bailey Teaching Development Award for professional development. The award is given each year to a teacher in the Barnesville School District to acknowledge teachers who go "the extra mile."...
Inmate inadvertently released early (08/29/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Putnam County Jail inmate sentenced in May to serve time at the Indiana Department of Correction recently received nine days of freedom due to a typographical error. Charles Collins, 41, was sentenced in Putnam County Circuit Court on May 18 to three years at the DOC with two years executed and one year suspended with credit for 99 days already served on a Class D felony criminal confinement charge. ...
Aviation Appreciation Days set for Sept. 12-13 (08/29/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Young people ages 8 to 17 are invited for a free airplane ride during the annual Airport Appreciation Days at the Putnam County Airport on Sept. 12 and 13. The Experimental Airplane Association (EAA) Chapter 1374 and Dixie Chopper Business Center and the Putnam County Board of Aviation sponsor the event...
Greencastle upended by Sparkplugs (08/29/09)
GREENCASTLE -- With ominous clouds lurking overhead, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs host conference rival Speedway Friday on the gridiron. At such an early stage in the season, the name of the game is improvement and on Friday GHS did just that. "They played better, we made a lot of improvement from the first week to the second week and if we continue to do that we'll get some ball games I think people don't think we can get," GHS head coach Mike Meyer said following the game...
Eagles stun Bruins in final minutes of contest (08/29/09)
LIZTON -- It only took 2:30 for it to happen. Trailing 20-10, the Bruins were on the one yard line and threatening to score again, South Putnam needed a stop to have a chance of coming back. That's what they got. After stuffing Tri-West's Cody Coll twice in a row for a loss, South Putnam took over on a failed fourth down conversion on the their own three-yard line and that is when it happened...
Cougars suffer first loss of the season to Southmont (08/29/09)
ROACHDALE -- Going into Friday night's contest the North Putnam Cougars had owned the Southmont Monties for the past several years. But Friday night the Cougars ran into a buzz saw as the Mounties took advantage of numerous North Putnam mistakes to come away with a 28-13 win dropping the Cougars to 1-1 on the season...
Cougars suffer first loss of the season to Southmont (08/29/09)
ROACHDALE -- Going into Friday night's contest the North Putnam Cougars had owned the Southmont Monties for the past several years. But Friday night the Cougars ran into a buzz saw as the Mounties took advantage of numerous North Putnam mistakes to come away with a 28-13 win dropping the Cougars to 1-1 on the season...
Vikings too much for Clovers (08/29/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers got an outstanding performance from running back Dillin Gray and the offensive line Friday night. Gray rushed for 105 yards behind the blocking of Colton Kidder, Brian Dale, Kurt Davis, Josh Batchelor and Josh Burdette...
Brandon T. Goebel (08/29/09)
Brandon T. Goebel, 31, Greencastle, died on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009. He was born on Dec. 28, 1977 in Indianapolis, and was the son of Michael and Cindy Goebel. He was married to Jennifer J. Arnold Goebel on October 4, 2003. Mr. Goebel graduated from South Putnam High School in 1997 and from ITT Tech in 1998. He worked as a laborer out of the Laborers Local 120...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 29, 2009 (08/29/09)
Putnam County Jail Rickie Johnson, 22, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:28 p.m. Thursday for domestic battery. David Branagin, 37, Greencastle, was booked at 1:32 p.m. Friday for forgery. Putnam County Sheriff's Department One person was transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident early Thursday morning...
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