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Stories from Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Two-vehicle accident results in two deaths (09/02/09)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A two-vehicle crash resulted in two deaths on Interstate-70 Wednesday morning. Officials were dispatched to the Clay-Putnam County Line at approximately 8:18 a.m. for the accident. According to Indiana State Police Public Information Officer/Recruiter Sgt. Joe Watts, it was reported a white Pontiac Grand Prix -- with an Ohio license plate -- was traveling eastbound on I-70 at a high rate of speed...
Fundraising effort underway for Car Net Pregnancy Center (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County will host its annual Walk for Life on Saturday at Big Walnut Sports Park (Shelter # 3, located in the center of the park). The Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Participants may call or stop by Care Net on the Square during office hours to pick up a walker brochure...
Newgent named Fire Chief of the Year (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Fire Chief Bill Newgent was named Fire Chief of the Year by the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association. "I am very honored to receive such a high award from my peers," Newgent said after accepting the eagle trophy Monday. Presenting the award to Newgent in front of the Greencastle Fire Department was a close personal friend of Newgent's, Decatur Township Fire Chief Dale Henson...
Local restaurants garner extra bucks from DePauw students (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Last week, local Greencastle restaurants began getting a few extra bucks from DePauw University students. A new program offered by the university allows students to use a portion of their meal money in several Greencastle restaurants as well as cards with prepaid money on them...
Comedy closes PCPH season (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The 48th season of Putnam County Playhouse closes with a production of Joseph Kesselring's classic comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace." It will be presented at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre in Greencastle on Sept. 3-5 and 9-12. All performances are at 8 p.m., and all tickets are $9. Reservations can be made by calling the box office at 653-5880 after 5 p.m...
Greencastle Christian Church to host Ramsey's Financial Peace University (09/02/09)
Greencastle Christian Church will be hosting Financial Peace University beginning with a free preview class on Sept. 9. The preview will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the worship center, located at Greencastle Christian Church, 620 Primrose Lane. The first class will be held on Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m...
Eagles get win on the road (09/02/09)
MONTEZUMA -- The South Putnam High School volleyball team picked up a big win Tuesday night against Riverton Parke. The Eagles won in four sets, 25-23, 22-25, 25-20, 25-19, with Rachel Egold leading the offense with 12 points and five digs, while Emily Dabkowski 10 points and 13 assists. Brooke Boetjer had 10 kills for the night while Katelyn Sibbitt had nine digs and Ashley Wombles had five blocks...
Tiger Cubs roll over Terre Haute South (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In boy's varsity soccer action, the Terre Haute South Braves traveled to Dee Monnett field Tuesday and were thrashed by the host Tiger Cubs. GHS got on the scoreboard early when Mitchell Ball hit a shot that deflected off the Braves keeper and into the goal with 33:04 to go in the first half...
GHS falls to Patriots (09/02/09)
GREECNASTLE -- Being a golfer down, Greencastle found it hard to overcome the Patriots of Terre Haute North. The Patriots won the match with a score of 209, while the Tiger Cubs fielded an incomplete team. "Katie Hedge was ill and didn't attend school so she couldn't play, leaving us one short for a team score," GHS coach Brad Kingma said...
Ball, Brotherton lead Tiger Cubs to victory (09/02/09)
CLINTON -- Between Whitney Brotherton and Melissa Ball, the South Vermillion Wildcats didn't know what hit them. Brotherton and Ball had a hat trick each while Laura English chipped in a goal in Greencastle's 7-3 win over South Vermillion. Mackenzie Meyer recorded her first assist of the year while Jessie Brown and English had an assist each...
Clovers edge Southmont (09/02/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Kayla Langdon recorded her first under-40 match Tuesday as the Clovers defeated the visiting Southmont Mounties 190-222. "This was Langdon's first under 40-match the season and it's something that we have been waiting for," CHS coach Ken Williams said...
Greencastle chases off Wildcats in four (09/02/09)
GREENCASTLE -- It took it four sets, but Greencastle finally captured a win. The Tiger Cubs defended their home court against the visiting Wildcats, 25-12, 14-25, 25-11, 25-15. "We are doing better," GHS coach Trish Lowe said. "We had much better communication and we are finally moving more swiftly in the right direction...
Area teams measure up at Cougar Co-Ed cross country meet (09/02/09)
ROACHDALE -- Sometimes you just need to have fun, and that's what three of Putnam County's cross teams did. North Putnam held its annual Co-Ed Cross Country race Tuesday and this wasn't your typical race. Each team consisted of either three boys and two girls or the other way around and their combined time was the team's total...
Cougars capture first win of the seasonCougars capture first win of the season (09/02/09)
EMINENCE -- In the midst of tragedy, the Cougars became victorious. North Putnam captured its first win of the season when they defeated Eminence in three sets, 25-22, 25-21, 25-14, hours after grieving the loss of a teammates, Megan and Karlie Gray, grandfather Alfred gray...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 2, 2009 (09/02/09)
Putnam County Jail David Branagin, 37, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:32 p.m. Friday for forgery. Eric Kortz, 26, Greencastle, was booked in 3:07 p.m. Friday for violation of probation. Douglas DeLong, 39, Pittsboro, was booked at 11:03 p.m. Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and operating per se...
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