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Stories from Saturday, September 12, 2009

Rove, Dean bring lively debate to DePauw (09/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- In the 23-year history of the Ubben Lecture series at DePauw, no debate had been conducted prior to Friday night's event featuring Howard Dean and Karl Rove. In what was described by moderator Dr. Bruce Stinebrickner as a "spirited, interesting, and, above all, informative event," the pair of political heavy hitters did not disappoint a packed house in Kresge Auditorium...
Dillinger heist reenacted (09/12/09)
John Dillinger (Mark) pulled off his biggest heist at Greencastle's Central National Bank during his nearly one-year Midwest crime spree. The gang walked out of the bank with $75,000 during The Great Depression era. What made Dillinger and his crew notable was they robbed police arsenals and pulled off jailbreaks. Dillinger was also known to ask for deeds during bank robberies and mail them to the homeowners. He died July 22, 1934 at the age of 31...
Krambo's Kustom Kolor featured in magazine (09/12/09)
Folks driving east on U.S. 40 in Manhattan Tuesday got to enjoy some unusual art. Seventeen motorcycles, all painted by Chris Krampe, were lined up in front of his business for a cover shot for Thunder Roads magazine. Krampe and his shop Krambo's Kustom Kolor will be featured in the magazine along with a spotlight on four of his customers and their bikes, which were painted by Krampe...
Burglary suspect denied transfer to treatment program (09/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A Fillmore man lodged at the Putnam County Jail and awaiting trial on felony burglary charges has been denied a transfer into a drug treatment program. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley ruled that Mark A. Anderson, 20, would not be allowed to go to House of Hope in Brazil. Anderson was arrested March 31 and is charged with Class B felony conspiracy to commit burglary and Class D felony conspiracy to commit theft...
Cougars capitalize on turnovers for win (09/12/09)
ROACHDALE -- South Putnam entered North Putnam sporting a perfect record and a reputation as having one of the toughest lines in the business. North Putnam welcomed them with a young team searching for its own identity and a line that's been making some noise of their own...
Greencastle struggles continue against Tigers (09/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Sometimes you have to take it with a grain salt, and that's what Mike Meyer and the Tiger Cubs have had to do this season. Greencastle dropped its fourth straight game Friday night, as it lost to Triton Central 28-0. "It's a hard one to swallow," Meyer said. "They're a good football team and played four solid quarters."...
Clovers capture first win of the season over Turkey Run (09/12/09)
MARSHALL -- After three tough weeks of football, Cloverdale coach Kyle Winkler was looking for his team to get a check in the win column. Traveling to Turkey Run High School, the Clovers were looking to ruin the Warriors homecoming. They did just that by handing them yet another loss on the season, as they blanked the Warriors 40-0...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 12, 2009 (09/12/09)
Putnam County Jail Tracy Westmoreland, 27, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:22 p.m. Thursday for a parole hold. Susan Ewing, 52, Greencastle, was booked at 2:37 p.m. Thursday for violation of probation. David New, 41, Roachdale, was booked at 1:15 a.m. Friday for public intoxication, violation probation and mischief...
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