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Stories from Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Fillmore man charged with 5 felonies for Clay County incident (09/16/09)
BRAZIL -- The Clay County Prosecutor's Office filed formal allegations Tuesday against a man involved in a shooting incident near Center Point Sept. 10. Matthew A. Aubrey, 25, Fillmore, was charged with five total counts -- including attempted murder, a class A felony...
BZA denies variance for gun club (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A standing-room-only crowd was sharply divided over the issue of a proposed gun club in rural Cloverdale at Monday's meeting of the Putnam County Board of Zoning Appeals. There was no division among the board, though, as the members voted unanimously to deny an application for a zoning variance...
Council discusses utility issues (09/16/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Utility manager Don Guthrie went before the town council during its meeting Tuesday to discuss the purchase or rent-to-own of a trailer jet/root cutter combination. He presented three quotes, but didn't follow the statute in obtaining those quotes. The statute states any purchases exceeding $10,000 or leases/renting exceeding $5,000 must be advertised...
Checking for Safety (09/16/09)
Greencastle Police Department Sergeant Chris Jones checks the child safety seats for a mother of four. Free child safety seat checks were offered Saturday at Putnam County Hospital as a part of National Safety Seat Check Day. The event was sponsored by the Greencastle Police Department; Therese Cunningham, State Farm Insurance; Brad Tucker, State Farm Insurance; and Berry Insurance.
Judge rejects motions to suppress evidence (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley has denied motions to suppress evidence in two related cases. Zikimo Jones, 32, of Indianapolis is charged with two counts of Class B felony dealing in a controlled substance and Class D felony possession of a controlled substance. If convicted on all counts, he could be sentenced to up to 43 years in prison...
Dine With a Doc returns next Wednesday (09/16/09)
September's session Putnam County Dine With a Doc is scheduled for Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at Hickory Creek at Sunset. This month's speaker is Dr. Lucio Palanca. The series is presented by Senior Education Ministries, in partnership with Hickory Creek at Sunset...
PCHD expects H1N1 vaccine next month (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Health Department is expecting to receive the H1N1 vaccine in mid-October. "We want to stress the priority groups for the vaccine," said Doug Ehmen with PCHD. The priority groups are pregnant women; guardians or parents of children 0 to 6 months; children and adults from 6 months to 24 years; and health care workers including emergency responders; and adults age 25 to 64 years with medical conditions, which could lead to complications from the H1N1 virus...
Deer Meadow Elementary library receives endowment (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Education is very important to Aud and Elnora Walton. Both their daughters, Sherri Walton Holley and Julie Carr, have been involved with Greencastle schools. To honor one of their daughter's dedication to the Greencastle schools, the couple recently established the Sherri Walton Holley Endowment for Deer Meadow library through the Putnam County Community Foundation...
GHS defeats Mustangs (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle volleyball team picked up its fourth win of the season, winning a five set match against Edgewood. The Tiger Cubs won 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-8. "This was a great team win," GHS head coach Trish Lowe said. "I am so proud of these girls."
Warriors too much for South Putnam (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE --SPHS volleyball coach Lindsey Blackman knew that her Eagles had a fight on their hands when the No. 10 ranked Covenant Christian came to town -- too bad no one told the Warriors they would have a fight on their hands. The Warriors beat South Putnam in three sets, but it wasn't an easy task...
Clovers take down record (09/16/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Cloverdale girls' golf team recorded five birdies en route to a total of 179, defeating West Vigo by 23 strokes. The Clovers' 179 also broke a school record set in 2003 by 10 strokes. Elizabeth Wiley led the way for Cloverdale with a 40, followed by Sydney Shrum and Kayla Langdon with a pair of 46s. Victoria Boyette carded a 47, with Brooke Thompson adding a 52, Savanna Gaddis a 62 and Ellebrecht a 64...
GHS blanks West Vigo 7-0, Winters gets shutout (09/16/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle girls' soccer team defeated West Vigo Tuesday 7-0. Whitney Brotherton and Laura English scored two goals each, while Melissa Ball, Jessie Brown and Hannah Deer scored one goal each. Sarah Beams had two assists, with English adding one. Rachael Winters recorded a shutout in the net for GHS...
Cougars fall to Western Boone Tuesday (09/16/09)
DANVILLE -- The North Putnam girls' golf squad fell to Western Boone 198-258 Tuesday. Head coach Linda Patrick commented that the Cougars continued to improve. She noted that Emmy Rees shaved eight strokes off her score from the last meet. She also commented that Valerie Scott continued to shoot in the 50s and Josie Parent, Ellen Wilborn and Carlie Shearer stayed consistent with the scores...
Greencastle rolls over Vikings (09/16/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' varsity soccer team didn't waste any time jumping on the host West Vigo Vikings last night. It took only 23 seconds for David Cath to deliver a pass to a slashing Spencer Moore, who beat the Vikings back line and fired a shot past keeper Ryan Martin to put the Tiger Cubs up 1-0...
GMS splits with Eagles; Clovers battle with Bulldogs (09/16/09)
Greencastle's eighth grade volleyball team split with South Putnam Thursday, with the A-team winning 25-22 and 25-23. The B-team lost in three 16-25, 25-13 and 10-15. The seventh grade volleyball squad also split with the Eagles. The A-team lost 24-25, 25-21 and 14-15, while the B-team won 25-23 and 25-19...
Tiger Cubs win in thriller (09/16/09)
The Greencastle seventh and eighth grade football teams defeated North Putnam Thursday. The seventh won 16-0, while the eighth graders won 8-6. In the eighth grade game, GMS trailed 6-0 going into the fourth quarter. The Tiger Cubs stopped the Cougars on a fourth and goal on the three-yard line at the 6:30 mark...
Eagles compete at the Northview Invite (09/16/09)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam cross country teams traveled to Brazil to compete at the Northview Invitational. The boys' team place third on the night with 80 points, while the girls were fourth with 88 points. The boys' squad was led by Dylan Hayes with a sixth place finish in 18:53. ...
Area runners compete at Jon Mitchell Invite (09/16/09)
CLAYTON -- Cross country runners from Cloverdale, South Putnam and North Putnam competed at the Jon Mitchell Invite at Cascade Saturday. Cloverdale was ninth overall with 215 points, while South Putnam was 10th with 237. North Putnam did not post a score...
Jerry Schlueter (09/16/09)
Jerry Schlueter, 69, of Cloverdale died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 while tending to his beloved property. He was born in Seward, Neb. on March 17, 1940 and was the son of the late Leonard and Maryanna Ost Schlueter. Mr. Schlueter loved working on his land, fishing and hunting. More that anything, he loved spending time with his family and taking care of "his girls." Everyone who knew Jerry enjoyed his stories and love for life. He was a generous man and never met a stranger...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 16, 2009 (09/16/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Two recent accidents were the result of deer running across the roadway. Melissa Cox of Greencastle was traveling west on Oak Street at 6:37 a.m. Tuesday and struck a deer. Her vehicle was not towed from the scene. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages...
FYCDP says thank-you (09/16/09)
The Family, Youth, and Community Development Program (FYCDP) has enjoyed two wonderful "Fun and Fundraisers" this year -- our golf scramble in June and the recent Sixth Annual JazzFest on Aug. 30. Without the support of the whole Putnam County community, these events could not have been successful...
Doctor thanks physicians, patients (09/16/09)
To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank the local physicians, residents and family members for entrusting us with the care of your cancer patients at Putnam County Hospital. We are proud to have partnered with the Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center for the last 24 years, providing state-of-the-art cancer care and programming to the residents of Putnam County...
Should there be smoking in city vehicles? (09/16/09)
To the Editor: I do a lot of driving around town weekdays and weekends, and I notice a lot of city employees from all branches of city involvement smoking in city owned vehicles. Does the no smoking law not count unless you are in a public city-owned dwelling? I thought it included all city owned property...
Is the president a traitor? (09/16/09)
To the Editor: I am 78 years old and I am really fearful for the first time since World War II. We have a spendthrift president and Congress. Two or three years ago we were debating the national debt in terms of a few billion dollars, and now we talk about the national debt in terms of 9-17 trillion!...
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