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Stories from Wednesday, December 23, 2009

DPU hosting Amy Hasbrook Memorial Tournament (12/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw women's basketball team returns to the Neal Fieldhouse on Dec. 29-30 when it hosts the Amy Hasbrook Memorial Tournament. The 4 p.m. opening game on Tuesday, December 29, pits a pair of 6-3 teams against each other as Maryville (Tenn.) takes on St. Mary's (Ind.)...
Special Delivery (12/23/09)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department gets ready to deliver 58 holiday baskets to Putnam County families Tuesday. Donations received from the sheriff and sheriff's department, Wrighstman family, Mark and Valerie Abernathy, Larry and Nancy Price, Butler LP, Randy and Donna Nichols, George and Ruth Stultz, Bowling Moms and other anonymous donors made it all possible. Pictured are, front, from left, Ashley O'Hair, Tresha Clearwaters, Vova Johnson, Erin Millspaugh; back, Jerry Ensor, Sheriff Steve Fenwick, Doug Nally, Stevie Smith, Tim Sutherlin, Brent Robinson and Candace Wesley. This is the second year PCSD has delivered baskets to families in need during the Christmas season.
Three county students attend Lugar Symposium (12/23/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- More than 400 high school juniors attended the 33rd annual Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders held Dec. 12 on the campus of the University of Indianapolis. Among them were three Putnam County students, Greencastle's Josh Bonebrake and North Putnam's Cody Beck and Megan Robinson...
Software benefits senior drivers (12/23/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Joan Basswood has been worried about her driving skills since turning 70. "I didn't want to give up driving, but I know the statistics aren't good for people as they get older. I don't want to be the cause of an accident and I certainly didn't want to be in one," said the Coatesville resident...
Cute on the outside, beautiful on the inside (12/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The youngsters who attend the Roundbarn Daycare at the Greencastle Presbyterian Church aren't just pretty to look at -- they are beautiful on the inside too. Students as young as 18 months and as old as five years collected food items to be given to the Putnam County Emergency Food Bank...
Bowling for Diapers successful (12/23/09)
Alex Alleys, Putnam County's local bowling center, held several fundraisers throughout 2009 for the Healthy Families' Family Ties Storeroom. In all, Alex Alleys raised over $400 to purchase diapers for the program. The Storeroom offers families served in home visitation an opportunity to earn "baby bucks" to purchase necessary infant and toddler essentials for their children...
Cloverdale ends two game skid, wins by 13 (12/23/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Not only was it raining outside Cloverdale's gym Tuesday, it was raining inside as well. The host Clovers defeated Eastern Greene 74-61 behind an impressive 61-percent shooting performance, ending its two-game skid. The Clovers shot 28-of-46 from the field, including going 9-of-15 from beyond the arc. Brandon Moon led the way with 26 points, followed by Jordan Hayden with 13. The duo also combined for nine three-point baskets on the evening...
South Putnam hosting Eagle Holiday Sports Festival (12/23/09)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam Athletic Director Matt Griswold recently announced information on the annual "Eagle Holiday Sports Festival". This event will be held Dec. 29 and 30. The festival will feature every varsity and reserve winter high school team...
Doris Tharp (12/23/09)
Doris L. (Sutherlin) Tharp, 81, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Doris was born June 11, 1928 in Putnamville, the daughter of Roy and Lucy (Langdon) Sutherlin. Doris was a member of the Church of Christ in Cloverdale and was a member of the Cloverdale High School Class of 1946. She retired from P.R. Mallorys in 1980 after 20 years, and had previously worked at RCA in Indianapolis and the Angwell Curtain Factory...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 23, 2009 (12/23/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department J.A. Arnold of Harlan was traveling west on US 40 near Greencastle at 6:24 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle struck a deer. It was not towed and there was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages. Arthur Lowe of Greencastle was traveling on CR 275S at 11 a.m. ...
The lure of disasters (12/23/09)
I've known for pretty much as long as I can remember that boys and girls are very different from one another, and not just anatomically. But now that I have a child of each gender, I know it beyond any doubt. Throughout her childhood, my nearly 19-year-old daughter went through all kinds of phases. She was wild for what I considered that right things at the right times -- Disney princesses, Barbie dolls, Tara Lipinski, Hanson...
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