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Stories from Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Manhunt underway for homicide suspect (01/13/10)
Pearson steps down as marshal (01/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- After a career in law enforcement with Cloverdale that can be traced back more than a decade, Don Pearson has once again resigned as its town marshal. The announcement was made during the town council meeting Tuesday through a resignation letter written by Pearson. The letter stated Pearson's decision to leave the post was due to "political pressure." His resignation was effective at midnight Jan. 10. He was not present at the meeting...
Roachdale moving forward with replacing gas system (01/13/10)
ROACHDALE -- Town Council members heard an engineering report from Anthony Everette with the USDI (Utility, Safety and Design, Inc.) about replacing the town's gas system. "We were given 10 years to solve the problem and that's been several years ago," said board president Bill Long. "We've been trying to place a few each year, but we are spending more on fixing all the leaks so we are going to get a bond and fix the whole thing."...
Cohen remains council president (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With little on the agenda Tuesday evening, the Greencastle Common Council's main orders of business at its first meeting of the year was to organize for 2010. On this front, council members chose unanimously to keep their organization largely unchanged from 2009. Adam Cohen will again serve as council president, and all council assignments and department liaisons will remain the same as last year...
Witches, pirates and Pocahontas at PC library (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Unsolved mysteries is not just the name of a television series. In American history, there are true unsolved stories about pilgrims, pirates and witches. DePauw University's Dr. David Gellman presented some new sides to some very old mysteries during a brownbag lunch lecture "Unsolved Colonial Mysteries: Witches, Pirates & Pocahontas" at the Putnam County Library Tuesday...
Goul to be sentenced Jan. 25 (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man has pled guilty to charges of Class C felony robbery and Class D felony attempted theft, and will be sentenced on Jan. 25. Richie A. Goul, 20, could face up to 11 years in prison. A plea agreement in the case has been taken under advisement...
Sentence modification denied for gun thief (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley on Monday denied a petition for sentence modification for a Poland man convicted of stealing guns from a Reelsville home. Bobby Forey, 20, was given a five-year sentence on Dec. 3 for Class C felony burglary. Headley ordered that Forey would spend three years in prison, one year on house arrest and one year on probation...
GC schools will make up days (01/13/10)
Three Putnam County schools will be in session on January 18 for Martin Luther King Day next week. Greencastle Community schools will use that day plus President's Day as make-up days for the snow days they had last week. Cloverdale and North Putnam schools already had students scheduled to be in school on Martin Luther King Day. North Putnam will make-up snow days on May 24 and 25...
Tiger Cubs fall to No. 3 Mooresville (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Tiger Cubs faced off against the No. 3 ranked Class 4A Mooresville Pioneers Tuesday in girls' hoop action, suffering a 29-point loss. With the loss, Greencastle drops to 7-6 on the season. The Tiger Cubs played the bigger Pioneers tight early, but Mooresville's ability to snag offensive rebounds helped lift them to a 21-9 first quarter lead...
WeBo Stars outshine North Putnam, 71-30 (01/13/10)
THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team fell on the road to Western Boone 71-30 Tuesday. North Putnam pulled close in the second period, but trailed Western Boone 31-20 at the half and couldn't rebound from a tough third quarter that saw them only put up three points...
Cloverdale falls by 30 (01/13/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale High School girls' basketball season reached a new level of frustration on Monday night. West Vigo's Vikings, arriving with just two wins, overwhelmed Cloverdale's Clovers 51-21 in the non-conference game. Cloverdale coach Tom Anderson expected a close game between two games with similar records...
GHS junior varisty defeats Eagles (01/13/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boy's junior varisty basketball team defeated South Putnam 36-13 at South Putnam Monday night. The Tiger Cubs scored on the opening tip and never trailed. Leading 14-5 after the first quarter, the Tiger Cubs held the Eagles scoreless the second quarter to take a 20-5 lead at the break. They extended their lead to 34-7 after three...
Edwin F. Barker (01/13/10)
Edwin F. Barker, 74, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Hospital at Danville. He was born June 7, 1935 in Jackson Township, Putnam County, the only son of Virginia Ann Oliver Barker and Arthur Harold Barker, who preceded him in death. He was descended from Waln, Alexander Wilson, Moses Barker, Levi Stewart, Abel Pennington, Daniel Davidson, Jacob Coffman, Joseph H. ...
Hugo Charles Edberg (01/13/10)
Hugo Charles Edberg, 82, of Greencastle died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at the Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. He was born Aug. 31, 1927 in Chicago, the son of Hugo and Ella Kullander Edberg. Hugo graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, with a B.A. and J.D. He was a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida and Michigan Bar Association...
Putnam County Courthouse News for Jan. 13, 2009 (01/13/10)
The following cases were recently filed in the Putnam County courts. Criminal cases Traffic Infractions Ralph Graeber, Sakhone Nanthadeth, Steven Nemsick, Tony Taylor, Yeon Yun, Matthew Winter, Jeremy Clark, Jordan Nichols, Martin Alley Jr., Melvin Miller, Jamey Landry, Connor Andrei, Kandace Ubelhour, William Norlin and Jennie Haste...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 13, 2009 (01/13/10)
Putnam County Jail Joseph Snow, 28, Indianapolis, was booked at 2:28 p.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. Kristie Hughes, 22, Indianapolis, was booked at 2:48 p.m. Friday for theft, burglary and conspiracy. Jack Taylor, 40, Poland, was booked at 2:28 a.m. Saturday for dangerous possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance...
Escape with a good book (01/13/10)
There are a lot of things in life I don't understand. For instance, I don't understand how "Full House" stayed on the air as long as it did (seriously, those two guys who lived with the Tanners couldn't find their own houses for 10 years ... even after one of them got married and had kids?)...
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