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Stories from Saturday, January 23, 2010

Runway event helps raise awareness (01/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- What does a red dress have to with heart disease? A simple red dress works as a visual red alert to say, "Heart disease does not care what you wear; it is the number one killer among women." In addition, the red dress is the symbol for women and heart disease awareness. To help raise awareness locally, Putnam County Hospital is hosting a Shades of Red runway event...
Inmate's request for sentence modification denied (01/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man who was approved for release from prison into a transition program has been denied a sentence modification. Michael Smoot, 46, was convicted in April of Class C felony possession of cocaine. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley handed Smoot a six-year Indiana Department of Correction sentence -- three years to be served at the DOC, one to be served on home detention and two to be served on probation...
Scholarship available for future educators (01/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Current college students aspiring to become future educators have an opportunity to receive a scholarship. The Putnam County Retired Teacher's Association will award $500 to a third or fourth-year college student working on a degree in education. The recipient must be a Putnam County high school graduate and enrolled in an undergraduate program at an Indiana college or university...
Baird to run for House seat (01/23/10)
Greencastle resident Jim Baird has announced his candidacy for the Indiana Legislature. Baird is seeking the seat in House District 44, which is currently held by Nancy Michael. "We have to get focused on job creation and seek ways to reduce spending at all levels of government," Baird said...
GHS takes a bite out of Cadets (01/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle girls' basketball squad was able to flex some muscle and put together a monster second half to deal Cascade their first conference loss of the season. The Tiger Cubs outscored the Cadets 38-16 in the second half and won the game 64-43...
Cloverdale holds off Cougars (01/23/10)
ROACHDALE -- For the Cloverdale boys' basketball team, a five-minute stretch in the first quarter made the difference Friday night. Tied with North Putnam at 7-all in the first, the Clovers (9-5, 3-1 WCC) went on a 7-0 run and ultimately outscored the Cougars 14-5 for the remainder of the quarter...
South Putnam mauled by Bulldogs (01/23/10)
MONROVIA--South Putnam was clobbered early and never recovered, falling to Monrovia 74-36 in a West Central Conference boys basketball game at Branch McCracken Memorial Gym. The Eagles (2-10, 0-4) trailed 15-0 and 26-3 in the first quarter to the red-hot Bulldogs, who won their seventh straight game...
Tiger Cubs take care of Cadets (01/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boy's basketball team jumped to 2-1 in the WCC after an 81-66 win last night over the Cascade Cadets at McAnally Center. The win puts the Tiger Cubs at 4-6 overall this season. Nick Hutchinson and Jordan Hickam led the scoring, with 26 and 18 points respectively...
Clovers fall to Cougars (01/23/10)
ROACHDALE -- After winning their third game in five outings, the North Putnam girls' basketball team can be pleased with its results. The Lady Cougars used a stifling 2-3 zone, coupled with full court pressure to keep the Cloverdale offense struggling all night on Friday. The Lady Cougars (5-9, 1-2 WCC) forced 25 turnovers on their way to a 42-12 win over the Lady Clovers (2-17, 0-4 WCC)...
Eagles fall to Bulldogs, 51-44 (01/23/10)
MONROVIA -- Trying to garner some momentum heading into the closing stretch of the season, the South Putnam girls' basketball team went to Monrovia after getting their first win in nearly two months over Eminence on Monday. After a rough and tumble first half, an early third quarter surge saw Monrovia grab a lead it would not relinquish in a 51-44 win over the Eagles...
Mickey D. Hammond (01/23/10)
Mickey D. Hammond, 47 of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010. Born Feb. 18, 1962 in Noblesville, he was the son of Ray W. and Ila "Bunny" (McPherson) Hammond. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School in the Class of 1980, and received his bachelor's degree of science in parks and recreation from Indiana State University...
Hurst (01/23/10)
Former Greencastle residents Don and Wilna (Konzelman) Hurst will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 28. They were married by the Rev. John Williams at the Rectory of the First Presbyterian Church in Franklin. Honor attendants were Joyce Konzelman and Dale Hurst...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 23 (01/23/10)
Putnam County Jail Frank A. Roche, 19, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:24 p.m. Thursday for violation of probation. Cody S. Gibson, 24, Bainbridge, was booked at 3:31 p.m. Thursday for failure to appear. Tony L. Burnham, 42, Cloverdale, was booked at 11:19 p.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and operating a vehicle per se...
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