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Stories from Saturday, January 30, 2010
Central Elementary students take on teachers (01/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The cheers could be heard before entering the school's gymnasium -- they filled the building with excitement. It's a student's dream -- throwing a ball at a teacher and principal. That dream came true for students at Central Elementary Friday afternoon as the students took on the teachers in dodgeball...
Inmate donates hair to Locks of Love (01/30/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Despite his incarceration, Dustin Pino, an inmate at Putnamville Correctional Facility, found a way to help out children in need. "I just found out that an officer's wife at my job assignment here has cancer, and I wanted to do something to help," Pino said...
Soil and Water to create endowment (01/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Over the last several years, the budget of the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District has been cut by 40 percent, leaving the organization scrambling to provide services. One solution to their budgetary problems is the creation of an endowment with the Putnam County Foundation. Executive Director Elaine Peck spoke at their annual meeting Friday morning about the effectiveness of such funds...
Eagles notch conference win in 54-32 win over Clovers (01/30/10)
CLOVERDALE -- South Putnam was able to use a balanced attack to defeat Cloverdale Friday 54-32, with Emily Dabkowski leading the way with 15 points. The game began with South Putnam's Jessica Thompson burying a three-pointer and pressing the Clovers, then capitalizing on the turnovers. South jumped out to a 14-4 first quarter lead then seized a halftime margin of 30-15...
GHS girls stay perfect in WCC (01/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The first season under head coach Brad Key has had its ups and downs for the Greencastle girls' basketball teams, but the Lady Tiger Cubs showed Friday things are looking pretty good. Greencastle's 2-3 zone and full court press forced North Putnam into 28 turnovers, as they cruised to a 64-42 victory. The win completed a sweep of Putnam County and kept the Lady Tiger Cubs a perfect 5-0 in the West Central Conference...
Moon scores 1,000th point in Cloverdale win (01/30/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Having to sit on their hands through the girls' game, the Cloverdale fan base watched the homecoming proceedings and hoped the boys would end the night well. And did they ever end the night well. An 11-point halftime lead ballooned to as high as 24 in the second half, as Cloverdale got a win to end the evening over the visiting South Putnam Eagles, 66-34. ...
Tiger Cubs down North Putnam by 24 (01/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A 39-point game from Greencastle sophomore forward Nick Hutcheson propelled the Tiger Cubs to a 74-50 victory over North Putnam Friday night. Hutcheson led the way for the Tiger Cubs as he pounded the ball inside on the Cougars defense. The Greencastle coaching staff left Hutcheson in the game late in the fourth quarter, thinking he could break the school record...
Vance H. 'Champ' Champion (01/30/10)
Vance H. "Champ" Champion, 89, Genoa, Ohio, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in St. Charles-Mercy Hospital, Oregon, Ohio. A lifelong resident of Genoa, he was born June 30, 1920, to Lloyd E. and Hazel Holland Champion. On May 22, 1948, in Genoa, he married Alberna M. Bringe, and they had three sons, the Rev. Paul H. (Margaret) Champion of Greencastle, David (Kathy) Champion of Holland, Ohio and Douglas Champion...
Janet M. Sides Arner (01/30/10)
Janet M. Sides Arner, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 2, 1927 in Highspire, Pa. daughter of Walter and Susan Yeager Sides. Mrs. Arner was a homemaker and a member of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church. She had been active in Habitat for Humanity...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 30, 2010 (01/30/10)
Putnam County Jail James A. Stewart, 19, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:03 p.m. Thursday for possession of marijuana. Levi W. Runnells, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 4:32 p.m. Thursday for violation of home detention. Jesse P. Polston, 36, Spencer, was booked at 10:16 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle with a suspended license...