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Stories from Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Fourth person arrested in shootings (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that took place Tuesday morning in Greencastle. Keven Dale Crowe, 18, of Coatesville was booked into the Putnam County Jail on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and assisting a criminal, book-in records obtained from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said...
Arrests made in shooting case (04/07/10)
Four more seek dancing supremacy (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Twelve Putnam County celebrities will take to the dance floor Friday night as part of the annual Dancing with the Putnam County Stars, a fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. The event will closely resemble the popular ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars." The local stars have been practicing for weeks with professional dance partners...
CMS students win Lugar contest (04/07/10)
MARSHALL -- Deena Hesselgrave and Joe Littiken, students at Cloverdale Middle School, were recently selected as the district winners for the Lugar Essay contest; they were honored at the Farm Bureau, Inc. spring district meeting in March conducted at Turkey Run State Park...
Help continues for victims of recent fires (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Jim Christy and Bob Evans with Collins Evans have opened a fund for the Steve Custis family, which lost its home in a fire last week. Using their personal funds, the two men decided to open the account because they know Custis. "He's a good guy and they are a great family," said Evans, whose wife Sharon taught Steve in elementary school...
Hallett to run for Putnam County Assessor (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Lorie Hallett has announced her candidacy for Putnam County assessor on the Republican ticket. Hallett has 11 years of experience in county government, including being elected to two terms as the Greencastle Township assessor from 2003 until 2008 when legislation eliminated township assessor positions. As township assessor, Hallett prepared the budget using only necessary tax dollars to operate the office...
Young Eagles squad looks to excel (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam softball is coming off a year to remember. They captured the West Central Conference and Putnam County titles, but most recognizable was their perfect regular season. Head coach Chris Jones welcomes back a core group of girls that are looking to learn from their few mistakes last year and have an even more impressive year in 2010...
Clovers look to build on last season's success (04/07/10)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale softball is coming off a season where they captured the sectional title, and for new head coach Kim Bailey, the team is ready to improve on that success. "I have to say, that out of all the girls I've seen throughout when I was in high school and things, they are a united front," Bailey said. ...
Steady improvement a goal for South Putnam track (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- For the South Putnam girls' track team, head coach Kate Atkinson says she want to see what every coach wants to see in their squad -- constant improvement. She'll have a couple key seniors that will help lead the team and make that desire a reality...
Stevens returns to DePauw for lecture (04/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Brad Stevens, the 1999 DePauw University graduate who led Butler University's men's basketball program to a historic season which culminated in Monday's national championship game, will return to his alma mater for a speech next Tuesday...
Jonathan Ray Herrick (04/07/10)
Jonathan Ray Herrick, 53, of Cloverdale died Friday, April 2, 2010 at his residence. Born April 19, 1956, he was the son of Alfred Andrew Herrick and Shirley Joan Herrick. He married Julie Marcean Strother on Jan. 1, 1988, and she survives. He was a graduate of Rockville High School and a graduate of Ivy Tech College...
David Allen Proctor (04/07/10)
David Allen Proctor, 61, of Putnam County died Sunday, April 4, 2010 at his residence after a more than two-year battle with cancer. David was born Nov. 4, 1948 to Leo L. and Wilma D. Poynter Proctor. David graduated from Greencastle High School and Indiana State University. ...
Marisa LeeAnn Sanchez (04/07/10)
Marisa LeeAnn Sanchez, 19, of Connersville died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in Kings Point, N.Y. Born Sept. 16, 1990 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Jeffery McClane of Noblesville and Lisa Robinson Sanchez of Connersville. She is a 2009 graduate of Connersville High School and was currently a midshipman at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y...
Ona Ellen Adamson Thomas (04/07/10)
Ona Ellen Adamson Thomas, 92, lifelong resident of Parke County and recently of Brazil, died at Cloverleaf Healthcare on Monday, April 5, 2010 following a brief illness. She was born April 17, 1917 in Parke County, the daughter of Howard Randall and Bertha Carmichael Adamson. ...
Putnam Scanner for April 7, 2010 (04/07/10)
Putnam County Jail Joaquin D. Freire, 18, Greencastle, was booked at 8:55 a.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. James Webb, 46, Cloverdale, was booked at 1:50 p.m. Thursday for petition to revoke probation. Carlos S. Rodrigues, 23, Columbus, Ohio, was booked at 4:33 a.m. Friday for furnishing false evidence of identity and operating a motor vehicle after never receiving a license...
Picking up the pieces (04/07/10)
Loss is always hard. As we get older, it's an unfortunate fact that we experience more and more of it. As much as we dread it, we expect to outlive our grandparents and, if the circle of life goes as it is intended, our parents as well. We lose aunts and uncles, and often friends...
A warm thank you (04/07/10)
To the Editor: The South Putnam Community Education Foundation would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for donating their time and financial support for our fundraiser "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader," held Friday night in Central Elementary: Alex Alleys, Dairy Castle, Dominos, McDonalds, Walden Inn, and Wal-Mart, as well as foundation board members Melinda Heavin, John and Maxine Davies, Mark Wildman, Becky Brothers, Carla Stierwalt, and Patti and Steve Cash...
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