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Stories from Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Buis arrested for reckless homicide (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man was arrested today and preliminarily charged with felony reckless homicide. Matthew Buis, 39, was lodged in the Putnam County Jail for his alleged role in the death of Clifford Hulse, 57. Putnam County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Doug Nally said he was not at liberty to discuss many details of the case yet, but he did confirm that a firearm is believed to have been involved...
DePauw trustees elect first female chair (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Sarah Reese Wallace, a 1976 graduate of DePauw, has been elected chair of the University's Board of Trustees -- the first woman to hold the post in the institution's 173-year history. Wallace, who has served as a Trustee since 2000, was elected at this board's annual spring meeting. She will serve a three-year term and replaces R. David Hoover '67, who chaired the board for the past three years and remains a Trustee of DePauw...
A Clean Sweep (04/28/10)
The Greencastle Civic League, along with the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, City of Greencastle, Putnam County Commissioners and West Central Solid Waste, are sponsoring the 26th annual Clean Sweep Week for Putnam County.
Combs charged with child molestation (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- An Indianapolis man is lodged in the Putnam County Jail, charged with child molestation. Kevin D. Combs, 41, is accused of molesting a girl who was 10 years old at the time of the alleged incident. Court documents do not indicate when the molestation is alleged to have taken place, but the alleged victim said it happened in Putnam County...
PCM receives 2 Griffith etchings (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Anyone who has ever watched the PBS show Antiques Roadshow knows how important "provenance" is to the value of an antique. Provenance is exactly what Stephen Jones and family have given the Putnam County Museum along with two etchings by the well-known Putnam County artist, L.O. Griffith...
Commissioners revisit delinquent property sale issue (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Commissioners are still considering options for getting the 356 properties still on the delinquent list back on the tax rolls. On Monday Joseph Edwards, vice president of Indianapolis-based SRI Inc., came before the commissioners for the second time to discuss the possibility of his company conducting either a live or Internet-based auction to get the properties sold...
Greencastle a Tree City USA for 11th time (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The City of Greencastle has been recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. It is the 11th year Greencastle has earned this national recognition. Greencastle also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating progress in its community forestry program in the activity areas of education and public relations, publications, literature distribution, planning and management, tree inventory and analysis, tree planting and maintenance and plans for donations.. ...
Former sheriff's trial set for May (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Former Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie was in Putnam County Superior Court Tuesday, where his attorney Darrell Felling made a motion to withdraw a probable cause challenge in connection with Frisbie's Dec. 4 arrest. Judge Denny Bridges granted Felling's request. Frisbie's trial remains set for May 25...
Tiger Cubs blank Sparkplugs (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Things were clicking for the Tiger Cubs Tuesday. They put together a complete effort at the plate and in the field and handed Speedway its first conference loss of the season. The Tiger Cubs had their opportunities early, but Speedway seemed to find a way to get GHS out when they needed it...
Greencastle softball rallies to down Speedway, 10-9 (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle rallied for two runs in the seventh inning to defeat Speedway, 10-9, in a West Central Conference softball game Tuesday on the Tiger Cubs' field. The Tiger Cubs (4-9, 2-4 WCC) had 15 hits, including six doubles. Taylor Pruitt, Skyanne White and Kaytlynn Beaman each had three hits and winning pitcher Kayla Downing drove in three runs with a double and a single...
Tiger Cubs finish second to Terre Haute North (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday night, the GHS boys' track team battled Terre Haute North and West Vigo at home. The Patriots won the meet with a total of 104, followed by Greencastle with 52 and West Vigo with 33. The Tiger Cubs scored six wins on the night to power them to their second place finish...
Eagles down Cougars 11-1 (04/28/10)
ROACHDALE -- Unforced errors. The difference in South Putnam's 11-1 win over North Putnam Monday night was those two words. The Eagles were crisp, while the Cougars struggled. South Putnam pitcher Grant Zimmerman had command on the mound, while countless North Putnam pitches found the dirt and the backstop...
South Putnam rallys in 7th inning for win over Cougars (04/28/10)
ROACHDALE -- For six innings Monday, South Putnam's softball squad's mood reflected the weather -- downbeat. On the other hand, North Putnam was loose for those same innings. But that's why they play seven. In the final inning, South Putnam's offense came alive and scored six runs in the top of the inning, while the North Putnam offense stalled closing the game. The Eagles' soared back and defeated North Putnam 6-3 with their final-inning rally...
NPHS track gets win over Rockville (04/28/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam girls' track team defeated Rockville Monday 68-55. The Cougars scored first place finishes in six events on the night en route to their win. Jasmine Mimms won the long jump with a distance of 15-5.75 and the 200 in a time of 29.88, while Morgan Christy won the 100 in a time of 13.63. Laura McGaughey won the 400 in 1:06.42, with Hilary Salyers, Whitney High, Danielle Harbison and Katie Douglas teaming up to win the 3,200 relay in a time of 14:36...
Greencastle, Cloverdale and Cougars seeing action on the course recently (04/28/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team fell four strokes short of Terre Haute South Monday, falling 152-156. The Tiger Cubs had three golfers score sub-40 scores. Brad Haussin led the way with a 38, followed by Eric Embry and Tyler Hopkins with a 39. Jimmy Wheeler carded Greencastle's final varsity score with a 40...
SP tennis defeated by Southmont (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam's girls' tennis team fell to Southmont Monday 3-2. No. 1 singles player Megan Klotz and No. 2 singles player Ashley Ross were the Eagles' winners on the night. In junior varsity action, the teams of Jade Asher and Sabrina Arnold and Robbie Urton and Aya Ishida picked up wins for South Putnam...
Greencastle falls to Tuttle by two (04/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Middle School girls' track team was narrowly defeated by Tuttle Monday 55-53. The Tiger Cubs had five first place finishes on the night. Erica Hoagland won the long jump with a jump 11-feet-1.5-inches, while Libby Brush won the 2,400 in a time of 10:26. Hannah Brattain won the 1,600 in 6:21 and Alex Stoffregen won the 800 with a time of 2:47. The GMS 400 relay team also grabbed a win with a time of 59.4...
SPJH edges Speedway 58-51 (04/28/10)
SPEEDWAY -- The South Putnam Junior High boys' track team faced Speedway Monday, coming up short 58-51. Picking up first place finishes for the Eagles were Hunter Barr (2,400, 1,600), Tyler Neumann (110, long jump), Noah Taylor (800), Ben Fiest (high jump) and the 1,600 relay team...
Cadets down Clovers (04/28/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale baseball team lost to Cascade Tuesday 17-1. Head coach Bryan Archer noted that the Cadets came mentally prepared and his squad did not.
Eagles golfers earn 6th straight win (04/28/10)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam boys' golf team earned its sixth straight win to start the season, defeating Rockville 167-192 Monday. Dylan Gilbert's 39 led the Eagles, with Sam Gould adding a 42 and Alex Kelly and Dean Varvel adding a pair of 43s.
Maryellen Chatham (04/28/10)
Maryellen Chatham, 66, of Brownsburg, formerly of Brazil, passed away Monday, April 19, 2010 at home, following an extended illness. She was born Feb. 17, 1944 in Clay County to Harry and Mary Howald. She was married on July 25, 1965 to Larry Chatham, with whom she shared her life for 42 years...
Mary R. Ludlow (04/28/10)
Mary R. Ludlow, 89, of Plainfield, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010. She was born December 1, 1920 in Stilesville to the late Cleo and Edith Whitaker. Mrs. Ludlow was a homemaker and member of the Stilesville Christian Church. Others memberships include the social helpers with the church, Stilesville Order of Eastern Star and the women's and mixed bowling leagues...
Putnam Scanner for April 28, 2010 (04/28/10)
Matthew F. Buis, 39, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday for reckless homicide. Kevin Combs, 41, Indianapolis, was booked at 1:05 p.m. Thursday for child molestation. Kimberly S. Hanks, 30, Fillmore, was booked at 10 a.m. Tuesday for theft...
Public Record for April 28, 2010 (04/28/10)
The following cases were filed April 23-26 in the Putnam County Courts: The following marriage licenses were issued between April 1 and April 27:...
Puttin' on the Hits was great entertainment (04/28/10)
To the Editor: TZ Bandstand Puttin' on the Hits was great entertainment -- better than anything on television. I am proud of Greencastle Schools. Each student put their heart and energy into the program. Students enjoyed watching their teachers and principal join in the program...
Mayor Murray also deserves praise (04/28/10)
To the Editor: How kind of thoughtful of our Mayor Sue Murray. Sue publicly thanked all involved in apprehending offenders in only 36 hours! They well deserved the praise. It was uneasy hours for the citizens of Greencastle. Not knowing when or where the violators would strike next was stressful to say the least...
Dancing with the Stars an amazing experience (04/28/10)
To The Editor: I recently had the pleasure of being asked to participate in the Dancing with the Putnam County Stars event benefiting the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. What an absolutely amazing evening it was and a memory I'll treasure for a very long time!...
Thanks to everyone involved in dog rescue (04/28/10)
To the Editor: The Humane Society of Putnam County would like to thank everyone involved in the rescue and newspaper story about "Cliffy" the dog that was rescued after spending five days on a cliff. We cannot express how impressed and thankful we were that so many people came together to help this amazing dog. Because of the newspaper article, "Cliffy" was re-united with her family and is now home and safe...
People need to clean up after dogs (04/28/10)
To the Editor: As one who walks daily around Greencastle with my dog, I am astounded how few people clean up after their dog. I need to keep my focus on the sidewalks and grass to avoid the mess left by careless and inconsiderate people. It takes a very brief time to collect dog feces with a plastic bag and dispose of it in the trash at home. If left it draws insects, pollutes the environment, and annoys those who are conscientious about picking up after their pet...
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