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Stories from Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Local pastors see opportunity for unity in day of prayer (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Discussions of Christianity are all too often pocked by points of separation and difference. People tend to focus on what makes denominations different, what unites them. For a group of ministers here in Putnam County, this is not a problem. For several years, this loose group of clergy has been meeting twice a month, fellowshipping, praying and enjoying what one of them calls "shared social ministry."...
Federal judge rules National Day of Prayer unconstitutional (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Prayers will go up on National Day of Prayer in the City of Greencastle. The community will be given an opportunity to gather at Robe-Ann Park and spend about an hour in prayer with local pastors. Shannon Hammond, an organizer for the local National Day of Prayer, felt God needed to be recognized, not just in Putnam County, but also across the nation...
Records bested,tied by GHS boys' track (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boys' track team won a hotly-contested three-way meet with Northview and Edgewood Tuesday night. They also tied or beat a pair of stadium records. The Tiger Cubs edged the Knights 60.5-58.5. The Mustangs finished with 47 points...
Cloverdale track sweeps Clay City (05/05/10)
CLAY CITY -- The Cloverdale track teams picked up a pair of wins on the road Tuesday. The girls had a monster meet, besting the Eels 100-23. It was a closer affair for the boys, who edged the hosts 62-61. The Lady Clovers dominated, taking 12 of 14 events. ...
SP softball wins 8-inning pitchers' duel (05/05/10)
CLAY CITY -- Regulation play couldn't contain an electric pitchers' duel in Clay City Tuesday night, where South Putnam won a 1-0, eight-inning donnybrook over the Eels. The Clay City offense was rendered helpless against Eagle ace Brooke Boetjer, who tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout, striking out 10 while allowing just two walks. A bang-bang infield single in the fourth inning was the only hit Clay City was able to muster all night...
Tiger Cub golf wins 3-way (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In contrast to Monday's gloomy and threatening skies, Tuesday was the ideal day for golfers to hit the links at Windy Hill Country Club. With the end of the season beginning to loom, Greencastle flexed its golfing muscles, batting away challenges from North Putnam and Crawfordsville, winning with a team score of 167 to the Athenians' 183 and Cougars' 213...
Clovers drop a pair to Speedway (05/05/10)
CLOVERDALE -- With seven hits, four walks and a batter hit by a pitch, Cloverdale had plenty of opportunities to score Tuesday against Speedway. But the Clovers were unable to capitalize, leaving 11 runners on base in a 9-0 loss in a West Central Conference baseball game on their field...
North Putnam baseball falls to Cadets twice (05/05/10)
CLAYTON -- North Putnam dropped a pair of games to Cascade Tuesday. The Cougars lost the first game 16-1 and fell 10-0 in the second. While the games were struggles on the surface, Cougar coach Norm Fish had some positives to find. "That second game was actually one of our better games defensively in the last four or five," Fish said...
Tiger Cub baseball falls 6-3 to Monrovia (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle had Monrovia starting pitcher Jeremy Gray in trouble early Monday. Nataniel Velasquez blasted a three-run home run to left field with two outs in the second inning. Landon Miller followed with a long double to the centerfield fence, and Gray hit Andy Bell with a pitch...
GHS softball holds off clouds, Bulldogs (05/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As threatening skies began to loom around the softball field at Greencastle High School, the situation facing the Tiger Cubs was beginning to look like the clouds above them. A three-run fifth inning, however, settled matters as Greencastle was able to knock off the visiting Monrovia Bulldogs 3-1...
CHS golf tops Eagles, Bruins (05/05/10)
CLOVERDALE -- After a couple of tough matches to end last week, the Cloverdale golf team cleaned things up Tuesday at Clover Meadows, defeating South Putnam and Tri-West 170-185-185. The Clovers' Chris Arnold was medalist for the evening, firing a 3-over 39. Up next was teammate Alex Evans and the Eagles' Dylan Gilbert, who each fired a 32...
Pauline E. Morrison (05/05/10)
Pauline E. Morrison, 95, Monrovia, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at her residence. She was born on April 6, 1915 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late William Martin and Gertrude Viola Lasley Alkire. She married Kenneth Morrison on Aug. 25, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 2010...
Douglas P. Lane (05/05/10)
Douglas P. Lane, 67, Cloverdale, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on July 6, 1942 in Muncie and was the son of the late Leroy and Marion Preston Lane. He was a truck driver for USF Holland and a member of the Eminence Baptist Church and Teamsters Local No. 135, Indianapolis. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam era...
Sandra Sue 'Suzie' Dugan-Burnham (05/05/10)
Sandra Sue "Suzie" Dugan-Burnham, 64, of Cloverdale died Saturday, April 24 at the St. Vincent Hospice after a brief illness. Born in Lebanon, Ind. she was the daughter of James C. and Carol K. Dugan. In 2007, Suzie retired from the Indiana Department of Corrections where she had been a food services supervisor for many years...
Putnam Scanner for May 5, 2010 (05/05/10)
Greencastle Police Department Casey English of Greencastle was traveling north on Bloomington Street at 4:52 p.m. Friday, when a vehicle operated by Ishvarlal Patel of Greencastle pulled into her path from the motel parking lot and caused her vehicle to hit the back of Patel's vehicle...

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