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Stories from Friday, May 7, 2010

Manhunt called off (05/07/10)
A Day of Prayer (05/07/10)
Bob and Jane Muncie and Steve and Janie Williams lead a crowd of about 80 people in a rendition of "Amazing Grace" Thursday night at the courthouse. It was the third of three community events in Greencastle in celebration of the National Day of Prayer.
Sustainable Greencastle celebrates community-wide results (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Businesses, service organizations, students and many other individuals from across the community crowded into city hall for the first-ever Sustainable Greencastle Celebration on Thursday night. Although the Celebration recognized several nominees, the highlights were the announcement of the 2010 Sustainable Greencastle Awards...
Bledsoe trial moved back to Oct. 18 (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The trial of a Reelsville man accused of murdering his wife has been pushed back. Jeremy Bledsoe, 31, is charged with felony murder in connection with the shooting death of his wife Kathryne Bledsoe, 31, on Jan. 13. Bledsoe's trial had been set for June 21, but in court Thursday at a pretrial conference for his client, Bledsoe's court-appointed attorney Todd Sallee requested the trial be set out further...
de Klerk to speak tonight at DePauw (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- F.W. de Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela for ending apartheid in South Africa, will be in Greencastle this evening to deliver a lecture at DePauw University, which is free and open to the public. The former president of South Africa, de Klerk will discuss "In Celebration: The 20 Year Anniversary of the End of Apartheid and the Challenges Ahead" in a Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture...
Harmless is MHAPC Person of the Year (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Patti Harmless has been involved in a plethora of community service pursuits in Putnam County. She has served on boards, councils and committees of the Domestic Task Force, Child Protective Team, Department of Child Services Region 9, Putnam County Resource Council, Safe Schools Committee, Child Abuse Prevention Committee, Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Council and the National Night Out Committee...
Scobee celebrates 35 years at Relay (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE-- Hickory Creek at Sunset resident Frances Scobee thought she would never have another opportunity to celebrate 35 years of being cancer free. "During a recent conversation with me, Frances shared that she had always wanted to return to Relay for Life but didn't think that she would ever have another opportunity to do so," said Colleen Matthews, administrator at Hickory Creek. ...
Plea agreement filed in child molesting case (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man pled guilty in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday to three counts of child molesting. Billy Webster, 36, has been in jail since Sept. 16. He pled guilty to two Class A felony counts and one Class C felony count. Judge Matthew Headley took a plea agreement in the case under advisement. ...
Time for 6th Annual HSPC rummage sale (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It's almost time for the Sixth Annual Humane Society of Putnam County rummage sale and donations are needed. The annual event is the organization's largest moneymaker and takes place beginning May 27 and running through May 30 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds goat barn...
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (05/07/10)
The month of May is observed as Better Hearing and Speech Month. During this time, the local community promotes awareness of hearing loss prevention and current practices for ultimate hearing and speech. "Hearing is one of our most vital senses. It enables you to process everyday sounds to communicate," says Alisa Calhoun, BC-HIS from Hearing Care Professionals in Greencastle. "In addition, it directly affects the quality of our lives."...
GHS track posts wins at Cloverdale (05/07/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A vibrant, sunny day set the scene at Cloverdale High School for a preview of the West Central Conference boys' and girls' track and field meet. The host Clovers, along with Monrovia, Speedway and Greencastle, got a chance to look at future opposition on Thursday...
Cloverdale golfers place third (05/07/10)
The Cloverdale boys' golf team placed third Thursday in a four-way match at Sullivan. Sullivan won the match with a 161, followed by Owen Valley with 174, Cloverdale with 183 and White River Valley with a 244. "It was a very disappointing afternoon," CHS head coach Doug Wokoun said. "We did not play well, and couldn't find a way to salvage ourselves from bad shots. The course was very tight and has very small greens. We didn't hit the fairways and couldn't get on the greens."...
Runners-Up (05/07/10)
Putnam County Tournament draw (05/07/10)
Greencastle High School will once again host the Putnam County baseball and softball tournaments on May 15. In softball action, Cloverdale and North Putnam will face off at 10 a.m. to start the tournament, followed by South Putnam and Greencastle approximately 45 minutes following game one's conclusion...
Garl, Alex win Sectional bowling title (05/07/10)
The middle school bowling program finished its season Tuesday with their sectional competition. Thirteen area middle school bowlers battled for the sectional title. Mandi Garl for Greencastle took the girls' title in a close competition. Reggie Alex, also from Greencastle, dominated the other male bowlers, winning by 77 pins...
South Putnam defeats Warriors, Bruins (05/07/10)
The South Putnam baseball team picked up a pair of wins this week, downing both Turkey Run and Tri-West. Against the Warriors, the Eagles won 9-4 and against the Bruins they won 7-5. Derek Dean and Brayden Freeman both connected on home runs for the Eagles in the victories...
Eagles earn 17th win of the season (05/07/10)
The South Putnam softball team continues to roll in its 2010 campaign after picking up its 17th win of the season by defeating West Vigo 10-4 Thursday. Brooke Boetjer pitched five innings of no-hit softball, with one unearned run and four strikeouts. Boetjer has pitched 13 straight no-hit innings. She also had a double, a run scored and five RBIs at the plate...
Iron Man sequel thrills (05/07/10)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Going into my screening of "Iron Man 2", I was more than a little concerned. Some reviews began to trickle onto the Web and most have been negative - calling the movie average at best. This is a perfect example that you always need to see a movie for yourself...
Robert Joshua Andrew Shonk (05/07/10)
Robert Joshua Andrew Shonk, 26, of Danville passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in his residence. He was born on Feb. 4, 1984 in Indianapolis to Bob and Jo Ann Spychalski Shonk. He was a 2003 graduate of Avon High School. He was pizza delivery man and assistant manager of Jack's Pizza in Danville...
Putnam Scanner for May 7, 2010 (05/07/10)
Hilda E. Freeman, 45, Martinsville, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:14 a.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication. Clarence W. Gilmore, 22, Beech Grove, was booked at 4:32 p.m. Wednesday for theft. John Paul Lane, 31, Cloverdale, was booked at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday for domestic battery...
Where are the real heroes? (05/07/10)
Like many people of my generation, I was actually into video game sports before I was into real sports. For my best friend Corey and I, the game of choice was Tecmo Bowl. Featuring only four offensive plays, the game often came down to choosing the best star. I would always be the Raiders because of Bo Jackson. Corey would always been the Giants because of Lawrence Taylor...
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