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Stories from Thursday, May 27, 2010

'Mrs. McGill's Early Retirement' (05/27/10)
X Games Medalist Matt Wilhelm performed his trick "Mrs. McGill's Early Retirement" during an exhibition at Central Elementary School Wednesday. Wilhelm is a three-time X Games medalist, two-time national champion and world championship silver medalist on a BMX bicycle. He has performed on ABC TV's Master of Champions and is FOX TV's $25,000 winner on "30 Seconds to Fame." He jumped over teachers Debbie Steffy, Jacki Pyrz and Betty McGill during the show put on as a reward for students for their recent fundraiser.
Pretrial set for Sage (05/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A July pretrial conference date has been set for a man accused of being involved in at least nine Putnam County home burglaries. Brock M. Sage, 21, of Cloverdale was arrested on March 30 and formally charged on April 15 with Class B felony burglary, Class D felony theft and Class B misdemeanor harassment. His bond was set at $50,000 cash, and his initial hearing was originally scheduled for May 13...
1870s schoolhouse more than school (05/27/10)
By MARIBETH WARD Staff Writer GREENCASTLE--Sitting on a quiet country road amid tree-lined pastures, the last functioning one-room schoolhouse in Putnam County is now the private home of a DePauw professor and his family. In fact since it ceased being a schoolhouse it has been the home of several families. Today the building is a three bedroom, one and one-half bathroom with a full basement home...
National Registry introduced for local historic districts (05/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It was fitting to have the first meeting explaining what National Registry means for homes and neighborhoods in the more than a century old First Christian Church in downtown Greencastle. Minister Paul Champion opened the meeting by talking about the history of his church whose current sanctuary was built in 1894 on the site of the first church...
Registration now open for camps (05/27/10)
Sunshine, blue skies, warm temps and no school can only mean one thing --it's time for summer camp! The YMCA of Clay County's Putnam County Summer Day Camp offers a safe and caring environment where kids and teens have fun, learn new skills, get outdoors, make friends and make memories...
Donations needed for Book Sale room at Putnam County Library (05/27/10)
Book sales have long been a popular form of fundraising for the Putnam County Public Library. They help support a number of worthwhile events, including the Books for Babies program, Festival of the Book, and the ever-popular summer reading program, to name just a few...
Elected to Serve (05/27/10)
The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association installed new officers during its monthly meeting in May. They are, from left, Marie Moore, secretary; Mariette Bargen, president; Cathy Walton, treasurer; and Marilyn Lawrence, vice president. Any retired teachers interested in joining the group can call Bargen at 653-6169 or Millie See at 630-5002.
Tiger Cubs advance with win over Sullivan, 8-6 (05/27/10)
CLINTON -- For those spectators wandering in late Wednesday night at South Vermillion High School, they might have had to do a double take. With both Greencastle and Sullivan sporting purple tops, telling the difference between the two might have taken a moment...
Cloverdale holds off Bulldogs in opener (05/27/10)
ROACHDALE -- Cloverdale baseball fans should never say lightning isn't their friend. After rain delayed their sectional matchup with Monrovia twice in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Clovers brought four men to the plate. Each one reached base on the way to a 7-6 come-from-behind win over the Bulldogs...
Arnold's 3-under par paces Clovers (05/27/10)
CLAYTON -- Chris Arnold's three-under par 33 led the Clovers over Monrovia Wednesday 172-190. Arnold earned medalist honors, edging out the Bulldogs' Rylan Porter's 35. Cloverdale head coach Doug Wokoun commented on the rivalry between the two and the wonderful rounds it has produced...
Eagles, Cougars will battle tonight (05/27/10)
The South Putnam and North Putnam sectional semifinal softball game will be made up tonight at 5 p.m. at Tri-West High School. The game was called off Wednesday due to lightning. Due to graduation, the Class 2A No. 46 Tri-West Sectional championship game will be determined following the Cougars and Eagles game tonight. The winner will face Cascade...
Greencastle Wrestling Club holding signups (05/27/10)
The Greencastle Wrestling Club will hold its first practice June 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. The Club will meet every Tuesday and Thursday throughout June. There will be an informational meeting before the first practice. For questions or concerns, contact GHS head wrestling coach Matt McComish at mmccomish@greencastle.k12.in.us...
Girls find end of the line at track regional (05/27/10)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- It was a night of coming tantalizingly close for the Greencastle girls' track team. In track regional, the top three finishers advance to the state meet. The Lady Tiger Cubs had two fourths, with Colleen Weatherford fourth in the 800 and the 400 relay team of Kelsey Grzesiek, Paige Pickens, Brittany Girton and Laura English placing just out of advancing...
Undefeated (05/27/10)
Debut album leaves us wanting more (05/27/10)
Something about the sound of Audra Mae's debut album "The Happiest Lamb" feels like you've heard it before. Something about that classic female voice seems so familiar. Yet, it's not so much that Audra's music sounds directly like anyone else's, as it simply has a classic feel. There's Audra's huge voice over minimal accompaniment. Next to her, the tremolo guitar and occasional accordion or banjo sound feeble by comparison...
Edmund E. Ferguson (05/27/10)
Edmund E. Ferguson, 81, Rockville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in Union Hospital Clinton. He was born Aug. 18, 1928 in Veedersburg, the son of Edmund Leo Ferguson and Etoral Hankins Ferguson. He was a doctor of chiropractor for 58 years. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractor in 1951. ...
Putnam Scanner for May 27, 2010 (05/27/10)
Mark G. Albright, 25, Roachdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 11:16 a.m. Wednesday for theft. Elmer E. Burnett, 49, Fillmore, was booked at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday for maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia...
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