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Stories from Friday, October 1, 2010

Attempted robbery at Clark station (10/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A would-be robber attempted to hold up the Clark station on Washington St. in Greencastle between 7 and 8 p.m. Friday evening. While the Greencastle Police Department is releasing few details at this time, GPD Chief Tom Sutherlin confirmed a male subject wearing all black clothing...
Boat car, ahoy! (10/01/10)
Greg Troy has driven his boat car vehicle, a 3/4-ton GMC van, across the country 15 times. Pictured, he and Alex Hyten stand in mermaid gear on Troy's boat-car. Troy said he is trying for a second time to appear on the "Tonight Show." Troy said he goes between 100 and 200 miles a day. He said he hopes to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. "It gets 12 miles a gallon and 100 smiles a mile," Troy said. Hyten works at the Dairy Castle, where the boat-car was parked. Rob Best, the owner of the Dairy Castle talked with Troy about making a boat-car for Greencastle next summer. "I think it's cool," Best said.
Heralding in new leadership (10/01/10)
Putnam County Senior Judge Diana LaViolette congratulates P.T. Wilson, who was installed as the new vice president of the Greencastle Kiwanis Club on Thursday. Also pictured is outgoing Kiwanis President Jim Maxwell. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Collision leaves boy in critical condition (10/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A 6-year-old Greencastle boy was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a car. Eli Hardwick appears to have darted into the path of vehicle while playing in Big Walnut Sports Park, Greencastle Police Department Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins said...
Putnam County Teen Court trains youth on legal issues (10/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- More than 30 student volunteers attended the third annual Putnam County Youth Development Commission's Teen Court Program training on Sept. 19. The training took place at the Putnam County Courthouse. A total of 14 new volunteers, representing all four Putnam County schools, most recently joined the program...
Area schools have plans to prevent suicide (10/01/10)
By AMANDA JUNK Staff Writer GREENCASTLE -- Between 2001 and 2005, suicide was the third leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year-old Hoosiers, the Indiana State Department of Health reported in a 2007 study. For counselors and administrators in Putnam County, these numbers are too high, and all have specific protocol for guiding students away from taking their own lives...
City announces trash enhancements (10/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In addition to changes made following the city of Greencastle's recent agreements with Republic Services, Inc. to use curbside trash toters provided by Republic, some new features are available. Residents may use their trash toter for disposal of yard waste. Small branches and limbs, as well as small amounts of leaves and grass clippings, may be put directly into the trash toter, but not within a plastic bag...
Putnam Patter for Oct. 1, 2010 (10/01/10)
This weekend will be the last one to register to vote in the Nov. 2 election. This Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Greencastle League of Women Voters will be registering voters at McDonald's on the corner of Washington Street and Percy Julian Drive...
School calendars for week of Oct. 4 (10/01/10)
Monday: Jostens to talk to seniors, 8:30 a.m. Jostens to talk to sophomores, 9:20 a.m. Tuesday: Student Council meeting, 8 a.m. Thursday: Jr./Sr. High FCA, 7:30 a.m.; Picture re-takes Friday, Oct. 8: IL College representative during first period Monday: Fifth graders going to Putnam County Juvenile Court, 8:30-11:45 a.m.; Spell Bowl practice, 3-4:30 p.m...
Greencastle falls to Knights in final (10/01/10)
BRAZIL -- The host Northview Knights dealt the Greencastle boys' tennis team a 4-1 loss to win the 2010 sectional. The only Tiger Cub to break through was senior Joey Kass, who battled back from a first set loss to win a three-set battle. Kass dropped the first set 2-6, but found the will to forge on and took the second set 6-3 to even the tally. He took that momentum and dominated early in the third set, going up four games to none...
Tiger Cub soccer wins WCC title (10/01/10)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team traveled to Cascade Thursday and defeated the Cadets in overtime 2-1. The win improved their conference record to 3-0 and earned the Tiger Cubs the West Central Conference title. The Tiger Cubs dominated play in the first half, but failed to net a goal despite out-shooting the Cadets 11-1 and earning seven corner kicks. The match was scoreless at the break...
Clovers, Cougars and Eels come together on cross country course (10/01/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A breezy Thursday afternoon at Cloverdale High School was the setting for the final tune up for both the Clovers and visiting North Putnam Cougar's cross country squads before the upcoming weeklong stretch of county, conference and sectional races at South Putnam High School...
North Putnam takes down Greencastle (10/01/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam volleyball squad defeated the Greencastle Tiger Cubs in three sets Thursday. Anytime two county rivals meet, sparks are bound to fly. The first game started with the Cougars finding themselves with a 7-1 lead. Kallie Brattain contributed at the net for two points along with two aces by Morgan Robinson. Greencastle's first three points came off an error by the Cougars...
Tiger Cubs, Cougars split in cross country (10/01/10)
ROACHDALE -- The middle school cross country teams from Greencastle and North Putnam battled Thursday, with Greencastle winning the girls' race and North Putnam taking the boys' event. The loss was the first dual meet loss for the boys this season. Most of the usual runners for GMS were out with injuries or resting...
Agnes Lucille Friend Dazey (10/01/10)
Agnes Lucille Friend Dazey, 89, formerly of Wingate, died in St. Clare Medical Center in Crawfordsville Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. She had been in failing health the past few years and had been residing with her daughter in Crawfordsville. Agnes was born in Crawfordsville Aug. 24, 1921, the daughter of Ellis C. and Etta Hester Friend...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 1, 2010 (10/01/10)
Edward Charles Carmosin, 25, Lafayette: Theft (3 counts), criminal mischief (2 counts), Sept. 29, 5:28 a.m. Sept. 28, 6:41 p.m.: Medic assist at 1039 Castlebury Dr. Cleared 7:01 p.m. Sept. 30, 9:29 a.m.: Fire alarm at 507 S. Locast St. Disregarded en route 9:37 a.m...
Where's the love, America? (10/01/10)
I was on espn.com on Thursday, where they had posted a poll asking which quarterback respondents would be rooting for in Sunday's Redskins-Eagles matchup: Donovan McNabb or Michael Vick. I thought for a second and voted for Vick, but only because he's on two of my fantasy football teams. That week one pickup could be a goldmine for me...
Healthy choices can help prevent breast cancer (10/01/10)
To the Editor: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as a dietitian, I recognize the strong need to focus on healthy lifestyle choices that can help prevent breast cancer. Scientific evidence shows that the foods women eat have an important effect on breast cancer risk...
Thanks for supporting GHS boys' hoops (10/01/10)
To the Editor: The coaches and players of the Greencastle boys' basketball program would like to thank everyone who helped make Saturday's inaugural 3-on-3 classic a resounding success. Without the aid of those involved, we couldn't have pulled this off and want to thank publicly all who were a part of this great day. We were able to raise over $2,000 for the basketball program, which will be used to purchase items necessary to run any sports program in today's tough economic climate...
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