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Stories from Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Local businesses get in on Cyber Monday (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As Black Friday led into Cyber Monday, local merchants rode the wave of new shopping technology. Shuee & Sons Great Buys Plus in Greencastle experienced great success with online orders. The store launched a website this past April, so store representatives were anxious to see how the busy shopping days following Thanksgiving would go...
Zoeller working to rewrite forfeiture law (12/01/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- So that law enforcement is adequately funded to investigate, arrest and prosecute well-funded criminal drug networks, Attorney General Greg Zoeller is working with state legislators to draft and pass a bill to reform Indiana's civil forfeiture law...
Man arrested for bike theft (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday at 2:05 p.m., an Indiana State Police trooper and Putnam County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Brazil man for allegedly stealing a bicycle in Hendricks County and attempting to ride it to Brazil. Robert Wickware, black male, 41, Brazil, was arrested on suspicion of theft...
Cloverdale utility meeting has dustup (12/01/10)
CLOVERDALE -- An otherwise smooth-moving Cloverdale utility board meeting turned into an argument when a member of the audience accused the town's clerk treasurer of creating a hostile environment. Amanda Storrs said that she saw Cloverdale Clerk Treasurer Cathleen Monaco being rude to Utility Clerk Melissa Boldman...
Deduction filing deadline nears for property owners (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- While Indiana real property owners have until the end of the year to file for property tax deductions, Putnam County Auditor Stephanie Campbell is urging individuals to file as soon as possible. "With the holiday season and winter weather approaching, property owners should file deduction applications as soon as they are able," Campbell said. "We don't want anyone to miss out on a deduction because they missed the application deadline."...
Bainbridge insurance agent to be sentenced Jan. 25 (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man who owned an insurance company in Bainbridge has pled guilty to one count of felony theft and will be sentenced on Jan. 25. Bradley K. Buchanan, 44, was originally charged with one count of Class C felony corrupt business influence and four counts of Class D felony theft...
Stanton pleads guilty to sexual battery (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Coatesville man pled guilty in Putnam Superior Court Monday to a Class D felony count of sexual battery. Judge Denny Bridges will sentence Robbie G. Stanton, 36, on Jan. 10. Stanton could receive a maximum prison sentence of three years...
Greencastle seventh grade basketball wins 53-19 (12/01/10)
CLOVERDALE -- In seventh grade basketball action Monday night, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs traveled to Cloverdale for a county battle against the Clovers. Both teams used much of the first half of the game feeling each other out with the Tiger Cubs holding a 21 to 10 lead going into halftime...
Eagles shooting woes spell doom against Warriors (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam girls' basketball squad was unable to overcome a big first half deficit and fell to Danville 53-32 Tuesday. The Eagles were able to fight the Warriors closer in the second half, but the damage had already been done. Danville held a 28-14 advantage at the half and was able to build on it throughout the second half...
Cougars lose Frye, come up short against Panthers (12/01/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's girls were forced to play the final 23 minutes without starting point guard Shelby Frye and it showed against Riverton Parke's full-court press Tuesday in a 40-32 defeat in a non-conference basketball game on the Cougars' court...
North Putnam gets four decisions against Bruins (12/01/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's wrestling squad, while still undermanned for a few more meets, hosted Tri-West Tuesday night. While the team result was lopsided, due to five forfeits against the Cougars, it gave some first-year wrestlers an opportunity to square off with potential sectional foes down the line...
Greencastle battles Terre Haute South in swimming (12/01/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle coed swim teams fell to Terre Haute South Tuesday, with the boys losing 112-62 and the girls falling 100-86. Jay Guffey won the 50 freestyle (22.42) and 100 freestyle (49.17), while Nash Firebaugh took the 100 butterfly in 55.11. Jesse Elkins, Walter Chiarella, Firebaugh and Guffey teamed up to win the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:45.1...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 1, 2010 (12/01/10)
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