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Stories from Saturday, January 8, 2011

Water main break affects restaurant (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A water main break at U.S. 231 and Elizabeth St. had traffic delayed Friday, but had business completely stopped for a nearby restaurant. Alarms at the city water plant began going off around 1:30 a.m. Friday when the level in the water tower began falling fast. When crews arrived on the scene of the break, they found a big mess...
Mill Pond collects funds for United Way (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The United Way of Putnam County received a donation from Mill Pond Health Campus on Friday that will help them continue to assist different organizations in the county. The two also hosted a non-perishable items food fundraiser that helped collect 400 pounds of food for food pantries across the county...
Putnam County SWCD party set (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District invites the public to attend its 65th Conservation Celebration. The event is scheduled for Jan. 26. It will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building in Greencastle...
Grant applications due February 1st (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation is seeking 501(c)(3) nonprofits, churches and government organizations to be partners in serving the local Putnam County community through the Community Grants Program. Preliminary grant applications are being accepted now and are due Feb. 1. They can be picked up at the foundation office or downloaded at www.pcfoundation.org...
State health officials warn not to consume sprouts (01/08/11)
INDIANAPOLIS--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a press release advising consumers not to eat Alfalfa Sprouts and Spicy Sprouts (which contain alfalfa sprouts mixed with radish and clover sprouts) from Tiny Greens Organic Farm of Urbana, Illinois...
GHS boys win record-setting WCC meet (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boys won 11 of 12 events on their way to a dominating WCC meet win at DePauw's Erdmann Natatorium Saturday. The Tiger Sharks set five meet records on their way to a 396-point day. South Putnam was second at 251, followed by Cascade with 225 and North Putnam with 207.
Lady Tiger Sharks come up short in WCC heartbreaker (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencatle girls' swim team came up on the wrong end of a heartbreaker at Saturday's WCC meet. The Lady Tiger Sharks fell to Cascade 380-378. South Putnam was third at 223, followed by North Putnam with 32. GHS nearly overcame a Cascade team that won seven of 12 events, but fell just short...
Tiger Cubs hold off Sparkplugs for win (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Old rivalries die hard. Greencastle welcomed former WCC foe Speedway Friday and even though the Sparkplugs were in the midst of a six-game losing streak, they gave GHS all they could handle. In the end, Greencastle held on to a 63-54 victory and move to 5-3 on the year...
Sparkplugs shock Tiger Cubs by 7 (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Girls basketball is traditionally a low-scoring affair. However Greencastle and Speedway combined for 155 total points Friday, with the Sparkplugs gaining the edge 81-74. The win snapped a three-game skid for the Sparkplugs and dropped the Tiger Cubs to 10-4 on the season. Speedway was 11-for-18 from three-point range on the night and caused the GHS defense grief all evening long...
Clovers fall to Covenant Christian (01/08/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Both Cloverdale and Covenant Christian were looking to extend two game winning streaks heading into Friday's varsity clash at Cloverdale High School. Three competitive quarters of play were overshadowed by a second quarter, 27 point burst from the Warriors that allowed them to take a 63-41 victory over the Clovers...
North Putnam scores come from behind win over Turkey Run (01/08/11)
MARSHALL -- Free throws were the story in North Putnam's 62-58 come-from-behind win over Turkey Run Friday. The Cougars, who didn't spend much time at the line all night, scored their last six points of the game by hitting their last six free tosses as they erased a 56-47 deficit with 3:06 left in the game to win their fourth game of the season...
South Putnam drops close contest (01/08/11)
EMINENCE -- South Putnam's inability to make free throws in the fourth quarter chopped off a determined comeback bid Friday, dooming the Eagles to a 57-46 defeat to Eminence in a boys' basketball game on the Eels' court. The Eagles (0-10) made 9-of-17 free throws in the final period and were 12-of-25 in the game. The Eels (5-3) made 12-of-13 from the foul line in the fourth period. They were Eminence's only free throws of the game...
Eagles battle Eels (01/08/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam seventh grade boys basketball team defeated Eminence 28-20 recently. Daniel Grundlock led the way with seven points. He was followed closely by Josh Stewart's six points, with Michael Wood and Zach Rayce chipping in four points each...
South Putnam wins in OT (01/08/11)
ROCKVILLE -- The South Putnam freshmen boys basketball team won an overtime thriller against Rockville Thursday, 39-36. Wes Riner hit some key free throws down the stretch and led the Eagles with 22 points. Klayton Vittetow added 10 points for the Eagles...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 8 (01/08/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Holt complained of hip pain and was transported to Hendricks County Hospital by PMH Ambulance. Towed by Kenny's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Burch's vehicle towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Putnam County Jail Amber Lea Edmond, 30, Indianapolis: Trafficking in a schedule drug, possession of marijuana, Jan. 6, 1:20 p.m...
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