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Stories from Saturday, January 15, 2011

Greencastle wins WCC (01/15/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Greencastle wrestling team had five individual champions en route to its second straight West Central Conference championship Saturday. On the day, Cloverdale came in third, with North Putnam finishing fourth and South Putnam fifth...
Cast a Long Shadow (01/15/11)
Marred only by shadows and a few wildlife tracks, the snow atop this section of South Branch Creek near C.R. 825N is a far cry from the pockmarked, browning snow in town and along the highways. With temperatures projected at or below the freezing mark for a few more days, residents will have plenty of time to relish -- or loathe -- the snow blanketing Putnam County.
Drug bust suspects set for Jan. 25 trials (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Two of the nine people who were arrested in a June 8 drug bust in Cloverdale are slated to go to jury trial in Putnam County Superior Court this month. Lance W. Morrison, 24, of Cloverdale and Robin Carwile, 21, of Indianapolis will both appear before Judge Denny Bridges on Jan. 25...
Care Net gives away children's winter clothes (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE-- Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County is planning an event to help local children keep warm for the rest of the winter. On Jan. 29, the organization will host a clothing give away at their office in downtown Greencastle at 12 N. Jackson St...
Hospital now offering digital mammography (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Mammography images just got clearer at Putnam County Hospital. The radiology department recently installed the Fujifilm Apsire ClearView 1m system offering digital mammograms for area women. The Fujifilm system produces high-resolution images that allow for a much more detailed view of the breast tissue. This system heightens conspicuity of breast structures improving the visibility of both dense and soft tissue and provides greater diagnostic confidence...
Theater at Putnam Museum is a show and chance to act (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE---- The Putnam County Museum and the newly formed West Indiana Theater Troupe (WITT) will be having an interactive theater performance on Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m at the museum. Greencastle High School students will perform skits that address pressing social issues in our community, inviting you to participate and possibly change the outcome of each act. An engaging discussion will follow each skit...
Former town manager gets 2 years for theft (01/15/11)
ROCKVILLE, (AP) -- A former western Indiana town manager has been sentenced to two years in prison and must repay $43,200 after pleading guilty to one count of theft. Fifty-four-year-old Neel Goheen of New Carlisle was arrested in 2010 after Indiana State Police investigated allegations that Goheen billed the town of Rockville through a company he owned for engineering services and equipment for improvements at the town's wastewater treatment plant. ...
Eyes on the Crown (01/15/11)
Cloverdale High School is celebrating Winter Homecoming on Jan. 21, when they will host North Putnam for a doubleheader. Students will be participating in a variety of activities all week long as they prepare to "Tame the Cougars" on Friday night. On Friday, the homecoming royalty will be crowned between the girls' and boys' varsity games. Pictured are, front, from left; freshmen Aaron Whitlock, Lindsay Robson, Taylor Mescall, Rylie Vauters, Wade Warren and Adrianna Patterson; second row, sophomores Paige Sinks, Brody Pfaff, Vanessa Richardson, Austin Mannan, K'Trina Polston and Will Andersen; third row, juniors Cameron Mann, Jordan Brinkman, Ali Mann, Joe Fidler, Lindsey Bond and Matt Brezina; and back, seniors Brittany Wallace, Sam Jordan, Chelsea Fidler, Matt Hall, Breegan Andersen and Chris Arnold.
Tiger Cubs rebound for win over Eagles (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle came into Friday night's contest with South Putnam looking to get on the winning side of things once again. The Lady Tiger Cubs capitalized on a 21-3 first quarter lead and went on to win 66-33. Greencastle was able to gain their advantage due to an eight-point outburst from Mallory Miller and six from Chelsea Samuels in the first quarter. Each of the GHS starters scored in the opening quarter and continued their efforts into the second quarter...
Cloverdale edges Cadets with 4-point win (01/15/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Upon entering the locker room after Friday night's game, a joyous Cloverdale boys basketball team serenaded their coach in their rendition of "Happy Birthday." It was Pat Rady's, 70th birthday and the boys pulled out yet another win for him in thrilling fashion over Cascade 53-49. The win moves their record to 5-7 on the year...
Greencastle keeps winning, defeats South Putnam by 17 (01/15/11)
GREENCASTLE -- When two county rivals clash on the basketball court, regardless of the talent or size disparity between them, one can bet that the game is going to be hard-fought and rarely easily won. For a little more than a half of Friday night's game matching Greencastle and South Putnam, it looked like this script would play out once again...
North Putnam struggles against Bulldogs, 71-51 (01/15/11)
MONROVIA -- Monrovia's homecoming festivities proved to be a smash hit after the Bulldog's boys' basketball team used a 28-point third quarter to push past North Putnam 71-51 Friday night. The wintry weather of the past week made practice a difficult thing to come by for the visitors, who at times looked out of sorts when trying to keep the pace with a quick Bulldog squad...
Cloverdale girls lose a big one to Cascade, 98-27 (01/15/11)
CLOVERDALE -- After 32 minutes of action Friday night Cloverdale girls basketball coach Tom Anderson was speechless. The young Clovers team fell to Cascade by a final of 98-27 to leave them winless on the season. "Going into tonight's game I thought we had turned the corner," said Anderson. "Two games ago against South Vermillion we played our best basketball game in two years...
Cougars still searching for fourth win after loss to Bulldogs (01/15/11)
MONROVIA -- Blown out in the first half, North Putnam played for pride in the second half and put together a solid performance in an 84-64 loss to Monrovia in a West Central Conference girls game Friday night at Branch McCracken Memorial Gym. The Cougars (3-11, 0-2 WCC) trailed 51-22 at halftime. Instead of going through the motions in the final two quarters, they responded with sharpness that carried them to a 42-33 advantage in the final two quarters...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 15 (01/15/11)
Putnam County Jail Amber Nichole Hines, 28, Martinsville: Driving while suspended, Jan. 13, 4:27 p.m. Greencastle Fire Department Jan. 13, 10:51 a.m.: Alarm at Charming Shoppes, 1901 SR 240E. Disregarded before leaving 10:51 a.m. Jan. 14, 12:56 p.m.: Alarm due to maintenance at SAE House, 509 S. Locust St. Cleared 1:03 p.m...
Dorothea Nelson - 102 (01/15/11)
Dorothea Nelson celebrated her 102nd birthday on Dec. 5. She is pictured here with members of four generations of her family: Her son Jim Nelson, granddaughter Jayme Merkling and great-grandsons Zac and Ty Merkling.
Rosetta Cummings - 90th (01/15/11)
Rosetta "Rosie" Cummings of Fillmore celebrated her 90th birthday on Jan. 12. Rosie grew up in Cloverdale Township and graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1939. She ran the Belle Union telephone switchboard in the 1950s. She also dressed turkeys...
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