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Stories from Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Two Cloverdale men injured in I-70 crash (04/13/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Two Cloverdale men were injured in a Monday morning crash on westbound Interstate 70 that killed an Indianapolis man. Robert Hamilton, 63, and Patrick Hamilton, 52, both of Cloverdale, were transported to Methodist Hospital for non-life threatening injuries following the accident and later released. The Chrysler Sebring in which they were traveling was part of a chain reaction crash following the initial accident...
Firearms training classes begin in Brazil (04/13/11)
BRAZIL -- Individuals in the Wabash Valley interested in learning more about firearms safety training have a new resource. Panther Precision Arms Training, LLC, is now open and owner-director Jason Frazier is ready to provide his extensive experience and training to the public...
Cloverdale approves summer programs (04/13/11)
CLOVERDALE -- At the most recent town meeting, the Cloverdale School Board approved a variety of summer programs. Cloverdale Superintendent Carrie Milner talked about some of the summer details. "We're planning to have two different sessions for our Knoy summer camp. Last year we ran into some conflicts with some church schools and students who really wanted to do both but couldn't. This year we've tried to coordinate that a little bit better," Milner said...
Roachdale remains focused on gas issue (04/13/11)
ROACHDALE -- Discussion of a proposed natural gas service again dominated the Roachdale town meeting, which was rescheduled to Monday morning. The gas line work has been a contentious issue in Roachdale recently. The town has been told it must update the lines or it could face steep fines from the state...
Cloverdale to avoid utility increase by refinancing (04/13/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Restructuring and refinancing of existing bonds would allow the Cloverdale Town Council to finance necessary repairs on the town's standpipe without increasing any utility rates. At the monthly town council meeting, Buzz Krohn, one of the accountants working for the town, said First National of Cloverdale was willing to refinance an existing bond at a more favorable rate...
Crash near Cloverdale on I-70 injures two (04/13/11)
CLOVERDALE -- A car accident near the 35-mile marker on I-70 Monday morning halted traffic from both directions for an hour and led to two very serious injuries. Beverly East, 58, and Anita Tuttle, 59, both of Illinois, were going westbound on the highway when East, the driver, fell asleep at the wheel. The car, a 2000 Buick LeSabre, drifted into the median where it stuck a culvert. The car rolled over several times before landing in the nearby ditch...
Time to get moving (04/13/11)
According to the calendar, spring is here. However, the ever-changing Indiana weather has told us differently since the official start on March 21. With alluring temperatures in the 70s it is no wonder that many of us are itching to get outdoors. Many of us view the spring time as the opportunity for a fresh start, a new outlook on the year ahead. ...
Hutcheson named Player of the Year (04/13/11)
Sometimes repeating is harder than getting there, whether it be championships or personal honors. But for GHS junior Nick Hutcheson, he not only maintained his hold on the title of most productive player in the county, but expanded on it and has been named the Banner Graphic Player of the Year for the second consecutive year...
Farris win helps Tiger Cubs top South Putnam (04/13/11)
On Tuesday, Greencastle and South Putnam faced off in a marathon match, which fittingly came down to its No. 1 singles player. In the end, Greencastle outlasted South Putnam to earn a 3-2 victory. Greencastle earned victories at No. 2 singles as Harriett Watson defeated Jordan Pitts 7-5 and 6-3 and at No. 1 doubles when Nicole Boyle and Brooke Buckner defeated Ericka Minor and Robbie Urton 7-6 (7-4), 3-6 and 6-0...
Greencastle runners win over North Montgomery (04/13/11)
Greencastle's boys and girls track teams both picked up wins Tuesday night over visiting North Montgomery, the boys winning 104-30 and the girls winning 104.5-23.5 Winners for the boys team include Billy Finch in the 110 hurdles, Trevor Teal in the 100 meter dash, Tyler Hudson in the 1600, Nate Haynes in the 400 meter dash, Mac Shuee in the 300 hurdles, Cameron Cash in the 800, Ryan Stevens in the 3200 and Hayden Stuckwisch in the long jump and high jump...
North Putnam edged by Greencastle in final relay (04/13/11)
The North Putnam Middle School boys' track team opened its season with a 56-53 loss to Greencastle recently. The meet came down to the final relay. Head coach Tony Gray noted the Cougars won eight of 13 events, but couldn't overcome the depth of the Greencastle squad...
Cloverdale, Greencastle have success on the golf course (04/13/11)
The Cloverdale boys' golf team traveled to West Vigo Monday and came away with a 171-212 victory. Leading the way for Cloverdale was Chris Arnold's medalist round of 38. He was followed by Colte Tomlinson with a 42, Ryan Book with 45 and Sam Jordan with 46. Mike Mathews added a 50 and Cody Atwood chipped in a 53 in the Cloverdale win...
Freddie D. Cline (04/13/11)
Freddie D. Cline, 73, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Methodist Hospital. He was born Oct. 24, 1937 in Ohio to Clarence and Betty Ring Cline. A veteran of the Navy, he had been a civil service employee in Logistics for 25 years before retiring in 2003...
Gary L. Biddle (04/13/11)
Gary L. Biddle, 66, Greencastle, passed away on April 11, 2011 at St. Vincent Seaton Speciality Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born on Dec. 28, 1944 in Crawfordsville and was the son of the late Thurman "Peck" and Esther (Mettee) Biddle. He married Darlene Cline Biddle on June 20, 1970 and she survives...
Patricia Myers Gathers (04/13/11)
Patricia Myers Gathers, 72, McKean, Pa., died Friday, April 8, 2011 at her home. She was born in Indianapolis on April 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Paul and Iris Hinshaw Myers. Patricia received her early musical training from Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music in Indianapolis. ...
Michael L. Rief (04/13/11)
Michael L. Rief, 46, Crawfordsville, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011 at Community East Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 23, 1964 in Greencastle, he was the son of Walter and Judith (Cash) Rief and a 1982 graduate of South Putnam High School. He married Mary Sue (Stranger) Rief on August 16, 1997 and she survives...
Brandon Roy King (04/13/11)
Brandon Roy King, 17, of Greencastle passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2011. He was born on Jan. 27, 1994 in Indianapolis to Russell W. King, Jr. and Tammy L. Hood King. Brandon was an avid Colts fan. He loved to fish, listen to music, interact with his friends on Facebook and work on his '85 Ford Truck with his dad...
Gregory Dwight Ling (04/13/11)
Gregory Dwight Ling, 58, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011 at his home in Stevensville, Mont. of natural causes. He was born Feb. 19, 1953 in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. to Dwight and Phyllis (Cooper) Ling. Greg was a member of the Greencastle High School Class of 1971, earned a bachelor of arts degree at Rollins College in Orlando, Fla. and a masters degree at the University of Massachusettes...
Martha Jo McGaughey (04/13/11)
Martha Jo McGaughey, 81, of Russellville died Monday, April 11, 2011 at Hendricks Regional Health at Danville. She was born Feb. 19, 1930 to Lawrence and Hazel Adamson Dukes in Crawfordsville. She married Edgar McGaughey on Nov. 26, 1950 at Crawfordsville and he died in 1995...
Killer TV (04/13/11)
Nowadays, all you get on television are sex, violence and car crashes--and that's just the local news. It's tough to get good ratings covering politics or petty theft. Unless, of course, you can snag a big star like Lindsay Lohan to shoplift her way through a Simon Mall during your six o'clock broadcast...
Appreciative to those who helped find her dog (04/13/11)
To the Editor: I wanted to thank three wonderful samaritans who came to my aid on Wednesday afternoon, April 6. I was walking my dog on the Peoples Pathway when a gust of wind lifted the retractable leash out of my hand. My dog panicked and ran like a shot with the leash banging behind her...
Greencastle schools look for new superintendent (04/13/11)
To the editor: As president of the Greencastle school board, I am writing on behalf of the entire board. We want to invite members of the community to provide us with their input as we begin the process of hiring a successor to Superintendent Bob Green. Superintendent Green has announced that he will be leaving the Greencastle Community School Corporation at the end of this school year...
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