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Stories from Thursday, August 18, 2011

Manufacture of meth, 8 other charges for Greencastle man (08/18/11)
Greencastle City Police officers were dispatched to 649 E. Walnut St. Monday afternoon after receiving a call about a possibly suicidal person. Upon arrival at about 4 p.m., officers reportedly located the property owner on the back porch of the residence along with observing a white male whom officers know as Kyle A. Dobbs, 27, Greencastle, exiting an outbuilding behind the residence...
Truck driver killed in I-70 construction zone accident (08/18/11)
PUTNAMVILLE --- An Ohio truck driver was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon in an accident occurring within the one-lane construction zone of Interstate 70 near the Putnam-Clay county line. Preliminary investigation revealed that eastbound traffic was moving slowly through the construction zone and had come to a stop for an unknown reason, Indiana State Police at Putnamville reported...
Gold rush sends local residents looking through drawers, attics (08/18/11)
Greencastle area residents are sinking their teeth into the Gold Rush of 2011. Literally. The Ohio Valley Refinery and Roadshow is visiting the Inn at DePauw this week (9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Friday), and local residents have been cashing in gold, silver, jewelry, war relics and other items...
611 new students to arrive in Greencastle Saturday (08/18/11)
DePauw University will welcome 611 new students to Greencastle at its traditional opening day this Saturday. The group of new students includes 590 members of the Class of 2015, as well as 13 who are transferring to DePauw from other colleges and another eight foreign exchange students...
'Camelot' couple (08/18/11)
Kenneth Lee Buchanan, as Lancelot, sings "If Ever I Would Leave You" to Guenevere (Ashlee Vitz) in a scene from the Putnam County Playhouse production of "Camelot."
Parent Paws (08/18/11)
North Putnam Middle School swimming teacher Wesley Richardson talks with sixth-grader Cameron Gibson and her mother, Julie Gibson, as they look around school during Parent Paws Monday evening. Parents and their sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders were able to check out new classrooms and test out locker combinations as well as get acquainted with the school. Students also were able to dance in the lunchroom and look at the other facilities in the school.
Ivy Tech Early Childhood Education Program receives national accreditation (08/18/11)
The Early Childhood Education program at Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley recently received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for its Early Childhood Associate degree. Ivy Tech offers the Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education...
Ivy Tech Foundation awards $101,000 in scholarships for 2011 (08/18/11)
Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley held two scholarship receptions, one at 915 South Zinc Mill Rd. in Greencastle and the other in Terre Haute, to announce the winners of more than $101,000 in scholarships. More than 100 students received scholarship awards from the Ivy Tech Foundation at the two campuses...
Hutcheson completes summer with IBCA Top 100 performance (08/18/11)
Greencastle's Nick Hutcheson, a 6'7" senior forward and two-time Putnam County Player of the Year, participated in the IBCA Top 100 invite for the second consecutive summer. "It was an honor to be invited and the competition was excellent," Hutcheson said. "Coach (Bryan) Gerard told me to focus on being the best rebounder at both ends of the floor and display my athleticism. I feel I did that and it was a very successful day."...
North Putnam golfers rising to challenges on the course (08/18/11)
The Lady Cougars are back in action on the links and are on the prowl. With five returning players and two new freshmen, they are determined to make their mark this year. Returning as seniors are Valerie Scott, Meagan Schutter, and Courtney Smith. Josie Parent and Ellen are returning as juniors and Olivia Zarate and Jessie Cox are coming in as freshmen...
Greencastle hopes off-season work leads to season success (08/18/11)
Last season the Greencastle boys' cross country team made big improvements, however, this year they look to make even bigger gains. With the nucleus returning from last year's roster the team has set even higher goals. Ryan Stevens, the varsity captain, who barely missed advancement to semi-state last season with a 16:49 at Ben Davis, is back looking to capitalize on his experiences. Running up front with Stevens is junior Tyler Hudson and senior Nathan Eubank...
Cloverdale opens with four-set win (08/18/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team opened its season with a marathon match against Danville Tuesday. The Clovers won in four sets, winning 25-21, 28-26, 25-27 and 25-23. Leading scorers for Cloverdale were Mariah Oetken, Bradanne Toney and Katie Fulkerson with 10 points each, with Bristy Skiles and Taylor Jones adding nine each. Rebekah Jordan had three points, with Paige Gruener adding two points and Katie Kays adding one...
WGRE's Putnam County Primetime returns Friday (08/18/11)
DePauw's WGRE announced Wednesday the Putnam County Game of the Week schedule for the fall 2011 high school football season. Below is the weekly schedule of regular season games: Aug. 19 -- South Putnam at Owen Valley, 7 p.m. Aug. 26 -- West Vigo at Greencastle, 7 p.m...
North Putnam ranked 3rd in 2A (08/18/11)
The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana preseason high school football teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Aug. 13, rating points and last year's final AP rankings: Class 5A W-L Pts Prv 1. Warren Central (13) 0-0 288 1...
Claude E. Boswell (08/18/11)
Mr. Claude E. Boswell, 91, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at the Asbury Towers Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.
Mermon O. Sprinkle (08/18/11)
Mermon O. Sprinkle, 72, of Cloverdale, passed away on Aug. 17, 2011 at the Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, Indiana. She was born on April 7, 1939 at Applona, Perry County, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Minnie E. (McGuines) Sprinkle...
Syble A. Lewis (08/18/11)
Mrs. Syble A. Lewis, 86, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at her residence. Born Dec. 3, 1924 in Golden, Miss., the daughter of Thomas Lloyd and Floy Lee (Keahey) Hale. She was preceded in death by her husbands,. Syble had been a homemaker and a member of the Somerset Christian Church/Life-spring Church...
Police scanner for Aug. 18 (08/18/11)
County Jail Jasmine Janay Allen, 19, Indianapolis: Visiting a common nuisance, possession of marijuana, Aug. 16, 1:50 p.m. Shawn Lee Glover, 39, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, public intoxication, Aug. 17, 3:22 a.m...
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