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Stories from Friday, August 19, 2011

Alleged killer facing six felony counts (08/19/11)
ROCKVILLE -- A Cloverdale man was in Parke Circuit Court Wednesday facing two murder charges, along with four other Class A felonies. Jeremy Musall, 27, was charged with two counts of murder, two counts of burglary resulting in bodily injury, rape and kidnapping...
Minnick resentencing set for Tuesday (08/19/11)
Two separate murder trials. Two convictions in two different counties. Three appeals. And now, after seven years of waiting, a dramatic possible resentencing in what was at the time Greencastle's first murder in half-a-century. This October will mark 30 years since the slaying of Martha Payne, a beautiful young Greencastle woman who was murdered in the bedroom of her two-story home under renovation at the time at 9 S. Locust St...
Detectives remain cautious in Kirts case (08/19/11)
Officials remain cautious in drawing conclusion in the case of a Crawfordsville man whose body was found west of Greencastle on Aug. 8. Sgt. Detective Pat McFadden of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said Thursday he is still awaiting the results of investigations by two "specialty agencies" before determining a cause of death or approximate time of death for 25-year-old Tyler Kirts...
Putnam County Hospital to close OB unit Sept. 19 (08/19/11)
Dr. Jamie Cooper, OB/GYN, began with Putnam Women's Healthcare five years ago. She assisted Dr. C.Y. Ho in the caring of Putnam County's women in regard to gynecological and obstetrical care until his retirement last fall. While here, Cooper built her practice to nearly 3,000 patients...
Sign of the Times (08/19/11)
With help from Duke Energy units, including Brad Grable, Chris Beck, Chris Latham and others, a new lighted message board was set in place Wednesday near the McAnally Center entrance to the Greencastle High School campus.
The bus is back, time to urge kids to walk or ride their bike (08/19/11)
The daily commute recently took on a fresh-but-familiar look: School buses have returned to the streets. For many of us, the lumbering yellow buses and accompanying parent car parades evoke happy notions of freshly scrubbed kids embarking on great educational adventures. What we're too often forgetting, though, is what these daily caravans replaced: Energetic conga lines of kids walking and biking to and from school...
Cougars fall to Warriors (08/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The North Putnam volleyball fell to Covenant Chrsitan in four sets on the road Thursday. The Cougars fell 16-25, 17-25, 29-27 and 17-25. "Our new defense is working out well for us," Cougars head coach Jill Schrieber said. "(We) still need to improve on a couple things, but overall I was very proud of the girls and the way they played...
Cougars net first program win over Greencastle (08/19/11)
ROACHDALE -- Thursday night could be a pivotal match for the North Putnam girls' soccer team. The win over Greencastle moved the Cougars to 2-0 on the season, but more importantly, it was North Putnam first win over the Tiger Cubs in the program's history...
Basham scores two goals to help lift GHS to victory (08/19/11)
The Greencastle boys' soccer team picked up their second win in as many games Thursday night after besting visiting Lebanon 2-1 at Big Walnut Sports Park. With soccer having been split into two separate classes (A and 2A), the preseason Class A No. 5 Tiger Cubs withstood constant pressure from the guest Tigers while getting enough chances to come away with a victory...
Eagles place second, GHS third on the course (08/19/11)
The Greencastle girls' golf team placed third in the tri-meet Thursday at home. Danville placed first with a 167, South Putnam second a 203 and Greencastle was third with a 215. Liz Johnson led the way with a 48, with Jessie Bennett with a 52. Kenzie St. Marie shot a 56 and Lauren Bridgewater shot a 59...
Claude E. Boswell (08/19/11)
Claude E. Boswell, 91, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at Asbury Towers. Claude was born to the late Oscar and Marie (Martin) Boswell on March 30, 1920 in Brick Chapel, just north of Greencastle. He served in the Conservation Corps before enlisting in the U.S. ...
30 years takes toll on justice for all (08/19/11)
Greencastle was a lot smaller town 30 years ago. Not just in population, length and breadth, but in feel and innocence. You have to remember, Walmart wasn't even a figment of our imaginations. Schultz's Family Store was our version of a shopping center...
National Night Out says thank you (08/19/11)
To The Editor: The National Night Out Committee is proud to announce that over 1300 community members attended our fifth annual event on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6--9 p.m. at Greencastle Robe Ann Park. Some 970 hot dogs, 700 snow cones, 500 bags of popcorn and over 1,000 slices of pizza were shared with all in attendance. Approximately 500 children were proud recipients of a basic bag of school supplies...
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