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Stories from Saturday, December 10, 2011

Drowsy driver awakens Interstate-70 (12/10/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Traveling Interstate 70 late Thursday afternoon must have seemed like a dream to an Ohio woman. But it was nearly a nightmare for all those traveling around her westbound Chrysler Town and Country van. There are tired travelers. There are drowsy drivers. And then there's this woman, described by interstate witnesses as completely asleep at the wheel as she drove along I-70...
Diabetic driver narrowly escapes major accident (12/10/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A Thursday evening incident on U.S. 40 that could have ended in tragedy several times, resulted only in some property damage and a trip to the hospital for observation. What looked on the surface to be a drunk driver turned out to be a 58-year-old diabetic Brownsburg man experiencing an extremely low blood sugar level...
Vanpool wins food drive contest (12/10/11)
In an effort to conserve costs and be environmentally friendly, a group of 10 area commuters who share a vanpool each morning to Indianapolis are being honored for their efforts in a canned food drive contest. Throughout the month of November riders from eight vanpools across the central Indiana area participated in a canned food drive contest. The event, which was sponsored by Central Indiana Commuter Services, awarded one point for donated item...
Breakfast with Santa to be held Dec. 10 (12/10/11)
Residents of Hickory Creek at Sunset participated in making crafts for Breakfast with Santa at the Roachdale Christian Church. Myrna Yost, who likes to be involved with the community, especially children's events, has been working on crafts and decorations of the breakfast for the past week. ...
Clay County man injured by misfiring muzzleloader (12/10/11)
COAL CITY -- A 20-year-old Clay County man was injured Friday morning while deer hunting near Coal City. Darren Collenbaugh, Coal City, sustained serious injuries to his hand and stomach when his muzzleloader rifle misfired, Indiana Conservation Officer Max Winchell of Cloverdale reported to the Banner Graphic...
St. Andrew's plans Christmas activities (12/10/11)
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Greencastle will mark the Christmas season with several services in the coming weeks. On Sunday, Dec. 11, the church will celebrate with lessons and carols at its 10:15 a.m. worship service. All are invited join to join the church for this festive time hearing our story told through scripture and song...
SAWs team to help with toy assembly (12/10/11)
The Greencastle Presbyterian Church SAWs (Servants at Work) team will be helping out Santa this year by offering to assemble toys for the residents of Putnam County. The SAWs team, whose mission is to build handicapped ramps for the disabled in Putnam County, wants to go further and help out for Christmas by assembling toys...
Church goes 'Back to Bethlehem' (12/10/11)
With all the street and highway construction projects under way around town, it's not surprising to see volunteers from Putnamville Baptist Church at work on the road that goes "Back to Bethlehem," the church's annual live, outdoor Christmas nativity...
Tiger Cubs hit 13 three-pointers in win (12/10/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Besides the dunk, there's perhaps nothing as uplifting to a crowd than a shot that falls from behind the three-point line in the game of basketball. It can swing momentum, it can break a game open and it can bring your crowd to its feet, while at the same time silencing your opponent...
Eagles stumble against Cascade, fall 66-28 (12/10/11)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam Eagles may have a ceremonial burning of the tape of Friday night's girls basketball game at Cascade High School. Coach Lindsey Blackman really doesn't want to see it again, much less show the Eagles the Cascade Cadets' 66-28 West Central Conference victory...
Greencastle picks up 69-26 win over Clovers (12/10/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Greencastle's game plan revealed itself early and often when they traveled to Cloverdale Friday. The Tiger Cubs pressured the host Clovers and jumped out to a 38-12 en route to a 69-26 victory. "It was a good win," GHS head coach Bradley Key said. ...
South Putnam come up short against Cadets (12/10/11)
CLAYTON -- The Cascade Cadets buried the South Putnam Eagles in the opening two quarters Friday night and rolled to a 68-44 West Central Conference victory in boys high school basketball. Showing signs of frost bite, South Putnam hit just 2-of-16 shots from the floor in the opening half, committed 15 turnovers and trailed 30-9 at halftime. And at the other end, Cascade capitalized on South Putnam's errors to shoot 50 percent (12-24) from the floor...
North Putnam suffers loss to No. 3 Rockville (12/10/11)
North Putnam's boys' basketball squad will still be searching for their first win of the season next week after falling to Class A No. 3 Rockville 55-32 Friday night. The Cougars took the lead early on the road with baskets by Jameson Brewer and Braydon Porter, as the host Rox missed several early shots...
Tiger Cubs storm back for victory (12/10/11)
After falling behind 12-0 in the first quarter, the GHS JV boys' basketball squad came storming back and defeated Cloverdale Thursday at McAnally Center. Things didn't look good for the young Tiger Cubs as they fell behind early and didn't score their first points of the contest until 1:49 remained in the first quarter...
Scanner for Dec. 10 (12/10/11)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:19 p.m. Freddie Eugene Spencer, 47, Greencastle, was arrested for operating while intoxicated. At 10:34 p.m. Jeremy Hylton Barker, 29, Roachdale, was housed at the jail for domestic battery...
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