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Stories from Friday, December 30, 2011

Witness saw ill-fated I-70 tanker truck slowly veer off (12/30/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Four days after a fatal traffic accident claimed the life of an Ohio truck driver and closed Interstate 70 for more than 12 hours, authorities are still uncertain about the cause of the one-vehicle crash. Monday's 4:30 p.m. accident at the 30-mile marker in western Putnam County resulted in the death of George F. Leggett, 65, Columbus, Ohio...
Suspects to have no contact with Subway or each other (12/30/11)
All three suspects in the bogus Dec. 15 robbery of the Greencastle Subway restaurant have now made initial court appearances. And suffice it to say, they won't be in line for $5 foot-longs any time soon. Subway employee Hayley R. Ellis, 21, Coatesville; former Subway worker Matthew R. Davidson, 19, Greencastle; and Joshewa D. Lizotte, 19, Greencastle, have all been charged in the case...
Cloverdale Drugs opens new location in former Ice Box (12/30/11)
CLOVERDALE -- After being closed for just two short days, Cloverdale Drugs reopened at its new location on Monday, Dec. 19 and is reportedly doing great business. "We really like it here," owner Ben Laney said Thursday. "We've seen some new faces." The new location is north of town on the west side of U.S. 231 just south of the Interstate 70 interchange...
Have you seen Morgan Johnson? (12/30/11)
More than seven months after he was last reportedly seen in Plainfield, 27-year-old Morgan Johnson remains a missing person. In recent days and weeks, friends and family have refocused their attention on the area between Plainfield and the Terre Haute home of his mother in hopes of finding new information that could help uncover Johnson's fate or whereabouts...
County meeting dates set for 2012 (12/30/11)
Meeting dates in 2012 for all Putnam County boards and commissions were set recently. Recent changes of note are the movement of meetings of the Putnam County Commissioners and the Putnam County Council to the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 1600 W. CR 225 South, Greencastle...
Ling among writers earning 2011 author awards (12/30/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The hometown libraries of the three Indiana authors who were recently awarded the 2011 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award will each receive $2,500 grants. The Award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, and the subsequent grants seek to recognize the contributions of Indiana authors to the literary landscape in Indiana and across the nation...
South Putnam soars into tournament finals (12/30/11)
South Putnam's boys' basketball squad welcomed the Eagle Holiday Classic with some relish as it marked the first home game of the season for the Eagles. Facing North Vermillion, a solid start gave way to frustration before a late rally catapulted the home side into the final game against Cascade after a 53-48 win over the Falcons...
Host Eagles win Holiday wrestling tournament (12/30/11)
South Putnam's wrestling squad was able to hold off a late Sullivan rally in order to claim their Eagle Holiday Wrestling Tournament title Thursday. The Eagles had previously knocked off Turkey Run, Attica and Western Boone before a back and forth affair with the Arrows was ended by back-to-back pins from Andy Waters and Tanner Thompson for a 39-36 win...
Speedy Cadet squad defeats Cloverdale 73-40 (12/30/11)
The Cloverdale boys' basketball team got its first look at West Central Conference foe Cascade in the opening game of the South Putnam Holiday Classic Thursday. What they saw was a speedy team that capitalized on turnovers and had a prowess for hitting the outside shot...
Eagles edged by Cadets in JV final (12/30/11)
It took some clawing for the South Putnam Eagles to make it into the final of the Junior Varsity Holiday Basketball Classic at South Putnam Thursday. Once there, it was that fighting attitude, which allowed them to stay with a team that had previously beaten them by 11 earlier in the season...
Tiger Cubs take down Warriors (12/30/11)
The Greencastle girls' basketball team defeated Class 4A Evansville Harrison (6-3) 53-42 Thursday. The win moves GHS to 8-5 on the season. Taylor Pruitt led the Tiger Cubs with 16 points, with Alex Basile adding nine. Jessi Covert scored eight points, while Callan Taylor, Hannah Wainman and Erynn Beck all chipped in six points each. Rayleigh Amis added two points...
Cougars place third at Speedway tourney (12/30/11)
SPEEDWAY -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team placed third at the Speedway Classic by defeating Edinburgh 46-32 Thursday. Kensy Asbell and Maggie Pinney scored 10 points each to lead the Cougars. LeeAnn Davis scored six points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists in the North Putnam win. Bethany Wiatt had five steals on the night...
South Putnam hosts Eagle Medley (12/30/11)
High schools Speedway, Cascade, West Vigo, Owen Valley and South Putnam met in the South Putnam pool Thursday for the annual Eagle Medley. The teams met together for a morning of fun competition, where scores weren't kept. Swimmers got to test their skills in events such as a 200 butterfly relay, a diving coed relay and a 100 underwater relay...
Jack L. Boswell (12/30/11)
Jack L. Boswell, 76, of Reelsville, formerly of Avon, entered into the gates of Heaven on Dec. 30, 2011. He was born Feb. 19, 1935 in Pittsboro, Ind., to Walter and Hazel Moeller Boswell. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Wanda, son Mark (Gina) Boswell, adopted daughter Annette Steedman, two granddaughters, Sarah (Matt) Buell and Zoe Elizabeth Boswell, and grandson Noah Boswell...
Charles Carter Hedrick (12/30/11)
Charles Carter Hedrick, 73, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 in his home. He was born in Spotsylvania County, Va., on Jan. 5, 1938 to Elmer Clay Hedrick and Bessie Carter Hedrick. The last assignment of his 12 years in the Air Force found him stationed at Hulman Field in Terre Haute. He remained in Terre Haute for 30 years...
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