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Stories from Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Legendary DePauw coach and AD Tommy Mont dies (01/03/12)
Thomas A. "Tommy" Mont Jr., who served as DePauw University's head football coach from 1959 through 1976 and as athletic director from 1972 until his retirement in 1987, died Sunday, Jan. 1, of heart failure in Arizona. He was 89 years old. Born June 20, 1922 in Mount Savage, Md., Mont was a star quarterback at the University of Maryland. He was the nation's No. 3 passer in 1942 and was an honorable mention All-American that season...
Revered DePauw School of Music director Cassel Grubb dies at 88 (01/03/12)
Cassel Grubb, 88, Greencastle, professor emeritus of music at DePauw and former director of the DePauw University School of Music, passed away Jan. 1, 2012 in Greencastle. Grubb was a professor of violoncello and theory at DePauw from 1949 until his retirement 40 years later. He was appointed director of the School of Music in 1978 and held that post until his retirement in 1989...
Dollars for Scholars awarded grant (01/03/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Putnam County Community Foundation has awarded Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars with a $15,000 matching grant to build its endowment by $45,000. In addition to the matching grant from the Community Foundation, a group of anonymous local donors will also match contributions, meaning that between Nov. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2012, every dollar donated will be matched dollar for dollar up to a cumulative dollar amount of $45,000...
Kerry Shepherd receives Cloverdale Civic Award (01/03/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Lions Club has presented its 17th annual Cloverdale Civic Award to Cloverdale Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kerry Shepherd. Shepherd was presented with the annual award in appreciation of the numerous volunteer hours he has devoted and continues to devote to the betterment of the Cloverdale community...
Cloverdale falls victim to ranked Eels (01/03/12)
CLOVERDALE -- A sea of purple flooded the gym at Cloverdale High School Tuesday night to witness the Class A No. 12 Lady Eels take down the Cloverdale Clovers 61-22. Cloverdale (3-9, 0-2) feel behind from the beginning when Clay City (10-5, 5-0) sprinted out to a 9-0 lead largely on the back of their free throw shooting. Seven of the Eels' first nine points came from the stripe, and from there it was all Brielle Drelick...
GHS goes 7-2 at Scottsburg Classic, Hesler wins individual champ (01/03/12)
SCOTTSBURG -- The Greencastle wrestling team moved to 19-8 on the season after going 7-2 at the Scottsburg Warrior Classic over Christmas break. The Tiger Cubs defeated Scottburg, Christian Academy, Southport, Fort Wayne Concoria, Jennings County, Mitchell and Southwestern. Their only losses were to Indianapolis Bishop Chatard and Washington...
William E. Knauer (01/03/12)
William E. "Bill" Knauer, 83, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. He was born on June 16, 1928 in Parke County to William J. Knauer and Hazel E. Phelps Knauer. Bill was a graduate of Greencastle High School and had worked at Otto's Gas in Brazil...
JoAnn 'JoJo' Ridge Meehan (01/03/12)
JoAnn "JoJo" Ridge Meehan, 84, of South Bend, passed away at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 in Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle. She was born in Adrian, Mich., on March 4, 1927 to the late Everett and Julia (Craig) Meehan. JoJo graduated from Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Ill., and earned her B.A. degree in sociology from DePauw University in Greencastle...
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