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Stories from Saturday, January 28, 2012

Clover winners (01/28/12)
Cloverdale seniors Jessica Willis and William Whitinger were named the 2012 Homecoming King and Queen during Friday's game against South Putnam. Freshman Kyleigh Roberts and Denny Fidler, sophomores Elizabeth and Wade Warren and juniors Bonnie (Yao Ge) and Brody Plaff were named Princess and Prince of their respective class...
Emergency preparedness a learning experience at GHS (01/28/12)
Preparing for college can be a lot like preparing for the worst of emergencies, Greencastle High School students were warned Thursday. While the afternoon exercise before them focused students' attention on a mock disaster featuring a faux fire and explosion at the Olin Biological Sciences Building on the DePauw University campus, there was a scholastic lesson in progress as well...
Candidate filings slow in county races (01/28/12)
Slow and steady will have to win the race for somebody in Putnam County's 2012 election season. Voter Registration Clerk Stacia Gibson said her office hasn't exactly been overrun with candidates filings in the two weeks since filing season opened. As of Friday, only seven candidates have filed to fill the eight open seats in county government...
Legislation to aid active military and their families passes out of the House (01/28/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Legislation authored by Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) that extends the eligibility window for deployed soldiers and their families to receive grants from the Military Family Relief Fund passed out of the House Friday with a unanimous vote...
Conservationist of the Year (01/28/12)
The efforts of Putnam County landowners in soil and water conservation were honored on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annual meeting. The evening included Harold Thompson of Big Walnut Watershed, Division of Soil Conservation Director Jerod Chew and several of the county SWCD supervisors. ...
Union Chapel Methodist Church changes service times (01/28/12)
Union Chapel United Methodist Church (one mile west of Morton on U.S. 36) is changing the times of its Sunday morning services. As of Sunday, Feb. 5, Pastor John K. O'Neal would like to invite anyone to join the church for 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. church service...
Indiana prison documentary earns award (01/28/12)
Indiana Department of Correction Commissioner Bruce Lemmon announced Tuesday that 44 Blue Productions and the Oprah Winfrey Network have received the American Correctional Association's (ACA) 2012 Outstanding Journalism Award for the documentary series "Breaking Down the Bars."...
South Putnam's press overwhelms Clovers (01/28/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale entered Friday's game hoping to record back-to-back wins for the second time this season. Unfortunately, the Clovers ran into a hard-pressing South Putnam squad, falling 74-35. South Putnam was coming off a tough loss to Tri-West Tuesday and looking to get back in the win column. Eagles' head coach Lindsey Blackman was pleased with her team's effort on the night...
Last second shot by Everts lifts Cougars over GHS (01/28/12)
In a tough West Central Conference game, North Putnam was able to hold off a late Greencastle run, winning 61-59 at Greencastle High School on Friday night. Greencastle opened up the game on a speedy 14-5 run over the first 4:24, mostly fueled by eight early points from 6-foot-7 senior Nick Hutcheson...
Joe Fidler hits free throws to end Cloverdale skid (01/28/12)
CLOVERDLAE -- Cloverdale's homecoming celebrations needed a perfect ending Friday night after the girls fell to South Putnam earlier in the evening. It took some last second maneuvering and big plays, but two free throws from Joe Fidler with one second left in the game saw the Clovers edge past South Putnam 46-45...
Greencastle wins second straight, downs Cougars (01/28/12)
Greencastle girls' basketball picked up an impressive 51-25 conference victory over North Putnam on Friday night at the McAnally Center. This West Central Conference showdown was close in the first quarter, with neither team finding proper offensive stride. Greencastle had plenty open looks, many thanks to North Putnam defensive lapses, but couldn't find a way to connect...
Tiger Cubs hold off charging Cougars in junior varsity action (01/28/12)
ROACHDALE -- Once again riding the hot hand of Holden King and the inspired effort of Lane Winslow, the Greencastle boys' junior varsity basketball team defeated North Putnam 50-39 on the road Thursday. Greencastle jumped out to a quick 9-2 lead only to see the Cougars fight back and take an 11-10 lead after the first quarter...
Dismuke - 50th Anniversary (01/28/12)
Fred and Sally Dismukes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. Fred Dismukes married Sally Redmayne on Feb. 2, 1962 in Fultondale, Ala. at Fultondale United Methodist Church with the Rev. Fred Lamar officiating. Fred and Sally are the proud parents of Sheri (James) Hoyt and Scott (Tina) Dismukes. They have two grandchildren, Samantha and Kyle Jackson...
Scanner for Jan. 28 (01/28/12)
County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 3:30 p.m. Shane Allen Willey, 21, Cloverdale, was held at the jail for probation violation and possession of a Schedule IV drug. At 6:12 p.m. Christopher Lee Allen, 48, Bristol, was booked in for nonsupport of a dependent...
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