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Stories from Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Brazil man arrested for shooting at two teenage fishermen (03/28/12)
REELSVILLE -- Two Center Point teens got more than they bargained for on a Sunday afternoon fishing excursion. The smallmouth may not have been biting, but the sound of gunfire, a vehicle chase and the arrest of a 54-year-old Brazil man provided for a full afternoon...
Semi overturns on I-70, spilling steel coils into ditch (03/28/12)
LITTLE POINT -- A Tuesday morning accident left a tractor-trailer overturned and 23 tons of steel in an Interstate 70 ditch. Shortly before 11:30 a.m., Rodney L. Yates, 46, of Henderson, Ky., was eastbound on I-70 in a 2007 Freightliner tractor. He was pulling a flatbed loaded with two steel coils weighing approximately 47,000 pounds...
PCF correctional officer arrested for trafficking drug (03/28/12)
PUTNAMVILLLE -- A 24-year-old Vigo County man, employed as a correctional officer at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF), has been arrested for allegedly trafficking in a controlled substance at the prison. Officer Shawn Rogers, Terre Haute, was arrested at the facility on Monday as the result of an investigation conducted by the PCF Internal Affairs staff...
Dunbar damage minimal following truck mishaps (03/28/12)
Haven't we crossed this bridge before? A pair of recent incidents involving tall trucks and the Dunbar Bridge have left the 132-year-old structure with cosmetic damage, but not nearly as much as when a semi passed through it last August. Shortly after noon Tuesday, 911 Dispatch received a call that a large truck had gone through the covered bridge, damaging both ends...
Suspended sentence for first of three bogus theft suspects (03/28/12)
The first of three young Subway restaurant employees implicated in a bogus Dec. 15 robbery of the Greencastle restaurant has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in Putnam Circuit Court. Joshewa D. Lizotte, 19, Greencastle, who had been facing two counts of theft, a Class D felony, instead reached a plea agreement and entered a guilty plea to the misdemeanor charge of conspiracy to commit theft...
Greencastle Defenders of Liberty to hold monthly meeting on April 2 (03/28/12)
The Greencastle Defenders of Liberty will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 2 (note: The meeting is on the first Monday, not the second this month), 6:30 p.m. at the Dixie Chopper Conference Center at the Putnam County Airport, 102 Ballard Lane...
PCF offenders graduating PLUS program urged to make good choices (03/28/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF) recently staged a commencement ceremony for 114 offender graduates of the Purposeful Living Unit Serve (PLUS) program. The ceremony commenced with the invocation given by facility chaplain Ernie Rush followed by Superintendent Stanley Knight's welcome and introduction of keynote speaker David Liebel, director of religious and volunteer services for the Indiana Department of Correction...
Clovers make opening day a cause for celebration (03/28/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Clovers baseball squad started the 2012 season at home Tuesday night against visiting Southmont. The Clovers jumped in front early and never allowed the Mounties into the game as the hosts took a 12-2 win in six innings. Senior Brian Dale started things off right for the Clovers with a two-run shot to left centerfield in the bottom of the first to give the hosts a 2-0 lead. A sac fly from William Whitinger made the lead 3-0 later in the inning...
One bad inning derails Tiger Cubs (03/28/12)
Greencastle's baseball squad was dealt a formidable hand to open the 2012 season Monday evening. The Tiger Cubs started the year by hosting defending 3A state champs and No. 1 ranked Crawfordsville, holding out until a monster sixth inning derailed any upset hopes in a 17-1 loss...
Maxine B. Allee (03/28/12)
Maxine B. Allee, 94, Cloverdale, passed away on March 27, 2012 at the Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on June 27, 1917 at Quincy, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Harry Stevenson and Zora May (Scobee) Beaman. She married Ray Wesley Allee on May 24, 1941, and he preceded her in death on March 18, 1991...
Terri G. Bailey (03/28/12)
Terri G. Bailey, 55, Cloverdale, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health at Danville. She was born on April 20, 1956 in El Paso, Texas, the daughter of Kenneth E. Alderson and Marliee (Bonner) Alderson Muse. She married Gary K. Bailey on April 2, 1978 and he survives...
Sandra Kay Borer (03/28/12)
Sandra Kay Borer, 68, Cloverdale, passed away on March 27, 2012 at Asbury Towers, Greencastle. She was born on Jan. 13, 1944 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Clayton M. Heimsath and Betty J. (Moore) Heimsath Thomas. She was married to James Earl Borer on June 23, 1963, and he preceded her in death on June 29, 2007...
Robert J. 'Bob' Howard (03/28/12)
Robert J. "Bob" Howard, 75, of Rockville and formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Nov. 13, 1936 in Marion County, he was the son of Joe and Sue Howard. He was married to Norma Sue Stanley in December 1957 until her passing in February 2002...
Scanner for March 28 (03/28/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:45 a.m. Lynette Mae Glover, 48, Greencastle, was booked in for operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction. At 3:08 a.m. Brian Allen Gibson, 34, Indianapolis, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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