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Stories from Friday, April 27, 2012

Renner sentenced to 5 years for sex with underage boys (04/27/12)
Calling Kristina D. Renner "perhaps the most addictive personality I've run across in terms of drug, alcohol and sexual addiction," Putnam County Prosecutor Timothy Bookwalter suggested Thursday that she needed "some significant time in jail." And Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley complied, sentencing the 42-year-old Cloverdale woman to a total of five years in prison -- 2-1/2 years to be served with the Indiana Department of Correction with an additional six months on home detention and the remainder suspended.. ...
No regrets from Bailey, injured during Tuscaloosa, Ala., tornado cleanup (04/27/12)
It's been a long 12 months for Roger Bailey. A crushed hip, broken ribs, a broken vertebra and a collapsed lung on May 6, 2011 were only the beginning. Since then, Bailey has been through two rounds of rehab, with a total hip reconstruction in between...
Probation check at Fillmore residence yields meth lab, shotguns, arrest (04/27/12)
FILLMORE -- A routine probation visit by the Putnam County Probation Office and troopers from the Putnamville Post of the Indiana State Police has resulted in the discovery of a meth lab and the subsequent arrest of the homeowner. David W. Benassi, 48, Fillmore, has been preliminarily charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine, a Class B felony; one count of maintaining a common nuisance, Class D; one count of possession of precursors, Class D; and two counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, Class D.. ...
Ty Hempe candidate for at-large seat on Putnam County Council (04/27/12)
Ty K. Hempe, who describes himself as a "Tea Party Conservative Reagan Republican" is an at-large candidate for a seat on the Putnam County Council in the May 8 GOP primary. A retired, disabled U.S. Army veteran, Hempe is proud of having served five deployments with the U.S. Army...
Pop, Lock and Drop it -- into the donation box (04/27/12)
Move for Miracles, organized by Hannah Clingan, brought together more than 80 people on Tuesday. They danced Zumba and donated to the Riley Hospital for Children. Clingan, inset, is the reigning Miss Central Indiana. She said there was a great turnout, with donations still coming in. She is hoping to have more Move for Miracles events around the region in the future
Officials respond to GMS student's Facebook threat (04/27/12)
School and law enforcement officials reacted quickly to a Wednesday night threat by a Greencastle Middle School student, preventing what could have been a dangerous situation. The unnamed student posted a threatening comment on Facebook Wednesday evening, prompting Greencastle Superintendent Dr. Lori Richmond to release a statement regarding the incident on Thursday...
Summer reading program to begin soon (04/27/12)
The Putnam County Public Library Board added some fun to its typical monthly meeting Wednesday evening. The board discussed key issues such as the strategic planning for the next three years and the upcoming summer reading program. The board is working on the strategic planning process, which requires them to hold community input days. Board members are required to attend some but not all of the meetings to hear suggestions from the community...
Rebuilding Together helps local veteran (04/27/12)
CLOVERDALE -- On Saturday, Rebuilding Together Owen Putnam will be assisting a local veteran who was permanently disabled in an accidental shooting. Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable home ownership, has partner with Heroes at Home, a program created through a collaboration of Sears Holdings Corporation to assist veterans nationwide...
Green Team Gets Dirty (04/27/12)
Fourth and fifth grade students who are part of the Bainbridge Elementary Green Team planted their annual Arbor Day tree at East Point Park in Bainbridge on Thursday. Clara Alford (above) and the rest of the kids helped to add fill dirt around the tree. Kristie Hankins, who teaches second grade and coordinates the group, said this was only part of what the Green Team does. "They're my ambassadors to the school," Hankins said. "They make sure we recycle and do all the other good things." There are about 35 members of the Green Team.
Tiger Cubs score win in tri-match at Cloverdale (04/27/12)
CLOVERDALE -- As uncertain as the winds were during the match, the outcome of a tri-match between Cloverdale, Greencastle and Plainfield remained up in the air for many minutes following the round. Problems arose when the scores were tallied before the final golfers had reported their scores. ...
South Putnam track struggles in tri-meet with Bulldogs, Warriors (04/27/12)
With less than two weeks before the Putnam County meet begins, South Putnam's boys' and girls' track squads hosted Monrovia and Danville Thursday evening. The Eagles found the competition tough as the girls fell 72-51-44 to the Bulldogs and Warriors, while boys lost to Danville and split with Monrovia 67-50-50...
Tiger Cubs pick up win over Tuttle (04/27/12)
The Greencastle Middle School boys' track team defeated Tuttle 94-15 Thursday. Greencastle won 12 of 13 events en route to the victory. Tanner Skarff won three events on the night. He won the long jump with a distance of 16-5, the 100-meter dash in a time of 12.1 and the 200-meter dash in a time of 25.6. Cole Edgar won the discus with a toss of 110:10 and the shot put with a distance of 37-1...
Clovers blast Rockville in five-inning win (04/27/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale softball team defeated Rockville 12-1 in five innings Thursday. Paige Gutierrez pitched a complete game, allowing two hits with 11 strikeouts. Kara Knapp was 3-for-4 at the plate for the Clovers, with a double and four RBI. Gutierrez was 2-for-2 with an RBI, with Brianna Hoff adding a 3-for-3 performance with a double...
Clovers place third in quad-meet (04/27/12)
The Cloverdale Middle School girls' track team placed third in a quad-meet recently. Greencastle won with a tally of 80.5, with Cascade placing second with 63, Cloverdale third with 43.5 and Eminence was fourth with four points. Naomi Williams won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 18.75. Tori Foster won the shot put...
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