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Stories from Saturday, May 19, 2012

Fire destroys hotel office (05/19/12)
BRAZIL-- The Knights Inn, located near the intersection of State Road 59 and SR 42, caught fire Friday afternoon. According to Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tom Champion, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. He told The Brazil Times a fire investigation will take place Monday with the State Fire Marshal's Office...
Ex-Putnamville trooper Kerns facing charges in bogus-ticket incident (05/19/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A former Putnamville trooper has been accused of forging traffic tickets, ostensibly to boost his Indiana State Police performance numbers, authorities say. However, unintended consequences of the reported actions of Heath M. Kerns, 34, of Roachdale, ultimately led to the wrongful suspension of dozens of drivers' licenses, an investigation claims...
Robe-Ann Park abuzz with activity ... naturally (05/19/12)
It's nothing, naturally, for Robe-Ann Park to be buzzing with activity. And certainly it's not unusual for park officials to be hounded with questions. But it was a little different recently for the buzzing to be from thousands of bees and the hounding ... let's just say there was a police dog in training getting used to obeying commands in the midst of daily distractions...
New Kappa Delta Phi officers (05/19/12)
Kappa Delta Phi sorority recently installed new chapter officers for the coming year. Officers elected were Julie Chew, recording secretary; Fauneil Stewart, historian; Loretta Maxwell, president; Mary Nell Whitman, mistress of ceremonies; Nora Stork, guard; Carolyn Havlin, treasurer; Wanda Bitzer, monitor; and Gaylene Layton, vice president...
Who's News for May 19 (05/19/12)
Three Putnam County students were among those honored for academic and extracurricular excellence during Lincoln Trail College's annual student recognition program on April 25. CAMERON CHESTNUT of Cloverdale received received an honors distinction. MARTIKA BYRD of Cloverdale was recognized as a medical assistant (clinical)...
Gobin Memorial UMC to have one-time Saturday night service (05/19/12)
Due to the changing of DePauw's Commencement to an earlier time on Sunday, May 20, the service at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church will take place tonight at 7 p.m. The church will have a 5:30 p.m. fellowship time with light refreshments, a 6 p.m. time of Sunday School for all ages and finally a 7 p.m. worship service. Special music will be provided by the Bells of Gobin...
Mary Allison Trust Patron (05/19/12)
Rick Alexander (right) of Wal-Mart Distribution presents a check in the amount of $1,000 to (from left) Mary Alison Children's Trust board member Mike Goss, president Jim Jackson and treasurer Ginger Scott. "The Walmart Foundation and the Facility 6022 are pleased to assist the Mary Allison Children's fulfilling the needs of our children in Putnam County from medicine to doctor appointments to school supplies," Alexander said. ...
Tiger Cubs drop heartbreaker in sectional final to Knights (05/19/12)
BRAZIL -- Tennis, as with most sports, is a game of inches and momentum. On Friday the Tiger Cubs learned that lesson the hard way as they fell in the IHSAA Girls' Tennis sectional final 3-2 to Northview. With the match knotted at 2-all, the fate of the match would fall at No. 2 singles and the battle between Greencastle's Harriet Watson and Northview's Nicole Linton. Watson won the first set 7-5, while Linton came back to take the second set 6-2...
Greg Barrett returns to coach Cougar football (05/19/12)
After spending a year as an assistant coach at Indiana State University, Greg Barrett is coming back to North Putnam. In three years as head football coach, Barrett led the Cougars to a 33-5 record, including a 2010 appearance in the 2A state championship game...
North Putnam defeats Bethesda (05/19/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam baseball made quick work of Bethesda Christian on Friday winning 13-0 in five innings in their last home game of the season. Austin Day started for the Cougars, striking out nine in three no-hit innings before being replaced...
Cloverdale crushes Patriots 20-9 (05/19/12)
CLOVERDALE -- An otherwise casual afternoon was anything but quiet Friday at Cloverdale where the host Clovers took on Owen Valley in the second-to-last baseball game of the season on Senior Night. Runs came thick and fast throughout five innings of play, capped off by Austin Mannan's walk off home run that gave the Clovers a 20-9 victory over the Patriots...
Cloverdale Wrestling Club to host camp (05/19/12)
The Cloverdale Wrestling Club will conduct a three-day wrestling camp at Cloverdale High School on June 18-20. The camp is open to all elementary and middle school wrestlers in Putnam County at a cost of $20 for elementary students and $50 for middle schoolers. All checks should be made to Steve Livingston...
Tiger Cubs take down Patriots (05/19/12)
The Greencastle boys' golf team defeated Owen Valley 154-186 Thursday on Senior Night. Alec Davis fired a 37 to earn medalist honors. Raymond Stinson and Luke Brotherton both scored in the 30s, with scores of 38 and 39, respectively. Brad Haussin shot a 40, with Wataru Otaki adding a 45, Derik Thomas and Adam Jayne a 46 and Tanner Dean a 47. Carle Basile shot 48, with Joe Kaiser adding a 50 and Justin Baxter a 53...
South Putnam posts perfect regular season (05/19/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The South Putnam softball team capped a perfect regular season by defeating Terre Haute North 5-2 Thursday. Brooke Boetjer tossed a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out nine batters. At the plate, Jenny Thompson powered the offense with two doubles and two RBI, with MaKenzie Trisler having two RBI. Brooke Cundiff had two runs scored, with Emily Dabkowski adding a run scored...
Cloverdale tops Eels (05/19/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale softball team defeated Eminence 13-4 Friday on Senior Night. Senior Paige Gutirrez pitched five innings, striking out six and allowing four hits. She added an RBI at the plate. Senior Kara Knapp was 3-for-3 with two singles, and a double, with fellow senior Brianna Hoff going 3-for-5 with a triple and two singles...
Clark - Neier Wedding (05/19/12)
Caleb Neier and Chelsea Clark were united in marriage on Dec. 30 at Northview Christian Church in Danville. Pastor Shawn Tully of Kingsway Christian Church officiated the ceremony. Chelsea is the daughter of Vurlin and Sandi Clark of Greencastle. She graduated from South Putnam High School in 2008 and Ball State University in December 2011. She has a bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising and marketing...
Scanner for May 19 (05/19/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Jail Three recent traffic citations were issued by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 11:23 p.m. Thursday, Destin Holmes, 20, Greencastle, was ticketed on Bloomington Street by Officer Nick Eastham for 53 mph in a 30-mph zone...
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