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Stories from Thursday, August 30, 2012

Reelsville father, son dead in apparent murder-suicide (08/30/12)
REELSVILLE -- The deaths of a father and son found inside their rural Putnam County home near Reelsville Wednesday is under investigation by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division at the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post. The victims have been identified as Kevin Boatright, age 40, and his 14-year-old son, Jeremy Boatright...
One year after Essie McVey murder, frustration reigns (08/30/12)
Easily the most exasperating case in his 25 years as a Greencastle Police detective has unceremoniously etched frustration and concern into the face and voice of veteran GPD Det. Randy Seipel. Frustration that a year has now passed and authorities are no closer than they were 12 months ago to knowing who killed 85-year-old Essie McVey in her Autumn Glen Village condo last Aug. 30...
Deer death toll nears 100 (08/30/12)
Putnam County residents have now reported 98 different dead deer, fallen from what is believed to be an Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) epidemic. Department of Natural Resources District Wildlife Biologist Dean Zimmerman said he has been contacted by 33 Putnam County residents, most from the southern half of the county...
Crown Street Music Festival already moved inside Sunday (08/30/12)
With central Indiana poised to feel the rain-drenched effects of Hurricane Isaac this weekend, the decision has already been made to take the 10th annual Crown Street Music Festival indoors. Organizers announced Wednesday afternoon that the annual fundraiser for the Family Youth Community Development Program (FYCDP) Center on Crown Street will be staged inside the Inn at DePauw (formerly known as the Walden Inn)...
Premier Breeder (08/30/12)
Priscilla and Bill Wilson of Wilson Cattle Co., Cloverdale, captured premier breeder honors at the 2012 Indiana State Fair Angus Show Aug. 9 in Indianapolis. Wilson Cattle Co. also exhibited the Grand Champion Bull, Senior Bull Champion, Senior Heifer Calf and Reserve Junior Heifer Calf at the 2012 State Fair...
Jazz at the Duck flies back to town for the season (08/30/12)
Amid a number of late-summer concert events around Greencastle, DePauw Jazz at the Duck will make its return for the semester on Thursday evening. The opening night performance will be from DePauw Faculty Jazz, featuring Randy Salman on saxophone, Dan Foster on trumpet, Sandy Williams on guitar, Jack Helsley on bass and Art Reiner on drums...
Electronics Recycling Drive slated Sept. 8 in Greencastle (08/30/12)
Putnam County residents eager to find a safe disposal solution for their unwanted stockpile of old electronic devices will have two convenient drop sites. DePauw University, West Central Solid Waste District, Dixie Chopper and Crown Equipment have teamed up with Lafayette's Oscar Winski Co. eRecycling, to sponsor community electronics recycling drives on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m...
Meeting Teacher (08/30/12)
One of the traditional highlights of the back-to-school routine is the annual open house or "Meet the Teacher" night. At Fillmore Elementary School recently, fourth-grader Kensley Cash takes advantage of the casual classroom opportunity to introduce her mother, Caroline, to her teacher, Brad Laney, on "Meet the Teacher" night...
Spencer resigns, Lowe back as GHS volleyball coach (08/30/12)
A familiar face will return the Greencastle volleyball bench tonight after the resignation of the previous coach earlier this week. On Tuesday afternoon, Liz Spencer tendered her resignation as coach. Veteran GHS coach Trish Lowe will lead the Lady Tiger Cubs for the remainder of the 2012 season...
Greencastle hosts three-way conference girls' golf match (08/30/12)
Greencastle's girls' golf squad hosted a major WCC three-way match at Windy Hill Country Club, entertaining Monrovia and Cloverdale Wednesday night. The Bulldogs would take the top spot with a score of 205, followed by the hosts with a 222 and the Clovers with a round of 226...
Cloverdale notches seventh win with three set victory over Turkey Run (08/30/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team netted its seventh win of the season with a three set win over Turkey Run Tuesday 25-7, 25-19 and 25-13. The win pushed the Clovers' record to 7-0 this season. Taylor Jones had 11 points, eight kills, one ace and 12 digs for the Clovers. Bristy Skiles added nine points, three kills and five digs, with Paige Gruener chipping in nine points, seven kills and six digs...
Cougars defeat Eels in four sets (08/30/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam volleyball team defeated Eminence in four sets Tuesday 25-22, 15-25, 25-23 and 25-22. Bethany Wiatt had 16 points along with four digs. Katie Welch added nine points and 11 kills, with Shay Lucas chipping in four digs. Taylor Nauert had two blocks for the Cougars...
North Putnam finishes second in tri-match (08/30/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam girls' golf team placed second in a three-way match with Tri-West and Crawfordsville Tuesday. The Bruins were first with a score of 230, followed by North Putnam's 235 and Crawfordsville's 240. Emmy Rees led the Cougar charge with a 56. Ellen Wilborn and Josie Parent, posting scores of 57 and 58, respectively, closely followed her. Jessie Cox and Olivia Zarate carded rounds of 64...
Wreaking Havoc (08/30/12)
Jeremy Reid Boatright (08/30/12)
Jeremy Reid Boatright, 14, Reelsville, passed away on Aug. 29, 2012. He was born on Jan. 17, 1998 at Greencastle. He is survived by his mother, Lori A. Stierwalt, Greencastle, his maternal grandparents, Billy and Darlene Stierwalt, Quincy, his paternal grandparents, Jim and Linda Boatright, Poland, his maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Lawrence, Paragon and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Scanner for Aug. 30 (08/30/12)
County Jail On Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. Jessica Lynn Wood, 27, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for theft and probation violation. City Police Five recent accidents were investigated by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 3:24 p.m. Monday, a two-car mishap was reported on East Washington Street in the after-school traffic rush...
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