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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2012

Eagle Elite (10/04/12)
One of four South Putnam High School senior girls (from left) Sarah Woodworth, Brittany Birt, Kassi Rains and Ciera Wood will be crowned the 2012 SPHS homecoming queen Friday night during halftime of the South Putnam-Monrovia football game. That varsity contest kicks off at 7 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Skillman comes to see local Stellar efforts for herself (10/04/12)
Beaming from the moment she set foot in Eli's Bookstore Wednesday morning to the second she left with a Starbucks coffee in hand, Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman was as impressed as she was proud of what is happening in downtown Greencastle. After all, in reality Skillman is the mother of the Stellar Communities program. And for now at least, Greencastle is her favorite child...
Murray faces public on 'Ask the Mayor' live show (10/04/12)
Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray is becoming a veteran on the weekly WFIU radio program "Ask the Mayor" but her Monday evening experience on the program was entirely new. The program, which normally offers direct access to four area mayors by email, phone and Twitter, made a live visit to the Swizzle Stick in downtown Greencastle as part of a live show tour...
Christopher Mann vying for Cloverdale School Board spot (10/04/12)
Christopher L. Mann is seeking a Cloverdale Township seat on the Cloverdale Community School Board. A lifelong Cloverdale resident, Mann graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1987. After attending Purdue University, Mann returned to his family's farming operation near Clover-dale...
Franciscan Network welcomes Dr. Sunkel as new Montgomery County OB/GYN (10/04/12)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Franciscan Physician Network has announced new office hours for Drs. Daniel R. Sunkel and Daniel J. Wickert at Franciscan Physician Network Women's Health Services, 1630 Lafayette Rd., Suite 400, in Crawfordsville. A native of Greencastle and the son of Richard and Sally Sunkel, Dr. Sunkel will see patients on Fridays, starting Oct. 5...
Going courting (10/04/12)
Candidates for South Putnam High School homecoming class princesses are (front, from left) sophomores Jessica Jones, Emily Dobson, Maddie Egold and Angel Nield; (back, from left) juniors China Ford, Kimberly Cheatham and Mallory Glaze; and freshmen Katie Hewitt, Taylor Vansickle and Blaze Bottorff. Along with the 2012 homecoming queen, the three class princesses will be crowned during halftime of Friday night's South Putnam-Monrovia football game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. (Courtesy photo)
Regal Tigers (10/04/12)
The 2012 Homecoming King and Queen, along with representatives from the junior, sophomore and freshman classes, will be crowned during halftime of Friday's Greencastle homecoming game. Candidates include seniors (front from left) Nick Gilliam, Ellen Gobert, Hunter Smith, Ashlie Lamb, Alex Asbell, Kayla Cash, Brett Gierke and Abigail Mitchell; juniors (second row) Tyler Scott, Rachel Custis, Taylor Masten, Shelby Earl, Ethan Gill, Shelby Bonebrake, Nathan Gardner and Sydney Cassida; sophomores (third row) Alexis Hardey, James Brown, Kennedy Downing, Tanner Nicholson, Marlee Nichols, Elijah Brattain, Quinci Miller and Taylor Secrest; and freshmen (back) Lydia Tharp, Logan Beck, Rachel Chadd, Chase Chew, Bailey Berish, Brandon Gierke, Tiffany Patterson and Tanner Scarff. The homecoming game kicks off at 7 p.m. with the Tiger Cub football team hosting Cascade. (Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN)
Food distribution set Oct. 6 at Whitestone Food Pantry (10/04/12)
On Saturday, Oct. 6, Whitestone Food Pantry will have a food distribution between 9 and 10:30 a.m. The food pantry is located at 8045 W. U.S. 36, west of New Winchester. The food distribution is geared only to needy residents in Floyd Township of Putnam County and Marion Township of Hendricks County. Recipients must provide governmental photo identification, such as a driver's license or other official photo I.D...
Central Elementary planning 'Pie in the Eye' events this weekend (10/04/12)
Several "lucky" Central Elementary students' names will be drawn to throw a Pie in the Eye of one of 16 dedicated Central teacher or staff volunteers. The Pie in the Eye events will take place Friday at the end of the day and also, as the last happening of the Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 6 right after the auction...
GHS advances to sectional final on penalty kicks (10/04/12)
BROWNSBURG -- When the boys' soccer teams from Greencastle and Cascade got together at the Bethesda Christian Class A Sectional, it must have seemed like déjà vu. The two teams tangled in the regular season final with Greencastle coming out on top after going to penalty kicks. The same scenario presented itself Wednesday as the two squads battled to a 1-all tie, with the Tiger Cubs coming out on top after edging the Cadets 4-2 in penalty kicks...
Cougars season stalls at sectional (10/04/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- North Putnam's boys' soccer team saw a familiar script play out in front of them Wednesday night as they traveled to West Vigo for the IHSAA Class A Sectional No. 49. The Cougars were pitted against Covington, whom they drew in last year's tournament and, like in the previous year, fell again to the Trojans by a score of 2-0...
Clovers move to 19-1 with win over Eels (10/04/12)
EMINENCE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team moved to 19-1 on the season with a four set win over Eminence Wednesday. The Clovers won the match 25-17, 25-15, 23-25 and 25-15. Bradanne Toney paced the Clovers with 30 kills, six blocks, 13 digs and four points, with Paige Gruener adding 10 digs, five kills and six points. Taylor Jones had 10 kills, 12 digs, four aces and nine points, with Adri Patterson contributing six kills, three digs, one block, two aces and seven points...
South Putnam falls to Rockville (10/04/12)
The South Putnam volleyball team fell to Rockville Monday in three sets, 25-15, 25-21 and 25-23. Kelly Hayden collected 16 points and three kills, with Mallory Cash adding eight kills. Janet Crafton had two blocks and 12 assists, with Carey Tanner and Leanna Masters adding five kills each...
Lyndell D. Wilbur (10/04/12)
Lyndell D. Wilbur, 69, of Carlisle, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at the Forest Park Health Care Center in Carlisle with her family by her side. Lynn was born in Greencastle, the daughter of the Averil and Willard Allen. She graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1961...
Linda F. Ballou (10/04/12)
Linda F. Ballou, 62, Reelsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 2, 2012 at the Midwest Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. She was born on May 9, 1950 in Putnam County, the daughter of Walter William and Feba Jane (Petrey) Ridgeway. She was married to Sam Hugh Ballou and he survives...
Donna Rice Mahoney (10/04/12)
Donna Rice Mahoney, 69, of New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Born in Beacon, N.Y., she was the daughter of Edward Rice and Myrtle Decker Turturro. She was a graduate of Wappingers Central High School...
Scanner for Oct. 4, 2012 (10/04/12)
Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Oct. 2. On Monday, Oct. 1 at 5:25 p.m. Joshua D. Gross, 32, Crawfordsville, was stopped southbound on U.S. 231 in a 2004 Saturn Ion waiting for another vehicle to turn west onto County Road 350 North. Justin L. Scobee, 17, Roachdale, was also southbound in a 2002 Ford F150...
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