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Stories from Friday, November 30, 2012

Local man facing six charges after driving 130 mph in chase (11/30/12)
A 26-year-old Putnam County man is facing six charges, including reckless driving for operating his car at speeds reaching a reported 130 mph as he drove toward Greencastle Monday night. Cameron T. Stockton, 3429 E. CR 500 North, Greencastle, reportedly led local police on about a 10-mile chase down U.S. 231 from Shortcut Road (CR 500 North) into Greencastle and south on Manhattan Road out to Antioch Church...
Goal for new McAnally baskets: Safety, more versatility of arena (11/30/12)
Your eyes won't be deceiving you. The old arena will have a new look tonight when the Putnam County Boys' Basketball Tourney opens play at Greencastle High School's McAnally Center. Free-standing, portable basketball goals, the kind you see used at major college games as well as in the NBA, will be in place at both ends of the McAnally court for the first time...
28th annual Lights of Love ceremony to kick off holiday season (11/30/12)
The Greencastle Civic League invites members of the Greencastle and Putnam County community to the 28th annual Lights of Love ceremony to kick off the holiday season on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The 6 p.m. ceremony will be staged at the Putnam County Courthouse...
North Putnam board unveils new redistricting plan (11/30/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Facing a lawsuit, the North Putnam School Board was given a Nov. 30 deadline to produce a plan for corporation-wide voter redistricting. That plan was presented and approved at a special board meeting on Thursday. Beginning with the 2014 election, the North Putnam board will be composed of two at-large members and five district representatives...
Tiger Cubs' grapplers trip up Vikings (11/30/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Greencastle's wrestling squad made the long trek to West Vigo Thursday night and returned home 52-21 victors over the Vikings. Starting at the 152 pounds weight class, James Brown got the first victory of the night for the Tiger Cubs with a 14-7 win over West Vigo's Harold Cooper...
Putnamville, People Pathways partner to complete Vandalia Trail Corridor Project (11/30/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Residents of Indiana reap the benefits of a partnership between the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF) and People Pathways as another project is completed along the Vandalia Trail corridor. Putnamville's commitment to community involvement and to its partnership with People Pathways can be seen in eastern Putnam County and western Hendricks County via the installation of trail gates and rail fencing along the Vandalia Trail...
Library Board works toward preparing for the winter (11/30/12)
The Putnam County Library Board met for its monthly meeting Wednesday evening in which it discussed several things that need repair or replacement within the coming weeks. After having to pay for several repairs to the HVAC system over the past few years, the board decided that it was time to replace the two units...
SR 59 ramp to westbound I-70 scheduled to close Monday morning (11/30/12)
BRAZIL -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that the State Road 59 ramp entering Interstate 70 westbound will close Monday, Dec. 3, beginning at 6 a.m. The on-ramp is due to reopen later Monday by 9 p.m. Weather permitting, the contractor will be resurfacing the on-ramp...
Legends of the fall (11/30/12)
Fall sports Most Valuable Players at Greencastle High School for 2012 are (front, from left) Amelia Smith, girls' soccer; Alexis Williams, cheerleading; Colleen Weatherford, girls' cross country; McKenzie St. Marie, girls' golf; Rayleigh Amis, volleyball; (back, from left) Zane Miller, boys' soccer; Dustin Williams, football; Tyler Hudson, boys' cross country; and Landon Miller, boys' tennis. (Banner Graphic/ERIC BERNSEE/em>)
South Putnam boys lose to Danville (11/30/12)
The South Putnam boys' basketball team was defeated by Danville on Tuesday, 54-31. The Eagles (1-1) were led in scoring by Ryan Chestnut, who had eight points and seven rebounds. SPHS shot 37.5 percent from the field, but made 0-of-six three point attempts and only one-of-eight free throws...
Philip Reinoehl (11/30/12)
Philip Reinoehl, 87, of Brazil, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at his home with his family by his side. Phil was born Jan. 8, 1925 the son of Lyle and Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Reinoehl. He was a member of the 1942 Van Buren High School graduating class...
Robert L. Bruner (11/30/12)
Robert L. "Bob" Bruner, 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. He was born on July 29, 1930 in Greencastle to Lawrence E. Bruner and Sarah E. Kendall Bruner. Bob was a graduate of Greencastle High School and a veteran of the U.S Navy, serving during the Korean War...
Victor Lawrence Thomas (11/30/12)
Victor Lawrence Thomas, age 64, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 29, 2012 at The Waters of Greencastle. He was born in Putnam County on Dec. 29, 1947, the son of Lawrence and Martha B. Thomas. He grew up on a farm near Morton-Union Chapel in Clinton Township and attended Clinton Township and Greencastle schools...
Scanner for Nov. 30, 2012 (11/30/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Wednesday at 9:25 p.m. Kenneth Frank Byrd, 45, Brazil, was charged with nonsupport of a dependent. On Wednesday at 11:40 a.m. Ethan Daniel Dickey, 20, homeless, was charged with theft and probation violation...
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