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Stories from Saturday, January 5, 2013

Catalytic converters being stolen around Greencastle (01/05/13)
Catalytic converters are supposed to protect your vehicle and the environment from harmful emissions. But apparently nobody is protecting catalytic converters, which are being stolen at an alarming rate around Greencastle in recent nights, City Police reported Friday...
Putnam jurors face road trip to Morgan County for trial (01/05/13)
A mobile group of Putnam County jurors will decide an Indianapolis man's fate in a Morgan County case involving the June 4, 2012 robbery of a Morgantown bank. Thirteen local jurors were selected Friday morning in Putnam Superior Court to serve as the jury to hear the case of Joseph Grant Everroad, 50, who is charged with armed robbery and theft in robbery of the First Merchants Bank in Morgantown...
Fillmore chooses engineering firm for stormwater project (01/05/13)
FILLMORE -- Officials from the Town of Fillmore had hoped to work with a familiar firm in planning the town's upcoming stormwater project. On Thursday, they got their wish, accepting the statement of qualifications from Robert E. Curry and Associates to do the engineering on the more than $700,000 project...
Fitting station grant to help GPD program (01/05/13)
The Greencastle Police Department was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Walmart's "12 Days of Giving" holiday program. The money will be used toward purchasing new car seats, pool noodles and rubber shelf liner for the Greencalste Police Department's Child Safety Seat Permanent Fitting Station...
Key Club Scholar (01/05/13)
Greencastle Kiwanis President Justin Long presents a check to Mackenzie Meyer, the club's 2012 Key Club Scholarship winner. Now in her first semester in pharmacy studies at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, Meyer was an outstanding student at Greencastle High School, graduating last May. ...
GFD asking residents to adopt a hydrant (01/05/13)
The Greencastle Fire Department is requesting that community members adopt a hydrant in their neighborhood during the winter months. The premise is simple -- when it snows, members of the community adopt a hydrant by making sure a snow-free, three-foot parameter exists around the hydrant to allow easier access to the hydrant and start water flow...
ISP Putnamville District welcomes two new troopers (01/05/13)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Putnamville District this week received two new troopers from the 72nd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy, which graduated Dec. 21. Joining the Putnamville District roster are Troopers Ian M. Portteus and Erik S. Smith. Trooper Portteus is a 24-year-old Owen County native and graduate of Owen Valley High School. After high school, he attended Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis...
Free throws, 45-point half leave Cubs just short against Sparkplugs (01/05/13)
The Greencastle girls' basketball team was hoping Christmas would never come as the team carried a three-game winning streak over a 17-day break. The layoff took its toll early against Speedway and GHS couldn't overcome the deficit in the 63-59 loss...
Clovers' new weapons bring offense in 71-61 loss to Covenant Christian (01/05/13)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale coach Pat Rady is like a kid who just got a new Lego set for Christmas. He's got all these new building blocks now in Zach Dorman and Kedrick Collet and Branston Scott and Brandon Dorman and, and ... Kade Schroer and ... Rady just wants to piece them all together. But Cloverdale has a basketball season to play...
Cougars battle but come up short at Turkey Run 50-47 (01/05/13)
PENN -- North Putnam's boys' basketball squad was looking forward to 2013 as a chance to break a month-long winless streak that stretched back to the squad's win against Cloverdale on Nov. 30. In a back and forth battle at Turkey Run Friday night, the Cougars held a four point lead in the fourth quarter but could not hold on as they fell to the Warriors 50-47...
Fourth-quarter rally still not enough as Greencastle falls short against Speedway (01/05/13)
The Greencastle boys' basketball team knew it had an athletic mismatch against Speedway on Friday, but the team fought to the finish in a 58-46 loss. The Tiger Cubs (1-7, 1-0) focused on rebounding and defense in the game, trying to overcome the size and speed the Sparkplugs brought to Greencastle High School...
South Putnam surges past Eels (01/05/13)
EMINENCE -- The South Putnam boys' basketball team came out with a big 61-51 win over Eminence on Friday. It was the team's first game since a Dec. 14 loss to Rockville, and their first win since beating West Central Conference rival Cascade on Dec. 7...
Wins keep coming for Tiger Cubs JV girls (01/05/13)
The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball team picked up its first win of 2013 on Thursday, beating Speedway 43-27. The Tiger Cubs (12-1) were led in scoring by Marley Haltom's 11 points. "All nine players scored in the game," GHS coach Matthew Welker said. "It was a great, balanced scoring attack."...
Hot shooting DPU women to Gators (01/05/13)
The top-ranked DePauw University women's basketball team shot a season-high 54 percent from the field including 60 percent in the second half and improved to 12-0 overall and 3-0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play following an 86-50 win over visiting Allegheny. The Gators dropped to 6-6 overall and 2-2 in conference play...
DePauw men lose conference opener (01/05/13)
The DePauw University men's basketball team scored 16 straight second-half points to wipe out an 11-point Allegheny lead, but the Tigers missed three free throws in the final 1:05 of regulation and four more in overtime and dropped a 69-67 North Coast Athletic Conference decision to visiting Allegheny...
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