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Stories from Thursday, January 10, 2013

Hesler formally takes reins as GHS principal (01/10/13)
The interim tag is gone for the new Greencastle High School principal. The writing was on the wall during the December meeting, but the Greencastle School Board made it official Wednesday night, promoting former assistant principal Russ Hesler. Acting Superintendent Dawn Puckett recommended the transfer to the board, with board member Bill Tobin emphatically making the motion for approval. Mike White seconded the move, and it passed unanimously...
Campus Gateway (01/10/13)
Large iron gates, part of the final pieces of DePauw University's new campus entrance off Bloomington Street (U.S. 231) at Anderson Street, are hoisted into place Wednesday afternoon by a crane from Dotlich Crane Services, Speedway. Workmen from Capitol City Ironworks, Indianapolis, secured the decorative Hoover Gates, which are designed never to close. While the street was closed during the gate installation Wednesday, Anderson is now open as a two-way street from Bloomington to Locust streets. No parking is allowed on either side of the restructured roadway that funnels traffic into campus toward historic East College.
Greencastle man, 30, facing nine sexual-related felonies (01/10/13)
A 30-year-old Putnam County man is facing up to 276 years in prison and a maximum of $90,000 in fines after being charged with nine felonies involving sexual relations with an underage Greencastle girl. Michael Kenneth Scales, Greencastle, made his initial appearance in Putnam Circuit Court Wednesday morning via video hook-up from the Putnam County Jail...
Badgely ruled competent to stand trial (01/10/13)
A 21-year-old Greencastle man, accused of murder in the Sept. 12 stabbing death of his father, has been ruled competent to stand trial and assist in his own defense. No trial date was set in Putnam Superior Court Wednesday morning during a brief pretrial conference in the case of Thomas W. Badgley...
Cloverdale board examines snow removal issues (01/10/13)
By LAUREN BOUCHER Staff Writer CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, which included addressing such issues as snow removal as well as appointing new officers. Starting off the meeting the council appointed new officers for 2013. Don Sublett will remain as president for this year. However, Gary Bennington was appointed as vice president, taking the place of Dennis Padgett, who has served as vice president for several years...
Co-Alliance LLP announces $20,000 in local scholarships (01/10/13)
One of the area's largest farmer-owned cooperatives is making an investment in the academic futures of 20 college-bound local students this year, thanks to the Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship program. In the fifth consecutive year of the program, Co-Alliance has surpassed the $100,000-mark in awards presented locally since the scholarship started...
Hendricks Power announces 2013 scholarship program (01/10/13)
Hendricks Power Cooperative is continuing its Commitment to Community Scholarship program in 2013. The co-op will be awarding eight scholarships, worth $500 each, toward college tuition or a school of higher education for graduating seniors. Applicants must be a son, daughter or legal ward of a member of Hendricks Power, must have a career grade-point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational/technical school...
DPU tops rival Wabash 60-49 (01/10/13)
As long as there are no large pieces of out-of-date locomotive equipment at stake, DePauw University seems capable of playing well against rival Wabash. That showed with a 60-49 win in men's basketball on Wednesday. DPU (9-5) trailed 24-20 at the half, then went on an 11-2 run to open the second frame...
DPU women take wire-to-wire win over Kenyon College 57-47 (01/10/13)
The DePauw Uni-versity women's basketball team faced its stiffest home test of the season on Wednesday, a 57-47 win over Kenyon College. The top-ranked Tigers (14-0) led throughout the contest but allowed a late Kenyon run to make the game close. "It's a great win for us at home," DPU coach Kris Huffman said. "Kenyon is a very talented team and we're two teams that like to grind it out defensively, so it's hard to score."...
John R. Arnold (01/10/13)
John R. Arnold, 72, of Ladoga, passed away on Thursday morning, Jan. 10, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Sunset at Greencastle. He was born on Aug. 17, 1940 at Greencastle to Wilbert H. and Winnie L. Knauer Arnold. They preceded him in death. John graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1958, and most of his life he was a farmer...
Putnam Scanner (01/10/13)
Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Jan. 8. At 4 p.m. Damon Tyson, 31, Waveland, was arrested for nonsupport of a dependent. At 8:30 p.m. Frederick Winn Morgan, 41, Shoals, was charged with nonsupport of a dependent. At 9:26 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 Greencastle firefighters assisted Operation Life on a medical run to 312 Bloomington St. Responders cleared the scene at 9:56 p.m...
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