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Stories from Saturday, January 12, 2013

Airport Board announces runway rehabilitation project (01/12/13)
The Putnam County Board of Aviation Commissioners recently announced its new runway rehabilitation project fundraising initiative. The 36/18 Project kicked off with a generous grant of $10,000 from the Putnam County Community Foundation to help reach the project's $27,000 goal...
Window dressing (01/12/13)
Near 60-degree temperatures Friday spawned renewed outdoor activity across Putnam County, including in the heart of the Town of Fillmore as a crew from Glassworks by Design of Brownsburg tackles resealing the window coverings at Fillmore Christian Church. Brian Shutt puts his caulking gun to work in the afternoon warmth along Main Street. Of course, those comfortable temperatures will disappear quickly as highs Sunday are expected more seasonable in the mid-30s...
Cloverdale looks at old issues (01/12/13)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council this week conducted its monthly meeting, in which it discussed several routine matters along with the selling of the Cloverdale Inn. In an effort to better monitor costs, town employees will now be given a Visa credit card. Those employees will have a $2,500 limit per year...
Putnam jury convicts Indy man in bank robbery case (01/12/13)
MARTINSVILLLE -- A Putnam County jury, in its fourth day Thursday of traveling to and from Morgan County, found an Indianapolis man guilty of the armed robbery of a Morgantown bank. It took the Putnam County jury about two hours -- including time for its lunch break -- to reach the verdict against 50-year-old Joseph Everroad, Keith Rhoades of the Martinsville Reporter-Times reported...
Mother also under arrest in child confinement case (01/12/13)
The estranged wife of the Cloverdale man charged with confining his stepson to a cell-like room without access to food, water or toilet facilities, finds herself in Putnam County Jail as well. April Dawn Wilson-Witt, 31, was arrested at 1:35 p.m. Thursday for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and a probation violation...
Boomer Visits Fillmore School (01/12/13)
With messages like "books are cool, listen in school" and "eat healthy, live healthy," Indiana Pacer mascot Boomer visited Fillmore Elementary Friday afternoon.
Church of the Nazarene to host Olivet Wind Symphony (01/12/13)
The 55-member Olivet Nazarene University Wind Symphony will perform in concert at the Greencastle Church of the Nazarene, 580 S. Co. Rd. 100 E (Round Barn Rd.), at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. The concert is open to everyone. A love offering will be received for their ministry...
Christy's free throws beat South Putnam (01/12/13)
When Greencastle's Nate Christy walked into McAnally on Friday, he was unsure if he'd even play. The senior has been nursing a groin injury for the past few weeks and his pregame warm-up, he told his coaches he was 100 percent. "I knew I wasn't going to start," Christy said. "But I knew coming off the bench I had to make an impact, and that's what I tried to do."...
Freshman Nauert has big game but Cougars still lose to Monrovia (01/12/13)
MONROVIA -- The North Putnam Cougars girls' basketball team were on the road Friday night at West Central Conference rival Monrovia High School. The Cougars lost to the Bulldogs 60-39. In her first start, freshman Taylor Nauret had a game high 20 points...
Cougars suffer 55-38 loss at Monrovia (01/12/13)
MONROVIA -- Every time the North Putnam boys' basketball squad looked up at the scoreboard Friday night, the deficit continued to creep higher. Monrovia was made to work for every bit of offense they found, but the ability to knock down one or two more shots each quarter led the hosts to a 55-38 win...
Tiger Cubs edge Eagles 59-55 (01/12/13)
Greencastle hosted senior night for its girls' basketball team on Friday, but sophomore Jessica Lenihan was the team's go-to player, scoring 13 of her 19 points in the second half of the 59-55 win over South Putnam. The Tiger Cubs held off a late rally from SPHS, securing the win with the defensive abilities of seniors Rayleigh Amis and Jessi Covert...
Cold shooting dooms Clovers (01/12/13)
CLOVERDALE -- Patience is a virtue long-since learned by a man who's coached more than 1,100 basketball games. And so when Pat Rady says how pleased he is with his Cloverdale squad, even after their eighth loss in a row, he must see some signs of project...
Comeback falls short for Clover girls (01/12/13)
CLOVERDALE -- Seven first-quarter turnovers put the Cloverdale girls' basketball team in a hole they couldn't quite dig out of Friday night. The Clovers spent the evening battling back from a 14-7 first-quarter deficit, briefly taking a one-point lead on Cascade...
Cardiac Cubs defeat South Putnam in Double OT (01/12/13)
The Greencastle South Putnam boy's JV basketball squads locked horns Thursday night in a game that wasn't decide until the final two seconds of the second overtime. Chase Chew banked in an off-balance three-pointer with 2.4 seconds to lift the young Tiger Cubs to a 38-37 victory...
Summerlot-Dieruf Wedding (01/12/13)
Greg Dieruf and Ashley Summerlot were married in an outdoor evening wedding on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Dogwood Gardens in Cloverdale. The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Debbie Summerlot of Fillmore. She graduated from North Putnam High School in 2007 and attended Vincennes University for two years. She works at Athena Sports and Fitness and Rin Tin Inn, both in Crawfordsville...
Bach-Hammer Engagement (01/12/13)
Gerald and Carla Bach of Walton, Ky., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Nicole Bach, to James Wesley Hammer, son of Mark and Jeanette Hammer of Greencastle. The bride-to-be graduated from the University of Louisville in 2010 and is a registered nurse at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, Ky...
Tran - 55th Anniversary (01/12/13)
Harry and Kim Tran, originally from Saigon in South Vietnam, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Jan. 15. They moved to Greencastle from Saigon on July 16, 1980 with 10 children -- six boys and four girls. The Trans now have 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Scanner for Jan. 12, 2013 (01/12/13)
County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. Cameron Scott Swaby, 23, Worthington, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for probation violation. On Thursday, Jan. 10 at 1:35 p.m. April Dawn Wilson-Witt, 31, Cloverdale, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated and probation violation...
Who's News for Jan. 12, 2013 (01/12/13)
REBEKAH JO THOMAS of Bainbridge was among the 494 full-time Indiana University Kokomo students who earned dean's list honors for the fall 2012 semester. Dean's list students earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, while carrying at least 12 credit hours throughout the grading period...
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