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Stories from Friday, January 18, 2013

Roachdale continues with improvements (01/18/13)
The Roachdale Town Council held its monthly town meeting on Wednesday. The town council elected a president, several concerns about different areas and homes in town were brought up and a new town ordinance was passed. Jack Jones was re-named council president for 2013. Along with renaming Jones president the council also decided that the president's term would be one calendar year...
Thomas, Berry named county council officers (01/18/13)
Either the members of the Putnam County Council are extremely happy with their two leaders or none of the other five members want to be on the hot seat each month. For the fourth straight year, Darrell Thomas will serve as president of the seven-member council with Keith Berry as vice president...
Chuckin' Wood (01/18/13)
Tossing a piece of firewood into the bed of his pickup Thursday morning, Richard Butts continues the process of clearing one of the lots in the Deer Field Estates subdivision along Shadowlawn Avenue in Greencastle.
Mind, body and saddle come together for Coatesville dressage trainer (01/18/13)
COATESVILLE -- Succeeding in the highly technical discipline of dressage requires a skilled rider, a skilled horse and countless hours of practice. As Coralie Hughes, of Coatesville, has learned, when a sharp mind, sound body and perfect saddle come together, the sky is the limit...
GCSC will be adding secure entrance to central office (01/18/13)
After reassessing the corporation's safety needs in light of the December shootings at a Connecticut elementary school, the Greencastle Community School Corporation will add some stiffer security to accessing the school's central office. While access control systems were added to all five school buildings in 2010, no security measures were added at the central office, which was still housed at the Miller Education Center at the time...
Winning by a hair: pre-wrap versus headbands (01/18/13)
ROACHDALE -- When the North Putnam and Cloverdale girls' basketball teams clash tonight, the fans and coaches will have only one goal in mind: have the basketball drop through the hoop for us more than the opponent. Basketball is a team game and when five players work together in synchronicity on the court, goals like winning the game are usually met...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Carter Lewis, Wrestler Greencastle High School (01/18/13)
Senior Carter Lewis, 18, is a 170-pound wrestler for Greencastle High School. He is currently 26-5 this season after qualifying for the state finals last year. Lewis is a member of the Latin Club and the G Club at GHS. He was also an all-county linebacker for the Tiger Cubs football team. He has four younger siblings: Kaden Lewis (9), Charlie Bridges (9), Carmen Bridges (9) and Braxton Lewis (5)...
Greencastle Falls 59-16 to Danville (01/18/13)
DANVILLE -- Thursday evening was the setting of a hard-fought match for the Greencastle High School wrestling team. It went toe-to-toe at Danville but ended up losing 59-16. Greencastle and Danville had several matches that were very intense, each grappler fighting tough for each point and pin, including the 195-pound match that extended into four overtimes...
Michael Leo Smith (01/18/13)
Michael Leo Smith, 56, of Rockville, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at his residence. He was born Aug. 20, 1956 in Clinton, Ind. He was the son of Morris L. and Eleanor Craycraft Smith. Mike was a graduate of Turkey Run High School. He was a farmer in Greene Township and the owner of MLS Excavating LLC...
Scanner for Jan. 18, 2013 (01/18/13)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. Shonrick Cortez McDaniel, 38, Indianapolis, was arrested for possession of marijuana, receiving stolen property, resisting law enforcement, failure to appear and as a habitual traffic violator...
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