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Stories from Saturday, January 19, 2013

'Roadmap' steers Pence to Greencastle for jobs forum (01/19/13)
Gov. Mike Pence likes to refer to his summary of goals for the Hoosier State as his "Roadmap for Indiana." Apparently that roadmap goes right through the heart of Greencastle. For on his fifth day as Indiana's 50th governor, Pence came to the Putnam County seat to lead a jobs roundtable Friday afternoon at Crown Equipment Co. on State Road 240...
Clay County man who served sentence in DUI death back in court on probation violation (01/19/13)
A 26-year-old Clay County man, who has already served out a 5-1/2 year prison sentence for causing a fatal 2006 accident while intoxicated, was placed on home detention Friday. Michael W. Knight, Brazil, was in Putnam Superior Court on a petition to revoke probation regarding his March 2, 2007 sentencing following his conviction in the Class C felony of causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
Homecoming Royalty (01/19/13)
Cloverdale's Larry Freund and Sydney Shrum were named as the 2013 Winter Homecoming King and Queen on Friday night's game against North Putnam.
Museum announces biggest fundraiser in Romine match (01/19/13)
Thanks to the support of Putnam County native Malcolm Romine, the Putnam County Museum has embarked on its biggest and most important fundraising effort ever: The Romine Matching Challenge. "Like so many Putnam County residents, I have a special affection for the area that has been home to me and generations of my ancestors," Romine said. "This is one way to give a little back to the community."...
ISP stop yields drug, documents charges for three men (01/19/13)
Three men are lodged in the Putnam County Jail facing drug and counterfeit documents charges following an early-morning Friday traffic stop by Indiana State Police. Diego Hernandez Mendoza, 29, and Ricard Zarate-Aguirre, 25, both of Mexico, were booked in on drug and illegal documents charges...
Greencastle Nazarene Church to host Olivet Wind Symphony (01/19/13)
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. An offering will be received for the ministry...
Vectren launches duct-sealing, home-insulation rebate effort (01/19/13)
EVANSVILLE -- Hoosier homeowners hoping to make their homes more energy efficient through insulation or duct-sealing services can get help via a rebate from Vectren Energy. The utility has launched the newest addition to its energy-efficiency programs, billed as Conservation Connection. Gas customers can receive rebates to cover up to 40 percent of the costs, with a maximum amount of up to $450 for attic or wall insulation, and up to $400 of the total cost for duct sealing...
Who's News for Jan. 18, 2013 (01/19/13)
Five Putnam County students were among the fall 2012 graduates of Vincennes University. CAMERON B. MAYNARD of Greencastle was awarded a Bachelor of Science in homeland security and public safety. TODD B. MCCOLGIN of Bainbridge received a Certificate of Graduation in welding technology...
Putnam product Jamieson tackles cost effective health care issues in new book (01/19/13)
A Putnam County native has turned author to help promote cost-effective health care with the release of "Directed Care: Showcasing the Expertise of Professional Nurses in Ambulatory Primary Care." The author, Sharon A. Jamieson, is the daughter of Vernie and Betty Zeiner of Greencastle and a graduate of Fillmore High School...
GHS loses tough one to Cascade 56-47 (01/19/13)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle Tiger Cubs boys' basketball team was on the road Friday night at Cascade. The game was filled with hustle and great plays, but GHS went home with a loss, 56-47. The Tiger Cubs played well on defense despite giving up 56 points. They forced 22 turnovers on the night...
Tiger Cub girls surrender halftime lead, lose to Cadets (01/19/13)
CLAYTON -- Tales of two halves in basketball tend to leave one team wondering where everything went wrong. Greencastle's girls' basketball team used a big run to close the first half with a 12-point lead, only to watch their offense disappear as they fell at Cascade 58-48...
Green stands ground in NP win over Cloverdale (01/19/13)
CLOVERDALE -- As the North Putnam and Cloverdale boys' basketball teams traded baskets throughout the fourth quarter and the clock began ticking down, it was apparent that one big play would decide the game. North Putnam senior Zach Green made that play and helped the Cougars win, 59-56...
Eagles lose edge to Monrovia (01/19/13)
One quarter. That is what stood between South Putnam coming away with a win over Monrovia in a West Central Conference game Friday. The Eagles suffered a stagnant third quarter, which allowed the Bulldogs to build enough of a lead to sneak away with a 58-54 victory...
South Putnam girls get bitten by Bulldogs (01/19/13)
South Putnam welcomed the Monrovia Bulldogs to its home court Friday in a West Central Conference contest. The Eagles struggled out of the gate, fell behind big and were never able to recover in a 48-28 loss. Shortly after the opening tip it was clear that it was going to be a tough go for South Putnam Friday. ...
Clovers fend off pesky Cougars (01/19/13)
CLOVERDALE -- The North Putnam girls' basketball team has come a long way since the Putnam County Tournament in November, but Cloverdale's changes were more evident on Friday when the Clovers won 46-32. Cloverdale (7-11, 1-3 WCC) was led by senior point guard Amillia Nally, who assisted on seven of the team's 12 field goals...
Cougar boys win three-team meet (01/19/13)
The North Putnam boys' swimming and diving team picked up 177 points en route to a win against Covenant Christian (26) and West Central Conference rival Cascade (116) on senior night Thursday. The Cougars' were boosted by the Senior Night performances of veterans Joe Lehr and Jacob Hendershot...
GHS JV teams take two from Cadets (01/19/13)
The Greencastle girls' and boys' junior varsity basketball teams each picked up a win over Cascade on Thursday. The girls' team beat the Cadets 32-20 and the boys' team won 44-40. In the girls' game, Alison White provided a consistent scoring punch for the Tiger Cubs, netting a game-high 14. Sydney Smiley added eight to help key the victory...
Scanner for Jan. 19, 2013 (01/19/13)
County Jail Three people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Thursday, Jan. 17 at 2:05 p.m. Kyle Alan McCammon, 24, Cloverdale, was arrested for domestic battery and strangulation. At 3:55 p.m. Dakota James Carpenter, 20, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for probation violation...
Scobee - 90th Birthday (01/19/13)
Willard Scobee of Greencastle will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Willard was born Jan. 23, 1923 to Russell and Elva Scobee. He is the husband of Jean Scobee. Willard will be celebrating his birthday with a family dinner. He is the father of Bonnie Roberts and Sally (Earl) Coffman. He has one grandson, Christopher (Becky) Coffman, and three great-grandsons...
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