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Stories from Saturday, January 26, 2013

Three arrested after early morning fight, crash in Cloverdale (01/26/13)
CLOVERDALE -- An in-vehicle fight reportedly led to an unusual accident and subsequently the arrest of three individuals early Saturday in the middle of Cloverdale. Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to the early morning accident involving a motor vehicle into a building at 54 S. Main St. in Cloverdale...
Putting the Pinch On An Inch (01/26/13)
While only about an inch of snow fell around Greencastle overnight, Mark Kannowski was hard at work Friday morning shoveling out his driveway at 700 Shadowlawn Ave. Kannowski, a DePauw University math professor enjoying a rare day off between the end of Winter Term on Thursday and the resumption of classes on Monday, wanted to clear the driveway before a service truck arrived later and packed the snow down to turn it into an icy hazard...
Death threat charge added for mother in child 'cell' case (01/26/13)
The case just keeps growing against the Cloverdale couple charged in connection with the confinement of one of their children to a cell-like room without access to basic needs. In Putnam Superior Court Friday, April Dawn Wilson-Witt, 31, was formally charged with intimidation, a Class D felony, for allegedly making death threats against an Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) caseworker who had come to talk with her at the Putnam County Jail...
Local favorite Anthony Mullis turning new page in 2013 (01/26/13)
Two months after releasing his debut album local favorite Anthony Mullis isn't resting on what he's already done. Following the Nov. 6 release of "Worn Out Shoes," the artist who goes by the stage name Gus Moon wanted to change the direction of his music a bit in the new year...
Special session allows for steps forward at NPSC (01/26/13)
BAINBRIDGE -- In a special school board session Thursday, the North Putnam School Board approved the contract for the Bainbridge Elementary roof, approval to seek a grant for Roachdale Elementary and the hiring of a new baseball coach for North Putnam High School...
Roachdale area to take part in emergency mobile phone test (01/26/13)
ROACHDALE -- A new system allowing federal, state and local emergency management officials to send alert messages to the public will be tested in Roachdale on Friday, Feb. 1. The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is the new emergency alert system implemented by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
King of the South (01/26/13)
South Putnam senior Ryan Chestnut, escorted by Mallory Cash, was named the 2013 Homecoming King Friday evening as the Eagles' took on Cloverdale.
King of the North (01/26/13)
North Putnam senior Brad Royer, escorted by Hayley Thompson, was named the 2013 Homecoming King during the Cougars' basketball games against Greencastle on Friday evening.
Mount Zion Baptist Church tutoring program to begin (01/26/13)
The Mount Zion Baptist Church tutoring program recently began its inaugural session. The program, the brainchild of Helen Webb, a long time resident of Putnam County and former resident of the Greencastle NAACP chapter, is designed to support the efforts of parents and educators by providing additional support to area students...
SP's Arnold explodes for 28, Eagles run past Clovers 74-67 (01/26/13)
South Putnam unveiled a new-look offense Friday against Cloverdale and snapped a four-game skid with a 74-67 win to move to 6-7 on the season. The loss drops the Clovers to 3-12. The Eagles never trailed in the contest and posted a whopping 27 points in the first quarter. Junior Sawyer Arnold scored 10 points to pace the Eagles in the opening period and helped them grab a 27-12 edge after one quarter of play...
Cougars rally, top Tiger Cubs 64-55 (01/26/13)
ROACHDALE -- If there were any Butler basketball fans at Friday night's game between the North Putnam Cougars and the Greencastle Tiger Cubs they would have noticed how this game was similar to the way the Bulldogs play basketball. It was a tough, hard fought game until the end with both teams extending large leads throughout the game. In the end though, North Putnam's free throw shooting sealed the game for the win over Greencastle 64-55...
Eagles' height disrupts Clovers defensive pressure in 39-33 win (01/26/13)
The South Putnam and Cloverdale girls' basketball teams met Friday, each searching for a different goal. The Clovers for a respectable second conference win, the Eagles for their first West Central Conference victory. The veteran Eagles squad succeeded, using a third-quarter barrage to topple the visiting Clovers 39-33...
Greencastle girls start slow, finish strong in win over North Putnam (01/26/13)
ROACHDALE -- Homecoming at North Putnam got off to a rocky start Friday night in the girls' basketball contest had the Cougars facing Greencastle. A quick start out of the gates by the hosts was negated by the end of the first period and by the time the game ended, the Tiger Cubs ran away with a 61-29 victory...
GHS JV girls rebound with win over Cougars (01/26/13)
The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball team moved to 16-2 on the season with a win over North Putnam on Thursday, 35-21. The game was a rematch of the Putnam County tournament final between the two teams, though the Tiger Cubs had a much more convincing win this time around...
Brackney-Trogden Wedding (01/26/13)
Casey Lynn Brackney, daughter of Keith and Shirley Brackney of Greencastle, and David Martin Trogden, son of Gary and Nadine Trogden of Owensboro, Ky., were married Oct. 27, 2012. The ceremony was held at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, followed by a reception at the Skyline Club, both in downtown Indianapolis...
Scanner for Jan. 26, 2013 (01/26/13)
County Jail Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 1:50 p.m. Autumn Dawn Burger (Bartley), 27, Greencastle, was arrested for theft, criminal conversion and battery with bodily injury. At 2 p.m. Heath Gregory Willis, 22, Lafay-ette, was charged with operating while intoxicated and probation violation...
Who's News for Jan. 26, 2013 (01/26/13)
A Reelsville student is on the Wabash College dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. He is CONOR J. FRAME, son of Charles and Tina Frame. The senior is one of 252 dean's list students who maintained a 3.5 grade point average or better on a 4.0 point scale...
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