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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2013

Three facing charges after fight, crash in Cloverdale (01/28/13)
CLOVERDALE -- A fight that erupted inside a moving vehicle led to a bizarre accident and subsequently the arrest of three individuals early Saturday in the middle of Cloverdale. The accident occurred after the driver of the moving pickup truck reportedly tried to strangle another occupant, who responded by stabbing the would-be strangler with a sharp object...
Citizen of Year honor goes to Food Pantry head Judy Miller (01/28/13)
Judy Miller, whose tireless efforts to keep the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry cupboards from going bare, now has bookend awards honoring her devotion to the vital volunteer role she serves in the community. For the second time in three months, Miller took home a major award Saturday night. ...
Dancing With The Stars (01/28/13)
Putnam County Dancing with the Stars participants have been chosen. Each contestant will be fundraising up until the day of the event and all proceeds will go to help establish programs for youth. Contestants will work with dance instructors to perfect routines for the April 6 competition.
'Great community' can be even greater, Chamber members told (01/28/13)
Several years ago, the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce conducted a quite successful marketing campaign based on the theory and slogan, "Change is good." Listening to remarks Saturday night at the Chamber's annual dinner at the DePauw University Tennis and Track Center, that needs to be updated. Change isn't good ... change is great...
Harris wins title, SPHS takes fifth place at sectional (01/28/13)
AVON -- South Putnam junior wrestler Rudy Harris won a sectional title on Saturday, helping the team to a fifth-place finish at Avon. Harris and five of his teammates will advance to regionals next Saturday at Mooresville. SPHS coach Josh Hendrickson said he was very pleased with how his team performed and how they did individually...
2013 girls' high school basketball sectional brackets (01/28/13)
GHS grapplers send five to Mooresville (01/28/13)
AVON -- Greencastle advanced five wrestlers out of the Indiana High School Athletic Association wrestling sectional at Avon Saturday afternoon. Aaron Langdon and Carter Lewis led the charge for the Tiger Cubs with both finishing second on the day. They were joined in advancing to the Mooresville regional by third place finisher Nick Pingleton and fourth place finishers Riley Boswell and Riley Cook...
Stiff defense not enough for Tiger Cubs (01/28/13)
The Greencastle boys' basketball team gets better every game. The problem, on Saturday, was that it hosted a team that's a few steps ahead on that same path. Tri-West beat the Tiger Cubs' 47-35. "(The Bruins) are very solid. They don't beat themselves," GHS coach Troy Greenlee said. "They make you handle the ball and try to get you in uncomfortable positions."...
Clovers snap skid with 64-56 win (01/28/13)
CLOVERDALE -- A night after being confronted with an up-tempo South Putnam squad, Cloverdale's boys' basketball team was presented with a much slower and deliberate game against visiting North Vermillion. The game accelerated as the Clovers took the lead early and held on through a turbulent fourth quarter to pick up their fourth win on the season 64-56...
Kleiber, Davis move on for Cougars (01/28/13)
AVON -- The North Putnam wrestlers have been steadily improving throughout the season, and that showed at the Avon sectional on Saturday. The Cougars had two wrestlers advance to regionals as senior Dean Kleiber finished second at 120 pounds while senior heavyweight Eric Davis finished fourth...
Clovers finish 10th at Avon (01/28/13)
AVON -- Cloverdale took tenth place at the Avon wrestling sectional of Saturday. The Clovers had tough luck in the sectionals, but a few of the Clovers made it into the final rounds of the meet. Sophomore Jake Waycott placed fifth in the 126 weight class and junior Wade Warren took fifth in the 152 weight class. These two Clovers will be alternates for next week's regional...
MS boys' final Wednesday (01/28/13)
The Putnam County boys' middle school basketball tournamt finals are Wednesday night at Cloverdale. Seventh grade begins at 6 p.m., and eighth grade follows. Teams have not been set.
Girls' basketball sectional draw set (01/28/13)
The brackets for the IHSAA girls' basketball tournament were announced on Sunday. Greencastle and South Putnam each begin postseason play on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Tiger Cubs will travel to Brown County to take on West Vigo at 6 p.m. The Eagles face Speedway at Speedway at 6 p.m...
DePauw women roll to 19-0 (01/28/13)
The top-ranked DePauw University women's basketball team cruised to another easy victory on Saturday. Led by sophomore Savannah Trees' career-high 21 points, the Tigers beat Ohio Wesleyan University 85-51 DPU came into the game focused, jumping out to an 8-0 and playing with an uncharacteristic edge...
Tigers get another overtime win, advance to 13-6 (01/28/13)
The DePauw University men's basketball team continued its winning streak on Saturday, beating Ohio Wesleyan University in overtime 65-63. Sophomore Connor Rich sank a pair of free throws for the winning points, but the final action was set up by contributions from junior Michael Wilkison and senior Kevin Sullivan...
Richard F. 'Doc' Wilson (01/28/13)
Richard F. "Doc" Wilson, age 90, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Doc was living in Mechanicsburg, Pa., with his daughter, Martha and son-in-law, Donald Sutherlen. Doc was born on Aug. 5, 1922 in Bainbridge, the son of the late Thomas Freeman and Lillie May (Staggs) Wilson. He lived in Bainbridge and attended Bainbridge High School...
William P. Zweck (01/28/13)
William P. Zweck, 67, Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. He retired from IMI 13 years ago and loved taking care of his beloved farm and animals. William enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, spending time with his friends, and taking care of Jane, the love of his life...
Finnigan Louis Roach (01/28/13)
Finnigan Louis Roach, infant son of Daniel S. Roach and Christina L. Coons Roach was stillborn on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. In addition to his parents, Finn is also survived by his big brother, Sawyer Roach; maternal grandparents, Douglas and Pamela Coons of Greencastle, and Cindy Allen of Tennessee; paternal grandparents, Michael and Rebecca Roach of Coatesville; great-grandparents, Fred and Lynne Davis of Tennessee and Charlotte and Lonnie Curd of Bowling Green, Ind.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
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