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Friday, July 1, 2016
You too can be star-spangled (06/30/16)
You saw them if you looked at the back page of the Wednesday Banner Graphic. There they were in full color: 34 local businesses and organizations that gave to a cause thousands of us will enjoy on Monday evening. Each giving between $250 and $1,000 to the 2016 Celebrate 4 committee, these "Star-Spangled Donors" gave $11,875, making it possible for anyone who chooses to enjoy the fireworks at Robe-Ann Park on July 4...
Opinion Column
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease (06/26/16)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. It is thought to be an immune-mediated disorder, in which the immune system incorrectly attacks healthy tissue in the CNS...
Nothing for kids to do here? Better look again ... (06/23/16)
Perhaps nothing is quite as irritating as listening to people making sweeping generalizations without pausing to ever consider the facts. One of our favorites among those comments -- favorites, as in fingernails-scraping-the-chalkboard favorites -- is the tired, old complaint: "There is nothing for kids to do in this town."...
Opinion Column
For those eligible, voting should be easy (06/23/16)
The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. Republican Donald Trump labeled the GOP primary process "crooked." Democrat Bernie Sanders suggested his party's use of super-delegates made its nominating process a "rigged system." For many voters, the intricacies of voting rules quickly became a topic of overriding interest...
Letter to the Editor
SPHS Post Prom thanks sponsors (06/23/16)
To the Editor: The 2016 South Putnam Post Prom Committee would like to thank our sponsors for their support. We would also like to thank the Indiana National Guard and Capt. Tom Helmer of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department for donating their time for our event...
Henry, Debbie Wallen renew vows at Hickory Creek at Sunset

Henry Wallen, a resident at Hickory Creek at Sunset, and wife Debbie renewed their wedding vows Wednesday, June 29 on the 25th anniversary of their marriage. Rev. Jim Morrisett conducted the ceremony just as he did 25 years ago in the backyard of...

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