Greencastle Banner-Graphic News News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Cloverdale Police officer OK following Saturday shooting A Cloverdale Police officer and a suspect were wounded in an incident in rural Putnam County late Saturday afternoon. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division at the Putnamville State... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 01:14:35 -0500 Sheriff’s department seeks help locating Cloverdale Liquors armed robbers CLOVERDALE — Two armed suspects robbed Cloverdale Liquors Wednesday evening, and police are seeking the public’s help in locating the two subjects. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department reports that... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:54:45 -0500 Woman dies in Cloverdale Township car crash CLOVERDALE -- A Poland woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle car crash east of Cloverdale. Darlene Whitaker, 18, was westbound on County Road 900 South at around 3:30 p.m. when she... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:40:26 -0500 North Putnam's David Flannelly selected 2017 Putnam Lilly Scholar North Putnam High School senior David John Flannelly has been named the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar (LECS) by the Putnam County Community Foundation. The prestigious scholarship will... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:05:38 -0500 Registration open for digital photos computer class Putnam County Public Library will be offering a Managing Your Digital Photos computer class on Monday, Dec. 19. The group will discuss the basics of importing and exporting digital photographs from... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:51:58 -0500 Keener’s named Ariens Co. Sophomore Dealer of the Year AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Ariens Co. recently named Keener’s Mower Sales & Service its Sophomore Dealer of the Year during the company’s annual dealer summit. The sophomore award is given to the Ariens... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:52:36 -0500 Presbyterian Choir and friends present ‘Singing with the Angels’ The Greencastle Presbyterian Church choir and friends will be performing the musical “Singing with the Angels” by Joel Raney at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The free performance will be presented at... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:51:56 -0500 First Baptist Church plans upcoming Christmas services The First Baptist Church family invites the community to a series of services to celebrate the wonders of Christmas. On Sunday, Dec. 18 at the 9:30 a.m. worship service Kingdom Kids children’s group... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:50:47 -0500 Visitor trying to pass drugs to brother arrested at Putnamville PUTNAMVILLE -- A male visitor was arrested Thursday at the Putnamville Correctional Facility for reportedly attempting to pass drugs and other contraband to his incarcerated brother. Alan Rogers, 32,... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:58:07 -0500 South Putnam's Lois Cheatham earns 2016 DAR Good Citizen award By ERIC BERNSEE Editor For the second straight year, the Putnam County DAR Good Citizen Award is calling South Putnam High School home. South Putnam senior Lois Cheatham, the daughter of Liz and Gary... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:34:05 -0500 Cameron calls 2016 ‘course correction’ for U.S. and world The year 2016 has brought about an inordinate share of historic events. Brexit in Britain. The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. A referendum for government reform in Italy. Addressing “The... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:10:31 -0500 Windy Hill Donation Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:01:00 -0500 Good Citizenship Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:28 -0500 Breakfast with The Grinch set for Dec. 17 at PCPL The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department’s second annual Breakfast with The Grinch program is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Putnam County Public Library, 103 E. Poplar St.,... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:53:52 -0500 City Park Dept. offering phone calls from Santa The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the North Pole, has made arrangements for Santa Claus to make telephone calls to Greencastle area youth, ages 2-7, prior to... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:53:39 -0500 Texas man arrested on I-70 for transporting illegal aliens LITTLE POINT -- A 21-year-old Texas man was arrested Wednesday on Interstate 70 set of the Morgan-Putnam county line for allegedly transporting illegal aliens, Indiana State Police at Putnamville... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:20:46 -0500 I-70 commercial vehicle inspection results in arrest CLOVERDALE -- A California truck driver was arrested on three felony charges Thursday afternoon following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in Putnam County. At 12:15 p.m., an Indiana State Police... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:27:59 -0500 Cloverdale senior wins Owen County Lilly Scholarship SPENCER -- A Cloverdale High School has been named the 35th Owen County recipient of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Andrew Johnson of Quincy, the son of Keith and Lori Johnson, will... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:36:57 -0500 Oh, give me a home where the chrome buffalo roams ... In celebration of Indiana's 200th birthday, a 200-pound fiberglass bison -- contributed by the Duke Energy Foundation -- is being placed in Putnam County as part of a public art project with the... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:23:49 -0500 Bray gets lunch experience at Cloverdale CLOVERDALE — A chance encounter at the Putnam County Fair led to Indiana Sen. Rod Bray eating lunch with some Cloverdale Elementary School students on Tuesday. In July, Sen. Bray (R-Martinsville) was... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:39:42 -0500 Remembering the lessons of Pearl Harbor, 75 years later Dec. 7, 1941 -- a date that will live in infamy as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt so eloquently stated -- has hit the 75-year anniversary mark today. And as the survivors of that day dwindle by... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:39:34 -0500 Putnam on par with statewide voter turnout numbers Already in line with the statewide GOP sweep that took place on Election Day, Putnam County voters also turned out in similar numbers to their counterparts around the state. With 60 percent of... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:38:49 -0500 Woman, 2 children perish in Brazil fire BRAZIL -- The city’s fire chief says investigation continues into what caused the fire at a Mechanic Street home that left three dead, including two children. The three — 18-year-old Raven Elizabeth... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:38:18 -0500 Chili supper Friday night at South Putnam A chili supper is set for Friday, Dec. 9 in the SPHS lobby during the South Putnam vs. Greencastle varsity girls’ and boys’ games. Serving is scheduled for 4-9 p.m. The cost is $5 for chili and all... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:17:44 -0500 Wilson to talk about tools of genealogical research Wesley W. Wilson, coordinator of Archives and Special Collections at DePauw University, will give a presentation at the Putnam County Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. Getting started... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:53:45 -0500