Greencastle Banner-Graphic News News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Man jailed on attempted murder charge CLOVERDALE — A Greencastle man is facing an attempted murder charge for the stabbing of his estranged wife Thursday evening. Glenn D. Sanders Jr., 41, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 10:08... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:55:56 -0500 GCSC expected to confirm Hubble as superintendent Complete with reception and much ado, the Greencastle Community School Corporation's (GCSC) five-member council is expected to formally select and introduce Jeffrey Hubble as its superintendent... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:01:16 -0500 Jury convicts Greencastle man on eight counts of child molestation A Putnam Circuit Court jury took a little more than an hour Wednesday afternoon to convict a 65-year-old Greencastle man on eight counts of child molestation. Michael M. Nussbaum was convicted on all... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:15:16 -0500 Fun in the Meadow Taking a slide down the final rise of the inflatable obstacle course, kindergartner Colt Campbell is getting the most out of his fun Friday evening during the Deer Meadow Winter Festival. Meanwhile,... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:01:58 -0500 DPU named fifth best among Indiana colleges Behind only four of the largest schools in the state, DePauw University ranks fifth in a new Indiana college ranking, the 24 Best Colleges in Indiana for 2017. College Choice, a leading authority in... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:59:38 -0500 Almost Home to host seventh Youth Philanthropy Night For the seventh year in a row, a favorite event of the Putnam County Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Committee is approaching. Almost Home Restaurant will host Youth Philanthropy Night on... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:59:15 -0500 FFA Spells Opportunity South Putnam FFA members Brooke Roberts (left) and Bree Mahoney-Sutherland (right) work with their team during a classroom visit from FFA State Treasurer Nathan Blume on Thursday. Armed with plastic... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:57:07 -0500 At the Library PUTNAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Feb. 27 - March 4 Monday, Feb. 27 -- Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m.-noon Enjoy the Imagination Portal without monitors, video games, or music in the background. --... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:51:00 -0500 Kiwanis fundraiser at Dairy Queen Sunday On Sunday, Feb. 26, 10 percent of all sales at the Greencastle Dairy Queen will be donated to the Greencastle Kiwanis Club The proceeds will assist the Kiwanis Club in its fundraising for the... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:50:03 -0500 Putnam Scanner One person was booked in the Putnam County Jail on Thursday morning. • At 8:48 a.m. Nicolle Annette Fulk, 32, Reelsville, was lodged at the jail on a pair of warrants. One citation was issued... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:49:29 -0500 Court News The following cases were filed in Putnam County courts recently. Daniel Dale Frazier III, 23, Greencastle, Level 6 felony theft Charlene M. Russo, 64, Greencastle, Class A misdemeanor theft Shawn... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:48:22 -0500 Kiwanis fundraiser at Dairy Queen Sunday On Sunday, Feb. 26, 10 percent of all sales at the Greencastle Dairy Queen will be donated to the Greencastle Kiwanis Club The proceeds will assist the Kiwanis Club in its fundraising for the... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:47:03 -0500 FFA Fun Celebrating National FFA Week with a Wednesday convocation, Cloverdale High School Chapter President Chad Stevens (above) represents the senior team in a relay while balancing over 4x4s. Running out... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:36:30 -0500 Foundation seeking youth leaders in philanthropy Do you want to make a difference in Putnam County? Are you a high school or college student interested in developing your leadership skills while learning about philanthropy? If that describes you,... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:36:01 -0500 Cumulative Honors Seniors Seniors receiving awards at Greencastle High School’s 56th annual Cumulative Honors Banquet Feb. 8 are (front, from left) Gabby Selvia, Alexandra Weliever, Lindsey Bridgewater, Isabel Markham and... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:33:41 -0500 GHS, GMS students earn awards at state voice and piano contest Students from Greencastle High School and Middle School competed at State Solo Ensemble Contest Saturday, Feb. 18 at Perry Meridian Middle and High Schools in Indianapolis. The competition is... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:33:26 -0500 Cloverdale students excel in solo and ensemble contest CLOVERDALE -- All 30 Cloverdale Middle School and High School students who participated in the recent Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) solo and ensemble contest received either gold or... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:33:13 -0500 It’s Tri-Kappa Week Surrounded by members of the Beta Psi chapter of Tri-Kappa sorority in Greencastle, Mayor Bill Dory signs a proclamation designating Feb. 19-25 as Tri-Kappa Week. Participating in the ceremony... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:31:14 -0500 DPU’s Prindle Institute gets $30,000 grant to study ethics in business DePauw University’s Prindle Institute for Ethics -- where students and faculty engage in critical and constructive reflection about right and wrong, justice and injustice, and good and evil -- is the... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:30:07 -0500 Do the Robot Two teams from the Area 30 Robotics Club -- consisting of (from left) Sarah Danner (SPHS), Kayley MacGruder (NPHS), Ruben Hinners (Instructor), Kaleb Warner (NPHS), D. J. Phillippo (GHS) and Nolan... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:29:16 -0500 Miller named 500 Festival Princess A Greencastle resident and current DePauw University sophomore was recently named an Indianapolis 500 Festival Princesses for 2017. Quinci Miller is a 2015 graduate of Greencastle High School who is... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:27:37 -0500 UPDATE: Washington Township boil order canceled UPDATE, Feb. 23: The boil order announced Monday for portions of northern Washington Township has been canceled. The Reelsville Water Authority gave notice of the cancelation late Thursday morning. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:25:20 -0500 Putnam CERT unveils new emergency response trailer The culmination of some serious fundraising throughout 2016, the Putnam County Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently unveiled an emergency response trailer that will serve not only CERT,... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:03:58 -0500 Cloverdale PD making progress CLOVERDALE -- Town Marshal Steve Hibler announced that the Cloverdale Police Department is “trying to do an assessment of where we’re at, trying to get out and do law enforcement, and then trying to... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:03:02 -0500 North Putnam principals push technology at latest meeting BAINBRIDGE -- In this veritable age of technology, school corporations are hard-pressed to keep up with the ever-changing teaching methods and techniques of the 21st century. Tools like the internet... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:01:24 -0500 County adopts 2017 EDIT plan With a total of more than $900,000 in Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) funds available, the Putnam County Commissioners adopted the 2017 Capital Improvement Plan during their meeting Monday... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:00:59 -0500 Share the Dress The 2017 “Share the Dress” prom dress giveaway will be Saturday, March 4 from 1-4 p.m. and Sunday, March 5 from 1-3 p.m. at Cloverdale Christian Church on 11961 S. State Road 42 in Cloverdale. All... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0500 Area 30 Career Center to host college info night The Area 30 Career Center will host an open house and college information night Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. All sophomores and juniors will receive an invitation. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:59:50 -0500 DePauw to host National Research Conference March 10-12 Students from across North America will come to Greencastle March 10-12 to take part in the first National Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Science, Technology, Medicine and Society at... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:22:38 -0500 Spencer man arrested after fleeing police at Cloverdale CLOVERDALE -- A 30-year-old Owen County man, apparently fearing discovery of his outstanding warrant, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after fleeing police in Cloverdale, Indiana State Police at... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:47:05 -0500 Redistricting, gas tax dominate Legislative Update A proposal to take the responsibility for Indiana redistricting out of the hands of legislators is likely dead for the 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly. That was the report heard Saturday... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:05:32 -0500 Tumbling Down Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:30:03 -0500 Beyond Homeless sets public forum Beyond Homeless Inc. will conduct a public forum on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in Greencastle City Hall. The forum is scheduled as part of the Beyond Homeless strategic planning to receive public... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:29:50 -0500 King Cougar Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:28:59 -0500 Campaign will fund $1 million expansion to St. Paul’s Church Currently experiencing a problem any church would be happy to have, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Greencastle, has announced a $1 million capital campaign to expand the current church building. The... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:27:11 -0500 Area 30 students excel in Skills USA Assistant Director Chad Nunley announced during the Area 30 Governing Board’s recent meeting that 19 of the 32 students who competed in the Feb. 11 Skills USA regional competition qualified for the... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:19:03 -0500 Local chapters celebrate National FFA Week The Cloverdale and South Putnam FFA chapters are each hosting events in honor of National FFA Week (Feb. 18-25). Both chapters will also receive a visit from State Treasurer Nathan Blume. The South... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:18:30 -0500 Rollerskating party set Saturday at Russellville RUSSELLVILLE -- The Russellville Community Center will be hosting a roller skating party from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. If you or your family member would like to skate, there will be a $3... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:16:43 -0500 Gleaners Food Truck to return to Bainbridge Feb. 25 The Gleaners Mobile Food Truck will be at the Bainbridge Community Building parking lot from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Feb. 25. Participants are asked to bring their own food bags or boxes. There is... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:16:32 -0500 Greencastle NHS sponsors shoe drive The Greencastle High School National Honor Society is sponsoring a shoe drive from Feb. 21 through March 4. Collection boxes will be placed in the front lobby of the high school, where community... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:16:21 -0500 Center for Women’s Ministries sets Purse Auction fundraiser The Putnam County Center for Women’s Ministries invites the public to a Purse and Silent Auction on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 1-3 p.m. at Greencastle Christian Church, 620 Primrose Lane. Doors will open... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:11:02 -0500 Fairytale world for youngsters Feb. 25 The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department plans to explore the fairy tale world and more on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Putnam County Public Library, 103 E. Poplar St. Cost of the 3:30-5 p.m.... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:03:46 -0500