Greencastle Banner-Graphic News News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Stolen car leads to brief pursuit, arrest by GPD A 41-year-old Parke County man is facing multiple criminal charges as a result of an incident that began Tuesday with a stolen car in Hendricks County and ended with his arrest behind a Greencastle... Thu, 25 May 2017 21:45:39 -0400 War Radio to headline June First Friday Popular hometown group War Radio, known for its performances every First Friday inside the Swizzle Stick will bring its act outside this month for the June First Friday event. After inclement weather... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:18:50 -0400 Arts Council event set for First Friday The Greencastle Arts Council is planning its third annual meeting for the First Friday in June. The celebration of local arts will be held at Grounded Coffee Shop on the east side of the Square from... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:18:02 -0400 Man arrested for discharging gun during Saturday morning fight A man was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly discharging a gun during a fight in downtown Greencastle. Marcus D. Doll was booked in the Putnam County Jail on charges of criminal... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:17:41 -0400 DPU hosting Silkroad’s third annual Global Musician Workshop For the third successive year, the DePauw University School of Music will host Silkroad’s Global Musician Workshop (GMW). The 2017 workshop, which will bring nearly 100 participating artists and... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:16:27 -0400 Mammography exams arrive at PCH Putnam County Hospitalwill offer Genius 3D Mammography exams, developed by Hologic Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:14:50 -0400 Benefit dinner and raffle for Josh Hammond A dinner and raffle will be held Friday, June 2 at 5 p.m. at the IBEW 725 Hall at 5675 E. Hulman Drive in Terre Haute. The event will benefit Josh Hammond, recently diagnosed with terminal stage 4... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:14:33 -0400 Roachdale set for special meeting Wednesday, May 31 The town council of Roachdale has announced it will be hosting a special, public meeting on Wednesday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m. The public session will be held at town hall, located at 205 N. Indiana St.,... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:14:18 -0400 Green Light Art Studios Week in Greencastle May 29-June 4 By mayoral proclamation the period May 29 through June 4 has been proclaimed Green Light Art Studios Week in Greencastle. Celebrating six months of operation, Green Light Art Studios, a division of... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:14:05 -0400 Thoughts on rain-delayed late planting Annoying, frustrating and irritating are a few of the words you could use to describe the rain the last few weeks. For farmers, the rain has caused them numerous headaches, put them behind schedule,... Mon, 29 May 2017 17:14:01 -0400 South Putnam High School graduates 85 students from the Class of 2017 Mon, 29 May 2017 15:30:22 -0400 114 members of Class of 2017 graduate at North Putnam High School The celebration is on Saturday afternoon as members of the North Putnam High School Class of 2017 launch silly strings in the air and onto classmates. Among those celebrating are (from left) Alexis... Mon, 29 May 2017 14:53:03 -0400 Class of 2017 celebrates commencement at Cloverdale Eighty-three members of the Cloverdale High School class of 2017 turned their tassels early Saturday evening, bringing graduation festivities across the county to a close. Sat, 27 May 2017 17:58:16 -0400 Graduation Day The graduating class of 2017 from Greencastle High School saw a McAnally Center packed with family, friends, teachers and fellow students Friday. The class, 116-strong, was led throughout the 2016-17... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:10:05 -0400 Falling jobless rate presents a challenge Too much of a good thing? That’s one way of looking at the startling new unemployment figures revealed for Putnam County and Indiana as a whole. Latest figures released by the Indiana Department of... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:07:55 -0400 Library benefits as endowment funds disbursed The Putnam County Public Library has recently benefited from the generosity of several local organizations. Jeff McCall of the Putnam County Community Foundation presented more than $50,000 in... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:06:46 -0400 Van Rensselaer to kick off 23rd season of ParkFest The 23rd season of ParkFest, conducted by the Greencastle Civic League, is set to kick off on Tuesday, May 30 with the music of Mike Van Rensselaer. The event is set to take place at 6:30 p.m. at... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:04:42 -0400 Small towns big deal when it comes to historic preservation I’ve seen it all in a small town, Had myself a ball in small town ... Residents of small towns like Bainbridge, Cloverdale, Roachdale and Russellville really don’t need “Small Town” Hoosier balladeer... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:03:41 -0400 At the Library May 29-June 3 Putnam County Public Library May 29-June 3 Monday, May 29 • Library closed for Memorial Day Tuesday, May 30 •Advanced Word Processing, 12-2 p.m.: Discusses the more advanced features of modern word... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:02:34 -0400 Cloverdale to host special meeting Wednesday A special meeting of the Cloverdale Redevelopment Commission and the Cloverdale Redevelopment Authority will take place May 31 at 1 p.m. in the Cloverdale Town Hall to award a bid for the Stardust... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:01:54 -0400 Huffman Covered Bridge to close Wednesday REELSVILLE — The Dick Huffman Covered Bridge in Washington Township will be temporarily closed beginning next week. The Putnam County Highway Department announced the closure of the historic bridge... Fri, 26 May 2017 22:01:40 -0400 Betas Support GMS Music Beta Theta Pi fraternity at DePauw University has been supporting the community for years with its Llama Drop fundraising efforts. In 2016, the fraternity gave $700 to Greencastle Middle School Music... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:26:55 -0400 Castlemakers CoderDojo receives gift from Techpoint Foundation for Youth Castlemakers, a makerspace in Greencastle, received 10 Chromebooks for its CoderDojo programming club. Techpoint Foundation for Youth gave the 10 laptops to improve CoderDojo activity access for... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:26:13 -0400 Who's News for May 27, 2017 LAURA MONNETT has joined First Financial Bank as banking center manager of the Greencastle Banking Center, 101 Warren Drive. Her experience includes 15 years in banking and eight years in branch... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:24:08 -0400 Anytime Ice Skating turns any day into a wintertime blast It was damp and drizzly outside Wednesday with temperatures hovering around 60 degrees. Not exactly prime time for winter sports. Yet inside the spacious new warehouse for Big Bounce Fun House... Fri, 26 May 2017 09:27:46 -0400 City pool to open for season on time Saturday if weather cooperates The season opening of the Greencastle city pool -- in doubt as recently as two weeks ago due to a possible shortage of personnel -- is expected to occur on time Saturday, weather permitting. "As long... Thu, 25 May 2017 21:45:45 -0400 ‘Curtains’ opens Playhouse season June 1; open house slated Sunday Putnam County Playhouse will open the 2017 season with the musical comedy, “Curtains.” The show will run June 1-3 and June 7-10. Tickets are available beginning Sunday, May 28 at the Playhouse box... Thu, 25 May 2017 21:41:35 -0400 Memorial Day ceremonies set for Monday in county Memorial Day services are scheduled for Monday, May 29 in several Putnam County locations. At 10 a.m. Monday, the Veterans Section at Forest Hill Cemetery in Greencastle will be the scene of the... Thu, 25 May 2017 21:41:04 -0400 Holiday hours announced for PCH Prompt Care Putnam County Hospital has announced Memorial Day holiday hours for its Putnam Prompt Care After-Hours Clinic. Putnam Prompt Care After-Hours Clinic will be open noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 29.... Thu, 25 May 2017 21:37:21 -0400 4-H Shooting Stars event set June 10 at fairgrounds The Putnam County 4-H Archery Club will stage its second annual Shooting for the Stars event on Saturday, June 10 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The fundraiser helps provide equipment for the club... Wed, 24 May 2017 16:00:28 -0400 Man killed Monday in Parke County mowing accident HOLLANDSBURG — A 71-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a mowing accident in eastern Parke County. Just after 2 p.m., Wayne Brown was mowing on property east of Raccoon Lake on Walker Ramp Road... Wed, 24 May 2017 10:29:34 -0400