Greencastle Banner-Graphic News News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Suspect arrested from shooting incident with PCSD The man who was shot by a Putnam County sheriff’s deputy last Thursday while allegedly pointing a firearm at another officer was arrested by Indiana State Police on Wednesday afternoon. Troopers... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:46:19 -0500 REPORT: DePauw a possible landing place for Colts camp INDIANAPOLIS — According to media reports, the Indianapolis Colts are considering changing training camp sites, including a possible move to DePauw University in Greencastle. In a story posted early... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:21:26 -0500 Man shot in Bainbridge business early Sunday morning BAINBRIDGE ­­— A man was shot at a Bainbridge business early Sunday morning, local authorities said. Putnam County sheriff’s deputies were called to King Tiger British Motorcycle Repair on Pat Rady... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:45:16 -0500 Legislators expect gasoline tax hike to dominate discussion this session The governor’s proposal to bump the Indiana state gasoline tax by 10 cents captured much of the attention and set most of the tongues wagging after Gov. Eric Holcomb’s first State of the State... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:32:56 -0500 Tasting event set as fundraiser for Hope Haven STILESVILLE -- Residents can raise a glass to raise funding for Hope Haven’s therapeutic horseback riding program at the second annual “Cheers to Hope Haven” on Friday, Feb. 10. The beer and wine... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:32:13 -0500 Man in court on 2009 misdemeanor A 2009 misdemeanor case that could have been settled in less than a year brought a Terre Haute man into Putnam County Superior Court Friday morning. The 54-year-old man’s initial hearing began oddly... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:31:45 -0500 Open house for free tobacco cessation effort Jan. 30 at PCH The Putnam County Hospital (PCH) is celebrating the Aspire Tobacco Free Program now available at the hospital. The open house will take place 4-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 in the Medical Office Building,... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:30:41 -0500 Gleaners back in Bainbridge Jan. 28 The Gleaners Mobile Food Truck will be at the Bainbridge Community Building parking lot from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Jan. 28. Participants are asked to bring their own food bags or boxes. There is... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:28:06 -0500 Non-Food Pantry sets distribution Jan. 28 The Putnam County Non-Food Pantry, hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the parish hall at 520 E. Seminary St., Greencastle. In... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:27:53 -0500 Court News 1-23-17 Several cases have been filed in Putnam County courts recently. Jeffrey Burkhead, 27, Greencastle, Level 5 felony battery resulting in bodily injury William Sater, 26, Greencastle, Level 5 felony... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:27:37 -0500 Cloverdale man gets eight-year sentence for sexual misconduct Following a November guilty plea, a 37-year-old Cloverdale man was given an eight-year sentence on Friday for sexual misconduct involving a girl less than half his age. Under the terms of a plea... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:48:25 -0500 City resolution urges redistricting process attention How can Indiana, Putnam County and Greencastle assure themselves of ”more robust and interesting elections” in the future? Elections with candidates from both major parties? Elections that aren’t... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:05:59 -0500 Suspect in shooting incident free on $20,000 bond The rural Greencastle man accused of five felonies in an incident that culminated in being shot twice by police is free on bond following his initial court hearing. Adam Wagner, 35, appeared before... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:04:40 -0500 North Putnam Athletic Director Tim Garver expected to resign BAINBRIDGE -- Tim Garver, athletic director for the North Putnam School Corporation the past two years, has expressed to the Banner Graphic that he plans to resign on Monday, Jan. 30. A very tough... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:03:22 -0500 At the Library Jan. 23-28 Monday, Jan. 23 -- Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m-noon Enjoy the Imagination Portal without monitors, video games or music in the background. -- Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m. PCPL has a computer... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:02:52 -0500 Cloverdale FFA seed auction set for Tuesday CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale FFA annual seed auction is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Cloverdale High School cafeteria. It will be an opportunity for local farmers to get their seed... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:01:44 -0500 Black Market Vinyl to play Wasser Saturday evening Americana band Black Market Vinyl will be playing an all acoustic set at the Wasser Brewery at 9 p.m. Saturday with special guest Dustin Weddle. Recently featured on WGRE’s Locals Only radio show,... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:04 -0500 Greencastle man facing battery charge in Bainbridge stabbing A 34-year-old rural Greencastle man is being held on charges of battery with a deadly weapon as a result of an early morning incident Sunday in Bainbridge. Zachary A. Poole made his initial court... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:08:52 -0500 Special meeting of Cloverdale Town Council The Cloverdale Town Council will have a special meeting on Jan. 24 to receive bids for the purchase and installation of a new UV E. coli treatment system. Installation is expected to be complete by... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:31:33 -0500 One injured in U.S. 36 accident HOLLANDSBURG -- A 34-year-old Montgomery County man was injured early Monday in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 36 near Hollandsburg in eastern Parke County. Dustin Kremer, of Waveland, was reportedly... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:29:44 -0500 First Legislative Update of year set this Saturday District 24 State Sen. John Crane (R-Avon) will make his Legislative Update debut when the Putnam County Farm Bureau hosts its first Legislative Update session of 2017 on Saturday, Jan. 21. Crane,... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:29:19 -0500 North Putnam beginning search for superintendent BAINBRIDGE -- “This is a good time of year to be looking for a new superintendent,” explained Indiana School Board Association (ISBA) representative Michael Adamson at North Putnam’s recent monthly... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:28:59 -0500 GPD’s K9 Cain gets body armor Life on the streets just got a little safer for Cain, the Greencastle Police Department K9. The city’s new K9 officer has received a bullet- and stab-protective vest thanks to a charitable donation... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:28:05 -0500 United Way kicks off 'United We Dine' effort with wine dinner The United Way of Putnam County will kick off its "United We Dine" campaign with a wine dinner Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Almost Home, 17 W. Franklin St., Greencastle. "We are thrilled to be a part of... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:29:24 -0500 First Legislative Update session of year set for Saturday District 24 State Sen. John Crane (R-Avon) will make his Legislative Update debut when the Putnam County Farm Bureau hosts its first Legislative Update session of 2017 on Saturday, Jan. 21. Crane,... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:38:25 -0500 Parker addresses Cloverdale residents’ police concerns CLOVERDALE -- Six Cloverdale residents were present to express their desire to have Interim Marshal Charlie Hallam made full marshal and other concerns about the Cloverdale Police Department during... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:35:45 -0500 Rep. Baird to co-host Veterans Legislative Day District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) will co-host the 2017 Indiana Military Veterans Legislative Day Monday, Jan. 23 at the Indiana Statehouse, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. The... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:34:50 -0500 GPD officers make 4-year-old’s day Greencastle City Police officers went out of their way to make a little boy’s day. Rhyme and reason in play, five city officers visited the East Side home of little Gage Nauman and his parents,... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:33:46 -0500 County looks to redo employee manual soon Weighing in at more than 100 pages long, the Putnam County employee handbook is a bit too voluminous, at least in the opinion of one county commissioner. “It’s 100-some pages and I think that’s... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:32:39 -0500 Homeless Help Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:25:58 -0500 Former Banner sports writer dies in car crash A former Banner Graphic sports writer died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in Porter County. The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that Danny Shelton Jr., 35, Kouts, was pronounced dead at the... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:25:20 -0500