Greencastle Banner-Graphic News News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Authorities on scene of Madison Street gas leak For the third time in six days, city emergency workers have responded to the scene of a gas leak. The latest incident happened shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of North Madison... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:06:20 -0400 Standing Room Only Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:58:05 -0400 YMCA center idea still in ‘infancy stage’ The proposed YMCA community center idea has an architect and a little bit of momentum but still no definitive site or agreement. Greencastle Mayor Bill Dory updated the Redevelopment Commission (RDC)... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:55:37 -0400 Mark Timm helps introduce Ziglar Family 7-Day Challenge Mark Timm’s success as an entrepreneur is no secret. A proud Putnam County native and South Putnam graduate, the kid from a farm in Fillmore went on to become a national FFA officer before founding... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:54:17 -0400 CPD to hire crime investigator, evidence manager CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council recently approved creating a part-time crime scene and follow-up investigator position at the Cloverdale Police Department in Ordinance 2017-2. In addition... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:53:57 -0400 At the Library -- Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m.-noon -- Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m . PCPL has a computer technician available to diagnose and help repair your computer and electronics. -- Based on the... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:47:32 -0400 Big Walnut Baptist Church to welcome My Brother’s Keeper Cincinnati-based bluegrass/folk band will give a gospel show at Big Walnut Baptist Church on Sunday, March 26. The morning service begins at 10:30 a.m. at 5512 W. CR 950 South, Reelsville. My... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:46:08 -0400 Spring revival starts Sunday at Hanna Street Baptist Hanna Street Baptist Church will welcome evangelist Tracy Killinger for its spring revival on Sunday, March 26 through Wednesday, March 29. The revival begins with the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:45:57 -0400 Drainage stucture work to close State Road 42 EMINENCE -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that State Road 42, approximately seven miles east of U.S. 231, will close for construction on or after Monday, April 3. The... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:17:05 -0400 Highway set to purchase $1.3 million in equipment Having reported the need for several new pieces of equipment in February, the Putnam County Highway Department is set to move forward with the purchase of seven new pieces of large equipment. At a... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:19:46 -0400 North Putnam board ends search for athletic director BAINBRIDGE -- Roger H. Busch, a 1992 graduate of North Putnam High School and 1996 graduate of nearby Wabash College, was formally announced Thursday as the new athletic director for the North Putnam... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:18:56 -0400 Defendant January mum as cordial courtroom prevails Armed with a new attorney and apparently a new attitude, a 26-year-old Greencastle man made his initial appearance in court Wednesday following a brief attempt at the same last week. Wesley January,... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:17:19 -0400 Cloverdale board to go paperless CLOVERDALE -- As the Cloverdale School Board seeks to go paperless, Five-Star Technology Director Steve Ricketts presented some ideas and suggestions for the board’s consideration at the board’s... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:16:54 -0400 Draft for Cloverdale downtown revitalization presented CLOVERDALE -- Adrienne Schmetzer and Katie Clark for R & B Architects and StructurePoint, respectively, delivered a presentation on the current downtown revitalization plans during the Cloverdale... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:16:34 -0400 Deer Creek Cemetery grave decorations notice The Deer Creek Cemetery Board of Trustees requests that all decorations of any kind that will interfere with the mowing crew be removed by March 31, 2017. Only new flowers in urns on gravestone... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:09:27 -0400 90-year child-molesting sentence for Nussbaum Calling the actions of a 65-year-old child-molesting defendant "nothing short of reprehensible," Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley Thursday sentenced the Greencastle man to 90 years in prison... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:20:06 -0400 Third armed robbery suspect in court The third of three men implicated in the December armed robbery at Cloverdale Liquors made his initial appearance in Putnam Superior Court Monday afternoon. During a brief appearance before Judge... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:11:51 -0400 Area 30 hosting Scholarship Fund event tonight at BW3 The Area 30 Career Center will host a fundraising event at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, March 22 from 6-9 p.m. for the Area 30 Scholarship Fund, which helps students with college costs and... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:11:24 -0400 POET bowling fundraiser POET Biorefining will host a bowling fundraiser on Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at 3G Bowl in Greencastle to help raise funds for employees’ Dana Syrus and Jake Ritzle’s mission trip to Africa. The two... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:11:12 -0400 DePauw Econ Prof Lemon pens savvy investing guide Gary D. Lemon, professor of economics and management at DePauw University, is the author of “Savvy Investing: Strategy for Successful Investing.” An announcement of the new book says that when Lemon... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:10:29 -0400 Report: All good things at Area 30 After the culinary arts team qualified for the ProStart/FCCLA nationals recently, other Area 30 teams have also done well. The Super Mileage Club, 14 students and five instructors, is set to compete... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:10:12 -0400 Fish habitat in Harden Lake gets boost from DNR, partners HOLLANDSBURG -- Fish and anglers both will benefit from a DNR habitat project at Cecil M. Harden (Raccoon) Lake. DNR fisheries biologists and partner organizations hope to develop more than 350 fish... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:09:34 -0400 35 students initiated into Tri-M at GMS The chief aims of the Tri-M Music Honor Society are to foster greater interest in band, orchestral and choral performance and to provide wider opportunities for personal musical expression. Students... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:09:18 -0400 Locals collecting supplies for Okla. wildfire victims UPDATE: As reported in the Saturday edition of the Banner Graphic, First Baptist Church in Greencastle is continuing to collect donations for the victims of wildfires in Oklahoma and... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:30:23 -0400 Trooper finds estimated $400,000 in illegal drugs during traffic stop Two men were booked in the Putnam County Jail Monday afternoon on drug charges relating to an estimated $400,000 worth of illicit substances found in the cab of their tractor-trailer. At around 1:45... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:48:07 -0400 Rock Legend Todd Rundgren, CEO Jim Alling to receive DPU honorary degrees Musician and producer Todd Rundgren, who has been called "rock's Renaissance man" by "Entertainment Tonight," will be among three individuals to be presented with honorary doctoral degrees at DePauw... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:30:22 -0400 Aramark staff member arrested at Putnamville Correctional Facility PUTNAMVILLE -- A 23-year-old Monroe County man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to traffic narcotics with an inmate or inmates at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PFC). Tyler Shawn... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:09:19 -0400 Area 30 hosting Scholarship Fund event at BW3 The Area 30 Career Center will host a fundraising event at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, March 22 from 6-9 p.m. for the Area 30 Scholarship Fund, which helps students with college costs and... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:36:16 -0400