TDS Telecom donation in Roachdale
TDS Telecom, a telecommunications company that has served west-central Indiana and other areas of the Midwest since 1969, has decided to donate its former regional headquarters in Roachdale to the community after downsizing to a much smaller...
First Friday proposal
Brandon Vaughn, 25, asked his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Ross, also 25, to marry him during the First Friday celebration Aug. 5 on the courthouse square in Greencastle.
Back to School at Central Elementary
The first day of school arrived Friday morning for students at Central Elementary in the South Putnam Corporation. Teachers and staff members line the sidewalk as students enter the building for their first day under new Principal Todd Gowen. He...
2016 Pedal Tractor Pull
The contest had four classes: 0-39 pounds (Class 1), 40-54 pounds (Class 2), 55-65 (Class 3) and 66+ (Class 4).
Henry, Debbie Wallen renew vows at Hickory Creek at Sunset
Henry Wallen, a resident at Hickory Creek at Sunset, and wife Debbie renewed their wedding vows Wednesday, June 29 on the 25th anniversary of their marriage. Rev. Jim Morrisett conducted the ceremony just as he did 25 years ago in the backyard of...
Communities come together
Nearly 100 people from all walks of life gathered on DePauw University's campus Thursday to memorialize the recent Orlando shooting and its victims.
Legionburger Drive-Through Day
Greencastle American Legion Post 58 made its famous Legionburgers available during a one-time-only drive-though effort Saturday, May 21, and sold out more than 1,500 burgers in a little more than three hours.
April 26, 2016 mock-crash scenario at North Putnam High School
North Putnam High School gave its students a vision they won't soon forget, especially ahead of Saturday's prom.
Dancing with the Putnam County Stars 2016
The 2016 edition of Dancing with the Putnam County Stars featured fierce competition and high marks from the judges across the board. At night's end, it was Allison Creekmore and Logan Kuhne who claimed the dancing title with their ghoulish take on...
Bourbon, Barbecue and Blues at M2
The inaugural Bourbon, Barbecue and Blues event at Music on the Square in Greencastle Saturday, April 23 featured bourbon tasting, four kinds of barbecue created by chef Daniel Orr of FARM/Bloomington and the blues stylings of Greencastle's own Tad...
Celebrating Children and Families at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church
Dozens of people of all ages came out Tuesday to Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church in support of children and families everywhere in a service that included guest speakers and a candlelight vigil.
Dave Varvel retirement reception
After more than 42 years working for the City of Greencastle first as a firefighter and lastly as the building inspector, Dave Varvel retired Thursday.
Roachdale House Fire 3/16/2016
Four area fire departments responded to a Roachdale house fire Tuesday morning.
Dr. Seuss birthday party
Local youngsters enjoyed Dr. Seuss' birthday party March 2, sponsored by the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department, at the Putnam County Public Library.
Greencastle School's new administration office
GCSC recently acquired an office building, located at 1002 Mill Pond Lane, and even more recently acquired the breathing space to take over the entire building. Take a look at a private tour given by Superintendent Dawn Puckett to The Banner Graphic.
Cloverdale @ Banker's Life
The Cloverdale Boys' Basketball team took on Covenant Christian at Banker's Life Fieldhouse on Saturday in the Really Big Basketball Show.
Live Nativity at First Baptist
Local residents are treated to a live, drive-through nativity scene Sunday night at First Baptist Church in Greencastle. In the manger scene (at right) Mary and Joseph are portrayed by Heather and Dan Woodall as Nathan France (left), Ethan Mooney...
Cloverdale Christmas at C-Bar-C Expo Center
More than 1,500 people and 600 kids were served Saturday in the form of food, gifts and Christmas spirit at the Cloverdale "C-Bar-C" Expo Center. A toy drive, dinner and family activities were in abundance as folks from all over the county came for...
Myers 5 East debuts with Pop-Up Shop
With five invited local vendors taking part in a Vintage and Handmade Pop-Up Shop event for holiday shoppers Saturday evening, Myers 5 East made its debut as a new event space in Greencastle. Carolyn McKee (center) shows a customer some of her...
Veterans Day at Bainbridge Elementary
Veterans Day at Bainbridge Elementary was extra special this year. Staff Sgt. Frank Carroll surprised his son Jesse Martin in the middle of the ceremony amid thunderous applause.
Holidays with New Providence Baptist Church and Cemetery
New Providence Baptist Church and New Providence Cemetery have been busy lately.
From a new roof on the church to diligent maintenance at the adjacent cemetery, the area has been home to one local resident who would like to remind everyone that the...
One Last Ride
Captivated by a ride last year, Keith Patterson of Greencastle had one last request when he passed away recently -- that his body be taken to the cemetery by mules and wagon. John Hood of Greencastle was happy to oblige when the request was made....
Three Greencastle men -- John McKee, Henry Thomas and Bernie Wahl -- were among the nearly 200 armed forces veterans taking part in the latest Honor Flight visit to Washington, D.C., on Halloween.
Several downtown Greencastle businesses stayed open after hours for the annual trick-or-treating event, sponsored by the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce. Youngsters were not the only ones decked out for the holiday. Business leaders and...
South Putnam Middle School at DePauw Nature Park
South Putnam Middle School students took a field trip to the DePauw Nature Park Thursday to learn about, experience and enjoy the diverse landscape.
North Putnam vs Cloverdale Sectional
The sectional action at Monrovia Saturday as the All-Putnam County championship pitted North Putnam and Cloverdale against each other.
Inaugural Cloverween draws big crowd
Several organizations came together Saturday to present the inaugural Cloverween event at Cloverdale High School, with an afternoon parade downtown. Despite some afternoon rainfall, the fall weather brought out a big crowd. The event included...
Bainbridge Covered Bridge Festival
The 2015 Covered Bridge Festival is off and running, located on the property of Designs by Donna and Friends in Bainbridge. Check out our photo gallery to catch a glimpse of the festivities happening this week!
Eighth-graders from all four Putnam County school corporations, as well as those from Eminence, visited the Reality Experience Monday, Oct. 5 at the Community Building on the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle. Nearly 500 students experienced...
2015 RRCA Ribs & Blues Fest
Three vendors and several local competitors paved the way Saturday for a virtual world of ribs during Roachdale's second annual Ribs and Blues Festival.
South Putnam High School Homecoming
South Putnam High School held its annual Homecoming Friday against visiting Sullivan. Senior Chloe Carter was announced during halftime as this year's Homecoming Queen. Carter was escorted by fellow senior Jacob Lorimer. (Banner Graphic/NICK WILSON)
Sept. 30 DePauw Protest
Brother Jed and his group of religious radicals visited DePauw University again on Sept. 30, this time setting up shop in front of the Student Memorial Union building. Students put a different spin on the happening than last week, raising more than...
Sept. 23 DePauw Protest
When an activist group stopped by DePauw University on Wednesday afternoon, no one knew exactly what the response would be. However, after nearly two hours of tense picketing, the activist group was trumped by students and escorted to its vehicles...
Greencastle High School Homecoming
Friday, Sept. 18 marked Homecoming for Greencastle High School. Here's a glimpse of the evening which saw seniors Jacob Kessler and Allison White as this year's king and queen.
Fly Like an Eagle
Before Young Eagles can get a free ride in an airplane at the Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days, they must learn about safety. Vern Bothwell (above) demonstrated pre-flight checks for Collin Short, while Melinda Short and Sophia Blanton...
Greencastle Music Festival 2015
Lead singer Mark Maxwell of the featured band The Louisville Crashers belts out the song "Happy" Saturday night during the annual Greencastle Music Fest that has become the party of the year on the Courthouse Square. This year's edition was...
Glenda Ritz visits GCSC
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz visited Greencastle Community Schools on Monday, Aug. 24, getting a tour of four of the five school buildings over the course of an afternoon.
Tri-County Dancing with the Stars in Russellville
The Russellville Community Center hosted a local version of 'Dancing with the Stars' Saturday evening. The event featured live dancing, a dinner and an auction to raise funds for the center.