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Monday, May 30, 2016
2016 DePauw University commencement (05/22/16)
Legionburger Drive-Through Day (05/21/16)
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.
United Way of Putnam County 2016 annual meeting (05/19/16)
Farmers' Market Opens for 2016 (05/12/16)
Carly Fiorina, Heidi Cruz in Greencastle (05/01/16)
April 26, 2016 mock-crash scenario at North Putnam High School (04/26/16)
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 (04/25/16)
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 (04/24/16)
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 (04/05/16)
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.
John Gregg/Kim Fidler Putnam County Democrat Kickoff (04/03/16)
Grandparents Day at Fillmore School (04/01/16)
Dave Varvel retirement reception (03/31/16)
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.
Chamber of Commerce tour of Ascena facility (03/30/16)
Cloverdale Easter Egg Hunt 2016 (03/27/16)
Downtown Easter Egg and Scavenger Hunt (03/24/16)
Emergency Planning exercise (03/24/16)
Robe-Ann Park Easter Egg Hunt 2016 (03/20/16)
Master Gardeners' Gardening Fair (03/20/16)
Roachdale House Fire 3/16/2016 (03/15/16)
Four area fire departments responded to a Roachdale house fire Tuesday morning.
Cloverdale's Regional Run (03/14/16)
Ag Day, Mini-Farm Fest (03/13/16)
Elementary Art Exhibit at Putnam County Museum (03/13/16)
Dr. Seuss birthday party (03/03/16)
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 (02/21/16)
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.
2016 Boys' JV Tournament (02/17/16)
2016 Putnam County Boys' Basketball Tournament (02/15/16)
Have-a-Heaert Fundraiser 2016 (02/07/16)
Chamber of Commerce annual dinner 2016 (02/02/16)
2016 Avon Wrestling Sectional (01/31/16)
Area 30 Culinary Arts dress rehearsal (01/31/16)
Bill Newgent GFD retirement reception (01/29/16)
Balloon Man visits Fillmore School (01/29/16)
Cloverdale @ Banker's Life (01/10/16)
The Cloverdale Boys' Basketball team took on Covenant Christian at Banker's Life Fieldhouse on Saturday in the Really Big Basketball Show.
Mayor, Council sworn in at City Hall (01/01/16)
Live Nativity at First Baptist (12/22/15)
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 (12/21/15)
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...
Breakfast with the Grinch (12/20/15)
Miller Asbury Dedication (12/20/15)
Gingerbread train station creation (12/20/15)
Pajama Storytime at Fillmore Elementary (12/10/15)
Cloverdale Christmas Parade 2015 (12/06/15)
Tri-Kappa Breakfast with Santa 2015 (12/05/15)
Myers 5 East debuts with Pop-Up Shop (11/29/15)
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...
Putnam County Girls' Basketball Tournament 2015 (11/25/15)
Batman in 10-stacker challenge at Charlie's (11/17/15)
Veterans Day ceremony on square (11/11/15)
Veterans Day at Bainbridge Elementary (11/11/15)
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 (11/09/15)
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 (11/04/15)
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....
Honor Flight (11/01/15)
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.
Coats for Kids distribution (11/01/15)
Downtown Trick-or-Treating (10/30/15)
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 (10/29/15)
South Putnam Middle School students took a field trip to the DePauw Nature Park Thursday to learn about, experience and enjoy the diverse landscape.
Tzouanakis teachers make 'Fish Song' video (10/28/15)
North Putnam vs Cloverdale Sectional (10/25/15)
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 (10/25/15)
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...
Moose Hecko DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame induction (10/20/15)
Cross Country Sectional at South Putnam (10/14/15)
Bainbridge Covered Bridge Festival (10/13/15)
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!
Reality Experience (10/05/15)
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 (10/04/15)
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 (10/02/15)
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 (10/01/15)
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...
2015 Putnam County Cross Country Meet (09/30/15)
Sept. 23 DePauw Protest (09/24/15)
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...
Ronald McDonald visits Greencastle McDonald's (09/22/15)
Cloverdale Fall Homecoming 2015 (09/21/15)
Taste of Putnam County 2015 (09/20/15)
Greencastle High School Homecoming (09/18/15)
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.
Live and Local Putnam County Museum fundraiser (09/14/15)
Fly Like an Eagle (09/13/15)
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...
Senior Fair 2015 (09/09/15)
Inaugural Wine and Opera event at M2 (Music Squared) (09/06/15)
First Friday and Salsa Contest (09/04/15)
Farm to Fork Dinner (09/01/15)
Greencastle Music Festival 2015 (08/30/15)
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 (08/25/15)
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 (08/23/15)
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.
Three churches tagged with Graffiti on city's south side (08/14/15)
First Southern Baptist, Gobin Memorial United Methodist and St. Andrew's Episcopal churches were vandalized overnight Wednesday.
Average House Band 8th reunion concert (08/09/15)
Children's Miracle Network Car Show (08/09/15)
First Friday (08/07/15)
The "First Friday" of August was a huge success. Dozens of residents came out to enjoy the many booths of restaurants and other businesses, as well as the band MacDaddy's.
Back to School at Ridpath Primary School 2015 (08/06/15)
Greencastle Schools were the first in the county to go back to school for the year, returning to classes on Thursday. It was a rainy start as parents ushered their kindergarteners, first- and second-graders to Ridpath Primary School in the morning...
National Night Out (08/04/15)
Hundreds of residents turned out Tuesday for National Night Out at Robe-Ann Park. Here's a glimpse of the festivities held, in which several students received crucial supplies for the upcoming school year.
Ivy Tech Pinning Ceremony for nursing graduates (08/02/15)
Ivy Tech Community College of Greencastle held its annual pinning ceremony for recent graduates of the nursing program. The school graduated 100 percent of its class for 2015.
Putnam County Fair Truck Pull (07/26/15)
Big engines and big roars at the fairgrounds when the Putnam County Fair Truck Pull rolled into town.
4-H Fair Baby Contest (07/26/15)
Despite the 2015 Putnam County 4-H Fair came to an end Saturday, 80 children up to the age of 4 participated in the baby contest in the York Automotive Exhibit Hall.
Color Me Run (07/24/15)
4-H Fair tractor pedal pull (07/24/15)
Several youth participated in the tractor pedal pull Friday at the 4-H Fair. (Banner Graphic/Sabrina Westfall)
2015 Putnam County 4-H Supreme Showmanship (07/24/15)
Family Fun Day at 2015 Fair (07/23/15)
Putnam County Fair Dairy Show 2015 (07/20/15)
Llama and alpaca show (07/20/15)
The first ever llama and alpaca show was presented Sunday at the Putnam County 4-H Fair.
Harris Hall, Exhibit Hall Color (07/20/15)
Little Miss and Mister 2015 (07/19/15)
Zella Boyer and Logan Hamm are the 2015 Putnam County Fair Little Miss and Mister.
2015 Putnam County Fair Parade (07/17/15)
A rain-shortened Putnam County Fair Parade on Friday, July 17 featured Pat Rady as grand marshal and winning floats from Cub Scout Pack 99 in the youth division and UAW Local 2382 in the adult division.
2015 Putnam County Fair Queen Contest (07/13/15)
Kristen Stevens was named Miss Putnam County Fair Queen 2015 on Saturday, July 11 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Safety Squad event (07/12/15)
Fourth of July Fun (07/05/15)
Putnam County Playhouse Youth Workshop (06/23/15)
Participants in the 11th annual Youth Theatre Workshop Shakespeared! will present a production of Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" on Saturday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the Putnam County Playhouse Hazel Day Longden Theatre off Round Barn Road...