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.
Three churches tagged with Graffiti on city's south side
First Southern Baptist, Gobin Memorial United Methodist and St. Andrew's Episcopal churches were vandalized overnight Wednesday.
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
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
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
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
Big engines and big roars at the fairgrounds when the Putnam County Fair Truck Pull rolled into town.
4-H Fair Baby Contest
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.
4-H Fair tractor pedal pull
Several youth participated in the tractor pedal pull Friday at the 4-H Fair.
(Banner Graphic/Sabrina Westfall)
Llama and alpaca show
The first ever llama and alpaca show was presented Sunday at the Putnam County 4-H Fair.
Little Miss and Mister 2015
Zella Boyer and Logan Hamm are the 2015 Putnam County Fair Little Miss and Mister.
2015 Putnam County Fair Parade
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
Kristen Stevens was named Miss Putnam County Fair Queen 2015 on Saturday, July 11 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Putnam County Playhouse Youth Workshop
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...
The third annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, June 20 in the parking lot at Greencastle High School was sponsored by Friends of the Putnam County Public Library as a fundraiser for the Imagination Library program.
South Putnam High School graduation
South Putnam Community School Corporation celebrated the 46th annual commencement ceremony Saturday.
Greencastle High School graduation 2015
Greencastle High School graduation featured 132 students receiving their diplomas Friday night. The night included an emotional presentation posthumously honoring Riley Louis Sutherlin to his parents, Ronald and Alana Sutherlin. (Banner...
Dancing with the Putnam County Stars
The seventh annual Dancing with the Putnam County Stars fundraising event saw dancing styles taken from old hollywood, hip-hop, sambas, waltzes and more (complete with matching outfits) in a successful fundraising event that topped 750 in...
Ag Day 2015
Like a Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone Covered Bridge and Big Walnut Creek on a snow-covered morning
Blue With Excitement
The Indianapolis Colts mascot "Blue" visits Tzouanakis Intermediate School amongst a barrage of excited shouting to encourage students to eat healthy and exercise for at least one hour per day.
Fever coach visits Kiwanis
Indiana Fever rookie head coach Stephanie White visited the Greencastle Kiwanis Club on Thursday, reflecting on lessons learned from her years as a basketball player and coach. In addition to the Kiwanians, White spoke to women's basketball teams...
K-9s Toby and Ruckus Visit Bainbridge Elementary
Roachdale Town Marshal Mike Mahoy and master trainer John Holcomb brought two K9-trained dogs to Bainbridge Elementary to show students how the furry partners help police in the line of duty.
Mahoy's dog Toby is a 3 year-old German Shepherd and and...
Bullying Prevention Concert a Success
More than 600 people were in attendance at a bullying prevention awareness concert at Parker Auditorium Wednesday night. The event featured performances from Mike VanRensselaer, Gus Moon, Joel of War Radio and was slated to feature Blues Side Up...
Boomer visits Tzouanakis
As part of program to show appreciation for teachers, Boomer of the Indiana Pacers performed for the kids and helped present gift cards to Tzouankis Intermediate teachers. In a partnership with the Walmart Distribution Center and a little help from...
Putnam County Reality Store 2014
Eighth-graders from Greencastle, Cloverdale, North Putnam, South Putnam and Eminence took part Monday, Oct. 6 in the annual Putnam County Reality Store Experience at the fairgrounds.
Area 30's Ivy Gallery holds first lunch of school year
Culinary Arts students at the Area 30 Career Center in Greencastle hosted their first Ivy Gallery lunch of the 2014-15 school year Wednesday, serving a full house of diners with a meal that included watermelon salad as an appetizer, a loaded baked...
United Way Kick-Off
The United Way of Putnam County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign on Saturday, Sept. 27 in conjunction with the first anniversary of Myers Market.
North Putnam Homecoming 2014
On a wonderfully cool September night, as North Putnam football took on Greencastle, the Homecoming Court stood in front of a massive crowd during half time to see who would be crowned Queen.