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Stories from Friday, June 9, 2006

Chamber sets open house (06/09/06)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its recent move a block south with an open house from 4-7 p.m., June 22. The public is invited to the event which will include appetizers, door prizes, a cash bar and tours. The thought of moving the location of the group, whose job it is to promote business in the greater Greencastle area, had been in the works for quite some time, but in May, it became official...
Children catch acting bug at Playhouse (06/09/06)
This summer will be a special time for kids at the Putnam County Playhouse. PCP is offering two summer theatre workshops. One workshop is for children who will be in grades 3-5 this fall, and the other is for children in grades 6-8 this fall. Both will be conducted the week of June 18-24. Best of all, both workshops are free...
Hope finds way to recreation center (06/09/06)
Hope's Way has saddled up its horses, hitched up its wagon and taken to the road to bring attention to the many special needs children in Indiana and to the free recreation services provided to them at the Bainbridge area facility. A three-day journey from Hope's Way to Martinsville this week has raised awareness of the upcoming festival fundraiser that provides family entertainment while raising funds for the family-operated recreation center for special needs children...
Schroeder leaving S. Putnam for post at Clay Community (06/09/06)
After a school year plagued with teacher layoffs and financial strife, South Putnam Supt. Dan Schroeder confirmed Friday he will be accepting a new job with Clay Community Schools after only one year with South Putnam. "I don't want to go into the particulars, but it has been a difficult year," Schroeder told the BannerGraphic Friday. ...
20-year sentence for Long (06/09/06)
Sobs, sighs and gasps filled the Putnam County Courtroom Thursday morning as a packed audience expressed their reactions to the sentencing of Bradley Long in the 2005 death of Kelcey Sullivan. "You took away his love, his beautiful smile and his hugs," Jane Sullivan said of her son in addressing his convicted killer during the sentencing hearing...
Area 30 board members test drive new hybrid car (06/09/06)
With the price of gasoline on the rise, engineers across the country have been working at a faster rate attempting to create new vehicles that run on other types of fuel. Students from the Area 30 Career Center have thrown their hat in the mix as well...
Alliance believes group sessions were successful (06/09/06)
A lot of thoughtful comments have come out of the recent discussions with the Hometown Greencastle Alliance about the future of Greencastle. "I think people wanted to talk about our community," Alliance member Ken Eitel said on the day following a public forum at Greencastle Middle School...
Sept. 19, 1936-June 8, 2006 (06/09/06)
Bonnie Engle, 69, Greencastle, died Thursday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Ashland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Harold T. and Donna (Clark) Maxhimer. She was a storeroom clerk for the Greencastle Senior Center for four years and had previously been a receptionist for the Greencastle Street Dept. for 10 years...
Feb. 7, 1933-June 7, 2006 (06/09/06)
Damita Rae Lyon, 73, Greencastle, Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Sherman R. and Ruby V. (Belk) Nichols. She attended school in Brazil. On February 20, 1953 she married Kenneth M. Lyon. He survives...
All Obits Printed June 9, 2006 (06/09/06)
Bonnie Engle, 68, Greencastle, died Thursday evening at Mill Pond Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle. Dec. 6, 1910-June 5, 2006 Wilma S. Spencer, 95, of Crawfordsville, Waveland and Russellville, died Monday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis...