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Stories from Friday, September 1, 2006

Two people injured in separate accidents (09/01/06)
A Putnam County woman was hospitalized Friday night after she was thrown from her vehicle during a crash on the Greencastle/Monroe Township line road. Police and fire officials who were at the scene said Amber Pollock, 25, of Van Bibber Lake Estates, was headed westbound on CR 200 North, two or three miles east of U.S. 231, when for an unknown reason her vehicle skidded out of control and landed in a row of trees...
Thomas resigns (09/01/06)
On Thursday, State Representative Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) officially resigned from his post to join the Indiana Attorney General's Office, effective today. Thomas and State Attorney General Steve Carter made the joint announcement at Greencastle City Hall Thursday...
Library conducts budget hearing (09/01/06)
The Putnam County Public Library board reviewed the proposed 2007 budget during a public hearing Thursday. Library Director Alice Greenburg informed the board early in the meeting that there were no changes to the budget, but later told them the library might have to do a little juggling at the end of the year especially with supplies budget...
Robbery attempted at bank Putnam County law enforcement officials were on the lookout Friday for a suspected bank robber (09/01/06)
Robbery attempted at bank Putnam County law enforcement officials were on the lookout Friday for a suspected bank robber. Sometime around 10 a.m. Friday, reports indicated that there had been an attempted robbery of First National Bank, 1140 Indianapolis Rd., Greencastle...
After 14 years, paper carrier calls it quits (09/01/06)
After delivering papers for the BannerGraphic for many years, Steve Albright -- known by his friends as 'Stevie' -- is moving on. "I just figured it was time for a change after 14 years," Albright said. Albright, who was born and raised in Greencastle and still lives here today with his wife Janet of 19 years, will be taking a new job at Almost Home on Tuesday. He said this change has been his own personal choice...
Citizens tackle fleeing burglars (09/01/06)
On Friday, Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter announced charges had been filed against two Plainfield men after an attempted burglary of a garage in rural Putnam County. Jeremy Douglas McCormack, and Shawn Flanagan, both 26, and both of Plainfield, were arrested Wednesday evening by Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Sgt. Tom Helmer. Both are currently being held at the Putnam County Jail...
Robbery suspect still at-large (09/01/06)
Putnam County law enforcement agencies are still on the hunt for the suspect involved in the Friday bank robbery at First National Bank, 1140 Indianapolis Road in Greencastle. According to Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin, at 9:55 a.m., a lone gunman entered the bank and demanded money from the tellers...
Oct. 13, 1917-Aug. 31, 2006 (09/01/06)
Melba M. Robinson, 88, Spencer, died Thursday at the Residence at McCormick's Creek, Spencer. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ralph O. and Laura (Richie) Mundy. She married Howard P. Robinson. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cloverdale Church of Christ...
March 23, 1986-Sept. 1, 2006 (09/01/06)
Everett George Lanham III, 20, Bainbridge, died Friday morning at his residence. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Michael E. and Susan K. (Boswell) Lanham, both of Bainbridge. He was a 2005 North Putnam High School graduate with honors. Survivors include his parents; sisters Pamela S. ...
Melba Robinson (09/01/06)
Melba Robinson, 88, Spencer, died Thursday at Residence McCormick's Creek Nursing Home, Spencer. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
George Lanham (09/01/06)
George Lanham, 20, Bainbridge, died Friday morning at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.