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Stories from Friday, December 1, 2006

Buzz bomb again in spotlight (12/01/06)
Putnam County's World War II-era buzz bomb, recently restored and placed back on its stand next to the county courthouse in Greencastle, has once again landed in the national spotlight. Internationally-known travel writer Mike Michaelson told the BannerGraphic during a recent telephone interview that the bomb will be the leading subject of his article set to appear Sunday, Dec. 10 in Chicago's Daily Herald newspaper and the Gary Post-Tribune...
Senior volunteers help make holiday brighter for kids (12/01/06)
Jackie Young's husband, Dave, started volunteering at the Putnam County Hospital several years ago. With no one at home, Jackie felt like she just had to find something to do. So she started volunteering for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in 1972...
Library book sales good source of seasonal treasures (12/01/06)
Friends of the Library invite the public to two holiday book sales at the Putnam County Public Library at 103 East Poplar Street in Greencastle from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. The first is the Friends' regular sale in the basement of the older section of the library. The second is a Holiday Silent Auction in the Kiwanis Room. Highest bidders will be announced at 5 p.m. ...
Tiger Cubs take down Cloverdale (12/01/06)
The Greencastle High School boys' basketball team's first win of the season put them in the Putnam County championship. The Tiger Cubs defeated Cloverdale 53-47 in the opening game of the 2006 Putnam County Tournament to advance to today's tournament championship...
Cougars pounce on Eagles in tourney (12/01/06)
The North Putnam Cougars entered the tournament with only seven day's worth of practice time heading into Friday night's opening round of the Putnam County Tournament. And after picking up a 60-43 win over rival South Putnam, it's clear that a lot can happen in just one week...
Martha L. Sillery (12/01/06)
Martha L. Sillery, 76, Clinton, Wis., formerly of Greencastle, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Berenice H. Wilson (12/01/06)
Sept. 18, 1917-Nov. 30, 2006 Berenice H. Wilson, 89, Bainbridge, died Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Albert and Eva (Wells) Brattain. A graduate of Greencastle High School, she was a homemaker and had helped her husband farm. She had worked at the license branch in Greencastle in 1942, and was member of the Order of Eastern Star in Carbon for more than 60 years...
Claude Wood (12/01/06)
Nov. 20, 1923-Nov. 30, 2006 Claude William Wood, 83, Reelsville, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Roy and Mary Belle (Vest) Wood. He was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School, and had owned and operated Horizon Printing in Indianapolis, retiring in 1981. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Cloverdale, Southport and Barth Place United Methodist Church, as well as the Greencastle American Legion...