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Stories from Friday, January 12, 2007

Church presents case to council (01/12/07)
A Roachdale church looked for some answers, and perhaps a little divine help, during the Roachdale Town Council meeting Tuesday night. As featured in a previous BannerGraphic article, the Family of God Church, 205 N. Walnut St., had experienced a sewage backup that flooded the church's basement at the end of December. Counting this incident, the church has had sewage backup issues three times since March of 2005...
Different type of flodding has town in messy water (01/12/07)
Concerns with flooded yards and basements floated to the ears of the Roachdale Town Council Tuesday night. Residents who live in the alleyway between Main and East streets informed the council during the meeting about their concerns with the flooding from the storm drains in the alley...
Lanie to serve as City Council president (01/12/07)
During their first meeting of the new year, members of the Greencastle City Council voted Tuesday night to elect John Lanie as their next president. Current council president Bob Sedlack, who has served in that capacity for the past two years, has decided to step down, however, he will continue to serve as a regular member of the board alongside Mark Hammer, Tom Roach and Russ Evans...
Council members question hiring of new attorney (01/12/07)
The question of whether hiring attorney Allan Yackey to represent the town of Cloverdale was raised again Tuesday. At its regular monthly meeting, the council received a copy of a letter that council president Don Sublett had written to Yackey, expressing that he would represent the town council and had previously represented the council president in his "capacity as Executive of Cloverdale."...
Red Cross unit gears up for fundraiser (01/12/07)
To members of the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter Putnam County Unit, a hero can be anybody. A hero can be the soldier serving in the war in Iraq or it could be that person who helps a child retrieve a cat from the tree. And the local unit wants to honor all of these heros...
Clovers knock off conference foe, 85-69 (01/12/07)
The Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball team hosted West Central Conference rival Cascade Friday night, hoping to compete with the Cadets, who entered the game undefeated in conference play with a 3-0 record. The Clovers played a balanced game on both ends of the floor and handed Cascade its first WCC loss of the season, 85-69...
SPHS defense too much for Tiger Cubs (01/12/07)
Greencastle High School girls' basketball coach Glenn Hile has seen it before. On Friday, his team had time finding the bottom of the bucket as the Tiger Cubs fell to South Putnam, 32-21. Greencastle dropped to 1-14 overall this season, including 0-3 in the West Central Conference, while the Eagles improved to 7-8 and 1-2...
NPHS girls fall to Monrovia (01/12/07)
The North Putnam varsity girls basketball team was defeated by the Monrovia Bulldogs, 54-43, Friday night at home. The girls battled with Monrovia most of the game but fell short due to poor ball handling and a Monrovia run. North was led by Chelsea Green with 15 points and Brook Miller with 13...
Fast start propels GHS past Eagles (01/12/07)
A slow start can doom a basketball team. On Friday, the South Putnam High School boys' basketball squad found that out. Greencastle outscored the Eagles, 24-5, en route to a 65-46 win over South Putnam Friday evening at the McAnally Center. The Tiger Cubs improved to 7-5 overall and 3-0 in the West Central Conference while the Eagles dropped to 2-9 overall and 0-4 in league play...
North Putnam slips by Bulldogs (01/12/07)
The North Putnam boys' went against the Monrovia Bulldogs Friday night at home, with the Cougars coming out on top, 64-61. The Cougars jumped on the Bulldogs and never let up. They combined good offensive play with a very aggressive defense to gain the victory...
Clovers escape visiting Cascade, 38-36 (01/12/07)
Utilizing stifling defensive pressure in the second half and overcoming a dreadful shooting performance in the first half, the Cloverdale girls were able to escape with a 38-36 victory Friday night in a hotly contested battle with fellow WCC frontrunner Cascade...
Paul William Eggers (01/12/07)
July 14, 1941-Jan. 11, 2007 Paul William Eggers, 65, Quincy, died Thursday at his daughter's residence in Cloverdale. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of John and Geneva "Neb" (Williamson) Eggers. He married Barbara E. (Showecker)Eggers on Dec. 7, 1963. She preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2004...
Mae Almeda Diel (01/12/07)
Mae Almeda Diel, 90, Indianapolis, died Jan. 10. Born in Putnam County, she worked 36 years at Allison Division of General Motors, retiring in 1979. She was a member of United Auto Workers, Travel Study Club, Order of Eastern Star and Speedway United Methodist Church. She had been a resident of Lakeview Manor in Indianapolis since 1979...
Dorothy K. Haltom (01/12/07)
Sept. 1, 1934-Jan. 10, 2007 Dorothy K. Haltom, 72, Plainfield, formerly of Putnam County, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Columbus, Ga., she was the daughter of James F. Duncan and Lula Belle (Millsap) Duncan. She worked at several restaurants in the Greencastle and Cloverdale area, including the Windy Hill Golf Course, the Monon Grill and the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Greencastle...