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Stories from Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Officials protective of tourism tax (01/24/07)
City and town officials aren't the only ones concerned about the Indiana General Assembly's plan to put a 2-percent cap on property taxes beginning in 2008. Local tourism officials fear they may get the shaft if municipalities are allowed to use a portion of the local innkeeper's tax to fund their budgets to supplement property taxes...
Local art show features Herrold (01/24/07)
Local painter, illustrator, author and designer Jennifer Herrold will be showcasing some of her recent work at Peet's Coffee Shop inside of the Walden Inn at 2 W. Seminary St. in Greencastle. The opening is Thursday, Jan. 25 from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m...
Wellness improved by walkers (01/24/07)
The Putnam County Health Coalition congratulates and thanks all participants who recently completed the Walking for Wellness Program. The goal of the countywide program was to promote personal responsibility in setting goals for good health and to encourage participants to make two simple changes: Move a little more, eat a little less...
Flagger injured at accident site (01/24/07)
A Greencastle man was struck by a car as he was directing traffic away from an overturned semi-truck Monday morning. Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Danny Wallace told the BannerGraphic that the incident occurred at the intersection of U.S. 231 and Ind. 236 at 7:38 a.m. Mark Stoelting, 48, a flagger for the State Highway Department, was one of two workers directing traffic...
GHS girls oust Danville, 104-82 (01/24/07)
On Tuesday, the Greencastle High School girls' swimming team played host to Danville in a tune-up for the Putnam County Meet Thursday, winning, 104-82. The Tiger Sharks picked up six first-place finishes Tuesday en route to the win. Kelsey Murtaugh and Erica Soster both earned two firsts in the meet. ...
SPHS girls fall to Bruins (01/24/07)
LIZTON -- On Tuesday, the South Putnam High School dropped to 7-10 overall after falling to Tri-West on the road, 58-41. The Eagles trailed at the conclusion of the first period, 16-6, and fell behind, 31-17, by halftime. The Bruins outscored the Eagles, 15-8, in the third period but South Putnam had the advantage in the final period, outscoring Tri-West, 16-12...
NPHS girls slip by Turkey Run, 31-22 (01/24/07)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam's varsity girls' basketball squad outlasted Turkey Run, 31-22, at home Tuesday night. Both teams had difficulty on the offensive end. North shot just 35 percent from the field but the Warriors had an even more difficult time, knocking down a lowly 17 percent of their shots...
Swimmers gear up for county meet (01/24/07)
Assistant Editor On Thursday, Greencastle, North Putnam and South Putnam will compete for bragging rights in the county as the three local girls' swimming teams will compete in the Putnam County Meet. The event is scheduled to take place at Greencastle High School and will begin at 6 p.m...
Eagles split with Mooresville (01/24/07)
Assistant Editor Despite helping lead the South Putnam High School boys' swimming team to a victory Tuesday, junior Jon Weaver wasn't pleased with how he competed. The Eagles defeated Mooresville at home Tuesday, 120-42, on senior night, but Weaver, a junior, felt like he could have competed much better...
Canary named GLVC Player of the Week (01/24/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former South Putnam High School girls' basketball standout and current Univresity of Indianapolis freshman Jessica Canary was recently named the Great Lakes Valley Conference women's basketball Player of the Week. She guided U of I to wins over Quincy and SIU Edwardsville...
John P. Nagel (01/24/07)
Oct. 2, 1907-Jan. 23, 2007 John P. Nagel, 99, Greencastle, formerly of Palatine, Ill., died Tuesday morning at his residence. Born in Eagle River, Wis., he was the son of Christian and Angela (Daum) Nagel. He married Elizabeth (Bausch) Nagel, and she survives...
Joseph Fasulko (01/24/07)
March 4, 1929-Jan. 23, 2007 Joseph Fasulko, 77, Greencastle, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in Luzern, Pa., he was the son of Michael and Mary (Lasko) Fasulko. He was owner/operator of Sandusky Express Freight for 35 years, retiring in 1991. He married Olivia King Fasulko, who survives...