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Stories from Thursday, February 8, 2007

Bridge 159 plans trouble water for county (02/08/07)
A meeting to discuss a decaying historic bridge has been set up between county and state officials. A tour of old Bridge 159 is planned for Thursday, Feb. 15 when the county commissioners, project engineer and representatives from the state and federal highway departments gather at the Reelsville Fire Station at 9:30 a.m...
Local fans get firsthand look at Super Bowl XLI (02/08/07)
Driving rain and a sloth of agitated Chicago Bears fans couldn't stop Putnam County residents Bev and Matt Land and Tom and Leanna Swearingen from leaping out of their seats at Dolphin Stadium Sunday when Indianapolis Colts defensive back Kelvin Hayden completed a 56-yard sprint to the end zone, helping seal the team's historic Super Bowl victory...
College Goal Sunday helps families fill out forms (02/08/07)
Filling out financial aid paperwork can be complicated and time-consuming, but College Goal Sunday can make it easy for Putnam County families. College Goal Sunday is a program that helps college-bound Indiana students, who qualify for undergraduate admission to a college or technical school in 2007, and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)...
Names of players shared (02/08/07)
The list of names has been submitted for the photo of the 1931 Greencastle High School basketball team that a former Greencastle resident found in a Canadian yard sale. Members of the state runner-up team, which ran on Page 4 of Wednesday's BannerGraphic are (front, from left) Rodney Godfrey, Noble Webb, Hershell Gross, Kenny Dawson, Marion Hurst, Tommy Stone (back row) Coach Bausman, Hank Stone, Jesse McAnally, Gib Hughes, Terrell Bolander and Manager Pat Cancilla...
South Putnam diver misses out on trip to state finals (02/08/07)
AVON -- South Putnam senior diver Shelby Johnston competed in the IHSAA diving regionals at Avon High School Wednesday night, but failed to advance. Johnston's combined score of 184 was not enough to move her to the next round. Amy Cozad of Decatur Central High School grabbed top honors with a dive total of 395 and was followed by Jessica Squires of Centerville High School with a 379.60 total...
Swimmers set for state (02/08/07)
Four Greencastle girls' swimmers have one more day of practice prior to taking part in the Indiana High School Athletic Association Girls' State Swimming and Diving Championships. The event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the Indiana Univesity Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis...
Patriots knock off Tiger Cubs (02/08/07)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Zeros on a basketball scoreboard are never a good thing. And a zero hanging on the visitor's side of the scoreboard for nearly 10 minutes is very bad, but that's exactly what the Greencastle girls' basketball team saw Wednesday evening...
Cascade ends Eagles' season in first round (02/08/07)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam Eagles girls' basketball team saw its hopes of advancing in the sectional dwindle away with just seconds remaining in the game Wednesday. The Eagles were defeated by Cascade 43-41 in the first round of the Class 2A Cascade sectional to end their season at 7-14, but not before a last minute charge...
Cascade ends Eagles' season in first round (02/08/07)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam Eagles girls' basketball team saw its hopes of advancing in the sectional dwindle away with just seconds remaining in the game Wednesday. The Eagles were defeated by Cascade 43-41 in the first round of the Class 2A Cascade sectional to end their season at 7-14, but not before a last minute charge...
Imogene Pierson (02/08/07)
Feb. 14, 1921-Feb. 6, 2007 Imogene (Kelly) Pierson, 85, Danville, died Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Hendricks County, she was the daughter of Wayne and Gladys (Smith) Kelly. She worked for 20 years in the supply department at Farm Bureau Insurance in Indianapolis, retiring in 1983. She was a member of the New Winchester Christian Church...
Vallie M. Head (02/08/07)
Sept. 5, 1933-June 15, 1949 Vallie M. Head, 73, Brazil, died Wednesday at Clay County Health Center. Born in Rockville, she was the daughter of Roy and Ora (Coombs) Powell. She had worked at Windbreaker, Howard Johnson hotel in Brazil as a desk clerk, Holly Hill Nursing Home, and Stinsons Nursing Home, as a caregiver and operated an in-home babysitting service for many years. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church...
Esther M. Danforth (02/08/07)
May 27, 1945-Feb. 6, 2007 Esther M. Danforth, 80, Reelsville, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Savannah, Ga., she was the daughter of Sidney Samuel and Susie Florine (Zettler) Moyd. A graduate of Draughn Business College, she had been an assembler for P.R. Mallory and a homemaker...
Lois Patricia Clore (02/08/07)
Oct. 27, 1939-Feb. 6, 2007 Lois Patricia Clore, 67, North Salem, died Tuesday in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Frank Barnhart and Opal Broach. She was a member of Moose Lodge in Crawfordsville and Donnelly Club. She worked as an associate art worker for R.R. Donnelly, retiring in 2000 after 36 years of service...
Betty Lou Petrey (02/08/07)
April 23, 1932-Feb. 7, 2007 Betty Lou Petrey, 74, formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Cloverleaf Health Care Facility, Knightsville. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Lelia (Brann) Fellows. A 1950 graduate of Reelsville High School, she had worked as a weigh clerk at France Stone Co...