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Stories from Friday, February 9, 2007

Pandemic flu plan continues in Walters' stead (02/09/07)
Putnam County is losing one of its strongest advocates for pandemic flu planning. Steve Walters, public health coordinator for the Putnam County Health Department, announced this week that he is resigning from his post and will be taking a new job at the state Department of Homeland Security...
Civic league member to attend conference (02/09/07)
Cloverdale Civic League member Julie Hoffa will attend a three-day conference in New Orleans through Kaboom, an organization founded to provide playgrounds for children. Home Depot donated $1 million to fund scholarship and grants to qualified organizations to attend the conference, which will take place Feb. 8-10...
Lyon needs bone marrow transplant (02/09/07)
You can take the boy out of the county -- but you can't take the county out of the boy. That slightly altered clichÈ fits the case of Rob Lyon. As the fifth generation of a family that settled in Putnam County in the mid-1800s, Lyon always considered Greencastle and the surrounding communities as his home. ...
Experts weigh in on chimney fires (02/09/07)
On a cold, frigid day, you decide to light a fire to give your home some extra warmth. You select your favorite wood, add the kindling and make sure the flue is open. Suddenly, you hear a roaring sound coming from the chimney and smoke fills the room. You run outside and find flames leaping from the chimney. You have a chimney fire...
North Putnam falls to Tri-West, closing year (02/09/07)
For the BannerGraphic CLAYTON -- On Thursday, the North Putnam Cougar girls' varsity basketball team traveled to Cascade hoping to avenge an earlier loss to the Tri-West Bruins, and advance to the semifinal round of the sectional. Tri-West had defeated the Cougars earlier in the season, 45-38...
Cloverdale girls' season comes to close (02/09/07)
For the BannerGraphic CLAYTON -- The Cloverdale girls' varsity basketball team entered postseason play with a target on its back, sporting the best overall record. The Clovers managed to draw Monrovia in the first round and faced the Bulldogs Thursday at the Class 2A Cascade Sectional, falling 61-52...
GHS wins county title (02/09/07)
Sports Writer BAINBRIDGE -- The Greencastle Tiger Sharks went into North Putnam Thursday night and dominated the night, winning 282-181-132, against the Cougars and the Eagles of South Putnam. Greencastle started the winning early by winning the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1:47.82 and placing second with a time of 1:58.30...
South Putnam stumbles at Northview (02/09/07)
For the Banner Graphic BRAZIL -- Philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote, 'that which does not kill us, makes us stronger.' That expression could easily be applied to the closing series of games that the South Putnam Eagles face over the final couple of weeks...
Landon C. Murray (02/09/07)
Nov. 13, 2006-Feb. 6, 2007 Landon C. Murray, 2 months, Muncie, died suddenly Tuesday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Muncie, he was the son of Bryan J. and Stephanie L. (Langbeen) Murray. Survivors include his parents and a brother, Logan Murray, Muncie; maternal grandparents, Donna Logan, Hobart, and Ernest Langbeen, Hobart; paternal grandparents, Dave and Susan Murray, Greencastle; maternal great-grandmother, Gerry Logan, Matteson, Ill.; paternal great-grandmothers, Jean Murray, Syracuse, N.Y., and Florence Vertanen, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; several aunts and uncles.. ...
Dorotha E. Smith (02/09/07)
June 16, 1912-Feb. 9, 2007 Dorotha E. Smith, 94, Crawfordsville, formerly of Roachdale, died Friday at Williamsburg Health Care at Crawfordsville. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Clifford E. and Pansy Crider Smith. She graduated from West High School in Columbus, Ohio in 1930 and Columbus Business College. She worked as a Teachers Aid and Secretary at Roachdale Elementary for many years...