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Stories from Friday, February 16, 2007

Attorney files suit against sheriff (02/16/07)
Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie is the target of a lawsuit accusing him, among several charges, of assault and battery against Putnam County public defender James Recker. The lawsuit, stemming from a 2005 incident between the two men, was filed last week in Marion County Superior Court and a copy of the documents were sent to the BannerGraphic...
Street official urges patience after snow storm (02/16/07)
Greencastle Street Commissioner Paul Wilson is asking for patience on the part of city residents in the wake of this week's major winter storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow -- topped off with ice and sleet -- on the area. He told the BannerGraphic in an e-mail Thursday that the snow storm caused a number of equipment problems for the street department...
Plans approved to move Subway (02/16/07)
Plans were finalized Thursday for a restaurant located inside the Cloverdale Travel Plaza to move from its current location. The Subway restaurant had recently cited a desire to be a free-standing entity and on Thursday, the Cloverdale Plan Commission granted its wishes via a 5-0 vote...
A creative writing contest focusing on some facet of Putnam County agriculture will be one event of the upcoming Putnam County Ag Week. (02/16/07)
The deadline for entries is Friday, March 9 at the Putnam County Extension Office, located in the courthouse annex at 209 W. Liberty St., Greencastle. The contest is an opportunity for participants to share their knowledge about Putnam county while exploring and refining their writing skills. The theme for this year's Ag Week -- with events set for Tuesday, March 20 through Thursday, March 22 -- is "Partnering for Progress."...
The Putnam County P.I.E. Coalition recently announced the availability of grants to help persons, agencies, or organizations develop and implement programs to reduce the amount of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in Putnam County. (02/16/07)
Applicants must address at least one of the following areas: -- Prevention/Education -- programs aimed at preventing alcohol abuse and other drug use in groups of people who are not currently using alcohol and/or other drugs, -- Intervention/Treatment -- programs focusing on methods of intervention and/or treatment in groups of people using or abusing alcohol and/or other drugs or at a significant known risk to use, and...
Area swimmers move on to sectional finals (02/16/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Not even old man winter himself could stop the first round of the Crawfordsville swim sectional Thursday night. Of the competing county schools, Greencastle and South Putnam will have swimmers advancing to Saturday's final. The Tiger Sharks had numerous people advancing in multiple events and captured one first-place finish on the night...
Area swimmers move on to sectional finals (02/16/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Not even old man winter himself could stop the first round of the Crawfordsville swim sectional Thursday night. Of the competing county schools, Greencastle and South Putnam will have swimmers advancing to Saturday's final. The Tiger Sharks had numerous people advancing in multiple events and captured one first-place finish on the night...
Robert L. Hirt III (02/16/07)
Aug. 18, 1988-Feb. 14, 2007 Robert L. "Bobby" Hirt III, 18, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Robert L. Hirt II and Jane E. (Lydick) Hirt Scobee. He was a senior at North Putnam High School and had worked at Baker's Construction and Excavating...
Kylie Mae Krouse (02/16/07)
Dec. 11, 2005-Feb. 14, 2007 Kylie Mae Krouse, 14 months, Greencastle, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Children's Hospital, Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Christina Collins, Green-castle, and Andrew Krouse, Cloverdale. Maternal grandparents are Tonda Collins, Greencastle, and John and Pam Collins, Greencastle. Paternal grandparents are Laurie Davis and Jerry Krouse, Cloverdale...
Gay Alleen Goode (02/16/07)
Sept. 3, 1920-Feb. 14, 2007 Gay Alleen Goode, 86, Greencastle, died Wednes-day at Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born in Turley, Okla., she was the daughter of Everett and Stella Gay Priest-Brackney. A 1938 graduate of Mooresville High School, she had been a homemaker and a member of Brick Chapel United Methodist Church...