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Stories from Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Smoking ordinance filtered by council (03/14/07)
The latest battle over a proposed smoking ban in Greencastle was waged for nearly three hours inside city hall Tuesday evening, but when the smoke finally cleared, there was no clear victor. Council members did not approve the ordinance which would ban smoking in all public places in the city, including restaurants, bars, businesses and private clubs, however, they showed a willingness to vote on it -- with some changes -- next month. (Mark one for the anti-smoking team.)...
New youth issue in today's edition (03/14/07)
The Brazil Times, Putnam County BannerGraphic and the Greene County Daily World will cover all ages with a new special publications. Kaleidoscope has taken its place next to Older Living. Kaleidoscope will feature five sections each month, for 20 somethings, teens, pre-teens, younger youth and parents. Older Living is designed primarily for senior citizens and those approaching that time of life...
Committee looks 20 years ahead into county's future (03/14/07)
A vision statement for where Putnam County will be in the next 20 years was finalized by the Steering and Planning Committee at Thursday's meeting in the Courthouse Annex. Last year, the committee, along with representatives from American Consulting, conducted public forums to find out where residents believed the county would be in the next 20 years and what they would like to do to preserve things the way they currently are. ...
Council takes action to mark new police cars (03/14/07)
Cloverdale police vehicles will be striped soon. The police department recently purchased three new Dodge Chargers that are currently unmarked. However, the Cloverdale Town Council voted in favor of striping the cars through Cyclone Custom Graphics, Fillmore, by a 3-2 margin, with council members John Davis and Judy Whitaker voting no on the measure...
DePauw gets seventh win (03/14/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday, the DePauw University men's tennis team, ranked sixth in the nation, improved to 7-3 on the season after knocking off visiting Southern Indiana, 9-0. At No. 1 singles, Evan Webeler defeated Andrew McGuire, 6-1, 6-7, 6-2, while Scott Swanson beat Bo Scott at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-4...
Season in full swing for GHS (03/14/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday, the Greencastle High School track teams hosted the Greencastle Invitational at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track facility in its only full team indoor meet of prior to the beginning of the regular season. The Tiger Cubs finished the day with a handful of first-place finishes...
Tigers set for Final Four game (03/14/07)
GREENCASTLE -- For the second time in five seasons, the DePauw University women's basketball team has extended its season. The Tigers advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA Division III Tournament last weekend after knocking off Calvin Saturday, 74-61...
Tiger Cubs eager for start of year (03/14/07)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle softball team will look to improve upon its one-win 2006 season with some high aspirations. "We want to win the sectional," first-year head coach Dave Keller said Tuesday evening. Some may look upon that comment with raised eyebrows, but the coach sees a spark in his squad that he thinks could become an inferno...
Putnam County Middle School Tournament Results (03/14/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday, the Greencastle Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team managed to advance to the finals of the Putnam County Tournament after defeating North Putnam in the first round, 27-18. Greencastle had a 7-2 lead after the first quarter but the Cougars pulled to within two, 11-9, by halftime...
Ernest H. "Bud" Crites (03/14/07)
Oct. 10, 1929-March 12, 2007 Ernest H. "Bud" Crites, 77, Freedom, died Monday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Harold and Mabel (Reynolds) Crites. A 1948 graduate of Spencer High School, he served in the U.S. Navy, and worked in vending for 20 years, owning and operating Steichen Vending Machine Sales...
Evelyn Jean Ferrand Eaton Carlyle (03/14/07)
Aug. 24, 1949-March 13, 2007 Evelyn Jean Ferrand Eaton Carlyle, 57, Terre Haute, died Tuesday at the home of a friend after a long battle with cancer. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Amos Harvey and Clova Merril (Bush) Ferrand. She worked in home healthcare for 30 years...
William Harrison York (03/14/07)
April 20, 1937-March 13, 2007 William Harrison York, 69, Ladoga, died Tuesday at St. Clare Medical Center. Born at Gainsboro, Tenn., she was the daughter of Herbert James and Lois (McCarter) York. He was a member of Haw Creek Church of Christ. He worked for Layne and Myers Grain Co. and retired in 1981...