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Stories from Monday, April 16, 2007

Juveniles face charges in pellet gun shootings (04/16/07)
Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter said Monday that he is seeking charges against two juveniles accused of shooting two children with a pellet gun at Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park last week. Bookwalter told the BannerGraphic Monday morning that he filed charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and battery with a deadly weapon against the juveniles...
Applications accepted for school board seat (04/16/07)
The Greencastle Township Trustee will be receiving applications for an appointment to the Greencastle School Board until May 3. The seat now filled by Jack Berry is up for appointment. The four-year term begins July 1. Anyone interested can pick up a copy of an application and guidelines from Trustee Thelma Bumgardner at 620 Tennessee St., or by calling her office at 653-5918 or her home at 653-5549...
Board considering new home for Area 30 (04/16/07)
School districts participating in the Area 30 Career Center may soon begin looking for a new location to build their own facility. And the Greencastle School Board is interested in that possibility if it means no new taxes for local property owners...
Up to 8,000 coon hunters at fairgrounds (04/16/07)
The Deer Creek Coon Hunters Club will host the 49th annual Walker Days Thursday through Saturday at the Putnam County 4-H Fairgrounds. Coon dogs and handlers from up to 48 states are expected to attend the event, which could draw up to 8,000 people...
Weatherford finishes second in 'true mile' (04/16/07)
Staff reports INDIANAPOLIS -- While his track teammates were at North Montgomery competing in the Charger Relays Friday Night, GHS senior Andy Weatherford was at Franklin Central High School competing in the Flashes Indy Showcase. The "mile" in most track meets is actually 1,600 meters, 9.34 meters short of a full mile. In this "true mile" event, 1,600 meter defending-state-champion Weatherford finished second with a time of 4:15.4...
Tigers split Sunday doubleheader (04/16/07)
Staff reports Jack Gavin's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth scored Jon Newman for the game-winning run in DePauw baseball's 6-5 SCAC victory in game one of Sunday's doubleheader. Oglethorpe took game two, 8-6. DePauw is 22-14 overall and finished the SCAC regular season 11-5. ...
Greencastle softball falls to Crawfordsville (04/16/07)
Staff reports Greencastle's softball team dropped a tough game to Crawfordsville, 8-4, on its home field Friday night. Crawfordsville jumped out early and scored four runs in the top of the first to put the Tiger Cubs behind the eight ball. "I'm extremely please with our effort," coach Dave Keller said...
Thomas K. Stringer (04/16/07)
pending notice Thomas K. Stringer, 68, Greencastle, died Monday at Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Ellen G. Trump (04/16/07)
Sept. 28, 1911-April 13, 2007 Ellen G. Trump, 95, Bloomington, Ill., died Friday afternoon at Heritage Manor-Normal. Born in Groveland, she was the daughter of James J. and Ida (Huffman) Bugg. She was a homemaker. She married Mearl Trump in 1932. He died June 24, 2001...
Mary K. Deem (04/16/07)
pending notice Mary K. Deem, 83, Greencastle, died Monday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Charles Robert Kirkpatrick (04/16/07)
July 4, 1919-April 13, 2007 Charles Robert Kirkpatrick, 87, Wingate, died Friday in Lafayette after a lengthy illness. Born near Wingate, he was the son of Charles R. and Fronie (Romine) Kirkpatrick. He attended Newtown Schools and graduated from Jackson Heights School in 1937. ...