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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Video reveals holes in Edgelea drainage (07/17/07)
A rat's-eye view of a drainage pipe in the Edgelea Subdivision north of Greencastle held the attention of county officials and local residents Monday, as the Putnam County Commissioners continued to look into drainage issues in the pricey residential area...
Police: Child slipped out of water wings (07/17/07)
A week has passed since a Greencastle toddler drowned in her grandmother's backyard swimming pool, and now more details about the death are known. Greencastle Police Detective Randy Seipel told the BannerGraphic that based on his investigation, 2-year-old Serinity L. Hammer entered the 3 1/2-foot-deep swimming pool undetected and somehow slipped out of the inflatable water wings she was wearing on her arms, causing her to go under the water...
York pleads not guilty (07/17/07)
A Putnam County man accused of molesting and taking nude pictures of boys in his neighborhood pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday. George Oea York, 74, Van Bibber Lake Estates, who was arrested last Friday on charges of child molesting, child exploitation, vicarious sexual gratification and dissemination of matter harmful to minors, told the judge "I did not do it."...
Clarinetist/physicist performs at Gobin (07/17/07)
Gareth Guest, who has had a duel career as a clarinetist and nuclear physicist, will be joined by pianist John Clodfelter in a program of "Mostly French" works in the sixth program of the Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Gobin United Methodist Church...
Free diabetes screening July 25 at county fair (07/17/07)
Putnam County Hospital in cooperation with the Putnam County Health Coalition, the Adult Open Class Exhibit Hall and Medtronic Diabetes and Bayer Healthcare will offer free diabetes screening and an educational event from 3:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 in the Community Building at the county fairgrounds...
Retiring coach remembers love of swimming more than wins and losses (07/17/07)
For some, athletics is about the wins and losses, the awards and the accolades. But for recently-retired GHS varsity swim coach Paul Bretscher, nothing is more important than the love of the sport. Or more to the point, the love you get from the sport...
Caitlin Gannaway narrowly misses national meet (07/17/07)
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Greencastle's Caitlin Gannaway came heart-breakingly close to going to the USATF Junior Olympic Nationals while competing at the regional competition on Sunday. The shot-putter missed by approximately 3/4 inch. The top three in the competition advance to nationals, and coming into the final throw, Gannaway was in third with a throw of 10.21 meters (33 feet 6 inches). ...
James Peck Jr. (07/17/07)
James Louis "Jim" Peck Jr., 66, died Sunday at Major Hospital, Shelbyville. Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of James Louis Peck Sr. and Elizabeth J. Fallain. He married M. Janet Peck, and she survives. He was employed by the Greencastle Community School Corporation from 1975-87, serving as superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal and teacher. ...
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