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Stories from Saturday, September 15, 2007

Downtown spruce up part of United Way's Day of Caring (09/15/07)
The aroma of freshly placed mulch filtered through downtown Greencastle Friday morning. Up the block from the BannerGraphic office, Mayor Nancy Michael and other city leaders rolled back their sleeves and went to work planting fresh fall flowers in the concrete planters around the square and applying new mulch to the tree pits as part of Putnam County United Way's inaugural Day of Caring...
Cloverdale turns down $5,000 grant (09/15/07)
CLOVERDALE -- When it comes to governmental bureaucracy, no good deed goes unpunished, it seems. The town board decided to turn down a $5,000 matching grant for park equipment at an special meeting Friday evening, agreeing that the grant had not gone through the proper channels before the state awarded it...
Ralph Nader at DePauw Sept. 27 (09/15/07)
Ralph Nader -- consumer advocate, lawyer, activist and three-time presidential candidate -- will come to the campus of DePauw University Thursday, Sept. 27. Nader, recently named "one of the 100 most influential figures in American history" by Atlantic Monthly, will present the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture, "Don't Waste Your 20's! Your Most Creative Decade."...
At the Library, Sept. 17-26 (09/15/07)
Sept. 17-26 Programs and Events Thursday, Sept. 20 -- A Conversation with the Author: bell hooks, 6-7:30 p.m. The 2007-08 Author Series begins its fourth season with the appearance of author bell hooks. The author of several children's books, hooks will read from and talk about them as well as her books, "All About Love" and "Salvation." hooks is also the author of a prolific body of work on feminism, race, art, education, and cultural politics. ...
Peace Walk marks Peace Day in city (09/15/07)
In recognition of International Peace Week, a community walk for peace is planned for 5 p.m. Sunday at the Greencastle Labyrinth in Hamilton Park at the corner of Jackson and Hannah streets. Parking is available in the lot south of the park. An opening ceremony will welcome all who attend and will include a peace litany, reflections on peace, labyrinth walking and bell ringing for peace. ...
Artistic horse adds color to north side of square (09/15/07)
A horse is a horse -- of course, of course -- but few are more colorful or have attracted as much attention as than the one that recently took up residence on the north side of the courthouse square in Greencastle. Passers by attorney Bob Perry's Franklin Street office Thursday afternoon couldn't help but stare at the nearly life-sized sculpture decorated with blue, green, yellow and pink paint standing proudly next to the front door. ...
Eagles get season's first victory with 24-21 win over Greencastle (09/15/07)
For some there's nothing sweeter than a kiss from your wife along with your first victory of the season. Fortunately for South Putnam head coach Troy Burgess, he received both after his Eagles defeated Greencastle 24-21 Friday night. "They (the team) answered the call," Burgess said. ...
Injuries put damper on victory as Cougars improve to 5-0 (09/15/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The undefeated, Class 2A, second-ranked, North Putnam Cougars football team traveled to Indianapolis Friday night to play the always tough, Park Tudor Panthers. North Putnam improved its season record to 5-0, defeating the Panthers 21-6, but the biggest story of the game was injuries suffered by four Cougar players on the Park Tudor field artificial turf...
Big plays power 22-6 Cloverdale win (09/15/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Defending their field on homecoming, Cloverdale took it to Cascade early and made plays at key times throughout the night to come away with a 22-6 win. For Clover coach Kyle Winkler, it was simply a case of wanting it more. "The key to this game was pride. We felt when we came into the game that we were going to win," Winkler said...
Alex Alleys release this week's standings (09/15/07)
Alex Alleys has released the standings of nine of its leagues. Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Jalyn Duff 79 High female scratch series -- Jalyn Duff 155 High male scratch game -- Mike Hamilton, Jr. 60 High male scratch series -- Mike Hamilton, Jr. 108...
Helen A. Stringer (09/15/07)
Helen A. Stringer, 89, Greencastle, died Friday morning at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Virgil and Eva (McCloud) Wincel. She was a homemaker and a member of Jehovah's Witness. She married Loyd Stringer, who preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for 9-15-07 (09/15/07)
Sheriff's Dept. The Putnam County Sheriff's Department investigated three recent accidents. Deputy Dan Wallace reported that Darla Minartz, Coatesville, driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, was following a 1991 Dodge Caravan, driven by Connie A. Michaud, Mooresville, through Belle Union on CR 600 South. Minartz stated that she tried to pass Michaud and she turned left in front of her. Michaud said she was trying to turn left into a driveway and was struck by Minartz...
School calendars for week of Sept. 17, 2007 (09/15/07)
CLOVERDALE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Sept. 17-22 Cloverdale Elementary School Monday, Sept. 17 -- ISTEP testing begins -- Tree house, second, third, fourth grades, 2:45-3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 -- Tree house, second, third, fourth grades, 2:45-3:50 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 -- Tree house, second, third, fourth grades, 2:45-3:50 p.m...
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