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Stories from Wednesday, October 10, 2007

City's snow removal efforts called into question (10/10/07)
The City of Greencastle's past snow removal efforts were called into question during Tuesday night's council meeting, prompting the mayor to call for a review of the city's policy. Greencastle resident Ola Ekulona addressed council members John Lanie, Tom Roach, Mark Hammer, Bob Sedlack and Russ Evans, telling them that she felt the city has not done an adequate job, in years past, in removing snow from the alleyway running behind her residence on East Washington Street...
Cloverdale council tries to oust the town attorney (10/10/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Yet another battle over Town Attorney Allan Yackey's monthly bill led to board member Judy Whitaker's attempts to oust the lawyer at Tuesday night's town council meeting. Whitaker and council member John Davis questioned Yackey's $4,000 tab for September, asking the other three council members why he charged the town for services in lawsuits that other attorneys were already handling...
Civil War cow immortalized (10/10/07)
The Putnam County Library has a children's book that tells the story of a cow that traveled throughout most of the civil war with some Greencastle soldiers. Children's Librarian Suzanne Hall contacted the BannerGraphic when she received the book and saw the story...
Dedication ceremony for Cloverdale cabin Oct. 13 (10/10/07)
The Farrell cabin, located in the newly energized Cloverdale Park, is completed with the exception of a future fireplace to be located in the west end of the cabin. Old siding and years of accumulated "things" were discarded from the old cabin staring June 13. The foundation was set for the new cabin on July 21 when a fairly large force of visionary volunteers converged on the Cloverdale site to reconstruct the cabin...
South's Egold and GHS boys advance to regional (10/10/07)
Twelve teams converged on the South Putnam cross country course for sectional Tuesday evening. At the end, only a handful of county runners survive to run in regional. In the boys' race, Greencastle finished fifth to advance. Ben Wilson led the way for the Tiger Cubs with a sixth-place finish. On the girls' side, South Putnam's Shannon Egold finished eighth to become Putnam County's only female regional qualifier...
Cougar soccer falls in sectional opener (10/10/07)
AVON -- It was a rough night for the North Putnam girls' soccer team in its opening game of the Avon Sectional. The Cougars lost to Crawfordsville 7-1 and ended the season at 3-12-2. The first half was one to forget for the Cougars. The Athenians jumped on the Cougars early and often...
GMS football sweeps Eagles (10/10/07)
The Greencastle Middle School football teams picked up a pair of wins over South Putnam Tuesday evening. In the seventh grade, the Tiger Cubs defeated the Eagles 26-6. The seventh grade moved its record to 7-0. On the eighth grade side, GMS won 16-14 to move its record to 6-1...
Cougar 8th grade defeats Bulldogs (10/10/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Middle School eighth grade football team defeated Monrovia 28-0 last Thursday to move to 4-4 on the season. Scoring for the Cougars were Chad Keyt, Jake Smerage, Colton Everts, Tyler Shorter and Wes Ensor. Top defensive players were Nate Bryan, Jake Worth, Nathaniel Crosby and Ethan Dickey...
Clovers fall to Mounties in five (10/10/07)
CLOVERDALE -- On Tuesday night, the Cloverdale volleyball team battled with Southmont for five games. The Clovers came up short, losing 16-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22 and 10-15. Kristen McCammon led the Clovers with 10 points and three aces, while Maria Skiles added eight points and four aces. Allie Franklin contributed six points and two aces and Ashley Koosman, Alesha Evans, and Erica Lotz all have five points. Kayla Shepard had three points and Whitney Bond had one point...
Sandra Kay Siddons (10/10/07)
Sandra Kay Siddons, 46, Peru, died Oct. 6 as the result of an accident in Jerseyville, Ill. She was the daughter of Russell and Hazel Siddons, Danville. Additional survivors include her husband Bryan Washburn; a brother, Clyde A. Siddons and wife Shirley; a sister, Connie Lindsey and husband Gene; and a grandmother, Mary A. Siddons, Arkansas...
Police and fire scanners for Oct. 10, 2007 (10/10/07)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Two firefighters on their way to a fire crashed Monday afternoon on County Road 450 South near County Road 315 West. Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Craig Sibbitt responded to the scene at 3:03 p.m...
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