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Stories from Monday, October 15, 2007

Vandalism at Taco Bell shattering (10/15/07)
The Greencastle Taco Bell restaurant advertises that it's open late, but apparently it wasn't late enough for someone who lobbed a concrete block through the west window of the store early Monday morning, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage. The restaurant's general manager Sherry McCracken told the BannerGraphic that an employee left the restaurant at about 2:45 a.m. Monday, after closing for the day, and did not notice anything suspicious...
Sheer skill on display at Museum (10/15/07)
A "Sheep Shawl" program will be conducted at the Putnam County Museum, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. At 10 a.m., Dave Greenburg, winner of sheep-shearing awards in Indiana and Illinois, will talk about sheep, wool and shearing. Then he will shear a sheep for all to see...
S. Putnam approves $2.8 million loan (10/15/07)
The South Putnam School Board voted 5-0 Wednesday to allow administrators to take out a $2.8 million temporary loan to help resolve "cash flow issues." The district will use the money as an advance on its December property tax draw, since the school usually begins to run out of cash to pay its bills as the year nears its end, said South Putnam Superintendent Bruce Bernhardt...
Council vote on LOIT  expected tonight (10/15/07)
When the Putnam County Council convenes at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the courthouse annex, the last item on the agenda will likely be the first thing on most people's mind. The council is expected to vote on the Local Option Income Tax, a funding mechanism presented by state officials as a way to reduce some property taxes while creating funding for public safety...
Second half outburst leads GHS to sectional title (10/15/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Rarely is any title worth having easy to attain. That was the case for the Greencastle Tiger Cubs on Saturday night. Greencastle (14-2-3) completed a run through the toughest bracket at the Terre Haute South soccer sectional with a 3-1 victory over the Northview Knights to claim the championship and advance to the Mooresville Regional on Wednesday night...
Egold shatters personal best time at regional (10/15/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sometimes the difference between satisfaction and disappointment is simply perspective. South Putnam's Shannon Egold, the only Putnam County girl who qualified for cross country regional, ran a 20:23 to set a personal best time by 22 seconds at Saturday's cross country regional at Ben Davis High School...
Greencastle places 10th at regional (10/15/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sometimes too much of a good thing will do you in. The Greencastle boys' cross country team got off to a fast start at Saturday's Ben Davis Regional. It was probably too fast of a start. Led by Ben Wilson's 22nd-place performance, the Tiger Cubs finished 10th as a team...
Dorotha Mae Unger (10/15/07)
Dorotha Mae Unger, 83, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Clarence and Cleavie Shilling. A 1942 graduate of Greencastle High School, she graduated from Approved Beauty Academy of Indiana. She was a homemaker, and a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church...
John Buford Marsee Sr. (10/15/07)
John Buford Marsee Sr., 77, Coatesville, died Saturday. Born in Middlesboro, Ky., he was the son of Daniel Edward and Magnola Browning Marsee. He worked at Western Electric in molding, retiring in 1985. Survivors include five daughters, Dinah K. Crouch, Hillsdale, Sherry McGinnis, Hazelwood, Jennalu Manly, Coatesville, Ramona Crouch, Bridgeport, Ill., and Kimberly Davis, New Mexico; two sons, John B. ...
Charles E. Dowell (10/15/07)
Charles E. Dowell, 69, Roachdale, died at the Ladoga residence of his niece on Monday morning. Born at Kenvir, Ky., he was the son of Charles Edward and Prudie Elizabeth Dowell Sr. He made his home with his niece Judy Tobin, Roachdale, for the last two years. He worked in heating and air conditioning for D & L Heating in Dayton, Ohio, before retirement in 1979. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 16, 2007 (10/15/07)
Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Ronnie Campbell reported that Nicole Gilbert, Coatesville, driving a 2002 Chevrolet van, was stopped over a hill and was waiting for a combine. Meanwhile, a 1997 Honda Shadow motorcycle, driven by Ronald Lyon, Coatesville, was approaching from behind and did not have enough time to stop. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and the motorcycle collided with the back of the van...
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