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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2007

UPDATE: High-speed chase in Florida lands suspected Putnam County bank robber in jail (11/27/07)
The man suspected of robbing nine central Indiana banks was in a Florida jail Monday night after he was arrested last week in Live Oak, Fla. when the stolen tour bus he was driving caught fire following a 50-mile high-speed chase through two states and three counties...
Trapped family pet survives house fire at Cloverdale (11/27/07)
From a young age, children are taught that if they become trapped in a house fire, they shouldn't hide from firefighters. While this holds true for them, a dog trapped in a Cloverdale house fire over the weekend did just that, and lived. Firefighters from the Cloverdale Township Fire Department were called to a house on fire at 203 Brown Ave. Sunday morning and were told the family pet -- a black lab -- was trapped inside the home. The occupant of the home, Christy Truax, was not at home...
Police still looking for Poland suspect (11/27/07)
By JASON MOON Special to the BannerGraphic POLAND -- A search for a man authorities believe robbed a Poland bank is ongoing. On Monday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department received video images of a man who was in the First Financial Bank branch, located on Main Street in Poland on Friday...
Fair board hopes company will have bigger, better rides (11/27/07)
In the hopes of attracting more young adults and teenagers to the midway, the Putnam County Fair Board voted unanimously to contract with Jessop Amusements for the 2008 fair carnival rides. The Cambridge City, Ind.-based company should provide bigger and better rides than the previous contractor, Playland Amusements, said board member Rick Sutherland...
Sleigh bells ringing for supporters (11/27/07)
The Putnam County Museum will host a Holiday Celebration to show appreciation for its supporters from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 in the Museum's multipurpose room. Sponsored by North Salem State Bank, Mill Pond Health Campus, First National Bank, and Humphrey's Wheelhorse, this event is a thank you to everyone who has supported the museum through annual memberships and for those who would like to become members. Those interested in attending should contact the museum by today at 653-8419...
City water project to end Friday (11/27/07)
Greencastle officials have approved what they hope will be the final extension of a major water line project that has plagued businesses and annoyed drivers on the city's north side for months. Crews from Midwest Trenchless, based in Michigan, were contracted back in the spring to reline a century-old water main running from the water plant, located next to the Putnam County Fairgrounds, to the courthouse square...
Teen driver faces charges in fatal crash (11/27/07)
Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter announced Monday that he has filed charges against a Brazil teenager for his role in the deadly car crash that took the life of his girlfriend on the county line a little more than a week ago. Eighteen-year-old Cody D. Wright is charged with resisting law enforcement, resulting in death and criminal recklessness, resulting in death, following the Nov. 17 car crash on CR 900 West that killed 17-year-old Brandee N. Siples, also of Brazil...
Clover wrestlers go 3-2 at Cascade Turkey Duals (11/27/07)
CLAYTON -- The Cloverdale wrestling team went 3-2 on Saturday at the Cascade Turkey Duals, defeating Arsenal Tech, Attica and Monrovia, while falling to Tri-West and the host Cadets. Leading the way for the Clovers were Brittney Hughes and Ben Sanders. Hughes was 5-0 with three pins at 103 pounds. Sanders was 5-0 with two pins at 135...
Cougar freshmen fall to Bulldogs (11/27/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam freshman boys' basketball team fell to 1-1 on the season with a 49-24 loss to Monrovia Monday night. Travis Franklin led the Cougars in scoring with 10 points, followed by Jared Fordice who chipped in four. Jacob Lucas pulled down five rebounds for North Putnam...
Clover boys trounce Riverton Parke (11/27/07)
CLOVERDALE -- After opening the season with a loss to Covenant Christian on Friday night, the Cloverdale boys' basketball team rebounded with a big 85-39 win over Riverton Parke Saturday night. Craig Blair led the Clovers (1-1, 0-0 WCC) with 31 points. Brandon Moon added 20, and Robbie Randalle was in double-figures with 10...
After guiding Hoosiers through turmoil, Lynch inks 4-year deal (11/27/07)
BLOOMINGTON (AP) -- Indiana coach Bill Lynch got his dream job, and the Hoosiers finally got some stability in their football program. Nine days after Indiana completed its most-successful regular season in 14 years, Lynch was rewarded Monday with a four-year contract that will keep him with the Hoosiers through the 2011 season...
Lowell Stringer (11/27/07)
Lowell E. Stringer, 86, Terre Haute and formerly of Rockville, died Saturday at Terre Haute. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lloyd and Opal (Meazel) Stringer. He was an insurance agent for 32 years for the Western and Southern Life Insurance Co., working in Parke and Vigo counties. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the William Penn Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, VFW and American Legion, all in Terre Haute...
Dortha Gwinn (11/27/07)
Services for Dortha Gwinn, 46, Carbon, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lawson--Miller Chapel in Brazil with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will be Thursday at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and again from 7:30-11 a.m. Thursday...
Putnam SCanner for Nov. 27, 2007 (11/27/07)
Sheriff's Department Several accidents were handled by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept...
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