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Stories from Friday, December 28, 2007

Selling an item online? Beware (12/28/07)
It sounded too good to be true. And it was. In the past three weeks, four Greencastle residents with items for sale on the Internet were scammed by con artists sending bogus orders to purchase. Greencastle Police Det. Randy Seipel said each of the victims had items, including a motorcycle, posted for sale on several Internet classified sites, including HoosierTopics.com...
Mayor bids fond farewell to city hall (12/28/07)
A lot of handshakes, hugs, and a few tears were shared Friday afternoon by the crowd at Greencastle City Hall, gathered to honor outgoing Mayor Nancy Michael and city council members Russ Evans, Bob Sedlack and Tom Roach. "This is a great county and a great community," Michael said in her closing address...
Paint sales are local success story (12/28/07)
Headley Hardware sells a lot of Valspar paint. About 8,700 gallons every year. It's enough to give every inch of Headley's 13,000-square-foot sales floor more than 230 coats of paint, or one coat every day and a half for a year. And enough to make Greencastle's oldest -- and only -- family-owned hardware store the fifth largest Do It Best Valspar seller in the country...
Clovers fall to Eastern Greene in OT (12/28/07)
By Travis David For the BannerGraphic ELNORA -- Every player dreams of hitting the game winning shot for his team as the game clock expires. Eastern Greene senior center Ben Arthur made that dream a reality Thursday night in the opening round of the Second Annual Graber Post Buildings Holiday Tournament, giving the Thunderbirds a dramatic 54-53 overtime victory over the Clovers of Cloverdale...
Tigers look to rebound from loss tonight (12/28/07)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor Coming off their second loss of the season in last week's Caribbean Hoops Showdown in Cancun, Mexico, the DePauw women's basketball team (7-2, 1-0 SCAC) look to return to its winning ways tonight as they host Ohio Northern University at 7 p.m. in the Lilly Center...
Edward Raymer (12/28/07)
Edward Raymer, 65, Quincy, died Wednesday at his sister's home in Morgantown. Born in Nashville, Tenn., he was the son of Ernest Mac and Fannie Mae (Gourley) Raymer. He was a graduate of Warren Central High School and attended Indiana University. He was a retired UAW Committeemen at Chrysler Corp. in Kokomo...
Bernice M. Powers (12/28/07)
Bernice M. Powers, 87, Ladoga, died Friday at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. Born in Bainbridge, she was the daughter of Fred and Corda (Ader) Rogers. She married Lloyd J. Powers on April 12, 1938 in Greencastle. He died in 1991. She worked at the Weathervale Clothing Store in Crawfordsville and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Roachdale Christian Church and was one of the congregation's "Prime Timers."...
Ian Merritt Boswell (12/28/07)
Ian Merritt Boswell, 24, Key Largo, Fla., formerly of Indianapolis and Greencastle, died Monday. He graduated from Coral Shores High School and attended Valencia Community College. He was a member of the Key Largo Baptist Church. At age 14, he worked for Key Divers in Key Largo as a mate until age 21. He then worked for Comcast for more than a year...
Putnam Scanner for 12-29-07 (12/28/07)
City Police Several tickets were issued and one accident investigated by the Greencastle Police Department. Officer Eric Vaughan issued the following tickets: Officer Darrel Bunten issued the following tickets: Officer Ed Wilson issued the following tickets:...
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