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Stories from Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Damage reports continue to come in (02/06/08)
Minor injuries reported in school bus crash (02/06/08)
Minor "bumps and bruises" to students on a South Putnam school bus were the result of a collision with a pick-up truck on Manhattan Road Wednesday afternoon. Officials at the scene just south of Antioch Church told the BannerGraphic the driver of a Dodge Ram pick-up ran into the back of the bus that was stopped to let off a child...
'Wife Swap' reality debuts for Zarings (02/06/08)
Anticipation mixed with a little apprehension has Debby Zaring excited about her family's nationwide TV debut on Wednesday. She and husband Jake of Fillmore participated in the television show "Wife Swap," which will air at 8 p.m. tonight on ABC. And they are planning to watch it with some friends to see how their lives translate to the small screen...
Local canines in 'America's Dog Show' (02/06/08)
The roster for The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has listed prestigious dog owners from the Queen of England and the Czar of Russia to General George Armstrong Custer. This year, the names of three Greencastle residents will be included on that historic list when their champion dogs compete in the 132nd annual event dubbed "America's Dog Show."...
Wind, rain pounds county; damages fire station (02/06/08)
By KEITH BODNARICK Staff Writer For the second time in two weeks, Putnam County was the unfortunate recipient of fluctuating winter weather patterns, resulting in significant wind damage, particularly in the northern end of the county. A strong cell containing both heavy rain and significant wind gusts began moving across the area at approximately 9 p.m. Monday...
Hennette scores 22 to lead Tiger Cubs past South Vermillion, 67-45 (02/06/08)
NASHVILLE -- Turnovers by South Vermillion and the inside play of Kelsey Hennette helped the Greencastle girls' basketball team build a 33-15 halftime lead over the Wildcats Tuesday night in game one of the Brown County Class 3A Sectional. With that lead in hand, the Lady Tiger Cubs were able to overcome 10 second-half turnovers of their own and even build their lead, winning by a final of 67-45...
Cougars bow out of sectional with loss to Speedway, Johnston drops in 19 for North (02/06/08)
CLAYTON -- In the second game of the Class 2A Cascade Sectional, it was a tale to two halves for the North Putnam Cougars. A strong second half was too little too late for North as they fell to Speedway 63-42. "I'm just proud of them," Cougar head coach Kevin Smith said...
William Algan 'Bud' Boller (02/06/08)
William Algan "Bud" Boller, 72, Roachdale, died Saturday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born at Roachdale, he was the son of Lenoard L. and Doris (Barnes) Boller. He attended Russellville and Ladoga schools and Fincastle Community Church. He was a self-employed farmer and did ditching and backhoe work. He had formerly worked at Allison in Indianapolis...
Thomas W. Strouse (02/06/08)
Thomas W. Strouse, 56, Freedom, died Monday. Born in Bloomington, he was the son of Claude and Martha Joan (Stanger) Strouse. A 1968 graduate of Spencer High School, he was retired from Wet­terau in Bloomington after 21 years, and was currently working at Wal-Mart Distribution in Greencastle. He served with the Indiana National Guard and belonged to the Spencer American Legion...
Putnam Scanner for 2-6-08 (02/06/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Two accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Reserve Deputy Mike Downing reported that Jeremy Rich, Coatesville, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet Beretta and drove off the road in a curve, striking a tree and causing the car to catch on fire. Both Rich and his passenger, Casey Frayser were taken to the hospital for treatment. Floyd Twp. Fire was called to extinguish the fire...
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