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Cloverdale daycare under investigation (02/07/08)
The Cloverdale Police Department has launched a "preliminary investigation" at an area child daycare center, according to Deputy Marshal Jason Baugh who is leading the probe. Baugh would not say what type of investigation he was conducting at Ju Ju's Daycare, but he said he began the investigation Thursday morning. He also said he was not conducting an independent investigation but declined to identify which agencies are assisting him...
Utility billing irregularities among council's concerns (02/07/08)
Fillmore Town Council members disclosed more details of the town's troubled financial situation Thursday, and though they are not yet capable of solving those problems, the new officials say they are on their way to understanding them. After reporting that the small town is carrying over $1 million dollars in debt last month, council president Jeff Osborn expanded on the town's bookkeeping woes by revealing water and sewer arrears are in excess of $86,000...
No serious injuries in school bus crash (02/07/08)
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 that the driver of a Dodge Ram pick-up truck ran into the back of the bus that was stopped to let off a child shortly before 4 p.m...
Lego maniacs wanted (02/07/08)
Volunteers needed to remove Christmas lights from square (02/07/08)
Frequent snow squalls, rain and 80-mph winds have hampered efforts to take down the lights that decorated the Greencastle square for the holidays, according to officials involved in the effort. Department of Public Works Director Paul Wilson told the BannerGraphic his crews have been busy in their efforts to remove snow and ice, deal with wind storms and clear flooded streets and have been unable to take down the lights that hang from atop the courthouse and on trees around the square...
DPU  alum McWethy, 61, dies in ski accident (02/07/08)
KEYSTONE, Colo. -- John McWethy, a retired ABC News correspondent who had to flee the Pentagon after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks but continued reporting live, died Wednesday after a skiing accident. He was 61. Witnesses said McWethy was skiing fast on an intermediate trail when he missed a turn and slid chest-first into a tree, Summit County Coroner Joanne L. Richardson said. McWethy died of blunt force injuries, she said...
Evans mansion to house more ResCare youth (02/07/08)
Plans for a fourth group home operated by ResCare in Greencastle were approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday night. The site they have selected is a 6,800-square-foot mansion once owned by Dixie Chopper founder Art Evans and valued at more than $600,000. The home is located on 5 acres of wooded property just west of the Putnam County Airport and Dixie Chopper building. The property is zoned Agricultural...
County assesses damage from high winds (02/07/08)
Damage reports continued to come in Wednesday from a major February storm that ripped through Putnam County Tuesday night. The National Weather Service reports sustained winds of 90 mph and even stronger wind gusts that left a path of destruction from the west-central part of the county to the northeast corner at Bainbridge and Roachdale...
Applications top 4,000 for fall enrollment (02/07/08)
Total applications for enrollment to DePauw University in the fall have eclipsed 4,000 and the number of applications completed by international (non-U.S. citizen) students is up 243 percent. "We've extended the application deadline to February 15 because of the flurry of activity we're seeing," says Stefanie Niles, vice president of admission and financial aid. "It is shaping up to be a robust conclusion to another very fine year for our office."...
Boetjer's late three-pointer sends South Putnam to sectional semifinal (02/07/08)
CLAYTON -- When Chelsie Haltom's three-pointer with 56 seconds remaining gave Cloverdale the lead, it looked like they had done it to county-rival South Putnam for the third time this year. As the seconds ticked away, time was running out for South Putnam. In the chaotic final minute, neither team could do much that was productive. But the Clovers seemed to be holding on to their lead...
GGUSBC Standings and Scores (02/07/08)
The Greater Greencastle USBC has released its bowling standings as of Feb. 1. GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 2-1-08) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Jalyn Duff 95 High female scratch series -- Jalyn Duff 182...
Edna Ellen Reinoehl (02/07/08)
Edna Ellen Reinoehl, 83, Brazil, died Thursday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born July 29, 1924, in Carbon, she was the daughter of Roy and Anna Blanche (Craig) Hardesty. She is survived by her husband Philip Arthur Reinoehl; children Sheila McKee and husband Jerry, Jill Elson and Beckey Thomas and husband Rick, all of Brazil, Gregg Reinoehl and wife Sharon, Reelsville; sister Blanche Law, Brazil; brother Roy Eugene Hardesty, Spencer; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Clinton Shirley Asher (02/07/08)
Clinton Shirley Asher, 85, Russellville, died late Wednesday afternoon at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born at home in Boone County, he was the son of Harvey Clinton and Edna May Rubeck Asher. While living in Putnam County he was a farmer and a truck driver for 30 years. ...
Joseph Robert Garceau (02/07/08)
Joseph Robert Garceau, 65, Greencastle, died Monday at his residence. Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling arrangements.
Sandra K. Wallen (02/07/08)
Sandra K. Wallen, 65, Stilesville, died Thursday morning at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Rosemary N. McDonald (02/07/08)
Rosemary N. McDonald, 84, Cloverdale, died Wednesday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Cloverdale.
Max E. Jordan (02/07/08)
Max E. Jordan, 86, Gosport, died Wednesday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Georgetown, Ill., he was the son of Samuel O. and Hazel May (Steward) Jordan. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a maintenance troubleshooter for the Indiana University Foundation in Bloomington, and was a farmer and minister. He was a member of Cloverdale Christian Church...
Mary L. (Love) Smith (02/07/08)
Mary L. (Love) Smith, 90, Stilesville, died Wednesday morning. Born in Grandview, she was a registered nurse and a member of Emmanual Lutheran Church, Seymour. She married James R. Smith, who died Aug. 19, 2004. Surviving are two sons, James K. Smith and wife Linda, Little Rock, Ark., and Dale Robert Smith and wife Carol, Stilesville; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren...
Kelly J. Baker (02/07/08)
Kelly J. Baker, 62, Greencastle, died Monday. Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of Lewis M. and Mildred R. Overton Baker. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam, including two tours and received two Purple Hearts. He worked at the GM metal fabrication plant in Indianapolis...
Harold Boldon (02/07/08)
Pastor Harold Boldon, 77, Brazil, died Tuesday at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Green Bay, Wis., he was the son of Adolph A. and Ella (Morris) Boldon. Pastor Boldon obtained his ministerial education at Lincoln Christian College and furthered his knowledge through the Hospital Chaplain program at Indiana University. He has served as a minister in many locations including Missouri, Indiana, Florida and Minnesota, and had preached in India and Canada...
Putnam Scanner for 2-8-08 (02/07/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Clarification In Wednesday's article about the storm damage, the story read, "as of noon Wednesday, all but 500 homes were still without power." The story should have said that only 500 homes were still without power...
Putnam Scanner for 2-7-08 (02/07/08)
City police The Greencastle Police Department responded to two accidents recently. Jamarcus Smith, 26, Indianapolis, advised the officer that he was southbound in a 2002 Nissan Altima when a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by Lindsey Sutherlin, 22, Greencastle, pulled directly in from of him. ...
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