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Stories from Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Update: North Putnam cancels game (02/12/08)
Greencastle Community Schools dismissed students early Tuesday as sleet and ice continued to blanket Putnam County and increase road hazards.
Greencastle students embark on project to remember murdered teen (02/12/08)
Though he died more than 50 years ago, the story of a 14-year-old African-American's brief life is now touching the lives of students at Greencastle High School. In the One Book/One School project, teenagers are discussing "A Wreath for Emmett Till," a book of poems by Marilyn Nelson, in a weeklong project that involves films, art and writing, discussion, and a live conversation with the author...
'Rebuilding Together' effort needs your help (02/12/08)
For people with leaky roofs or other home repair needs beyond what they can accomplish on their own, the Rebuilding Together network offers a constructive fix. "We do all our work absolutely free of charge for qualified homeowners," says Pastor Tom Woodley of the Owen/Putnam chapter of the nationwide organization...
Contractor selected for renovation (02/12/08)
In their regularly scheduled monthly meeting at the Arthur L. Johnson Administration Center, the Cloverdale Community School Corporation Board used the bulk of their time to address the ongoing facilities renovation project. Superintendent Carrie Milner announced that CDI had been selected as the general contractor for the project. ...
Cloverdale refines zoning package (02/12/08)
The Cloverdale Planning Commission took another step in its ongoing process to draft a zoning package at its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. Town Attorney Alan Yackey presented the commission with a finalized draft of the definitions section of the zoning document for approval. The commission is evaluating a zoning document from Danville as a prototype for its eventual zoning plan...
Area events canceled for Tuesday (02/12/08)
Due to Tuesday's ice, all local sporting events were canceled or postponed on Tuesday. Make-up dates for some have been announced and are listed below. If make-up dates for any of the other events become available, they will be printed in an upcoming edition of the BannerGraphic...
North Putnam Middle School wrestlers in action at Northridge (02/12/08)
The North Putnam Middle School wrestling team competed in Northridge's Cougars duels on Saturday. The Cougars were 0-3 on the day but three wrestlers posted perfect records at the meet. North Putnam wrestlers Larry Sexton, Cody Oliver and Nathaniel Crosby all went 3-0...
Cougar seventh girls fall (02/12/08)
The North Putnam seventh-grade girls' basketball team dropped a close contest with Speedway 30-27. Katie Welch and Samantha Lucas scored eight points each to lead the Cougars and Loren Human chipped in six points each. Brook Matthews added three and Cassie Aymes tallied two points...
GGUSBC Scores & Standings (02/12/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 2-8-08) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Jalyn Duff 92 High female scratch series -- Jalyn Duff 162 High male scratch game -- Brandon Workman 100 High male scratch series -- Brandon Workman 196 W.O.T.M. Bantam Youth (Saturday)...
Leatha M. Stinson (02/12/08)
Leatha M. Stinson, 92, Plainfield, died Monday at Plainfield Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Charles William Alexander (02/12/08)
Charles William Alexander, 74, Heltonville, formerly of Greencastle, died Dec. 2, 2007. He was born and raised in Greencastle and worked for Lonestar Cement Company for more than 45 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served at the end of the Korean War Conflict. He was in Korea for more than a year and he belonged to the VFW, American Legion and the Moose Lodge in Greencastle...
Tara Jean "T.J" Finkbiner (02/12/08)
Tara Jean "T.J." Finkbiner, 59, formerly of Greencastle, died Saturday at the Ruth Lily Hospice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Wayne and Retha (Matkins) Pitts, and grew up in the Berry Street neighborhood...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 12, 2008 (02/12/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to five recent runs. On Friday: On Saturday: On Sunday: On Monday:...
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