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Stories from Thursday, February 21, 2008

County roads on no-sodium diet (02/21/08)
Salt -- a mainstay of winter road maintenance -- will not be hitting Putnam County asphalt during the current winter storm event. "The county is out of salt," Putnam County Highway Superintendent Dave Sutherlin told the BannerGraphic Thursday afternoon...
No sodium intake, or output, for county (02/21/08)
Salt -- a mainstay of winter road maintenance -- will not be hitting Putnam County asphalt during the current winter storm event. "The county is out of salt," Putnam County Highway Superintendent Dave Sutherlin told the BannerGraphic Thursday afternoon...
Cats cradled (02/21/08)
Members of the Greencastle Curves recently donated material and labor necessary to make blankets, cage pads and other items for animals at the Humane Society of Putnam County animal shelter. With the donated items are (from left) Curves owner Rhonda Louderback, project coordinator and Curves member Jayne Bray, and Humane Society shelter manager Lainie Settecasi. ...
Coming to utility office near you (02/21/08)
Need to pay your Greencastle utility bill, but don't have the extra cash on hand? City officials are again considering a plan to let customers pay their bills using a credit card. On Wednesday, members of the Board of Public Works agreed to continue exploring the option, but the city council has the final say...
Congressman paints Washington 'image' (02/21/08)
Images of elementary students bickering back and forth emerged from an Indiana Congressman who talked about the goings on in Washington, D.C. during a stop in Greencastle Wednesday. Eighth District Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville), who represents Putnam County, spent the day in town for several public engagements, including the Putnam County Democrat Party dinner Wednesday night...
Judge grants trial for former Cloverdale marshal (02/21/08)
Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley agreed Wednesday to hear the case of the former Cloverdale Police chief who filed suit after being told he was being eliminated from the force effective March 1. Former Police Chief Charlie Hallam has asked the court for a preliminary injunction to allow him to stay employed as a deputy marshal on the four-man department. ...
DePauw to announce Casey as its new president (02/21/08)
Brian W. Casey, associate dean for academic affairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, will become the 19th president of DePauw University, effective July 1. The appointment of Casey will be announced this morning by R. David Hoover, chair of DePauw's Board of Trustees and chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Ball Corporation, at a 10 a.m. news conference at Independent Colleges of Indiana, 3135 N. Meridian Street, in Indianapolis...
Putnamville trooper recalls recent brush with NIU campus shooter (02/21/08)
Indiana State Trooper Cory Robinson didn't recognize the face when images of the Northern Illinois University shooter, who killed five students on Valentine's Day last week before killing himself, appeared on national television. But that all changed when the Putnamville-based trooper received a telephone call this week from a Dekalb, Ill. police officer who is investigating the shootings...
Mismanagement of Russellville funds alleged (02/21/08)
Allegations of dereliction of duty have been leveled against the former Russellville Clerk-Treasurer. A consultant hired by the Russellville Town Council to investigate town paperwork, including utility records, kept by former clerk Janet Kay Smith reported the mismanagement...
Cloverdale struggles against Edgewood (02/21/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Coaches talk all year about trying to build momentum for this time of year. They want their teams to be playing their best ball in February so they have momentum and confidence going into the tournament. That makes Feb. 20 a bad time to have Edgewood on your schedule...
Clute places 12th at regional (02/21/08)
Clover and Eagle wrestlers face off (02/21/08)
South Putnam hosted Cloverdale in a middle school wrestling meet Tuesday night. In a close meet, the Clovers won 10 of the 18 matches. Eldin Hesselgrave (100 pounds), Cody Atwood (110), Jacob Creasey (120) and Zack Couse (180) each won by pin for the Clovers. Jay Metzger (130) and Brian Dale (220) won decisions. Max Secrest (75), Noah Love (85), Tristen Martin (90) and Jacob Camacho (95) all won by forfeit for CMS...
GMS 8th drops a pair to Bruins (02/21/08)
The greencastle eighth grade girls' basketball team battled Tri-West and the flu Tuesday, dropping both contests. The A team lost 39-21, dropping its record to 3-2. Taylor Pruitt led the Lady Tigers with nine pts and Kallie Brattain added six. Kandice Phillips had four points, while Riley Seahorn scored 2...
Minnie Pauline Boswell Morrison (02/21/08)
Minnie Pauline Boswell Morrison, 91, Ladoga, died Tuesday evening at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Artie Otho and Minnie Ethel (Gorham) Boswell. She attended Carpen­ters­ville School and was a member of New Ross Christian Church and the Ladies Aid of New Ross...
Frances Mae Major (02/21/08)
Frances Mae Major, 80, Bainbridge, died Thursday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Fillmore, she was the daughter of Fred and Ada (Nichols) Robinson. A 1946 graduate of Fillmore High School, she had been a homemaker and a member of the New Maysville Community Church...
Betty Ann Perkins (02/21/08)
Betty Ann Perkins, 71, Greencastle, died Wednes­day at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born in Clinton, she was the daughter of Roy and Florence (Noggle) Holton. She married James D. "JD" Perkins on Oct. 22, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1979...
Dale Allen Williamson (02/21/08)
Dale Allen Williamson, 37, Burrows, died Wednesday after a five-year battle with cancer. Born in Logansport, he was the son of Larry Joe and Nancy (Hamm) Williamson. A 1988 graduate of Delphi Commun­ity High School, he earned an associate's degree in banking and financing from Vincennes University in 1990. He was a member of Clymers United Methodist Church and attended services at Whirlwind Ministries...
Betty Perkins (02/21/08)
Betty Perkins, 71, Greencastle, died Wednes-day. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Beverly V. Norton (02/21/08)
Beverly V. Norton, 85, Poland, died Wednesday at Summerfield Healthcare Center, Cloverdale. Born in Spring Forest, Ill., she was the daughter of George Herbert and Della Mathilda (Boness) Norton. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her caregivers, Diane Nees and husband Kenneth, Poland; and Roger S. Johnson, Martinsville...
Putnam Scanner for 2-21 (02/21/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. According to Deputy Doug Nally's report, Brian Rogers, Danville, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet 2500 pick-up truck and was being followed closely by a 1999 Chevy Malibu, driven by Tina Kirkham, Greencastle...
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