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Stories from Thursday, February 28, 2008

Restaurant serves up kindness to family touched by tragedy (02/28/08)
One Greencastle-based restaurant is going above and beyond their typical protocol by offering a helping hand to a local family in crisis. Marvin's, famous for its garlic cheeseburgers, has a wall collage featuring students holding up banners saying "Marvin's Delivers to " locations across the globe. This week, they added Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis, to the list...
Putnam County elementary earns top ranking in state (02/28/08)
Fillmore Elementary was recently added to a list of 177 schools in the state of Indiana that earned a coveted four-star ranking from the state Board of Education. "The real key is attendance," said Fillmore Principal Brad Hayes. " The kids know there are important things going on and want to be here for them."...
Doggie roadtrip ... Couple sends dogs east for a better life (02/28/08)
A group of dogs from the Humane Society of Putnam County made a trip eastward on Monday in hopes that they will be adopted to loving homes. The Canine Caboose, headed for New Hampshire, left Monday afternoon and was sponsored by Greencastle residents Jack and Shirley Dalton...
Fire chief earns Sagamore of the Wabash (02/28/08)
Ninth annual lawn and garden show slated March 14-15 (02/28/08)
Putnam County Master Gardeners will host the ninth annual Lawn and Garden Show on Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Members of the Master Gardeners Club will be available throughout the show and at their booth to answer general horticultural landscaping and gardening questions...
Wanted: amateur photographers (02/28/08)
March 14 is the deadline for the 2008 Amateur Photo Contest, sponsored by the Putnam County Extension Office. Winners will be announced the following morning at 9 a.m. The contest is open to all amateur photographers. The subject matter must be relevant to the Lawn and Garden theme, and must have been taken within the past 12 months...
South Putnam falls to Tri-West (02/28/08)
Every senior dreams of going out on top, but that doesn't happen for many of them. The next best thing is for a senior to go out fighting. South Putnam's Michael Sebanc did exactly that Wednesday evening. With his team falling behind Tri-West in the second half, Sebanc scored 8 of his 13 points in the second half...
GHS struggles in season-ending loss (02/28/08)
ELLETTSVILLE -- When Greencastle drew second-ranked Edgewood as its first round opponent of sectional play; they knew it would be a challenge and what a challenge it turned out to be. It didn't help matters that Edgewood hosted the Class 3A Sectional 29 and used it to their advantage...
Cougars fall to Cadets 57-33 (02/28/08)
After suffering through a 1-20 season, a coach might be expected to be negative. However, North Putnam coach Wes Peek stayed true to form and was positive about his kids' effort after the Cougars ended their season with a 57-33 loss to Cascade Wednesday night...
Pasch reveals much in parting interview (02/28/08)
As has been previously reported in the BannerGraphic, North Putnam Head Football Coach Dave Pasch will end his eleven-year affiliation with the school to become Head Coach at Indianapolis Lutheran. Pasch amassed an impressive portfolio of credentials at North, including two undefeated regular seasons the past two years, and a trip to the semi-state in 2006...
Margaret Boswell (02/28/08)
Margaret Boswell, 70, Greencastle, died Feb. 15 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. A lifetime resident of Greencastle, she was the daughter of NaDean and Elizabeth (Chadd) Sillery. She married Harold Thomas "Tom" Boswell Sr. on March 13, 1970, and he survives...
Evelyn Rogers Daley (02/28/08)
Evelyn Rogers Daley, 92, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Edward Charles and Bertha Lorenz Kincaid. She was a member of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Survivors include a son, Walter Rogers, Texas; and a daughter, Lynn Black and husband Tom, Greencastle...
Jane Ann Rudd (02/28/08)
Jane Ann Rudd, 87, Clayton, died Tuesday. Born in Seymour, she was the daughter of Earnest and Kate Rittman. She married John E. Rudd in 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1991. She worked many years as a beautician and was a member of Clayton Baptist Church...
Donald Eugene Smith (02/28/08)
Donald Eugene Smith, 72, Fillmore, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ralph Smith and Leona (Neal) Smith. He married Nancy (Sheets) Smith on Oct. 23, 1957, and she survives. A U.S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War, he later worked as a truck driver for Preston Truck Lines for eight years and retired in 1996. Previously he worked at Murphy Motor Freight for 17 years...
James Allen Socia (02/28/08)
James Allen "Tex" Socia, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Timpson, Texas, he was the son of Oren P. and Lodis Williams Socia. He married Julia Mae Nauman Socia, and she survives. He worked several years as a welder for the Boilmakers' Union. He was a member of Greencastle Moose and Eagles...
Kevin B. Wilson (02/28/08)
Kevin B. "Buzzy" Wilson, 57, Bainbridge, died Wednesday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Ed and Berenice (Brattain) Wilson. He married Debra Major on July 22, 1972 at Roachdale Christian Church. She survives. A 1968 graduate of Bainbridge High School, he later worked as a truck driver for Rose Brothers from 1971-73 and farmed with his father and sons all his life...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 28, 2008 (02/28/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. Greencastle firefighters made two runs on Wednesday...
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