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Stories from Saturday, March 8, 2008

Sutherlin announces bid for Putnam County Council (03/08/08)
Putnam County Resident Opal Sutherlin is one of nine candidates seeking one of three available At-Large seats on the County Council. Sutherlin has 14 years experience in county government. She worked six years in the Auditor's Office as tax deputy, two of which she served as the first deputy. Sutherlin ran and was elected for two four-year terms as the Putnam County Clerk, completing her term in 2006...
Bad weather brings 'shoddy' contractors to town (03/08/08)
The recent rash of bad weather brought more than wind damage to town. With the amount of roof and other damages to homes, local contractors are concerned that disreputable contractors may scam homeowners. According to the Better Business Bureau, home improvement scams are probably the single biggest source of complaints they receive. The number grew last month with the amount of wind damage that occurred in Putnam County...
Civic League paints the town purple (03/08/08)
Mayor Sue Murray is the first Greencastle resident to take part in the Greencastle Civic League's Paint the Town Purple program. In its third year of selling flowers, the League is accepting orders for the deep purple wave petunia hanging baskets and royal velvet petunia flats beginning March 9. The sale will run through May 5...
Car fires keep firefighters on alert (03/08/08)
A pair of car fires, one of them suspicious, kept firefighters from Cloverdale Township busy Thursday night. Both occurred late Thursday night, south of Cloverdale near the town of Quincy. Cloverdale?Twp.Fire Chief Kerry Shepherd told the BannerGraphic his department was called at 11:05 p.m. to 12404 S. CR. 750 East to extinguish a fully engulfed 1985 Ford F-250 truck...
Cost-saving stoplight goes up in Greencastle (03/08/08)
School Calendars for the week of March 10-14 (03/08/08)
AREA 30 CAREER CENTER March 10-14 -- Area 30 Preschool/Childcare Center, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Note: GED test is scheduled for March 19-20, 4-8 p.m. Call 653-3515 for more information. CLOVERDALE ELEMENTARY March 10 -- Tree House, 2:45-3:50 p.m. Book Club Enrichment Class, 2:45-3:50 p.m...
DePauw opens NCAA tournament with 17-point win (03/08/08)
A look at the DePauw women's basketball team about half an hour before Friday night's NCAA Division III first round game with Denison told the story for the sixth-ranked Tigers. As time wound down in game one between Washington and Wilmington, a pair of DePauw's players were dancing as the pep band played the "Green Acres" theme. The Tigers were loose. They'd been here before...
Last second three catapults Bears to win (03/08/08)
A Halsey Ward three-pointer with 11 seconds remaining lifted Washington to a 73-72 win over Wilmington Friday night at DePauw and set up a rematch of last year's Division III championship game with the host Tigers. In a game marked by a number of big runs, it looked at different points like either team might run away with the game...
Rosemary A. Berry (03/08/08)
Rosemary A. Berry, 76, Greencastle, died Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of John Francis and Rose Sweeney. She married Jack E. Davis, Eugene Nickerson and Alvin E. Berry and they all preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for March 8, 2008 (03/08/08)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Police The Greencastle Police Department responded to two accidents recently. Damage was estimated between $2,500-5,000. Meanwhile, Greencastle Police issued several tickets recently...
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