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Stories from Friday, March 14, 2008

Poll: longer pool season desired (03/14/08)
A vast majority of voters on the BannerGraphic's unofficial web pool expressed a desire to leave the city pool open longer at the end of the summer. Currently, the aquatics center at Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park closes for the season in early to mid-August, depending on when local students return to school...
Cats deemed a problem in one local town (03/14/08)
Bainbridge Town Council members discussed the ongoing problem with cats in the town, approved an ordinance to allow ATV's on town roads, heard a proposed five-year plan to improve the parks and listened to a presentation for an enhancement project for the Washington Street Corridor at Wednesday nights meeting...
Environmental group seeks public input (03/14/08)
According to a recent survey, residents of nine west-central Indiana counties have expressed their desires in the areas of environmental concerns, economic concerns, and social concerns. The survey is being conducted by Sycamore Trails RC&D, a non-profit organization headquartered in Greencastle...
Obama event at Plainfield sold out (03/14/08)
Officials with the Barack Obama campaign announced Thursday evening that the event set to take place in Plainfield on Saturday has been scheduled at capacity and no more tickets are available. Campaign officials said no one will be admitted to the event without a ticket...
Cloverdale honors winter athletes (03/14/08)
On Thursday night, Cloverdale High School honored all of its winter athletes for their participation and accomplishments during the season. Letter blankets and jackets were also presented. CHS athletes attain blankets by earning nine varsity letters. Those honored Thursday were (from left) Ryan Dean, Ashley Koosman, Brittney Hughes and Kristen Schroer...
15th-ranked Tiger women's swim team earns four All-American awards (03/14/08)
OXFORD, Ohio -- The 15th-ranked DePauw women's swim team picked up All-America awards in four different events after the first of three days of competition at the NCAA Division III Championships at Miami University. The 200-yard freestyle relay of Katie Doogan, Katie Massey, Amanda Stier and Maddison Hamil finished fifth in 1:36.62 to earn all-America honors...
DPU athletes earn academic honors (03/14/08)
Three different DePauw teams and a total of 12 individual athletes were recently recognized for their academic excellence. The coaches associations of men's and women's cross country as well as field hockey named these DePauw athletes to their all-academic teams...
Ronald Farmer (03/14/08)
Ronald Farmer, 77, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Wishard Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home.
James A. Frazier (03/14/08)
James A. Frazier, 101, New Ross, died Thursday at Avon Health and Rehab. Born in Scott County, Va., he was the son of McDaniel and Hannah (Reed) Frazier. He married Opal Stewart on Sept. 26, 1929, and she survives. He was a life-long farmer and lived at his New Ross farm for 70 years. He also built fences for farmers...
Percy L. Julian Jr. (03/14/08)
Percy L. Julian Jr., 67, son of the late Percy L. Julian Sr., died Feb. 24 in Madison, Wisc. after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. Born in Chicago, he went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in 1962. He resided in Madison since entering the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he earned his J.D. ...
65 years for Scobees (03/14/08)
Willard and Jean (Etcheson) Scobee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 16. The couple moved to Greencastle in 1994 from their farm east of Brick Chapel. Both are graduates of Bainbridge High School. Willard served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Jean was associated with Hopkins-Walton Funeral Home then later with Milton Berry Insurance...
Putnam Scanner for March 14, 2008 (03/14/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police Greencastle Police issued several tickets recently...
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