[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 29°F  
High: 37°F
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Sheriff's Department makes three drug busts this month (03/18/08)
Three recent drug busts on I-70 in Putnam County has Sheriff's Department Criminal Interdiction Team happy. On March 7, Larry Sharp and Kenyata Flowers, Baton Rouge, LA, were pulled over for various traffic violations around mile marker 37 on I-70. After giving consent to search their rental car approximately 10,000 hits of ecstasy were found in the trunk...
Commissioners interview for Child Protection Board member (03/18/08)
Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck, Kristina Warren and James Baird interviewed two candidates interested in serving on the Child Protection Board. Heather Williams and Detective Deanna Jones both explained to board members what their interests were for being on the board and what they offered in serving on the board...
South Putnam to be on Fox 59 Morning News (03/18/08)
South Putnam High School will be on Fox 59 news this Wednesday morning. Fox 59 news recently visited South Putnam High School for their spot called "How Cool Is Your School." The story will air at 6:40 a.m. as well as 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. They will also run the story on Sunday at 10 p.m...
Delta Theta Tau show bringing fashion back to Putnam County (03/18/08)
Theta Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority brings fashion to Greencastle during their Spring Fashion Show on April 10 at the DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Sorority spokeswoman Tina Williamson told the BannerGraphic, "There has not been a ladies fashion show in Putnam County for years."...
SP elementary schools host kindergarten orientation (03/18/08)
The annual South Putnam Community School Corporation Kindergarten Orientation for the 2008-2009 school year will be held at South Putnam elementaries on April 15, 22, 23. Students and parents should attend the orientation session of the school they will be attending. They should plan to be present for the entirety of the session lasting two-and-a-half hours...
Wal-Mart Foundation gives $1,000 to GFD (03/18/08)
The Wal-Mart Grant Foundation awarded $1,000 recently to the Greencastle Fire Department. "We're going to use the money to purchase dual sensor smoke detectors to be distributed to the public," Fire Chief Bill Newgent said. According to the chief, battery operated independent smoke detectors react well during flaming fires, but someone could be overcome with smoke before a smoldering fire sets off the alarm. ...
2008 ISP summer camps announced (03/18/08)
The Indiana State Police Putnamville District has announced the schedule for the State Police Youth Camp Schedule for 2008. The camps are for students entering grades 5 through 12. More than 1500 students annually interact with peers who have expressed common interests. Students learn teamwork skills while gaining self-confidence...
New Life to perform 'Bow the Knee' on Friday and Sunday (03/18/08)
New Life Baptist Church will be performing the dramical/musical "Bow the Knee." written by popular songwriter Chris Machen, on Friday, March 21 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 23 at 10:15 a.m. The musical will take the audience on a journey down the streets of Jerusalem, spending time in the dark garden, climbing the hill to Calvary, and rejoicing at the empty tomb...
Cougars capture title (03/18/08)
The North Putnam seventh grade girls' basketball team claimed the Putnam County Tournament championship Thursday night with a 46-25 win over Cloverdale. Coach Dan Lucas said, "It was an absolute great team effort and win. Not enough can be said about the cameradery and chemistry that these girls exhibit on the court and off. (They are) just a great bunch of girls to work with and I'm proud to be a part of that."...
DPU golfers win Invite (03/18/08)
DANVILLE -- DePauw shot a 320 and won the DePauw Spring Invitational by one stroke over Wabash at the Twin Bridges Golf Club. Matthew Payne of Franklin, Sam Russell of Wabash andn Zac Johnson of Indiana Tech each shot a 77 to lead the individuals...
Tigers sweep Lakeland, move to 11-3 on season (03/18/08)
DePauw improved to 11-3 after sweeping tonday's doubleheader against Lakeland. The Tigers won the first game, 8-4 and then took the nightcap, 9-0. DePauw starter John Tschantz pitched seven shutout innings and allowed just five hits in improving to 3-1...
Suit asks who should get money from Dome (03/18/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indianapolis law firm has filed suit to prevent money from an online auction of RCA Dome memorabilia from going to the Indianapolis Colts Foundation and the Indiana Sports Corp. The plaintiffs say proceeds from the sale of public property should go to taxpayers rather than to the two private nonprofit organizations...
Dunleavy leads Pacers to victory (03/18/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Mike Dunleavy tied his career high with 36 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 110-98 Monday night. Danny Granger had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and Troy Murphy added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who snapped a two-game losing streak...
Ralph Donald Powell (03/18/08)
Ralph Donald Powell, Poland, died Monday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Martha Jean McNabb James (03/18/08)
Martha Jean McNabb James, 75, Rockville, died at her residence Sunday. Born in Newberry, IN she was the daughter of Hallie James and Lestel Pearl Inman McNabb. She married Quinton Eugene James on July 4, 1932. He died in 1984. She was a homemaker and a member of Browns Valley Missionary Baptist Church...
Putnam Scanner for March 18 (03/18/08)
Putnam County Jail Sheriff's Department Two accidents were reported on March 15 Greencastle Police Department 12 tickets were handed out recently One accident was reported March 17. Sharon Chevrier, 58, Brazil came to a stop in traffic when she was struck behind by Danielle Hatfield, 23, Quincy. Then Abraham Bunnell, 31, Greencastle struck Holly Froderman, 33, Brazil, forcing Froderman into Hatfield...
Front cover

Browse full calendar