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Stories from Monday, March 31, 2008

Reported bus hijacking winds up being a hoax (03/31/08)
Local and state law enforcement agencies responded to yet another reported hijacking of a Greyhound bus in Putnam County Sunday night, but it turned out to be a hoax. Officer Brian Smith, with the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post, told the BannerGraphic this was not the first time a bogus report of a hijacking has taken place...
Special judge selected in police chief lawsuit (03/31/08)
CLOVERDALE -- A special judge has been selected to hear the case of the former Cloverdale police chief who is suing the town for alleged code violations. Attorney Bill Harrington, who is representing former Chief Charlie Hallam, said Judge Adler of Vigo Superior Court No. 2, was recently appointed. Now the parties must wait to see if Adler will agree to hear the case...
Lien vying for '500 Princess' (03/31/08)
Savahannah Lien is no stranger to the community. She is a 2004 graduate of Greencastle High School, an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for Operation Life and a former Miss Indiana contestant. She was chosen from a group of 300 girls to be one of 33 princesses for the Indianapolis 500 Festival. This festival begins May 1 and goes through the whole month...
Work progresses on College Corner (03/31/08)
'Share the Dream' under way May 1 (03/31/08)
Each year, the Community Foundation's Share the Dream Program gives charitable organizations and individuals a tool to help them promote and raise money for the causes they hold dear. Due to a generous donation from an anonymous donor, participating organizations and individuals have an opportunity to earn up to $2,000 for their endowments...
Blood drives set April 10 and 11 (03/31/08)
The official World Health Day 2008 celebration takes place on Monday, April 7, but individuals can help make the world a healthier place all month long by donating blood. This year's World Health Day theme is "protecting health from climate change." Extreme weather-related disasters are just one concern related to climate change...
Care Net Pregnancy Center plans annual dinner April 10 (03/31/08)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County will host its 15th annual fundraising dinner, Thursday, April 10. The dinner will be held at DePauw University in the Ballroom of the Student Union Building. CPC's keynote speaker for the event, Dr. Julie Parton, served with Focus on the Family as Director of the Pregnancy Resource (CPC) Ministry beginning in 1998...
DePauw's top three hitters dominate Centre (03/31/08)
DANVILLE, Ky. -- The 27th-ranked Tigers pounded out 17 hits including nine from the top three in the lineup on the way to a 20-5 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win at Centre on Sunday. DePauw improved to 20-5 overall and 7-1 in the conference, while the Colonels dropped to 10-10 overall and 2-6 in the conference...
Alex Alleys announces updated GGUSBC standings (03/31/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 3-31-08) Collier Pee Wee Youth (Saturday) High female scratch game -- Megan Friars 110 High female scratch series -- Megan Friars 205 High male scratch game -- Josh Minehaeartt 106 High male scratch series -- Austin Bruner 190...
Bringing powers to members (03/31/08)
Trying to keep more than 12,000 members happy may seem a daunting task to some, but Parke County REMC does it each and every day. The electric cooperative provides power to members in portions of six Indiana counties including Putnam. Other counties serviced by the co-op are Clay, Parke, Vigo, Fountain and Montgomery...
Avis M. Barrow (03/31/08)
Avis M. Barrow, 97, Stilesville, died Saturday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Stilesville, she was the daughter of Otis J. and Carrie Miller Starr. She married Lowell (Buffer) Barrow on Jan. 23, 1935, and he preceded her in death on April 27, 1989...
Esther J. Klein (03/31/08)
Esther J. Klein, 74, Bainbridge, died Sunday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Bollmans united in marriage (03/31/08)
Laura Lee Young Bollman, Williamsport, Penn., and Jeffrey Alan Bollman, Greencastle, celebrated a blessing of their marriage Dec. 15, 2007 at the Grace Lutheran Church, Cloverdale with Pastor Tom Woodley officiating. A family gathering followed the ceremony at the Young Bollman Country Estate...
Mendenhall-Martin engaged (03/31/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mendenhall, Roachdale announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenny Mendenhall to Brandon Martin. Martin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Martin, Louisville, Ky. The couple will be married in Crawfordsville on April 19, 2008...
Grimes to turn 90 (03/31/08)
John A. Grimes, 2031 N. McCormick Drive, Crawfordsville, will celebrates his 90th birthday April 1. He would appreciate hearing from his friends and neighbors.
Putnam Scanner for March 31, 2008 (03/31/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several weekend runs. On Saturday: On Sunday: Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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