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Stories from Monday, April 14, 2008

Ordinance would aid city fire department (04/14/08)
Besides the obvious dangers of fire and smoke, there is another threat that Greencastle firefighters have identified when entering a burning structure and they're asking residents for help. With an increasing number of home builders looking for better and more environmentally smart materials to use, many have turned to a substitute for traditional lumber known as "engineered lumber."...
Little bikers ride for St. Jude (04/14/08)
Agency recalls its history during this, child abuse (04/14/08)
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and an ideal time to remind people of the resources available to Putnam County residents. "Last year 142 children were abused or neglected in the county and this month is a time to draw attention to the problem," reports Cari Cox, Director of the Putnam County Family Services...
Public invited to view mobile BMV and meet (04/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ron Stiver, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will present "Driving the Indiana BMV into the 21st Century" as part of the DePauw University McDermond Center lecture series on Tuesday, April 15. The presentation will be at noon in the Memorial Student Union Building Ballroom...
United Way of Putnam County welcomes director (04/14/08)
The United Way of Putnam County has welcomed David English to the team as the new Executive Director. English will succeed Cathryn Ensley, who served in the same capacity since the summer of 2006. "The Board of Directors of the United Way of Putnam County would like to take this opportunity to express their gratitude and appreciation to Ensley for her hard work and dedication to the mission of the United Way, and the subsequent improvement of the quality of life in Putnam County, as a result of her efforts," committee members said.. ...
Mystery solved! (04/14/08)
A Mystery photo, which ran in the BannerGraphic a few weeks ago, has found its owners. Numerous phone calls came into the paper after a 1940's photo of a couple was published asking who the people were. Lena and Richard "Doc" Wilson are the couple pictured. They lived in the Greencastle area for many years and recently moved to Pennsylvania to be closer to their daughter...
Eagles win Cascade Invite (04/14/08)
The South Putnam boys' baseball squad stormed into Cascade and came away with the Cadet Invitational title on Saturday. The Eagles defeated Cascade in game one 15-2 and downed Monrovia in game two 10-4. "I was very pleased with the way we played both offensively and defensively," Eagles head coach Harold Campbell said. "Our pitching gets stronger every game and our lineup continues to be productive at the plate."...
Davis shoots 76 as Tiger Cubs place third (04/14/08)
GHS?senior Eric Davis shot a 76 to win the Mustang Invitational on Saturday. The Tiger?Cubs placed third with a total of 339. In addition to Davis, Luke Crimmins shot an 86, Nick Pritchard an 88, Jim Wheeler an 89 and Wade Huber shot a 95. Greencastle will travel to Speedway at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday...
Clover golfers place fourth at Forest Hill C.C. (04/14/08)
Cloverdale shot a 184 to earn fourth place at the Justin Cross Memorial Invite. Michael Glassburn paced Cloverdale with a 43. Chris Arnold shot a 45, Sean Rhine 47, Mike Wellington a 49 and Keith Hathorn a 57. Cloverdale will host Shakamak and Northview at 4:30 today...
Alex Alleys releases GGUSBC standings (04/14/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 4-14-08) 3-D Tire & Service (Monday) High team scratch game -- The Y-Nots 633 High team scratch series -- The Y-Notes 1,746 High individual scratch game -- Terease Cox 186 High individual scratch series -- Sheri Comer 491 Men's City League (Monday)...
Small business knows its customers (04/14/08)
Who among long-time Putnam County residents doesn't remember the Old Fleenor's drugstore and the soda fountain with delectable treats? For those wanting to reminisce and those wanting to take a peek at a good thing need only stop by Treasures On The Square located at the corner of West Washington and Indiana streets in Greencastle...
James W. Dunn (04/14/08)
James W. Dunn, 82, Greencastle, died Sunday morning at The Waters of Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at the Chandler-Hays Funeral Home in Greencastle.
Evens-Jernagan married (04/14/08)
Nicole Evens and Jared Jernagan were married Nov. 17, 2007 in the Williamsport Christian Church with Rev. Don Williams and Rev. Bryce Wiley officiating. Evens is the daughter of Cindy and the late Scot Evens, Williamsport. She attended Seeger High School, West Lebanon, and is a graduate of Ivy Tech. She is currently employed with Countrywide Mortgage, Greencastle...
Putnam Scanner for April 14, 2008 (04/14/08)
Putnam County Jail The following people were recently booked into the Putnam County Jail: Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Dept. made the following runs recently:...
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