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Stories from Saturday, April 19, 2008

Friday morning fire damages Cloverdale asphalt plant (04/19/08)
The Martin-Marietta Asphalt plant in Cloverdale had a fire Friday morning. Around 10:30 a.m. Friday, Greencastle and Cloverdale Township Fire Departments responded to a fire at the Cloverdale location. Darryl Huyett, Area Foreman for Wabash Valley Asphalt said, "A pipe carrying heat-transfer oil had burst."...
Quake felt in Putnam County (04/19/08)
Putnam County was rocked by a 5.3 earthquake that shook people awake as far away as Milwaukee early Friday morning. Just before 5:37 a.m., the quake, which was centered 6 miles from West Salem, Ill., and 66 miles from Evansville, Ind. awakened people as far away as Milwaukee, Wis., 350 miles north of the epicenter...
Greencastle High School prom is tonight at Moose Lodge (04/19/08)
When Greencastle High School (GHS) Math Teacher Larry Mason graduated from high school, the junior prom was held in the multi-purpose room of the school. "They would shut down the area for two weeks and put in a false ceiling," Mason told the BannerGraphic...
Red Cross golf scramble May 2 (04/19/08)
The American Red Cross of Putnam County is hosting a golf scramble to raise money for Disaster Aid and Education here in Putnam County. The golf scramble will be held at Old Hickory Golf Course on Friday May 2, 2008. Registration and lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m...
ISP honors telecommunications operators (04/19/08)
In 1991 Congress proclaimed the second week of April as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week to honor the dedicated men and women who serve as public safety telecommunications operators. Indiana Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. has proclaimed April 13-19 as "Telecommunication Operator's Week" across the state. ...
Greencastle wins at Crawfordsville, Cougars place third (04/19/08)
The Greencastle girls' track team competed against North Putnam and Crawfordsville Thursday, finishing in first place with a total of 106 points. The Cougars placed third on the evening with 16 total points. Picking up wins for Greencastle were Dee Wood, Melissa Ball, Erica Soster, Hannah Serlin, Becky Grivas, Laura Weatherford and Caitlyn Gannaway...
North Putnam falls to Athenians 2-1 (04/19/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam girls' softball team was narrowly defeated by Crawfordsville, 2-1 on Friday night. Freshman Taylor Judy had another strong outing, pitching six innings and allowing two runs, two hits while striking out 12. Ashley Curry collected three hits, including two singles and a double. She accounted for North Putnam's only RBI of the night. Judy recorded two hits, a single and a double, in the loss...
GHS junior varsity loses to Wildcats (04/19/08)
CLINTON -- The Greencastle JV baseball team suffered its first loss of the season Thursday, falling to South Vermillion 14-10. Jesse Vermillion, Landon Patterson and Tanner Battin all pitched for the Tiger Cubs. Battin and Vermillion each picked up three hits. Dustin York added a triple...
First annual mixed match play bowling tournament (04/19/08)
Twelve women and twelve men recently participated in the First Annual mixed match play tournament at Alex Alleys by the Greater Greencastle USBC. The bowlers partnered on the lanes by drawing number that matched the men with the women. The lowest team score bowled on each pair of lanes was eliminated after the first game. Three more teams were eliminated after a second round of games...
Summer Swim Team sign-ups announced (04/19/08)
The Greencastle Summer Swim Team will offer its annual after school and summer swim programs in May and June. Tryouts and registration for children who have not been on the summer, middle school, or high school swim teams previously will be held on Monday, April 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Greencastle High School's McAnally Pool...
Jenny L. Miller (04/19/08)
Jenny L. (Ogles) Miller, 58, Plainfield died April 16. She was a sixth grade math teacher for New Augusta North Middle School for ten years. Prior to that she taught in the Pike Township schools for a number of years. She was a graduate of Indiana State University and received her master's degree from DePauw University...
Charles Homer (Chuck) Boller (04/19/08)
Charles Homer (Chuck) Boller, 78, of Russellville died at his home Thursday at 4 p.m. He was born February 27, 1930 to Elijah and Afton Holcomb Boller at Royal Center, Ind. He married Doris Annette Radford March 23, 1957 at Greencastle and she survives...
Putnam Scanner For April 19 (04/19/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Friday: Sheriff's Department One accident was reported recently. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500...
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