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Stories from Monday, April 21, 2008

County seeks long-term fix for hole-ridden roads (04/21/08)
Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck, Kristina Warren and Jim Baird met with highway personnel Friday afternoon in a special session to gather information about the state of the county's roads. They agreed to come up with a long-term solution that includes thinking outside the box and making sure the public is in the communication loop...
City officials hope they've seen the last of water line project (04/21/08)
Bad weather. Broken water lines. Last-minute surprises. All have worked against Greencastle officials in their attempts to rehabilitate a 100-year-old water line on the city's north side. One year ago this May, officials signed the contract with Michigan-based Midwest Trenchless Co. to reline an underground water main, beginning from the water plant north of the 4-H Fairgrounds and ending at the courthouse downtown...
One if by Land, two if by propane Dixie Chopper (04/21/08)
Just in time for Earth Day 2008, Dixie Chopper's Matt Land is on the road again. After putting his propane-powered Dixie through an 1,800-mile test drive that began on Earth Day last spring, Land is immersed in a non-stop schedule only a rock 'n roll roadie might appreciate...
Students said safe after BB incident (04/21/08)
First grade students at Ridpath Elementary got a scare last week when a BB hit one of the windows in the classroom. Students were taken out of the class and local police called to the scene to investigate. Principal Mike McHugh told the BannerGraphic that everyone was fine and parents had been notified...
Having a baby? Love pickles? (04/21/08)
Pickle-loving families expecting a new baby in May could be a bigger winner. In honor of National Pickle Month Vlasic will chose a May born baby to become the official Stork Baby of 2008. Along with fame and fortune, the winning baby and family will win a $20,000 U.S. Savings Bond and a year's supply of Vlasic Pickle...
Voter registration up this year (04/21/08)
Voter registration is up 49 percent from last year. With the primary election looming in the near future, many new voters recently scrambled to get registered. Stacia Gibson, Putnam County Elections clerk, said, "We registered 1,529 voters this year between Jan. 1 and the April 15 deadline."...
North Putnam sweeps Bethesda (04/21/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam baseball swept a doubleheader with Bethesda Christian on Saturday, defeating the Patriots 16-6 in game one and 13-3 in game two. Sophomore Brock Jones had a powerful day at the plate, going 4-for-8 with two home runs in the two games...
Cougars place second at Turkey Run (04/21/08)
WAVELAND -- The North Putnam golf team turned in an impressive second-place finish at the Southmont Invitational Saturday at Turkey Run Golf Club. The Cougars shot a 324 to finish 14 shots behind champions Warren Central. Even with the strong finish at a tough course, coach Dave Fox said he felt like the team did not play up to its full potential...
Bowling Standings 4-21 (04/21/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 4-15-08) 3-D Tire & Service (Monday) High team scratch game -- Old Timers 627 High team scratch series -- Old Timers 1,740 High individual scratch game -- Janet Dickerson 192 High individual scratch series -- Janet Dickerson 481...
DePauw baseball takes series with Austin, 3-2 (04/21/08)
MILINGTON, Tenn. -- Senior pitcher Aaron Meyers tossed a six-hit shutout as 14th-ranked DePauw baseball defeated Austin, 6-0 on Sunday. With the win, the Tigers evened the best-of-three Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Cross-Divisional series with the Kangaroos...
DPU golf teams pick up pair of second-place finishes (04/21/08)
KRIEGHAUSER LEADS WOMEN AT ILLINOIS WESLEYAN SPRING FLING The ninth-ranked DePauw women's golf team shot a 639 and lost to host Illinois Wesleyan by one stroke at the Illinois Wesleyan Spring Fling at Ironwood Golf Course. Kristen Kriegshauser shot a 153 and tied for third, while Ali Murtaugh tied for sixth with a 157. ...
Memories abound at Moore's (04/21/08)
When a business has been around since the mid 1940s, many a story can be told about the place. That's exactly what can be said for Moore's Bar located at 17 South Indiana in Greencastle. "If these walls could talk," says day to day operating owner Carolyn Hammond about the location...
Birth announcements April 21, 2008 (04/21/08)
The following local births have been announced: Maternal grandparents are Ron and Marcia Akers and paternal grandmother is Pam Davies all of Rockville. Maternal grandparents are William and Karen LaFoe, Greencastle. Paternal grandparents are Daniel Hanlon and Dorothy Fielding...
Putnam Scanner for April 21, 2008 (04/21/08)
Putnam County Jail Several bookings were recently recorded by the Putnam County Jail: Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department made the following runs recently:...
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