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Stories from Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Sears confirms it has plans to open Greencastle store (04/23/08)
Michael R. Hausman is planning to open a new Sears store in Putnam Plaza in part of the old vacated Wal-Mart building. Hausman told the BannerGraphic he is shooting to open on June 27. The store will feature hardware, lawn and garden, appliances, tractors and Craftsman tools. There will also be an on-line service for customers to order any Sears catalog product...
Vigil brings attention to the 142 abused or neglected children in the county (04/23/08)
Activities surrounding the annual Putnam County Prevent Child Abuse campaign culminated Tuesday evening with a Cherish the Children Candlelight Vigil at Gobin United Methodist Church in Greencastle. The Candlelight Vigil is sponsored by the Putnam County Family Support Services, Putnam County Department of Child Services, Putnam County Youth Development Commission, Mental Health America of Putnam County, Community Partners for Child Safety and Putnam County Head Start...
'Chalk Art Bash '08' set for Sept. 20 (04/23/08)
Still beaming with excitement from last year's Putnam County Chalk Art bash in Greencastle, organizers have their eyes on another big event this year. Plans are already under way for the 2008 Chalk Art Bash, scheduled to take place on the Greencastle square, on Sept. 20. In the event of bad weather, the event will take place on Sept. 27 instead...
'Share the Dream' deadline nears (04/23/08)
Elaine Peck, executive director of the Putnam County Community Foundation, announced that the following nine endowments have indicated their intent to participate in this year's Share the Dream contest so far: American Red Cross -- Putnam County Unit, Mabel G. ...
Late scoring lifts Cougars over Eagles (04/23/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- What a difference a day makes. After North Putnam beat South Putnam 19-5 on the Eagles' home field Monday, Tuesday's rematch at North Putnam seemed like a mismatch. Fortunately, that was not the case. The Cougars put up two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to get a 5-4 come-from-behind win and take the outright lead in the WCC title chase...
Tiger Cubs drop extra inning affair with Speedway (04/23/08)
A see-saw WCC softball matchup between Greencastle and visiting Speedway lasted nearly three hours and 11 innings last night, with the Tiger Cubs finding the short end of the stick, 12-8. After the opening two frames , the Cubs led 3-2, but things got offensive and interesting after that...
Malayer powers North Putnam past Eagles (04/23/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- A pair of Dakota Malayer home runs were all the offense North Putnam needed Tuesday night. The catcher drove in three runs on the two long balls, in what was otherwise a pitchers' duel Tuesday night. The Cougars defeated South Putnam 3-2 in 11 innings...
Cougars win three-way (04/23/08)
CLAYTON -- North Putnam defeated Cascade and Owen Valley in a three-way match at Deer Creek Tuesday night. The Cougars scored 170 points to capture first with Cascade in second with 178 and Owen Valley in third with 193. J.J. Burns led the Cougars with a medalist-worthy 37. Jeremy Redman shot a 42 and Patrick Byrd carded a 45. Aaron Vondersaar and Austin Malayer each shot 46...
South Putnam tennis continues to roll (04/23/08)
A rearranged Turkey Run lineup couldn't stop South Putnam's charge through the 2008 season Tuesday night. The Eagles downed Turkey Run 4-1 to remain perfect on the season. "Everyone is playing with confidence," SPHS head coach Johnnie Briones said. "A totally different lineup for the first meeting with Turkey Run."...
Eagles lose to Rockville (04/23/08)
South Putnam's golf team lost a close match to Rockville Monday night 176-178 at home. The Eagles' Tyler Newby recorded a 39, which was good enough for medalist honors. Tyler Shoffner shot a 45, with Damon Robinson adding a 46 and Matt Huck a 48. Michael Nichols came to the clubhouse with a 51 and Tyler Cox added a 57...
GHS baseball gets first win of the season (04/23/08)
SPEEDWAY -- Greencastle's baseball team moved into the win column for the first time Monday night following its 9-8 win over Speedway in 11 innings. Greencastle entered the seventh inning down by one. Freshman Keegan Remsburg singled to right field with two outs and two strikes to score Kyle Johnson, sending the game to extra innings. Graham Shuee scored in the top of the 11th to lift the Tiger Cubs over the Sparkplugs...
Clovers lose to Cascade in five innings (04/23/08)
CLAYTON -- The Cloverdale boys' baseball team fell in five innings to Cascade Monday night 10-0. The Clovers were only able to record one hit on the evening. Zak Osburn collected a single in the first inning to account for the hit. Cloverdale will travel to Linton-Stockton at 5 p.m. Thursday...
SP track wins three-way (04/23/08)
The South Putnam varsity track teams defeated Eminence and Baptist Academy of Indianapolis Monday night at home. Individual girls' results were unavailable. Adam Zigler, Ryan Zigler, Tim Toland, Tyler Williams, Jake Gould, Chris Hurst, Tom Migliano, Allen Riddell, Dane Nelson, Curtiss McKienney, Martin Alig, Andrew Kelly, Scott Daniels and Jorge Cavell all picked up wins for the boys...
Tiger Cub golfers drop close match with Braves (04/23/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team lost a hard fought battle with Terre Haute South Monday night, losing 147-157 on the road. In a reversal of Saturday, senior Eric Davis took command of his game and carded a 38 to lead the GHS team. "It was nice to see Eric take the leadership role again," GHS head coach Donovan Wheeler said. ...
Blair, Burks among Hoosier Basketball's top 100 players (04/23/08)
The Hoosier Basketball Magazine has named its Top 100 Senior Boys basketball players for 2008. The list is picked after evaluating players throughout the season by the Hoosier Basketball staff. Greencastle senior Brennan Burks and Cloverdale senior Craig Blair made the list of 2008 selectees...
Raymond E. Epperly (04/23/08)
Raymond E. Epperly, 83, died April 21, 2008 in Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C. Born in Radford, Va., he was the son of the late Raymond E. Epperly Sr. and Faye Christie Epperly. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1950 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. ...
Ival Lane (04/23/08)
Ival Lloyd Lane passed away at Hendricks Regional Health on Tuesday April 22, 2008. He was born on Aug. 30, 1925 in Decker, Ind. to Frank and Jessie Decker Lane. Ival served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II along with his brothers, Hershel, Ellis and Herb...
Members of Delta Theta Tau say, 'thank you' (04/23/08)
To the editor: We would like to thank all who helped make our Spring Fashion Show a huge success. To our Guests, we hope you had a great time, and also to the following: Lori Miller for her musical talents, Jameson Coffee for the wonderful coffee and hot tea, Theta Chapter Sisters for providing delicious desserts and a delightful punch...
Moore's bar building has musical past (04/23/08)
To the editor: It was very interesting to read Beth Arnold's column about Moore's Bar in the Monday, April 21 edition of the Banner-Graphic. I enclose additional information about this building, and possibly its first use in Greencastle. Emanuel Marquis was an early modern language instructor at DePauw, who arrived in Indiana in 1852 and taught German and probably French at the (then) Indiana Asbury University between 1857 and 1859. ...
Racial diversity brings citizens together (04/23/08)
To the editor: It is easy to sit down with our friends and neighbors and talk about our community -- what new businesses have opened or closed, how the local sports teams are doing and of course our ever-changing weather. But there are some subjects that are harder to talk about. Race is one of those subjects. Sometimes we are scared to talk about race -- we are afraid that we will offend someone or that we will be misunderstood so sometimes we retreat into silence...
'Friday Night Live' supported by many (04/23/08)
To the editor: As the Chair of the Friends of A-Way Home Shelter, I am writing to send a heartfelt thank you to the many people who gave time to this year's fundraiser, Friday Night Live, held on April 11 at the Walden Inn Social Center. This year's spring fundraiser was held to benefit the A-Way Home Shelter. ...
Thirty-eighth Earth Day focuses on disposal (04/23/08)
To the editor: Soon after America celebrated its first national Earth Day in 1970, the country faced an energy crisis. I remember shortages at fueling stations and the endless lines that ensued. Instead of accepting this as a way of life, Americans began to pay attention to their consumption of energy at the pumps and in their homes. ...
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