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Stories from Thursday, April 24, 2008

Wednesday brush fire spreads to home (04/24/08)
An unattended brush fire is apparently the cause for a house catching fire Wednesday morning, causing firefighters from several local agencies to respond. According to fire officials from the scene, Robert Koenig, 1223 E. CR 200 South, Greencastle, was burning leaves in a container behind his home. He left the leaves unattended and they began to burn out of control, the flames somehow leaping to his nearby home...
Residents urged to be on the lookout for counterfeit money (04/24/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale has recently discovered a lot of counterfeit $20 bills and residents are urged to be on the lookout. The counterfeit bills were discussed at Wednesday night's special town council meeting where officials approved more than $100,000 in payment for work done at the town's sewer plant...
Assessor says tax bills will be delayed (04/24/08)
Putnam County is on a long list of Hoosier counties that have yet to submit their property tax assessments to the state. This means that homeowners will not receive their bills until much later than expected -- and the fallout doesn't stop there. It also causes schools and other tax-supported agencies to seek out temporary funding. The most recent example occurred recently at the South Putnam School Board meeting...
Hanging Out! (04/24/08)
Officials hope 'shotgun wedding' will draw more tourism (04/24/08)
A group of wild and wooly hillbillies is set to make a ruckus for a group of tourists headed to Putnam County next week. Officials with the Putnam County Convention and Visitors' Bureau are billing the 20-minute play as a "Hoosier Hillbilly Wedding" and it promises to be a rip-roaring good time for all...
Library officials hope new fund will pay for construction costs (04/24/08)
Putnam County Library Board members held a public hearing for the establishment of a Putnam County Library Capital Projects Fund Plan Wednesday evening. The plan includes planned construction, repair and maintenance of the building, an emergency allocation and the purchase, lease, repair and maintenance of equipment...
'Spring Dessert' April 29 (04/24/08)
"An Antique Road Show" is the theme of the 2008 Extension Home-maker's Spring Dessert and recognition program which is scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 29 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Members of the Northern Lights Extension Homemakers Club have been planning the event with assistance from members of the Town and Country Club. They will be serving 'old fashioned' refreshments to go along with the theme of the program...
South Putnam softball downs Tri-West (04/24/08)
The South Putnam softball team defeated Tri-West 5-0 on Wednesday. Samantha Tomasino pitched a complete game for the Eagles. Complete results will be available in Friday's edition of the BannerGraphic.
GHS golfers defeat Tri-West 160-185 (04/24/08)
The Greencastle boys' golf team defeated visiting Tri-West Tuesday, 160-185. With the win, the Tiger Cubs move to 4-1 on the season. Senior Eric Davis rebounded from a tough outing earlier in the week to shoot a 38. Nick Pritchard followed closely with a 39, while Luke Crimmins shot a 41, Jim Wheeler a 42 and Wade Huber carded a 44...
Greencastle girls track finishes second (04/24/08)
WEST VIGO -- Terre Haute North proved to be too much for the Greencastle girls' track squad as they finished in second place with 61.5 total points. GHS had four individuals capture first place finishes on the night. Dee Wood took the 100 with a time of 13.21, while Laura Weatherford won the 200 in a time of 26.81. Erica Soster clocked an impressive time in the 300 hurdles, finishing in 51.28 and Caitlin Gannaway out-tossed her competitors to win the shot put with a distance of 37-02.5...
GHS baseball gets second win over Speedway (04/24/08)
Greencastle's baseball team won its second game in a row with another one-point victory over Speedway 10-9 Tuesday night. Again the Tiger Cubs used some late inning heroics to get the win. Trey Ford hit a two-run triple in the bottom of the sixth inning and then scored on a balk. Greencastle's winning run came from Kyle Johnson when he scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning...
Greencastle JV loses to Speedway Monday (04/24/08)
SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle junior varsity baseball team fell to Speedway Monday night 14-11. Kenny Buchanan led the Tiger Cub offense with a home run and a double. Patrick Richarson and Tanner Battin also picked up two hits each. Pitcher Thomas Decker allowed just four hits and four walks while striking out five. However, the GHS defense committed six costly errors...
SP Babe Ruth sign-ups (04/24/08)
Sign-ups for the South Putnam Community Babe Ruth program will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the high school from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Persons may pick up a form from the athletic office at the high school or forms will be available on Saturday. The fee is $40 per player...
Joseph Stapert (04/24/08)
Joseph Franklin "Bud" Stapert of Freedom passed away Monday April 21 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born on Oct. 25, 1936 in Morgan County to the late Joseph Stapert Sr. and Bessie Louise Townsend. He was retired from the John Wooley Sawmill in Mooresville...
Robert E. Minnerup (04/24/08)
Robert E. Minnerup, 79, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, April 23. He was born Dec. 12, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Edward L. and Janice Herman Minnerup. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War. He married Nancy Nutt in 1954, and she preceded him in death in 1994...
Putnam Scanner for April 24, 2008 (04/24/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department made the following runs recently: They returned to station at 5:01 p.m...
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