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Stories from Saturday, May 3, 2008

Suellen Reed stepping down at year's end (05/03/08)
Come the end of the year, Suellen Reed will give up her position as Indiana's superintendent of public instruction -- a post she has held since 1992. North Putnam Community Schools Superintendent Murray Pride has known Reed since before she took office with the state, and said he will miss her "not only as an educational leader, but as a friend and colleague."...
Wal-Mart donates to People Pathways (05/03/08)
With gas prices soaring and people digging deeper into their pockets to pay for food and services, being pedestrian-friendly seems a common sense idea to People Pathways Board President Joy Marley. Wal-Mart Distribution Center agrees. They recently presented the local People Pathways Project with a $1,000 donation to help provide upkeep for the eastern half of the Greencastle/Fillmore Trail and for other uses...
Fillmore Town Council discontinues bonus payment (05/03/08)
Fillmore Town Council members Jeff Osborn, Allen Jones and Wes Terhune approved discontinuing a $500 per month bonus payment to water superintendent David Gilley at last night's town board meeting. "We have done due diligence on this matter," board President Jeff Osborn said. "Our attorney advised us when we first took over the board four months ago that this was not legal, and we talked to David in an executive meeting about it."...
Cloverdale to hire appellate attorney (05/03/08)
The Cloverdale Town Council held a special meeting Thursday to discuss the authorization of an appellate attorney. The Council met briefly to discuss the appeal that is being made in the Whitaker/Davis case that was originally filed back in 2005. When the case went to trial last month, "the judge slammed the file shut and said he had better things to do than to listen to this," said Alan Yackey, Cloverdale Town Attorney...
Roachdale Elementary creates fitness trail (05/03/08)
It's never too early and you are never too young to take part in a community project. Roachdale Elementary school students learned this firsthand as they toiled away last Saturday building a fitness trail at their school. With students, teachers and a host of volunteers the first phase of the Community Fitness Trail was completed Saturday and was already in use early this week...
Gardner steps down as South Putnam's head basketball coach (05/03/08)
South Putnam head coach Brian Gardner contacted the BannerGraphic and informed the Sports Staff that after 13 seasons with the Eagles, he would be stepping down as head basketball coach. After 13 years of being on the sideline for South Putnam Basketball I have decided to step aside. I have officially resigned as the head basketball coach at South Putnam High School. I will still fill my role as teacher and head boys cross country coach...
Greencastle dominates at four-way (05/03/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer Even harsh, windy conditions couldn't stop the Greencastle girls' track team from dominating a four-way meet at home Thursday night. The Tiger Cubs won the meet with 116.5 points, while county foe Cloverdale was third with 26 points...
GHS junior varsity wins (05/03/08)
The Greencastle JV baseball team picked up a pair of wins this week, defeating Monrovia 8-7 and downing Owen Valley 9-1. On Wednesday, Jessie Vermillion allowed seven runs on seven hits and a walk against Monrovia. He struck out five batters in the win...
Greencastle announces date for physicals (05/03/08)
Physical forms for the 2008-09 athletic seasons can currently be picked up out of the GHS and GMS main offices as well as the athletic office. Physical Night will be May 7 starting at 6 p.m. In order to participate in an IHSAA sanctioned sport, as well as cheerleading, the athletic department has to have a physical on file prior to the first practice of that sport...
Cloverdale wrestling club competes at finals (05/03/08)
The Cloverdale Wrestling Club will compete at the state finals this weekend. The Clovers have stepped up their training on the week leading up to the tournament by training with two world-class coaches. On April 29, the Clover grapplers traveled to Perry Meridian High School to have a two-hour workout led by University of Tennessee-Chattanooga head coach Chris Bono. ...
Greencastle summer tennis league announced (05/03/08)
Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department is having a summer tennis league open to men and women ages 15 and up. The league includes singles, doubles and mixed doubles. There will be a $25 registration fee for each player. Anyone interested can call 653-1550 by May 7...
Fundraiser for youth baseball set (05/03/08)
A co-ed softball fundraiser has been set for the Greencastle Youth Baseball League for May 9 and 10. There is room for eight teams, at a cost of $150 per team. Each team will be guaranteed two games. The tournament will be held at the co-ed softball field at the Sports Park. There will be food and soft drinks provided...
Warren George 'Bud' Eaton (05/03/08)
Warren George "Bud" Eaton, 81, died Thursday. Mr. Eaton was born June 13, 1926 to Warren and Hazel Eaton. He was married to Mary Baire. Mr. Eaton was a veteran of World War II and retired from the American Can Company in 1983. Surviving are his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Tom Witty of Bainbridge, Deborah and Kenneth Alexander of Camas, Wash.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and four nephews...
George W. Crum (05/03/08)
George W. Crum, 82, of Bainbridge died Thursday. Mr. Crum was born Feb. 12, 1926 in Independence, Mo. to Paul Williams and Verna Fay Thomas Crum. We worked as an electrician most of his life and was a World War II and Korean War navy veteran. Surviving are two daughters, Deborah K. Brumback of Bainbridge, Theresa D. Briscoe of Coatesville; son Ed Tiller of Fresno, Calif.; two sisters, Jean Eigenbrod and Betty Ochsner; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Putnam Scanner for May 3 (05/03/08)
Greencastle Police Dept. Several accidents were reported recently: Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage estimated between $2,500 - $5,000...
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