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Stories from Monday, May 5, 2008

Relay brings out true survivors (05/05/08)
Three years ago, Lauren Jagiel walked with a team for Putnam County's Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Jagiel, 22, walked again this year -- this time as a survivor. "I had Hodgkin's lymphoma," Jagiel said. "I was diagnosed on the day of Relay two years ago."...
Veterans, families turn out for city's celebration (05/05/08)
Dozens of people assembled on Veteran's Memorial Highway Saturday to witness the planting of trees to honor local veterans. The ceremony was in conjunction with the proclamation of Greencastle's Arbor Day. For the ninth year running, Greencastle has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation...
Recycling district eyes improvements (05/05/08)
The West Central Solid Waste District (WCSWD) is looking to spend $50,000 for new recycling bins to aid the ones already in place. The bins are for communities that don't already have curbside recycling in place, but can also supplement such areas given that curbside has strict limitations on what they will accept. The bins are more for plastics No. 1 and No. 2 as well as paper...
State police caution drivers in rural areas (05/05/08)
It's almost field preparation season -- and that means motorists and farmers alike need to be alert in the coming weeks. "Most people in the rural communities know it's the beginning of the farming season and that they need to watch out for farm machinery on the roads," said Lt. ...
DePauw tennis teams make third-round exits (05/05/08)
Women's tennis falls to denison The Eighth-ranked DePauw women's tennis season came to an end in the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship third round as the Tigers dropped a 5-1 decision to eighth-ranked Denison. The Tigers finished the year at 22-5, while Denison advances to the Division III quarterfinals with a 20-3 mark...
Tiger baseball closes with sweep (05/05/08)
CHICAGO -- The 19th-ranked DePauw baseball team closed out the regular season with a doubleheader sweep at the University of Chicago Saturday by scores of 7-2 and 7-4. With the wins, DePauw improved upon its school-record win total and is now 35-11. Chicago dropped to 8-16...
DePauw softball splits doubleheader (05/05/08)
ST. LOUIS -- The top-ranked Tiger softball team split the final regular season doubleheader of the season as they defeated 16th-ranked Washington University by a 4-1 score in eight innings in the first game and dropped a 1-0 decision in the nightcap...
Cougars capture Covington Invitational (05/05/08)
COVINGTON -- The North Putnam golf team won its third straight Covington Invitational, shooting a 332 in windy conditions Saturday at Rivercrest Golf Course. South Putnam finished eighth with a 393. Jeremy Redman was the Cougars' leading scorer with an 81. He was also involved in a playoff for third medalist...
Eagle softball wins (05/05/08)
CAYUGA -- The South Putnam softball team moved its record to 12-2 with a 16-5 win at North Vermillion Saturday. Sam Tomasino pitched a complete game and also helped her cause by hitting a home run. Offensively for the Eagles, Krystal Welch tallied four hits. Oceaia Boetjer had two doubles, a triple and four RBIs...
Cougar baseball falls to Athenians, 11-1 (05/05/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam baseball team suffered an 1-1 loss at the hands of Crawfordsville Friday night. A six-run first inning for the Athenians was enough for the win, but another run in the four and four in the sixth ended the game by 10-run rule...
Virginia Allenbaugh (05/05/08)
Virginia Fay Allenbaugh, 87, of Reelsville, passed away May 3, 2008 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 19, 1920 in Clay County, Ind., the daughter of Thomas F. and Sarah Jane (Tucker) Jackson. Virginia and Frank Allenbaugh were married on Oct. 9, 1942...
Travis Crague (05/05/08)
Travis James Crague, 26, of Brazil, passed away Friday, May 2, 2008. He was born Nov. 20, 2008 in Brazil to Fred and Kathy Stevens Metz. He was a 2000 graduate of Northview High School and worked for Crown in Greencastle. Travis was a fun loving "adrenaline junkie" who lived his life one day at a time. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, coaching CYL baseball, loved his dogs Cletis and Maizee, and most of all loved his family and friends, especially his son Brendan...
Geraldine Love (05/05/08)
Mrs. Geraldine "Gerry" S. Love age 90 of Greencastle, passed away Saturday at the Waters of Greencastle. Born Dec. 14, 1917 in Austin, Pa., she was the daughter of James and Grace Lillian (Weed) Wolfanger. She was a graduate of Austin High School, Austin, Pa. She married Henry L. Love on Oct. 12, 1940 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 1997...
Ellen Shinol (05/05/08)
Ellen M. Shinol, 58, of Coatesville, formerly of South Bend, died Friday at Danville Regional Rehab. Born in Clearfield, Pa., she was the daughter of William A. and Geraldine Rinehart Shinol. She had been a housekeeper at The Works Hotel in South Bend for several years...
Gordon Walters (05/05/08)
Gordon Walters, 67, of Greencastle, died Sunday morning at the Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.
County zoning is leading to empty lots ... and weeds (05/05/08)
Editor's note: This letter was originally printed in the Friday, May 2 edition of the BannerGraphic, however, Steve Stamper's name was inadvertently placed on the letter by newsroom staff. John Stamper is the one who wrote the letter. To the Editor:...
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