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Stories from Thursday, May 15, 2008

Advertising scam makes it into the BannerGraphic (05/15/08)
Anyone who answered a classified advertisement that appeared in Tuesday's Brazil Times and BannerGraphic should take note the advertisement was confirmed to be a scam Wednesday. On Wednesday, Brazil Family Medicine Office Manager Carol Lutes informed The Brazil Times the ad was not accurate at all...
Town acts on surprise resignation (05/15/08)
FILLMORE -- At a sp-ecial meeting of the Fillmore Town Council Tuesday, board members Jeff Osborn, Allen Jones and Wes Terhune voted to approve the job descriptions for one part-time and one full-time water and street maintenance employee. The resignation of Water Superintendent David Gilley was also accepted...
Bainbridge eyes grant for paving (05/15/08)
Bainbridge Town Council members Richard Cope, Bonnie Osborn and Naomi Barker agreed to move forward in applying for an Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) grant to pave Washington Street from U.S. 36 to Oak Street during Wednesday nights' meeting...
Vandals trouble Cloverdale (05/15/08)
Vandals have wreaked havoc on the Cloverdale Town Park, park board member Ron Jones told the Cloverdale Town Council Tuesday. Jones said vandals have broken a water valve in the women's bathroom. When he locked the bathroom door to prevent access, he returned to find it had been kicked in and the hinges had been removed...
Freeman, McHugh leaving Greencastle Schools (05/15/08)
Assistant Superinten-dent Kirk Freeman and Ridpath Elementary School principal Mike McHugh will leave the Greencastle Community School Corp. at the end of the school year. Freeman is retiring. "We hate to lose Kirk," said GCCSC superintendent Bob Green at a meeting of the school board Wednesday. "We're certainly going to miss him."...
Fair on the Square kicks off Friday at noon (05/15/08)
The annual Fair on the Square located on the courthouse square in downtown Greencastle kicks off Friday, May 16 at noon with opening ceremonies by Mayor Sue Murray. Following the opening ceremony, the Cloverdale Marching Band will play and the VFW vendors will open. Two bands will play that day. The Resistance will be on stage from 4-6 p.m. and Nashville Connection will play from 7-9 p.m...
Tabs for tots (05/15/08)
Tent revival Friday (05/15/08)
The Waters of Greencastle is sponsoring a tent revival and free chili dinner Friday from 6-9 p.m. at their facility near the Putnam County Hospital. Pastor Bob Muncie will speak and lead the congregational singing. Several other music groups will also be performing that evening. They are Chain of Righteousness, Francie Bond Music Ministry and Bob and Jane Muncie...
Sectional softball opens Monday (05/15/08)
IHSAA softball action opens Monday and runs throughout the week. The four Putnam County squads will all be in action at either South Vermillion's Class 3A Sectional 29 or Tri-West's Class 2A Sectional 46. At South Vermillion, Greencastle will take on third-ranked Edgewood in Tuesday's second game. The first game, between West Vigo and Owen Valley, is slated to begin at 6 p.m., with the Greencastle/Edgewood matchup to follow...
Newby's 38 leads Eagles to 40-shot victory at home (05/15/08)
BRAZIL -- Tyler Newby fired a 38 to lead South Putnam to a 180-220 victory over Riverton Parke Monday. Considering some sloppy playing conditions, Coach Scott Ricke was pleased with the senior's two-over performance. "Tyler Newby played great. In conditions that were very wet and muddy, a good score is hard to come by, so a 38 is pretty solid," Ricke said...
Indiana Threat wins Legends Tournament (05/15/08)
The Indiana Threat 10 and Under Travel Baseball Team recently competed in the Legends of Lincoln Tournament. The tournament took place at the Lincoln Park baseball facility in Columbus, Ind. While competing with teams from Kentucky and Indiana, the Threat defeated the Louisville Samurai 21-9 in the championship game and was awarded the Tournament Champions plaque. This championship also qualifies them for the World Series, held later this summer in Battle Creek, Mich...
Hall of Famers (05/15/08)
J.T. Chadd and Michael Rumley were inducted into the GGUSBC Youth Hall of Fame at the Youth Banquet on April 27. Chadd and Rumley have bowled on Saturdays in the youth leagues for a number of years. They have both worked at the bowling center for the last two years...
Thomas Goldsberry (05/15/08)
Mr. Thomas Goldsberry, 94, of Greencastle, died Wednesday morning at the Ruth Lilly Hospice at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle. Entombment will be in the Pinelawn Mausoleum at Forest Hill Cemetery...
Wanda Mae Rogers (05/15/08)
Wanda Mae Rogers, 68, of Greencastle, passed away at 8:32 p.m., May 13, 2008 following an extended battle with cancer. She was born in Clay City, April 9, 1940 to Marion and Francis Cochran Love. Wanda worked for various nursing homes as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She also worked as a cashier and sales associate for Wal-Mart stores in Greencastle and Brazil. Wanda's greatest source of enjoyment was in spending time with her family...
Putnam Scanner for May 15, 2008 (05/15/08)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage was estimated between $2,500 - $5,000. Clarification Regarding Wednesday's drug bust story, no explosives or drugs were found at the resident of Thomas Garrett. The story read none were found at Victor Lee's residence...
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