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Stories from Thursday, July 24, 2008

Does the public support a "greener" Greencastle? (07/24/08)
Readers of the Banner Graphic are nearly split on their feelings toward Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray's "green" initiative. The Banner Graphic's online poll asked readers: "What do you think about Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray's efforts to provide for a 'greener' city such as the installation of new energy-efficient street lights?"...
Indiana jobless rate jump highest in nation (07/24/08)
Indiana's jobless rate jumped a half percentage point in June making it the biggest increase in the nation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that Indiana's June unemployment rate was 5.8 percent. The state's 0.5 percent jobless rate increase from May was the nation's highest, trailed by Arizona and Illinois, which saw increases of 0.4 percent...
Greencastle school board delays decision on security officer (07/24/08)
The Greencastle Community School Board decided not to vote on hiring a first-of-its-kind security guard for the school corporation during a special meeting Wednesday night. The board tabled the hiring of a law and safety officer until a later date. According to board member Barbara Bryant, the board has not yet decided when this item will be discussed...
Sheep honors (07/24/08)
Sheep show a family affair (07/24/08)
For sisters Dakota, Josie and Lyndi Parent, the Putnam County 4-H Sheep Show is a family affair. "We participate in sheep because it's something we can all do as a family," eldest sister Dakota, 16, said. "It has gives us all something to work toward."...
Goats on Parade (07/24/08)
Family Fun Day (07/24/08)
Gilberta Acquaviva (07/24/08)
Gilberta "Jill" Lorene Gillespie Acquaviva, of Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Greencastle, and Griffith Lake, Milford, Del., joined her heavenly family on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 in Frankfort Regional Hospital, Frankfort, after a brief illness. She was 83...
James Collins (07/24/08)
James Harold Collins, 99, of Greencastle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Mill Pond. He was born on Oct. 2, 1908 in Putnam County to Oral Ernest and Dovie Jones Collins. Mr. Collins was the former owner of the Linton IGA, and High Point Oil Company Gas Stations in Greencastle and Bainbridge...
Ruby Jones (07/24/08)
Ruby K. Jones passed away at the age of 97, on Christmas Day, 2007, at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on Aug. 23, 1910 in Reelsville to William Mack and Mabel Knoll Long. Her parents and her husband, Estel B. Jones preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for July 24, 2008 (07/24/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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