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Stories from Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Michael backs search for alternative energy (07/29/08)
Nancy Michael, candidate for House District 44, announced her support today for increasing the state's investment in alternative energy sources to cut energy costs and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Michael stated her intentions in Greencastle Tuesday morning at the Gas America Station. ...
Remnants of old 40 still remain (07/29/08)
The historic Old National Road (U.S. Hwy 40) runs across the center of the state of Indiana and stretches from one end of Putnam County to the other. All together it covers 156 miles in the state from Richmond to Terre Haute. The old road is a proud symbol of our nation's past and boasts a culture, history and tradition unparalleled in Indiana and the five other states that it crosses...
Clodfelter running for commissioner (07/29/08)
For 26 years, Gene Clodfelter served on the Putnam County Council and as a County Commissioner, reviewing, approving and monitoring county budgets and creating many initial county planning and zoning laws, as well as improvements in public works projects, county hazardous waste disposal and bridge repair and replacement...
Study suggests exercise may help slow Alzheimer's disease (07/29/08)
A new study released at the International Conference on Alzheimer's disease revealed exercise may help memory in those patients in the early stages of the fatal disease. Patients who performed better on a treadmill test had less atrophy in the areas of the brain that control memory, according to the study...
Woman arrested at Putnamville facility (07/29/08)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A Bloomington woman was arrested Friday after attempting to visit an offender there using false identification. Suzanne Diaz, 34, was charged with criminal trespassing and false informing, both misdemeanors. When Diaz presented the false identification she was recognized by correctional officers at the prison, a release from Putnamville public information officer Alisia Lawrence said. Internal Affairs staff was notified and the Indiana State Police were called...
End of summer luau planned in Russellville (07/29/08)
A special invitation has been to issued to the public to join the kids from Summer Fun, a Friends of the Park program, at an End of Summer Luau August 9 at the Russellville Community Park. Bring your family and invite your friends to this drug and alcohol free event. There will be tropical luau foods, music, leis and limbo for the young and young at heart...
Edberg in concert with 1790 cello (07/29/08)
Critically acclaimed cellist Eric Edberg celebrates the return of his 1790 Italian cello, which just finished undergoing three years of restoration, in Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. Greencastle Classical Music Festival concert at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Cougars in action at all-star game (07/29/08)
HARTFORD CITY -- Recent North Putnam graduates J.T. Francies, Kyle Rooker and Jordan Berry took part in the Class 1A/2A East/West All-Star game at Blackford High School. In a slugfest, the three Cougars and their west team came out on the short end of a 15-12 decision...
Coach pitch tournament champs (07/29/08)
The Greencastle eight-and-under coach pitch all-star team won first place in the Reelsville Southern Putnam County All Star tournament last weekend. The team members are Chris Thompson, Matthew Workman, Jacob Harris, Evan Crowe, Colin York, Dylan Wood, Brett Sosebee, Abraham Wade, Josiah Watson and Justus Barger. The coaches are Rex Thompson, Jason Crowe, Rob York and David Wood...
Boetjer adds another title (07/29/08)
South Putnam freshman Brooke Boetjer helped the Indy Dreams to the 14 and under softball World Series title in Colum-bus, Ohio. The Dreams posted an 11-0 record in the World Series. This is Boetjer's fourth National title and she also captured a state title this year playing for the Center Grove Fields with a 7-0 record. She is currently competing in Owensboro, Ky. in the 16 and under Nationals with the Indiana Shockwaves...
Robert Glenn (07/29/08)
Robert "Bobby" Glenn, 70, of Brazil, passed away July 27, 2008 at Union Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1937 in Brazil, the son of William Madison Glenn and Lu Ella (Smith) Glenn. After attending Brazil High School, Bobby worked at Arktex for several years, sold and filled fire extinguishers, and was over maintenance at the Clay Community Schools bus garage...
What does it take to qualify for assistance? (07/29/08)
To the Editor: I am a diabetic. I am not able to work and don't even have a home. I am living with a friend for now. On July 10, I was taken to Bloomington Hospital by EMS. My sugar was 546. I have asked for Medicaid so I can get my medicine, but they turned me down...
Resident looking for historical information (07/29/08)
To the editor: Earlier this year I wrote to the Banner-Graphic describing an earlier use of the building which now houses Moore's Bar. In the 1880s it was occupied by the music store of Emmanuel Marquis, who was originally from Germany. Mr. Marquis had previously taught German, French and music at DePauw when it was Indiana Asbury University...
Chamber thanks community for help (07/29/08)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the wonderful volunteers and businesses that assisted in July 19's very successful Chamber Clean-up Day...
Local bank branches safe and sound (07/29/08)
To the Editor: North Salem State Bank (NSSB) and First National Bank (FNB) understand that consumers are concerned about recent news reports surrounding the banking industry. Specifically, IndyMac Bank F.S.B., based in California, was closed by the Office of Thrift Supervision on July 11, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) was named conservator...
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