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Stories from Thursday, August 7, 2008

CHS marching band heads to State Fair (08/07/08)
Ninety-degree heat was not a deterrent for the Cloverdale High School marching band this week. Despite heat and humidity the group was practicing hard for the Indiana State Fair Band Day held Wednesday. The 31 member volunteer band has been working all summer, attending contests all over the state, in preparation for the big annual high school band contest held on opening day at the fair...
Shop with a Cop helps local kids (08/07/08)
Police from around the county invaded Greencastle WalMart this Wednesday morning. They were called there on philanthropic duty to help buy children school supplies during the "Shop with a Cop" function put on by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP). "This is our eleventh year doing this," said Indiana State Police (ISP) Excise division officer Jarrod Baugh. "It's great to see how shy the kids are at the beginning, then by the time they check out they are hanging on the officers."...
Andy Thomas to lead teachers' group (08/07/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) recently announced that Brazil resident Andy Thomas was named the new Executive Director of its organization. Thomas will assume the post Sept. 1. He will succeed Ralph D. Ayres, who announced his retirement earlier this year...
Old-fashioned movie night coming to Bainbridge (08/07/08)
Bainbridge residents will be treated to a night at the movies, Saturday, Aug. 9 in the parking lot of the Bainbridge Community Center. The movie "Nim's Island" will begin at dusk (around 9:30 p.m.) and is sponsored by Context, Landscape Architecture, the Bainbridge Improvement Society, Hannum, Wagle & Cline and the Bainbridge Parks Department...
United Way still seeking help, ideas for 'Day of Caring' (08/07/08)
Volunteers and projects are still needed for The United Way of Putnam County's Day of Caring on Sept. 5. The annual event brings volunteers together to celebrate the spirit of giving through service by providing a day of volunteer opportunities that impact the entire community...
Old BP gets new owner, reopens (08/07/08)
The old BP gas station on Indianapolis Road, in Greencastle, across from Pizza Hut is now open and will soon have its Marathon sign, the owner told the Banner Graphic earlier this week. It shares the same owner as the Marathon that is located on north Jackson Street in Greencastle...
Back-to-School 'Splash Bash' Aug. 16 (08/07/08)
The Greencastle Aquatics Center would like to welcome you to participate in three great upcoming events. The Back-to-school Splash Bash, Raft Night, and the Dive in Movie August 16th, 2008 starting at 12:00 noon. The Back-to-school Splash Bash will be from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. Have on last splashin' good time now that its classroom time! Play with splash balls, dive for rings, and enjoy hitting a beach ball with friends...
South hosts Eagle invitational (08/07/08)
BRAZIL -- Putnam County golfers turned in three of the top four performances at Tuesday's Eagle Invitational at Oak Ridge Golf Course. Cloverdale's Kayla Langdon placed second with an 85, while Heather Hughes and Grace Aker of host South Putnam tied for third at 88...
Richard Jenkins (08/07/08)
Richard Auxter Jenkins, 94, formerly of Tipp City, Ohio, died Aug. 4, 2008. He born Dec. 4, 1913 in Tipp City, Ohio to Paul Everton and Cora Belle (Auxter) Jenkins. He was a six-year resident of Asbury Retirement Community, Greencastle, where he passed away on Monday, but his roots were in Tipp City, Ohio where he lived for most of his life...
Ross Jennings Sr. (08/07/08)
Ross Elmo Jennings Sr., 92 of Greencastle and formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Aug. 4, 2008. He was born in Leslie, Ark. on June 28, 1916 to Bruce and Eula Jennings. He married Francis Rhodes on Feb 12, 1941 and she preceded him in death on Oct., 25, 1990...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 7, 2008 (08/07/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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