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Stories from Thursday, August 21, 2008

Southern killer surrounds Putnam County (08/21/08)
An invasive vine with a funny name is leaving parts of Indiana tangled up. Thirty-six counties in the state have confirmed being infested with Kudzu, an invasive, fast-growing vine that covers 109.4 acres according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)...
Water tower makeover put on hold (08/21/08)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The water tower in Russellville will have to wait for a while before it is repainted on the inside. At Wednesday's town council meeting, the two members present voted to pay off the loan for the water tower before trying to paint it. They said they couldn't do both with the money they currently had and thought that it would be best to pay off the loan...
Business tax grace period almost over (08/21/08)
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) granted some tax relief to the victims of the May 30 to June 7 storms that caused 40 counties in Indiana to be declared disasters. Taxpayers who reside or have a business in the disaster area were given a postponement in return filing, tax payments and certain other time-sensitive acts, which were due between May 30 and Aug. 29...
Clovers confident entering '08 (08/21/08)
CLOVERDALE -- As the Cloverdale volleyball season opens its 2008 campaign this evening, it probably has as much reason for confidence as any team in the area. While the Clovers graduated a strong senior class from last year's sectional championship squad, they also return seven seniors for this year...
Young GHS squad looks to surprise (08/21/08)
You have to credit a coach for being candid. While many coaches cringe at the term "rebuilding," Greencastle volleyball coach looks at her lineup and calls it like she sees it. Her squad graduated four strong seniors in 2007 and returns just one for this year's squad. Top that off with only two juniors and things will not come easily for the Tiger Cubs in the early part of the season...
Clover golf falls to Athenians (08/21/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale girls' golf team fell to Crawfordsville 206-236 Tuesday evening at Clover Meadows. Kayla Langdon led the Clovers with a 49, followed closely by Elizabeth Wiley's 51. Victoria Boyette had a 61, and Erica Looper closed out the CHS effort with a 75...
GHS's Spencer approaching 100 goal mark (08/21/08)
Wednesday's season preview for the GHS girls' soccer season preview incorrectly stated that Hannah Spencer had 28 goals in 2007. The correct total was 36. Spencer's three goals in Tuesday's season opener bring her high school career total to 97, just three away from the 100 mark. The Banner Graphic will be keeping a close watch on Spencer's chase as she approaches this milestone...
Dr. Richard Veach (08/21/08)
Dr. Richard Lester Veach age 88 of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Jan. 1, 1920 in Terre Haute, he was the son of Lester Wardlaw and Clara (Weaver) Veach. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School "Class of 1938" and a third generation graduate of Indiana University Medical School "Class of 1944". He married Dorothy (Shuck) Veach on April 24, 1943 and survives...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 21, 2008 (08/21/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Raymond Constant, 35, Indianapolis, was booked at 4:41 p.m. Monday as part of a petition to revoke probation. William Spears, 25, North Salem, was booked at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday for writ of body attachment...
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