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Stories from Thursday, October 16, 2008

County officials show off new emergency center (10/16/08)
Putnam County's new Emergency Operations Center hosted an open house this week with a flag raising ceremony and tours. Local dignitaries and Senators Connie Lawson and Amos Thomas who were instrumental in helping to attain funding for the project attended the event...
Ivy Tech nearing campaign goal (10/16/08)
Donations for a new Ivy Tech facility in Greencastle have come in much quicker than expected, giving officials reason to celebrate on Wednesday. Earlier this year, officials set out to raise slightly less than $2 million to pay for computers, teaching equipment and other pieces of technology for the new 32,000-square-foot campus scheduled to open in 2010...
Town gets early Christmas gift (10/16/08)
ROACHDALE -- The town of Roachdale is getting an early Christmas present this year thanks to a $7,500 anonymous donation to the PRIDE (Preserving Roachdale's Identity enthusiastically) group. When Pat Allen, Allen's TV & Appliance in Roachdale, heard about the donation from Elaine Peck, Director of the Putnam County Foundation she was determined to find a good use for the money...
Family realizes dream of owning their own home (10/16/08)
A little more than 13 years ago, David and Tina Watkins received a home through Putnam County Habitat for Humanity. Today, they can officially call it their home. In May, the couple made their final mortgage payment. "Relief" was the word David used to describe his feeling as the last payment was made...
Delta Tau Delta suspends chapter at Wabash College (10/16/08)
Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity has directed the Beta Psi Chapter at Wabash College to suspend chapter operations. During this suspension period, the men should refrain from all formal chapter activities. That would include a cessation of all chapter social events...
Support the Troops! Chili supper planned (10/16/08)
A chili luncheon and auction to benefit deployed soldiers and their families will be held Saturday at the Moose Lodge, 212 W. Franklin St. The Moose is sponsoring the event and donating the proceeds to the local Indiana Army National Guard, 2-150 FA Alpha Battery Family Readiness Group. Members of FRG will be working the luncheon...
Greencastle advances to sectional final (10/16/08)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team defeated South Vermillion 4-0 to advance to Saturday's sectional final against Terre Haute South. The game will begin at 1 p.m. Check back later for complete game story online and in tomorrow's edition of the Banner Graphic...
Early goals do in Tiger Cubs in 4-1 loss to Center Grove (10/16/08)
GREENWOOD -- At the end of a season in which they won a school-record 15 games and won the program's first sectional, the Greencastle boys' soccer team wasn't going to go down without making some noise. Facing soccer power Center Grove on its own pitch Wednesday evening, Greencastle (15-4) trailed the Trojans 3-0 at the half...
Clovers run at Brown County (10/16/08)
NASHVILLE -- The Cloverdale cross country season came to an end Tuesday night at the Brown County Sectional with the girls finishing 10th and the boys placing 11th. Clover coach Katie McLaughlin called it a "good end to the season." The rookie coach is ready to roll things into her second year at the helm...
Tiger Cub eighth grade completes unbeaten season (10/16/08)
SPEEDWAY -- It was a perfect end to a perfect season Wednesday night, as the Greencastle Middle School eighth grade team defeated Speedway, who had also entered the action unbeaten, 14-8. Trailing 8-0 at the half, the Tiger Cubs shut out the Sparkplug in the second half. They scored with less than a minute to go on third, on a 25-yard pass from a fourth-and-12...
CHS drops match (10/16/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE-- The Cloverdale Clovers volleyball team fell to the Southmont Mounties in four games on Tuesday night. They lost 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, and 25-15. The leading scorer for the Clovers was Allie Franklin with a season high 17 points, she also led in aces with six, and she had 11 digs. ...
John Allee Jr. (10/16/08)
John D. Allee Jr. graduated to glory on Oct. 12, 2008. John was born on Aug. 4, 1928 in Lafayette, Ind. and was raised on the family homestead south of Greencastle. He served in the Army from 1951-52 as a heavy equipment operator and was instrumental in the building of several Army bases. He was baptized into Christ on Oct. 18, 1952 and married Judith Suzan Ray on June 12, 1955...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 16, 2008 (10/16/08)
Putnam County Jail There were several arrests made recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Jonella K. Wallace, 51, Roachdale, was booked at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday for theft. Michael S. Boruff, 28, Spencer, was booked at 1:33 a.m. Wednesday for driving while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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