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Stories from Saturday, November 8, 2008

Greencastle man injured in accident (11/08/08)
An accident involving three vehicles occurred just north of downtown Greencastle Friday morning at 9:17 a.m., stopping traffic on S. Jackson Street for over an hour. According to eyewitnesses, a truck carrying a load of trash being driven by Travis Smith, 31, Greencastle was stopped on Jackson Street to make a left hand turn onto Liberty Street. ...
Weaver rewarded for efforts (11/08/08)
A certificate was presented to Don Weaver by Kiwanis president Jim Maxwell at a meeting Thursday. Weaver received the award for his work in raising money for Riley Children's Hospital. Local businesses contribute coffee and donuts to the cause. Weaver and a group of volunteers take the items to the eastbound rest area in Plainfield. They distribute the coffee and donuts to travelers from 7 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day...
Chocolate dessert buffet will benefit local animals (11/08/08)
Chocolate lovers, get ready for a delectable treat on November 17 at Almost Home between 5 and 9 p.m. For $10 participants will sample some of the award-winning Almost Home's finest desserts. Called "Chocolate & Cake for the Animals' Sake", all proceeds from this fundraiser will go to S.P.O.T and the Ark Fostercare...
Local retailer concerned about holiday sales (11/08/08)
One local retailer is uncertain about retail sales for the upcoming holidays. Greencastle WalMart Store Manager Cliff Higgerson says he isn't sure what's going to happen this season. "Here in Greencastle a lot depends on what happens with the automotive industry. If one of the factories were to shut down, we would all be affected. People will hold on to their money," he told the Banner Graphic...
Toys for Tots kickoff Nov. 17 (11/08/08)
Down a dusty, rutted lane in western Putnam County there sits a trailer surrounded by litter and old pieces of metal and furniture. There is no telephone and the trailer is heated with propane gas when the family can afford it. Three skinny mongrels prowl through the litter in the yard...
Eagles earn sports honors (11/08/08)
South Putnam had its fall sports awards on Tuesday night. Six student athletes won their letter jackets, while senior Oceaia Boetjer earned her letter blanket. Pictured are (from left) Kelsey Searles, Boetjer, Sara Dobson, Emily Baker, Brayden Freeman, Megan Barnes, and Tyler Williams...
DePauw stays perfect at home (11/08/08)
The DePauw Tigers (7-2) defeated Rhodes 28-12 at Blackstock Stadium Saturday. The Tigers complete their second perfect season in the last three years and are 12-2 at home under head coach Matt Walker. DePauw will hit the road to face Wabash in the 115th Monon Bell game Saturday at 1 p.m...
Tigers close SCAC season at home (11/08/08)
Week in and week out, the story is the same with DePauw's SCAC football schedule. Regardless of record, the Tigers (6-2, 4-2 SCAC) are in for a battle. Enter Rhodes (3-5, 1-4 SCAC) this afternoon to Blackstock Stadium, and the story doesn't change. Coach Matt Walker pays no attention to the Lynx' sub-.500 record or their one SCAC victory...
DPU on to league semifinal (11/08/08)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Fourth-seed DePauw advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship semifinals following a 3-1 (24-26, 27-25, 25-22, 25-21) victory over fifth-seed Austin. The Tigers improved to 24-13, while the Kangaroos finished the season at 21-12...
Pirates sweep Tigers (11/08/08)
The DePauw soccer teams were swept by Southwestern on Friday evening. In men's action, Southwestern's Preston Hollis scored at 23:36 on an assist from Alex Keller to give the Pirates a 1-0 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over DePauw...
Greencastle gray takes Super Bowl title (11/08/08)
The Greencastle Gray Major League team won the 2008 Super Bowl with a 16-6 win over South Putnam. Greencastle started the game with a humbling experience. After a 40 yard drive from Greencastle to the goal line, a South Putnam picked off a pass, running it back 99 yards for a South Putnam touchdown. South missed their extra point giving them a 6-0 lead...
Helen Jean Shepherd (11/08/08)
Helen Jean Shepherd, 73, of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7 at Putnam County Hospital. Mrs. Shepherd was born Aug. 8, 1935 in Summerville, Kentucky to John and Mary Skaggs. She married Morgan Shepherd on June 10, 1955, and he preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 8, 2008 (11/08/08)
Putnam County Jail Three arrests were made Friday by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Christopher Taylor, 22, Greencastle, was booked at 2:31 a.m. for possession of marijuana and reckless possession of paraphernalia. Robert Warmke, 50, Little Rock, Ark., was booked at 2:55 a.m. for operating while intoxicated...
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