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Stories from Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Head Start's bookshelves bulked up (11/26/08)
The selection of books the students at Head Start of Putnam County have to choose from recently got quite a bit larger. Through a partnership between United Auto Workers Region 3 Local 2382 Women's Committee and Usborne Books, $450 worth of new books are on the shelves in the Head Start classrooms...
Former inmate denies violating probation (11/26/08)
A Greencastle man who served time in prison for a 2003 jailhouse beating stands accused of violating his probation. An evidentiary hearing in Putnam County Superior Court for Stephen E. Seketa, 28, has been set for Jan. 26. Seketa was arrested for the violation on Nov. 8, and was released from jail after denying the probation violation charge and posting 10 percent of a $15,000 bond on Nov. 10...
Shrout to enter plea on probation violation (11/26/08)
A Greencastle man accused of violating his probation will be in Putnam County Superior Court on Dec. 8 to plead to the charge. Richard S. Shrout, 33, was arrested in the vicinity of Liberty and Vine streets in the early morning hours of Nov. 1 for public intoxication. Shrout was picked up by Putnam County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Charles Inman, who was conducting neighborhood controls, court documents said...
Tax relief available to flood victims (11/26/08)
As part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, special tax provisions were made for victims of the severe storms that hit the Midwest, including Putnam County. Putnam County Planner Kim Hyten received a review of this act recently. "There are some good things in here for people who had damage," said Hyten. "A lot of tax breaks are available to those people."...
Dietrich Jackson Memorial Fund makes first grant (11/26/08)
The advisory committee for the Dietrich Jackson Memorial Fund recently announced the first grant from the fund was being made to the Summer Enrichment Program at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. The fund is for educational and other charitable purposes to enhance the quality of life for Putnam County African Americans...
Tiger Cubs rally comes up short (11/26/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor When Greencastle last met the Athenians of Crawfordsville, they left the court on the losing side of a 41-point game. If the No. 5 ranked Athenians thought Tuesday would be much of the same, they got quite a surprise. Greencastle challenged Crawfordsville throughout the game, but fell 64-55...
Eagles make strides in victory (11/26/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the BannerGraphic The South Putnam Eagles took an important step forward Tuesday night in their 54-44 victory over the visiting West Vigo Vikings. They won a close game. The Eagles stood up to the Vikings' press, regained the lead in the third quarter, and hit free throws down the stretch to improve their record to 2-3 in the high school girls' basketball season...
GHS swimmers defeat South Putnam (11/26/08)
The Greencastle girls' swim team defeated South Putnam Tuesday night. Getting wins for the Tiger Cubs were Natasha Aring in the 100-yard backstroke, Melissa Ball in the 200-yard IM and Caitlyn Gannaway in the 100-yard breaststroke. Annalise Small was a member of two winning relay teams...
North Putnam defeats South Vermillion (11/26/08)
The North Putnam Cougars got their second win of the season, defeating South Vermillion 49-38 Tuesday. Leading the way was Carlye McGaughey's 16 points. She was followed by Shilah Kumaran with 10 points, Elsiana Crosby with nine, Leah Crosby with six and Taylor Alles with four. Shelby Frye and Dakota Malayer added two points each...
Burl Edward White (11/26/08)
Burl Edward White, 76, of Brazil died at 3 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 at his residence. He was born in Putnam County April 18, 1932 to Charles and Roxie Brewer White. He married Beverly Jenkins Feb. 8, 1994. Mr. White served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve from June 1953 to June 1961. He had been employed as a carpenter. He was a member of VFW and American Legion Post #2 and Carpenters Union #859...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 26, 2008 (11/26/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Melissa Buchanan, Fillmore, was traveling east on U.S., 36, when she lost control of her vehicle due to weather conditions. Her vehicle struck a guardrail causing an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages. The accident occurred at 5:08 a.m. Monday...
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