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Stories from Monday, December 8, 2008

Fillmore offered chance to be part of statewide trail (12/08/08)
FILLMORE -- Members of the Fillmore Town Council heard from Joy Marley with People Pathways and Greg Midgely from the National Road Heritage Trail at the town meeting last week. Midgely offered the town an opportunity to be part of the 150-mile cross state multi-purpose trail running from Richmond to Terre Haute...
INDOT seeks innovative ways to preserve salt (12/08/08)
To beat the rising cost of road salt, the Indiana Department of Transportation is turning to technology in hopes of extending salt supplies and save the state hundreds of thousands of dollars. INDOT has installed a computer system in about 125 of its trucks statewide to help calculate how much road salt is needed to combat slick conditions on a particular stretch of road...
Devoted Families Rewarded (12/08/08)
The Indiana Army National Guard, 2-150 Alpha Battery Family Readiness Group presented awards Sunday to individuals for their dedication and support to the families of deployed soldiers. Members of FRG to receive an award of appreciation were Shelly Boler, Linda Wathen, Dan Wathen, Jessica Whitman, McKenna Carmichael, Judith Smith, Dawn Fox, Jennise Palmer, Mardanna Boler and Heidi Wathen...
Sheriff's Dept. offers 'Help for the Holidays' (12/08/08)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is offering "Help for the Holidays" to needy area families. Sheriff Steve Fenwick hopes to help 10 families by providing food baskets that include a turkey or ham and canned goods. "In these tough economic times, there are families and single-parent households that could use some extra assistance during the holiday season," Sheriff Fenwick stated. ...
Chief's offers perfect respite for the holiday season (12/08/08)
No matter how tired you are from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a trip to Chief's Restaurant will fill your belly and your soul. Chief's has only been open since last June but the big chief and chef; Steve Geabes has been in the restaurant field for a long time. He originally made a name for himself locally cooking at Hathaway's Restaurant in the basement of what is now the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce building...
South Putnam seizes County Classic title (12/08/08)
South Putnam survived a 23-point fourth quarter run from the Greencastle Tiger Cubs to capture the 2008 Putnam County Classic title Saturday. The Eagles' won the game 61-60 and moved to 2-2 on the season, while GHS fell to 1-2. Big games are defined by big moments and Saturday was no exception. Leads faded, players made plays and the fans were treated to a knock down, drag out battle with the championship on the line. What a way to spend a Saturday night...
North Putnam boy swimmers finish second, girls place third (12/08/08)
The North Putnam swim teams hosted Edgewood and South Vermillion Saturday morning. The Cougars boys finished the day in second place with a total of 103 points, while the girls ended the day in third with a total of 58 points. For the boys, Colton Smith, Jon Taggart and Jeremy Ban, as well as the 400-yard freestyle relay team, all picked up wins...
Marvin K. Broadstreet (12/08/08)
Marvin K. Broadstreet, 72, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 at his residence. He was born Sept. 19, 1936 in Fillmore to Harold and Juanita Johnson Broadstreet. Mr. Broadstreet was a self-employed heavy equipment operator. Survivors include sons Jeffery Broadstreet of Indianapolis and Terry Broadstreet and wife Heather of Greencastle; daughters Tonya Basoeki of Roachdale and Sandy Bridgewater and husband James of Brazil; sisters Betty Collins and husband Charles of McCordsville, Peggy Kelly of Greencastle, Patricia Skiner of Greenwood, Carolyn Harrold and husband Steve of Seattle, Janet Stringer and husband Tom of Indianapolis, Sharon Barker and husband Leonard of Converse and Linda Davis and husband Steve of Indianapolis; brothers Maurice Broadstreet and wife June of Georgia, Bob Broadstreet and wife Laura of Stilesville and Jerry Broadstreet and wife Donna of Fillmore; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Clifford James Malayer (12/08/08)
Clifford James Malayer, 76, of Roachdale passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2008 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born Sept. 24, 1932 in Roachdale to Burley E. and Veda Pearl Jones Malayer. He married Hazel Martin on Dec. 14, 1951 in Indianapolis and she survives...
Dorman R. Roe (12/08/08)
Dorman R. Roe 78, of North Salem passed away at his residence on Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at 10:35 a.m. He was born on October 4, 1930 in North Salem to Bert and Mary Mae Miller Roe. He married Judith Bartlett and she passed away on Oct. 23, 1963. He then married Flora F. Newhouse on May 25, 1966 in Greencastle and she survives...
Harlan D. Rissler (12/08/08)
Harlan Dale Rissler, 82, of Charleston, Ill. passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at his home. He was born July 16, 1926 in Clay County, son of Harlan M. and Cleo F. Hepler Rissler. He married Florence Irene Diel, at the first Baptist Church, Reelsville, July 6, 1947 and she survives...
Daniel E. Hutcheson (12/08/08)
Daniel E. Hutcheson, 69, of Greencastle died on Saturday Dec. 6, 2008. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be published in the Tuesday edition of the Banner Graphic.
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