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Stories from Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Man charged with child molesting (12/10/08)
A Cloverdale man remained in the Putnam County Jail Tuesday after being arrested on child molesting charges. Jeffrey L. Baker, 50, was arrested Friday. Formal charges of Class A child molesting and Class C misdemeanor child molesting were filed against him on Monday, and his initial hearing was held in Putnam County Circuit Court Tuesday. Judge Matthew Headley set Baker's bond at $50,000 cash only...
Busy as Bees (12/10/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- 2009 Indiana Honey Queen Lisa Schluttenhofer visited Bainbridge Elementary second graders last Wednesday to talk to students about bees. All four second grade classes learned about queen bees, drones and worker bees. They found out what each type of bee is assigned to work on for the hive...
Improvement distict to be considered (12/10/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor Three downtown property owners appeared before the Greencastle City Council Tuesday, encouraging the council to consider the establishment of an economic improvement district for downtown Greencastle. Property owners Trudy Selvia, Gail Smith and Gigi Fenlon presented the board with petitions signed by property owners in the proposed district who support its establishment. ...
Rate increases to proceed as scheduled in Roachdale (12/10/08)
ROACHDALE -- Town Council members Jack Jones, Bill Long and Barbara Scott answered questions and heard concerns from residents at the start of the monthly town council meeting Tuesday evening. One resident asked about postponing the second increase for water and sewer rates due to take effect on Feb. 1, 2009...
New backhoe on the way (12/10/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Don Guthrie, utility manager, was given the green light from town council members Tuesday to purchase a CAT backhoe at slightly more than $76,000. The piece of equipment will be purchased with a five-year loan at 4-percent interest. The new backhoe will replace a 21-year-old model, which will be traded in at a value of more than $8,000...
United Way Campaign going strong (12/10/08)
Putnam County United Way Director David English was delighted with the response from the staff of Putnam County Hospital on the first day of the United Way campaign last month. "We had $6,000 in pledges on that very first day," said English. "Altogether the hospital gave $9,205.18. That's $2,000 more than last year."...
Altra speaks out about plant closure (12/10/08)
CLOVERDALE -- As was reported in last Thursday's Banner Graphic, Altra Biofuels in Cloverdale laid off the majority of its workforce indefinitely. On Tuesday, the company released its official statement regarding the layoffs in both Cloverdale and in Coshocton, Ohio...
Cloverdale tames Bulldogs 52-28 (12/10/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale wrestling squad welcomed Monrovia Tuesday and dealt the Bulldogs a 52-28 defeat. "Going up against some of the teams we've wrestled so far, it's good to get back on the winning track," CHS head coach Steve Livingston said. "I thought it set us up pretty well, we have a long break before we get back into varsity action, so this is a good time for us to get a win like this going into the break."...
Alex Alleys announces GGUSBC standings (12/10/08)
GGUSBC STANDINGS (As of 12-4-08) Commercial (Thurs.) High team scratch game -- Bowling Juice 1027 High team scratch series -- Bowling Juice 2850 High individual game -- Scott Alexander 266 High individual series -- Dave VonTrees 696 Collier's Pee Wee Youth (Sat.)...
Cougars fall short (12/10/08)
The North Putnam girls' basketball team fell to Tri-West 53-41 Tuesday, moving to 3-5 on the season. Elsiana Crosby and Taylor Alles led the way with 12 points each, with Carlye McGaughey adding nine, Leah Crosby six and Shilah Kumaran three. Alles also led the team in rebounding with 10 and Leah Crosby added eight of her own...
Eagles seventh graders split (12/10/08)
The South Putnam seventh grade A and B-teams split their Tuesday contests with Rockville. The A-team won 35-26, while the B-team fell 23-15. For the A-team, Sawyer Arnold led the way with 23 points, followed by Hunter Barr and Wes Riner with four points each. Derek Chestnut and Nathan Criss chipped in two points each...
John W. Fitzpatrick (12/10/08)
John W. Fitzpatrick, 47, of Greencastle passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 after battling a long-term illness. Born June 6, 1961 in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas D. and Jeanne Hinkle Fitzpatrick. He was a 1979 graduate of Greencastle High School. He also graduated from Purdue University in 1984 where he received a bachelor of science degree in criminology and played football...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 10, 2008 (12/10/08)
Putnam County Jail The following were booked into the Putnam County Jail for various charges. Jenneya Bruce, 26, Reelsville, was booked at 3:58 p.m. Monday for probation violation. Lisa Wine, 41, Greenwood, was booked at 7:31 p.m. Monday for operating while intoxicated and operating per se...
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