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Stories from Monday, February 9, 2009

CMS art instructor shares good news with board (02/09/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Janelle Cole, middle school art instructor, shared a picture collage of her students enjoying art projects with school board members and Superintendent Carrie Milner. The projects were made possible by a couple of grants Cole received to be used for art materials, which will help bring art to life in her classroom...
Frisbie serving sentence in Georgia (02/09/09)
Former Putnam County Sheriff Mark T. Frisbie has been sent to a federal penitentiary in Georgia to serve his sentence on a federal program theft conviction. Frisbie, 38, is in the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. Frisbie is in the facility's satellite camp for minimum-security male inmates, a prison spokesperson said...
Cloverdale victorious in three-year lawsuit (02/09/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The town of Cloverdale came away victorious after a three-year lawsuit with an Iowa firm concerning the purchase of a fire truck. On Jan. 27, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued a decision agreeing with the Putnam County Circuit Court's June 2008 finding that there was "no evidence that the town acted in bad faith." Cloverdale was found innocent of breaching a contract with Farley, Iowa-based Simon Fire Equipment and Repair to purchase a fire truck for an estimated $229,990.63. ...
North Putnam crowns a king (02/09/09)
DePauw's Lincoln exhibit shows connections between the two (02/09/09)
On Feb. 12, the nation will celebrate the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday. In honor of that milestone, the DePauw University Library's Archive and Special Collections have put together an exhibit of Lincoln's ties to the University...
Greencastle planner elected to statewide board (02/09/09)
Greencastle City Planner Shannon Norman was recently elected a central region representative of the Indiana chapter of the American Planning Association. Norman is one of six at-large members of the statewide board and one of 15 board members overall. The association is a network of 619 member professionals and citizen planners from across the state...
Four county grapplers going to semi-state (02/09/09)
MOORESVILLE -- Fourteen county wrestlers converged on Mooresville for the wrestling regional Saturday, four of which will have the oppourtunity to continue their quest for a state title. Greencastle grapplers Tyler Rickenbaugh, Jesse Ford and Jacob Wright and Cloverdale's Lee Secrest will make the journey south for the Evansville semi-state compeition Saturday...
Murtagh powers Tiger Cubs to second place (02/09/09)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Luke Beasley and the Lady Tiger Sharks didn't win the team championship at the Crawfordsville Sectional, but some of them are going to the state meet. Greencastle will be represented in four different events in the state prelims on Friday in the 200-yard medley relay, the 50 and 100-yard freestyle events and the 100-yard backstroke...
Wildcats spoil Cougar homecoming (02/09/09)
By MIKE CLODFELTER For the Banner Graphic ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Cougars boys' basketball team hosted the always competitive, South Vermillion Wildcats Saturday night. Both teams entered the game on winning streaks; North Putnam with two, and South Vermillion with three...
Tiger Cubs falter at Brown County (02/09/09)
The Greencastle boys' basketball team traveled to Brown County Saturday. Second chances and points at the line were a deciding factor in the Tiger Cubs' 71-61 loss. Greencastle held the lead at the half, 32-31, but Brown County opened the third quarter on an 11-2 run and GHS never recovered and fell by the 10-point margin...
Eagles seize title (02/09/09)
By MIKE CLODFELTER For the Banner Graphic South Putnam hosted North Putnam and Greencastle in the Putnam County boys' freshman basketball tournament Saturday. As Cloverdale did not field a freshman team this year, the tournament was played in a three-team, round-robin format with each team playing two games...
Robin D. Bays (02/09/09)
Robin D. Bays, 38, of Terre Haute died Friday, Feb. 5, 2009. She had worked as a customer service representative for AT&T. She is survived by her children, Dustin Weddle, Taylor and Micah Query, Ryan and Eric Brenner; mother Debbie Vertucci and father Tony Bays; sisters Sandra Perez and Crystal LaMotte; six nieces and nephews...
Morris R. "Dick" Shields (02/09/09)
Morris R. "Dick" Shields, 77, of Spencer died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 at the Owen Valley Health Campus. He was born Jan. 27, 1932 in Spencer to Damon and Anna Louise Biddle Shields. He was a 1950 Spencer High School graduate. He was a Korean Navy Veteran...
Carolyn Rose Thomas (02/09/09)
Mrs. Carolyn Rose Thomas, 74, Greencastle, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at Heartland Healthcare Center in Avon. She was born September 12, 1934, in Terre Haute, the daughter of James Leon and Jessie (Higgins) Kelley. She was a graduate of Otter Creek High School of North Terre Haute class of 1952. On October 16, 1954, she married Jimmie R. Thomas and he survives.
Lloyd Leonard (02/09/09)
Lloyd Leonard, 92, Greencastle, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle. He was born June 14, 1916, in Owen County, to John and Virgie (Cassidy) Leonard. He was a dairy farmer; member of the Amo Baptist Church; past president of the National Farmers Organization; and enjoyed carpentry...
William F. Minnick (02/09/09)
William F. Minnick, 81, of Tavares, Fla. died Nov. 22, 2008. He was born in Cloverdale on May 25, 1927 to William and Aral Furr Minnick. He graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1945. He lived in Lake County, Fla. for 23 years. Mr. Minnick was a U.S. ...
Sutherlin-Blankenship wedding (02/09/09)
Cassandra Louise Sutherlin and James Lee Blankenship were married Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Putnam County Courthouse. The bride is the daughter of Janet and Jon Pawelczyk, Fillmore and is a graduate of South Putnam High School. The groom is the son of Vicky and Mike Hamilton, Poland and a graduate of Cloverdale High School...
Hayes-Metheny wedding (02/09/09)
David Andrew Hayes and Laura April Metheny were married Jan. 2, 2009 in the Nauvoo, Ill. Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. David is the son of David and Carol Hayes of Greencastle. Laura is the daughter of Terry and Nancy Metheny of Greenwood...
Call-Campbell engagement (02/09/09)
The parents of Ricki Call and Seth Campbell announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children. The wedding will take place April 18, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. at Putnamville Baptist Church, with a reception immediately following at Dixie Chopper...
Jerald & Jody Verplaetse (02/09/09)
Jerald and Jody Verplaetse of Greencastle recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. Jerry and Jody were married Jan. 28, 1984 in the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nashua, Iowa. They have two daughters, Terril and Erin. Jerry is a regional construction manager for Morton Buildings, and Jody is a registered nurse at Putnam County Hospital...
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