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Stories from Monday, March 9, 2009

Bernsee roasted at museum's annual fundraiser (03/09/09)
Nearly 80 people showed up at the Dixie Chopper Business Center Sunday to hear the roasting of former Banner Graphic editor Eric Bernsee. The crowd was not disappointed when former Pat's Ace Hardware owner Pat McCune took the microphone. After 20 years of friendship, McCune's story was about how that friendship began...
Banner plans to make every page count (03/09/09)
The Banner Graphic is joining the "green" bandwagon and inviting the community to join in. Beginning next week, a large Paper Retriever container will be available in the Banner parking lot. All your newspapers, magazines, office and school papers, folders, fax paper, shopping catalogs and mail can be placed in the container for recycling. All funds earned from recycling will go to the Putnam County Humane Society...
Disease sucking life out of bat population (03/09/09)
First the honeybees were afflicted with a mysterious ailment and now bats are dying. An unprecedented die-off of thousands of hibernating bats in the Northeast has caused biologists and researchers from around the country to try to determine the cause, and to assess the threat to bat populations nationwide...
Local NWTF chapter hosts banquet (03/09/09)
The Covered Bridge Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation has blazed new paths for other chapters. The local group is considered the mentor for NWTF chapters in other states. The Covered Bridge chapter was first to implement a program for women called Women in the Outdoors. Peg Royer was state coordinator when the program began nearly a decade ago...
Cloverdale Elementary to host kindergarten round-up next month (03/09/09)
Kindergarten round-up is scheduled for Thursday, April 2 at Cloverdale Elementary School from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children who are five years of age on or before August 1, 2009 are eligible for enrollment for the 2009-2010 school year. On April 2, parents need to bring the following items for their child: 1) birth certificate, 2) immunization record, and 3) social security number. ...
Greencastle CVS honored for 'outstanding customer service' (03/09/09)
In a time when "mom and pop" pharmacies are nearly extinct, a new breed of drug store is taking over. CVS Pharmacy in Greencastle prides itself on the customer service given to each patron who walks through the doors. For the second year in a row, the pharmacy has been awarded a certificate for Outstanding Customer Service...
Shawn Christian Randolph Daniel (03/09/09)
Shawn Christian Randolph Daniel, 22, of Coatesville died Saturday, March 7, 2009 at his residence. Born Sept. 18, 1986 in Putnam County, he was the son of Oscar Randolph Daniel II and Tammy Schafer Daniel. He had attended Bainbridge Elementary School and was later home schooled. He was an excellent artist. He was a member of the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church...
Donald D. Wells (03/09/09)
Donald D. Wells, 77, of Brazil died Friday, March 6, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute following an extended illness. He was born Feb. 21, 1932 in Greencastle to Lewis and Eula Hutchison Wells. He graduated from Reelsville High School. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and was later honorably discharged in 1954. He married Marilyn Sue Griffin Sept. 2, 1955 at Peniel United Methodist Church...

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