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Stories from Thursday, March 26, 2009

Handmade quilt is raffle prize at Hickory Creek at Sunset (03/26/09)
A group of residents at Hickory Creek at Sunset are offering a gorgeous quilt that anyone can have a chance to win simply by buying a raffle ticket. The quilt was donated anonymously to a group of residents at Hickory Creek at Sunset with the understanding they could do whatever they wanted with it. They decided to sell tickets and raffle it off and donate the money to the food pantry at the Putnam County Senior Center...
Tickets available for CPC fundraiser (03/26/09)
Tickets are now available for the 2009 Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County annual fundraising banquet. This year's event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 16 at Greencastle Christian Church, 620 Primrose Lane. It will be catered by Putnam Inn...
Heritage Preservation Society conducts annual meeting (03/26/09)
Putnam County Heritage Preservation Society President Phil Gick and Vice President Ken Eitel gave a brief update on the group's activities during the past year and discussed upcoming expectations at the Society's annual meeting Wednesday. They created a $15,000 endowment at the Putnam County Foundation for the organization with a couple of specific purposes. ...
Monical's Pizza coming to town in May (03/26/09)
There is a new pizza parlor coming to town that promises to be a family pleaser. Monical's Pizza will open in Putnam Plaza the second week of May. Owners Jenny and Bill Bradshaw are delighted to be opening the new restaurant that has 59 units in operation around the Midwest...
Friends of the Park hosts Eggfest '09 (03/26/09)
EggFest '09, an annual evening egg hunt for teens, will be hosted by the Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County and Greencastle Parks and Recreation on April 3. The event is open to teens in grades six through 12, and will be held at Robe-Ann Park. Registration for the event costs $5 and will be held from 7 to 8:50 p.m. on the night of the hunt. The hunt will begin at 9 p.m., with music until 10 p.m...
Auditions to be held at PCPH in April (03/26/09)
Calling all actors. The Putnam County Playhouse will be holding auditions for Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate." Director Vickie Parker will conduct two audition sessions at 3 p.m. April 5 and at 7 p.m. April 6 at Hazel Day Longden Barn Theatre on Round Barn Road...
Tiger Cubs will ride mound success (03/26/09)
With seven seniors, nine returning lettermen and an intact pitching crew, GHS head coach Troy Remsburg has reason to smile. The Tiger Cubs went 9-15 last season, but a new sun has risen on the GHS program. Remsburg has moved up from assistant coach and will now look to put his stamp on the Tiger Cubs. Coming off a losing season and having a first year head coach, GHS will look to reverse its fortune...
Talented, youthful Eagles ready for '09 season (03/26/09)
With a young team and new coach, the 2009 season should yield some interesting results for the Eagles' softball team. Chris Jones takes over as head coach of the South Putnam squad this spring and it's not his first time coaching softball. He was assistant coach at Lewis Cass High School, a program that won two state championships in three years, a few years ago and he is hoping to bring some of that championship coaching to South Putnam...
Area Summer leagues (03/26/09)
If you are having a summer league such as baseball, softball or soccer, drop the Banner Graphic Sports Department an email or give us a call and let us know. The BG Sports Department is looking for contact numbers for league officials and the start dates for the leagues...
Virginia L. Green (03/26/09)
Virginia L. Green, 91, of Greencastle died Tuesday, March 24, 2009. She was born on Sept. 2, 1917 in Putnam County to Carl F. and Hazel Irene Gasaway Myers. Mrs. Green was a 1935 graduate of Greencastle High School and was employed at Angwell Curtain Factory for many years. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church...
Dianne Brewster (03/26/09)
Dianne Brewster, 59, of Poland died Sunday, March 22, 2009 at her residence. She was born April 3, 1949 in Putnam County to Bradley and Delila Cornett. Mrs. Brewster had been a respiratory therapist at Putnam County Hospital and had lived in Greenfield and Morristown...
Putnam Scanner for March 26, 2009 (03/26/09)
Sheriff's Department Deborah Bricker, Kokomo, was traveling west on Interstate 70 at 6:40 p.m. Sunday when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel. Her vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and into a ditch. Curtis Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $750 to $1,000 in damages...
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