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Stories from Monday, May 4, 2009

Veterans honored at tree ceremony (05/04/09)
The City of Greencastle celebrated local veterans and the city's commitment to keeping the green in Greencastle during a Veterans Memorial and Arbor Day ceremony Saturday morning. Thirty-four trees, all in memory or honor of local veterans, were recently purchased by friends and family members of the veterans and planted by city employees along Veterans Memorial Highway. There are now 215 memorial trees beside the roadway...
At Risk Task Force seeks community participation (05/04/09)
Six of every 100 teenage girls gave birth in 2006. In that same year, 4.27 million babies were born. 6,400 of those were born to moms under the age of 15 and 89,000 of that 4.27 million were babies born to Indiana teenagers. These were statistics presented by Dr. Veronica Dorsch at a task force meeting of concerned community members to discuss at risk behaviors of teenagers in Putnam County...
Bikes invade Putnam Park (05/04/09)
MOUNT MERIDIAN -- Motorcycle enthusiasts filled Putnam Park Road Course, 5251 S CR 550E, this past weekend for the Northeast Sportsbike Association ride clinic. It was a two-day event, where motorcyclists are given the opportunity to ride in a controlled environment...
Fair on the Square begins May 15 (05/04/09)
Main Street Greencastle's Fair on the Square will kick off on Friday, May 15 at noon with the Cloverdale Marching Band. The festival will run through Sunday, May 17 on the east and north sides of the courthouse square. This annual event offers a wide variety of musical entertainment, rides, amusements, festival food, crafts and art...
Chamber hosts tour of Buzzi Unicem (05/04/09)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its quarterly luncheon/tour series on at noon on Thursday, May 21 with a tour of Buzzi Unicem, USA -- Alternative Fuels Division at 3301 S. 150 W. A box lunch will be served in the community room, followed by a tour of the facility. Cost is $15 per Chamber member. RSVPs are due by May 18 to the Chamber by mail at 16 S. Jackson St., Greencastle, IN 46135 or via fax at 848-1015...
McCloud Nature Park offers 'Breakfast with the Birds' (05/04/09)
McCloud Nature Park is inviting guests of all ages to come to McCloud Nature Center for "Breakfast with the Birds" on Saturday, May 9 starting at 10 a.m. Participants are encouraged to enjoy a free continental breakfast while getting to know the birds of Indiana...
Sonus hearing communication company opens in Greencastle (05/04/09)
Hearing Care Professionals at Sonus have opened their doors in Greencastle. The hearing communication company combines well-trained professionals with the best equipment available. Owned by Todd Oney and Melanie Fackler the new office is open at 204 N. Vine Street on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome but it is best to call for an appointment...
Speedway downs South Putnam (05/04/09)
The South Putnam girls' tennis team fell to Speedway 3-2 Monday evening. The Eagles picked up wins in both doubles matches for their victories on the night. Full coverage of the match will be in Wednesday's edition of the Banner Graphic.
Tiger Cubs reign at tournament (05/04/09)
The Greencastle boys' golf team paced a six-team field to win the Tiger Cub Classic Saturday. The Tiger Cubs scored 323 to defeated second place Turkey Run with 328. Tri-West was third with a 355, Whiteland was fourth with a 372, Southmont was fifth with a 387 and Greencastle gray was sixth with a 398...
Greencastle tennis places third (05/04/09)
The Greencastle girls' tennis team competed in the Northview Tournament Saturday, finishing in third place. North Montgomery edged Northview 26-22 for first place, GHS was third with 12 and Linton ended the day in fourth after failing to score any points...
Ban, Vondersaar place first (05/04/09)
At the Athenian Relays in Crawfordsville Friday, North Putnam had two athletes record three first place finishes. Jerrett Ban captured the long jump with a leap of 21-feet-4-inches and the 100 meter dash in a time of 11.13. Seth Vondersaar won the discus event, throwing 141-feet-10-inches...
GHS baseball beats Speedway (05/04/09)
The Greencastle baseball team rebounded from a 14-2 loss to Speedway last Monday and defeated the Sparkplugs 15-8 Saturday. Graham Shuee led the Tiger Cubs with a 4-for-5 performance at the plate with four RBIs. Keegan Remsburg went 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBIs...
Champions (05/04/09)
Michael speaks on struggles at Statehouse (05/04/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Members of the General Assembly departed the Statehouse at midnight on April 29 after passing many important public policy issues, including a resolution for the problems facing our unemployment insurance program. On the most important issue of all, though, we did not get our work done...
Home-grown tomatoes (05/04/09)
The weather is getting to be very nice. Spring has sprung, and nothing sounds better than getting out and working on this year's garden. Just the thought of fresh homegrown tomatoes is enough to make anyone put a few plants in the ground. Tomatoes are by far the most popular garden plant. Tomatoes right from the garden are a summer pleasure that most gardeners look forward to. They can be grown easily in the garden or even in pots on the patio or deck...

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