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Stories from Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Michael reflects on first session (06/10/09)
Dave Bohmer, Putnam County Democratic Chairman introduced State Representative and former Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael to a roomful of supporters Monday night at Windy Hill Country Club. Michael was the keynote speaker at the Annual Jefferson Jackson Day Dinner. She opened her talk reminiscing about her start in politics 22 years ago in the very room where Monday's dinner was taking place...
City to purchase new fire truck (06/10/09)
The Greencastle Fire Department will soon have a new, more-versatile piece of firefighting equipment at its disposal. The Greencastle Common Council approved additional appropriations to the 2009 budget for the purchase of a new truck at Tuesday's monthly meeting...
Community comes together to offer kids camp (06/10/09)
More than 70 kids are attending a free day camp at Heritage Lake this week thanks to the efforts of the community where they live. North Putnam teachers Julie Mitchel and Cindy Huddleston were inspired while attending some community-wide meetings this spring where the talk centered on providing help to at-risk children...
Street closing causes Summerfest complications (06/10/09)
ROACHDALE -- Town Council members Bill Long and Jack Jones heard a request from Bonnie Yahraus, representing Roachdale PRIDE and the local Veterans of Foreign Wars to close off some areas of downtown for the VFW Fish Fry and Summerfest activities. "We can't do it," said Long. "We can't close down the detour. We don't have any control over it because it is an INDOT project."...
The Buck Stops Here (06/10/09)
Parke County man gets 60 days (06/10/09)
A Parke County man is in jail for 60 days for violating the terms of his probation. On Feb. 21, 2008 Kyle Poynter, 20, was convicted of Class C burglary and given a four-year Department of Correction sentence with two years executed on home detention...
Sentencing set for trafficker (06/10/09)
An Indianapolis woman will be sentenced July 2 for attempting to pass drugs to a Putnamville Correctional Facility inmate. Lynette Lauderdale, 22, was originally charged with Class C felony trafficking with an inmate, Class D felony attempted trafficking with an inmate outside a facility and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Under the terms of a plea agreement, Lauderdale pled guilty to the Class D felony, and the other two charges will likely be dismissed...
Agostini performs on rare violin tonight at Gobin (06/10/09)
Violinist Federico Agostini, a Phillips recording artist who has toured internationally leading the ensembles I Musici and I Virtuosi di Roma, will perform on a rare 1733 Guarneri "Del Gesu" violin as he is joined by cellist Eric Edberg and pianist Nariaki Sugiura in a program of chamber works by Haydn, Ravel and Mendelssohn as the Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival continues Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Huber cards 73, qualifies for regional (06/10/09)
MARTINSVILLE -- Months of blood, sweat and tears culminated at the Martinsville Sectional Monday, with one local golfer advancing to the Center Grove Regional. The Martinsville Golf Club greeted golfers with an open front nine, but quickly sucked up shots with a back nine that became tight and tested the mental toughness of the strikers...
Dixie R. Gurney (06/10/09)
Dixie R. Gurney, 65, of Crawfordsville died on Saturday, June 6, 2009 in Crawfordsville. She was born on Aug. 21, 1943 in Clay County and was the daughter of the late Harold F. and Dorothy M. Romine Lutz. She was married to Hicklen A. Gurney, Jr. on July 15, 1958 and he died on June 6, 2009...
Hicklen A. Gurney Jr. (06/10/09)
Hicklen A. Gurney Jr., 77, of Crawfordsville died on Saturday, June 6, 2009 in Crawfordsville. He was born on October 5, 1931 in Marion County and was the son of the late Hicklen A. and Florence Fishero Gurney. He was married to Dixie R. Lutz on July 15, 1958 and she passed away on June 6, 2009...
Putnam Scanner for June 10, 2009 (06/10/09)
Putnam County Jail Two Illinois men were arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail Monday on drug charges. Thirty-three-year-old Jason Iman and 28-year-old Yoko Swanson, both of Lawrenceville, Ill., were booked at approximately 5 p.m. for possession of cocaine and paraphernalia and dealing in cocaine...
Take action against puppy mills (06/10/09)
To the Editor: Kudos to officials for rescuing 240 dogs, many of which were allegedly emaciated and suffering from dental problems, from a puppy mill in southern Indiana. I encourage readers who are upset about how these dogs suffered to help put puppy mills out of business by never buying animals from pet stores. ...
Another victim of recent break-ins (06/10/09)
To the Editor: My daughter was a victim of a car break-in (her car was locked)in the Edgelea Subdivision this week. The I-Pod and connector you helped yourself to, you can keep. However, how low a person are you to take her clothes, eyeglasses and gum? She's a college student just trying to get through without a lot of debt, and she now must use her college savings to replace those clothes as it was most of the summer things she owns...
Volunteers make this a special city (06/10/09)
To the Editor: This is a very special place to live. I was reminded once again this past Saturday when we saw almost one hundred people representing the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, Greencastle Rotary, Res-Care, Wal-Mart and other interested citizens give up their Saturday morning to give back to this community...
HSPC rummage sale was big success (06/10/09)
To the Editor: We would like to thank the Banner, as well as the many businesses and volunteers who supported our most recent funding event for the Humane Society of Putnam County. The Fifth Annual Humane Society of Putnam County Rummage Sale was a huge success this year thanks to the many citizens of Putnam County who contributed so many wonderful items and came to shop...
Senior Center Food Pantry offers thanks (06/10/09)
To the Editor: With gratitude, the Food Pantry at the Senior Center would like to recognize all the generous contributions from individuals, churches, organizations, scouts and the postal employees. The need is constant, and every contribution is gratefully and sincerely appreciated...
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