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Stories from Friday, September 4, 2009

New Ivy Tech campus set for Tuesday opening (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE --Students will be in classes at the new Ivy Tech Community College campus in Greencastle way ahead of schedule. The sprawling 33,300 square foot building was targeted for completion in the spring of 2010, but will open Tuesday. The new facility, which boasts two floors of classrooms, labs, student gathering spaces and offices, is located on 27 acres of land on Zinc Mill Road that was given to the college by the city of Greencastle. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in May 2008...
Pioneer Days coming Sept. 11 and 12 (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Downtown will take a step back in time Sept. 11 and 12 during Pioneer Days. On Friday, businesses located on the square and Indiana Street to the Greencastle Fire Department will transform to the mid-1800s during regular business hours. At noon, old-fashioned wedding ceremonies will be conducted on the steps of the Putnam County Court House...
Sept. 12 is National Seat Check Day (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Mayor Sue Murray signed a proclamation Thursday declaring Sept. 12 as National Seat Check Saturday and Sept. 12 through Sept. 18 as National Child Passenger Safety Week. The proclamation states, National Seat Check Saturday and Child Passenger Safety Week will provide communities and organizations an opportunity to join together through public information, education and enforcement efforts to work toward increasing the correct use of safety seats and booster seats by focusing public attention on the lifesaving benefits that will help significantly reduce death and serious injury to children in a motor vehicle accident.. ...
Additional count filed against Norlin (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE --The state has filed a sixth count against a Cloverdale man charged with several sex crimes. William E. Norlin, 54, has had a charge of Class D felony sexual battery tacked on to the two counts of Class C felony child molesting, Class C felony sexual misconduct with a minor and Class D felony counts of performing sexual misconduct in the presence of a minor and child seduction that are already pending against him...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 4, 2009 (09/04/09)
Putnam County Jail Stephen Schmidt, 58, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:05 a.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Connie Grimsley, 45, Greencastle, was booked at 12:38 p.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while suspended, failing to stop after an accident, reckless driving and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 or greater...
P.L.U.S. donates to shelter (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Away Home Shelter received a donation Thursday through the Purposeful Living Units Serve (P.L.U.S.) program at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Inmates in the program raised the money by selling their artwork and having fundraisers...
Wolfsie coming to Heritage Lake (09/04/09)
COATESVILLE -- Author, columnist, writer and TV personality Dick Wolfsie will entertain community members on Sept. 24 at the Heritage Lake Clubhouse at 7 p.m. The event is free to the public. The well-known Hoosier will present his narrative entitled "Why We Laugh," an event sponsored by the Heritage Lake Book Club and Heritage Lake Community Services...
Trial date set for accused robber (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- A trial date has been set for a Greencastle man accused of an attempted armed robbery at College Inn, Greencastle, on July 8. Richie A Goul, 20, was arrested July 8 and formally charged on July 10 with Class B felony attempted armed robbery and Class D felony attempted theft. Putnam County Superior Court Judge Denny Bridges set Goul's final pretrial conference for Oct. 19 and his jury trial for Nov. 3...
Bond reduction hearing set for Stanton (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The attorney representing a Coatesville man accused of child molesting has requested a bond reduction for his client. Robbie G. Stanton, 34, is charged with Class C felony child molesting. He was arrested on Aug. 5 and at his initial hearing two days later, he pled not guilty. Putnam County Superior Court Judge Denny Bridges set Stanton's bond at $25,000 cash only...
GHS wins in five-set scorcher (09/04/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Sometimes the journey is more impressive than the outcome. Thursday at Cloverdale, the Clover and Greencastle volleyball teams tangled in a hard fought, five-set match, with the Tiger Cubs coming away victorious. GHS won the contest 16-25, 25-17, 25-15, 13-25 and 15-12...
South Putnam fends off Cougars (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Whenever you have two teams that are sectional opponents match up in the regular season it's an intense game -- mix in a little county rivalry and you have something more. So was the case Thursday at South Putnam when the Cougars invaded in hopes of extending their win streak to two, but the Eagles defense was too strong as South Putnam won the match in three, 25-11, 25-23, 25-22...
GHS wins Eagle Relay Thursday (09/04/09)
GREENCASTLE --The Greencastle High School boys' and girls' cross country teams proved Thursday that when they run they mean business, no matter where they are at. Both teams won the Eagle Medley Relay Thursday at South Putnam with the boys team winning with 22 points and the girls winning with 17...
Correction (09/04/09)
In Thursday's edition of the Banner Graphic, it was the score for the No.2 doubles Greencastle tennis team that consisted of A.J Gerrad and Matt Hendrich was erroneously reported. The score was actually 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. The Banner Graphic apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused...
Response to recent letter by Dr. Thompson (09/04/09)
To the Editor: Dr. Thompson wants to blame "liberal" Democrats for our economic situation. Real progressives understand that Obama and most Democrats have never been economic progressives. Rather, they have been bought by the same corporations that buy Republicans and they support economic policies that favor the wealthy at the expense of the public. For example, much of the money being spent to prop up large banks simply props up the elites that run or are invested in those banks...
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