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Stories from Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hendricks Regional Hospital is coming to Putnam County (12/17/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- A representative from Hendricks Regional Hospital confirmed today that property has been purchased west of Bainbridge and the facility intends to have a satellite office in Putnam County. "We have purchased a piece of property just outside Bainbridge and are working on plans for the building," said the Hendricks representative, who asked to remain unidentified...
NP Alumni group forms after 40 years (12/17/09)
ROACHDALE -- After 40 years of not having an alumni organization, North Putnam High School graduates have come together to form an association open to any NPHS graduate, teacher, staff member or person who attended the school over the last four decades...
'Tis the Season of Giving (12/17/09)
With the holiday season being a time of extreme need for many in our area, numerous local organizations and businesses have been sponsoring food drives and making donations to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry.
Town looking to make water improvements (12/17/09)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The town is looking to receive a disaster recovery grant to make some updates at the water department. The grant will allow for meters to be installed, lines to be looped, a filtration system to be installed at the water plant and possibly a new water tower...
DePauw to participate in STARS program (12/17/09)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University has successfully registered to participate in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS). Supported by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS is a tool to help guide colleges and universities toward sustainability. The program provides a...
Chamber announces holiday decorating contest winners (12/17/09)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce and Wal-Mart would like to congratulate the winner of the 2009 Home for the Holidays Lawn Decorating Contest. 2008 winners Marty, Chris and Shelby Williamson at 1294 W. CR 350 N, Greencastle are repeating as champions. They will receive a $100 Wal-Mart gift card...
Gingerbread Champs (12/17/09)
The residents of Mill Pond Health Campus Legacy Lane are proud to announce their recent award for the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Gingerbread House Contest. "The activities and crafts here at Mill Pond have been a great experience," said Virginia O'Hair. Legacy Lane is Greencastle's newest Memory Care Neighborhood offering staff specially trained in dementia care, secure homelike environment, family style dinning, and dementia-related activities. For a personal tour call 653-4397.
Recycling can help food pantry (12/17/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Over the last three months, the Banner Graphic was able to donate nearly $450 to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry thanks to the recycle bins in their parking lot. "For people who already give to the food pantry this is another way they can contribute. Just bring your paper products to the Retriever paper bins in the back corner of the Banner parking lot," said Machelle Whitney, with the Banner Graphic...
Salvation no savior for Terminator series (12/17/09)
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto -- you nearly killed a franchise. That was my first thought when I saw the trailer and early footage from McG's Terminator Salvation. But after checking out its DVD release, I found myself intrigued, yet ultimately left wanting...
Dylan's heart, not voice, in right place (12/17/09)
There are lots of things I like, but they don't necessarily go together. You can put Scotch whiskey and tacos at the top of that list. On their own, both are outstanding. They just aren't a good pair. There are other examples: snow and sandals, rain and golf, cigarettes and good health, Pop Rocks and Coke...
Carl L. Batton Jr. (12/17/09)
Carl L. Batton Jr., 74, Terre Haute, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 in Terre Haute. He was born March 13, 1935 in Terre Haute, the son of Carl L. Batton and Ruby Timberlake. He married Wynona Owens. Mr. Batton was a graduate of Terre Haute Glenn High School and a veteran of the US Army. He retired as a print operator with IBM in Greencastle. Prior to becoming a print operator, he worked at Indiana Boys School in Plainfield...
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