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Stories from Friday, December 18, 2009

NP board bids Cook and Fordice adieu (12/18/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam School Board members said goodbye Thursday to fellow board member Mark Fordice, who is leaving the board after 16 years, and to Bainbridge Elementary Principal Dean Cook, who served 20 years as principal at the school. Fordice jokingly told several of the staff in the audience that he hired them...
Let Your Voices Ring (12/18/09)
Staff and residents from ResCare, a children's residential facility in Greencastle, spent Thursday morning caroling at several venues around Greencastle. Stops for the group included the Putnam County Courthouse and a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Greencastle.
Health Dept. to host January H1N1 vaccination clinics (12/18/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Health Department, in partnership with the Putnam County Hospital, will be conducting H1N1 flu vaccine clinics on Wednesdays during the month of January. The vaccine will be available to all persons on a walk-in basis...
High Honors (12/18/09)
Ryan C., a student at the Dr. Joanne V. Collins Elementary and Junior/Senior High School at ResCare in Greencastle, was named Student of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of Greencastle. Kiwanis President Jim Maxwell presented Ryan with his certificate.
Tiger Cubs take county crown (12/18/09)
CLOVERDALE -- A vocal crowd was present at Cloverdale High School to watch the 2009 Putnam County Wrestling Tournament Thursday. Greencastle was able to capture five individual champions en route to the team championship win. GHS won with a record of 3-0, followed by North Putnam (2-1), Cloverdale (1-2) and South Putnam (0-3)...
GHS swimmers sweep NP (12/18/09)
ROACHDALE -- Between having a meet on Tuesday and finals going on this week, Greencastle's head coach Luke Beasley knew his swimmers had a lot on their minds. But when the Tiger Sharks jumped in the pool Thursday night for their intra-county meet with North Putnam, it was business as usual...
Greencastle falls to Rockville by 4 (12/18/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle's only defense against Rockville center Beth Mahurin was its full-court pressure, which forced 25 turnovers and provided an opportunity to win Thursday night in a nonconference girls basketball game at the McAnally Center...
Nicky N. Byers (12/18/09)
Nicky N. Byers, 72, of Bainbridge died Friday, Dec. 17, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born July 14, 1937 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Morris and Juanita Ames Byers. He graduated from Danville High School in 1955 and married Mildred Lambert on Dec. 2, 1955 and she survives...
Daniel T. Foncannon (12/18/09)
Daniel T. Foncannon, 69, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 5, 1940 in Clinton, he was the son of Paul R. Foncannon and Clara Szabo Foncannon. Mr. Foncannon was a 1958 graduate of Clinton High School. He served four years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. He enjoyed playing intramural softball as a short stop for the Spangs, while stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany...
Eleanor Marie Jordan (12/18/09)
Eleanor Marie Jordan, 88, of Greencastle, formerly of Gosport, died on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 at the Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. She was born on July 16, 1921 in Catlin, Ill. and was the daughter of the late Harvey and Mary Felgenhauer Brooks. She married Max E. Jordan on May 6, 1943 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2008...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 18, 2009 (12/18/09)
Putnam County Jail Kevin Scroggin, 41, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:06 p.m. Tuesday for domestic battery and criminal confinement. David Thompson, 50, Greencastle, was booked at 3:44 a.m. Wednesday for public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
Beware of the corner office (12/18/09)
When I first took the promotion to assistant editor, I was delighted with the position of my new desk. For those of you unfamiliar with the layout of our building, the newsroom is on the third floor, and my perch is just above where the words Banner and Graphic meet at the building's southeast corner...
Congregation, community should offer forgiveness (12/18/09)
To the Editor: Would it not be something if, in the name of Jesus Christ, the local church, and the community, forgave the woman who stole from them? She must have been a pretty good secretary for about five years? Instead of sending her to prison, why not give her back the job with a way she can repay the money she stole, no doubt in some kind of fear or pain we all share as brothers and sisters in spirit?...
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