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Stories from Thursday, March 4, 2010

17 file for candidacy in May primary (03/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The deadline to file is now past, and 17 people have declared their candidacies for county offices for the May 4 primary election. Candidates for Putnam County offices will be: Winners in the primary election will be on the ballot for the Nov. 2 general election...
New health commissioner has local ties (03/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Governor Mitch Daniels announced Wednesday he has appointed Dr. Gregory N. Larkin, a former Greencastle family physician who went on to a distinguished 22-year career at Eli Lilly and Company, as the state's new health commissioner. He will replace Dr. Judy Monroe, who is leaving her position March 8 to become deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and director of the CDC's newly formed Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support...
60-Year Members (03/04/10)
At a recent meeting, fellow Delta Theta Tau Sorority members recognized Roachdale residents Barbara Brookshire, left, and Joann Miller as 60-year members. Delta Theta Tau, Theta Lambda Chapter, began in 1949 with 10 women, in 1950 they took in 10 more members including Brookshire and Miller. The two women were recognized for their lengthy membership during a meeting in March.
Nature Conservancy marks 50th anniversary (03/04/10)
The Nature Conservancy is celebrating 50 years of protecting and developing nature areas in the United States. One of those areas is located right here in Putnam County and has been a popular spot for nature lovers for over 100 years. Called Fern Cliff, this well-known and much-treasured preserve has long been a refuge for Putnam County residents as well as DePauw students. ...
HPS annual meeting set for March 17 (03/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Heritage Preservation Society will hold its annual meeting at the Putnam County Museum on March 17 at 4 p.m. Included on the agenda is the election of officers and new board members as well as the recognition of longtime board member Bob Matthews...
Chamber Bowling Bonanza coming to Alex Alleys (03/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Spring Bowling Bonanza will be March 31 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Alex Alleys. A traveling team trophy will once again be on the line, as well as individual trophies for the winning team and individual high score...
The Smell of Smoke (03/04/10)
Greencastle firefighters were dispatched downtown twice on Monday for the smell of smoke at CareNet Pregnancy Center. The first call came in at 10:06 a.m., and investigation revealed the smell was coming from an overheating furnace motor. GFD was back on the scene later that evening for a similar complaint, but it was simply the lingering smell from the morning.
Snow sculpture winners (03/04/10)
Taylor Neumann and Christy Schrader were awarded at Wednesday night's Greencastle Park Board meeting as the winners of parks and recreation's snow sculpture contest. The ladies crafted a snowman to look like Peyton Manning back in early February. The Snow Peyton was featured in the Feb. 9 edition of the Banner Graphic.
Youth Philanthropy (03/04/10)
Grace Aker, South Putnam High School student, and Josh Hirt, North Putnam High School student, display the Almost Home menu and dessert tray in preparation for tonight's Youth Philanthropy Night fundraiser. Almost Home will host the Putnam County Community Foundation event, which will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Local students on the Youth Philanthropy Committee will be servers during the evening, and all tips will benefit the local Youth Philanthropy Endowment, which allows the students to make grants to other youth conducting local charitable service projects. Tables can be reserved by calling 653-5788. For more information about the Youth Philanthropy program at the Community Foundation, contact Eric Wolfe at 653-4978. If you are a youth interested in completing a service project and looking for funding, you may download an application at www.pcfoundation.org.
A Day at the Statehouse (03/04/10)
Brittany Wallace, a Cloverdale High School junior, recently served as an Indiana House Page during the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly. As a page, students 13 years and older spend the day gaining a greater understanding about state government and how laws are made. Pictured with Brittany is State Rep. Nancy Michael.
Ag Week Proclaimed (03/04/10)
Putnam County Commissioners recently signed a proclamation declaring March 14-19 as Putnam County Ag Week. Pictured from left are Commissioners Gene Beck and Jim Baird and Ag Week coordinator Ann Delchambre.
Vocalists take honors at Solo and Ensemble (03/04/10)
On Feb. 20, several Cloverdale Community Schools students competed at State Solo Ensemble Contest at Perry Meridian High School. These students had already received Gold Awards at District competition on Jan. 30 at Terre Haute North. Gold Awards went to soloists Chelsea Fidler and Colton Kidder; Silver Awards went to Elizabeth Wiley and Chauncey Baker...
'Marriage of Figaro' opens today (03/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw Opera's production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" opens today. Performances will take place today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The fully-staged production will feature a double cast of DePauw students, accompanied by the DePauw University Orchestra...
Warriors too much for Eagles (03/04/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When a team shoots close to 50 percent from the floor, as well as from behind the arc, it proves to be a difficult task to overcome. Covenant Christian shot the lights on in the fourth game of the South Putnam Class 2A Sectional Wednesday to defeat the host Eagles 82-47...
Greencastle's season comes to a close against Patriots (03/04/10)
SPENCER -- Mental toughness. To win in tournament play a team must have that mental toughness, when facing tougher competition. Going into Wednesday night's class 3A sectional game against Owen Valley, Greencastle coach Troy Greenlee knew that this was going to be an issue...
Dolores R. Gorham Caldwell (03/04/10)
Dolores Ruth Gorham Caldwell, 73, of Greencastle died at her residence in Zephyr Hills, Fla. Born March 19, 1936 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Alexander H. and Minnie G. Farmer Irving. She was a 1954 graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute. She married Jesse Gorham in 1979 and he preceded her in death. She married Harvey Caldwell on June 21, 2007 and he preceded her in death on January 16, 2010...
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