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Stories from Monday, April 5, 2010

Controversial series coming to Greencastle (04/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Moore's Bar in downtown Greencastle has confirmed the controversial "Girls Gone Wild Bus Tour" will be at the bar on April 21. The "Girls Gone Wild" franchise is a video series produced by Joe Francis and Mantra Films. Cameras follow young women into bars and clubs and offer them franchise clothing if they expose their body on camera or engage in sexual activity on film. The tour group crosses the country attending over 400 live events a year...
Wet day on the bunny trail (04/05/10)
The rain Saturday didn't stop egg hunters at The Waters of Greencastle. Honey Duncan, 9, left, and Harmony Duncan, 4, found a basket full of goodies to take home.
Raptors coming to DePauw Nature Park (04/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Birds classified as raptors have long fascinated man. The Putnam County community will have an opportunity to meet some of these birds of prey on April 10 at the DePauw Nature Park when Mark Booth with Take Flight presents a program at 1 p.m...
Recycle for Earth Day 2010 (04/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Banner Graphic is joining a nationwide paper drive during the month of April to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. "If we can double the amount of recycled paper we collect this month, Paper Retriever will double the amount they pay us. All that money goes to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry," said Machelle Whitney with the Banner Graphic...
United Way Pacesetters (04/05/10)
Old National Bank commercial lender Sue Bowser and assistant vice president of retail sales Cara Goodin present Putnam County United Way executive director David English with the first corporate contribution of the 2010-2011 campaign drive. The bank matched their contribution for $3,000 from last year's campaign. "We've had to make some cuts at the bank in other areas but the United Way is a passion with our corporate headquarters," said Goodin. "We're glad to be the first ones to kick off the campaign."
Management fellows thinking outside the box (04/05/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Since 2009, students in DePauw's Management Fellows Program have been charged with one final task before graduation -- to use their education and experience at DePauw to make the University an even stronger member of the Greencastle community...
Big Bounce unveils new attraction (04/05/10)
GREENCASTLE--People looking for an exciting and safe bungee jump can find it at Big Bounce Fun House Rentals. The company's newest product is a Double Bungee Trampoline. This particular trampoline is only the 20th sold in the United States and is currently available in Greencastle beginning April 3. Jumpers are strapped in with a harness and hoisted up before being released from 26 feet up in the air...
Putnam Scanner for April 5, 2010 (04/05/10)
Greencastle Fire Department Crews were dispatched to an active alarm at DePauw University at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday, but were disregarded before leaving the station. They were back in service at 6:54 a.m. Crews were dispatched to 309 Medic Way at 3:21 p.m. Wednesday for an alarm, but were disregarded by the alarm company. They were back in service at 3:23 p.m...
Local Food Helping Neighbors in Need (04/05/10)
What do colored mechanical racing pigs have to do with feeding the hungry? It has everything to do with feeding the hungry. This year during Ag Week Mini Farm Fest we had racing pigs for the first time. If you are not familiar with Ag Week, it is a county-wide celebration of our agriculture heritage in Putnam County. During Ag Week we try to educate the general public about the importance of agriculture. A special thanks to all of you who worked hard on Ag Week to make it a success!...
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