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Stories from Monday, May 17, 2010

Tigers punch ticket to championship (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With a 5-4 victory over top-seeded Ohio Northern, DePauw defended its Sunday loss to the Polar Bears and advanced to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship in Eau Claire, Wis. Cymone Allen scored the go-ahead run on a Brianne Weeks double in the bottom of the sixth, making the score 5-4...
From fair queen to 500 princess (05/17/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Excitement was thick in the air Friday morning at Bainbridge Elementary School. The students weren't quite sure what it meant, but they knew there was a pretty lady wearing a crown walking the halls. They had also noticed a shiny, bright orange Camaro bearing the Indianapolis 500 logo parked at the curb in front of the school's entrance...
Local cyclists make strong showings (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Two young women with Greencastle connections had an impressive weekend at the 2010 U.S. Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Madison, Wisc. Greencastle native Kendi Thomas and DePauw junior Rita Klofta place second and fourth, respectively...
League Makes Donation (05/17/10)
The Putnam County Youth Soccer League makes a donation of approximately 700 food items to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry.
Happy 1st Birthday (05/17/10)
Putnam County Hospital hosted a special one-year birthday party for its 204 babies born in 2009.
2010 Information Expo set for May 25 (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE--Sweeping changes with the new national healthcare plan are sure to impact every citizen in the United States. Senior citizens are invited to attend a free information expo on May 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DePauw Campus Green Center to learn more about the coming changes...
Town of Fillmore promotes firearm safety (05/17/10)
FILLMORE -- In an effort to promote firearm safety, the Fillmore Town Council will be sponsoring an NRA (National Rifle Association) approved firearms safety course on June 6. The course will be open to the general public and will be taught on the property of Bob Tyler, a Fillmore resident...
Water authority hosts picnic Saturday (05/17/10)
REELSVILLE -- Customers of Reelsville Water Authority are invited to a customer appreciation picnic on Saturday. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote. The water authority is looking to opt out of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. To do so, it needs the votes of its consumers. Through the IURC, rate increases could mean big hikes at once. Instead, Reelsville is looking to make small increases over time to help cover big costs in the future...
GHS band sponsors golf scramble (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Earlier this year, Marjorie Secrest and Greencastle High School Principal Randy Corn established an endowment with the Putnam County Foundation to raise funds to purchase instruments for band members. One of the first fundraisers for this endowment is an 18-hole golf scramble on May 22 at 9 am at Windy Hill Country Club. This event is sponsored by the GHS band...
Rockin' the Square (05/17/10)
While music was just one of the attractions to this weekend's Fair on the Square festivities, visitors on Sunday afternoon were treated to the sounds of 15th and Hulman and White Noise.
Mill Pond recognized as 'Best Place to Work' (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Mill Pond Health Campus was named one of the 2010 Best Places to Work (BPTW) in Indiana in the large-sized company category. The rankings were announced on May 6 at the Indiana Chamber Awards Dinner held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. The company was also named a Best Place to Work in Indiana in 2009...
Daniel elected to NSSB board (05/17/10)
At the annual stockholder's meeting of the North Salem State Bank, Deedee Daniel was elected to the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Daniel is a lifelong resident of Hendricks County and resides in Plainfield with her husband Mel Daniel. Daniel recently retired as executive director of the Hendricks County Community Foundation. She was the first executive director, and during her tenure the Community Foundation grew from $10,000 in assets to more than $8 million...
Tiger Cubs wins wet WCC by 18 strokes (05/17/10)
CLAYTON -- For the third time in as many years, it was the GHS Tiger Cubs who strode away from Deer Creek Golf Course with the West Central Conference Championship to their name. As with last year, the 2010 tournament was a wet one, but the golfers prevailed and posted some nice scores...
Kelsey Whitaker's home run lifts Eagles to county title (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Heading into the seventh inning of Saturday's Putnam County Championship game, things looked grim for the South Putnam Eagles. They trailed North Putnam 3-2 with the bottom part of their order coming to the plate. Things didn't look bleak to Coach Chris Jones, though. He'd seen this movie before...
Greencastle wins county crown for second year (05/17/10)
By TRENT SCOTT For the Banner Graphic GREENCASTLE -- The championship contest of the Putnam County Classic baseball tournament started off with a bang. Both Cloverdale and Greencastle had every intention of getting off to a good start. It was the Tiger Cubs that would bring the game to the Clovers late that allowed Greencastle to win the title game 8-2...
Cloverdale blanks Cougars in Classic (05/17/10)
Game two of the Putnam County Classic baseball tournament saw Cloverdale rise to the challenge of North Putnam and win 4-0. North Putnam threatened in the first, but could not advance Shawn Diebold past third base. Cloverdale nearly scored themselves, but a well turned double play by the Cougar defense stymied the offensive threat...
Tiger Cubs win close opening game of the Putnam County Classic (05/17/10)
In the first game of the Putnam County Classic baseball tournament, Greencastle edged South Putnam 3-2. The pitcher's duel saw 20 combined strike outs between the Tiger Cubs' Keegan Remsburg and the Eagles' Grant Zimmerman. Greencastle, the visiting team in the first contest, struck in the top of the third when Jesse Vermillion scored on a throwing error to first base. Pat Richardson, the batter on the play, would later score on a two out double by DH Hunter Mitchell...
Tigers punch ticket to championship (05/17/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With a 5-4 victory over top-seeded Ohio Northern, DePauw defended its Sunday loss to the Polar Bears and advanced to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship in Eau Claire, Wis. Cymone Allen scored the go-ahead run on a Brianne Weeks double in the bottom of the sixth, making the score 5-4...
David Edwin Duggan (05/17/10)
David Edwin Duggan, 77, of Greencastle passed away Friday, May 14, 2010 at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Mr. Duggan was born Feb. 20, 1933 in Terre Haute to Hugh Leo and Sadie B. Privett Duggan. Mr. Duggan graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute on June 5, 1951, and on June 6, 1951 he left for the United States Navy, stationed in San Diego, Calif. ...
'Is that dog vomit?' (05/17/10)
The approach of summer is a time of beauty, with flower gardens exhibiting all shades of color and texture. Even the various bark mulches that are used to shade the soil and retain moisture add greatly to this beauty. The drier weather seemingly has turned to a wetter pattern, which will stimulate fungal growth...
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