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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2010

Day at the Park (06/11/10)
Chloe Tomaw, left, Aiden Breedlove, Raina Huber, Brayden Poole and Logan Tomaw spend the day playing in Emerald Palace at Robe-Ann Park. Temperatures reached the mid-80s Thursday, making it a perfect late spring day for fun at the playground.
Webster gets 20 years (06/11/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man convicted on three felony child molesting charges has been handed a 20-year prison sentence. Billy Webster, 36, was sentenced in Putnam County Circuit Court by Judge Matthew Headley. Webster was sentenced to 20 years with 15 years executed and five years suspended on each of two Class B felony charges. He was sentenced to eight years, all suspended, on a Class C felony charge. Headley ordered that the sentences would run concurrently...
Emerald Ash Borer traps back in Putnam County (06/11/10)
Emerald ash borers are not native to North America. Until recently, they were found only in parts of Asia. These destructive insects arrived from Asia in packing material made from ash wood. Although they were first detected in Detroit in June, 2002, EAB probably arrived there 10 to 12 years before they were found...
More funds raised for fire prevention (06/11/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department organization was formed in the spring of 2001 and is comprised of people in the community who want to increase awareness of the fire department. Members of the Friends include the city's mayor, clerk, treasurer, a minister, the president of DePauw University and other community leaders and business people. Its mission is fire prevention and education and has raised awareness of the fire department in the community...
Historic Poland church repaired (06/11/10)
POLAND -- One year ago this week, in the early hours of the morning Poland Volunteer fire fighters responded to an alarm at the historic Poland Chapel in Clay County. The little chapel, which stands on the eastern edge of a wide valley, is the first sight a visitor to the small town of Poland sees when arriving from the west on U.S. 42...
GHS's Wheeler misses state by three strokes; Cloverdale's Arnold shoots an 81 in first trip to regional (06/11/10)
GREENWOOD -- For Putnam County golfers Jimmy Wheeler and Chris Arnold, their first trip to regional was a memorable one. For Wheeler, it was how close he came to moving on and for Arnold how this year's disappointment will drive in to success next season...
Jimmy Owen (06/11/10)
Jimmy Owen, 59 Danville, formerly of Reelsville, passed away June 9, 2010. Born Nov. 27, 1950 in Reelsville, he was the son of William and Nancy Owen. He was a craftsman for Klepte Aluminum for 25 years before retiring. His passion in life was being a father and a musician...
Putnam Scanner for June 11, 2010 (06/11/10)
Christopher J. Mullins, 26, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5 p.m. Wednesday for theft, fraud and violation of probation. Cale Parrish, 23, Marquette, Mich., was booked at 7 a.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
For all the right reasons (06/11/10)
When I wrote my story yesterday on DePauw's choice to leave the SCAC and join the NCAC, I made a comparison to the major conference juggling that's currently going on in Division I athletics. On the surface, it's a valid comparison. DePauw has assessed its situation and decided the best choice is to join a different conference. It's a matter of the university's best interest...
Spay and neuter regulations essential (06/11/10)
Letter to the Editor: I write this belated response to Carol Hamm's Letter to the Editor about the death of a strange cat (March 4, 2010 Banner Graphic), "A fate no animal deserves." Without spay/neuter regulations, our community has serious cat overpopulation problems, especially with feral cats...
Accident a symptom of bigger traffic problem (06/11/10)
Editor's note: This letter was written in response to "Motorist strikes child on bicycle," a story that appeared in the Wednesday, June 9 edition of the Banner Graphic. Dear Editor, My 7-year-old son and I witnessed this accident as we were riding our bikes up Anderson Street toward Bloomington. I am so glad to read that child involved is doing well...
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