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Stories from Friday, August 20, 2010

10 years of changing bikes amid 'awesome' faces (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In a business climate where most fledgling businesses are expected to fold within the first five years, making it a full decade is a big deal. Scott and Lisa Eaton, owners of Greencastle Custom Cycle, recognize this and intend to thank their friends and customers for helping them make it this far...
Under watchful eyes (08/20/10)
A motorist passes by the new driver feedback sign on South Jackson Street in Greencastle, safely under the 20 mph speed limit. The LED sign, which runs entirely on the power from the attached solar panel, is equipped with a radar gun and tells motorists their speed. Although the post in the ground is a permanent fixture, several posts will be installed around town, on top of which the detachable sign and solar panel can be placed. More details about the new sign will be available in an upcoming edition of the Banner Graphic.
Increase in farmers' market vendors seen locally, nationally (08/20/10)
Bob Zaring has been a farmer in Fillmore for around 15 years following in the family tradition of more than 20 years of farming pumpkins and winter squash. At the farmers' market in downtown Greencastle he sets up shop in the same spot at around 6:15 a.m. every Saturday, and patrons can expect to buy his regular stock of tomatoes, potatoes, green beans, sweet corn, eggplant and hot peppers, among others...
Sentencing dates set for both Crowe, Pryor (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Plea agreements have been taken under advisement for two Greencastle teens who were involved in an April shooting incident. Keven Dale Crowe, 19, and Michael Scott Pryor, 18, were in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday for pretrial conferences. ...
DePauw welcomes most diverse freshman class in school history (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw University will welcome its 172nd entering class -- the Class of 2014 -- this Saturday. A total of 617 first-year students will arrive with their families to move in to their residence halls and participate in the opening convocation with President Brian W. Casey and the DePauw faculty...
'Who Loves Their Dixie Chopper' turns into special ops mission (08/20/10)
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Serving as a consultant in war-torn Iraq, retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Sands obviously loves his country and is certainly dedicated to the red, white and blue. But Sands is also devoted to the black and silver of Dixie Chopper, the Putnam County-based lawn mower manufacturer that is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2010. ...
Application deadline nearing (08/20/10)
Applications for Indiana Farm Bureau's Foundation Scholarship, Marion Stackhouse Scholarship and Career Enrichment Scholarships are due soon. Foundation Scholarship applications are due Sept. 1 to the Farm Bureau Women's Leader, Beth Evans, or can be turned into the local Putnam County Farm Bureau office...
Judge sets trial date in welfare fraud case (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A trial date has been set for a Greencastle man accused of filing for and receiving unemployment benefits to which he was not entitled. Christopher J. Mullins, 26, faces two Class C felony counts of welfare fraud and one count of Class D felony theft. If convicted on all charges, he could be sentenced to a maximum of 10 years in prison...
Hickory Creek collecting pop tops for Shriner's Hospital (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Hickory Creek at Sunset will be collecting as many pop-tops as possible to donate to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Hickory Creek Foundation will also be awarding one of their nursing and rehab facilities with a special donation for their residents for the most pull-tabs collected...
Museum unveiling exhibit (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- On Sept. 1, the Putnam County Museum will open the "Indiana's Native Peoples: the First Inhabitants" exhibit. The exhibit is the county's first comprehensive and authentic presentation of Native American cultures that once flourished in Indiana territory and Putnam County in particular...
Peebles supports cause with denim event (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Help those in need and get a great deal on the latest denim looks for back-to-school between Aug. 18 through 23 at Peebles department store. Simply bring in any gently worn denim item and receive a coupon for $5 off your purchase of any denim apparel in the store. All donations will help to clothe less fortunate individuals in the community...
Brotherton scores 6 goals in GHS win (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- For any team, getting seven goals in a soccer match is a good thing. When six of those goals come from a single player, it's even better. Greencastle senior Whitney Brotherton scored six goals in the Tiger Cubs' 7-2 win over county rival North Putnam Thursday at home. Brotherton did the bulk of her damage in the first half, scoring all five GHS goals...
Clovers suffer three-set loss to Cadets (08/20/10)
CLOVERDALE -- On the strength of several long serving runs and a hard-to-crack defense, the Cascade volleyball team took down Cloverdale in straight sets, 25-14, 26-24 and 25-13. After Cascade asserted its will in the first set, it looked like more of the same to start the second as the Cadets took charge with a 7-2 lead...
Tiger Cubs ready to prowl under new head coach (08/20/10)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- Coming off a 1-9 season a year ago, the Greencastle Tiger Cubs will have all eyes on them in 2010. First-year head coach Eric Davis will look to turn things around and so far, he's liked what he's seen from his team...
New mindset has Cloverdale looking for success in 2010 (08/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- It's never easy to go against the team who closed your season a year ago. Making matters worse, is when that team shut you out on your home field 53-0 in the first game of the tournament. According to fourth year head coach Kyle Winkler, his squad, especially his upperclassmen, have taken a different approach to this season and he's looking for some special things...
Cougar drop contest with Danville, 4-0 (08/20/10)
ROACHDALE --North Putnam's boys soccer team played competitively in its season opener Thursday against Danville, losing 4-0 in a nonconference match on the Cougars' field. North Putnam (0-1) trailed 1-0 at halftime and 2-0 with three minutes to play...
South Putnam falls in four sets (08/20/10)
The South Putnam volleyball team fell to Clay City Thursday in four sets. The Eagles lost 25-20, 14-25, 22-25 and 20-25. Alex McHugh led the team in assists (11) and kills (5), while Janet Crafton adding eight assists and led the team with five aces...
GHS places second, Eagles come in third (08/20/10)
The girls' golf teams from Greencastle and South Putnam traveled to Danville Thursday to face the Warriors. Danville won the match with a 195, followed by GHS with 201 and South Putnam with a 229. Greencastle's Chelsea Samuels earned medalist honors with a 43. She was followed by Katie Hedge with a 45, Diane Wokoun with a 52 and Kay Wood with a 61. McKenzie St. Marie carded a 65 for the Tiger Cubs...
Cougars improving early in season (08/20/10)
The Lady Cougar golfers traveled to Harrison Hills in Attica on Wednesday and posted a score of 228 against Fountain Central, who posted an incomplete score due to having only three players. The Cougars have five returning players this year, one returning golfer who was on hiatus for two years, and one new to the game of golf...
Gail Griffin (08/20/10)
Benidean 'Gini' Costa Query (08/20/10)
Benidean "Gini" Costa Query, 76, of Terre Haute passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 at her residence. She was born July 2, 1934 in Brazil to Benjamin Ball and Virginia Urbain Ball. Gini was a homemaker and a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies of the Moose, Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and a Lady Shriner...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 20, 2010 (08/20/10)
Damage estimate $1,001-$2,500. Vehicle was towed by Steele's. Damage estimate $10,001-$25,000. Damage estimate $1,001-$2,500. Danny Lee Beard, 59, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, other offenses, Aug. 18, 8:14 p.m. David Andrew Burger, 45, Terre Haute: Failure to appear, probation violation, Aug. 17, 3:04 p.m...
Public Record, August 20, 2010 (08/20/10)
The following were filed Aug. 12-18 in the Putnam County Courts:...
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