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Stories from Monday, August 23, 2010

GHS officials taking precautions against staph infections (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle High School football player is being treated for a staph infection, but the rumor that the infection is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has not been confirmed, GHS Athletic Director Scott Knapp said.
Martinsville man dead after shooting (08/23/10)
Ramp is 'a blessing' to Roachdale family (08/23/10)
ROACHDALE -- A father and son in Roachdale are looking at the world through bright eyes after the kindness of volunteers from a local church over the weekend. Servants at Work (SAWs) volunteers from Greencastle Presbyterian Church spent Friday and Saturday constructing a ramp at the home of Bruce Donaldson and son Bren Donaldson. For Bruce, the simple ability to walk safely off his porch and enjoy the outdoors is amazing...
Wooly friends (08/23/10)
A group of fiber artists who call themselves "The Wooly Friends" put on a demonstration of their wool working Saturday morning at the Putnam County Museum. The group members put such skills on display as spinning, knitting, carding and weaving. Items on display and for sale included clothing, tapestries, scarves, yarn, blankets and rugs. A selection of the groups work is for sale in the museum gift shop. Above, Sarah Whitlock of Greencastle works on a small loom to produce a scarf. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Saturday Shoes set to rock Parkfest (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Parkfest returns again Tuesday night with a set from local alt-country favorite Saturday Shoes. The set runs from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Robe-Ann Park bandshell. "We still rock the best alt-country sets in the county," guitarist and lead singer Rick Barcus said. ...
Casey welcomes DePauw University Class of 2014 (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- "It is a special day for all of us," DePauw University President Brian Casey said Saturday afternoon as he welcomed the Class of 2014 and their families to campus, "and this is a special class. It is time for a new season." Casey made his remarks at the Opening Convocation, which took place in Kresge Auditorium of the Green Center for the Performing Arts. ...
Allstate recognizes Welker for Top Performance (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Allstate Insurance Company is recognizing local Allstate agency owners for outstanding customer service and business results in 2009. Greencastle agent Matthew Welker was awarded an Inner Circle Conference Award for outstanding achievement...
Edward Jones highest in Investor Satisfaction (08/23/10)
For the fifth year out of the past six, financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study, announced Josh Wood, Edward Jones Advisor in Greencastle...
New business for the treasure hunter opens in Cloverdale (08/23/10)
CLOVERDALE -- For the owner of a new Cloverdale business, a longtime interest has turned into a chance to open his own store. Jim Witt recently opened JW's Buried Treasure at 15 North Main Street in Cloverdale. The shop specializes in antiques, but especially in coins -- an interest Witt has had for some time...
GPS challenge planned at McCloud Nature Center trails (08/23/10)
NORTH SALEM -- The McCloud GPS Challenge will be held the morning of Aug. 28 beginning at McCloud's Nature Center. Participants may use their own GPS or borrow one of McCloud's to find pre-determined checkpoints along McCloud Nature Park's trails. This adventure race is designed for adults aged 18 and over, although those under 18 may attend with an adult...
BCB wraps concert season Aug. 29 (08/23/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, proudly presents "Grand Finale 2010" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. The BCB had a great season with 13 Sunday concerts in Forest Park, a program at Gobin Church in Greencastle and performances at Graceland and the W.C. Handy Park in Memphis...
Dixie Chopper salutes USCG with theme mower (08/23/10)
Dixie Chopper and the U.S. Coast Guard may seem like complete opposites, but put them together and a unique bond is created. While the Coast Guard has the air and seas covered for coastal defense or search and rescue, Dixie Chopper is a down-to-earth, land-loving, grass-eating mowing machine. Yet similarities abound...
Three straight for Hollingsworth at LPS (08/23/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A much needed overnight rain shower wasn't enough to dampen the spirits of the race fans at Lincoln Park Speedway, and a very good crowd was treated to an outstanding crop of racing talent and a huge car count in Putnamville on Saturday night...
Greencastle wins Cougar Cup (08/23/10)
The Tiger Cubs boys' varsity soccer team traveled to Greenfield on Saturday to participate in the Cougar Cup tournament hosted by Greenfield Central High School. In the opening round of play, the Tiger Cubs defeated Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter by a score of 2-1, while the host Cougars fell to Muncie Central in penalty kicks...
South Putnam rolls over OV (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- There were lots of questions about the South Putnam football team heading into Friday's opener against Owen Valley. But most of them were answered, in a positive fashion, with a 34-12 South Putnam victory over the class 4A Patriots. "This was a big opener for us," coach Troy Burgess said. "Owen Valley is a 4A program, a high-quality team -- big, strong and physical."...
South Putnam gets two wins at Invite Saturday (08/23/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Having dropped the opening two contests of the new season, South Putnam's varsity volleyball squad arrived early Saturday morning looking to get a win under its belts. It took three games for it to arrive, but arrive it did as the Eagles split four best-of-three rounds during the Eagle Volleyball Invitational...
Tiger Cubs place sixth Grand Prix (08/23/10)
VEEDERSBURG -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team competed at Fountain Central Saturday. The Tiger Cubs placed sixth out of 15 teams with a total of 138. Tyler Hudson led the GHS squad with a 12th place finish in a time of 18:02. Ryan Stevens was 20th with a time of 18:33. Hunter Mitchell was 33rd (19:30), Paul Bryan 45th (20:41), Matt White (21:16) and Erik Norlin was 50th (21:17)...
GHS finished a strong third (08/23/10)
VEEDERSBURG -- The Greencastle girls' cross country team finished third overall at the Fountain Central Grand Prix Saturday. The team tallied 79 points for its third place finish. Colleen Weatherford was Greencastle's top finisher, finishing in fourth place with a total of 21:14. Emily Gill was 13th with a time of 22:33, Kayla Cash was 21st with a time of 23:37, while Abigail Wilson finished 22nd with a time of 23:39...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 23, 2010 (08/23/10)
Information included in the Putnam Scanner is taken from reports provided to the Banner Graphic by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Greencastle Police Department and Greencastle Fire Department. Individuals listed in the blotter have been arrested on probable cause and have not been formally charged. Charging information may change after an initial arrest...
Snacking smart, healthy important for students' back-to-school success (08/23/10)
Although both the calendar and the thermometer tell us it is still summer, most area students have already headed back to school. For parents this means not only thinking about, and providing school lunches but also those oh-so-important 'after school snacks.'...
Growing together at the market (08/23/10)
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