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Stories from Saturday, August 28, 2010

View from the Sky (08/28/10)
Clear weather Friday morning offered the perfect setting for a cruise around Greencastle in an airplane from the Putnam County Airport. Mayor Sue Murray and two Banner Graphic staff members got just that opportunity, enjoying unique views of McAnally Center, the Putnam County Courthouse, the DePauw University campus, and just about any other site around the city. Airport officials are hoping for a similar day on Sept. 11, when the airport hosts Airport Appreciation Day. The day will include plane rides for children and adults, demonstrations, display aircraft and a variety of events to be profiled in an upcoming edition of the Banner Graphic.
United Way kicks off campaign (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The United Way of Putnam County celebrated the kick-off of its 2010-11 campaign Friday with the organization's annual breakfast, held at the Inn at DePauw. United Way Executive Director David English recognized Wal-Mart, Teacher's Credit Union and Old National Bank as Pacesetters for the campaign...
Phares to be sentenced in October (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle woman pled guilty Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court to charges of Class D felonies theft and attempted theft. Jessica Phares, 26, was arrested June 15. Court records said that on that day, she stole several items from the Dollar General store at 507 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, and then attempted to steal more items from the Dollar General on the other side of town at 1520 Indianapolis Road...
State Police announce web-driven methamphetamine investigative tool (08/28/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The battle against the production of methamphetamine is now being fought online with a web driven investigative tool called the Indiana Methamphetamine Investigation System, (IMIS). The IMIS website (www.in.gov/meth/ or meth.in.gov) provides for the input of data from retailers that sell pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient used to manufacture methamphetamine. ...
Paving on Indianapolis Road Monday (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Crews will be conducting paving work on Indianapolis Road between Percy Julian Drive and 10th Street on Monday. While motorists can expect delays, the work is expected to only last the day. Beginning Tuesday, residents can expect smoother driving on one of the city's busiest streets...
Lifebuilder welcomes 2 new ministers (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Lifebuilder Community Church's pastoral staff grew by two earlier this month, as the church welcomed Stacy Brankel as associate worship pastor and Josh Wyant as youth pastor. The duo joins Pastor Bobby Hopper on the staff. Brankel has been in the ministry full time for 17 years. He has previously served as senior pastor for five years at a church in Winslow, Ariz., six years in Rudoso, N.M. and two years in Cortez, Colo...
Cloverdale dismantles Princeton (08/28/10)
PRINCETON-- The Cloverdale football team dominated in its second week of action Friday, dismantling Princeton 67-8. Unlike week one, where the bulk of their offense came from Donavan Scisney, the Clovers used a balanced attack to pick up their second straight win to open the season...
North Putnam stays perfect with win over Southmont (08/28/10)
NEW MARKET -- Friday's football game against Southmont meant a lot to all the North Putnam football players, but it probably meant the most to senior Jordan Murphy. Murphy suffered a season-ending MCL and meniscus injury in last year's 28-13 loss to the Mounties. Murphy showed he was healed from that injury Friday night, rushing for 101 yards and scoring two touchdowns in the Class 2A, No. 4-ranked Cougars' 35-14 victory over the Mounties at New Market...
Tiger Cubs move to 1-1 with loss to West Vigo (08/28/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- A thrilling late rally by the Greencastle football team came within 15 yards of an improbable Tiger Cub victory, until a fumbled option pitch with one minute left to play was recovered by West Vigo (1-1), who ran out the clock to win 15-13...
South Putnam stumbles against Tri-West, 34-7 (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- One year ago, at Tri-West Field, the Bruins were on the verge of victory against South Putnam until a wild series of events saw the Eagles steal a victory away from the hosts as the clock struck zero. The loss began a four-game losing streak, one which derailed Tri-West's season, while it continued a great South Putnam campaign...
Tiger Cubs down Warriors, 3-2 (08/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- In boys' varsity soccer action, the Tiger Cubs took on the Danville Warriors at home Thursday evening and won a hard fought contest 3-2 to remain unbeaten on the season. Greencastle led 2-0 at the half on goals by junior Brandon Query and senior Spencer Moore...
GMS splits games with Owen Valley (08/28/10)
The Greencastle Middle School seventh grade and eighth grade football teams split with Owen Valley Thursday. The seventh grade team won 26-8, while the eighth graders lost a heartbreaker in overtime 21-20.
Cougars get win over South Putnam (08/28/10)
The North Putnam seventh grade football team defeated South Putnam 6-0 Thursday Night. The Cougars were led on offense by Anthony Austin who ran for 120 yards, capping off his day with a twelve yard scamper for a touchdown. Defensively, the Cougars were led by Bradley Hodges who recorded double digit tackles and was key in a goal line stand to preserve the win...
Jaimi Marie Kelly (08/28/10)
Jaimi Marie Kelly, 44, of Spencer passed away at her residence on Aug. 25, 2010. She was born on March 29, 1966 in Putnam County and was the daughter of George and Donna Fisher Cox. She was a 1984 graduate of South Putnam High School and was baptized at Peace Lutheran Church, Greencastle, on Sept. 4, 1966...
Emerson Daniel Tyler (08/28/10)
Emerson Daniel Tyler, infant son of Andrew W. and Kelley J. Brummett Tyler of Greencastle, passed away on Aug. 23, 2010 at Hendricks Regional Health. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers Harrison and Carson Tyler of Greencastle; maternal grandparents Gary and Tia Brummett of Cloverdale; paternal grandparents Darrell and Patty Tyler of Cloverdale; paternal great-grandmother Floy Black of Quincy; aunt Chase Warren; uncles Tom Skirvin, Scott Tyler and Mark Tyler; and great-uncle Raymond Black.. ...
Lenderman - Perry (08/28/10)
Theodora "Teddy" Miller Lenderman and Robert C. Perry were married in a private ceremony at 7 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2010, in the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Lant Davis in Terre Haute. Rev. Davis officiated. The bride is a graduate of Indiana State University, where she is executive director of special events. She also owns Bearable Weddings & Special Events, LLC...
Putnam Scanner (08/28/10)
Damage estimate $751 to $1,000. Gammon's vehicle was towed by Seniour's. Lenihan's vehicle was towed by Jerry's. Damage estimate $5,001-$10,000. 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...
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