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Stories from Friday, September 10, 2010

Sidewalk Chalk Art Bash returns Saturday (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Local artists will have the chance to take it to the streets again Saturday as the annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Bash returns to the Greencastle courthouse square. The Putnam County Convention and Visitor's Bureau is once again sponsoring this event and encouraging not just youth, but anyone interested to come out and show off their artistic skills...
Fourth ride for Willie a nod to beloved rider, son, friend (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The G­reencastle Gold Club is finalizing preparations for Willie Ride 4 scheduled for Sunday, this year with proceeds going to the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry. The Gold Club began in 2005, and the Willie Ride officially started in 2007 after Willie Bartley passed away...
Club to sponsor 2 new specialties (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE --On Wednesday, the Putnam County Extension Homemakers will have an informational meeting at the Putnam County Fairgrounds about two new specialty clubs the organization is sponsoring. The meeting will run from 7 to 8 p.m. Bonnie Bryan, of the Extension Homemaker's membership committee, came up with the ideas for these specialty clubs after attending a conference at Purdue University on how to increase membership, and also based on the increased photography and quilting entries at the state fair.. ...
Bike riders now have place to store rides around Greencastle (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- People who travel in Greencastle on bicycles no longer have to protect their bikes by chaining them to trees, benches or lamp posts when they stop to shop, eat or go to the post office. The new green bike racks that are located throughout downtown Greencastle are there because of the generous contributions of the Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Greencastle Civic League and the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission...
Sky's the limit at Airport Appreciation Days (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Airport's annual Airport Appreciation Days will take place on Saturday and Sunday. The airport is located off State Road 240 at Ballard Lane on Greencastle's east side. Admission to the airport grounds is free but there are fees for food and some activities...
Photo a stroll down memory lane for Greencastle grads (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Banner Graphic has received two responses to a recent article with the attached picture of a Greencastle football team from the 1950s. While all the players appear to be identified correctly, a year indicated was apparently incorrect...
Professor brings repertoire to piano recital (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- May Phang, associate professor of music at DePauw University, will present a faculty recital this Sunday. The performance will feature a broad scope of piano compositions by Beethoven, Field, Liszt and Schulhoff. It will take place at 3 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall of DePauw's Green Center for the Performing Arts and is free and open to all...
Greencastle blanks North Putnam 5-0 (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle and North Putnam boys' soccer teams entered Thursday's contest on opposite ends of the spectrum. Greencastle had only one loss on the season, while the Cougars are struggling to get things going. Thursday was no exception...
North Putnam comes up short by one (09/10/10)
ROACHDALE -- While their male counterparts were at Greencastle, North Putnam's girls' soccer team was holding down the home fort against the visiting North Montgomery Chargers. Looking for their first win since August, a game against Owen Valley, the Cougars started off the match aggressively and for 60 minutes looked likely to get a win against the Chargers...
Tiger Cubs fall to Chargers 3-2 (09/10/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boys' tennis team on Thursday dropped all three singles matches in a 3-2 loss to North Montgomery. With No. 1 singles player Kenneth Buchanan out for the match, coach Bart Spencer was forced to alter his lineup. The results were lopsided losses for each of his singles players. The Tiger Cubs won one game combined in all three singles matches...
Greencastle edged by Crawfordsville (09/10/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' golf team traveled north to Crawfordsville to face the Athenians and Northview Thursday. Crawfordsville won with 188, while GHS was one point back at 189. Northview was third with 205. Chelsea Samuels earned medalist honors with a 40, followed by Katie Hedge's 46 and Diane Wokoun's 49. Kay Wood added a 54, with McKenzie St. Marie scoring 62, Liz Johnson a 69 and Tristan French with a 68...
Carl Dunn (09/10/10)
Carl M. "Bud" Dunn, 76, of Fillmore passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. He was born on Jan. 5, 1934 in Greencastle to Morris L. and Catherine V. Whitted Dunn. Bud served his country in the U.S. Air Force, and was a member of the American Legion and a Lifetime member of the VFW...
Louise Morrison (09/10/10)
Louise M. Morrison, 81, of Mooresville passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, of multiple myeloma. She was born on Dec.14, 1928, in Lewisport, Ky. to the late Vernie and Martha Morford. She married Clay W. Morrison, and they celebrated 64 years of marriage on June 27, 2010...
Public Record, Sept. 10, 2010 (09/10/10)
The following were filed Sept. 2-8 in the Putnam County Courts:...
Semis still rolling on Berry Street upsets Greencastle reader (09/10/10)
To the Editor: Having lived on the west end of Berry Street, I know there are still semis well over the posted weight limit signs of 4 tons rolling from east to west, west to east on Berry Street. Several years ago I came home to find my phone was line had snapped and recoiled into a tree in the front yard. Too high a rig had cut across Berry, caught the line and snapped it loose...
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