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Stories from Wednesday, September 29, 2010

PCCS clients enjoy a variety of jobs (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Sixty-one-year old Norman Flora busily bagged groceries at the Greencastle Kroger store on a recent afternoon. "Thank you," he said cheerfully to each customer, "You have a nice day." Flora, who is mildly developmentally disabled, was placed in his job through Putnam County Comprehensive Services' Supported Employment program...
Running for Royalty (09/29/10)
One of these four young ladies will be named South Putnam's 2010 Homecoming Queen at halftime of Friday's game when the Eagles host Triton Central. The candidates are, from left, Megan Barnes, Allison Guthrie, Sarah New and Jessica York. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. The underclassman princess candidates can be seen in Thursday's edition of The Banner Graphic. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Reward offered for missing dog (09/29/10)
CLOVERDALE -- A show-quality Golden Retriever has gone missing in the Cloverdale area, and a $1,000 reward is being offered for her return. O'Quince's Rose of Happiness -- known as Rose by her family -- is a 5-year-old dog owned by Richmond-based Golden Retriever breeders John and Pam Tibbs...
Crossroads Arena rounds up a rodeo (09/29/10)
CLOVERDALE -- This Friday and Saturday the Crossroads Arena in Cloverdale is hosting Lone Star Championship Rodeo. The event will be at 8 p.m. both nights. "This is our first rodeo here," said Steve Jackson, the owner of Crossroads. "We're hoping for a pretty big crowd."...
Putnam Patter for Sept. 29, 2010 (09/29/10)
Mental Health of America of Putnam County will present a panel discussion on issues related to eating for children, youth and young adults titled "Healthy Diets, Healthy Bodies" on Thursday. The educational session will be held at the Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. ...
A new Buffalo's in town (09/29/10)
Buffalo Wild Wings owner Kevin O'Laughlin recently cut the ribbon on the restaurant chain's new location in Greencastle. He was joined by many local business and civic officials as well as every employee of the restaurant. The new location opened for business immediately following the Sept. 13 ribbon cutting and has been packed most nights since. Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN
Students to join in Walk to School Day (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Deer Meadow Primary, Tzouanakis Intermediate and Greencastle Middle School will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Oct. 6. Representative students will be meeting with parents, teachers, People Pathways supporters and Greencastle city representatives at 8:30 a.m. at the outdoor amphitheater at Deer Meadow School to celebrate the newly constructed Safe Routes to School and Albin Pond pathways...
City to host 3rd Ward meeting (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Councilor Jinsie Bingham will host a Third Ward meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Greencastle Middle School. Third Ward residents are invited to share their comments, thoughts and concerns with an audience including Bingham, councilor-at-large Phyllis Rokicki, Mayor Sue Murray and city planner Shannon Norman...
Tiger Cubs continue 2010 dominance (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle boys' soccer team continued its season of dominance by recording its seventh consecutive shut out by downing Terre Haute North 3-0 and improved to 13-1 on the season. The Tiger Cubs got out quick as senior Spencer Moore scored less than two minutes into the game. Moore zeroed in on the ball and out-raced the Patriot defenders to score with 38:13 on the clock...
Monrovia takes down North Putnam in three games (09/29/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam volleyball coach Jill Schreiber wasn't pleased with the Cougars' energy in a 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 loss to Monrovia in a West Central Conference match Tuesday on their court. "We were like zombies," Schreiber said. "We weren't excited when we were ahead or did something well. I don't know if we were tired, but this was a game I felt we should have won."...
Cadets spoil Cougars' senior night (09/29/10)
ROACHDALE -- Cascade spoiled senior night for the North Putnam boys soccer team, winning 2-0 in a West Central Conference match Monday on the Cougars' field. "We didn't play real well," North Putnam coach David Moeller said. "We had an off day. I wish we could play them again. Something wasn't clicking and, unfortunately, it happened on senior night. We'd liked to have won for them, but it wasn't meant to be."...
North Putnam splits with Cascade (09/29/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam's seventh grade fell to a powerful Cascade squad 18-0. The Cougars' top players on the evening included Bradley Hodges, Jimmy Rutter, Devondre Burrell, and Trevor Binghman. The loss drops the Cougars to 3-3 on the season...
Cloverdale comes up short against Rox (09/29/10)
ROCKVILLE -- The Cloverdale Clovers fell to the Rox of Rockville in three sets by the scores of 10-25, 11-25 and 12-25 to go 9-8 on the season. Leading the Clovers in points was Bristy Skiles with four points. Bradanne Toney had five kills, one block and seven digs for the Clovers...
Monnett leads Clovers at Shakamak Invite (09/29/10)
JASONVILLE -- Cloverdale runner Claudia Monnett won the Shakamak Invitational Saturday with a time of 21:07, with teammate Amillia Nally placing third in a time of 21:35. Nikki Routh was 17th in 23:17 and Cheryl Dean was 38th in a time of 27:13. For the boys, Joe Rumley was ninth overall in a time of 17:56. Nick Cupp was second for the Clovers with a personal best time of 19:51. Aaron Whitlock was third for CHS with a time of 19:52, good enough for 34th place...
Cloverdale defeats Eagles in four (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- County bragging rights -- and an oversized wooden paddle held by the most recent county champions -- were on the line in Tuesday's volleyball match between Cloverdale and South Putnam. And both stayed in the hands of the visiting Clovers, who already beat the Eagles once en route to its county championship earlier this season...
GMS, South Putnam battle in cross country (09/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams ran at South Putnam Tuesday. Leading the way for the boys was Elijah Brattain in first, followed by Taylor Secrest in second and Sedrick Weinschenk in fourth place. Jacob Lewis was fifth and Nathan Grzeseik was seventh...
Mary K. "Katie" Warrick (09/29/10)
Mary K. "Katie" Warrick, 89, Crawfordsville, passed away at St. Clare Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She graduated from Ladoga High School in 1939 and was the former owner of Foxworthy's Variety Store in Ladoga. She retired from Montgomery Ward in Greencastle...
Rosella Pflueger (09/29/10)
Rosella Pflueger, 83, of Brazil passed away at Exceptional Living Center Sunday Sept. 26, 2010. She was born Oct. 26, 1926 in Putnam County, the daughter of Jesse L. and Mary (Barnett) Fisher. She graduated from Reelsville High School. Following high school she worked as a telephone operator and a waitress at Davis Store in Reelsville...
Angela Lieske (09/29/10)
Dorothy L. Miller (09/29/10)
Dorothy L. Miller, 98, Indianapolis, formerly of Reelsville, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 4, 1912 in Brazil, the daughter of Elmer and Luella Clark Lawson. She married Morris Miller March 28, 1937. She received her bachelor of science degree in 1954 and master's degree in 1957 from Indiana State University. ...
Lucille Lillian Hausmann Leibrock (09/29/10)
Nancy Campbell Nickerson (09/29/10)
Nancy Campbell Nickerson, 70, Cloverdale, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was born August 12, 1940 in Greencastle, the daughter of Glen and Helen Sinclair Campbell. She married Eddie Nickerson on June 12, 1965, and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 29, 2010 (09/29/10)
McDougall's vehicle towed by Steele's. Damage $1,001-$2.500. Smith's vehicle towed by Kenny's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Coons was very angry when the officer arrived. His brother came to the scene and took him to Putnam County Hospital for a metal evaluation...
Wolfsie's in De Nile (09/29/10)
The Wolfsies are getting ready for our annual vacation. Every year we leave the strife, tension and anxiety we experience here at home and go some place together where we can take the strife, tension and anxiety to a nicer climate. Mary Ellen makes a list of things to do before we leave: Check passports, get immunizations, confirm airline reservations and arrange for someone to feed the cat ... you know, stupid stuff...
I'm glad I'm the marrying kind (09/29/10)
You know, my husband isn't perfect (I know I'm no picnic to live with either, but that's a column for another time). He does things on occasion that drive me absolutely up the wall. We bicker sometimes. Still, I am so very glad we found each other, and that we are married and have spent the last decade raising our family and building a life together...
There's only one place to find all the answers (09/29/10)
To the Editor: Please bear with me. Picture this ... the world is turning at all times. It is full of corruption, lies, slander, stalking and general meanness. These people pick fellow members of the human race to "pick on," and it becomes an addiction...
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