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Stories from Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Fenwick holds on to sheriff's seat (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Tuesday's election results showed that Steve Fenwick will retain his position as Putnam County Sheriff. Early returns from the polls showed tha the Republican candidate would win against Independent candidate Joe Tesmer and Democratic candidate Garry Clark...
Final election, poll results close in some races (11/03/10)
On Oct. 8, the Banner Graphic launched an informal straw poll to gauge readers' leanings in the 2010 General Election. Here is a comparison of the poll percentages and the actual percentages from Tuesday's Putnam County election. Indiana State Representative District 44...
Baird unseats Michael (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A new Indiana state representative will be serving District 44 come 2011. Republican James Baird, a former Putnam County Councilman, bested incumbent Democrat Nancy Michael in Tuesday's General Election. Baird will officially take office in January...
Bookwalter defeats Perry (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Tim Bookwalter defeated Robert Perry in the election for Putnam County Prosecutor Tuesday. Bookwalter, the current prosecutor, was ahead in every district in the race. He eventually won 6,498-2,912, with 70 percent of the votes. "I'm happy," Bookwalter said. "We try to do a good job, and I think the community spoke."...
Putnam Patter for Nov. 3 (11/03/10)
The Greencastle Department of Public Works will run through the end of November. The department advises all in the city limits to rake their leaves only (no limbs or other debris) to the side of the curb or between the sidewalk and the street. For those who do not have a curb or sidewalk, put leaves out near the street, but not in it...
Joseph and his Dreamcoat hit GHS stage (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle High School will present Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's popular musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Parker Auditorium in McAnally Center on the GHS campus...
County to close Pine Bluff Covered Bridge for winter weather (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A troublesome stretch of CR 950N should cause county personnel fewer headaches this winter. Putnam County Highway co-supervisor Jim Smith requested at Monday's commissioner's meeting that the department be given the discretion to close the road on either side of Pine Bluff Covered Bridge during snow and ice conditions...
Cougars, Tiger Cubs set to clash in championship (11/03/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The sectional showdown between North Putnam and Greencastle is set and looks like it will be played in perfect November football weather. The kickoff temperature is predicted to be 39 degrees, so it will be left to the Tiger Cubs and Cougars to heat things up...
Edgar Franklin Bennington (11/03/10)
Edgar Franklin Bennington, 94, Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, passed away at Hendricks Regional Health Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. He was born on Dec. 1, 1915 in North Salem to William and Nancy Runyan Bennington. He was raised by his stepmother Arminta Walker Bennington from the age of three...
William J. Cingo (11/03/10)
William J. Cingo, 84, Cloverdale, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Cleveland and was the son of John and Constance (Gudlevski) Cingo. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and retired from Indiana Bell (AT&T) after 33 years. He was a lifelong member of the Communications Workers of America...
Arvina J. MacDonald Davis (11/03/10)
Arvina J. MacDonald Davis, 79, of Coatesville, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. She was employed as a sales representative at Walmart. She had previously served as a manager for International Magazine Service for 30 years. She is survived by daughter Becky (Drew) Pearson; sons David (Susie) MacDonald, Larry (Val) MacDonald and Timothy (Brenda) MacDonald; sister Lucille Smoot; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild...
Evelyn Pearl West (11/03/10)
Evelyn Pearl West, 96, Sandusky, Mich., formerly of Fillmore, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at her residence. She was born Dec. 23, 1913 in Greencastle to Ernest and Myrtle Long Rushton. Evelyn had been a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Sherry Thomas (Craig) of Sandusky, grandchildren Ryan Thomas and Dawne Thomas and brother Ray Rushton...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 3, 2010 (11/03/10)
Towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $750-$1,000. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Towed by Jerry's. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Soulier's vehicle towed by Steele's. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Yvette Hazel Adamson, 22, Greencastle: Contempt of court, Nov. 1, 11:55 a.m...
Common tater questions (11/03/10)
If you had to live on one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? I provide this question as a public service for those in long-term relationships who are just desperate for new topics to discuss. Meals are a great time to chat about this, especially if it's the fourth time in a week you're having leftover meatloaf...
Neighbors want to maintain tranquility (11/03/10)
To the Editor: Americans for Domestic Tranquility is a group of rural Greencastle neighbors who have banded together to protect our right for peace on our land. A gun club is trying to change our zoning from A1 (farming) to A2 (business) to allow their operation in our neighborhood (Greencastle Rd. and 825W at Brunerstown). We will not stand by and let this happen...
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