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Stories from Saturday, November 20, 2010

Cougars get 6-0 win over Evansville Mater Dei, prepare for first state finals (11/20/10)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam football defeated Evansville Mater Dei 6-0 Friday night to advance to the IHSAA Class 2A state finals. The Cougars will face the winner of Saturday's Rensselaer Central and Fort Wayne Luers at 7 p.m. Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium...
Concert gives guitar students unique opportunity (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- As someone who's played in rock bands since he was a teenager, Johnny Little knows the last decade has been a tough time for musicians looking for live venues. Now a guitar teacher full time, Little sees even fewer opportunities for his guitar students -- most of them teenagers. The few available live venues tend to be in bars and only seeking entertainers late at night...
Car crash fatality (11/20/10)
For the BANNER GRAPHIC POLAND -- On Friday, officials released the names of the victims involved in a single-vehicle accident in rural Clay County Thursday. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, David B. Allen, 29, Greencastle, and Lee P. Wade, 18, Cloverdale, were both ejected from a pickup truck when it apparently went off the road, struck a tree and rolled over on Poland/Bowling Green Road at approximately 7:30 p.m...
Scam uses wind group's checks (11/20/10)
A Citizen in Greencastle received a check Wednesday for $1,975 from the American Wind Energy Association. Greencastle Police Department Chief Tom Sutherlin spoke with a representative from the Western Area Power Administration in Fort Peck, Mont. She advised that someone has hacked into the UPS account and started sending out fraudulent checks from their company. The Western Area Power Administration has notified their local authorities who are currently investigating their complaint...
PCH presented with check from guild (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Hospital Guild made two check presentations to Putnam County Hospital this month during the bi-annual luncheon held at the hospital. A check for $15,000 was presented to Joni Perkins, RN and Director of Nursing at Putnam County Hospital by Guild Member Betty Dunne, Gift Shop Treasurer. ...
Quarterhorse event to be held Dec 3-5 (11/20/10)
CLOVERDALE---- The Crossroads Holiday Bash, an American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) approved show, will be held Dec. 3-5 at the Crossorads arena in Cloverdale. American quarter horse shows test horses' abilities in dozens of different classes and feature exciting events such as jumpining, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. Additionally, halter classes that judge American quarter horses based on balance, muscling and breed characteristics are held...
Benefit planned for former Cunot ministers (11/20/10)
FREEDOM -- For many years, Steve and Mary Hughett dedicated their lives to ministering. Much of that time was spent in Putnam County. The couple did much of their work through the Cunot Mission, where they conducted Bible studies and prayer services...
Working on the late shift (11/20/10)
Tzouanakis Intermediate School principal Dan TeGrotenhuis mans the fry station Friday night at the Greencastle McDonald's. TZ staff and teachers worked at the restaurant from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, and a portion of the proceeds from sales made during that time went to an account that has been set up to fund future improvements to TZ's playground.
Court rejects plea in welfare fraud case (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A welfare fraud case will move forward after Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley rejected a proposed plea agreement. Christopher J. Mullins, 26, is charged with two Class C felony counts of welfare fraud and one count of Class D felony theft. Mullins allegedly filed for and received unemployment benefits to which he was not entitled...
Student of the month (11/20/10)
Greencastle High School student Mallory Miller was recently named a student of month by the Kiwanis Club of Greencastle. Pictured with Miller are GHS principal Randy Corn, left, and Greencastle Kiwanis President Tim Bookwalter.
Unger plans to seek post-conviction relief (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man currently on house arrest for convictions stemming from the September 2007 battery of his brother-in-law is set to be in court Dec. 6 for a hearing on post-conviction relief. Jay C. Unger, 57, was sentenced on February 16, 2009 to...
Clay resident named to commission (11/20/10)
Gerri Husband, a Clay County resident and a division director for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Commission of the International Association of Emergency Mangers (IAEM). Husband has spent her entire career in the public safety field...
Tiger Cubs take Putnam County crown (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle girls' basketball team won the 2010 Putnam County Championship Saturday 55-16 over North Putnam. Senior Alyssa Nichols led the Tiger Cubs with 15 points, followed by Mallory Miller with 12. Greencastle moves to 4-1 on the season, while North Putnam drops to 3-2. Complete game coverage will be in Monday's edition of the Banner Graphic....
Cougars get 6-0 win over Evansville Mater Dei, prepare for first state finals (11/20/10)
ROACHDALE -- The time might have changed, but the result was the same. North Putnam welcomed Evansville Mater Dei an hour later than usual and defeated the Wildcats 6-0 to advance to its first ever state finals. It took the Cougars almost three full quarters to get fired up and leave Evansville Mater Dei in the deep freeze. Bitter cold, strong winds had an effect on the game, but in the end North Putnam was able to log its 14th win of the season...
Tiger women down No. 3 Illinois Wesleyan (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE--The first game of any new basketball season always brings with it many questions. When that opener comes against an elite opponent, there is very little time to waste looking for answers. The 10th-ranked DePauw women's basketball team -- on the strength of its trademark defensive discipline and offensive balance -- figured things out quickly enough against No. ...
DePauw hosts 1st home playoff game today (11/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw plays the first post-season home game in its storied football history today, meeting undefeated Trine in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs at Blackstock Stadium. The opening kickoff is scheduled for noon. Tigers' coach Robby Long doesn't want his team to settle for being part of that history. ...
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr. (11/20/10)
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr., 53, of Putnam County passed away on Nov. 17, 2010 following a long battle with C.O.P.D. Kenny was born May 8, 1957, in Franklin the son of Kenneth Wayne Ferrell Sr. and Mary Jo (Schaffer) Ferrell. Kenny was a talented mechanic. ...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 20, 2010 (11/20/10)
Correction At 5:07 p.m. Nov. 11, the Greencastle Fire Department was dispatched to a call from 923 N. Madison St. for a neighbor burning leaves illegally. The resident was told to put the fire out. Cleared at 5:29 p.m. Putnam County Jail Kelly Marie Gustafson, 29, Terre Haute: Theft, Nov. 18, 7:45 p.m...
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