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Stories from Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas parade labor of love (12/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- I love Christmas. It's a claim rendered essentially meaningless by the millions and millions of people who might make it. However, when Crystal Stonebraker says she loves Christmas, she's put in the time to prove it. Not associated with any organization, the volunteer has put in countless hours to organize today's Putnam County Christmas Parade that will end with Santa Claus visiting the Putnam County Courthouse...
Hospital introduces HDTV equipment (12/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- High-definition television (HDTV) is making its way from the living room to the hospital room. Putnam County Hospital is among the first hospitals in central Indiana to introduce the technology as part of a new endoscope platform to help doctors diagnose diseases in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract...
Clothing the children (12/18/10)
On Nov. 24, Chief's restaurant and the Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted a benefit for Putnam County Coats for Kids. A portion of Chief's sales for the night were donated to the organization. On Friday, representatives from Chief's and the CVB presented the check to Linda Merkel of Coats for Kids. Pictured are, from left, Sharon Eiteljorge of the CVB, Chief's owner Steve Gaebes, Merkel and CVB director Karla Lawless. Merkel said this has been a record-breaking year in the county, with more than 800 coats and jackets distributed to needy children. "The need is so great this year," she said. "We still don't believe we're meeting the greatest need."
Initiative tries to up college bound (12/18/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Community organizations from Putnam County are invited to participate in a statewide effort designed to help Hoosier students and adults enter and succeed in college. Made possible by Indiana's Learn More Indiana partnership, the initiative is part of a comprehensive effort to increase the percentage of Hoosiers who attend college and complete a college certificate or degree within four years...
Grace Tabernacle welcomes new pastor (12/18/10)
GREENCASTLE --Grace Tabernacle recently welcomed Josh Anderson and his family as the congregation's new pastor. "I want to express my excitement at being part of a great city and, I look forward to growing a church. We're just thrilled with the opportunity to be in Greencastle."...
Immanuel Baptist Church announces Christmas services (12/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Immanuel Baptist Church will host its annual Christmas program at 6 p.m. Sunday. Children and youth will be involved in the play, along with special music. The Christmas Eve services ais at 6 p.m., featuring Christmas carols, special music, scripture readings and a Christmas message...
North Putnam gets big conference win over Cadets (12/18/10)
ROACHDALE -- Knowing Friday night's game against Cascade was going to be a physical one, North Putnam boys coach Nathan Martindale stressed the importance of free throws throughout the week. Martindale was right. The game came down to which team could execute at the free throw line better. On the night the Cougars shot 26-37 for 70-percent while Cascade shot 16-33 for 48-percent...
Cloverdale boys fall short against Bulldogs, 63-51 (12/18/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' basketball team fell to Monrovia Friday 63-51. Cloverdale's Chuck Strunk led the team with 15 points on the night. Due to a technical error, the game story was not available at press time. Complete game coverage will be in Monday's edition of the Banner Graphic...
Clovers still in search of first win (12/18/10)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale High school girls' basketball team has no seniors and therefore lacks the experience of other squads. That combination, along with 27 turnovers, was enough to doom the Clovers in a 50-35 loss against Monrovia on Friday evening...
Eagles drop close contest to Guerin Catholic, 47-42 (12/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- South Putnam went into Friday night's game with Guerin Catholic High School looking to break a five game losing streak, one that started after the end of the Putnam County Tournament. Each side would hold the lead on multiple occasions but when the scoring dried up in a physical fourth quarter, the Eagles would not be able to get a win, falling by a score of 47-42...
North Putnam falters against conference rival Cascade (12/18/10)
ROACHDALE -- Through the first eight minutes of Friday night's game against the Cascade Cadets the North Putnam Lady Cougars held their own trailing 15-11 at the end of the first quarter. Unfortunately for the Cougars that was as close as they got to the Cadets as Cascade pulled away in the second quarter. By halftime the Cougars found themselves down by a score of 38-16...
Tiger Sharks win pair over Cougars (12/18/10)
Betty L. Albright (12/18/10)
Betty L. Albright, 90, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. She was born on May 25, 1920 in Vale, Kentucky to William J. Kendall and Martha J. Brooks Kendall. Mrs. Albright was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and had been employed by DePauw University in the Main Kitchen...
Patricia A. Marvel (12/18/10)
Patricia A. Marvel, 73, Eminence, passed away on Dec. 15, 2010 at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, after a long struggle with cancer. She was born on July 10, 1937 in Dugger, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Gordon Edward and Gladys Juanita (Meeks) Gray...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 18, 2010 (12/18/10)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Damage $1,001-$2,500. Putnam County Jail Luiz Ruiz Armando, 20, Greencastle: Residential entry, trespassing, public intoxication, minor consumption, Dec. 17, 4:30 a.m. Keenan Richard Monnett, 28, Cloverdale: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, Dec. 17, 4:37 a.m...
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