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Stories from Monday, December 20, 2010

Teddies for Tots (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville recently received a donation in the spirit of Christmas. To assist other children during emotionally distressing times, the South Putnam Central Elementary first grade donated 27 new stuffed animals and bears to the local post...
Building Tomorrow DePauw receives $1,000 donation (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE --The Building Tomorrow DePauw University Chapter recently received a $1,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Greencastle. The donation will be applied to the chapter's current $45,000 fundraising campaign to construct a Building Tomorrow Academy, slated to serve more than 300 students in rural Uganda...
Man jailed for possessing fake bombs, pleads not guilty (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- A Greencastle man was in court Monday for an initial hearing after he was arrested Friday for possessing fake bombs. Police were called to the home of Robert Brian Elmore, 42, late Friday afternoon. "We got some phone calls that (Elmore) was potentially making meth and maybe bombs," said Putnam County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Doug Nally...
County accepts loan for two trucks (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Commissioners approved the financing for two new Putnam County Highway Department trucks at Monday's meeting. The council accepted the terms offered by First National Bank for a loan of $271,983. The loan will be paid over five annual payments of $57,349.83 with an interest rate of 2.47 percent fixed...
Give, not receive (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The children of Peace Lutheran School in Greencastle received a lesson this Christmas season about giving without receiving. Rather than a conventional gift exchange, the kids at Peace Lutheran were asked to bring food pantry donations and help those less fortunate. Instead of giving and also getting something back, the kids were simply giving...
Cloverdale man arrested for molesting a child (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Bond for a Cloverdale man accused of molesting a child has been set at $20,000 cash only. Henry Owens, 54, remained in the Putnam County Jail Monday. He was arrested late last week, and faces a charge of Class C felony child molesting...
Giving to the Tree (12/20/10)
Tiger Cubs sweep, win Holiday Tournament (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Going into Saturday's Greencastle High School Holiday Wrestling Tournament the Tiger Cubs were looking to get back on the winning track. The Tiger Cubs hosted Sullivan, South Vermillion, Covington and Monrovia. Winning is exactly what the Tiger Cubs did, sweeping all four rounds of the tournament...
North Putnam's Barrett honored by WVFCA (12/20/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association recently had their annual meeting and bestowed its Coach of the Year honors on North Putnam's Greg Barrett and Steve Weber from Linton-Stockton High School. They will be the head coaches for this year's WVFCA All-Star game to be played June 25 at ISU's Memorial Stadium...
Tigers improve to 6-2 on the season with win (12/20/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Coming off of an unexpected loss to Millikin a week ago, DePauw University's women's team resumed its winning ways with a 66-47 win over visiting Elmhurst College. The Tigers grabbed the lead fifteen seconds into the contest and were never threatened by the Bluejays, scoring the first seven points of the game. The closest Elmhurst would come in the game would be within the opening four minutes as they trailed by five at two separate times...
Clovers go cold in 2nd quarter, fall to Bulldogs (12/20/10)
By TIM TUTTLE For the Banner Graphic CLOVERDALE--Cloverdale couldn't overcome a cold-shooting second quarter Friday, falling to Monrovia, 63-51, in a West Central Conference boys' basketball game on the Clovers' court. Cloverdale (2-4, 0-2 WCC) out-scored the Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0 WCC) 33-27 in the second half. The Clovers trailed 16-12 after the first period and Monrovia's 20-6 advantage in the second quarter sent them into halftime trailing 36-18...
Cougar athletes honored (12/20/10)
Norma J. Denny (12/20/10)
Norma J. Denny, 81, Reelsville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She was born Sept. 2, 1929 in Reelsville, Indiana. She was married to Willard Denny, and he preceded her in death. She worked at RCA for 16 years and retired from food service supervision at DePauw University's Longdon, Rector and Hogate Halls after 34 years...
Hubert Crodian (12/20/10)
Hubert Crodian of Greencastle celebrated his 80th birthday on Dec. 17. Hubert grew up on a farm at Clinton Falls. His parents were Claude and Francis Goddard-Crodian. He spent 25 years working with the IBM Corp. until retirement in 1987. Hubert and his wife Amelia have enjoyed the last 23 years vacationing in Harlingen, Texas. Hubert enjoys camping, woodworking and is known for his talents growing a beautiful garden each year...
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