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Stories from Saturday, February 26, 2011

Police learn advanced defensive tactics (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- It's a matter of seconds. That was the lesson local police officers learned Friday during the alternate rules of engagement training at the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center. The required training focused on defensive tactics in situations from mildly uncooperative subjects to life-or-death combat situations...
Hospital rises to challenge of ice storm (02/26/11)
Three weeks ago, our local area faced an unprecedented ice storm. Many found themselves without electricity, unable to travel or work and in awe of the scene nature had created. While some were enjoying the unusual scenery and doing normal daily activities, many found themselves in the emergency department of Putnam County Hospital...
Program offered through Senior Center (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Beginning March 1, the Putnam County Senior Center will offer a new program to the residents of Putnam County. The Putnam County Resource Center will feature information about and coordination of services to those in need of assistance in three important areas of healthcare -- long term care, home healthcare and hospice...
Matching grants Available from PCCF (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE ---- The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced the availability of matching grants for endowments benefiting charitable organizations in Putnam County. All charitable organizations are eligible to apply, including 501(c)(3) non-profits, churches, and units of government. ...
Phone glitch at Greencastle (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE ---- An automated phone system used by Greencastle High School called many parents, incorrectly saying their children were not at school Friday. Marjorie Secrest was one of those parents. She said since she knew her child was at school, it didn't affect her day...
Bill authored by Lawson approved by Senate (02/26/11)
From Banner Graphic staff reports INDIANAPOLIS -- Senate lawmakers approved by a vote 38-11 recently legislation aimed at removing conflicts of interest that arise when local government employees serve on the city or county council or in executive offices that oversee their agencies...
Cloverdale music students perform (02/26/11)
From Banner Graphic staff reports CLOVERDALE -- The Instrumental Music Department at Cloverdale School Corp. has many performance opportunities for the talented, hardworking students involved with the program. Performances for January and February included the following:...
Alumni healthcare and legal professionals program set (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- DePauw alumni healthcare and legal professionals, mark your calendars and for a special event on campus on March 4 and 5. A planning committee of alumni, faculty and staff members is developing a thought-provoking program that will allow people to attend panel discussions about timely issues and also have the opportunity to connect with and mentor current DePauw students planning careers in legal or a healthcare fields...
Mt. Zion Baptist Church to host Heritage Day (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 802 Crown St., will host its first Heritage Day program at 11 a.m. Sunday. This day will be dedicated to all cultures for sharing a song, poem, dance or reading. The gospel choir will also share its music. All presentations will be made during the morning service. For more information, contact Helen Webb at 653-8088 or the church at 653-8215 to leave a message...
PCCF seeking young philanthropists (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to learn about philanthropy and grantmaking? Do you want to serve? Are you a Putnam County high school or college student? If so, you are invited to apply to be a member of the Putnam County Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy Committee...
Guffey finishes 11th in state (02/26/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Greencastle High School senior Jay Guffey swam a 21.70 in the 50 freestyle at Saturday's IHSAA State Finals to finish 11th in the state. Guffey came into Saturday seeded 13th, after being 15th coming into Friday's preliminaries. His third place finish in the consolation heat was less than three tenths of a second from the lead...
Jay Guffey advances in 50 free at state (02/26/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jay Guffey can count himself among the 16 fastest swimmers in the state. The Greencastle sprinter swam a 21.55 in a tightly-packed 50 freestyle at the IHSAA Boys' Swimming Championship preliminaries Friday night at the IUPUI Natatorium. In swimming's fastest race, the senior is seeded 13th in the state to advance to today's consolation finals...
Tiger Cubs halt Chargers in 16 point rout (02/26/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Going into their final game at McAnally Center, the seniors of Greencastle's boys' basketball team wanted a win not only to close the season on a high note, but also to avoid being the only Putnam County team to lose their final home game...
Gibbons fights Tuesday (02/26/11)
Local MMA fighter Kyle "The Franchise" Gibbons will battle Marvin Lamoch Tuesday in Indianapolis. The match will be part of the "Total Warrior Challenge 8" being held at the Pepsi Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Gibbons and Lemoch's match will be the Super Fight bill...
Lady - Gruber (02/26/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Clement Lady of Fillmore wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Christina, to Jared Gruber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Graber, Indianapolis. Christy and Jared are students at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Fla. They will both graduate on May 11...
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