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Stories from Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Local factories investing in future (03/09/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Two Greencastle industries will be investing more than $13 million in their facilities in the coming years. At Tuesday's meeting, the Greencastle Common Council approved tax abatements for new investments at Crown Equipment Corporation and Chiyoda USA Corporation...
Mardi Gras (03/09/11)
Bernsee named Banner editor (03/09/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A familiar voice is back in the pages of the Banner Graphic. Longtime editor Eric Bernsee took over his old position Monday morning after six years as the communications and public relations manager at Dixie Chopper. Bernsee was originally the Banner editor from September 1975 to December 2004, working for three different owners -- Sarkes Tarzian, Elkhart Truth and Rust Publishing...
Monsanto (03/09/11)
Red Cross Month (03/09/11)
POET and Operation Life speak at meeting (03/09/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Dave Brooks from POET gave a presentation at the Cloverdale Town Council meeting Tuesday. Brooks, the general manager at the soon-to-open Cloverdale ethanol business said the plant is nearing completion. "We've pretty much got everybody hired. We started training on Feb. 14," Brooks said...
Jackie Allen to perform with DePauw Jazz Ensemble (03/09/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Jazz vocalist Jackie Allen. described by the Chicago Tribune as "musically sophisticated and artistically daring," will join the DePauw Jazz Ensemble for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The program is in Kresge Auditorium in the Judson and Joyce Green Center of the Performing Arts. Admission is free...
Commissioners hear argument for county redistricting (03/09/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Commissioners heard a compelling argument for the redistricting of county council seats at Monday's meeting. DePauw Professor Kelsey Kauffman brought several members of her class to discuss the findings of their recent redistricting study. ...
State Champions (03/09/11)
GMS wins close one (03/09/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle eighth grade girls' basketball team defeated Tuttle in a close contest, 41-36 Tuesday. Leading the way for GMS Jessica Lenihan with 16 points, with Sydney Smiley following with seven. Callan Taylor and Delanie Stoltey scored four each, with Sydney Stuckwisch adding three points...
GMS places second at WCC (03/09/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Despite winning nine events on the night, the Greencastle boys' swim team placed second at the West Central Conference Tuesday behind Cascade. South Putnam was third and North Putnam finished the night fourth Elijah Brattin won two indivudal events for GMS and was part of two winning relay teams. ...
Fred "Rick" Robinson (03/09/11)
Fred "Rick" Robinson, 54, Centerton, died March 7, 2011. Fred was born Dec. 30, 1956, in Morgan County. Fred attended Martinsville High School before enlisting in the United States Navy. Most recently he had been a truck driver for Midland Co-Op and prior to, he was a transport officer for the RDC in Plainfield. ...
Facing my birthday (03/09/11)
I'd like to sincerely thank all my "friends" who last week wished me a happy 64th birthday. More than 400 people, who set their Facebook account to notify them of birthdays, posted greetings on my homepage that said, "Hi Dick, Happy Birthday." I did receive a few congratulatory posts that were more personal, like, "Hi Dick, have a great Saturday"; "Hello, Dick, Have fun, despite the rain"; and my favorite: "Happy Birthday, Richard. ...
State government should be wary of education (03/09/11)
To the Editor: As the education debate continues in our General Assembly, details and ramifications of what is being proposed is too often lost sight of. As an activist on behalf of public education, I am very interested in seeing that citizens are well informed about what is under consideration and administer www.castoncomets.org with extensive coverage of education bills in the General Assembly...
DePauw student recommends PACE (03/09/11)
To the Editor: Suppose there was a program that would put unemployed Putnam County residents back to work, reduce Putnam County's carbon emissions and save participants in the program money on energy costs. Suppose this program already existed in 23 states across the country. ...
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