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Stories from Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Cloverdale may raise lunch prices (03/16/11)
CLOVERDALE -- At a meeting of the Cloverdale school board Monday night received an update on a community learning center and Toni Tomlinson gave a presentation on the Knoy Resource Center at the meeting. "We were one of 10 that were invited to represent 21 century community learning centers throughout the state to the legislators on March 1," she said. "It was a different time to be down at the state capital...
Green reflects on nine years in Greencastle (03/16/11)
For many in the community, news of Greencastle Community Schools superintendent Bob Green's hire by an Illinois school district was unexpected and sudden. However, the decision to take the superintendent's job for Collinsville Community School District was not one Green took lightly...
Putnam County welcomes POET (03/16/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The grand opening of the POET Biorefining -- Cloverdale plant was altered a bit by Tuesday's rain but the company still put on a presentation that was part victory lap, part ethanol fuel political rally. POET CEO Jeff Broin touched on a number of topics during the presentation, including why his company is called POET, his history with the company and his view for the future to a crowd numbering in the hundreds...
Lee Hamilton talks about American influence in world (03/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Former U.S. Representative and DePauw University alum Lee Hamilton visited his alma mater Tuesday night to talk about America's role in the future of domestic and world affairs. His speech, part of the Ubben Lecture Series, addressed the world today and a question often asked with the increase of power in China -- is the United States in decline?...
South Putnam ready for spring (03/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam School Corporation discussed a few staff changes during the monthly meeting on Monday. Micah Elliott, who had resigned as head boys' basketball coach last week, also resigned as a teacher at South Putnam High School. A search for his replacement as a coach and teacher is still ongoing. Brandon Welti was also selected as the varsity girls' cross country coach...
Rotary Speech Contest (03/16/11)
Putnam one of 39 counties named in Gov. Daniels' request for federal aid (03/16/11)
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has requested federal public assistance for Putnam and 38 other counties in the aftermath of damage sustained by severe weather that began Jan. 31. If approved, public assistance means state and local governments and certain non-profit organizations in these counties would be eligible to apply for federal assistance to pay 75 percent of the approved cost of debris removal, emergency services related to the disaster and repairing or replacing damaged public facilities, such as roads, buildings and utilities.. ...
HPS hosts annual meeting today (03/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Heritage Preser-vation Society of Putnam County will hold its annual meeting Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Putnam County Museum. This meeting is open to the public. HPS has been very busy during the past year and has several new projects and events, which will be discussed at the meeting. These include an update on the three historic neighborhoods being nominated as National Register Historic Districts and events planned in honor of May being Historic Preservation Month...
Girl Scouts honor baby girl (03/16/11)
Duke donates to Mary Allison Trust (03/16/11)
When the Mary Allison Children's Home was established in Greencastle, it was a haven for children who, for one reason or another, did not have a family or home. As the community needs changed, it became apparent that there were better ways to serve the deserving children of Putnam County. As a result, the home on West Columbia Street was sold and the Mary Allison Children's Trust was established...
South Putnam Education Foundation gets boost from Harlem (03/16/11)
The Harlem Wizards are coming to South Putnam High School on Monday, April 4 to play the South Putnam Super Eagles in a 6:30 p.m. fundraiser. The game at South Putnam is presented by the South Putnam Community Education Foundation with help from donations by POET Ethanol and the Dixie Chopper Business Center. The South Putnam Education Foundation has been providing teacher grants and scholarships for several years...
Cloverdale wins conference title (03/16/11)
CLOVERDALE -- The middle school West Central Conference meet took place Saturday at Cloverdale. The host Clovers won the event with a total of 310 points. South Putnam was third overall with 251 points, Greencastle was fourth with 230.5 and North Putnam was sixth with 58 points...
Putnam County basketball final set (03/16/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle seventh and eighth grade girls' basketball teams opened the Putnam County tournament against North Putnam. GMS won the seventh grade game 25-14 and the eighth graders were victorious with a 44-12 win over the Cougars. Marley Haltom led the GMS seventh grade team with 11 points. Makenzi Myers followed with five and Megan Haltom added four Sage Klinger had three and Allison White had two...
Butler named as CHS football coach (03/16/11)
CLOVERDALE -- At a meeting of the Cloverdale School Board Monday night John Butler was announced as the new high school football coach. Butler currently coaches at Bloomington North High School as a receiver coach. He said he was happy to join the community...
Cloverdale hosting Rick Mount clinic (03/16/11)
Cloverdale High School will host the Rick Mount Shooting Clinic June 7. The event is open to girls' grades 5 through 12 for both Cloverdale and Eminence schools. Registration deadline is May 6 and early registration is necessary to determine if a second date is needed. The clinic cost is $20...
Police Scanner for 3-16 (03/16/11)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Boswell was taken to Putnam County Hospital for evaluation and cited for operating without financial responsibility. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Billingsley was treated and released at the scene...
You can go back home (03/16/11)
Yea, it's me. Hello again. Daze Work 2.0. Surprising friends, family and even myself, here I am, back in the saddle again after a six-year hiatus in the wonderful world of manufacturing. Yes, living proof that the more things change, the more they stay the same (just to toss a quick cliche at you). I returned to the BannerGraphic fold last week to reclaim the position of editor, a role to which I had previously dedicated more than 25 years of my adult life the first time around...
Thanks from Quail Unlimited (03/16/11)
To the Editor: The 23rd annual Quail Unlimited Banquet was held February 26, 2011 at the Dixie Chopper Business Center. It was a huge success and a very enjoyable evening. We do, however, sincerely apologize to the Putnam Inn for the error in the banquet program listing them as the dinner caterer. The Dixie Chopper Business Center food service staff was responsible for this catering and we thank them for their efforts...
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