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Stories from Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Gibson Teldata purchases HOP Technologies' telecom and data divisions (07/13/11)
Gibson Teldata Inc. has purchased the telecom and data divisions of HOP Technologies in Greencastle. This brings the total number of Gibson Teldata locations in Indiana to four, with other offices in Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Gibson Teldata is an Indiana-based provider of telecommunications and data networking hardware, software and technical services...
Perry, Robinson, Stanley, Stephenson final four to seek 2011 fair queen title (07/13/11)
Ten young women from across Putnam County will compete for the title of Miss Putnam County on Saturday, July 16 during the Putnam County 4-H Fair Queen Contest. The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the community building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Admission is $3 per person. Cierra Perry, Megan Brooke Robinson, Cara Faye Stanley and Paxton Danielle Stephenson are the final four contestants for the crown. The rest of the 2011 fair queen candidates were featured in the July 8 and 9 editions of the Banner Graphic.
Man charged with battering four-month-old (07/13/11)
A Greencastle man has been arrested and charged with battery causing serious bodily injury to a four-month-old child. Justin Miles, 24, has been charged with two Class B felonies for allegations of causing injuries of hemorrhages to the brain and eyes and bruising to the buttocks of a four-month-old that was in his care...
'Cheaper By the Dozen' to open Playhouse run Thursday night (07/13/11)
The 50th season of Putnam County Playhouse continues this week with a production of the comedy "Cheaper By the Dozen," presented beginning Thursday at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre in Greencastle. The comedy is scheduled Thursday through Saturday, July 14-16 and again July 20-23. All performances begin at 8 p.m...
Cloverdale School Board swears in new members (07/13/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Monday evening saw some major changes in lineup for Cloverdale Community School Board. The meeting began with new board members Brian Asbury and Duane Huge being sworn in to office. Asbury and Huge have come into office after the terms of Tony Hacker and James Sharp ended last month. The two had little time to settle in before further action was need in the nominations and elections of officers for the school board...
Fillmore investigates utility issues (07/13/11)
FILLMORE -- Problems with collecting utility bills has the Fillmore Town Council looking for new solutions to solutions to the town's budget shortfalls. Town attorney Mary Russell told the town council at its July 7 meeting that leniency on water and wastewater billing issues has likely cost the town serious money. She is in the process of writing new utility policies that should help the town's enforcement power...
Women invited to take part in Rally for a Cure (07/13/11)
Windy Hill Country Club is hosting a golf scramble for women with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. The Rally for a Cure scramble will be played Sunday, July 17 with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost to play is $55 per person and includes 18 holes with a cart and dinner afterward. The dinner menu will be chicken salad on a croissant, chips, fruit and a brownie sundae for dessert...
Three Time Champs (07/13/11)
Tennis Champions (07/13/11)
Tennis Champs (07/13/11)
Steven Burkett (07/13/11)
Steven Burkett, 54, of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, July 12, 2011. He was born April 4, 1957 in Lebanon, the son of Victor D. Burkett and Corinne A. (Fink) Burkett. He was a member of Indianapolis Flycasters, and volunteered with the Veterans Association, Project Healing Waters in Indianapolis. He also served in the Navy from 1976 to 1980...
Police Scanner for July 13 (07/13/11)
County Jail Robert Anthony Altmeyer, 35, Indianapolis: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, July 9, 6:39 p.m. Bradley Lee Cash, 52, Greencastle: Possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication, disorderly conduct disturbing the peace, July 9, 3:30 a.m...
Handwriting's on the wall for cursive (07/13/11)
The idea that Indiana schools are no longer going to teach cursive writing mystifies me. Heavens to John Hancock, what about our signature moments? Are we supposed to scribble an X for our signature on the credit card form? Print block letters across the signature spot? Kiss calligraphy goodbye?...
Putnam RISE to help local family in need (07/13/11)
To the Community of Greencastle and Putnam County: Putnam RISE -- an initiative to help individuals and families save money while also saving energy -- is in need of your help. We are planning to do a Green Home Makeover this fall with the hope of helping out a local family or household. More specifically, we are hoping to help those who have been hit by tough times or who could really benefit from having their utility bills cut significantly...
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