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Stories from Thursday, July 21, 2011

Motorists should expect closures on 231 through weekend (07/21/11)
In advance of intersection improvements at U.S. 231 and SR 240/Veterans Highway, drivers should expect temporary closures in the coming days for utility work. Beginning Friday, INDOT will be closing sections of U.S. 231 in the area of the intersection for approximately 15 minutes at a time. Frontier Communications will be relocating its overhead lines from the east side of U.S. 231 to the west side...
'Messing around' pays off for Hayden (07/21/11)
By ANDREW KELLY Intern Many kids and young adults can probably tell you they have received grief from a parent or other adult for spending to much time on a computer. But Nikko Hayden has proven that those long, "lost" hours really can pay off. Area 30 Career Center recently announced that Hayden, a computer systems networking student, placed first in the nation in the Technical Computer Applications Skills Contest at the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City, Mo...
Space souvenirs land back at DePauw as shuttle program ends (07/21/11)
By ERIC BERNSEE Editor As Atlantis came home today on the final mission of the Shuttle Transportation System (STS) program, a number of artifacts have found their way back to DePauw University. And when today's landing effectively puts an end to the shuttle program, a noted DePauw alum will still have a lifetime of memories to cherish...
Frilly Things (07/21/11)
Registration for Cloverdale Schools available at fair (07/21/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale Community Schools have announced they will be providing registration during the Putnam County Fair. Registration will also be provided at the Cloverdale Middle School cafeteria in August, as Cloverdale has in the past, for any students who do not register during the fair...
Savannah Jack play fair (07/21/11)
Mental Health Run/Walk July 30 (07/21/11)
Mental Health America of Putnam County and the DePauw University cross country team are hosting the Mind Your Health 4-mile run and 2-mile walk. The event will take place on July 30 at 8 a.m. at the DePauw University Nature Park. All proceeds will go to support the Mental Health America Programs provided for the Putnam County Community...
McCloud Nature Park (07/21/11)
Bring your camera out to McCloud Nature Park on Saturday, July 30 to capture some of the butterflies, birds and bees, or pollinators that call the prairie home. The vast array of wildflowers at McCloud Nature Park has attracted a variety of pollinators. A park naturalist will lead a short hike at 2 p.m. from the Nature Center to the butterfly garden, and then on to survey the bloom activity in other parts of the park...
Hoagy, Harry Potter at BCB concert Sunday (07/21/11)
BRAZIL -- The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of retired Greencastle teacher Matthew S. Huber, presents "Hogwarts to Star Dust" at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Forest Park bandshell. Admission is free. The concert will be held rain or shine. John Williams composed the music for the Harry Potter movies and the BCB will perform several of the best-known themes in an arrangement by Robert Smith...
PCH offers diabetes classes (07/21/11)
Putnam County Hospital will again be offering a group class for diabetes self-management in August. The material will be divided into two sessions -- Diabetes 101: Diabetes Basics and Diabetes 201: Proper Nutrition, which will include carbohydrate counting...
Fashion Passion (07/21/11)
Tri Kappa welcomes new members, legacies (07/21/11)
The Cat's Meow (07/21/11)
The winners at the 4-H Cat Show were honored by the Putnam County Fair Queen and her court on Monday at the Fairgrounds. Pictured are, from left, Second Runner-Up Megan Robinson; First Runner-Up Cara Stanley; Champion Long Hair Adult and Reserve Grand Champion Jessie McKean; Champion Short Hair Adult and Reserve Champion Long Hair Adult Shea Mahoney-Sutherland; Champion Long Hair Kitten, Champion Short Hair Kitten, and Grand Champion Vanessa Thompson; Reserve Champion Mariah Jarboe; Miss Putnam County Paxton Stephenson; and Third Runner-Up and Miss Congeniality Danielle Harbison.. ...
SPJH holding football registration Aug. 3&4 (07/21/11)
The South Putnam Junior High football program will be having registration on Aug. 3 and 4. The eighth grade registration will be Aug. 3 from 5 to 6 p.m., while the seventh grade registration is Aug. 4 from 5 to 6 p.m. Both will take place at the junior high football locker room...
Jake and Tanner Best Friends Camp to benefit local Humane Society (07/21/11)
Recently, the DePauw women's basketball program became aware of a Banner Graphic story about the Humane Society of Putnam County and its current difficulties. The DPU coaches made a quick decision to be a part of the short-term answer. Head basketball coach Kris Huffman has announced this year all proceeds from Jake & Tanner's Kid's Best Friend Camp will go directly to the Humane Society of Putnam County...
Cooper's 'Limitless' is a cool, taut thriller (07/21/11)
Talk about your ultimate 'What if' scenario. "Limitless", recently released on Blu-ray and DVD, asked perhaps one of the most intriguing questions posed to a film audiences in a long time -- If you could take a pill that brings you everything you want, would you take it?...
Norma R. Edwards (07/21/11)
Norma R. (Hurst) Edwards, 82, of Terre Haute and formerly of Brazil, passed away at home July 20, 2011. She was born May 9, 1929, in Indianapolis the daughter of Selba and Lillian (Folse) Hurst. Norma married Edd E. Edwards May 9, 1953; he preceded her in death in 1982. Throughout the years Norma had worked as a beautician, at the Banner Graphic in Cloverdale and Greencastle, and Operation Life in Greencastle...
Putnam Scanner for July 21, 2011 (07/21/11)
City Police Two arrests were reported Tuesday night by Greencastle City Police. -- At 11 p.m., Miranda Jo McNew, 22, Greencastle, was arrested at the Castlebury Apartments playground by Officer Nick Eastham. McNew, who was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on a charge of battery, allegedly had a physical confrontation with another woman on the playground...

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