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Stories from Saturday, September 10, 2011

9/11 memories, observances shared locally (09/10/11)
Sept. 11, 2001 began like most other days in the Banner Graphic newsroom 10 years ago or more. A small but dedicated staff of reporters and editors were focused on their stories about local school boards, city meetings, Putnam Scanner details and the like...
The subject was roses (09/10/11)
Seated with Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Amor (left), Mayor Sue Murray signs a proclamation designating Wednesday, Sept. 14 as Friendship Day.
Not stopping for buses a problem with I-70 construction (09/10/11)
When a bus extends its flashing stop arm, traffic both ways is required by law to stop. But along U.S. 40, in Putnamville and Mt. Meridian, that hasn't been happening so far this school year. South Putnam School Corporation Transportation Director Neil Rissler has received reports of several problems regarding people not stopping for buses along the highway. He said he attributes the problem to construction on I-70 increasing out-of-state traffic along U.S. 40...
Reality hits: A-Way Home shelter closed until 2012 (09/10/11)
The A-Way Home shelter may be down, but it's not out. The shelter closed its doors to the homeless and others in need Friday afternoon, but that does not mean A-Way Home is out of business. "We're closed," Greencastle Housing Authority Executive Director Debbie Zigler told the Banner Graphic Friday, "but we're not totally gone yet."...
Run 4 Fun (09/10/11)
The 11th annual Run 4 Fun motorcycle benefit run will raise money for the Greencastle Fire Department, Greencastle Police Department and Humane Society of Putnam County.
Cloverdale Main Street plans Fall Fest Oct. 8 (09/10/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Cloverdale Main Street is sponsoring a Fall Fest from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 on its farmers market lot at Logan and Lafayette streets in Cloverdale. Main Street invites vendors to participate in the Fest that allows for varied offerings such as crafts, artwork, pottery, flowers and homegrown produce. Participation fee is $10...
Ford - 50th Wedding Anniversary (09/10/11)
Arvist "Ray" Ford Sr. and Brenda Morris-Ford of Danville will be celebrating 50 years on Sept. 16. Family and friends are invited to an open house planned on Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. at their home in Danville, 6717 W. CR 250 South. They have three children, Ray Ford Jr. ...
New Providence Baptist Church celebrating 175 years Sept. 17-18 (09/10/11)
In 1833 the Runyan family donated land for a church and graveyard in Putnam County. In 1834 the New Providence School was erected from poplar logs to form the schoolhouse Then in 1836 a log cabin church was built and the New Providence Baptist Church was started...
Annual Family Movie Night set Sept. 17 at park (09/10/11)
The third annual Family Movie Night at Robe-Ann Park will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Putnam County Youth Development Commission is also reaching out to the community seeking sponsorships. They are asking for $100 sponsorships in order to not only provide for the event but also to purchase school supplies for Putnam County children. Each sponsor will be recognized in all promotional and advertising materials...
Free Medicare seminar set for Sept. 29 at Autumn Glen (09/10/11)
The 2011 Medicare open enrollment period is just around the corner. Do you need help wading through the sea of plan options? If you will be joining the ranks of Medicare soon, or are already in Medicare system and want to better understand what this federal program is all about, a free seminar is available...
Homecoming at Cloverdale High School next week (09/10/11)
CLOVERDALE -- Sept. 12-16 is Cloverdale High School Homecoming Week with the theme "Cast Away the Cadets!" The Student Council wants members of the community to know they are welcome to attend the parade on Wednesday, Sept. 14, starting at 5:30 p.m...
Free admission at DNR sites on 10th anniversary of 9/11

 (09/10/11)
Gate fees will be waived at DNR state parks, reservoirs and forest properties this Sunday, Sept. 11. "Ten years ago on 9/11 and after, people visited parks to attempt to find peace and solitude, sometimes in record numbers," DNR director Robert E. Carter Jr. said...
Greencastle remains unbeaten, defeats Tigers (09/10/11)
The atmosphere around Greencastle High School was a little different Friday night. With the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks only two days away, there was a certain element of remembrance coupled with enthusiasm as Greencastle looked to open up a season 4-0 for the first time since 1995...
Cougars get big win over rival South Putnam (09/10/11)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam improved to 4-0 on the season after defeating county and conference rival South Putnam 48-6 Friday. The game came down to execution; with many South Putnam drives stalling, while North Putnam's found pay dirt. "It's good any time you can get a win. We just have a lot of improving to do," North Putnam head coach Brian Crabtree said...
Cloverdale improves to 2-2 after 52-13 win over Warriors (09/10/11)
MARSHALL--Cloverdale's offense, defense and kicking unit delivered a bevy of big plays Friday against Turkey Run in rolling to a 52-13 victory in a nonconference football game on the Warriors' field. The Clovers (2-2) set up their first touchdown with a blocked punt and return and blocked a point-after kick to keep the game tied early. They took the lead on a safety and broke the game wide open on a kickoff return for a touchdown to start the second half...
Recent births for Sept. 10 (09/10/11)
A number of local families have welcomed new additions recently...
Police scanner for 9-10 (09/10/11)
City Police Two Greencastle women were arrested on theft charges Thursday afternoon at the Wal-Mart store on the city's East Side. Christina Williams, 28, Greencastle, is facing charges of theft and violation of probation after a 3:53 p.m. incident at Wal-Mart, GPD Officer Darrel Bunten reported...
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