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Stories from Saturday, November 19, 2011

Clinton preaches cooperation, change and effort at lecture (11/19/11)
There's a lot of uncertainty in the world today and many problems, globally and nationally, that require solutions. And President Bill Clinton would love the opportunity to return to 21 years of age and see how the world plays out, being a part of the solutions that will change the world...
Crowded, content house hears Clinton lecture (11/19/11)
As of shortly after noon Friday, the lines for President Bill Clinton's speech at the DePauw University Lilly Center numbered in the dozens. At approximately the same time, the line at the Greencastle McDonald's was slightly more impressive. An hour later, though, public demand had caught up with expectations. The student line stretched from Lilly's east entrance to the intersection of College and Hanna streets...
Bill Clinton jets into Putnam County Airport (11/19/11)
Secret Service agents on the tarmac. Bomb-sniffing dogs on the runway. Even a candidate for Indiana governor in the meeting room. Not to mention the 42nd president of the United States shaking hands with everyone from local airport personnel to Deputy Doug Nally to Red Hat ladies in the Final Approach Restaurant...
A covered wagon journey for Jesus (11/19/11)
If you've been traveling along U.S. 231 recently, chances are you've seen husband and wife Mark and Deb Harris traveling along the side of the road in a homemade covered wagon. They left their hometown of Perry, Mich., on Thursday, Sept. 22 and 56 days into the trip they arrived in Greencastle Thursday evening, staying at the Lil Dude Ranch on U.S. 231 North...
DePauw's Prindle Institute also part of Delts' home tour (11/19/11)
The DePauw University Prindle Institute for Ethics, located at 2961 W. CR 225 South, Greencastle, in the DePauw Nature Park will be featured on the 29th annual Delta Theta Tau Holiday Home Tour scheduled 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Five local homes are also featured. Admission to the home tour is $8 per person. Tickets are available at Eitel's Flowers, Treasures on the Square, Ambler-Hill Florists, Almost Home and Curves...
Event honoring Becky Brothers canceled (11/19/11)
A plan to honor ailing South Putnam High School guidance counselor Becky Brothers on Saturday has been canceled. Organizers of the event contacted the Banner Graphic Friday morning, indicating that Miss Brothers' condition has worsened and the ceremony would not be beneficial at this time...
DePauw Orchestra to present free concert Monday (11/19/11)
The DePauw University Orchestra will present a Thanksgiving week concert, "Mysteries and Celebrations," on Monday, Nov. 21. The featured work on the program will be "Mysterious Mountain" by American composer Alan Hovhaness. The music will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, located within DePauw's Green Center for the Performing Arts, and is presented free of admission charge...
Wild Turkey Wander at McCloud (11/19/11)
McCloud Nature Park will be hosting a free program in honor of Thanksgiving on Saturday, Nov. 26. The program will begin at 2 p.m. and will highlight the comeback of the turkey in Indiana, its calls and vocalizations, and the interesting life cycle. Children will be able to also make a turkey craft from 2:30-4 p.m...
DePauw Band collects food for concert admission Sunday (11/19/11)
The DePauw University Band, Dr. Craig Paré, conductor, will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in Kresge Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center. The concert performance is free of charge and open to the public. It is requested that, if possible, those attending bring one non-perishable food item for admission...
GHS wins tournament opener over Cougars (11/19/11)
Greencastle started quickly in the opening game of the Putnam County Tournament Friday as sophomore Shelby Earl connected on back-to-back three-pointers to open the game. GHS was able to carry that momentum throughout the contest and came away with a 53-35 win over North Putnam Friday...
Host Eagles cruise into county final with win (11/19/11)
In the second game of the Putnam County Tournament, South Putnam started off strong and never trailed as the Eagles booked their place into the final against Greencastle after beating Cloverdale 58-22. The hosts raced out to an early 11-2 lead three minutes into the game before the Clovers got going. A 5-0 run by the visitors saw them trail by four, but would not get close enough to take the lead before the Eagles took off...
Query Honored (11/19/11)
Police scanner for Nov. 19 (11/19/11)
City Police An 81-year-old Poland man suffered injuries in an unusual accident Thursday afternoon on Bloomington Street, Greencastle City Police reported. Dane Thompson was taken to Putnam County Hospital via Operation Life ambulance following the 1:33 p.m. accident. He was later airlifted to Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis, City Police reported...
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