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Stories from Thursday, January 19, 2012

Where there's smoke, there's fire, ashtray mystery proves (01/19/12)
Apparently you don't need a rumpled raincoat or an old, gnawed-on cigar to help solve a mystery. Not if you're lucky enough to make connections with the right Putnam people. Last week, a story in the Banner Graphic centered around an old glass ashtray featuring a long-ago image of Ernberg's Restaurant and Delicatessen at 111 W. Walnut St. in Greencastle...
Edgelea homeowners a step closer to repaving (01/19/12)
Edgelea homeowners are one step closer to new pavement on their crumbling streets. On Tuesday the Putnam County Council gave official approval to the expenditure of $150,000 for a repaving project in the subdivision north of Greencastle. As with previous discussions of the issue, council members expressed a lot of misgivings about the project, but said they couldn't say no with residents of the area paying the lion's share of the cost...
DePauw students hope to raise awareness on organ donation (01/19/12)
As many students are immersed in winter term at DePauw University, sophomore Jack Burgeson and junior Matt Kukurugya are focusing their efforts on trying to educate the community about organ donation. In an effort to raise awareness about the topic of organ donation the pair decided to start an official group, the DePauw Donors, which is recognized by the DePauw student government as well as the Indiana Procurement Organization...
2011 Nobel prize Gbowee coming (01/19/12)
Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian activist whose work on behalf of women's issues and peace earned her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will visit DePauw University on Wednesday, Feb. 15. At 7:30 p.m. in Meharry Hall of historic East College, Gbowee will discuss "Dedicating Your Life to Promoting Peace" in a Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture. The program is presented free of admission charge and is open to the public...
Wandering Wednesdays combine fun, education for area youth (01/19/12)
Do your children need a mid-week pick-me-up when February rolls around? Then Wandering Wednesdays may be just the right fit. The new Wandering Wednesday program is a joint effort of the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department, Public County Public Library and Putnam County Museum...
GHS swimmers race away from Vikings (01/19/12)
The Greencastle swim teams welcomed West Vigo Wednesday as each squad honored its seniors. The girls rolled, winning every event and the meet 139-39, while the boys' won all but two events en route to a 106-56 win over the Vikings. The girls' team wasted little times getting things going as its 200-yard medley relay team of Rachel Custis, Emily Wheeler, Rosio Gomez and Alison Howard easily won with a time of 2:14.66, a full 11 seconds ahead of second place West Vigo...
Clovers rally, fall short against Rockville (01/19/12)
ROCKVILLE -- The Cloverdale girls' basketball team dropped a tough contest to Rockville Tuesday 35-26. Paige Gruener and Katie Fulkerson led Cloverdale with six points each. Sydney Shrum added five points, with Bailee Stevens with four points and Bristy Skiles adding three. Amillia Nally scored two points for CHS...
Eagle eighth graders win over Cloverdale (01/19/12)
The South Putnam eighth grade boys' basketball team defeated Cloverdale 41-13 Tuesday. Leading South Putnam in scoring was Josh Stewart with 19, followed by Grady McHugh with 11 and Dylan Drawbaugh with six.
Champs! (01/19/12)
Scanner for Jan. 19 (01/19/12)
City Fire The Greencastle Fire Department has responded to a number of recent runs. At 9:29 p.m. crews were dispatched to an alarm at 110 E. Larabee St. Cleared 9:36 p.m. At 10:34 p.m. GFD responded to a container fire at Final Approach, 102 Ballard Ln. The restaurant staff had extinguished the fire when crews arrived. Cleared 11:06 p.m...
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