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Stories from Monday, January 23, 2012

The Banner Graphic to begin digital subscriptions (01/23/12)
Recently, hundreds of newspapers -- including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Sun Times, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Dallas Morning News and dozens upon dozens of smaller newspapers -- have started charging for online access. On Wednesday, Jan. ...
Banner Graphic print subscribers get unlimited digital access (01/23/12)
Subscriptions to the printed Banner Graphic will include unlimited access to content across digital platforms, publisher Randy List announced today. This new initiative will go live Wednesday, Jan. 25. List details the business decision in a column that appears here. List said that a new technology platform developed in-house will allow integration with the newspaper's current subscription system...
2012 Dancing Stars (01/23/12)
Dancing glory is within reach for a new group of stars from throughout the county. On Saturday the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, in partnership with Dance Workshop, DePauw University and other local sponsors, unveiled the cast for the fourth annual Dancing with the Putnam County Stars, set for Saturday, April 14 at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track Center.
GCC sale, silent auction to aid Greenlee family (01/23/12)
Greencastle Christian Church, with help from the entire community, will hold a Rummage Sale and Silent Auction at Greencastle Christian Church, 620 Primrose Lane, on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the GCC gym. All proceeds from the sale will be directed to the Greencastle Christian Church Greenlee Family Fund to assist the Becky and Troy Greenlee family with medical bills from her hospitalization...
Senate productive despite distractions, Lawson says (01/23/12)
Neither snow nor ice nor a Democrat walkout over a Right-to-Work bill could keep local lawmakers from the first Legislative Update session of 2012 Saturday morning. District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and District 24 State Sen. Connie Lawson (R-Danville) interacted for more than an hour with a group of 20 area residents at the Farm Bureau Building. District 37 State Sen. Richard Bray (R-Martinsville) did not attend...
Humorist Ian Frazier to give Feb. 14 reading at DePauw (01/23/12)
Acclaimed writer and humorist Ian Frazier, who is at DePauw University as the 2012 Mary Rogers Field Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing, will present a reading on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The program, which is presented by the James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall, located within DePauw's Green Center for the Performing Arts...
Eagles tame Bruins to end losing streak (01/23/12)
After a disappointing second half against Monrovia Friday night, South Putnam looked to rebound against Tri-West, who lost Friday night also by a point to Speedway. The game proved to be a hot spot amidst a cold night as the Eagles hung tough with the Bruins and, with a jumper from Seth Hammond, knocked off the visitors 55-53, securing the school's first win over Tri-West since Jan. 22, 2005...
Greencastle thumps Turkey Run by 38 for 11th win (01/23/12)
After dropping a tough contest to conference foe Cascade Friday, Greencastle rebounded with a 38-point victory over visiting Turkey Run Saturday 60-22. Head coach Bradley Key talked about the impressive first half his defense put together against the Warriors...
GMS boys win against Jackson Creek, 40-34 (01/23/12)
The Greencastle seventh grade boys' basketball team defeated Jackson Creek Thursday night 40-34. The game was a back and forth battle between two solid teams. Jackson Creek held a five-point halftime lead 19-14, but the Tiger Cubs came out in the third period with a will to win...
Esther L. Plain (01/23/12)
Esther L. Plain (nee Bowen) passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle at the age of 95 with her daughter, Jean Dell, at her bedside. Esther was born on Aug. 3, 1916, in her grandparents' farmhouse in Fulton County, and prior to moving to Greencastle to be near her daughter in September 2011, she had been a resident of Hartsfield Village in Munster for 12 years and had lived in Lake County for more than 70 years, residing in Crown Point, Hammond, Dyer and Munster...
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