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Stories from Friday, March 23, 2012

Promoting Healthy Habits (03/23/12)
Central Elementary held its annual Health Fair on Wednesday morning which was attended by third-graders of Fillmore, Reelsville and Central elementaries. Students were given presentations by the American Red Cross, Putnam County Health Department, the Indiana State Police, Dr. John Hennette's dental office, Putnam County Family Support Services, Operation Life and the Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation...
GCSC receives highest school accreditation rating (03/23/12)
Superintendent Dr. Lori M. Richmond announced Thursday that Greencastle Community School Corporation was officially recommended for Full Accreditation status by the Quality Assurance Review Team of AdvancED. This is the highest rating available through AdvancED, a global educational review institution dedicated to identifying and advancing excellence in education...
Redevelopment plants new seeds of growth (03/23/12)
Normally concerned with industrial clients, major infrastructure priorities and related economic issues, the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission covered some new ground Wednesday afternoon. While concrete and steel generally dominate discussion, it was more down-to-earth dialogue for the commission this month...
Cloverdale FFA wins top honors during FFA Chapter Challenge (03/23/12)
CLOVERDALE -- Thousands of FFA members from hundreds of FFA chapters in 12 states have finished a huge effort to connect with local farmers and business owners. Twenty-two FFA chapters in Indiana have been named state winners with Cloverdale taking the lead...
Caucus to fill Lawson's seat set for April 7 (03/23/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Thursday Indiana Republican Party State Chairman Eric Holcomb officially called a caucus of eligible precinct committee members to fill a vacancy in the office of Senate District 24. The seat was most recently held by Connie Lawson, who resigned last Friday to assume the office of Secretary of State...
Preservation Society to celebrate Putnam County's proud heritage (03/23/12)
The Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County will celebrate local history and heritage with its annual meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Since its inception, the Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County (HPS) has existed with the purpose of preserving that heritage for the understanding and appreciation of those living here today and in the future...
Putnam County Museum slates 'Dancing at DePauw' program (03/23/12)
In celebration of DePauw University's 175th anniversary, the Putnam County Museum will be hosting an informational and interactive discussion titled "Dancing at DePauw" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 at the museum. Everyone is welcome to come and learn. Student-expert Sam Spahn, from McCordsville, wrote his senior history thesis on the lifting of DePauw's ban on social dancing in the 1920s. Spahn will lead the discussion and be readily available to answer questions...
Brazil man charged with stealing disaster-relief donations (03/23/12)
JEFFERSONVILLE (AP) -- Indiana State Police say a man is charged with impersonating a public servant and theft after allegedly soliciting money and taking disaster-relief supplies in storm-stricken areas of southern Indiana. The Courier-Journal reports that police arrested 53-year-old Gerald Scott Flint of Brazil on Tuesday after a person complained March 10 he was soliciting donations in Clark and Scott counties for an organization called Volunteer Medics Worldwide...
Lawrence 'Larry' Lee Hodge (03/23/12)
Lawrence "Larry" Lee Hodge, 75, of Cloverdale, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2012. He was born on March 4, 1937 in Putnam County. Larry served his country in the U.S. Armed Forces. He was member of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Fraternal Order of Eagles...
Lana B. Beck (03/23/12)
Lana B. Beck, 71, of Bainbridge passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 27 at Bainbridge Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in Monday's edition of the Banner Graphic. Arrangements entrusted to Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle...
Roberta L. Ooley (03/23/12)
Roberta L. Ooley, age 81, of Brazil died at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2012 in St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. Born Sept. 27, 1930 in Brazil, Roberta was the daughter of Lyle and Elizabeth Thomas Reinoehl. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1948. Both Roberta and her twin brother, Robert, received special recognition for having perfect attendance in school for 12 years...
Patricia Ann Speitel Frame (03/23/12)
Patricia Ann Speitel Frame, age 73, Cloverdale, passed away Thursday evening, March 22, 2012 at her residence. She was born July 25, 1938 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Richard Raymond and Helen Frances Carter Speitel. She married Joseph Thomas Frame on June 11, 1960, and they raised their children in Ivanwald at Cataract Lake...
Scanner for March 23 (03/23/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police One arrest was reported Wednesday by Greencastle City Police. -- At 5:30 pm., Jacob R. McFerron, 25, Bainbridge, was arrested by Officer Jeff Modlin at a residence on Shadowlawn Avenue for battery...
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