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Stories from Monday, April 2, 2012

Knife-wielding man holds up Pawn Store (04/02/12)
In tough times, pawn shops can often represent the last vestige of economic solvency for those down on their luck. Those in need of cash and willing to trade their valuables for a few bucks to tide them over to the next paycheck often find a pawn shop a suitable option...
Easter Egg Fever (04/02/12)
Piranhas devouring a cow have nothing on the kids of Putnam County picking clean the lawn of Robe-Ann Park at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. From the sounding of the opening horn, the last egg is off the grass in less than two minutes.
Attention candidates, send us your story by April 10 (04/02/12)
March Madness is behind us. Daylight savings time is upon us. And the May 8 Indiana primary election is fast approaching. We at the Banner Graphic want our readers to be able to make informed decisions on their choices for who will lead Putnam County government for the next four years or more. But to do so, we will need the help of both the local candidates and their political parties...
March waltzes on out to a record beat (04/02/12)
March 2012 will go down in history as the warmest March on record in central Indiana, averaging nearly a whopping 15 degrees above normal. The last time a record monthly average temperature was set occurred at the close of August 1936 during the historic heat wave of 1936...
Radio Show tickets go on sale (04/02/12)
The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Group has announced that tickets are now on sale for the third annual Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show. The show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Dixie Chopper Conference Center at the Putnam County Airport...
Bald eagle found dead at Shades State Park (04/02/12)
WAVELAND -- Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a bald eagle discovered Sunday at Shades State Park. A mushroom hunter, Shaun Jett, of New Ross, contacted the Indiana Conservation Officers South Regional Headquarters Sunday morning, reporting that he had found a dead eagle while mushroom hunting along Sugar Creek...
Cloverdale UMC Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt set for April 7 (04/02/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale United Methodist Church, 364 W. Robert Weist Ave, will conduct its annual Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7 at 11:30 a.m. The hunt will be separated into four age groups: 2 and under, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11...
Egg-stravagant Fun at McCloud on Saturday (04/02/12)
The Easter Bunny weighs about five pounds, loves carrots and is available for photography on Saturday. The McCloud Nature Park is hosting Egg-Stravaganza from 2-4 p.m. on April 7 where families can meet a real-life bunny, engage in an educational program and work on arts and crafts projects...
New State Farm Office (04/02/12)
Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce board members and ambassadors help cut a ribbon to mark the official grand opening of agent Heather Taylor's State Farm Insurance office at 1285 S. Jackson St., Suite C, Greencastle.
BG recognized for distribution excellence (04/02/12)
The Banner Graphic was recently recognized with the 2011 Kohl's Distribution Excellence Awards because of its commitment to providing error-free preprint distribution in 2011. A statement from Kohl's marketing executives informed the Banner Graphic advertising and circulation departments of the distinction and congratulated them on the honor...
Welker honored for customer service (04/02/12)
Allstate Insurance has named Matthew Welker an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2012. The honor is given to less than one-third of Allstate's agents and is presented to Welker for his commitment to putting the customer at the center of the agency's work. ...
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