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Stories from Saturday, April 7, 2012

David Berry seeks commissioner seat (04/07/12)
David E. Berry is a Republican candidate for 1st District Putnam County commissioner in the May 8 primary. Born and raised in Putnam County, Berry has lived in the county for 56-1/2 of his 59 years and has been married to wife LaDonna for 37 years. They have three adult daughters and two grandchildren...
Chimney fire, power outages keep GFD busy (04/07/12)
For a period of five hours Friday evening, Greencastle firefighters rarely saw the inside of the fire station. Half a dozen runs -- including a chimney fire and a series of electrical issues with Duke Energy -- kept the department busy from 5:15 p.m. until nearly 10:30...
Meet more of the local celebrities dancing for PCYDC (04/07/12)
Dancing with the Putnam County Stars is set for Saturday, April 14 at the DePauw University Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Local celebrities will go toe to toe and raise money for Putnam County Youth Development. This is the third set of biographies of this year's stars.
Two grads to speak Wednesday as part of DPU alumni series (04/07/12)
Two 1970 graduates of DePauw University -- Judith A. Edstrom and Mary C. Leonard -- will discuss " Leading with Excellence and Ethics in Times of Great Change" on Wednesday, April 11, as part of DePauw's 175th anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series...
First National Bank in Belleville robbed (04/07/12)
BELLEVILLE -- A Hendricks County branch of a Putnam County-based bank was robbed Friday afternoon. The Hendricks County Sheriff's Department is seeking a man who robbed the Belleville First National Bank around 1:45 p.m. Friday. Investigators are seeking a white male, approximately six feet tall and 180-200 pounds. The man showed a black, semi-automatic handgun to the teller and demanded money. He got away with more than $2,000...
Getting a Facelift (04/07/12)
Troy Turner of Brandenburg Construction paints the outside of the future home of Metro Net on Friday afternoon. The company is working on restoring 15 S. Indiana St. in Greencastle to what it originally was as well as renovating the entire inside of the building.
Cloverdale FFA Greenhouse soon to open (04/07/12)
The Cloverdale FFA Greenhouse will be opening Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The greenhouse is a project put on by the Cloverdale FFA students who participate in both horticulture and landscape classes, where students learn to grow and take care of the plants...
Turtles topic for Wandering Wednesday program at PCPL (04/07/12)
"Why Does the Turtle Cross the Road?" is the theme for the Wandering Wednesday's Children Program at the Putnam County Public Library on Wednesday, April 11 at 4 p.m. The group will read a story and learn about turtle behavior, how the turtle is featured in Native American creation stories, and will make a turtle shell mosaic...
Relay for Life holds final events (04/07/12)
Relay For Life will be holding a few events before the big day. On April 10 there will be a Thanksgiving themed special buffet dinner at the Fluttering Duck from 5-9 p.m. Partial proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. The final team captain's meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the DePauw Union Building Ballroom...
GriefShare sessions begin Wednesday (04/07/12)
GriefShare recovery seminar and support group meets at Greencastle Christian Church each Wednesday at 6 p.m. from April 11 through June 13. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "The Journey of Grief," "The Effects of Grief," "When Your Spouse Dies," "Your Family and Grief," "Why?" and "Stuck in Grief."...
Wabash student offers sacrifice, prayer after walk to shrine (04/07/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- "Ahh, ... I'm here." And with that sigh of relief, Andrew Domini went to his knees and crawled the last 90-plus feet of his journey toward the sanctuary of the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods near Terre Haute...
Gobin Memorial UMC to host two Easter services (04/07/12)
Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church in Greencastle, will host a pair of services on Easter Sunday, April 8. The first Easter service will be a community sunrise service at 7 a.m. at Airy Knob Farm, the home of Vic and Linda Hunter. The home is located at 3645 S. CR 200 West -- three miles south of the Putnam County Courthouse on Manhattan Road. The sunrise service will have an Easter puppet show with breakfast to follow...
Bethel Baptist helps Fillmore Fire Department (04/07/12)
The grow groups of Bethel Baptist Church will sponsor free a pancake and sausage breakfast at the Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 14. Donations will be accepted to help the fire department with various projects.
Stanley honored for 50 years in Kappa Delta Phi sorority (04/07/12)
During a recent business meeting, Gamma Phi chapter of Kappa Delta Phi sorority recognized and honored Donna Stanley for 50 years of charitable and community service. Stanley was presented a Kappa Delta Phi charm to acknowledge her years of community service and to remind her of the many contributions she has made to Putnam county...
Cloverdale records second straight win, blanks Eels 6-0 (04/07/12)
CLOVERDALE -- After posting its first win of the season in convincing fashion Thursday at Owen Valley, Cloverdale came back the next night and shut out visiting Clay City 6-0. The Clovers were able to use a big sixth inning to power past the Eels for their second win of the year. Paige Gutierrez pitched a gem, striking out 14 batters, while allowing just three hits for Cloverdale...
Gould honored as All-Conference diver (04/07/12)
In Friday's edition of the Banner Graphic, the story "Putnam County athletes honored as All-Conference" omitted an honored athlete. South Putnam diver Sam Gould was named the All-Conference diver after posting a diver total of 189.35. The Banner Graphic regets the oversight...
North Putnam downs Eminence in five innings (04/07/12)
The North Putnam softball team defeated Eminence 13-3 in five innings Thursday. Madi Asbell led the way at the plate recording four RBIs, with Bailey Ault adding three RBIs. Sabrina Surber and Tari Straziscar had two RBIs each. Kayla Fish pitched three innings with three strikeouts. Surber closed the game, pitching two innings with four strikeouts...
Whitaker-Dews Engagement (04/07/12)
Brittany Marie Whitaker of North Salem and Daniel Lee Dews, also of North Salem, are planning a May 12, 2012 wedding at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Center in Danville. Brittany is the daughter of Ralph and Christina Whitaker of North Salem and a 2010 graduate of Tri-West High School. She is attending Ivy Tech Community College for business administration. Brittany is employed by McDonald's in Danville as crew chief...
Dinwiddie-Anderson Engagement (04/07/12)
Keko and Lori Briones of Cloverdale wish to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Shantel Dinwiddie to Eric Anderson, son of Doug and Shannon Anderson of Avon. Shantel is a 2004 graduate of the Culver Academies and earned her BA in journalism at Indiana University. She is employed with Bradley and Montgomery Advertising in Indianapolis...
Christy - 50th Anniversary (04/07/12)
Jim and Karen (Cash) Christy recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. Jim and Karen were married April 22, 1962 by Pastor Don Knoy at Bethel Baptist Church in Fillmore. They have four children, Mark (Debbi) Christy, Brian (Linda) Christy, Susan Wainman and Tad (Michelle) Christy...
Putnam Scanner for April 7, 2012 (04/07/12)
An accident Wednesday on the DePauw University campus resulted in an estimated $10,000-$25,000 damage, Greencastle City Police reported. Officer Ed Wilson reported that Carrol Pingleton, 56, Greencastle, was southbound on South Locust Street, driving a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, when the vehicle veered to the right and struck two cars parked along the curb near Olive Street...
Lisby - 100th Birthday (04/07/12)
Harold Lisby will celebrate his 100th birthday on Friday, April 20. He has been a lifelong resident of Putnam County, along with his wife of 77 years. They have two daughters, Doris and husband Wendell of Fillmore and Kitzie and husband George of Connecticut; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Who's News for April 7, 2012 (04/07/12)
Vincennes University has named its dean's list for the fall 2011 semester. The dean's list includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases and other extended sites. Students from Putnam County on the list were NIKKO L. HAYDEN of Fillmore, CAMERON B. MAYNARD of Greencastle and IZAAK R. ZARING of Fillmore...
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