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Stories from Saturday, April 28, 2012

Food distribution on tap at Whitestone pantry Saturday (04/28/12)
NEW WINCHESTER -- The Whitestone Food Pantry will conduct a food distribution effort from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 at the food pantry, located at 8045 W. U.S. 36, west of New Winchester. Distribution is geared to needy residents of Floyd Township in eastern Putnam County and Marion Township in western Hendricks County...
Crash scene 'a mess' in front of Burger King (04/28/12)
Four vehicles, more than $10,000 in property damage and two hours of police investigation and accident clean-up comprised a whopper of an accident in front of Burger King on Greencastle's East Side Friday afternoon. "It was a mess," Greencastle City Police Officer Ed Wilson told the Banner Graphic. "It looked like one of those Talladega crashes."...
'Tree Lady' has an entire grove (04/28/12)
Greencastle's "Tree Lady" has never sought recognition, she has just done what she thought was right. For that reason, she was recognized anyway this Arbor Day. The Greencastle Civic League and the City of Greencastle dedicated the Joanne Haymaker Lights of Love Tree Grove on Friday, honoring the someone who has been planting trees in and around the city for decades...
Cloverdale hires deputy clerk, looks to raise utility rates (04/28/12)
Cloverdale Clerk Treasurer Cheryl Galloway will soon have a new deputy. The town council passed a motion Thursday to hire a new utility clerk. This will allow the current utility clerk to become Galloway's deputy. Council president Don Sublett came to the council in support of hiring a new deputy clerk to help Galloway with all of her duties...
Dave Brown seeking Putnam County coroner on GOP ballot (04/28/12)
David R. Brown is the Republican candidate for Putnam County coroner in the May 8 primary election. Brown has been the chief deputy the past eight years and has been with the Coroner's Office the past 14 years. He earned his Indiana Medio-Legal Death Investigator (MDI) certification in January 2000, and has been a paid investigator for the county since that time...
May 6 Mother Earth Bike Ride to help promote sustainable transportation (04/28/12)
The Mother Earth Bike Ride, sponsored by Covered Bridge Cyclery, Friends of the Park, People Pathways and the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department, is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6. Riders will have a choice between a 10-mile or 25-mile route...
Cinco de Mayo program slated for May 5 at Robe-Ann Park (04/28/12)
What does Cinco de Mayo mean? What is the significance of May 5? The Putnam County Public Library and the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department have planned a Cinco de Mayo event for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at shelterhouse No. 1 in Robe-Ann Park...
Senior Citizen prom on tap for May 5 at Cloverdale High School (04/28/12)
The South Putnam and Cloverdale high school student councils have combined efforts to stage the 2012 Senior Citizens Prom. This year's prom will be held 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Cloverdale High School. The prom theme is "Masquerade." All local senior citizens are invited to attend a night of food, music, dancing, door prizes and more. Admission is free...
Benefit dinner for Missy Chadd (04/28/12)
The friends and family members of Missy Chadd will be holding a benefit dinner on Sunday, May 6 at the Reelsville Fire House from 1-5:30 p.m. Chadd was recently diagnosed with breast and bone cancer. Chadd and her family are looking for support to help lighten the financial burden as she continues her fight...
Gospel Servants to perform (04/28/12)
The Gospel Servants Quartet will perform at Abundant Life Baptist Church in Putnamville at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 6.
April 30 is 2012 Extension Homemakers Spring Dessert (04/28/12)
The 2012 Putnam County Extension Homemakers Spring Dessert will take place on Monday, April 30 in the Community Building at the Fairgrounds. All new members who have joined the local organization within the past 12 months will be recognized during this time. Viewing of Cultural Arts exhibits and refreshments start at 6:30 p.m. with the program scheduled to begin at 7 p.m...
PCF staff, community board members observe National Crime Victims' Rights Week (04/28/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 22-28, was observed Thursday during a Community Advisory Board meeting and tree planting ceremony at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF). "We are excited to have the opportunity to further awareness of victims' rights and services," PCF Superintendent Stanley Knight said...
Cougars explode in fourth for 12-0 romp (04/28/12)
ROACHDALE -- Sometimes it's as easy a making contact. North Putnam connected on 11 hits Friday against Tri-West and put together an eight run fourth inning en route to a 12-0 win over the Bruins in five innings. North Putnam head coach Norm Fish said the win gave his team a lot of confidence, which was nice to see...
Gibson, Parker homer in Eagles' 11-1 win (04/28/12)
South Putnam's baseball squad broke a six game losing skid Friday night after an eight-run fifth inning catapulted the Eagles to an 11-1 win over Riverton Parke in five innings. The hosts started off the game with a run in the first inning. The Eagles notched three straight singles before Cody Heller's sac fly drove in Rob Gibson for the 1-0 lead...
Cloverdale defeat Cadets, Bruins (04/28/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' track team defeated Cascade and Tri-West in a three-way meet Thursday. The Clovers won with a score of 67, followed by the Cadets with 54 and the Bruins with 37. Cloverdale posted four individual wins on the night as well as capturing two relays...
Harcourt- 60th Anniversary (04/28/12)
Russell and Mary Alice Harcourt of Fillmore will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, May 6 from 1-4 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds at Harris Hall. Russell and the former Mary Alice Nichols were married May 3, 1952 at the Fillmore Christian Church. Both were graduates of Fillmore High School and have lived and worked in Putnam County all of their lives...
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