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Stories from Saturday, May 26, 2012

Greencastle Graduation (05/26/12)
Greencastle High School was abuzz on Friday evening as it celebrated its 133rd annual commencement. Class President Nate Secrest along with five valedictorians spoke of the future and the wonderful memories they have made at Greencastle High School.
Rekas off and running as acting director of shelter (05/26/12)
Bouncing Thursday from lunch with the Kiwanis Club at the Inn at DePauw to coffee at the Blue Door with the chairman of the Housing Authority Board, Joe Rekas is sinking his teeth into his new role as acting executive director of the Homeless Solutions Committee Inc...
Memorial Day ceremonies to include flag dedication Monday morning (05/26/12)
In addition to the various Memorial Day services taking place locally on Monday, a new flagpole will be dedicated next to Greencastle's Veterans Memorial Highway. Jack and Shirley Dalton have been working with Greencastle VFW Post 1550 and the City of Greencastle to erect a new 40-foot pole at the southwest corner of Veterans Memorial Highway and U.S. 231 (Bloomington Street)...
Period Outfit (05/26/12)
Wearing a Civil War-era dress she made herself, Avery Huffman of Bainbridge addresses a Heritage Preservation Society audience at the Putnam County Museum Thursday night to help kick off a Civil War-related exhibit at the museum. Huffman spoke about Civil War fashion and etiquette, noting that women of the period always wore gloves when going out and had to have their hair covered in public. ...
Greencastle honored as Tree City USA for 13th year (05/26/12)
The City of Greencastle has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its continued commitment to urban forestry. It marks the 13th year Greencastle has earned the national recognition from the nonprofit organization...
The Recycling network (05/26/12)
Accepting an old computer monitor from Larry and Donna Bouslog of Greencastle, a West Central Solid Waste District employee prepares to place it on a nearby skid during the recent Tox-Away Day effort at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The totals are in from West Central on another successful Tox-Away Day. Over the five-hour period on May 19, 500 vehicles brought in 552 tires, 303 electronic items (including TVs) and 85 appliances, West Central spokesman Jane Collisi reported...
Birdies for Burn Camp (05/26/12)
The 13th annual Greencastle Fire Department Golf Scramble is slated for Sunday, June 24 at Windy Hill Country Club. Proceeds from the outing will be donated to the Hoosier Burn Camp. Carpenters Local 859 recently donated $1,000 for the tournament, with representative Dave Wells (left) presenting the check to firefighter Jeff Elkins. ...
Who's News for May 26 (05/26/12)
AgriGold is proud to introduce SETH ARNOLD of Fillmore as a sales intern. Arnold will be sharing the AgriGold story, placing field signs and working closely with his local corn specialist Kole Ames as a part of the 2012 Sales Internship Program. Arnold is a student at Indiana State University and is member of the university's football team...
Lieber SRA to honor National Trails Day June 2 (05/26/12)
Lieber State Recreation Area will host a "March To The Marsh" hike on June 2 and provide educational information about reservoirs and the reintroduction of the bald eagle in Indiana. Hikers should meet property staff at Hilltop Shelter at 2 p.m. The hike is to Laughing Deer Marsh and involves a steep hill. It is free and will be canceled in the event of rain...
First Baptist holds annual spring celebration (05/26/12)
First Baptist Church, located at 404 Judson Drive, Greencastle, held their annual Spring Celebration on Saturday, May 19. The spring celebration is a fun-filled afternoon including many activity such as face painting, a movie and a bounce house provided by Big Bounce Fun House Rentals of Greencastle...
Chuck Wagon Gang to perform at Hanna Street Baptist Church (05/26/12)
Southern gospel veterans The Chuck Wagon Gang will perform at the Hanna Street Baptist Church in Greencastle on Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. The Chuck Wagon Gang is a multi-award winning southern Gospel group was formed in 1936. Current members include Stan Hill, Shaye Smith, Julie Hudson and Jeremy Stephens...
Upcoming VBS Schedule (05/26/12)
Cloverdale Church of Christ All Aboard the Kingdom Express will be the theme for this year's vacation Bible school at the Cloverdale Church of Christ. VBS will run from 6-8 p.m. each evening from Sunday, June 3 through Thursday, June 7. In many ways, our lives can be compared to one long set of railroad tracks, extending all the way from birth to our future and eternal home in heaven. Yet all along the way are obstacles which can derail us or cause us to veer onto the wrong track...
Shorter 'Knight-ed' (05/26/12)
Sam Gould wins Chamber's Senior Student Athlete Award (05/26/12)
South Putnam senior Sam Gould was recently named the Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Male Senior Student Athlete Award winner at the South Putnam awards banquet. Gould is the Valedictorian of his senior class with a 4.30 GPA as well as the 2012 Lilly Scholarship winner. ...
Three punch ticket to IHSAA state meet (05/26/12)
All four Putnam County schools sent representatives to the IHSAA Regional Track and Field meet at Evansville Central High School Thursday night. Three participants will be competing in the IHSAA State Finals next Saturday at IU, two of whom competed in the same event...
Regional softball directions, information (05/26/12)
South Putnam will travel to Indianapolis Scecina for the Class 2A No. 22 Softball Regional Tuesday. The game will take place at 5 p.m. at Brookside Park and will cost $5. There will be a concession stand and restrooms available. For detailed directions, visit the Banner Graphic sports page and click on the map in the right column labeled "Directions to Softball Regional No 22"...
Open registration for softball league (05/26/12)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department is currently having registration for women's slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball leagues. The Slow-Pitch Softball League registration deadline is May 31 and there will be a captain's meeting May 31 at 7 p.m. at Greencastle City Hall. It will feature a double round robin schedule and game night tournament games held at Big Walnut Sports Park...
Mitchell-Shea Wedding (05/26/12)
Cassandra Gayle Mitchell and Carey Sebastian Shea were married March 31 at Camp Springs Winery in Camp Springs, Ky. The bride is the daughter of Michael J. Mitchell and Donna Hargett, formerly of Greencastle. The groom is the son of Lewis Shea of Chevy Chase, Md. and Sharon Rust of Southgate, Ky...
Spencer-Daniels Engagement (05/26/12)
Jenna Spencer and Gabriel Daniels recently announced their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jenna is the daughter of Douglas and Lisa Spencer of Reelsville. Gabriel is the son of Lewis and Mimi Daniels of Indianapolis. They are the parents of Jackson Daniels...
Wehrman - 50th Anniversary (05/26/12)
James and Marlene (Miller) Wehrman will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, June 2. They were married in the Hadley Friends Church on June 2, 1962. Cards and prayers would be greatly appreciated. Send cards to James and Marlene Wehrman, 7261 E. CR 1000 North, Roachdale, IN 46172...
Scanner for May 26 (05/26/12)
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:45 p.m. Ronda Jo Strunk, 43, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for probation violation. At 3:20 p.m. Troy Lee Morphew, 38, Greencastle, was charged with public intoxication...
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