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Stories from Friday, June 29, 2012

Baker's Body Shop grand opening set for July 1 (06/29/12)
Putnam County residents will soon have another option when deciding where to have their damaged vehicles repaired. The grand opening and cruise-in for Baker's Body Shop will be Sunday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Baker's Body Shop is owned and operated by Larry Baker Jr., a longtime Greencastle resident...
Reported road rage incident escalates into car-train crash (06/29/12)
What apparently began Thursday afternoon as a simple minor traffic issue nearly turned to tragedy for two Bainbridge brothers. "We definitely have a strange story here," Greencastle Police Department Sgt. Chris Jones told the Banner Graphic. Just before 2 p.m. ...
Christlieb new director of Housing Authority (06/29/12)
The Greencastle Housing Authority has a new executive director. Nicole Christlieb, a 2010 Indiana State University graduate, was recently appointed by the GHA Board of Commissioners to succeed Debbie Zigler, who resigned from the position this spring...
Library Board adds members, switches search database (06/29/12)
The Putnam County Library Board had a lot to be melancholy about during its monthly meeting on Wednesday evening. The board said goodbye to longtime member Ken Heeke while celebrating an increase in circulation at the library. As members bid farewell to Heeke, the feeling was bittersweet for him. After years of serving on the library board, it had become all too familiar territory for him...
A lot more Goodwill (06/29/12)
The Greencastle Goodwill store is getting ready to move east, from the courthouse square to the former CVS section of the old Marsh building on Indianapolis Rd. The move is expected to occur in mid-July and will add more room, in the store and in the parking lot.
Three Digits and Then Some (06/29/12)
Fortunately, the eye-popping temperature reading at First Financial Bank (below) shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday did not cause any accidents at the busy intersection of Indianapolis Road and 10th Street. According to the National Weather Service, the official high temperature at the Indianapolis International Airport was 104 degrees, making this reading from a car thermometer (above) more accurate. The 104-degree day set the June record, topping the 102-degree mark from June 1988.
Reorganization meeting set for USBC Association (06/29/12)
There will be a reorganization meeting for the bowling association July 10 at 6:30 p.m. at A 'n J Bowling, formerly Varsity Lanes. If a person is planning on rejoining the Association, they are urged to attend this meeting. Officers will need to be elected for the 2012-13...
Carol Unger Smith (06/29/12)
Carol Unger Smith, 75, of New Albany, Mississippi and formally of Lebanon, Ind., passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. She was born on July 15, 1936 in Randolph County in Young America, Ind., to the late Russell and Louise Unger...
Mildred Wampler (06/29/12)
Mildred Wampler, 92, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Garden Villa after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). She was born in Greencastle, but lived in Bloomington until her retirement from the MCCSC at age 65. She then moved to Orlando, Fla., where she lived for 20 years...
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