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Stories from Saturday, July 28, 2012

That's All Folks (07/28/12)
The 2012 Livestock Auction set a Putnam County Fair record with more than $230,000 in sales Friday night. Ten-year 4-H member Vittoria Gygi of Greencastle helped to conclude the evening and livestock action at the fair by painting "That's all, folks" onto her sheep. For more details on the auction, see Monday's edition of the Banner Graphic...
Chamber to host half-day seminar (07/28/12)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a half-day seminar on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Putnam County Public Library. The seminar, presented by Paul Simacek of West Central SBDC, will focus on business negotiations and cost $10 per person...
Order on reduced water use extended seven more days (07/28/12)
Ongoing effects of a lingering summer drought and weather conditions of historic proportions continue to dominate both the landscape and the news in Indiana and the City of Greencastle. While locally the water supply remains more than adequate, according to city officials, the state has taken precautions in the face of a possible water shortage by ordering all municipalities to urge local water conservation...
'Exceptional drought conditions' plague Putnam (07/28/12)
None of us certainly needs to be told it's been hot. And we sure don't need to be told it's been dry. We've all endured it together. But now comes word that Putnam County and west-central Indiana are officially classified as under "exceptional drought conditions." That's even with it raining briefly at least twice Friday afternoon...
Noted polar bear researcher and Indianapolis Prize winner to speak at DePauw (07/28/12)
Steven C. Amstrup, chief scientist for Polar Bears International and recipient of the 2012 Indianapolis Prize, will visit the campus of DePauw University on Sunday, Sept. 30 for a public lecture. Dr. Amstrup, who is regarded as the most influential person working on polar bear conservation today, will speak at 3 p.m. in the ballroom of the DePauw Memorial Student Union Building, 408 S. Locust St...
Police shooting report in hands of prosecutor but toxicology info awaited (07/28/12)
An Indiana State Police report detailing the July 1 police-action shooting that claimed the life of a 28-year-old Greencastle man has been turned over to the Putnam County Prosecutor's Office, an ISP spokesman said. Sgt. Joe Watts, public information officer for the Putnamville Post, told the Banner Graphic Friday afternoon that the preliminary report on the fatal shooting of Charles Aaron Brousard was turned over to Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter and his staff earlier Friday...
Who's News for July 28 (07/28/12)
MARY MICHAEL, of Greencastle, has been named to the dean's list of the DePaul University for the 2012 spring quarter. Michael is an Arabic studies major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She is the daughter of Steve and Nancy Michael and a Greencastle High School graduate...
Lifespring Church plans pair of late-summer events (07/28/12)
The people of Lifespring Christian Church would like to invite encourage everyone to come out to the church this Sunday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. for their Family & Friend Day. It will be a great day filled with a life-changing service, followed by a cook-out with games and activities -- such as a cornhole tournament, moonbounces and waterslides -- for all ages...
Gospel meeting coming at Cloverdale Church of Christ (07/28/12)
The Cloverdale Church of Christ will hold its gospel meeting beginning on Sunday, Aug. 5 and finishing Thursday, Aug. 9. The theme of the lessons for this meeting will be "Except the Lord Build the House..." taken from Psalm 126:1. Each evening the topics will be centered on becoming a better Christian and building a stronger Christian family...
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch visits POET (07/28/12)
CLOVERDALE -- It was literally a story of the rubber meeting the road when NASCAR driver Kurt Busch visited the POET ethanol Friday morning. NASCAR made the switch to Sunoco Green E15 and is a leader in the push to bring accurate information about renewable fuel sources to the public. Busch's visit gave him a behind the scenes look as the process that powers the cars on the NASCAR circuit...
Stripping it Clean (07/28/12)
Driver Denny Hendershot guides his Ford down the strip at the 2012 Putnam County Fair Friday. Hendershot's run resulted in a distance of 303.29.
Birt-Fordice Engagement (07/28/12)
Ronald and Mary Ann Birt of Greencastle and Mark and Sandra Fordice of Russellville would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Lesli Marie Birt and Lee Michael Fordice. The bride-to-be is a graduate of South Putnam High School and a 2009 graduate of IUPUI. Lesli is currently employed as an MRI technologist for Franciscan Alliance in Mooresville...
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