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Stories from Wednesday, September 5, 2012

DePauw Community Bike Event postponed (09/05/12)
The kick off of the DePauw University Management Fellows Community Bike Event has been delayed. With the event originally slated to begin this Saturday, Sept. 8, organizers decided the number of competing events this weekend necessitated a delay.
CNN's Crowley to give Ubben Lecture Sept. 25, three weeks before moderating debate (09/05/12)
Exactly three weeks before she moderates the second presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney -- the first U.S. presidential debate moderated by a woman in 20 years -- Candy Crowley will come to the campus of DePauw University. On Tuesday, Sept. 25, CNN's award-winning chief political correspondent will offer "Campaign 2012: A View from the Front Lines," in a Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture...
Commissioners' meetings returning to courthouse 10-year absence (09/05/12)
Like the prodigal son, the Putnam County Commissioners are coming home. On Tuesday, the three-member board approved a plan to bring county commissioners meetings, and likely the county council, back to the Putnam County Courthouse. From 2002 through 2011, both boards met in the Jones School building, which served as the Putnam County Annex over that period...
Commissioners propose raises for county employees (09/05/12)
After four years and no pay increases, full-time Putnam County employees could be in for raises in 2013. With county budget hearings only a week away, the Putnam County Commissioners on Tuesday proposed a $1,200-per-year increase for all full-time county employees...
Senior Health Fair on Tuesday (09/05/12)
The Putnam County Senior Health Fair will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Putnam County 4-H Fairgrounds. There will be various health screenings and flu shots available throughout the exhibition hall. A barbecued pulled pork luncheon will be available at nominal costs...
Free Internet safety program at Southmont Thursday night (09/05/12)
NEW MARKET -- Teacher, author and performer Kevin Honeycutt will visit Southmont High School Thursday, Sept. 6 to talk about online safety and parenting in the digital age. The 7 p.m. Thursday event is free and open to the public. No tickets are needed for admission to the auditorium...
Indiana State Fair sets election for District 6 representative Wednesday (09/05/12)
The Indiana State Fair Board District 6 will conduct an election for State Fair director at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Putnam County 4-H Community Building in Greencastle. District 6 includes Boone, Brown, Clay, Clinton, Fountain, Greene, Hendricks, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion, Vigo and Warren counties...
Greencastle girls' soccer falls to Terre Haute South, 5-0 (09/05/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor While it goes in the record book as a 5-0-shutout loss, Greencastle head coach Jamie Grivas saw positives in Tuesday's match with Terre Haute South. Grivas noted GHS lost to the Braves by double digits last year. Also Terre Haute South is coming off a big win against defending state champs Carmel...
North Putnam blanked by Tri-West (09/05/12)
By TRENT SCOTT For the Banner Graphic North Putnam's boys' soccer team was stung early by a corner from Tri-West that flew into the net without a touch on the ball. That would be enough for the Bruins to claim a win, but before they added more goals in the second half to run out as 6-0 winners Tuesday night...
Cloverdale wins hard-fought 4-set match against Owen Valley (09/05/12)
BY STEVE FIELDS For the Banner Graphic CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Clovers overcame a slow start Tuesday night to earn one of the biggest high school volleyball victories in the program's recent history. After losing game one, and falling behind 20-14 in game three, Cloverdale rallied to earn a 3-1 victory over the rival Owen Valley Patriots on Volleyball Alumni Night at Cloverdale High School...
GMS cross country runners compete at State Preview meet in Terre Haute (09/05/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle Middle School cross country teams competed at the State Preview meet this past Saturday. The girls' placed second, while the boys' finished seventh on the day. Emma Wilson placed first for the girls with a time of 12:14, while Seelye Stoffregen was third in a time of 12:33. Katie Haynes also finished in the top 10, placing seventh with a time of 12:51...
Tiger Cubs fall 4-1 (09/05/12)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys' tennis lost to Northview 4-1 Tuesday on the road. Greencastle's Landon Miller scored the Tiger Cubs' only win of the night at No. 1 singles. Miller defeated Northview's Devin Clark 6-3, 6-2. Greencastle will host North Montgomery Thursday at 5 p.m...
South Putnam finishes third at Northview (09/05/12)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam girls' golf team placed third in a four-way match at Northview Tuesday. The host Knight won with a score of 181. Rockville was second, nipping South Putnam by a single stroke 197-198. South Vermillion was fourth with a score of 204...
Woodpecker's 'Thanks Anyway': A quality record inside and out (09/05/12)
By JARED JERNAGAN Music Critic Purists will tell you the age of the great album cover is gone. Gone is the creativity of a "Sticky Fingers" or a "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" or "Dark Side of the Moon." A big part of the problem is simply logistics. While convenient in every other way, the packaging for a 4.7-inch CD doesn't provide the canvas of a 12-inch dimension...
Robert Wayne Capps (09/05/12)
Robert Wayne Capps, 65, of Brazil, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born March 23, 1947 in Crawfordsville, the son of Elmer Capps and Clonia Spears Capps. On July 24, 1969 Robert was united in marriage to Evelyn Montgomery Capps, she survives...
Scanner for Sept. 5, 2012 (09/05/12)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 7:37 p.m. Randall Foster, 30, Avon, was charged with nonsupport of a dependent and contempt of court. At 7:32 p.m. Emmanuel Dareon Jones, 20, Terre Haute, was booked in for dealing marijuana...
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