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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2012

Father dies of stab wound, son in custody (09/13/12)
A 53-year-old Greencastle man was fatally stabbed Wednesday evening and his 21-year-old son is in custody as a result of the homicide. The deadly incident occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m. at 906 Crown St., near the intersection of Ohio Street, in Greencastle's South End...
Walker Bag Donation (09/13/12)
The Putnam County Hopsital for the first time ever recently received a donation from the Extension Homemakers Group "Family, Friends and Fun." The group donated 38 handmade bags that hopsital patients can attach to their walkers, which will be used by inpatients during their stay and for when they return home. ...
GPD 'Seat Check Saturday' event scheduled at hospital (09/13/12)
The Greencastle Police Dept. will conduct a "National Seat Check Saturday" event on Sept. 15 at Putnam County Hospital. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand from 9 a.m. until noon to check car seats for proper installation and advise parents and caregivers how to choose the right car seats and install them properly in their vehicles...
Repurposing effort positions Greencastle facility for future (09/13/12)
Following the March celebration of a plan to add 135 jobs at FB Distro, the last few months have been a bit more stressful. On June 13, Ascena Retail Group Inc. announced the acquisition of Charming Shoppes Inc. -- FB Distro's parent company. As with any merger, the news came with some apprehension for employees of the company being acquired...
Previously annexed property to play the goat (09/13/12)
ROACHDALE -- It's been said that a small but devoted group of people can make big changes. In Roachdale, it may be that a small group of goats can inhibit change. Roachdale Town Council member Zach Bowers acknowledged the impending dilemma caused by the farm animal...
PROJECT Trio to perform at DePauw Sept. 19 (09/13/12)
The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based PROJECT Trio brings their unique mix of musical styles to Kresge Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Greg Pattillo on flute, Eric Stephenson on cello and Peter Seymour on bass push the boundaries of chamber music with a high-octane mix of classical, jazz, hip-hop and rock...
'Mind Space' exhibit on display at Peeler now through Dec. 7 (09/13/12)
Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts, an exhibition of mixed media installations portraying a new realm of artistic expression through exploration of the conceptual space inside the artists' minds, is on display at DePauw University through Dec. 7. The public is invited to view the exhibition, which is presented free of admission charge, at DePauw's Richard E. Peeler Art Center at Hanna and South Jackson streets...
Percussion Plus Project presents Sunday concert at Kresge Auditorium (09/13/12)
The Percussion Plus Project of DePauw University, under the direction of Amy Lynn Barber, will present a 3 p.m. concert on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Kresge Auditorium. The Percussion Plus Project will celebrate its 20th season with some of its past favorites such as Michael Daugherty's Shaken Not Stirred; George Crumb's Idyll for the Misbegotten with guest flutist Anne Reynolds; and James Beckel's Concert for Tuba and Percussion with guest tubist Daniel Perantoni...
Sept. 20 meeting to focus on Indiana Open Door Law (09/13/12)
In an effort to foster more awareness of Indiana's Open Door Law and what is expected and required of local boards and committees and their members, the Greencastle League of Women Voters and the Banner-Graphic will sponsor a special public program on Thursday, Sept. 20...
Hoosier Lottery to visit two local stations (09/13/12)
Hoosier Lottery players will be doing more than scratching off or watching numbered ping pong balls on Friday at two Greencastle gas stations. Customers at the Greencastle Mini Mart Phillips 66 and the Jackson Street Marathon will have a chance to spin the Hoosier Lottery wheel for a chance at prizes and lottery tickets...
Smart Choice now taking orders (09/13/12)
On Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, Cloverdale United Methodist Church will be taking orders for Smart Choice. The church has been a host for Smart Choice since it came to Indiana last October. CUMC will be celebration its first anniversary this coming November...
American Legion to host steak dinner (09/13/12)
Greencastle American Legion is having a steak dinner on Friday, Sept. 14. The dinner includes a 12-ounce. rib eye steak, baked potato, salad, dessert and Texas toast for $10.
Grand Canyon trek next on PCPL travel series scheduled for Sept. 19 (09/13/12)
The Grand Canyon is the destination of the next Passport Travel Series event at the Putnam County Public Library, slated for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 19. It is free and open to the public. Kim Wagler Ziner and her father, Milford Wagler, will give a powerpoint talk on their hiking excursion. Milford wanted to spend his 84th birthday hiking in the Grand Canyon...
Sunday concert at DePauw canceled (09/13/12)
A concert featuring soprano Barbara Paré and pianist John Clodfelter, originally scheduled at the DePauw University Green Center for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, has been canceled due to illness. It will be rescheduled. More information will be announced when available...
Indiana Kids' Election opens voter registration for Hoosier students (09/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Nov. 6, students across Indiana will elect their own governor and president in a show of active citizenship through the Indiana Kids' Election (IKE) mock election program. Sponsored by the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), Indiana Secretary of State and the Indiana Department of Education, IKE announced today that registration is open for classrooms statewide...
Rose-Hulman gets all-time best score to top national engineering school rankings (09/13/12)
TERRE HAUTE --- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's reputation as the nation's top undergraduate engineering college has been reaffirmed by America's engineering deans and senior faculty members, through an annual survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report for its 2013 college guidebook...
Roachdale Citizenship (09/13/12)
The following students won Citizenship of the Month Awards for August at Roachdale Elementary. Front (from left) Emma Virgen, Conner McIntyre, Makayla Kennedy, Jadon Burdine, Keely Black, (middle two) Trenton Oliver, Alex McHargue, Callie Knowling, Jayden Simpson, (back row) Megan Early, Corissa Crosby and Hope Duncan. Sarah Fuhrman is not pictured...
Tiger Cubs battle Braves, fall in three sets (09/13/12)
Although Greencastle volleyball dropped a hard-fought three set decision to Terre Haute South Thursday, the Tiger Cubs continue to show improvement and gave the Braves all they could handle. Greencastle lost the match 25-15, 25-20 and 25-14. "We are getting better," Greencastle head coach Trish Lowe said. "Our defense is getting so much better. We have lots of work to do, but we're getting better and I'm happy with their effort, happy with their progress, we just really need the elusive win...
Cougars golfers close regular season with loss (09/13/12)
THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam girls' golf team closed its regular season on the road against Western Boone Tuesday. The Cougars lost the contest 189-216, but received a nice surprise in the process. Jessie Cox posted her lowest round of the year to lead North Putnam Tuesday with a round of 50. Josie Parent struggled on the greens and recorded a round of 52 for the Cougars...
Albert Paul Neeley (09/13/12)
Albert Paul Neeley, 88, Plainfield, passed away Thursday, Sept.13, 2012 in Manorcare at Prestwick in Avon. Born Nov. 20, 1923 in Inman, Va., he was the son of James Patton and Dora Spears Neeley. Paul married Zula Todd and she preceded him in death...
Larry R. Fisher (09/13/12)
Larry R. Fisher, 65, formerly of Putnamville, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Banner Graphic...
Scanner for Sept. 13, 2012 (09/13/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Sept. 11. City Police A two-vehicle accident was investigated Tuesday morning at Jackson and Walnut streets by Greencastle City Police officers. Robert Zaring, 56, Fillmore, was northbound on Jackson Street, driving a 1993 Toyota pickup, while Jane Hurley, 75, Greencastle, was westbound, driving a 2011 Toyota Camry...
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