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Stories from Monday, September 24, 2012

The 53rd Annual Fillmore Barbecue (09/24/12)
The Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department hosted its 53rd annual chicken barbecue this weekend, which included not only great food, but a parade and live entertainment.
York Automotive expansion an emotional undertaking (09/24/12)
An ongoing expansion and renovation project at York Automotive in Greencastle may be forged in steel and drywall, bricks and mortar but it is steeped in family tradition and raw emotion. For this year marks the 25th anniversary of the York Automotive empire, a business Bob York started and staked his family name and reputation upon. He may have died 18 months ago at age 70, but his sons feel his presence every day...
Additional lift station seen necessary to assist growth (09/24/12)
With development already on the drawing board and more expected in the future on Greencastle's southeast side, infrastructure needs likewise will be increasing, city officials realize. The need is already apparent for an additional lift station to accommodate the needs of the city's wastewater system in the Foxridge area east of U.S. 231 and south of Veterans Memorial Highway, the Greencastle Board of Works was told at its September meeting...
County-wide enrollment drop hits North Putnam (09/24/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- With the 2012-13 school year under way for just over a month, the North Putnam School Board received a disappointing announcement for the second consecutive meeting on Thursday. Last month, it was a large insurance hike. This month, it was enrollment...
New candidates invited to submit stories by Oct. 1 (09/24/12)
Footballs are flying through the crisp autumn air and soon Putnam County voters will be returning to the election booth. We at the Banner Graphic want our readers to be able to make informed decisions on their choices for who will lead Putnam County government and local school boards for the next four years or more. But to do so, we will need the help of the candidates...
Harsha Behavioral Center appoints Cindy Dowers as chief nursing officer (09/24/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Harsha Behavioral Center recently appointed Cindy Dowers to the position of chief nursing officer. Dowers has more than 18 years of experience in the nursing field. She started at Harsha in May as a charge nurse and was recently promoted...
P&G innovator to keynote Indiana Logistics Summit (09/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS - The 10th annual Indiana Logistics Summit will feature a keynote address by Procter & Gamble innovator Dr. Nabil Sakkab and more than 20 top logistics executives. The state's premier freight logistics conference will kick off the evening of Oct. 16 with a reception hosted by Gov. Mitch Daniels, followed by a full lineup of speaker presentations on Oct. 17 at the Indiana Convention Center.
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Annual Beech Grove dinner, bazaar slated for Sept. 28 (09/24/12)
The Beech Grove United Methodist Church will host its 54th annual supper and bazaar on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building. The chicken and noodle dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner will also include lots of sides, salads, pies, cakes and other desserts...
Fashion Swap event slated at Greencastle Christian Church (09/24/12)
Women in Putnam County and the surrounding areas will congregate on Saturday, Sept. 29 for an afternoon of Faith, Fashion and Fellowship at the Greencastle Christian Church Fashion Swap. An annual event, the GCC Fashion Swap invites women ages 18 and older to renew both wardrobe and spirit...
'Conversation with the Artists' to be offered free at PCPL (09/24/12)
The Putnam County Library invites all members of the community to enjoy for free its special night, "A Conversation with the Artists: Norbert Krapf, Richard Fields and Gordon Bonham," scheduled for Friday, Oct.5 at the library, located at 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle...
Shrum wins playoff hole to clinch berth in state final (09/24/12)
GREENWOOD -- A good tee shot. A missed putt. A wayward bounce. A saving chip shot. The littlest details mattered for Cloverdale senior Sydney Shrumon on a windswept Smock Golf Course in Greenwood Saturday morning, afternoon and evening. The details culminated in a playoff hole for the right to go to the IHSAA State Final golf match to which Shrum and Whiteland's Alexa West managed to find a route through at the expense of Cascade's Jessica Smyth...
Tiger Cubs top Cougars to continue perfect season (09/24/12)
ROACHDALE -- The Greencastle Tiger Cubs took advantage of the storm delay on Friday night, regrouped and earned their first varsity football victory over the North Putnam Cougars since 2004 on Saturday afternoon at Cougar Stadium. The undefeated Class 3A No. 7-ranked Tiger Cubs intercepted five Cougar passes, and Brett Gierke returning one for a touchdown, en route to the 18-7 West Central Conference win...
Host girls dominate Tiger Cub Invite (09/24/12)
Colleen Weatherford continued a string of dominant performances by cruising to a first place finish at the 2012 Tiger Cub Invite, leading the Greencastle girls' cross country team to a meet victory on Saturday. Weatherford's time of 19:11 was more than a minute ahead of her nearest competitor, Cloverdale's Claudia Monnett...
Greencastles closes regular season with win over Danville (09/24/12)
The Greencastle boys tennis team ended its regular season with a 4-1 win against Danville on Saturday. The Tiger Cubs swept singles play, led by No. 1 singles player Landon Miller's 6-0, 6-0 victory. No. 3 player Jason Ummel survived a scare in his match. Leading 5-0 in the second set, Ummel dropped the next seven games before recovering during the changeover to take the third set 6-1...
Bridges out of poverty slated for Oct. 3-4 (09/24/12)
It's not too late to register for the October 3 -- 4 training on Bridges out of Poverty. The nationally recognized training is being made available locally thanks to a combined effort by members of Gobin United Methodist Church, the Putnam County Office of the Purdue Extension Service and help from the English Family Foundation...
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