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Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Boller seeks commissioner seat as Independent (10/03/12)
Charlie Boller is an Independent candidate for Putnam County Commissioner, First District, in the Nov. 6 general election. Boller was raised and currently resides in Bainbridge. The 42-year-old is married, with two children and one grandchild. He is completing his second term as a member of the North Putnam School Board and has been an Indiana State Trooper for 12 years...
Weather delays I-70 closure at SR 39 ramps (10/03/12)
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced the closure of Interstate 70 ramps at State Road 39 (Exit 59) will be delayed due to weather. The work will begin tonight and continue until the Friday morning.
Miller one of eight recipients of Governor's Service Awards (10/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Greencastle resident Judy Miller has been granted the state's most prestigious award for volunteer service in appreciation of her work with the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry. The 2012 Governor's Service Awards have been bestowed upon Miller and seven other Hoosier individuals and organizations, including one of the state's leading automotive companies and a Marine veteran who has given 20,000 hours of community service over 40 years...
Survivor's Rupert to make campaign stop in Greencastle (10/03/12)
Libertarian candidate for governor and reality TV star Rupert Boneham will make a campaign stop at Greencastle Eagles Lodge 4388 on Sunday, Oct. 7. Making his way north from Spencer to Crawfordsville, Boneham is scheduled to arrive in Greencastle at approximately 2:30 p.m., remaining at the lodge until between 4 and 4:30 p.m...
38th annual Berry Street Flea Market on tap for Saturday (10/03/12)
Residents on Berry Street are busy preparing for their 38th annual Berry Street Flea Market to be held on Saturday, Oct. 6. Visitors will find just about anything they can imagine as they roam Berry Street from Jackson Street east to Bloomington Street, as well as the north/south streets in between...
Cubs' Court (10/03/12)
Greencastle High School will crown its 2012 fall homecoming royalty during halftime festivities Friday night at Harbison Stadium. Senior girls vying for homecoming queen are (front, from left) Ellen Gobert, Ashlie Lamb, Kayla Cash and Abigail Mitchell. Boys looking to be crowned king are (back, from left) Nick Gilliam, Hunter Smith, Alex Asbell and Brett Gierke. The Tiger Cub football team will host Cascade at 7 p.m. (Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN)
Come Away With Me, Lucille (10/03/12)
Passing motorists saw an unusual sight on North Jackson Street Tuesday afternoon. Dozens of Model T and Model A Fords, along with other automobiles from the early 1900s, were on a 100-mile cruise and stopped at the Putnam Inn for lunch. The drivers of the antique cars were undeterred by the cool, damp day, traveling like the cars' original owners would have -- bundled up. The group gathers in Parke County each year shortly before the Covered Bridge Festival for several days of tours. With Rockville as a home base, the cars take off in a different direction each day, starting on Saturday and concluding today. (Banner Graphic/JARED JERNAGAN)
All-you-can-eat shrimp boil Saturday at Greencastle Masonic Lodge (10/03/12)
The Putnam County Shrine Club will host an all-you-can-eat shrimp boil at the Greencastle Masonic Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m. The cost will be $12 per adult and $6 per child. The Masonic Lodge is located at the corner of Washington and Vine streets in downtown Greencastle...
GFD open house set for Wednesday (10/03/12)
The Greencastle Fire Department will host its 12th annual open house Wednesday at the fire station at 107 S. Indiana St. Today's 4-7 p.m. open house will feature the department's Smoke House, a visit from Sparky the Fire Dog, tours of the station and an opportunity to check out the GFD firefighting apparatus...
Cougars comes up short at sectional (10/03/12)
On a night where misting rains continuously fell during the match, North Putnam and Crawfordsville fought in the third game of the Greencastle Class A girls' soccer sectional. In the end it was the Athenians who were able to walk away victorious, edging the Cougars 2-1...
Weatherford lead GHS girls' to county win (10/03/12)
By TRENT SCOTT For the Banner Graphic The Putnam County girls' cross country meet ran just like the last five races that preceded it. Greencastle took home their sixth straight county title with a team score of 23, outlasting second place South Putnam, 52 points, and third place Cloverdale, who finished with 61 points. North Putnam did not have a team score...
Barr paces Eagles in their claim of county crown (10/03/12)
The Putnam County boys' cross country meet had more than a little intrigue attached to it Tuesday night at South Putnam. Greencastle lost runner Elijah Brattain before the race due to illness and South Putnam capitalized on a strong back end to claim the boy's county title by three points, 29-32...
Miller's season comes to an end at sectional (10/03/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor Greencastle senior Landon Miller closed the book on his high school tennis career, falling to Terre Haute North's Tate Egan in straight set Tuesday 6-0, 6-0 at IHSAA Boys' Individual Sectional Tournament. "He played all right," GHS head coach Sam Hirt said. "He had quite a few miss-hits, especially in the first set, which kind of made things go quick. We knew going into it, it was going to be tough. That's what happens in the state tournament...
Scanner for Oct. 3, 2012 (10/03/12)
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 4:35 a.m. Justin Keyt O'Hair, 21, Roachdale, was booked in for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and probation violation. At 10:50 p.m. Kyle Allan Turner, 22, Indianapolis, was arrested for operating while intoxicated...
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