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Stories from Saturday, October 13, 2012

Caring for Animals (10/13/12)
Girl Scout Troop 1753 recently donated dog and cat food, as well as other pet necessities, to the Helping Pawz rescue organization. The girls used money they earned selling cookies to help the organization that took over the job of helping animals in our county since the Humane Society was closed. Those participating in the event included Girl Scouts Keeley Hughes, Kassie Wade, Kenzie Stoltz and Gayle Baugh, scout leader Tara Baugh and Pawz coordinator Lynelle Cullen...
True Colors (10/13/12)
As the weather turns cooler and the leaves start showing their colors, DePauw University students Cici Du (left) and Marana Sanchez take a walk in the Nature Park on Friday evening, enjoying the crisp fall weather.
North Putnam sued over voter rights issue (10/13/12)
BAINBRIDGE --The North Putnam School Board has been sued by the American Civil Liberties Union for "depriving a woman" of her right to have her vote treated equally. Brooke Cox, a voter in Floyd Township, contacted the ACLU to file the suit. The North Putnam board is made up of seven members, one from each of the district's townships, and one at-large selection...
North Putnam hires Danaher as new AD (10/13/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam School Corporation announced on Friday that it has hired John Danaher to become the new athletic director. Danaher previously served as the AD of the Niles school district in Niles, Mich. "This is an occupation that I truly love," Danaher said. "My goal is to be as active as I can be in supporting the student athletes and coaches."...
PCPL patrons can enjoy variety of ebooks through various eReaders (10/13/12)
The Putnam County Public Library now has compatibility with all eReaders except the basic Kindle. The library purchases its electronic book collection from Baker & Taylor, a long-time vendor of books and audio-visual materials to libraries. Baker & Taylor has now released the EPub/PDF software to accommodate the Nook, Kobo, Sony and Apple devices...
County officials attend annual AIC conference (10/13/12)
Putnam County Treasurer Sharon Owens and Putnam County Recorder Opal Sutherlin were two of more than 500 county officials and county employees who attended the Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) annual conference on Sept. 23-26 in Indianapolis at the JW Marriot...
GCSC begins search to fill Smith's, Sigworth's shoes (10/13/12)
With any school board meeting comes the monthly personnel report and the comings and goings of employees it entails. But rarely does that report leave quite the hole to fill of Wednesday's Greencastle School Board meeting. The board accepted the retirements of veteran high school guidance counselor Bill Smith and technology coordinator Jeff Sigworth, both effective within a month...
McCloud Nature Park to host bat event on Oct. 20 (10/13/12)
On Saturday, Oct. 20 the Nature Center at McCloud Park will have an event that will study bats. The event begins at 2 p.m. and attendants will learn about the benefits of having them around and will focus on the Indiana bat. Attendants will also learn about the efforts being taken to provide habitats for the bats...
Big Walnut Baptist Church plans third annual block party (10/13/12)
Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church wants to invite everyone in the Reelsville area to its third annual block party on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5-8 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and join in for free food, free fun, free fellowship, free music and free games for the entire family...
Local correctional officers win plane pull fundraiser (10/13/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana Department of Correction raised more than $30,000 for Special Olympics Indiana during the 2012 FedEx Plane Pull Challenge held at the former Indianapolis International Airport on Saturday, Aug. 25. The Putnamville Correctional Facility Team, calling themselves "The Dark Knight Rises," won the event...
GHS secures first perfect regular season since '95 (10/13/12)
By GRANT WIEMAN Staff Writer The return of senior quarterback Nick Gilliam came just in time for the Tiger Cubs regular season finale, a 36-0 victory over Owen Valley on Friday. Gilliam played sparingly last week, but he made his first start since returning from an injury, going 14-of-30 for 276 yards and four touchdowns...
South Putnam runs roughshod over Cascade (10/13/12)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Banner Graphic CLAYTON -- On a night when South Putnam didn't play its best as a team, Lucas Lorian delivered an outstanding individual performance while leading the Eagles to a 30-20 West Central Conference victory of the host Cascade Cadets...
Cougars snap losing streak with win over Clovers (10/13/12)
TRENT SCOTT For the Banner Graphic ROACHDLAE -- A parade of seniors preceded the North Putnam and Cloverdale football game as the two squads awaited their final regular season matchup of the 2012 season. Once the Cougars finished honoring their upperclassmen, the Cougars came out with a first half scoring blitz that effectively sealed the game in a 53-0 win...
Ada L. Craver (10/13/12)
Ada L. Craver, age 90, of Greencastle, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Born Feb. 13, 1922 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Ernest and Nettie (Johnson) O'Hair and a 1940 graduate of Bainbridge High School...
Clodfelter 65th Anniversary (10/13/12)
Max and Alice (Shoemaker) Clodfelter will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Their sons Philip Clodfelter and wife Darla and Larry Clodfelter and wife Maria would like to help their parents celebrate the day with cards and notes sent from friends and family to 98 N. 10th St., Greencastle, IN 46135...
City leaf pickup efforts, schedule explained (10/13/12)
To the Editor: Dear City of Greencastle citizens: The Department of Public Works will be starting the annual leaf pickup, beginning Oct. 29 and running through Nov. 30. We advise all in the city limits to rake their leaves only (no limbs or other debris) to the side of the curb or between the sidewalk and the street...
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