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Stories from Monday, October 15, 2012

Wind makes a mess of project but spares building of damage (10/15/12)
When the wicked wind whispers and moans, tree limbs, power lines and roofing shingles are seldom any match for it. But Sunday morning in downtown Greencastle those gusty winds even took their toll on metal fencing, wooden scaffolding and protective plastic covering the west side of the building at 25 W. Franklin St. (northeast corner of Franklin and Jackson streets)...
League of Women Voters sets Candidates Forum for Oct. 24 (10/15/12)
The Greencastle League of Women Voters, WGRE radio and the Banner-Graphic are co-sponsoring a Candidates Forum for the Putnam County community in advance of the Nov. 6 general election. It will be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 7 p.m. at Watson Forum in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media on the DePauw University campus (corner of Locust and Elm streets)...
State Police ceremony honors several Putnamville troopers (10/15/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Several Putnamville troopers were honored recently as the Indiana State Police Department conducted an awards ceremony to recognize troopers, detectives and civilians from around the state for their dedication to service, bravery and devotion to the department and citizens of Indiana...
Rock for Laura (10/15/12)
Community members held an all-night Rock-a-thon for Laura Pope recently. Event organizer Jodie Clodfelter hosted the event at Shabby & Sheek in Roachdale. Clodfelter said they made more than $1,000 in donations, which met her goal. Families, friends and local students stayed up all night, sitting by a grill fire and rocking in wooden chairs on the chilly night. (From left) Jason Cox, R.J. Batchelor, Shelbi Cash and Brandon Hutcheson took turns rocking...
GCSC begins tackling long list of repairs (10/15/12)
By JARED JERNAGAN Assistant Editor The recent refinancing of bonds and upcoming issuance of new bonds has the Greencastle Community School Board looking at a laundry list of needed repairs to the corporation's buildings. Given the financial state of public education in 2012, the ability to tackle repair projects is not a given. Being able to do it without raising taxes is even more difficult...
October BAH set for Oct. 23 (10/15/12)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce October Business After Hours is set for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Putnam County Museum. This month's event is being co-sponsored by Cunningham State Farm Insurance and Greencastle Hometown Dental. They will be providing food from Moore's Bar & Grill, serving beverages and giving away door prizes...
Share the Dream continues building local philanthropy (10/15/12)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced the winners of the 10th annual Share the Dream Contest. The Murray and Sara Pride Scholarship Endowment earned the title for the most money donated, and the Greencastle High School Alumni Association Scholarship acquired the highest number of online gifts...
Greencastle squad, Clovers' Monnett advance to semi-state (10/15/12)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor INDIANAPOLIS -- High drama was on full display at the Ben Davis Girls' Cross Country team regional. Greencastle hovered around fifth place during the meet and it came down to the 200 meter and a freshman to decide their fate...
Eagles' Hunter Barr places 12th to advance to semi-state (10/15/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- South Putnam's Hunter Barr was the only individual runner to make it out of the South Putnam Cross Country Sectional Tuesday and his march isn't over yet. Barr placed 12th at Saturday's Ben Davis Regional and will move on to compete at the Carmel Semi-state next Saturday...
Scanner for Oct. 15, 2012 (10/15/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Friday, Oct. 12. At 2:45 p.m. Devon Gregory Garcia, 29, New Carlisle, Ohio, was arrested for burglary and theft. At 5:21 p.m. Anthony Carson, 20, Poland, was charged with reckless driving, operating a motor vehicle having never received a license and probation violation...
100 reasons to celebrate! (10/15/12)
Members of Putnam County Extension Homemakers traditionally celebrate Indiana Extension Homemakers week during the third week of October. This year local members are extra excited to celebrate IEHA week (Oct. 17--23) since the state organization is currently in its 100th year...
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