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Stories from Monday, November 5, 2012

Four injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance Saturday in Greencastle (11/05/12)
Four people were injured just before noon Saturday when an ambulance running red lights and siren was struck by a car pulling out of a parking area near the entrance to Robe-Ann Park in Greencastle. Four vehicles were ultimately involved in the 11:57 a.m. accident on Bloomington Street, near its intersection with Hanna Street, Greencastle City Police Capt. Mike Hanlon reported...
Ridpath Primary to host 2nd Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 10 (11/05/12)
On Saturday, Nov. 10, Ridpath Primary will host more than 30 vendors and hundreds of eager shoppers at its Holiday Bazaar. Those attending the event will have an opportunity to shop with a variety of local small business owners, offering handcrafted items including jewelry, hair accessories, bags, soaps, gift baskets, scarves, wreaths, and children's fashion items...
Fire behind Wendy's sign smokes out customers (11/05/12)
The Greencastle Wendy's was abruptly evacuated on Monday in the middle of lunch rush when smoke began billowing into the dining room. An electrical short behind the "Wendy's" sign on the front of the building reportedly caused a fire to begin, sending smoke through the ventilation system and ceiling tiles...
Limestone look proposed for city parking garage (11/05/12)
The biggest single structural element of the City of Greencastle's $19 million Stellar Communities package may not be ready until spring 2014 but it has at least made its way onto the drawing board. Artists' renderings of a two-story, 150-space public parking garage -- to be located downtown on property bordered by Jackson, Walnut and Indiana streets -- were unveiled during a public hearing at City Hall...
Ballot canceled when woman registers in Indiana and California (11/05/12)
A would-be voter who illegally attempted to cast votes in both Putnam County and California is unlikely to have either of her ballots officially counted this week. County Clerk Marty Watts told the Banner Graphic that a former DePauw student who had previously registered to vote in Greencastle cast an absentee ballot in Putnam County after having registered to vote in Santa Clara County, Calif...
Seven school board seats up for grabs (11/05/12)
Pushed to the bottom of the general election ballot and lacking in the attention and political parties of other races are the choices for school boards. Yet Putnam County voters in most precincts will find these building blocks of local governance on their ballots on Tuesday...
Cloverdale Lions Club presents Civic Award to Dewey Garrett (11/05/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Lions Club has presented the 17th annual Cloverdale Civic Award to longtime local resident Dewey Garrett. Nominations for the Cloverdale Civic Award come from the general public, and Lions Club members thank everyone who submitted a nomination form. More than sixty people were in attendance to celebrate the presentation...
Indiana Chamber honors Jerry Torr as Government Leader of the Year (11/05/12)
INDIANAPOLIS --A Putnam County native who helped author the state's new right-to-work legislation has been honored by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as one of two Government Leaders of the Year. Rep. Jerry Torr, son of Kenny and Bev Torr of Greencastle, and Sen. Carlin Yoder were honored by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce at the organization's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner Thursday evening...
2012 Putnam County Ballot (11/05/12)
President Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (R) Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D) Gary Johnson/James Gray (L) US Senator Richard E. Mourdock (R) Joe Donnelly (D) Andrew "Andy" Horning (L) Governor Mike Pence/Sue Ellspermann (R) John Gregg/Vi Simpson (D) Rupert Boneham/Brad Klopfenstein...
Putnam County Polling Places (11/05/12)
The polls are open for the election from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday. Putnam County precincts and polling places are:. Clinton Township: Van Bibber Lake Conservancy Cloverdale Township
 Cloverdale 1: Cloverdale High School
 Cloverdale 2: Stardust Hills Clubhouse
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10-year member Jessie McKean receives 2012 Spirit of 4-H Award (11/05/12)
Putnam County 4-H families joined together Sunday afternoon to recognize volunteers and acknowledge the achievement and accomplishments of 4-H members. The highest award in the local 4-H program is the Spirit of 4-H Award which is sponsored by Bittles and Hurt and Hopkins-Rector funeral homes. The 2012 winner is Jessie McKean who was presented with a framed certificate and a cash award by Scott Herrick representing the sponsors...
Cooking 101: Appetizers (11/05/12)
Once again Putnam County Extension Homemakers and the Purdue Extension Service are teaming up with Sharon Black from the Putnam County Hospital and Culinary Arts students from Area 30 Career Center, to offer another edition of Cooking 101. This year's cooking program will feature appetizers, just in time for the holiday entertaining season...
Pianist Natalia Rachford performs tonight (11/05/12)
Pianist and DePauw School of Music faculty member Natalia Rachford will present a provocative program of chamber music for piano, clarinet, and cello on Monday, November 5, in Thompson Recital Hall at the Green Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m...
Putnam County Hospital celebrating National Radiologic Technology Week (11/05/12)
Putnam Country Hospital will celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week Nov. 4-10. National Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of RT's across the nation. The celebration takes place each November to commemorate the anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895...
GHS class of 1982 plans reunion (11/05/12)
The Greencastle High School class of 1982 30-year reunion is set for Wednesday, Dec. 5. The reunion will take place at the Dixie Chopper Business Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Pattie Potts at (317) 997-0813.
Greencastle NHS 'Turkey Trot' 5k effort on Nov. 17 to aid Food Pantry (11/05/12)
The Greencastle High School National Honor Society will be having a 5k run/walk "Turkey Trot" on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race starts at 9. Pre-registration is $20, including a "Turkey Trot" T-shirt...
McCloud hosts whitetail program (11/05/12)
The McCloud Nature Center will be having a seminar on whitetail deer on Saturday, Nov. 10. A park naturalist will be at the center at 2 p.m. The programs will highlight the whitetail's life cycle and its interesting comeback story. There will also be a tour with the naturalist that will try to decipher the messages left by this season's tree scrapes and rubs...
Future looks bright (11/05/12)
The Greencastle junior varsity football team finished the season undefeated. The squad is a combined 16-0 in the last two years, having outscored its opponents 465-76. This year's team included (row one, from left) Jonathan Newgent, Evan Coble, Austin Mitchell, Teddy Buis, Brandon Gierke, Cody Lewis, Peyton Walker, (row two) James Brown, Jordan Sanders, Ryley Cook, Calvin Hughes, Mark Coghill, Jonas Jimenez, (row three) Jake Mundy, Tanner Scarff, Nathan Tesmer, Matthew Fajt, Jerrod Bridges, Brayden White, Chase Chew, (fourth row) Chris Brennen, Zach Secrest, Chandler Hyten, Noah Barger and Anthony Rossok. Coaches Luke Morgan and Brad Wood assisted head coach Arlie Mitchell. (Courtesy photo)
AXS TV preps for Saturday's 119th Monon Bell Classic (11/05/12)
When the DePauw University Tigers and Wabash College Little Giants take the field Saturday for the 119th time in one of college football's greatest rivalries, a national television audience will again be looking in. Play-by-play announcer Kenny Rice and veteran analyst and former NFL player Paul Maguire will be in the broadcast booth at Hollett Little Giant Stadium in Crawfordsville as AXS TV airs the Monon Bell Classic for the seventh consecutive year. Kickoff is at 1:07 p.m...
Emma Jean Endsley (11/05/12)
Emma Jean Endsley, 84, of Brazil, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at 1:25 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a short time. She had earlier resided at Jackson Gardens in Brazil and also had lived in Clay City. Emma was born June 22, 1928 in Clay County, the daughter of Ross W. James and Emma Stevenson James...
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