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Stories from Saturday, December 15, 2012

94-unit apartment project under way on Tennessee St. (12/15/12)
Taking advantage of decent December weather, construction on Zinc Mill Terrace, a 94-unit apartment complex along Tennessee Street in Greencastle, continues on schedule, the developer said Friday. The ambitious project, approved last February by the City Plan Commission, includes seven buildings along the south side of Veterans Memorial Highway/State Road 240, just west of the four-way stopsign by Greencastle Middle School...
Williams convicted on 12 counts of child molestation, incest (12/15/12)
A Coatesville man could be facing several lifetimes in prison after being convicted in Putnam Circuit Court Friday of 12 counts of child molestation and incest. David L. Williams of Coatesville was convicted of eight Class A felony counts of child molestation, one B felony count of incest and three C felony counts of child molestation...
Bainbridge work to improve sidewalks (12/15/12)
BAINBRIDGE -- Bainbridge Town Council had its regular meeting Wednesday night, discussing sidewalk repairs to be compliant with Americans With Disabilities Act and the paying for property damage. Jason Hartman presented Resolution 2012-1, which deals with town sidewalks to be compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). The resolution will call for the fixing of all the sidewalks that are not handicap accessible...
Wieman, Orlando fill Banner newsroom spots following Gardner's departure (12/15/12)
The departure of a familiar face from the Banner Graphic has prompted the promotion of one employee in the newsroom and the new hiring of another. Caine Gardner, sports editor since November 2008 and a member of the Banner Graphic team since November 2006, has left to pursue a career in a different field...
Open call for art and poetry for MLK celebration at PCPL (12/15/12)
The Putnam County Public Library is seeking submissions of original artwork and poetry from all ages for an art exhibition, poetry reading and celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 19. In addition to an art exhibition and poetry reading, the library's MLK Day event will include a children's program with activities, and an adult program featuring a talk by John Dittmer, DePauw University professor emeritus of history, and a dramatic reading by local actress Gigi Jennewein Fenlon.. ...
Candlelight service at Fillmore CC (12/15/12)
The Fillmore Christian Church will celebrate "the Christ child with us" with a Christmas Eve service. The candlelight service is set for 9 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Three services slated at Eminence Christian Church (12/15/12)
The Eminence Christian Church is inviting the public to share in its upcoming Christmas services. The Christmas program is set for Sunday, Dec. 16 at 10:30 a.m. during the worship service. The program includes presentations by the children and adults...
Russellville church to host Christmas memorial service (12/15/12)
On Sunday, Dec. 16 the Russellville Community Church will hold a "Christmas Memorial Service." This is sometimes known as a "Blue Christmas" service-- acknowledging that the holidays are not always bright and jolly for those who have experienced loss...
SP grad Davis completes Air Force basic training (12/15/12)
Zackary P. Davis, a 2012 South Putnam High School graduate, recently completed Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. His proud parents are Randy and Lisa Davis of Greencastle. Zackary volunteered for four years and is currently in tech school at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. He will be stationed in South Dakota doing electronic maintenance on B-1 bombers...
New PET/CT scan technology offered at PCH (12/15/12)
Through its affiliation with Northern Shared Medical Services Inc. (SMS), Putnam County Hospital is now offering PET/CT scans on a regular basis. The process began Dec. 12. The unique imaging procedure is used to diagnose and monitor the stage of certain types of disease, while complimenting the existing imaging modalities that are currently available...
In Memory of Mom (12/15/12)
Joseph E. Crosby of Roachdale presents a check for $1,383 to Jana Brothers, a member of Roachdale Public Library Board of Directors. The contribution to the library represents donations given on behalf of friends and family in lieu of flowers at the passing of Crosby's mother, Margaret Applegate Crosby. ...
Cougars can't stop Cadets in second half, lose 62-37 (12/15/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam boys' basketball team came up short against Cascade on Friday, getting outscored by 22 points in the second half to lose 62-37. Cadet senior Hayden Suter had a game-high 27 points, pouring in 20 in the first half alone...
North Putnam's strong defense not enough (12/15/12)
ROACHDALE -- The Cascade girls' basketball team came to North Putnam looking for an easy victory, but the Cougars' strong defense made the Cadets work for every point in a 42-23 Cascade win. Cascade (7-2, 2-1) was held to just 26 percent shooting for the game. The North Putnam zone kept them out of the paint and forced tough shots...
Tough fourth quarter dooms Eagles (12/15/12)
The South Putnam boys' basketball team welcomed the Class A No. 2 ranked Rockville Rox to town Friday and showed its 4-2 start to the season is no fluke. The Eagles lost to the Rox 58-42 after a tough end to the contest. For three quarters, South Putnam banged and challenged the Rox, keeping pace with them every step of the way. ...
Clovers late surge falls short against Monrovia (12/15/12)
CLOVERDALE-- Cloverdale's boys played decently in three quarters and poorly in one in a 70-50 loss to Monrovia in a West Central Conference basketball game Friday on the Clovers court. "It's a tough loss, but I'm pleased with the fact we didn't quit," legendary Cloverdale coach Pat Rady said. ...
Cloverdale comes up small against bigger Bulldogs (12/15/12)
CLOVERDALE--Cloverdale's girls struggled handling the basketball and inside against Monrovia's taller front line Friday, falling 51-31 in a West Central Conference game on the Clovers' court. "We were definitely out-sized by their post players and that hurt us," Cloverdale coach Matthew Langdon said. "They're a very aggressive, super physical team. We didn't come out of the gate very well and it snowballed from there."...
Tiger Cubs' JV girls' move to 10-1 (12/15/12)
ROCKVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' junior varsity basketball team picked up another win on Thursday, advancing to 10-1 for the season by topping Rockville 31-14. The Tiger Cubs' defense came up big in the first half, surrendering only six points. Sophomores Sydney Smiley and Delanie Stoltey each had six points to lead the team...
Coed Tiger Cubs top Cougars in the pool (12/15/12)
County and conference rivals Greencastle and North Putnam met in the Tiger Cubs' pool on Thursday with GHS coming away with victories in boy the girls' and boys' meets. The Tiger Cubs girls won 141-24 and the boys won 102-83. The Greencastle girls made a clean sweep of the events against the outnumbered North Putnam team...
Scanner for 12/15/12 (12/15/12)
County Jail Four people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. Anthony Allen Tillberry, 26, Mooresville, was arrested for operating while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana and false informing...
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