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Stories from Friday, January 4, 2013

Lewis to step down as Greencastle AD (01/04/13)
The search for a new athletic director will be added to the to-do list for Greencastle Community Schools this summer. School officials confirmed for the Banner Graphic on Friday that athletic director Kelly Lewis has submitted his letter of resignation from the position, effective at the end of the 2012-13 school year...
Alumnus makes gift of letters sent to first president of DePauw (01/04/13)
DePauw University alumnus and his DPU-graduate family recently enriched the archives of the university with a unique donation. Dr. William Dugan (Class of 1960) and his family -- wife Ann (Class of 1961), daughter Cindy Curnow (Class of 1988) and granddaughter Emily Curnow (a current member of the Class of 2014) -- brought in a collection of letters written to Matthew Simpson, the first president of DePauw (then known as Indiana Asbury University) to donate to their alma mater...
Sen. Miller bill lets schools seek funds for safety mentoring (01/04/13)
A bill filed Thursday by District 24 State Sen. Pete Miller (R-Avon) would encourage school corporations to enter into formal relationships with local police or sheriffs' departments to put in place school resource officers by providing state grant funding...
Local family partners with Red Barn Farms (01/04/13)
In the buy local movement that is going on, Red Barn Farms is expanding production as well as bringing one local couple onto its team to help with the progress. Red Barn Farms, which is owned by the Holton family, will soon welcome another couple, Jared and Anna Odle of Brazil, to oversee the fruit and vegetable production...
House along SR 240 to become home to law office (01/04/13)
Nestled between the manufacturing facilities of Chiyoda and the sanctuary of Greencastle Church of Christ, a two-story residence along State Road 240 will become home to a local law office. The white frame house along the south side of the highway, owned as a rental by Gary and Marjorie Hood, is being purchased by Greencastle attorney Michael Goss as the new home for his law office...
Junior Wiatt leads Cougars over Fountain Central (01/04/13)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam Cougars girls' basketball team hosted the Fountain Central Mustangs Thursday night and came away with a win 55-45. North Putnam rode on the shoulders of junior Bethany Wiatt who took the game in hand with a season-high 21 points...
Eagle girls top Eminence 67-19 to end five game losing streak (01/04/13)
The South Putnam girls' basketball cruised to a comfortable win in its first game since Dec. 13, beating Eminence 67-19 on Thursday. It was the Eagles' first win since Nov. 20. "We wanted to set the tone from the beginning of being aggressive and that helped us," SPHS head coach Lindsey Blackman said. ...
Clovers clobber South Vermillion (01/04/13)
CLOVERDALE -- After Cloverdale's girls' basketball squad picked up its fourth win back on Dec. 3, the team probably did not expect to wait another month before picking up its fifth win of the season. The Clovers appear to be back. They handed a heavy defeat to South Vermillion 51-33 to kick off 2013 on the back of an extremely stingy second half of play...
Tiger Cubs change stripes to pink for tonight's game (01/04/13)
The Greencastle girls' and boys' varsity basketball teams will be wearing pink tonight in their games against Speedway. The pink theme is an effort to bring awareness to breast cancer and breast cancer prevention. The teams ask for fans to wear pink in support of the cause...
Burl W. 'Bink' Clark (01/04/13)
Burl W. "Bink" Clark, age 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at the Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Joseph Rexell Boyd (01/04/13)
Joseph Rexell Boyd, age 59, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at his residence. Born Oct. 4, 1953 in Greencastle, he was the son and fourth child of Rexell A. and Dorothy (Wells) Boyd, and they preceded him in death. He was graduated in 1975 from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., with a B.A. in political science, following his graduation in 1971, from Greencastle High School. He had also attended Indiana University...
Jeffrey A. Ruff (01/04/13)
Jeffrey A. Ruff, 55, of Cherry Valley, Ark., formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.. He was born Jan.18, 1957 in Indianapolis to James and Mary McDaniel Ruff. Among his survivors are his daughter, Amber Ruff, and his sister, Judy Pritchard of Greencastle...
Rev. Dr. Paul Keith Main (01/04/13)
Rev. Dr. Paul Keith Main, 81, Greencastle, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Mill Pond Health Campus. He was born in Greenfield on May 22, 1931, the son of Clarence B. and Ruth Elnora Shields Main. He was a 1949 graduate of Clayton High School. He later graduated from Hanover College and Louisville Presbyterian Seminary and received his doctorate from Indiana University...
Patricia A. Newgent (01/04/13)
Patricia A. Newgent, 78, of Sebring, Fla., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. She was born in Urbana, Ill., on May 29, 1934, the daughter of William Roy and Mabel Rogers Livesay. She graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1952. She moved from Greencastle to Sebring in 1960 and retired from Highlands Abstract and Title Co...
Putnam Scanner (01/04/13)
The theft of a Yamaha Zuma motor scooter from a Greencastle residence is under investigation by City Police. The black and silver 2002 Yamaha was reportedly taken from property on South Jackson Street between 8 p.m. Jan. 1 and 8 a.m. Jan. 2. Officer Darrel Bunten reported that tire tracks and footprints in the snow indicate the scooter was apparently pushed away and loaded on a truck...
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