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OLD HOME WEEK: 40th Triennial celebrations opens - News  Echo Pilot

Openings — official, archaeological and unofficial — were the order of the day on Saturday and Sunday as the 40th Triennial Old Home Week began.



Obituary: Edna Leona Howlett (8/13/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Edna Leona Howlett, 98, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. She was born August 11, 1921 in Greencastle, the daughter of Elmer and ...



High School Sports: Baugh, GHS take top county cheer prizes (7/22/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Realizing a goal she's had for years, Cloverdale High School senior Gayle Baugh celebrates her victory after being named the Outstanding Senior Cheerleader ...



Obituary: Cora Margurite 'Margy' Reed (8/12/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Cora Margurite “Margy” Reed, 93, of Greencastle went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at her residence. Cora was born in Putnam County ...



Traveling a mile – or 10000 – First-year students find their niche at DePauw  DePauw University

When Khushboo “Ashna” Coondiah arrives on DePauw's campus Aug. 13, she will have traveled nearly 10000 miles over 28 hours and rewound her clock back ...



Police Logs: Putnam Scanner for August 9, 2019 (8/8/19)  The Banner-Graphic

County Jail. Several people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently. Wednesday. • At 1:23 p.m. Nathan Tyler Jackson, 22, Terre Haute, was lodged at ...



Local News: Indianapolis Road project to last into October (8/9/19)  The Banner-Graphic

While a dry July certainly had to help progress on the project, improvements to Indianapolis Road are now expected to last well into fall. Greencastle Mayor Bill ...



Obituary: Reva Mae Bundy (8/11/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Reva Mae (Evens) Bundy, 91, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. Reva was born in Clinton Falls on Jan ...



Obituary: Karen Jean Stouder (7/26/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Karen Jean Stouder, 64, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019. She was born Nov. 16, 1954 in Greencastle, the daughter of James William ...



Indiana's top runner Emma Wilson says she won't run for Greencastle High School anymore  Indianapolis Star

Indiana's top female distance runner, Emma Wilson, told IndyStar she will quit running for Greencastle High School because she is upset about how her coach ...



Obituary: James Robert 'Jim' Green (7/26/19)  The Banner-Graphic

James Robert “Jim” Green, 75, went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2019 in Greencastle. He was born March 24, 1944, the son of James Frederick and Willa ...



Racism alleged — and denied — in treatment of Greencastle track coach  Indianapolis Star

GREENCASTLE – If not for a stand taken by Emma Wilson, the state's top female distance runner, this would have been a small-town dust-up ignored outside ...



Greencastle track coach involved in dispute with school accepts settlement  Indianapolis Star

Greencastle's school board has accepted the resignation of Craig Jordan, a track coach and physical education teacher. The undisclosed settlement ends a ...



At 23, Kellie Kirkhoff begins coaching journey as youngest coach in Indiana  USA TODAY High School Sports

Kellie Kirkhoff isn't much older than her students, but she has a lifetime of experience watching and helping her grandfather and dad coach.



Greencastle hires ex-Marian standout as girls' hoops coach  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School is turning to a former standout player at Roncalli High School and Marian University in Indianapolis as its next girls' basketball coach.



High School Sports: Role models key for South's Lewis (7/25/19)  The Banner-Graphic

There are multiple inspirational quotes that football coaches will use to motivate their players, but Tony Lewis lives this one to the fullest: “If you want to be great, ...



HS track coach accepts settlement after alleging racist treatment from school  USA TODAY High School Sports

Greencastle's school board has accepted the resignation of Craig Jordan, a track coach and physical education teacher. The undisclosed settlement ends a ...



Local News: GCSC summer food service slated (5/30/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Each year when school ends, children who rely on school meals served at Greencastle Schools through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast ...



Local News: End of the Line (5/24/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Joining their classmates in a time-honored tradition, Greencastle High School senior class president Jaxon Parmley, salutatorian Kristy Huang and valedictorian ...



Vikings swept by Tiger Cubs | Local High School Sports  Terre Haute Tribune Star

It was a dark and foggy night and the West Vigo girls and boys basketball teams found themselves in a nightmare at Greencastle High School.



High School Sports: Wilson runs nation's fastest 3,200 (2/11/19)  The Banner-Graphic

GENEVA, Ohio — Greencastle High School senior Emma Wilson dominated the prestigious MileSplit/SPIRE Scholastic Showcase running event on Sunday at ...



Local News: GCSC nearing sale of old bus barn (5/1/19)  The Banner-Graphic

After 74 years, the Greencastle Schools bus barn property could have a new owner as soon as last this week. With the completion of a new transportation center ...



Schimpf named new superintendent at North Central Parke  The Banner-Graphic

MARSHALL — It's a homecoming of sorts for Mike Schimpf. The outgoing principal of South Putnam High School has been named the new superintendent of ...



Vikings fall 2-0 to Cubs in sectional soccer final  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The best boys soccer season in West Vigo history came to a surprising close Monday night in the championship game of the Class 2A Sectional at Greencastle ...



Greencastle teenager wrestles rehab after brain tumor  WTHR

Michael Anderson is pushing to regain the mobility he lost because of a brain tumor.



Local News: Homecoming Hopefuls (9/4/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School will crown its 2018 Homecoming king and queen Friday night at halftime of the 7 p.m. GHS-South Putnam football game at Robert L.



Two more academic titles puts GHS on top  The Banner-Graphic

WEST LAFAYETTE -- With two more academic championships added Saturday, Greencastle High School has now more state titles in the Indiana Academic ...



Local News: Project Cultivate concert to help two causes (4/15/19)  The Banner-Graphic

A lot of young guitarists pick up the instrument to get girls. Greencastle High School senior Parker Black wasn't much different, but he put that behind him years ...



Local News: Mike Schimpf resigns as South Putnam principal (1/10/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Mike Schimpf will resign as principal at South Putnam High School effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year. At the South Putnam School Board's first ...



Keystone mirrors will be sold to benefit Old Home Week  Echo Pilot

Jeff Stouffer's love of the community where he and his wife, Margaret, have lived for more than 30 years is reflected in their family's donation to Old Home Week.



GCSC board approves new GHS principal, two assistant principals  The Banner-Graphic

The city of Greencastle itself helped sell the new Greencastle High School principal on his new position, while two new assistant principals in the district really ...



Here are the 2019 IndyStar Sports Awards winners  Indianapolis Star

Here are the winners from the 2019 IndyStar Sports Awards, announced at Clowes Memorial Hall on May 5, 2019.



Obituary: Cindy L. Chadd (6/3/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Cindy L. Chadd, age 66, Greencastle, passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2019 at Putnam County Hospital. She was born in Greencastle on May 15, 1953, ...



High School Sports: Wilson named state's top XC runner (5/6/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School senior Emma Wilson had a big weekend, both on and off the track. On Friday, Wilson competed in the Billy Hayes Invitational at ...



Local News: Newgent crowned 2019 Miss Putnam County Fair Queen (7/13/19)  The Banner-Graphic

The Miss Putnam County Fair Queen Contest has a rich history dating back to 1958. On Saturday night, the latest young woman to wear the crown added her ...



Teachers, parents vocal in their support of Strube  The Banner-Graphic

The surprise announcement late last month of Jon Strube's reassignment from his post as Tzouanakis Intermediate School principal surprised many people in ...



Wildcats use 'small ball' to slip by Clovers 1-0  The Banner-Graphic

If all games in the Class 2A Sectional 44 softball state tournament are like the opening game between the South Vermillion Wildcats and the Cloverdale Clovers, ...



Local News: The Best Policy (1/24/19)  The Banner-Graphic

For demonstrating honesty, Greencastle High School students Mastayzia McCord and Trey Wood have been acknowledged as Character Education Program ...



Local News: PCCF announces spring 2019 grants (6/7/19)  The Banner-Graphic

The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded $61,900 in grants at the 2019 Spring Grant Awards Breakfast at Area 30 Career Center. Jeff Blaydes, who ...



Kenneth Myers, 87  Herald-Mail Media

Kenneth Myers, 87 Kenneth E. “Ken” Myers, 87, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, in his home. Born September 23, 1931 in Greencastle, ...



Former Carmel coach Tod Windlan named Greencastle girls basketball coach  Indianapolis Star

Tod Windlan is the new girls basketball coach at Greencastle High School, the school board announced at a meeting Monday night. Windlan takes over the ...



Obituary: Charles Kevin Starr (6/24/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Charles Kevin Starr, 66, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at home surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 29, 1952 in Greencastle, ...



Local News: 2019 Fair Queen contest set Saturday (7/11/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Seven young ladies stand ready to accept the Putnam County Fair Queen crown from 2018 winner Raegan Bowling. The queen contest is set for 7 p.m. on ...



Wilson wins collegiate meet; county players chosen for WVFCA game  The Banner-Graphic

INDIANAPOLIS — Greencastle High School senior Emma Wilson competed in the Indianapolis Collegiate Challenge on Friday. Running for the Miles to Go ...



Local News: Mold closes Tzouanakis school through Friday (8/27/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Tzouanakis Intermediate School is closed Tuesday and students and teachers will be at temporary locations at least through the end of the week.



Ruth Coldsmith, 86  Herald-Mail Media

Ruth Coldsmith, 86 Ruth M. (Sellers) Coldsmith, age 86, a resident of Londonderry Village, Palmyra, PA and formerly of the Quincy Retirement Community and ...



Police Logs: Putnam Scanner for April 5, 2019 (4/4/19)  The Banner-Graphic

County Jail. Four people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently. Wednesday. • At 10:40 p.m. Dustin Michael Kennedy, 23, Cloverdale, was lodged at ...



BENNETT'S MINUTES: Jordan/GCSC saga continues in limbo  The Banner-Graphic

The Shakespearean tragedy-type situation involving Greencastle Community Schools, coach Craig Jordan and star Tiger Cub runner Emma Wilson remains in ...



PCYDC to raise funds with Lip Sync Team Challenge  The Banner-Graphic

Set for Saturday, May 11 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building, the Lip Sync Team Challenge will be the chief fundraiser for the Putnam ...



Harry Foley, 74  Herald-Mail Media

Harry R. Foley, 74, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at his home following a brief illness. Born November 17, 1944 in Waynesboro, PA, ...



Obituary: Jeffrey E. King (3/6/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Jeffrey E. King, 49, of Greencastle, passed away suddenly Feb. 25, 2019. Jeffrey graduated from Greencastle High School, Class of 1988 with honors in both ...



Local News: Grand Opening for Gordmans (3/8/19)  The Banner-Graphic

With anxious shoppers waiting patiently in line, the new Gordmans store is officially opened in Putnam Plaza Thursday morning. Part of a commitment to the ...



Hesler retiring from GHS after 40 years at June end  The Banner-Graphic

After serving Greencastle High School in more capacities than its multi-purpose room over the past 40 years, Principal Russ Hesler announced Monday that this ...



Obituary: Vicki Sue Girton (5/28/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Vicki Sue Girton, 63, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She was born Oct. 29, 1955, the daughter of Gerald “PeeWee” and Peggy ...



Obituary: James Edward Adams (3/15/19)  The Banner-Graphic

James Edward Adams, 71, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his family. James was born in ...



Obituary: Rea Jo Cannon (7/2/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Rea Jo Cannon, 80, of Indianapolis, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. She was born Feb. 25, 1939 in Greencastle, the daughter of ...



Cole Hocker, Emma Wilson are state cross country champions  Indianapolis Star

Cathedral's Hocker improved on No. 2 fisnish last year; Wilson repeated as state champ.



Obituary: Troy Allen Kimble (4/25/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Mr. Troy Allen Kimble, 48, Indianapolis, formerly of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019. He was born July 13, 1970 in Greencastle, the son of ...



Lip Sync Team Challenge tickets on sale Friday  The Banner-Graphic

The time is almost here for anyone planning to attend the inaugural Putnam County Lip Sync Team Challenge. The event twill take place at the Putnam County ...



Obituary: Myra Jane Hutcheson (5/27/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Myra Jane Hutcheson, 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Putnam County Hospital. Myra was born on December 23, 1931, the ...



Obituary: Lynda A. Wright Knapp (3/18/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Lynda A. Wright Knapp, 71, of Bloomington, died Friday, March 15, 2019 at Garden Villa following a lengthy, debilitating illness. Lynda was born on Sept.



Obituary: Timothy Michael Parker (2/8/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Timothy Michael Parker, 30, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. He was born May 17, 1988 in Danville, Ind., the son of Julie Battin and ...



Local News: Gordmans' grand-opening celebration set for March 7 (2/25/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans will debut a new department store in Greencastle Thursday, March 7 with a grand-opening celebration, beginning ...



David Howard College | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

David Howard College. Funeral services for David Howard College, 93, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00pm, Monday, May 13, 2019 at Gipson Funeral Home with ...



Local News: GHS Princes, Princesses (9/4/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School will crown its 2018 Homecoming class princes and princesses along with the king and queen Friday night at halftime of the 7 p.m. ...



Obituary: Charlene (Buckles) Custis (2/28/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Charlene (Buckles) Custis, 66, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 after battling cancer. She was born in East St. Louis, Ill., on Dec. 9, 1952, the daughter of ...



RE/MAX Cornerstone rolls to win in inaugural PCYDC Lip Sync Team Challenge  The Banner-Graphic

For RE/MAX Cornerstone associate Tyler Cox, selling houses has been the “nice and easy” part of the last three months. Talking himself into donning a tasseled ...



High School Sports: Wilson honored again with Gatorade Award (1/29/19)  The Banner-Graphic

CHICAGO — The Gatorade Company announced on Monday that it is honoring Emma Wilson of Greencastle High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Indiana Girls ...



Obituary: Lacey (Couch) Uplinger (7/1/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Lacey A. (Couch) Uplinger, 33, of Dana, was called home by our Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Lacey graduated from ...



IHSAA cross-country: Get the picture? Greencastle runner Emma Wilson aims for another state title  Indianapolis Star

Young artist Emma Wilson aims to add cross-country to track crowns.



IHSAA cross country state finals photos  Indianapolis Star

The Carmel High School runners walk toward the stage to accept their medals for winning the running of the IHSAA Boys' and Girls' Cross Country State Finals ...



Local News: Middle school adds weather station (11/30/17)  The Banner-Graphic

Displayed against the familiar background of the double domes of McAnally Center overlooking Robert L. Harbison Stadium are the latest conditions in local ...



State titles on the line Saturday for five county academic teams  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School is out to continue its long tradition of producing state champion academic teams Saturday, while two other Putnam County schools are ...



Obituary: Gary Woodward Hoskins (4/11/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Gary Woodward Hoskins, 72, of Sullivan, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019. He was born to Richard and Ena Hoskins in Binghamton, N.Y., on Jan. 31, 1947.



G. Robert Crider, 84  Herald-Mail Media

G. Robert Crider, 84 G. Robert “Bob” Crider, age 84 of Greencastle, PA went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday December 2, 2018 in.



'Leading Ladies' farce set for GHS stage Friday, Saturday  The Banner-Graphic

Ken Ludwig's hilarious farce "Leading Ladies" will be presented by Greencastle High School this weekend on both Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Parker ...



WORKING HAND IN HAND: Donation toward wrestling mat continues bond between GHS, National Guard  The Banner-Graphic

Money is not always easy to come by for high school athletic departments, especially for big-ticket items like wrestling mats. Thanks to a generous donation from ...



Joseph Tod Hyten | Obituaries  Journal Review

Joseph Tod Hyten passed away at Franciscan Health on Monday April 1, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends.



Schimpf named North Central Parke Schools superintendent  MyWabashValley.com

Mike Schimpf has been named the new superintendent of North Central Parke Schools. He will replace Dr. Thomas Rohr who is retiring at the end of June.



Congressman Baird announces staff hirings with Greencastle ties  The Banner-Graphic

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Indiana 4th District U.S. Congressman Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) has announced the hiring of Tanner Dean and Jackson Hammond to ...



Obituary: Dakota Lynn Hacker (12/23/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Dakota Lynn Hacker, 20, of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Dakota was born in Danville on April 13, 1998, the daughter of Aaron Justin ...



Wayne Hartman, 78  Herald-Mail Media

Wayne Hartman, 78 Wayne LeRoy Hartman, 78, of Greencastle, PA, died at 5:40 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital following a brief ...



Local News: GCSC banquet honors students' cumulative effort (4/5/16)  The Banner-Graphic

The month of February marked Greencastle High School's annual Cumulative Honors Banquet which featured a staggering 51 seniors who, through their ...



Local News: Bryce Rector new GHS boys' basketball coach (6/21/16)  The Banner-Graphic

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Obituary: Jewell Wayne Grimes (4/15/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Jewell Wayne Grimes, 62, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. Wayne was born in ...



'Don't Drink the Water' at Greencastle High School  The Banner-Graphic

Don't be fooled by the headline. The water at Greencastle High School is fine to drink, but GHS's production of Woody Allen's hilarious comedy titled “Don't Drink ...



Local News: 'Signing Day' not just for athletes anymore (6/6/19)  The Banner-Graphic

INDIANAPOLIS – The annual ritual known as “Signing Day” that occurs at many high schools across the country typically involves student-athletes agreeing to ...



Greencastle English, Math teams earn state titles; sixth straight for English  The Banner-Graphic

WEST LAFAYETTE -- A six-pack. A double three-peat. One for the other thumb ... Sports teams have come up with some creative ways over the years to quantify ...



Tiger Cub legends take their place on wall at local eatery  The Banner-Graphic

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that a fundraiser for GHS athletics was to take place at Buffalo Wild Wings on Tuesday.



GHS students learn scary reality of drunk driving  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School student Lindsey Bridgewater films a re-enactment of a prom night drunk driving accident while fellow high school student Amelia Smith ...



Greencastle Paper Notes Athletics Hall of Fame Induction of Brett Hecko '92  DePauw University

"I was very, very lucky to play with the guys I played with," Brett "Moose" Hecko said as he was inducted into the DePauw University Athletic Hall of Fame ...



GHS grad Simon Foss wins National Merit Scholarship  The Banner-Graphic

Less than two weeks after graduating from Greencastle High School, Simon A. Foss has been named a college-sponsored 2018 National Merit Scholarship ...



Jedele, Jordan excited to take over CC reins at GHS  The Banner-Graphic

Craig Jordan and Mark Jedele were approved as the varsity cross country co-coaches for Greencastle High School at the Greencastle Community School ...



Local News: Hubble formally approved, named superintendent (3/7/17)  The Banner-Graphic

After a lengthy search for Dawn Puckett's replacement as superintendent, the Greencastle Community School Corporation's board realized it had its future chief ...



DAR honors Jon Rice's efforts for Find a Grave  The Banner-Graphic

Like the age-old gravediggers who came before him, Jon Rice's noble efforts are as inconspicuously carried out as the quiet cemetery surroundings in which he ...



SPORTS BRIEFS: Greencastle football blood drive set for Monday  The Banner-Graphic

Greencastle High School's football program will have its annual blood drive on Monday in the lobby area at McAnally Center in conjunction with the Colts ...



Milburn to host book signing at Scoops Ice Cream May 11  The Banner-Graphic

Author Niki Milburn will host a book signing for her recently released children's book “Those Who Seek God,” at Scoops Ice Cream, 13 S. Indiana St., ...



Cubs repeat as champions in girls' WIC all-sports race  The Banner-Graphic

The Greencastle High School girls' sports programs captured the Western Indiana Conference all-sports championship for the second straight year, recording ...



Local News: Meyer children unveil scholarship honoring parents (2/3/17)  The Banner-Graphic

Friday would have been the 55th wedding anniversary for longtime Greencastle residents MaryAnn and Edward Meyer. Their grown children couldn't celebrate ...



GHS to present 'Oliver!' Thursday, Friday and Saturday  The Banner-Graphic

This time of year we tend to think of the beloved Charles Dickens story “A Christmas Carol.” But Dickens also wrote a famous novel about a poor orphan born in ...



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