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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.



Touch-a-Truck set Saturday in GHS parking lot  The Banner-Graphic

Local families are invited to “Rev Up Your Imagination” for the Friends of the Putnam County Public Library's seventh-annual Touch-a-Truck event.



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 ...



Obituary: Lois Mae Cash (6/10/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Lois Mae Cash, 90, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019. She was born April 13, 1929 in Jamestown, the daughter of Carl and Alice ...



SPORTS BRIEFS (FREE ACCESS): County schools plan many summer camps, blood drives  The Banner-Graphic

New North Putnam boys' basketball coach Vince Brooks will be having a youth basketball camp next week for incoming boys in grades 1-5. The camp will be ...



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 ...



Eleanor Martin, 91  Herald-Mail Media

Eleanor Martin, 91 Eleanor K. (Keller) Martin, 91, a resident of Providence Place in Chambersburg, PA and formerly of State Line, PA died Saturday morning, ...



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 ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Cubs set for regional; Wilson wins at Vandy  The Banner-Graphic

MONTGOMERY — Greencastle's boys' golf team will tee off at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday in the Washington Regional at Country Oaks Golf Club. The Tiger Cubs ...



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 ...



Local News: GHS student's English essay published online (6/3/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Usually, a paper one has written for a high school English class does not go beyond the doorway of the classroom, much less onto a national platform. However ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Distance runner Emma Wilson quits running for Greencastle High School  Indianapolis Star

Greencastle High School runner Emma Wilson (181) reacts to winning the running of the IHSAA Boys' and Girls' Cross Country State Finals meet Saturday, Oct.



Local News: Board: Greencastle Schools have reached 'critical point' (11/20/18) | Greencastle  The Banner-Graphic

Average is not good enough. That is the message from the Greencastle School Board in reaction to the school accountability grades released by the Indiana ...



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 ...



Civic League sets Clean City Day for April 27  The Banner-Graphic

On Saturday, April 27, Greencastle residents are encouraged to celebrate Clean City Day. An initiative spearheaded by the Greencastle Civic League in ...



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.



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 ...



Local News: South Putnam OKs tobacco policy change (12/18/18)  The Banner-Graphic

In its last regular meeting of 2018 last Wednesday, the South Putnam School Board addressed three considerable items on its agenda. Those items will affect ...



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.



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 ...



Local News: Board hears Tzouanakis questions, concerns (9/24/18)  The Banner-Graphic

With the closure of the Tzouanakis Intermediate School building now nearing the one-month mark, the Greencastle School Board spent a second straight ...



Local News: Mold tests remain high at Tzouanakis (9/14/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Tzouanakis Intermediate School will remain closed until further notice. Greencastle Schools Supt. Jeff Hubble notified Tzouanakis parents Friday evening that air ...



Greencastle teenager wrestles rehab after brain tumor  WTHR

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mary Timm named 2018 Putnam County DAR Good Citizen winner  The Banner-Graphic

Mary Timm is on quite a roll. Just days after receiving a full-ride scholarship from Marian University in a surprise ceremony, the North Putnam High School senior ...



Local News: GHS to rock the house this weekend (11/13/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical “School of Rock” hits Greencastle High School's Parker Auditorium this weekend. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary: Richard Earnest Collins (4/24/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Richard Earnest Collins, 68, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis. Richard was born in Greencastle on ...



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.



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 ...



West Vigo returns to 2A boys soccer sectional final  Terre Haute Tribune Star

West Vigo will be playing for the Class 2A boys soccer sectional championship for the second year in a row on Saturday night at Greencastle High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SPORTS BRIEFS (FREE ACCESS): New Clover FB coach sets initial parent meeting  The Banner-Graphic

The Cloverdale High School football program will have a parent/player meeting on at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Cloverdale High School gymnasium. Parents and ...



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 ...



Obituary: Larry Lee Leer (4/27/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Larry Lee Leer, 79, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 as a result of injuries sustained in a fall. Larry was born in Greencastle on May 15, ...



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.



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: 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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



Local News: Tzouanakis to reopen Monday, Oct. 1 (9/26/18)  The Banner-Graphic

After more than a month, the Tzouanakis Intermediate School building will reopen on Monday, Oct. 1. Greencastle Schools Supt. Jeff Hubble made the ...



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Greencastle High School hires Doug Greenlee as athletic director  The Banner-Graphic

A Putnam County native is coming home as the new Greencastle High School athletic director, school officials announced Wednesday. Pending school board ...



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 ...



College Sports: Greencastle's Wilson third in Bellarmine Invitational (4/1/19)  The Banner-Graphic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Greencastle High School senior Emma Wilson competed in the Bellarmine Invitational track meet on Friday, placing third in a race with 21 ...



Putnam Lilly Scholarship finalists announced by Community Foundation  The Banner-Graphic

Four Putnam County high school seniors have been named as finalists for the Putnam County Community Foundation's 2019 Lilly Endowment Community ...



Karen Lynn McKinley, 67  Country 103.9 WRBI

Karen L. (Hurst) McKinley, died on April 24, 2019, at her home, surrounded by family and friends, at the age of 67. Born March 9, 1952, in Greensburg, Indiana, ...



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: 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 ...



High School Sports: SPORTS BRIEFS: Greencastle girls' golf having callouts (7/10/18) | Greencastle  The Banner-Graphic

Any Greencastle High School girls interested in playing golf this fall can call Coach Steve Paquin (765) 721-6709 to sign up for the 2018-19 golf season.



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: Rudy Max Green (4/29/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Rudy Max Green, 83, of Greencastle, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2019, after a two-year battle with dementia at Asbury Towers .



Local News: Rhoades officially named principal at Tzouanakis (4/23/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Jennifer Rhoades' title got shorter Monday evening with the idea that her tenure at Tzouanakis Intermediate School will be longer. The Greencastle School ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary: Carol Sue McGaughey (10/15/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Carol Sue McGaughey, 72, of Greencastle passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis. Carol was born in Crawfordsville on Aug.



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.



Obituary: Joseph Tod Hyten (4/3/19)  The Banner-Graphic

Joseph Tod Hyten, 52, New Market, passed away at Franciscan Health on Monday, April 1, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Jan.



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 ...



'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 ...



Obituary: James M. Knauer (12/17/18)  The Banner-Graphic

James Marvin Knauer, 53, of Nome, Texas, passed away at CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital, Bryan, Texas, on Dec. 9, 2018, from complications due to ...



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.



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 ...



Don Coldsmith, 85  Herald-Mail Media

Don Coldsmith, 85 Don A. Coldsmith, age 85, a resident of the Quincy Village and formerly of Apple Dr. Greencastle died Sunday, September 9, 2018, with his ...



Obituary: Mackenzie Ann Meyer (8/12/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Mackenzie Ann Meyer, 24, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. She was born in Findlay, Ohio, on June 10, 1994 the daughter of Michael ...



'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 ...



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.



Greencastle's Wilson named Indiana Gatorade "Runner of the Year"  The Banner-Graphic

State champion Emma Wilson of Greencastle High School was named the 2017-18 Gatorade Indiana Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Year. Wilson is the first ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary: Ray June Turner (6/18/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Ray June Turner, 58, of Roachdale, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 17, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. Ray June was born in Greencastle on June ...



Greencastle HS Math Teacher Logan Kuhne Honored as Battey National Educator of the Year  DePauw University

Logan Kuhne, a mathematics teacher at Greencastle High School, is the 2015 recipient of the Battey National Educator of the Year Award. Presented by ...



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., ...



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.



Auditorium at Greencastle High School to Bear Name of Vickie Parker '79  DePauw University

"A new name will be given to the auditorium in McAnally Center to honor a retiring teacher who has put years of hard work into the stage productions for ...



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

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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 ...



Obituary: Martha Jane Whitaker (9/11/18)  The Banner-Graphic

Martha Jane Whitaker, 67, of St. Louis, Mo., passed away peacefully in her home June 1, 2018 due to a glioblastoma. Born on May 21, 1951, she was the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Vive la French Club is the cry at GHS  The Banner-Graphic

Parlez-vous francais? Literally the translation to that means do you speak French? And apparently an unusually large number of Greencastle High School ...



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