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Stories from Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Many senior citizens hard pressed to figure it out, too (12/06/06)
Putnam County senior citizens who have until the end of December to make changes to their Medicare plans for next year are worried about more than just meeting the filing deadline. For most who gathered at the Putnam County Senior Center Tuesday morning to talk about their Medicare options, knowing which plan to choose is an overwhelming task...
DPU grad continues musical partnership (12/06/06)
It's 1974 and Catch is on the bill at Mr. Ron's. Thirty-two years later, the members of Catch still play music. Some at the local level and others on a national scale. Catch featured Rod Kersey on drums, and guitar work from Sandy Williams, Steve Michael and Mike Wanchic on guitar...
Hoff leaving attorney post for Town of Cloverdale (12/06/06)
For the second year in a row, the town of Cloverdale is searching for a new attorney. Current town attorney Scott Hoff informed the Cloverdale Town Council in November that he would be stepping down at the end of the year. "I'm just too busy," Hoff told the BannerGraphic Wednesday...
Tiger Sharks fall to Bloomington North (12/06/06)
BLOOMINGTON -- On Tuesday, the Greencastle boys' and girls' swimming teams traveled to Bloomington to face the Bloomington North Cougars, coming away with two losses. In boys' action, the Tiger Sharks scored 73 points, but the Cougars finished with 112. In girls' action, Bloomington North scored 114 points while the Tiger Sharks finished with 72...
Girls' Basketball Roundup (12/06/06)
Despite getting 11 points from Brook Miller and 10 from Shawna Johnston, the North Putnam High School girls' basketball dropped to 1-6 Tuesday after suffering a 45-38 loss to the Tri-West Bruins. Tri-West took an 11-8 lead into the second quarter and outscored the Cougars, 9-3, in the second frame to take a 20-11 lead into halftime...
Tiger Cubs drop game to Warriors (12/06/06)
Sports Editor Greencastle High School girls' basketball coach Glenn Hile said that the Tiger Cubs put together their best effort of the season Tuesday at home against Danville. Unfortunately, they still ended up on the wrong end of the scoreboard. GHS fell to 0-8 Tuesday with a 59-47 loss to the Warriors...
CHS wrestlers defeat Monrovia (12/06/06)
Some key adjustments and very good wrestling combined to lift the Cloverdale Clovers wrestling team over the Monrovia Bulldogs Tuesday night, 54-24, to improve to 6-7 on the season. "We moved some of our people around to match up better with Monrovia," Cloverdale coach Brian Siddons said after the match...
DePauw Notebook: Former standouts headed to Hall of Fame (12/06/06)
Two former DePauw University men's basketball standouts were recently named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's 2007 men's Silver Anniversary Team. The team recognizes high school graduates from 25 years earlier. Former DePauw standouts Tim Vieke and Phil Wendel were both recognized this year...
William E. Owens (12/06/06)
May 3, 1923-Dec. 5, 2006 William E. "Bill" Owens, 83, Greencastle, died Tuesday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Frank W. and Mary R. (Furney) Owens. A graduate of Greencastle High School, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W...
Medford McBride (12/06/06)
Medford McBride, 79, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Margaret Koenig (12/06/06)
Aug. 15, 1928-Dec. 3, 2006 Margaret "Mimi" Koenig, 78, Madison, died Sunday at the Hospice Care Facility in Fitchburg. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Dins-more) Blackwell. She was a graduate of DePauw University with a degree in education, and was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority...
Clinton Eastin (12/06/06)
Clinton Eastin, 39, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Methodist. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Sheila A. Benson (12/06/06)
Oct. 6, 1940-Dec. 4, 2006 Sheila A. Benson, 66, New Market, died Monday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Edward and Mary (Denny) Benson. A graduate of Washington High School, Indianapolis, she was a healthcare nurse for 35 years and attended the Jehovah's Witness Church...
Martha Ann McMains (12/06/06)
April 14, 1931-Dec. 5, 2006 Martha Ann Ogle McMains, 75, Greencastle, died Tuesday evening at Asbury Towers, Greencas-tle. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of George William and Edythe (Jones) Ogle. She married Myron D. McMains on Aug. 25, 1951. He preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1979...