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Stories from Monday, December 19, 2011

Subway robbery 'an inside job,' arrests made (12/19/11)
A reported Thursday night theft at the Greencastle Subway was actually an inside job, Greencastle City Police said Sunday. "We had our thoughts about that from the beginning," GPD Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins told the Banner Graphic Sunday evening. "You see now why I said 'alleged robbery' (in his initial press release)?"...
Eyes and ears sensibly point to Dixons as contest winners (12/19/11)
BAINBRIDGE -- Seeing may be believing but Paul and Tina Dixon know when they have an eye-catching Christmas display by what they hear. A good indication the Dixons have another winning display at their home a mile west of Bainbridge (also a mile east of Shortcut Road) is the audible screeching of tires and brakes as drivers try to slow for a better look at the 810 E. U.S. 36 home on the south side of the highway...
North Putnam honors local celebrities (12/19/11)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam School Board honored two local celebrities at the beginning of its monthly meeting Thursday night. Paris Nolan and Abby Shinovich received certificate for their honors and a piece of cake from North Putnam Superintendent Mary Sugg Lovejoy...
Galleria shopping days are numbered (12/19/11)
Local patrons of the arts can count on just a few fingers the number of days left to shop for affordable, one-of-a-kind works by local artists. The GC Galleria will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 in order to move to a new location and assume a new name, according to artist and manager Sue Brucks...
Tri-Kappa sponsor of New Year's Eve party fundraiser (12/19/11)
The Beta Psi chapter of Tri-Kappa Sorority in Greencastle promises a rocking New Year's Eve in its inaugural fundraiser party. Tri-Kappa's New Year's Eve Party will ring in the New Year with music, dinner and dancing Saturday, Dec. 31 at Windy Hill Country Club...
If in doubt ... throw it out (12/19/11)
One of the best things about the holidays is all the great food. But one of the most annoying or worrisome things about the holiday can also be all of the leftovers. Some people don't like leftovers, others love them for their time and money saving potential. ...
Chamber welcomes member (12/19/11)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new member on Wednesday, Hoosier Bail Bonds. The company, which opened in 1999, is open 24 hours a day and serves the entire state of Indiana. For more information, persons may call 720-3783 or call collect to 653-9644. Participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of their billboard on Bloomington Street are (from left) Tammy Amor, Bret Hurley, owners Mike and Sandi Huffman, Jennifer Bedwell, Jeanne Burris and Jinsie Bingham.
Indiana Angus Board
Karl Gillette of Cloverdale (seated, center) was elected president of the Indiana Angus Association's 2012 board of directors during the group's annual meeting Dec. 10 in Greenfield. New officers are (seated, from left) John Finke, Columbus, secretary; John Dawson, Morocco, first vice president; Gillette; Leslie Carmichael, Bloomington, treasurer; and Jason Miller, Gaston, second vice president. Standing (from left) are Jay Davis, Michigantown, past president; Robert Dragani, Plymouth; Judson Kidwell, Gentryville; Mark Thompson, Columbus; Bruce Lamb, Milford; Philip Howell, Union City; Bradley Ferree, Jasonville; Jack Sweeney, Noblesville; and Andrew Howell, Milltown.
Tiger Cubs defeat Wildcats, Nick Hutcheson honored (12/19/11)
Two of the area's best big men played each other to a virtual tie Saturday night at Greencastle High School's McAnally Center. Greencastle's Nick Hutcheson scored 26 points, grabbed nine rebounds, blocked three shots and made one steal while leading the Tiger Cubs to an 83-75 victory over the South Vermillion Wildcats...
North Putnam notches first win of the season (12/19/11)
ROACHDALE -- Christmas came early for fans at North Putnam Saturday night as its boys' basketball team earned its first win of the season, defeating Riverton Parke 54-49. In its final game before the holiday break, the Cougars used a big second quarter to hold court over the Panthers for three and half quarters. But Riverton Parke made things interesting down the stretch...
Greencastle wins its Holiday Tournament (12/19/11)
The Greencastle wrestling squad continued its winning ways Saturday morning as the Tiger Cubs swept through the field at the Greencastle Holiday Tournament. The Tiger Cubs knocked off Covington 63-10, Monrovia 57-21, and South Vermillion 57-19 and finished the 4-0 day by beating Sullivan 54-24...
Clovers battle tough Bruin squad (12/19/11)
CLOVERDALE -- After a rough outing at Monrovia Friday night, Cloverdale's boys' basketball team lost in a competitive 56-43 loss to Tri-West. Without starter Brody Pfaff, who was out with a leg injury, the Clovers were down to a six-man rotation against a Bruin squad that regularly rotated in nine players...
Zeller scores 21 as Hoosiers move to 10-0 (12/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- You can call it ugly, you can call it workmanlike and you can call it uninspiring. But you also have to call it another win. Enduring one of their worst shooting games of the season (42 percent), the Hoosiers (10-0) won a physical, half-court kind of contest over Notre Dame (7-5) Saturday, 69-58...
Andrew Smith's tip-in caps Butler comeback (12/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Maybe Butler just needs a big stage. The program that wowed America with its runs through the NCAA Tournament in the last two years looked sluggish through much of its contest with Purdue Saturday. But when Conseco Fieldhouse finally neared its 19,000-seat capacity -- many fans for the Indiana-Notre Dame nightcap arriving late -- the Bulldogs made their move...
Crossroads Classic: Let's do this again (12/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Following the inaugural Crossroads Classic at Conseco Fieldhouse Saturday, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey sounded more like a fan than a coach who'd just suffered an 11-point defeat. "That was a great day of basketball. It was neat to be a part of it," Brey said. "I thank the athletic directors of the four schools for putting this thing together. I think it's something we need to think about continuing past next year. It was exciting for us to come down and play in this atmosphere."...
PCYSA Donation (12/19/11)
Bradley E. Karn (12/19/11)
Bradley E. Karn, 53, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. He was born July 31, 1958 in Lafayette, Ind., the son of Larry and Joyce (Doud) Karn. Brad graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1977. Following high school he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served for four years before joining the Army National Guard. He served his country for more than 21 years before retiring...
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