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Stories from Thursday, February 2, 2012

Friday night chili supper to benefit Greenlee family (02/02/12)
A chili supper fundraiser for the Troy and Becky Greenlee family is set for Friday night in the McAnally Center lobby at Greencastle High School. Serving is set for 5:30-8 p.m., Greencastle Food Service Director Linda Nelson said. GHS will be playing a girls and boys varsity basketball doubleheader versus Monrovia Friday night at McAnally...
Aerial show may start early for Super Bowl XLVI (02/02/12)
With Sunday's Super Bowl featuring the first-ever matchup of former Super Bowl MVP quarterbacks, fans at Lucas Oil Stadium might expect Tom Brady and Eli Manning to fill the air with footballs. While that might be symbolically true, the air around Indianapolis in reality will be filled with airplanes the next few days...
Here Come the Cookies (02/02/12)
A semi load of Girl Scout cookies arrived in Greencastle Wednesday to be divided up and distributed to Putnam County Scout leaders and then to girls in their respective troops for delivery. Greencastle leader Melanie Welker (above) counts her cases as workers from Planes Moving and Storage United Van Lines, Indianapolis, load up the Ford F250 truck she borrowed to take 165 cases of cookies home. ...
BG sports editor to cover Super Bowl (02/02/12)
With all the state, national and international focus on Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Banner Graphic readers will also get a little bit of local perspective on the event. Sports Editor Caine Gardner will be on the scene in Lucas Oil Stadium when the confetti falls and either the New York Giants or New England Patriots claim the Lombardi Trophy...
Kroger manager who shot would-be robber at Indianapolis store resigns (02/02/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Kroger grocery store manager who fatally wounded a would-be robber inside an Indianapolis store on Dec. 26 has resigned. North Putnam High School graduate Elijah "Levi" Elliott, 24, assured a news conference in Indianapolis Wednesday that he was not being pressured to leave Kroger, even though the grocery store chain has a policy prohibiting employees from bringing a handgun or any other weapon to work...
Roachdale Citizenship (02/02/12)
A number of students were recently honored as Citizens of the Month at Roachdale Elementary. Pictured above are Haley Dickson, Alaina Fritz, Seth Fuhrman, Harmony Duncan, And Violet Smith, Lexie Fuchs, Kevin Barger, Charlie Cougar, Caden Storm, Owen Snedeker, Madison Vincent, Bryce Smith, Taylor Weddle and Shalyn Nelson...
North Putnam Middle School Honor Roll (02/02/12)
Second Nine Weeks Sixth Grade All A: Angelina Becker, Taylor Dixon, Emily Eltz, Jacy Holtze, Nickholas Jones, Brooklyn Probst, Lillian Rambis, Megan Scolaro, Abigail Spencer, Lucy Springmeyer, Chevelle Tallman. A/B: Miguel Anderson, Haley Baker, Danielle Bania, Donald Benge, Gabrielle Carney, Anna Carrington, Ashlyn Cooke, Tiffany Collisi, Morgan Cornell, Zachary Culberson, Krisara Dill, Caleb Duncan, Kristen Earley, Reuben Edwards, Alison Elmore, Tirzah Freije, Josie Fulwider, Jacinda Garver, Camryn Gibson, Katie Gilliam, Nicholas Goode, Zoe Hagymasi, Joseph Harrell, Dylan Hess, Emma Holsapple, Jonathan Kirby, Alex Krominaker, Chloe LaPierre, Miya Lee, Andrew Moore, Casin Nelson, Alanna Nunez, Caitlyn Osborn, Dominique Owens, Annie Peabody, Karmaria Phillips, Christian Pingleton, Hayden Rudes, Mia Runnells, Lexi Snedeker, Kaleigh Storm, Nicholas Stranger, Cooper Strasburger, Mariah Strohl. ...
Local students on Franklin College fall dean's list (02/02/12)
Franklin College has announced its dean's list for the fall 2011 semester. Students named to the dean's list have achieved academic distinction by earning a 3.5 grade point average or above. The following local students achieved the honor. Mandy Renea Anderson, a senior, is the daughter of Bob Anderson and Sharon Cross of Coatesville...
Indiana State announces dean's list (02/02/12)
Indiana State University has announced its dean's list for the fall 2011 semester. Students must have a 3.5 grade point average or above on a 4.0 scale in order to be eligible for the dean's list at Indiana State. Dean's list students from Putnam County or with local ties include Devin Gilmore and Ashley Novak of Bainbridge; Crystal Blanton, Hannah Cline, Kevin Dean, Samantha Monnett, Lindsey Staletovich, Mark Voelker and Katherine Williams, all of Cloverdale; Patrick Byrd, Cameron Callan and Sarah Rusie, all of Coatesville; Seth Arnold and Olivia Miller of Fillmore; Paul Banton, John Boatright, Charles Boswell, Bryan Campbell, Glenn Childress, Jack Chitwood, Bradley Craig, Jeffrey Cunningham, Carollea Davis, Willie Eaton, Chaleise Everly, Robert Ferguson, Adam Gaynor, Janelle Huber, Moriah Huber, Holly Jezior, Kyle Johnson, John Lane, Kory Mahoney, Victor Marshall, John McAllen, Shannon Moyer, Timothy Pearson, Adam Peck, Ethan Pennington, Stefanie Potts, Haylee Query, Jeffrey Rodriguez, James Smith, Sarah Tharp, Trevor Thompson, Maxine West, Shannon Wilson, Adel Yazidi, Dustin York and Jalal Zreba-Dover, all of Greencastle; Holly Becker of Kokomo; Bryan Halleck of Plainfield; Elizabeth Wiley of Quincy; Anthony Bailey, Morgan Clark, Matthew Hall, Rachel Jervis and Kirby Stuart, all of Reelsville; Elizabeth Brown, Wendy Cox and Maggie Lubinski, all of Roachdale; and Jessica Conrad of Sheridan.. ...
Wabash rallies to deal DePauw third loss in a row (02/02/12)
After holding a lead over visiting Wabash for much of the second half Wednesday, the DePauw men's basketball team couldn't hold off a hard-charging Little Giants squad, falling 65-63. Wednesday marked the third meeting this season between the two squads, with each having one of the opposing courts. For much of the game it looked as if DePauw would reverse that trend and deal Wabash it's third loss in a row. However, the Little Giants had other plans...
Greencastle wins 7th grade championship over Cloverdale (02/02/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Greencastle Middle School boys' seventh grade basketball team won the first of two county titles Wednesday night, upending host Cloverdale 53-19. The Tiger Cubs used a swarming defense to force turnovers against the Clovers and converted multiple lay-ups throughout the contest...
Tiger Cubs battle tough Cougars squad to win 8th grade title (02/02/12)
CLOVERDALE -- The Greencastle Middle School boys' eight grade basketball team picked up the second of two county titles, winning over North Putnam 45-33. Neither side had much success in the opening period from the floor as both schools' defenses were swarming, while shots simply wouldn't fall for several players...
Youth baseball/softball league holding sign ups (02/02/12)
The Bell Union Youth Baseball and Softball leagues will have four chances for kids 4 years old and above to sign up to play this summer. The league will host sign-up sessions at Central Elementary School on Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 9 a.m.-noon each day...
North Putnam places second in three-way meet (02/02/12)
North Putnam boys' swim and dive team battled the Tri-West Bruins and the South Putnam Eagles on Tuesday at Tri-West. The Cougars defeated the Eagles 115-91 and came up four points shy in losing to the Bruins 119-115. Individual winners on the night for the Cougars were Dane Gray in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke and Taylor Thornell in the 500 freestyle...
Piano-organ duo to perform Tuesday in Kresge Auditorium (02/02/12)
Bridging the gap between traditional piano and organ repertoire -- with original advances to more contemporary and popular genres -- Martin Ellis, on the piano, and Randall Frieling, on the organ, will perform as part of DePauw University's Performing Arts Series next Tuesday, Feb. 7...
'I Do! I Do!' comes to Myers Dinner Theatre (02/02/12)
Myers Dinner Theatre announces the first show in its 2012 season, "I Do! I Do!" opening on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The show features book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, the creators of "The Fantasticks." The romantic comedy runs at MDT through Feb. 25, with shows primarily on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, and Friday and Saturday evenings...
School of Music offers new Sunday radio program 'Music for Life' (02/02/12)
The DePauw University School of Music is reaching out to the greater community with an innovative new radio show, "Music for Life," which debuts this Sunday, Feb. 5, on DePauw's student radio station WGRE. The 60-minute broadcast, which will be presented weekly, will feature members of the School of Music faculty and staff, as well as students and guest artists talking about upcoming performances, musical issues and the value of music in a life well lived...
'Mysteries . . . and Smaller Pieces' opens today (02/02/12)
DePauw Theatre will present The Living Theatre's "Mysteries . . . and Smaller Pieces" from today (Thursday, Feb. 2) through Sunday, Feb. 5. The performance will be held in Moore Theatre within DePauw's Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts...
Samuel H. Kessler (02/02/12)
Samuel H. Kessler, 94, Ladoga, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 at his home, victim of a violent crime. He was born Nov. 5, 1917 in New Ross to Benjamin Kessler and Cora (Harshbargar) Kessler. On Sept. 22 1945 he married Norma Jane Otterman, who preceded him in death...
Scanner for Feb. 2 (02/02/12)
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police The theft of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, valued at $10,000, was investigated late Tuesday by Greencastle City Police officers. The brown 2005 motorcycle was taken from the parking lot at the Greencastle American Legion Post at 1401 Indianapolis Rd...
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