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Stories from Thursday, December 6, 2012

45 years of 'Sgt. Pepper' just a day in the life of Glenn Gass (12/06/12)
Taking his audience on a personal journey as well as a magical mystery tour of The Beatles' creation of what many consider the most important rock 'n' roll album of all time, Greencastle native Glenn Gass was as at-home with his material as he is with his life...
Shepherd resigns as GHS principal (12/06/12)
For the second time in 2012, Greencastle High School is changing principals. GHS principal Jennifer Shepherd tendered her resignation on Tuesday, Dec. 4, effective immediately. Greencastle superintendent Lori Richmond confirmed the resignation to the Banner Graphic...
Gifts from grads to create faculty club in DPU's Hoover Dining Hall (12/06/12)
DePauw University's new Hoover Dining Hall will include a dedicated faculty dining room and gathering spaces, thanks to a pair of gifts from Sarah R. and John H. Wallace (both Class of '76) and James B. Stewart, Class '73, DPU President Brian W. Casey has announced...
Milk and Cookies with Santa event set for Saturday at Roachdale Christian Church (12/06/12)
ROACHDALE -- Putnam County youngsters will have the chance not only to meet Santa Claus on Saturday, but to share in the jolly fat man's favorite treat. Milk and Cookies with Santa is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Dec. 8 in the Roachdale Christian Church fellowship hall...
Putnam County Public Library to host holiday events next week, including American Girl Doll party (12/06/12)
Putnam County residents and their youngsters are invited to join the Putnam County Public Library for some holiday fun next week. The library will be celebrating the holidays with a week of special events, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 with a multi-generational Family Time Holiday Party...
First Christian Church to host blood drive Tuesday in Greencastle (12/06/12)
The Indiana Blood Center is conducting a blood drive at First Christian Church in Greencastle on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 2-6:30 p.m. While walk-ins are welcome, appointments are suggested and can be made at www.donorpoint.org or by calling 653-3146. Donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, be healthy, pass a mini-physical and bring a picture ID...
Tiger Cubs fight to big win on senior night against N. Vermillion (12/06/12)
Greencastle's wrestling squad celebrated senior night a mere three meets into the season by handing North Vermillion a heavy 60-12 defeat. Senior Hunter Smith led off the evening at 182 pounds but was the only senior not to score a win on the evening as he fell in a 9-5 decision loss to Dakota Uplinger...
Cougar grapplers fall to Monrovia (12/06/12)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam wrestling team came up just short against Monrovia on Saturday, but with a full lineup returning, the crew hoped for better luck. The Bulldogs were again able to put the slip on the Cougars, handing NPHS a loss at the dual meet Wednesday, 34-27...
Cougar boys win big to improve to 3-1, girls lose heartbreaker (12/06/12)
The Cougar swim and dive teams battled Owen Valley on Tuesday. The boys won 123-54, while the girls lost a heartbreaker, 65-64. "I am so proud of my girls' team for the way they competed," North Putnam coach Tony Gray said. "The girls were again outnumbered but showed a lot of guts and made the meet a close call. I could not ask anything more from the girls, they left it all in the pool tonight."...
North Putnam booster club holding first meeting (12/06/12)
The Cougars Athletic Booster Club is having its first meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the North Putnam High School auditorium at 7 p.m. The booster club is designed to support North Putnam Community School Corporation Athletics. All parents and supporters of Cougar athletics are welcome...
South Putnam Eagles lose to South Vermillion Wildcats in overtime, 53-51 (12/06/12)
The South Putnam girls' basketball team lost to South Vermillion in overtime on Tuesday, 53-51. The Eagles (3-4) came back from a six-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter, rallying to force overtime, but they came up just short. Senior Leanna Masters led the team with 23 points and 17 rebounds...
'Guardians' rise to the challenge, produce charming feature (12/06/12)
The year 2012 has been a stellar year for animated feature films. We've had "Frankenweenie," "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," "ParaNorman," and my personal favorite "Brave." But with the holiday season sweeping over the land a new film has found its way to the top of my favorite animated feature list...
Artists put river reflections on new album 'The Wabash' (12/06/12)
The Wabash is Indiana's state river, yet Hoosiers often grow numb to its presence, letting it roll by unnoticed through the background of their daily lives. A new album, due to be released this week, by a collection of artists with Hoosier and Wabash River roots aims to give listeners a fresh, musical reminder of the famed waterway's beauty, history and emotional connection to Indiana residents...
Carl E. Crews (12/06/12)
Carl E. Crews, age 88, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in The Waters of Greencastle Nursing Facility. Born Oct. 9, 1924 in Coatesville, he was the first-born son of six children to Delia (Phillips) Crews and Charles Crews. Carl attended the Amo School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Peace Time Draft and the Korean War...
Margie Jean Foster (12/06/12)
Margie Jean Foster, 65, Bainbridge, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born on May 23, 1947 at Quincy, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Joy LeRoy and Ethel Adaline (Close) Hilburn. She is survived by her children, Kelly Lynn Foster Cash, Coatesville, Shelly Leigh Ayers and partner Patricia Pair, Bainbridge, Rebecca Day and husband Jake, Cloverdale, Chad Foster and wife Renee, Cloverdale, and Christopher Burnett and wife Lori, Noble, Okla.; her grandchildren, Rebecca, Cowboy, Christopher Jr. ...
James F. Buis (12/06/12)
James F. Buis, age 71, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Born Aug. 14, 1941 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Robert Frederick Buis and Mildred Rose (Osborn) Flint and was a graduate of Fillmore High School "class of "1959". He married Pamela Sue (Masten) Buis on Sept. 17, 1991 and she survives...
Dr. Thomas G. Garrison (12/06/12)
Dr. Thomas G. Garrison was born April 4, 1930 in Posey County, Ind., and passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. Tom was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, teacher and mentor. He was a longtime educator and community leader who was instrumental in the development of vocational and alternative school programs throughout central Indiana...
Scanner for Dec. 6, 2012 (12/06/12)
County Jail Two people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. On Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 12:20 p.m. Ashley Nicole Osborne, 31, Cloverdale, was arrested for failure to appear in court, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. At 5:45 p.m. Nicholas Perry Burdine, 27, Roachdale, was lodged at the jail for theft and probation violation...
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