View Comments Take another little piece of our hearts, Janis! Tickets for the off-Broadway run of A Night with Janis Joplin are now on sale. The Janis tribute, after an acclaimed run on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, will play the Gramercy Theatre beginning April 10. A Night with Janis Joplin celebrates the inspirations of one of rock’s greatest legends and takes audiences on a musical journey with Joplin as her unforgettable voice made her a must-see headliner all across the country when she exploded onto the music scene in 1967. The show features many of Joplin’s hit songs, including “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Down on Me,” “Summertime,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Ball ‘n’ Chain,” “Maybe,” “Kozmic Blues,” “Cry Baby” and “Mercedes Benz.” Mary Bridget Davies will reprise her performance as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Additional casting will be announced soon. The show is written and directed by Randy Johnson. Star Files Mary Bridget Davies
John R. Bushman, 79 of Greensburg, formally of Moores Hill, passed away Wednesday May 25, 2016 at Heritage House Nursing Home in Greensburg. John was born October 30, 1936 in Greensburg, IN the son of Walter and Pauline (Vinup) Bushman. He married Patricia Jo (Grace) Bushman January 1960 and she preceded him in death May 15, 1993. He was an Army Veteran and a member of the Moores Hill Legion Post # 209 and member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Manchester. He worked at Schenley in Greendale. John loved raising Race horses and watching them race at the track.John is survived by Daughter: Andrea (Doug) Allen of Milan; Brother: Clayton Bushman of Versailles; Sisters: Joann Kaiser of Aurora, Judy Bennett of Aurora. 2 Grandchildren: Kristi Sharp and Jared Powell, Step Grandchildren: Austin Allen and Bailey Laub. Several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be Friday May 27, 12PM at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill. Burial will follow in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Manchester. Visitation will be Friday 10-12PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Moores Hill Life Squad. Go to www.sibbettmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, 16717 Manchester Street, PO Box 156, Moores Hill, Indiana 47032. 812-744-3280
Raiders’ Jon Gruden says Nathan Peterman is ‘growing’ on him: ‘He’s got some talent’ According to the report, the deal makes Thomas the highest-paid receiver in history and the first non-quarterback offensive player to receive a $100 million deal.The #Saints & star WR Michael Thomas have reached a blockbuster, 5 yr $100M extension. This contract makes Thomas the highest paid WR in NFL History. He’s also the first non-QB offensive player to sign a $100M contract. Agents @DavidMulugheta & Andrew Kessler negotiated the deal.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 31, 2019Thomas was reportedly seeking a deal worth around $22 million per season and opted to hold out of training camp until he got what he wanted. The two sides have been working toward a resolution for weeks, and appear to have finally reached an agreement after sitting at a standstill. He was under contract for this season, the final year of his rookie deal, which was slated pay him $1,148,041 until the extension was reached.Thomas, 26, was initially selected out of Ohio State by New Orleans with the 47th overall pick of the 2016 draft. He had an NFL-best 125 catches for 1,405 receiving yards and nine touchdowns last season.The All-Pro and two-time Pro Bowl selection has totaled 321 catches for 3,787 yards and 23 touchdowns over his first three seasons in the league. A.J. Green injury update: Bengals receiver (ankle) remains in walking boot Related News Dez Bryant says he has ‘no interest in playing football right now’ Michael Thomas got his deal.The Saints and their wide receiver have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $100 million that includes $61 million in guarantees, NFL Media reported Wednesday.