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Stories from Thursday, January 28, 2010

Like mom (and pop) would make (01/28/10)
Small businesses are the heart and soul of America. And favorites among those industries are the mom and pop restaurants we all love. The smells of coffee, apple pie and grease mix with friendly greetings as you pass through their doors. They are the diners, the little breakfast nooks, the small town luncheonettes, the rib joints and the neighborhood delicatessens that dot the countryside...
Central Elementary celebrates 100 days of school (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Students at Central Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school recently. Kindergartners made 100 pancakes as well as creating posters with 100 items on them. First graders in Kelly Newby's class did all kinds of activities centering around 100. They counted to 100 by ones, twos, fives and 10s. They wrote numbers from one to 100 and counted 100 cents using pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters...
From shipment to the shelves at the library (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Books and other materials found on the shelves at the Putnam County Public Library have a lengthy process to make it there. "I think of our department as the caretakers of the collection," said Pat Newman, head of technical services at the library, during her presentation to board members Wednesday...
Patriots nip Tiger Sharks late (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- With the end of the swimming season shortly approaching, Greencastle boys' swimming hosted Terre Haute North on Wednesday in a tight meet that came down to the wire, with the Patriots taking a 98-88 win on the evening. The action was tight throughout, with the scores tied at 70 apiece heading into the last two events, where the depth of both teams finally played a role, with the Patriots able to score first, third, and fourth in the last events...
North Putnam tames Falcons in the pool (01/28/10)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam swim teams swept North Vermillion Tuesday at home. The girls' team won 68-40, while the boys won 86-49. Snagging wins for the girls were Shellie Harper in the 200 IM (2:44.05), Halsey Foltz in the 50 freestyle (28:44) and the 100 freestyle (1:04.62), Caroline Byrd in diving (106.23) and Mandy Preecs in the 500 free (8:26.09)...
Greencastle tops at 2010 bowling sectional (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- For the third year in a row, the Greencastle boys' and girls' bowling teams have dominated the field in the Putnam County Bowling Conference. The Greencastle girls' team won the recent sectional held at Alex Alleys with Annalysse Mason, Chelsay Dickerson, April Cain and Abby Coffin...
Greencastle sweeps Southmont (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle seventh grade A and B teams were victorious over visiting Southmont Tuesday. The A-team edged Southmont 27-25, while the B-team won 20-13. Callan Taylor led the A-team with 14 points. She was followed by Jessica Lenihan with five, Sydney Secrest with four and Taylor Stoltey and Sydney Stuckwish chipped in two points each...
GMS 8th graders come up short (01/28/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle eighth grade girls basketball team fell to Southmont 25-17 Tuesday. GMS will travel to Northridge Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Blue Rodeo brings more Canadian twang (01/28/10)
If you're like me and cut your teeth on the country music of the '70s and '80s, the sounds coming from the radio often leave you wanting. The pop leanings of Nashville leave those of us desiring good rock or country rock looking elsewhere. Places like Austin, Chicago and St. Louis have provided their share of quality acts over the years...
'Fireball' flames out before there's even a spark (01/28/10)
Sometimes a film has a premise so overtly ridiculous that it lends to the allure of it and makes it something special to watch. When I read about a film that mixed ultra-violence and basketball, I was onboard. And while I knew it wouldn't be an Oscar contender, I thought it might be interesting...
Stockberger lights up stage in 'The Foreigner' (01/28/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- When I first started acting in plays, one of the first things I would do when I got my script was count my lines. That way, you see, I would be able to impress people with my mad memorization skills. When I played Countess Aurelia in "The Madwoman of Chaillot" my senior year in high school, I had something like 400 lines ... some of them paragraphs long...
Forrest O. York (01/28/10)
Forrest O. York, 76, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 15, 1933 in Greencastle, the son of Earon S. and Laura M. McDonald York. He married Phyllis Elaine Humphry on March 31, 1956 and she preceded him in death March 11, 2007...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 28, 2010 (01/28/10)
Putnam County Jail A Cloverdale man was booked into the Putnam County Jail Tuesday on a felony charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Richard Branam was booked at 7:06 p.m. for possession of methamphetamine. Putnam County Sheriff's Department There have been three accidents reported by the sheriff's department since the early-week snowfall...
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