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Stories from Saturday, February 27, 2010

PJ Day (02/27/10)
Mrs. York's kindergarten class at Central Elementary wore their pajamas to school Friday. As a fundraiser for the student council, all students and staff at the elementary school could pay $1 to wear their pj's to school.
Full-circle recycling has multiple benefits (02/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The paper you recycle today may be the newspaper you read in just a few weeks, and again in two months, and again in six months. This process is called full-circle recycling. There is an added benefit to this recycling program -- organizations can earn money from participating in The Paper Retriever recycling program. ...
Hickory Creek at Sunset welcomes new adminstrator (02/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Hickory Creek at Sunset welcomes Colleen Matthews as the facility's new Administrator. Matthews comes to Hickory Creek with 20 years of long term care experience and has been a licensed Administrator for 17 years. A long time resident of Greencastle, she resides with her husband J and two children JT and Dalton. ...
IMPD names Greencastle native assistant chief of police (02/27/10)
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) has appointed Darryl Pierce assistant chief of police. Pierce was born, raised and educated in Greencastle. He graduated from Greencastle High School, where he played basketball, football, and baseball, in May of 1969...
Home has much history stored inside (02/27/10)
GREENCASTLE -- When Paul and Margaret Champion first stepped into the foyer of the old house on West Walnut Street in Greencastle, they knew it was the right one for them. "We stepped inside and just went 'ahhh.'" Paul said. "We knew we found our house. It had only been on the market for three days and we were the first people to see it. We bought it."...
Tiger Sharks conclude season at state finals (02/27/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Coming into Friday night's IHSAA State Finals Preliminaries, there were no delusions of grandeur for the four Greencastle boys' swimmers involved in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays. Seeded 30th in each race, their chances of advancing were slim...
Cougars snap 12-game losing streak (02/27/10)
ROACHDALE -- It's always intense when two county rivals battle. But when the match up happens in the final game of the regular season, the level reaches almost unfathomable heights. North Putnam hosted South Putnam Friday in a game that showcased splendid play from seniors on both teams. However, it was the Cougars' senior night and their duo stole the show. North Putnam defeated the Eagles 71-59. The win snapped a 12-game losing streak for North Putnam...
Tiger Cubs drop heartbreaker (02/27/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- When Plans A and B didn't work for North Montgomery's boys basketball team, the Chargers went to Plan C. Junior guard Jake Thomas hit a driving layup with 1.7 seconds remaining to give the Chargers a 68-66 overtime victory against Greencastle Friday at Linden on North's senior night. North finished .500 at 10-10, while Greencastle dropped to 6-13...
Beulah A. Scott (02/27/10)
Beulah A. Scott, 82, of Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born March 19, 1927 in Ollie, Ky., she was the daughter of Lewis Clay and Mattie Frances Manion Webb. She married Paul Scott on Aug. 30, 1947 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2000...
Albert Franklin Coffman (02/27/10)
Albert Franklin Coffman, 69, of Roachdale, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at St. Vincent's Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 18, 1940 in Greencastle, the son of Kenneth and Gladys Walls Coffman. He married Joyce Ann Romalia at St. Paul's Catholic Church on June 24, 1966 and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 27, 2010 (02/27/10)
Putnam County Jail Troy A. Martin, 38, Quincy, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:10 p.m. Thursday for non-support of a child. Garry D. Rigney, 29, Greencastle, was booked at 3:02 p.m. Thursday for violation of home detention. Alisha M. Kimes, 32, Fillmore, was booked at 6:22 p.m. Thursday under a court order...
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