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Stories from Thursday, December 23, 2010

Cougars score win over Falcons (12/23/10)
ROACHDALE -- Wednesday was all about survival for North Putnam's boys basketball team. The Cougars came into their home game against North Vermillion bruised and sick. Senior guard Payne Stewart even missed the game because of an illness. While it might not have been the prettiest of offensive game for the Cougars, North Putnam made enough baskets to come away with a 61-50 victory over the Falcons. ...
South Putnam fall to Rockville in Indy (12/23/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Shooting struggles and a dominating first half performance from Rockville's Beth Mahurin spoiled South Putnam's trip to Conseco Fieldhouse Wednesday. The Rox evened its record at 5-5 after their 57-29 win, while South Putnam fell to 1-9 on the season...
Eagles stumble against Rockville (12/23/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- South Putnam stepped onto the floor at Conseco Fieldhouse Wednesday and attacked the Rockville Rox from the opening tip, but failed to answer the call when the Rox became the aggressors and South Putnam fell 69-32. The biggest challenge for South Putnam was to maintain its discipline and patience in its half court offense. The Eagles' head coach Micah Elliott stressed he like the team's eagerness early, but they have to do a better job to maintain composure for a full 32 minutes...
Roller coaster year produces a few gems (12/23/10)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Man, talk about an up and down year. While 2010 has seen its share of amazing films, it's been marked by sub-par box office performers, more reboots and an overall sense of underwhelming. But as with any landscape, if you know where to look, there's beauty to be found and treasure to discover. ...
Franco, Williams give top individual performances in '10 (12/23/10)
By CAINE GARDNER Film Critic Best Actor: Without a doubt the best performance of the year came from James Franco in Danny Boyle's "127 Hours." Powerful, raw and unnerving, Franco captures the essence of hiker and canyoneer Aron Ralston to give one of the most powerful performances in recent memory...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 23, 2010 (12/23/10)
Greencastle Police Department Damage $2,501-$5,000. O'Hair's vehicle towed by Jerry's. Damages $10,001-$25,000. Damage $1,001-$2,500. The following tickets have been issued by GPD: Dec. 14, 4:02 a.m., SR 240E: Justin T. Land, 22, Greencastle, driving while suspended with prior...
Obama's gift to AT&T (and Comcast and Verizon) (12/23/10)
One of President Barack Obama's signature campaign promises was to protect the freedom of the Internet. He said, in November 2007, "I will take a back seat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality, because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others, then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose."...
Tax deal a sign of much bigger problems (12/23/10)
To the Editor: With the passing of the so-called "compromised" tax deal, the last vestiges of hope in this country have been crushed. Only fools still harbor the illusion that either party is working for anyone other than corporations and the extremely wealthy. ...
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