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Stories from Saturday, February 4, 2012

Kings for a night (02/04/12)
Tyler Shorter was crowned the 2012 Winter Homecoming King at Friday nights basketball game against South Putnam. Shorter was escorted by his little brother Jacob. Junior Kyler Badtin, sophomore Shane Beaman and freshman Aaron Greene were also crowned homecoming princes...
Local man wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket at Phillips 66 (02/04/12)
It's been quite an interesting grand opening period for the new Phillips 66 station in Greencastle. Free drinks and discounted gasoline prices were successful promotions, and now the coup de grace ... the North Side gas station can claim a $1 million scratch-off lottery winner...
Super Bowl XLVI comes to Greencastle (02/04/12)
Distinctive blue-and-white scarf draped around her neck, Stephanie Dietz set out to greet the masses Thursday at the Putnam County Airport. The masses, however, were missing. And Dietz, the Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee volunteer manning the Super Bowl guest welcome desk in the lobby of the Dixie Chopper Business Center at the airport, was left mainly to chat with airport employees and visitors to the facility...
Greencastle goes to the Super Bowl (02/04/12)
Where will you be Sunday evening? According to an online poll at bannergraphic.com, 50 respondents (6.5 percent) say they have tickets for Super Bowl XLVI. Online polls are far from an exact science, but the results indicate that a portion of local residents are taking advantage of the NFL's biggest game being just 40 miles away...
New utility fees on hold at Fillmore (02/04/12)
FILLMORE -- Changes to Fillmore's utility policies will be on hold for at least one more month. At its January meeting, the Fillmore Town Council tentatively approved several changes to the town's utility billing policies. The issue was back before the board as an official ordinance at the Thursday, Feb. 2 meeting, but some technical issues prevented passage of the measure...
New service times at Union Chapel (02/04/12)
Union Chapel United Methodist Church (one mile west of Morton on U.S. 36) is changing the times of its Sunday morning services. As of Sunday, Feb. 5, Pastor John K. O'Neal would like to invite anyone to join the church for 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. church service...
Women's fellowship to meet (02/04/12)
Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 9:30 a.m. at the church. The service projects will be cookies for our college students and valentines for shut-ins. Bring your cookies to this meeting. All church women are welcome...
Relay for Life kickoff parties set for Tuesday (02/04/12)
It's time to gear up for this year's Relay for Life and begin forming teams and reaching those fundraising goals. There will be two kickoff parties on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The community is invited to attend the Community Breakfast Kickoff at the Putnam Inn Restaurant from 7-8 a.m. During the event, residents are invited to enjoy a free buffet breakfast furnished by Relay for Life...
Tiger Cubs struggle at line in fourth in loss (02/04/12)
After falling behind early, the Greencastle boys' basketball team battled its way back before coming up short to Monrovia 45-40. The Tiger Cubs struggled in the first half, but came out firing in the third quarter to tie the ball game up at 33-all. However, they faltered in the fourth quarter, struggling at the free throw line, allowing the Bulldogs to grab the win...
Tiger Cubs clinch share of conference title (02/04/12)
Greencastle head coach Troy Greenlee knows a thing or two about second chances and he schooled his team on seizing the moment to capitalize on those opportunities. After losing to North Putnam two weeks ago, the Tiger Cubs needed a win against Monrovia to claim a piece of the West Central Conference title...
South Putnam holds off hard charging Cougar squad (02/04/12)
ROACHDALE -- North Putnam High School's homecoming Friday night was a chance for the Cougars' girls' basketball squad to grab some momentum heading into sectional play. South Putnam was also looking to do so and, after a tight first half of play, got the early scores needed to deflate the home side and take a 47-35 win in the season finale for both squads...
Eagles claim possession of county bucket with win over Cougars (02/04/12)
ROACHDALE -- After the Homecoming festivities had concluded, North Putnam's boys' basketball squad had a chance to sweep the rest of the Putnam County schools with a win over South Putnam Friday night. The Eagles, who had won two of three, made it three of four with a blistering offensive output, knocking off the Cougars for a 72-64 win...
Greencastle boys' crowned WCC champs (02/04/12)
MONROVIA -- The Greencastle boys' junior varsity basketball team was crowned WCC champs with a hard-fought 44-36 overtime win at Monrovia Thursday night. A nip-and-tuck game from the beginning saw the young Tiger Cubs hit free-throws down the stretch to pull out the win...
Scanner for Feb. 4 (02/04/12)
County Jail On Thursday, Feb. 2 at 11:40 a.m. Richard Lee Brown, 19, Indianapolis, was booked in the Putnam County Jail for probation violation. At 11:45 a.m. Derrick Scott Justice, 31, Indianapolis, was held at the jail for nonsupport of a dependent...
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