Cub Scout Pack 738 to host recruitment Friday

September 23, 2010

NEW — 3 p.m. Sept. 23, 2010

Newcastle-based Cub Scout Pack 738 will host a recruitment event at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Newcastle Elementary School’s multipurpose room.

Boys from first to fifth grade can join the pack, and many of the boys from the pack will attend to talk about their experiences as members. Parents from the pack will attend to answer parents’ questions and give details about the various aspects of the pack.

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Police Blotter for Sept. 23

September 23, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 23, 2010

Shoplifter gets owned

Police responded to the Coal Creek Safeway, 6911 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., at 5:09 p.m. Sept. 6 when a man tried to walk out of the store with $187 worth of groceries for which he had not paid.

An employee, who recognized the man as a frequent shoplifter in the store, confronted him and told him to pay for his items. The employee followed him outside, but the man turned and tried to punch the employee with his fist.

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