The Greentown Grapevine – 1997-06, 04:06 - Page 1
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Logo The nineteen stars denote that Indiana was the 19th state Unveiled in the Union. The text in the outer border is of a 19th T h e G r e e n t o w n Sesquicentennial Committee is happy to present the official logo for the celebration of the 1 5 0 t h a n n i v e r s a r y of Greentown's founding. The event will be June 11- 14.1998. The logo is the result of melding the submissions of two Greentown graduates, Jan Zirkle and Bob McCann, both of whom now live away from Greentown century typeface ( ca. 1880) which would have been in use during the glass factory period. The logo is the property of Greentown Sesquicentennial, Inc. Steps are being taken to register it as a trademark. The usual courtesies should be observed as to trademarks - permission should be sought before using it in any way, in whole or in part. but who cared enough about their hometown to enter the logo contest. Zirkle lives in Saudia Arabia and McCann in McLean, Virginia. The " G" which begins the name, Greentown, Ind., is the " G" used in the Glass Festival logo. This was selected because the Sesquicentennial celebra-tion will be concurrent with the 1998 Glass Festival. The Indian represents the Miami people who inhabited this land before the white settlers came, who were neighbors for a time, and upon whose land Greentown was founded. The logo will appear on various items which the Sesquicentennial Revenue Committee is planning to have available for purchase to help fund- the 150th birthday observance. From a booth in the " Big Top" at the Howard County Fair, some items will be ready for immediate purchase, including a 1998 calendar, Orders will taken for the history book being authored by Bonnie Bonebrake ( and others) and for a woven afghan depicting various Greentown scenes. Highway Work to % gin The Town of Greentown has been informed that the Indiana Department of Transportation will begin a reconstruction of U. S. 35 from Darrough Chapel to SR 13. The project will include right t u r n lanes where applicable. Work is to begin at the Kokomo end on June 9. Greentown residents are assured that the Greentown area will not be affected until after the Glass Festival. Brunk Ditch to be Cleaned Brunk Ditch, which runs through the south side of Greentown, will be cleaned from Meridian Street to the Wildcat Creek starting May 27. Town Council President Robert Armstrong states that the debris will be burned on site rather than hauling away. This will result in a substantial savings in cost of the project. More " Sesqui" News T h e S e s q u i c e n t e n n i a l Committee will have an entry in the Glass Festival parade June 14 this year. Anyone who wants to dress in old fashioned clothes is welcome to join in the fun. There will be opportunity to ride or walk. Children are needed to walk and pass out flyers about next year's event. Women and girls might wear anything that looks " Old fashioned". Men and boys might wear jeans or dark pants, shirt, suspenders and/ or vests, and straw hats. Those wanting to be in the parade should meet at the north end of the livestock barn at the fairgrounds between 12: 30 and 1: 00 p. m. on June 14. sought. These will be placed at the bottom of the pages. ' l'hey might read " This page sponsored ,.. by Sam Smith's Auto Shop" or .... " by Sam Smith" or ... in memoryof Henry Smith". The cost is $ 25 per page. Barbara Kingseed ( 628- 7152) will be happy to take your order for one or more ads. Notes from Town Council Greentown Town Council President, Robert Armstrong, informed the Council at a May 6 meeting of progress toward solving problems relative to sewage processing. A letter from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management found Greentown in Non- Compliance with " Ammonia- Nitrogen Violations" and " Lack of sludge storage" and " High Flows causing solid carry-over". A letter of resDonse with Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Children of the American Revolution participated in Memorial Day Services at Crown Point Cemetery in Kokomo on May 26. Pictured are in back: Anna May Hamilton, West Middleton; Betty Robertson, Greentown; Kathy Carter, Burlington. Children are: Cassie Carter, Abby Altman, John Carter, Kelly Ann Carter, and Eric Altman. The Carters are from Burlington, the Altmans from Greentown.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1997-06, 04:06|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: Logo Unveiled; More "Sesqui" News; Highway Work to Begin; Brunk Ditch to Be Cleaned
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, June 1997, Volume 04, Issue 06|
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