The Greentown Grapevine – 2003-10, 10:10 - Page 1
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.- i f ” Volume IO, Issue IO ’’ a paper for the people” October 2003 Water Project Comes Downtown Several feet of sidewalk, lawn, and street have been dug up around town during recent weeks as part of tlie project to improve and expand Greentow- 11‘ s water system. On September 29 a large hole was dug on North Meridian Street just north ofthe highway ( Main Street). This hole will allou drilling tinder the Iiigliway for a water line, therefore avoiding tearing up tlie pavement in that place. Tiin Bragg of Keith Sulli\, an Excavating is at the controls and Rick Su I I ivan assists. Sewage Problem Brought to Council’s Attention Carolyn Cogdell, Eastcrest Drive, Greentowa. appeared at tlie Tow Counc. il meeting September2 to report a continued problem with sewage backup in her basement. She said tlie problem has gone on. for years after heay rains and persists. even after the i in p ro ve in e n ts to G re e ii tow 11 ‘ s \ bastewater treatment plant. Tom Harper also reported a probleni with a manhole on Holiday Drive where sewage came up. Steve Rille. is the new Wasteuater Assistant. hired b>. the Tow n. effective October 1. New Town Employee Leaf Bags Available Greentown ‘ residents are reminded that leaves will be picked up the by tlie Town only if in recyclable I leaf collection bags. Bags are available at Flook‘ s NAPA, Greentown ‘* Do It Best“ Hardware, and Hulce‘ s Grocery. Election for Greentown Town Council and ClerWTreasuer will be held in City Hall. Tuesday, November 4.6: OO a. m. - 6: OO p. m. * Town Election Firefighters Seek Corninunity Help viihiiii/ led by Gl~~~ L~ l? loll1;’ o‘ l11171 7 leer /-’ ire ( . I). Tlie fall Fish f r j at tlie lire station kicl, ed off an intense liind raising xnipaign bj, firefighters to raise nioney for the ne\ v Rescue Piiiiiper. Soon ei’erj’oiie in o11rcomniunity will be recei\, iiig a mail- in fiiiidraisi~ ig letter. Please take tlie time to open it. i- sad it ana tind out \\ hat \\. e are about. The Fire Company is $ 150.000 dollars s~ iorot f our goal. M’e \\‘ ill not reach it tinless the people \\ e serve help tis. 7Iie Fire Company covers 90 square miles nitli approsiinatelq 10.000 people. In 2002 we inailed out 3.326 donation forms, of those mailed less than 1/ 4 replied. Our goals would be met ifjust 1 . OOO of the households sent bach a tax deductible donation ot one huiidred dollars. Smaller amounts will be gratefully accepted’. Cur grant searches for truck fiinding with Federal and State money has been negative. Coninii~ iiity help is the only way we bill be able to replace our 20 year- old truck. The Greento\ vn Vdunteer Fire Company always answers tlie call for help. Please answer our call for help. Historical Society Program . to Highlight Newspapers U U Extra! Extra! Hear all about it! is the theme for this year’s Greentown Historical Society Annual Meeting. The program \ vi11 highlight newspapers in eastern Howard County. Guest spea1; ei- will be Margaret “ Cookie” Walter. She is a‘ former editor ol’ the HOIIYJ( I ’ o- u~ 1 iI. i. ; Ve~. i.. s. Cookie graduated froin Ball State University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts Degrees and has won awakls in Merit and Design & Graphics. She is now Assistant I> rofessor, School of’Journalism at the Uni\, ersitynfMissouri and night editor of tlie ( hliiir ihi r I A4i,. v. soii t- ic1 11. Clarence Ragan. a former employee of tlie F l i j i i ~ ~ i r ((/ b iinij>, Vc~ iv. s. will demonstrate the making of a press in a n ‘ s hat lioiii~ 11e \ v spa pe r. Ide will also have an exhibit of various prinl iiig types and old newspapers with a t- lo\\ ard County connection Trom his co I I ect ion. Ot hc r ex 11 i hits u i I I i iic I d e nenspapers both past and present. This will be the final opportunity to piircliase ral’lle tickets for the Aiitl~ iiin l. ea\ u () uilt \\ liich uill be raffled that 2veiiing. Tlie dinner meeting is Th~ lI- sday, Noveiiibcr 6 at Jerome Christian :‘ hurch. 9535 13. IO0 S. . Greentown. Margaret “ Cookie” Walter Doors . will open at 5: 45 p. m. for viewing tlie exhibits. Dinner will begin at 630 p. m. Reservations are required. Cost is $ 10.00 per person. Call Ron at 628- 7674. or Lisa at 1- 888- 649- 0400 to make your reserwt icyi. If you. have a niemorj. photo or a newspaper that might @ e of interest to the Society please call Lisa or Sarah at 628- 3800. Nolo ljou’i0e 0 Cookin’ Take a look back at items found in ; itchens of the 1900’ s throiigh the 1950’ s in an exhibit at the Greentown ‘- 1 i s t i) r i cz~ I Soc i et y s H i story Center, 103 E., Maiii Street. The exhibit opens Dctober 1 1 and runs through 3eceiriber 38. Tlie Center is open Sattirdays and Sundays from 1 : 00 to 1: OO p. m. and by special arrangement. rliere is 110 adniission charge. Tables, stoves. and early gadgets and appliances are some of the vintage items in tlie exhibit. Many vintage aprons are on. display. There are “ what‘ s it?’‘ items to test your knowledge. Program on Aprons to Complement Exhibit . Jean Simpson will present her prograin: “ With Strings Attached” on two occasions in conjunction with the ” Now You’re Cookin”’ exhibit at the Greentown History Center. Her presentation features aprons of different time periods and for differelit uses. On Wednesday, October I5 tlie prograin will be given at 1O: OO am. at Cup- a- Day Cafe on the corner of Main and Meridian Streets in Greentown. A beverage may be purchased to eiijoq with the program. Attendees ma) wish to stay and order lunch. No reservation is required. Tlie History Center will be open from I I : 00 a. m. - 200 p. ni. that day. Tlie second presentation 1% i l l be at Century Fields dining room, 825 N. Meridian St., Greentown. on Saturda?. November 15, at 200 p. m. Attendees should enter from the north door. A ” show and tell” apron is welcome. The public is welcome to these free programs. For more information contact Jean Simpson at 628- 7671 or Sarah Cotton at 628- 3800.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2003-10, 10:10|
|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: Water Project Comes Downtonw; Historical Society Program to Highlight Newspapers; Now You're Cookin'; FIrefighters Seek Community Help; Sewage Problem Brought to Council's Attention
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, October 2003, Volume 10, Issue 10|
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