The Greentown Grapevine – 2004-05, 11:05 - Page 1
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Volume 11, Issue 5 % paper fm t3le@ opk?” May 2004 Sisters Erect Sign Winifred Wyant and Carolyn Donson with the new Plevna sign they erected Photo by Rachel Jenkins Carolyn Donson and Winifred lot is not large enough to build a home Wyant, daughters of the late Dr. A. L. on so it will become a part of their Keim and Marjorie Naphew, recently mother’s property. erected a sign at the location of the Carolyn had seen a sign with a former . Lantz Store at the main photograph on it and contacted the intersection in Plevna. The sisters sign maker about one for Plevna. She purchased the store, which was did some research to determine the directly east of their mother’s home founding date of Plevna. She reported and the former veterinary office of that Fred Odiet, County Historian, was their father. The store had been closed very helpful. The community was and fallen ’ into disrepair. Carolyn previously called Pleasantville. explains, “ When we purchased it, the According to writings, it was first only thing holding up the roof was the called Plevna in 1878. The new sign shelving.” They had the building identifies the community and . demolished. memorializes the store. Carolyn said they miss the store where their family traded. She said the Relatedphoto on page I1 Randy Maurer Named Eastern Elementary School Assistant Principal Randy Maurer The Board of Trustees, Eastern Howard School Corporation, named Eastern fifth grade teacher Randy Maurer as the new Assistant Principal for Eastern Elementary School. Mr. Maurer, a teacher with nine years of classroom experience, will replace Mr. Randy Colglazier beginning with the 2004- 2005 school year. Mr. Colglazier is retiring at the end of the current school year tvith 33 years experience, 15 years at Eastern Howard School Corporation. Mr. Maurer said, “ I’m pleased to be continuing at Eastern in this new capacity. It seems right for me at this time in my life. I am happy that I will be working with the complete student body.” First Female Firefighter History was made recently when the Greentown Volunteer Fire Company added the first female firefighter since the founding of the company in 1944. Cami Hensler, 19, took EMT training in the fall of 2003 at the same time her father, Gregg, took the class. The six-month- long training involved two meetings per week of three hours each for a total of one hundred and forty-four hours plus sixteen hours of clinicals. Cami passed the course and was certified March 2004. Gregg has been a firefightedEMT for nine years, seven of those being in Lancaster, Penn. He took the EMT class for re- certification, required after moving back to Indiana. ( Gregg is an Eastern graduate.) Cami took the class because “ I like the idea of helping. w I’ve always had a passion for people.” After becoming certified as an EMT, Cami took the twenty- four hours of training mandated by the state to become a firefighter. She will continue her training in firefighting. She said at first she thought she would concentrate on EMT work, but now that she has taken firefighting training, she has “ a real interest” in firefighting. Fire Chief, Vince Jaenicke, said, “ Cami is an asset to the company. She is willing to do what is required and is a team player.” Cami works at a daycare at Crossroads Community Church. She is one of five new firefighters in the Greentown Company this year. The others are Jason Davis, Jason Grider, Eric Utterback, and Ryan Trosper. First father- daughter team of Greentown firefighters. Gregg Hensler and his daughter Cami, the first female Greentown Firefighter Photo by Rachel Jenkins Renovation Project Will Close TracWFootball Area and Tennis Courts for Most of the Summer Starting May 27, 2004, the Eastern track and football field area will be closed to the public for resurfacing and renovation. This . renovation will include bringing the bleachers up to ADA code and renovating the press box, as well as the track resurfacing project. During the construction project, the elementary parking lot east of the track/ football field will serve as a construction site and will be closed to all public traffic. As part of the overall project, the tennis COU& south of Eastern Jr./ Sr. High School will be resurfaced and the parking % ea just north of these courts will be closed for use as a construction site. These projects are scheduled to be completed by August 13,2004.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2004-05, 11:05|
|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: SIsters Erect SIgn; First Female Firefighter; Randy Maurer Named Eastern Elementary Schoool Assistant Principal; Renovation Project Will Close Track/Football Area adn Tennis Courts for Most of the Summer
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, May 2004, Volume 11, Issue 05|
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