The Greentown Grapevine – 2004-11, 11:11 - Page 1
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The Greentown The Howard County Young Farmers are sponsoring a benefit hog roast for Mark Hickman, local farmer who was i n j u r e d i n a truck/ automobile accident and remains in a Fort Wayne hospital. The dinner will be Saturday, November 6, from 4: 30 to 730 p. m. in the Eastern High School cafeteria. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses and other necessities for the Hickman family. The accident happened at the beginning of the harvest season. Volume 11, Issue 11 “ apoperf or ale people” November 2004 What Grows Here? Area farmers came to the aid of the Hickman family and harvested over 200 acres of corn in about 3 % hours. - - the soil in the lot and to make the corner more attractive. A science fiction writer might see them as eggs or larvae of GIANT insects. Elevator secretary, Karen Kendall, says they remind her of snow drifts. The mysterious white objects which began appearing at Vermont Feed & Grain October 1 are ag bags, temporary grain storage. They are used when the supply of corn is greater than the bins will hold. The bins at machinery. Each one is 200‘ to 250’ long and holds about 10,000 bushel. Beginning October 20, grain has been moving out by rail cars. As of the end of October about 44 cars had gone out. As room becomes available in the bins, the corn will be moved from the ag bags to bins. Most of the corn will go to the east coast or south to Georgia or the Carolinas. It will be Y - - - Mike Phillips, Manager of Vermont Feed & Grain, and employee Jeff Cass are dwarfed by ag bags. Photo by Rachel Jenkins from the elements. They are filled by means of a specialized piece of common. for the dryers to run as much as is I 1 Benefit Hog Roast 1 “ East End” Comes DOwn The building at 824 E. Main Street ( northwest corner of Main & Maple Sts.) was demolished October 2 1. For several years it had been Jacob’s East End Station, selling gasoline and grocery and variety items. The lot and building has been owned by Central Indiana Oil Co. since June 2000, obtained by a quit claim deed. It was demolished in order to clean The “ East End Station” a few days before it was demolished. Four to six feet of soil was removed, the hole filled with clean soil, and then covered with gravel. Photos by Rachel Jenkins Mighty jaws took the building down in about 15 minutes.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2004-11, 11:11|
|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: What Grows Here?; "East End" Comes Down; Benefit Hog Roast
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, November 2004, Volume 11, Issue 11|
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