The Greentown Grapevine – 1995-05, 02:05 - Page 1
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Grapevine Volume 2, Issue 5 " a paper for the people " May 1995 Large- Item Trash Days Set m Residents of Greentown can dispose of unwanted I - - I - - - stoves, water heaters, washers, dryers, furniture, mattresses, carpet, etc. on May 13 and 20. The I Greentown Landfill at SR 213 & 180 S will be open the above dates from 8: 00 am. until noon or until Store Planned for Greentown containers are full. This service is for persons living inside the city limits of Greentown only. No out of town t w h will be m p t e d . Persons will be asked to sign in with name, address, and phone number. Material which will not be accepted include loose items that might be blown out by wind, household trash or recyclables, hazardous waste or solvents, used tires, refrigerators, air conditioners, etc. If the gates are locked during the above days and hours, the containers are already filled to capacity. The property on West Main Street ( second property east of First Farmers Bank & TruJfilstb) , m oat ,~ e& e* ir13~ it; iy operated as Greentown Gas 8t Services, Inc., was sold for $ 60,000 at a Sheriffs sale April 11. The purchaser was Martin & Bayley, Inc. of Carmi, Illinois. Martin & Bayley plans to open a Huck's Convenience Store on the property. This store will join over one hundred other Huck's stores in five states, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Iowa. E x p e c t i n g t o h a v e a workforce of twelve to fifteen employees, the store will provide self- serve gasoline and an extensive line of prepared foods. The foods consist of the complete line of Godfather's Pizzas including dessert pizzas, submarine sandwiches and salads made to order, and bread baked in the store. Seating will be provided. Huck's is presently located in Evansville, Vincennes, and Bicknell. Stores are under construction in the Indiana towns of Rockport, Mt. Vernon, Chandler, Ferdinand, J a s p e r , P e t e r s b u r g , Vincennes, Bloomfield, Orleans, Seymour, and Alexandria. According to Ben Eddie, Director of Real Estate f o r Martin & Bayley, Greentown will be t h e northernmost Huck's store at this time. ........................................... Ground work is expected to + 4 begin in the next couple of f Sheriff " Town Mee tin g" 4 months, with construction 4 iri,>' z - + b " ad' f ToHwonw Haradl lC moeuenttiyn gS hr6eormiff TJheurrrysd Maya r sr~ wei% llh bge, a~ ta tphkei Gl're2ea7nt, to6 w30n 4$ opening projected for the + p. m. He invites all residents to mme and hear what the $ spring of 1996. 2 Sheriff% Department has been doing since he took office and 4 ................................................... 4.. w.. e. lc. o. m.. e. s. q. u. e. s. t. i. o. n. s.. ....................... 4 Derailed About 1090 p. m. Thursday, April 6, some residents on Greentown's northwest side heard a loud rumble. The cause was the derailment between Harrison and Carter Streets of three cars of Central Railroad Company. The cars, filled with soybeans, toppled onto their sides. They were part of a sixty- five car train. The cargo was enroute from Amboy to Frankfort. Two other cars came off the tracks but did not tip over. As the accident involved cars near the rear of the train, the major part of the train was able to continue on its way, and no streets were blocked for long. The soybeans were loaded onto trucks. About one tenth of a mile of railroad ties had to be replaced. The track was operational about midday Saturday, April 8.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1995-05, 02:05|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: New Convenience Store Planned for Greentown; Large-Item Trash Days Set; Sheriff's Town Meeting; Derailed
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, May 1995, Volume 02, Issue 05|
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|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1995-05, 02:05 - Page 1|