The Greentown Grapevine – 1996-03, 03:03 - Page 1
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The Greentown Volume 3, Issue 3 " a paper for the people" March 1996 Three Vie for One- School Board Seat Positions on the Eastern Howard School Board up for election on May 7,1996, are from Jackson Twp., Union Twp., and Liberty Twp. Dennis Maple is the lone candidate from Jackson Twp. and Bryan D. Kirkpatrick is the only one to file from Union Twp., so their re- election is assured. The Liberty Twp. seat currently occupied by PhiLip Wayne Bogue, however, will be determined by the voters. Joining Bogue in seeking this position is Judd A. Mason and Tamara J. Hahes. All voters in the Eastern Howard School district will be able to vote for one candidate each from each of the three townships. Three members of the five- member board are elected during the May Primary of years of Presidential elections and two members, Greentown and At- large, during the even numbered years between Presidential elections. School board candidates do not run by political party. Greentown To Be 150 Years Old The town of Greentown was first platted in 1848. In recognition of that event, a Sesquicentennial celebration is in the early stages of planning. The Greentown. Town Council has approved the dates of June 11- 14, 1998 as the official Sesquicentennial c e l e b r a t i o n . T h a t will coincide with the Greentown Glass Festival of 1998. This will make an ideal time for " H o m e c o m i n g s . " The celebration will include the three townships of the Eastern HowarG School District. The steering committee, c o m p r i s e d of B o n n i e Bonebrake, Darwin Freeman, Rachel Jenkins, and Craig Trott, will be announcing rules for a logo contest in the March Grapevine Another task to be accomplished soon will bi: to identify needed c o m m i t t e e s a n d s e e k members. Anyone interested in volunteering may contact any of the above named persons. " Main Street" Officers Elected Don Flook was elected President of the Greentown Main Street Association, Inc. at a meeting of the organizing board February 22 at the City Building. Elected Vice President was Brad Howell; Sally Mower, S e c r e t a r y ; a n d Sharon Sheridan, Treasurer. Flook announced t h a t incorporation papers have been received from the State of Indiana, with February 7, 1996 the effective date. Jane Howey, a certified grant administrator, explained what she might do for the Greentown Association in lending experience and expertise to the project. Flook requested that she prepare an outline of functions she might perform and expected costs. Nola Albrecht, from Schneider Engineering Corp., made a presentation of what that firm might do in the way of planning and management of a project. ~ The next meeting of the Association will be March 28, 630 p. m., at which time bylaws are expected to be adopted. Large Steel Beam Installed U On February 23,1996, employeesof Gaunt and Son, Wabash, lifted into place a steel " I " beam 30 inches x 12 inches and 24 feet long. The beam will provide support for the second floor of the American Legion building. Two existing steel columns were removed from the entrance in order to allow more aestheticdesign to the front of the building. Clyde Ragan of the Legion building committee expressed gratitude to the Greentown Lions and Greentown Equipment, Inc. For the loan of fork iifts with which to accomplish the raising of the beam. Photo by R. Jenkins Glass Festival to be June 6 - 8, 1996 General Chairman, Sharon Dldaker, invites anyone interested in helping with the 1996 Greentown Glass Festival to mntact her at 628- 7151. Committees are: Parade, Queen antest, Cutie King & Queen : on tes t , Princess Contest, ralent Show, Reception, Publicity, Historic Tour, Craft Show, Yard Sales. Sharon also welcomes suggestions for new events. A different carnival, Burton Brothers Amusements of Shirley, Indiana, has been contracted for 1996.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1996-03, 03:03|
|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: Three Vie for One School Board Seat; Greentown To Be 150 Years Old; "Main Street" Officers Elected; Large Steel Beam Installed; Glass Festival to be June 6-8, 1996
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, March 1996, Volume 03, Issue 03|
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