The Greentown Grapevine – 1996-05, 03:05 - Page 1
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Volume 3, Issue 5 " a paper for the people" May 1996 Election Day to Be May 7 The Republican and Democrat parties will conduct their Primary Elections for candidates from local to national offices on May 7, 1996. School Board elections will be held the same day. The school board bal4ot is separate from either political party. Three of the five members of Eastern Howard School Corporation will be elected this year. Dennis Maple of Jackson Twp. and Bryan Kirkpatrick of Union Twp. are unopposed. Seeking election from Liberty Twp. are Phil Bogus, Tammy Hahes, and Judd Mason. Voters in Liberty, Jackson, and Union townships will be able to vote EXERCISYE OURR IGHT ........ T. O.. . V. O.. T. E. .... Two- year old Carly Wimmer gets a few pointers from her mom Stacy on what is going to happen when the " start" signal is given at the Eastern Egg Hunt which was sponsored by the Greentown Lions. Moreon page 9. Photo by R. Jenkins for one candidate each for the three seats. On page 4 and 5 are the replies of the three latter candidates to a questionnaire prepared by the Eastern C l a s s r o o m T e a c h e r s Association. The polls will be open 600 a. m. to a00 p. m. Where to vote: Liberty 1, 2, 3, and 4 Precincts, which includes the Town of Greentown - Eastern Elementary gym. Jackson, Twp. - Sycamore Friends Church, 1148 N 100 E. Union Twp. - Center Gmve Baptist Church, 10771 E 400 S. Class rooms to Be Air Conditioned The Eastern Howard School Board, at their regular meeting April 23, voted to accept the bid of $ 137,30Ofrom Jack E. Buckley of Buckley Heating & Cooling, Bunker Hill, Indiana, to air c o n d i t i o n t w e n t y - n i n e classrooms in the elementary and high school, completing the air conditioning of all regular classrooms in both buildings. The bid was the lowest of four, ranging to $ 199,000. The Buckley bid was recommended by Moore Engineering, Indpls. The project is to be completed by August 14, 1996. Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop # 4427 pick up trash along U. S. 35. They later were treated to lunch at HighJand Park in Kokomo. Scouts Clean Ut, Members of 3Gnior Girl Scout Troop # 4427 ( 6th graders) worked with Brownie Troop # 4428 ( 3rd graders) in picking up trash along the north side of U. S. 35 west of Greentown on Saturday April 20. The effort was part of Keep America Beautiful Day. This project also fulfilled a requirement of the Junior Troop in helping the Brownies prepare to " bridge up" to Junior level. ' The Cub Scouts also participated in Keep America Beautiful Day. In photo to right, Michelle Lavengood, Brownine Scout, puts an abandoned muffler in a trash bag. Photos by R. Jenkins New Police Car Ordered Town Council President Robert Armstrong requested and received approval of an order for a new police car for the Greentown Police. Ordered from Brad Howell Ford was a .1996 Ford Crown Victoria at the price of $ 19,666. This will bring the local fleet up to three cars. $ 5,500 would be allowed as trade- in if the Town wishes to trade in one of the present cars. Decision on whether or not to trade in will be made later. Don Flook moved that the Town close the alley one- half block east of Meridian Street between Main and Walnut Streets, subject to a written request from Brad Howell. The Town would maintain utility easements. The motion passed. Don Flook requested approval for the Greentown Main Street Association to hire Jane Ann Howey to assist the Association in steps required to plan and implement a program. He explained that hiring Ms. Howey is dependent on getting a CPF grant which would pay one- half of her fee, which is $ 1 1,400. Upon a motion by Roger Wolfe and second by Frank Robertson, the Council approved hiring of Howey. NOTE: In action during their meeting April 4, the Greentown A r e a Economic Development Committee voted to provide $ 6,000 to the Greentown Main Street Association to help finance the Main Street program. This amount will cover the local contribution for the hiring of Jane Ann Howey as consultant.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1996-05, 03:05|
|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: Election Day to Be May 7; Classrooms to Be Air COnditioned; Scouts Clean Up; New Poliece Car Ordered
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, May 1996, Volume 03, Issue 05|
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