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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - April 19, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                226 K OKOMO April 1994 50 cents Minilndy cars get green flag ByJEFFPARROTT Tribune staff writer Long after this years Indianapo lis 500 has come and Koko mo residents may still be able to whet their appetites for racing excitement without leaving Minilndy cars appear to be on a fast track into The Koko moHoward County Plan Com mission gave the green flag to site plans for two new miniIndy car tracks at Monday nights The proposed by sepa rate coincidentally came before the commission at the same according to Com mission Assistant Director James Commission Planner Jim Carter said outdoor recreational facilities are obviously something Koko mo The two properties are about three miles to be called Kokomo would sit at 409 Arrow just off 31 near the Indian Heights Kokomo Raceway developer Garry of said the high visibility and heavy traffic there attracted him to the Donna is the majority owner of PuttPutt Golf Games franchises in six Indiana cities and the Applewood Raceway in Ander son and is publisher of Hoosier Basketball Donna said his familiarity with Kokomo through coverage of high school basketball led him to choose the city for his next mini Indy car Hed eventually like to have tracks in cities throughout the he The developer of the other coinvestor Steve Lyons of Mari was hesitant to provide many details of his plans in light of the competition with His track will be called MiniIndy Go at 2119 Zartman Please see PA12 Pouncy acted on his own initiative By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff writer Ray Pouncy told NAACP mem bers Monday he acted on his own and not on that of the when he asked for an FBI investigation into possible inmate civil rights violations at the Howard County Criminal Jus tice president of the NAACPs Kokomo announced he had requested the investigation at two candidate forums earlier this Pouncy is seeking the Democratic nomina tion for Howard County recorder in the He is scheduled to meet with the FBI at 9 Since last Pouncy said hed been receiving calls from inmates complaining about unfair treatment of black Pouncy said he felt there was suf ficient justification to contact fed eral At a board of directors meeting of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Pouncy said the board accused him of acting on behalf of the organization without its By being they thought I was doing it as an NAACP But I told them I was doing it on my Pouncy told the They felt it should have been brought before the But I told them that there are many things I do that are riot in the con text of the Its just me as an individual It doesnt make any difference to Pquncy Pouncy was told that he should have gone through the organiza tions legal redress which would nave involved its own He was also accused of using the announcement as a ploy to further his political which he Im run ning for but this has nothing to do with he Following his announcement in the Pouncy said he has been flooded with telephone calls urging him to proceed with the A winner Jean Driscoll of winner of the womens wheelchair division of the 1994 Boston celebrates after receiving the laurel wreath at the finish line A complete Boston Marathon story and photo are on Page AP photo Double surprise Nurses who attended Indiana University Kokomos Senior Nursing Tea Monday were surprised when nursing student Jerry Markins stopped by with two of the triplets he and his wife Kim had two weeks Markins talked to Cindy Henderson as Jan Wrightsman listened to the proud Abby Markins is in the back of the stroller and Christ is in the Sister Kylie is still in Methodist Markins is scheduled to graduate from lUKs nursing school in Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds fails to halt Serbs Austria AP The Serb advance into the Muslim enclave of Gorazde in eastern Bosnia proves that a united people and army can defy the An analysis The United Nations cannot stop them unless the major powers are ready to make a Gulf Warsized investment of planes and guns needed to win a military vic tory on the The failure of the strategy may encourage the Serbs to grab more they may stop just short of seizing knowing they have embarrassed the world and made their The lesson was not lost on Bosn ian who feel their army is faining experience and hey may now defy any peace set tlement that would grant the Serbs their Greater Serbia and end Europes worst bloodshed since World War We too will go for all or noth Bosnias Muslim Alija told a Sarajevo We have learned our les he The lesson is We have to be because in this only force is The Russians tried in vain to negotiate a ceasefire with Bosnian Serb but Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin said In my there is very little wav to control the The Serbs themselves see not the United as the failure to stop the Serbs either through last weeks bomb ing or negotiation shows both the immensity of the defeat of its and the size of the politi cal and military victory achieved by the the Tanjug news agency said in thes Politika Ever since war began in the for mer Yugoslavia in the worlds especially the United made clear they arent ready to risk men or mili tary power to stop the Please see PA12 Mistake in Punch leads to wild melee Pa9e 1 storv A referee was struck in the face at Western Middle School gym Monday by an unidentified Anderson coach following a 13yearoldand under boys AAU basketball Howard County Sheriff deputies The Jeff suffered minor Lipinski declined to comment on whether he was going to pursue According to officers were called to the gym at to a report of a large An Anderson team was playing a Muncie team in a tournment sponsored by Deputies said the unidentified Anderson coach apparently went after Lipinski after Lipinski called a technical foul on the coachs son just before the game Deputies said several individuals tried to stop the and then the coachs wife began to kick and hit the individuals trying to break up the At that point the entire crowd got involved and the coach and his escort ed out of the gym by Western fac ulty They started to leave when the officers stopped them in front of the Larry Westerns athletic expressed concern about the coachs Something needs to be done about this He doesnt need to be involved with kids like he The which featured 32 teams from around the was a fundraiser for the Panther Pride Booster Muncie won Monday nights Because of a Kokomo Tribune a Page 1 story about an arrest of a Kokomo man for crimi nal vicarious sexual gratification and attempted child molest was incorrect James Daniel 922 Danbury was accused of keeping his three nieces at knife point at his home and making sex ual advances toward as well as attempting to have at least one of the victims perform sexual acts with according to the Koko mo Police Roseanne files for divorce Shes fired her husband and cut up his credit cards LOS ANGELES AP They flashed their tattooed rear ends in posed for grossout photos and squabbled with TV It wasnt pretty while it and now the union of Roseanne and Tom Arnold is to an ugly Arnold filed for divorce Monday and got a restraining order against her husband and business accusing him of slapping her The 41yearold star of one of TVs most popular shows fired her husband as executive producer of cut up his credit cards and dashed off to Europe for a threemonth trip without a source close to the couple She also fired Kim the couples assistant who had joined them in a threeway said the who spoke on condition of Arnold said in court papers that who married officially separated Former president suffers a stroke NEW YORK AP Former President Richard who left the White House in disgrace dur ing the Watergate scandal only to emerge in retirement as an elder suffered a stroke that aides said left him unable to The 81yearold Nixon was stricken at his home in Park while getting ready for dinner Monday night and was taken by ambulance to New York HospitalCornell Medical said his spokeswoman Kathy His daugh Tricia Cox and Julie and the Billy a longtime rushed to his His died in NUon Nixon was in intensive care and his condition was described as Kim Tay another Nixon said this morning that that he was alert and attentive but unable to Nixons doctors would not give a prediction on his prospects until 24 hours after the Taylor The Daily News quoted an emergencyroom worker as say ing wearing an oxygen waved to companions as they visited him in the emergency Inside Local Western names new superin tendent Page Style Watch out for potential eye Page Sports Michigan may have only a Fab 2 left after Page Also inside markets B3B4 Classified ads B5B8 Comics B9 DearAbby B7 Gott B8 Entertainment B2 Local news A2A3 News of record A10 Obituaries A10 Opinion A6 Sports A7A9 Style Bl   

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