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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                Tipton County May 1994 Kokomo Congregation explores possibilities of new building Liberty Baptist to rise from ashes ByLlSAMPPS Tribune Upton Bureau the congregation at Liberty Baptist Church has grown since the March i We had some members on the rolls that had not been Ruth copastor of the But theyve been coming back very Several have become recommitted to the Thats been a wonderful thing to have According to the church has about 200 members and has a regular attendance aver aging 80 on Sunday The blaze completely destroyed the 72year old structure that housed the lished in The blaze did not destroy the The church has established a research Members of the committee visit various churches to decide what features the new building should Church officials are also sending questionnaires to county residents to find out what they need or want from the Information gathered by the questionnaires and committee will be used in planning the design of the new communitys needs so well be here for a instead of build ing a building and then cramming in it what we Lawson We want to build a church that 100 years from now people will be proud In the the congrega tion continues to meet at Kempton Methodist Episcopal Fire officials determined the blaze was according to Alden a spokesperson for the State Fire Marshals The case is still under investiga tion and they are continuing to interview those who might have information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsi Taylor We want to meet their the Taylor did not say what was used to start the blaze explaining thats part of the He did say there were multiple points of He we dont like to say much about a fire during the Firefighters from five volunteer departments were called to Liber ty Baptist at 350 North on 1000 West A nearby farmer reported the blaze at The fire departments brought in tankers and used water from Shante just south of Liberty Baptist to help extinguish the Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the arson hotline at There is up to a reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for starting the fire at Liberty Baptist Taylor A reward is offered for informa tion on any he Money for the reward comes from the Indiana Arson and Crime Associ The charges for arson can range from a misdemeanor to a Class A felony arson which does not result it bodily injury or death is a Class B Anyone convicted of a Class B such as faces a six to 20year prison term and a fine of up to Were not sure whether its going to be easier knowing who set the blaze or not Lawson Were not in it for Well let the authorities handle We just wonder if it was some thing personal against the church or The church has established a building fund and many Tipton County churches and private1 citi zens have donated With nonchurch members donating Lawson we know our church did repre sent the Its nice to know the community wants the church Moms memories often made of simple things Picnic meant much to young daughter When I think of my I think of Not because shes full of although Ive accused her of being full of it on more than one occa I also think of banana Not because shes although once while driving on a country road she slammed on the stopped dead in her tracks and honked and honked for sever al minutes at blowing She said she thought she saw a puppy running across the I I didnt believe her let me tell you why I think of bologna and Popsicles when I think of my At the we didnt know we were creating a day both of us would remember and cherish for sister and brother were at school and Mom and I decided to pull a Pulling a sneaky meant going to the park and playing all buy ing an ice cream cone or watching a Pulling a sneaky meant doing something my older sib lings would be jealous of so we had to keep it a Mom and I always pulled sneakies when my sister and brother were at school or church It was a sunny school day and for the life of me I cant remember what year it was or how old I Local update Parade units being sought Tipton Sesqui centennial Parade units are being sought for the grand celebration at 1 June pioneer units and floats are being All participants are asked to wear costumes appropriate to the Antique tractors and farm as well as antique bicy cles and cars are asked to sign Jacque 113 Court 6754455 is the committee chair man for the parade units and Terry Tipton 675 6058 is coordinating the tractor and farm machine County alumni from social or sports organizations are also invit ed to Village help needed by committees A Pioneer Vil lage is being planned as the cen terpiece of the Tipton Sesquicen tennial Celebration June 10 and 11 at the Tipton County The time period portrayed will be from the 1840s to the early The village will demon strate historic crafts and daily liv ing of that time All partici pants will wear costumes suitable to the period Craft peddlers selling historic crafts and early American foods will be There will also be actorsinter preters who will portray life as it was in early Tipton County including school teachers and store keepers and Enter tainers will also be performing folk For more contact Patti Zauss Sharpsville 2 but after Mom fixed lunch she Lets have a She grabbed the brown paper lunch bag and a blanket to sit Hand n hand we walked to a cushiony spot in the grass near the I wanted to help her spread the but if youve ever let a child help you understand why she gave me the job of just holding the brown paper We sat down and from the brown paper bag Mom pulled out two bologna an ice slushy Coke in a that had been in the freezer for about an and a banana Im sure we cause we always And when I tell this story I always must have blessed the banana Popsicle real good cause I can stul taste The picnic wasnt We didnt nave fancy We did nt have a proper picnic Nothin Just some Just a Just Im not sure what we talked but I remember I did all the And after I I ran jumped and danced and got a whole afternoon of I talked and played so much that we almost forgot to eat the It melted just enough that we didnt have much trouble break ing it down the middle to share Ive searched in every grocers freezer and looked on every but I cant find bananaPopsicles If I they wouldnt be as I didnt realize my mom remem bered that picnic until I was in col lege and we played the similar to televisions Newlywed during a week One question the asked what will your daughter say is her favorite childhood memory Mom a picnic we had when she was We had a banana won that No other team even got a It wasnt until I heard the other moms and daughters say they didnt even have any favorite childhood memories that I real ized how special our banana Pop sicle day really My mom had a similar day with her It was the last day she and her father spent together before she married and left her Appalachian home for the Hoosier Her dad was planting potatoes and needed None of her other nine siblings were Mom They packed a bologna sand wich lunch and headed to the My grandpa sank two bot tles of Coke in a creek to She can still taste that bologna Over the Ive thought a lot about our Popsicle And I think Ive finally figured out why it was so It wasnt until recently although I was I kept my niece night and let my household chores go We blew enough soap bubbles to put Lawrence Welk to played hide and always hid ing behind the same carpeted the porch in sidewalk picked had at least 30 tea and she swung on every swing and slid down every slide at Highland By Saturday the little girl who almost outandout refuses to even go to sleep at took a threehour We had a banana Popsicle You Mom could have cleaned the She could have washed a load of She could have mended a She could have taken a Taken a hot Taken me to a baby But she Mom Lets have a Mini Makeovers Call Today For An Appointment meRLEnoRmpn 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