Wednesday, December 7, 1994

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 7, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Wednesday 50 cents Death stalks nearer for Resnover INDIANAPOLIS AP federal courts appeared to offer Gregory Resnover his only slim chance today of delaying his exe cution scheduled for just after Attorney Robert Hammerle asked the Supreme Court to postpone Resnovers and was preparing other filings for District Court and the 7th Circuit Court of Were obviously trying to get back in Hammerle said Tuesday after two state judges rejected requests for a A judge who turned down one appeal labeled the effort a last minute attempt to manipulate the judicial Evan Bayh denied a clemency request on Certainly it appears bleak now for said Richard a lawyer with the Indiana Civil Liberties He said the failed effort in state court was Resnovers last best chance His electrocution is scheduled for just after to get a Federal courts are increasingly hostile to these lastminute attempts to stay Waples is scheduled to be executed just after midnight Wednesday early Thursday Hangin out in the ol chicken coop Two barn cats were tired of being cooped up and popped out temperatures will plummet to the low 30s this and a couple windows in an old chicken coop along 500 North at continue to fall to the 20s The high Thursday will be 35 about 850 West in Howard Its time to close the win degrees and snow is likely by according to local weather observer Robert as Tribune photo by Tim Bath help the children Goodfellows is a charity spon sored by the Kokomo Tribune to help needy children at Youngsters age infant through 13 receive new clothing through the charity provided by Pen ney in the Kokomo Donations to the charity are used to fund vouchers which are distributed to eligible Howard County This Goodfellows shop ping will be Donations to the charity may be mailed to the Koko mo Post Office Box 300 Union Donations may also be dropped off at the Kokorno Tribune accounting The Tribune encourages indi viduals to donate inmemory of a loved Memorials and donation listings will appear on Page 1 throughout the holiday Anonymous donations are accepted and listed as such in the In memory of loved ones Howard and Laura Harper g OdSeUows MAKl CiihlJHLtj In memory of Glenn Miller from Joan Miller In memory of Lawrence Decker from Meta and Martha Decker In memory of Herman Henry from his family In memory of George Smith from sons Mike and Brian Smith In loving memory of our broth er Bobby Wolford from Larry and Mimi Wolford In loving memory of Dad Woodrow Dalhover from Pat Mimi Wolford and Mona Dalhover In memory of all our loved the Meltons Mona Melton and Larry Wolford and and Weldy In loving memory of our David Tucker Merritt and Norma Tucker In memory of my Leonard Miller Betty Miller In memory of Richard Dun can Delia Williams Kyle and Alex Taylor Robert and Marcia Eckstein In memory of Dorothy Clarke Nichols and and Elton Clarke Dorotha Ledman In loving memory of Marilyn Jeanne Gangwer mother Pauline For children from Miriam Circle of First Congregational Church In memory of Grandma and Grandpa Crispen Gary Mendenhall In memory of Prissy and Goldie Gary Mendenhall In memory of loved ones Verlin and Ruby Long Anonymous Total We Care Cleanup Auction set for Sunday The WWKI We Care Cleanup Auction will be at 1 Sunday at the United Steelworkers of America Local 920 Mill brook Items which were not on this past weekends broadcast will be offered for an auction which continues until all the items are A concession stand will be oper ating to benefit We Bidders are encouraged to stop by Earlywine Direct Manufactur 1101 Washington to register as a bidder between 10 and and 6 Friday and The bid donation is per Earlywines is donating its auction computer capabilities to the We Care clean up Bidders will receive a computer printed invoice when they leave the auction detailing what they bought and how much they The We Care which closed at 5 signed off the air with a record signoff The 1993 final total for We Care was The 1994 total is scheduled to be announced on WWKIs Male Call next We Care divides its proceeds among the Salvation the Kokomo Rescue Mission and the Kokomo Tribunesponsored Inside Business UAW steps up pressure on Delco management to settle local outsourcing Page Also Inside Classified Local News of Sports CHRISTMAS 95 morning for his part in the 1980 shooting death of Indianapolis police Jack Ohrberg was slain attempting to arrest Resnover in the shooting death of a Brinks Earlier Marion Superi or Court Judge Anthony Metz III dismissed a stay request filed by attorney Michael Sutherlin asking the court to review Bayhs clemency Thaf s Bayhs and he has now made that Metz Waples managed to win the sec ond hearing only after four judges refused to consider the matter and state Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard appointed Morgan Superior Judge Thomas Gray as a special But Resnover fared no better with arguing before said the states elec tric chair works unreliably arid that electrocution violates state and federal constitutional bans on cruel and unusual Fleming awaits furniture movers ByJEFFPARROTT Tribune staff writer In the aftermath of a brutal cam theres been little contact between the outgoing and incom ing Howard County But Prosecutorelect James Fleming wants to tell his prede James one thing for certain Dont leave with the Fleming said hes heard nothing from Andrews about when or if hell return equipment and furni ture now in offices Andrews and his staff occupy across the street from the The most helpful thing he could do is return all the at least get a plan to do Fleming Right now thats the most important I want all that over there by 1 I dont want to have to worry about The furniture and equipment will be there by Andrews told the Kokomo Tribune this Andrews said hell have it all in the Courthouse before when he leaves for a trip to the Fiesta Bowl in Fleming is referring to about worth of office equip ment and furniture Andrews has told the county council he pur chased with discretionary funds from 1989 to March of this The list of equipment includes cellular file library chairs and a conference table and a computer system and 10 typewrit Fleming said hes also heard nothing from Andrews about any possible assistance hell offer to Facilitate a smooth The only communication between the two men since the 8 election in which Fleming coasted to victory with 70 percent of the vote has been a letter from Andrews to Fleming announcing the resig nation of a Fleming He has been getting a crash course on the mechanics of taking office this week at the Newly Elected and Appointed Prosecut ing Attorneys Training Seminar in he Andrews said hell stand true to his pledge to offer Fleming any help he As I said in my letter that I gave him on election all he has to do is ask Andrews Theres nothing that hes asked me at this Andrews said several of his deputy prosecutors have recently taken Fleming and his wife through the prosecutors telling them what each secretarys duties are and showing them the space He added that hes preparing a summary of pending cases where investiga tions are ongoing that hell submit that to Fleming before Andrews said he has needed to contact Fleming recently to get his approval to continue operation of the Title IVD incentive but Fleming has been out of Andrews said the renewal of the in which the prosecutor collects federal funds as an incen tive to collect back child support requires Andrews sig nature before Bad arrest Man claims hes a victim of County Sheriff Department By MIKE FLETCHER Tribune staff writer An 18yearold Kokomo man is the latest victim of a socalled mis communication error by the Howard County Sheriff Depart ment and the Howard County Kenneth 1408 Apperson Way was arrested 29 on a warrant for pos session of mari a Class D felony It was later discovered that the warrant had already been and Collins had been previously arrested charged with the offense Court records show he was released from jail on bail 1 Collins became the fifth client of Kokomo attorney Charles Scruggs to have been arrested in the last three or four months on old war Scruggs said Scruggs also said he is in the process of filing tort claims against the A tort claim is not a but a notification that a lawsuit could be Indiana law requires a tort claim be filed before a lawsuit is filed against a governmental Jail officials learned of the error and released Collins after he spent nearly 15 hours behind Collins was booked in at Tuesday and released at the next morn jail officials Collins said he went to the jail to collect com missary money that was left for and deputies arrest ed him on the old I tried to explain to them that I had already been arrested for this but they wouldnt he Its a problem that needs to be Deputy Sheriff Phil Templin Templin explained the mixup as follows When we arrest they first go for an arraignment and are he A warrant then comes down and since he has been officially the war rant should say read only on If it doesnt we dont know its already ifs coming back from the clerks office without saying read and it is served Sheriff John Beany was unavailable for comment about why the incident tried to explain to them that I had already been arrested for this but they wouldnt listen to Kenneth Collins