Kokomo Tribune, December 20, 1994

Kokomo Tribune

December 20, 1994

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Issue date: Tuesday, December 20, 1994

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 20, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana KOKOMO Tuesday 1994 50 cents Shots fired at White House One man taken to hospital WASHINGTON AP Police fired at least two shots outside the White House today and a man who witnesses said was brandish ing a large knife was taken to the hospital with a chest offi cials The incident occurred at 9 President Clinton was in the Oval Office at the Secret Service agents started running from the West Wing to the front near the street that runs between the Treasury and the White One man was lying on the ground and was being attended to by emergency Pennsylvania which runs in front of the White was closed It was the third shooting incident at the White House in two Fire Department spokesman Alvin Carter said one person was shot in the chest and taken to George Wash ington University Please see Page All accounts Andrews had access to will be audited ByJEFFPARROTT Tribune staff writer Howard County commissioners will hire an independent account ing firm to audit all accounts Pros ecutor James Andrews has had access Commissioner President Dave Griffey announced McCarty and of will be hired to pore over the prosecutors Griffey hopefully finishing an audit in several All the prosecutors accounts will be in part to deter mine whether the Pretrial Diver sion Fund was improperly used to balance other budgeted Griffey The move came in response to a request from incoming prosecutor James who has called Andrews office finances a mess and said he wants them in order when he begins his term Youve got to put this into per Griffey Youve got an office holder coming into a controversial wanting to know the exact status of the Please see Page CHRISTMAS CRUNCH AT THE POST OFFICE Kevin Wheeler addresses a box stuffed with gifts he is sending home to New Jersey after celebrating Christmas early with family in He was joined by others at the Main Koko mo post office Monday on what has become the busiest day of the year for the postal Kokomo post office officials said they handled more than 1 million pieces of mail including a record outgoing for a 65office area that stretches from Upland to and north to Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Local children benefit from your generosity Goodfellows is a charity spon sored by the Kokomo Tribune to help needy children at Youngsters age infant through age 13 receive new clothing at Christmas provided through cor porate sponsor Donations to the charity are used to fund vouchers which are distributed to eligible Howard County Donations to the charity may be mailed to the Koko mo Post Office Box 300 Union Donations may also be brought to the Kokomo Tribune and dropped off at the accounting The Tribune encourages dona tions in memory of loved Memorials and donation listings will appear on Page 1 throughout the holiday In loving memory of my Richard Powers In memory of Grandpa Shep ard and Grandpa Al In memory of my Arley Shepard and my Huston Shepard In memory of Ty In memory of my Carl and Viola Molin Ingrid Haun For the from Ks second grade class at In memory of mother and Carolyn Gaddis In memory of my dear hus GOODFELLOWS Frederick Kollmar Anonymous In loving of Berneice Emehiser and Leslie Durr Paul and Betty Yager In memory of my Brian loved and missed very much every day In loving memory of Karen Sue from Donna Cathy In memory of Lowell Hurt and Ted and Georgia our parents and Charles Hurt In memory of Wilbur Scoutmaster Anonymous In memory of my Clyde Stewart Ellen Stewart In memory of our John Felton and James Cole and John Felton In memory of Donald Rex Shepherd and our parents Joe and June Mason In memory of our loved ones in the and Canada In memory of Becky and Mike In memory of Nellie Mayfield and William Miller and Michael Blazier In memory of Mary Thatch Paul Thatcher and Margaret Dillon from Brian and Kyle Dillon For Ed and in memory of George and Ray Charles and Bertha and Fred Richter From Lea and Teddy In memory of our beloved brother and Jimmy Fakes In memory of Aunt Betty Pearl Thomas In memory of Midge and Thelma In memory of my Ralph Curly Lamberson and grandchildren Jeffery Leah Kay and Lou Ann Lamberson In memory of Cleon Cookie Meister Total Inside 108 Super Santa Seattle SuperSonics for ward Shawn Kemp plays Santa as he hands out a present to Chantel at a commu nity center here Kemp visited two neighborhood community centers passing out toys and holiday wishes to 200 atrisk chil Kemp was an outstanding athlete from Concord High School in AP photo North Korea talk Americans alter flight procedures South Korea AP officials pressed Norm Korea to return a captive American pilot and the body of his colleague dur ing a halfhour meeting today at the Korean War truce village of The was revising procedures for flights along the Korean border to avoid similar The avia tors unarmed observation heli copter went down Saturday in North Korea after they became disoriented and strayed into North Korean air space while on a routine military offi cials have It is still not clear whether they were shot down or made an emergency American officials gave the North Koreans a statement requesting details about the sur vivong aviators condition and asking for the immediate return of the pilot and his dead said military spokesman Jim families doing Rand study says WASHINGTON AP A study out today takes a much rosier view than usual of Ameri can schools and Contrary to popular it schools have gotten better over the past 20 and betteredu cated parents and smaller families are helping students The Rand study should dispel the notion that schools and parents are failing the nations its authors Prevailing perceptions are too said David who lea the study at a Santa research The researchers found no support for charges that our schools and public policies are Gijss mer said in a The study was based on stu dents ages 13 and 17 who took the National Assessment of Educa tional Progress tests between 1970 and The Rand study said standard ized test scores for black and His panic teenagers unproved signifi cantly between the mid1970s and narrowing the gap with white who made much smaller ;

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