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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 13, 2004, Kokomo, Indiana Page designed by Rodney Ogle LIFESTYLE KOKOMO TRIBUNE JUNE 2004 D5 itry By MMH Hid MOIIMtCIREY For AP Weekly Features We recently attended the 59th Annual National Hardware Show in Las We were in search of the latest and greatest in new home Some are so new they wont be shipping to stores until later this Attic Dek Need additional storage space for holiday decorations and the like Dont rule out the attic Laying sheets of plywood in the attic during new home construction is a simple and inexpensive if youre already in your fitting a 4foot by 8foot sheet of plywood through the attic access might be a Planking can be easier to get through the but can be a heavier load on the ceiling than is We arent against using plywood or planking as attic There some disadvantages to constructing a wood floor in the attic Most attics are filled with wiring and Attaching plywood or wood planking to the ceiling joist can conceal these items and make wiring or plumbing modifications later Plywood is heavy and cumber That weight could cause ceil ing Thats why we were impressed when we discovered a new attic flooring product called Attic The product is a floor system con sisting of nothing more than 16 inchsquare plastic panels that look like drainage Each panel or highimpact plastic if you looks like a tictactoe board be cause it is filled with a symmetrical pattern of square The holes make each panel less expen sive to manufacture and they provide a way to view wiring or piping that would otherwise be hidden by a solid flooring For more information on Attic contact the manufacturer by calling 800 6766904 or reach them on the Web at ScrapeRite doubleedged plastic razor blades Someone has developed a double edged razor blade that is safe The reason is simple its made of plas tic Sort of like the evolution from glass baby bottles to plastic A company called ScrapeRite has come up with a doubleedged plastic razor blade that comes with its own blade holder or handle to make gripping the blade simple and Not every scraping job requires a steel so when thats the it makes sense to use an alternative device that is For more infor mation on the new doubleedged plastic razor contact the man ufacturer by calling 386 5479172 or try Easy Crown Molding Installing wood crown molding is one of the more difficult and expen sive trim If you are on a limited or live in an apart ment where the landlord wont help crown molding may be out of the that you decide to use a new product called Easy Crown The in ventor told us that he wanted to cre ate a crown molding that was ex tremely inexpensive and that didnt require special tools for he developed a hollow crown molding made of paper thin plastic Installation is easier than any pre fabbed trim we have Its peel and stick All you do is peel back the peelandstick cover and press each piece in There arent any fancy miter cuts to Each piece comes with one end that is coped precut to fit against the op posing piece in an inside corner con The other end is Outside corners are readymade and peel and stick in For more information on Easy Crown contact the manu facturer by calling 973 or visit its Web site at LOVE Abston Jay and Chris Abston observed 50 years of mar riage June Jay and the former Chris Cross were married June in He served with the mili tary in World War II and retired from Stellite Cor She was a babysitter most of her They have one Corene Chittum of They also have one one and two Shane and Colleen a Caden 7 pounds 9 ounces on May Maternal grandparents are Steve and Julie Paternal grandparents are Steve and Judy Howard Regional Health System Raymond and Lena a Zachary 9 pounds 13 ounces at May Brian and Joanna a Annie 9 pounds 11 ounces at May Warren and Tamara a Warren 6 pounds 11 ounces at May James and Kimberly a Brayden 9 pounds 7 ounces at May Jeff and Rachel a Kaitlyn 7 pounds 10 ounces at May Charles and Erin a Garrett 7 pounds 14 ounces at May Joseph Hospital a JaNasia Nimea Jo 7 pounds 9 ounces at May Michael and April a Glen 7 pounds 6 ounces at May Matthew and Christ Bunker a Madison 9 pounds 1 ounce at May Brett and Kim a Carly 6 pounds 9 ounces at May a Billie 2 pounds 2 ounces at May Michael and Rachel a Jazmyn 7 pounds 1 ounce at May VOWS SwitzerCarpenter Penny Lynn Carpenter and Petty First Class Brian Switzer were wed May in City Lemon The Greg Scotland per formed the doublering Penny is the daughter of Frank and Betty both She graduated from El Cajon High School in California in 1983 and is a Brian is the son and stepson of Gloria and Dick and the son and stepson of Ollie and Loretta also of He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1986 and is an avia tion electronics technician with the He has been with the military for 18 The matron of honor was Donna San The best man was Christoff Lerciak of Lemon The couple resides in Lemon and will take a trip to Kokomo at a later HarveyHlebasko Debra Ann Hlebasko and David John Harvey were united in marriage at May in the Howard County A reception will be held at 3 June at the Holiday Inn of Debra is the daughter of Paul and Patty She is a 2001 graduate of Lewis Cass High School and is attending Indiana University She is employed with Arbys Restaurant in David is the son of Dale and Helen Koko He graduated from Western High School in 1995 and is employed with Treeces II in ENGAGEMENTS These new videos educate make them laugh SCMPPS HOMMHP SiBBiCI When it comes to entertaining parents can feel like babys rat tle a bit shaken up by it But three new videos will calm the parental The liveaction Make Baby Laugh Giggle Together dips into clever ways to incite baby from blowing bubbles to messy tea parties to hide Also watch for the entertain ing purple and yellow Studies have shown that laughter benefits a babys mental and physical and parenting expert Kori who appears at the end of the encourages parents to play with their kids and find their own ways to make them Exposing children to art and classi cal music is the goal of Baby Laure ates For The Love Of Bright and Bouncy Star is the host of this de lightful which spotlights the artwork of Van Gogh and oth ers while the music of Mozart plays in the Star also introduces col textures and patterns found in the various while the video shows children experimenting with paintings of their This is one of the cleverest videos for ba bies out Companion video Baby laureates For The Love of World Travel finds along with some of his taking videowatchers on a trip around the world through animation and liveaction paintings and They introduce ani words and landmarks from each as well as artwork and music from each countrys Some of the proceeds from the unique Baby Laureate videos go to the Childrens Defense Fund and to Jude Childrens Research Hospi so you can contribute to some worthy causes while you educate your GardnerBrockman Amy Gardner and Alan Brockman are plan ning a June wedding in Amy is the daughter of Wes and Marilyn She graduated from Purdue Uni versity in 2001 and is currently attending the Uni versity of Connecticut Dental She expects to graduate in the spring of 2005 and will pursue a residency in oral Alan is the son and stepson of Barbara and Steve and the son and stepson of Robert and Judy He earned a me chanical engineering degree from Purdue Universi ty in December 2001 and is currently employed with EnsignBickford Aerospace Defense in Sims GraberHunt Emeline Joy Graber and Adam Michael Hunt are planning to wed at First Baptist Emeline is the daughter of Carl and Linda She graduated from Bethany Fel lowship School in 1996 and is employed with Graber Adam is the son of Alan and Karen He graduated from Maconaquah High School in 1997 and earned an associates degree in agriculture business from Vincennes University in He is owner of Hunts Outdoor LICENSES The following couples were issued matridge licenses by the Howard County Clerks office Gary Adkins and Megan Kokomo Douglas Koko and Raschelle Elwood Clyde Barger and Modesty Kokomo John Bertrand and Betty Kokomo t Eric Brehm and Stacy Kokomo James Briscoe and Janice Kokomo Willie and Debra Kokomo Derrick Chambers and Quiyana Kokomo Gregory Kloenne and Nancy Kokomo Eric Vance and Heidi Kokomo Ricky Depew and Carolyn Kokomo Michael Chrisley and Jessica Kokomo James Coston and Mildred Kokomo Tony Cummings and Angela Kokomo William Davin and Carla Kokomo Christopher Ellis and Christine Kokomo David Harvey and Debra Russiaville Joseph Hawkins and Debra Scott Kaselonis and Kristin Kokomo Dirk Mooney and Heather Kokomo Ricky Moser and Chance Kokomo Jonathan Phillips and Rebecca Kokomo Jeffery Powell and Pamela Kokomo Shawn Rector and Elizabeth Kokomo Garth Cole and Cathy Kokomo Jonathan Rostron and Tanya Kokomo Nickolas Scott and Shandolyn Kokomo Jeremy and Charlene Kokomo Douglas Soblotne and Lisa Kokomo Kevin Spangler and Farrah Kokomo David Taskey and Mandl Kokomo Mark and Regina Kokomo Westley Woodward and Patricia Kokomo Terra StephensAvery and Christopher Neuhauser are planning to marry June at Oak Brook Valley Terra is the daughter of Eldon Avery and JoAnn She graduated from Maconaquah High School in Christopher is the son of Susan He graduated from Maconaquah High School irt 2002 and is a percussion ReedDockemeyer Doni Reed and Alan Dockemeyer II are planning to marry June 23r in a sunset beach ceremony at Anna Maria Doni is the daughter of Dion and Vimol She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1993 and from Indiana University in She is a registered nurse with Howard Regional Health Alan is the son of Alan and Julie He graduated from James Wliitcomb Riley High School in He is employed with Hewitt Tool SnowWhlte Stacy Ann Snow and John Charles White are planning a June wedding at Judson Road Christian Stacy is the daughter of Robert and Karen She graduated from Kokomo High School in John is the son and stepson of Billie Jo and Tim He graduated from Con way High School in 1985 and from HorryGeorge town Tech in
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