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Greensburg Daily News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1990, Greensburg, Indiana Holy week Low campaigning for first time in county government a Money egg form printed in the Greensburg daily news on thursday and saturday visit the crossing merchants listed and upon finding the a Money egg a have the form stamped by an employee of the store it was explained. Once the a Money egg form is Complete with All business logos stamped entries maybe dropped in an easter Box on display in the Greensburg crossing shopping Center. A drawing will be conducted on easter eve at the Wal Mart Entrance at 5 ., april 14, to determine the $300 grand prize Winner and three of the $50 . Savings Bond winners. An easter egg colouring contest will also be held throughout the week and one $50 . Savings Bond will be awarded for the most decorative easter egg. Participants Are asked to bring their please see Money Page 2a again this year the Greensburg daily news will list the special happenings at the churches for holy week. Churches Are asked to submit material by noon on tuesday april to for use in the column which will be published wednesday. Inside 22 pages 2 sections classifieds. 11a-12a diversions. 13a neighbors. 3a sports. 6 a,7 a viewpoint. 4a rotary club merchants consumer show tabloid .1b-8bgreensburg daily news Southeastern Indiana a Foremost newspaper % april 5, 1990thursday Greensburg. Indiana 47240 96th year no .82 $ by Robin Reid staff writer running on the Democrat ticket for Decatur county councilman of the third District is Royce Low. A Decatur county native Low said he has been actively involved with the Democrat party for 42 years. He has never been elected to a political office. It comes he said he considers himself to be a conservative when it comes to governmental spending. A there Are times when you have to spend Money in order to save Money in the Long run a said Low. Low and his wife Eunice have six children and la grandchildren. He said he is very Active in the Westport Community. He is a member of the masonic Lodge american legion and charter member of the veterans of foreign War in Westport. Low is also a member of the Decatur county shrine club Indianapolis Murat shrine club chapter and Council please see first Page 2a Money to be awarded for easter contest Royce Low when asked Why he is campaigning for a county Council seat Low said a i have some ideas about How county Money should be appropriated. I have been in business and farming All of my life and i have an idea of what makes the world go Low said he believes the Council s responsibility is to a look at each monetary Issue As eight schools placed on probation by the state Indianapolis up a the state Board of education thursday placed eight Indiana Public schools on probation for not meeting performance based accreditation standards. Those schools will undergo another review in the fall. Another 46 schools were Given full accreditation but will undergo review in two years instead of the usual five. The Board voted to give full accreditation to 302 of the 356 schools in the latest accreditation Cycle. Those schools will be reviewed again after the full five year term. The eight schools on probation Are Forest Park elementary at Brazil Daleville High school Medora Junior senior High school Chesterfield elementary North Miami elementary at Den ver Evansville Harrison High school and University school and Warren elementary both at Terre haute. The performance based accreditation process was established As part of former gov. Robert Orr s a plus program for excellence in education. Accreditation is based on attendance rates graduation rates proficiency in Reading and English language arts proficiency in mathematics and scores in the Indiana statewide testing for educational Progress a or step test. Schools also must meet statutory health and safety requirements and Legal standards including student teacher ratios and curriculum requirements. Probationary status is based on please see state Page 2a five Hundred dollars will be Given As prizes in the second annual Community easter promotion to be conducted by the Greensburg crossing retail merchants association. The grand prize a Money egg is Worth $300. A we Are conducting a fun game much like covering a Bingo card a Bob Bostic president of the Greensburg crossing merchants association explained. A people will look for a special a Money egg on display in shopping Center stores a Bostic said. The contest is open to anyone High school age or above it was reported. The promotion will run during the week prior to easter and in addition to the $300 grand prize feature special easter sales and shopping bargains plus four Lucky people will each win $50 . Savings Bonds from fifth third Bank it was announced. Participants in the Community event Are asked to use the special children daily news photos by Tracy Glantz sharing top photo grape juice was served by Janet Bedel of St. Maurice to Martha Webb on the left and Essie Billieu both of Westport at the Decatur county Extension homemakers International Day. Bottom left Michele Duval Mcconnell from Canada enlightened participants about the French culture of her Homeland. Annual show to have displays by Amy Miller staff writer the fourth annual merchants consumer show will be this weekend in the Greensburg Community High school gymnasium. Approximately 50 Booths and displays from area businesses and merchants will be displayed in the High school gym from to . To 8 Saturday and from 11 . To 5 Sunday. Admission is free. There Are $2,000 Worth of door prizes to be Given away from the various Booths according to Tom Nei Meyer president of the rotary club sponsor of the event. The door prizes will be Given away sunday evening. This is the first year the show has been in the Spring. In the past it was conducted in the fall. This change was due to there being too Many activities scheduled in the fall and few dates open for the event according to Neimeyer. Since the show is in the Spring William Robbins rotary club chairman for the consumer show said he expects there to be some Booths related to the season such As lawnmowers. The Greensburg fire depart please see show Page 2a testify on Matheney South Bend ind. Up a the trial of a Man accused of beating his former wife to death while he was on a prison furlough opened wednesday with testimony from the couples daughters. The children of Alan Matheney and the late Lisa Marie Bianco a Brooke to and Amber 7 a testified that they heard Glass break and then saw Matheney attack their Mother. Brooke was surprised she said a because he was supposed to be in Matheney 39, is charged with murder in the Shotgun beating death of Bianco. At the time of the killing last year Matheney was free on an eight hour pass from the correctional Industrial Complex in Pendleton. His pass limited him to the Indianapolis area. Matheney was serving a 10-year sentence for beating Bianco 29, two years earlier. Brooke Matheney testified that she saw her father holding a a Black bar in the hallway of her Home. Bianco yelled for Brooke to get help so she ran to a neighbor s House and dialled 911. The Mishawaka City policeman who took Brooke s Call Timothy Williams testified that he heard the sobbing girl yell a help my Mommy help my Mommy he a beating her a a neighbor Carol Stockdale told jurors that she was dusting in the living room when she heard a noise at the Back door. She looked out to her Back Steps and saw a a Man beating a girl in the head with a other witnesses testified that Bianco was reaching for the Doorknob when Matheney began hitting her. A an extreme amount of Force was required to inflict a fatal injury said or. William Kaliney a staff pathologist with the South Bend medical foundation who performed the autopsy on Bianco. He told the court that a Large piece of Bianco s Skull had been pushed into her brain. Bianco lost consciousness after the first blow to her head and died within two to to minutes Kaliney said. A videotape presented to the court showed that the Shotgun butt had been shattered away from the barrel. Bianco smother Millie sat quietly through All hours of testimony and opening statements. In his opening statement defense attorney Scott King told jurors to keep an open mind about the evidence. He described Matheney As a a Loving father a and he got positive responses from Brooke and Amber when they were asked if they liked their father. King said Bianco s decision to prosecute Matheney assault sowed the seeds of the killing. Prosecutors Are seeking the death penalty against Matheney although his lawyers Are claiming he was insane at the time of the slaying

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