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Greensburg Daily News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Greensburg, Indiana By Robin Reid staff writer Decatur county councilman David d. Koors is interested in knowing where our Money is going. This is Why he is seeking a second term As councilman of the second District in the november election. A i am Happy and proud to represent the people of the second Koors takes interest in county spending and a second ter Greensburg daily news Southeastern Indiana s Foremost newspaper saturday a Monck a urn Ain an 35 cents a a i a Gre in Dur Indiana 47240 w a March 31, 1990 96th year a no. 78 government. Being on the Council is very interesting because you get to know How the county operates and know you Are in a position to put the Money to Good use Koors said. A Decatur county native Koors is a graduate of Sandusky High school. He is a Farmer in Washington township just West of Greensburg. Koors said his farm consists of cattle hogs Corn soybeans and wheat crops. He and his wife Joan have one daughter Marykay Dinn and two grandchildren who live on their farm. Koors is a member of the knights of Columbus and St. Mary a Catholic Church in please see takes Page 2 David Koors District in the affairs of county government. Keeping the welfare of the Community As Well As keeping Decatur county financially sound is first in my mind a said Koors. Koors is not new to politics. He was a member of Washington townships advisory Board for four years. He said Ever since he was Young he has always been interested in this woman a work a weighty affair by Kay Ewing society editor Darlene Moorman . La Greensburg is a photographer Par excellence and a pretty Good Fisherman too. But her profession is being a motor Carrier inspector with the Versailles Post of the Indiana state police. She enforces both state and Federal regulations on carriers. Working As a resident assistant at the Oldenburg ind., Academy of the immaculate Conception which is her mater she made friends with a fellow softball player whose Mother is a working Leader with the motor Carrier division of the Indiana state police. The daughter is also in the motor Carrier division. Interested in women in this slightly unusual Field she inquired of How one went about applying. Naturally the physical requirements in preparation for application for this Job Are rugged. Darlene said the walking test turns into a simulation of attempting to climb it. Everest and other work outs Are vigorous. But to Darlene the worst of it was All that paper work that had to be done on the typewriter she does not include typing in her favorite occupations. Moormans a pretty Good Fisherman or she has a secret she Isnit telling. One weekend when she was fishing with four others on Lake Santee she was the Only one in the boat with a catch and she had 13 fish. Now to add a Little fillip to this Story one of the other fishermen was the Rev. Ambrose Schneider retired who lives on Lake Santee and also loves to fish. Fishing on weekends is a regular custom with both Schneider and Darlene. While she was with the Oldenburg Academy Darlene took a number of special interest courses to assist her in her work with the students. These included courses on drugs peer pressure and such matters which were of Benefit to her when she applied for the Posi Darlene Moorman lugs out the 50-Pound portable Scales that she uses to weigh heavy vehicles. Don with the state police. She has had it underlined to her that the manner in which an officer approaches a suspected offender can make a great difference in the reaction one gets. Darlene is still considered a a a Rookie. She will continue her training with a seven week course at the Benedictine Center in Indianapolis. She will spend four nights a week there during her training and at the completion of this school course she can write her own ticket. She works with a squad of five three of whom Are women and her Boss is a woman. They take turns working at night for a week and then Days the next week. During some of their time the inspectors cruise the Back roads of the Versailles District looking for truckers who Are attempting to evade the inspection Points. It can be a pretty expensive infraction of the rules. The overweight charge is to cents a Pound. If a truck is 5,000 pounds Over weight it costs him. Darlene has received intensive first Aid training. While each and every officer has his own area of duty and All state officers Are discouraged from stepping into another a Field anyone wants to be prepared to assist in an emergency. When help is needed one officer can summon assistance on his car radio. Although photography is a love and a Hobby with Darlene she is quite professionally trained with it too. She has her own studio at Home where she can develop her film and print Black and Whites. Color prints must be sent away. And not Content with All these occupations Darlene has five dogs and three horses which she cares for. The fifth dog to join her family was a Beautiful Golden retriever which she found straying. Feeling it was too Fine a dog to have been abandoned she please see work Page 2 Man sentenced for burning Biehl barn by Amy Miller staff writer a Man accused of burning the abandoned barn used As a Home for a Man accused of murder pleaded guilty Friday afternoon in Decatur county circuit court to criminal recklessness in connection to the crime. Timothy r. Carroll 31, Greensburg pleaded guilty to criminal mischief a class b Misdemeanour. He was sentenced to six months for the crime and ordered to pay $113 court costs in order to plead guilty Carroll had to inform the judge what events took place during the night of the fire. Carroll said he ran into friends on the night 16-year-old Cecil Moody jr., was shot and killed in an abandoned barn where Larry h. Biehl resided. Biehl was charged for Moody a murder but has since been determined to be incompetent to withstand trial according to daily news files. The murder trial has been continued indefinitely. Carroll said he was drunk that night and someone told him the murder weapon had not been found. He said he went to the murder scene to look for the gun. Since his cigarette lighter was not Bright enough to see he lit some papers and a a inadvertently Burnt the place he said he threw the extinguished papers at the doorway of the Bam not thinking it would possibly reignite. When Decatur county circuit court judge John Westhafer asked him if he cared what happened Carroll replied he was too drunk to care. Carroll denied going to the Greensburg country club to watch the Blaze. He said the first he knew about the fire was when the Story appeared in the newspaper. Two people who were allegedly with Carroll the night the Bam please see barn Page 2tickets available tickets Are still available for the Greensburg area chamber of Commerce Spring cotillion set for april 7 at the knights of Columbus. To Purchase a ticket one should Contact any member of the chamber Board of directors or Call the chamber office at 663-2832. There have been 206 tickets sold with a capacity of 260 �?T90 the cafeteria at South Decatur elementary opens at 4 . Today with a meal of Ham cheese sandwiches hot dogs coneys and Sloppy Joes potato chips and Nacho cheese desserts and drinks for the third annual family funnest sponsored by the . Parent teacher organization to raise funds from 4 to 8 . Games and Booths will also open at 4 . And will include fun House cake walk top your own cookie Nickel toss wheel of Fortune gone fishing Duck Ponds face painting Golf and ten others. There Are drawings every 15 minutes with approximately $2,000 in Cash and prizes donated from area the knights of St. John Are serving the annual Spring festival with Chicken dinners from la . To 6 . Sunday Chicken potatoes Gravy noodles Green Beans com Rolls Slaw applesauce pie and drinks $5 for adults and $3 for children. Under 6 Are free and carryout Are available. There will be crafts if the weather quote $2.4 million lawsuit filed names troopers in the Kolls Case by Amy Miller staff writer a $2.4 million lawsuit was filed in Federal court against two Indiana state police officers for alleged misconduct in a burglary Case tried in Decatur county circuit court. Harrison Eugene Wells filed suit in . District court in Indianapolis against det. Jon Oldham and trooper Michael Kolls. Wells alleges Kolls forced a witness to testify falsely and Oldham knew about the incident but concealed the evidence of obstruction of Justice. Wells alleges Kolls created false evidence gave false testimony instructed state police informant Kimberly s. Sweet to give a false statement and false testimony at several pre trial hear Ings according to the complaint. During the actual jury trial in november 1988, Kolls allegedly committed perjury and obstructed Justice All in order to mislead the jury and gain a conviction against Wells according to the complaint. Kolls has since been charged in Decatur county circuit court with perjury and attempted obstruction of Justice both class d felonies. He is waiting for trial for both of these charges. Wells alleges Oldham concealed evidence of Kolls a alleged crimes in order to gain a conviction against Wells. Wells was convicted of burglary and was declared a habitual offender and was sentenced to 38 years in prison. The charges Stem from an april 1988 incident when Wells allegedly burglarized Newman building Supply co., according to the daily news files. Sweet Wells a Niece wore listening devices monitored by the police while she accompanied Wells on the april 9 burglary according to the files. Wells is incarcerated at Michigan City ind. Kolls allegedly violated a court order to separate witnesses by going into a room where Sweet was waiting to testify and told Sweet what questions he was asked and How he answered them. Wells alleges Kolls threatened Sweet in such a manner that she was afraid to testify to the Complete truth. During this conversation Oldham allegedly walked into the room and saw Kolls speaking with Sweet according to the complaint. Oldham allegedly told Kolls a you Are not suppose to be talking to when Kolls left the room Sweet allegedly told Oldham that Kolls told her every question and answer and had threatened to have her children taken from her by the welfare department if she did not testify the Way Kolls allegedly instructed. The charges against Kolls Are allegedly related to his sexual encounter to his informant. In a pre trial hearing he denied having sexual Intercourse with Sweet. However during the trial he revealed he had at least on one occasion according to the files. A special prosecutor and judge were assigned to prosecute these charges. Wells is seeking $2.4 million from each of the officers for compensatory damages As Well As any other proper Relief. Oldham was unavailable saturday morning for comment. Wells complains that As a result of the two officers actions he has suffered mental duress imprisonment and has caused him Legal fees. Idaho gov. Cecil Andrus vetoing the nations most restrictive state abortion Bill. A when i consider what is Best for Idaho i must consider my own views and the needs of Idaho. This Bill satisfies neither. I did not take the oath of office to put my name on bad legislation meetings monday april 2 Greensburg Board of works a 7 . Greensburg City Council at 7 30 ., City Hall Council Chambers. Decatur county commissioners a 8 30 ., commissioners room Decatur county courthouse. Millhousen town Board a 7 30 ., Millhousen fire station. Sheriffs Merit Board a 7 ., Decatur county jail. Tuesday april 3 Decatur county Council a 8 30 ., commissioners room Decatur county courthouse Greensburg Community school Board a 7 30 ., administration building 504 e. Central ave., Greensburg. Greensburg area chamber of Commerce a 11 30 . Lunch noon for meeting Greensburg country club. St. Paul town Board a 7 30 ., civic Center. Thursday april 5 enhanced 911 fact finding committee a 7 ., Decatur county 14 pages classifieds.10-12 diversions.13 High school views 3 neighbors.7-10 sports.5, 6 viewpoint.4 showers

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