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Greensburg Daily News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Greensburg, Indiana Southeastern Indiana a Foremost newspaper Friday a Nfn may9, 1986 Greensburg ind. 47240 92nd year Greensburg daily news cop meeting closed to Public supreme by Jim Morrison managing editor the Republican party a organizational meeting saturday will be closed to the general Public but members of the news Media May be invited to attend. Sheldon Black the Long time party chairman who faces a Challenge from county Council president Joe Westhafer to become head of the gop party said organizational meetings have been closed to the Public when opposition has existed. The meeting is scheduled in Greensburg City Hall at i . Westhafer requested wednesday that the meeting be opened to the Public. Black denied that request and will make a decision on allowing news Media to attend sometime today according to Black. A the people spoke tuesday a Black said. A this is for the precinct committeemen to decide. I Shant allow outside people to come in and make a farce of this a i do understand Shel May relent and let the news Media in a said Westhafer. A if he does that is what my comments have been All about. Shel has said he wanted to avoid a circus. That was not my intent. My intent was to let the press know what is going during the primary election tuesday nine Republican action committee Rac candidates supporting Westhafer were elected. Eight supporting Black were elected. Satur Days vote May hinge on the one uncommitted precinct committeeman Nancy Brown. Brown said tuesday night she had not decided which candidate will get her vote adding the election really hinged on the vice precinct committeemen. According to Black he talked with Brown thursday when she appointed her vice precinct committeeman and her feelings had not changed. A we discussed saturdays meeting a Black said. A she decided people would find out saturday How she would vote. I respect her the 18 precinct committeemen along with vice committeemen will elect the party a chairman. Those elected tuesday had until noon thursday to appoint the vice committeeman. Black said All have been appointed. Black would not reveal the names of vice precinct committeemen appointed by his supporters. Westhafer said precinct committeemen from Rac appointed their vice committeemen wednesday. Black was informed through a Telephone Call and a certified letter Westhafer said. According to Westhafer vice precinct committeemen appointed by Rac Are Greensburg precinct one David i. Bean committeeman Carolyn bean vice committeeman Greensburg precinct two Robert please see gop Page 2 Coal Yard Fate still up in air a tie vote wednesday on a proposal to locate a Coal Yard near new Point rather than inside it will hold up a final decision on the request for at least a month according to officials of the Decatur county area planning commission. Carl Schebler who applied last month for rezoning that would allow him to have a Coal Yard in new Point and was turned Down submitted another application on a second piece of property. This time he fared a Little better. The application received four yes votes and four no votes from the eight Man commission. Bill Smith commission attorney said according to procedure a second vote was needed next month if a tie resulted a second time the Issue is tabled indefinitely. Schebler initially tried to rezone property owned by Frank Mcdonough to operate a Coal Yard inside new Point. The second piece of property is located just East of new Point on Indiana 46. Schebler wanted to Purchase the property from Barbara Espinda and Phyllis Hart the current owners. Schebler also proposed he would live on the site. Calvin Holcomb pc director told him the land was not suitable for a septic tank and he would have to use a holding tank. Ron Bauerle commissioner expressed concern about tractor trailer trucks driving Over the property. A a that a awfully wet ground a said Bauerle. A a Are you going to be Able to handle that a Schebler replied he would by dropping a Load of gravel on the Road. A couple of adjacent property owners opposed the Coal Yard based on what it would look Idee and the dust. Owen Tucker one property owner said he did not want a Coal Yard in his a front Robert Morton a trustee at the new Point Baptist Church also adjacent to the proposed Yard said he did not want the dust settling on the White Block Church building. Earl Amrhein who owns 14.5 acres on county Road 300 South off Indiana 3, was granted approval to subdivide his property under the condition that no Mobile Homes Are moved in for at least three years. Amrhein applied for the application so he could subdivide the property into three lots and eventually build Homes on them. Holcomb said Amrhein a plans were not immediate but Long Range. He added the sewage situation was adequate. Daily news photos by Fred Frederickson visiting Art the Decatur county Community Art Center will Host tile second of two weekend Art shows saturday and sunday from to a in. To 4 . Above visitors investigate some of the Art work and crafts on display at the Center. The highlight of the show is a display of pastel portraits by Chris Copeland pictured at right peaking out from a behind a portrait of Barbara Streisand and flanked by a portrait of her Grandfather. Court lifts ban by Jim Ludeman staff writer the Indiana supreme court has overturned an injunction involving the suspension of a Jac Cen Del High school student who was caught smoking on a school Field trip. The Case involved a Jac Cen Del High school Sophomore and the schools decision to suspend him. The schools decision is currently on Appeal in the Ripley county circuit court. The students parents or. And mrs. Jim Dunagan Osgood wanted him kept in school and asked the circuit judge to Issue an injunction overturning the suspension until the Appeal is completed. Larry Eaton attorney for Jac Cen Del school corporation said the circuit judge went outside his jurisdiction in issuing the injunction. According to procedure the injunction was appealed by the school to the Indiana supreme court where in a 3-2 decision it was overturned. Eaton added the student could and did ask for a stay of the suspension from the school while his Case was on Appeal. The school for whatever reason denied the request said Eaton. The Ripley circuit court issued an injunction forbidding the school to suspend Hunter. At that Point under Indiana Law the court could not Issue such an injunction until the Case reached the appellate level said Eaton. Dunagan said the whole Issue started when his step son Terry Hunter was caught smoking along with several other students on a recent Field trip to Muncie. The students were caught smoking by the bus Driver at a Mcdonald a. Dunagan said Hunter also attends the Southeastern in Duna vocational school in Versailles where smoking is allowed with parental consent. Hunter had the necessary consent for Sims. When he was caught smoking the school conducted an administrative hearing. The hearing resulted in Hunters suspension said Dunagan. Neil Comer attorney for Hunter and Dunagan said Hunter wanted to remain in school while the Appeal was going on otherwise nothing is gained by winning. A if he is kept out of school nothing is gained a said Comer. A except that he won on a Comer said he expected a circuit court decision on the Appeal within a month. Comer said two things were questioned by the suit whether or not Hunter was smoking and Jac Cen dells actual policy on students smoking. First Aid classes scheduled the Decatur county chapter of the american red Cross will hold a Standard first Aid class at the Burney Baptist Church May 20. This is a 20-hour class and will be tuesday and thursday nights from 6-9p.m. A car class will be at the St. Paul civic Hall starting on May 21. This is an eight hour class from 6 30 -10 30 . The class will be completed May 22. Inside to pages Church.5 classifieds.8,9 neighbors.3 sports.6,7 viewpoint.4 Bell files to raise local phone rates Indianapolis up Indiana Bell Friday proposed a new rate Structure that would impose the same kind of time and distance Billing restrictions on local Telephone Calls that now apply to Long distance Calls although at much lower rates. Under the plan which must be approved by the state Public service commission customers would choose from five different plans that would have the customer pay the actual costs of making Calls. Keith Martin a Bell vice president said four factors would determine the costs of each Call the number of Calls How Long you talked the distance and the time of Day. With the removal of unlimited local Calls a customers Flat rate charge the Cost of providing a dial tone would decrease to $7.85 a month from the current $11.67 to $15.44 a month Maritn said. He said before the plan is implemented customers would be Given comparable Bills for three months showing the costs of their service under each of the five plans. Customers then could select the plan that would Cost them the least. A today people who use the phone less subsidize other users under the Flat rate a he said. A it is As if we went to a restaurant and i had a Steak and you had a salad and we paid the same Bell officials estimated 60 percent of residential customers would pay less under the plan 17 percent would pay up to $2 More 12 percent would pay up to $6 More and 9 percent would pay More than $6 More a month. Bands route through county set by Jim Ludeman staff writer the exact route hands across America will take through Decatur county and the rest of Indiana is finally Complete said Kathryn Reith Indiana press Secretary for the project. Reith said the line would enter the state near Cincinnati head West towards Indianapolis go North out of Indianapolis up to South Bend Gary Hammond and Chicago. The route through Greensburg and Decatur county will enter on Indiana 46 out of Batesville and West to Greensburg. In Greensburg the line will go to . 421 North North Ireland Street go North out of town and follow Michigan Road old us. 421 North to St Paul. From St Paul the line will turn West Down county Road 800 North and continue into Shelby county said Lew Munford logistics coordinator for Indiana. Reith said National organizations such As the american red Cross would help out on the May 25 event. Jean Finley executive director for the Decatur county red Cross said her chapter was contacted and asked to assist with first Aid. A they want us to establish a first Aid station every mile a she said a and the line is 23.7 Miles through Decatur More than 29,000 people Are expected to help form the line in the county. The local chapter intends for certified people to administer first Aid she said. Anyone who is certified in first Aid is asked to Contact the local chapter. The stations will be manned from la . To 4 . Finley said she expected a lots of sunburn a and heat stroke or heat exhaustion May arise. Besides first Aid the local chapter is expected to provide cold water for the participants. If every person in line through the i county has one cup finely said that meant 1,800 Gallons of water. A a we re definitely going to be reaching out to the Community for support on this one a she said. Reith said ambulances would be posted every to Miles. Chuck Ford director of Decatur county emergency medical services said his department would use four vehicles. Two ambulances and two pickup trucks equipped with two advanced emergency medical technicians and the necessary equipment to treat and if necessary transport the equipment. The hand joining will take place promptly at 2 . Indiana time. At that time As Many radio stations As possible nationwide will play three songs a the hands across America song a by the voices of America a we Are the world by Usa for Africa and a America the

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